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Windstorm brings damage

The storm that came through Haakon County, Saturday evening, June 9, affected everyone in some manner.
According to Susan Sanders, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service out of Rapid City, a cold front came through from the southwest. “There were a couple of different lines, and they produce stronger winds.”


Alex “Bod” Livermont

Alex “Bod” Livermont, age 66 of Kadoka, S.D., died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at his home in Kadoka.
Alex "Bod" Livermont was born March 26, 1946, in Pine Ridge, the son of Oliver and Emma M. (Wiedman) Livermont. He was raised on the ranch southeast of Kadoka on the Alec Livermont Ranch. He attended school in Kadoka. After his schooling, Bob worked at various places around Kadoka, including Burns Bros. Truck Stop for several years.


Sylvia (Knutson) Schultz

Sylvia (Knutson) Schultz, age 99, of Brookings, S.D., formerly of Philip and Pierre, died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at the Brookview Manor in Brookings.
Sylvia Gladys Knutson was born December 22, 1912, in rural Haakon County, the daughter of Anton and Olga M. (Tungland) Knutson. She grew up in Haakon County and received her education in that area. She attended Alfalfa Valley Rural School in the seventh and eighth grade, which her father donated the land for the school. She then attended Philip High School where she sang in the Glee Club, and participated in basketball and softball.


Harold Michels

Harold Michels, age 77, of Wall, S.D., died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.
Harold L. Michels was born December 19, 1934, in Plentywood, Mont., the son of Vernon and Hazel (Wilson) Michels. He attended the Sheridan County Schools and graduated from Medicine Lake High School in 1955. After graduation, he enrolled in the Park’s Radio and Television School in Denver, Colo. Upon graduation from the technical school, he went to work for the Lake Electric Shop in Medicine Lake, Mont.


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