The regular meeting of the Gregory County Board of Commissioners was held at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at the Gregory County Courthouse.
Although polls will be open on election day, April 14, voters are encouraged to vote by absentee ballot, according to a statement by South Dakota Secretary of State Steve Barnett.
As Governor Noem announced another week of school closings, Gregory School District Superintendent Sara Anderson has had to concede that school will have to be taught at home, either by e-learning lessons on-line or by print lessons.
The Gregory County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in the Gregory County Courthouse. Department heads from all the county offices as well as mayors from around the county were invited to attend as well. The purpose of the meeting was to determine a plan of action to address preventing the spread of COVID-19 in Gregory County.
Erin Tobin of Winner recently announced that she is running for the South Dakota State Senate from District 21. Tobin, a Certified Nurse Practitioner, cited public health and agriculture as two of her main focuses in her campaign. “The overall health of South Dakota is a tremendously important issue at all levels of government, and I want to help keep the public safe and healthy. With a renewed focus on our well-being because of things that are happening in the world today, everyone understands that public health is a very important issue. It would be beneficial for the district and state to have someone who understands and knows the importance of healthcare,” she said.