All posts by Michael Tisone

Severe Weather Update/Rain Counts

Another night of severe weather hit central South Dakota and north Central Nebraska last night which included hail, high winds, rain and a tornado.  Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for nearly all of our central South Dakota and Nebraska counties.  Power was lost south of Winner as well as in north central Nebraska.

Local Rain Reports:

Cheryl Schroder, Winner- 1.07

Pete Haukaas, Okreek, 1.52

Jeff Farner, Winner- 1.07

Vivian Sweeney, Northwest of Bassett- 5.40

Stan Bicek, 10 miles south of Colome- 1.50

Wilma Harter, Witten- 1.22 (Golf ball sized hail)

Chuck Keiser, Jordan Hill, 1.20

Fred Weidner, Dog Ear Lake- 1.05

Short Haley, home near Colome- 1.43 and near Haley’s HI-WAY Lumber- 1.08

Tracy Tritle, 10 miles east of Winner – 2.30 (Marble sized hail)

Delbert Klein, Burke- 3.10

Laura Reuer, Herrick- 2.0

Furthermore, early this morning, Tripp County Ambulance and Winner, Fire and Rescue responded to a one vehicle accident, with one occupant, near Witten. The page came in at 12:19 this morning.

RAE – Hybrids Test Plot Tour

Rahn Bertram with RAE- Hybrids will have a test plot tour on Wednesday Sept. 11th at 11 AM at the plot a quarter mile North West of Hansen Mueller on Hwy 18 in Colome.  There will be a Lunch provided at the Colome Park after the plot tour. Contact Rahn Bertram 840-2072 for details.

Benefit Auction for Colby Kaiser

A benefit supper and “pie” auction will be held to help defray medical costs for Colby Kaiser on Wednesday, September 18th at the “old MS gym” in Winner, SD.  Doors will open at 5 PM and loaded baked potatoes will be served starting at 5:30 PM with the auction following at 7 PM.  Donations can be made by contacting Shawna at 605-208-0027.

Winner Resource Center Community Luncheon

The Winner Resource Center for Families is hosting an informational meeting and luncheon on Wednesday, October 9th from 12 PM to 1 PM. The topic at hand will be on human trafficking which will include guest speaker Becky Rasmussen of Call To Freedom.

The location will be at the Holiday Inn Express in Winner, SD. To register go online go to the Winner Resource Center Facebook page or call the office at 842-2736.

Ace Plus to Fill Vacant Shopko in Chamberlain

The old Shopko store on King St. in Chamberlain, South Dakota is going to be replaced with Ace Plus which will offer many of the same products as Shopko provided to customers.  The owner will be Bill Bregar from Lander, Wyoming making this his 7th of currently 8 owned Ace stores in South Dakota and surrounding states.  A soft start opening date is planned for December 1st, 2019.

Winner Accent Floral Fall Hours

Beginning next week, on Monday, September 9th, Accent Florals in Winner, SD will have their fall store hours in place.  Fall hours will be Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM as well as on Saturdays for sympathy needs. Accent Florals is located on 501 Main St, Winner, SD 57580.

Burke Livestock Horse Sale Today

The monthly Burke Livestock Auction is taking place today, Tuesday, September 3rd.  Tack is at 1 PM with the sale following at 1:30 PM.  For more information please contact the Burke Livestock Auction at 605-775-2628.  The next horse sale at the Burke Livestock Auction will take place October 1st.