Archive - 2011

January 7th

Philip City Council begins year of 2011

During the Philip City Council meeting Monday, January 3, one of the first orders of business was to approve the payment of bills.

Gross salaries, including benefits, up to December 31 came to a total of $41,859.01. The bills pending as of January 3 come to a total of $61,840.72.

For the new year, the council adopted the First National Bank in Philip as the official depository for the city. The Pioneer Review is the official newspaper for the city. The employees will have the same paid holidays as in previous years.

Country Cupboard Food Pantry, helping others while getting help from donations

Marcia West, Helen Crawford, President Carol Hoffman, Secretary Charon Geigle and Mike West in front of one month’s supply.

"Christmas time is a good time for people wanting to give. The CCFP (Country Cupboard Food Pantry) will make the season's donation last for a while," said Carol Hoffman, president of the CCFP.

This volunteer-operated free food distribution organization is based out of Wall, but it covers a geographical area that includes eight zip codes. The people served are determined by their zip code, no other eligibility criteria is required.

January 3rd

Henry Jerke

Henry Jerke, age 91 of Kadoka, South Dakota, formerly of Kulm, North Dakota, died Wednesday, December 29, 2010, at the Kadoka Nursing Home.

Henry H. Jerke was born April 22, 1919, at Antelope Valley School District in Kulm, North Dakota, the son of Frederick and Dorothea (Fisher) Jerke. He was a farmer throughout his life.

Robert F. "Bob" Eisenbraun

Robert F. "Bob" Eisenbraun, age 77 of Kadoka, South Dakota, died January 2, 2011, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

Robert F. "Bob" Eisenbraun was born December 30, 1933, in Creighton, South Dakota, the son of Alexander and Hertha "Hattie" (Kapfenstein) Eisenbraun. His father died when Robert was two and a half years old and he and his brothers, sisters, and mother lived in Delmont before moving to a farm-ranch east of Wanblee. He grew up and received his elementary education in the Shade Hill Rural School and then attended Kadoka High School.

Clarence "Smokey" Petoske

Clarence "Smokey" Petoske, age 93 of Midland, South Dakota, died January 2, 2011, at the Kadoka Nursing Home.

Clarence E. Petoske was born April 5, 1917, at Capa, South Dakota, the son of Peter and Addie (Thomas) Petoske. He attended the Rolling Green grade school at Stanley County and high school at Capa and Midland, graduating in 1937.

Clarence entered the United States Army on July 15, 1942, at Ft. Snelling, Minnesota. While in the Army, he married Arline Marie Nelson on November 2, 1944, at Durham, North Carolina.