Posted August 7, 2012 at 1:55 pm


Thursday, August 9

9 a.m.-12 p.m. Enter and Judge Non-Livestock Exhibits

11:30 a.m. Noon Lunch stand open

1 p.m. Cat, Rabbit and Poultry Show

1:30 p.m. Dog Show

6 p.m. Dog Agility Show

Friday, August 10

8-9 a.m. Weigh-ins

9:15 a.m…………………………..Swine Show

10 a.m. Sheep and Goat Show

11:30 a.m. Noon Lunch stand open

12:30 p.m.. Bucket Calf Show

Breeding Beef Show

Market Beef Show

Champion Market Beef


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    ‘South Dakota Magazine’ features Hand County rogue

    Did rogues and scofflaws shape the way South Dakota culture appears today? Whether they did or not, South Dakotans are fascinated by the men and women who turned their noses at the law and lived the way they wanted. A special feature in the November/December 2011 issue of “South Dakota Magazine” explores those interesting characters.

    None epitomize the reckless frontier way of life like Gustave Kammel, who lived on a Hand County farm in Plato Township, south of Rockham. Kammel poisoned his wife so he could return

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    Hand County Historical Society meets at McWhorter House

    The Board of Directors of the Hand County Historical Society met May 27 at 7 p.m. at the McWhorter House Museum with Deb Bushfield, Jan Deuter, Fern Droz and Connie Schroeder present.

    The newspaper article about the annual meeting in March was read and approved as minutes.The treasurer’s report was not available, but $140 from a bake sale at the Master Gardener’s plant sale earlier and $70 from tour fees and donations were recorded.

    Old business included discussion of the

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