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January 12th

Quinn landmark burns to the ground

Fire trucks from Wall, Interior, Philip, New Underwood, Rapid Valley and North Haines fought a structural fire in Quinn early Friday morning, January 6. The Two Bit Saloon, owned by Kevin and Jan Wenzel, burned to the ground.


January 6th

Four to one ...

Philip’s Gunner Hook (#31) was double-double-teamed by the Kougars, but to no avail. The Scotties defeated Kadoka Area 63-34.


Wall City Council meets for year end meeting

Wall City Council met on Thursday, December 29, at noon at the Wall Community Center meeting room for their special year-end meeting. Council members present were: Bill Leonard, Pete Dunker, Rick Hustead and Jerry Morgan. Finance Officer Carolynn Anderson, Chamber Executive Director Lindsey Hildebrand and Public Works Director Jeff Clark. Absent were: Mike Anderson and Mayor Dave Hahn.
Council President Hustead called the meeting to order in absence of Mayor Hahn.
Council approved the agenda for the meeting.
Second reading of Ordinance 11-14: amend the banner ordinance was approved.


Haakon County Commission districts realigned

Some Haakon County residents will be heading to the polls in new locations as the Haakon County Commission outlined new districts last Tuesday, December 27.
Every 10 years, following the U. S. Census, states, counties and cities have to adjust their voting districts and precincts if the population has shifted. Each area must reflect as equal of a representation as possible, below a 10 percent deviation from the ideal for total population and for total voting age population. The ideal is each district being the same number of residents.