As the sun began to rise over Presho Monday morning the digital sign at Dakota Prairie Bank in Presho registered nine degrees below zero. Classes were called off at Lyman due to the extreme cold. According to the National Weather Service, wind chill temperature ranged from 40-50 degrees below zero Sunday and Monday across South Dakota. The forecast calls for more moderate temperatures throughout the region by the end of the week.
These local fishermen spent Sunday ice fishing on Brakke Dam west of Kennebec. Fishermen have been catching perch, blue gills and crappies. Established ice shacks and portable tents have been popping up on lakes and rivers around the county. Cold temperatures have made a good 14 inches or more of ice.
Mountain Lion taken near Kennebec
John Bender of Kennebec had the biggest hunting experience of his life last week, December 19, when he took down a 95 lb mountain lion just a few miles southwest of Kennebec. Read the entire story in the December 25th issue of the Lyman County Herald.
What do you want for Christmas?
Two-year old Griffin Husman (Ryan & Lorlen) might have been too shy to tell Santa what he wanted for Christmas Friday night at the Kennebec Firehall but he was all smiles as he sat on the bearded man’s lap. A soup supper was held at the firehall prior to Santa’s arrival on the fire truck at 7 PM. His visit was sponsored by the Kennebec T&C Club.
- Garnos inducted into Hall of Fame
- Playing at the farm and home show
- Garnos to be inducted into SD Amateur Basketball Hall of Fame
- Curtain to go up SATURDAY night on 20th play
- Group organizes to promote rail line rehab
- Vacancies open on city and town boards
- First year of Jr. Kindergarten program exceeds expectations
- Rails to the future
- Berg to retire from Reliance Post Office
- Weighing In
- A monster of a tournament