Archive - May 2012

  • All
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31

May 16th

Ora Kieffer

Ora Kieffer, age 95, of Midland, S.D., died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at the Philip Nursing Home.

Exotic animals visit Philip Elementary

Starting out with a somewhat local representative of exotic animals, Kevin Vogel set a live skunk on a table, which squirted the audience.
Yes, the table squirted the audience; through a trick pressurized tank of water hidden underneath. Vogel continued to keep the attention of the Philip elementary students through humor, living exhibits and a running lecture on the importance of these animals to the earth and to humans.

Kadoka School Board accepts eight resignations, considers new bus

The Kadoka Area School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 9, with all members in attendance.
Minutes from the April 11 and 16 meetings, financial statement, bills and agenda were approved as presented.
Superintendent Jamie Hermann reported that the Indian Ed application had been completed and submitted. Plans for the requested funds will be used for a bus monitor, education aide, transportation costs for student to attend tutoring sessions on Fridays, a camera for the bus and possibly second servings at lunch.

May 10th

May 9th

Richard LeRoy “Gator” Willuweit

Richard LeRoy "Gator" Willuweit, 64, of Sturgis, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Fort Meade VA Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
Richard was born December 14, 1947, in Philip, SD, to Christian and Marjorie (Guethlein) Willuweit. The first couple of years, the family lived west of Philip before moving to Quinn, SD, and finally settled in Wall, SD, in 1956. He started his education at Wall Public School where he went through all twelve grades graduating in 1966 with a perfect attendance, an honor that earned him a plaque that he always pointed at with pride.

Graduating class of Drug Abuse Resistance Education program

The Wall Elementary fifth grade class received certificates, pins and red t-shirts on Wednesday, May 2, when they graduated from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. Deputy Rick McPherson instructor for the program, Deputy Darren Ginn and Game Warden Jamin Hartland shook hands and congratulated students as they came forward to receive their awards.