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South Dakota Health Care Asso-ciation’s Century Club, in conjunc-tion with KELOLAND Television,is honored to announce Dorothy Antritter of Watertown, S.D. as the“2013 Centenarian of the Year!”Dorothy is anticipating celebrat-ing her 109th birthday in Novem-ber making her the oldest residentin the Club!She is the reigning CenturyClub’s Centenarian of the Yearfrom last year’s recognition.Dorothy, the daughter and lastsurviving child of Charlie andLouise (Pfefferle) Antritter, wasborn November 25, 1904, in RoundLake, Minnesota.Dorothy’s father emigrated fromGermany in 1885 when he waseight; her mother at the age of five.Dorothy remembers her familysinging German songs, some of which Dorothy will still sing whenasked.For six years, the Antritter Fam-ily lived in Moosejaw,Saskatchewan.Dorothy said that she had totake second and third grades twicebecause the U.S. education systemwas behind.But, she also noted, that uponreturn to the states, she skippedthe eighth grade! She says, “Inever took eighth grade!”Dorothy was also on the Water-town Arrow Basketball Team andwhen asked if she was good shereplies, “Well, I was the tallest andwore a size 11 shoe! They onlyplayed against classes in theirschool, seniors against juniors.”Which meant she played againsther sister, Ruby, who passed away
Century Club announces oldest living South Dakotan
at the age of 108.Remembering her school days,Dorothy still recalls the highschool she attended being acrossthe street from where she residestoday.Dorothy worked for Alan Austinas a legal secretary for many,many years and retired in 1967.In response to how well she didher job. Dorothy responded, “I wasgood! I was the highest paid secre-tary in the office! My paycheckwas $50/month.” When askedwhat she did, “I pounded the type-writer just like any other secre-tary, but I had to do shorthandfirst.”She has never used a computerbut recalls the first time she usedan electric typewriter - it scaredher to death because it went so fastand jumped right out at her.Dorothy exclaims, “I walked towork, back and forth from lunchand home again, ten blocks oneway! Do you think anyone doesthat today?”Dorothy’s family was a veryclose-knit unit. When a trip was tobe taken, they all went, Mom, Dad,and all three kids. Sometimes theywere even gone for months at atime.She has traveled to every statewith the exception of Hawaii sinceshe has never flown in her lifetime. Looking off into the distance,Dorothy said, “I wish I could travelagain. You see a lot of things whenyou travel by bus.”She recalls many occasionswhere her dad would come homeone day and say, “I bought ahouse!” or “I bought a car!”She speaks of her family veryfondly. Dorothy’s dad and brotherdecided to build the very firsthousetop Christmas decoration inWatertown, which had reindeerand as Dorothy says it, “SanteeClaus”. She said the people woulddrive by car after car after car. Also in history, Dorothy recallsthe end of World War I. They wereliving in Moosejaw, Saskatchewanand bells and whistles started toblare out on the streets signifyingthe war was over! People werechanting, “The war is over! Thewar is over!”With only a few remaining rela-tives, she and Stanley Beal, heryounger cousin, at the age of 92,who lives in Minnesota still corre-spond by mail.Nearing the end of this inter-view in her room at Jenkins LivingCenter, Dorothy looked up andsaid, “Every morning, I wake upand think ‘I’m still here!’Jeralean Talley, age 114, of Inkster, Mich., is currently the old-est living American -- and third-oldest person in the world, accord-ing to the Gerontology ResearchGroup, which keeps a list of theworld's oldest people.The Century Club is a creationof the South Dakota Health Care Association and has recognizedover 1,000 South Dakotans sinceits beginning in 1997.Century Club sponsors createdthe Club to recognize both the con-tributions and the years of thesespecial individuals. The CenturyClub is as its name states…a Club.Therefore, there may be olderpeople in the state that have notyet been inducted by a familymember or loved one into the Cen-tury Club.The Century Club is open to res-idents of South Dakota upon thecelebration of his or her 100thbirthday.There are no dues and every in-ductee receives a specially de-signed certificate and membershipcard signed by sponsors.Once a year, the current oldestliving Century Club Member isrecognized as the “Centenarian of the Year.”Submit names for the CenturyClub by visiting www.sdhca.organd downloading a Century Club Application or call LuAnn Sever-son, Century Club Coordinator, at1-800-952-3052.
IDEAg Dakotafest will be held August 20-22, 2013 at theSchlaffman Farm near Mitchell,South Dakota. South Dakota StateUniversity and SDSU Extensionwill be present with informationand answers to your questions.If you make the trip and want tovisit the SDSU exhibits, head tothe northwest corner of the eventsite and look for the blue tent.There are also rumors thatSDSU ice cream will be servedeach day around noon!
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SDSU Extension will be holdinga Winter Wheat Meeting inDraper, SD on Tuesday, August 27.The meeting will be held at the Auditorium in Draper, S.D. andbegin at 6:30 pm with a meal pre-pared by a local group of churchwomen. There is no cost to attend.Speakers will be NathanMueller, SDSU Extension Agrono-mist and Lisa Elliot, SDSU Exten-sion Commodity Marketing Spe-cialist.Nathan will be discussingchanges to the recommended andacceptable/promising variety list,results of the Crop PerformanceTesting (CPT) trials, and dis-cussing some highlights of the2012-13 production year. Although one producer statedthat a lot of area producers won’thave a lot of wheat to market, Lisawill provide an outlook for wheatprices based on supply and de-mand, as well as comments onother crops producers will be rais-ing. She will also comment on po-tential changes in the crop insur-ance program.Producers and area agronomistswill also be interested in meeting
By: Bob Fanning,Plant Pathology Field SpecialistWinner Regional Extension Center Phone: 605-842-1267
Dr. Chris Graham, SDSU Exten-sion Agronomist-West River, whois joining SDSU Extension theweek before the meeting and plansto attend.Chris has most recently workedat Cornell University and will bebased at the West River Researchand Extension Center in RapidCity.Chris is ready to begin conduct-ing research and developing edu-cational programming in westernSouth Dakota and interested ingetting acquainted with producers.This meeting has been runningfor over 20 years, with attendanceranging from 50 - 75+ people, mostof which are producers, and con-sidered one of the best Extensionmeetings in the area. The meal issponsored by area agribusinesses,and representatives from many of the businesses attend.The meeting is well known forgood food, good information, and agreat opportunity to network withfellow producers across a widearea.For more information contactthe Winner Regional ExtensionCenter, 842-1267.
•August 20 - 22: DakotaFest,Mitchell, S.D.•August 27: Winter WheatMeeting, 6:30 p.m., Auditorium,Draper, S.D.
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1. Whitten Hoover, Ainsworth, Neb., 73; 2. Corey Evans, Valen-tine, Neb., 71; 3. (tie) Chance Englebert, Bur-dock, S.D., Mark Kenyon, Hayti, S.D., 70; 4.Logan Glendy, Oconto, Neb., 65; 5. RyanBurkinshaw, Hermosa, S.D., 64.
1. Kailee Webb, Isabel,S.D., 16.31; 2. Tanya Talsma, Isabel, 16.44;3. Shelby Vinson, Worthing, S.D., 16.53; 4.(tie) Gayle White, Dickens, N.D., CourtneyWhitman, Sturgis, S.D. 16.59; 5. Jill Moody,Pierre, S.D., 16.63; 6. Krista Graff, Ainsworth, 16.68; 7. (tie) Jordan Tierney,Oral, S.D., Megan Scherer, Martin, S.D.,16.71.
1. Syerra Chris-tensen, Kennebec, S.D., 2.10; 2. Dani Jo Hin-man, Hay Springs, S.D., 2.30; 3. (tie) BaileyPeterson, Parade, S.D., Jenny Belkham,Blunt, S.D., Jana Jasper, St. Charles, S.D.,2.40; 4. Jan Brown, North Platte, Neb., 2.60;5. Chancy Scheer, Elsmere, Neb., 2.70; 6.Cati Stanko, Gordon, Neb., 2.80.
1. Kristi Birkeland, Dupree,S.D., 8.00; 2. Lacey Tech, Fairfax, S.D., 8.20;3. Georgia Diez, Phoenix, Ariz., 8.50; 4. TarinHupp, Huron, S.D., 8.70; 5. (tie) Abby JoEckstaine, Kennebec, S.D., Mazee Pauley,Wall, S.D., Shandel Yordy, Martin, 8.80.
1. (tie) Clint Connelly, Sta-pleton, Neb., Jared Schaefer, Leola, S.D.,77;2. Jeff Bertus, Avon, S.D., 76; 3. Tyson Dono-van, Sturgis, S.D., 74.
1. Josh Graff, Ainsworth,9.00; 2. Lane Dudley, Sweet Water, Texas,9.09; 3. Dallas Louden, Martin, 9.90; 4. Trey Young, Dupree, 9.90; 5. Cole Tierney, BrokenBow, Neb., 10.70;6. Corey Cronin, Gettys-burg, S.D., 10.90; 7. Matt Elliott, Sparks,Neb., 11.20; 8. Calder Johnston, ElmSprings, S.D., 12.00.
Sadd Brnc Riding:
1. Shorty Gar-rett, Dupree, 75; 2. (tie) Wyatt Kammerer,Philip, S.D., Eric Addison, Caputa, S.D., 71;3 (tie). Seth Schafer, Yoder, Wyo., Tate Long-brake, Dupree, 70; 4.(tie) Whit Peterson, Tor-rington, Wyo., Travis Schroth, Buffalo Gap,S.D., Jake Moreland, Red Owl, S.D., 69.
Sr. Mn’s Brakaway:
1.(tie) DelbertCobb, Red Owl, Jake Longbrake, Dupree,2.20; 2. Jerry Sharp, Long Valley, S.D., 2.40;
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3. (tie) Steve Klein, Sioux Falls, S.D., ScottLammers, Hermosa, S.D., 2.50; 4. CliffordTibbs, Ft. Pierre, S.D., 2.60.
1. (tie) Dan Barner,Hershey, Neb., Taylor Davis, Ericson, Neb.,4.30; 2. (tie) Jeff Johnston, Thedford, Neb.,Kyle Whitaker, Chambers, Neb., Johnston,Elm Springs, 4.40; 3. Sam Olson, Buffalo,S.D., 4.60; 4. (tie) Clint Nelson, Philip, JaceMcKay, Ericson, 4.70.
1. Tucker Dale, TimberLake/Levi Lord, Sturgis, 5.10; 2. Matt Dean,Platte, Neb./Duke Starr, Geddes, S.D., 5.30;3. (tie) Tyrell Moody, Edgemont/Rory Brown,Edgemont, Travis Warren, Mullen, Neb./Dal-ton Pelster, Burwell, Neb., 5.60; 4. BradyWilliams, Hammond, Mont./Seth Weishaar,Belle Fourche S.D., 5.70; 5. Devin McGrath,Belle Fourche/Dalton Richter, Quinn, S.D.,6.00; 6. Scott White, Oelrichs, S.D./DustinHarris, O’Neil, Neb., 6.30; 7. Jake Nelson,Creighton S.D./Jeff Nelson, Philip, 6.50.
Mixd Tam Rping - Wman:
1. Eliz-abeth Baker, Box Elder, S.D., 6.80; 2. ReAnnCrane, Whitewood, S.D., 7.40; 3. WhitneyKnippling, Chamberlain, S.D., 8.10; 4. Tr-isha Price, Faith, S.D., 8.20; 5. Lorita Nel-son, Philip, 8.40; 6. Jana Jasper, St. Charles,S.D., 8.50; 7. Sherry Ellis, Lusk, Wyo., 9.00;8. Hanna Brown, Faith, S.D., 9.30.
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1. Kenyon, Hayti, 69;2. Lonny Lesmeister, Rapid City, S.D., 66; 3.Burkinshaw, Hermosa, 65; 4. Englebert,Burdock, 64.
1. Webb, Isabel, 17.62; 2.Moody, Pierre, 17.66; 3. Vinson, Worthing,17.92; 4. (tie) Hallie Fulton, Miller; KrystalMarone, Isabel, 18.11 5. Britta O’Keefe, Mo-hall, N.D., 18.12; 6. Colbee Mohr, Timber-lake, 18.14; 7. Kaylee Gallino, Wasta, S.D.,18.18.
1. Jacque Murray,Isabel, 1.90; 2. Jojo Varner, Hillman, Minn.,2.00; 3. (tie) Sidney Carey, Huron; Taryn Sip-pel, Pierpont; S.D. Brenda White, Oelrichs,S,D., 2.20; 4. (tie) Megan Steiger, Mobridge,S.D., Laura Hunt, Ridgeview, S,D., 2.40; 5.(tie) Carole Hollers, Sturgis, Baiely Peter-son, Parade, 2.70.
1. Matt Peters, HotSprings, 8.40; 2. Jace Melvin Ft. Pierre, 8.50;3. Daine McNenny, Sturgis, 9.00; 4. TroyWilcox, Red Owl, 9.10; 5. Trey Young,Dupree, 9.20; 6. Jamie Wolf, Pierre, 9.70.
1. (tie) Gerogia Diez,Phoenix, Ariz., Jacey Hupp, Huron, 6.60; 2.Krystal Marone, Isabel, 6.80; 3. Lacey Tech,Fairfax, S.D., 6.90; 4. Fulton, Miller, 7.00; 5.(tie) Tracy Ellig, Horace, N.D., CheyenneSeverson, Raymond, S.D., 7.10.
Mixd Tam Rping:
1. Stanko, Gordon,7.70; 2. Kaylee Nelson, Box Elder, 8.00; 3.Jasper, St. Charles, 10.00; 4. Hinman, HaySprings, 11.70; 5. Baker, Box Elder, 11.80; 6.Trisha Price, Faith,13.00.
Sadd Brnc Riding:
1. Marty Hebb,Cherry Creek, S.D., 73; 2. (tie) Tyrel Back-man, Faith, Jesse Wilson, Kyle, S.D., KyleHapney, Harrold, S.D., 71; 3. (tie) ShortyGarrett, Dupree, Cole Hindman, Pierre, 69.
Sr. Mn’s Brakaway:
1. Chuck Nelson,Hartford, S.D., 2.70; 2. Kirk Ford, Huron,2.90; 3. Mark Schumacher, Wolsey, S.D.,3.30; 4. John Dean, Platte, S.D., 3.90; 5. JBLord, Sturgis, 12.50; 6. (tie) Harold Gerdes,Hecla, S.D., Scott Lammers, Hermosa,12.90.
1.Gabe Taylor, Valen-tine, 3.70; 2. Jeff Richardson, Kearney, Neb.,3.80; 3. David Hinman, Hay Springs, 3.90; 4.Jeremy Wagner, Hillman, Minn., 4.20; 5.(tie) Bryce Dibbern, Riverdale, Neb., JamieWolf, Pierre, 4.50.
Eli Lord, Sturgis/JadeNelson, Midland, 5.40; 2. (tie) Lane Carson,Grassy Butte, N.D./Josh Hodges, Volberg,N.D., Tucker Dale, Timber Lake/Levi Lord,Sturgis, 5.60; 3. Connor McNenny,Sturgis/Daine McNenny, Sturgis, 5.90; 4.Jake Nelson, Creighton/Jeff Nelson, Philip,6.30; 5. (tie) Tate Cowan, Ft. Pierre/CaseyCowan. Ft. Pierre, Clint Gorrell, Beach,N.D./Chase Carson, Grassy Butte, 6.70.
1. Rick Tebay, Alpena,S.D., Morgan Tebay, Alpena, Gary Garbe, Alpena, 37.90; 2. Steve Klein, Sioux Falls,Mick Varilek, Geddes, S.D., Tom Varilek,Geddes, 42.20; 3. Paul Borgmann, WhiteLake, S.D., Collin Borgmann, White Lake,Lindsay Borgmann, White Lake, 47.90; 4.Chuck Nelson, Hartford, S.D., Terry Trower,Dell Rapids, S.D., Joe Skibinski, Sioux Falls,50.10.
JDK Harvesting out of Colby, Kansas has been in the area cutting wheat. Jim and Deann Deilbertwho own the business, travel May through December from North Central Texas to North Dakotaharvesting crops such as wheat, oats, barley, durum, spring wheat, field peas, flax, wet corn, soy-beans, dry corn, milo, and sunflowers. Their crew consists of employees from New Zealand, Ire-land, England and the United States. Deibert noted the wheat in the area is doing around 40bushels to the acre which is some of the better wheat they have cut since they began their 2013,2000 mile harvest.
~Photo Laurie Hindman
The 2013 harvest season has begun