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Volume 107 Number 16 October 31, 2013
Fromm’s Hardware & Plumbing grand opening held
A grand opening was held at Fromm’s Hardware & Plumbing on Friday, October 25, and Saturday, October 26. Specials were held each day and customers filled the store. A ribbon cutting ceremony was also held, pictured are, left to right, Shawna Bendt, chamber member from People’s Market, Brian and Jessi Fromm, Mayor Harry Weller, and Sarah VanderMay, chamber member from BankWest.
Robyn Jones
Fromm’s was busy with hot deals and special offers, along with door prizes each day. On Saturday, several customers enjoyed free hot dogs and soda for lunch.
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Understanding what happened
The big guys up front make it happen
The high death loss from the early October blizzard in South Dakota has producers and the public wondering, “How could this happen?” We tend to think about winter storms, extreme cold and other stressful conditions that cattle, horses and sheep on western range often successfully cope with and ask “Why was this storm so much worse?” A number of factors all happened simultaneously to create a situation of very high energy needs and high stress in cattle and other livestock. Any one of the following factors could have an impact by itself, but when all combined, it was simply too much for the animals and they most likely succumbed to hypothermia. The contributing factors included: 1. Animals were not adapted to winter conditions. Cattle will grow a thicker hair coat in response to shorter days, and cooler temperatures. But temperatures prior to the storm were in the 70°s. For cattle, this meant they had thin hair coats and little protection from the elements. 2. Snow was preceded by hours of rain. A wet hair coat reduces the “insulation” that the hair and hide provide and increases the rate of heat loss from the body. For example, a cow with a wet hair or summer hair coat has critical temperature of 59°, while one with a dry, heavy winter coat has a critical temperature of 18°. The critical temperature is the temperature at which the animal must increase its metabolism, or burn its own energy, to maintain its body temperature. The further the effective temperature is below the critical temperature, the more energy the animal must use to maintain its body temperature. See Spring Storms and Cold Stress for more detailed information. 3. Winds in this blizzard were recorded up to 60 mph. Both research and practical experience show what a difference “wind chill” has on effective temperature. The range and pastures that are grazed during summer months are typically “open” – without constructed windbreaks, and usually very few natural windbreaks. With the storm so early in the year, most livestock were still out on summer range and pas-
tures. Thus, animals felt the full intensity of the wind. 4. The hair coat, temperature, moisture and wind combination meant the animals’ energy needs to maintain body temperature were much higher than even during a “normal” winter blizzard. 5. Coupled with the very high energy needs of the animals was the fact that most of the feed the cattle were currently eating was quite low in energy. Cattle grazing lush green grass makes a beautiful picture, but the reality is that lush, rapidly growing green grass is very high in moisture and low in energy per pound of feed consumed. The unusually large rainfall in September had created this rapidly growing grass in many areas. Under normal weather conditions, cattle were able to consume large quantities of grass to meet and even exceed their energy needs. But under blizzard conditions, it was not possible for them to consume adequate amounts of forage to meet their much higher than normal energy needs. 6. To try to escape or reduce the harsh wind, cattle will walk with the wind and seek areas of shelter, such as draws and ravines. Walking through heavy, wet and deep snow increased their energy needs even more. The severity of the snow fall also meant that the animals were walking blind, and could easily fall in to gullies, walk into a stock dam or creek, or gather into a fence corner and face crushing and trampling. With all the factors above combining effects, exhaustion and the inability to maintain their own body temperature finally caused cattle to simply stop and succumb to hypothermia. It’s important to note that the factors above were beyond the control of ranchers, owners, or anyone else. Cattle that survived the storm most likely have used up all or most of their energy reserves. This means they may need more supplemental feed than is normal for this time of year, particularly if there is added stress from rain and colder temperatures. See more at: http://igrow.org by Dave Ollila and Rosie Nold
Plays don’t happen without the big guys up front keeping the defense out and opening up gaps. Those helping to make plays happen are Herbie O’Daniel (L), Gavin DeVries, True Buchholz, Logan Christensen, Logan Ammons.
Robyn Jones
Chili cook-off, pie and work auction planned
The Kadoka Area High School Student Council will be holding a chili cook-off at the Kadoka City Auditorium on Saturday, November 23, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For a nominal fee, you can enter your chili to be judged and free will donations will be accepted at the door to come and sample the contestants’ chili. Awards will be given to people’s choice chili, judges choice chili, and spiciest chili. The student council will also be doing a “work auction” with all of its members. All proceeds will be given to Jerica Coller to help fund her tour of Italy, France and Spain as a student ambassador in May. If you are interested in having your chili be part of the contest please contact George Seiler at 605837-2175 or email him at george.seiler@k12.sd.us The Kadoka Area High School National Honor Society will also be hosting on a pie auction on the same night at 7:00 p.m. All proceeds will go to Kay Reckling to aid in her battle against cancer.
CHS Foundation contributes to S.D. blizzard relief
The CHS Foundation will contribute $100,000 to the South Dakota Rancher Relief Fund to assist livestock producers in the aftermath of a devastating blizzard earlier this month. “Ranchers across western South Dakota suffered significant loss of cattle, sheep and other livestock as a result of this storm, the vast majority of which is not covered by insurance or other programs,” says William Nelson, president, CHS Foundation. “Through this contribution, we hope to alleviate some of the costly storm affects and support these producers in restoring their lives and livelihoods.” The South Dakota Rancher Relief Fund, which has been endorsed by Governor Dennis Daugaard, is administered by the Black Hills Area Community Foundation in cooperation with the South Dakota Association of Cooperatives, South Dakota Stockgrowers Association, the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association and the South Dakota Sheep Growers Association. Its goal is to directly benefit livestock producers impacted by the blizzard. In addition to the contribution, CHS is working directly with its affected producer customers in the region to identify short- and long-term needs for feed and other assistance.
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Editorial
From the U.S. House | Representative Kristi Noem
looking at it. Anyway, to get to the soddy, there was a fairly steep draw that had to be navigated. When I got to the brink of the drop-off, my lady passenger said in some alarm, “You aren’t driving down that hill are you?” “Yep,” I replied and did so. She held on pretty tightly to the armrest but came through the ordeal quite well. She then enjoyed touring the soddy which brought back many pleasant memories of times past. I think in the end she thought it was worth the scare of navigating steep hills to see what she remembered from her youth, but the poor gal did have some tense moments. I still smile at the couple that decided to go cross country in a pickup from our home place to Horseshoe Butte which is some five or more miles away. There are long and easy ways to get there, but this fellow knew of some short abandoned trail he wanted to use. It involved steep hills, nasty inclines, a creek, and other perils. Nevertheless, he made it across okay and seemed quite pleased with himself. His gal was not as excited about the trip as he was. I asked her if she would like to make that same journey another day some time in the future. “Not in this lifetime!” she replied with a shudder. So, if you want to see some pretty country, I’ll be glad to give you a tour of the ranch. There’s a lot of interesting stuff to see. I’ll try to drive carefully and not scare the wits out of you, but there are no guarantees. If you feel particularly brave some day, come for a tour. It might be an outing you won’t soon forget. You can tell your grandkids about it.
October is the month of pink ribbons. We see them on posters, bumper stickers and even on the cleats of professional football players. We see them on flags, windshields and on pins worn by brave survivors and family members fighting together. It seems like we all know someone battling breast cancer, and if we’re lucky, we all know survivors as well. They may be wearing pink tutus and boas, but they walk for awareness, they fight for research and they join together during the month of October to tell the world they can do it, and they will. Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death among women, and research shows that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some time during her life. The good news is there have been advances in research, technology and early detection over the years that have helped decrease the number of
Lookin’ Around | Syd Iwan
Ranch Tours
On Friday, we took a dead-cow tour of our river ranch. We lost some cattle, you see, in the recent blizzard, and those in the know say those losses should be verified by a third party and pictures should be taken. This is in case there are disaster payments later on. There might be some of those if they ever pass a farm bill, if it contains a disaster clause, and various other ifs. Nevertheless, it is good to be prepared in case something useful happens. As a result, Ted, Jim and I from the ranch and neighbors Kenny and Wade loaded up in the five-seater pickup and took a drive. Ted was our driver, and he headed up the main road to the border of our land. Then we went along the railroad, through a gate, and back into our pasture. There was a road going easily down to the bottom, but we didn’t take that. Instead we went down a dim trail along the fence line and railroad a ways. From there we crossed a very steep draw that might give the normal driver pause. It didn’t faze Ted so down and up we went. From there we followed ridges and such, noting dead critters along the way. Finally we arrived down on the river bottom where most of the deceased cows and calves were, along the bluffs and another fence line. We counted and took pictures all along the way. Then we hit a somewhat better trail that wound around here and there before getting back to the main road for our return to where we started. Our route for this little junket was by no means smooth. If Ted hadn’t lived on the place for over half a century, I might have been a bit nervous. As it was, I trusted that he knew where he was going and what he was doing so I stayed fairly calm. He knew where the rough spots were, where he should speed up in case the ground was soft and so on. He did mention that his four-wheeler was loaded in the back of the pickup in case we got stuck somewhere, but that didn’t happen. There were no problems whatsoever. It was even a pleasant day with sunshine and comfortable temperatures. Ranch tours are nothing new to me. Dad took me on many of them when I was a kid, and I’ve driven people around the place myself. With Dad, he sometimes drove on side hills that seemed a little tippy to me. We never tipped over so I guess he knew what he was doing. He also drove fairly fast and occasionally bounced into a hole or over a rough spot of some sort. He often gave rides to visiting relatives and friends when they wanted to see the ranch. More than a few times, those folks were getting into more than they bargained for and returned home with a certain amount of relief. As I said, Dad was a competent driver, but some of his routes could make a person nervous. I never actually saw any visitors get out of the pickup when they got back home and kiss the ground in relief, but some may have felt like doing so. One time, I made an older lady fairly nervous. She had lived in the area as a girl and had some association with a sod house that was still standing out south several miles. It was in our neighbor’s pasture, but he didn’t mind us
Tough Enough to Wear Pink
breast cancer related deaths. The month of October is dedicated to research, awareness and prevention and there are always community events or walks to show your support. In May my staff participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Washington and we became the third highest fundraising team on Capitol Hill. I was incredibly proud of our team and even more proud of all of the men and women that threw on some pink and showed up to support the thousands of women around the nation that fight to be around for all of life’s little milestones. We can all play a role in helping beat breast cancer by increasing awareness amongst the important women in all of our lives. Personally, I am blessed to have an amazing mother, mother-in-law and countless other female role models that have helped me through the years. They might have been teaching me to tie my shoes, sew on a button or helping me make my first Thanksgiving dinner, but I knew
they were always there to guide my family and hold us together. The power and love the females in my life have shown me will forever shape my future. Everyone needs to take a moment and recognize the women in their lives because every woman needs to know the facts, and the fact is, every woman is at risk of developing breast cancer. I know I want to be around for all of life’s little milestones, and breast cancer awareness is a big part of that. I encourage all South Dakotans to recognize this month and put an extra effort into spreading the word about breast cancer. These women are astonishingly brave and the month of October sheds some light on the issue, but more than anything it gives them hope. Hope that they can beat it, and the resolve to pour more time and resources into early detection and screening. If you want to know more about how you can get involved in South Dakota, visit:http://www.komensouthdakota.org.
From the U.S. Senate | Senator John Thune
Website “Glitches” Demonstrate Why ObamaCare Isn’t Ready for Primetime
access to coverage and expand the number of available options through a user-friendly online website. Instead, the highly-anticipated launch was riddled with errors, long wait times, and so-called “glitches.” Despite the ongoing problems with the website, the administration continues to claim that many of these “glitches” are due to the overwhelming traffic on the website. Yet they have refused to say how many Americans have actually enrolled in the exchanges since the beginning of October. In fact, in North Dakota, the administration requested that the state’s largest health insurer refrain from publicizing the low number of people that have signed up for health insurance through the online exchange. The administration’s blatant attempt to conceal the number of online applicants illustrates how poorly both the website and the law were designed. Even the administration’s attempts to “fix” the website have resulted in misinformation and confusion. CBS News reported that one of the most recent “fixes” to healthcare.gov gives the wrong pricing information for those who want to browse the prices before signing up. Everyone 49 and younger gets a quote for a 27 yearold, while everyone 50 and older gets a quote for a 50 year-old. This poor planning and development is a clear attempt to mislead people before registering online. The administration’s rollout of healthcare.gov is symptomatic of what we already knew about ObamaCare, the law is not the solution to our health care problems. According to a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, 56 percent of Americans believe that the website’s glitches reflect greater problems with ObamaCare. On October 23rd, the White House announced that it would be delaying the individual mandate for six weeks in order to allow people more time to comply with the law. While the administration claims that the delay is not on account of the website glitches, it is clear that the law, like the website, was not ready for primetime and should be permanently delayed for all Americans.
Practical Money Matters | Jason Alderman, Financial Education Advisor
Lower Income? Don't Pass up the Saver's Credit
In 2002, Congress passed legislation to create an income tax credit designed to encourage lower- and middle-income people to save money for retirement. The saver's credit, worth up to $1,000 a year for individuals ($2,000 for couples filing jointly), rewards people for contributing to an IRA or 401(k) plan. Regrettably, the people most likely to benefit from the saver's credit are also those who can usually least afford to set aside money for retirement. It doesn't help that only one-quarter of people earning less than $50,000 even know the credit exists. But if you can squeeze a few dollars out of your budget, the saver's credit is worth pursuing. Tax credits reduce the amount of income tax paid, dollar for dollar; so many low-income people can recoup the amount they contribute to retirement accounts by up to 50 percent through reduced taxes. And those whose employers match a portion of their 401(k) contributions reap even bigger rewards. Another good selling point: Parents or grandparents who want to jumpstart their low-income kids' retirement savings can fund their IRA or 401(k) contribution, thereby making them eligible for the saver's credit even if they can't afford to contribute on their own. Here's the nitty-gritty on the saver's credit: The saver's credit is a "nonrefundable"tax credit, which means it reduces income taxes owed, dollar for dollar – although it won't generate a tax refund if the credit is more than the taxes you owe. The saver's credit helps offset part of the amount you voluntarily contribute to an IRA or 401(k) plan. Your credit amount is based on your tax filing status, adjusted gross income and the amount you contribute to qualifying retirement programs. It can be claimed by: Married couples filing jointly with adjusted gross income (AGI) of no more than $59,000. Heads of households with AGI up to $44,250. Singles (or married filing separately) with AGI up to $29,500. The credit rate is 10 percent, 20 percent or 50 percent of the first $2,000 you contribute ($4,000 for married couples filing jointly), depending on your AGI; the lower your AGI the higher the percentage. For example: •Single filers with an AGI up to $17,500 receive a 50 percent credit on the first $2,000 they contribute (i.e., up to a $1,000 credit); 20 percent on AGI up to $19,250 ($200 credit); and 10 percent on AGI up to $29,500 ($100 credit). Anything over $29,500, you don't qualify. •For joint filers the credit amount limits are: 50 percent on up to $35,500 AGI (50% X $4,000 = $2,000); 20 percent on up to $38,500 ($800); and 10 percent on up to $59,000 ($400). Other eligibility rules: •You must be at least age 18. •You can't be claimed as a dependent on someone else's return. •You can't have been a full-time student during any part of five calendar months in 2013. •You must contribute to a 401(k) by December 31, 2013, or to an IRA by April 15, 2014. Important Note: You cannot claim the credit using IRS Form 1040 EZ, the form many lower-income people file. To claim it, you must submit IRS Form 8880 with Form 1040, 1040A or 1040NR. It's a little extra bookkeeping, but could be worth the effort. Saving money for the future is never easy, especially when you're struggling to pay daily bills. But if you can somehow manage to take advantage of the saver's credit now, you'll thank yourself at retirement.
This month, hundreds of thousands of families throughout the country began receiving notices that their current health insurance coverage would be canceled. Despite the president’s repeated promise during the 2009 debate on health care, “If you like the plan you have, you can keep it,” families throughout the nation are being forced to abandon their current coverage. This has required many of them, scrambling under the weight of a looming individual mandate deadline, to look to the national health care exchanges for help. Unfortunately, the tool that many had hoped would be a resource to aid them in their health insurance search has proven to be an epic failure. The October 1st launch of the national health care exchange website, healthcare.gov, was heralded by the administration as a critical component of ObamaCare that would increase
Office of the Governor | Gov. Dennis Daugaard
Pheasant hunting came as naturally as October to the Dell Rapids area where I grew up. Some of my fondest high school memories are of walking with friends and family members through wooded draws and fields of harvested corn, eagerly anticipating the cackle of a flushing rooster pheasant. The fall hunt is a tradition almost as old as South Dakota itself. The tradition renewed itself last weekend, and I was fortunate enough to be with a group of hunters in the Eureka area for the season opener. The hunting party
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represented several generations. Some members of the party lived on the land we hunted. Others came from neighboring states to rejoin their families. The party included a few members too young to carry a gun, but already experiencing the essence of a South Dakota pheasant hunt as they learned gun safety, respect for wildlife and appreciation of the land. We’ve all seen the reports that pheasant numbers are down this year, perhaps as much as 64 percent. I know I had a great hunt opening weekend and each year during the Governor’s Pheasant Hunt I look forward to introducing out-of-state business prospects to our unrivaled experience. Even when our bird numbers are down, South Dakota is still the world’s premier destination for pheasant hunting. But we shouldn’t ignore the numbers or the concerns about our pheasant population. Weather, habitat, farm policy, farming practices and predators are some of the reasons I’ve heard for the decrease in birds. Like you, I’ve heard much anecdotal evidence. But to address a problem, anecdotes aren’t enough. We must gather the facts and use those facts to make sound policy deci-
sions. That’s why I’ve called a Pheasant Habitat Summit to discuss the future of this great sport in South Dakota. At the summit we will work toward a common understanding of the facts. We will hear presentations from subject-matter experts. We will identify and talk about current programs that impact habitat and other issues. Finally, we will draw upon the collective brain power of those attending for ideas and possible solutions. The summit is Dec. 6 at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron and is open to the public. Pre-registration is required, and I invite anyone interested to registeronline at http://gfp.sd.gov/phe asantsummit/. Information and registration are also available by calling the Game, Fish and Parks Department at 605-773-3387. I look forward to a good discussion and hope to see you there. As we work together on this important issue, I’d like us to remember we have it pretty good in South Dakota. The worst season of pheasant hunting here is still a better experience than the best season most other places. And that’s a tradition we owe it to future generations to maintain.
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Belvidere News | Syd Iwan, 381-2147
A week ago Sunday, Larry and Joy Dolezal drove to Rapid City and met up with their daughter, Carmen Nemec, and family. Carmen and Jim’s daughter, Beth, was there from Denver, and seeing her was the main reason for the journey. All of Jim and Carmen’s kids were there except for Jacob who was out somewhere running around on Navy submarines. Sarah DeVries also joined the group. Dinner was eaten at Famous Dave’s. Joy said that 1880 Town is about to close for the season. She suspected it might be on Monday if the weather turns colder and with precipitation. The crew is now into battening down for winter and trying to make everything mouse, dust and waterproof. Inventory still needs to be taken, and then things will be closed up until next spring. Larry, Lonny and Mary Johnston sold calves in Philip on Saturday, and all attended the sale. On Sunday, they pregnancy checked their cows in the morning. In the afternoon they helped Jim and Jeff Willert round up their calves and get ready to sell them. Bill and Norma Headlee did the veterinary work. Mary went over and helped Jo cook for the crew. Rhonda Terkildsen was pleased to go horseback riding this weekend without any trouble. She hasn’t been able to do that much in the recent past due to having work down on her knees. She was a little worried about getting on and off, but there didn’t seem to be any problems. It was nice to be back in the saddle again. She did notice she needs to get out the neatsfoot oil and give more softness and flexibility to her saddle. Rhonda also mentioned that Lee is back to milking their cow after it recently freshened. She claims their cow is the happiest and best cow in the state of South Dakota, and the milk is good and also natural and organic. Chuck Fortune said they moved their cows home this week from the Cedar Butte area where they were summered. On the way, they were photographed by someone that makes TV or Internet shows. Chuck didn’t figure he’d be on the nightly news, but he might be on the Internet. Chuck said his brother, Les, is back at the ranch after living in Yankton for quite some time. He is helping to build cabinets and with other ranchwork. Eve Fortune is currently working some at the county library in Kadoka. She mostly gets to do paperwork. Lyle O’Bryan recently went to Seattle to visit his eldest brother. This brother is now 92 and doesn’t come to reunions anymore so Lyle went to visit him. He has an interesting history of working on cattle ranches near here out of high school and then joining the Navy when war broke out. He wanted to join earlier, but they wouldn’t take him until the war started. Lyle had five brothers to begin with but is now down to four. He also had four sisters and is now down to three. He said his sister, Betty, started teaching school when she was only 16. When she started school at age five, she knew enough that they immediately put her in second grade. As a result, she graduated early from high school, took enough college to get her teaching certificate, and started teaching at 16. Lyle said Seattle is a fairly nice place, especially if you like fog and overcast skies. He figures he might like to travel more in the future when he “gets old enough to retire.” Lyle said he lost a couple of calves in the recent blizzard but came out okay with the rest thanks to his ranch having fairly good shelter. There has been a lot of cattle work of late, but it is now slackening off a bit. He said Frank Carlson was getting ready to sell some of his calves and would need help with that this week. Chuck Willard celebrated his sixtieth birthday last week with the help of his mom, Pat, who came down to the ranch from Philip for a bit. His sister, Judy Bauman, also came down with her son, Dakota, for supper and cake. His kids couldn’t come at the time, but called and sent cards. Chuck sandwiched his birthday celebration between working at Rosebud and helping Al Badure and family move cattle back home from Spinsby’s. He didn’t get a lot of sleep during that time, but seemed to get through it okay. Pat Willard’s comment on Chuck’s birthday with mock unbelief was, “I have a son that’s sixty years old?” Merry said earlier this summer they had to fight off deer that liked to snack on their green peppers and tomatoes in the garden. A porcupine also made off with cucumbers and squash. An electric fence was finally installed to keep wildlife at bay, and it did help quite a bit. Mark and Nicci DeVries will be finishing up the football season soon. The playoffs are scheduled for Kadoka this week. If the Kadoka team wins, there will be more games. Otherwise not. Son Gavin and Geoffrey play on the team with Gavin being a senior this year. Nicci’s dad, Jim Gonzales, from Idaho is currently visiting and came to see Gavin play football since this will be about his last chance to do so and he hadn’t been able to do so previously. Mark’s folks, Jim and Lynn, came to see Gavin play at a regular-season game not too long ago since they hadn’t been able to do so before and they too were running out of opportunities. Nicci said the weather report for the Tuesday game in Kadoka is not encouraging. They may have to bundle up and jump up and down to keep warm, but “it will still be fun.” Jim and Fayola Mansfield drove to Wyoming on Friday to see their grandson, Thomas, play more football. Thomas played well, and his team won 53 to 6. For his playoffs, they will have to travel to the far southwest corner of Wyoming which involves going over mountains and other difficult roads. Jim and Fayola don’t plan to take that game in. Mansfields recently moved some of their cattle back here from Wyoming where they were summered. Fayola said they couldn’t find pasture close to here this spring due to the dry conditions we were experiencing then, but they did find some near their daughter in Wyoming. Kieth and Nona Prang drove to Yankton last Thursday to attend the funeral of Fran Horacek, who had passed away the previous Sunday evening. His funeral was held in the Catholic Church in Yankton. Cindy and Kenny Wilmarth attended the annual Black Hills, Badlands and Lakes meeting in Rapid City on Thursday of last week. The meeting was held in the Alex Johnson Hotel. Ken is a member of the board. They stayed the night and came home Friday. Saturday the went to Rapid City Christian School to watch Bridger and Cedar Amiotte of Wall play football. Both boys’ teams won their games, so the Wilmarths went up again on Sunday. Cedar’s team lost that day, but Bridger’s team won their game. They are the sons of Tricia and Kyle Amiotte and the Wilmarth’s grandsons. Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Clara Belle (Wilson) Weller who passed away at the Philip hospital on Friday, October 25. Her funeral was held on Monday morning with a large crowd attending. Clara Belle was a life-time resident of Kadoka who taught home economics in the Kadoka School for 25 years. Burial was in the Kadoka Cemetery. Bud and Clara Belle’s three children were all present along with many of her grandchildren and other relatives. She will be missed in this community.
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Kadoka Area News | Sydne Lenox, 837-2465
Lyle Dean Hamilton of Nevada visited with his aunt, Wanda Swan, and his sisters, Lila Whidby, Lois Lurz of Hot Springs and Lola Hulce of Philip, this past week. After attending church in Kadoka and having lunch at Jigger’s on Sunday with the ladies, he went on to Philip to spend a little more time at the Hulce home. He planned to return to his Nevada home later this week. Libby Thomas of Aiken, SC, arrived in Kadoka on Friday and spent several days visiting her mom, Alice Wilmarth, and her brothers, Ken and Rick, and their families. She planned to return to her home on Tuesday. Susan Davidson returned home on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from Springfield, OR, where she visited her daughter, Sabrina. She left for Oregon on the 17th and enjoyed attending an Oregon Ducks football game, and a high school basketball game and a football game while gone. Sabrina is a school bus dispatcher, who routes 23 buses. Carmen and Tim Huffman, and Tim’s father, Jim, of Hill City went to Kimball on Sunday to attend the 60th wedding anniversary of Bob and Lue Folan, Tim’s aunt and uncle. Saturday Curtis and Casey Huffman of Mobridge went to Rapid City to attend the cross country meet held there. Carmen rode along with them and visited in Keith Huffman’s home and got better acquainted with her new granddaughter. Casey and Curtis left for their home later on Sunday. Jim Huffman had been visiting a few days with Tim and Carmen and Tim took him home to Hill City on Monday. The previous weekend they had gone to Mobridge where Tim helped Curtis with work on his garage. Wanda Swan and Sydne Lenox drove to Rapid City on Thursday where Wanda kept a couple medical appointments. Before returning home they went to see Wanda’s sister, Marjorie Jeffords, who is a resident at the There’s a Hart Assisted Living Facility. Marjorie is always interested in how her friends in Kadoka are doing. She is content at the Assisted Living complex and is in good health. Brett and Tammy Prang were in Pierre this weekend at the Governor’s Invitational Pheasant Hunt and the First Lady’s Prairie Arts Showcase, where they showed their metal crafts. The Arts Showcase is hosted by Linda Daugaard. On Saturday Nona and Kieth Prang, Gabe and Lonnie Jo Doney and four children of Valentine, NE, and Lynn Doney, Gabe’s mom, of Chamberlain all attended the arts show. Brett and Tammy have been part of the arts show for several years. Jackie Stilwell, Kathleen Carlson, Laurie Prichard and Amy Smiley attended the State EMT Conference in Rapid City this past weekend. Over 400 EMTs were present for the learning conference which was held October 25-27.
Kadoka Nursing Home | Cathy Stone, 837-2270
Well another week has gone by and the month is almost over. For guest this week here at KNH we had the pleasure of listening to Trisha (DeVries) Bork and her piano students. Trisha can play the piano just like her mother, Grace. She is so blessed with her musical abilities and that she is sharing those with many students. Everyone played very well and you can really see the improvement in the kids from the last time they were here. Those playing the piano for us were: Taylor Merchen, Logan Ammons, Rachael and Rebecca Shuck, Lavin Bendt, Emily and Faryn Knutson, Sammi Stout, Adie Patterson, and Tyra Fugate. We sure appreciate you coming and we are looking forward to the Christmas progam. Alice Wilmarth and her daughter, Libby, along with Cindy Wilmarth attended the musical program. Alice loves music and says that her great granddaughter, Taylor, picked up her musical skills. She’s just great and so pretty! Libby was here over the weekend to visit with mom. Lola Joyce Riggins, Phyliis Word, and Shirley Josserand came by to visit with many of the residents. Tori, Ali, Mason, Madison and Bonnie Madsen stopped in to see Emma Jarl and Micki Word on Sunday. Its always good to see young faces in the building! Renate Carson drops in on a regular basis to see Aunt Joy Parker and to visit with others, along with Lova Bushnell coming by on Saturday’s to visit and to join in on the afternoon game. Darin drove his mother, Dorothy Louder, down to see their dad and husband, Dwight, one day last week. I looked in the door one time and they seemed to be visiting and the next time I walked by Dwight was taking a little nap. It’s always great when we can sneak one of those in! Kenny Ireland came by to see his dad, Shorty. They had a good visit. Shorty has been sharing some of his short stories with us that he has recorded. He has had someone write them down on paper for him and he is now perfecting each one of them. They are so awesome to listen to and yet it’s so hard to believe how good of memory these residents have. The stories they can tell are endless and so very interesting. Mary Bull Bear had several stop by her room this week. Some of those stopping by were: Debbie Nearing, Nevaeh, Amanda Reddy, Tate Grimes, Alan Reddy Jr., and many other family and friends. Don Kemnitz drove down to visit with his wife, Elaine. They had a good visit and she probably talked him into a game of cards. She says she usually wins! Betty VanderMay had several visitors this week including: her son, Steve, and her daughter, Joan, and her granddaughter, Bree. She was home for a few days from college. All had a good visit. Reverend Ray Greenseth came by to check on Mary Ellen Herbaugh. Mary Ellen is recovering very nicely from her fall and is walking farther and farther each day. I would like to express my deepest sympathy to Bud Weller and his family for the loss of their loved one, Ms. Clarabelle. Oh, what a special lady. She will be missed by many but always loved by all. God Bless each and everyone of you. Upcoming Events: Trick-ortreaters 5:00-7:00 p.m. Bring your little ghosts and gobblins in for the residents to enjoy. Lots of candy in one stop! Edith Perault will celebrate a birthday on Wednesday October 30. Congratulations Kougars on some fantastic wins this past week! Good Luck in the football playoffs and in volleyball districts.
Norris News | June Ring, 462-6328
Jason Lehman and a friend were home for the weekend, checking out the area around home to see where they might have good luck deer hunting soon. Kris Hachmeister flew in from Vancouver, British Columbia, and is visiting the Rasmussens and Lehmans and friends in the area. Jean Kary reported that the guys have been busy helping work cattle at Allards, Blighs, and Tafts. Nette Heinert says her guys have been spending time hauling in hay to the place. Alex Heinert was home recently for a visit. While he was here he and his parents, Gary and Anne, visited Marilyn and also watched the world series with her one night, as the Boston Red Sox played the St. Louis Cardinals. Last weekend Gary and Anne were in Sioux Falls to watch the premiere of Alex’s movie “Straight – No Chaser.” Paul Heinert also is in the movie. It takes place in the Depression Era. Erin Heinert changed jobs recently and now is working for Sanford Health in the marketing department. Evan and Dorothy Bligh pregchecked and vaccinated last Monday with the help of neighbors and Headlees. Thursday they were in Rapid City on business. Rev. Glenn Denke was in Philip October 15, keeping a dental appointment and making some visits, including Bill and Marjorie Letellier. Thursday he visited Marilyn Heinert. He also has been busy clearing the broken branches from the shelter belt at St. John Lutheran Church. Alberta Allard has been out helping Cliff and Pam ship calves. Monday they preg-checked cattle. Bobbie Kelley was in White River for in-service Friday. The first quarter of school is done already. Tuesday Miss Hermsen and some high schoolers came to school to help the students carve pumpkins. Thursday afternoon is the halloween party at school. Bruce Ring drove June to Rapid City last Monday for her doctor appointment. Then took her to the hospital early Tuesday morning, where she underwent a complete hysterectomy. That same Monday, Jessie had to take their sick goat to the vet in Kadoka. Thursday Bruce brought June home, and she has been staying with them for a few days. Friday Bruce and Jessie were in Pierre taking their driving test for their CDL drivers licenses. Janice M. Ring stayed with June and the children at Bruce’s that day. Saturday Bruce was back in the field, trying to get the rest of the winter wheat drilled. Linda and Sharon Ring drove to Long Valley, where Sharon got off, and Linda continued on to Kadoka for the Thursday football game. Sharon picked up Stephanie and brought her home after basketball practice. Linda and Jeremy came home after the game; Jeremy videos of the games for the school. Richard and Noreen Krogman went to visit Sis and Dale McKee October 14. On the 16th they were in Pierre. Noreen attended the cattlewomen meeting in White River on the 18th. They both were in White River on the 19th for the Fall Festival at the Catholic Hall. There was a good attendance. Richard has been helping load out calves at Ben’s on Wednesday, Dan’s on Thursday, Adrian Cattle Company on Friday, and at Steve’s on Saturday. Saturday evening Richard and Noreen were at the American Legion thank you supper in the Methodist Church basement. Kelly Koistenen came from Spearfish Friday to visit Maxine Allard and to do some bow hunting. He also was helping her put hay bales around the outside of her house on Saturday. Sunday Stan and Ivy Allard came from Rapid City to visit Maxine. Hubers have been busy harvesting soybeans. Those that weren’t hailed are producing quite well. Jace Hutchinson celebrated his sixth birthday at the Norris Township Hall Sunday, October 27. The big dinner was hosted by his grandparents, John and Chris WoodenKnife, and his mother, Roxie. There was a host of friends and relatives there to help him celebrate. Torey, Linda, Jeremy and Tyler Ring headed for Rapid City Friday, so Linda could attend the DAR meeting on Saturday. While she was doing that, Torey and the boys ran errands. They returned home Sunday, and later that day took the Escape to Winner to have the bumper fixed. Tuesday James and Marjorie Anne Letellier accompanied Julie Letellier to Sunshine Bible Academy in Miller. They enjoyed watching the volleyball team win over the Wolsey-Wessington Warbirds. Their granddaughter, Cassie Beckwith, is a member of the team. Friday evening Andee Beckwith traveled to Sunshine Bible and met with her sister, Erica, from Omaha. The gals enjoyed cheering for their sister at the volleyball game against James Valley Christian. Sunshine won that game, too. Saturday Julie Letellier of Kilgore, Cassie Beckwith of Pierre, and James and Marjorie Letellier of Norris traveled to Rapid City for the SD State Cross Country Meet. Their nephew/cousin/grandson, Beaver Burma, a seventh grader, ran for Sunshine Bible. He placed 62nd out of 114 runners. His parents, Jason and JaLynn Burma, Jade, Jakki and Jimmy and friends, Josh Hofman and Ben Deal, also were there to cheer him on. He was also very pleased to see his baseball coach, Rich Charging Hawk, and family. Jason and JaLynn Burma and family spent Sunday at the ranch in Norris after the state cross country meet. Andee Beckwith spent Saturday in Yankton cheering on her high school friend, Megan Burma, at a college cross country race. Megan and Andrea ran cross country together in high school. Carol Ferguson and sister, Margie Popkes, made a trip to Winner on Monday. Carol worked at post offices in Wanblee on Tuesday and Norris on Friday. The usual fall work is on. Ed helped work cattle at least one neighbor's place every day this week. Sunday coffee drinkers at Ferguson's place were Margie and Gene Popkes.
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Sports
Lady Kougars dominate the net Kougar shut down Tigers
Kadoka Stanley Co. 25 23 29 27 25 14 As a team we served 73/75 for 97% with 11 aces, which is outstanding. Raven Jorgensen, Myla Pierce, and Mackenzie Word each contributed 7 kills a piece. Taylor Merchen and Allie Romero were both 41/41 setting with 23 set assists between them. Shelby Uhlir had 7 digs and Destiny Dale had 6. “This was a well played match by us. The second set is what really decided the winner,” said Coach Hutchinson. “It was a very exciting set and we were able to come out on top. Losing that set really deflated Stanley County, and they just never recovered in the third set, with us winning fairly easy.” Kadoka New Und. 25 18 15 25 25 13 25 23
“This was another good win for us. We had a very exciting fourth set, that could have gone either way, to close the match out,” said Hutchinson. Shelby Uhlir served 25/26 with 3 aces and 19 service points. Raven Jorgensen had 10 kills and Mackenzie Word added 6. Mayla Pierce had 2 blocks. Taylor Merchen was 36/38 setting with 11 assists, and Allie Romero was 25/26 setting with 8 assists. Des-
Taylor Merchen gets the kill against Stanley County.
Robyn Jones
tiny Dale had 8 digs. Kadoka's last regular season match will be at Rapid City Christian on Monday, October 29. Dis-
tricts will be in Kadoka on Tuesday, November 5. A time has not been set yet.
Wyatt Enders #44 breaks the plane of the end zone for the two point conversion.
Robyn Jones
Shelby Uhlir receives the serve.
Raven Jorgensen bumps the ball to the setter.
Reschedued! Long Valley Fire Department 12th Annual Hog Roast & Dance
Saturday, November 2
Long Valley Community Hall Supper Featuring Dance to Uncle Roy & Pit Roasted the Boys BBQ Pork
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m. to Midnight
Proceeds benefit the Long Valley Fire Department
Great Food & Great Fun For A Great Cause!
The Kadoka Area Kougars hosted the previously 6-1 New Underwood Tigers for the final regular season game of the year and we were able to come out on top 46-0. Our kids played a great game. We felt that if we could have a fast start that we could control the game, and that’s what we were able to do. We were able to score on our opening drive of the game on a pass from Lane Patterson to Logan Ammons. That’s all the scoring that happened in the first quarter which made the score 8-0, Kadoka Area. The second quarter Kougars’ offense exploded for 30 unanswered points. Our passing game was clicking well for us early, which helped to open up our run game. Offensively, we were able to run the ball 28 times for 297 yards, as well as pass the ball 14 times for 149 yards for a total of 446 yards. Lane Patterson was clicking well with the receivers as he was 7-11 for 97 yards and 1 touchdown and 4 conversions. Logan Christensen had 2 catches for 53 yards, Brendon Porch had 1 catch for 30 yards and 1 TD, Logan Ammons 2 catches for 23 yards and 1 TD, Matt Pretty Bear 1 catch for 22 yards, and Chandlier Sudbeck 3 catches for 21 yards. AJ Bendt also contributed in the passing game as he was 2-3 for 52 yards and 1 TD passing. Chandlier Sudbeck led the Kougars in rushing with 12 carries for 122 yards and 2 TDs. Wyatt Enders had 7 rushes for 96 yards, Lane Patterson 2 for 60 yards and 1 TD, and Brady Jandreau 3 for 16 yards and 1 TD. I give a lot of credit to our offensive line once again this week for their blocking. Logan Christensen, Gavin DeVries, True Buchholz, Herbie O’Daniel, and Logan Ammons have been getting it done all year and deserve a lot of the credit for our offensive success this season as well. Defensively, the boys did another great job this week against a tough offensive attack. We were able to hold New Underwood to just 89 yards rushing on 38 attempts as well as 25 yards passing on 9 attempts for a total of 114 yards. Most importantly, we kept them out of the end zone. The
Logan Ammons #22 completes the pass from Lane Patterson and takes it in for the touchdown.
Robyn Jones
Tigers threatened only once at the end of the second quarter, and it was nice to see our defense keep them out of the end zone on a short field. We were able to force 4 turnovers, Chandlier Sudbeck and Brady Jandreau both had an interception, and Chandlier Sudbeck and AJ Bendt both had fumble recoveries. Tackle stats for the Kougars this week include: Chandlier Sudbeck 9; Herbie O'Daniel 6; Logan Christensen 5; Matt Pretty Bear 5; Sam Pretty Bear 4; Gavin DeVries 4; Matt Waters 4; Jarrett VanderMay 4; Dylan Riggins 3; Logan Ammons 3; Brady Jan-
dreau 3; Ryan Schlabach 3; True Buchholz 3 Leading 38-0 at halftime allowed for us to get everyone in the game again this week. I was really pleased how everyone came in and played and I’m happy with the way our team has improved this season from top to bottom. With this win, the Kougars finished the regular season with a 71 record. We also were able to secure a home game for the first round of the playoffs. We will host the defending 9B champion Harding County Ranchers on Tuesday, October 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Chandlier Sudbeck #21 breaks away from the Tiger defense and runs in for a touchdown.
Robyn Jones
Volleyball
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Good Luck Lady Kougars!
Front row (L-R): Myla Pierce, Taylor Merchen, Destiny Dale, Shelby Uhlir, Allie Romero. Back row: Emily Knutson, Scout Sudbeck, Mackenzie Word, Shania Solon, Raven Jorgensen, Ciara Stoddard.
2013 Varsity Volleyball Team
13-B District Volleyball
Tuesday, November 5 & Thursday, November 7
Games will be played in Kadoka.
People’s Market
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Community
Red Ribbon Week. Monday: Don’t let drugs twist your mind! Wear as much red as you can – be creative! Tuesday: I’m wild about staying drug free! Wear animal prints OR dress like an animal OR bring your favorite stuffed animal to school or work! Wednesday: Follow your dreams, stay drug free! P.J. Day! Thursday: I’m cool when I make good choices! Wear your coolest shades! If you would like more information about Red Ribbon Campaign visit www.redribbon.org or contact Kristie Stone, Elem. Guidance.
Red Ribbon Week celebration, October 28-31
The Kadoka Area School District will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week October 28-31. Red Ribbon Week is a national campaign to teach children the dangers of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs by saying “no” and teaching healthy choices. This years them is “A Healthy Me is Drug Free!” Businesses are encouraged to show support during the week. Here are few ideas: •Display red ribbons, banners, and posters either inside or outside of your business. •Put red ribbons on car antennas parked outside your business. •Have a ‘wear red day’ for your employees. •Highlight your support with an ad in the newspaper or with a banner. •Donate red ribbon supplies and/or prizes for contests for students or your staff. flyers/information •Place about Red Ribbon Week in bags. •Advertise special discounts or sales for customers who acknowledge Red Ribbon Week or are wearing red or a red ribbon. •Participate in the school theme days that will be posted on the website at school. Be creative! Show our youth that you support making healthy choices! Everyone is encouraged to take part in the dress up days during
South Dakota blizzards
The dry summer leading up to the disastrous winter of 1888 brought thousands of cattle to West River. Cattle were trailed in from Wyoming, Montana and other areas of Dakota Territory. The summer proceeding the winter of 1888 was a dry one which increased the hardships of southern cattle struggling with their first Dakota winter. They entered the winter in poor condition and died like flies. Severe winters had been seen many times in West River, but none with such an enormous loss as the one of 1888. The cattle that did not perish in draws or die from starvation drifted far from their home territory. The spring round-up of that year was the most unique in the annuals of West River. It covered more territory, employed more riders, more saddle horses, more wagons, and covered more square miles for the number of cattle gathered than any in the history of the business. A scant 3,000 head of cattle were found alive. Historically during this round-up more than 100,000 head of cattle might be gathered. This area included the entire northwestern part of Dakota Territory. May 4, 1905 began as a typical spring day, with a pleasant rain in the forenoon. James Braddock, who lived on the south side of the Cheyenne River, in present day Haakon County, was making plans for preparing his haying equipment when some of his neighbors rode in. One of them asked, “What are you planning on feeding that hay to?” Around noon the rain turned to snow, and one of the best-known blizzards took place. Braddock and his hired man rode out; lake beds, draws, creeks, and dams were filled with dead cattle and horses. He lost 1,400 head of three-year-old steers. That fall he found 88 steers and shipped them to Chicago. He stopped in Ft. Pierre on his return trip and gave the check to his banker. Braddock told his banker, “All I have left is four cows, six horses and a thousand ton of hay.” The banker replied, “As long as you have a checkbook you should go to Texas and buy some cattle to eat that hay.” Braddock took the train to Texas and had purchased 13 train loads of cattle, each train had between 12 and 15 cars, when he received a wire from the banker that he better cut the buying trip short and come home. Corbin Morse lost 11,000 head of fat steers, worth $500,000, which drifted over the Badlands wall, in this same storm. October 3, 2013, began with a heavy rain – shortly after dinner the temperature dropped, snow began to fall and the wind grew strong. Livestock were troubled! Cows and calves were in search of each other, but couldn’t find their way. As blizzard conditions enhanced; cattle in search of safety, became tangled in barbed wire fence, suffocated in the snow drifts, drowned from drifting into dams, or froze to death – they were chilled from the earlier rain. Thousands of cattle mark the West River roads and pastures with this loss! A few days ago, I heard two men visiting about this storm. One of them said to the other, “Yes, I lost a few head of cattle, but I can do it again. God helped me the first time.” by Ruby Gabriel
Prairie Berry Buyer Speaks to S.E.T. Group
Badlands/Bad River Stronger Economies Together group has been meeting for nine months in the Haakon, Jackson, and eastern Pennington county region. The group has identified entrepreneurial support as a goal for the region. To support that effort, the group brought in keynote speaker, Bob Weyrich, Fruit Procurement Officer at Prairie Berry Winery in Hill City, to discuss how to become a region supportive of entrepreneurial activity. Weyrich talked about five main elements necessary to support entrepreneurial development. •Communicate a consistent message •Identify and develop markets that fit the scale of the business. •Have the ability to locate the business efficiently within zoning requirements. •Ready adequate financing for projects that demonstrate feasibility. •Provide adequate research, academic support and facilities for development of ideas. Weyrich’s presentation was very well received, and spurred the group to an interactive discussion about growing opportunities in the region. A committee from the S.E.T. group is ready to begin strategizing around their entrepreneurial support goal. Anyone interested in working on helping the Badlands/Bad River region become a supportive place for greater entrepreneurial development is invited to the next S.E.T. meeting, which will be held Tuesday, November 19 in Kadoka.
Youth football teams end regular season
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The Eagles Youth Football played Saturday and Sunday in the playoffs. In the first round on Saturday the JPWs played the Broncos from Rapid City beating them 45-18. The PW team played the Rams Blue from Spearfish winning by a score of 36-0 which advanced them to the superbowl. On Sunday the MM's beat the Sturgis Buccaneers 35-0 and they also will play in the superbowl. The JPW faced a tough opponent, Steelers Black, from Rapid City. They fought hard putting the first points on the board. The Steelers then came back to take the lead. It was too much for the JPW Eagles to overcome and they lost a close one, 22-14. The superbowls will be played on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Rapid City at the SD School of Mines Stadium. The PW game against the Spearfish Rams Gold will start at 3:00 p.m. and the MM will play the Rapid City Vikings at 5:00 p.m. Shown is JPW Miles Clements breaking through the defense for a big gain in the first round playoff game against the Broncos.
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By Appointment – See Mr. or Mrs. Shuck
If interested in auditioning please contact Mr. Shuck (837-2171 ext. 409) or Mrs. Shuck (837-2171 ext. 403) for an audition packet.
Pre-school – 3rd Grade students will need to have an adult representing them at all rehearsals & performances.
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Production Dates
December 5, 6, & 8, 2013
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Community
by Mikkel Pates, reprinted with permission from Agweek Some people in the throes of the October 4 blizzard of 2013 took note that the event finally made the national broadcast news on October 15. Stories of the deepest areas of snow north and east of the Black Hills often involved high-profile places such as Deadwood. But the bulk of the cattle damage happened in places such as Haakon and Butte counties — out on the plains, where most of the cattle are. Nobody knows how many cattle may have died because of the storm that gripped much of the western third of South Dakota for three days. They may never know. South Dakota State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven estimated October 17 that the number is between 15,000 and 30,000 statewide, adding that it will climb. Educated estimates range from 20,000 to 30,000 and up to 100,000 or more, says State Senator Gary Cammack, R-Union Center, who ranches and runs Cammack Livestock Supply at Union Center. Dennis Todey, South Dakota’s climatologist at South Dakota State University, says normally, a 30-inch snow would have three to three and one-half inches of liquid. This one saw five inches or more. Ranchers are often rugged individualists who find it easier to absorb losses than discuss them. Bringing cattle into protected, winter pastures is standard operating procedure. Losses are wildly erratic and inexplicable. Some would lose nearly everything, and others next door might lose few. Older producers will likely have the financial strength to recover. Younger ones that had been borrowing money to get into the business may be done. “I don’t know how many we’ve lost – nobody knows, with confidence,” Cammack says. Some say losses are in the tens of thousands. Some will guess 100,000. Somewhere in the middle is the truth. I’m guessing it’s 20,000 to 30,000.” From an economic standpoint, if each was a cow-calf pair, a typical value might be $1,500 to $2,000, depending on how you count it. If the total turned out to be 100,000, that’d be a total of about $150 million to $200 million. If the losses are closer to 30,000 animals, the impact might be $45 million. That doesn’t include the economics of the animal, even at the end of the cow’s productive life activity associated with livestock, which has more “multiplier” effect than does cropping. It doesn’t fully count the future financial impact. For individual producers, the hidden loss is the 2014 calf crop, and replacement animals for the herd. “That’s absolutely huge; the factory just burned down,” Cammack says. Dan Piroutek has auctioneered at Philip Livestock Auction for 35 years, and also works sales at Belle Fourche and Faith. Most of the cattle at the sale barn come to Philip from the west. Piroutek says the hardest-hit area might be from Sturgis to the village of Howes. He thinks maybe 60,000 to 80,000 might be dead. He expects the real figure to be twice what is officially reported “unless they come up with an indemnity where everybody turns in their losses.” Two sales in Philip have had outstanding prices. “I think we have more buyers in the pastures and got caught in the fence lines. “A lot of them you can’t get to, it’s been raining and snowing so hard” since the storm. Dion Van Well, one of the region’s largest sheep aggregators and producers from Watertown, had a flock of about 800 sheep in the Faith area and had nearly no losses. “I was shocked, really shocked,” Van Well says. “The only thing I can think of is that they have some wool, while cattle don’t have their winter coats this early in the year.” Chris Veal of Bison says he lost 200 sheep. The bulk died in a feedlot, and most from asphyxiation as they climbed on each other or were covered by snow. Ranchers had poor hay crops in the 2012 drought, a very good hay crop in 2013 with the return of moisture, but now have their cattle herds impacted by the storm. People were in the process of trying to rebuild. “You think you held back replacement heifers, to replace the ones you culled (because of drought) and now you’ve got a bigger hole than before,” Cammack says. Piroutek remembers the 1966 blizzard, a three-day March blizzard. “That killed a lot of cattle but nothing comparable to this. It’s so devastating to a lot of people because they were going to get a record price for their calves. A lot were scheduled to sell last week, this week,” he says. There will be no pay day for those animals, no future, and no revenue for auction companies and others. Piroutek says that — with tax laws — farmers tend to invest their money in their operations, so the economic “multiplier effect” is higher than in most enterprises. The money turns over in the economy several times. Glen Haines, the mayor of Faith, a town of 450 people, also operates a livestock trucking business with a son. He says the impact will be big on businesses such as the feed store and lumber yard. “This city relies a lot on sales tax dollars,” he says. “It’s going to hurt.” He says it’s not just one year, but a three- or four-year impact. Haines hopes there might be a federal farm bill and that there might be some kind of Livestock Indemnity Program, but that will take time with the Congressional impasses over the farm bill. Often these programs pay up to 60 percent, with a maximum of $100,000 per producer, but the Livestock Indemnity Program has expired. “You’d hope there’s something for these poor cattle people,” he says. “There’s other programs out there” for crops. “One issue hampering the information is the federal government shutdown that has shuttered the Farm Service Agency and other federal offices,” Cammack says. Congress voted October 16 to end the shutdown, sending FSA and Risk Management Agency employees back to work. Farm bill negotiations are expected to begin
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the week of October 28. Todey, the SDSU climatologist, has spent a good portion of the time since the initial storm in information sessions with state and county officials. In the absence of federal officials, the state was coordinating livestock hotlines, getting volunteers coordinated with ranchers to help pick up animals. Cammack, a former county commissioner before running for the legislature, says county and state governments have few tools to help farmers, and are distracted by storm-related infrastructure needs. Meade County is providing some assistance to help with carcass disposal. Pennington County had dug pits to accommodate cattle that were lost on county rightsof-way. The pit south of Quinn had about 150 cows in it on October 15. “The best help to get these guys going again is on the federal side with a new farm program,” Cammack says. “The Livestock Indemnity Program doesn’t exist, but they’re working to make it work, retroactively, in language passed in both the House and the Senate (farm bills).” Documentation of losses is going to be important, especially now that the shutdown has ended. The Farm Service Agency and other U.S. Department of Agriculture agencies make up the emergency committees that normally tally losses in cases like this.
Propane shortage
Due to extremely low inventories and outages of propane products in South Dakota, Governor Dennis Daugaard has signed an executive order to assure expedited commercial delivery of those products. “The continued transportation of propane is essential for agricultural operations in South Dakota,’’ Daugaard said. “We need to assure that the supplies of propane are maintained to enable our producers to carry on normal operations.’’ The governor’s order declares a state of emergency and exempts delivery of propane from federal motor carrier regulations on drivers’ hours of service. Although hours of service have been temporarily suspended for commercial deliveries, companies may not require or allow fatigued drivers to make deliveries, said Daugaard. The executive order expires at midnight November 30.
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Dan Piroutek has been an auctioneer at Philip Livestock Auction and other locations for 35 years. He hasn’t seen anything to beat the historic October 4, 2013, snowstorm – both in cattle lost, but also in the high value. here today than we have sellers,” Piroutek says, taking a break from the October 15 sale. “That’s almost unheard of. We would have had record prices today if all of our cattle came in.” The outstanding demand is because people are optimistic about the cattle business despite the losses. He says there are individuals who have lost 400 head. The numbers are outstanding, but also the sheer value. Many were cows that were pregnant. The cow could be worth $1,700 to $2,400, depending on what she is. The calf might be worth $1,100. Ranchers have all of their expenses in the animals, so they need the calf check. “It’s catastrophic, the amount that’s lost,” Piroutek says. He says he hopes there is some federal indemnity, and that there won’t be “too small a limit on it” so it offers real help. Ranchers are in good shape financially, but younger people have a “major, major catastrophe.” The ranchers gather in the auction café in Philip, prior to the sale and conversation now centers around the state of area ranchers and their operations after the blizzard. Kieth Smith of Quinn says he lost about 15 percent of his cows — 64 cows and 39 calves. In one case, he helped collect 1,400 stragglers that were sorted by ear tags for eight different owners. “Nine four-wheelers showed up, and I thought that was pretty good to get them sorted in one day,” by ear tag and cattle type. “People are embarrassed to say what they lost,” Smith says. “And they’re independent. They don’t think it’s anybody else’s business.” He did his best with photographing ear tags and carcasses, but it’s going to be difficult for everyone to verify losses. “All you do is say what you’ve got left,” he says. A lot of forensic analysis is centered around how losses were so high. Cattle in the region were in some of the best shape they’ve been in for several years, as a result of a good summer with goodquality grass. Some veterinarians in the area have determined there is water in the lungs of cattle, probably from “breathing in” moisture-laden snow. Cammack says it was the older animals, the ones that might be expected to be the strongest, that appear to have had the biggest losses. He theorizes that perhaps the calves weren’t able to walk as far in the deepest snow, or perhaps they were able to nurse and get some nourishment, which drew down the cows’ strength, as well. Calves are also protected in a way, because they tend to walk on the downwind side of the cows. Cammack thinks the cattle didn’t freeze, but probably died from hypothermia and exhaustion, which is different. It’s like a human dying from the same problem — exposure to wet cold, and the inability to eat and generate heat. Some of the cattle drifted into water reservoirs and drowned, but “At the time they were dead and didn’t know it. They might have ‘drowned’ but it wasn’t the cause of death,” he says. The storm also killed horses – sometimes entire herds of young horses – and some sheep. Chancy Wilson, who with his parents Ronnie and Brenda, and three brothers operate Wilson Rodeo Co., headquartered near Kyle, says his family lost some 50 to 60 horses. “Every day a snowdrift disappears and you find a few more,” Chancy says, nearly two weeks after the snow. The deaths are a small part of their overall operation, which includes hundreds of horses, but it’s a kick. “They were right in the corrals,” Ronnie says. “We had windbreaks and everything. From what I can understand, they must have been so wet, with so much moisture, they must have just drowned. “We damn hear lost every colt on the place,” Chancy says. Twenty-two recently weaned colts that died in the corrals. It’s hard to put a value on rodeo stock. The ranch tries to develop them into performers, some of which become extremely valuable. Quarterhorses and other horses died out
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Dorothy Stahl__________________________________
Dorothy M. Stahl, age 90, of Philip, S.D., died Sunday, October 27, 2013, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip. Dorothy M. Konst was born June 7, 1923, in Philip, the daughter of Clem and Alice (Griswold) Konst. Her early childhood years were spent in the Powell area. At the age of six, she moved with her parents and family to the Nowlin community where she grew up. Dorothy graduated from Midland High School and then attended Black Hills State Teachers College in Spearfish where she obtainer her teaching certificate. She then taught rural schools in Haakon County as well as in the Nowlin community. Dorothy was united in marriage to Paul J. Stahl on July 5, 1943, in Philip. They made their home on Paul’s farm-ranch west of the Ottumwa area, which they operated until 1977, when they retired and moved into Philip, but continued to own the farm-ranch. After Paul’s death on July 19, 1998, Dorothy continued to reside in Philip. She later moved into the Silverleaf Assisted Living Center, and in July 2013, moved into the William Stahl and his wife, Penny, of Midland; one daughter, Jeanne Stahl, of Phoenix, Ariz.; two grandsons, Ryan Stahl of Keystone, and Eric Stahl of Loveland, Colo.; two great-grandchildren, Allison Stahl of Lemoore, Calif., and Trevor Stahl of Rapid City; and a host of other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband, Paul, Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Doris Ballinger; and a brother, Paul Konst. Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Wednesday, October 30, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Kevin Achbach as celebrant. Interment was at the Masonic Cemetery in Philip. A memorial has been established to the Haakon County Prairie Transportation, the Silverleaf Assisted Living Center, and the Bad River Senior Citizens Center, all of Philip. Arrangements were with the Rush Funeral Home of Philip. Her online guestbook is available at www.rushfuneralhome. com tives and friends. Clara Belle was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Kenneth Wilson; and one sister, Charlotte Clarke. Services were held Monday, October 28, at the Presbyterian Church in Kadoka, with Pastor Gary McCubbin officiating. Eulogy was given by Janet VanderMay. Music was provided by Joyce Wheeler, pianist, and Bonnie Shoemaker, vocalist, with special music by Clara Belle’s family. Ushers were Buster Peterson and Chuck VanderMay. Pallbearers were Sharon Knutson, Alyssa Dawson, Joshua Knutson, Marc Renfro, Samuel Weller, Andrew Weller, Kristina Knutson, Rachel Knutson, Kyla Knapp and Jenna Renfro. Interment was at the Kadoka Cemetery. A memorial has been established to the Kadoka Nursing Home and the Presbyterian Church in Kadoka. Arrangements were with the Rush Funeral Chapel of Kadoka. Her online guestbook is available at www.rushfuneralhome. com
Clara Belle Weller_______________________________
Clara Belle Weller, age 79, of Kadoka, S.D., died Friday morning, October 25, 2013, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip. Clara Belle Wilson was born January 21, 1934, in Pierre, the daughter of William Key and Sarah Patience (Sutton) Wilson. She grew up in Kadoka where she graduated from Kadoka High School in 1952. She then attended South Dakota State College in Brookings where she received her home economics degree. Clara Belle was united marriage to Harold D. “Bud” Weller on August 14, 1955, in Kadoka. In 1957, she taught one year at Kadoka High School and 10 years later she started to teach full time, a position she held until retiring after 25 years. Later she cooked at the Kadoka Nursing Home and for the meals at the senior citizens center in Kadoka. After retirement she continued to reside on the ranch. Because of health reasons, she moved into the Kadoka Care Center in May 2013. Clara Belle was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Kadoka and Quilters for Christ at
the senior citizens center. Survivors include her husband, Harold “Bud” Weller of Kadoka; one son, Keith Weller and his wife, Diane, of Mitchell; two daughters, Katie M. Knutson and her husband, Craig, of Spearfish, and Terri D. Renfro and her husband, Dan, of Macksville, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandson; one sister, Lucy Freeman and her husband, Glenn, of Kadoka; a brother-in-law, Lester of Aberdeen; and a host of other rela-
Philip Nursing Home, where she has since resided. Dorothy was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and a member of the church evening guild, Tribe 1. She was also a member of the Bad River Senior Citizens Center, and was a longtime secretary of the Haakon/ Philip Cancer Society, and was active on the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Board. Survivors include her son,
Fellowship of God | Dr. James L. Snyder
Thumbs up, Thumbs down, Now Everybody Turn around.
Flying in an airplane is not my preferred style of transportation. However, flying without an airplane is quite disastrous, if you know what I mean! I am not quite sure the Wright brothers would be too happy with some of the things passing as an airplane these days. It seems to me that psychotic midgets have designed modern day airplanes. Nothing in an airplane is designed for the normal person, and I might as well say it, I consider myself normal. I may be a shade taller than normal but I am normal in every other respect. The one plane I took from Detroit to Dayton Ohio was about as small as I have ever been on. Walking down the aisle, I could not even stand up but had to bend over in order to walk down the aisle. I heard a noise behind me that startled me and I stood up only to dash my head against the ceiling. That was not the worst headache of my flight. One of these days, I would like to meet the person who designed the seats in those planes. I will admit to being a little post thin, but after all shouldn't you be able to sit down in a seat when you are flying? I truly do not understand what a seatbelt is for with individuals like me. I can barely squeeze myself into that seat and then it takes me about 15 minutes to extract myself from the seat. I suppose a seatbelt is for the comfort of the pilot who believes that somehow I will not bounce out of my seat while he is flying. I could not bounce out if my life depended upon it. My seat was so tight and I fit so snugly in it that when I sneezed it felt like I did some damage to my inner organs. Somewhere in the Constitution there has to be something to the effect that an individual has the right to sneeze without hurting himself. What I want to know is why do I always have to sneeze when I am in certain situations like this? Then, comes the time when you need to go to the bathroom. The flight attendant will bring you all the free beverages you can consume. They know, and I guess they are snickering behind our back, that everybody is going to have to go to the bathroom at the same time. Coordinating the bathroom run is one of the trying exploits of flying the friendly skies. For one, by the time I realize I have to go to the bathroom there is a line for the bathroom. Fortunately, but the time I extradite myself from my seat the line has dwindled dramatically. Then again, I have to go to the bathroom so bad I am dancing up the aisle to the bathroom to the great applause of the people sitting there. Once I fasten myself into the seat, I try to get comfortable enough to do a little reading. Since I am sitting in the aisle seat, everybody is bumping into me as they go up and down the aisle. Now that I am situated so that I cannot move, they come again with beverages. Why is it I forget there is a link between drinking a beverage and going to the bathroom? I know there is a link but when I am up in the air so high my tiny little grey cells are working in slow motion. So why take a free beverage? Well, it is free! I am at the age in my development where going to the bathroom is a frequent activity, even when not drinking any beverages. When consuming a beverage, this activity kicks into high gear. Once again, I need to extricate myself from my seat and find my way to the bathroom. I am not quite sure about this, but I believe in mid air the airplane pilot switches the bathroom from the front to the rear. I am dancing up the aisle, which I believe is in the direction of the bathroom, only to discover I am going in the wrong direction. A few of the people in the seats are smiling at me and one person gives me a thumbs-up as I turn around and dance in the direction of the actual bathroom facility. With a forced grin, I give a thumbs-up back at him and proceed in the direction of the bathroom. It is at this point that I run into a line. Wouldn't you know it; the line is for the bathroom? This is a real thumbs-down for me. It is at this point that I really wish I was not a gentleman. After all, a gentleman has to let the ladies go first. I think if some of these ladies would know the actual situation, they would insist I go first and I certainly would give them a wonderful thumbs-up. As I was standing in line, a verse of Scripture popped into my head. "And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left" (Isaiah 30:21 KJV). Many things in life have us going in circles to which there is no end. God, however, puts us on the straight and narrow path that ends with Jesus Christ.
Francis Horacek_________________________________
Francis J. Horacek, 90, of Yankton, died peacefully in his home on Sunday, October 20, 2013. Fran was born in Yankton, SD on October 16, 1923 to Benedict and Dolphie (Pecenka) Horacek where he lived and grew up with his four siblings: Ben, Alma, Alice, and Dolores. Fran stayed in Yankton after graduating high school when he attended Yankton College for two years before entering in WWII in 1943. After serving 3 years in the war, Fran attended South Dakota State University where he played baseball and ran track for the Jackrabbits. At SDSU he met the love of his life, Dolores Almond. They were married on November 11, 1950 in Miller, SD. They then moved to Yankton to start a family. Fran worked by cutting ice from the river and stored it in the icehouse for the next summer. He followed that job by working for Wonder Bread, became an insurance adjuster, and worked for the Job Service. In his spare time Fran played baseball for the Yankton Terry’s. After living in Yankton for 20 years and raising 7 children, Fran and Dee moved to Kadoka, SD, where they opened up The Mercantile Store. They lived in Kadoka for 14 years and moved back to Yankton to open a men’s clothing store, The Outrigger. Upon retirement Fran enjoyed watching his grandchildren in their many activities and gave them life lessons along the way. In his spare time he enjoyed playing golf, working on crossword puzzles, and carving wood. All of Fran’s family was proud of him in July of 2012 when he was inducted into the Yankton Baseball Hall of Fame. Fran’s parents always taught him to get along with people and get along with the world and he Heather (Justin) Olson, Sarah Horacek, Mason Horacek, Derrik Nelson, Jacob Stewart, Sam Stewart, Emma Stewart and James Stewart, all of Yankton, SD; and great-grandchildren: Easton and Xavier Nelson, Burkley, Mathea, and Oxford Olson. He was preceded in death by his wife Dolores Horacek, his mother and father and sisters, Alice and Alma. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, October 24, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Yankton, with Rev. Mark Lichter officiating. Burial of his cremated remains will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Yankton, with the Military Graveside Rites by the ErnestBowyer VFW Post #791 Honor Guard and the SDARNG Honor Guard. Visitations were held at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, at the OpsahlKostel Funeral Home & Crematory, Yankton, with a rosary at 7:00 p.m. followed by a video tribute and then a Scripture service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation resumed one hour prior to the service at the church.
hopes all live by those words. Fran is survived by his children: Lynne (Doug) Nelson of Yankton, SD, Matt Horacek of Harford, SD; Luke Horacek of Yankton, SD, Mary (Andy) Echtermeyer of Steamboat Springs, CO, Lisa Horacek of Steamboat Springs, CO, Margaret Stewart (Stewart Bass) of Yankton, SD, and Jamie (Heidi) Horacek of Browns Park, UT; grandchildren: Jason (Jill Sternquist) Nelson,
Upcoming Area Events
Wednesday, October 30: •KCBA “Cash Mob” at Headlee’s Vet Clinic. Saturday, November 2: •All State Band/Chorus can be viewed on SDPB 1. •JH Girls BB tourney @Philip •Long Valley Fire Dept. hog roast and dance. Sunday, November 3: •Kadoka Nursing Home Holiday Festival at the auditorium. Wednesday, November 6: •Jackson-Kadoka Econmic Development monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Gateway Apartments Community Room. Monday, November 4: •FB 2nd Round Playoffs Tuesday, November 5: •District VB at Kadoka first game starts at 1 p.m.
Inspiration Point
Requirements of a Godly Influence
Read 1 Corinthians 1:25-31 Have you ever wondered what God’s human history textbook might look like? Who would appear on its pages as the principal movers and shakers of world events? First Corinthians 1:27-28 provides a clue when it tells us that the Lord has chosen the weak and the foolish things of the world to shame the strong and wise. This principle is woven throughout the fabric of biblical history. A prostitute named Rahab makes a right choice and becomes the ancestor of the Messiah. A widow named Ruth chooses the God of Israel and becomes the great-grandmother of King David. An infertile wife named Hannah pours out her soul to God and becomes the mother of Samuel the prophet. A man called Abram responds to God, leaves his relatives behind, and becomes the father of all who believe. A woman named Mary pours expensive perfume on Jesus’ head and gains for herself an eternal monument in the stream of history. Who are the truly influential people on this earth? Don’t be deceived by outward appearances. The ones with impact are those who leave all to follow Jesus—the men and women who have proven themselves to be “blameless and innocent children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom [they] appear as lights in the world” (Phil. 2:15). You may not think that your light is very bright by this world’s standards, but when the Lord calls you a luminary, you can agree with Him and keep on shining.
Church Calendar
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
Meals for the Elderly
Friday, November 1: Ground beef stroganoff with stewed tomatoes, waldorf salad, and bread. Monday, November 4: Polish sausage on a bun with sauerkraut, California vegetables, pinapple tidbits, and a cookie. Tuesday, November 5: Spaghetti with meatsauce, peas, french bread, and strawberries on gelatin with whipped topping. Wednesday, November 6: Meatballs in brown gravy, butter noodles, corn o’brien, bread, and peaches. Thursday, November 7: Oven crisp chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, barvard beets, dinner roll, and cinamon baked apples. Friday, November 8: Chili, pineapple slaw, fry bread, and pears.
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DIMARIA, MARK THEODORE, RAPID CITY: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 06/03/2013: Fine: $154.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 CARELESS DRIVING: Disp. Date: 06/03/2013: Fine: $54.00, Court Costs: $40.00 Surcharges: $26.00 LURZ-CORDES, LAURA, HETTINGER, ND: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 05/31/2013: Fine: $19.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 HALLORAN, DANIEL M, EDEN PRAIRIER, MN: Isssued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 05/31/2013: Fine: $39.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 HUETHER, HEIDI, WALL: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: CARELESS DRIVING: Disp. Date: 05/30/2013: Fine: $54.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 05/30/2013: Fine: $154.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 GLASSCOCK, ALEXIS, KANSAS CITY, MO: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. 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To: Jail 5 Day(s) Susp.: 1 Day(s) Credit: 4 Day(s) Issued By: Police Department Conditions: OBEY ALL LAWS 07/17/2013 - 07/17/2014; FINE AND COSTS ARE WAIVED KNOWLES, BRUCE E, RAPID CITY: Issued by Highway Patrol: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/18/2013: Fine: $79.00, Court Costs: $40.00 Surcharges: $26.00 REIGLE, JOHN K, MADISON, NE: Issued by Highway Patrol: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/18/2013: Fine: $79.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 ADAMS, STACEY R, RAPID CITY: Issued by Highway Patrol: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/26/2013 Disposition: Judgment on Plea of Guilty: Fine: $39.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 PARHAM, PAMELA S, RAPIC CITY: Issued by Highway Patrol: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 08/01/2013: Fine: $39.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 BRAYBOY, ANNIE, FLAGSTAFF, AZ: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/25/2013: Fine: $19.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 ROSI-SCHUMACHER, K M, TROY, NY: Issued by Sheriff’s Office; SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/19/2013: Fine: $19.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 GOPALAKRISHNAN, BALASUBRAMANIAN, MINNEAPOLIS, MN: Issued by Highway Patrol: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/10/2013: Fine: $39.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 CLARK, TYREL JONATHAN, WALL: Issued by Highway Patrol: SPEEDING ON OTHER ROADWAYS: Disp. Date: 07/05/2013: Fine: $79.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 WINCH, BRANSON D, DODGEVILLE, WI: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/08/2013: Fine: $19.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 TRAN, THAN VINH, YANKTON: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/09/2013: Fine: $19.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 GROLL, JOSHUA, EDEN PRAIRIER, MN: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/10/2013: Fine: $19.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 WHALEN, COREY JAMES, RAPID CITY: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/12/2013: Fine: $39.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 LARIVE, WILLIAM LEE, BOX ELDER: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/15/2013: Fine: $19.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 FINOCCHARIO, ROSALIE, EAST PEORIA, IL: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE: Disp. Date: 07/15/2013: Fine: $59.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 WARKINS, GRANT, STERLING, VA: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 07/19/2013; Fine: $19.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 CRANE, ABRAHAM JOSEPH, ST. FRANCIS: Issued by Highway Patrol: NO DRIVERS LICENSE: Disp. Date: 07/23/2013: Fine: $54.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 VOGL, TERA, GREENWOOD, IA: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY; Disp. Date: 07/15/2013; Fine: $19.00, Court Costs: $40.00 Surcharges: $26.00 SWANSON, CHERYL A, SHOREVIEW, MN: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: 07/17/2013 SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY; Disp. Date: 07/17/13: Fine: $59.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 BLAKE, MATTHEW, KADOKA: Issued by States Attorney: ARREST PRIOR TO REQUEST FOR EXTRADITION: Disp. Date: 06/21/2013; Disposition: Extradited; Plea: Admit FUNKE, SEBASTIAN, HAMBURG, GE: Issued by Sheriff’s Office: DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Disp. Date: 06/28/2013: Disposition: Stipulate to Facts-Found Guilty; Plea: Nolo Contendere; Fine: $114.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 MARTENS, NINA LOUISA, HAMBURG, GE: Issued by Police Dept.: FAILURE TO MAKE PROPER STOP AT STOP INTERSECTION: Disp. Date: 06/28/2013: Fine: $54.00, Court Costs: $110.00, Surcharges: $26.00; License: Revoked for 30 Day(s) Court Possession: Date: Incarceration: Begins: 06/28/2013 Sent. To: Jail 30 Day(s) Susp.: 30 Day(s) DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE-1ST OFFENSE: Disp. Date: 06/28/2013; Plea: Guilty; Fine: $500.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $44.00; License: Revoked for 30 Day(s) Court Possession Date: Incarceration: Begins: 06/28/2013 Sent. To: Jail 30 Day(s) Susp.: 30 Day(s) OPEN ALCOHOLIC BEV CONTAINER ACCESSIBLE IN VEHICLE: Disp. Date: 06/28/2013: Disposition: Dismissed-Motion by Prosecutor Conditions: PAY FINE AND COSTS; INCLUDING $70.00 BLOOD TEST COSTS. 06/28/2013 - 06/28/2013; OBEY ALL LAWS 06/28/2013 - 06/28/2014; APPLY $500 BOND TO FINE & COSTS 06/28/2013 - 06/28/2013 MENGENHAUSEN, JEFFREY JOHN, HOWARD: Issued by Highway Patrol: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 06/19/2013: Fine: $59.00, Court Costs: $40.00 Surcharges: $26.00 Restitution: $0.00 Penalty: $0.00 NAGUMALLUNATARAJA, SUDHARSHA, JERSEY CITY, NJ: Issued by Highway Patrol: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 06/07/2013: Fine: $39.00, Court Costs: $40.00 Surcharges: $26.00 BASSETT, SHANE A, DICKINSON, ND: Issued by Highway Patrol: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 06/07/2013: Fine: $39.00, Court Costs: $40.00 Surcharges: $26.00 SHADWICK, DONALD E, MARINA, CA: Issued by Highway Patrol: CARELESS DRIVING: Disp. Date: 06/13/2013: Fine: $54.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00 KINAHAN, ANDRES P, MUKILTEO, WA: Issued by Highway Patrol: SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY: Disp. Date: 06/20/2013: Plea Date: 06/20/2013: Fine: $59.00, Court Costs: $40.00, Surcharges: $26.00
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Town of Cottonwood REGULAR MEETING September 19, 2012
A regular meeting of the Town of Cottonwood was held at Town Hall on October 16, 2013 at 7 p.m. Present were JC Heath, Doug Hovland, Bernie Hanks and Dave Griffee. Absent: Jeff Heath. The meeting was called to order by JC Heath. The financial report was read. Old Business: More discussion on what type of approval would be needed in order for a new business to open in town. No decisions made. New Business: The monthly bills were presented as follows: The following bills were approved: Mayor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30.00 Bookkeeper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30.00 WREA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101.00 Kadoka Press . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15.60 Walker Refuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . .189.40 Checking Acct. Balance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13,977.10 CD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4,847.43 With there being no other business to discuss, a motion was made and seconded to adjourn. The next regular meeting will be held on November 20, 2013 7 p.m. at Town Hall. JC Heath, President [Published October 31, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $14.95]
NOTICE FOR BIDS Vehicle and Heating Fuel City of Kadoka
The City of Kadoka will be accepting bids for the calendar year of January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014, until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2013 for the following: •Dyed #1 Diesel Fuel • Dyed #2 Diesel Fuel • Propane Heating Fuel • Unleaded Gasoline for City Vehicles Delivered to City Owned Tank Located at City Shop Bids will be opened at 7:00 p.m. at the Kadoka City Council Meeting on Monday, November 11, 2013 and award made as soon as possible. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Please put bid for each item in a separate envelope and denote contents on outside of envelope. [Published October 24 & 31, 2013 at the total approximate cost of $23.40]
Joe Jandreau, Lurz Plumbing Reimb. . . . . . . . . . . .263.47 IRS, 3rd Qtr tax . . . . . . . . . . . . .473.90 Galen Livermont, wages . . . . . .243.96 Linda Livermont, wages . . . . . . .267.05 Total Expenses . . . . . . . . . . . .2,646.75 Motion by Sue, seconded by Allen to adjourn the meeting. Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m. The next regular meeting will be held November 13, 2013 at Cowboy Corner. Special meeting will be October 17th. Finance Officer, Linda Livermont [Published October 31, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $37.05]
Larry Denke, W2, Section 28, T 40 N, R 36 W Ag Bldg. 1,892 $19.08; NA Bldg. 1,697 $27.82; Total Tax Abated $46.90 Allen Allard, SE4, Section 28, T 40 N, R 36 W Ag Bldg. 1,892 $19.08; NA Bldg. 1,697 $27.82; Total Tax Added $46.90 Correspondence and a resolution was presented to the board from the Bennett County Commission. Bennett County has requested federal funding in lieu of property taxes on Indian Trust Lands. County governments are obligated to provide county services to all residents of the counties including Indian people living on trust land, but counties cannot tax trust lands, and the federal government pays no compensation to counties for public services rendered. Following review of the documents, Stilwell moved, Denke seconded, that Jackson County draw up a draft resolution in support of Bennett County’s resolution requesting federal funding for services provided to Indian people. At 2:25 p.m. Denke moved, Stilwell seconded, that the board go into executive session to discuss personnel matters. The board came out of executive session at 3:46 p.m. Surplus property was discussed. Eight parcels of land taken by the county by tax deed and one parcel of land quit claimed to the county were presented to the board. Stilwell moved, Denke seconded that the nine parcels of land be declared surplus and be sold at auction on October 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. The Board of Jackson County Commissioners, acting as the Jackson County Appraisal Board, appraised the nine parcels of land to be sold at public auction on October 4, 2013. The group health insurance renewal quote from WellMark Blue Cross Blue Shield was received. Premiums for the current policy have increased $66.23 per month per employee. Denke moved, Johnston seconded, that Jackson County stay with the current WellMark Blue Cross Blue Shield plan for the 2014. The proposed 2014 Jackson County budget was reviewed. The board instructed that the amounts for employee group health insurance be adjusted. Discussion was held on gravel inventory on hand. There being no further business to come before the board, Johnston moved, Stilwell seconded that the meeting be adjourned and that the board meet in regular session at 9:00 a.m., Friday, October 4, 2013. ATTEST: BOARD OF JACKSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Vicki D. Wilson, Jackson County Auditor Glen A. Bennett, Chairman [Published October 31, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $59.47]
TOWN OF INTERIOR UNAPPROVED SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES OCTOBER 17, 2013
The Town Board of Interior met at 7:00 p.m. on October 17, 2013 at Cowboy Corner. Meeting was postponed from October 16th due to conflicts with another meeting. Board Members present were Allen Grimes, Sue Leach and Kelly Fortune. Also present were Pat Fortune, Shirley Gartner, and Linda Livermont. Kelly asked if we could have the meeting on the malt beverage license since it was advertised for October 16th. Linda had checked into it already and it is OK to postpone it as long as it has been advertised already. Motion by Allen, seconded by Sue to approve the Special Malt Beverage License for IVFD valid 10/19 and 10/20/2013. Motion passed unanimously. Ordinance violations were discussed. A tentative list was drawn up. Linda will work with the town lawyer on a letter to send out to bring residents into compliance with our ordinances. It may be possible to bring in a construction dumpster to help with the cleanup. We could also list Jerry Sampson as a contact to get rid of junk vehicles. Kelly would like to see a certified letter sent out with a requirement to meet with the Town Board within 30 days and cleanup within 21 days. Linda will circulate the list and letter once it comes back from Kemnitz’s office. Chipping was discussed. Pat was against it, no action was taken. Motion by Allen, seconded by Kelly to adjourn the meeting. Meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m. Next meeting will be November 13, 2013. Linda Livermont, Finance Officer Town of Interior [Published October 31, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $19.17]
NOTICE Of Intent to Mine Gravel
Notice is hereby given that the Jackson County Highway Department, PO Box 594, Kadoka, SD 57543, will be conducting a gravel mining operation at W2, Section 2, T 42 N, R 35 W, Jackson County, South Dakota. The general location is one and three-quarter miles east and thirteen miles south of Kadoka, SD. The operation is to begin November 24, 2013 and will be completed to include final reclamation by November 24, 2023. Proposed future use of the affected land will consist of re-grading, replacing topsoil and re-seeding to allow the area to be returned to pasture land. For additional information contact the Jackson County Highway Department, (605) 837 – 2410, or the S. D. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Minerals and Mining Program, 523 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501-3182 (605) 773 – 4201 . [Published October 24 & 31, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $21.46]
IN CIRCUIT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTY OF JACKSON IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF STUART A. WILSON, DECEASED.. PRO. NO. 13-9 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is given that on October 3, 2013, Vicki D. Wilson, of PO Box 472, Kadoka, SD 57543 was appointed as Personal Representative of the Estate of Stuart A. Wilson. 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 clerk with a copy of the claim mailed to the personal representative. Dated this 8th day of October, 2013. /s/ Vicki D. Wilson Vicki D. Wilson PO Box 472 Kadoka, SD 57543 605-837-2590 Carol Schofield Jackson County Clerk of Courts PO Box 128 Kadoka, South Dakota 57543 605-837-2122 Alvin Pahlke Attorney at Law PO Box 432 Winner, SD 57580 605-842-1000 [Published October 24 & 31, November 7, 2013] ) )SS )
TOWN OF INTERIOR UNAPPROVED REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OCTOBER 9, 2013
The Town Board of Interior met on October 9, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Cowboy Corner. Board Members present were Allen Grimes, Sue Leach and Kelly Fortune. Also present were Galen Livermont, Cliff McClure, Shirley Gartner, Pat Fortune, Joe Johndreau, and Linda Livermont. Minutes for the 9/11/13 regular meeting and the 9/24/13 special meeting were approved as read. OLD BUSINESS: Plans were discussed for the Community Center. Kelly brought up that the town would have to put it out on bids. Linda will look into the process to publish the bid. IVFD has a spec package from their building bid and potential bidders we can use. It was decided to form a building committee consisting of Allen Grimes, Joe Johndreau and Kelly Fortune. The concrete work will be put back 2 weeks due to the storm. Concrete work can be done prior to awarding the building bid if needed. Motion by Allen, seconded by Sue to rent a backhoe for a week to do prep work for the foundation and culvert work. Motion passed. Rental time will depend on the weather. One Call will need to be called once we have the locations where we are going to dig. A locate has already been done on the fire hall lot. There is a surplus school action this weekend that has chairs and tables listed. It was decided that Galen and Linda will attend and see if they can pick up some items for the Community Center. The IVFD would like to have KOA and Kruse’s move their signs before the building is constructed. NEW BUSINESS: Pat Fortune asked if the Board would be able to do anything to enforce the new ordinances pertaining to fire hazards, old vehicles and abandoned buildings to clean up the Town. Copies of the ordinances could be sent with a letter to residents not in compliance with ordinances. Ordinances will be discussed further at the 10/17 special meeting. Motion by Kelly, seconded by Allen to leave the property tax levy at last year’s level of $9189. Motion passed. Motion by Allen, seconded by Sue to approve the One-Day Malt Beverage Licenses for Interior Volunteer Fire Department valid 10/16/13 and 11/16/13 for special events. Motion passed. Linda will send a certified letter to WRLJ with a picture of the water line that goes through the sewer line on A Street and request that it be repaired. All residents need to put their trash cans on the road on trash day or they will not be picked up. Tree branches are being placed behind the old fire hall. We will either burn them or chip them up. Joe Johndreau thanked the Town for helping out in getting his rental house sewer unplugged. Motion made by Sue, seconded by Allen to pay the following bills: WREA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .533.60 Walker Refuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . .747.96 WRLJ, Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .65.00 MasterCard, supplies . . . . . . . . . .15.85 Kadoka Press . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35.96
Official Proceedings SPECIAL MEETING Board of Jackson County Commissioners September 9, 2013
The Board of Jackson County Commissioners met in special session at 1:00 p.m., Monday, September 16, 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. Sheriff Clements met with the board. He reported that two radio channels have been set up for Jackson County on the state radio system at no cost to the county. The Sheriff, Fire Departments and Ambulance are no longer allowed to use the State Radio Channels. Rose Bennett, Director of Equalization, met with the board and reported that there are parcels of land that do not have soils from the soil survey used in assessment. She reported that most of these will be assessed with soils from the soil survey. She also reported on a parcel with three owners on which only one owner is taxed, and that the county can only bill all three when they split the land and file deeds. Other items reported were motels with residences on premises not occupied by the owner are assessed as non-ag property, not owner-occupied, a barn was assessed when 65% complete and is now being used for storage, and needing titles for mobile homes to place them on the assessment roles. Rose Bennett reported that re-assessment of property from the northeast corner of the county south to Hwy. 44 is now being done. Rose Bennett, Director of Equalization, informed the board of buildings being incorrectly assessed and taxed to Larry Denke since 1995. The buildings are located on adjoining land owned by Allen Allard. Larry Denke informed the board he would suggest that Allen Allard pay the county the tax on the back year taxes for the buildings. Discussion was held on abating the tax due in 2013 on the buildings taxed in error to Larry Denke and adding the tax due on the buildings in 2013 to the tax bill of Allen Allard. Discussion was held on refunding Larry Denke for back year taxes paid by Larry Denke on the buildings and billing the back year taxes on the buildings to Allen Allard, or the landowners working out an agreement between themselves on Allard reimbursing Denke for back year’s taxes. More information is to be obtained on refunding back year taxes paid. Stilwell moved, Twiss seconded, that the abatement of tax due in 2013 on the buildings incorrectly taxed to Larry Denke be approved, and that the tax due in 2013 for the buildings be added to the tax bill of Allen Allard. Motion carried with the following vote: Bennett, yea; Denke, abstain; Johnston, yea; Stilwell, yea; Twiss, yea.
INVITATION TO BIDDERS Hail Damage Repairs City-Owned Transfer Station Kadoka, South Dakota
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for hail damage repairs to the city’s Transfer Station Building will be received by the City of Kadoka, South Dakota at the City Finance Office until 4:00 p.m. (MDT) on Friday, November 8, 2013. A detailed listing of the damages to be repaired is available at the City’s Finance Office located at 705 9th Avenue or by mail at PO Box 58, Kadoka, SD 57543. The envelope containing the bid must be labeled as follows: Transfer Station Hail Damage Repair. Bids will be opened and read aloud at 7:10 p.m. (MDT) on Monday, November 11, 2013, and award made as soon as possible. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities therein and reserves the right to award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder as they so determine. There must be enclosed with the bid a draft, certified check or cashier’s check certified or issued by a state or national bank domiciled in South Dakota, payable to the order of the City of Kadoka in the amount of at least 5 percent or, in lieu thereof, a bid bond of at least 10 percent of the amount of the bid as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into the proposed contract and furnish the required performance bonds. Each bid must be accompanied by a certificate of insurance with minimum liability coverage of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00). Pursuant to State law, a copy of the bidder’s sales and use tax license and a copy of the bidder’s excise tax license as issued by the state of South Dakota must accompany the bid. In lieu of a copy of the license, the bidder shall submit appropriate evidence that the bidder and all affiliates have the appropriate licenses. The beginning date for this project will begin upon the award of the bid and must be completed within 180 days of the event, which was July 30, 2013. If the weather becomes a negative factor, the City may request an extension for an additional 180 days. However, all repairs must be completed prior to July 30, 2014. Questions regarding this project and repair specifications should be directed to: Patty Ulmen, Finance Officer at 605-8372229. [Published October 24 & 31, & November 7, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $80.92]
IN CIRCUIT COURT SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTY OF JACKSON IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LUCILLE BRUNSCH, DECEASED. PRO. NO. 13-7 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is given that on October 15, 2013, Carol Anderson, of 24755 Wooden Ring Drive, Belvidere, SD 57521 was appointed as Personal Representative of the Estate of Lucille Brunsch. 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 clerk with a copy of the claim mailed to the personal representative. Dated this 15th day of October, 2013. /s/ Carol Anderson Carol Anderson 24755 Wooden Ring Drive Belvidere, SD 57521 605-344-2528 Carol Schofield Jackson County Clerk of Courts PO Box 128 Kadoka, South Dakota 57543 605-837-2122 Alvin Pahlke Attorney at Law PO Box 432 Winner, SD 57580 605-842-1000 [Published October 31 & November 7 & 14, 2013] ) )SS )
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Public Notices
2014 PROVISIONAL BUDGET FOR JACKSON COUNTY January 1, 2014 thru December 31, 2014
ROAD & BRIDGE FUND “911” FUND EMGCY DISASTER FUND ABUSE CENTER FUND BUILDING FUND LEST FUND OTHER GRANTS M&P FUND LIBRARY DONATIONS LE EQUIP HWY BLDG HWY EQUIP
GENERAL FUND GENERAL GOVERNMENT: Bd. of County Commissioners Contingency Elections Judicial System Auditor Treasurer Data Processing States Attorney General Gov’t. Building Director of Equalization Register of Deeds Veterans’ Service Officer Predatory Animal (GFP) HIPA Building Acquistion TOTAL GENERAL GOV’T. PUBLIC SAFETY: Sheriff Jail Coroner Emergency & Disaster Services 911 Communication Center TOTAL PUBLIC SAFETY PUBLIC WORKS: Highways, Roads, Bridges TOTAL PUBLIC WORKS HEALTH & WELFARE: Support of Poor Food Stamp Distribution Community Action Program Community Health Nurse Ambulance Board of Health WIC Domestic Abuse Mentally Ill Drug / Alcohol DeTox Mental Health Centers Mental Illness Board TOTAL HEALTH & WELFARE CULTURE & RECREATION: Public Library Memorial Day Expense County Fair Board TOTAL CULTURE & RECREATION CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES: County Extension Conservation Districts Weed & Pest Control TOTAL CONS. NAT. RESOURCES URBAN & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Enterprise Facilitation TOTAL URBAN & EC. DEV. SUBTOTALS OTHER USES: Operating Transfers Out To L E Equipment To Hwy Building To Hwy Equipment To Co. Road & Bridge To 911 Service To Building To Emergency/Disaster TOTAL OTHER USES TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR 2013/2014 BUDGET TOTAL BUDGET 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
75,745 30,000 23,400 50,400 93,945 85,305 3,500 62,920 60,640 81,670 57,440 9,870 3,440 200 2,500 640,975 146,590 40,500 7,865 0 194,955
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10,000 10,000 -0-010,000 -025,000 25,000 -0100,000 100,000
-010,000 400 4,075 16,840 7,700 60 17,395 0 5,000 100 1,000 3,500 66,070 55,675 150 1,000 56,825 17,140 18,000 5,000 40,140 6,170 6,170 1,005,135
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12,340
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12,340
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-012,340
-05,000
-02,150
-010,000
-010,700
-015,085
-010,000
-025,000
-0100,000
10,526 26,316 105,263 217,140 13,923 4,947 8,456 386,571 1,391,706 2,349,956 281,985
-0701,210
-048,000
-018,675
-012,340
-05,000
-02,150
-010,000
-010,700
-015,085
-010,000
-025,000
-0100,00
37,123 -0-0-0-01,166 31,007 -100 1,930 34,003 -0445,650 3,700 500 217,140 666,990 738,116 - 36,906 701,210
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2,002
12,488
316
1,513
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486
15,878
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620,419 150,000 -2,460 47,510 815,469 2,750 294,000 56,400 3,250 10,850 250 367,500 1,464,954 - 73,248 1,391,706 2,349,956 620,419 150,000 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
8,456 17,751 19,753 - 988 18,765
500 12,988 - 648 12,340
4,947 4,947 5,263 -263 5,000
750 2,263 - 113 2,150
10,526 10,526 - 526 10,000
1,515 11,263 - 563 10,700
0 15,878 - 793 15,085
10,526 10,526 - 526 10,000
23,316 23,316 - 1,316 25,000
105,263 105,263 - 5,263 100,00
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
RESOLUTION 2013-14 ADOPTION OF ANNUAL BUDGET FOR JACKSON COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA
Whereas, SDCL 7-21-5 thru 13 provides that the Board of County Commissioners shall each year prepare a Provisional Budget of all contemplated expenditures and revenues of the County and all its institutions and agencies for such fiscal year; and Whereas, the Board of County Commissioners did prepare a Provisional Budget and cause same to be published by law; and Whereas, due and legal notice has been given to the meeting of the Board of County Commissioners for the consideration of such Provisional Budget and all changes, eliminations and additions have been made thereto. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That such provisional budget as amended and all its purposes, schedules, appropriations, amounts, estimates and all matters therein set forth, SHALL BE APPROVED AND ADOPTED AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET OF THE APPROPRIATIONS AND EXPENDITURES FOR Jackson County, South Dakota and all its institutions and agencies for calendar year beginning January 1, 2014 and ending December 31, 2014 and the same is hereby approved and adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Jackson County, South Dakota this 16 th. day of September, 2013. The annual budget so adopted is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the County Auditor, Jackson County, South Dakota. The accompanying taxes are levied by Jackson County for the year January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013. Resolution adopted this 16th day of September, 2013. ATTEST: Vicki Wilson, Jackson County Auditor James A. Stilwell Ronald Twiss Larry Johnston Glen A. Bennett, Chairman Larry Denke
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HILDEBRAND STEEL & CONCRETE: Will do all your concrete construction jobs. Call us and we will give you a quote. Office 837-2621, Rich’s cell 431-2226, toll free 877867-4185. K45-tfn WEST RIVER EXCAVATION: will do all types of trenching, ditching and directional boring work. See Craig, Diana, Sauntee or Heidi Coller, Kadoka, SD, or call 605/837-2690. Craig cell 390-8087, Sauntee cell 390-8604, email wrex@gwtc.net. 27-tfc SEPTIC TANK PUMPING: Call 8372243 or contact Wendell Buxcel, Kadoka, SD. 10-tfc NEED A PLUMBER? Licensed plumbing contractor for all your indoor plumbing and outdoor water and sewer jobs call Dale Koehn 4411053 or leave a message at 8370112. KP13-4tp
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Several nice refrigerators with warranties. Del’s, Exit 63, Box Elder, SD, 390-9810. KP15-2tc
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EMPLOYMENT IMMEDIATE OPENING. Duties include but not limited to, bulk delivery of fuel. CDL, Hazmat required. Will train. Farmers Oil Company, Orient SD. Information, Don, 392-2424. FULL TIME JACKSON COUNTY HIGHWAY Department Worker. Truck driver, heavy equipment operator, light equipment operator. Experience preferred, but will train. CDL required, or to be obtained in six months. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening required. Benefits package. Applications / resumes accepted. Information (605) 837-2410 or (605) 837 – 2422 Fax (605) 837-2447. THE AWARD WINNING Chamberlain/Oacoma SUN has an immediate opening for a full-time reporter interested in covering community news in the Chamberlain, South Dakota community. Offering a competitive wage and benefit package. Applicants qualified in writing, and photography should apply to publisher Lucy Halverson at lucy@lcherald.com or mail resume to PO BOX 518, Presho, SD 57544. HEAD COOK for Edgemont School District. 9-month position, approximately 26 hours/week. Four day week. Benefits. Responsible for inventory, menu planning, record keeping and supervising several employees. Computer skills needed and some heavy lifting will be required. Wages depending on experience. Contact Dave Cortney (605) 662-7254, email Dave.Cortney@edgemont.k12.sd.us. DENTAL ASSISTANT: Delta Dental Dakota Smiles Mobile Dental program is seeking a Dental Assistant to join a dedicated team of professionals in a mobile dentistry environment. This program aims to improve oral health for South Dakotans in need of care. Responsibilities will include: providing chair side assistance, taking x-rays, patient charting, and equipment sterilization. In addition, the dental assistant is responsible for greeting patients, preparing for treatment, and providing back-up support to other staff when needed. This position is based out of the Pierre Delta Dental office however the mobile staff is required to travel across the state during the work week. Applicant must have graduated from an accredited dental assisting education program or equivalent training is preferred. Required CPR & x-ray certification will be provided if not already obtained. Competitive salary and benefits including health, dental, vision, and 401k. Email cover letter, resume and professional references to summer.sporrer@deltadentalsd.com or for more information please contact Carrie Mikkonen at 605-494-2549. You can also access the job description and submit online at www.deltadentalsd.com. FOR SALE BY BID SURPLUS PROPERTY FOR SALE: 1979 John Deere 4440 Quad/Power shift tractor, Hours: 8290, Form: Sealed Bid, Deadline: November 8th 2013, 5 pm, Bid Opening: November 12th, 2013 7:00 p.m. Contact information: Daryl Sieverding 605-661-5268, Town of Humboldt, PO Box 72, Humboldt, SD 57035. 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. MISCELLANEOUS DISH TV RETAILER- Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) & High Speed Internet starting at $14.95/month (where available.) SAVE! Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL Now! 1-800-308-1892. 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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APARTMENTS: Spacious one-bedroom units, all utilities included. Young or old. Need rental assistance or not, we can house you. Just call 1800-481-6904 or stop in the lobby and pick up an application. Gateway Apartments, Kadoka. 36-tfc
Monday Night Mixed Handrahan Const .......................23-9 Shad’s Towing ...........................20-12 Rockers......................................18-14 Badland’s Auto ..........................18-14 Dakota Bar................................15-17 Highlights: Joe Handrahan .....................208/522 Jason Petersen ......................200/543 Jim Kujawa .................196 clean/536 Vickie Petersen ............................491 Wednesday Morning Coffee Bowling Belles ..........................20-10 State Farm ................................21-11 Little Orphans ..........................17-15 Cutting Edge.............................17-15 Jolly Ranchers ..........................17-15 Highlights: Marsha Sumpter...................173/456 Charlene Kjerstad........................165 Shirley Parsons............................153 Deanna Fees......................2-8-7 split Judy Papousek ...................3-10 split Kay Kroetch................3-10, 3-9-10 & ...........................................8-10 splits Shirley O’Connor..................2-7 split Tuesday Men’s Early PHS ...............................................9-3 George’s Welding ..........................8-4 Peoples Mkt ..................................7-5 G&A Trenching .............................7-5 Philip Motor ..................................6-6 Kennedy Imp.................................5-7 KTS................................................3-9 T&D Auto Parts ............................3-9 Hightlights: Colt Fitzgerald ......................211/538 Terry Wentz..................................509 Jim Larson..............3-10 & 2-7 splits Tony Gould..........................4-10 split Dale O’Connell......................2-7 split Alvin Pearson .......................5-4 split Wednesday Nite Early Hildebrand Concrete ..................23-9
Dakota Bar................................19-13 Morrison’s Haying ....................18-14 Chiefie’s Chicks.........................14-18 Pink Ribbons.............................12-20 First National Bank .................10-22 Highlights: Heather Nelson ............................156 Shar Moses...................................184 MaryLynn Crary ................5-10 split Lindsey Hildebrand .............5-7 split Lois Porch .............................2-7 split Cheryl Behrend ....................4-5 split Deb Gartner..........................4-5 split Annette Hand .......................4-5 split Stacey Schulz......................3-10 split Thursday Men Coyle’s SuperValu .......................12-4 The Steakhouse...........................11-5 A&M Laundry...............................9-7 McDonnell Farms .........................8-8 O’Connell Const ............................8-8 WEE BADD...................................7-9 Dakota Bar ..................................5-11 West River Pioneer Tanks ..........4-12 Highlights: Don Carley ...................................208 DJ Rush ........................2-7 split; 565 Wendell Buxcel.............3-6-7-10 split Randy Boyd ........................3-10 split Friday Nite Mixed Cristi’s Crew ...............................12-4 Dee’s Crew...................................10-6 Inforcer’s .......................................9-7 Randy’s Spray Service ............6.5-9.5 Moos on the Loose.................5.5-10.5 Highlights: Angel Nemec............................119 x3 Brian Pearson .......................201/532 Cristi Ferguson ..................185 clean Alvin Pearson .........4-5 & 3-10 splits Jerry Iron Moccison .............5-7 split Deanna Fees .........................4-5 split Kelly Fees ..........................3-10 split
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Out of the Box The term, “out of the box” can refer to different things, but there can be similarities. A product that is “out of the box” is considered new, or at least unused. When someone refers to thinking “out of the box”, they generally mean new ideas, or approaching things in a new or innovative way. New ideas are sometimes welcomed, but often met with resistance, which can be a good thing. Obviously, not all new ideas are good ones, and not worth pursuing. Mankind has not progressed to the point where we are today, however, by doing things like they’ve always been done. Since the dawn of time, human beings have relentlessly been searching for better, quicker, simpler, easier, more cost effective, etc., etc. ways of getting things done. At the recent SDSU Extension Conference, a co-worker related his experience upon returning from college to propose the idea of initiating no-till farming practices on the family farm. This being 20+ years ago, the suggestion was met with resistance, but he was given the blessing to experiment on a small portion of the farm. It must have proven beneficial as the entire farm is managed no-till today. Two different people, farms, organizations, businesses, etc. can try to implement the same general idea, and one might succeed while the other fails. There are certainly no guarantees, which keep life interesting. Most people cannot afford to always be the innovator, whether due to finances, time, talent, creativity, or whatever reason. There will always be someone who is the visionary, and the majority of the time, the rest of us can take ad-
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vantage of their innovation to make our lives better, quicker, easier, etc. As not everyone can be the innovator, not everyone will adopt every idea into their life, farm, etc. We weren’t cut out of the same mold, and a given practice may not fit everyone, or at least in the same way. At the same time new ideas are being tested to see if they will work, yesterday’s ideas are being evaluated by people to decide if they should be adopted. Specific to farming, equipment manufacturers, chemical companies, seed companies, University Experiment Stations and Extension Services, farmers themselves and others are continually testing new ways of doing things. Farmers who are considering adopting these new practices, pieces of equipment, chemicals, seed varieties, etc. also need to think “out of the box” to be open to trying them. If you are having a problem with some aspect of your farming operation, or believe there could be a better way to do something, the first step might be to do what researchers do, find out if anyone else has worked on this. Good sources of information can be your local Extension Service, agronomist, implement dealer, etc. Proof that a new idea worked for someone else may be enough to convince you to try it. Keeping an open mind is an important key to success, along with enough resistance to require evidence. Calendar 12/3-4: Ag Horizons Conference, Ramkota Inn, Pierre
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Range Beef Cow Symposium to host outstanding speakers Dec. 3-5 in Rapid City
The Range Beef Cow Symposium brings together leading experts and producers from across the country to address topics on cattle markets, nutrition, breeding, reproduction, and health, plus many current issues facing cattlemen such as effects of current policy and trade issues. All producers are invited to attend this three-day symposium held at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City Dec. 3-5, 2013. Speaker information: Jim Robb, director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center from Denver, is extremely well versed in cattle markets and factors that influence our markets. Robb has a tremendous ability in taking all the factors that affect our market into consideration as he looks at the potential future market. Perhaps, most importantly, he boils it down into terms that are easy to understand and apply. A producer panel of Ed Blair, Chip Ramsey and James Sewell will visit about increasing profitability by managing cow costs on their ranches. These producers have years of experience dealing with volatile prices, rising input costs, and challenging environmental conditions. To register and for more information, visit iGrow at http://igrow.org/product/rangebeef-cow-symposium-registration, contact your regional SDSU Extension center, or call or email Julie Walker at 605-688-5458 or julie.walker@sdstate.edu; or Ken Olson at 605-394-2236 or kenneth.olson@sdstate.edu.
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