Pioneer Review

Brittany Kjerstad-McKnight
“It was the most difficult test I’ve ever taken,” said Brittany Kjerstad-McKnight of her South Dakota lawyer’s bar exam. Her husband, Ryan McKnight, said, “It was extremely challenging, we studied all summer long.” Brittany added, “Twelve weeks straight, basically. The married couple are the two...
During a past Quad County ReLay For Life event in Philip, luminaries, representing survivors, those who have fallen and care givers, lined the path walked by individuals and teams.
The annual Quad County Relay For Life event, Sept. 12, in Philip, has been under preparation since the conclusion of last year’s event. Though more teams are still being put together by captains, 10 are already working on fundraising before the big night. Other groups, organizations, businesses and...
Once known as Ingram Hardware, the business on E. Pine Street in Philip is now Philip Hardware, owned and operated by Colt and Erin Fitzgerald. “Something I always wanted to do. I thought it would be neat to have a hardware store,” said Colt. For now, business will go on around all the resetting of...
An area producer has opted to windrow and bale his wheat this year. Crop yields are fluctuating across western South Dakota this year, more so than normal. 
Vietnam POW, U.S. Navy fighter pilot Captain Charles “Charlie” Plumb comes face to face with the director of the infamous “Hanoi Hilton” prison system, Tran Trong Duyet at his Haiphong, Vietnam, residence. The meeting was arranged as part of an upcoming episode of “Old Guys and Their Airplanes” featuring the return of Plumb to meet former foes. The photo in the foreground shows Duyet addressing a group of POWs on their release some- time in 1973. “It took a long time to come back, but I am glad I did,” said
It is an era many people wish to forget, not only the veterans who fought on foreign soil, but those left at home and those who protested so vocally about the Vietnam War. In earlier wars the soldiers knew they had the support from the home front, while not making things easier, it did provide some...
The Philip Volunteer Fire Department presents its fireworks display every year on July 3. See more celebration photos on page nine.
The Philip Volunteer Fire Department presented its annual fireworks display at dusk, Friday, July 3, over Lake Waggoner. Patriotic music was played over 96.7 radio during the fireworks display. The free will donations helped support the $6,500 cost for the fireworks and will help to make next year’...
The shells of these two new grain bins will eventually be connected by a leg reaching 203 feet up, which will feed the bins with product unloaded from grain trucks. The two bins will also be connected to the pre-existing structures by an overhead conveyor system so their grain can be loaded into train cars.
The continueing Cenex Harvest States projects being done as modernizations and improvements to the Midwest Cooperative complex in Philip have reached another visible milestone. Phase I of the new grain bin project has the outside shells of the two new bins up. Read full story and more by...


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