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September 6th, 2007

Insufficient budget for 2007 plagues Haakon County auditor's office

The Haakon County Auditor's office will have to be supplemented by several thousand dollars due to budgeting errors from last year and the change from a part-time to a full-time deputy auditor.

Auditor Patricia Freeman outlined the errors for the Haakon County Commissioners at their monthly board meeting, Tuesday, September 4, 2007. Freeman noted that the budget was underestimated in co-share for health insurance, South Dakota Retirement System, supplies and telephone use.


August 17th

SDRA Rodeo - Isabel

Isabel's SDRA rodeo was held August 4 and 5.

Bareback Riding (8 entries)

1. Ty Breur, Mandan, ND - 83; 2. Tyler English, Spearfish - 75; 3. Travis Bechen, Rapid City - 74; 4. Dustin Luper, Black Hawk - 66

Saddle Bronc (20)

1. Chuck Schmidt, Keldron - 79; 2. Ty Thompson, Wanblee - 78; 2. OJ Heidler, Opal - 78; 4. Lane Stirling, Highmore - 75; 5. Ty Manke, Hermosa - 73; 6. Eric Addison, Belvidere - 71

Bull Riding (26)

1. Dewey O'Dea, Sturgis - 81; 2. Derek Long, Timber Lake - 78; 2. Rorey Maier, Timber Lake - 78; 4.


SDRA Rodeo - Highmore

The Highmore SDRA rodeo was held August 3 and 4.

Bareback Riding (4 entries)

1. Dustin Luper, Black Hawk - 79; 2. Travis Bechen, Rapid City - 74

Saddle Bronc (8)

1. OJ Heidler, Opal 71

Bull Riding (14)

1. Travis Koester, Redfield - 82; 2. Keith Anderson, Belle Fourche - 79; 3. Lane Lindsay, Hot Springs - 74; 4. Dewey O'Dea, Sturgis - 65; 4. TR Stirling, Highmore - 65

Ladies Breakaway (49)

1. Jolene Nordick, Colman - 2.5; 2. Rehme Sutton, Burke - 2.9; 3. Kelcy Dykstra, Sisseton - 3.5; 4. Tiryn Sippel, Pierpont - 3.7; 5.


Speedway drag racing results of local drivers

Midland race drivers Paula Duncan and Ken Standiford took high places at the Oahe Speedway August 4 and 5. Duncan took second on Saturday and Standiford won on Sunday.

In the No Box Shootout, Duncan's '96 Mercury Cougar made it to the finals against Shannon Depoy. This was a rematch from two weeks ago with Depoy again beating Duncan as Duncan red lighted, getting a little anxious at the tree. Duncan took home second place for her efforts. Her average reaction time was .114 of a second.


Skye Brucklacher at FCCLA National Leadership

Brucklacher and SD FCCLA Career Peer Education member Grace Schnabel.

More than 5,000 national members, advisers, alumni and guests of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) gathered in Anaheim, CA, July 8 through 12 for the 2007 National Leadership meeting.

"Leadership Revolution," was this year's student-devised subject for the five-day annual national convention.


Rodeo Bible Camp 2007 average winners

The annual Cowboys for Christ Rodeo Bible Camp in Kadoka was held Monday through Thurday, August 6 through 9, this year. There were 99 campers.

Calf Roping

1. Colby Porch, Wanblee - 21.15; 2. Troy Wilcox, Red Owl - 24.44; 3. Dalton Kelly, Quinn - 28.09; 4. Tye Hale, White Owl - 29.17

Barrels

1. Amy Deichert, Spearfish - 33.309; 2. Marla Kelly, Quinn - 33.780; 3. Kami Elshere, Faith - 34.075; 4. Alyssa Krogman, White River - 34.083

Goat Tying

1. Gabriel Gregg, Highmore - 17.70; 2. Jacey Jandreau, Kimball - 18.01; 3.


Haakon/Jackson 4-H Achievement Days Results

Haakon/Jackson County

4-H Achievement Days

August 3-5, 2007

Audra Antonsen: Visual Arts - P, Photography - B, Foods - B, Shooting Sports - B , First Aid - P

Todd Antonsen: Shooting Sports - P, Foods - P, Visual Arts - P, First Aid - P, Photography - P

Courtney Bartlett: Wildlife - P, Visual Arts - P, P, B

Candice Buchholz: Visual Arts - P, Home Living - P, B

LaTasha Buchholz: Visual Arts - P, Home Living - B

True Buchholz: Home Living - B, Visual Arts - P

Morgan Cantrell: Visual Arts - CB, Breads - CB, Foods - CB, Eggs - CB


Lake Waggoner Golf Course League results

The team of Don and Dak Carley won the 12-week golf league season to take home the the first place trophies. The Lake Waggoner Golf Course league competition season started May 14th and ran until August 6th. Twenty-four teams competed. The results are below.

1. Dak Carley / Don Carley - total points

207.50

2. Steve Jeffords / Don Oyan - 191

3. Ray Smith / Darrel Terkildsen - 187.50

4. Brad Haynes / Beau Ravellette - 185.00

5. Corky Thorson / Gary Wahl - 181.50

6. Dean Fitzgerald / Jimmy Fugate -

177.50

7.


Philip's Burnett family meets Muhammad Ali

Muhammed Ali and Ethan Burnett

On August 31st, we (young Keegan and Ethan, grown brother, David and his wife, Cori, and David and Mary Burnett) witnessed a priceless memory.

We visited the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Ky.


Philip's Burnett family meets Muhammad Ali

Greatness in Louisville ... Philip’s David and Mary Burnett’s family “had the privilege to meet a remarkable man; a priceless moment. Thank you, Mahammad Ali, for your inspiration,” said Mary. From left: David, Keegan, Mary, Ethan, David, Muhammad Ali and Cori.

On August 31st, we (young Keegan and Ethan, grown brother, David and his wife, Cori, and David and Mary Burnett) witnessed a priceless memory.

We visited the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Ky.