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March 6, 2013
Local residents have the op-
portunity to celebrate life by join-
ing in the community blood drive
on Thurday, March 7th, at St.
Joseph’s Parish Hall in Faith.
Not only will people have a great
feeling after donating blood at the
drive, but they’ll be able to check
their total cholesterol level.
United Blood Services now offers
free cholesterol testing to blood
donors. United Blood Services
does a “total cholesterol” test that
allows donors to eat before the
test–no fasting is required.
“We use the ‘total cholesterol’
test because it’s important for
donors to have a healthy meal be-
fore they donate,” Ferley says. It
is recommended that adults 20
years and older have a different
cholesterol test, called a lipopro-
tein profile, every 5 years. A
lipoprotein profile requires a 12-
hour fast and is done at a physi-
cian’s office or lab.
Donors can check their confi-
dential results at www.blood-
hero.com the week after their do-
nation. Volunteer blood donors
must be at least 16 years old,
weigh at least 110 pounds and be
in good health. Additional
height/weight requirements apply
to donors 22 and younger, and
donors who are 16, or 17 in cer-
tain areas, must have signed per-
misssion from a parent or
guardian. Donors are asked to
bring a photo ID and Donor Card
every time they donate. First-
time donors receive a donor card
with their blood type in the mail
shortly after their first donation.
The FHS Student Council is
sponsoring this blood drive in
memory of their former teacher,
Patti Storm. Mrs. Storm and her
students did one blood drive a
year for the past several years
and they are carrying on this tra-
dition. Call the Faith School to
schedule an appointment or log
on to www.bloodhero.com
DISTRICT 16B CHAMPIONS … The Longhorns defeated the Harding County Ranchers 52-43 to
capture the District 16B title on Saturday night in Lemmon. Back row: Doug Schauer, Head Coach, Kelly
Daughters, Assistant Coach, Chaney Keffeler, Gereth Bushong, Wyatt Schuelke, Rio Hulm, Marty Shaff,
Reggie Rhoden, Drew Vance, Wyatt Simonson, Cody Trainor, Derek Trainor, Bryant Schauer, Assistant
Coach. Front row: Glenn Palmer, Cody Bernstein, Dalton Sheridan, Caden Smiley, Jarius Halligan, Josh
Afdahl, and David Ruth. Photo by Amie Schauer
Free cholesterol
screening for blood donors
5th grade Lady Longhorns … win their division in the
Queen City Classic Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 2nd.
Back row l to r: Jaydon Delbridge, Lindsey Wilken, Sydnie Schauer,
Allix Vance, and coach Candace Veit. Front row l to r: Megan Drum,
Tiara Selby, Natalie Veit, and Tayton Schofield. Congratulations girls.
Photo by Candace Veit
Peggy O’Connor is the newest face
at the Faith Clinic. Peggy, a certified
nurse practioner, has been working
here several months and some of you
have probably seen her around but
didn’t know who she was if you
haven’t been to the clinic.
Peggy was born in Rapid City and
grew up in Sturgis, along with two
brothers. Following graduation from
Sturgis Brown High School she went
to BHSU for a business degree. Sev-
eral years later she went to SDSU for
a degree in nursing. She received her
masters from SDSU in May 2012.
Peggy’s last job was with the VA
and they did a lot of paper work. She
enjoys nursing and being with pa-
tients. She gets much more contact
with patients at the clinic.
I asked Peggy about the difference
between a CNP and a PA. She said
before you can be a CNP you must
have a degree in nursing. As of 2015
you’ll be required to have a Doctorate
of Nurse Practitioner. Until recently
PA’s had to have a masters but they
could have a degree in anything.
They used to just go though a pro-
gram, now they will have to have a
masters. Nurse Practitioners have a
collaborating physician and PAs are
supervised by a physician. Certified
Nurse Practitioners can do more,
make more independent deci-
sions. A Nurse Practitioner re-
quires four years of nursing
before you become a NP. Peggy
spent four years part time to meet
the requirements for a Nurse
Practitioner and will have 4 years
part-time for her masters. In
2015 they will require 6 years for
a masters degree.
Peggy is on duty at the Faith
Clinic five days a week, driving
back and forth to Sturgis to spend
time with her 7 year old twins, a
boy and a girl, who stay with
their dad in Sturgis while she is
working. She does have a place to
stay here if she needs to. She be-
came acquainted with our com-
munity and the clinic when she
came here as a student last
spring to work with Verna Schad.
Peggy really enjoys working
here. She likes the variety; the
people are fun to work with, they
have a good sense of humor and
are down-to-earth. The staff at
the clinic is very kind, and you
don’t get that everywhere. She
said, “I came to learn from the
best and I think that Verna is one
of the best.” Peggy gets to do
everything from urgent care to
emergencies, health care, illness,
and accidents, from babies to the
Peggy doesn’t have any hob-
bies, she’s been too busy with
school, her job and her kids, but
does get in a little reading every
now and then and enjoys time
with friends. She also enjoys trav-
O’Connor is newest face at
Faith Community Health Clinic
Peggy O’Connor
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Faith Community Health Center
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Sr. Citizens Menu Sr. Citizens Menu
Mass of Christian Burial for
Denisse Florine Lutz, age 79, of
Rapid City, SD were held on
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 10:30
a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic
Church in Faith, SD.  Fr. Jim Ho-
erter officiated with burial follow-
ing at St. Joseph’s Catholic
Cemetery west of Faith, SD.
A Rosary/Vigil service was
held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday,
March 4, 2013 at St. Joseph’s
Catholic Church in Faith.
Pallbearers were sons Jim,
John and Richard Barry and
nephews Steven Simon, David
Henry and Timothy Donald Lutz.
Denisse Florine Payette Lutz
was born on June 30, 1933 in Port
Huron, Michigan, the daughter of
Henry Joseph Payette and Ilah
Susan La Forge.
Denisse graduated from St.
Stephen High School, Port
Huron, Michigan, June 1951, and
attended business schools in Cal-
ifornia and Washington.
She travelled extensively
throughout her adult life. She
was a Washington State Em-
ployee and a governor-appointed
board member at Eastern State
Hospital, Medical Lake, WA.
She volunteered with the
American Red Cross, Boy Scouts
of America, United Way, Ameri-
can Heart Association, Spokane
Rose Society and Spokane Sym-
phony Association. She was a
County Secretarial Association
President, an officer of Our Lady
of Perpetual Help Alter Society
and Supervisor of The Patients'
Hospital Library at Fairchild Air
Force Base, WA. Denisse was an
avid reader of history, enjoyed
music, travel, rose gardening, in-
terior design and decorating, and
had an interest in antiques. She
also found fulfillment with Big
Brothers and Sisters of America
for many years.
Denisse moved from Spokane,
Washington to Rapid City in No-
vember 1997, and married Elvon
F. Lutz on February 21, 1998 at
Blessed Sacrament Church.
Denisse Lutz was formerly
known as Denisse Florine Barry.
She passed away at 11:20 AM
on February 28th, 2013 in Yank-
ton, South Dakota.
Survived by her husband
Elvon Francis Lutz, Rapid City,
SD; her four children, Richard
Keith Barry, Jr. (Rebecca) Chevy
Chase, MD, John Fredrick Barry
(Terese), South Charleston, WV,
James Henry Barry (Claire), Bed-
ford, NH, and Ila Susan Barry,
Manchester, NH; sisters Ann
(Frank) Cassidy, Santa Barbara,
CA and Carolie (Arthur) Driscoll,
White House, TN.  Denisse has
nine living grandchildren:
(Richard K. Barry) Madeleine
Regina Barry, Finnian Robert
Barry & Rowan Celeste Barry;
(John F. Barry) John Fredrick
Barry, Jr. & Ann Marie Barry;
(James H. Barry) Laura Michelle
Barry Kasatkin, James Henry
Barry, Jr., Erin Kathleen Barry &
Emma Caroline Barry.
She was preceded in death by
siblings Patricia Lutz, Donald
Payette, Mary Lohrstorfer & Ila
Memorials may be made to the
Faith, SD School System.
Condolences may be sent
through our website at
Denisse Florine Lutz
North Star Amusements Car-
nival will be returning to Faith
Stock Show and Rodeo August 6-
11 of 2013. The community of
Faith has 3 fundraisers to help
defray the $20,000 cost of the car-
nival. The 2nd annual Texas Hold
‘Em Tournament held last week
raised $675. Another tournament
will be scheduled this spring –
contact Patty Hauser 967-2261.
The Sponsorship Challenge
starts now and ends June 28th!
Vilas Pharmacy and Healthcare
of Faith has a challenge for YOU.
Vilas has donated the first $750
sponsorship – contact Wanda
Ruth 967-2123! Contribute to-
Carnival Sponsorship Challenge
being held
All meals served with milk and
bread. Menu subject to change
without notice.
Wed., Mar. 6: French Dip
Sandwich, Potato Salad, Grape
Juice, Vanilla Ice Cream
Thur., Mar. 7: Turkey & Noo-
dles, Spinach, Fruity Slaw, Pears
Fri., Mar. 8: Cream of Potato
Soup, Egg Salad Sandwich, Sliced
Tomatoes, Jello w/Topping,
Mon., Mar. 11: Hamburger on
Bun, Hash Brown Patty, Baked
Beans, Lettuce w/Tomato Slice,
Tue., Mar. 12: Birthday Din-
ner-BBQ Chicken Legs, Baked
Potato, Mixed Vegetables,
Peaches, Cake
Wed., Feb. 13: Lasagna Rotini
Casserole, Peas, Lemon Perfec-
tion Salad, Pears
Thur., Feb. 14: St. Patrick’s
Day Lunch-Corned Beef & Cab-
bage, Pistachio Salad, Dinner
Roll, Leprechaun Cookie
Fri., Mar. 15: Salmon Loaf,
Tossed Salad, Sliced Tomatoes,
Mandarin Oranges
Beginning on Monday, March
4, the South Dakota Department
of Transportation and the city of
Sturgis will begin Phase 2 recon-
struction work on Lazelle Street
between Junction Avenue and
12th Street in Sturgis. 
Department of Transportation
work includes sidewalk and ap-
proach modifications and signal
City of Sturgis work includes
replacement of city water lines.
Truck traffic will be detoured
through Sturgis on Junction Av-
enue.  Local traffic will be de-
toured on Main Street between
Junction Avenue and 12th Street.
The overall completion date for
this $2 million project is July 23,
wards the Carnival Fund of 2013.
Any and all donations, both busi-
ness and private are welcome. At-
tend or participate in any or all of
the fundraisers! Everyone will be
recognized. Stay tuned for up-
dates! Your sponsorship keeps
the carnival coming to town!
and the prime contractor is
Ainsworth Benning Construction,
Inc. of Spearfish.
The prime contractor for the
City of Sturgis Project is Mainline
Construction Inc. of Rapid City
For more information, contact
John Gerlach with the Depart-
ment of Transportation at 605-
Construction to resume on
Highway 34/Lazelle Street in Sturgis
Everybody enjoys being a “wee
bit Irish” when it comes to March
and St. Patrick’s Day.  But, that
“wee bit of Irish” may not bring
you luck if you choose to drink
and drive! Driving while impaired
during any holiday puts everyone
on the road at risk. 
Every 51 minutes a person is
killed in motor vehicle crash in-
volving alcohol.  The majority of
these crashes involve drunk driv-
ers who have blood alcohol con-
centrations of .15…almost double
the limit for driving under the in-
fluence. These crashes are 100 %
preventable and the tragic num-
bers demand a sober solution. 
Whether you’re celebrating
your Irish heritage or enjoying
the company of your friends, it
can turn deadly if you make the
choice to drink and drive.  Don’t
rely on being a “wee bit Irish” to
keep you safe, if you drink,
DON’T drive. Designate a sober
driver and stay alive!
Information from NHTSA
NW Prevention Resource Center
Three Rivers Counseling
The Luck of the Irish: Don’t count on it!
March 6, 2013 • The Faith Independent • Page 3
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St. Patrick’s
Card shower for
Norman Vansickel’s 86th Birthday
March 19th
Cards can be sent to:
614 Englewood Court, Spearfish, SD 57783
Legislative Update
Rep. Betty Olson
March 8 is the last day of the
2013 legislative session, with
March 25 set as Veto Day when
legislators go back to Pierre to de-
cide if we want to override any of
the governor’s vetoes. It was re-
freshing to see that the world did
not come to an end March 1st
when sequestration kicked in, in
spite of the dire predictions Pres-
ident Obama made when Con-
gress refused to cave in to his
demands to raise your taxes even
higher to prevent sequestration
from occurring.
Even though sequestration
was his idea, Obama is blaming
Congress for the measly 85 billion
dollar decrease in projected fed-
eral spending, a reduction of just
2.4 percent! He ignores the 600
billion dollars in tax increases
that Congress gave him in the fis-
cal cliff negotiations in January
in return for zero cuts to spending
and the one trillion dollars in new
taxes for ObamaCare, but taxpay-
ers have certainly noticed the hit
to their pocketbooks. Six trillion
dollars have been added to the
national debt under this adminis-
tration and if this is the only way
to stop the spending, I’m all for it!
Check out our ballooning national
debt here: http://usdebtclock.org/
but don’t do it at bedtime or you’ll
never get to sleep.
Meanwhile, back in South
Dakota, these bills passed the
House this week:
SB 151 clarifies the mainte-
nance responsibilities on unim-
proved section lines.
SB 86 increases the minimum
salary payable to county officials,
state's attorneys, and sheriffs.
SB 156 authorizes township
boards to increase the front foot
assessment for road mainte-
nance, repairs, and improve-
ments and to revise certain
provisions concerning road dis-
tricts established by townships.
SB 88 authorizes the county to
deny bids on county sales of tax
deed properties if the bidder is
not current on property taxes due.
SB 145 revises provisions con-
cerning the content of annual
property tax bill.
SB 96 exempts school districts
from the requirement to reorgan-
ize due to low enrollment.
SB 190 makes an appropria-
tion to fund tax refunds for eld-
erly persons and persons with a
disability, to revise the income el-
igibility requirements for prop-
erty and sales tax refunds, and to
declare an emergency.
SB 39 establishes a penalty for
a juvenile convicted as an adult of
a Class A or B felony and allows
a sentence of up to life imprison-
ment after a sentencing hearing.
SB 168 requires that newborns
be screened for congenital heart
SB 205 is my bill to put wolves
on the predator list. It won’t apply
to the western Dakotas until the
feds remove them from the en-
dangered species list, which
they’ve promised to do so this
month. Let’s hope they do it.
SB 1 revises the provisions re-
garding plugging and perform-
ance bonds for oil and gas wells
and to repeal the supplemental
restoration bond requirement.
This is another of the bills that
came out of our Oil and Gas De-
velopment Committee summer
SB 83 designates Welcome
Home Vietnam Veterans Day as
a working holiday. Rep. Elizabeth
May had her seatmate, Rep.
Brock Greenfield, read a touching
tribute to her brother Sam Marty,
who is a decorated Vietnam vet-
eran. Liz was raised on the Marty
ranch south of the Slim Buttes
where Sam still lives and our fa-
thers grew up together. It’s a good
thing she didn’t ask me to read
the tribute to Sam because I could
not have made it through without
tearing up. Even Brock struggled
with it and he doesn’t even know
SB 89 limits the liability of re-
tail dealers in petroleum products
under certain conditions. This
will allow west river gas stations
to legally sell 85 Octane like
they’ve been doing for the last 60
SB 227 will allow you to legally
carry a concealed weapon on your
snowmobile. And no, I didn’t
know that was against the law ei-
SB 166 increases the number
of years that permits to carry a
concealed weapon are valid from
four to five years.
SB 130 revises provisions con-
cerning absentee voting.
SB 6 determines whether fac-
tors affecting productivity should
be applied if the actual use of
agricultural land does not corre-
spond to the soil classification
SB 74 requires the forfeiture
of preference points for certain
hunting licenses upon conviction
of unlawfully killing, destroying,
taking, or possessing trophy ani-
SB 115 increases the commer-
cial fertilizer inspection fee for
purposes of fertilizer-related re-
search and creates the Nutrient
Research Education Council to
promote such research.
I also brought House Com-
memoration 1025 on Friday rec-
ognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013,
as the National Day of the Amer-
ican Cowboy.
Four of my bills were passed
out of the Senate Ag Committee
this week:
HB 1083 revises the crime of
rustling to include sheep and
HB 1123 increases the sur-
charge on hunting licenses by a
dollar to be used for predator con-
HB 1167 restructures the pol-
icy advisory committee for animal
damage control.
HB 1168 allows local predator
control districts to increase the
assessments on producers for
predator control if the increases
are approved by a majority of the
producers in the district.
The School Sentinel bill passed
the Senate on Wednesday. HB
1087 provides for the creation of
school sentinel programs and for
the training of school sentinels.
To get in touch with me, call
the House Chamber number 773-
3851. Leave a phone number and
Iíll call you back. The fax number
is 773-6806. If you send a fax, ad-
dress it to Rep. Betty Olson. You
can also email me at rep.bettyol-
son@state.sd.us during session.
You can keep track of bills and
committee meetings at this link:
http://legis.state.sd.us/ Use this
link to find the legislators, see
what committees they are on,
read all the bills and track the
status of each bill, listen to com-
mittee hearings, and contact the
Notify The Faith
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change of address before
moving or as quickly as
possible, so as not to
miss a single issue.
Nashville, TN—March 4, 2012:
The wait it over! Official show
dates for Daytona Bike Week
2013 have been released and this
year you can expect to see a whole
lot of Jasmine Cain! Things have
changed dramatically this year
and for the first time Jasmine
Cain and her band of rebel rock-
ers will be headlining many of
their Bike Week shows at the
World Famous Iron Horse and
Broken Spoke Saloon. But unlike
the daytime intimate settings you
are used to, be prepared for mind
blowing, anthemic rock shows
complete with big production,
lighting effects, and more original
material from everyone's favorite
Bike Week band!
"I have been waiting for this
opportunity my entire life! This is
the true test of whether you're
meant for the big stages and I am
ready to rise and meet that chal-
lenge," Cain states enthusiasti-
Adding to the excitement of the
headlining title, Jasmine is so
proud to announce her partner-
ship with ESP Guitar Company
and will be giving away a guitar
to one lucky winner on Wednes-
day night at the Broken Spoke
Saloon during the Cycle Source
Magazine Party! You can sign up
to win the guitar at the Broken
Spoke Saloon all week by signing
up for our mailing list. Drawings
will be held after the performance
on Wednesday, March 13, 2013!
This year Jasmine and her
band of brothers come armed
with plenty of new ammunition!
Look for her the new acoustic
album "Modern Day Gypsy" to be
available for the first time to Day-
tona Bike Week party-goers as
well as a new line of 2013 apparel
so you can promote your favorite
rocker chick to the masses!
"Jasmine Cain is the definition
of raw. Raw rock, raw talent, raw
invention." Sasha Mullins Las-
siter-Rally Events/Marketing
Manager Lone Star Rally and Jay
Allen Productions
Jasmine Cain's shows are sta-
dium-quality performances, high
in energy, and wildly entertain-
ing. The band is a cast of musical
characters offering a tightly
unique performance and intensity
rarely seen even among national
Jasmine Cain is our own Kelly
Jasmine Cain announces show
dates for Daytona Bike Week 2013
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Opal Area News
By Kay Ingalls
The family of Bob Antrim would like
to thank everyone for the food, flowers,
cards, memorials, phone calls and prayers; the
Catholic girls who served refreshments; and
Cheryl vig and helpers for providing lunch.
Norma Antrim
Ronnie Bohnet Family & Melitta Martin
Robert, Pam & Girls
Ruby & Aaron Maki & Family
RaShell & Tammy Lemmel & Family
Roy & Sarah & Family
Catch-up news that was sub-
mitted after I had sent last week’s
news was that on Tuesday, Zona
Vig had an appointment in Stur-
gis and picked up Travis and
Chandelle Brink's four older chil-
dren and the dog Roo to come
home with her for a week while
their parents were spending some
R&R in San Diego.  The weather
was so nice that Landan, Liberty,
Ainsley and Alexavier had a pic-
nic in front of the house complete
with a bonfire and cooking hot
dogs and marshmallows.  They
spent one afternoon building a
teepee and fort in the trees that
was visited with an uninvited
guest of skunk.  Grandpa Dwayne
came to the rescue.  That Sunday,
Zona and the grandkids joined
Dwayne on the trip to services at
the Prairie City Church and then
on to the Northern Hills Church
of Christ for the kids to practice
for Leadership Training for
Christ with other participants.
Landan also took part in the Teen
Connection that evening.
Faye Fees returned home from
a couple weeks of visiting in the
Yukon Territory of Aberdeen,
SD.  She snuck home between
storm fronts that are going
through that area about twice a
John and Carmen Heidler
went to Rapid City on Tuesday for
appointments and "stuff".
Spud and Bernice Lemmel
spent a couple days in Rapid City
for eye appointments last week.
Chandelle and Zamia Brink
came out to the Vig Ranch on
Tuesday afternoon to get her chil-
dren.  She joined Dwayne and
Zona for a late dinner with other
guests of Merle and Morgan Vig.
Wednesday, Howard and I
went to Faith for the funeral serv-
ices for Marie Doak. Our condo-
lences go out to Wayne Doak and
sons and Arlene Talley Beebe, but
Marie had been ailing for several
years so she is at peace now and
free from suffering.  Carmen Hei-
dler also was in for the funeral
from our area.
Glenn and Margaret Fogelman
had a treat on Monday for their
wedding anniversary as Dan took
them out for dinner in Faith.
Happy Anniversary neighbors.
Saturday, John Heidler went
to Faith to visit his mom,
Dorothy, and relatives from
Philip. Carmen went to Newell
that day to attend the funeral
services for her relative, Roy Van-
Dwayne and Zona Vig flew to
Buffalo, SD to take in the District
AAU Wrestling. They enjoyed vis-
iting with old friends and watch-
ing the Winkler grandkids
wrestle. Three of the kids quali-
fied to go on to Regionals.  Con-
gratulations, kids.
Sunday after church dinner
guests of the Sam Cowles family
were Duane and JoAnn Wood.
The Opal Ladies sewing group
has moved their meeting date
from March 8th to March 15th.
Anyone is welcome to attend. 
Help Norman & McGee Vansickel
celebrate their 66th Anniversary
Friday, March 22, 2-4 PM
Stop by for cake and coffee!
614 Englewood Court, Spearfish, SD
Saturday afternoon as my
freshly scrubbed  bathroom floor
was drying I sat down for a rest
and turned on the TV. I was sur-
prised to find a program called
"American Bible Challenge" on
Direct channel 233 or GSN. It
runs from 1:00 till 2:00. Jeff Fox-
worthy is the host. After all the
absolute garbage they put on the
networks and satellite it was a
delight to watch, even tho’ I'm not
very good at it.
Maxine Kilness of Roswell,
New Mexico passed away Thurs-
day night. A viewing time has
been set for 4 PM to 6 PM Friday,
March 8th at the LaGrone Fu-
neral Home, 900 S. Main,
Roswell, NM  and funeral services
will be held  at the Immanuel
Lutheran Church Saturday, 9th
at 10:30  AM.    Maxine was mar-
ried to Kenneth Kilness and was
Gwen Kilness' sister-in-law and
aunt to Harold and Allen Water-
land, Norma Williams, and Robin
and DeAnn Kilness. Condolences
go out to all.
Lacey Wondercheck and I were
in Rapid City Friday for her doc-
tor appointment. Quirt stayed
with Grandpa Harold. Harold and
Quirt met Robert Wondercheck,
Grandpa John Wondercheck and
Ann, and Danny Wondercheck of
Carlyle, Wyo. for lunch at  the
Branding Iron. They had hired
someone to plow the snow on
their ranch road last week so
were surprised to find us dry and
Saturday, Harold and Allen
Waterland and Robert Won-
dercheck spent most of the day
working on a range well of
Harold's that was looking like a
free flowing spring. We had
planned to attend the basketball
game in Lemmon that night but
did not make it. 
Tucker, Bev and Tina Hudson
were Sturgis shoppers on Monday
and attended the EPA meeting
held at the Extension office on the
new gas regulations for ranchers.
Sharon Jones and Bev Hudson
rode with Peggy Wetz to Buffalo
on Saturday to watch their grand-
sons, Tayson Jones, Bailey
Bringle and Winston Brown in
the district wrestling tourna-
ments. Winston and Bailey ad-
vance to regionals next Saturday
in Rapid City.
Marcus church will hold Good
Friday Services at 7 pm on Good
Friday and Easter services will be
held Easter Sunday at 8:45 am.
Everyone is welcome.
Monday found Jim and Vonnie
O'Dea in Spearfish at the basket-
ball game against Custer, with
Spearfish winning, Then they
went to Rapid City on Thursday
to watch Spearfish against St
Thomas More. It was a very good
game with Spearfish winning
that game also. O'Deas met Holly
and Paige Phillips after the game
and Paige came home with
Marcus News
By Vicky Waterland
grandpa and grandma to help
with chores.
Jim and Vonnie met Vonnie's
uncle and aunt, Dolan and
Eyvonne Johnson in Philip on
Tuesday for lunch. They are from
Minnesota and were on the way
home from Colorado. They had
been visiting their daughter. Oth-
ers attending  were Vonnie's aunt
Eleanor and some cousins and
siblings from the area.
Saturday, Jim and Vonnie
O'Dea and Paige Phillips went to
New Underwood to the reception
and dance for newlyweds Shari
and Monte Sandal. Eleven of the
12 children of O'Deas, Sandals,
and Eymers were in attendance,
making a good reunion of old
Milesville friends. Paige returned
home with her mother.
Marcia Eymer was surprised
when Jim and Vonnie, Bill and
Karyl Sandal met Donnie and
Marcia Eymer for dinner in Philip
for her birthday. Later they en-
joyed cards at Sandals.
Today the wind is horrible
even for South Dakota. As we
came around the southwest cor-
ner of the Howes Store, Harold’s
cap was ripped off his head from
the back and blew clear over to
the shelter belt of trees. He drove
around till we found it because it
was his Alaska cap!
As we drove along the highway
my farmer husband kept com-
menting on where he saw a field
blowing dirt. This made me think
of the dirty thirties and the sto-
ries my folks told of the dust. Are
we facing a similar time with eco-
nomic problems, high unemploy-
ment and drought?  
The Faith Booster Club met on
February 20, 2013. Old business
included an update on scholar-
ships that were paid to the col-
leges being attended by TyAnn
Schuelke, Skyler Hulm and Royce
Haines. Doug Schauer and Mar-
lene Gustafson have purchased
new track and cross country uni-
forms with the donation Booster
Club made to the Faith High
School Athletic Dept. last fall.
There was some discusssion on
doing the football toss during
home football games this fall and
doing the tailgate supper before
the homecoming football game.
New business discussed in-
cluded trying to do a student/staff
member of the month. An infor-
mation piece will be written up
and put in the school bulletin.
Amy Ulrich, on behalf of the post
prom committee, asked for a do-
nation. It was decided to do a do-
nation, but the amount will be
determined at the next meeting.
Wanda Ruth came to ask for help
with the Faith High School
Alumni Assn, which has been
struggling the last few years be-
cause of a lack of local support.
What was discussed was an infor-
mal partnership where resources
would be kept separate, but man-
power could be shared. The
Booster Club will be discussing
this in more detail with the
Alumni Assn. at their March 13th
meeting. Both organizations
would like to encourage everyone
to attend this meeting to show
your support to both organiza-
tions and give input to help find
solutions for the continuation of
the Faith High School Alumni
Assn. Local interest has been
hard to find and at the present
time none of the Booster Club
members are Faith Alumni.
Please mark you calendars and
plan to attend the Faith Booster
Club/Faith High School Alumni
meeting on March 13th at 5 pm at
the Faith Library.
Booster Club and FHS Alumni Assn. holding joint
meeting; Public is encouraged to attend
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Faith News
By Loretta Passolt
March came in like a lamb the
first couple days but it changed
by the fourth day. We had 40s
last week, up to 60 on the week-
end. We got a little snow last
Thursday night, but not much.
Sunday night we had a little
more, with a lot of wind that con-
tinued all day Monday. We only
got into the 20s Monday.
Lyle and Arlene Beebe stopped
in to the office last week. They
were here from Arizona to attend
the funeral of her sister Marie
Doak. They spent a couple days
with her daughter Teresa
Baasham in Rapid City before
heading back to Arizona for a cou-
ple more months.
Marge Hoffman and Phyllis
(Bockman) Day accompanied
Teresa (Talley) Baasham to Faith
to attend the funeral for Marie
Doak last Wednesday.
Condolences to Elvon Lutz and
family on the loss of his wife
Denisse. Her services were held
here yesterday, Tuesday.
The Faith High School Student
Council is sponsoring a blood
drive this Thursday at St.
Joseph’s Catholic Church, begin-
ning at 12:30. You may call the
school to schedule an appoint-
ment. Bring your photo ID or you
can’t give!
Congratulations to the Faith
Longhorns on winning the Dis-
trict championship on Saturday.
Harding County gave them a
good game but the boys won 52-
43. Hope they do as well against
Dupree tomorrow night, Tuesday,
in Mobridge. Good luck Long-
Duane Keffeler called Monday
evening and thought the boys had
won the District championship 8
out of the last 9 years. That is def-
initely worth mentioning! Thanks
Remember, Daylight Savings
Time begins this weekend. Set
your clock ahead 1 hour before
you go to bed Saturday night. You
don’t want to be late for anything
scheduled for Sunday morning.
Civic Orations were held in the
classrooms this Tuesday. The Dis-
trict competition will be held at
the Faith Community Legion
Hall on Tuesday, 12th, beginning
at 8:30 AM. The public is welcome
to come listen.
The Faith Library is holding
Family Night next Monday, 11th.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
They have a lot of fun things for
all ages.
Sure could use some news to
share with our readers! Call, drop
it off or email it.
Years back I needed a stove for
my house in town. I went to a sale
in Dupree that had one listed. I’d
stood around all day waitng for it
to be sold. The auctioneer was
still quite a ways down the line
and I needed a bathroom. I hur-
ried off and back – darn, it was
sold while I was gone! I hunted up
Ann Varland, gave her a few dol-
lars more and got the range, had
it loaded and left.
Anyway, two or three years
later as I was putting a pie in the
oven, it failed to heat. The pie
went into the freezer and I
started calling places in Rapid
City to find a new oven element.
The first two places had never
heard of that make of range. The
next said that company had been
out of business for years. The
fourth place said he could proba-
bly send out one that would fit –
which he did. Paul put the ele-
ment in but the oven did not heat
up. I called the store in Rapid
City. They said they’d send out
another that they were sure
would work – which they did. It
was put in but the oven never
We put the old element back in
thinking we’d have to take the
stove to the dump and get a new
one. Then I had a thought; I’m
going to call Lawrence Collins –
he can fix anything.
Lawrence was at my house in
ten minutes listening to “my tale
of woe.”
He stood limply, head tipped to
Memories of the Past
one side looking at my stove and
finally said, “Did you ever try
turning the oven on?” “Why of
course we had, dozens of times.”
Lawrence reached over and
pushed the oven button and then
opened the oven door. The ele-
ment was starting to turn orange!
Lawrence turned and looked at
us – astonished and mouth agape,
as were we! And then he laughed
and said, “when people weren’t
looking I reached over and
pushed that little, no-labeled
reset button at the end of the
stove panel.”
Lawrence felt good and was
still laughing as he headed for the
door – Lawrence could fix any-
Irean Jordan
Central Meade County News
By Sandy Rhoden
We couldn't have asked March
to come in any more like a lamb
than it did. Temperatures
reached 60 both Saturday and
Sunday, making for a beautiful
The boys Faith Longhorns
fought hard and won the District
Tournament on Saturday night in
Lemmon. They played Harding
County in the championship
game that ended with a score of
52 to 43. The team enjoyed a po-
lice escort into town from the 3
mile turnoff west of Faith to help
them celebrate their win. They
currently have 19 wins and two
losses under their belts. Their two
losses were to Dupree. They
match up with Dupree on Tues-
day night in Mobridge for the Re-
gion championship game. Reggie
Rhoden, Caden Smiley, and
Chaney Keffeler are Faith Long-
horns who are from Central
Meade County.
Henrietta McNenny's nephew,
Loui Young, from Ft. Pierre has
the distinct honor of reffing for
the State A basketball Tourna-
Sunday services at the Com-
munity Baptist Church included
a baby dedication for Kyra Barry,
daughter of Kyle and Kassi
Barry. Many family members
from both sides of the family were
in attendance for the special occa-
sion. There was a potluck dinner
afterward as there always is on
the first Sunday of the month.
This week is the last week of
the legislative session. While the
Gary Cammacks start their calv-
ing early, Larry Rhoden will be
coming home to begin calving.
Dean Wink will likely be coming
home to a busy time on the ranch
as well.
For those who are interested,
the Meade County Lincoln Day
Dinner will be held on Saturday,
March 16 at the Sturgis Audito-
rium on Main Street. Social hour
will begin at 5:00 pm with a steak
tip dinner to follow at 6:00 pm.
One may RSVP to Patty at
palmtrees0199@yahoo.com or call
at 605-490-1242.
A baby shower for Kasey and
Jenny Spring's unborn baby girl
will be held at the Best Western
poolside area on Saturday, March
16 at 2:00 pm in Sturgis.
Sharon Keffeler returned home
on Friday after a week in the
Rapid City Regional Hospital.
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Set your clocks ahead before
you go to bed Saturday night!
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We have now completed the
8th week of legislative session-
thus completing 32 of the 38 days
scheduled.  Nearly 500 bills were
introduced this year and we are
now down to under 100 active
bills left. There are 47 bills that
are still active in the House and
54 active bills in the Senate. So
far, the Governor has signed 28
bills into law.
We have dealt with a multi-
tude of issues over the past 8
weeks and have spent hundreds
of hours facilitating public hear-
ings where all citizens have had
the opportunity to participate in
the democratic process for creat-
ing laws. Not all bills pass, how-
ever ALL citizens have had the
opportunity to be heard.   
This week is the final week of
session and unlike Washington
DC, we will balance the state
budget. Because of the fiscal re-
straint we have implemented
over the past several years our
fiscal house is in order and we are
well positioned to balance our
budget this year without raising
taxes and without cutting govern-
ment services.
The budget will prioritize edu-
cation funding in our state. In
fact, nearly 50% of the budget will
be spent on education funding. It
will also prioritize funding to take
care of people which will consist
of nearly 40% of the budget and
includes Medicaid spending. 10%
of the budget will be spent on pro-
tecting the public and money
spent on the rest of government
will equal about 5%.   
As we review the revenue pro-
jections that will impact our state
budget we are continuing to con-
sider the impacts of the seques-
tration. The current impact to the
SD state budget could be a loss of
about $24 million a year in fed-
eral funds.  The state-by-state re-
ports released by the White
House are full of numbers about
funding cuts for schools, defense,
public health, law enforcement
and social services – any of which
could be true if Congress and
Obama fail to act.  
Some of the most dire White
House predictions are about edu-
cation funding. However, the
White House doesn’t mention:
Those cuts wouldn’t actually kick
in until the next school year.
That’s because those two pro-
grams – Title I aid to disadvan-
taged students and special-
education aid under the Individu-
als with Disabilities Education
Act – are funded in advance, so
they’re already covered for this
school year. 
The bottom line on sequestra-
tion is that the cuts will be real;
however, they will not be nearly
as devastating as the media is
leading people to believe.
Some of the highlights of the
past week include:
•Progress is being made on
economic development and job
creation plan.  HB 1161 will help
promote expansion of existing SD
businesses and provide incentives
for new businesses that will cre-
ate jobs. The bill passed the
House 63-6 with bipartisan sup-
port and is now in the Senate.
•The Senate also passed SB
237 to establish a needs-based
scholarship, referred to as the
“Dakota Dream Scholarship”,
with unanimous support. This
scholarship is designed to help
students who want to attend col-
lege or technical school with some
much needed help.
•The House also passed
HB1061 with near unanimous
support. The bill will enable
South Dakota to get in on the cap-
tive insurance industry. It would
allow a corporation to self-insure,
using its own revenues and set-
ting up its own insurance com-
pany. It would then pay
premiums into that company.
Captive insurance might be used
by a large corporation that has
difficulty finding an insurance
company willing to insure for in-
dustry-specific factors.
In the Senate Commerce Com-
mittee this Friday we passed out
House Bill 1142 on a vote of 5 aye
to 2 nay.  HB 1142, states that no
health insurer, including the
South Dakota Medicaid program
and Medicare, may obstruct pa-
tient choice by excluding a health
care provider licensed under the
laws of this state from participat-
ing on the health insurer's panel
of providers if the provider is lo-
cated within the geographic cov-
erage area of the health benefit
plan and is willing to meet the
terms and conditions of participa-
tion as established by the health
insurer.  In other words, your
health insurance provider will no
longer be able to tell you what
doctor you can and cannot see.
Should this bill pass there will no
longer be in and out of network
options, and for people living in
rural areas I think this will be a
good option for them.
The House also passed HB
1056 to revise various trust and
trust company provisions to keep
our state’s growing trust industry
The final week of Session will
be the busiest yet and we will con-
tinue working hard to balance our
state budget without raising
taxes on hard working South
Dakotans.  Please keep in touch
on the issues and feel free to con-
tact me at (605) 850-3598 or at
my legislative email
sen.maher@state.sd.us or my per-
sonal email address is
rmm2697@hotmail.com. I enjoy
the chance to serve as an elected
official in your citizen Legisla-
ture. As always you can follow
everything online athttp://legis.
Sen. Ryan Maher’s
Legislative Report
Lackluster Presidential
leadership on Sequestration
Washington has had more
than a year to prepare for the
across-the-board spending cuts
known as the sequester. For
months, Congressional Republi-
cans have been warning of the ef-
fects that these cuts could have
on our national security.
What few people realize is the
sequester was actually President
Obama’s idea. The president pro-
posed sequestration and insisted
it become law. For months now I
have been attempting to get the
White House to comply with, and
provide key details about the se-
quester’s impacts after the presi-
dent signed into law, my
Sequestration Transparency Act.
This bill required the administra-
tion to provide a detailed plan to
the American people on the im-
pacts of the sequester by Septem-
ber of 2012, nearly six months
ago. After ignoring the law and
failing to plan for the sequester’s
impact, the White House conve-
niently waited until the eleventh
hour to issue media propaganda
on the potential state-by-state im-
pacts of the sequester. 
After releasing these reports
and traveling on a 5,000 mile
campaign-style road show gin-
ning up fear about the calamitous
effects of the sequester, the pres-
ident and his allies would have
you believe that the only way we
could prevent these across-the-
board cuts is by once again rais-
ing taxes on hardworking
Americans. While I believe there
are better ways than these
across-the-board cuts to reduce
federal spending, tax increases
are not the answer and I think it
is important to put the sequester
into perspective. Not only has the
federal government had four
straight years of trillion dollar-
plus deficits, but federal spending
has also increased by nearly 20
percent since 2008. It seems to me
that Washington should be able
to absorb a 2.4 percent spending
reduction to the overall $3.6 tril-
lion budget in a smart and effi-
cient manner. In fact, 2.4 percent,
or about $85 billion, is the
amount of money the federal gov-
ernment borrows every 28 days.
Even with the sequester, federal
spending is projected to increase
over last year.
I understand that certain pro-
grams important to many South
Dakotans will be affected by se-
questration. Again, I prefer to
find alternative savings to replace
the sequester, or at the very least,
supported providing the adminis-
tration with some flexibility to
implement the sequester in a
more targeted way. House Repub-
licans twice voted to replace the
sequester with targeted, alterna-
tive savings. In the Senate, I sup-
ported bipartisan legislation
ensuring that priorities vital to
our national security were pro-
tected from the president’s se-
quester by instead targeting
waste, fraud, and inefficiencies
across the federal government.
However, the president and his
congressional allies have demon-
strated that they are not inter-
ested in making smart, targeted
reforms or flexibility to imple-
ment the sequester, but instead
are playing politics to ensure that
when the cuts are enacted they
can continue their attempts to
dodge responsibility.
Rather than raiding taxpayers’
wallets to pay for wasteful gov-
ernment spending by imposing
higher taxes, which the president
continues to demand, we ought to
be looking for ways to stop wast-
ing taxpayer dollars and reduce
government spending in a tar-
geted way. It is time for Congress
to start making spending reforms
that grow the economy and create
Sen. John Thune’s
Weekly Column
March 6, 2013 • The Faith Independent • Page 7
Orphan trains and the best
interest of the child
My Grandmother Axie died at
99 having lived a blessed yet
tragic life. As a young girl she lost
her father to some illness, and her
mother, struggling to raise four
children, lost a second husband,
and then a third. When the third
husband died Axie’s mother, out
of desperation, put some of her
children into an orphanage, and
Axie grew up separated from her
family. Obviously Axie held no
grudge since during a very suc-
cessful professional life as a fed-
eral judge, Axie cared for her
aging and then dying mother, an
orphan made good.
The history of adoption is as
old as humankind, with family
members raising children or-
phaned by death, or war, or eco-
nomic destruction. The middle
ages introduced the concept of or-
phanage when babies were left at
the door of monasteries, and were
raised in the institution of the
But much of what the world
knows of adoption and rules to
protect orphans actually stems
from the orphan trains of the
United States late 1800s. The
American Civil War and an in-
crease in immigration brought or-
phanage over-crowding and huge
numbers of homeless children
roaming the streets of east coast
urban cities. A group of religious
leaders spearheaded a solution by
shipping them on trains to the
rural west.
Over the next 70 years some-
thing like 250,000 orphaned,
abandoned, or homeless children
were placed on trains and sent to
western rural foster families
working the land. The largest
mass relocation of children to
ever occur, this helped establish
foster care in America and
brought many lost youth into
families where discipline and love
gave them a chance for a reason-
able life. At the same time, how-
ever, many of these children were
indentured and exploited rather
than adopted, and made to be-
come farm laborers and house-
hold servants.
Because of this social experi-
ment, the need to protect children
from abuse developed and the
best example was the Minnesota
adoption law of 1917 requiring
background checks of families
with follow-up after placement.
More foster homes were encour-
aged instead of institutional or-
phanages after this, and the
American trend for adoption to
ensure the best interest of the
child spread globally.
Presently in the US, not every
orphan is adopted with something
like 130,000 children now await-
ing adoption. Another little Axie
out there needs a parent.
Dr. Rick Holm wrote this
Prairie Doc Perspective for “On
Call®,” a weekly program where
medical professionals discuss
health concerns for the general
public.  “On Call®” is produced by
the Healing Words Foundation in
association with the South Dakota
State University Journalism De-
partment. “On Call®” airs Thurs-
days on South Dakota Public
Broadcasting-Television at 7 p.m.
Central, 6 p.m. Mountain. Visit us
at OnCallTelevision.com.
The Prairie Doc Perspective
Dr. Richard Holms, MD
South Dakota’s State Flower
“That bold bit of life at the edge
of the snows” is how South
Dakota poet laureate Badger
Clark described the state flower
in his 1939 poem Pasqueflower.
The pasqueflower is a wild-
flower that reaches eight to 12
inches in height. Each stem has
one cup-shaped flower with five to
eight petals that range in color
from dark lavender to almost
white. Silky hairs cover not only
the leaves but also the stems and
buds. As one of the first flowers to
bloom in the spring, it is a re-
minder of life’s springing anew
out of a wintry death.
Pasque refers to Easter and
Passover, and it is around that
time of year that the plant
blooms. On the prairies and
plains of South Dakota, pasque-
flowers typically bloom in late
April and early May. In the Black
Hills, the wildflower may flower
well into May and June. In most
cases, by June the flowers and
fruits are long gone and by the
end of July even the leaves are
gone – dormant until the follow-
ing year.
The little lavender flower
earned a place in the hearts of
American Indians and pioneers
before it earned a place in the
state’s law books.
In a piece of folklore written in
the Dakota language contained in
the North Dakota publication Na-
tive Life, a pasqueflower speaks
as a grandparent addressing
grandchildren. The pasqueflower
tells the grandchildren that she
has come out first of all the flower
people to show that spring is here
and that the buffalo will increase.
Then, when all the other flowers,
birds and animals have come out,
it is time for her to die. By this ex-
ample, she shows the grandchil-
dren that they must become old
and gray, and pass on to the next
land that has been prepared for
them by their ancestors. The
pasqueflower will return again in
early springtime, speaking her
message to generation after gen-
The Lakota name for the
pasqueflower is ‘hoki cekpa,”
meaning “child’s navel.” The wild-
flower has many other names as
well, including windflower,
prairie crocus, meadow anemone,
May flower and Easter flower.
According to information from
the South Dakota State Historical
Society – State Archives,
Lawrence Riggs, a teacher at Peo-
ria School in Hughes County,
asked the state legislature that
the pasqueflower and the motto “I
Lead” be adopted as the state flo-
ral emblem. In his letter dated
Feb. 4, 1903, he also requested
that the lesson “Be first in Love
and Peace and Faith in Immortal-
ity” be added, and that the flower
and motto be given an honored
place in the state seal and flag.
The South Dakota Educational
Association, which represents
teachers, had previously passed a
resolution urging the legislature
to adopt a floral emblem of the
anemone or pasqueflower and the
motto “I Lead.”
A bill signed into law on March
5, 1903, by Gov. Charles N. Her-
reid approved the pasqueflower,
along with the motto “I Lead,” as
the floral emblem of South
Dakota. South Dakota is the only
state to have incorporated a
motto with its state flower.
It would not be until 40 years
after the pasqueflower was de-
clared the state flower that South
Dakota would have its next state
symbols. The ring-necked pheas-
ant was designated the state bird
and Hail, South Dakota by
Deecort Hammitt was named the
state song, both in 1943.
Since then, the triceratops has
become the state fossil, kuchen
has been named the state dessert
and many more items have been
designated as state symbols to
signify what is important to the
But it was the first flower of
spring that led the way as South
Dakota’s first state symbol.
This moment in South Dakota
history is provided by the South
Dakota Historical Society Foun-
dation, the nonprofit fundraising
partner of the South Dakota State
Historical Society. Find us on the
web at www.sdhsf.org. Contact us
at info@sdhsf.org to submit a
story idea.
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Best of Luck 2012 - 2013 SENIORS
Paige Marie Brink
Paige Marie Brink is the 18 year old daughter of Casey and Francie Brink, Union
Center. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Loretta Mason, Sturgis. Paternal grand-
parents are the late Elmer and Ada Mae Brink.
Paige has worked on the ranch, working at Gold Pan Pizza during the Rally and
Some of Paige’s activities include: Youth group.
Most Memorable Moment: Rooming with Tearnee, Shanna and Katy during State
Volleyball and calling random numbers in the hotel and also running into a wall while
playing in the co-ed kickball championship round sophomore year.
Her favorites are: Colors: Orange; Song: “Stereo Hearts”, “Lost In You”, “Blown
Away” and anything from Brad Paisley; Group or Singers: Brad Paisley; Movies:
“Taken” and “Facing The Giants”; Car: 2012 Mazda 3; Extra-Curricular Activities: Vol-
leyball 4 years, basketball 4 years, track 4 years, drama 4 years and student council
1 year; Hobbies: Fishing, roping, snowboarding, long jump, riding horses and playing
guitar; Subject: Anatomy and Personal Finance; Teacher: Mrs. Fischbach.
Best thing about Faith High School: Being the first class to graduate from the
new school and it’s small enough, you get to know everybody.
Her accomplishments include: Lettering in volleyball, basketball, and track; All
Conference in volleyball senior year; winning LMC in volleyball senior year; Most Im-
proved in volleyball freshman year; making it to State in volleyball and basketball junior
year; Student Body President; 2012 Prom Queen, Homecoming royalty sophomore
and senior year; junior class officer; National Honor Society
Future plans include: Paige plans on attending Black Hills State University and
majoring in Physical therapy.
Lane Foster
Lane Foster is the 18 year old son of Rusty and Julie Foster, Meadow, SD. Mater-
nal grandparents are George and Carolyn Vancleave of Idaho. Paternal grandparents
are Vonnie Foster and the late Randy Foster.
Lane’s work experience includes being a hired hand, volunteer fire fighter, semi-
pro race car driver.
Some of Lane’s activities include: Hunting, fishing, roping and roping some more.
Most Memorable Moment: Times at the haunted house with Cody B., Caden,
Cody T. and Marty. Chasing rabbits on the practice field with my car.
His favorites are: Color: Orange; Song: “Milkshakes”; Group or Singer: 3 Doors
Down; Movies: “Division 3, Footballs Finest”; Car: Corvette; Extra-Curricular Activities:
Football, basketball, rodeo, play and track; Hobby: Roping; Subject: PE; Teacher: Mr.
Best thing about Faith High School: The people and friends.
His accomplishments include: Lettering all 4 years in football and rodeo, getting
All Conference in football, qualifying for State High School rodeo all 4 years, qualifying
for the USTRC Finals in Oklahoma.
Future plans include: Lane plans on going to college for mass communication
and rodeo.
Paige Marie Brink
Sponsored by: Farmers State Bank – Faith, SD
Lane Foster
The Faith Longhorns brought
home the championship trophy
from the District 16B Tourna-
ment on Saturday.
The Longhorns played the
Bison Cardinals Thursday night
in their first game of the tourna-
ment. The Longhorns led by 11 at
the end of the first quarter. The
Cardinals pulled within 10 at the
end of three but the Longhorns
outscored them in the final quar-
ter to win by 21. The Longhorns
had four players with double dig-
its. Jarius Hallligan led the Long-
horns with 17 points, followed by
Reggie Rhoden with 15, Cody
Trainor with 14 and Caden Smi-
ley with 10. Reggie Rhoden pulled
down 11 rebounds for the Long-
Quarter scores
Faith 21-27-45-70
Bison 10-18-35-49
Stats: Caden Smiley 10 pts, 3
assts, 6 reb, 3 stls; Cody Bern-
stein 2 pts, 1 asst, 2 reb; Cody
Trainor 14 pts, 9 assts, 6 reb;
Drew Vance 2 pts; Jarius Halli-
gan 17 pts, 1 asst, 3 reb, 2 stls;
Josh Afdahl 4 pts, 3 reb; Marty
Shaff 3 pts, 1 reb; Reggie Rhoden
15 pts, 11 reb, 2 blks; Rio Hulm 3
The team scored on 42% of
their field goals and 82% of their
free throws.
The win pitted them against
Harding County for the champi-
onship game on Saturday night.
Harding County defeated Newell
on Thursday night. The champi-
onship game was played in Lem-
mon Saturday night.
The Longhorns had a tougher
game with the Harding County
Ranchers. Both teams wanted the
championship and fought hard
throughout the game.
The Longhorns had a five point
lead at the half and four at the
end of three. The Longhorns got
as far as a 13 point lead in the
fourth quarter and ended up win-
ning by 9.
Cody Trainor led the team
with 27 points with 18 of those
coming in the first half. Jarius
Halligan had 9 points and Reggie
Rhoden had 8. Reggie Rhoden
once again pulled down 11 re-
bounds on the night.
Quarter scores
Faith 15-25-34-52
Harding County 9-20-30-43
Stats: Caden Smiley 5 pts, 3
assts, 4 reb, 1 stl; Cody Bernstein
2 assts, 5 reb; Cody Trainor 27
pts, 3 assts, 5 reb, 1 stl; Drew
Vance 3 pts, 1 asst, 5 reb; Jarius
Halligan 9 pts, 2 asst, 2 reb; Josh
Afdahl 3 reb, 1 stl; Marty Shaff 1
reb; Reggie Rhoden 8 pts, 11 reb,
1 blk, 1 stl.
The team hit 40% of the field
goals and were 57% from the free
throw line.
The Longhorns are 19-2 on the
season and will be facing a very
tough Dupree team for the Region
8B championship and the right to
go to the State B Tournament. We
wish them the best of luck this
Tuesday night at Mobridge.
Longhorns are District 16B
If you are a college senior or re-
cent graduate, now is the time to
start looking for an internship.
The Department of Labor and
Regulation (DLR) offers a one-
stop shop of services, including a
job search database to help stu-
dents find the perfect position. A
full listing of jobs and internships
is available at www.sdjobs.org.
Internships offer benefits like
real-world work experience, net-
working and an opportunity to
build your resume.
State Labor and Regulation
Secretary Pam Roberts said, “In-
ternships play a vital role not
only in educating young adults,
but in the development of the
South Dakota workforce.”
Internships also provide bene-
fits to employers. By offering in-
ternships and entry-level
positions, employers gain appli-
cants who are eager to work and
learn, have relevant, up-to-date
training and a fresh outlook on
the industry.  
“We encourage companies and
businesses to offer more intern-
ship positions,” said Secretary
Roberts. “They help fill temporary
workforce needs and at the same
time, offer potential long-term
Businesses interested in offer-
ing internship positions should
consider the following tips:
• The work should be an inte-
gral part of the student’s course of
• Learning objective should be
clearly identified.
• The student should be in a
shadowing/learning mode.
• The employer should provide
an opportunity for the student to
learn important skills and
processes integral to the business
or profession.
• There should be education
value to the work performed.
South Dakota Workforce Ini-
tiatives (SD WINS) is Gov. Dau-
gaard’s 20-point plan to address
short- and long-term workforce
needs. SD WINS is a collabora-
tive effort of business, education,
health and labor leaders to create
a well-trained and well-educated
workforce for the job market of
today and tomorrow. 
Labor and Regulation Dept.
connects students to
internship opportunities
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March 6, 2013 • The Faith Independent • Page 9
Children’s Fiction
If you give a Dog a Donut by
Laura Numeroff
Hogwash by Karma Wilson
The Sandwich Swap by Queen
Rania al Abdullah
Ponyella by Laura Numeroff
Silverlicious by Victoria Kann
Dog in Charge by K.L. Going
Apples A to Z by Margaret Mc-
Pete the Cat Rocking in My
School Shoes by Eric Litwin
Summer Jackson by Teresa E.
Froggy Builds a Tree House by
Jonathan London
Fancy Nancy: Hoir Dos and
Hair Don’ts by Jane O’Conner
Fire in the Forest by Samantha
Children’s Nonfiction
Might Machines series: Mon-
ster Trucks by Ian Graham
Might Machines series: Cars by
Ian Graham
Might Machines series: Trucks
by Jean Coppendale
Slithering Snakes by Sarah
Dangerous Dinos by Sarah
Sharks by Sarah Creese
Bugs by Sarah Creese
Extreme Animals by Sarah
Two Eyes, a Nose and a Mouth
by Robera Grobel Intrater
Mighty Machines by Sara
Juvenile Fiction
The Secret Tree by Natalie
I Survived series: The Attacks
of September 11, 2001 by Lauren
The Savage Fortress by Sarwat
Mind if I read You Mind? By
Henry Winkler
Ghoul Strike! By Andrew New-
Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-
so-Graceful Ice Princess by Rachel
Rene Russell
Spy Academy by Tracey West
Juvenile Nonfiction
The Best of Everything Hockey
Book by Shane Frederick
I Am Albert Einstein by Grace
Adult Fiction
Amber House by Kelly Moore
The Name of the Wind by
Patrick Rothfuss
Day of Reckoning by Jack Hig-
Chasing Perfect by Susan
And Another Thing … by Eoin
Movies: Juvenile
The Lone Ranger with Three
Episodes – 1. Cannonball McKay
with Clayton Moore; 2. The Lone
Ranger Fights On; 3. A Message
From Abe
The Lone Ranger Volume 2:
Three Episodes – 1. Enter the
Lone Ranger; 2. The Lone
Ranger’s Triumph; 3. The Legion
of the Old Timers
Remember that the library is
open Mondays, Tuesdays and
Thursdays from 8 AM – 7 PM;
Wednesdays 8 AM – 4 PM; and
Fridays 9 AM – 3 PM. 
The library will be closed on
March 29 and April 1 for Easter.
The Buy One, Get One Book Fair
is going on now!  The Family
Event is scheduled for March 11
from 3:30 -5:00 PM with science
and fun activities!  The FHS Stu-
dent Council is sponsoring the
event! Join us to celebrate read-
March into the Faith Library
for new reads and movies!
212 Guys and Gals
President Brooklyn Hanson
called the February 25, 2013
meeting to order at the Faith Li-
brary. 13 of 16 members were
present: Brooklyn Hanson, Shi-
anne Price, Matthew Gray, Sid-
ney Hanson, Sierra Price, Traylin
Martin, Kailyn Groves, Kaycee
Groves, Jess Harper, Drew
Harper, Jayden Shoemaker,
Shelby Schuelke, and Mikenzy
Miller. Roll call was your favorite
subject in school.
Sidney Hanson led the Ameri-
can Flag pledge and Jayden Shoe-
maker lead the 4-H pledge. Sierra
Price gave us the treasurer’s re-
port. We have $197.50 in our ac-
count. Sidney Hanson moved and
Kailyn Groves seconded it to ac-
cept the Treasurer’s report. Mo-
tion carried.
Mikenzy Miller, secretary,
read the minutes of the last meet-
ing. Sidney Hanson moved to ac-
cept the minutes as read and
Shianne Price seconded it. Mo-
tion carried.
For community service we may
redo signs for the roads. Jayden
Shoemaker moved and Shianne
Price seconded it that Mrs. Price
will work out the details and help
4-H Club News
with the planning. Motion car-
We will try to get Bountiful
Baskets for Easter for the elderly
and friends. Shianne Price moved
and Kaycee Groves seconded it
that Mrs. Hanson will order the
Bountiful Baskets. Motion car-
The club’s goals for the year
will be for members to attend at
least four meetings and for Begin-
ners to give at least one demon-
stration. Juniors and Seniors will
give at least two demonstrations.
March, 22 will be our next
meeting at 5:15 in Mrs. Hanson’s
classroom when we will organize
the fruit and vegetables from
Bountiful Baskets. We adjourned
the meeting,
Mikenzy Miller,
South Dakota homeowners
who live in different homes or
new homes from the previous
year have until Friday, March 15,
2013, to file for owner-occupied,
single-family-dwelling certificates
that make them eligible for a
property tax reduction.
“If you have moved into a new
or different home, please check
your assessment notice to ensure
that your home is classified as
owner-occupied,” said Gov. Den-
nis Daugaard. “I want to make
sure the property tax reduction is
received by everyone who is eligi-
All South Dakotans who
owned and occupied a home on
Nov. 1, 2012, are eligible for the
classification and the property
tax reduction. Taxpayers who
have received the reductions pre-
viously and still own and occupy
the same homes will continue to
receive the property tax reduction
without filing new certificates. It
is not necessary to file them
The 2013 valuation notices
that taxpayers have received
since March 1, 2013, will indicate
if property is classified as owner-
occupied. To receive the lower tax
rate, homeowners are advised to
check their notices to make sure
their property is listed as owner-
Taxpayers who have pur-
chased a home, built a new home
prior to Nov. 1, 2012, or have pre-
viously not applied for the classi-
fication must apply to their
county director of equalization by
March 15, 2013. Applications
postmarked by March 15, 2013,
will qualify for the lower tax rate.
Homeowners who need the
forms or have questions about the
owner-occupied certificate should
contact their county director of
equalization or the Property and
Special Taxes Division of the
South Dakota Department of
Revenue in Pierre at 605-773-
March 15th deadline for new homeowners
to get property tax reduction
Daylight Savings Time begins ...
Set your clocks ahead before
you go to bed Saturday night!
Page 10 • March 6, 2013 • The Faith Independent
Maintaining a Shelterbelt
The method used to prepare for
planting a new shelterbelt has a
lot to do with future maintenance.
Following are three common
methods of shelterbelt site prepa-
ration. 1. Tilling – tearing up and
fallowing the entire area where
the trees are to be planted. Trees
usually establish quicker with
this method with no competition.
2. Chemical fallowing with herbi-
cide the entire area the year be-
fore planting. Trees are scalp
planted into the sod. Trees will
establish but survivability varies.
3. Tilling a 10’ wide strip and fal-
low for each row. Trees are
planted and weed control fabric
laid. The vegetation between the
rows remains helping to prevent
weed invasion.
Planting shelterbelts with a
variety of species helps decrease
disease/ insect problems and ex-
tends shelterbelt life and func-
tion. Some shrubs to consider are
Silver Buffaloberry, Chokecherry,
Russian Almond, Caragana, Sand
Cherry, Nanking Cherry, Co-
toneaster, Golden Currant, Han-
sen Hedge Rose, Lilac and
American Plum. Some mid-size
trees to consider include Amur
Maple, Apricot, Crabapple,
Arnold Hawthorne, Homestead
Hawthorne, Tartarian Maple and
Russian Olive. Some tall trees to
consider are Honeylocust, Hack-
berry, Golden Willow, Cotton-
wood, Kentucky Coffee Tree,
Boxelder and Bur Oak. Some
evergreen trees to consider are
Meyers Spruce, Eastern Red
Cedar, Rocky Mountain Juniper,
Austrian Pine, Ponderosa Pine,
Scotch Pine and Black Hills
Why do shelterbelts fail? Pri-
marily due to moisture being at a
premium in our sub-arid climate,
heavy competition for that mois-
ture is one of the main causes of
shelterbelt decline. Smooth
Brome Grass is the worst culprit
but grasses in general are more
efficient competitors for moisture
than trees and shrubs. Weeds of
various types if not controlled rob
moisture from shelterbelts. Old
age and death especially of short-
lived tree species also occurs
when trees reach the end of their
expected lifespan.
The main shelterbelt mainte-
nance methods are tilling, mow-
ing, herbicides, weed control
fabric and cover crops. Tilling
eliminates weeds and grasses and
allowing trees to establish. Mow-
ers or Weed Badgers are often
used by landowners or hired
done. Chemicals are commonly
used alone or in combination with
other methods. Sprays like Tre-
flan and Princep are used to
maintain, or prevent competition
from grasses and weeds within
shelterbelts. Casoron is put
around the holes in fabric to keep
weeds from growing around trees
and Roundup can be used for spot
treatment weed control.
Generally weed control fabric
has improved survival rates and
increased growth rates of trees
and shrubs in our area. The fabric
needs to be cut in either an “X” or
“half moon” pattern about a foot
in size at planting. After 5 years
the holes need to be enlarged to
allow room for tree growth.
As time goes on the holes will
need to be enlarged again or the
fabric removed.
Cover crops should be consid-
ered for use in shelterbelts. Two
that work well are Proso Millet
and wildflowers. Both reseed
themselves providing dense cover
that control weeds and grass com-
petition. Over time viability of
weed seeds decrease and trees
grow large shading out weeds.
Finally, maintaining fences to
keep livestock out of shelterbelts
is also very important. Livestock
can destroy shelterbelts over time
by browsing leaves and twigs,
rubbing bark off, breaking limbs,
and compacting soil over tree
My source for this news release
was South Dakota Department of
Agriculture, Division of Resource
Conservation and Forestry. If you
would like more information
about “Maintaining a Shelter-
belt,” contact Bob Drown at the
Conservation Office at 605-244-
5222, Extension 4 or by e-mail at
All programs and services pro-
vided by the Northwest Area Con-
servation Districts are provided
regardless of race, color, national
origin, gender, religion, age, dis-
ability, political beliefs, sexual
orientation, and marital or family
Tree Facts
Bob Drown, Extension Specialist
The South Dakota Department
of Agriculture (SDDA) and South
Dakota State University (SDSU)
Extension will hold forums to dis-
cuss South Dakota’s vision for
livestock production this month.
“South Dakota has progres-
sive, forward-thinking entrepre-
neurs who understand the
exciting potential of today’s agri-
business marketplace,” said SD
Secretary of Agriculture Walt
Bones. “We’re starting the conver-
sation about the challenges and
advantages South Dakota has to
increase the number of livestock
in our state.”
All forums are scheduled to
begin at 6:30 p.m. local time but
are subject to change.
Dates and places are as fol-
March 11-Belle Fourche Live-
March 12-St. Onge Livestock
March 13-Faith Livestock
March 14-Lemmon Livestock
March 18-Miller Livestock
March 19-Presho Livestock
March 20-Winner Livestock
March 21-Chamberlain Live-
For more information, contact
Sarah Caslin, SDDA Livestock
Development Specialist at 605-
773-3649 or visit
Agriculture is South Dakota's
No. 1 industry, generating nearly
$21 billion in annual economic ac-
tivity and employing more than
80,000 South Dakotans. The
South Dakota Department of
Agriculture's mission is to pro-
mote, protect, preserve and im-
prove this industry for today and
tomorrow. Visit us online at
http://sdda.sd.gov or follow us on
Facebook and Twitter. 
SD Dept. of Ag and SDSU
Extension to hold “The Next
Generation of Livestock
Production” forums
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March 6, 2013 • The Faith Independent • Page 11
Paul’s Feed & Seed
N Main St., Fai th, SD – PH: 967-2102
Saturday, March 9th, 1:30 PM
Lensegrav Hybrid Bull Sale
at 1:30 PM offering 100 yearling bulls
Special Replacement Heifer, Grass, Feeder Cattle
& Bred Cow Sale
Sale Time: 10 AM
Expecting 1200-1500 cattle
Consignments Bred Cows:
Pending – 150 Angus cow 5-8's 9 (fancy) bred Angus calf 3-25
Consignments Bred Heifers:
Bob Tenold – 100 1st x baldy heifers HR BV 650-750#
Bob Tenold – 80 Hereford heifers HR BV 650-700#
Peter Tenold – 100 1st x baldy & Herf heifers HR BV 650-700#
K & J Brockel – 100 1st x baldy heifers HR BV 6-650#
Akers – 50 blk, bldy & Herf heifers HR 550-600#
Gerbracht – 40 Angus heifers HR (green) 5-525#
Henderson – 25 blk & bldy heifers HR BV 650#
Ingalls & Sons – 80 Angus Heifers, HR, BV 650-700#
Upcoming Sales:
Mon., March 18: Special replacement heifer, feeder & grass cattle sale
Mon., March 25: Special grass cattle and replacement heifer sale
Lastovicka & Dameron Angus Bull Sale at 1:00 pm
Faith Livestock Commission Co.
(605) 967-2200
A nice sale here on Monday, March 4, with a steady to higher
market on all classes. Greener grass cattle sold higher, es-
pecially on the grass heifers, with a nice crowd of buyers on
the seats.
Thank you for your business.
Jody Brown
159...........................Angus steers 731 .............$144.25
49.............................Angus steers 628 .............$157.00
J & C Capp Ranch
91.................1st x & Angus steers 503 .............$183.75
Stradinger Ranch
41 .....................Red Angus steers 613 .............$158.50
30 ....................Red Angus heifers 538 .............$157.00
Don McKinstry
21 ..............Red Angus heifers BV 510 .............$160.50
D & F Johnson
49............................Angus heifers 569 .............$159.50
consignment of
48 .......................blk & bldy steers 610 .............$155.50
Dewey Carr
33.............................Angus steers 577 .............$168.75
49............................Angus heifers 568 .............$158.25
consignment of
46.........................Hereford steers 605 .............$158.75
32 .......................blk & bldy steers 653 .............$154.75
Larry Archibald
25.............................Angus steers 708 .............$141.50
D & D Archibald
29 ...........................blk & bldy hfrs 555 ...........$158.001
We appreciate your business. Give us a call at 605-967-2200
or www.faithlivestock.com if you have livestock to sell.
We would be glad to visit with you.
Gary Vance – (605) 967-2162 OR Scott Vance – (605) 739-5501
OR CELL: 484-7127 OR Max Loughlin – (605) 244-5990 OR
1-605-645-2583 (cell) OR Glen King 1-605-390-3264 (cell)
Page 12 • March 6, 2013 • The Faith Independent
Farm Ground ~~ Ranch Land Micky Barnica Estate & Larry Barnica
Mon. Mar. 25, 2013 * 1:00 pm MT
4094+ Deeded Acres -- Plus 723 acre Tribal Lease & 1857 acre Private
Lease -- Ziebach County – north of Faith, SD
Auction held at old Community Center on Main St. in Isabel, SD (Hwy 20 & Hwy 65)
Directions to Glad Valley: From Faith, SD, go 3 W on Hwy 212, then 30 N on Hwy 73, then 20 E on Hwy
20 ~~~ From Lemmon, SD, go 35 S on Hwy 73, then 20 E on Hwy 20 ~~~ From Isabel, SD, go 17 W on
Hwy 20 ~~ At Glad Valley, SD, go 3 N & 1 W to reach property
• 4094.2 Deeded plus 723.61 Tribal (all pasture) & 1857.09 Linch Family Trust Lease (mostly pasture
w/172.47 A. crop land)
•1833.38 Deeded Farmland w/more land that could be farmed
!320.24 Deeded Winter Wheat planted
!528.55 Deeded in Hay (alfalfa & grass)
!984.59 Deeded in Stubble & Summer Fallow
•2260.82 Deeded Presently in Pasture & Trees
Farmland acres fenced & laid out in strips ~ Hunting ~ Shelterbelts ~ Barns, Corrals & Windbreak ~ Stock
Dams, Spring Fed Dugouts, Wells, some pipelines ~ Good access ~ Only 3 - 4 miles from Hwy 20 ~ FSA
payments & Crop Bases ~~~ OFFERED IN 7 TRACTS AND AS 1 UNIT
Tract 1: 160 acres ~ NE! Sec. 18 ~ 153+ tillable acres w/ 40+ acres planted to W Wheat and 35+ acres Alfalfa
~Taxes: $336.94 or $2.11/acre
Tract 2: 320 acres ~ N" of Sec. 17 ~ 311+ tillable acres w/77+ acres planted to W Wheat and 88+ acres
Alfalfa/Grass ~Taxes: $739.54 or $2.31/acre
Tract 3: 289.48 acres ~ Most of west half of Sec. 7 ~ 269+ tillable acres w/ 34+ acres Alfalfa ~Taxes: $ 642.65 or $
Tract 4: 577.18 acres ~ Most of Sec. 6 424.5+ tillable acres w/80 acres planted to W Wheat, 226+ acres Alfalfa, &
164 acres pasture ~ Some pasture areas would be tillable ~ Elec, & good well w/tire tank in NW ! ~Taxes: $1164.04 or
Tract 5: 863.01 acres ~ All of Sec. 24 and most of the west side of Sec. 19 ~ Great site for headquarters w/good,
mature shelterbelt w/majestic pines, spruce, good well & elec, all in center of Sec. 24 ~ Dams & spring-fed dug-outs
throughout Tract ~ 221+ tillable acres w/ 66+ acres planted to W Wheat, & 79+ acres Grass/Alfalfa ~ 640 acres pasture
~Taxes: $1699.84 or $1.97 /acre
Tract 6: approx. 775 acres ~ All of Sec.13 and most of NW! of Sec. 18 ~ Mostly Pasture ~ Spring fed dug-outs &
Dams ~ Borders county road ~ 35+ tillable acres, presently in grass, & 734 acres pasture ~Taxes: $1,076.86 or $
Tract 7: 1109.14 acres ~ “Fort Barnica” ~ all of Sec. 5, except for Mrs. Micky Barnica#s home) and E" of Sec. 7,
and NW! of Sec. 8 ~ Barn, Corrals, & Windbreak, w/elec & especially good well w/automatic waterer in Sec. 7. (This is
where Larry & Micky did their calving.) ~ See well log & you can see this could be used to pipe water throughout tract ~
Dams & Spring-fed Dug-outs ~ A lot of Sec. 7 used to be hayed ~ Sec. 5 also has springy draw to provide water all
along it in wet years ~ Water Pipeline w/tank, & small dug-out in Sec. 5 ~ 417+ tillable acres w/55+ acres planted to W
Wheat, 28+ acres Alfalfa/Grass & 684 acres pasture ~ Taxes: $1699.84 or $2.05/acre Successful bidder on this tract
also gets option for Tribal Lease & Linch Family Trust Lease
Property Showings: Sundays Mar. 3 and Mar. 10 from 1-3 pm
Terms: 15 % down Auction Day w/balance due on or before April 25, 2013. Auctioneers represent Sellers
Property absolutely sells to highest bidder on auction day without minimum or reserve bid!
Broker Participation Invited ~ More Info at Websites
Piroutek Auction Service
Dan Piroutek •$ 605-544-3316
R.E. Auctioneer, Lic. #282
Arneson Auction Service
Lonnie Arneson •$ 605-798-2525
R.E. Auctioneer, Lic. #11296
The Dewey, Meade & Ziebach
County FSA offices would like to
keep you informed of the follow-
ing items important to USDA pro-
grams. If you have any questions
please contact the Dewey County
office at 865-3522 ext 2, Meade
County at 347-4952 ext 2, or
Ziebach County at 365-5179 ext 2.
March 15 – Last day to pur-
chase NAP coverage
June 3 – Last day to sign-up
for ACRE
August 2 – Last day to sign-up
for DCP
March 2013 Interest Rates
Interest Rate for Commodity
and marketing assistance loans is
1. 125%
Interest Rate for Farm Storage
Facility Loans is 1. 375 7YEAR
Interest Rate for Farm Storage
Facility Loans is 2.0 10 YEAR
Interest Rate for Farm Storage
Facility Loans is 2.250 12YEAR
FLP Farm Operating Loan In-
terest is 1.250%
FLP Farm Ownership Loan In-
terest is 3.250%
MARCH 15 Closing date for
Noninsured Assistance Pro-
gram sign up
March 15, 2013 is the applica-
tion closing date to sign up for the
Noninsured Assistance Program
(NAP) coverage on most spring
seeded crops and perennial for-
Producers interested in obtain-
ing NAP on their 2013 spring
seeded or perennial forage non-in-
surable acreage should visit their
local USDA Service Centers on or
before March 15, 2013 to complete
a CCC-471, NAP Application for
Coverage in regard to the 2012
crop year.
NAP coverage is available for
crops where insurance coverage is
not available through Federal
Crop Insurance. NAP is designed
to cover losses due to eligible
causes of loss including damaging
weather, adverse natural occur-
rences, or a condition related to
damaging weather or adverse nat-
ural occurrences. NAP is designed
to cover any loss of production
that exceeds 50 percent of a pro-
ducer’s expected production. Pay-
ments for production loss in excess
of the 50 percent threshold are
calculated at 55 percent of the val-
ues established for the crop.
The NAP administrative fee is
$250 per crop that is limited to
$750 per county per participant
with a $1,875 cap per participant
for all counties. NAP coverage be-
gins 30 days after the NAP Appli-
cation for Coverage is filed and
the applicable administrative fee
has been paid. The administrative
fee is nonrefundable. A limited re-
source producer is not required to
pay the administrative fee, but is
required to certify to this eligibil-
ity and must sign a new applica-
tion each year.
USDA/Farm Service Agency News
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Sandwich: BBQ Chicken
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Effective at 12:00 AM (Mid-
night) Monday, March 11, 2013,
Spring Load Limit Restrictions
will apply to the road segments
and at the indicated weight limit
shown in the table below.
Highway, Location,
Begin/End MRM, Length,
Posting, Region
US 16A, US 385 at Custer to
SD 244, 26.14 to 55.76, 29.6, 7
Tons/Axle, Rapid City
SD 36, US 16A to SD 79, 36.00
to 45.01, 9.0, 7 Tons/Axle, Rapid
SD 40, Hayward to Cheyenne
River, 38.26 to 69.00, 30.7, 7
Tons/Axle, Rapid City
SD 71, Neb Line to 2 mi S of
Cheyenne R, 0.00 to 21.00, 21.0, 7
Tons/Axle, Rapid City
SD 87, Wind Cave Nat’l Park
to US 16/385, 47.27 to 79.36, 30.8,
7 Tons/Axle, Rapid City
SD 89, US 16A to SD 87, 58.51
to 64.58, 6.0, 7 Tons/Axle, Rapid
SD 471, Provo to US 18, 19.60
to 24.00, 4.4, 7 Tons/Axle, Rapid
SD 19, From SD 38 to SD 34,
73.73 to 96.94, 23.21, 7 Tons/Axle,
The effective date of the load
restrictions is determined by
weather and road conditions.
A Spring Load Restriction Re-
port is usually issued in advance
of any major load restriction
change. This report is issued for
guidance only and does not take
precedence over load restriction
signs in place. For further infor-
mation or a copy of a Spring Load
Restriction Map, please contact
the DOT at 605-773-3704. Spring
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Proceedings of the
Common Council
City of Faith, SD
The Common Council for the City of
Faith, South Dakota met in regular ses-
sion on February 20, 2013 at 5:00 P.M.
in the Community Room of the Commu-
nity Center. Mayor Haines called the
meeting to order, Brown called roll call,
and Mayor Haines led the Pledge of Al-
Council members present: Riley, In-
ghram, Nolan and Hellekson.
Council members absent: Lightfield
and Spencer.
Others in attendance were: Donn
Dupper, Patty Hauser, Cindy Frankfurth,
Debbie Brown, Eric Bogue, Jon Collins,
Justin and Shara Haines, Joel Afdahl,
Tim Bernstein, Gnene Fordyce, Rusty
Foster, Colt and Brianna Haines, Launa
and Shane Grubl.
Inghram made a motion, seconded
by Riley to approve the agenda as pre-
sented. Motion carried.
Riley made a motion, seconded by
Nolan to approve the minutes of the Feb-
ruary 4, 2013 meeting. Motion carried.
The following claims were presented
and read:
Utility Department, Salaries –
$6,869.80; Finance Office, Salaries –
$4,658.76; Police Department,
Salaries – $4,429.13; Bar & Liquor
Store, Salaries – $2,313.43; Janitor,
Salaries – $1,256.77; Ambulance De-
partment, Salaries – $5,318.42; James
Crockford, Landfill Manager – $261.87;
Angela Ostrander, Library Supervisor –
$285.82; Linda Olson, Library Assis-
tant – $715.93; Missouri River Energy
Services, WAPA, Dues, Supplemental
Power – $32,730.62; Farmers State
Bank, Federal Excise Tax – $341.22;
Farmers State Bank, SS & Withholding –
$3,314.00; Combined Insurance, Sup-
plemental Insurance – $34.80;
BankCard, Collection Fees – $102.87;
Farmers State Bank, 911 Surcharge –
$358.75; Golden West Telecom., Equip-
ment – $27,313.74; Tricare, Refund Am-
bulance Pymt – $373.20; SD State
Treasurer, Sales Tax – $4,873.52; AT&T,
Purchase of Accts Receivable –
$127.81; Border States Electric Supply,
Electrical Supplies – $62.27; Brosz En-
gineering, Inc., Airport Project –
$2,427.92; Business Forms & Account-
ing, Checks & Disconnect Notices –
$267.08; Butler Insurance, Additional In-
surance for Deck & Museum – $49.00;
CenturyLink, Service Expenses – $5.18;
Clark Printing, Utility Statements –
$505.11; Collins, Jon, Meals at Training
School – $76.00; Consortia Consulting
by Telec, General Consulting & Settle-
ments – $3,262.50; Dakota Backup, Pro-
fessional Services – $35.00; Emergency
Medical Products, Inc, Supplies –
$1,353.64; Evergreen Supply Company,
Oxygen Cylinder Lease – $6.98; Faith
Independent, Publishing – $530.18;
Golden West Technologies & Internet
Sol, Internet Help Desk, HD Subscriber
Count Chg – $667.06; Golden West
Telecomm., Special Access – $1,892.74;
Henschel, Eddie, Ambulance Laundry –
$88.00; Hillyard, Rugs, Rack & Straps –
$3,583.10; Ketel, Thorstenson & Com-
pany, Professional Services – $611.00;
King, Jason, Refund Telephone De-
posit – $75.00; Leca, Additional Assess-
ment – $1,256.00; Lonny's Steak House,
Meal for John Rhoden – $6.74; Lynn's
Dakotamart, Supplies – $112.06; M&D
Food Shop, Gasoline – $2,443.98; Mid
America Computer Corp., Toll Mes-
sages, Cabs Processing Charge –
$714.55; NeuStar, Inc., LNP Charges –
$188.39; Overhead Door Company,
Spring – $282.88; Physician's Claims
Company, Ambulance Billing –
$1,373.00; Postmaster, Library Box
Rent – $44.00; Ravellette Publications,
Inc., Farm Forum Ad – $82.00; Resco,
Tools – $269.35; Rick's Auto, LLC, Re-
pairs & Maintenance – $824.00; Servall
Uniform/Linen Co., Mats, Mops, Fresh-
eners – $401.94; South Dakota Network,
800 Database Landline – $15.62; The
Print Shop, Receipt Books – $292.00; Tri
State Water, Water – $16.20; Vilas Phar-
macy & Healthcare, Supplies – $153.88;
West Tire & Alignment, Repairs & Main-
tenance, Parts – $779.80.
Inghram made a motion, seconded
by Hellekson to approve all claims as
presented. All yes votes. Motion carried.
The January revenues were
$214,658.69 and the January expendi-
tures were $181,827.00.
Inghram introduced the following res-
olution and moved for its adoption:
WHEREAS the City of Faith
needs to transfer and that the Fi-
nance Officer be authorized to
transfer funds as of January 31,
2013 in accordance with the
adopted Budget Plan:
970.00.............. from General to
Ambulance Restricted Cash
2,000.00.............. from Electric
to Capital Outlay
250.00.............. from Water to
Capital Outlay
1,000.00.............. from Sewer to
Capital Outlay
6,000.00.............. from Tele-
phone to Capital Outlay
1,910.39.............. from Liquor to
27,500.00.............. from Tele-
phone to General
27,500.00.............. from Electric
to General
Seconded by Riley. All
yes votes. Motion carried.
Inghram introduced the following res-
olution and moved for its adoption:
WHEREAS the City of Faith
needs to transfer and that the Fi-
nance Officer be authorized to
transfer from the Contingency
Fund in accordance with
SDCL 9-21-6.1:
390.00.............. from Contin-
gency Fund to Library
Seconded by Nolan. All
yes votes. Motion carried.
First Reading of Ordinance
No. 303- West River Cable
Franchise Agreement:
Nolan made a motion, seconded by
Inghram to approve the first reading of
Ordinance No. 303: West River Cable
Franchise Agreement. Roll call vote – all
yes votes. Motion carried.
Resolution Correction:
Inghram made a motion, seconded
by Riley to approve the correction of
Resolution No. 01-22-13-01 change to
$2081.02 from Liquor to Capital Out-
lay. All yes votes. Motion carried.
Committee Meetings:
Riley made a motion, seconded by
Nolan to retire into executive session to
discuss personnel at 5:12 PM. Motion
Mayor Haines declared the Council
out of executive session at 5:34 PM.
Nolan made a motion, seconded by
Riley to retire into executive session to
discuss personnel at 5:38 PM. Motion
Mayor Haines declared the Council
out of executive session at 5:55 PM.
Riley made a motion, seconded by
Inghram to retire into executive session
for possible litigation at 5:55 PM. Motion
Mayor Haines declared the Council
out of executive session at 6:40 PM.
Shane Grubl explained to the Council
that the pickup his son was driving is
now at the bottom of Durkee Lake and
that he had talked with Game, Fish and
Parks and they stated that City of Faith
had the say in how long the pickup can
stay there. Shane would like to wait until
the lake would thaw to make it safer in
getting the pickup out if the Council didn’t
have a problem with that. Council agreed
it can stay until the conditions are right
to get it out of the lake.
Faith Stock Show:
Colt Haines, president of the Faith
Stock Show, approached the Council
about a temporary liquor license that is
available and would like to know what
needed to happen for them to apply for
it. Eric Bogue explained that the Council
would need to approve an ordinance or
resolution of how many per year that
would be available and other stipulations
with it and then Faith Stock Show could
apply for one. Bogue will check out what
is needed for sure before next meeting
and Council all agreed to go forward with
what is needed.
Faith Volunteer Fire Department:
Justin Haines, Fire Chief, told the
Council that another truck is needed and
they were looking at replacing a tender
truck and would help with keeping up on
the ISO. Justin stated that there would
be a couple of trucks they could get rid
of, but not sure if the City should or how
it needs to be done. Brown will check
into it. Council asked how much the Fire
Department needed for the truck. Justin
stated that they would like $10,000 from
the City and they would put in some of
their own money and there would have
to be some things added to the truck if
they received it. Riley made a motion,
seconded by Hellekson to approve giv-
ing $10,000 to the Fire Department for
the truck. All yes votes. Motion carried.
Justin asked if they didn’t purchase a
truck if the money could be used for
something else needed. Council stated
they would need to come back to the
Council and ask that to let them know
their plans. Mayor Haines wanted to clar-
ify with the Council if this is on top of their
already budgeted amount. Council
agreed it was above their budgeted
Recreation Center:
Some discussion has been held in
the community after the incident at the
lake happened about a place for kids to
go to for entertainment. Mayor Haines
has been discussing with some in town
and would like to see a Recreation Cen-
ter happen. Mayor Haines has checked
into a spot to rent, having pizza and
games and discussed with some kids if
they would utilize it if it were to happen
and they agreed. Mayor Haines stated
businesses and parents need to step for-
ward and help out. If a business and par-
ents took one night to work at the center,
it could work.
Aviation Fuel Quote:
We did not receive any quotes from
the advertisement for December 4, 2012
and February 4, 2013 so Locken Oil was
called for quotes on Aviation Fuel and
Jet A Fuel when needed. The following
quotes were received:
Locken Oil- Aviation Fuel – $0.47
over invoice
Locken Oil – Jet A Fuel – $0.47 over
Riley made motion, seconded by In-
ghram to accept the bids from Locken
Oil. All yes votes. Motion carried.
Portable Storage Truck for Jet A
Locken Oil has a fuel truck that they
could sell to the City of Faith for a
portable storage for Jet A Fuel. Insur-
ance Company was called to make sure
that will be okay and also checked with
someone to make sure the FAA would
be fine with it and all sounded fine. Joe
Locken needed to do some updates to
the pump on the truck and get back to
the City with a price.
Archery Area:
There is some interest in using the
archery area at Durkee Lake. Discussion
was held in regards to what needs to be
Building Permit:
Rick Trainor submitted a building per-
mit for a pipe fence on School Addition
Lot 3-5, Block 3. Inghram made a mo-
tion, seconded by Riley to approve Rick
Trainor’s building permit for a pipe fence
on School Addition Lot 3-5, Block 3. Mo-
tion carried.
Arrears list:
Council reviewed the arrears list.
There will be a Special Council meet-
ing on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 7
PM to discuss zoning and job descrip-
Riley made a motion, seconded by
Inghram to adjourn. Motion carried.
Glen Haines, Mayor
Debbie Brown, Finance Officer
Published March 6, 2013 for a total ap-
proximate cost of $108.18
Proceedings of the
Common Council
City of Faith, SD
The Common Council for the City of
Faith, South Dakota met in special ses-
sion on February 25, 2013 at 7:00 P.M.
in the Community Room of the Commu-
nity Center. Mayor Haines called the
meeting to order, Brown called roll call,
and Mayor Haines led the Pledge of Al-
Council members present: Riley, In-
ghram, Nolan, Spencer, Lightfield, and
Others in attendance were: Annelle
Afdahl, Jenni Fisher, Mike Fisher, Gerald
Trainor, Gordie Collins, Gary Fisher, Jim
Holloway, Morris Gustafson, Debbie
Brown and Eric Bogue.
Inghram made a motion, seconded
by Lightfield, to approve the agenda as
presented. Motion carried.
Discussion was held in regards to
zoning for temporary housing. Many is-
sues were discussed as to how many
temporary connections can be allowed,
how far apart and several other ideas.
Council and City Attorney will research
some of the ideas and bring back to the
meeting on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Motel Room and Meals for Meade
County Deputy:
At an earlier meeting, it was dis-
cussed in executive session that the
Meade County Deputy is going to come
to Faith while Arlen Frankfurth is on sick
leave after knee surgery and that the
Council agreed to pay for his motel room
and meals when he stays and forgot to
come out of executive session and make
that motion. Spencer made a motion,
seconded by Riley to approve to pay for
a motel room and meals for the Meade
County Deputy while on duty in Faith. All
yes votes. Motion carried.
Job Descriptions:
Eric Bogue asked for clarification on
the job descriptions before he printed
them for review.
Glen Haines, Mayor
Debbie Brown, Finance Officer
Published March 6, 2013 for a total ap-
proximatea cost of $17.54
SDCL 10-11-13
governing body, sitting as a Review
Board of the City of Faith Municipality,
Meade County, South Dakota, will meet
at the Council Room in the Faith Com-
munity Center at 7:00 P.M. in said taxing
jurisdiction on MONDAY, the 18th day of
March, 2013, (being the 3rd Monday in
March) for the purpose of reviewing and
correcting the assessment of said taxing
district for the year 2014.
All persons considering themselves
aggrieved by said assessment are re-
quired to submit written notice to the
clerk of the local board no later than
March 14, 2013.
Debbie Brown
Finance Officer
Faith, South Dakota
Published February 27 & March 6, 2013
for a total approximate cost of $16.88
A school land lease auction will be
held in Meade County Courthouse, in
Sturgis, SD on March 26, 2013 at 10:00
AM (MT).
A list of tracts available for lease can
be obtained at the Meade County Audi-
tor’s Office, by visiting sdpublic
lands.com, or by contacting Mike Cor-
nelison, Office of School & Public Lands,
500 E Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD
57501-5070 or phone (605)773-4172.
Disabled individuals needing assistance
should contact the Office of School and
Public Lands at least 48 hours in ad-
vance of the auction to make any neces-
sary arrangements.
Published February 27, March 6, 13, &
20, 2013 for a total approximate cost of
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the July, 2013 – June 30, 2014 contract
Contractors must submit a letter of in-
terest, provide copy of insurance (work-
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general and automobile liability insur-
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Lead-Based Paint for Renovators Train-
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Published March 6 & 13, 2013 for a total
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605-748-2210 or 2244
Hol l oway Storage
Fai th, SD
Unit sizes: 5x10, 8x20,
10x10, 10x15 & 10x20
Steel storage facility
Cal l 967-2030 or
Cel l 605-200-1451
Badlands Enterprises
Samuel C. O’Rourke, Sr.
PO Box 1618, Eagle Butte, SD
• Septic Tank Pumping
• Portable Restrooms
• General Contracting
Voter registration for the Municipal
Election to be held on April 9th, 2013 will
close on March 25th, 2013. Failure to
register by this date will cause forfeiture
of voting rights for this election. If you are
in doubt about whether you are regis-
tered, check the Voter Information Portal
at www.sdsos.gov or call the County Au-
ditor at 347-2360.
Registration may be completed dur-
ing regular business hours at the county
auditor's office, municipal finance office,
secretary of state's office, and those lo-
cations which provide driver's licenses,
SNAP, TANF, WIC, military recruitment,
and assistance to the disabled as pro-
vided by the Department of Human Serv-
ices. You may contact the county auditor
to request a mail-in registration form or
access a mail-in form at www.sdsos.gov.
Voters with disabilities may contact
the Municipal Finance Officer or County
Auditor for information and special assis-
tance in voter registration, absentee vot-
ing, or polling place accessibility.
Debbie Brown, Finance Officer
Faith, South Dakota
Published March 6 & 13, 2013 for a total
approximate cost of $22.08
The Board of Directors of Western
South Dakota Community Action, Inc.
are seeking candidates interested in
serving as the Low Income representa-
tive for Meade County.
Western SD Community Action, Inc.
is a non-profit corporation governed by a
forty-two (42) member Board of Direc-
tors representing (3) sectors: low-income
people, civic groups within the commu-
nity and each of the fourteen (14) county
boards of government.
The primary purpose of the CAP
agency is to focus local, state, regional
and national resources on developing ef-
fective ways of assisting low-income
people. To accomplish this, Western SD
Community Action, Inc. operates weath-
erization, garden programs, summer
youth programs, necessity pantry pro-
grams, employment assistance, educa-
tional supply programs, emergency food
and commodity projects, homeless pro-
grams, community food pantries and
clothing centers.
Low-income persons seeking to be
elected are required to have five (5) low
income persons over eighteen (18)
years of age sign a petition. Non low in-
come persons wishing to represent low-
income people are required to have ten
(10) low income persons over eighteen
(18) sign a petition. This person must
also reside in, work in or volunteer in
Meade County.
Persons at least eighteen (18) years
of age seeking to be a Board low-income
representative can obtain petitions from
Rose Swan, 1844 Lombardy Drive,
Rapid City, SD 57703.
Phone: (605) 348-1460 or out of
Rapid City (800) 327-1703.
Petitions are to be submitted to West-
ern SD Community Action, Inc., 1844
Lombardy Drive, Rapid City, SD 57703.
If you have any questions please contact
Western SD Community Action, Inc.,
1844 Lombardy Drive, Rapid City, SD
57703. Phone: (605) 348-1460 or out of
Rapid City (800) 327-1703.
Published March 6 and 13, 2013 for a
total approximate cost of $36.37
The Board of Education of the Faith
School District 46-2 met in special ses-
sion on Wednesday, February 27, 2013
with Chairwoman Johnson calling the
meeting to order at 6:02 pm.
Amie Schauer led the Pledge of Alle-
Members present: Hanson, Johnson,
Vance and Welter.
Motion by Vance, 2nd by Welter to
approve the amended agenda. Motion
Motion by Hanson, 2nd by Welter to
go into executive session to discuss the
superintendent search at 6:04 pm. Mo-
tion carried.
Chairwoman Johnson declared the
board out of executive session at
Motion by Hanson, 2nd by Vance to
take a 5-minute recess.
Motion by Welter, 2nd by Vance to go
back into executive session with Julie
Ertz from ASBSD to discuss the super-
intendent search. Motion carried.
Chairwoman Johnson declared the
board out of executive session at
Motion by Vance, 2nd by Noma to go
into executive session at 9:08 pm for ne-
gotiations. Motion carried.
Chairwoman Johnson declared the
board out of executive session at
Motion by Noma, 2nd by Vance to ad-
journ. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 9:17 pm.
Sharron Johnson, President
Board of Education
Amie Schauer,
Business Manager
Published March 6, 2013 for a total ap-
proximate cost of $16.24
CLASSIFIEDS • CALL 967-2161 • Email: faithind@faithsd.com The Faith Independent • March 6, 2013 • Page 16
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CARDS OF THANKS: Poems, Tributes, Etc. … $5.00 minimum for first 20
words; 10¢ each word after. Each name and initial must be counted as one
NOTE: $2.00 added charge for bookkeeping and billing on all charges.
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PUBLISHER’S NOTICE: All real estate advertised in this newspaper is sub-
ject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968, which makes it illegal to advertise
“any preference, or discrimination on race, color, religion, sex, or national ori-
gin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimina-
This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which
is a violation of the law. Our readers are informed that all dwellings advertised
in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.
email us at
1st Tuesday & 3rd Wednesday
of each month
Trips to Rapid City, Sturgis & communities in between
Fares to Rapid City are $25.00
For information or a brochure call (605) 374-3189
or Call 967-2001 to arrange a ride!
Kevin Casey family, Riata Bison,
Wednesday, March 20, near Vivian,
SD. 540+ quality head sell, all
ages. See on WWW.BRADEEN
AUCTION.COM 605-673-2629.
MARCH 10, 1 p.m. Community
Center, Faulkton, SD. Johnnies
Liquor memorabilia, signs, lights,
decanters; old coins, currency;
WWII memorabilia; collectables.
Dan Ramsdell 605-290-5930.
Triple A Auction, Joe Sovell.
store wants to hire salesperson
and installer. Both must be experi-
enced in complete range of floor-
covering products. Salary plus
benefits. NTRAJV@gmail.com.
screen host families, provide sup-
port and activities for exchange
students. Make friends worldwide!
Custer Clinic and Custer Regional
Senior Care in beautiful Custer,
SD, have full time and PRN (as-
needed) RN, LPN and Licensed
Medical Assistant positions avail-
able. We offer competitive pay and
excellent benefits. New Graduates
welcome! Please contact Human
Resources at (605) 673-2229 ext.
110 for more information or log
onto www.regionalhealth.com to
DAKOTA LOG HOME Builders rep-
resenting Golden Eagle Log Homes,
building in eastern, central, north-
western South & North Dakota.
Scott Connell, 605-530-2672,
Craig Connell, 605-264-5650,
statewide for only $150.00. Put the
South Dakota Statewide Classi-
fieds Network to work for you
today! (25 words for $150. Each
additional word $5.) Call this
newspaper or 800-658-3697 for
SALE! Early bird spring discounts!
Save up to 40% off on machinery
storage and shops. Limited Offer!
Call Jim, 1-888-782-7040.
PUPPIES: from good working
dogs. Mom is Korgie and Aus-
tralian Shepherd. Dad is Dingo.
Call 985-5309. F25-2tc
CREDIT UNION in Faith is ac-
cepting applications for a part
time MSR. You can stop by the of-
fice and pick up an application.
Applications close on March 29th.
ED: The Tri-County Conserva-
tion District wants to hire
temporary help this spring to
plant trees and lay fabric. If you
are interested in this temporary
job please contact the Tri-County
Conservation District before
March 12, 2013 at 967-2561 for
an interview with the board of Su-
pervisor’s. F26-2tc
job openings for 1 stocker and 1
cashier. Some weekend and
evening availability is needed.
Will train motivated applicants.
Pick up applications at Lynn’s
Dakotamart in Faith. F25-2tc
kitchen, living room or house
freshened up with paint. Call
967-2140, ask for Ron. F26-eow
Countryside Apartments in
Faith. 1 bedroom, carpeted
throughout. Laundry facilities
available. Handicap accessible.
Rent based on income. For infor-
mation contact: PRO/Rental Man-
agement 1-800-244-2826 or
1-605-347-3077 Equal Opportu-
nity Housing. F5-tfc
with trencher and backhoe, Live-
stock Water Systems. 10 1/2 miles
south of Maurine, 605-748-2473
Merle Vig. F2-tfc
Thanks for the cards, gifts,
masses, flowers & good wishes for
our 50th Anniversary. It was
great hearing from so many.
God Bless
Bill & Joyce Dustman
Thanks to the following home-
town folks: Jim & Iverne Hol-
loway, Peggy Riley, Joel Afdahl,
Melinda Selby and Dorothy
Fisher. Your generosity and car-
ing has been a blessing
I’m so grateful,
Karen Inghram
The family of Lawrence T.
Collins wishes to thank all our
friends and family for the phone
calls, visits, cards, flowers, food
and memorials. We appreciate all
your kindness.
Myrna Collins
Nova & Matthew Collins
Kevin & Shane Collins
Randy, Dillon & Ty Collins
To  all  our family and friends
that made out 50th anniversary
so special  with your kind mes-
sages,  cards,  and phone  calls,
thank you all. A big thanks to our
kids for taking us out  for the
Love you all.
Jr. & Carol Olson 
Thank you Dorothy Fisher for
the family dinner. You are spe-
cial, too.
Arlen Hulm
Thanks so much for all the
prayers, memorials, food, flowers
and cards for the passing of my
mother, Vivian. Your kindness
will always be remembered.
Arlen & Betty Hulm

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