The 8th annual Dakota Western Heritage Festival is taking place on September 13th, 14th, and 15th at the Expo Center in Fort Pierre, South Dakota. Events will include a Wagon Train and Trail Ride , a Steak Feed hosted by the Hayes Fire Department, and a lot of entertainment with music and poetry performances. For more information call Carmen Cowan Magee at 605-280-8938.
The Vivian American Legion will hold their “Picnic in the Park” on Sunday, August 25th. The event will take place at the Vivian Fire Hall and Park at 5:30 PM on Sunday, August 25th. Food items served will include fried chicken, potato salad, baked beans, chips, hot dogs, birthday cakes and drinks.
The Gregory Athletics Club is once again selling chances on private stadium booths to all Gorilla home High School, Junior Varsity, and Middle School games.
Chances are 1 for $2.00, 3 for $5.00, and $20.00 for a whole book. The drawing for Friday night’s home game will take place at 12 PM at Bankwest in Gregory. To buy or reserve chances one can contact Bankwest at 835-9692 or First Fidelity at 835-9627. Also one can contact any athletics club board member. All proceeds go back into supporting youth athletics in the Gregory community.
Notice from the City of Winner: The following streets are scheduled to be chip sealed on Thursday, August 22nd. The city requests that all parked vehicles, trailers, etc. be removed by 8 AM on Thursday.
East 7th St. from Highway 18 to Country Club Rd.
West 7th St. from Lamro to South County Rd.
West 6th St. from Lamro to South County Rd.
Liberty St. from Highway 44 to Dakota St.
Please call 840-8462 with any questions or concerns.
The Gregory Arts in the Park/Harvest Festival on September 7th still has space for more homemade and hand crafted vendors. Booths will cost $20 before September 1st and $40 afterwards. Arts in the Park is a fundraiser for St. John’s Youth. Contact Suzanne Braun at 842-5595 for more information.
The Winner Area Pink Posse will be hosting their annual fundraising event on Saturday, September 7th at St. Mary’s Hall in Winner. The entertainment will consist of comedian and motivational speaker, Carla Youngblood with tickets available at the door. Doors open at 5:00 PM with the speaker starting at 7:00 PM.
The Michael Wegener Implement, Inc. Consignment Auction will take place this Thursday, August 22nd at 9AM C.S.T. in Cornlea, Nebraska. There is also the option to bid online at www.equipmentfacts.com. To view the listing, one should visit www.wegenerimplement.com.
Farmers and ranchers are invited to attend a free clinic in Valentine, Nebraska on Wednesday, August 28th. The clinics are one-on-one versus group sessions and are completely confidential. Services are provided by the Farm Finance Clinic which includes the opportunity to meet with an experienced agricultural attorney.
Rosebud Electric is asking for all residents of Burke to conserve power. The City of Burke is being back fed and it is just about at its capacity. Fuses could start blowing if power is not conserved. This warning is in effect until the end of August. Residents are advised to turn up their thermostats and open open windows in the evenings.
The Crazy Racers Lawnmower Races will return to Pukwanna for its final races of year on Saturday, August 31st as Plankinton and Armour have canceled the remaining races that they have scheduled for this year with September 7th as a rain date.