Davison County Commissioner Gerald Weiss has passed away. Weiss died of cancer early Saturday evening at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. Weiss, of Ethan, was elected to the Davison County Commission in 2007. He represented District 3 on the commission.
Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.
Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.