Bullnanza Set for February 12

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There will be 31 pens at this year’s Bullnanza to be held Feb. 12 at the Tripp County 4-H Center in Winner.

The 13th annual event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is sponsored by the Tripp County Fairboard. All proceeds go to the Tripp County Fairboard for 4-H center improvements.

There will be a program at 11 a.m. featuring speakers Dr. Tom Covey of the Animal Clinic in Winner and Jacob Peterson, Purina nutrition specialist. “Health and nutrition management of bulls” will be the topic of their presentation.

Tripp County 4-Hers will be doing public presentations, illustrated talks and demonstrations starting at 9 a.m.

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Topics Discussed During Retreat

By Dan Bechtold, Editor

Technology plan, school calendar, auxiliary gym and proposed capital outlay projects were some of the many items discussed at a Winner School Board retreat held on Feb. 3.

Business manager Laura Root presented an update on the construction of auxiliary gym. She said the precast walls are done and should be shipped to Winner by Monday, Feb. 8. At that time Puetz Corporation will start installing the walls. Bar joists will be installed starting on Feb. 17. Plans call for the building to be enclosed by the middle of March.

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Seeking Keystone XL Approval

About 40 South Dakota state legislators banded together on Thursday in support of the Keystone XL pipeline.

A resolution urging Congress to support and ask the U.S. Secretary of State to approve the 1,179 mile crude oil pipeline from Canada through the United States which was backed by 43 of state’s 105 legislators despite being rejected by President Obama in November.

If approved, the pipeline would pass through a portion of Tripp County and there would be two pump stations in this county.

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