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Johannsen Scholarship
The deadline for the Lee Johannsen scholarship available to college students who were graduates of Jones County High School is Friday, April 12, 2013. The scholarship will be awarded to a student in their junior or senior year at their respected college or university for the 2013-2014 school year. A copy of the scholarship application is available at the Jones County High School office.
Coyote News Briefs
Attorney General Marty Jackley in recognition and support of Child Abuse Prevention Month would like to explain the importance of a new program that is being implemented across the
“Period of Purple Crying” to launch Annual Radiothon features local hero Dacey Bryan child abuse prevention month
State of South Dakota. The Period of Purple Crying is a new way to help parents understand this time in their baby's life, which is a normal part of every infant's development. The Period of PURPLE Crying begins at about 2 weeks of age and continues until about 5-6 months of age. There are other common characteristics of this phase, which are better described by the acronym PURPLE. All babies go through this period. It is during this time that some babies can cry a lot and some far less, but they all go through it. “Having a better understanding of this very common growth period for newborn infants will allow us to proactively work towards the prevention of shaken baby syndrome,” said Jackley. “A program such as this can prevent needless injury and death to the most innocent of victims.” The program includes a 10 minute educational video and brochure that is given to all new parents and is required to be viewed prior to hospital discharge. This proactive approach teaches new parents about the normal infant crying and the dangers of shaking an infant.
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Exercise room reminder
The exercise room at the Tech Center is open Monday– Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have a key card, the room is open additionally from 5–7 a.m. and 5–10 p.m., Monday through Friday. It is also open on Saturday from 5 a.m.–5 p.m. and on Sunday from 1–6 p.m. Patrons need to be out of the building one hour after the doors are locked; no later than 11 p.m. on weekdays. If you have any questions or would like a key card, contact the high school office.
Trading Pages Library
Trading Pages Library at the Murdo Coyote is open MondayThursday 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday as open. Stop in and pick up a book or two.
J.C. School Board
The Jones County School District #37-3 will hold their monthly meeting Monday, April 8 at 8:00 p.m. at the high school library. The public is encouraged to attend.
Murdo Cemetery Assoc.
The Murdo Cemetery Association will be holding its annual meeting on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. at the Jones County Senior Citizen’s Center in Murdo.
Open AA meetings
Thursdays 8:00 p.m. at the East Commons. Call 530-0371 or 280-7642.
The State of South Dakota wants to remove every abandoned underground storage tank that was used to sore a petroleum product. You ask, “Why should I consider getting my tank removed?” There are two reasons, first, as tanks corrode, petroleum that may still be in them will leak into our ground water, contaminate soil and could cause unhealthy vapors to seep into basements. Second, the longer old tanks remain in the ground, the more corroded they become which increases a risk of the tank collapsing and someone or something falling into the hole. All that is needed of a land owner is their permission. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources will hire private contractors to remove any remaining product from the tank, remove the tank, and test the soil. The contractor will also remove piping and contaminated back fill around the tank, then fill the hole. The best part is the state pays all the costs associated with removing the tanks and any additional cleanup that may be needed.
Abandoned tank removal program
Attention:
Next week we will be doing some rearranging and you can find the Coyote News Briefs on Page 2!
Information and tank removal forms are available at the Emergency Management Office located in the basement of the Courthouse or by calling 605-669-7101 and talking to Angie Kinsley.
Community wide Easter egg hunt had great weather, large turnout
No matter the age, cancer is a life-changing disease. But when children are affected by cancer, the experience of growing up is far different than healthy kids. That’s why Sanford Children’s Hospital and Results Radio are teaming up once again for the 6th Annual Results Radio Cure Kids Cancer Radiothon presented by Jerry’s Auto Sales. Last year’s event raised almost $300,000 and this year hopes are even higher. Broadcast hosts will introduce listeners to Cure Kids Cancer heroes and their courageous families, including Dacey Bryan, daughter of Heath and Leronda Bryan of Draper. The event, which aims at helping kids fight cancer, is being held
April 4-5. During the 24-hour event, hosts from MIX 97.3, KIKN Country 100.5, B102.7, Hot 104.7 as well as KSOO 1140, KXRB 1000 and Easy 100.1, will broadcast live from the Carlson Great Hall at Sanford Children’s Hospital. Tune in to listen April 4-5 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. as families share personal and heartfelt stories about how their lives have been changed by Sanford Children’s Hospital. The radiothon is also available online on MIX 97.3, KIKN Country 100.5, B102.7 and HOT 104.7. Cure Kids Cancer is a program of Children’s Miracle Network. Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD joined the Children’s Miracle Network team in 1986. As a Children’s Miracle Network hospital, Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls stands dedicated to the ideal that every child is unique, every diagnosis is different and every situation is special. 100 percent of funds raised stay local to help local children. As the area’s only Cure Kids Cancer hospital, Sanford Children’s Hospital offers the region’s most comprehensive health care services for children. Leading edge technology, specially trained medical professionals and a vast array of services help meet the multiple medical needs of our patients and their families.
Tillage worst thing for SD soils
Tillage may be the worst thing right now that could happen for soil in South Dakota fields say conservation officials. Spring tillage is a tradition that is steeped deeply into American agriculture. Now, more and more producers are realizing that tillage is not in the best interest of their soil’s health. “Tillage was once considered necessary in order to prepare a proper seed bed for planting. Now, we know that we can produce as much or more grain without tilling the soil,” says Jason Miller, Conservation Agronomist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Pierre, SD. “Tillage passes reduce surface soil moisture, but more alarming is that fact that tillage is incredibly destructive to soil; it is like a tornado going through a house,’ says Miller. Tillage collapses and destroys organic matter and soil structure. “Those macro pores in the soil structure are essential–they are what helps water to infiltrate the soil profile,” he says.
On the hunt… A group of older students zig zag through the
trees at the park looking for the better hid eggs. Photos by Karlee Barnes
Jones County fatal crash
A Mitchell, S.D., woman died in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 83 south of Murdo on Sunday, March 31. Terri Ann Kowall, 54, was driving north in a 2011 Jeep Compass when the vehicle went out of control, crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a southbound 2001 Chevrolet 2500 HD pickup driven by Ian Matthew Moriarty, 28, of Rapid City, S.D. Moriarty attempted to move to the right shoulder of the highway but was
“The possibility of 2013 being another dry year should have producers rethinking their use of tillage,” says Miller. In a tilled condition, soil is vulnerable to erosion. “As dry as the soil profile is starting out this year, even getting the crop seeded will be difficult without a concern for wind erosion,” says Miller. Winds during the spring easily pick up soil particles on tilled fields before crops can become established. “Reducing or eliminating tillage, increases surface residue, builds organic matter and preserves soil health,” says Miller. Improved cropping systems for building soil should include no-till, diverse high residue producing crop rotations and cover crops. Producers interested in learning more about soil health or wanting technical assistance for implementing a soil health management system on their farm or ranch should contact their local NRCS office or visit the Soil Health Information Center at www.nrcs.usda.gov.
Best view… Teagan Mann climbs to the highest point on the
play ground to search for any overlooked Easter eggs at the community wide egg hunt held Thursday, March 28 at the Murdo City Park.
Easter Bunny… A group of egg hunters have a chat with the Easter Bunny before they begin searching for eggs.
unable to avoid the crash. Kowall was dead at the scene. She was wearing a seatbelt. Moriarty was taken to a Rapid City hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt. No further information is immediately available. The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. Jones County Sheriff ’s Office and Jones County Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance assisted.
Great turnout … Kids sixth grade and younger and their parents line up for directions before the chaos of the egg hunt ensued.
East Side News by Janet Louder • 669-2696
Bill and Ellen Valburg motored to Upland, Neb., to Flying Farmer friends, Bill and Margaret Bunger on Wednesday, March 20. The next day they went on to Junction City, Kan., where they attended the Kansas Flying Farmer Convention through the weekend. On Sunday, on over to Onaga, Kan., and visited the Valburg relatives. Monday they continued on to Rea, Mo., where they stayed with longtime friend, Ed Bashor. They arrived home Wednesday evening, March 27, after stopping at Jerry Weeldreyer’s at Parker, S.D., and Merle and Marlene Aamot’s in Kennebec. Easter Day guests at Bill and Ellen Valburg’s were Barry and Missy Valburg, Mallory and Sunny Lee; Bill and Cindy Valburg and Chad; and Philip and Audrey Mathews. Their neighbors, Mike and Alana Rykhus joined them for supper. How was everyone's Easter weekend? Ours was very nice. As we decided to head for the hills, we stopped in Kadoka on Friday and visited Dwight Louder and called on Melford Koester at the rest home. The yard there was covered with Easter eggs – the kids were to arrive at 10:30 for the egg hunt. I'm sure the residents enjoyed watching them. Anyway, it looked like the Easter bunny had been very busy! From there, we visited Deanna Byrd, Brad and Kristi Stone and family. Then we went on to Rapid City. We visited Sonny and Evelyn Tornow over coffee Friday afternoon. That evening at Don and Cara Pearson's, we had supper with Don at the grill and son Jay joined us. Saturday morning, some of us went out for breakfast. Then just us went and visited Bob and Bev Drabek, both recuperating from surgeries. Bob got a new knee recently and Bev had colon surgery. All went okay with both and they are doing fine. On Sunday, we had dinner at the Pearson's. Joining the group was Jay Louder and son Tyler, Brian Louder, Drew and family, and Calli and family. It was a beautiful day – short sleeve weather. Late afternoon, we headed home and as we passed through Kadoka the temp dropped to 33 degrees. We thought rain or fog ahead, but turned out to be snow flurries, which didn't develop into anything. All in all, a nice weekend with family. Understand that it was a little cool here for the Easter bunny. Brian and Karen Louder had just gotten home Friday evening from Brookings, where daughter Chelsea is a student at SDSU, majoring in graphic design. That group had a display of their work on Thursday that Brian and Karen attended. Chelsea will be graduating in May. Lila Mae Christian, Helen Louder, Shirley Vik and Linda Brost listened to the first and second graders read to them on Thursday and then it was coffee time. Dorothy Louder, Darin Louder and Lisa Cline had Easter dinner Sunday at the Kennebec home of Charlie and Susan Hamer. Others there were: the Hamer's daughter, Kerri, and boys of Renner; and Kenny and Diane Hamer and family. Easter weekend guests of Kevin and Laura Louder were Jamie Bretsch and family of Aberdeen. Joining them for Easter dinner were Brad Louder and Dustin Aske. Levi and Shannon Louder left Thursday to spend the Easter weekend with her family in North Dakota. Jason Seamans of Rapid City arrived at his parents, David and Lill's, home on Friday. On Sunday, they joined family and friends for Easter dinner at the Kennebec home of Chet and Teresa Hamer. How many remember Delphine (Lauritson) and Bob Carmack? They live in Ozark, Mo., and will be celebrating 60 years of married life on April 4. Delphine and I are cousins. Her and her family used to live south of Draper where Paul Seamans lives. Rebecca Buxcel of Sydney, Mont., arrived Friday evening at the home of her brother, Paul and Katherine Patterson. Joshua and Valerie Fredericksen of Watertown also arrived Friday to spend the Easter weekend. Joining the group for Easter dinner on Sunday was Helen Louder. Rebecca returned home on Sunday, and the Fredericksens returned home on Monday.
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Eldon and Esther Magnuson attended church on Sunday and from there, went to Pierre where they joined family Kathie Mason and Ernie Kessler; Shelley Boehmer; Terri Pelle; Chad and Heather Whitney and boys; Dusty and Heather Pelle and family; Lori Owens and boys Tane, Trey and Tayler and Wade Fisher for a buffet Easter dinner at a local restaurant. Wade's dad joined them later for a visit. After, they all went to Lori and Wade's for the afternoon. Troy Iversen, Mason and Conner of Lismore, Minn., arrived Friday at Wanda and Gerald Mathews. Troy was back to get a little farm work done. Easter Sunday, Grandma Wanda and grandsons went to Pierre for church, then back to the farm for an Easter supper. Troy and boys left Monday for home. Among those that attended the Easter cantata Saturday evening were Ray and Janice Pike, Rosa Lee Styles and Margie Boyle. Ray and Janice Pike were among the many that attended the Easter sunrise service. Then they went to the Murdo UMC for breakfast and later to the Draper UMC. I (Janet) had a visit via phone today with Floyd and Sylvia Fuoss of Sioux Falls. Their son, Glenn, has been diagnosed with astrocytoma, an inoperable malignant tumor of the brain stem. He is in Sanford Medical Center in the oncology unit taking radiation, chemo and steroids. His wife, Teresa, spends many hours with him. Company there is discouraged due to colds or other illnesses. Making sure they feel okay, Floyd and Sylvia do go see him. His sister, Anita Fuoss, has been to Sioux Falls several times since the diagnosis. Our thoughts and prayers are with Glenn and his family. Cards will reach them at: Glenn Fuoss, 7701 West Snapdragon St., #2, Sioux Falls, S.D. 57106. Dean and Terri Volmer, Tana, Jackson and Trait Thorne; Kim Calkins; Lenae and Jesse Tucker and family; Nick and Beth Van Dam; Katie Venard; Lanny and Michele Iwan and family; and Jesse's mom, Susie; his sister, Brandy and Miles Fairbanks; and grandparents Allen and Ila, were all Easter Sunday dinner guests of David and Jill Venard. They also celebrated little Aubrey Tucker's second birthday with cake. An Easter egg hunt also took place. Jaime Schmidt of Aberdeen spent the Easter weekend with parents Tony and Kim. Don Volmer, Amanda and Kraig Henrichs, Blake and Layney joined the group for Easter dinner and an egg hunt. Drew, Kati, Mallory and Tenley Venard hosted an Easter Sunday dinner at their home for Bob Rankin; Margaret and Greg Rankin; Karen Authier; Bruce and Kerri Venard; Ray and Janice Pike. Later, all but Bob and the Pike's left. Joining the group for supper were Andy, Jill, Riley and Peyton Rankin; Tyler, Chelsee, Addison and Joey Rankin. An Easter egg hunt took place. Due to the cool day, lots of eggs were hidden in the house. Andy and Jill Rankin and family, along with Richard and June Nix, Ashley Hunt, David and Katie Hunt and family had Easter Sunday dinner at the country home of Mike and Joni Hunt. Tyler and Chelsee Rankin and family had Easter Sunday dinner in Midland at parents/grandparents Randy and Holly Nemec. Others there were: Tyler and Angel Nemec and Emry; Brian Ortlieb, Morgan, Tanner and Taiton of Black Hawk; Kelly Vosberg and friend Dena Harmon of Ft. Pierre. Easter weekend visitors of Randy and Linda Vevig were daughters Lana and Toby and family of Ft. Meade, arriving on Saturday; and Beth and family of Omaha, arriving on Friday. Saturday evening, along with Brandon and Stephanie Vevig and family, the group attended a 30th birthday party for Linda's nephew, Shawn Stewart, in Ft. Pierre. Easter Sunday, Lee Vevig of Pierre joined the group at Randy and Linda's for Easter dinner. An Easter egg hunt was enjoyed. All left on Monday for their respective homes. Christy, Kade and Hannah Brost left Thursday after school for Hot Springs to spend the Easter weekend with parents/grandparents Dick and Mary O'Connor. They also got to spend time with Christy's two sisters and her brother and their families. There was also an Easter egg hunt. They returned home Sunday evening. Easter Sunday dinner guests of Dave and Linda Brost were Bob Brost and Del Brost. On Monday, Dave and Bob took in Curt and Casey Miller's bull sale held in Presho. Gen Liffengren spent the Easter weekend in Black Hawk with daughter Jodee and son Christopher. The Mary Ellen Herbaugh family gathered at the westside apartments commons room for a potluck Easter dinner on Sunday. Ellouise Ellwanger visited with Mary Ellen there. Ken and Carmen Miller left Friday for Vermillion, where they picked up daughter Kia, and then went on to Des Moines, Iowa, to the home of Becky and Grant Myers. Also there was daughter Karissa, who is continuing her education in Des Moines. They all spent the Easter weekend there. On Monday, they dropped Kia off in Vermillion and then home. Welcome home, Roger Vik. Roger has been a patient at Ft. Meade for quite some time and Thursday he was able to return to his Spearfish home. I talked to Melva and she said he is doing okay and is glad to be home. They had Easter dinner with Patti and Wade Dowling. Donna and Ron Kinsley hosted a Good Friday supper for parents Dave and Janice Moore; brother Larry, Lez and Lane Moore; son Carston and Dixie Erikson and family; son Clint and Tessa Erikson and family (all of Vivian); sis Della Mader of New Underwood; daughter Courtney Gould and Ruby of Rapid City; and daughter Beth and Trusty Mertens, Grace and Josie of Kennebec. On Saturday, Ron, Donna and Martha Kinsley traveled to Pierre for an early Easter dinner at Sharon and Wendell Tishers. Also there were their son, Travis, and their daughter, Jenny, and their families. Easter Sunday dinner guests of Dave and Kathy Fuoss were: Ray and Shirley Vik; Steve Vik; Mike and LyRanda Fuoss and boys; and Lori and Tim Nemec and family. The Lebeda siblings: Judy, Sharlene, Kathy and Ron, decided to get the Lebeda clan together for a potluck dinner on Easter Sunday. It was held in the banquet room of a Pierre motel. There were 50 plus people in attendance. They came from many places in South Dakota. A good time was had. Rosa Lee Styles, Margie Boyle, David and Rob Styles stopped in at the Lebeda gathering for a visit with the group. From there, they met Shellie and Jim Terwilliger from Rapid City and Skyler Dowling and Brittney Starks at the convention center for the Easter buffet dinner. Our sympathy goes out to Melford Koester and his family in the loss of his sister, Delores Miller (82) of Pierre. Delores passed away Saturday at home. She also leaves husband Gail and brother Harold Koester of Rapid City.
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by Jody Lebeda • 669-2526 • jody1945@gmail.com
both sides. A very mixed group but oh, what fun it was. Kathy and Lennie Witte and family from Aurora, S.D.; Judy Rippe from Belle Fourche, S.D.; Ron Lebeda from Draper completed the immediate family for Sharlene Rada. They all brought their children and grandchildren and took many pictures to have later to remember the day. Wanda Olson attended the cantata “Handel’s Easter Messiah” at the Methodist church where Murdo Community choir did a super job of singing this beautiful cantata. Russell Olson was one of the many men participating. Karen Royer was the director and Marilyn Seymour was the accompanist. Sherri Philips, Tammy Van Dam and Wanda Olson went to Philip to celebrate Irene Brink’s 86th birthday. Irene is doing very well and likes it in her new home. Sunday morning Wanda went to the sunrise service hosted by Pastor Hazen and the Methodist church. Dean and Deb Faber went with Caroline and Dana Trethaway to the sunrise service along with several other early birds. Pastor Hazen followed a printed service and all singing was done without music, a very nice way to begin the Easter day. They then went to the breakfast served at the Methodist church and then continued to the Lutheran church for their Easter morning service by Pastor Ray Greenseth. Pam and Smith Strain of Sioux Falls and family Kinsley and Parker, came to visit with their grandma Jean Kinsley at great grandma Julia Broecher’s. On Saturday they attended the concert at the Methodist church. Ruthie and Carroll Cash came Saturday afternoon from Belle Fourche and took Julia out to dinner for Easter. Wanda and Roger Larson visited Shawna and Brad Roghair and girls. The girls had to show Wanda their outside animals. They then stopped to see Kristen and Marty Roghair and got to see Kristen parents. Her father was Pastor Giovanetto at the Community Bible Church. They now live in Illinois. On Friday, Wanda Larson had visitors at her place. Jean Kinsley, Pam (Kinsley) Strain and family Smith, Kinsley and Parker came to play with Wanda’s kids (goats) calves. Everyone had a good time. Sunday Roger and Wanda, Travis, Jennifer and Kade all loaded up and went to Ethan to visit Trampass and Elizabeth Larson. Eevi and Carl Prahl and Rayn and Evita, Elizabeth’s sister and her friend Eric all spent the day with Easter egg hunts and fun outside. They enjoyed a scrumptious Easter Dinner before returning home.
Helen McMillan accompanied Casey and Marlene McMillan, Eric and friend Kelli, all of Wall, S.D., to Minot, N.D., where they spent Easter with Mark and Destrie McMillan and daughter, Sienna. They had a wonderful time getting reacquainted with the baby and catching up on family events before returning home on Sunday. David and Leila Geisler were in Rapid City and went to the Zion Lutheran Church for Easter services. They visited Leila’s daughter, Roberta, and grandkids for a joyous Easter celebration. Patti and Pastor Ray had guests from Gregory: Chuck and Jean Kayl (Patti’s parents), Codi and Patton Hoffarth and Bridget of Golden Valley, Minn., for the Easter weekend. Hope Giegle was home earlier in the week for a visit. Jackie Fosheim and Jody and Tom Lebeda were at the cantata by the Murdo Community Choir, held at the Methodist church on Saturday evening. It was wonderful, joyous and uplifting; as part of the cantata, each church was represented by a soloist out of the choir; a very nice touch. A time of fellowship was held in the basement, and those who were there truly enjoyed the visiting. Bev and Larry Ball had their boys Kevin, Tyler and Spencer home for the weekend. Bev is expecting her grandmother, who is 98, from Redwood Falls, Minn., for lunch on Monday. Bev’s brother from Rapid City is driving grandma out to Rapid City to visit her daughter for a little bit. Marie Tedrow received word that her brother, Tony Olic of New Underwood, had passed on Saturday March 30. Services will be in Rapid City on Wednesday April 3. Marie traveled to Pierre with Jackie Fosheim to spend Easter with Ron and Karen Tedrow. She returned home Sunday evening. Jackie Fosheim drove to Pierre, where she met Tory and LeAnna Fosheim and journeyed on to Huron to Vicki Dant’s granddaughter and great grandkids Kolee and Conner for Easter with the Fosheim family. Tory and Leanna’s children, Jasmine and Cassidy, and Becky and Dacey Bryan, as well as Dianne and Shorty Marshall, Leanna’s parents, were there also for a bounteous festive dinner. They returned to Pierre Sunday night where Jackie spent the night and got home on Monday. Julia Broecher rode along to Pierre for a family gathering at the Governor’s Inn. Sharlene Rada and her family had organized a come-and-go carry-in dinner for all sides of their family to come and share a happy time together. Guests were from the Lebeda side, Rada side and all the children and grandchildren from
Woster, and Mogen's Heroes to entertain at GLF event
By Lucy Halverson/LCH The Greater Lyman Foundation (GLF) will host the 2nd annual spring fundraiser featuring Mogen's Heroes and Jim Woster Saturday, April 6 at the Vivian Community Hall in Vivian. The event starts with a meal, sponsored by Avera Medical Group Chamberlain and Avera McKennan Sioux Falls, and catered by Jet Lanes Bowling Alley of Presho at 6:00 p.m. The musical show will begin at approximately 7:00 p.m. and feature the band, Mogen’s Heroes of Sioux Falls, sponsored by Christiansen Land & Cattle Ltd. (Eddie and Christine Hamilton). Appearing with band members John Mogen, Denny Gale and Bill Hoffman will be Lyman County native Jim Woster. A limited number of advance tickets are available at a cost of
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Town and Country Club
by Velma Vollmer, Reporter The Town and Country Club met at the Senior Center March 19 after the senior potluck. Four people answered roll call. Plans are in the making to sponsor a Show and Sell on December 4. Tables will be available. More details later. Motion was made and seconded to pay senior center $5.00 for use of the building for short meetings. Motion carried. Good time to have a meeting. Coffee was served.
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Even as baby Jesus was taken to the temple and dedicated to God's service by Mary and Joseph, so Shiloh Rebekah Roghair was dedicated on Thursday, March 28, 2013. Shiloh's Grandpa, Joe Giovanetto, performed the private ceremony at the home of her parents,
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Shiloh dedicated to the Lord
Marty and Cristen Roghair of Okaton, and almost-3-year-old brother Jacob. Grandma Carol Giovanetto was also present along with Grandpa Mel and Grandma Clarice Roghair, and other loved ones.
Delores Miller
Parents Cristen and Marty Roghair with Shiloh.
Obituaries
Delores and Gail owned a jewelry store in Presho where she was very active in her church and Jaycettes. These were happy, busy years with many good times water skiing and flying to California to visit Gail’s sister and Texas to visit Delores’ parents in their plane. In 1965, they bought the Jewel Box in Pierre which they owned and operated for 20 years. After retiring, Gail and Delores wintered in and eventually moved to Bullhead, Ariz., where they continued to make new friends and invest in real estate. In later years, Delores enjoyed helping with the Miller – Matthews farming, ranching, and hunting operation. Delores had a wonderful personality and never had a bad word for anyone. She was a wonderful wife to Gail and will be greatly missed by him, her family, and all her many friends and caretakers. Delores is survived by her husband Gail; her brothers: Harold Koester of Rapid City and Melford Koester of Murdo and other very close and special people in her life: Carl and Jake Mathews of Midland, and Brenda, Mike, Devin and Tyler Kroeber of Onida, her caretakers: Shirley, Gloria, Brenda and Tania and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Laura Koester, and her stepmother, step-brother Annis Koester, Lawrence Jacobson, father and mother-in-law Eugene and Violet Miller, sisters-in-law Gladys Gardner, Donna Koester and Becky Koester and brother-in-law Rocky Gardner. Miller. After retiring Tony settled in New Underwood, S.D. Survivors include three sisters: Marie Tedrow of Murdo, S.D., Helen R. Miller of Rapid City, and Bessie Konvalinka of Czech Republic. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother: Frank, sister: Patricia, brother-in-laws: Russell and Leroy; and nephew: Mike. Memorial services were held Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home, Rapid City, with Rev. William Zandri officiating. Inurnment followed at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Rapid City. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Center at New Underwood.
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Jessie Harrison arrived home from Sunshine Bible Academy for Easter break last Thursday evening. Mel and Clarice Roghair drove her back to school Monday afternoon. Cornelia Roghair of Japan has been visiting family in the Okaton area. She and Joyce Roghair traveled to Wisconsin last week to spend some time with Libby (Roghair) and family. Nell also attended meetings while there. She will be returning to Japan this week to continue her missionary work of teaching. Brad and Shawna Roghair and daughters sold a group of Angus Bulls at their annual production sale in Philip last Tuesday. Flavia Stotts had a house full of Easter guests over the weekend including family members from the Sioux Falls area and Wyoming. We are praising God for continued healing for our friend, Grace McKillip, who has returned to her home in Murdo, still recuperating from a very bad accident. Delores Miller, 82, of Pierre died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at her home in Pierre. Visitation was held on Wednesday, April 3 at Isburg Funeral Chapel with a prayer service following. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 4, at 2:00 p.m. at the Lutheran Memorial Church in Pierre with a burial immediately following at Riverside Cemetery. Delores was born on November 21, 1931, to Fred and Laura Koester in Lyman County where she joined her two older brothers, Melford and Harold. Delores’ mother died when she was nine years old and her father married Annis Jacobsen a few years later. Delores graduated from Vivian High School and attended college at Black Hills Teachers College. She taught country school north of Vivian. On June 2, 1957, she married Gail Miller of Presho, S.D., and continued to teach country school south of Presho.
by Pastor Ray Greenseth, Messiah/St. Paul Lutheran Churches “He descended into hell; the 3rd day He rose again from the dead.” When a general wins a battle, people will often celebrate the victory with a parade. Band play, people sing and shout for joy to honor the successful general. Long ago, the greatest battle of all was won by our victorious Savior over satan. When Jesus was on the cross: He said, “It is finished”, He meant that He had paid in full for all of our sins. Then our victorious Savor descended into hell in the greatest triumphal march of all time to announce His victory over satan, the powers of darkness and sin. Because Jesus is God, He not only had the power to give His life or you and me, but He had the power to take it back. In other words He was also victorious over death. On Good Friday, a rich man by the name of Joseph went to Pilate to get permission to bury Jesus in a new tomb. A great
Jesus our Victorious Savior
stone was rolled in front of the door and later Pilate sent a guard of soldiers to seal the stone and to be on duty so no one could take the body of Jesus away. On the 3rd day, Mary Magdaline and 2 other women went to the tomb. They wondered how they were going to roll away the stone, when the women came to the tomb they saw the stone rolled away. To their surprise, they saw a shining angel in a garment..in dazzling white. The angel said.” Why do you seek the living among the dead, He is not here, He has risen.” They believed and went and ran and told the disciples what they had scene. What a joyous celebration. Let us also share this good new with others....for Jesus is Risen. He is risen indeed! Hallelujah! Let us pray....” We thank You LORD, for being our Risen LORD and Savior. Enable us to have the joyous spirit that the women had and share this great news as well. Amen.
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Lowell Marrion Kessler, 94, of Piedmont, S.D., died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Fort Meade VA Medical Center. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis with Pastor Nathan Ennis officiating. Burial followed at Black Hills National Cemetery with military honors provided by Sturgis Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation was held on the day of the service. Lowell was born, December 24, 1918, to Harvey and Nellie (Cox) Kessler in Okaton, S.D. He grew up on the family homestead just north of Okaton. Lowell attended the Kessler country school. He worked on the family farm until he joined the Navy in 1942. While in the service he was aboard the USS Louisville in the Pacific Theatre. Lowell was honorably discharged in 1945 and returned to the family farm. In 1946 he married Dorothy Erickson in Billings, Mont. He owned and operated the Phillips 66 service station and bulk delivery service in Okaton. In 1959 the family
Lowell Kessler
moved to the Black Hills area. Lowell worked at Fort Meade for 27 years. Some of his hobbies were gardening, fishing and beekeeping (a hobby that became of job). Lowell really enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Survivors include three sons, David Kessler of Piedmont, Dan (Carol) Kessler of Blackhawk, and Randy (Janet) Kessler of Bremerton, Wash.; two sisters, Lorraine Waitman of Belle Fourche, and Ester (Art) Arp of Belle Fourche; four brothers, Glen (Hazel) Kessler of Buffalo, Wyo., Harvey (Janet) Kessler of Mesa, Ariz,, Loyal (Inge) Kessler of Red Lodge, Mont., and Larry (Wanda) Kessler of Kearney, Neb.; nine grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Lowell was preceded in death by both parents and his wife. A memorial has been established to the Wounded Warrior Project. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.kinkadefunerals. com.
Anthony Olic
The family of Mick Weaver of Pierre, S.D., formerly of Murdo, is requesting a card shower in honor of her 90th birthday. She was born April 5, 1923 on a farm near Kennebec, S.D., the daughter of John and Alice Anderson.
Mabel Mick Weaver 90th Birthday
Anthony “Tony” Olic, 80, died Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in New Underwood. Anthony Olic was born April 1, 1932 at Jenec, Czechoslovakia to Frank and Bessie Olic. His dad, Frank, had passed away 8 months prior to Anthony’s birth. Tony grew up in Imlay, S.D. among his brothers and sisters. He went to grade school at Imlay and to various high schools, graduating from Belvidere High School in 1950. After graduation, Tony moved around a lot as a surveyor working on missile sites, with his first job taking him to many states and in between moves he made his home with his sister, Helen and Leroy
Cards of congratulations will reach her at: 330 W. Prospect, Apt. 254, Pierre, S.D. 57501
Her family includes children Lou and Tina Weaver of Cairnbrook, Pa., & Pam Hasting of Pierre, S.D.; 7 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren & 15 great-great grandchildren
Catholic Church of St. Martin 502 E. Second St., Murdo, S.D. • Father Gary Oreshoski Saturday Mass: 6 p.m. St. Anthony’s Catholic Church Draper, S.D. • Father Gary Oreshoski Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m. Draper United Methodist Church Pastor Rick Hazen Sunday Worship: 11 a.m.
Two minutes with the bible
Full Assurance by Pastor Cornelius R. Stam
It is wonderful to have the full assurance of salvation, and it is God’s will that every one of us enjoy this assurance. Toward the close of his life the Apostle John wrote by divine inspiration: “These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God, that ye may know that ye have eternal life…” (I John 5:13). There are three bases upon which believers in Christ may enjoy the full assurance of salvation: First, God urges every true believer: “Let us draw near, with a sincere heart, in full assurance of faith…” (Heb. 10:22). This is the full assurance that results from simply believing God; much as a child implicitly believes what his father has said and is absolutely sure that it is true. God says: “He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life” (John 3:36). We may simply — and with good reason — believe His Word and enjoy the full assurance of faith. Second, we may enjoy what Heb. 6:11 calls “the full assurance of hope.” The hope of the Bible, however, must not be confused with wishing. The Christian’s “hope” is “an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast” (Ver. 19). It comes from having proved God. Thus the full assurance of hope is the confidence that results from having accepted God’s Word. But third, and best of all, is what Col. 2:2 calls “riches of the full assurance of understanding.” This full assurance is God’s reward to Christians who study His Word and His purposes, beginning with His plan of salvation as revealed in “the gospel of the grace of God.” When one not only believes God’s Word, but begins to understand it he cannot but be gripped by its sublime reasonableness, its powerful logic, and its provision for his deepest needs, and thus he comes to enjoy “all [the] riches of the full assurance of understanding.”
Murdo United Methodist Church Pastor Rick Hazen • Corner of E. 2nd and Jefferson Ave. Sunday Worship: 9:30 a.m. and Fellowship Time • Sunday School: 10:30 a.m. United Methodist Women: 1st Wednesday at 2 p.m. • ALL WELCOME! Okaton Evangelical Free Church Okaton I–90 Exit 183 • Pastor Gary McCubbin • 605–837–2233 (Kadoka) Sunday Worship: 9 a.m. (CT) • Sunday School: 10:30 a.m. (CT)
Messiah Lutheran Church 308 Cedar, Murdo, S.D. • Pastor Ray Greenseth Sunday Worship: 9 a.m. • Sunday School: 10 a.m. • Bible Study: Tuesday 7 a.m. Thursday 9:30 a.m. • Midweek: Wednesday 3:15 p.m. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Draper, S.D. • Pastor Ray Greenseth Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. • Bible Study: Wednesday 9 a.m.
Community Bible Church 410 Washington, Murdo, S.D. • Pastor Alvin Gwin • 669–2600 Sunday Worship: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. • Sunday School: 9:45 a.m. Wed. Night Bible Study: 7 p.m.
Midwest Co–op
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Graham’s Best Western
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First National Bank
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Super 8 Motel
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Dakota Prairie Bank
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ServSafe training being offered in Winner
South Dakota State University Extension will be offering a ServSafe training on Wednesday, May 15 in Winner, S.D. The training will include both the Certification and Recertification. The training will be held at the Winner Regional Extension Center (located one block south of the stoplight) from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the exam following for those being certified. Recertification participants will be released at 2:00 pm. All participants will be given time to have lunch on their own. South Dakota food service establishments are required to have at least one person on staff that have passed an approved 8hour food service manager certification program. This certification needs to be renewed every five years. ServSafe is food safety training for individuals in food service establishments. The curriculum is intended for food service managers, catering directors, school food service, kitchen managers, food and beverage directors, tem-
Murdo Coyote
• Syd Iwan •
I killed three birds with one stone, so to speak, on Friday. We had Good-Friday services scheduled at the church so I called around and set it up to have a township meeting at the church hall before services and a churchboard meeting there afterwards. It worked a treat. We were able to get all three get-togethers done in one trip. This sort of thing doesn’t happen very often it seems. Lives tend to be busy, and getting five or six people to agree on a time and place for a meeting may take awhile. As a result, it’s a nice surprise when everyone can come at the same time. It just happened to work out on Friday because those needed for the meetings were coming to Good-Friday services anyway. Coming a little earlier or leaving a little later didn’t make much difference. When mileage and time are a concern in this far-flung area where going to town involves at least a half hour both going and coming, combining tasks just seems a sensible idea. In other words, I saved two hours of traveling time alone on Friday by scheduling three meetings on the same day. Then too, besides the expenditures of travel time and gas money, it interrupts a day to put down your tools and run off to town. Sometimes it’s hard to get much else done on those days. Similar organizational high jinks have been going on all my life, it seems, just because we live so far out in the sticks. If you’re going to go to town, you might as well do a bunch of stuff so you don’t have to return right away. Wife Corinne learned early on in our marriage that my trips to town were apt to involve a whole lot of stops. I might visit the post office, bank, hardware store, grocery, court house, gas station and several other places. I might even drop off eggs here and there. Ten to fifteen stops were not uncommon. After awhile, Corinne would inquire where all I was planning to go before agreeing to ride along. If the number of stops seemed excessive in her view, she might decide she had too much work to do at home and couldn’t go along that day. If she had someone she could visit in town while I dashed here and there, that was okay. Otherwise, forget it. By the way, doing one job right after another is just fine with us fellows. What we aren’t too good at is multitasking. Gals have the edge on us there. They seem able to keep several plates spinning on sticks at the same time whereas we guys prefer one at a time. I even get a little frustrated when I prepare some meals. I find it difficult to get the meat, potatoes, vegetable, salad and gravy all ready at the same time. Far easier are one-pot meals such as when you throw a roast in the oven and later add potatoes and carrots to the same pan. Even simpler is unwrapping a frozen pizza and sticking it in the oven for a while or heating a can of soup. Simplicity often wins the day.
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This week, though, was a triumph of scheduling. On Thursday, we had to visit the clinic since son Chance had a sore on his lip that needed attention. After that, I suggested we stop by the hairdresser to see if we could all get haircuts since Chance and I were getting pretty shaggy. To my great surprise, both gals happened to have openings just then so Chance and Corinne could get their hair clipped at the same time with mine being done just after. If we’d come a little earlier or a little later, it wouldn’t have worked out. We happened to time it just right, though, so it did. I was pleased. As you might imagine, I’ve about run my course on combining events. Luckily, there is nothing much on the schedule that would require it. In other words, I have no plans to kill any birds with any stones. As far as I know, there is actually nothing specific scheduled for the rest of the year although something will no doubt come up. I can happily plod from bill paying to accounting to cooking to going to church. None of this multiple-meeting business or multitasking. That’s fine with me. That’s actually the way I prefer it. There might even be enough time to sit on the deck occasionally and listen to the meadowlarks sing. They have recently returned so the time to enjoy them has, of necessity, been added to my “busy” schedule. Now might be a good time to go do that. Catch you later.
porary food stand managers, commodity groups and food safety educators. The National Restaurant Association developed ServSafe. It is accepted by the South Dakota Department of Health to meet food service establishment license qualifications. Sharon Guthmiller, SDSU Extension Food Safety Field Specialist and certified ServSafe Instructor will present the training. Cost for certification training is $50 per person. Individuals will be responsible for purchasing their own book. The course will utilize the ServSafe Essentials, 6th edition book. Attendees are required to bring a photo ID to the training. Recertification training is $25 per person (the book will be provided). Registration for the event is required. Deadline to register is Tuesday, April 30. Contact Sharon Klein, Senior Secretary at the Winner Regional Extension Office at 605-842-1267 for additional information on how to register and/or where to purchase the ServSafe Essentials 6th edition book.
SDSU College of Nursing essay contest
South Dakota’s fifth grade students are being called to answer a question – why do you want to be a nurse? This 12th annual essay contest is sponsored by the South Dakota State University College of Nursing. The 100 – 125 word essay should be double-spaced and use correct grammar and spelling. The student must demonstrate a knowledge of nurses’ work and an understanding of nurses’ roles in addition to explaining why he or she want to become a nurse. Prizes will be awarded to the top two participants -- $100 for the first and $75 for second. The prizewinners will also receive a
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The U.S. Government will trim payments to 350,000 farmers by about $152 million to comply with automatic spending cuts that took effect at the start of this month, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Tuesday. Vilsack said the money would come out of the $5 billion-a-year direct-payment subsidy, which is paid in the fall, to offset reductions due in three USDA programs that have already disbursed money to farmers. During a speech to trade group officials, Vilsack said comparatively small amounts are due for each farmer, so it would be more efficient to pro-rate the direct-payUSDA PARES FARM PAYMENTS BY $152 MILLION DUE TO BUDGET SEQUESTER
• David Klingberg •
ment subsidy than to ask the farmers for a refund on checks already cut. Affected are the milk income loss contract subsidy to dairy farmers, the supplemental revenue assistance program (SURE) and the noninsured assistance program (NAP). SURE and NAP are insurance-like programs that cover losses due to bad weather. USDA ANNOUNCES 45TH GENERAL SIGN-UP FOR THE CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM
Extension News
• Bob Fanning (605) 842-1267 •
Early Season Wheat Disease Update While winter wheat producers are anxiously waiting for warmer temperatures to see if there is a chance of a crop, and spring wheat producers are waiting for the opportunity to plant, there are reports of rust development in several southern states in wheat fields and nurseries. Leaf and stripe rust have already been found in Texas, even earlier than 2012, which was much earlier than normal. Stripe rust has also been observed in Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana. Stripe rust was seen in Arkansas back in the beginning of December, which may be the earliest it has ever been seen it there. South Dakota producers will need to watch the progression up from Texas this year because it could be a concern if the conditions are right. Reports of stripe rust and leaf rust from Texas are important, because weather systems often transport the rust spores from these regions into Oklahoma, Kansas and on up through Nebraska to South Dakota. If stripe and/or leaf rust continues to develop in the southern states, producers may need to evaluate the feasibility of fungicide applications on susceptible varieties. SDSU Extension Plant Pathology Specialists and Field Specialists strive to keep producers informed, but growers can also monitor the situation on the USDA Cereal Rust Laboratory website: http://www.ars.usda.gov/ Main/docs.htm?docid=9757. On that website, visitors can access the current rust situation, 2013 and past years’ cereal rust bulletins, rust observation maps, and a wealth of information on cereal diseases. University and private individuals can also submit rust and other cereal disease observations for their area to contribute to the reports. New Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center
AGC to award scholarships
The Associated General Contractors of South Dakota Highway-Heavy-Utilities Chapter is again offering scholarships to students interested in a construction career. The AGC represents hundreds of firms which employ several thousand workers in the construction industry across South Dakota. The AGC takes pride in our efforts to enhance workforce development and provide scholarships to help aid our members in finding the next generation of workers. 2013 Scholarships include: •$5,000 - Neil V. Reede Memorial Scholarship — Awarded to a student athlete majoring in engineering, construction management, and or business - or a technical school student focusing on diesel mechanics. •$2,500 - AGC Associate Division Scholarship – Awarded to a student enrolled at a college/university.
College of Nursing T-shirt and a certificate of participation. “Nursing is a challenging career which provides many different career opportunities. The need for nursing continues to grow. The SDSU College of Nursing wants to provide an opportunity for students to begin thinking about a career in nursing,” said Dean Roberta Olson Essays must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday, April 5, either via email to Laurie.rohlck@sdstate. edu or faxed to 605-688-6073. Any questions regarding the contest should be directed to 605-6884106 or 1-888-216-9806, ext. 4.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), beginning May 20 and ending on June 14. DATES TO REMEMBER/ DEADLINES: CRP General Sign-Up – 5/20/13 through 6/14/13 2013 ACRE Sign-up Ends – 6/3/2013 2012 ACRE Production – 7/15/13 2012 NAP Production – 7/15/13 Final 2013 Acreage Reporting Date – 7/15/13 DCP Sign-up Ends – 8/2/13
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Selected Interest Rates for April 2013 Commodity Loans 1.125 percent Farm Operating Loans — Direct 1.375 percent Farm Ownership Loans — Direct 3.500 percent Farm Ownership Loans — Direct Down Payment, Beginning Farmer or Rancher 1.500 percent Farm Storage Facility Loans – 7 Yr 1.375 percent Farm Storage Facility Loans – 10 Yr 2.000 percent Farm Storage Facility Loans – 12 Yr 2.250 percent
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he Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center has been redesigned and the new version is now active. The growth stage in which wheat is vulnerable to Fusarium Head Blight (FHB or scab) is certainly a ways off for South Dakota, but it’s good to be aware of the tool, which can be accessed at: http://www.wheatscab .psu.edu/. The website offers risk assessment for roughly the eastern half of the United States. Visitors can choose a state to zoom in on their area, choose the model of either spring or winter wheat, the susceptibility of the variety and see an overview of the risk of scab for their location. The map is populated with both FAA and AgNet weather stations, which can be clicked for up-to-date information at the site. More detailed information can be accessed by clicking “Query”, and then the weather station of your choice. Scab risk and probability, temperature, precipitation and humidity are shown for the previous week at that site. 4/9/2013 – Sorghum Meeting, Cedar Shore Resort, Oacoma, SD 4/17-18/2013 – Spring Extension Conference, Brookings, SD 4/24/2013 – Drought Management Webinar, 10:00 am CST, SD Regional Extension Centers Calendar
Three $1,000 scholarships available from SDTA
The South Dakota Telecommunications Association (SDTA) has announced that it will award three $1,000 SDTA Memorial Scholarships for the 2013 fall semester. The SDTA Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to students who have completed at least two semesters of a multi-year program at any of South Dakota’s accredited technical schools or two semesters at any other accredited postsecondary higher education institution in South Dakota. Applicants that attend a post-secondary higher education institution must be majoring in a program with technical skills or a field of study that is particularly useful for work in the telecommunications industry. The applicant must be a member/customer or have parents that are member/customers of an SDTA member company. The scholarship program began with a single $300 scholarship in 1987. Since the scholarship fund was established, the rural telecommunications industry has awarded nearly $54,000 to help 78 South Dakota students achieve post-secondary educations. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 31, 2013. Applications are available from any South Dakota post-secondary institution student financial aid office, the SDTA office (605-2247629 or ginigrannes@ sdtaonline.com) or any SDTA member company. SDTA member companies include Alliance Communications; Beresford Municipal Telephone; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority; Faith Municipal Telephone; Fort Randall Telephone; Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative; Interstate Telecommunications Cooperative; James Valley Telecommunications; Kennebec Telephone Company; Long Lines; TrioTel Communications; Midstate Communications; RC Communications and Roberts County Telephone Cooperative; Santel Communications; Swiftel Communications; Valley Telecommunications; Venture Communications; West River Cooperative Telephone; West River Telecommunications Cooperative; and Western Telephone Company.
•$4,600 - Sioux Falls Contractors Association Scholarship – Split and awarded to various students enrolled at a college/university or a technical institute. •$1,000 - AGC Scholarship – Awarded to a student enrolled at a college/university or a technical institute student. •$1,000 - Floyd Knight Memorial – Awarded to a student enrolled at a technical institute. Applications are available from high school and college guidance counselors, or by logging on to the AGC website: www.sdagc.org. The application deadline is May 3, 2013. If you have any questions call the AGC office at 605-2248689. The AGC of South Dakota, Highway-Heavy-Utilities Chapter, is a voluntary trade association of almost 250 contractors, suppliers and service firms who build the roads, bridges and water/wastewater infrastructure in South Dakota.
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Proceedings of the Jones County School District #37-3
Regular Session March 11, 2013 The Board of Education of the Jones County School District No. 37-3 met in regular session on March 11, 2013, in the High School Library with the following members present: Michael Hunt-President, Carrie Lolley--Vice President, Chad Whitney, Scott Mathews and Brett Nix. Board President Hunt called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with Board members present answering roll call. All actions in these minutes were by unanimous vote by members present unless otherwise stated. Others Present: Larry Ball--CEO/ Principal, Lorrie Esmay--Principal, Tami Schreiber--Business Manager, Karlee Barnes, JayTee Sealey and Gary Knispel. AGENDA: Motion by Lolley, seconded by Whitney to approve the agenda. MINUTES: Motion by Mathews, seconded by Nix to approve the minutes of the February 11, 2013 Regular Meeting. EXPENDITURES: Motion by Whitney, seconded by Lolley to approve the expenditures and the issuing of checks on March 11, 2013. PAYROLL BY DEPT: FICA paid through First Fidelity Bank, Retirement check issued to SD Retirement System and Health Insurance check issued to Three Rivers Insurance Fund. PAYROLL: $86,358.26; EMPLOYER SHARE: FICA $6,060.03, RETIREMENT $4,228.75; HEALTH INSURANCE $9,889.12. GENERAL FUND: All American Sports-Discus/FB Equip Recon $594.91; Apple Inc--Itunes $1,000.00; Audiology Assoc-Testing $190.00; Stacey Booth--Supplies $16.96; Century Business--Copier Agreements/Copies $154.51; Chesterman--Pop $2,297.50; Childrens Care-PT $110.00; City of Murdo--Water $215.11; Rose Comp--Fees $10.00; Discount Office--Paper $24.50; Do All-Adapters $97.00; Farmers Union-Gas/Fuel $1,768.88; Amazon--Camera Cards/Supplies $640.85; Golden West-Phone $527.38; Haggertys--Sax Repairs $144.50; Harlows--Valve $123.40; Heartland--Garbage Collection $360.00; Amoco--Gas/Bus Fuel $1,134.09; Jones County School--Meals $16.00; Pepper-Music $198.82; Kadoka School--Share GBB Dist $49.95; Gary Knispel--Consultant $1,000.00; Gary Larson--Final Audit Pmt $700.00; Lightspeed--Media Systems $2,840.00; Tamara Mathews-Music $9.98; Moores--Supplies $26.99; Coyote--TRAX/Ad/ Minutes $220.73; Murdo Foods--Snacks/Supplies $165.53; Methodist Church--Snacks $33.51; Chris Nix--Snow Removal $515.00; Officemax--Supplies $431.23; Peak Fitness--Services $420.00; Pepsi-Pop $1,247.40; Range Country--Lodging $185.00; Region Music--Festival Fee $75.00; Royal Fulfillment--Laminating Film $108.95; SD One Call--Cable Tickets $2.22; Servall--Mops/Towels Cleaned $378.55; RC&D--Membership $50.00; Post Office--Envelopes $567.08; Venard Inc--Repairs $459.61; Verizon-Phone $222.97; West Central--Electricity $1,701.27; White River School--Fee $50.00; Mary Wipf--Artist in Residence $1,115.07. CAPITAL OUTLAY: City Of Murdo--1/2 Aud Gutter Replacement $978.31; Farmers Union--Propane $1,356.88; Amazon-Library Books $826.39; West Central-Electricity. SPECIAL EDUCATION: PAYROLL $14,352.49; EMPLOYER SHARE FICA $1,051.74, RETIREMENT $828.93, HEALTH INSURANCE $2,364.40. EXPENDITURES: Childrens Care-Tuition/Services $9,063.94; Discount Office--Shredder $127.19; Amazon--Ipad Case $59.99; Parent--Mileage $46.62; Diane Mueller--Testing $488.80; Officemax--Toner $78.70. PENSION: None. FOOD SERVICE: Armstrong--Maint $147.96; Lunchtime Solutions--Meals $11,553.57; Wheelhouse--Plumbing--$359.14. FINANCIAL REPORTS: Motion by Mathews, seconded by Nix to approve as follows: GENERAL FUND: Bal. Bro't Fwd $522,758.94; RECEIPTS Ad Valorem Taxes $36,623.99, Mobile Home Taxes $1,227.06, Prior Yrs Taxes $218.45, Penalties $9.73, Interest $169.99, Admissions $900.00, Rental $1,075.00, Concessions $1,331.05, Co Apportionment $2,547.00, State Aid $33,766.00, Bank Franchise $15,985.63, Other $1,147.89, 21st Attendance $318.00, State Apportionment $7,669.51, Exp Reimb $70.00. EXPENDITURES $130,389.36; Bal on Hand Checking $140,547.35; MMDA $104,881.53; Investments $250,000.00. CAPITAL OUTLAY: Bal Bro't Fwd $214,657.00; RECEIPTS: Ad Valorem Taxes $8,712.77; Mobile Home Taxes $218.98, Prior Yrs Taxes $47.73, Penalties $2.12, Interest $13.07, Donations $1,835.07, Homeland Security $9,914.03. EXPENDITURES $25,508.29; Bal on Hand Checking $119,050.72; MMDA $90,841.76; Investments -0-. SPECIAL EDUCATION: Bal Bro't Fwd $956,646.03; RECEIPTS: Ad Valorem Taxes $12,671.74, Mobile Home Taxes $318.40, Prior Yrs Taxes $68.00, Penalties $3.02, Interest $43.00. EXPENDITURES $25,227.35; Bal on Hand Checking $472,222.75; MMDA $212,300.09; Investments $260,000.00. PENSION FUND: Bal Bro't Fwd $291,168.60; RECEIPTS: Ad Valorem Taxes $2,745.30, Mobile Home Taxes $69.08, Prior Yrs Taxes $16.93, Penalties $.75. EXPENDITURES $0; Bal on Hand Checking $294,000.66; MMDA -0-; Investments -0-. FOOD SERVICE: Bal Bro't Fwd $31,693.47; RECEIPTS: Headstart $394.68, Fed $4,752.23, NSLP Reimb $169.98. EXPENDITURES $9,014.68; Bal on Hand Checking $27,995.68; MMDA -0-; Investments -0-. TRUST & AGENCY: Bal Bro't Fwd $69,480.35; RECEIPTS $12,172.22; EXPENSES $9,243.50; Bal on Hand $72,409.07. ANNUAL AUDIT: Motion by Nix, seconded by Lolley to approve the Annual Audit for FY2012 as accepted by South Dakota Legislative Audit and approve Gary Larson as auditor for the FY2013 audit. CONTRACT: Motion by Mathews, seconded by Whitney to approve the following for the 2012-2013 school term: Lori Nix--Girls Track Coach $2,088.75. DISCUSSION: Senior Trip, School Calendar, Negotiated Agreement, Parent/Student Handbook Committee, Weight Room. EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Lolley, seconded by Whitney to enter executive session at 8:16 p.m., in accordance with SDCL 1-25-2 subchapter d. Board President declared session over at 10:42 p.m. Motion by Lolley seconded by Whitney to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 10:44 p.m. Tami Schreiber, Business Manager Published April 4, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $66.93.
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Proceedings of the Jones County School District #37-3
Special Session March 25, 2013 The Board of Education of the Jones County School District No. 37-3 met in special session on March 25, 2013, in the High School Library with the following members present: Michael Hunt-President, Carrie Lolley--Vice President, Chad Whitney, Scott Mathews and Brett Nix. Board President Hunt called the meeting to order at 7:07 p.m. with Board members present answering roll call. All actions in these minutes were by unanimous vote by members present unless otherwise stated. Others Present: Larry Ball--CEO/ Principal, Lorrie Esmay--Principal, Tami Schreiber--Business Manager. AGENDA: Motion by Nix, seconded by Mathews to approve the agenda. EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Lolley, seconded by Whitney to enter executive session at 7:08 p.m., in accordance with SDCL 1-25-2 subchapter d. Board President declared session over at 9.15 p.m. NEGOTIATING TEAMS: The negotiating team for the Teachers will be Carmen Miller and Marcella Schmidt and for the Board will be Michael Hunt and Brett Nix. Motion by Mathews seconded by Lolley to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 9:16 p.m. Tami Schreiber, Business Manager Published April 4, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $16.57.
Notice to Creditors
State of South Dakota County of Jones In Circuit Court Sixth Judicial Circuit Pro No. 13-2 In the Estate of Norma Kinsley, also known as Norma J. Kinsley, Deceased. Notice to Creditors Notice is given that on March 25, 2013, Clifford K. Kinsley and Karen Tedrow, whose addresses are 24010 Van Metre Road, Murdo, S.D. 57559 and 1602 East Robinson, Pierre, S.D. 57501, were appointed as co-personal representatives of the estate of Norma Kinsley. Creditors of decedent must file their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or their claims may be barred. Claims may be filed with the co-personal representatives or may be filed with the clerk, and a copy of the claim mailed to the co-personal representatives. Dated March 27, 2013. /s/ Clifford K. Kinsley Clifford K. Kinsley 24010 Van Metre Road Murdo, SD 57559 Tele No. (605) 669-2531 Co-Personal Representative /s/ Karen Tedrow Karen Tedrow 1602 East Robinson Pierre, SD 57501 Tele No. (605) 224-2368 Co-Personal Representative Clerk of Courts: Judy Feddersen Jones County Clerk of Courts PO Box 448 Murdo, S.D. 57559 Tele No. (605)-669-2361 Attorney: Herb C. Sundall, of Sundall Law Office, Prof. LLC PO Box 187 Kennebec, S.D. 57544 Tele No. 605-869-2233 Published April 4, 11, & 18, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $61.03.
down. There were no other appointments at this time and council reviewed the books and a motion was made by Esmay, seconded by Drayer to lower parcel 2861 building value to $6700 and instructed the Director of Equalization to review the owner occupied status of some parcels. Being no further appointments, the council adjourned at the Board of Equalization at 8:15 p.m. and entered into a special meeting. Krysti Barnes, City Finance Officer Published April 4, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $16.89.
Joe Connot - Alderman Ward 1 (2yr term) Arnie Waddell – Alderman Ward 2 (2 yr term) David M. Geisler – Mayor (2 yr term) Because each of the candidates are unopposed certificates of election will be issued to the incumbents in the same manner as to successful candidates after election. Krysti Barnes Finance Officer Published April 4, 2013 at the total approximate cost of $14.80.
Unofficial Record of Proceedings of the Murdo City Council
Special Meeting March 18, 2013 The Murdo City Council moved into a special meeting following the Board of Equalization meeting on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 8:15 p.m. Items on the agenda were reviewed. An update on the teardown and removal of the Ingalls building and the Beckwith buildings were discussed. Teardown will commence the following day as everything is in order. They will attempt to remove one building at a time in order to account for the ruble and time. Barnes discussed with council the possibility of the City applying for a Community Access Grant in order to help with the upcoming street projects. She has been discussing this with the engineer and with the Central SD Enhancement Dist. It is felt that this project strongly meets most of the criteria on this grant and with it getting late in the season, the city could combine the 2 projects and put that with a Safe Routes to Schools grant and do a larger project. Council discussed this and felt that would be best. Barnes will talk with their entities and present more information at the next meeting. A plat for the property purchased by Dakota Mill and Grain from the railroad was presented for approval. A motion was made by approve the plat by Connot, seconded by Waddell with Resolution 2013-15. RESOLUTION 2013-15 A Resolution Approving the Plat of Lots R2-A AND R2-B WHEREAS the plat of the above described property has been executed according to the statue, NOW THEREFORE, be it resolved that the City Council in and for the City of Murdo does hereby approve the plat: PLAT OF LOTS R2-A AND R2B, is hereby approved. Adopted this 18th day of March, 2013. Being no further business, council adjourned at 9:00 p.m. Krysti Barnes, City Finance Officer Published April 4, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $26.32.
Proceedings of Jones County Rural Ambulance District
The Jones County Rural Ambulance District held their annual meeting and election at the Draper Auditorium on March 25, 2013. The first thing on the agenda was a report given by Tammy Van Dam and Brett Anderson on the status of the ambulance and crew. They have a 10 year loan on the balance of the new ambulance, due in November. The loan is with First National, Murdo branch, out of Pierre, S.D. They started a new class of EMT’s with 10 people starting, but only six remaining in the class. The class is being presented in Murdo. The ambulance made 70 runs in 2012 and have made 13 so far this year. Tammy and Brett left the meeting at this time. Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved, motion made by Ross, seconded by Betty Lou. Treasurers report was given. Bank balance (checking account) is $16,994.18; three CD’s totaling $15,140.97, and these are in the Draper bank. Betty Lou made motion, seconded by Ross, to accept this report. Bills were presented: ad for annual meeting, $6.50; BankWest Insurance (general liability) due the 1st of April, $500.00. The bond insurance through Brian O’Reilly is due every other year, so will be due in 2014. Betty Lou made a motion that Lila Mae contact Tammy Van Dam stating that we will pay $200.00 to any individual that finishes the class and has to go out of town for testing. Motion seconded by Ross Nielsen. Marty made a motion that we pay $12,000.00 on the note for the new ambulance, payment to be sent to the bank with a receipt for said amount to be sent to Lila Mae Christian (Sec-Treas) of Jones County Rural Ambulance. Motion seconded by Lila Mae. The terms of Bub Baker and Lila Mae Christian were up for re-election. Ross made a motion that Bub and Lila Mae go back on board, seconded by Marty, leaving officers as they are. Ross made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Marty. Lila Mae Christian, Secretary-Treasurer Published April 4, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $25.63.
Notice of Annual Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the annual meeting of the Murdo Cemetery Association will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. CDST at the Jones County Senior Citizen’s Center in Murdo, S.D., for the purpose of electing one (1) member to the Board of Trustees for a term of three (3) years, and to take care of all other necessary business to come before the board at this time. To be an eligible voting member, perpetual care fee and annual dues must be paid prior to the annual meeting. Michele McNeely Secretary-Treasurer Murdo Cemetery Association Published March 28 & April 4, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $16.90.
Unofficial Record of Proceedings of the Murdo City Council
Equalization Meeting March 18, 2013 The Murdo City Council set as the 2013 Board of Equalization on Monday, March 18, 2013. Mayor Geisler called the meeting to order at 7:38 p.m. Members present were: Arnie Waddell, Mike Jost, Joe Connot, Jay Drayer, Wayne Esmay and Mayor Geisler. Absent Matt Kinsley. Also present Krysti Barnes. All motions were unanimous unless otherwise stated. The first appointment for the evening was Charles, Steve and Nancy Baker representing their parent Claude and Betty Baker. They filed to lower the valuations on the property and houses owned by the Bakers. Council reviewed this and informed them that property values are all the same in Murdo on a per foot basis and they will not agree to change that. Bakers stated that the houses were in poor shape and needed tore down. Council informed them that they would agree to lower the value on the one home some but would not eliminate a value until the structure is torn
Notice of Jones County Board of Equalization
The Jones County Board of Equalization will be meeting at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in the Commissioner’s room at the Jones County Courthouse. Those persons wishing to meet before the Board should contact the Auditor at 669-7100 or write to P.O. Box 307, Murdo, SD 57559. John Brunskill County Auditor Published April 4, 2013, at the total approximate cost of $6.50.
Notice of Cancellation of Municipal Election
Municipality of Murdo Notice is hereby given that no Municipal Election will be held on the 4th day of June, 2013, in Murdo South Dakota. The election for which public notice was given has been canceled because:
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Pat was a 38-year-old secretary divorced from an abusive relationship 15 years earlier. In her late teens and early 20’s, she was “a party girl.” She enjoyed the camaraderie of talking to friends and could “drink with the best of them.” She was very responsible in her job as a secretary and did not miss time from work. She managed two teenagers in high school and at age 38 seemed a very responsible citizen. But following her marriage and subsequent divorce, she became a “closet alcoholic.” She would have one drink when she got home, another with supper, and then three to five more through the evening. She very much enjoyed Friday nights when friends would celebrate another week gone by at one of the local pubs. The friends would begin to gather around 6 p.m. and the party often lasted until 9 p.m. or 10 p.m. Pat never seemed to be intoxicated nor did her behavior ever become an issue. But there were some nagging signs that alcohol was becoming an issue. Some days she just didn’t seem to be as “put together” and might forget various responsibilities. She had a relationship with a special male friend. On several occasions, she had called him late in the evening, very morose and belittling him because The Story of Pat he would not leave his wife and marry Pat. The following morning, he took her aside to discuss the phone call. She had no memory of ever making that call, had no memory of its content, and didn’t know what he was talking about. One Friday night, the group gathered at the usual pub and there were several rounds of drinks. Someone made a suggestion that they proceed to a new bar to check it out. So they all left and went to the new bar. Pat and several of the party goers remained in the new bar until about 10 p.m. when the party broke up. She went to drive her car home apparently sober but she couldn’t find her car. There was a parking lot quite full and various cars parked in the street. After wandering for a brief period of time, she called the police to report her car stolen. Officers came to assist her and found her car parked about a block and a half away. The new bar was quite popular with inadequate local parking. One of the officers who came to her assistance was suspicious that the patient was not fit to drive even though she passed a breath test. He cited her for false reporting of a stolen vehicle. After a lengthy proceeding, the judge and prosecuting attorney concluded that Pat was alcoholic who was having “alcoholic blackouts.” She was given the choice of a handsome fine and jail
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time for the reporting of a false stolen vehicle or proceeding to alcohol treatment, which she chose. Recently, I had a patient very similar to Pat who wanted to know what an “alcoholic blackout” was. An alcohol counselor had told the patient that he was having alcoholic blackouts and therefore had advanced alcohol-related brain damage. As you might imagine, the patient was shocked. I explained that there were thousands of college students who go out and drink excessively one night and the next morning don’t remember a thing about what they did last night. This is the result of acute alcohol excess. These are not the alcoholic blackouts we are talking about. Instead, an alcoholic blackout is something that occurs after significant brain damage has been done through many years of drinking excessively. The classical scenario is the alcoholic functioning normally during the day, proceeding home, having two to three to four drinks, and then not being really intoxicated or incapacitated. And yet because of the brain damage from long-term alcohol intake, they do not remember what occurs after they have had a very modest alcohol intake and their behavior is not like being drunk. They can play cards, carry on a conversation, go dancing and not remember a particle of it the
next morning. This is because of short term memory impairment. In Pat’s case, she would make phone calls and have no memory of having made them the next day. On the occasion of her reporting a false stolen vehicle, she had been at the first bar where she had three to four drinks, thereby impairing her short term memory. She then, with only a modest amount of alcohol in her blood, drove her car to the next bar but then had no memory of where she parked her car. By 10 p.m., when she was somewhat less intoxicated and getting ready to go home, she didn’t know where her car was. That is an alcoholic blackout and a sign of advanced alcohol- related problem. The New England Journal of Medicine had a review of alcoholism in January 2013. They remarked that there are 79,000 deaths per year related to alcohol abuse. At least 25,000 of these deaths are related to moving vehicle accidents occurring while the driver is intoxicated. Another 18,000 are suicides. As anyone who has had experience with an alcoholic knows, the alcoholic is disinclined to acknowledge the problem and often unwilling to accept help. Fortunately, in Pat’s case the judge made her an offer she couldn’t refuse. Not every person with an alcohol problem is so lucky.
No petitions of nomination were filed for the following position to be filled: Alderman Ward 3 (2 yr term) The following individuals have filed certificates of nomination in the office of the Finance Officer for the position to be filled:
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CUSTER REGIONAL SENIOR CARE is accepting applications for Director of Nursing. Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in South Dakota. Previous supervisory/management experience in long term care preferred. Excellent benefits; salary based on experience. Please contact Veronica Schmidt (605) 673-2229 ext. 109 or Joey Carlson at (605) 6732229 ext. 110 for more information. Applications may be submitted on-line at www.regionalhealth.com. EOC/AA THOMAS RANCH BULL SALE, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 18441 Capri Place, Harrold, S.D., Troy: 605-222-1258, Cell: 605-9732448. www.thomasranchcattle. com Sale 1:00 p.m., Selling 300 Bulls: Charolais, Angus, SimAngus, Red Angus. DAKOTA LOG HOME Builders representing Golden Eagle Log Homes, building in eastern, central, northwestern South & North Dakota. Scott Connell, 605-5302672, Craig Connell, 605-2645650, www.goldeneagleloghomes. com. STEEL BUILDINGS BLOW OUT SALE! Early bird spring discounts! Save up to 40% off on machinery storage and shops. Limited Offer! Call Jim, 1-888782-7040. CRAFT/FLEA MARKET VENDORS, Saturday, June 22, Presho, S.D. city park. Located on 2nd annual Scavenger's Journey route. E-mail: preshochamber @kennebectelephone. com or 605895-9445 for information. WANTED STEEL BUILDINGS LOG HOMES LIVESTOCK
teacher. If interested please send a letter of application and resume to Brian Shanks, Superintendent Box 578 Elk Point, S.D. 57025 we will also accept electronic materials at Brian.Shanks@k12.sd.us.
FIRST FIDELITY BANK in Murdo, S.D. is looking to fill a full-time teller/bookkeeper position. The individual must have excellent computer/keyboarding skills along with organizational and customer service skills. High school diploma, GED or equivalent skills required. Please forward a cover letter and resume to First Fidelity Bank, Attn: Karen Royer, PO Box 47, Murdo, S.D. 57559. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M13-2tc
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BRITTON-HECLA SCHOOL DISTRICT has these openings for 2013-14 school year: 3 Elem Teachers and 1 JH/HS English Teacher w/wo Asst GBB and All School Play Director. Find application www.britton.k12.sd.us.
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