"The Mail Bag"

Your Country 1260 Mailbag

The Country 1260 Mailbag is a great way to sell or buy items. Everything for sale on the Mailbag is $300 or less. It’s a great way to advertise a yard sale or to sell off items that you don’t need anymore.

Drop off or send your Mailbag items to us. Make sure that the item is legible so that we can easily read it on the air. Our address is KWYR Mailbag, PO Box 491, Winner, SD 57580 and our email address is

Thanks alot for your participation in making the Mailbag possible. The Mailbag is read at 10:20am Monday through Friday. The Mailbag will be updated on on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Happy Shopping And Swapping!

For Sale/Wanted/Found Items

4/7 Judy Arthur is making cloth masks for those interested. Contact her at 842-1210 for more information

4/7 To give away: upright freezer; old but in good working condition, stands about 6 ft high.  Call 605-654-2540.

4/6 The Gregory Food Bank will be open Wednesday, April 8th from 1pm to 4pm.  Please come to the inside door.  Boxes will be made up and ready to be distributed.


4/1 Looking to buy a reasonably priced EX-Box with games or without games. Call 842-3191.

3/31 Lost in Winner a black billfold. If found please call 842-1167.

3/16 Wanted:  Maytag wringer washer, surge milker buckets and surge vacuum pump and John Deere or IHC 7′ haymower.  Phone 605-228-7155


Garage/Yard/Rummage Sales:


Notices/General Information:

4/8 RST Commodity Program will stop taking calls at 11:30am today, Wednesday, April 8th, and closing for business at 12:00pm.  This is for today only so the certification staff can complete applications and the inventory can be updated.  Any questions or comments can be posted to our facebook page.

4/8 Winner Dakota Senior meals will not be open this Friday due to it being Good Friday.

4/6 The Street Bandits Car Club will not be holding their monthly meeting this Tuesday, April 7th at the Burke VFW. The next meeting is scheduled in May!

4/2 Trevor’s Tech is temporarily closed due to recommended Covid-19 precautions.  Please remember that minor issues with your phone can often be solved by restarting, not powering off, your phone.  Minor issues with your computer can sometimes be resolved by rebooting your computer.  For emergencies call 842-1611 weekdays.

4/2 Per the Mayor of Platte’s order, the city parks will be closing.  The City of Platte is in the process of taking down swings and is in the process of placing snow fence around the perimeter playground equipment throughout the city.  Should you have any questions, you are encouraged to contact the Mayor or your council representative.

3/30 The April meeting for the RC&D has been cancelled.  The May 13th meeting is on the calendar but we will keep you updated on that.

3/30 Fenenga, DeSmet & Company is closing the lobby to walk-in traffic.  We will still accept clients by appointment only.  We will also deliver and pickup documents from the curbside, please call 842-1757.

3/30 Shippy Realty in Winner is open but the doors are locked.  Please call them at 842-3212 to schedule an appointment.


3/30 Winner Dakota Senior Meals will be delivery only this week.

3/27 The Trinity Lutheran of Winner and the Zion Lutheran Church of Colome are live-streaming their worship services on YouTube Channel “Colome Zion” at 10:30 am Sunday mornings.  This will continue until it’s safe to gather in person for worship.

3/26 There will be no meals served at the Gregory American legion Sunday evenings until further notice.

3/25 There will be no public worship services at Christ Lutheran Church in Winner, Zion Lutheran Church in Hamill and Trinity Lutheran Church in Reliance until Easter Sunday.  Pastor Janke will be available at Christ Lutheran Church in Winner weekday nights, 6-8pm for individual worship.

3/24 As a proactive response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tripp County Courthouse, Tripp County Library, Tripp County Highway Shop and Tripp County Recycling Center will close its doors to the public effective March 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  All offices will remain staffed and will conduct business for the public via telephone, mail or e-mail services until May 1 and will reassess at that time.  All added fees for credit cards and postage will be waved at this time.  Office phone numbers and contact information will be posted on the front doors and on the Tripp County website.

3/23 Wear N Wares Thrift Store in Gregory will be closed until further notice.  The overhead door in the back of the store will be open for drop offs.

3/23 Leyden and Associates Ameriprise office in Winner is open but the doors are locked.  Please go home and call to schedule a phone appointment.  That number 842-3832.

3/22 The Winner Thrift Store will be closed until further notice.  Please check our facebook page and KWYR for any updates.  Thank you, sorry for any inconvenience.

3/19 Winner Preschool has learning packets available for all preschool, nursery and toddler students.  Parents may pick up packets each Monday between 10 and 2pm at the Winner Preschool beginning March 23rd.

3/19 The Insurance Center is open for business; however, in an effort to keep you and our staff safe during this time of increased health precaution (COVID-19 virus), we have suspended building access to our office.  We ask that you do not leave cash in the drop box.  If you are making a payment, please leave a check or money order for this payment.  We are also practicing a staggered schedule.  With this schedule on Wednesday the office will not have employees in the building or a drop box.  Please know that we hank you for your patience and cooperation during this time.  Please call us as we will do the best of our abilities to accommodate your insurance needs.  Winner location 605-842-3260, Valentine 402-376-2455, Burke 605-755-2602, White River 605-359-3352 and Platte 605-337-3577.

3/18 Accent Florals in Winner is taking pick-up orders only.  Please call 842-2345 to place an order.  We appreciate our loyal customers and will be back to serve you as soon as possible.

3/17 Due to health concerns, Winner Transit will not be running now through April 3rd, they will be delivering senior meals.

3/17 Colome Legion will not be having Steak night through the month of April.

3/16 Due to Coronavirus Concerns, Weight Watchers has been cancelled until April 7.  Check your e-mail for more information.

3/16 The Tripp County Range Robins Outdoor Tournament will be held on May 9th, 2020 at the Rosebud Arrow Rod and Gun Club.  Registration/check-in and equipment inspection will be from 10-11am.  For more information contact Wade McClanahan at 605-840-2687.

3/16 The Avera Butte Clinic is closed.  Tentatively scheduled to re-open on April 13th.  The Avera Fairfax Clinic is closed.  Tentatively scheduled to re-open on April 16th.  Patients may call Avera Medical Group in Gregory to schedule appointments.

3/11 POSTPONED TO APRIL 30TH The Gregory High School After Prom Committee invites you to Donkey Basketball, April 30th at 7pm.  Tickets are available at Bankwest, First Fidelity Bank, Consumers Federal Credit Union & the High School Office.  There will also be a free will spaghetti dinner from 5-7pm in the Community Room.

11/5 The Hipp Theater in Gregory is run by volunteers. Ashley Lozano has taken over running the Theater and would like to update her list of individuals and businesses that would like to volunteer. Please email Ashley at if you would like to receive movie and volunteer information.