Kadoka Press, August 29, 2013

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The official newspaper of Jackson County, South Dakota
includes tax
Volume 107 Number 7 August 29, 2013
What’s Inside:
First day of school
Dedicate a Luminaria Relay For Life
Relay For Life participants and donors remember loved ones lost to cancer and honor those battling the disease by dedicating luminaria bags. Luminaria bags are transformed and illuminated after dark. The Relay For Life of Quad County Luminaria Ceremony begins at 9:30 p.m. on the West end of the Boulevard in Wall on September 14, 2013. Each luminaria is personalized with a name, photo, message or drawing in memory or honor of a friend or loved one who has been affected by cancer. As the sun sets, the luminaria candles are lit and light up the night! It is a beautiful ceremony and everyone is welcome to come and partake. Anyone can dedicate a Luminaria in honor of someone. In Kadoka bags are available from any member of the Kadok Town Team Relay For Life or Dana Eisenbraun. Recommended donation for decorating the bag is $5.00 and these proceeds all go to Relay. Decorated bags can be turned back in to any Relay team member. We hope you will help us circle the Boulevard on September 14 with these beautiful creations. Pick up your bags soon and begin decorating. Then come out and join the Event in Wall on the 14th and see for yourself how beautiful these are! This is a time for everyone to get involved in the fight against cancer. During this event we will have several special ceremonies where we will Celebrate, we will Remember and we will Fight Back! Several Relay For Life teams are working on various fundraisers to raise money. Although Relay Teams gather for this event, the public is also welcome to attend and join in. Besides our ‘special ceremonies’ we will have great talent performing, delicious food being served and much more. If you have any questions, please call Kelly Lurz at 279-2249 or Sue Peters 279-2211.
Summer Camp -
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Robyn Jones Neveah Pierce receives encouragement from her grandmother, Mary, on the first day of school with her new teacher, Dana Eisenbraun. The first day of school for the Kadoka Area School District was Monday, August 26.
The history and proposed future of the Jackson County Library
A “Need-To-Know” Look at Jackson County Library Foundations
Back-to-school -
Public Notices
Jackson County Meeting August 12 Jackson County Preliminary Budget & Notice of Adoption Kadoka Area School Board August 14 Notice to Creditors Notice of Tax Deed
Back-to-School Supplement Inside
•Greetings from the administration •Featuring football & volleball teams & cheerleaders •School Calendar & Sports Calendar
Please step-back in time with me through this article, starting at our country's beginnings. Historical Williamsburg, VA was a favorite destination for family trips--staff there dressed in- period costume and spoke as they did in that era--a fascinating look into the past. At the Printer's Shop, among the Ben Franklin-type posters and newspapers, was a small shelf of books, perhaps two feet long. Visiting with the young printer, he commented that the collection belonged to a rich patron and they were making copies and explained that, this valuable personal library, worth hundreds of dollars in the 1700's, would be worth millions today. Books back then were a sign of wealth and education—a priceless commodity. In the early 1800's, a young Abraham Lincoln walked many miles just to borrow and return books; an avid reader, his education was mostly self-taught. Education was the way out of poverty for him and millions of others. Wealthy steel magnate, Andrew Carnegie, donated millions in the late 1800's-early1900's for establishing libraries throughout the United States, providing opportunity for the common person to obtain information and knowledge--despite one's financial or social status. Public libraries became a way to help disseminate information and knowledge to the populous. Fast forward to rural western South Dakota during the mid-1900's. Mercedes MacKay, South Dakota State Librarian, promoted bookmobile circuits throughout the state. These bookmobiles stopped at homes throughout the countryside, bringing a wealth of knowledge and information to underserved rural areas and reservations. With the guidance of Ms. MacKay and the SD State Library, community-minded individuals established Kadoka Library on May 20, 1962. Three years later, Ms. MacKay approached the Kadoka Library board, asking if they would consider hosting the northern station of a tri-county bookmobile circuit. This circuit served three counties—Shannon, Washabaugh and Jackson, and was called the Sha-BaughSon Bookmobile Circuit. County affiliation was approved for this tax-supported program and thus, Jackson County became involved as one of the financial supporting agencies for the bookmobile circuit. This bookmobile service lasted for another six years (1968), until statewide reorganization of schools changed this
program. Bookmobiles were no longer considered economically feasible and their use discontinued. Instead of terminating library services for rural residents, Ms. MacKay proposed forming branch libraries, with the Kadoka Library serving as the main library--thus, Jackson County Library was established in 1968. The newly formed library board decided that four library branches locate within the communities of: Belvidere in Dec. 1970, Interior—Jan. 1971, Long Valley—May 1971, and Wanblee—Sept. 1971. Local school attendance centers provided a gathering place for residents in their respective locations. Through a “gentleman's agreement” between county and school system, the four county branch libraries were housed within their respective school facilities. With the closing of the Belvidere School (1977) and the Wanblee School (1994), the county-owned library collections were subsequently dispersed among the remaining libraries. This unwritten “gentleman's agreement” held fast for nearly 45 years. However, this outdated arrangement for the remaining county branch libraries at LongValley and Interior has not sufficiently served ALL rural residents of Jackson County with library service. They have instead become exclusive “school libraries” with little commitment, direction or funding from the schools themselves. The realities encountered now in 2013 force changes in the way the library serves Jackson County residents. Embracing change opens new opportunities to serve needs of future residents to the best of our ability. This is our calling to future generations as a library—to do the best we can to provide for their future need for information resources—no matter the medium.
Long Valley students at the county library which is located in the school.
Jackson County Library Today
Today, only two branch libraries remain as part of the Jackson County Library system, Long Valley and Interior. Charged with the duty of monitoring county funding, Jackson County commissioners propose a redirection for library funding-- closing the remaining, obsolete branch libraries at Long Valley and Interior and focusing on one, county-wide facility. Library-related decisions fall into the hands of the Library Board and Director they hire, but the heavy burden of budget responsibility falls on the shoulders of the county commissioners. After almost 45 years, most people are unaware that the libraries located within
Long Valley and Interior schools are actually funded by Jackson County. They are NOT “school” supported libraries. These branch libraries have devolved into exclusive school libraries, using county funding and resources for school purposes alone. Kadoka Area School is responsible for serving their own educational directives and student population. Schools in Kadoka and Midland already have school libraries located within their attendance centers--the schools, NOT the county, is responsible for providing equal service to Long Valley and Interior attendance centers. Jackson County is the ONLY library system in the state that has public library services (paid with county tax dollars) for an exclusive group of students and staff. A school library's function is to serve the specific needs of the student population. Jackson County Library is a public library system and serves ALL county residents. Public libraries have a different focus compared to the school’s purpose of student education. This current library situation eliminates public service for non-school-related residents. Perpetuated through time, this erosion makes improvement, cooperation, and change, difficult or non-existent--everyone suffers from the lack of progress. These branch libraries have long-outlived their original purposes of outreach services meant for ALL residents of rural Jackson County. Today, technology and travel eliminate isolation and enable easy
access of services, business, and pleasure—provided elsewhere. Technology availability and our current economic downturn reveals increased usage of public libraries nationwide. Programming at Jackson County Library in Kadoka has ballooned (over 500%) because of new opportunities available to enrich life here in Jackson County. Library service is NOT disappearing, but alive, changing and evolving. Libraries no longer equate to "just" books! Rather, Public Libraries provide services, information, technology, programming, and other media for ALL residents of the Jackson County service area. Just like the disappearance of the bookmobile, “school library branches” are obsolete and we need to move into the 21st century. Change has not, or will not, eliminate the need for library, books, and reading, but has emphasized and complimented their importance. Books, technology, and other forms of media are only tools— helping people find what they need, (and not always books) is the purpose for which public library service now strives today. This is the wealth which Abraham Lincoln sought, what we seek and need today, and must plan for future Jackson County residents. --submitted by Debra Moor Jackson County Library Director
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From the U.S. Senate | Senator John Thune
sel in the chest and capable of delivering large amount of fluid and medicine as needed. On Sunday, only antibiotics were needed, and not other things to help blood pressure and such, so the port could easily handle that. Alas, within a half hour of accessing the port, Chance again got the shakes. I was confused and went for a short walk to try to make sense of it. Then it dawned on me. The port had gone bad and was collecting bacteria. If you accessed it, the bacteria flooded Chance’s system and set him back into shock and other places we didn’t want to go. I rushed back to Chance’s room and said, “The port has gone bad! Don’t take out the central line!” The nurse looked at me like I’d gone mad, but I stayed right there to make sure they did what I said. They did, and further tests proved I was right. The port will have to be removed which is okay. We haven’t needed it a lot, but it has been handy from time to time. Chance’s condition improved fairly soon this morning so, although we may be here a day or two more than we thought earlier today, we might be on the right track. There might also be some bacteria problems with Chance’s stomach tube and trach, but at least the port won’t be pumping poison into his bloodstream. So, the shadows have cleared some at present for which we are quite happy. The rest of that part of the 23rd Psalm, by the way, goes, “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for thou art with me.” As you can see, our Lord has certainly been with us this past week, and for that we are extremely glad. He’s been going ahead of us, providing good doctors and nurses, and chasing the shadows away.
Lookin’ Around | Syd Iwan
Sometimes you have to “walk through the valley of the shadow of death.” Well, we’ve had a few shadows lurking around this last week, but we’re all still here. It, however, was touch and go a few times. As it happened, son Chance had an immunoglobulin (IVIG) treatment a week ago Wednesday. This medicine, given through his port, is designed to counter the muscle weakness and other effects of his myasthenia gravis. It is often given for three days every two or three months. (A port, in case you aren’t familiar with those, is a device planted just under the skin of the chest that leads to a major blood vessel by the heart. It is easier than having to always insert an intravenous (IV) needle into the arm.) That first IVIG treatment went okay except Chance’s temperature rose later that evening to over a hundred degrees for no apparent reason. We were supposed to have another of the three-hour treatments the next day, but we decided to wait a bit in case the temperature rise and the IVIG were related. On Tuesday, though, almost a week later, we gave it another go. That was apparently a bad idea since Chance developed a severe case of the shakes within a half hour of the start. This did not set well with me, and I had them discontinue the whole thing at once. I wasn’t sure what was going on, but I didn’t like it. Chance was shaking like you would if you came in from getting thoroughly chilled in zero-degree weather. We unplugged the needle and went home. Just a bit later, though, Chance’s temperature started to rise. At 102, we called the hospital and said we were coming back. The temperature rose to over 104 before we got there, not to mention that his heart rate and respiration went way up and his blood pressure and oxygen saturation went way down. (We have equipment to measure those things since they’ve been needed from past experience.) These are all signs of shock and can be fatal if not dealt with right away, and sometimes even then. At the local hospital, they did some tests and strongly recommended we head to a larger hospital west by ambulance, which we decided to do. It was the wee hours of Wednesday morning when we arrived. We had originally thought of just taking Chance in the car by ourselves but then finally decided on the ambulance for various reasons. The ambulance was a good idea since our boy’s blood pressure dropped alarmingly, and they needed to throw on the siren and flashing light and make tracks. A crew of five met us at the city emergency room and went right to work. They were efficient and soon had Chance out of the “scary” category although still not out of the woods. From there we went to the intensive care unit (ICU) where things gradually improved over the next few days. Antibiotics were being used to kill off the Klebsiella bacteria that had somehow gotten into Chance’s bloodstream causing what is called “sepsis.” It can be very serious. By Sunday, the doctor thought we could maybe go home in a day or two depending on how things went. He then said to remove the central line in Chance’s neck and resume using the port for the injection of antibiotics. The central line, incidentally, was installed originally in the emergency room and is a line to a major blood ves-
Fair Season
Every year, South Dakotans of all ages enjoy attending the fairs across our state. Whether it is the Turner County Fair, Central States Fair, Brown County Fair, Dakotafest, the State Fair, or any event in between, these fairs mark an annual tradition that families look forward to all year. I know a trip to the State Fair is not complete for me if I don’t stop by the Pork Producers’ or Cattlemen’s booth for a sandwich and learn the latest news from livestock producers. Fairs are also a chance to see familiar faces and
reconnect with old friends. Many of the fairs provide educational opportunities for young people to meet other students who have similar interests from around the state. FFA and 4-H students look forward to opportunities to exhibit produce and craft items, or show the animals they have carefully raised in the months leading up to the fair. When they aren’t competing, many of the young people will take a ride or two, pick up a yard stick, or play a few games. Adults can enjoy perusing the booths at exhibit halls, where they can find the latest gadgets and
home products. Many enjoy listening to speakers, watching the daytime entertainment, or taking in an election year debate. At night, the whole family can round out the day with a concert from a favorite band or attend the rodeo for some entertainment. These large performances always draw a crowd and invite a larger audience to the fair. Time spent at the fair helps create lasting family memories. Hopefully everyone has had a chance to take in at least some of the sights, tastes, and sounds of this great South Dakota summer tradition.
From the U.S. House | Representative Kristi Noem
South Dakota’s Fair Tradition
Fair season is here and it’s come faster than we all imagined. Our kids are already hauling themselves back to school and hitting the books, and we’re all trying to squeeze just a little bit more of summer out of each day. Many families across South Dakota, including mine, are also flocking to the local fair for a day or evening full of rides and delicious food. Our state’s fair tradition reminds me how lucky I am to call South Dakota home. These fairs have become much more than a night out with family and friends. Kids from all around our state showcase their talents through cattle shows, baked goods and roping competitions. Bryon and I take our three kids, Kassidy, Kennedy and Booker, out to taste test, cheer on riders and walk through the livestock barns. I continue to be amazed by the hard work and dedication that some of our kids put into raising and showing their animals. It is a wonderful display of our state culture and community. Fairs also give us a unique opportunity to reconnect with South Dakotans from all walks of life. Just the other day, I was remembering the many nights Bryon and I walked cattle around the State Fairgrounds in Huron in the middle of the night, allowing the cattle to release some pent-up energy from the day’s show. Sometimes, these moments feel like they just happened yesterday and they are so special to me, which is why I will continue to bring my family out to some of the best gatherings our state has to offer. I was recently in Rapid City for the Central States Fair and had a great day meeting and talking with folks from all across the state. My daughter, Kassidy, came along with me and we enjoyed making new friends, sampling some good food on the midway, and good entertainment at the rodeo that evening. If you haven’t had the opportunity to make a trip to a fair this year, I hope you’ll consider joining me at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron on Friday, August 30th. I’ll be hosting a town hall at the Women’s Building with House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas at 11:00am CDT and would love to hear what’s on your mind. No matter which county or local fair is in your area, all fairs present a unique opportunity to create lasting memories with friends, family and the entire South Dakota community. I hope to see you at a South Dakota fair sometime soon.
Social Security | Howard Kossover, Public Affairs Specialist
Your questions, Our answers
Q: I work part-time while receiving Social Security retirement and will earn less this year than originally estimated. Can I change my estimate now? A: This refers to the annual earnings test. Yes, update your 2013 earnings estimate with Social Security now if your original estimate has changed. Your own earnings from gross wages or net self-employment can reduce Social Security benefits to you during a year until you reach full retirement age (FRA). Earnings test amounts for 2013 are at www.ssa.gov/retire2/whileworking.htm and in SSA publication 05-10069, How Work Affects Your Benefits, at www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/EN05-10069.pdf. Pensions, investment and other non-employment earnings are not included for earnings test purposes. If you have not yet reached full retirement age, keeping your estimated amount of calendar year earnings current with Social Security is important. This is especially so when your original estimate was below the earnings test amount and you will actually earn over the earnings test amount. If you now expect to earn more than originally planned this year, and the amount will be over the 2013 earnings test amount for your age, then updating your estimate now can help prevent or reduce the chance of your being incorrectly paid and needing to refund money to Social Security. If your current estimate is lower than originally expected, updating it now can help release any withheld benefits to you faster. Revise your earnings estimate up or down as needed during the year. Report your actual earnings at the end of the year, if earning over the annual limit for your age. People receiving disability benefits do not have an earnings test and should contact Social Security to learn about available incentives if returning to work. Immediately is the best time to report changes to Social Security, including changes to your address, earnings or marital status. A list of reportable items is in “What you need to know when you get Retirement or Survivors Benefits” (SSA publication 05-10077) at www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/10077.html.
Practical Money Matters | Jason Alderman, Financial Education Advisor
Retiring Soon? Don't Forget Tax Implications
If your retirement is not far off, you've probably already started to estimate what your living expenses will be after the regular paychecks stop. Most would-be retirees remember to include routine expenses like housing (rent or mortgage), medical bills and prescriptions, insurance premiums, transportation – even food and entertainment. But don't forget to factor in taxes, which can have a substantial impact on your cost of living, depending on where you live and what your sources of retirement income will be. Here are a few tax-related issues to consider when budgeting for retirement: Social Security. Most people can begin collecting Social Security benefits as early as age 62, albeit at significantly reduced amounts than waiting until their full retirement age (65 for those born before 1938 and gradually increasing to 67 for those born in 1960 or later). Although many states don't tax Social Security benefits, the federal government does. Depending on your "combined income" (adjusted gross income plus nontaxable interest earned plus half of your Social Security benefits), you could end up owing federal income tax on a portion of your benefit. It's complicated, but basically: Single people whose combined income is less than $25,000 aren't taxed on their Social Security benefit. For combined income between $25,000 and $34,000, up to 50 percent of your benefit may be taxed. Over $34,000, up to 85 percent may be taxable. For married couples filing jointly: benefits aren't taxable for combined income below $32,000; benefits for income between $32,000 and $44,000 are up to 50 percent taxable; over $44,000 – up to 85 percent taxable. To learn more about taxation of Social Security benefits, read IRS Publication 915 at www.irs.gov. Some people discover after beginning to collect a reduced Social Security benefit that they can't make ends meet and must go back to work, which can backfire: If your annual wages exceed $15,120, you will lose $1 of Social Security benefits for every $2 you earn over that amount (investment income doesn't count.) Rest assured, however: These benefit reductions are not completely lost: Your Social Security benefit will be increased upon reaching full retirement age to account for benefits withheld due to earlier earnings. IRA and 401(k) withdrawals. After age 59 ½, you can start withdrawing balances from your IRA without paying the 10 percent early withdrawal penalty – although exceptions are made in cases including disability, qualified first-time homebuyer distributions and certain medical expenses. However, you will pay federal (and state, if applicable) income tax on IRA withdrawals – except for Roth IRAs held at least five years, whose contributions have already been taxed. With 401(k) plans, you can withdraw funds after age 55 without the 10 percent penalty if you are no longer employed by the company sponsoring the plan. Other taxes. Some people move to another state after retirement thinking they'll lower their tax burden. For example, seven states do not tax personal income; however, another two tax only dividend and interest income. And five states charge no sales tax. But because other taxes and cost-of-living expenses vary significantly by community, you should only consider such moves after doing thorough research. The Retirement Living Infor(www.retireCenter mation features mentliving.com) breakdowns of the various kinds of taxes seniors are likely to pay, state by state, including those on income, sales, fuel, property and inheritances. Bottom line: Be sure to consult a financial advisor long before retirement to make sure you fully understand all the many tax and income implications..
Office of the Governor | Gov. Dennis Daugaard
A Small, Important Step at the Crow Creek Pow-Wow
Children tend to be trusting to the point that they need to be taught to avoid strangers. Adults sometimes go to the opposite extreme, quick to mistrust anyone they don’t know. I often think that has been the case in the relationship between Native American people and nonIndians in South Dakota for far too long. Many of us grow up in separate communities. We seldom interact, and we don’t get a chance to know each other as people. We grow up not trusting each other. A small yet important step toward changing that happened this past weekend at the annual powwow of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe. This year’s pow-wow marked the 150th anniversary of the founding of Fort Thompson, the headquarters of the tribe. Anticipating a large crowd for the event, Chairman Brandon Sazue and the Tribal Council reached out to the South Dakota Highway Patrol to lend a hand with law enforcement and crowd control. State authority of any kind on tribal land has long been a sensitive issue, so the council and the chairman knew they were taking a risk. They did it for the safety of their citizens. The Highway Patrol responded enthusiastically, offering five troopers and two police service dogs with handlers for the weekend. By all accounts, the joint operation succeeded beyond expectations. Troopers learned some of the customs and history of the Crow Creek Tribe. BIA law enforcement officers and troopers had the chance to know each other on a personal level, as well as professionally. And those attending the pow-wow had a chance to see troopers as people, not just officers in uniform. Troopers assisted in law enforcement and traffic control, sure. They also brought to the reservation the rollover simulator, a seatbelt safety demonstrator. They served coffee and pancakes, took part in raising and lowering the flags and interacted with the people constantly, especially with the children. Troopers involved already have volunteered to return next year if invited. Tribal leaders said powwow attendees saw the troopers as humans, people who respected the tribal members and their culture. None of us is naïve enough to think one event on one weekend will change decades of distrust. Improving race relations is an ongoing, difficult task. It requires persistence, by all involved. It also requires some risk, reaching out and getting to know each other and beginning to trust each other. At the Crow Creek pow-wow last weekend, a group of good-hearted people did reach out. It’s a small step yet an important one. We can be hopeful.
Boomer Babble - Thoughts at Large | John Chicoine
The Real Road to Health
Are you on a diet? Have you been exercising? Are you trying to eat the right foods? Have you noticed that every week new research comes out on something concerning your health? Perhaps you’re confused? Recently scientists released research that disclosed that if a person is somewhat overweight you’ll live longer than people who are too thin or the medically optimal weight. However a year or so ago, research by scientists established that the thinner you were, the longer you would live. Extreme lean was keen. Grossly underweight was great. The sixties model Twiggy was being considered for sainthood. Research on food is all eschew. For years chickens were humiliated because eggs were considered the food of the devil. Looking at an egg would cause cholesterol to rise 20 points. Real butter was blamed for clogging arteries worse than the LA freeway at rush hour. Now research discloses an egg a day is actually beneficial for you and rich in vitamin D. Real butter is now considered better for you than the artificial plastic laden spread. There are more diets around than illegal’s crossing the border. Everyday new diets arrive like the Ding-a-Ling diet in which you only eat Ding-a-Lings. It’s for ding-alings. There’s the 50 Calorie diet, the Neanderthal Diet and celebrities that were fat but now are skinny diets that are everywhere. I personally like the sprinkle diet in which you sprinkle your food with some kind of pixie dust and you magically lose weight. If you exercise, research isn’t helpful. For years research disclosed running was good. Now, research stresses running doesn’t work as well as walking. There’s gismo’s galore on cable programs that research (who’s I’m not sure) divulges 10 minutes of a certain machine or a shaky jiggle belt around the waist is all you need to be eternally thin. No diet, no sweat. On the opposite side there’s an insane guy doing insane workouts that promises rock hard bodies in 30 days, if it doesn’t kill you. So it’s no wonder that people are confused and demoralized in the health world today. Exercise facilities are loaded after January 1st as people swear they’re going to get into shape. By March, those gyms are desolate, lonely shells. So I’ve decided to start a new health and workout franchise. There will be an all you can eat diet. I will guarantee you can gain weight or your money back. No strenuous exercise necessary. In fact, each facility will have couches, video games, TV’s but no remotes so a person will have to get off the couch to change the channel. I’ve done some market research on this. Everyone I’ve talked to thought they would join. I’m going to be rich.
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Kadoka Area News | Sydne Lenox, 837-2465
A family pot luck supper was held at the home of Orville and Shirley Josserand’s home on Sunday evening. Those attending included Merrilee Grimes, Elissa and Levi Grimes and four children, Austin and Jessica Jean Grimes and two sons, Tom Grimes, Stacy Green of Box Elder and Megan Kingsbury Wiggs who is visiting relatives in the area from South Carolina. Phyllis Word attended the wedding of Wade and Patty Fox at the Belvidere park on Saturday. The young couple will make their home at the Fox ranch near Belvidere. Visitors at the Frying Pan Ranch south of Kadoka on Friday night were Luke Horacek of Yankton, Mary and Andy Horacek of Steamboat Springs, CO, Jessie Carlson and family of Nisland, John Lyle Willsey and Nona and Kieth Prang. Ardis and Bob McCormick drove to Buffalo, WY, on Wednesday of last week to visit at the home of their daughter and family, Nancy and Marv Majerus. On the way home Friday they stopped in Spearfish and had lunch with Darlene and Ron McCormick. Andrea Majerus is beginning her first year in high school. Bud Olney had a couple of his daughters visit during the past week. Lori Olney of Sioux Falls and Darla and Steve Schueth of Boulder, CO, came to see their dad, and visit with other relatives and friends. Lyndee (Heck) and Brent Orr of Tulsa, OK, and their three sons, Luke, Joel and Aaron, of Wilmington, Delaware, visited at the home of Don and Freddie Heck from Thursday to Saturday last week. They had spent four days at the Heck cabin before coming to Kadoka and when they left on Saturday they were on their way to visit Tim and Susan Thune in Sioux Falls. The Orr boys are in Delaware doing mission work. Chuck and Suzanne Parkinson of Rapid City stopped at the parental Larry and Alvina Parkinson home on Tuesday of last week. Suzanne went on to Huron for work with her job, returning home later in the week. Chuck returned to Rapid City Tuesday afternoon. Correction in last week’s news: Mathew and Teresa Plaggemeyer attended the wedding of his classmate, John Hann, in Sioux Falls last week. The wedding was not in Pollock as stated. Kadoka Area schools opened on Monday of this week, with very hot temperatures predicted for the next week or so. August weather has finally arrived and of course, just as school was beginning. Be careful as you drive in town, as many children walk to school. An interesting article and picture on prorodeo.com tells of Louie Brunson’s trip to the Kennewick, WA, Horse Heaven Roundup rodeo held August 22 where he placed first with a score of 90 points, winning $4,258. The trip lasted 20 hours beginning with his car breaking down a half hour from Interior. He then called Cole Elshere and was able to borrow his van, which then broke down 12 miles from Superior, MT. He was able to find a used car lot and bought a 1988 Pontiac 6000 with 95,000 miles on it for $2,000, the cheapest car on the lot, finally getting to Kennewick and riding to a 90 pt. win. He said it was a real classic and he’s using it to get to many other rodeos. Other bronc rider scores this past week include: Golden Spike Rodeo, Tremonton, UT, Aug. 22-24 – Cole Elshere, 2nd place, score 83, $2,198; Lynden, WA, PRCA rodeo, Aug. 23-24 – tie for 2nd place, Chad Ferley and Louie Brunson, 82, $843 each; Range Days, Rapid City, Aug. 22-24 – 1st place Cole Elshere 90, $2,293, tie for 2nd place Ty Thompson 83, $1,529; Whoop-Up Days, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, Aug. 21-14 – 1st Cole Elshere, 82, $2,098; Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo, San Juan Capistrano, CA, Aug. 24-25 – tie for first place Cole Elshere 84, $7,074. Jamie and Christy Willert went to the rodeo in Herried, SD, over the weekend to participate in saddle bronc and barrel racing. Neither had winning scores.
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Belvidere News | Syd Iwan, 381-2147
Wade Fox and Patty Irigoyan were married on Saturday evening in the Belvidere Park. It was a warmish day but fairly decent by 6:00 p.m. After the wedding, supper was served at the church hall, and a dance came after that at Club 27 in Kadoka. Wade’s mom, Roxie, said the dance was kind of fun since a lot of little kids took to dancing and sometimes practically took over the dance floor. Tom DeVries hitched up his team and wagon and drove Wade and Patty around in it for a bit. The new couple later headed west to Wyoming and other points west for a few days before coming back home to the ranch. Roxie said the neighbors pitched in to help set things up, cook, clean, and do whatever needed doing. She said they are blessed to have such good neighbors. Wade’s brothers came on Friday to be here for the wedding. Jesse came from Gillette, WY and Shawn came from Mobridge with his wife and daughter, Jodi and Bailey. Everyone left again on Sunday. Roxie said everything went well and was enjoyed by many. Jan Rasmussen had knee-replacement surgery on August 13 in Rapid City and then went next door to Westhills Village to recuperate. Jan has an apartment at Westhills where she often spends the winter instead of at the ranch. Last week, however, Jan started experiencing extreme pain and was taken by ambulance the few blocks to the hospital where they got the pain under control and treated her for this and that until Monday of this week when she returned to Westhills. Jan’s son and daughter, Dan Rasmussen and Amy Lehman, have been in attendance as necessary. Jan said her granddaughter, Kate Rasmussen, started her senior year of high school last week at Sheridan, Montana. According to Jan, interesting things always happen to Kate and this continued at Sheridan where she was promptly voted in as homecoming queen after only having been there a few days. A few years ago, Kate had a pet crow that entertained a lot of people. She had raised the thing from right after it was hatched, and it became quite a pet. It flew over to Mission and Kadoka and was sighted there but then came back to Kate. It was named Zazu and communicated somewhat with various sounds. Kate was hoping it would learn to talk as some crows do, but it never quite got that far along. It didn’t return the next year but it stayed around here until November the first year. Earlier this summer, Kate went on a ten-day mission trip to the Dominican Republic with other local kids from Kadoka and surrounding area. Later in the summer she went to Denmark with Jan’s nephew, Chuck Tesar, and his wife. The Tesars had hosted an exchange student from Denmark and went to visit her and tour Denmark. They invited Kate to go along which she was happy to do. John Addison competed in bareback at the Central States Fair rodeo in Rapid City this weekend. His wife and son, Samantha and Koye, went along to cheer him on. John wasn’t in the money that night but neither did he break any bones. Jamie Willert competed in the rodeo as well but didn’t win either. Back at home, John continues to ride a lot of horses in training exercises. He also said that summer finally came and provided the normal hot days this last week instead of earlier in July and August as usual. Georgann Addison was in Rapid City on Saturday competing in barrel racing which isn’t too unusual. That night, the family took in their first volleyball game of the season in Murdo since daughter Jami was playing in that. Jami is a freshman this year so Jim and Georgann probably have at least four more years of bleacher time to look forward to. Jim said fishing is somewhat on hold at present since the moss has grown so thick that fishing become tedious unless you use a boat to get out past it. Both Jim and his common fishing partner, Betty Kusick, will resume fishing when conditions improve or when they have the ambition to use a boat. Brett and Nikki Bonenberger and kids attended Wade and Patty Fox’s wedding dance in Kadoka on Saturday night. Last weekend, they attended the Central States Fair where they went on rides, checked out the chickens, rabbits, and other livestock, and saw various exhibits. They actually attended the fair on their return from a weekend family camping trip at Palmer Gulch which Nikki says is a haven for kids. Those along on the trip included Keith and Pam Bonenberger, Brett’s sister, Alisha, with her finance and daughter, Brandon and Joslin. Alisha and Brandon will be getting married next weekend in Mitchell. Kade Bonenberger was also there with his friend, Kaila. This was kind of a summers-end get together before school and the fall routine set in. Delores Bonenberger didn’t go along and was happy enough to stay home, tend critters, and keep things under control there. Nikki said there are plans to have some balloon rides at the Belvidere Dam this coming weekend. That might prove to be interesting. Chance Iwan spent a good bit of last week in the Rapid City hospital attended by his folks, Syd and Corinne. They all hope to return home early this week. At the hospital they were able to visit with such locals as Jan and Dan Rasmussen, Amy Lehman, Bud and Dorothy Stickler, and Stu and Vicki Wilson. Jan and Dorothy were patients in the hospital and Stu was having some tests.
Gateway News | Lola Joyce Riggins, 837-2053 (Let it ring.)
Save the Pearl group met in the community room for their monthly regular meeting. Plans are being finalized for their third annual Badlands Trail 5K walk and run. Paula Vogelgesang presented the design for the T-shirt and they are nice. Our maintenance man has the yard mowed and looking so nice. The humidity and the heat are sure helping the grass grow. Last week it showered about everyday. I see by the dinner list that Norma Hopkins is out of the hospital. In visiting it sounded quite scary at first, but the stay for the tests have given her a good report. Val Cork will be having surgery on Thursday. Please keep her on your prayer list. Val works at the nursing home. Bonnie Riggins is up and down. Her daughters, Ella and Marla, grand daughters, her son, Stephen, and Dixie Cadman are all exchanging times to be with her. Stephen usually comes in the evening to give the ones staying with her a chance to take a walk and get some fresh air. The quilters were busy last week. Susie, Jean, Shirley, Lova, and Bonnie were there. Visitors are in and out of the building. I did see Dixie Cadman and Cloreta Eisenbraun. Thought for the week: Steel the mind, soften the heart, and satisfy the soul. Let your heart guide you. It whispers, so listen closely.
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“The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.” Frederick Williams Robertson Norris School had an open house on Tuesday, August 27. Rose West and Jeannine Woodward were among the Master Gardeners meeting at the home of Doneta Denke Saturday, August 24. The Blaine Krogman horse sale was Saturday in Winner. Dan and Heather Taft helped work cattle last Wednesday at Wes Schmidt’s. Heather has also been busy putting up garden produce. Orlana Schmidt and her teammates took part in the women’s ball tournament at the Rosebud Pow Wow on Friday. Sharon Ring was in Martin running errands Saturday morning. Recently Ace and Edna Kary were in New Mexico for the funeral of Earl Sullivan, Edna’s uncle. Eric and Rae Beth Staab of Mayetta, Kansas, arrived for a short visit at the Kary’s. Jean and Rebekkah went with them on Saturday, August 17 to attend the outdoor wedding of Alison Martin and Bradley Short at Nemo, SD. After the reception and visiting, they stayed overnight, and traveled to the Hills to visit the Robert and Cordelia Johnson family on Sunday. They returned to Norris later that day, and then Eric and Rae Beth went on home to Kansas, as Eric had to be at work on Monday. This past Thursday Jean accompanied Ace and Rebekkah Kary to Rapid City, where Rebekkah enrolled at the School of Mines. She settled in at her dorm and got ready for her freshman orientation. Richard Krogman was among those attending the England’s branding party on August 13. On the 15th, Bob and Marilyn Kent arrived from California. They joined the rest of the Krogmans in attending the parade and other activities Saturday at Frontier Days in White River. Glen Krogman worked at the rodeo all three days. The Kents and Krogmans attended the rodeo on Sunday also, and Monday they all went to visit Clarence in Winner. Glen also went along to visit Clarence, and then continued on to his home in Fargo from there. Wednesday the Krogmans and Kents took in the pen of three activities in White River, and Thursday went to visit Clarence again. Saturday they took Clarence to watch Blaine’s horse sale in Winner. Bob and Marilyn Kent’s, friends from California, arrived for a visit at the Krogman’s. They had taken a daughter to her college in Missouri, and came back this way to visit. Pam Allard reports that her mother is continuing her chemo therapy, and asks for continued prayers on her behalf. Ken Koistenen visited Maxine Allard on Thursday, and also checked his trail cameras. Jim Letellier kept an appointment in Philip last Monday. Tuesday, August 13, Bruce, Jessie and Stephanie Ring took June with them to Rapid City. They ran a few errands and then took June to the airport to catch her flight to Seattle to visit Daniel and Michelle Ring and family. Bruce and Jessie took care of more errands and then returned home. The Ring’s finished combining Rueben’s spring wheat on Thursday, August 22, and finished Jake Ring and Sons spring wheat on Friday, the 23rd. June enjoyed her days visiting with Daniel, Michelle, Jake, Gabe, and Noah and getting re-acquainted with baby Grace, who is now seven months old. There were lots of indoor and outdoor activities, including hiking trails at Scenic State Park, and going to the beach there when the tide was out. It was amazing how many star fish that could be seen, and the variety of them. One afternoon was spent at the Naval Museum near the base at Bremerton, and then in the Fountain Park next to the museum. Very early Friday morning, Daniel took June to SEATAC to catch her flight back to Rapid City. Jessie, Stephanie, Ryan and Reina met her plane, and then kept eye appointments and did some other business, including picking up a new chest freezer at Lowes. They returned home that evening. Saturday morning Jessie helped Ryan gather exhibits for the garden contest at the Rosebud Pow Wow, loaded them into the Excursion (once it was returned to them), added Reina, Reno, Riley and Risa, and then picked up June and they made it to the pow wow in time to enter their exhibits by noon. They took in other events around the arena and enjoyed watching the dancing and visiting with their mother, Lisa. June helped the judges, and also worked at the free ice water next door at the puppet trailer. Two of Ryan’s vegetable exhibits received Best of Show in the Junior division, and June’s Roma tomatoes received Best of Show in the adult division. That was thanks to the deer netting received at a previous garden contest at the pow wow that was spread over the tomatoes and kept the deer out of the tomatoes this year. Ryan shared the carnival ride tickets he received for his entries in the garden contest with his brothers and sisters and they enjoyed the rides. The Bruce Ring’s are expecting company this week from Riceville, Iowa. The Torey Ring family went to Murdo Thursday and took care of their dental appointments all in one day. The Hubers finished combining what was left of their wheat this past week. The hail had ruined a lot of it. It also pretty much wrecked Nicole and Kenda’s gardens. Nete Heinert entered jams and jellies in the Todd County Fair, and her blueberry jelly won the jelly contest sponsored by Ball and Kerr. Howard, Nette, Chris and Beau helped work cattle at a neighbors’ ranch on Wednesday, the 21st, and Howard and Beau took in the Farm Fest in Mitchell on August 22. Saturday was the Romey family reunion in Chadron State Park. Besides family from Nebraska and South Dakota, some came from as far away as Texas and Arizona. Monday Howard and Nette headed for Hot Springs to visit Earl Weiss, who turned 85 on Friday. On Monday morning, Carol Ferguson met Irene Kaufman in Mission and the ladies traveled on to Winner to spend the day. Carol had some maintenance work done on the Pontiac while she and Irene visited Kaitlyn Ferguson and got to hold new baby NaTalia who was born on August 13. She's a beauty. After lunch they went to visit Janet Belle Hicks and Marie Banek, both residents at the Golden Prairie Manor. Carol picked sweet corn at her sister Margie and Gene Popkes' on Tuesday morning and has been freezing corn ever since. Ed helped work cattle at Wesley Schmidt's place on Wednesday and Ed and Carol were in Pierre on Friday.
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Youth attend 4-H Camp Bob in Custer
Johnton wins cattle riding at State 4-H Rodeo Finals
Grady Davis (L), Tagg and Gage Weller canoeing at camp.
Hunter Johnston claimed the title of junior boys’ cattle riding champion at the State 4-H Finals Rodeo that was held in Ft. Pierre on August 24-25. Below, Johnston (center) was awarded a saddle for his top scores.
Badlands National Park to celebrate 97th birthday
Badlands National Park will celebrate the 97th birthday of the National Park Service by offering free admission on Sunday, August 25, 2013. “Birthdays are a time to celebrate and we want everyone to join the party,” said Badlands National Park Superintendent Eric Brunnemann. “National parks celebrate our shared heritage as Americans and offer special memories for all. So visit both the North Unit and South Unit of the park – wander a trail, enjoy the landscape, take in the scenery. Enjoy all that Badlands National Park, our local public lands, and communities have to offer.” With the creation of Yellowstone National Park in 1872, The United States was the first country to set aside its most significant places as national parks so that they could be enjoyed by all. When President Woodrow Wilson signed legislation that created the National Park Service on Aug. 25, 1916, there were 37 national parks. The mission of the NPS extends beyond parks into communities across the country, where we work with partners to help preserve local history and create close-tohome recreational opportunities that revitalize neighborhoods and enhance the quality of life. To see what we do here in South Dakota, go to www.nps.gov/badl.
On June 25 -28, many youth headed to the hills to 4-H Camp, at Camp Bob in Custer SD. Many of the youth are already 4-H members, but the camp is open to non4-Hers as well. This camp session, which included Haakon, Jackson, Jones and Mellette counties, along with 9 others, had nearly 130 attendees. Earlier sessions struggled with rainy weather, but we had perfect temperatures and no storms. The theme was survival skills and activities that the youth took part in were GPS workshops, shelter building, a hike, were they learned edible forest plants, what to put in your backpack for hiking in the wilderness, fire starting, canoeing, first aid, and a workshop where they made survival bracelets. Free time for the campers was spent swimming and canoeing, including catching turtles, fishing or playing games on the green (the big lawn). Games this year were tug-o-war and a bucket brigade (sponsored by the Custer Volunteer Fire Dept), where two large teams passed containers of water to a destination “outhouse”, pouring the water
on the roof, and filling a pail from the rain gutter. The first team to fill their bucket, won. Needless to say, this ended up with most every camper and staff soaking wet, but everyone had an awesome time. Those campers who are in 4-H, have the opportunity to receive a scholarship, awarded by the SD 4H Leaders Assoc., just for sharing their camp experiences. Following is the camp experience for Gage and Tagg Weller, 4-H members in Jackson Co. who and attended Camp Bob in June. I’m Gage Weller, and this was my 5th year at Camp Bob – so you can tell I have fun there! I love seeing my old friends and like meeting new kids. I really liked canoeing and the bucket brigade – we were soaked! I had a great time and learned a lot with the survival workshops. I especially liked making the survival bracelets. A typical day at camp starts out with wake up, then flag ceremony, and breakfast (cabins rotate for KP – Kitchen Patrol). Then we have a workshop or two, lunch (KP again), quiet time (stay in our cabins), free time and more work-
shops and supper (KP again). In the evening, it’s campfire time, and lights out. We also do the talent show and the dance on the last night of camp. The dance is a big deal and all the kids and staff have a lot of fun. I’ll miss Camp Bob next year – I’ll be going to teen camp or TLC (Teen Leadership Camp in Brookings) because I’m too old for youth camp. Hi. I’m Tagg Weller. This was my first official year at Camp Bob. I had a lot of fun and made many new friends. My favorite things were the waterfights we got in after the bucket brigade race. All the campers were soaking wet! I also liked the shelter building workshop. The survival bracelet I made in the workshop got a purple at Achievement Days – that was another thing I liked doing at camp. I also liked canoeing and catching turtles. One day, we caught 23 turtles! I plan to go back to camp next year, and meet up with my friends. If you are interested in attending Camp Bob in June of 2014, contact your 4-H Advisor or your local extension office.
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Gage Weller (fourth from front) and other campers use all their strength to win at tug-og-war.
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Whoever said Kadoka wasn’t on the map, well they were wrong
Michael Jones and his horse, Genuine, received the Top Horse award at the ranch rodeo during the Central States Fair that was held on Sunday, August 25.
On Friday, August 23 a Google Maps car was traveling the streets of Kadoka, collecting data to update the website. Updating the maps with the street view is quite a process since each street and road must actually be driven and photos taken. To match each image to its geographic location on the map, signals are combined from sensors on the car that measure GPS, speed and direction. This is done in order to reconstruct the car's exact route, and even tilt and realign the images. To avoid gaps in the panoramas, adjacent cameras take slightly overlapping pictures, that are then we "stitched" together into a single 360-degree image. Special image processing algorithms are used to lessen "seams" and create smooth transitions. Currently in South Dakota data is being collected in Brookings, Custer, Fall River, Haakon, Jackson, Minnehaha, Moody, and Pennington counties.
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Roughriders team members, Brent Fox (L) of Hermosa, Jesse Cotton of Piedmont, Rustin Bertram of Scenic, and Michael Jones of Oglala, during the wild cow milking. Nellie’s Saloon team members, Eric Jones (L) of Howes, Callen Brink of Union Center, Luke VanderMay of Kadoka, and Seth Moreland of Red Owl, competed in the ranch rodeo. During the steer loading event the team had a time of 48.75.
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Fellowship of God | Dr. James L. Snyder
Some Mysteries Are Tough To Solve
For my wife's birthday (I am not allowed to mention which one) I surprised her with round trip tickets to her family reunion in upper New York State. Out of courtesy to her, I elected not to include myself in her little vacation. After all, it is her family and that is just the kind of man I am. I must say I was looking forward to a week in the house by myself, where I could be the absolute boss. Nobody to tell me what to do. Nobody to tell me where to go. For a week, I would be the king of my castle; the captain of my ship; the pilot of my spacecraft. Actually, I need more than one week to do all of these things. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage deserves time off and away from Yours Truly. All year long, she works hard and most of the time has her hands full trying to untangle me from one foil after another. Lately, it has developed into a foil-time job. The day finally came for me to take her to the airport and see her off. As I kissed her goodbye, my thoughts roved back to the week that lay before me as a freelance husband. All the way back from the airport I played my Barry Manilow CD. I like Barry Manilow because he can't Smile without Me. Believe me, a smile creased my clock all the way home. One difference between men and women, or maybe I should say husbands and wives, is the notion of cleanliness. Wives have the idea that cleanliness is next to godliness. If true, ours is the godliest house on the planet. Even God must wipe his feet before coming into our home. As a man, I see absolutely no connection between cleanliness and godliness. I do my best thinking, not to mention praying, in the midst of clutter. If godliness is related to happiness, then I am in heaven when I am in the midst of hodgepodge — the podgier the better. Along about Friday afternoon I was absolutely in heaven. The house was a complete wreck and I could not have been happier. About this time, an incident developed that brought me to my senses. I was about ready to take a shower when I noticed the soap and shampoo in my shower were gone. I knew reserves are somewhere in our house but for the life of me; I could not put my fingers on any of it. This is by my wife's design. Notwithstanding, and I was standing in my birthday suit, I needed to take a shower. Then a brilliant idea struck me. Since my wife has not been home all week, the shampoo and soap in her shower should be in great supply. Snatching my towel from my shower, I headed for hers. One thing I noticed in my wife's shower was the variety of bottles. Not wearing my glasses, I could not read the labels on any of them. However, I was not here to read bottles, but to take a shower, and so I disregarded the labels. I turned on the shower, adjusted the water temperature and began my shower. I reached for the nearest bottle, which I assumed was shampoo. After dousing my hair with a generous portion, I began scrubbing my head. I noticed, however, no suds. I grabbed another bottle and repeated the procedure with the same results. After using 17 bottles, I finally found one that produced suds. I remember thinking to myself, what does my wife do with all these bottles in her shower that do not do anything? Nevertheless, in a moment I forgot the whole incident, stepped out of her shower and toweled off. I made a cup of coffee and settled into my easy chair to watch a little television. As I sat there, I noticed a strange fragrance. This is the difference between men and women. A man enjoys strange smells. A woman, on the other hand, enjoys fragrant aromas. I smelled a fragrant aroma with a strong tinge of fruit about it. It smelled as if someone had brought me a bowl of mixed of fruit. I knew for a fact, there was no fruit in the house, so this fruity aroma puzzled me. I got up and walked around the house looking for this bowl of fruit. No matter what room I was in, I could smell the fruit. It was the strangest thing I ever experienced. Finally, I went back to my easy chair and cup of coffee not knowing where these fruity fumes were coming from. Some mysteries are tough to solve. Then something hit me right between the eyes. The fruity bouquet was coming from me! I took several healthy sniffs and discovered I smelled like a bowl of fruit. I could not understand this phenomenon. Then I remember the bottles in my wife's shower. I went back to investigate and discovered my wife had bottles of fruity concoctions of every variety. A verse from the Bible came to mind. "But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, well pleasing to God." (Philippians 4:18 KJV.) The only fragrance worth dwelling on is a life well pleasing to God.
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John Joseph Hildebrand left our world at his home in Murdo, SD, on August 15, 2013. John was born in Lawrence, KS, on January 16, 1962, he grew up in Colorado Springs, CO. John has three living sisters and three living brothers, and is survived by his three children, Joseph, Amber, Brandon, and four grandchildren. John, also known as Joe, always loved to have a good time and lived his life to the fullest. John will be truly missed, and always in our hearts! Arrangements were placed in care of Isburg Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.isburgfuneralchapels.com
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First day of school at Long Valley the second and third graders were anxious for the day.
Meals for the Elderly
Monday, September 2: Closed for holiday. Tuesday, September 3: Swiss steak with tomatoes, celery, etc., baked potatoes, vegetable blend, bread and apricots. Wednesday, September 4: Chicken alfredo, harvard beets, . Thursday, September 5: Roast pork, mashed potatoes and gravy, seasoned carrots, dinner roll and baked apple slices. Friday, September 6: Chicken filet on a bun with lettuce and tomatoes, sweet potato fries, coleslaw, and pudding with fruit.
Upcoming Events
Monday, August 26: •First day of school for Kadoka Area School District.
Karson Eisenbraun (L) and McCoy Bonenberger were excited to explore their new classroom. The fourth grade students in Mrs. Graupman’s class were greeted by the class pet, Mr. Turtle.
Friday, August 30: •Football against Jones County at Kadoka at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, August 31: •Cross country at Douglas at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 14: •Quad County Relay for Life in Wall. Saturday September 21: •Interested in attending the annual "Festival of the Book" held in Deadwood this year on Sept. 21? Contact Deb Moor at Jackson Co. Library, 837-2689, for more information if you'd like to join us and bring a friend! Notices: The KHS Alumni Association is trying to locate class composite photos for all graduating classes from 1913 to 2013. If you have one, please call Nona Prang at home 837-2684 or cell 488-0098.
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Results of Uncontrolled Weakness
Read Romans 6:17-23 It is normal for children, at some point, to become aware of growing stronger. “Let’s see your muscles,” a parent will say. The child bends an arm, makes a fist, and proudly displays the evidence. Parents often encourage their children to increase strength and overcome any weakness. Some youngsters cooperate, but others act indifferent or feel defeated even before they start. We all have weak areas in our lives. How do we respond to them? Do we make a plan to overcome them? Do we pretend they are unimportant or surrender to them without much effort? None of these responses is what God desires for us. He wants our weaknesses to remind us how totally dependent we are upon His strength and how great our need is for Him. His plan is for our frailties to be a powerful motivator to deepen our relationship with Him. Handled improperly, those areas in which we lack ability can become stumbling blocks that hurt us and those around us. A proper response—namely, turning to God—means He will take charge of our weaknesses and no longer allow them to dominate our lives. Samson was a man whom God set apart and equipped for divine purposes. But he had an uncontrollable weakness, which he allowed to run unchecked until it destroyed his work for the Lord (Judg. 13-16). We, as Christ-followers, have also been set apart for God’s work and equipped by Him. We should heed the warning of Samson’s life and turn quickly to God every time our weakness surfaces. Delay could mean disaster.
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CONCORDIA LUTHERAN Kadoka • 837-2390 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. ST. PETER LUTHERAN CHURCH-LCMS Midland • Rev. Glenn Denke • 462-6169, SD (6 mi. north and 3 mi. east of 1880 Town) Sunday Worship--10:00 a.m. MT/11:00 a.m. CT
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The Board of Jackson County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:10 a.m., Monday, August 12, 2013 in the Commissioner’s room of the Jackson County Courthouse. Chairman Glen Bennett called the meeting to order with members Larry Denke, Larry Johnston, Jim Stilwell and Ron Twiss present. All motions carried unanimously unless otherwise noted. Stilwell moved, Denke seconded, that the minutes of the July meetings be approved. Sheriff Clements met with the board. He reported that the 2013 Explorer was damaged by hail, the windshield has been replaced. Other hail damage was also received on the Explorer and the black cargo trailer. Claims have been filed with the insurance carrier. Sheriff Clements reported that an application for Homeland Security Grant has been made. He informed the board he has applied for radio extenders which will increase the operation of their radios. Total grant will be $5,500 for the extenders and programming of the extenders is included. Sheriff Clements reported that Sunsurfin’ Foundation is giving away bullet proof vests, and he has applied for one as Deputy Kenrick is wearing an older bullet proof vest. He reported that the vests are to be replaced every five years. Report was made that SD BIT has notified counties that the teletype billing will be increased 3% in 2014. Sheriff Clements informed the board that the Sheriff’s Convention will be in North Dakota this year. There is a $75.00 registration fee and rooms are $69.00 per night. Twiss moved, Denke seconded, that Sheriff Clements be authorized to attend the Sheriff’s Convention in Bismark, ND, in September. Sheriff Clements reported that days off for Deputy Dallas Kendrick will change as Deputy Kendrick is taking classes for his promotion in the National Guard. Sheriff Clements reported that there were five DUI’s, a couple accidents and one life flight during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally week. He also reported that safety checks and compliance checks were done in the past week. Tom DeVries met with the board. He stated that he does not feel the county should pay the state for predator control. Clinton Schnee was present and stated he feels the county should continue to pay for predator control. He reported on times when he used the state game agents for coyote control. The majority of the board reported that citizens have informed them that they want the county to continue to pay into the State Predatory Animal Damage Control Fund. Commissioner Denke stated that the Game, Fish and Parks has built the Outdoor Campus (West) near Rapid City, bought a large ranch, and reduced agents which has resulted in no services to the people. Fund balances and the Highway Funds analysis were presented to the board. The Auditor’s account with the County Treasurer was approved as of July 31, 2013: Total amount of deposits in banks . . . . . . . .25,746.36 Total amount of actual cash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .542.00 Register of Deeds cash . . . . . . .250.00 Total amount of checks . . . . . .3,148.77 Returned checks . . . . . . . . . . .1,639.48 Library Donations . . . . . . . . .15,878.49 Money Market account . . . . . . . . . . . . . .752,177.89 Time Deposits . . . . . . . . . . .117,132.00 JCFSA Passbook savings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,673.48 Total Funds . . . . . . . . . . . . .919,188.47 TOTAL COUNTY FUNDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . .840,066.34 General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .471,746.58 Road & Bridge . . . . . . . . . .153,108.07 CH & BR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,751.27 Sec. Road . . . . . . . . . . . . . .159,421.22 911 Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8,104.69 Other Grants . . . . . . . . . . . . .11,781.21 Emer./Disaster . . . . . . . . . . . .2,283.80 Abuse Center . . . . . . . . . . . .12,197.98 Building . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .639.50 Library Donations . . . . . . . . .15,878.49 L.E.S.T. Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,022.43 Mod. & Preserv. . . . . . . . . . . .1,131.00 TOTAL TRUST & AGENCY FUNDS . . . . . . .79,122.13 Schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9,434.27 Townships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,575.33 Towns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7,632.86 State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30,704.45 Law Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . .772,03 JCFSA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,673.48 Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26,329.69 Register of Deeds July collections: $2,868.48. The following bills from the files of the County Auditor were presented, examined, allowed and ordered paid: Salaries, $34,991.33 BankWest, payroll tax, $9,459.90 AFLAC, ins. prem., $819.71 Jackson Co. Flexible Spending Acct., payroll ded., $176.76 S. D. Retirement, payroll ded., $2,936.08 Colonial Life, ins. Prem., $25.56 Wellmark, group health ins., $8,245.86 Credit Collection Bureau, payroll ded., $660.54 Dearborn, payroll ded . . . . . . . .108.00 Wage Works, payroll ded. . . . . . .50.00 To Whom It May Concern, 6/13 tax apport. . . . . . . . . . . . . .80,942.05 To Whom It May Concern, 7/13 tax apport. . . . . . . . . . . . . .18,701.90 S D State Treasurer, 6/13 cash rec. trans. . . . . .43,984.49 S. D. State Treasurer, 7/13 cash rec. trans . . . . . .3,1659.45 S. D. Game, Fish & Parks, game licenses (2 mos) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .547.00 Pennington Co. 911, Jan-Mar PSAP service . . . . .2,177.14 U. S. Postal Service, postage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .253.53 To Whom It May Concern, grand jury fee . . . . . . . . . . . . .513.54 To Whom It May Concern, witness fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .400.42 SD Assn Assessing Office, school registration . . . . . . . . . .300.00 SD Department of Revenue, IAAO Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . .440.00 Ultra INC., registration . . . . . . . . .50.00 Penning County Director, registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.00 SD Assn Of County Commissioner, fee . . . . . . . . . .72.00 SD State Treasurer, sales tax due . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34.52 City of Kadoka, service . . . . . . .106.48 Golden West, service . . . . . . .1,021.97 Lacreek Electric, service . . . . . . .42.26 Kadoka Oil, gas & fuel . . . . .11,599.75 S. D. Bureau of Info. & Tech., internet . . . . . . . . . . . .55.00 Verizon Wireless, service . . . . . .200.51 Voyager, gas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .235.86 West Central Electric, service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .978.67 West River Electric, service . . . . .42.33 West River Lyman Jones Water, service . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20.00 Glen Bennett, expenses . . . . . . .19.24 Larry Johnston, expenses . . . . . .35.52 Larry Denke, expenses . . . . . . . .56.24 Ron Twiss, expenses . . . . . . . . . .66.60 Haakon County, Ext. Sec. salary . . . . . . . . . . . .818.04 Carrie Weller, expenses . . . . . . .168.36 Crossroads Hotel, hotel room . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50.00 S.D. State 4-H office, supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.00 Reliable Office Supplies, supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84.59 3 B’s Heating and, New Furnace and AC . . . . . . . . . .6,977.06 A & B Welding, gas . . . . . . . . . .106.60 Avera Queen Of Peace, cdl test lab fees . . . . . . . . . . . .133.80 Rosemarie Bennett, expenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .186.31 Brant’s Electric, elect repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,842.66 Butler Machinery, repair for 140M . . . . . . . . . . . .730.95 Central SD Enhancement Dist., Pre-Disaster Miti Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15,137.00 Century Business Products, copier rent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .180.93 Heidi Coller, B/A draws . . . . . . . .50.00 D&T Auto Parts, parts . . . . . . . . .93.97 Diamond Pharmacy Services, prisoner medical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.37 Discount Fuel, gas . . . . . . . . .1,446.88 Jamie Dolezal, expenses . . . . . . .36.00 Double H Feed & Supply, oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27.38 Fromm’s Hardware & Plumbing, supplies, parts . . . .290.36 Hometown Computer ervice, computer maint . . . . . .315.77 Jackson Co. Cons. Dist., ’13 approp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,500.00 J&S Restore, hub cover . . . . . . . .19.95 Kadoka Care Center, office rent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .500.00 Kadoka Gas & Go, gas . . . . . . .321.74 Kadoka Press, publications . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,088.47 Kemnitz Law Office, office exp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .397.00 Kennedy Implement & Auto, mower parts . . . . . .1,042.50 Konst Machine, repairs . . . . . . . .67.50 Law Enforcement Systems, supplies . . . . . . . . . . .55.00 Kevin Lewis, CT. Appt. Atty. . . . . . . . . . . .2,828.44 McLeod’s, supplies . . . . . . . . . .362.09 Microfilm Imaging Systems, scanner rent . . . . . . .75.00 Miller Garbage, service . . . . . . . .73.20 Modern Marketing, supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .356.03 Minic Industries Limited, parts . . . . . . . . . . . . .435.96 Debra Moor, supplies, travel expenses . . . . . . . . . . . .285.89 Oien Implement, parts . . . . . . . .122.84 Pennington Co. Jail, prisoner board . . . . . . . . . . . . .816.00 Pennington County, prisoner transport . . . . . . . . . .232.65 People’s Market, supplies . . . . .179.69 Philip Clinic, employee phy., CDL testing . . . . . . . . . . .175.00 Philip Health Services, b/a draws . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70.00 Philip Motor, freight . . . . . . . . . . .44.96 PowerPlan, repairs . . . . . . . . . .194.04 Reliable Office Supplies, supplies . . . . . . . . . .308.47 Servall, rugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .165.81 Sioux City Foundry CO., parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,057.60 S. D. Dept. of Health, lab fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105.00 State Property Management, office equipment . . . . . . . . . . . .10.00 State Radio Communication, teletype billing . . . . . . . . . . . .2250.00 Jackie Stilwell, cell phone cost, expenses . . . . . . .178.83 Janet Theye, expenses . . . . . . . .86.17 James or Vicky Thompson, license refund . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30.00 Trugreen Chemlawn, lawn service . . . . . . . . . . . . . .168.25 Twilight First Aid Safety Supply, Serv eyewash stat & safety vest . . . . . . . . . . .88.90 Ultra, Inc., comp. maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . .345.00 Ultramax, ammo . . . . . . . . . . . .263.00 W.W. Tire Service Inc., parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109.00 Walker Automotive, parts . . . . . .268.60 Rose Ann Wendell, ct. appt. atty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .547.40 West Publishing Group, law books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .273.00 Vicki Diane Wilson, supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16.86 Winner Health Mart Pharmacy, prisioner medication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14.69 Winner Police Dept., prisoner board . . . . . . . . . . .3,093.60 Winner Regional Healthcare CTR, medical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85.00 Dakota Business Center, supplies . . . . . . . . . . .346.50 US Postal Service, box rent . . . .332.00 Kerri Enders, reimbursement medical expense . . . . . . . . . . .233.00 Brad L. Stone, reimbursement medical expense . . . . . . . . . . .263.86 Pennington County 911, reprogramming radios . . . . .1,167.25 Kadoka Vol. Ambulance Service, grant reimbursement . . . . . . . . . . .3,850.85 Kadoka Vol. Fire Department, grant reimbursement . . . . . .5,500.80 Western Communications, paging programming . . . . . . . .125.00 Torri Baker, compliance check . . .90.00 Dominic Heidt, compliance check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90.00 William F. Brown, witness fee, mileage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20.74 Golden West, 911 access . . . . .765.45 Kadoka Telephone, 911 access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160.43 Century Link, 911 access . . . . . .146.17 The S. D. Developmental Center, Redfield, SD, has billed Jackson County an additional $60.00 for an accrued total of $1,020.00 for client assessment. Jackson County responded in June 2012 that charges should be assessed to the appropriate federal government agency as per SDCL 27B-3-27. Twiss moved, Johnston seconded, that the billing be denied. A notice of hospitalization was received from Spearfish Regional Hospital. The patient is not eligible for VA or IHS benefits. A notice of hospitalization was received from Regional Behavioral Health. The patient may be eligible for IHS benefits. No action was taken on the notices of hospitalization. A billing was received from Schmidt, Schroyer, Lee and Moreno in the amount of $159.60 for mental illness board chairman costs. A billing was received from Lewis & Clark Behavior Health Service in the amount of $149.00 for mental illness costs. A billing was received from the Pennington County Public Defender’s Office in the amount of $42.00 for mental illness costs. A billing was received from Audra Malcomb Consulting in the amount of $134.13 for mental illness costs. Twiss moved, Johnston seconded, that the billing from Schmidt, Schroyer, Lee and Moreno in the amount of $159.60 for mental illness board chairman costs be paid, and that all other billings for mental illness costs be denied. The board was informed that States Attorney Van Gorp is again responding by letter to a demand for payment from Hauge Associates, Inc. for a prisoner medical billing which was denied in 2012. A haul road agreement prepared by the S. D. Dept. of Transportation between Duininck, Inc. and Jackson County for the use and restoration of Jackson County road CS 80, Red Stone Road, was presented to the board. Duininck, Inc. is the contractor on a state project on SD Hwy 73. Discussion was held on requesting a rock base on a section of the road and 2” of gravel be placed on the road. Following discussion, Stilwell moved, Denke seconded, that the haul road agreement with Duininck, Inc. be approved and signed. Debra Moor, Librarian, met with the board. She reported that she has registered for the SDLA Conference in September, and has billed the county for reimbursement of the registration cost. Debra Moor reported that bills for items and services under the SD Broadband grant have been submitted this month. Debra Moor reported that the air conditioner at the Library has stopped working, and that it is still under warranty. A new air conditioner is on it’s way. Debra Moor reported that she is having problems getting the correct ink cartridge for one printer at the Library. She informed the board that the sales rep from Dakota Business Center had stopped, checked out the printer, and will try to obtain the correct ink cartridge. Debra Moor reported there were plumbing problems at the Library. Debra Moor reported there are problems with lights at the Library. Discussion was held on changing to 4’ fluorescent lights. At 10:10 a.m., Stilwell moved, Johnston seconded, that the board go into executive session to discuss personnel matters. Debra Moor was present. The board came out of executive session at 11:04 a.m. No action was taken at this time. The board was informed that Pat Jensen would not meet with the board as scheduled for this meeting. Carl Engwall, National Park Service, met with the board. Discussion was held on the draft Cooperative Management Agreement for recurring road maintenance of Jackson County roads CH 8, Cottonwood Road, and CS 23 A. These roads provide access to the Minuteman Missile Visitor Center and Delta-01 Launch Control Facility. It was a concern of board members that the agreement stated various times that the National Park Service will “assist” Jackson County in maintenance of the roads. The board informed Carl Engwall that the county doesn’t have the funds or equipment to repair paved roads. Carl Engwall informed the board that the NPS will apply for recurring funds for projects such as chip seal for the roads. He also explained that the project will be reviewed at the federal level as the project progresses, that federal funds will cover the total cost of the project, even if the project goes over the estimated cost and there will be no cost to the county. He informed the board he would present suggested wordage change to the agreement to the regional office. He also reported that Duane Bubac is working on the signing project. Secondary Road project reports from the Highway Department for the year 2012 were presented to the board. Completed Secondary Road project reports totaled $285,957.37. Discussion was held on transferring funds designated for Secondary Road use only to County Road within the Road Fund for the 2012 expenses incurred. The fund amount designated for Secondary Road use only as of December 31, 2012 was $xxx. Johnston moved, Twiss seconded, that the following resolution be adopted: JACKSON COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA RESOLUTION 2013 – 11 WHEREAS, revenues received for Secondary Road and County Highway and Bridge Reserve purposes are deposited within the County Road and Bridge Fund; and WHEREAS, these classes of revenue are not considered Cash, but are considered Restricted Funds and are to be used only for specific purposes; and WHEREAS, project reports are presented to the County Auditor by the County Highway Department and used for determining whether costs are for specific purposes upon Secondary Roads or for County Highway and Bridge Reserve purposes; and WHEREAS, project reports for the entire year of 2012 have now been presented to the County Auditor; and WHEREAS, the amount of the County Road and Bridge Fund shown as funds Restricted for Secondary Road as of December 31, 2012 was $83,777.30; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that $83,000.00 be adjusted at this time from Restricted Funds for Secondary Road to County Road and Bridge Cash as per project reports presented to the County Auditor for the year of 2012. Secondary Road to County Road and Bridge . . . . . . . 83,000.00 Resolution adopted this 12th day of August, 2013. ATTEST: BOARD OF JACKSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Vicki D. Wilson, Auditor Glen A. Bennett, Chairman Rose Bennett, Director of Equalization met with the board. She reported on meetings and training attended in the past month. She also reported that she and Janet Theye are registered for the annual assessor’s school which will be held in mid September. Rose Bennett reported that re-assessment of property is progressing. Rose Bennett reported that the second new computer has been installed in the Director of Equalization office, and that they have moved the office desk no longer used by the States Attorney in to their office. Vicki Wilson, Auditor, reported that the new server has been installed in the Auditor’s office, one new computer has been installed in the Auditor’s office, and one new computer has been installed in the Treasurer’s office. Discussion was held on declaring the old computers surplus property, and whether to place on a county sale or discard them. Suggestion was made to pull the mother boards and hard drives from the computer if discarded. Stilwell moved, Twiss seconded, that the used county computers be declared surplus and discarded. Discussion was held on the county 911 Coordinator position. Mitzi Mitchell has served as the county 911 Coordinator since the county went on to 911. The Director of Equalization office now has the GIS program which will assist in designating new addresses for the 911 system. Stilwell moved, Denke seconded, that Rose Bennett be designated as the Jackson County 911 Coordinator. Stilwell moved, Johnston seconded, that the board recess for lunch. The board reconvened at 1:00 p.m. with all members present. Also present were Dwight Deaver, Hwy. Supt. and Kolette Struble, Hwy. Bookkeeper. Derek McTighe, Brosz Engineering, met with the board. He presented an agreement for engineering services for the survey and design for a grade raise on Jackson County CH 12 on the proposed detour from I-90 Exit 127 south and east to Cactus Flats. Total engineering services would be $6,921.45. Discussion was held on the project. Report was made that the state is now stating they will agree to only a 20’ foot top to the road and apply 2” of gravel. The county may put in two 3’ culverts in the section of road proposed to be raised. No action was taken on the proposed agreement for engineering services presented by Brosz Engineering. Ron Twiss reported that he has pictures of high water at Lost Dog Creek, but has not been able to send them from his cell phone to a computer. Discussion was held on recently received “Guidelines for I-90 Exit Maintenance” received from SDDOT. States Attorney Dan Van Gorp was present. The state plans to turn sections of underpass roads back to counties. The state is proposing to grind up the areas of paved road which lay under I-90 and connect to county roads, only if the counties agree to have the grinding done. They would then put the section of road back to a gravel sur-
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face. They will only do this if the counties agree to have the grinding done. If counties do not agree to have the grinding of the current paved sections of road done by the state, the state will leave them as they are and the counties will be responsible for future maintenance at their own cost. Discussion was held on contacting Doug Sherman, SDDOT or federal DOT. Report was made that the tractor lease with Kennedy Implement has been signed and returned to the county. Dwight Deaver reported that one Volvo truck needs repaired. The board instructed that the truck be repaired. Dwight Deaver reported that the 120 Cat motor grader needs repaired, and estimated cost is $25,000. The board took no action. Tom DeVries met with the board. Dwight Deaver informed the board he plans to place the 140 Cat motor grader at Belvidere this winter for Tom DeVries to use. He reported that the V-plow would be mounted on the 140 Cat motor grader for use in snow removal. Tom DeVries informed the board he would provide the electricity to plug the motor grader in during the winter. Dwight Deaver reported that two gravel trailers are operational. Dwight Deaver reported that the pump on possibly updating the water tanker trailer. Dwight Deaver reported that the meters on the bulk fuel and gas tanks at the Kadoka shop are not working properly. Kolette Struble informed the board that the men are no longer able to read the numbers on the meters. Dwight Deaver informed the board that estimated cost to replace the meters is between $1,000 and $1,100. The board requested cost estimates be obtained on replacing pumps and meters. The board was informed that the county can still contract with Western Construction to have gravel crushed and stockpiled off the county’s bid letting from last fall. Report was made that the notification process for mining gravel at the Lee Addison Pit has been completed. Dwight Deaver reported that approximately two feet of overburden will need to be stripped at the new pit. Tom DeVries informed the board he would be willing to remove the overburden at a cost of $4,250. He also informed the board he would be willing to assist with stockpiling pit run gravel at $80.00 per hour. No action was taken by the board at this time. Dwight Deaver reported on looking for additional gravel within the land description of John Berry’s Twin Pines Pit. Following discussion, the board instructed that Dwight Deaver continue to look in other areas for gravel. At 2:58 p.m., Denke moved, Twiss seconded, that the board go into executive session to discuss personnel matters. Dwight Deaver, Hwy. Supt. was present.Dwight Deaver left executive session at 3:15 p.m. Vicki Wilson entered executive session at 3:22 p.m. and left at 3:24 p.m. Barb Clements entered executive session at 3:25 p.m. and left at 3:30 p.m. The board came out of executive session at 3:39 p.m. The board authorized republishing the classified ads for the full time and part time Highway Worker positions in the Kadoka Press and the Profit. The billing from Pennington County 911 for reprogramming radios for Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services in Jackson County that was presented to the board on August 1, 2013 was again presented to the board. Ted Rufledt responded by e-mail to the board’s request to bill each department separately. He informed the board the request and authorization for the reprogramming came to them through Jackson County EM, Jackie Stilwell, and they performed the work in good faith that the bill would be paid by the county. Denke moved, Stilwell seconded, that Pennington County 911 be paid $1,167.25 for reprogramming radios for Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services in Jackson County, and that Jackson County bill out the service to each of the departments. Motion carried with the following vote: Denke, yea; Johnston, yea; Stilwell, yea; Twiss, nay. A billing from Ernie’s Building Center, Midland, for fourteen windows in the amount of $6,027.28 was discussed. Report was made that the windows are small for the current openings. The billing paid in September 2012 for 8 windows was reviewed. J&S Construction had started the installation of the windows but has been instructed to obtain the correct sized windows. Denke moved, Johnston seconded, that the billing from Ernie’s Building Center, Midland, for fourteen windows in the amount of $6,027.28 be tabled. Discussion was held on fund balances and billings submitted for payment. The Building Fund will be short following final payment to 3 B’s Heating and Air Conditioning for the newly installed furnace and air conditioner at the courthouse. Denke moved, Johnston seconded, that the following amount be transferred from General Fund to the following Special Revenue Fund. JACKSON COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA RESOLUTION 2013 – 12 WHEREAS, counties are allowed to make operating transfers from the General Fund to Special Revenue Funds; and WHEREAS, the following transfer was scheduled as per the 2013 Jackson County budget; NOW THEREFORE BE IT
RESOLVED, that the following amount be transferred from General Fund to the following Special Revenue Fund: Building Fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,600.00 Resolution adopted this 12th day of August, 2013. ATTEST: BOARD OF JACKSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Vicki D. Wilson, Jackson County Auditor Glen A. Bennett, Chairman Report was made that no further applications have been received for the Deputy Auditor position. Bennett moved, Twiss seconded, that LaTasha Buchholz be hired as full time Deputy Auditor effective August 12, 2013 at $9.75 per hour for a 90 day probationary period. Motion carried with the following vote: Bennett, yea; Denke, abstaining; Johnston, yea; Stilwell, yea; Twiss, yea. Sheriff Clements met with the board. He informed the board that Deputy Dallas Kendrick was hired on September15, 2012 and it was agreed to grant him an annual pay increase of $1,000.00 in one year. Twiss moved, Denke seconded, that Dallas Kendrick be granted an annual pay increase of $1,000.00 effective September 15, 2013. Motion carried with the following vote: Denke, yea; Johnston, yea; Stilwell, nay; Twiss, yea. At 5:02 p.m., Johnston moved, Stilwell seconded, that the board go into executive session to discuss personnel matters. Barb Clements was present. The board came out of executive session at 5:03 p.m. The proposed 2014 Jackson County budget was reviewed. Vicki Wilson, Auditor, reported that a new fund, Library Donations, has been added to Special Revenue Funds for past year donations made to the Library. The fund was instructed to be established by Dept. of Legislative Audit. Report was made that the CPI for 2013 taxes due in 2014 is 2.1% and that total county growth is 1.78 %. Increases in amounts allowed to be levied for 2013 taxes due in 2014 are: General Fund, $23,173; CH&BR, $44; Secondary Road, $1,241. Spreadsheets showing the past three years revenues and expenditures were presented to the board and reviewed. End of year estimated cash to be applied to the 2014 budget was reviewed. Report was made that salaries were adjusted for the current draft budget, and that the $5,000 for Jackson-Kadoka Economic Development Group and the $3,440 for Predatory Animal / Animal Damage Control have been removed as per the July 17, 2013 meeting. The following changes to the current draft budget were as follows: Increase salaries and payroll tax in the Sheriff’s budget by $1,150.00; decrease equipment replacement in the Sheriff’s budget by $5,000.00; decrease salary and payroll tax in the Courthouse Maintenance budget by $580, increase remaining current year estimated revenue by $2,000 for copies and maps. Stilwell moved, Twiss seconded, that the following resolution be adopted as the Jackson County provisional budget for the year 2014. RESOLUTION 2013 – 13 PROVISIONAL BUDGET FOR JACKSON COUNTY January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 See Provisional Budget on page 8. ADOPTION OF PROVISIONAL BUDGET JACKSON COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA RESOLUTION 2013 - 13 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That the Board of County Commissioners of Jackson County, will meet in the Courthouse at Kadoka, South Dakota on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. for the purpose of considering the foregoing Provisional Budget for the year 2014 and the various items, schedules, amounts, and appropriations set forth therein and as many days thereafter as is deemed necessary until the final adoption of the budget on the 9th day of September, 2013. At such time any interested person may appear either in person or by a representative and will be given an opportunity for a full and complete discussion of all purposes, objectives, items, schedules, appropriations, estimates, amounts and matters set forth and contained in the Provisional Budget. Dated this 12th day of August, 2013. ATTEST: BOARD OF JACKSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Vicki D. Wilson, Jackson County Auditor Glen A. Bennett, Chairman There being no further business to come before the board, Johnston moved, Stilwell seconded, that the meeting be adjourned, that a special meeting be held at 1:00 p.m., September 3, 2013 and that the board meet in regular session at 9:00 a.m., Monday, September 9, 2013. ATTEST: BOARD OF JACKSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Vicki D. Wilson, Jackson County Auditor Glen A. Bennett, Chairman [Published August 29, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $316.14]
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Checking account balance, beginning: 1,069.81; Transfer into account: (from MMDA account) 194,600.00; Receipts: Jackson Co. Treasurer, taxes 3,679.74; Haakon Co. Treasurer, taxes 439.31; County apportionment 35.34; BankWest, interest 57.22; First National Midland, int. 89.84; State of SD, state aid 103,667.00; Bankwest Credits 15.00; Midcentral college access 766.92; US Dept of Ed, Indian Ed 437.40; State of SD, rural utilities 73,818.74; State of SD, Title I 55,261.00; State of SD, RTI 950.02; State of SD, REAP 14,392.00; Total receipts: 253,609.53; Transfers out: (to MMDA) 174,858.95; Disbursements: 273,382.82; Ending balance, checking: 1,037.57; Money Market Deposit Account: 376,794.01; Money Market Deposit Account:(MB) 160,194.66; Petty Cash: 130.00; Total Balance of Account: 538,156.24 CAPITOL OUTLAY FUND: Checking account balance, beginning: 4,578.66; Transfer in: 154,000.00; Receipts: Jackson Co. Treasurer, taxes 811.57; Haakon Co. Treasurer 117.72; First National, Interest 98.01; BankWest, interest 136.05; Transfers out: 234.06; Disbursements: 158,495.40; Ending balance, checking: 1,012.55; Money Market Deposit Account: 385,589.84; Money Market Deposit Account:(MB) 162,245.54; Total Balance of Account: 548,847.93 SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND: Checking account balance, beginning: 2,881.32; Transfer into account: from savings 22,700.00; Receipts: Jackson Co. Treasurer, taxes 612.80; Haakon Co. Treasurer, taxes 144.35; First National, interest 32.67; BankWest, interest 39.68; State of SD, IDEA 7,398.00; State of SD, state aid 3,712.00; Transfers out: 11,182.35; Disbursements: 25,026.98; Ending balance, checking: 1,311.49; Money Market Deposit Account: (BW) 139,864.09; Money Market Deposit Account: (MB) 49,777.94; Total Balance of Account: 190,953.52 PENSION FUND: Checking account balance, beginning: 62.16; Receipts: Jackson Co. Treasurer, taxes 68.63; Haakon Co. Treasurer, taxes 30.95; Transfers out: 0.00; Disbursements: 0.00; Ending balance, checking: 161.74 IMPACT AID FUND: Checking account balance, beginning: 10,000.00; Receipts: Interest 930.71; Transfers out: 10,000.00; Money Market Deposit account 691,087.83; C.M.A. Account 1,017,830.79; Balance of Account: 1,709,849.33 FOOD SERVICE FUND: Beginning Balance: 3,841.59; Disbursements 64.00; Total balance checking account: 3,777.59; Cash change 0.00; Total balance accounts: 3,777.59 TRUST & AGENCY FUND: Beginning balance, checking: 43,287.05; Transfer in: 0.00; Receipts: 41,238.98; Transfers out: 38,145.01; Disbursements: 7,212.47; Balance, Checking: 39,168.55; Cash Change: 0.00; Money Market Deposit Acct: 33,769.00; Total balance of account: 72,937.55 ALBIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Non expendable trust fund: Beginning balance: 619.01; Transfer in: Receipts: 0.00; Disbursements: 309.50; Ending Balance: 309.51 /s/ Jo Beth Uhlir Jo Beth Uhlir, Business Manager August 9, 2013
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SERVICE 67.68; MOSES BLDG CENTER, REPAIR SUPPLIES 1,236.19; NASCO, CLASSROOM SUPPLIES 180.70; NETWORK SERVICES COMPANY, JANITORIAL WAX& SUPPLIES 2,504.97; PEARSON EDUCATION, ELEM WORKBOOKS 106.87; PALOS SPORTS INC, NETS FOR INTERIOR SCHOOL 29.92; PEOPLE'S MARKET, OFFICE SUPPLIES 3.49; PRESTWICK HOUSE INC, TESTING SUPPLIES 94.16; QUILL CORPORATION, OFFICE SUPPLIES 183.96; RAMADA HOTEL, JOINT CONVENTION LODGING 599.70; RIDDELL ALL AMERICAN SPORTS CORP, FB EQUIP 3,220.59; SCHOOL DATEBOOKS, HS PLANERS 669.69; SCHOOL SPECIALTY, ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2,738.49; CHAIRS & TABLES 1,517.82; SD STAE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, LIBRARY BOOK 20.16; SHERMAN WILLIAMS, PAINT 60.30; SHURLEY INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL, ELEM WORKBOOKS 415.80; SMART SIGN, ASSET TAGS 440.00; SUPREME SCHOOL SUPPLY, CLASS RECORD BOOKS 68.95; TEACHER'S DISCOVERY, CLASSROOM SUPPLIES 131.78; TEAM LABORATORY CHEMICAL CORP, BOILER TREATMENT FLUID 1,560.00; UPSTART, LIBRARY SUPPLIES 45.30; USPS, PO BOX RENT MIDLAND 46.00; VARITRONICS, SUPPLIES 1,268.63; WAGE WORKS, MONTHLY SERVICE FEE 125.00; WALKER REFUSE, LV SCHOOL GARBAGE 47.49; WEST RIVER EXCAVATION, REPAIRS 272.70; WEX BANK, SERVICE FEE 4.00; TEACHER SALARIES, ELEMEMENTARY 33,186.38; TEACHER SALARIES, HIGH SCHOOL 15,123.24; PRE SCHOOL SALARIES 739.61; TITLE II A SALARIES 4,489.17; GUIDANCE SALARY 4,315.91; TITLE I SALARIES 25,145.87; OFFICES OF THE SUPT., PRINCIPAL AND BUSINESS MANAGER 19,510.28; TECHNOLOGY 3,546.17; LIBRARY 162.21; OPERATION OF PLANT SALARIES 6,643.25; PUPIL TRANSPORTATION 692.70; SUMMER SALARIES 987.74; AMERICAN FAMILY LIFE ASSURANCE CO, CC/IC INS W/H 1,622.87; WASHINGTON NATIONAL INSURANCE CO, W/H 208.70; BENEFIT MALL, SD, LIFE INS W/H 675.40; MG TRUST COMPANY, 403(B) W/H 2,000.00; CREDIT COLLECTION BUREAU, W/H 38.96; DELTA DENTAL INS., GROUP DENTAL 3,445.61; KADOKA SCHOOL T&A CAFETERIA ACCT., PAYFLEX W/H 692.00; KADOKA SCHOOL T&A FIT/FICA ACCT., TAX 38,766.06; SD RETIREMENT SYSTEM, TR AND MATCH. 21,369.51; S.D. SCHOOL DISTRICT BENEFIT FUND, GROUP HEALTH 33,341.10 CAPITOL OUTLAY FUND: CAMBIUM LEARNING GROUP, MATH BOOKS 932.28; FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF OMAHA, MITER SAW 597.20; TEXTBOOKS 266.41; HM RECIEVABLES CO LLC, TEACHER EDITION 383.99; KADOKA CITY WATER DEPT., AUDITORIUM LEASE 4,000.00; KADOKA CITY WATER DEPT., KADOKA SCHOOL 84.90; LACREEK ELECTRIC ASSN, LV SCHOOL 111.86; LURZ, JERRY, LV & INTERIOR SCHOOL CARPET 9,360.43; MCGRAW-HILL, HS BOOKS 1,278.65; OIEN IMPLEMENT, BUS GARAGE RENT 600.00; ELEC USAGE AT BUS BARN 73.75; PRESTRICK HOUSE INC, TEACHERS EDITION 78.21; TOWN OF MIDLAND, WATER & SEWER 25.00; WEST CENTRAL ELEC COOP, KADOKA & MIDLAND 2,985.27; WEST RIVER ELEC ASSOC, INTERIOR SCHOOL 125.37; WR/LJ WATER SYSTEM, INTERIOR SCHOOOL 20.00 SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND: LAKESHORE LEARNING MATERIALS, EARLY CHILD HOOD SUPPLIES 474.96; MCGRAW HILL CO, SPED WORKBOOKS 114.20; NASCO, SPED SUPPLIES 6.98; REGULAR SALARIES 10,306.54; SCHOOL SPECIALTIES, SPED SUPPLIES 404.99; SDSLHA, CONFRENCE REGISTRATION 225.00; SUMMER SALARIES 1,434.47; SUPER DUPER PUBLICATIONS, PRESCHOOL SUPPLIES 68.73; PARENT, MILEAGE 488.40 FOOD SERVICE: AVERA HEALTH, ANNUAL FEE 200.00; MILLER'S GARABAGE, KITCHEN GARBAGE 35.20 SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT: Supt. Hermann reported summer projects that have been completed at the various attendance centers. Long Valley: Three rooms have been carpeted, a new fence has been constructed, and the entry way has been remodeled. Interior: Rooms have been carpeted and floors have been waxed. Midland: routine maintenance. Kadoka: The drainage problem at the North West corner of the school is being fixed but the contractor has run into some problems with the utilities and the project will take a little more time to complete. The shop students will be building a shed when school resumes and the keyless entry system has been installed on four doors. Mr. Hermann reported on the Dakota Step scores. Midland was the highest scoring school in South Dakota and all other attendance centers made improvements from last year. Next year the state will be using a different assessment test, Smarter Balance. Special education requirements are being met. Mr. Hermann reported on back to school focus items, he would like to see an SPI score increase of 5%, in-service for all staff will start on Tuesday August 20th and he has applied for a homeland security grant to update aging infrastructure. Mr. Hermann provided information on the upcoming staff in-service and reported on the new teacher in-service that was held on Monday. Mr. Hermann also gave information on the fall impact aid conference which he will be attending September 21-24th in Washington, DC; Dale Christensen stated that he would like to attend as well. PRINCIPALS’ REPORTS: Mr. Nemecek reported that enrollment numbers are up 15-20 children from last year and that the Wanblee bus is nearly at capacity. Mr. Nemecek has approved one in district transfer. Mr. Nemecek also reported that the maintenance staff has done a wonderful job in preparing the school. Due to needing another classroom the resource materials that were in the title room have now been moved to the great hall. Mr. Seiler reported on high school registration and computer usage meetings. There will be a new class offered as a senior capstone class and middle school and high school open houses will be held. Mr. Seiler is looking for school and community members to help with a service learning project. He also reported that the head and assistant volley ball coaches will be giving a portion of their salary to a third coach for the C team; this will not violate the negotiated policy. BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS: Policy committee reported that the keyless entry system has been set up with times for the doors to automatically unlock and relock, and these times can be adjusted as needed. The policy committee also reported on the Pre-K class structure that it will follow the elementary calendar and Kindergarten curriculum. The placement of students in Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten will rely on screening tools, teacher recommendation and parental recommendation. Buildings and Grounds reported on the hail damage that the buildings, vehicles and sports complex received during the recent hail storm. Another adjustor and engineer will be coming to the school in the next couple of weeks to further inspect the damage. CITIZENS IMPUT HEARING: (Non agenda items) Harry Weller addressed the board about the Peterson memorial sign that was on the old football field scoreboard as to whether it would be put back up somewhere at the football field. President VanderMay stated that was the intention was to put the memorial sign back up at the field. Contracts: Ross Block made the motion to go into executive session for personnel matters at 8:40 p.m.; the motion was seconded by Dale Christensen and carried. The board came out of executive session at 9:55 PM. Dawn Rasmussen made a motion to approve the contract to Carol Tucker as assistant cook at $9.00 per hour. The motion was seconded by Ken Lensegrav and carried. Ken Lensegrav made a motion to approve the contract to Curtis Anderson for special education teacher in the amount of $36,250. The motion was seconded by Ross Block and failed. Dawn Rasmussen made the motion to approve the contract to Julie Hermann for assistant volley ball coach in the amount of $2,970. The motion was seconded by Mark Williams and carried. Mark Williams made the motion to amend Kristen Stone’s contract to $36,250 for lane change for additional hours. Motion was seconded by Dale Christensen and carried. Resignations: Ross Block moved to accept Shannon Jindra’s resignation as para professional, effective immediately. Motion was seconded by Dawn Rasmussen and carried. Dale Christensen moved to approve the annual report as submitted to the SD Dept of Education. Motion was seconded by Ken Lensegrav and carried. Bids for heating fuel and bus fuel were received as follows: Propane: Midwest Coop $1.42 firm, Discount Fuel $1.49 firm. Ross Block moved to accept the bid from Midwest Coop for propane at the Kadoka and Long Valley schools and Interior lunch room. The motion was seconded by Dawn Rasmussen and carried. Fuel Oil: Midwest Coop, five cents under daily truck price; Kadoka Oil, fluctuating price, current price #1 $3.79; current price #2 $3.49. Ken Lensegrav moved to accept the bid of Midwest Coop for fuel oil at the Interior school. The motion was seconded by Mark Williams and carried. Bulk Diesel: Midwest Coop, five cents under daily truck price; Kadoka Oil, fluctuating, current price #1 $4.05; current price #2 $3.75. Dale Christensen moved to accept the bid of Midwest Coop for bulk diesel for the Interior and Long Valley bus routes. The motion was seconded by Ross Block and carried. Diesel- Wanblee and Kadoka buses: Discount Fuel, price on delivery date, current #1 $3.906; #2 $3.606 excluding tax. Mark Williams moved to accept the bid from Discount Fuel for bus diesel for the Wanblee and Kadoka bus routes. The motion was seconded by Dawn Rasmussen and carried. Bulk gasoline Long Valley North route: Midwest Coop: five cents under daily truck price; Kadoka Oil, fluctuating, current price NL $3.80 ETH $3.74. Ross Block moved to accept the bid from Midwest Coop for bulk gasoline for the Long Valley North route. Ken Lensegrav seconded the motion and it carried. Gas-Kadoka Vehicles: Discount Fuel, pump price, current NL $3.849 ETH $3.769. Dawn Rasmussen moved to accept the bid from Discount Fuel for gasoline for the Kadoka vehicles. Mark Williams seconded the motion and it carried. Dale Christensen moved to approve the Midland school classroom rental agreement with Diana Coller in the amount of $1.00. Motion was seconded by Ross Block and carried. The next meeting will be held on September 11, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Kadoka School. Dawn Rasmussen moved that the meeting be adjourned. Motion was seconded by Ross Block and carried. Dan VanderMay, President Jo Beth Uhlir, Business Manager [Published August 29, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $178.70]
Members present: Dan VanderMay, Dawn Rasmussen, Dale Christensen, Ross Block, Ken Lensegrav, and Mark Williams. Also Present: Supt. Jamie Hermann; Jo Beth Uhlir, business manager; Jeff Nemecek and George Seiler, principals. Visitors present: Robyn Jones and Harry Weller. All motions are unanimous unless otherwise stated. The meeting was called to order by President Dan Vander May at 7:00 p.m. The Consent Agenda included the following items: to approve the agenda, to approve the minutes of the July 10, 2013 meeting with contract misprint corrections; to approve the financial report; to approve the bills as presented. Ken Lensegrav moved to approve the consent agenda. Motion was seconded by Dale Christensen and carried. GENERAL FUND: ARBOR SCIENTIFIC, SCIENCE SUPPLIES 47.17; ATHLETICA, CHEERLEADER UNIFORM 64.74; BEST WESTERN RAMKOTA, BUS MNG TRAINING LODGING 50.00; BIO CORPORATION, SCIENCE SUPPLIES 54.43; BRANT'S ELECTRIC, LV & KADOKA SCHOOL REPAIRS 694.74; CAMBIUM LEARNING GROUP, MATH BOOKS 16.09; CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS, ELEM & HS SUPPLIES 39.67; DELUXE FOR BUSINESS, OFFICE SUPPLIES 161.04; DEMCO, LIBRARY SUPPLIES 234.35; DISCOUNT FUEL, GAS & FUEL 593.31; DOUBLE H FEED, GROUNDS SUPPLIES 430.75; FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF OMAHA, SUPPLIES 3,704.94; FLINN SCIENTIFIC INC, HS SCIENCE KITS 379.07; FREY SCIENTIFIC, HS SCIENCE KITS 136.75; FROMM'S HARDWARE & PLUMBING INC., SUPPLIES & REPAIRS 501.83; GEYER INSTRUCTIONAL AIDS, MATH SUPPLIES 57.95; GOLDENWEST TECHNOLOGIES, TELEPHONE SERVICE LV 1.07; GOLD STAR PRODUCTIONS, HERBICIDE 583.36; HAUFF MID-AMERICA SPORTS , FOOTBALL SUPPLIES 420.55; HILLYARD, JANITORIAL SUPPLIES 478.57; HM RECIEVABLES, PHONICS LIBRARY 1,635.00; IMPACT SCHOOLS OF SD, DUES 2,424.63; INFINITE CAMPUS, LICENSE AND SUPPORT 892.80; JOSTEN'S YEARBOOK, YEARBOOK PAYMENT 641.40; J&S RESTORE, REPAIRS 3,445.65; KASD T&A, BUSINESS OFFICE SUPPLIES 49.78; TRAVEL 35.00; KADOKA CITY TRANSFER STATION, JULY RUBBLE 20.30; KADOKA PRESS, COMMUNICATIONS AND ADVERTISING 419.59; LAKESHORE LEARNING MATERIALS, ELEM SUPPLIES 34.99; MARI INC, READING BOOKS 103.18; MCGRAWHILL CO, WORKBOOKS 323.21; MIDWEST VOLLEYBALL WAREHOUSE, SUPPLIES 526.43; MILLER'S GARBAGE, GARBAGE 138.80; MISS JEAN'S PIZZA, NEW TEACHER IN-
TO: Jorge Fabio Dossantos and Mark Sergio Dossantos AND THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, CREDITORS, AND ASSIGNS OF ANY DECEASED OWNER OF INTEREST; AND ALL PERSONS UNKNOWN WHO HAVE CLAIM TO OR LIEN OR ENCUMBRANCE UPON THE PREMISES DESCRIBED IN THIS NOTICE. AND TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that Jackson County is the lawful holder of a 2008 Tax Sale Certificate, Number 61, purchased by Jackson County at Kadoka, South Dakota on the 21st day of December 2009, said real property described as follows: Lot seven (7), Block ten (10), Ingham Addition, Town of Cottonwood, Jackson County, South Dakota as shown by the plat recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds of Jackson County, South Dakota. Notice is further given that the right of redemption will expire and a Tax Deed for the above described property shall be issued to Jackson County (60) sixty days from the date of completed service of this Notice unless the property is redeemed as permitted by law. Dated at Kadoka, South Dakota the 15th day of January, 2013. Cindy Willert, Jackson County Treasurer [Published August 22 & 28; September 5 & 12, 2013 at the total approximate cost of $76.56]
2013 PROVISIONAL BUDGET FOR JACKSON COUNTY January 1, 2014 thru December 31, 2014
GENERAL FUND MEANS OF FINANCE Cash Balance Applied Cash Balance Applied CH & BR Cash Balance Applied Sec. Rd. Current Property Tax Levy Opt Out Amount Current Property Tax Levy CH & BR Current Property Tax Levy Sec. Rd. Less 25% to Cities Other Taxes Net Total Taxes Licenses & Permits Intergovernmental Revenue Charges for Goods & Services Fines & Forfeits Miscellaneous Revenue Other Financing Sources Transfers In Subtotal Other Revenue SUBTOTAL Less 5% (SDCL 7-21-18) NET MEANS OF FINANCE 2014 TOTAL MAXIMUM LEVIES ALLOWED 2013/2014: Within Limited Levy: General Opt Out Amount Outside Limited Levy: CH & BR Other Special: Sec. Road TOTAL LEVIES ESTIMATED VALUATION General & CH & BR Secondary Road ROAD & BRIDGE FUND 37,123 -0-0-0-01,166 31,007 -100 1,930 34,003 -0443,650 3,700 500 347,677 795,527 866,653 - 43,333 823,320 “911” FUND EMGCY DISASTER FUND 2,002 ABUSE CENTER FUND BUILDING FUND LEST FUND OTHER GRANTS M&P FUND 486 LIBRARY DONATIONS 15,878
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTY OF JACKSON Estate of Norman Fauske, Deceased. 35 PRO. NO. 13-04 NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE Notice is given that on 12th day of August, 2013, Lorraine Fauske, whose address is 20301 Castle Butte Road, Wall, SD 57790, was appointed Personal Representative of the Estate of Norman Fauske. Creditors of decedent must file their claims within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this notice or their claims may be barred. Claims may be filed with the personal representative or may be filed with the Jackson County Clerk, and a copy of the claim mailed to the Personal Representative and a copy to Costello Porter Law Firm, Attention: Jeffrey D. Swett, Attorney At Law, PO Box 290, Rapid City, SD 57709. Dated this 14th day of August, 2013. Costello, Porter, Hill, Heisterkamp, Bushnell & Carpenter, LLP /s/ Jeffrey D. Swett Jeffrey D. Swett 200 Security Building PO Box 290 Rapid City, SD 57709 Phone: 605-343-2410 Facsimile: 605-343-4262 jswett@costelloporter.com [Published August 22 & 29, September 5 & 12, 2013] ) )SS )
620,419 150,000 -2,460 47,510 815,469 2,750 292,400 52,800 3,250 10,250 250 361,700 1,459,404 - 72,970 1,386,434 2,326,704 620,419 150,000 1,166 31,007 802,592 2013 Value/Tax Due 2014 181,605,852 148,844,854
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13,923 45,623 50,526 - 2,526 48,000
3,392 12,392 14,394 - 719 13,675
500 12,988 - 648 12,340
4,947 4,947 5,263 -263 12,340
750 2,263 - 113 2,150
10,526 10,526 - 526 10,000
10,777 11,263 - 563 10,700
0 15,878 - 793 15,085
3.416 0.825 0.006 0.208 4.455
$3.416 per thousand dollars of valuation $0.825 per thousand dollars of valuation $0.006 per thousand dollars of valuation $0.208 per thousand dollars of valuation $4.455 per thousand dollars of valuation
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That the Board of County Commissioners of Jackson County, will meet in the Courthouse at Kadoka, South Dakota on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. for the purpose of considering the foregoing Provisional Budget for the year 2014 and the various items, schedules, amounts, and appropriations set forth therein and as many days thereafter as is deemed necessary until the final adoption of the budget on the 9th day of September, 2013. At such time any interested person may appear either in person or by a representative and will be given an opportunity for a full and complete discussion of all purposes, objectives, items, schedules, appropriations, estimates, amounts and matters set forth and contained in the Provisional Budget. Dated this 12th day of August, 2013. Vicki Wilson, Jackson County Auditor [Published August 29, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $93.44] Glen A. Bennett, Chairman
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AUCTIONS BLACK HILLS – DEERFIELD LAKE area Absolute Auction September 18. Beautiful home & barn on 7.2 acres, perfect retreat or horse property. See on www.bradeenauction.com Ph: 605-6732629. EMPLOYMENT Director and/or Office Manager wanted: Good with people and organization. Knowledge in budgeting, grant applications, bookkeeping. Send resume or write for application to: chris_arrow@sdplains.com or Arrow Transit, 111 4th St. W., Lemmon, S. Dak. Applications for Police Officer. Closing date:9/6/13. Call 605-234-4401 or send resume: Chamberlain Police, 715 N Main Street, Chamberlain, SD 57325. Full benefit package. EOE. Shop foreman sought by multi-store John Deere dealership operation. Position currently open at Potter County Implement, Gettysburg, SD; a part of C&B Operations, LLC. Applicants should possess good organizational skills and the ability to manage farm equipment service personnel in a growth oriented dealership. We offer progressive marketing plans, competitive pay, and a full benefit package. Please send resume to Ben Wieseler, store manager, or Jerry Hericks, service manager, Potter County Implement, 30965 U.S Highway 212, Gettysburg, SD 57442, or e-mail to hericksj@deerequipment.com, or call Jerry at 605-769-1710. RDO EQUIPMENT CO. – Competitive wages, benefits, training, profit sharing, opportunities for growth, great culture and innovation. $1,500 Sign on Bonus available for Service Technicians. To browse opportunities go to www.rdoequipment.com. Must apply online. EEO. Parts salesperson sought by multi-store John Deere dealership operation. Position currently open at Potter County Implement, Gettysburg, SD; a part of C&B Operations, LLC. Applicants should possess good knowledge of farm equipment, computer skills, retail selling skills, and be customer service oriented. We will train the right person. We offer John Deere training, competitive pay, full benefit package, including 401k, health, and dental plan. Please send resume to Naomi Hermann, parts manager, Potter County Implement, 30965 U.S Highway 212, Gettysburg, SD 57442, or e-mail to hermannn@deerequipment.com or call Naomi at 605-765-2434. Qualified service technicians sought by progressive, multi-store South Dakota John Deere dealership. We offer factory training, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, 401k plan, paid holidays and vacation days in our benefit package. Applicants must be able to work independently and want to progress in compensation and skill level. Enjoy low cost of living with great hunting and fishing! Our very competitive wage depends on qualifications and experience. Please send resume to Jerry Hericks, service manager, Potter County Implement, 30965 U.S Highway 212, Gettysburg, SD 57442, or e-mail to hericksj@deerequipment.com or call Jerry at 605-769-1710. Looking for an EXPERIENCED SALES AGRONOMIST who is willing to be a part of a team and play a role in management. Knowledge in plant nutrition, crop protection and precision Ag is needed. Call Colby at 605-772-5543. Howard Farmers Coop, Howard SD. FOR SALE LONGBRANCH IN PIERRE, SD. We have lowered the price & will consider contract for deed. Call Russell Spaid 605280-1067. LOG HOMES DAKOTA LOG HOME Builders representing Golden Eagle Log Homes, building in eastern, central, northwestern South & North Dakota. Scott Connell, 605-5302672, Craig Connell, 605-264-5650, www.goldeneagleloghomes.com. NOTICES ADVERTISE IN NEWSPAPERS statewide for only $150.00. Put the South Dakota Statewide Classifieds Network to work for you today! (25 words for $150. Each additional word $5.) Call this newspaper or 800-658-3697 for details. OTR/DRIVERS DRIVERS WANTED: CDL, owner operators, freight from Midwest up to 48 states, home regularly, newer equipment, Health, 401K, call Randy, A&A Express, 800-6583549.
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Winter Wheat Variety Testing Results The winter wheat variety testing results is a document highly anticipated by winter wheat growers each year. The results are certainly late in 2013, due to much of the wheat not emerging or even germinating until spring, and a cool and rainy spring and summer in many parts of the state. Harvesting the variety plots was delayed as was the harvest for many producers. As of this writing, not all of the results have been compiled, nor updates to the recommended, acceptable and promising lists. A temporary publication including what plots have been analyzed is available online at: http://igrow.org/agronomy/profittips/variety-trial-results/, and at the SDSU Regional Extension Centers. The publication also includes the agronomic characteristics that are so important in choosing varieties to plant such as lodging resistance, winterhardiness, test weight, protein content and disease resistance. As additional information becomes available, the online publication will be updated as quickly as possible. Certified Seed Grower Directory Another important document for winter wheat growers is the current “Summer Edition” of the Certified Seed Grower Directory. Paper copies have been mailed to SDSU Regional Extension Centers, and it is typically posted on the South Dakota Crop Improvement Association and Seed Certiwebsite at: fication http://www.sdstate.edu/ps/sdcia/gr ower-directory.cfm. The Certified Seed Grower Di-
Kadoka Press - Thursday, August 29, 2013 -
Bob Fanning, Plant Pathology Field Specialist 842-1267
rectory includes growers who have fields planted with Foundation or Registered seed and who have made application for certification. All fields listed in the directory have passed all inspections to date. In order to be finally certified, all seed must pass all laboratory analysis conducted on representative samples of the conditioned (cleaned) seed lot. Challenges in Harvesting The 2013 small grain harvest has been challenging in many areas of the state due to wet weather and weeds growing in the crop because of it. As is the case for many situations in the farming business, having a plan in place should various circumstances occur can help make important decisions. Although the opportunity to make and implement plans that would have helped for this harvest is past, the 2013 harvest season was a learning experience. When weeds begin showing up in a crop that is mature, or nearly so; and wet weather is delaying harvest, a harvest aid herbicide application may be warranted. If weather limits the time when conditions allow harvesting to be accomplished, incurring the additional expense of hiring custom operators to help, and/or harvesting the crop a little wet and paying drying costs may pay in the end. When one considers the lost income due to discounts for reductions in test weight, high levels of dockage, shattering, etc., spending additional money to get the crop harvested and in good condition may be well justified.
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Four Groups Petition Court for Permission to Defend COOL
Four groups representing, farmers and ranchers, rural communities and consumers filed court papers on Friday, Aug. 23, to defend mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) from a spurious lawsuit filed by the meatpacking industry. R-CALF USA, Food & Water Watch, the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and the Western Organization of Resource Councils petitioned the court to allow them to intervene and defend COOL. Country of Origin Labeling was included in the 2002 and 2008 Farm Bills, but it has been under constant attack from domestic and foreign meatpackers that do not want consumers to know where their food is from and do not want to pay American farmers and ranchers a fair price for their livestock. "Our interest is in preserving COOL for generations to come," said South Dakota Stockgrowers Association (SDSGA) Executive Director Silvia Christen adding, "The COOL regulation that requires the meat labels to list each country where livestock was born, raised and harvested benefits U.S. cattle and sheep producers who can differentiate and promote American born and raised livestock in an increasingly international supermarket meat case." The meatpackers allege in their lawsuit that the final 2013 COOL rules violate their constitutionally protected rights to freedom of speech, that the labels were not specifically authorized by the Farm Bill and that COOL labels provide no benefit to consumers. "The meatpackers are demanding a first amendment right to deceive consumers by insisting on vague and misleading labels that do not let consumers choose allAmerican beef, pork and lamb products," said Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter. The meatpackers' filed their lawsuit to prevent the USDA from implementing the final 2013 COOL rules, which requires muscle cuts of beef, pork, lamb and goat meat to display where the animal was born, raised, and slaughtered and prohibits the confusing "commingled" mixed-origin label that has allowed meat from allAmerican born and raised livestock to be labeled as if it were a product of multiple countries, like "Product of USA, Canada" or "Product of Mexico, USA. The meatpacker alliance that filed the suit against USDA's 2013 COOL rules included nine trade associations, including one Mexican and two Canadian livestockproducer groups as well as six domestic meatpacker or meatpacker-producer groups. Tomorrow, the meatpackers will argue for a preliminary injunction to immediately prohibit the new COOL rules from going into effect.
We had a big run of cattle for our Special Yearling Sale. We had a huge crowd of buyers and a very strong market on the yearlings. Expect this calf market to be as good, if not better. These prices today show the strength of the competive auction market.
YEARLINGS: WHEELER RANCH - PHILIP 49.............................BLK & BWF STRS 1041# ........$145.75 SDSU EXPERIMENT STATION - PHILIP 122 ...........................RED & BLK STRS 760# ..........$168.50 DANNIE & MELVIN ARNESON - UNION CENTER 28.......................................BLK HFRS 825# ..........$157.00 WILCOX & RHODEN - UNION CENTER 12.......................................BLK HFRS 916# ..........$152.75 FAIRBANKS RANCH - PHILIP 121...........................BLK & BWF STRS 905# ..........$156.75 LANDERS LIVESTOCK - HOT SPRINGS 190...........................BLK & BWF STRS 913# ..........$156.00 63.............................BLK & BWF STRS 894# ..........$157.00 60.............................BLK & BWF STRS 842# ..........$157.25 50.............................BLK & BWF STRS 957# ..........$153.50 BRANDON ROCK - LONG VALLEY 50.............................BLK & BWF STRS 936# ..........$155.00 54.............................BLK & BWF STRS 899# ..........$153.75 CAMMACK RANCH - UNION CENTER 23 ............................BLK & BWF HFRS 818# ..........$157.00 DICK & ERIC GROPPER - LONG VALLEY 11.......................................BLK HFRS 865# ..........$155.00 KELLY BLAIR - MILESVILLE 15 ............................BLK & BWF HFRS 855# ..........$154.25 REX GILLES - RED OWL 13.......................................BLK HFRS 912# ..........$153.25 LENDEN KJERSTAD - CREIGHTON 9.........................................BLK HFRS 929# ..........$152.50 MIKE GEBES - MILESVILLE 8.........................................BLK HFRS 913# ..........$152.50 ROSETH CATTLE CO - PHILIP 120...........................BLK & BWF STRS 990# ..........$145.25 60 ...................BLK, RED & CHAR STRS 972# ..........$145.75 SCHOFIELD BROTHERS - PHILIP 10.......................................BLK HFRS 995# ..........$142.75 5 ..............................BLK & BWF HFRS 902# ..........$142.50
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JASON GRUBL - RED OWL 9.........................................BLK HFRS JON HARRINGTON - PIEDMONT 16.............................BLK & BWF STRS 9 ..............................BLK & BWF HFRS RON, RAYMOND & NATHAN HOWIE-WHITE 33 ............................BLK & BWF HFRS RAMSEY & RAMSEY - PHILIP 23.......................................BLK HFRS SETH THOMSEN - LONG VALLEY 4.........................................BLK HFRS MARK DEVRIES - BELVIDERE 3 .........................................BLK STRS GARY & JULIE NIXON - PHILIP 8.........................................BLK HFRS NEWTON BROWN - FAITH 13 ......................................RED HFRS 3 ........................................RED HFRS A CONSIGNMENT 19.......................................BLK HFRS DAVID & ROSS CUNY - BUFFALO GAP 21.......................................BLK HFRS AARON & JIM MANSFIELD - KADOKA 9.........................................BLK HFRS GERAD & MEGAN JULSON - WALL 15.......................................BLK HFRS A CONSIGNMENT 32.......................................BLK HFRS MIKE HOWIE - WHITE OWL 6 ..............................BLK & BWF HFRS BART UHLIR & TODD SUHN - HERMOSA 15 ......................................RED HFRS BUTCH & NEAL LIVERMONT - INTERIOR 8 .........................................BLK STRS 6 .................................BLK SPAY HFRS SPRING CALVES: GEORGE PAUL MICHAEL - WALL 13 .........................CHAR STRS & HFRS 1 .......................................CHAR STRS HERBERT & TOM KAISER - HERMOSA 15 .................BLK & BWF STRS & HFRS DAVE HUMP - FAITH 27 .................RED & BLK STRS & HFRS WEIGH-UPS: GARY CAMMACK - UNION CENTER 1 .........................................BLK COW 1 .........................................BLK COW
961# ..........$146.00 776# ..........$147.50 OWL 886# ..........$152.50 786# ..........$154.75 840# ..........$152.75 568# ..........$180.00 898# ..........$150.50 881# ..........$149.25 605# ..........$135.00 870# ..........$150.00 851# ..........$152.50 849# ..........$150.50 831# ..........$153.00 806# ..........$154.00 783# ..........$154.00 782# ..........$153.25 776# ..........$161.75 724# ..........$157.50 537# ....$950.00/HD 395# ....$900.00/HD 376# ....$825.00/HD 358# ....$800.00/HD 1575# ..........$89.50 1545# ..........$84.00 957# ..........$146.50 1 .........................................BLK COW ROBERT THOMSEN - LONG VALLEY 1.......................................CHAR BULL 1.......................................CHAR BULL MARVIN COLEMAN - QUINN 1 .........................................BLK COW MIKE GEBES - MILESVILLE 1 .........................................BLK COW 1 .........................................BLK COW REED CAMMACK - UNION CENTER 1 ....................................X BRED COW SCOTT CAMMACK - UNION CENTER 1 .........................................BLK COW GEORGE PAUL MICHAEL - WALL 6 ........................................BLK COWS BUNK WHITE - NEW UNDERWOOD 1 .........................................BLK COW MERLE & LINDA STILWELL - KADOKA 1.......................................CHAR BULL RODNEY SHARP - KADOKA 4 ......................................HERF COWS 2 ......................................HERF COWS 1 .........................................BLK BULL GRANT PATTERSON - KADOKA 2 .............................BLK & BWF COWS 3.............................RWF & BWF COWS 1 .........................................BLK COW ROGER PETERSON - PHILIP 3.............................RWF & BWF COWS 14 ...........................BLK & BWF COWS 1 .........................................BLK BULL DAVE VANDERMAY - LONG VALLEY 1 .........................................BLK BULL JOHN FROST - HOT SPRINGS 1 .........................................BLK COW MARTY SHARP - KADOKA 4 ......................................HERF COWS JON HARRINGTON - PIEDMONT 1.........................................BWF COW 1.........................................BWF COW BRETT & TAMMY PRANG - KADOKA 1 .........................................BLK BULL BRETT L. HANSON - FAITH 1 .........................................BLK BULL MELVIN & TRINA ARNESON - ENNING 1 .........................................BLK BULL STEVE ISKE - NEW UNDERWOOD 1 .......................................HERF BULL
859-2577 Philip, SD
1380# ..........$83.50
1855# ........$108.50 1855# ........$106.00 1390# ..........$88.50 1260# ..........$87.00 1345# ..........$77.00 1225# ..........$86.50 1405# ..........$85.50 1279# ..........$85.00 1630# ..........$83.50 1434# ..........$83.25 1570# ..........$80.00 1970# ..........$97.00 1420# ..........$83.00 1432# ..........$82.75 1700# ..........$82.00 1473# ..........$81.00 1315# ..........$80.25 1990# ..........$95.50 1205# ..........$81.00 1319# ..........$80.00 1525# ..........$80.00 1615# ..........$79.50 1845# ..........$98.00 1705# ..........$99.00 1900# ..........$96.00 2070# ..........$94.50 2225# ........$101.50
1975# ........$100.00
YEARLINGS: LANDERS LIVESTOCK – 200 BLK SPAY HFRS ...............800-900# PASS CREEK RANCH – 110 RED ANG STRS & OPEN HFRS .900# STEWART – 60 CHAR X STRS................................................900# HELMS – 40 RED & RWF STRS & OPEN HFRS .............850-1000# AMIOTTE – 30 BLK & BWF STRS & HFRS ......................700-800# ENNEN – 23 BLK & BWF MOSTLY OPEN HFRS .....................900# SMITH – 10 BLK TESTED OPEN HFRS ..........................850-900# MORE CONSIGNMENTS BY SALE DAY. CALL THOR ROSETH AT 605-859-2577 OR 605-685-5826 FOR MORE INFORMATION. TUESDAY, SEPT. 17: REGULAR CATTLE SALE
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28: BAD RIVER FALL EXTRAVAGANZA HORSE SALE. Go to: www.PhilipLivestock.com or call 605-859-2577 for a catalog. Philip Livestock Auction, in conjunction with Superior Livestock Auction, will be offering video sale as an additional service to our consignors, with questions about the video please call Jerry Roseth at 605:685:5820.
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VIEW SALES LIVE ON THE INTERNET! Go to: www.philiplivestock.com. Upcoming sales & consignments can be viewed on the Internet at www.philiplivestock.com, or on the DTN: Click on SALE BARNS NORTH CENTRAL TO CONSIGN CATTLE OR HAVE A REPRESENTATIVE LOOK AT YOUR CATTLE, GIVE US A CALL:
JEFF LONG, Fieldman/Auctioneer Red Owl • (605) 985:5486 Cell: (605) 515:0186 LYNN WEISHAAR, Auctioneer Reva • (605) 866:4670 DAN PIROUTEK, Auctioneer Milesville • (605) 544:3316 STEVEN STEWART Yard Foreman (605) 441:1984 BAXTER ANDERS, Fieldman Wasta • (605) 685:4862 BOB ANDERSON, Fieldman Sturgis • (605) 347:0151
PLA is now qualified to handle third party verified NHTC cattle (Non-Hormonal Treated Cattle).
BILLY MARKWED, Fieldman Midland • (605) 567:3385
THOR ROSETH, Owner (605) 685:5826
(605) 859:2577

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