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KADOKA PRESS
The official newspaper of Jackson County, South Dakota
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Volume 105 Number 43 May 10, 2012
News Briefs …
Kadoka Area School Board will be meeting on Wednesday, May 9, 7:00 p.m., Kadoka School. Jackson County Commissioners meeting is Monday, May 14, 9:00 a.m., in the commissioners’ room at the Jackson County Courthouse. Kadoka City Council will hold their monthly meeting Monday, May 14, 7:00 p.m., at the finance office. Kadoka Awards Banquet for academics and athletics will be Tuesday, May 15, 6:00 p.m., at the Kadoka City Auditorium. Last day of school will be Thursday, May 17. Regional Track Meet, Jackson County Sports Complex, Thursday, May 17. 9:30 field events, 10:15 running events, 12:30 finals. KAHS Graduation will be Sunday, May 20, 1:00 p.m., at the city auditorium.
In it for the students, positive dedication Eisenbraun captures state technology leadership award
also to have a leadership role in where we go with technology.” While attending Black Hills State University Eisenbraun was able to gain quite a bit of experience working in the programming department at the college. Even though he had a strong foundation with technical functions, learning all the hardware and networking has been the most challenging with this position. “In this position there have been a lot of new challenges. You definitely feel the pressure when there’s a problem and over 400 people are waiting on you to get it fixed,” Eisenbraun said, “Luckily everyone is very patient. And I’ve learned that if I can’t get it fixed, at least I do know who to contact to get it fixed,” he said with a smile. Although among the challenges also comes the rewards, which are the growth and expansions of technology. “Changes with technology can sometimes be a little scary, but the support from the community, school board, staff and the students has been tremendous,” said Eisenbraun. “Without all the support, the job would be so much more difficult.” When the district began advancing the technology department there was one computer for every student in grades nine through twelve. Since then it has broaden to include students in grades sixth through eighth and in the lower grades, there is one computer for every two students. “My personal goal is to hopefully see our district extend and provide one computer to every student from kindergarten to the senior class.” Eisenbraun stated. “To help the students in the beginning of their education and then see them graduate and to know they are leaving our school with a good knowledge of technology and to be able to effectively use it, is very gratifying.” Not only is Eisenbraun able to contribute to the education of the students within the school building, but he is also able to help plant seeds of growth on the football field. “Being the football coach you are able to connect with kids in a completely different manner,” Eisenbraun stated. “Encouraging them to work hard, seeing them work through different issues that arise and then being able to see the lessons they’ve learned on the field and apply them to their life, that’s what it’s all about. “Winning is great and I’ll take a win anytime, but to see the students grow, it can’t get any better than that.” “Thinking back, I had a teacher in high school who I looked up to with great admiration,” said Eisenbraun. “He was my computer and business teacher and also coached us on the football field. And look at me know.” he concluded with a smile. The dedication that Eisenbraun has shown has truely benefited the youth, but his concern for the students is evident by the response and respect that the student display towards him. “You never know who it will affect or when it will happen, you just want to try to have a positive impact,” he said. “I’ve been blessed to have the opportunity to work with the kids and be a part of the community.” On Tuesday, April 17 Chad Eisenbraun was presented the 2012 Technology Director award at the TIE Conference for his commitment to education and technology. See the nomination letter on page 2
Horizons review committee update
~ by Robyn Jones ~ The Kadoka Horizons Committee held a meeting on Wednesday, May 2. Recently Horizons has contributed $2,500 to the Kadoka Buffalo Stampede committee for the fence at the entrance of the rodeo arena, while the committee purchased the entrance sign. The Kadoka Buffalo Stampede would like to additional rail to the fence, but definite plans have not been determined. Two trees were also purchased for the Kountry Kousins 4-H Club that were planted by the welcome sign on the west edge of town. Last fall ten picnic tables were purchased for individuals or groups to rent. Ads and contact information are in the Kadoka Press. Currently the tables are being stored at Hogen’s Hardware. Discussion was held on purchasing a storage building to keep the tables in. Information will be collected and presented at the next meeting. A city-wide spring clean up was discussed. The Horizons committee members will be offering their assistance to possibly help community members during this time. With spring and the warm weather here, hosting block parties is encouraged. Anyone who would like to host a block party and consider projects they could do to improve their block, is encourage. Groups who are interested or would like more details, please contact Patty Groven. City-wide rummage sale in Kadoka is set for Sat., June 2. A plant exchange is planned for Sat., May 19 by Hogen’s Hardware. Ideas for expanding the garden tours this summer were also presented. More details will be determined at the next meeting. The next meeting will be held on Wed., May 16, 12:00 noon at the Kadoka Fire Hall.
Chad Eisenbraun on April 17 at the TIE Conference.
2012 Technology Director award …
was presented to --courtesy photos
~ by Robyn Jones ~ Do you have an individual in your school district who goes above and beyond, and deserves recognition for the outstanding commitment they show to the education community? An individual who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in implementing technology to improve K-12 education? These were the questions asked by the Technology and Innovation in Education (TIE) when looking for someone who is worthy to receive the Technology Leadership Award that was to be presented at the Annual TIE Conference held in Sioux Falls on April 15-17. Nominations for the award were received from school districts throughout the state including the Kadoka Area School District, who nominated Technology Director Chad Eisenbraun. Graduating from Black Hills State University with a business education degree and a minor in computers, Eisenbraun came to the Kadoka School in fall 2001 to teach business and computer classes. “I’m not sure what persuaded me to pursue an education degree,
I’ve just always known that I like to work with kids,” Eisenbraun said, “but I do know it was a good choice, because I love to teach.” In July 2009 the opportunity came for Eisenbraun to fill the technology position. Deciding to take the technology director position was difficult to do. “I love teaching, but I also love the challenge of the technology,” Eisenbraun said. “Having this position has given me both the opportunity to continue to work with so many students, and just not restricted to those in my class, but
The best of both worlds … working with students and promot-
ing technology within the school district. Chad Eisenbraun assists Herbie O’Daniel with his computer assignment.
Kadoka Community Betterment Association to promote Tri County Ag Day, Ranch Rodeo
~ by Ronda Dennis ~ The monthly meeting for Kadoka Community Betterment Association was held Thursday, May 3 at Jigger’s Restaurant with 15 people in attendance. There was a motion to approved payment of two bills; one to Hogen’s Hardware for additional Easter items in the amount of $53.61 and another to the Lit Swap for $30. There was discussion on another bill to CBS Signs for the Kadoka advertising sign located near Mitchell. CBS will be notified that they will receive payment when proof is provided to KCBA that the sign has been upgraded. Adele Harty, now with the SDSU Extension Service in Rapid City, addressed KCBA members. She said there will be a Tri County Ag Day on Friday, June 8 in Cottonwood. Harty said she is asking the chambers in Wall, Philip and Kadoka to help with advertising and promoting the event. She explained that the gold sponsorship costs $300 and it includes vendor space, advertising and being recognized in the directory. The vendor fees, she noted, would be $100. Harty said there will be a registration fee, however, the evening meal and trade show will be free. KCBA approved a motion to pay $300 for the gold membership. The day’s activities will begin with the trade show at 10:00 a.m., followed be a livestock handling seminar and a tour and evaluation of local producers’ handling facilities. There will be a free BBQ starting at 6:00 p.m., and the trade show will continued. Kenny Wilmarth provided sample copies of a new design for 14’ by 32’ banner signs from Rosenbraum Signs. The signs are placed along I90 east and west of Kadoka. Some members felt the design was too similar to the last signs and would like a newer fresh look. Belinda Mitchell asked if other individuals could make the design and submit it for printing. There was a reminder that the Lit Swap is on May 9 and the 4-H Horse Show on Thursday, June 14 at the Kadoka Rodeo Arena. Jerry and Cindy Willert addressed KCBA regarding the Ranch Rodeo which will be held during reunion weekend on Saturday, June 23. Cindy Willert said the Ranch Rodeo will begin with a calcutta at 1:00 p.m. at the rodeo grounds and the rodeo action will begin at 2:00. There will be a limit of 10 teams in the ranch rodeo. Following the event, awards will be held under the tent on Main Street. There will be concessions and beer sales at the arena that day. KCBA motioned to be a $300 buckle sponsor for the Ranch Rodeo. It was also decided to transfer the City of Kadoka’s 800 telephone number to the Black Hills Reservations system. This change can be made after approve by the city council. Bob Fugate said he planned to visit with the school and city regarding upgrading the sound system at the auditorium and questioned if KCBA would be willing to contribute to the cost. Fugate said he would have more information at the next meeting. KCBA’s next meeting will be held on Thursday, June 7, 12:00 noon at the H&H Restaurant.
4th Grade hosts Pioneer Supper
Public Notices highlight insurance companies’ financial condition
In this issue you will find publication of financial summaries of various insurance companies licensed to do business in South Dakota. Insurance companies doing business in South Dakota are required by state law to publish these financial summaries annually. The summary lists the insurance company's assets, liabilities, business in South Dakota for the year and the lines in which the company is authorized by the state of South Dakota to sell insurance. "Recent times in our nation's economy have shown us that more disclosure and more information is crucial to public confidence in all aspects of our financial industry," SDNA General Manager David Bordewyk said. "These important public notices help fulfill the expectations held by South Dakotans." The published insurance company financial statements from all South Dakota newspapers soon will be available at www.sdpublicnotices.com. The Web site is a compilation of all public notices first published in all South Dakota newspapers. This newspaper along with others in the state and South Dakota Newspaper Association have joined together to provide the public notice Web site as a public service at no cost to state and local governments. For more information about any insurance company doing business in South Dakota, contact the state Division of Insurance in Pierre at (605) 773-3563. For more information about the publication of these legal notices, contact your local newspaper or South Dakota Newspaper Assoc. South Dakota Newspaper Association, founded in 1882 and based in Brookings, represents 130 weekly and daily newspapers with a total readership of more than 600,000.
Chili and corn bread …
along with homemade desserts were served at the Pioneer Supper. The event is to defray costs for the 4th grade field trip to DeSmet. Students also performed many old time favortive songs and a short skit. --photos by Robyn Jones
Church Page …
Joyce M. Handcock_______________ Verna Mae Sharp ________________
Her mother, taught her to treat others as you would like to be treated and from her Dad she learned, “Hard work never hurt anyone, honesty pays, and put it back where you got it.” She always said she could harness a horse faster than a lot of people and old Star was her favorite horse. She was a proud American and took her conservative political beliefs very seriously. She was always ready to discuss any topic and had a home remedy for everything. Survivors include three daughters and their husbands, Debi and Ross Collins, Robin and Rick Muir, and Sheri and Ron Traupel, all of Rapid City, one son and his wife, Doug and Holly Sharp of Forksville, PA, grandchildren, Chad and Stacie Collins, Clay Collins, Jessie and Brittany Muir, Chuck, Cne’, Wyatt, and Jake Sharp, Nick and Kerry Muir, Tim Muir, and Dani Muir, and seven great-grandchildren, Morgan, Rylee, Reis, and Makenna, six step grandchildren, Kendell, Sarah, Brandie, Callie, Katie and Richard and eight step great-grandchildren, Lilly, Teagan, Tanner, Robert, Ethan, Nicholas, Thomas and Jessica. Two sisters, Geraldine Allen, Kadoka, SD, Velma (Fritz) Arment, Wanblee, SD, and three brothers, Tommy (Tootie) Terkildsen, Kadoka, SD, LaVern (Dianne) Terkildsen, Wall, SD, and Art (Ginny) Terkildsen, San Jose, CA, sister-in-law, Frances Terkildsen, Kadoka, SD, also numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2012 at South Park United Church of Christ, 2201 Third St, Rapid City, with Pastor Bruce Herrboldt officiating. Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Kirk Funeral Home and one hour before services. Burial was held at the Black Hills National Cemetery, with fellowship at the church following the burial.  A memorial has been established. Friends may sign Verna online guestbook at Mae’s www.kirkfuneralhome.com. Aid and served on the church council for many years. Through her strength, courage, and determination, she was an inspiration to her entire family. Survivors include two sons, Ben Handcock and his wife, Patsy, of Pierre, and Maurice Handcock and his wife, Cathie, of Kadoka; two daughters, Bonnie Ferguson and her husband, Owen, of Long Valley, and Kathy Rock and her husband, Jim, of Long Valley; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; three a great-great-grandchildren; brother, John A. “Bert” Mansfield and his wife, Eulalia, of Martin; and a host of other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband, Donald, Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, LaReta Blankenfeld, Moyne McGee and Betty Ireland; six brothers, Dale, Dean and Bill Mansfield, and three infant brothers, Ben, Glen and Louis Mansfield. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 9, at the Kadoka City Auditorium in Kadoka with Pastor Art Weitschat and Father Bryan Sorensen officiating. Music was provided by Tayta West, Kassidy Ferguson and Kwincy Ferguson, vocalists, and Milton Handcock, vocalist. Ushers were Branden West, Aaron King, Preston Patterson and Colton McDaniel. Pallbearers were Milton, Marlon, Tucker, Tyler and Tanner Handcock, Brandon and Brice Rock and Josh Ferguson. Honorary pallbearers were Noell Uhlir, Tia Pugh, Tara King, Tayta West, Bailey Patterson and Abbi McDaniel. Interment was in the Long Valley Community Cemetery. A memorial has been established to the Kadoka Nursing Home. Arrangements were with the Rush Funeral Chapel of Kadoka. Her online guestbook is available at www.rushfuneralhome.com
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Stella Ptak____________________
When Ed retired, they started going south for the winters and spent the cold months as snowbirds in Mission, Texas. They would return in the summers where Ed would work for the Philip Ambulance Service and Stella as a nurse’s aide at the hospital. Ed passed away on May 20, 2008, and Stella moved into Maryhouse Nursing Home where she has been lovingly cared for since then. She loved her family and her church, attending daily mass. She also enjoyed bingo, Duke University men’s basketball, and talking about “old times”, growing up on the Choteau Creek in Charles Mix County. Stella was a lifetime member of the Catholic Daughters of America and VFW Auxiliary. Thankful for having shared her life are her three children, daughter Barb Joy and her husband, Larry, of Pierre; two sons, Tim Ptak and his wife, Trudy, of Minot, N.D., and John Ptak and his fiancée, Karolea, of Central City; grandchildren, TJ Ptak and family of Kalamazoo, Mich., Tonia Kirk and her family of Minot, N.D., Jaremy Joy of Minneapolis, Minn., and Josh Joy and family of Fargo, N.D.; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Ed; three sisters, Rose Novak, Clara Cihak, and Ann Sykora; and two brothers, Jim and Bob. A prayer service will be held 7:00 p.m. CDT, on Thursday, May 10, at the Maryhouse Chapel in Pierre. Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 a.m. MDT on Friday, May 11, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Philip. Interment will be held 3:00 p.m. MDT Friday at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis. A memorial is established. Arrangements are with the Rush Funeral Home of Philip. Her online guestbook is available at www.rushfuneralhome.com
On, Sunday, April 29, 2012, Verna Mae Terkildsen Sharp left this earth after a short battle with cancer to join her husband, Charles, son, Chuck, and grandsons, Jamie Dickey and Lance Collins, and her parents, Niels and Anita Terkildsen, sister, Dorothy, and brothers, Cal, Slim, and Raymond Terkildsen. Verna Mae Terkildsen was born on July 18, 1932. She was the seventh of ten children born to Niels and Anita Brown Terkildsen on the family farm at Wanamaker, SD. Verna Mae married Charles Sharp on January 26, 1951. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2001. She loved to sew, upholster, play her guitar, and sing and yodel. The last few years of her life she enjoyed playing guitar for nursing home residents. She was happy when her grandchildren took lessons from her, learning to play the guitar. Making people happy was her special gift. Verna Mae and Charles owned and operated Sharp’s Auction for eight years. She was a people greeter at Walmart for seven years, and a health unit clerk at Rapid City Regional Hospital, retiring in 2008. She loved people and enjoyed every job she held. Raising her children and being a homemaker was her favorite job. Her family was the most important thing in her life.
Joyce M. Handcock, age 85 of Kadoka, died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the Kadoka Nursing Home. Joyce M. Mansfield was born June 14, 1926, at Niobrara, Neb., the youngest of 11 children born to Ben and Leafy (Larson) Mansfield. In March 1929, she moved with her family to Bennett County, where she attended all eight grades at the Pass Creek School, and high school at Martin, graduating from Bennett County High School in 1944. Joyce was united in marriage to Donald Handcock on June 17, 1944, at Martin, and to this union were born four children, Ben, Bonnie, Kathy and Maurice. They made their home in Long Valley where they were engaged in farming. In April of 1950, they moved from Donald’s family’s homestead to a farm one mile north of Long Valley. Her husband, Donald, preceded her in death on October 22, 1988. Joyce remained at the ranch until September 2005, when she moved into the Kadoka Nursing Home, where she resided until her death. Joyce was a charter member of Our Savior Lutheran Church of Long Valley. She was an active member of the Lutheran Ladies
Stella Ptak, age 97, of Pierre, S.D., formerly of Philip, died Tuesday morning, May 8, 2012, at the Maryhouse Nursing Home in Pierre. Stella Ann Cihak was born April 24, 1915, on the family farm home in rural Dante, the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth (Rada) Cihak. She grew up in Dante on the farm and attended grade school there. When she started school she did not know any English for they were allowed to speak only Bohemian at home. Stella attended high school in Wagner and attended cosmetology school in Des Moines, Iowa. During WWII, she worked in an ammunition factory in Ankeny, Iowa, where her job was the “second draw” for tracer bullets for airplanes. Her high school sweetheart returned from service in WWII in 1945, and they were married a month later in the Dante Catholic church, the same church she was baptized and confirmed in. When they were first married, Ed ran Ed’s Bar in downtown Dante and Stella helped him. They raised three children. In 1962, after Ed finished his college degree, the family moved to Philip where Ed took a teaching job. Stella began working as a nurse’s aide at the Philip hospital, a job she continued into her 80s.
Eisenbraun letter of nomination
Editor’s Note: Following is the nomination letter for Chad Eisenbraun. Kadoka Area School District is pleased to nominate Chad Eisenbraun as the 2012 K-12 Technology Leader. Mr. Eisenbraun came to the Kadoka Area School District as a teacher in the fall of 2001; he has served as the district’s technology director since July 2009. He is a dedicated teacher and technology director and always demonstrates a willingness to work with others; he validates questions and views them as an opportunity to teach; he manages nearly 400 computers in our district including the Kadoka School and three outlying attendance centers; he manages 1 to 1 student computer usage for students grades 6-12 and implemented email for students in the high school; he works with staff to incorporate technology into their classrooms through the use of smartboards, various 21st century tech tools, Lanschool, teacher websites and creates “how-to” videos on various topics for teacher and staff references; he made available and set up technology for a teacher at the Kadoka School to work with and teach Algebra at a rural attendance center, providing more opportunities for the students. Mr. Eisenbraun is always conscious of the changes in technology and makes an effort to prepare our students for the ever changing world. He uses his position as an opportunity to teach students responsibility and to hold them accountable for their computer usage. Mr. Eisenbraun has implemented “Tech Tuesday” in our school. Tech Tuesday is a weekly morning 30 minute session on a variety of technology topics and is held before regular morning classes begin. In addition to a topic that he has prepared training for, teachers and staff members are invited to bring any topics they may need help with for discussion or assistance. In addition to his district technology duties, he has provided technology assistance to community members. He has volunteered his time to transport students to activities. Students respond positively to Chad because of his consistent, caring and high expectation attitude. Students rise to gain his approval. This is most evident in his coaching/mentoring as the high school football coach. His connections with students have inspired them to make choices for their future – where some didn’t even realize they had a choice. Others have made positive changes in their lives – things we don’t always know or see, but the student’s attitude and dedication reveal a change. Overall he is an exceptional example of a role model for students. His job provides him the opportunity to open their eyes to the world of technology, but more importantly to make connections with students. Please consider Chad Eisenbraun as the 2012 K-12 Technology Leader.
Mother’s Day Bake Sale Friday, May 11 starting at 9 a.m. at the Pearl Hotel
Imagination in creating homes of the past …
Each fourth grader created a log cabin or a teepee as part of their projects and each used a variety of materials. Some of the accent items included real rock for the chimneys or pathways, some real catcus plants and tree branches for trees in the yards. Other projects the student did included hand sewn pillows and diaries written about daily activities. The students have been studing the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder and will be traveling to visit their orginal homestead in DeSmet, SD. --photo by Robyn Jones
Read Genesis 25:29-34 You probably read the story of Jacob and Esau today and thought, I can't believe Esau sold his birthright for The Lure of Momentary Pleasure a bowl of soup. How foolish! But let's think beyond birthrights and soup. Is there anything of true value that you are trading for something of lesser worth? In other words, what is your "bowl of soup"? Have you pursued wealth and a career at the expense of family? Maybe your busy schedule has kept you from spending time with God in His Word each day. Some people become involved in extramarital affairs, trading the well-being of their family for the satisfaction of lustful desires. Others sacrifice their health by consuming harmful or addictive substances, or even by overindulging in food. The list of ways we make foolish, shortsighted choices is endless. Some of the decisions we make today could rob us of the blessings God wants to give us. When you yield to temptation in a moment of weakness, you're actually sacrificing your future for momentary pleasure. We can't afford to live thoughtlessly, basing our decisions on immediate desires or feelings. Since the principle of sowing and reaping cannot be reversed, we need to carefully consider what we are planting. The harvest will come, and we'll reap what we have sown--and more than we've sown. Are you contemplating anything that could have serious long-term ramifications if you yield to the yearning? A wise person evaluates choices by looking ahead to see what negative consequences could follow a course of action. Don't let "a bowl of soup" hinder God's wonderful plans for you.
Inspiration Point
KADOKA
CITY-WIDE RUMMAGE SALE:
Road work scheduled along the Badlands Loop Road (Hwy 240)
A one mile detour to replace culverts along the Badlands Loop Road (Highway 240) began on Monday, May 7 and will last up to three weeks. During this time period, a detour routed through the town of Interior, SD, will be in effect Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of each week. Barring unforeseen circumstances, traffic will return to the normal route Thursdays through Sundays. All overlooks and parking areas, including the Saddle Pass Trailhead, will remain open. Detour Route: The detour will route traffic through the town of Interior on Highway 377 and the Old Interior road (gravel). Detour routes will be clearly marked.
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Monday, May 14 Ham, scalloped potatoes, peas, bread and peaches. Tuesday, May 15 Swiss steak with tomato gravy, mashed potato casserole, seasoned carrots, dinner roll and pears. Wednesday, May 16 Creamed chicken over biscuits, green beans, cottage cheese and fruit and mixed fruit delight. Thursday, May 17 French dip with au jus, corn broccoli bake, tossed salad, angel food cake with strawberries and topping. Friday, May 18 Hamburger goulash, cooked cabbage, french bread and banana pudding with wafers.
Church Calendar
CONCORDIA LUTHERAN • Kadoka • 837-2390 Pastor Art Weitschat Sunday Services: 10:00 a.m. LUTHERAN PARISH - ELCA OUR SAVIORS LUTHERAN • Long Valley Pastor Frezil Westerlund Sunday Services: 5:00 p.m. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Kadoka • Pastor Gary McCubbin • 837-2233 Worship Services: 11:00 a.m. Sunday School: Sr. Adults - 9:45 a.m. Sunday School: All Ages - 9:45 a.m., • Sept. - May Release Time: 2:15 p.m. Wednesdays. • Sept. - May
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Interior • 859-2310 Sunday Worship: 11:00 a.m. BELVIDERE COMMUNITY CHURCH Pastor Gary McCubbin • 344-2233 Sunday Worship: 9:30 a.m. Coffee & Donuts: 10:30 a.m. Sunday School: 10:45 a.m. Sept. - May OUR LADY OF VICTORY CATHOLIC CHURCH Father Bryan Sorensen • Kadoka • 837-2219 Mass: Sunday - 11:00 a.m. Confession After Mass INTERIOR COMMUNITY CHURCH Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. • Church: 10:30 a.m. EAGLE NEST LIFE CENTER Gus Craven • Wanblee • 462-6002 Sunday Church: 11:00 a.m.
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Lookin’ Around
by Syd Iwan
Impossible
Sometimes things look completely hopeless or impossible. I have a computer game that starts out simple and progresses in difficulty. Occasionally I get to one of the harder sets toward the end and think, “Not going to happen. I’ll never finish this in the allotted time.” Some days I don’t and have to try again. Often that occurs when I’m tired or distracted. If, however, I put my brain in gear and have at it, I can usually win despite my negative attitude. Afterwards I think, “That’s amazing. I never thought I could do it.” You’ve all, I’m sure, been through situations where hope was at a minimum. It might have to do with family or financial problems or dozens of other trials and difficulties we run into. Right now, for instance, we are struggling with our son’s health. As you may know, Chance is autistic which means he has little speech and can’t easily tell us what is bothering him or where it hurts. Secondly, he has myasthenia gravis which is a serious condition where antibodies in the blood interfere with messages from the brain to the muscles. If this goes into crisis, Chance can experience respiratory failure as has happened six times in the past although not in the last couple of years. During two of those episodes, he quit breathing entirely and had to be resuscitated. As a result, the myasthenia needs to be controlled with medicines which in turn cause problems. They badly compromise his immune system so he is a target for any bacteria that comes along. This is made worse by the fact that many of the common antibiotics are known themselves to put myasthenia into crisis so they have to be avoided. Treatment options are severely limited. At the moment, Chance is fighting about five different bacteria that are mostly found in sores on his cheeks and ears. He is on three different antibiotics to try to fix things. Two of the antibiotics are crushed and given through his stomach tube, and the other is given in twice-daily shots in the rear. It is not uncommon for our boy to be on two antibiotics at a time, but three seems excessive. As a result, our doctor feared the good bacteria in Chance’s digestive system would be killed off resulting in problems there, so he recommended giving six ounces of yogurt daily plus a B-complex vitamin. These, too, are given through the stomach tube. I probably should mention that the myasthenia has messed up Chance’s swallowing mechanism so he is fed strictly through a stomach tube with a canned liquid that is given every four hours around the clock. Medicines, too, can’t be swallowed and have to go through the tube. One additional complication is that Chance has a trach to avoid breathing shutdown when things get clogged with phlegm, even though the phlegm is suctioned out several times a day. At the moment, Chance takes over twenty pills a day. Five or six are for the myasthenia gravis. Two are for acid reflux. Eight are for pain, six are antibiotics, and one is a vitamin. Naturally, these all have to be given on a certain schedule. As a result, by the time you give him the food, some water, the pills and the yogurt, it turns into a fairly full-time job for wife Corinne and me. We have to stay right on top of things and keep a written daily record of what needs to be done and when it was actually accomplished. If things get any more complicated, we’ll probably have to go to a notebook with bigger pages. Neither is Chance able to do many other things for himself so he has to be shaved, bathed and generally cared for. Those chores fall mostly to Corinne while I deal with the ranch and try to keep the house stocked with adequate supplies. As you can see, things might sometimes look impossible. Still, we value our young son since he is a cutie and a sweetheart. We intend to keep him with us as for long as possible. We are even considering making an arduous journey to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota since our doctor has recommended Chance have major surgery to remove his thymus. This procedure often puts myasthenia into remission. That would be a big plus. The trip there looks difficult to be sure. Around here, though, we can do the difficult right away. The impossible may take a little longer. After all, God tells us to think, “I can do everything with the help of Christ who gives me the strength I need.” He also says, “With God, everything is possible.” These assurances make it worthwhile to give the “hopeless” and the “impossible” a try.
knows? Maybe Belvidere will get back on the map for having its own “Chicken Whisperer” in the community! In other news, Chuck enjoyed the Kadoka High School Triple Crown Rodeo in Kadoka on Friday while he assisted with the ambulance crew. He also went up to Rapid City on Saturday and recertified for his EMT training. The class started at 7:30 a.m. and ended at 7:30 p.m., making for a very long day. Scott and Jodie O’Bryan held their awards night for last year’s playdays on Wednesday at the Fellowship Hall. Jodie made pizza and those who came brought a dish to share. Six families from Belvidere, Kadoka and Murdo made it over and enjoyed the evening. The Belvidere playdays will start back up on the first Tuesday of June, starting at 5:30 p.m. All kids and grown-ups are welcome to come-extra stick horses are always available if you can’t bring a four-legged one! Jodie has been keeping busy holding (or trying to hold) her barrel clinics. She did manage to get one done on Friday, but the Saturday clinic had to be canceled due to the rain. Daughter Faye was down for the weekend with her family as well. Scott and Jodie heard from son Scotty down in Ft. Worth that he has a new job as editor for the Texas Longhorn’s newsletter and etrails. He will get to use his photography skills as well. As if all that wasn’t busy enough, they also managed to squeeze in a birthday party for Frank Carlson’s son, Trey, who turned six. Branding was on the agenda for Larry and Lonny Johnston on Sunday. They didn’t have rain totals as some farther south, but the wind did blow! John and Amanda Neisner were weekend guests at Larry and Jo’s. John also helped with branding at Luke VanderMay’s.
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Marjorie Anne Letellier • 462-6228 Sad facts of life: Square meals make round people. Sharon Ring accompanied Torey and the boys to the Long Valley track meet on Tuesday. Grandmas make great cheerleaders and Sharon is one of the best. The James Letelliers made a trip to Kadoka on Tuesday. The road construction on Highway 73 makes everyone wonder how long we will be able travel that way or have to take another route to town. The guys are really busy right at the junction, working both directions. The Norris Township Hall was about booked up this week with rummage sales. The Mednanskys had a taco and rummage sale on Wednesday and Ryan and Jenny Orrock held a moving rummage sale on Friday. The Orrocks will be moving to Timber Lake at the end of the school term. We will certainly miss them and hope that Timber Lake will appreciate them as much as we do. Thursday, James and Marjorie Letellier hosted a birthday supper for their granddaughter, Andee Beckwith. Surprise guests for the Chinese buffet were Andee’s parents Paul and LuAnne Beckwith of Pierre, (who brought the fortune cookies). Julie Letellier of Kilgore also was a guest. It was a fun evening. Oh, to be nineteen again! The weather was the main topic around here again this week. Early Friday morning we woke up to the weather radio forecasting that thunderstorms were headed our way. Shortly after that, we got rain and hail. We are very grateful it was small. We have heard reports of from two-tenths of an inch to over two inches of moisture and two inches of hail in spots, too. It is the first time the creek has run over the crossing behind the house without filling the ditch in front of the house first. One would have thought it had snowed if you didn’t hear the hail. We had water puddles all over the place and the creek is still running. It must have washed some plowed fields because it was the muddiest water you ever did see. We are grateful for every drop of rain, though and it is early enough that the garden will recover, but the rhubarb really took a beating. Our hearts go out to Mary Heinert at the loss of her father, Bill Parnell, of Alva, Wyoming. Folks may remember, when Everett and Mary Heinert lived at Norris and she taught at Prairie View School many years ago. May the Lord comfort you as only He can at this sad time of loss. We will keep you in our prayers. Maxine Allard is truly enjoying her many birthday cards she received. She is opening a few a day, to make the pleasure they bring last just a bit longer. One she opened Sunday, brought her a special thrill since it was from Polly (Mechaley) Anderson. It included a first grade picture just in case Maxine didn’t remember who she was. Maxine has had many students over the years and I think she can remember every one. She certainly remembered Polly, though she only taught her for part of her first grade year at Long Valley. Norris School News: Three fifth grade students, Jesus Barrera, Matraca White Hat and Gracie Charging Hawk, repre-
sented the Norris School at the Regional Spelling Bee in Murdo on Monday. The third grade class will be going on a field trip to Rapid City along with the third graders from White River this week. Sports Rally Day will be held in White River on Wednesday, May 16. Everyone is invited to attend. Saturday, Evan and Dorothy Bligh took cows to the sale at Ft. Pierre and enjoyed taking in the some of the horse races at the Ft. Pierre Fairgrounds that day, too. It has been hard to set up a date to brand around here. Tafts had planned to brand on Friday, but due to the weather they put it off until Sunday. It was a lovely day, so friends and neighbors gathered at Tafts and helped them get that major project done. This is the best place in the world when it comes to friends and neighbors; they care and share with their whole heart. Dan had surgery on his left wrist on Tuesday so could only supervise. Get well soon, Danny! Among those helping at the Taft’s branding were Jesse Ferguson, Michael Grass and Marla Ferguson. Pete Ferguson was gone with the truck. Ed and Carol Ferguson were helping brand at the Owen and Bonnie Ferguson ranch on Sunday. Gene and Marjorie Popkes of Lakeview were Sunday dinner guests of her mother, Irene Kaufman. Our area has just received word of the loss of a dear lady, Joyce Handcock of Long Valley. The services were Wednesday in Kadoka. Our hearts certainly go out to her dear family and other relatives and friends. Joyce was an inspiration and encouragement to a lot of us. She made us all better people for having known her. May the Lord comfort you at this sad time of loss. Have a great week!
Ag Secretary Vilsack announces new conservation reserve program to restore grasslands, wetlands and wildlife
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the opportunity for producers to enroll a total of 1 million acres of land in a new Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) initiative to preserve grasslands and wetlands. Vilsack will highlight the announcement later today at the Interior Department during the White House Growing America's Outdoor Heritage and Economy conference, which emphasizes the link between conservation and strong local economies through tourism, outdoor recreation, and healthy lands, waters and wildlife. The conference has attracted boaters, hunters, anglers, farmers, ranchers, land conservationists, historic preservationists, outdoor recreationists, small business owners, local governments, tribal leaders and others from across the 50 United States to discuss ways to spur and support successful conservation projects around the nation. USDA's CRP has a 25-year legacy of successfully protecting the nation's natural resources through voluntary participation, while providing significant economic and environmental benefits to rural communities across the United States. Under the Obama Administration, USDA has enrolled more than 8 million acres in CRP. The goal of the new CRP grasslands and wetlands initiative is to increase enrollment of environmentally sensitive land through targeted signups. USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA), which administers CRP, will set aside acres within the 32-million acre program for specific enrollments that benefit duck nesting habitat, upland birds, wetlands, pollinators and wildlife. "By focusing 1 million acres of CRP on grasslands and wetlands, this initiative will have enormous benefits for farmers, sportsmen, and all Americans," said Vilsack. "CRP is one of our nation's most valuable and vital conservation efforts, ensuring cleaner air and water, preventing soil erosion, and enhancing economic opportunity in rural America by supporting recreation and tourism. With high crop prices, this approach to target our most sensitive lands is essential if we want to maintain the substantial benefits of CRP while ensuring that productive farm lands continue to produce the food and fiber Americans and the world needs." Rather than wait for a general sign-up (the process under which most CRP acres are enrolled), producers whose land meet eligibility criteria can enroll directly in this "continuous" category at any time. Some of the changes brought on by the expansion will take place immediately and some will be initiated in the coming months. Changes include: New Continuous Pollinator Practice – 100,000 additional acres A new continuous practice to permit producers to develop pollinator habitat for many pollinator species. Increase Acreage for Wetland Restoration – 200,000 additional acres Two practices will expand that are designed to restore wetlands that are both within a 100-year floodplain and outside of a100-year floodplain. Last year's floods were a strong reminder of the value of wetlands in absorbing storm water and slowing run-off. Restoration of Critical Grassland Ecosystems This initiative targets areas that can restore important habitats to protect threatened and/or endangered species, candidate species, or species of significant social/economic importance. The restoration work would be done through the following existing practices and sub-initiatives: Increase Acreage for SAFE – 400,000 additional acres SAFE practices provide the flexibility to meet the specific needs of high-value wildlife species in a participating state or region through higher-quality habitat. SAFE projects would be developed at the state and local level. Increase Acreage for Duck Nesting Habitat – 150,000 additional acres Restores wetlands and develops nesting habitat in areas deemed as the most critical waterfowl areas. Currently, there are 175,000 acres enrolled in this practice. Increase Acreage for Upland Bird Habitat Buffers – 150,000 additional acres Provides extremely valuable habitat for upland birds such as quail and pheasants. Currently, there are 244,000 acres enrolled in this initiative. Provide Greater Incentives for Continuous CRP To encourage producers to sign up their most environmentally valuable acres FSA will increase the Signing Incentive Payments (SIPs) to $150 per acre from the current level of $100 per acre. The incentive is offered on most continuous practices and will include wetland restorations, pollinators and upland bird habitat. Recently, USDA announced two additional CRP sign-ups: a fourweek general sign-up beginning on March 12 and ending on April 6; and a continuous sign-up for Highly Erodible Cropland beginning this summer, which seeks to protect the nation's most environmentally sensitive lands. The Highly Erodible Cropland initiative permits landowners to enroll up to 750,000 acres of land with an Erodibility Index (EI) of 20 or greater. Currently, about 30 million acres are enrolled in CRP. Contracts on an estimated 6.5 million acres will expire on Sept. 30, 2012. Over the past 25 years, farmers, conservationists, ranchers, hunters, fishermen and other outdoor enthusiasts have made CRP the largest and one of the most important in USDA's conservation portfolio. CRP is a voluntary program available to agricultural producers to help them use environmentally sensitive land for conservation benefits. Producers enrolled in CRP plant long-term, resource-conserving covers to improve the quality of water, control soil erosion and develop wildlife habitat. In return, USDA provides participants with rental payments and cost-share assistance. Contract duration is between 10 and 15 years. Producers with expiring contracts and producers with environmentally sensitive land are encouraged to evaluate their options under CRP. Producers also are encouraged to look into CRP's other enrollment opportunities offered on a continuous, non-competitive, signup basis.
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Francie Davis • 605-920-8484
Lawrence and Loretta Schrieber of Quinn came on Thursday to visit with Betty Kusick. They took Betty home with them and then returned her to Belvidere on Friday and did some yard work. Later Loretta and Betty went fishing and had really good luck. Kenny and Roxi Fox had company over the weekend. Son Shawn and his wife, Jodi, made it down from Mobridge. They all went over to 1880 Town on Saturday and enjoyed walking through all the buildings and looking at the exhibits. The 1880 Town opened back up for the season on April 27. Several locals work there as well as a large community of “migratory” retirees, who come back year after year. After enjoying the afternoon there, the Foxes all went over to Murdo and had supper together. Otherwise, they are keeping busy with the spring work and neighbors’ brandings. They plan on branding on Memorial Day so the boys and their families came make it down. Bob and Charlie Fortune went up north of Philip on Friday to work yearlings at Bob’s brother-inlaw, Mark Nelson’s, place. It was raining quite hard when they came through Belvidere, but was completely dry once they turned north. After they were finished with the heifers, the crew stuck around and branded just short of 20 head of Mark’s calves. Francie Davis and sons, Grady, Garrett and Gage, came up to help as well, and the boys enjoyed getting to help wrestle a few of the calves. Francie demonstrated again that she did not inherit the Fortune/Nelson genetic that makes roping natural. Thankfully that wasn’t a surprise for the rest of the crew, and they were able to keep their laughter at a minimum. Bob’s son, Les Red Paint, from Yankton, also made it down for the weekend. He stayed Thursday with Chad and Francie Davis and family, helped work the yearlings on Friday, and was coerced into remodeling the upstairs guest bathroom on Saturday out at Bob’s. It was an unexpected project, brought on by the rain. Along with caulking being replaced around the skylight, he helped re-caulk the tub and shower. He went home again with friends on Sunday. He said he always looks forward to the easy speed of life back in Yankton after he spends a weekend at home. Chuck and Merry Willard are enjoying their new chicks. They received a shipment last week and, other than one death due to “operator error”, they are doing well. Chuck said that he can walk into their pen and “cheap” and they all lift their heads and come to him. They will run away from anyone else who comes into the pen. Who
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Joyce Handcock received many visitors last week: Owen, Kwincy, Joshua, Kassidy and Bonnie Ferguson; Maurice and Cathie Handcock; Preston, Bailey and Paisley Patterson; Jim, Kathy, McKenna, Brice and Hayden Rock; Tucker Handcock; Abbi and Mayzie McDaniel; Tayta, Branden, Cooper and Cappie West; Brandon, Sanna, Dawson and Madalyn Rock; Pastor Frezil; Helen Good; Pastor Art; Veryl and Sharlyn Haynes; and Ben and Patsy Handcock. Bob Tridle received a visit from his daughter, Gina, and grandson, Casey Giardino, on Sunday. His wife, Roseanne Tridle, was also here to visit. Ruth Kludt enjoyed time spent with her husband, Lyle. Mary Bull Bear visited with many grandchildren on Sunday including Nevaeh, Carysyn, Shylee and Ajiah Pierce and Alana Romero. Her daughter, Sonia, came in to see Mary several times this week. Lois Pettyjohn led the residents in inspirational songs during Monday morning devotions. Betty VanderMay had a nice chat with her grandson, Tel, on Friday. Becky Chapman enjoyed seeing her daughter, Jodie OBryan, on Monday. We sure do appreciate our volunteers, Frances Terkildsen and Tiffany Brown, for calling Bingo. Bingo is the residents favorite pasttime and it is always nice to have special guests in to do the calling. Winona Carson was pleased to spend time with her daughter-inlaw, Renate Carson, and her daughter, Wilma Carlton, this week. Polly Kujuwa enjoyed frequent visits from her son, Jim, this week. Mary Petras had a nice time with her friends, Letoy Brown and Leanne Neuhauser, on Thursday. Dwight Louder received a visit from Dorothy and Darin Louder on Friday. Wilma Daniel chatted with Diane McDaniel and Sheila Westfall on Saturday. Alice Wilmarth talked with her daughter-in-law, Paulette Wilmarth, on Saturday. Several of the residents traveled to Rapid City for the Shrine Circus on Friday. It was an exciting show with many remarkable acts. We noticed a decrease in the presence of animal acts this year, but it was made up for with the increase in flying girls. All in all it was a good day and enjoyed by everyone.
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A large crowd of family and friends attended the funeral of Verna Mae (Terkildsen) Sharp in Rapid City on Friday, May 4. Verna Mae died at her home on Sunday, April 29, and sympathy is extended to her family. She was very well known in the area and shared her love of music by coming to the Kadoka Nursing Home many times. She was buried at the National Cemetery near Sturgis. Pat Kozlik’s daughter, Tammy Dahms, of Ft. Campbell, KY, has visited her several times in the past few weeks. She has been helping get her mother-in-law settled in Rapid City. Joyce Handcock, 85, a resident of the Kadoka Nursing Home for several years, passed away there on May 5. She was a former resident of the Long Valley area. Joyce’s funeral was held at the Kadoka City Auditorium in Kadoka on Wednesday, May 9. The area communities extend sympathy to her family. Burial was in the Long Valley Community Cemetery. An eight pound ten ounce baby boy was born to Paul and Sarah Eisenbraun of Yankton on May 3. Local great-grandparent is Cloreta Eisenbraun and his grandparents are Randy and Laurie Eisenbraun of Gordon, NE. Cloreta and Krystal Ring of Gillette, WY, drove to Vermillion on Friday, where they went to attend the graduation of Paul from the law school there, on Saturday. As of Monday the baby is still in the hospital in Yankton fighting an infection. We wish him a speedy recovery. This past weekend was a busy time for college graduates. Several local people went to Spearfish to attend the university’s exercises on Saturday. Christy Willert and Laurie Prichard both received their Master’s Degrees that day. Among friends and relatives attending were Jamie Willert, Cleve Prichard, Jerry and Cindy Willert, Barbara and Cathy Stone, Pam and Keith Bonenberger, Laurel and Rich Hildebrand and Heidi and Sauntee Coller. Several of these attendees spent the weekend in the Black Hills and on Saturday evening they celebrated Laurel’s birthday and had pre-wedding parties for Jessica Eikmeier and Kipp Magelky who will be married in June. Wanda Swan attended the graduation exercises at BHSU on Saturday with Kim and Terry Deuter. Their daughter, Tara Jo, received her college degree that day, and several of her relatives attended, including her brother and sister and their families. TJ’s roommate, LaTasha Buchholz, also received her degree that day and her parents and other family members celebrated with her. Sydne Lenox visited with Mary Ann (Solon) Lewis of Wasta and Helen (Solon) Pfiefer after church services in Philip on Sunday. Helen’s grandson, Keegan Burnett, was confirmed that day, along with three other young men and women. Keegan is the son of David and Mary Burnett of Philip. Seven Philip High School seniors were also recognized during the church services. The Jackson County American Legion Auxiliary will hold its May meeting on Thursday, May 10 at the community room of the Gateway Apartments at 7:00 p.m. District President Linda Riggins and Unit President Sydne Lenox conducted the Girls State Orientation in Kadoka on Sunday. The Kadoka Alumni committee received word that 1940 graduate Dorothy (Johnson) Thomas of West Valley City, Utah, passed away on January 23 of this year. A brother, Dale Johnson, of Costa Rica, survives. The Johnsons are relatives of local residents, the Stilwell family of Kadoka and the Bitting family of Belvidere. Jeff Willert rode in the Pioneer Days Rodeo in Guymon, OK, on Saturday. He scored an 82 and was in sixth place at the end of the competition, with a check for $579. The first-place money was won by Chad Ferley and Cole Elshere with scores of 87 and each getting $3,066. Other area winners were Jesse Bail, Louie Brunson and Chet Johnson who all took home a check. Last week’s world standings showed Jeff dropping to fifth place.
Second season of Governor’s Mansion tours begin June 6
First Lady Linda Daugaard has announced that weekly public tours of the Governor’s Mansion will begin on Wednesday, June 6. Tickets can be obtained in advance, at no charge, from the Pierre Chamber of Commerce. “Dennis and I are pleased to welcome visitors to see this beautiful home,” Mrs. Daugaard said. “It is an honor to live here, but we want to share it with all South Dakotans because it belongs to them.” This is the second summer that public tours will be offered at the Governor’s Mansion. Beginning June 6, weekly public tours will be conducted each Wednesday in June, July, and August (with the exception of July 4, Independence Day; no tour that week). The 30-minute tours, for groups of up to 30 people, will begin at 10 a.m. CDT, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m., and will be conducted by volunteers, including the First Lady. Tour tickets (free) must be obtained in advance and will be available only from the Pierre Chamber of Commerce. Those people interesting in arranging a tour should call the Chamber of Commerce at 605-2247361.
Proud to display … Residents of Kadoka show their pride and display the flag of our nation with great pride. --photo by Carrie Weller
Plant exchange Sat., May 19th
The annual spring plant exchange will be held on Saturday, May 19 and will be located on Main Street next to Hogen’s Hardware beginning at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to bring plants from your home and yard that you would like to share. This is a fun way to add new plants to your garden. Even if you don’t have anything to bring, just come and see if there is something new you’d like to try. There should be plenty of varieties to go around. If you have plants to bring, please have them at the plant exchange by 9:00 a.m. We’ll try to identify and label them as they come in. Any questions or for more information, please contact Patty Groven or Randi Oyan.
Strengthening your upcoming tourist season; seminars to be held in Murdo
The Murdo Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting exciting seminars on Wednesday, May 16, and they invite all business owners, managers and staff to participate. The sessions will be held at the Turner Community Center located at 121 North Main St. (next to First Fidelity Bank), Murdo, SD. Jewell Bork, representing the Murdo Area Chamber of Commerce, said, “I was delighted to find Mary Arlington, a new Pierrebased speaker and marketing professional. She helped us turn May 16th into a great opportunity for the local businesses by agreeing to a full day of seminars on a variety of topics. Her presentations are exciting, and I think the lineup has something to offer to every business in our area.” Arlington will be providing five unique sessions to help the businesses refresh their customer service skills, learn how to capture the attention of geo-cachers (if you don’t know about them, be sure to attend the seminar), and how to gain an even stronger presence on the Internet. Jewell elaborated, “One session is a hands-on workshop so you can walk away with a marketing product ready for use.” Arlington has 10 years of experience greeting tourists, after a lifetime of being a tourist and also a self-employed consultant, trainer and writer. She knows what it's like to stand on both sides of the customer counter, and she will help everybody sharpen their service skills. She owned and operated an overnight campground in the middle of wide-open Kansas. She understands rural communities, tourists who marvel at new territories, weary travelers, networking, long summer hours, social media, training employees, and the traits of Gen X, Gen Y, and the babyboomers (which captures a large segment of the tourist population). She also knows the joy of keeping the right attitude, knowing it can make all the difference in the world. The program schedule is: 11 a.m. - noon Customer Service / welcoming travelers to your community 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Hiding GeoCaches In Your Community (and if you don’t understand it, then this class is for you!) (Introductory class on who geo-cachers are and how you can attract them to your area and to your own business) 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Social Media for Beginners (an overview of why you should consider having a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, YouTube, Foursquare, and other social media outlets, as well as your own webpage and email). 3:15 – 4:45 p.m. Social Media Workshop for Beginners (hands-on help in setting up your Facebook business page. Bring your laptop; need not have attended the previous session but definitely helpful to have familiarity with social media) 5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Social Media Level II (for those who have, or soon will have, their business on Facebook and other social media outlets but who would like ideas on using them more effectively) 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Customer Service / Welcoming Travelers to Your Community (a repeat of the first session) There is no charge to attend the seminars. These seminars are sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Tourism and the Murdo Area Chamber of Commerce.
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Summer school program starts on June 4
Attention Parents: If you would like your child to attend the Kadoka or Wanblee 21st CCLC Summer program, please fill out the enrollment forms that were sent home with your child and return them to school by May 17. If you need new forms or have any questions, please call Annette VanderMay at 488-0188. Summer program starts Monday, June 4!
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Saturday, May 19 Come & Go from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Concordia Lutheran Church, Kadoka
Skye is registered with Celebrating Home; therefore, you do not have to shop ahead of time! Come as you are and plan to have a great time while eating some good food, registering for great prizes, and shopping for gifts for the couple and for yourself during the party.
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The Kadoka Area Chapter of National Honor Society will be sponsoring a benefit for Joyce Richardson during the Awards Banquet on May 15, 2012.
We will be auctioning off baked goods during the banquet for those who wish to attend. If you would like to contribute to this auction by supplying pies, rolls, cookies or other baked goods, please contact Mrs. Shuck at 837-2171 ext. 403 or 837-2076 after 5 p.m. Thank you for your support.
Saturday, May 12 2 to 4 p.m.
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Kougars compete in Black Hills Track Classic in Sturgis
Black Hills Track Classic was held in Sturgis on April 28. Following are the results of events which Kadoka track members competed and placed in. Girls 800 Meter Run 1, Hannah Hearn, RC Central, 2:20.09. 2, Karley Konkol, Custer, 2:22.64. 3, Tia Carlson, Kadoka HS, 2:26.02. 4, Rachel Propst, Pierre, 2:26.20. 5, Nakaila Steen, RC Central, 2:27.43. 6, Kala McDonald, Hill City HS, 2:27.71. 7, Eileen Leong, Pierre, 2:28.79. 8, Rachel Mayforth, RC Central, 2:29.15. Girls 1600 Meter Run 1, Tia Carlson, Kadoka HS, 5:26.48. 2, Makala Diggs, Douglas HS, 5:28.53. 3, Adeline Straatmeyer, RC Central, 5:30.71. 4, Renae Dykstra, RC Stevens, 5:32.78. 5, Destiny Beautiful Bald Eagle, Chey Eagle Butte, 5:33.66. 6, Myrissa Clark, Douglas HS, 5:34.83. 7, Amy Brandt, RC Central, 5:38.14. 8, Courtney McCormick, RC Central, 5:38.69. Girls 4x100 Meter Relay 1, Belle Fourche High School 54.15. 2, Spearfish 54.70. 3, Kadoka High School 56.43. 4, New Underwood 56.77. 5, Faith High School 57.67. 6, MobridgePollock High School 57.78. 7, Philip High School 58.17. 8, Custer 58.71. Girls 4x200 Meter Relay 1, Lead-Deadwood 1:54.25. 2, Spearfish 1:54.90. 3, Belle Fourche High School 1:55.40. 4, Kadoka High School 1:57.59. 5, Custer 1:58.06. 6, Hot Springs 1:58.07. 7, St. Thomas More 1:58.91. 8, New Underwood 1:59.64. Girls 4x400 Meter Relay 1, St. Thomas More 4:16.82. 2, Spearfish 4:19.70. 3, Custer 4:21.60. 4, Philip High School 4:25.18. 5, Mobridge-Pollock High School 4:29.94. 6, Kadoka High School 4:32.04. 7, Faith High School 4:50.46. 8, Wall 5:05.53. Girls 4x800 Meter Relay 1, Spearfish 10:19.89. 2, Kadoka High School 10:25.28. 3, Hot Springs 10:30.13. 4, St. Thomas More 10:37.87. 5, Mobridge-Pollock High School 10:49.77. 6, Belle Fourche High School 11:27.53. Girls 1600 Sprint Medley 1, St. Thomas More 4:36.06. 2, MoHigh School bridge-Pollock 4:41.66. 3, Philip High School 4:44.39. 4, Belle Fourche High School 4:44.66. 5, Hot Springs 4:45.73. 6, Kadoka High School 4:46.99. 7, Custer 4:51.92. 8, Hill City High School 4:53.23. Boys 4x200 Meter Relay 1, Mobridge-Pollock High School 1:31.38. 2, Spearfish 1:35.10. 3, Hill City High School 1:39.04. 4, St. Thomas More 1:39.25. 5, Wall 1:39.55. 6, Newell 1:40.60. 7, Kadoka High School 1:41.01. 8, Philip High School 1:42.31. Boys 1600 Sprint Medley 1, Mobridge-Pollock High School 3:49.91. 2, Kadoka High School 3:57.04. 3, Spearfish 3:57.19. 4, Custer 3:59.06. 5, Belle Fourche High School 4:07.20. 6, Wall 4:12.54. 7, St. Thomas More 4:15.63. 8, Philip High School 4:16.15. Boys Discus Throw 1, Daniel Roberts, Mobridge-Pollock, 180-00. 2, Tyler Schultz, Custer, 176-06. 3, Kyle Boster, Kill Deer HS, 146-10. 4, Aaron Beaird, RC Central, 145-06. 5, Greg Witt, Custer, 145-00. 6, Cody Benne, RC Stevens, 139-09. 7, Logan Ammons, Kadoka HS, 138-04. 8, Dakota Bauman, Philip HS, 13710.
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Academic Excellence Banquet … Nicole VanderMay receives her academic excellence certificate from Gov. Daugaard. --courtsey photo
The entire state should celebrate the accomplishments of South Dakota’s top-performing students, Gov. Dennis Daugaard told a room of high-achieving seniors during the 22nd Annual Academic Excellence Banquet, held April 30 in Pierre. The event, hosted by Associated School Boards of South Dakota and sponsored by the South Dakota Community Foundation and Citibank, recognizes the top 1 percent of the 2012 graduating class. Each of the state’s public, private and tribal schools are asked to identify one student for every 100 graduating seniors. Gov. Daugaard opened his address by complimenting students for their hard work and dedication. “On behalf of all South Dakotans, congratulations on your accomplishments,” he said. “We are very, very proud of you.” The governor invited the soonto-be-graduates to dream big and summon the perseverance to follow through on their aspirations. “You have the talent and ability to make big ideas a reality,” Daugaard said, adding later that talent, intelligence and education mean little without persistence and determination. Gov. Daugaard called the celebration a time for thanksgiving, encouraging students to recognize all who have helped them achieve. The governor credited America’s commitment to public education; a value he said was reinforced during his recent trip to Afghanistan. He also said students should be thankful to taxpayers who fund the state’s public education system and to teachers who help students understand the importance of learning. Gov. Daugaard stressed that students should also take time to express gratitude to their parents, many of whom were in attendance with the honorees. “Let’s thank mom and dad most of all,” he said. “They made it all possible.” Since 1990, ASBSD has asked schools to identify the top 1 percent of the state’s graduating students to be recognized the Academic Excellence Recognition Banquet. Schools are encouraged to choose students based on academic criteria, such as grade-point average and scores on college readiness tests. Parents and high school principals are invited to accompany each student to share in the celebration. This year, approximately 550 students, parents and educators attended the event. Associated School Boards of South Dakota is a private, nonprofit association representing more than 850 local school board members, the 150 school districts they govern and the students they serve. Our mission is: Partnering. Advocating. Leading.
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The 9th Annual Youth Range Day, sponsored by the Jackson County Conservation District, was held April 18, 2012, at the Gene Williams’ ranch field day site, near the Badlands National Park. The purpose of the event is to provide seventh grade students better exposure, understanding and knowledge of the local range and natural resources. Sixty-nine students from Wall, Philip and Kadoka schools attended the Range Day event. The event is comprised of four different subjects and educational stations: range, soils, wildlife, Geology-Paleontology-Cultural Resources. The students were divided up into four groups and rotated through each one hour, educational station. All attendees were treated to a delicious noon lunch at the site. Professional staff from US Forest Service National Grasslands, Badlands National Park, SD Game, Fish & Parks and SD NRCS served as educational station instructors and educators. Students were exposed to a variety of subject presentations, demonstrations and field exercises, including: Robel Pole % ground cover determination exercise, plant ID, soil field exercises, soil profile evaluation, animal skull and fur ID, radio telemetry (animal collar tracking technology), predator-prey exercise, and much more. --by Kelly J. O’Connell, NRCS District Conservationist, Jackson County
field exercise, which is used to determine the vegetation cover for wildlife. --courtesy photo
Kadoka travels for Sioux Falls Relays May 4 & 5
A portion of the Kadoka Area High School track team traveled to Sioux Falls to compete in the Sioux Falls Relays on May 4 and 5. There were “A” and “B” schools from across the state competing. Girls 800 Meter Run 8th Tia Carlson, 2:26.00 Girls 1600 Meter Run 9th Tia Carlson 5:21.00 Girls 4x800 Meter Relay 9th Kadoka 10:21.00
Girls 1600 Meter Sprint Medley 9th Kadoka 4:33.00
Tess Byrd, Shaley Herber, Victoria Letellier & Tia Carlson
Stockgrowers, SD Cattlewomen accepting applications for scholarship
The SD Stockgrowers Association and the SD Cattlewomen are currently accepting applications for a $1,000 scholarship in memory of Guy Ham. The scholarship is available to any South Dakota student having completed at least one year of post-secondary education and pursuing a career in an agriculture or agri-business related field. This $1,000 scholarship is made possible by the generosity and gift of the Guy E. Ham Beef Industry Scholarship in memory of Guy Ham and his commitment to the future of the agriculture industry in South Dakota. Application information and details can be found by visiting www.southdakotastockgrowers.org or by contacting the SD Stockgrowers Assoc. at 605-342-0429. Applications will be accepted until August 1, 2012 and the scholarship will be awarded during the Stockgrowers Annual Convention on September 22. Donations to the Guy E. Ham Beef Industry Scholarship are gratefully accepted by the SD Stockgrowers Association for the purpose of continuing this scholarship program. Please contact the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association if you would like to make a contribution to this scholarship. ~~~~~ For over 120 years the mission of the SD Stockgrowers Association has remained unchanged, "to promote and protect the South Dakota livestock industry." The SD Stockgrowers Association is a grassroots organization representing independent livestock producers on local, state and national policies that impact the livestock industry.
Boys 800 Meter Run 23rd Sean Ireland 2:10.00 Boys 300 Meter Hurdles 16th Chandlier Sudbeck 44.00 Boys 1600 Sprint Medley 18th Kadoka 3:55.00 Boys Shot Put 12th Logan Ammons 42-01.00 Boys Discus Throw 10th Logan Ammons 138-04
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Tess Byrd, Victoria Letellier Shaley Herber, & Tia Carlson
Pioneer Supper, a hit for 4th graders
The annual 4th grade Pioneer Supper was held Wednesday, May 2 at the Kadoka City Auditorium. The students, as pictured in the bottom picture, dressed the part as pioneers and helped with the serving. They served chili, cornbread and dessert bars. Each of the students made pioneer crafts to display that evening, some of which were used as table decorations. --photos by Robyn Jones
and demonstration by Park Ranger Ellen Conroy of the Badlands National Park presented information on how each part of the buffalo was used years ago. Conroy focused on the how the luxury of lifestyles today did not exist years ago. --courtesy photo
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