Santel Community Center

The Santel Community Center is your one-stop destination on the web for the residents we serve. If you would like something added to a section of the Community Center, drop us an e-mail: info@santel.net


Local basketball and other school events are broadcast on Santel TV!

See our schedule on our homepage at the "LOCAL CONTENT SCHEDULE" button.

Parkston Food Pantry Children's Backpack Program Fundraiser

Parkston Food Pantry Children's Backpack Program Fundraiser is selling chances on a Traeger Pellet Smoker (retail $900) or a Yeti 65 Cooler (retail $399). Items are displayed in The Medicine Shoppe window. 1 ticket for $5 or 5 tickets for $20. Please stop in and purchase you chance to win big while supporting a great cause. These items were donated by CHS Farmers Alliance and Nutra Blend, LLC. The following businesses are selling tickets: The Medicine Shoppe, Maxwell & Bowar Agency, Kenzie's, Parkston Drug, Service Center Credit Union, First Dakota Bank, Wenzel Insurance, and Avera St. Benedict (Julie Semmler). Drawing will be held at Old Fashion Saturday in the Park on August 8. Need not be present to win.

Forestburg Melon Festival

The Forestburg Melon Festival will be held on Saturday August 15th. The gates open at 3pm and some of the events include: Car Show, Bean Bag Tournament-Contact Stacy Zoss for more info, kids games and a 4 wheeler train, silent auction, 50/50 drawing and a raffle. There will be concessions available all day with a pork loin supper starting at 5pm. There will also be entertainment all day. Letcher’s Scott Morgan will start at 4pm and Weston Frank Live will begin at 8pm. Camping spots are available, but there are not any electrical hook ups at this time. Contact Adam Alt at 770-8512 for more camping info. The Sanborn Central Cheerleaders are planning to serve root beer floats at the festival as a fund raiser for their group and as a courtesy, we will have the Ruskin Park DVD’s available for purchase at the gate. Proceeds from the DVD sales go towards the Sanborn Central Band. Proceeds from the festival go towards street repair in Forestburg. It is an expensive project and completion will take some time. Please “Like” Forestburg Melon Festival on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for up to date information! Thanks!

Smart Farm Solutions

Santel Communications is introducing Smart Farm Solutions. It’s a digital world, and your farm can be digital too. Santel’s Smart Farm Solutions help you leverage all of your various farming operations. Manage grain, feed, irrigation and environmental conditions. Don’t forget about your family needs too...you can pro-tect your most precious assets with door and window sensors, temperature sensors, smoke/carbon monoxide detectors and much more. It is one system, one solution, one interface for your entire farmstead. Let us help you keep connected with your farm. For more informations go to this link http://santel.net/internet/smartfarm.html