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A Publication of Ravellette Publications, Inc., Philip, South Dakota 57567. The Official Newspaper of Haakon County, South Dakota. Copyright 1981.
Number 27
Volume 107
February 28, 2013
of the
Grapplers capture State B Wrestling Tournament runner-up spot
The Badlands Brawlers took the State B Wrestling Tournament by storm and brought back the runner-up trophy. The team took the second place spot early during
the first day of action and never looked back, but they might have been sweating it a little there at the end. The second place finish wasn’t secured until the fourth
to last match when a Canton wrestler, who was expected to win, failed to do so. Just four points separated the second through fourth place teams.
Photo by Deb Smith
by Del Bartels
The annual Cenex Harvest
States Midwest Cooperatives busi-
ness supper was held at the Amer-
ican Legion Hall in Philip,
Thursday, February 21.
Over 100 attendees listened to
business reports, witnessed a re-
gional sales award presentation to
a local employee, were eligible for
various door prizes and partici-
pated in the supper prepared and
served by the United Church
Of the reports of the company
profits and expansion, the local site
of Philip showed a net income for
fiscal year 2012 of $1,604,390. The
Kadoka site showed a net profit of
$286,379. “Both Philip and Kadoka
had outstanding years,” announced
CHS General Manager Milt Hand-
cock. “All in all, that’s economic
stimulus that hits home.” Cash re-
turns to patrons were $48.1 million
in the state of South Dakota. The
CHS fiscal year ends on August 31.
Explaining some of the com-
pany’s overall profit, CHS board
member Randy Hague said, “We
buy our oil at a cheaper price.” He
related that most of CHS oil comes
from Canada, rather from other
more distant and politically diver-
gent sources. Hague reported that
the CHS is still going ahead with
construction plans for a huge nitro-
gen fertilizer plant in North
Dakota. It will be the biggest such
project in CHS and North Ameri-
can history. “We think it’s essential
to our future,” said Hague.
The Midwest Cooperative finan-
cial summary for 2012 was up on
grain margins, merchandise mar-
gins, service and other income mar-
gins, merchandise sales and
patronage refund. It was down on
grain bushels/units volume, and up
on total expenses. The total net in-
come was $6,478,115, down almost
$1,158,500 from 2011.
Top sales performer for the en-
tire CHS Midwest Region was
Philip’s Darwin Hellekson. The
Midwest Region consists of nine de-
fined business units totaling 71 lo-
cations within a four-state area;
southwest Minnesota, northeast
Nebraska, southwest North
Dakota and all of South Dakota.
The Midwest Region handles a
large variety of product, including
but not limited to energy, grain,
feed, agronomy. Ed Mallett, vice
president of the Midwest Region,
presented the certificate to Hellek-
son, who has been with the Philip
Midwest Cooperative for nine
Jay Baxter, Philip and Kadoka
site manager, was out of state for
ongoing training during the annual
meeting. He later said, “What an-
other great year for both Midwest
Cooperatives and our parent com-
pany, CHS Inc. As I’m sure was
stated at the annual meeting, this
success is attributed to both pa-
trons and employees of our cooper-
ative system. Thanks to all for
another great year.”
Midwest Cooperative’s
annual business meeting
From left: Milt Handcock – general manager, board members Vic Fosheim, Mitch
Norman, Randy Hague, Ken Miller, Burjes Fitch and Brandon Rock. Not pictured:
Clayton Buhler. Photos by Del Bartels
Darwin Hellekson, Midwest Cooperatives in Philip, was recognized as the Cenex
Midwest Region overall refined fuels top performer for fiscal year 2012. Hellek-
son, left, received the honor plaque from Regional Vice President Ed Mallett.
by Del Bartels
Through costuming, make-up
and a determined goal to sound
and act differently than their real
life personalities, the Hayes Play-
ers should pleasantly surprise and
humorously entertain audiences
during their presentation of the sit-
uational comedy “Bay at the
This 60th annual Hayes play will
be performed Friday and Saturday,
March 8-9, at 7:00 p.m. and Sun-
day, March 10, at 2:00 p.m. MT in
the Hayes Community Hall.
The new home health assistant
agrees to extend a one-time visit
into a few weeks. “Okay. I’ll look up
everything I can on that disorder.”
He’s not talking about the
Alzheimers that the father has, but
the craziness displayed by the old
man’s two daughters.
The home health assistant,
played by Levi Neuharth (ninth
Hayes play), relates that a full
moon is coming up and, while sup-
posedly referring to nursing home
residents, says, “Every full moon
those people would come up with
the weirdest notions.” Weird no-
tions abound in this comical oppo-
site of an “optimal therapeutic
environment.” He is told by his
boss, “If something happens to Dad
call 911, because you’ll need an am-
bulance when I’m done with you.”
The father, who may be escaping
to Alzheimers, is played by Vince
Bruce (12th Hayes play). His char-
acter built his house, but continu-
ally gets lost in it. He can’t unlock
the door, yet can lock his caregiver
out. He doesn’t drive his broken
down old car, though the battery is
kept charged so he can listen to the
radio during his “trips.” He is per-
snickety, cantankerous, sometimes
wise and loveable.
The reclusive, bitter, whiskey
swigging daughter is played by
Crystal Neuharth. A few of her no-
table lines are, “It’s my toilet! I will
fix it! Thank you!” “These are not
crafts, they are ceramics; you make
it sound less than it is!” And of one
her fiasco dates, “I let him talk all
he wanted, when his mouth wasn’t
moving the rest of him was.”
The self imposing, next door sis-
ter is played by Mindy Kirkpatrick
(seventh Hayes play). She arranges
chance dates for her sister, even
using the weekly bingo night as a
set up. She exclaims of one pushy
man, “You can’t blame a guy for
trying.” To which the reply is, “No,
but you can punch him if you want
to.” Since treehouse days, she has
thrown out her sister’s stuff as
junk. She phones so often that the phone is often unplugged. She even
Hayes community’s comedy “Bay at the Moon”
Above: full of verbal, situational and sight humor, the full-length comedy presented by Hayes actors revolves around two
sisters whose views on life and on their needs-to-be-watched father are feudal. Shown, from left, are actors Mindy Kirk-
patrick, Pat Prince, Robyn Bothwell, Crystal Neuharth and Levi Neuharth. Below: The sister who lives next door is aghast
that their Alzheimer-enjoying father has spent most of the evening in the closet. The sister taking care of him states, “Be-
fore you open
your mouth,
this has hap-
pened before
and I can han-
dle it. He’s fine
in there, and I
have half a no-
tion to join
him.” Shown,
from left, are
Hayes Commu-
nity Theatre ac-
tors Mindy
Neuharth and
Vince Bruce.
Photos by Del
by Del Bartels
The Philip Area AARP/Retired
Teachers Association and the the
Haakon County Public Library
combined meetings Monday, Feb-
ruary 25, in the Bad River Senior
Citizen’s Center. After AARP/RTA
business, the library held its sec-
ond public input concerning the
history and locations of country
schools within Haakon County.
Jerry Neville was honored as the
2012 Volunteer of the Year. “But
there’s a lot of volunteers in this
town,” said Neville. “And that’s
what makes this place so nice to
live in.”
Special guests were Ron and
Marrietta Catlin, Pierre. She is the
liason from the RTA state board.
Members of the board visit all the
units in South Dakota at least once
every two years. She recalled her
last visit to Philip and the repre-
sentation that Philip had at one of
the last state RTA conventions.
The Philip AARP and RTA com-
bined chapter has 55 members, an
impressive number for the popula-
tion of the area, according to
The annual fifth grade grandpar-
ent essays are currently being writ-
ten, under the tutelage of Philip
school instructor Marie Slovek. A
cooperation between the
AARP/RTA and the Masonic Ceme-
tery board will get together in
March to discuss a posible future
building or roofed area for the
cemetery plot location map and
other information. Free tax aide is
being offered every Tuesday by
IRS-trained Robert McDaniel.
Haakon County Public Library
director Annie Brunskill began by
reinterating that the country
schools project began as a book club
interest in the compilation book
“One-Room Country School: South
Dakota Stories.” The book was ed-
ited by Norma C. Wilson and
Charles L. Woodard, and published
by the South Dakota Humanities
Council. The project grew from
there to try to map all the Haakon
County country schools. Using sev-
AARP/RTA - library join for second country schools meeting
sets up sis to help chaperone a
dance full of frisky teenagers, hop-
ing that will help.
This sister’s poor husband,
played by Pat Prince (fourth Hayes
play), tries his best, but is usually
shot down in trying to make peace.
He gets along with the father and
everyone else, as long as he just
goes along with the crazy ride of
the two sister’s shenanigans.
A professor friend of the married
sister and her husband is brought
to the house for a social drink.
Played by Robyn Bothwell (sixth
Hayes play), he tries to be assertive
yet friendly. Not stepping on toes is
an impossibility.
“Bay at the Moon” by Ian Mairs,
is directed by Laura Allmen (fourth
Hayes play, second as director).
Backstage responsibilities are held
by Katie Bruce.
eral lists, Brunskill believes that
there were 75 country schools in
the county during the last 100
years. She has determined the lo-
cation of 30-40 on the map. Some
districts have consolidated, with
some of the older names falling
from the records. Some buildings
were moved to different locations,
with some of them being renamed.
Records, diaries, school books and
other memorabilia have been
loaned or donated for the project. A
few items were rescued from the
old museum in Philip before its
A large percentage of attendees
are retired teachers. Stories were
told of being students in country
schools, of teaching in country
schools, of blizzards and other sub-
jects. Kay Ainslie had to take a five
dollar cut in pay because she was
transferred to a country school
closer to Philip. Though some coun-
try schools taught some years of
high school, country students had
to board in Philip to attend its high
The library is still requesting to
borrow and copy any written mate-
rials and old photographs to fill out
stories of Haakon County country
The next AARP/RTA meeting
will be at 6:00 p.m., Monday,
March 25, in the Bad River Senior
Citizen’s Center.
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Lookin’ Around by Syd Iwan
All my friends and relatives
seem to be writing books. I hope it
isn’t contagious or I might find my-
self writing one too. That sounds
like a lot of work since any act of
creation, whether a book, painting,
or song, takes some doing. These
things don’t make themselves, and
the whole process puts you through
periods of self-doubt, worry, and
mental anxiety. It’s a good feeling
when you finally get something
produced, look at it, and decide it
isn’t half bad, but getting to that
point puts you through the mill.
Friend Ruth, for instance, re-
cently wrote a book about her first
few years as a missionary in Hong
Kong. While she was writing it, I’d
get occasional E-mails expressing
her concerns about proof reading
or that she wasn’t adequately get-
ting across what she wanted to
say. Her creation, “Foreign Devil
Girl in Hong Kong” by Ruth Epp,
is however now available through
Amazon and is a good read. It has
insight, pathos, and humor. She
also gives one a good idea of how
very difficult it is to learn the Can-
tonese Chinese dialect. Since I
have no talent whatsoever at
learning foreign languages, Can-
tonese is probably something I
shouldn’t even attempt. It’s fun,
though, to read about someone
else’s struggle in doing so. Ruth
lived and worked in Hong Kong
from 1959 until 2005 so there are
many more years to write about if
she gets up the nerve and ambition
to pull it off.
I should probably mention that,
before Ruth moved to the other
side of the world, she and her
friend, Darlene, came with Rev.
Knickle in the summers and
taught us Bible School for a week
at a local country schoolhouse.
They lived with us during those
weeks so we got to know them
pretty well, and we’ve kept in
touch ever since.
Then we come to cousin Verna
(Heaton) Benham who recently
published her book, “Champagne
in a Paper Cup.” It is also available
through Amazon and recounts her
time as a Foreign Service employee
in such places as Taiwan and
South America. In the latter, she
met and married a fellow who was
a foreign correspondent for The As-
sociated Press and the U. S. News
& World Report. All in all, she has
lived an extremely interesting life
and has done a good job telling
about it. I seem to have no particu-
lar desire to go to Taiwan or South
America, but it is enjoyable to visit
there through Verna’s eyes and
Local friend Joyce (Dolezal)
Wheeler has also written a couple
of books, (available at Amazon
again.) They are novels, which
means she had to make them up
instead of just writing about things
she has done. Sure, you would
probably base your characters on
people you have known, but you
still have to deal with characteri-
zation, plot and such. It takes a lot
of thinking. It is quite a lot easier
to read Joyce’s books than to make
one up yourself.
So, if you wanted to write a book,
how many words would you have
to come up with? A standard-size
novel, it seems, should probably be
around 80,000 words. That’s a lot.
You might get by with 50,000, but
80,000 would be better. If you were
Leo Tolstoy, you would have to
come up with over half-a-million
words for such tomes as his, “War
and Peace.” That would take weeks
to read much less write. As a col-
lege kid assigned to read it, you
might be better off buying the
“Cliff Notes,” which is a little pub-
lication that allows you to know all
about a book without actually
reading it. I like the comment by
one of the characters on son
Chance’s Veggie Tales video where
he says he read War and Peace via
Cliff Notes and found it “riveting.”
He comments, “That’s three min-
utes of my life I’ll never get back.”
As we said, reading War and Peace
in full might take quite a lot longer
than three minutes since it runs to
something like 1,400 pages. Cliff
Notes might be the way to go in
this case.
I did start writing a mystery
novel over 10 years ago and got
through the first two chapters be-
fore bogging down. Action on that
project has come to a standstill,
but, who knows, maybe I’ll drag it
back out some day and get going
again. I have enough things to do
at present without that, but only
writing a thousand words a week
would get a book written in a little
over a year. I currently write a lit-
tle less than that, maybe 850,
every week writing these things so
maybe I could double my produc-
tion. We’ll have to see.
Since I’ve been writing weekly
articles from 1986 to the present,
I’ve probably already used up well
over a million words. That’s double
what Tolstoy needed for War and
Peace, but my stuff, alas, isn’t ex-
actly in book form. I’m happy to re-
port that I can write much more
quickly and easily now than I could
back in ’86, but it is still fairly hard
work. Like I said, I hope book-writ-
ing isn’t contagious or I might con-
tact that dreaded disease.
Everyone else is catching it, but
maybe it will pass me by. Time will
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Perfection ... by Del Bartels
Even thinking about perfection is mind boggling. Optimists believe
that this is the best of all possible worlds, and pessimists fear that they
may be right. Instead of swearing, a sarcastic statement when things
go wrong is, “Just perfect!” A comment to something that is slightly or
humorously contradictory is, “Oh well, nothing’s perfect.” Have you
ever heard someone say, “My day is perfect! Now watch some jerk come
along and louse it up!”? We all think Heaven will be perfect; but one
man’s perfect bliss could be another man’s ‘other place.’ Only one per-
son was perfect, and recall what they did to Him.
Aristotle the philosopher believed that “perfect” was something com-
plete, where there was nothing to add or subtract. But, when you get
done washing your car, you know that a bird will fly over. Once you
reach perfection, where do you go from there? You say good night after
the perfect date, then why ask for a second? On that subject, I could
never be the perfect gentleman, because I would die of boredom. They
say that once a woman finds the perfect man, she marries him and im-
mediately sets out to change him. I feel pity for the teenage hunter who
bags a record-breaking trophy the first time out, because they will
strive their entire life to do better and will possibly fail.
Grammatically the present tense of “eat” is “ I eat,” while the perfect
tense is “I have eaten.” I love eating; I don’t want to have eaten, my
perfect tense would be “I am eating,” thus English teachers hate me.
Musically, perfect pitch is the ability to identify or re-create a given
note without the help of any other sound. Wouldn’t that be agonizing
for that person while attending most church services, birthday parties
and sing-alongs? If you stacked perfectly identical and perfectly
rounded kitchen glasses, you would never get them pulled apart again.
A perfect game in baseball (where no batter reaches even first base)
would be historically noteworthy, but the limited field action would
make me ask for my ticket money back. The second bullseye, if per-
fectly placed in the first hole in the target, couldn’t be proven.
They say that somewhere out there is a woman who is a perfect 10.
Wasn’t Don Juan’s secret that he thought all women were perfect? A
major book and subsequent movie was “The Perfect Storm” – not the
perfect I want to be in the middle of! The phrase “picture perfect” is
disappointing, because if it was a picture of food – you can’t eat it, if a
picture of a mountain – you can’t climb it ... you get the point. They say
that we all experience a perfect moment in time, maybe, but the clock
keeps ticking. Even the “perfect murder” strived for in novels and
movies, by definition, has to have someone be dead.
If I ever discover that perfection is possible, I would hide that fact
from the rest of the world for the world’s sake. Just let it be good
enough that the closest thing to perfect is me. Would the phrase “per-
fectly wrong” be a contradiction or an oxymoron?
Jerry Neville has been chosen by the Philip branch of AARP/Retired Teachers As-
sociation as the 2012 Volunteer of the Year. He was presented the certificate by
Kay Ainslie, a former recipient of the honor. Photo by Del Bartels
Pictured are, from left: Marrietta Catlin, Pierre, Eileen Fitzgerald and library di-
rector Annie Brunskill discussing the project of recording histories and locations
of old country schools in Haakon County.
AARP/RTA volunteer
Country school records
Peyton DeJong – sophomore
Hard working. Always tries her best.
Great job explaining her solutions
and showing her calculations. Kind
and considerate of others.
Philip High School
February 2013 Students of the Month
Garrett Snook – freshman
A diligent and attentive student. Pro-
vides valuable insight during group
discussions. Puts forth his best ef-
forts to fulfill classroom expectations.
The Philip High School Sweetheart Ball was held February 15. During the evening,
the sponsors –Family, Career and Community Leaders of America and FFA – rec-
ognize four-year members of the two organizations. Shown, the king and queen
chosen by the membership were Tara Cantrell and Tate DeJong. They each re
FCCLA/FFA Sweetheart Ball
The local Shake-It-Up girls’ dance team performed at the home basketball game,
Friday, February 22. Doing a choreographed routine to the song “Broken Hearted”
by the band Karmin, they used line dance, individual moves and a heart-shaped
finale. Clockwise from front center are Allison Williams, Mallory Vetter, Kendra
Schofield, Bobbi Jo Kammerer, Grace Pekron, Dilyn Terkildsen, Copper Lurz, Jaida
Haynes, Josie Rush, Brin Heltzel, Alyssa Walker and Reghan Bloomquist in the
center. The team is directed by Doreen Vetter, Amber Rush, Amy Morrison and
Brittney Drury. Photo by Del Bartels
Shake-It-Up girls perform
ceived Black
Hills Gold gifts
from the organi-
zations. Other
king candidates
were Thomas
Doolittle, Gunner
Hook, Brad Huff-
man, Brad Pfei-
fle, Carl Poss,
Josh Quinn and
Gavin Snook.
Other queen
candidates were
Lakin Boyd,
Katelyn Enders,
Sam Huston,
Holly Iwan,
Kelsie Kroetch,
Jamie Reimann,
Schofield, Krista
Wells and
Megan Williams.
Photo by
Del Bartels
Sometimes the spring storms can
be very dangerous. The weather
can change abruptly to very harsh
conditions. If you are planning to
travel, please make sure you are
aware of the weather forecasts. If
you must be on the road, make sure
that your vehicle is equipped prop-
erly and you have the necessary
supplies in case you are stranded.
Thank you.
Trooper Slade Ross
South Dakota Highway Patrol
Letter to the Editor
Thursday, February 28, 2013 • The Pioneer Review •Page 3
Rural Livin’
Evaluating Your Winter
Wheat Stand
There has been considerable in-
terest in the condition of the win-
ter wheat crop in South Dakota
during this winter of 2012-13.
Much of the crop was planted into
dry soil, and a substantial percent-
age didn’t germinate before cold
weather arrived, with even less
emerging. Winter wheat plants
that sprout and do not establish a
crown and two to three tillers will
not be as winter hardy as plants
that did. However, it is not well
known how much less winter
hardy they are.
With adequate moisture, wheat
seeds germinate (and winter
wheat plants break dormancy) at
temperatures of 39 degrees F or
higher. With soil temperatures at
the 2” and 4” depth hovering at or
near 32 degrees F at most of the
South Dakota Automatic Weather
Data Network (AWDN) stations, it
may be a few weeks before produc-
ers will be able to accurately as-
sess winter wheat survival.
Historically, soil temperatures at
most AWDN stations don’t reach
temperatures in the upper 30s
until mid to late March.
If interested, producers can run
the “bag test”, explained on page
40 of Chapter 4, “Winter Wheat
Planting Guide” of “iGrow Wheat:
Best Management Practices for
Wheat Production: http://igrow.
org/ up/ resources/ 05-1001-04-
2012.pdf to provide an early indi-
cation of winter survival. As the
chapter states, “If information is
not required immediately, the best
way to assess winterkill is to wait
until plant growth commences. It
is quite difficult to get a “field
wide” picture of winter wheat sur-
vival by running the “bag test” as
you are only evaluating a small
Once you are able to accurately
assess winter survival, or what
kind of stand you have remaining
in the spring, you will need to de-
cide whether to leave the stand or
destroy it and plant another crop.
There are three components of
yield; number of heads per unit
area, kernels per head, and kernel
weight. The dominant component
in less than optimum stands is
number of heads per unit area.
The plant population needed to op-
timize yields for most conditions in
South Dakota is considered to be
about 14 to 15 plants/sq. ft. Lower
populations can be managed to
produce profitable yields if the
stand is relatively uniform across
the field. Stands as low as five
plants/sq. ft. can produce nearly 70
percent of maximum yield, and
some areas of the field may have
higher densities, increasing the po-
Before destroying a winter
wheat field, contact your crop in-
surance agent. A field must be re-
leased before pursuing other
cropping options or crop insurance
coverage would be voided.
Producers should not inter-seed
spring wheat into winter wheat as
this would result in mixed wheat
at harvest and result in marketing
problems and almost certain price
If producers determine that
they have an adequate winter
wheat stand to keep, but less than
ideal, they should apply nitrogen
early to enhance tillering. Nitro-
gen should be applied as soon as
the plants break dormancy, or as
soon as the soil is not frozen. It is
also important to pay close atten-
tion to weed management as
weeds will be more competitive in
a thin stand.
3/1: Crop & Livestock Work-
shop, 1:00 p.m. CT, Jones County
Courthouse, Murdo
Extension News
by Bob Fanning
Field Specialist, Winner
Regional Extension Center
Good judgment comes from expe-
rience which mostly comes from bad
judgment. Quite a few ranchers used
bad judgment one year in the early
1990s. I don’t remember exactly
which year it was, but it was the
first time CRP ground was opened
up for haying for drought relief. Be-
cause the relief was moving at the
speed of government, it was not re-
leased until late September. By that
time the quality of the hay was very
low. The protein content was worse
than straw. What I remember the
most about that year was that the
following calving season. I did more
C-sections on down cows than I did
on heifers. The poor quality hay did
not provide enough energy to sup-
port the cow and large fetus.
I’m seeing some disturbing signs
that this year may be similar. Some
CRP hay analysis have shown only
1.5% protein (wheat straw is 4%);
cows require 9% protein prior to
calving. Right now anything that
can be run through a baler is being
called hay: cornstalks, weeds, cat-
tails, etc... This year I saw a case
where cows were being fed weeds
and they lost two cows from rup-
tured abomasums (the fourth cham-
ber of a cow’s stomach). In an
attempt to eat enough of the poor
quality feed to meet their nutritional
requirements the cows ate such
large quantities that their stomach
literally exploded causing instant
death. I saw a second case of nutri-
tionally challenged cows that was
due to force feeding straw with mo-
lasses. The quality of this feed was
so low that the cow’s omasum (the
third chamber of the stomach) was
impacted causing it to swell to four
times its normal size. These cows
died more slowly as their gut motil-
ity ground to a halt and they stopped
Symptoms in these two cases in-
cluded a big belly (often misidenti-
fied as bloat), going off feed,
producing very little feces, kicking at
the belly, and then sudden death.
There is little treatment once cows
get in this condition and the fatality
rate is high.
In order to prevent more cases like
these we need to feed more protein.
The protein source must be plant
based – NO UREA. Slow protein di-
gestion must match the slow diges-
tion of poorer carbohydrates. I saw a
third case of a possibly low protein
diet just this weekend; after calving
a heifer did not have any milk and
her bag was hard. This is called peri-
parturient udder edema; low blood
protein will cause blood vessels to
leak fluid, particularly the large
blood vessels supplying the cow’s
udder. It is simple to treat this with
a shot of furosemide to pull the fluid
What is disturbing to me about
these three cases is that they may
only be the tip of the iceberg. When
this happened in the 90’s SDSU did
a large study on the cause of weak
calf syndrome. The results showed
that the cause was low quality hay
which in turn leads to weak calves
and poor colostrum.
So, I am trying to relay some of
my experience to you so that you can
skip the bad judgment part and go
straight to good judgment. You can-
not starve a calf out of a cow. A weak
cow will have a weak calf and that
calf will take longer to get to its feet
and have a weaker suckling re-
sponse. The weak cow will have less
colostrum and it will be of poorer
quality, plus the calf will get less of
it. This will lead to more scours in
the spring as well as more summer
and fall pneumonia.
All of these dead cows I’ve opened
up have had minimal body fat. They
are just one blizzard away from a
wreck. Save yourself some experi-
ence and make sure your cows are
getting enough protein.
Are you ready for calving?
James D. Stangle DVM
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Rural electric cooperatives and
utilities in 12 states will receive
loan guarantees to improve gener-
ation and transmission facilities
and implement smart grid tech-
“Providing reliable, affordable
electricity is essential to rural job
creation,” said John Padalino, act-
ing United States Department of
Agriculture rural utilities adminis-
trator.Padalino. “Upgrading rural
infrastructure sets the stage for
economic development.”
The announcement includes sup-
port for more than $8 million in
smart grid technologies, which help
utilities make efficiency improve-
ments to the electric grid and help
consumers lower their electric bills
by reducing energy use in homes
and businesses.
In South Dakota, two utilities
were selected for funding:
•West Central Electric Coopera-
tive, Inc. based in Murdo has plans
to use $10.125 million loan to build
46 miles of distribution line, 14
miles of transmission line and
make other system improvements.
The loan includes $314,487 in
smart grid projects.
•Northern Electric Cooperative
based in Bath has plans to use a
$20.3 million loan guarantee to
build 303 miles of distribution line
and make other system improve-
ments. The loan includes $902,512
in smart grid projects.
Funding to improve
rural electric service
The South Dakota Department
of Agriculture is seeking nomina-
tions for the South Dakota Gover-
nor’s Ag Ambassador Award.
Nominees should be those who
have continually worked to pro-
mote agriculture in South Dakota.
The individual or organization
nominated must possess:
•Strong ties to agriculture in
South Dakota
•Leadership skills in agriculture
•An emphasis on education
through campaigns or programs,
•Focus on pro-active agriculture
policies and practices
Nominations are due to SDDA by
April 1. Applications can be found
at http://sdda.sd.gov/education-out-
reach/ag-ambassador-award/. The
award will be presented during the
Governor’s Ag Development Sum-
mit in Pierre, June 26.
The 2012 Governor’s Ag Ambas-
sador was Jim Woster of Sioux
Falls. For years, Woster has been a
cattleman, media personality, phi-
lanthropist and spokesman for
agricultural interests.
Ag ambassador sought
The planting season is starting
to sneak up on us – now less than
two months away for crops like
spring wheat. If farmers have not
selected or made 100 percent of
their seed purchases, Nathan
Mueller, South Dakota State Uni-
versity Extension agronomist has a
few tips for ways they can buy the
variety that returns the highest
profit per acre.
“Most people justify a buying de-
cision after they have already
made it, based on emotion. Unfor-
tunately, seed purchases often do
not escape this blight. Things that
influence our selection and pur-
chase of varieties include brand
reputation, loyalty and tradition,
friends and family members, ad-
vertising, and company representa-
tives,” Mueller said.
To increase farm level yields,
Mueller encourages growers to uti-
lize yield data in their variety se-
lection process. Yield data can be
collected from side-by-side compar-
isons on the farm, company variety
trials, and third-party variety tri-
“Reliability of this yield data is
not equal. I am not talking about
who (farmer, company, university)
does the work, but the methodol-
ogy,” he said.
The three key methods growers
can use to increase their confidence
in one variety’s performance over
another include blocking or split-
ting the test plot into similar envi-
ronments, randomization or ran-
dom placement of varieties within
the test plot, and replication or the
same variety appears in the test
plot several times.
Another key term Mueller ex-
plained is experimental error.
“This is simply variation in yield
measured in the same variety that
was tested independently several
times within a test plot. The source
of this variation can be soil differ-
ence in the test plot or even inabil-
ity to reproduce the exact same
conditions with equipment opera-
tions and measurements,” Mueller
Mueller explained why these
three methods – blocking, random-
ization, and replication – are im-
portant when making yield data
comparisons among varieties. The
use of blocking, replication and
randomization helps managers of
crop testing performance trials like
the ones conducted at SDSU deter-
mine whether varieties perform
differently at a location, the margin
of difference between varieties, and
confidence that the differences
measured are attributed to the va-
riety, not experimental error.
To review examples that Mueller
provided in an article, visit http://i
The differences between vari-
eties for yield and other important
agronomic traits are posted annu-
ally for all major crops in South
Dakota at www.iGrow.org. These
results help growers make in-
formed purchasing decisions when
seed is ordered for their farm. The
magnitude of performance differ-
ences between varieties or hybrids
can be significant enough to create
a $250 profit per acre swing.
Crop variety selection:
eliminate emotion and
increase profitability
The Central States Fair is
pleased to announce Justin Moore
will perform Sunday, August 18,
as part of the 2013 Central States
Fair Black Hills Power Concert Se-
Moore has been steadily climbing
the country charts with such hits
as "Til My Last Day," "If Heaven
Wasn't So Far Away" and "Back-
“We plan on offering a combina-
tion of country and rock and roll to
this years' Central States Fair,"
said Ron Jeffries, CSF general
manager. "More announcements
will be coming and we're confident
this year will again provide great
affordable entertainment for the
entire family."
Tickets are scheduled to go on
sale in early July. The Central
States Fair will take place August
16-23, 2013 and will again feature
four nights of concerts, three nights
of PRCA Range Days Rodeo and
motor events.
For more information contact the
Central States Fair office at 605-
355-3861 or LIKE us on Facebook
for more updates.
Central States Fair announces first act
A scholarship honoring longtime
South Dakota journalist David
Kranz will be awarded this spring
to a South Dakota journalism stu-
The David Kranz-Argus Leader
Media Scholarship recognizes
Kranz's more than four-decade ca-
reer as a reporter, editor and polit-
ical columnist. He retired from the
Argus Leader in 2010.
"When you have had the oppor-
tunity to work with a veteran jour-
nalist like David Kranz, you can't
help but be excited about honoring
his legacy. To be able to help stu-
dents prepare for journalism ca-
reers at the same time is even more
satisfying," said Randell Beck,
president and publisher, Argus
Leader Media.
The $1,200 scholarship will be
awarded annually to a South
Dakota student who has completed
at least one year in a journalism or
media studies program at a South
Dakota college or university. The
recipient must have achieved a 2.5
grade point average in the previous
semester and should submit exam-
ples of his or her writing as part of
the application. A letter of recom-
mendation from an academic or
journalism professional is also re-
Students can e-mail application
materials to mdiehl@arguleader
.com or mail to Michelle Diehl,
Argus Leader, PO Box 5034, Sioux
Falls, SD 57117-5034
The deadline for applications is
April 15. A committee will select
the winner and the scholarship will
be awarded for the 2013-2014
school year.
For more information, contact
Maricarrol Kueter at mkueter@ar-
gusleader.com, or Randell Beck at
Journalism scholarship
honors S.D.’s David Kranz
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by Vivian Hansen • vivivi224@yahoo.com
or betty@pioneer-review.com
Elderly Meals
Thursday, Feb. 28: Swedish
Meatballs, Au Gratin Potatoes,
Key West Veggies, Roll, Rosy
Friday, Mar. 1: Dilled
Salmon, Baby Bakers, Garden Veg-
gies, Roll, Fruit.
Monday, Mar. 4: Djon Ham,
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy,
Caribbean Veggies, Garlic Cheddar
Biscuit, Apricot Halves.
Tuesday, Mar. 5: Chili Day –
Beef or Chicken Chili, Pigs in a
Blanket, Peach Polka Dot Gelatin.
Wednesday, Mar. 6: Fried
Chicken, Mashed Potatoes and
Gravy, Creamed Corn, Roll, Fruit.
Saturday, February 16, the
Rapid City Journal carried the
obituary of former Somerset Court
resident, Fred (Bud) Ross, who
died Friday. My sympathy to fam-
ily and friends. He was buried at
Black Hills National Cemetery. We
miss you Fred. He was known to
play a little pool. And when Lois
Bard was here he was very kind to
Saturday, February 16, the
Rapid Ctiy Journal also carried the
obituary of Hans E. Hanson,
Philip, who died February 15, at
the Philip Nursing Home. My sym-
pathy to family and friends.
February 16, at Somerset Court,
we had Saturday exercises, com-
plete with bonus Somerset bucks.
Jane Bunch and her sister, Dot
(Dorothy E. Busfield), joined the
exercise group.
Saturday, Susan gave us the ac-
tivity of clay sculpting. She brought
ready-made clay in many colors
and a few of us worked the clay for
an hour or so.
Meanwhile, there was a group
for rummi-cube and later a table of
quiddler was played until supper
Friday, February 15, in the
Rapid City Journal, Cathie
Draine’s column mentions sprout-
ing mung beans constantly as they
are delicious and easy to do. I
would like to know how to sprout
mung beans. I think I did know
long ago. And I’m beginning to re-
member that they were worth the
bother. Maybe you better Google
them and try to see how to get
My son, Wayne, took me to
Philip Sunday, February 17, to see
my house there. It is good to see my
treasures and to bring back a few
things. I found a few of my journals
from years back, a family tree of
the Virgil Hansen family that my
son, Leslie, had painted on a roll-
up window shade. My son, M.R.,
went along and we met my son,
David, in Wall. David had flown to
Wall to pick up a very small and
cute dog to deliver to some people
at the Houck ranch. Wayne, M.R.,
David, and I all went out to lunch.
We had a great roast beef dinner
and a tasty salsd bar. Wayne
treated us all. Thanks for the din-
ner and trip to Philip. Nice to see
you, dear kids.
Rapid City Journal photographer
and correspondent Dick Kettlewell
had a good column in the Sunday,
February 17, 2013, Journal. It had
photos and a story about the great
scenery in Toadstool Park in the
northwestern corner of the Ne-
braska Panhandle. He loves the
feeling of solitude there. I am glad
such wonderful country is so near.
Happy birthday, great-grandson,
Tiger, on February 18. Tiger
turned five years old.
Monday turned off colder. Things
were strange here at Somerset
Court, because our dining tables
are set up in the activity garden, in
the front lobby, and in the second
floor hospitality area. The service
was great, but there is a great deal
of stair climbing for the workers.
I feel sick with no appetite, chills
and no pep. M.R. came for scrabble,
but thought he better go away.
Hope he did not catch my bug. My
low feelings are partly from being
tired due to an unusual amount of
I visited at Maxine Kilmer’s this
morning before I thought I was
sick, and asked her about a music
question, like do we hold this or hit
it twice.
My daughter, Carol, emailed
that she and Al had been to Pueblo
to the stage performance of Al’s
daughter, Jill, in the play “Titanic.”
Jill and her family all were in the
play and acted with their usual pol-
ished, professional manner.
The second half of the movie,
“Gone With The Wind,” was shown
to day at Somerset Court. A bigger
crowd than usual were enter-
tained. The next movie on the Som-
erset Court schedule is “The Color
I am planning to request the
movie, “Fargo,” at Somerset Court.
M.R. Hansen donated another
copy of his book, “Mongolia, Where
Everything is Free Range,” to the
Somerset Court reading shelves.
Thank you to our volunteer, Amy
Voles, who checks our word search
puzzles and puts out new ones each
week. We also receive liberal Som-
erset bucks for working the puz-
I have enjoyed the new printer in
the Somerset Court computer lab.
We have quite enjoyed having
our dining tables in the activity
garden and in the second floor hos-
pitality area. This was due to hav-
ing a new carpet installed in the
Somerset Court dining room. As
Agnes Tastad pointed out, “We can
get acquainted with others besides
our usual tablemates.” (We had
random seating instead of our
usual labeled places.)
Vi Walker, Somerset Court resi-
dent went out Tuesday afternoon
with her grandson, Josh Walker.
He lives by Storybook Island here
in Rapid City.
I must report tht Anne Brink
said the Somerset Court kitchen
had some wonderful aspargus/
cheese soup Tuesday.
Tuesday bingo winners at Som-
erset Court were Mildred K., twice,
Irene Arbach, Charlie, twice, Floy,
Anne, and Mary Lou. For snack
and chat, the treat was green mint
ice cream with tiny chocolate bits.
Thanks to Wayne Hansen for
your Tuesday visit.
After supper, the Boys Club boys
came with Phil Martin to Somerset
Court for bingo. Those boys who at-
tended were Bryce Franks, Alex
Waters, Andy Del Real, Jeremiah
Shields, Jacob Leroy, Jeremy Cur-
tis, Noah Grueschew, and Brett
Walker. Brett served as bingo
number caller. Jeremy Curtis
helped at our table. We had a good
time and the Boys Club brought
bags of miniature chocolate bars
for prizes. Thank you for the treats
and for coming to play bingo with
us. Sandy served cookies after we
had finished.
Somerset Court resident, Ida
Lutz, has a “visiting angel.” She is
Monica Gavotti, who is originally
from Milano, Italy. Her son is a
student in mechanical engineering
at South Dakota School of Mines.
His name is Dakota Unberto
February 20, we had singing by
Women Who Care. Thanks, ladies.
And thanks also for the neck pil-
lows that you gave us.
Wednesday, February 20, we had
music by Doris Marie, her piano
and voice were reported as excel-
My pink and white amaryllis
that bloomed for Christmas has re-
bloomed (four big blooms on a 22-
inch stem).
My niece, Wanda, and her hus-
band, Ed, wrote and sent a page of
Louisiana stamps. Thank you. I
have a hundred “Wall Drug Coffee
Still 5¢” cards to mail. Thanks,
Thursday, February 21, a group
of Somerset Court residents went
on the Somerset Court bus to the
Open Bible Church out in the val-
ley. They had lunch and entertain-
ment. Thursday was bingo with
winners Marg S., Mary Lou, Irene
McKnight, Bert twice, Marilyn
Butts, Floy and Ida Lutz. For the
new residents reception after bingo
we had ice cream sundaes with
chocolate and/or strawberry syrup.
New residents there were Dot
(Dorothy) Busfield, Ida Lutz, and
Bert (Albert) Schneider. New resi-
dent not in attendance was Eve-
lynn McHenry. We hope that you
all like it here at Somerset Court.
Just ask anybody for directions or
questions about the schedule.
Sunday, February 24, we will
have the Coull Band at Somerset
Court at 3:00 p.m. We had them
here before and enjoyed them.
They have some vocal and some
guitar and banjo.
My son, Hans P. Hansen, Col-
orado Springs, painted a portrait of
Abraham Lincoln in honor of Pres-
ident’s Day. I thought that it
turned out very well. He painted
my portrait too, and it showed a lot
of tender care. Thank you, Hans. I
phoned and thanked Hans and he
said that at their Spruce House
they bring newspaper items to
meals and share the news. That is
a good idea.
Thursday, February 21, Addie
Rorvig had a visit from her niece,
Shirley Ruhoff, and her husband,
George, Hot Springs.
Somerset Court resident, Joane
Manlove, is planning to read
Nicholas Spark’s book, “The
Choice.” She said it is not a mys-
My daughter, Carol, Colorado
Springs, reported a substantial
snowstorm there February 21,
2013. She had to drive home in it
and whe was thankful she was fa-
miliar with the road.
Come & Go Bridal Shower
fo Kage Fomanek
Sunday, March 3rd
4:00 p.m.
Ramada Inn
LaCrosse St., Rapid City
Registered at Target
Change of Date!
The Philip Invitational
Matched Bronc Ride &
Philip Festival Days
have changed weekends
and will be held
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
June 14, 15 & 16
Gem Theatre
859-2000 • Philip
March 1-2-3-4:
Warm Bodies
Fri: 8:00 p.m. Sat: 8:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:30 p.m. Mon: 7:00 p.m.
March 8-9-10-11:
Identity Thief (R)
February is typically the time of
year I start dreaming about plant-
ing vegetables and flowers. I think
it’s what helps get me through the
tail-end of winter.
Plants have to be pretty hardy
to survive my attentions. My
Grandma Ollila’s green thumb
was not passed on to me. I can still
picture her beautiful flower beds.
I have learned a few things over
the years, one is with our hot sum-
mers mulch is a must. I generally
use grass clippings, but I was
reading the other day where news-
papers are good, too. If you are
worried about the inks, which are
soybased now, you can use end
rolls which we have in stock at our
newspaper offices. The end rolls
have no ink on them. Wetting the
paper first then putting a layer of
dirt on top seems to be the pre-
ferred method. With the wind we
have, it will definitely need to be
covered with dirt, or a thick layer
of grass clippings.
I haven’t had the chance to try
this, but think it is worthwhile to
pass along – but it will take some
work to complete. If the area you
want to dedicate to a flower bed
has clay, or otherwise bad soil dig
the area out to about a three foot
depth. Line the bottom and sides
of the trench with landscape fab-
ric. Put a layer of gravel/sand for
good drainage. Then fill the hole
with good soil. The landscape fab-
ric is suppose to discourage the
mixing of the two soils. Plant as
Have you ever heard of bale gar-
dening? I hadn’t until I was cruis-
ing around the Internet one day
and came across it at this site –
After arranging bales (on their
side) how and where you want
them, you sprinkle fertilizer on
them and water it in. Do this for
about 10 days. The site said the
goal is to have the bales decompos-
ing before planting. When the
bales are ready spread some pot-
ting soil and compost in a two to
three inch thick layer. Plant seeds
according to package instructions.
Plants can also be transplanted
into the bales.
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item off at our office or mail it to the
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We pass ideas along, but make no
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by Elizabeth “Sam” grosz
Community news Service
The controversial “Sentinel” bill
which would allow local school
boards to put armed guards inside
schools passed out of the Senate
State Affairs Committee last week.
About 60 people were on hand at
the meeting, despite snow – and
limited travel – in much of the state.
Time constraints, however, limited
the number of people testifying, as
well as the length of their com-
The vote to send HB1087 to the
Senate floor as amended was five to
four. This surprised many observers
who had expected the vote to swing
the other way.
The amendment removed an ad-
dition made by the House that al-
lowed school boards to discuss and
make a decision in executive session
to implement a sentinel program.
Sen. Mark Johnston, R-Sioux
Falls, noted that such action would
conflict with the existing open meet-
ing statutes.
Sen. Craig Tieszen, R-Rapid City,
agreed, noting that it must be a pub-
licly made decision, but after that
details could be handled in execu-
tive session as a personnel matter.
The lines were still drawn in the
testimony between those who sup-
ported the bill as necessary for
teacher and student safety, and
those who feared the presence of
guns would most certainly end in ac-
cidental shootings and unintended
deaths of those who were meant to
be protected.
Tieszen recounted instances from
the 1990s when he was a Rapid City
police commander in which an
armed student threatened fellow
students. Of 13 threats in Rapid
City following the Columbine school
shooting in 1999, Tieszen said, two
were credible and could have caused
harm if not stopped.
“So, if we think we are immune in
South Dakota,” Tieszen said, “think
Rep. Scott Craig, R-Rapid City,
refuted the assumption that this bill
was in response to the Sandy Hook
Elementary School shooting re-
cently. He said he had presented his
concept to the Legislative Research
Council in December and the shoot-
ings took place two weeks later.
That, he said, “confirmed the
rightness of this bill.” Since then, he
said, there have been four more in-
cidents seen nationally.
Compelling opposition came from
New Underwood Superintendent
Jeff Marlette, who is a retired
brigadier general who saw combat.
“Have we now reached a place
that our state has gotten so bad, so
unsafe,” Marlette asked, where
teachers need to carry guns? He out-
lined the dangers of peripheral dam-
age that even trained law
enforcement can inflict when trying
to bring down a gunman.
Rob Monson, State Association of
School Administrators, presented
an amendment that would have
changed the bill’s intent to an in-
terim study topic.
Tieszen later called the so-called
“hog house” of the bill an “ambush,”
noting he had seen the amendment
for “exactly 32 minutes” during the
meeting. He called the attempt “in-
tensely disrespectful.”
That amendment was defeated.
Sen. Larry Lucas, D-Mission, said
the sentinel bill was an important
issue, in fact, “this is the issue of the
2013 session.” He added, “what we
have in place is working,” noting
that boards could already hire
Chairman Larry Rhoden, R-
Union Center, said the bill’s intent
has been blown out of proportion.
He said it would allow the state’s
152 school districts to decide
whether to participate in a sentinel
Rhoden called the program “one
small step in the right direction.”
The bill now travels to the Senate
floor for final legislative considera-
Sentinel bill narrowly sent to Senate floor; questions
Church & Community Thursday, February 28, 2013 • The Pioneer Review • Page 5
Philip – 859-2664 – sacred@gwtc.net
Fr. Kevin Achbach
Saturdays: Confession from 3 to 4 p.m.
Saturday Mass: 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. (August)
Tues-Wed-Fri. Mass: 8:30 a.m.
Thurs. Mass: 10:30 a.m. at Philip Nursing Home
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Midland – 859-2664 or 843-2544
Fr. Kevin Achbach
Saturday Mass: 7:00 p.m. (Feb., April, June, Aug.,
Oct., Dec.)
Sun day Mass: 11:00 a.m. (Jan., Mar., May, July,
Sept., Nov.)
Confession: Before Mass
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Milesville – 859-2664
Fr. Kevin Achbach
Sunday Mass: 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Mass: 7:30 a.m. (August)
Saturday Mass: 7:30 p.m.
Confession: Before Mass
Monday Release Time: 2:15 p.m.
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Pastor Frezil Westerlund
859-2336 • Philip
E-MAIL: prfrezil@gmail.com
1st Sunday: Coffee & Rolls after worship
First Lutheran Ladies Bible study.
There are two Bible study groups: each meeting
monthly. One meets on the second Tuesday at
12:00 p.m. at First Lutheran Church and the other
meets on the second Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at
the Senechal Apts. lobby.
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Pastor Frezil Westerlund
Midland – 843-2538
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10:30 a.m.
Ruth Circle: 3rd Tues. at 2 p.m.
Nowlin Circle: Last Wed. at 9 a.m.
Rebecca Circle: Last Wed. at 7 p.m. (Nov. thru
Feb.); 6:30 p.m. (Mar. - Oct.)
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Moenville – 843-2538
Pastor Frezil Westerlund
1:30 p.m. (CT)
ALCW: 3rd Thursday, 1:30 p.m.
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Long Valley
Pastor Frezil Westerlund
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Services at 10:00 a.m.
followed by potluck dinner
Pastor Art Weitschat
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Pastor Ray Greenseth
Sunday Worship Services:
1:00 p.m.
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843-2143 •
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service: 10:30
Bible Study: Wed. at 7:30
Women’s Ministries: 2nd
Thurs., 1:30
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Sunday Worship: 10:00
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Sunday School: 11:00 a.m.
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Pastor Gary Wahl – Philip – 859-2841
Sunday School – 9:15 a.m.
Sunday Services – 10:30 a.m.
Last Sunday of the month –
potluck dinner following church services
Last Monday of the month –
Evang. Ladies Service/Bible Study - 7:00 p.m.
Wed. Night Prayer & Bible Study: 7 p.m.
Everyone Welcome!!
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Pastor Gary Wahl – Philip
859-2841 • garyaw@aol.com
Worship Service: 9:00 a.m.
Children's Church: 8:30 a.m.
Ladies’ Aid - 2nd Thurs. at 7:00 p.m.
Bible Study & Prayer, Mondays at 7 p.m.
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Pastor Kathy Chesney • 859-2310
Home: 859-2192 • E-mail: chez@gwtc.net
Sunday Worship: 9:00 a.m.
1st Wednesday Every Month:
Contemporary Worship, 7:00 p.m.
UCW meets 2nd Friday at 9:30 a.m.
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Pastor Kathy Chesney • 859-2310
E-mail: chez@gwtc.net
Sunday Worship: 11:00 a.m.
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John August Peters, 72, for-
merly of the Midland and Murdo
area, passed away peacefully on
Thursday, February 21, 2013, at
the Custer Regional Senior Care,
only after playing (and winning)
one last game of cribbage with his
“favorite” niece, Lynette.
He was born on January 14,
1941, to Walter and Helen
(Buchanan) Peters in Murdo, S.D.
He attended grade school in Mid-
land and attended high school in
John served in the United States
Navy and Army from 1958 to 1960
where he received an honorable
He was a man of many talents
and worked at many different jobs
throughout his life. He never met
a stranger and will be remembered
by his quick and witty sense of
Survivors include his sister,
Karen (Peters) Finck of Rapid
City; s brother, Loren (Louise) Pe-
ters of San Antonio, Texas; s
nephew, Steve Finck; and nieces,
Lynette (Finck) Bianchi, Lenore
(Peters) Wyrick and Tracy (Peters)
Nettles, as well as his special aunt,
Alice Jeitz.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, an infant brother, and a
very special brother-in-law, Harold
Graveside services and burial
were held Wednesday, February
27, at the Midland Cemetery.
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The weeks go fast and the news
is due once again. This last week
has been fair weatherwise and
Marvin and Vicki have three calves
on the ground. One was up for
water with the momma cow and
was a good strong calf, so if all goes
the same, maybe the drought did
not cause a problem with the
calves. Marvin has feed cake min-
eral along with the hay, so the cows
are in good shape. As always,
everyone keeps those aged cows,
especially if they are good produc-
ers and raise a great calf, so they
may take a little more help than
the younger cows do when they
Marvin was having some prob-
lems with his haying processor. He
took it to Kennedy’s and they put
on some new parts and it worked
good the next morning, so far any-
way. On his new machine he likes
some of the new improvements but
liked some of the things on the
older one better. Sometimes by
making things for modern it can
cause a problem as the hay doesn’t
change that much.
That is the same way with new
cars, so many buttons to push if
you push the wrong one you can be
in deep trouble. You could park
where there is no place to park.
Well, I still have my 2004 Chevy
pickup that I have drove for the
past seven years. It only has 70,000
miles on it and I don’t have to look
to find the buttons that I want, I
know them all by heart. At my age,
I probably will not need another ve-
hicle, so don’t need to worry about
all those buttons.
Saturday, February 23, Danny
Oldenberg stopped in at my house
for a visit and a cup of coffee. I even
scrounged up a few cookies. It sure
was nice to visit with him as I usu-
ally just see him in town and he is
busy getting errands done and I am
doing mine, so we don’t get to stop
and just visit. Later, Marvin
stopped in for coffee and also en-
joyed a visit with Danny. Those two
grew up together and would see
each other every week and some-
times more, and lots more in the
summer months as their dads
worked a lot with each other
through the years. Aren’t memo-
ries of those old days fun to remi-
nisce about when you get together?
Mike and Judy Melvin are here
visiting at Jim and Norma Olden-
berg’s. They came to be here for
Norma’s 70th surprise birthday
potluck dinner and party. They
plan to spend a few days here and
will also go to Rapid City to visit
Monday, February 25, Marvin
and Vicki took me to Rapid City as
I had doctor appointments.
The church ladies of the United
Church served the Cenex supper
on February 21. It was not a very
nice night due to the snow, wind
and cold. There was not as large a
crowd as usual, but more than I
thought would did get brave and
come out. When I came home, I
brushed about two inches of snow
off my pickup and there was about
that much on my front porch the
next morning. So it was another
good snow but we will still need
much more. I have cleaned my deck
and porch off a lot these last two
months, but the ground is very dry
and when the wind blows there is
dust blown off the prairie. Just
does not seem to do much good
What a surprise was pulled off
for Norma Oldenberg’s 70th birth-
day. I don’t know how they all kept
it so quite, but was she ever sur-
prised. In fact, she laughed, hugged
everyone, cried a little, she was so
overwhelmed by it all. Many people
came from the Faith area, Hill
City, Murdo, Sioux Falls, Rapid
City, Gillette, Wyo., and the sur-
rounding community attended to
wish her happy birthday. There
were lots of family members were
there and it was nice to see all of
Shorty Oldenberg’s kids and sev-
eral of their families. All of Jim and
Norma’s kids were there and most
of their grandkids. There was so
much food and such a variety of hot
dishes, salads and desserts. What
a great day for her to remember
and she will cherish the many
cards she received for many days
after. Another 10 years and you
can celebrate your 80th, Norma!
Kieth and Deb Smith went to
state wrestling at Aberdeen and
Scott and Becky Brech and Ray
Smith went with them. Debbie said
that Philip came out second at the
tournament. Way to go Scotties.
I stopped in at Al and Lenore
Brucklachers to pick up some
things Lenore had for me. Al was
busy cleaning snow off of his drive-
way and road with his John Deere
tractor and blade. Lenore said they
were doing fine and all was well
with them.
Today, Sunday, at the Oldenberg
birthday party, I was so pleased to
see Melisa (Mahaffy) Schofield. She
was one of the young people I had
in my camp at seed camping with
the One Way group. She expressed
how much she had learned at camp
and how strong her religion is
today from that experience. She
said her kids went to one up near
Maurine, but it fell very short of
being as good as the one she went
to on the King ranch. Mahaffys and
Oldenbergs were very close friends
from when Oldenbergs lived up
near Faith and their kids had at-
tended school together. Seems
everywhere I go I run into one of
those kids who were in seed camp-
I had some articles on some well-
known hills in this area and how
people would tell people where they
were stalled at or near a certain
hill. They were landmarks. Now
you would not be able to do that as
there are not that many left who
remember those hill. Now we all
have new addresses and new roads
and all are marked with little
green signs with white letters. I am
still trying to get all the names
down so I can find the place that I
want to go.
Then I will meet an old time res-
ident and they will say well it’s at
the bottom of that certain hill or
near the old place that used to be-
long to a certain person. But those
people are getting fewer and fewer
as years go by and that new gadget
you get for your car now tells you
where to go. Well, let me tell you
they are not always right. They will
tell you to turn left when you
should go right sometimes.
I still do not think all those gadg-
ets will do you much good if they
quit working when you are way out
in no man’s land. You had better
watch where you are going so you
can backtrack if you have to or be
lucky and run into an oldtimer who
has lived there a long time and
plays by the old rules and directs
you on your way.
I arrived home too late to call
people and many were getting back
from attending wrestling and
weekend visiting. So will close with
this in mind.
Remove not the ancient land-
mark, which thy fathers have set. –
Proverbs 22:28
To keep up even a worthwhile
tradition means vitiating the idea
behind it which must necessarily be
in constant state of evolution: it is
mad to try to express new feeling in
mummified form – Alfred JARRY
Grindstone News
by Mary Eide • 859-2188
84 Years Ago
February 28, 1929
The Young Citizens League rep-
resentatives from seven counties
will meet in Philip in April for the
regional meet. Following a custom
established last year by State Sec-
retary of the Y.C.L. in having a
speaking and writing essay contest
on the “Destruction of the Barberry
Bush,” a similar move, on a larger
scale is being carried out this year.
An essay contest on “Agriculture
and Industry Must Prosper To-
gether” for the 7th and 8th grades
to be sponsored by Manufacturers
and Employers Association of
South Dakota was started, and so
to include all Y.C.L. members, a
Declamatory Contest to take place
at the same time. This last contest
consists of two divisions, one for
grades 1-2-3, and one for grades 4-
Philip Milling Company is sold to
St. Paul firm.
Grindstone News … Edwin
Seiler has been suffering with an
infected knee due to an injury from
a nail.
News has been received here of
the death of Aleck Shoemaker. He
was a victim of tuberculosis.
Editor Bill Wells, whose pithy
style has made his paper, the Web-
ster Journal, a leader in south
Dakota, believes public officials
everywhere are making govern-
ment too expensive, and says: “The
public official may strut his stuff
with nose in the air, but when all is
said and done he is simply your
hired hand, to do the things you
want him to do and to spend your
money carefully and get value re-
ceived for it. And if he be a loafer,
a boozer, a proud and independent
rascal, fire him. The governor and
the legislature and all the officials
of this state are only the people’s
hired hands, to do the people’s bid-
ding, so be not backward in telling
them that the thing you want done
is not more taxes, but less taxes.
Ask them to spend more time and
effort in saving and less time hunt-
ing up new ways of getting more
money to spend. We pay double for
nearly all we get in government,
and unless the people sit down on
this wastefulness, we will soon pay
thrice over for all that which we re-
ceive. Boss the politicians – don’t
let them boss you.
Local News … Dr. Ramsey re-
ports the birth of a son to Mr. and
Mrs. John Slovek of near Grind-
stone, February 25.
June Peterson, the eight year old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
Peterson of Nowlin passed away at
Rapid City, Friday morning. The
little girl was the victim of a very
severe case of quincy (tonsillitis)
which developed into an abscess in
her throat causing a ruptured ar-
Mr. and Mrs. Orville Keil of
Highmore were in Philip Monday
having accompanied the remains of
Mrs. Keil’s brother, Alex Shoe-
maker, here for buriel.
75 Years Ago
After drawing an extremely dif-
ficult tournament schedule, Coach
Deb Hall’s Scottie basketball squad
came through in magnificant style
to win the district championship
last Saturday evening.
The tournament was the most
successful ever held here with
record crowds attending from the
very first. The gross receipts for the
two days was more than nine hun-
dred dollars and each of the twelve
participating teams received a
bonus of $37.50. The crowd at the
final games Saturday night
reached 1,400, according to reports,
which is the largest ever witnessed
in the auditorium.
Philip Scotties will now play in
the regional tournament held in
Philip the end of this week.
The four-year-old daughter of
Orvil Wood of Cottonwood vicinity,
was brought to Dr. Richardson’s of-
fice in Philip Sunday to have a leg
fracture reduced. The break was
three inches above the ankle. The
child was injured while jumping off
a hay stack.
Mrs. John Currington was
painfully injured last Thursday
morning when she fell on an ice-
covered sidewalk near the Morri-
son home. She suffered a dislocated
right elbow and a Pott’s fracture of
the right ankle.
Fred Haberly, manager of the
Gem Theatre, has announced that
“Captains Courageous” will be
shown on Saturday and Sunday.
This film is rated by nearly all crit-
ics as one of the ten best of last
year and is notable for the charac-
terization by Spencer Tracy of a
Greek fisherman who “makes over”
Freddie Barthalomew. The film
was made from a Rudyard Kipling
Hilland News … Florence Berke
became suddenly ill in school one
day last week and had to be taken
A surprise party in honor of
George Manahan’s birthday an-
niversary was carried out Saturday
Blast from the Past
From the archives of the Pioneer Review
continued on page 7
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It’s a beautiful Monday morning
with the sun shining out of a clear
blue sky. Makes one think of
spring. But, with a bit of snow
on the ground and waking up to 10˚
temperatures. Mother Nature is
telling us, “not yet.” Having been
married to a farmer for almost 53
years, you learn that farming gets
in their blood. It is a big part of
their lives. As spring gets closer,
thoughts of farming are not far be-
hind. Many folks are busy calving,
so are staying pretty close to home.
Jerry and I lived in a trailer house
before moving into the house we
now live in. The trailer house was
moved to the farm and Jerry
stayed there during calving. No
longer having cattle, Jerry and I
have been busy sorting and clean-
ing at that trailer house. What a
job. But, a job that needed to be
done. It’s funny how easy it is to
put a job like that off, isn’t it?
What’s that saying? “Out of sight,
out of mind?” Randy Nemec and his
helper, Larry Lange, put the last of
the new windows in our house last
week. They got the steel siding on
a storage shed we have and this
morning they are putting on the
trim. Lyle Hunt built that storage
shed a number of years ago. Over
the years, we gave that shed a
paint job, but, the time came when
painting wasn’t going to do the job.
It needed new siding. So, it’s been
a time of cleaning, sorting, and fix-
ing, and it does feel good to have it
behind us, for the time being, that
is. There always seems to be things
to fix, sort, and clean. So, who
knows what our next project will
Basketball is coming to a close
for this season. Most district games
have been played, with regions
coming up, and then it’s off to state
tournaments. The girl’s district
championship basketball game be-
tween the Spearfish Spartans and
St. Thomas More Cavaliers was an
exciting game, with Spearfish win-
ning by two points. We have a
granddaughter, Miranda Meeker,
playing for the Spearfish Spartans.
They play against Red Cloud in the
regional tournament tomorrow. As
many folks know, Keith Hunt en-
joys basketball and has video taped
many basketball games over the
years. From Keith, we learned that
the Spearfish girls’ coach, Eric
Lappe, is the step-grandson of Don
Sandal, who as many of you know,
grew up in the Moenville area and
now lives in Pierre with his wife,
Shirley, who is Eric’s grandmother.
What’s that song, “It’s a Small
World After All?” It is that. Accord-
ing to Keith, Eric went to school
and played basketball at Harold.
Reports are he was a great basket-
ball player. This is Eric’s first year
as basketball coach for the
Spearfish Spartans. Good luck to-
morrow night, Spartans.
Roy Hunt, Keith Hunt, Barry
Hunt, and Christine (Hunt) Niedan
went to Pierre Sunday, to the home
of their sister, Peg and Roger John-
son. Roger and Peg’s family, Chad
Johnson, who goes to college at
Brookings, Leesa Johnson, Denver,
Colo., and Laurie Johnson, Holland
Toles and their son, Landon Toles,
Austin, Texas, were also there. All
attended church at Resurrection
Lutheran where little Landon was
being baptized. A number of Lau-
rie’s friends from her school days of
growing up in Pierre were also
there. Pastor Bly is pastor of that
church. Many folks may remember
Pastor Bly as he and his family
lived in Philip for a number of
years while he was pastor there.
Following the church service, there
was a dinner at the church giving
people a chance to visit while en-
joying a good meal.
Saturday, Clint and Prerry
Saucerman headed for Rapid City
where they enjoyed the classic car
show with their son, Tel and Ellie
(Nemec) Saucerman and family.
They spent the night at Tel and
Ellie’s and Sunday they all at-
tended church at Victory Chapel
where Tel is pastor. Everyone en-
joyed a potluck meal and fellowship
following the church service. After
an enjoyable weekend it was time
to head home. Clint and Prerry
stopped at the Philip Nursing
Home for a visit with Clint’s dad,
Gaylord Saucerman.
Prerry reported that Wednes-
day evening there were 55 people
at their taco meal at Trinity
Lutheran Church education room,
with Lenten services following.
Those tacos were delicious, just the
way I like them. Learning that
Deanna Finn made up the dough
for those tacos I told her they were
delicious. She said it’s all in how
much you knead dough. If you
knead it too much, according to
Deanna, it makes the dough tough.
But, then, Deanna is one of those
people who has that magical touch
when it comes to baked foods.
March 6 will be another good meal
before Lenten services, pancakes
and waffles with homemade syrup.
It is from 5:00 to 6:30, so mark your
calendars, you won’t be sorry.
Friday, Shorty and Mickey
Woitte were in for a big surprise as
their kids and families began com-
ing home to help Shorty and
Mickey celebrate their 65th wed-
ding anniversary. Their kids able
to make it home were Rex and
Linda Woitte and their daughter,
Amanda Woitte, and family, all of
Rapid City, Kandi Nelson and her
grandson, Brandan, Sioux Falls,
Robin and Josef Opitz, Harwood,
N.D., Joe and Bobbi Woitte, Mid-
land, Kristin Woitte, Vancouver,
Wash., and Eric Woitte, Mason,
Alexis, and Chris, Tea. Everyone
enjoyed dinner together Sunday
before everyone had to head back
home. Shorty reports, “It was a full
house, but lots of fun.”
Don and Sally Ehlers returned
home Friday after spending several
days in Las Vegas, Nev., enjoying a
large polka fest and a week in
Gilbert, Ariz., where they visited
Don's brother and family. They
also spent time with Sally’s
brother, Ernie and Laurel Nemec,
at their motorhome, did a lot of
sightseeing and enjoying the warm
Clark and Carmen Alleman,
Duane and Lola Roseth, and Julian
and Coreen Roseth were supper
guests at the home of their sister,
Sophie and Pat Foley, Saturday
evening. Sophie reports Pat was
the chef.
Last Thursday, Gene and Au-
drey Jones went to Kadoka to
watch the Kadoka Kougar ladies
play a good game against Lyman in
the district championship game.
Their granddaughter, Destiny
Dale, plays for Kadoka. Friday,
Gene and Audrey drove to Mitchell
to watch the Scotland Lady High-
landers play in their district cham-
pionship against Hansen at the
Corn Palace. Their granddaugh-
ters, Samantha and Jaycie
Geiman, play for Scotland. Both
were very good games, but the fa-
vored teams came out on the bot-
tom in both games. Gene and
Audrey enjoyed a nice visit with
Lisa and Matt Foley in Mitchell.
Sam and Jaycie spent the night
with their grandparents in
Mitchell following the game. Gene
and Audrey took them home Satur-
day morning before returning to
Wednesday, Wes and Carrie
Mentele, Cole, Logan, and Ava,
Howard, stopped in at the home of
her parents, Morrie and Barb
Jones. After visiting a bit, Wes and
Carrie headed for the Black Hills
leaving the kids with grandpa and
grandma. Wes and Carrie have a
cabin in the Black Hills, so friends
met them there. Everyone enjoyed
snowmobiling, skiing, and spend-
ing time at the cabin. It was a get-
away vacation.
Tuesday, February 28, Morrie
and Barb Jones headed for the
boys’ basketball game at Mitchell
between Mitchell Christian and
Wessington Springs. Their son, Pat
Jones, coaches the junior varsity
and varsity and he and his wife,
Sandy, have a son that plays on the
varsity team.
Saturday, Judy and Julie Daly
and Barb Jones and Jody Block
went to Rapid City to the Broad-
way show, “Hooray For Holly-
wood,” reporting a was an excellent
Pat Snook, Midland, and Marcia
Jackson, Hot Springs, normally go
to those Broadway shows, but the
two of them were in Mesa, Ariz.
They are spending the months of
February and March in Arizona
and report they are having a great
Sunday, February 17, Wyatt
Trapp, who is a freshman at T.F.
Riggs High in Pierre, was the guest
of Hailey Ketteler for the king of
hearts dance in Pierre. It is a dance
where the girls invite the boys.
February 15, six-year-old Bax-
ter Schrempp, Dupree, spent the
long weekend with his grandpar-
ents, Jerry and Joy Jones. Baxter
is the son of Jody (Jones) and Bob
Schrempp. Zak Sinkey, son of Russ
and Cindy (Jones) Sinkey, came to
the home of his grandparents,
Jerry and Joy Jones, February 16
spending a few days. Russ and
Cindy headed for Fargo, N.D.
where Cindy was to take a test to
advance her work with dialysis.
The good news was, she passed the
test, but due to blizzard conditions,
she and Russ had to spend an extra
day in Fargo.
Friday, February 22, Jerry
Jones and son Cody Jones went to
Rapid City where Jerry had an ap-
pointment with a dermatologist.
Monday, February 25, Debbie
Trapp started her new job as exec-
utive director of the South Dakota
Brand Board. Debbie has worked
in Pierre for a number of years. She
and her husband, Mike Trapp’s,
kids go to school in Pierre.
I’m not finding some folks at
home and some I got hold of said
they had no news. Their news was
staying at home because of calving.
As, Jerry and I headed for Belle
Fourche Saturday morning, it was
a beautiful drive as there must
have been some fog earlier in the
morning, leaving the trees and
grasses covered in frost. With the
sun shining on the land, those
frosted trees and grasses sparkled.
It was beautiful. We had dinner
with our son, Jim and Carmen
Nemec and Dale. It was odd to see
their home with so few people.
Over the years it was filled with
their own kids and many of their
friends. Of their five kids, one is in
Denver, one in the Navy, and two
are going to School of Mines, so
Dale is the lone one at home, and is
a freshman at Belle Fourche. In the
afternoon, we headed for Spearfish
visiting our daughter, April and
Steve Meeker. Miranda was at bas-
ketball practice. The weather was
beautiful, didn’t even need a coat.
After an enjoyable day, we headed
for home, stopping in Rapid City
for a quick bite, before heading on
home. We met some people who
have relatives in this area, Ray and
Gail Berry, Norris. They had been
to Rapid City visiting family and
had stopped for a quick bite before
heading home. I believe I have it
correct, he said Tom Berry was his
great-grandfather and Faye
(Berry) Jones was his aunt, so they
would have cousins in this area.
Ray and Gail were missionaries in
South Africa for a time, and he did
maintenance and she worked in
the kitchen at Sunshine Bible
Academy, at one time. Always in-
teresting the folks you meet up
with. My brother, Phil Meyers,
Pierre, called last night. He said he
had been in Rapid City Saturday
and was going to stop at our place
on the way home. Finding no lights
on at our house, he stopped and
visited with Roy and Carol Hunt
for a while before heading home.
As I close out my column for this
week, I would like to share a few
sayings from an Amish magazine
we get through the mail. “I Be-
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The state’s “working poor” who
do not qualify for Medicaid cover-
age for low income families and in-
dividuals were the center of
attention at a joint hearing at the
state Capitol recently.
South Dakota has the opportu-
nity to provide that coverage, but
the governor has indicated the
state should go slowly in adopting
the expanded program, citing the
nation’s fiscal problems.
The health and human services
committees of both the House and
Senate heard testimony February
20, with Senate Chair Jean Hun-
hoff, R-Yankton, noting there
would be no bill to vote on after-
ward. The expansion of Medicaid in
the state, if there is one, apparently
would be handled through the gen-
eral appropriations bill, expected in
the last few days of the session’s
main run.
Twenty-one people testified in
favor of the expansion, while only
two testified against ... but both
sides offered compelling arguments
during the two-hour hearing.
John Mengenhausen, Horizon
Health Center, with facilities in
Howard, Elk Point, Isabel, Ft.
Pierre and Faith, and 27 medical
clinics, spoke in favor of the expan-
sion. The Medicaid expansion, he
said, is the best and least expensive
way to help the currently unin-
sured, and allow providers to add
staff that is needed. This would en-
hance economic development,
which he called a “gradual puzzle
that works together.”
Many of those testifying noted
that those most helped by the ex-
pansion of Medicaid benefits would
be the people who are working
hard, many times at two or more
jobs, but who fall just above the
guidelines to receive Medicaid ben-
The Reverand Karl Kroeger,
Pierre, said while people are en-
couraged to pull themselves up by
their bootstraps, “some people just
don’t have boots ... others may have
boots, but not bootstraps.” And,
Kroeger noted, this is about “help-
ing those people who slip through
the cracks.”
Gale Walker, chief executive of-
ficer Avera Health of Parkston,
with clinics in Parkston, Tripp and
Lake Andes, said $250,000 in med-
ical care was written off by his fa-
cilities last year, as a result of
treating those who can’t afford to
pay. Expansion of Medicaid bene-
fits, he said, would take care of the
expenses in a better fashion than is
being done currently.
Finance Director Erica Peterson,
Sanford Chamberlain, testified
there is high Medicaid utilization
among the working poor in her
area. She noted there are 65 self-
pay patients each month in their
emergency room. Of that amount,
said Peterson, 95 percent would
qualify for assistance under the
Medicaid expansion. She also
urged lawmakers who are con-
cerned about the future federal
backing of the expansion, not to “let
this overshadow the ... positive ef-
fect” it would have now.
More and more, noted Jim Hard-
wick, Hughes County commis-
sioner, “private insurance becomes
a luxury.” As a commissioner,
Hardwick noted the increase in
poor relief cases brought to the
county for payment. He said the ex-
pansion would be “an investment”
in the state’s people and its econ-
Opponent Florence Thompson,
Caputa, urged lawmakers to “look
at the big picture ... and be realis-
tic,” comparing the government
programs to socialism. Expanding
Medicaid benefits, she said, is in-
tended to further involve states fi-
nancially. Thompson asked that
lawmakers “resist any attempt to
expand an already bankrupt pro-
Stephanie Strong, Rapid City,
also spoke against the expansion,
noting that “Medicaid had its
chance, and already has failed.”
She urged that South Dakota be a
leader in rejecting the expansion,
noting the “free market will fix our
Sen. Phil Jensen, R-Rapid City,
quoted from the Bible that it was
“the church’s responsibility” to help
the poor. “The Catholic Church as
vast real estate holdings,” added
Jensen, asking, “Why can’t that be
sold off to help the poor?” He said
he would be resisting the expan-
sion, noting that to add more
“would be insane.”
Rep. Steve Hickey, R-Sioux
Falls, who is a minister, said he be-
lieved the state would be paying for
the expense either way, recalling
earlier testimony about the high
cost of emergency room care. He
called it “a moral issue,” and said
while he was worried about the ex-
pansion, “we need to take care of as
many people as we can.”
Rep. Troy Heinert, D-Mission,
noted that both his wife and son
were uninsurable, and he could see
families in his area that this ex-
pansion will help. After June 1, he
noted, the Indian Health Services
will have no money to fix the prob-
lem. Calling it a “moral” issue,
Heinert said “I will need to approve
A decision is expected toward the
end of the legislative session, when
final budget figures are put to-
Extending Medicaid coverage to
state’s working poor a thorny topic
Thursday, February 28, 2013 • The Pioneer Review • Page 7
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This scholarship is now open for
students pursuing any post high
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vocational/technical school.
Applicants must graduate from
Philip High School, and strong
preference will still go to those pur-
suing engineering degrees and/or
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Due to the fewer number of
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pursuing higher education. The
total scholarship per student will
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and $400 for a one-year program.
The scholarship is named for
John Griffin Piroutek, son of Allen
and Kathryn (Kertzman) Piroutek.
He was born on April 29, 1944,
spent his youth in Milesville, and
graduated from Philip High School
in 1962. In 1967, he graduated
from South Dakota School of Mines
and Technology in Rapid City with
a bachelor of science degree in civil
engineering. After college, he vol-
untarily enlisted in the United
States Air Force, entering service
in October 1967.
After training, he became a pilot
of a C-141 transport plane, sta-
tioned at Travis Air Force Base in
California until the spring of 1970.
He completed Helicopter Transi-
tion Training, and then served dur-
ing the Vietnam War in Thailand
from 1970 until 1971, transporting
the wounded from the battlefields
by helicopter. Jack became a cap-
tain and earned awards including
the Distinguished Flying Cross, the
Air Medal with two oak leaf clus-
ters, and the Air Force Commenda-
tion Medal.
Jack’s last assignment was as
wing standardization and evalua-
tion officer for the 601st Tactical
Control Wing. At age 31, Jack was
killed, along with three other air-
men, in the crash of a CH-53C hel-
icopter during an unarmed routine
mission at Sembach Air Base in
West Germany on March 17, 1976.
Jack was married for a very
short time to an Irish gal, but they
never had any children.
After Jack’s death, his family
and friends set up the scholarship
trust and continue to contribute to
the fund. The first scholarship was
awarded to Dan Kiel of Cotton-
wood. Over the past 37 years, ben-
efits have been given to 46 different
students. Additional recipients will
be selected this May. Interested
students should see the guidance
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The Philip men who were work-
ing on their cabin at Ottumwa lake
last Sunday were priviledged to see
one of the new 10-passenger air lin-
ers of Wyoming Air Service land on
the emergency field at Otis
The ship carried three pilots and
a group of airline officials. The pur-
pose was to give each of the pilots
a chance to try the field and to
make other inspections.
The plane is one of those which
will start in regular service on the
Huron-Cheyenne air mail route.
50 Years Ago
Births … Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Sorsen, boy, 2-18-63, 7 lbs. 3-1/2
oz.; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Berry,
boy, Ray Lynn, 2-14-63, 8 lbs.; Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Sheely, girl, 7 lbs
1/4 oz.
Mary Lou McKay of Philip is a
member of the Sumphoni Concert
Band at Colorado State College in
Greeley. Mary Lou plays the trum-
Blake White, former resident of
this area underwent surgery Mon-
day morning for the amputation of
his leg between the knee and the
hip. It was understood that the
upper portion of the leg was cancer-
Ottumwa News … Little Debbie
Schofield fell and cut her head
above her eye Thursday evening.
She was taken to Kadoka to the
doctor where it was necessary to
take seven stitches to close the cut.
On Friday the Miller School and
their teacher were hosts to five
other schools in the Grindstone
community to practice the YCL
chorus songs and the physical fit-
tness routine which is being prac-
ticed throughout the schools in
Haakon County. Approxiamately
50 children were in attendance.
Schools represented were Lincoln,
Mrs. Berke; Schoning, Mrs. Poste;
Deadman, Mrs. Paulson, and Al-
falfa Valley, Mrs. Huber.
South Fork News … Congratula-
tions to Mr. and Mrs. Curt Valsvig
in California over their arrival of
twin boys Saturday, February 23.
The little lads weighed four pounds
and six ounces. Mrs. Valsvig used
to be Jean Watson, daughter of the
Les Watsons.
Betwixt Places … Little Jeanene
Kroetch had a big day on her birth-
day Friday. Her mother enter-
tained Jan Hewitt and three
children, Bonnie Morrison and her
three children and Dorothy Pear-
son and her two youngest to a
Blast from
the Past
(continued from page 5)
The Milesville area got a little
light snow Thursday – nothing like
what the folks in Nebraska,
Kansas and Missouri got. We have
mixed feelings about snow this
time of year. We need the moisture
for sure, but it would be more “con-
venient” if we got it closer to
spring. We'll be thankful whenever
it comes.
Dan and Gayla Piroutek have
been busy traveling to bull sales.
Last Wednesday they were at Pow-
ers Lake, N.D., which is only a few
miles from Canada and Montana.
It was -5˚ with 18 inches of snow on
the ground, which meant the
ditches were full, with drifts many
places. And, the wind was blowing.
No new snow, but it was like a
ground blizzard. They were glad to
head back south as it felt like they
were in Siberia. It was 15˚ when
they returned to Milesville Wed-
nesday evening and it felt like it
was a heat wave.
We are sorry to learn that on
Tuesday night Sonny Stangle fell
and broke his leg. He was taken to
Rapid City where he had surgery.
The plan is that he be transferred
to Philip on Monday the 25th.
Glen and Jackie Radway went
to the Count's Car Show in Rapid
City Saturday.
Friday, Trevor, Keagan and
Colby Fitch were in the Black Hills
for snowmobiling. Brayden Fitch,
Ridge Sandal, and Cade Kjerstad
by Janice Parsons
continued on page 11
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It came down to the wire, but the
Philip Area grapplers held on to
their second place standing which
they had posted after the first day
of action at the South Dakota State
B Wrestling Tournament in Ab-
erdeen, February 22-23.
As the final matches were taking
place Parkston was at 158 points,
Philip Area at 115, Wagner 111.5
and Canton 111. Philip Area had
completed their last match with
Canton having one more. Wagner
was done wrestling and would stay
at 111.5. Head Coach Matt Don-
nelly noted that 182 pound weight
class was the deciding factor. If the
Canton wrestler won by decision
Philip Area and Canton would tie
for second; if he won with a pin
which scores more points, Canton
would take second place. Philip
Area’s score held as the Canton
wrestler lost his bid for the cham-
pionship. Parkston finished the
tournament with 164 points.
Philip Area took nine wrestlers
to the tournament, eight of which
advanced to the second day of ac-
tion. Those eight all placed sixth or
higher. By comparison Parkston
brought 12 wrestlers to Aberdeen
and with 10 finishing seventh or
Donnelly said the team had an
idea what they had going in to the
tournament. “We figured we had a
chance,” he said. “I’m proud of the
kids.” Logan Ammons was
awarded the Most Pins Award for
his five pins during the tourna-
Gavin DeVries’ loss in double
overtime was a tough one, said
Team points were: Parkston
(164), Philip Area (115), Wagner
(111.5), Canton (111), Tri-Valley
(84), Bon Homme (83.5), Beresford
(74), Flandreau (73), Webster Area
(71.5), Winner (69), Howard (68),
Burke/Gregory (60), Groton Area
(47), Clark/Willow Lake and Kings-
bury County tied (43), Faulkton
Area (38), Garretson (38), Bennett
County (32), Harding County (31),
Custer and Hot Springs tied (28),
Stanley County (27.5), Elk
Point/Jefferson (27), Lemmon/
McIntosh (25), Aberdeen Roncalli
(23), McCook Central/ Montrose
(22), Scotland (18), Newell (16),
Britton-Hecla and Redfield/Doland
tied (14), Mobridge-Pollock and
Potter County tied (13),
Kimball/White Lake/ Platte-Ged-
des (12), Parker (9), Sully Buttes
(7), Ipswich/Leola (6), Mt. Vernon/
Plankinton/Corsica, Hill City, and
St. Thomas More tied (5), Deuel (4),
Miller/Highmore-Harrold (3.50),
Andes Central, Lyman and Sun-
shine Bible Academy tied (3).
Other schools represented by
wrestlers, but not scoring were
Sioux Valley, Tiospa Zina,
Warner/Northwestern, Alcester-
Hudson, Marion/Freeman, Crow
Creek, Wessington Springs/
Woonsocket/Wolsey - Wessington,
and Red Cloud.
106 lbs: Jed Brown 5th,
33-13 record
•Decisioned Logan Richie (WEB) 10-4
•Decisioned Nick Casperson (BER) 5-2
•Decisioned by Duncan Stoebner (BH) 3-7
•Decisioned by Richie (WEB) 2-6
•Decisioned Capserson (BER) 6-4
113 lbs: Rance Johnson, 6th,
26-12 record
•Pinned Zach Stoltenburg (DEU) 3:10
•Tech. fall by Alex Caba (BH) 5-20
•Decisioned Jacob Fitzgerald (GAR) 9-2
•Major dec. Brady Hill (SB) 19-7
•Decisioned by Bailey Neises (HOW) 8-12
•Decisioned by Jared Lyle (BER) 5-6
120 lbs: nick Donnelly, 6th,
34-12 record
•Decisioned by Austin Gilbertson (KC) 2-4
•Tech. fall over Zach Ayers (WIN) 3:40
•Decisioned Michael Weidenbach (MHH) 8-
•Decisioned Dawson Semmler (PKST) 5-0
•Decisioned by Oliver Aesoph (FAU) 4-6
•Decisioned by Nathan Jones (BRH) 1-3 OT
152 lbs: Lane Blasius, 2nd,
32-4 record
•Decisioned Brady Soulek (WAG) 8-1
•Pinned Nick Weis (EPJ) 4:41
•Decisioned Kent Hall (FAU) 9-0
•Decisioned by Zach Schuman (TV) 4-13
160 lbs: Chandlier Sudbeck, 2nd,
34-9 record
•Decisioned Ryan Yost (RED) 10-3
•Pinned Luke Warejcka (KWLPG) 5:49
•Decisioned Tyson Mitzel (AR) 12-11
•Decisioned by David Kocer (WAG) 0-3
170 lbs: Clint Stout, 6th,
35-11 record
•Pinned Cole Globke (M/F) 1:47
•Decisioned Blase Vanecek (BH) 13-8 OT
•Major dec. by Trevor Lensing (WAG) 6-15
•Decisioned by Kyle Scofield (FLA) 3-9
•Decisioned by Vanecek (BH) (4-7)
182 lbs: Chance Knutson, 4th,
29-12 record
•Tech. fall over Dakota Zephier (WAG) 17-2
•Decisioned Evan Larsen (KC) 4-1
•Pinned by Kase Jacobs (CAN) 3:50
•Decisioned Tuner Blasius (KWLPG) 3-1 OT
•Major dec. by Dalton McCullam (BC) 2-10
195 lbs: Logan Ammons, 3rd,
27-11 record
•Decisioned by Cameron Kostal (MVPC) 1-5
•Pinned Brett Christman (RED) 3:43
•Pinned Witt Dobesh (STM) 3:36
•Pinned Caleb VanWyhe (CAN) 1:59
•Pinned C J Geary (EP/J) 2:29
•Pinned Andrew Semmler (PKST) 1:34
220 lbs: gavin DeVries
21-19 record
•Decisioned Dowain Kerner (B/G) 8-5
•Pinned by Logan Tonak (CWL) 3:29
•Decisioned by Trenton Duncan (GRO) 3-4
double OT
Photos by Dayle Knutson
Grapplers State B runner-up champions
Logan Ammons, left, was presented with the Dale Westerberg Memorial Most
Falls award at the State B Wrestling Tournament. Ammons had five pins from the
six matches he wrestled. Photo by Dayle Knutson
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The Philip Scotties basketball
team traveled to Faith, Saturday,
February 16, to challenge the
The District 14B Scotties fell to
the District 16 Longhorns.
1 2 3 4
Philip 13 19 31 52
Faith 21 41 51 65
Field goals: Philip – 16/39 – 41% Faith –
17/34 – 50%
Free throws: Philip – 9/11 – 82% Faith –
13/18 – 72%
Three-point goals: Philip – 3/19 – 16%
Faith – 6/21 – 29%
Philip scorers: Gunner Hook – 11, Nel-
son Holman – 10, Thomas Doolittle and Tate
DeJong – 9, Tristen Rush – 5, Paul Guptill
and Quade Slovek – 3 each, Wyatt Schaack –
Faith scorers: Cody Train – 27, Jarius
Halligan and Reggie Rhoden – 13 each,
Marty Shaff – 5, Josh Afdahl – 3, Cody Burn-
stein and Drew Vance – 2 each,,
Rebounds: Philip – 29 Faith – 31 Lead-
ers: Hook – 8, DeJong – 5, Rush, Doolittle and
Guptill – 4 each, Holman, Blake Martinez,
Slovek and Schaack – 1 each
Assists: 8 Leaders: Martinez, Rush,
Doolittle and DeJong – 2 each
Steals: 4 Leaders: Holman – 2, Hook and
Guptill – 1 each
Turnovers: Philip – 11 Faith – 8
Blocks: 7 Leaders: Hook – 5, Rush and
Schaack – 1 each
Fouls: Philip – 8 Faith – 10 Fouled out:
Faith’s Rhoden
The junior varsity game also
slipped away from the Scotties. The
first quarter saw Philip trailing by
only one point, and that one-point
difference held true at the end of
the first half. The second half saw
a slight increase of Faith’s lead,
until the final buzzer and a loss for
the Scotties.
1 2 3 4
Philip 7 14 25 31
Faith 8 15 30 42
Field goals: Philip – 11/31 – 35% Faith –
14/37 – 38%
Free throws: Philip – 6/9 – 33% Faith –
8/9 – 89%
Three-point goals: Philip – 1/5 – 20%
Faith – 2/18 – 11%
Philip scorers: Schaack and Brody
Jones – 7, each, Guptill – 6, Jacob Kam-
merer – 5, Martinez – 4, Kruse Bierle – 2
Faith scorers: Chaney Keffeler – 12,
Gereth Bushong – 7, Halligan – 6, Afdahl –
8, Wyatt Simonson – 4, Glenn Palmer – 3, Rio
Hulm – 2
Rebounds: Philip – 27 Faith – 26 Lead-
ers: Schaack – 9, Guptill and Bierle – 5 each,
Kammerer – 3, Jones and Brucklacher – 2
each, Martinez – 1
Assists: Philip – 7 Faith – 11 Leaders:
Martinez – 3, Jones – 2, Guptill and Todd An-
tonsen – 1 each
Steals: 4 Leaders: Holman – 2, Hook and
Guptill – 1 each
Turnovers: Philip – 22 Faith – 12
Blocks: Philip – 1 Faith – 1 Leader: Mar-
tinez – 1
Fouls: Philip – 9 Faith – 1
The “C” game ended as the other
two did, with a loss for Philip.
1 2 3 4
Philip 4 8 17 23
Faith 13 20 22 33
Field goals: Philip – 10/24 – 42% Faith –
11/21 – 52%
Free throws: Philip – 3/10 – 30% Faith –
5/7 – 71%
Three-point goals: Philip – 0/3 – 0%
Faith – 2/12 – 17%
Philip scorers: Bierle – 9, Chase
Wright – 6, Kammerer – 3, Ryan Van Tas-
sel – 3, Antonsen – 2
Faith scorers: Tyen Palmer – 14, Wyatt
Scho – 6, G. Palmer and Joseph Ulrich – 5,
Jacob Ulrich – 2, John Gropp – 1
Rebounds: Philip – 10 Faith – 24 Lead-
ers: Bierle – 6, Wright – 2, Kammerer and
Antonsen – 1 each.
Assists: Philip – 7 Faith – 10 Leaders:
Kammerer – 4, Snook – 2, Antonsen – 1
Steals: Philip 13 Faith 14 Leaders: Kam-
merer – 6, Antonsen – 3, Stangle – 2, Wright
and Snook – 1 each
Fouls: Philip – 6 Faith – 10
Philip Scotties boys
lose to Faith Longhorns
The Philip Scotties boys’ basket-
ball team began the 2013 District
14B basketball tournament at New
Underwood, Monday, February 25,
by defeating the Rapid City Chris-
tian Comets.
Philip started out with a no-non-
sense determination. The Scotties’
extreme lead in the first quarter
forecast the rest of the game. After
cementing a healthy advantage,
Philip gave its bench some game
time. Philip’s depth of talented
players was proven, with the Scot-
ties coming home with an easy 64-
40 victory.
1 2 3 4
Philip 19 39 53 64
R.C. Christian 7 18 26 40
Field goals: Philip – 21/59 – 36% Rapid
City Christian completed 18
Free throws: Philip – 4/11 – 36% Rapid
City Christian – 1/3 – 33%
Three-point goals: Philip – 6/17 – 35%
Rapid City Christian sank 1
Philip scorers: Thomas Doolittle – 18,
Tristen Rush – 15, Gunner Hook – 8, Paul
Guptill – 6, Tate DeJong – 5, Nelson Hol-
man – 4, Brody Jones, Cassidy Schnabel,
Wyatt Schaack and Ben Stangle – 2 each.
Rapid City Christian scorers: Jadd
Evans – 10, Paul McLaughlin and Curtis
Stahlecker – 8 each, Eli Houchens, Kallen
Rittberger and Brennen Udager – 4 each,
Charlie Wilhelm – 2
Rebounds: Philip – 37 Leaders: Hook – 8,
DeJong and Guptill – 7 each, Rush – 5,
Doolittle and Schaack – 3 each, Blake Mar-
tinez – 2, Holman and Jones – 1 each
Assists: 8 Leaders: Holman – 4, Jones,
Doolittle, DeJong and Gavin Brucklacher – 1
Steals: 19 Leaders: Jones, Rush, DeJong
and Guptill – 3 each, Doolittle – 2, Holman,
Martinez, Brucklacher, Hook and Kruse
Bierle – 1 each
Turnovers: Philip – 25
Blocks: 10 Leaders: Hook – 4, Schaack –
2, Martinez, Rush, Bierle and Guptill – 1
Fouls: Philip – 14 Rapid City Christian –
19 Fouled out: Rapid City Christian’s
The Scotties will next play
Thursday, February 28, starting at
7:00 p.m. in New Underwood
against the New Underwood
Tigers. On the same evening, the
Wall Eagles, having defeated the
Edgemont Moguls 44-34, will go
against the Oelrichs Tigers in Oel-
richs. The winners of the two
matches will go head-to-head on
Friday, March 1, in the champi-
onship game for District 14B, in
Rapid City at the South Dakota
School of Mines and Technology,
starting at 7:00 p.m.
Philip Scotties win
first step at districts
Trew DeJong
about completing
Utilizes class time
wisely. Kind and
willing to help
other classmates.
Samantha Schofield
Is diligent about
being caught up
when absent.
Willing to assist
her classmates.
Utilizes class time
to complete her
Damian Bartels
Very conscien-
tious about doing
his best work.
Works very hard
in band/choir.
Works to be a
leader and has
good behavior.
Sage Bierle
Careful about work.
Utilizes time. Pre-
pares for absences.
Completes work on
time. Willing to
share thoughts/
ideas during discus-
Philip Junior High School
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To all who volunteered and helped make
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When you volunteer, you vote every day about
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Monday night Mixed
Handrahan Const .......................23-9
Shad’s Towing...............................NA
Dakota Bar................................20-12
Badland’s Auto..........................10-18
Carl Brown.3-10 split; 220 clean/551
Gail Reutter ..........................208/534
Jerry Mooney ........................217/550
Matt Reckling...............................213
Marlis Petersen.....................197/520
Trina Brown..........................181/503
Wendell Buxcel......2-7 & 4-5-7 splits
Tena Slovek ..........................5-7 split
Jason Petersen ....................4-9 splilt
Connie Schlim......................2-7 split
Bryan Buxcel ......................9-10 split
Tuesday Men’s Early
Philip Motor................................22-2
Peoples Market ...........................17-7
G&A Trenching.........................12-12
Kennedy Impl ...........................11-13
Bear Auto..................................11-13
Philip Health Service ...............10-14
George’s Welding ........................8-16
Kadoka Tree Service...................5-19
Ronnie Williams..8-9 split; 215, 211,
Bryan Buxcel.........................213/573
Randy Boyd...........................206/554
Ryan Seager.......................3-10 split;
.....................................208 clean/546
Cory Boyd.....................................533
Tyler Hauk............................202/531
Todd Radway ...............................531
Earl Park......................................523
Coddy Gartner ......................252/517
Steve Varner ................................511
Alvin Pearson...............................508
Bill Bainbridge.............................506
Ed Morrison........................3-10 split
Pat Berkimer...................6-7-10 split
Wendell Buxcel...................3-10 split
Jim Larson..........................3-10 split
Jason Sampson..................5-7-9 split
Wednesday Morning Coffee
(standing at the end of week 24)
Cutting Edge Salon ..................25-11
State Farm..........................22.5-13.5
Bowling Belles ....................15.5-20.5
Jolly Ranchers ....................11.5-24.5
Karen Foland ........190, 183, 153/526
Dody Weller...........181, 178, 150/509
Charlene Kjerstad.................169/449
Sandra O’Connor ..................182/425
Judy Papousek ...................3-10 split
Joy Neville............................7-2 split
Cindy Wilmarth............5-10 split x 2
Wednesday night Early
Dakota Bar..................................23-5
Morrison’s Haying ....................18-10
Hildebrand Concrete ................15-13
Wall Food Center......................14-14
Dorothy’s Catering ...................13-15
Just Tammy’s............................11-17
Chiefie’s Chicks ..........................9-19
First National Bank ...................9-19
Marlis Petersen...202, 227 clean/566
Brenda Grenz........................190/537
Amy Morrison .......................191/492
Kathy Arthur ........................190/513
Emily Kroetch .................3-5-10 split
Karen Iwan...........................5-7 split
Thursday Men’s
The Steakhouse ..........................23-5
O’Connell Const ..........................19-9
Coyle’s SuperValu.....................18-10
WEE BADD...............................13-15
Dakota Bar................................11-17
West River Pioneer Tanks .......11-17
A&M Laundry...........................10-18
McDonnell Farms .......................7-21
Doug Hauk ..................3-6-7-10 split;
.......................................211, 209/616
Ronnie Williams....................201/512
J.J. Walker ...........................2-7 split
Matt Schofield ............6-7-10, 5-10 &
.........................................5-6-10 split
Friday nite Mixed
Randy’s Spray Service................24-8
Lee & the Ladies.......................20-12
Cristi’s Crew.............................18-14
Roy’s Repair ..............................17-15
King Pins...................................14-18
The Ghost Team...........................0-0
Randy Boyd...........................198/553
Cory Boyd..............................195/487
Alvin Pearson ........3-10 & 3-7 splits;
Annette Hand........................169/425
Roy Miller .............................3-7 split
Angel Nemec...........5-10 & 5-7 splits
Dorothy Hansen ...................2-7 split
Philip’s AAU wrestling tourney
Philip area AAU wrestlers, back row, from left: Cody Donnelly, Keagan Fitch, Jory Rodgers, Kaylor Pinney and Hunter Peterson.
Fourth row: John Daly, Lane Williams, Jesse Hostutler, Reece Heltzel, Bosten Morehart, Richard Lamont, Victor Dennis and
Trey Elshere. Third row: Juan Pinela, Sawyer Smith, Laeton Anderson, Jayden Coller, Ethan Burnett, McCoy Peterson, Gage
Ravellette, Layton Terkildsen and Kash Slovek. Second row: Ryker Peterson, Cohen Reckling, Levi Williams, Kade Fitzgerald,
Lincoln Koehn, Colden Kramer and Parker Snyder. Front: Jensen Fitch, Talan Haynes, Evan Kroetch, Carson Fugate, Brit
Morrison, Tukker Boe, William Crowser, Pedro Dennis, Chevy Konst and Colby Fitch. Not pictured: Stratton Morehart, Lane
Kuchenbecker and Cannin Snyder. Photos by Del Bartels
Philip held it’s annual AAU
wrestling tournament on Monday,
February 18, President’s Day. The
participants count was 215, though
the rough estimate of audience
members was 500 to 600.
6 and under: Evan Kroetch – 1st, Carson
Fugate – 3rd, William Crowser and Chevy
Konst – 4th
7-8 year olds: Ryker Peterson and Lincoln
Koehn – 1st, Brit Morrison and Cohen Reck-
ling – 2nd, Tukker Boe and Talan Haynes –
3rd, Colden Kramer, Jensen Fitch and Kash
Slovek – 4th, Kade Fitzgerald – 5th
9-10 year olds: McCoy Peterson – 1st, Ethan
Burnett, Sawyer Smith and Layton Terkild-
sen – 2nd, Gage Ravellette and Levi
Williams – 3rd
11-12 year olds: Cody Donnelly, Jesse Hos-
tutler and Jayden Coller – 1st, Victor Dennis,
Laeton Anderson, Parker Snyder, Bosten
Morehart and Reece Heltzel – 2nd, Colby
Smith and Richard Lamont – 3rd, Juan
Pinela – 4th.
13-14 year olds: Hunter Peterson, Trey
Elshere and Kaylor Pinney – 1st, Pedro Den-
nis – 2nd, Keagan Fitch, John Daly and Lane
Williams – 4th
An AAU wrestling tournament
was held in Kadoka, Sunday, Feb-
ruary 17. Out of the 130 partici-
pants, local athletes earned their
share of placings in their age and
weight divisions.
6 and under: Crowser – 1st, Cannin Sny-
der – 3rd
7-8 year olds: J. Fitch and Koehn – 1st,
Reckling and R. Peterson – 2nd, Morrison,
Kramer and Haynes – 3rd
9-10 year olds: Burnett and M. Peterson –
11-12 year olds: Donnelly, Hostutler and
Heltzel – 1st, C. Fitch, P. Snyder, Morehart,
Pinela and Coller – 2nd, Anderson and Lam-
ont – 3rd, V. Dennis – 4th
13-14 year olds: K. Fitch and Pinney – 1st,
Hunter Peterson – 2nd, John Daly – 3rd
Philip area wrestlers were of the
433 young athletes who partici-
pated in an AAU wrestling tourna-
ment held at the Douglas High
School, Saturday, February 16.
7-8 year olds: Morrison – 1st
9-10 year olds: Williams – 3rd
11-12 year olds: Coller – 1st
Philip area wrestlers partici-
pated in the AAU wrestling tourna-
ment held in Sturgis, Saturday,
February 9. The tournament had
353 wrestlers.
6 and under: C. Snyder – 3rd
7-8 year olds: Morrison – 1st, Reckling and
R. Peterson – 2nd, Kramer and J. Fitch – at-
9-10 year olds: M. Peterson – 1st, Ravel-
lette – 4th, Smith – attended
11-12 year olds: C. Fitch, Lamont and
Heltzel – 1st, Hostutler and Coller – 2nd, An-
derson – 3rd, V. Dennis and P. Snyder – 4th
13-14 year olds: K. Fitch – 1st
The crowd – audience and participants – was a joyous, controlled chaos at the
annual Philip AAU Wrestling Tournament, Monday, February 18.
The Philip Lady Scotties ended
their 2012-2013 basketball season
with their second game in the Dis-
trict 14B girls’ tournament.
The Scotties had defeated the
Oelrichs Tigers, 80-66, February
18, during Philip’s first game of the
tournament. The same evening,
the New Underwood Tigers had
eliminated the Edgemont Moguls,
62-35. The next evening, New Un-
derwood was taken out of the run-
ning by the Rapid City Christian
Comets, 42-30. Philip also lost its
match against the Wall Lady Ea-
gles, 49-39.
The Scotties held their own dur-
ing the first quarter, which ended
in a tie score. The second quarter
saw Philip earn an optimistic lead
of three points. The beginning of
the second half was a trial for the
Lady Scotties, but one where their
stamina on defense and offense
still held true. The buzzer at the
end of the third quarter announced
a tied score, and it could be any-
body’s game. The final quarter was
too much for Philip. Though their
offense was still consistant with
earlier quarters, their defense al-
lowed the Eagles to launch ahead
into double-time for the quarter.
The often tied game ended with the
Lady Scotties down by 10.
1 2 3 4
Philip 10 20 30 39
Wall 10 17 30 49
Philip scorers: Madison Hand – 13,
Krista Wells – 8, Jordyn Dekker – 5, Sam
Johnson – 4, Holly Iwan and Bailey Radway–
3 each, Ashton Reedy – 2, Justina Cvach – 1
Wall scorers: Sadie O’Rourke – 14, Au-
tumns Schulz – 12, Carlee Johnston and
Josie Blasius – 8 each
Rebounds: Philip – 33 Wall – 36 Leaders:
Hand – 11, Knutson – 6, Radway – 5, Wells –
4, Iwan – 3, Cvach and Ellie Coyle – 1 each
Assists: 8 Leaders: Hand – 4, Wells and
Radway – 2 each
Steals: 19 Leaders: Hand –10, Wells – 4,
Iwan, Knutson and Cvach – 1 each
Blocks: 5 Leaders: Hand and Radway –
2 each, Wells – 1
Though Philip was not a con-
tender at the February 21 contest
for the district championship, the
Philip pep band was invited to play
during the event in Rapid City at
the School of Mines and Technol-
ogy. The game ended with Wall de-
feating Rapid City Christian 45-38.
Wall was scheduled to face the Dis-
trict 13B champions, the Lyman
Raiders, in the Region 7B girls’
basketball tournament, Tuesday,
February 26, in Kadoka. The re-
sults of which team would be a
Class B state qualifier were not
available at print time. The State
B girls’s basketball tournament
will be March 7-9 in Huron.
Philip Lady Scotties
done at 14B Districts
The Philip Scotties could not
help but play their best, but they
did put in 15 different players, 13
of whom earned statistics before
the final buzzer of a lopsided win
over the Kadoka Area Kougars.
The home court win was during
the Philip basketball team’s par-
ents’ night, Friday, February 22.
The Philip win was more than
just a likely possibility, when in the
first quarter the visitors could not
even get on the scoreboard until a
minute and 29 seconds remained.
The quarter ended with only one
field goal for the Kougars and more
than 10 times that for the Scotties.
Families got to see their athletes
play, but the second quarter was no
glory to watch as Philip’s defense
stymied Kadoka. With 4:30 re-
maining on the second quarter
clock, Philip finally allowed a sec-
ond basket by Kadoka. Some fouls
by the Scotties allowed the
Kougars some free throw points,
but nowhere near enough to even
be a threat. The misery for the op-
ponents was finally over with a
final score of Philip – 86, Kadoka –
1 2 3 4
Philip 21 45 65 86
Kadoka Area 2 8 17 23
Field goals: Philip – 32/77 – 42%
Kadoka made 6
Free throws: 10/19 – 53% Kadoka –
5/16 – 31%
Three-point goals: Philip – 4/16 –
25% Kadoka made 2
Philip scorers: Tristen Rush – 17,
Thomas Doolittle, Tate DeJong and Gun-
ner Hook – 10 each, Wyatt Schaack – 7,
Kruse Bierle and Cassidy Schnabel – 6
each, Nelson Holman, Brody Jones and
Paul Guptill – 4 each, Blake Martinez and
Sam Stangle – 3 each, Gavin Bruck-
lacher – 2
Kadoka scorers: True Buchholz – 9,
Brandon Porch – 6, Wyatt Enders – 3,
Chris Anderson and Aage Ceplecha – 2
each, Shane King – 1
Rebounds: 54 Leaders: Bierle – 14,
Guptill and Schaack – 7 each, Schnabel –
5, DeJong and Hook – 4 each, Holman
and Doolittle – 3 each, Jones and Bruck-
lacher – 2, Martinez , Rush and Stangle –
1 each
Assists: 3 Leaders: Holman, Martinez
and Guptill – 1 each
Steals: 29 Leaders: Doolittle and De-
Jong – 5 each, Holman – 4, Martinez and
Schaack – 3 each, Rush, Brucklacher and
Stangle – 2 each, Bierle, Schnabel and
Guptill – 1 each
Turnovers: 8
Blocks: 7 Leaders: Bierle – 6, Hook
and Guptill – 1 each
Fouls: Philip – 13 Kadoka – 15
The junior varsity game could
have been viewed as a precurser to
the varsity one. Philip had 14 play-
ers experience court time during
the more-than-triple win over the
Kougars junior varsity.
1 2 3 4
Philip 20 29 46 49
Kadoka Area 4 7 8 15
Field goals: Philip – 20/64 – 31%
Kadoka made 5
Free throws: 7/12 – 58% Kadoka –
3/9 – 30%
Three-point goals: Philip – 0/4 – 0%
Philip scorers: Bierle – 10, Guptill
and Schaack – 8 each, Brucklacher – 6,
Ben Stangle – 4, Jones – 3, Martinez, Jace
Giannonatti, Todd Antonsen and Keegan
Burnett – 2 each, Jacob Kammerer and
Garrett Snook – 1 each
Kadoka scorers: Jarrett VanderMay,
Desmond Bad Wound and Aaron Janis– 4
each, Yuki Hotsumi – 2, Herbie O’Daniel –
Rebounds: 41 Leaders: Schaack – 10,
Chase Wright and Ryan Van Tassel – 6
each, Antonsen and Kammerer – 4 each,
Guptill – 3, Martinez, B. Stangle, Gian-
nonatti – 2 each, Bierle and Burnett – 1
Assists: 6 Leaders: Martinez – 3, Jones,
Brucklacher and Van Tassel – 1 each
Steals: 25 Leaders: Martinez – 6,
Brucklacher and Giannonatti – 4 each,
Bierle and Guptill – 3 each, Jones,
Schaack, Snook and Burnett – 1 each
Turnovers: 15
Blocks: 4 Leaders: Bierle – 1, Marinez
and Schaack – 1 each
Fouls: Philip – 13 Kadoka – 17
Scotties demolish Kougars
Gavin Brucklacher keeping the pressure on for each rebound attempt.
Kruse Bierle going up for two.
Legal Notlces0eadllne: Frldays at Noon
1hursday, lebruary 28, 2013 · 1he Pioneer Review · Page 10
Notice to Creditors
Pro #13-
Notice is given that on the 13 of February,
2013, Robert Hansen, whose address is
PO Box 163, Howes, South Dakota
57748-0163, John "Jack¨ Hansen, whose
address is PO Box 91, Philip, South
Dakota 57567-0091, Paula Poss, whose
address is PO Box 7621, Riverside, CA
92513, and Charlene Reed, whose ad-
dress is 702 W. Prospect Ave., Pierre, SD
57501, were appointed as personal rep-
resentatives of the estate of Marie G.
Creditors of decedent must file their
claims within four months after the date
of the first publication of the notice or their
claims may be barred.
Claims may be filed with the personal rep-
resentatives or may be filed with the clerk
and a copy of the claim mailed to the per-
sonal representatives.
Dated this 13th day of February, 2013.
/s/Robet Hansen
Robert Hansen
PO Box 163
Howes, SD 57748-0163
/s/John (Jack) Hansen
John "Jack¨ Hansen
PO Box 91
Philip, SD 57567-0091
/s/Paula M. Poss
Paula Poss
PO Box 7621
Riverview, CA 92513
/s/Charlene Reed
Charlene Reed
702 W. Prospect Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
Janet Magelky
Haakon County Clerk of Courts
PO Box 70
Philip, SD 57567
(605) 859-2627
Gay Tollefson, Attorney
Tollefson Law Office
PO Box 848
Philip, SD 57567
[Published February 21, 28, March 7,
2013, at the total approximate cost of
Notice to Bidders
The Haakon County Board of Commis-
sioners will accept bids to purchase (2)
motor grader mounted roller/packers.
Width ÷ 90 inches, 6 Heavy Duty Ìnde-
pendent Walking Beams, individual 6,000
lb. Hubs and Square Spindle, ripper
mounted for Cat M2 Motor Grader, quick
attach mount, ruber tired.
For information contact Hwy. Supt. Kenny
Neville at 605-859-2472.
The bids shall be in a sealed envelope
marked "Roller/Packers¨ and sent to the
Haakon County Highway Department,
PO Box 156, Philip, SD 57567.
Bid Specifications may be obtained at the
County Highway Dept., or by calling 605-
Bids to be opened at 1:30 p.m. MST at
the County Commissioners' meeting on
Tuesday, the 5th of March.
Haakon County reserves the right to re-
ject any or all bids.
[Published February 21 & 28, 2013, at the
total approximate cost of $20.14]
A school land lease auction will be held in
the Haakon County Courthouse, in Philip,
SD, on March 28, 2013, at 1:15 PM (MT).
A list of tracts available for lease can be
obtained at the Haakon County Auditor's
Office, by visiting sdpubliclands.com, or
by contacting Mike Cornelison, Office of
School & Public Lands, 500 E. Capitol Av-
enue, Pierre, SD 57501-5070, or phone
(605) 773-4172. Disabled individuals
needing assistance should contact the
Office of School and Public Lands at least
48 hours in advance of the auction to
make any necessary arrangements.
[Published February 28, March 7, 14 &
21, 2013, at the total approximate cost of
Notice is hereby given that no Municipal
Election will be held on the 9th day of
April, 2013, in Midland, South Dakota.
The election for which public notice was
given has been cancelled because the
following individual has filed a certificate
of nomination in the office of the Finance
Officer for the position to be filled:
Rock Gillaspie, Trustee
Three (3) Year Term
Because the candidate is unopposed,
certificates of election will be issued in the
same manner as to successful candi-
dates after election.
Dated this 22nd day of February, 2013.
Michelle Meinzer
Finance Officer
Town of Midland
[Published February 28, 2013, at the total
approximate cost of $11.19]
SDCL 10-11-13
governing body, sitting as a Review
Board of Midland Municipality, Haakon
County, South Dakota, will meet at the
Town Hall in said taxing jurisdiction at
3:00 PM (three) on MONDAY, the 18th
day of March, 2013, (being the 3rd Mon-
day in March) for the purpose of review-
ing and correcting the assessment of said
taxing district for the year 2012.
All persons considering themselves ag-
grieved by said assessment are required
to notify the clerk of the local board no
later than Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Michelle Meinzer
Finance Officer
Town of Midland
[Published February 28 & March 7, 2013,
at the total approximate cost of $18.20]
SDCL 10-11-13
Notice is hereby given that the governing
body, sitting as a Review Board of the
City of Philip, Haakon County, South
Dakota, will meet in the Commissioner's
Room, located at 140 S. Howard Ave.,
Haakon Co. Courthouse 2nd Floor, in
said taxing jurisdiction on Monday, March
18, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. for the purpose of
reviewing and correcting the assessment
of said taxing jurisdiction for the year
All persons considering themselves ag-
grieved by said assessment are required
to submit "Written Objections to Real
Property Assessment¨, (Form PT 17).
These written objections must be filed
with the City Finance Officer, acting as
the clerk of the local board, no later than
March 14, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. Any inter-
ested persons are invited to attend this
Monna Van Lint,
Finance Officer
[Published on February 28 & March 7,
2013, at the total approximate cost of
Proceedings of
Haakon County
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
A meeting of the Haakon County Com-
missioners was held on Tuesday, Febru-
ary 5, 2013, at 1:01 PM. Those present at
the meeting were Chairman Stephen
Clements, Vice Chairman Tom Radway,
Members Nicholas Konst, Gary Snook
and Edward Briggs. A quorum was estab-
lished. Also attending were States Attor-
ney Gay Tollefson, Auditor Pat Freeman,
Deputy Auditor Carla Smith, Highway Su-
perintendent Kenneth Neville, Customer
Account Technician Alex Kulesza from
Butler Cat in Rapid City, SD, DOE Toni
Rhodes, CHN Heidi Burns, Extension
Secretary Sheryl Hansen, Emergency
Manager Lola Roseth and Pioneer Re-
view Representative Nancy Haigh.
The January 8, 2013, Regular Minutes
were read. Auditor Freeman noted in
Resolution 2013-03, "for permanent full-
time deputy, starting hourly wage has
been set at $8.99 per hour for the first
three months, $10.40 per hour for the
second three months and ($12.51 there-
after) . ¨ should read, $11.80 thereafter.
Also, the next sentence stated, "Ìf the
need arises, for temporary part-time high-
way workers, the salary rate is set at . ¨
($11.79 per hour) which should have read
$12.51 per hour. Also, Auditor Freeman
noted that in Resolution 2013-03, a per-
manent part-time deputy position was es-
tablished but a pay rate was not set.
Commissioner Snook made a motion to
set the rate of pay the same as a perma-
nent full-time deputy. The motion was
seconded by Commissioner Konst with all
in agreement. With these changes Com-
missioner Konst motioned to approve the
minutes with Vice Chairman Radway sec-
onding the motion. Motion carried.
CACS Capital Area Counseling Service
was discussed again. Capitol Area Coun-
seling located in Pierre, SD, had written
Haakon County to ask for a contribution
for the 2013 calendar year. On 05-06-08
Haakon County designated them as our
Core Service Agency. Ìn the Administra-
tive Rules of South Dakota or ARSD
46:05:01:01 Definitions: "Core Service
Agency,¨ an agency designate by the Di-
vision of Alcohol and Drug Abuse to pro-
vide prevention services, early
intervention services, and outpatient serv-
ices in those counties that are approved
by the county commissioners of each
county within the agency's catchment
area. Capitol Area Counseling's "catch-
ment area¨ is Buffalo, Haakon, Hughes,
Hyde, Jones, Lyman, Potter, Stanley and
Sully counties. Capitol Area Counseling
now comes to Philip, SD, once a week to
the Philip hospital to do counseling. Com-
missioner Briggs requested that someone
from that service come and speak to the
commission so they could get a better
idea of what is provided to Haakon
County. The other counties involved were
called to see what they donate, if any-
thing. Auditor Freeman was told that
CACS's budget is not sufficient to make it
through a year. A motion was made to not
donate at this time. Ìt was seconded with
all in agreement.
Ìt was requested by the commission that
all employees be given a copy of the new
handbook to see if they had any ques-
tions. The new handbooks were distrib-
uted for review by the employees. The
new Haakon County Policy Handbook
had been approved at the January 8,
2013, Regular Session Meeting. The next
project will be to get position descriptions
written and approved for employees.
The following January 2013 fuel bids
were submitted:
Courthouse: None
01-15-13 Fitzgerald Oil ........$3.66 No. 1
01-15-13 Cenex...................$3.31 No. 1
01-17-13 Fitzgerald Oil ........$3.65 No. 1
01-17-13 Cenex...................$3.72 No. 1
01-31-13 Fitzgerald Oil ........$3.74 No. 1
01-31-13 Cenex...................$3.75 No. 1
Highway Superintendent Kenny Neville
and Butler Machinery Representative
Alex Kulesza addressed the purchase of
new graders again with the commission-
ers. The original thought was to surplus
the two (2) Caterpillar H models. Through
much discussion it was decided to sur-
plus the two (2) newest Caterpillar M's.
Even though they were under warranty,
they needed more repairs than the oth-
ers. These two newer M's had new rip-
pers on them. That would bring a higher
price. A third Caterpillar H would be
added to the purchase list. Commissioner
Briggs made a motion to surplus and re-
place the third Caterpillar H and was sec-
onded by Commissioner Konst. Motion
carried. Sioux Falls leases new motor
graders every year. Kulesza had already
committed two (2) of these one-year old
motor graders to Haakon County and
now, committed a third. Haakon County
will end up with three (3) motor graders
with two rippers at a cost of $177,000
over a period of four years. Commis-
sioner Snook motioned to purchase one
more ripper and one wing. Vice Chairman
Radway seconded the motion. Motion
Neville reported that the State of South
Dakota will be removing a bridge off of the
State System because the bridge has
been replaced by a culvert. The structure
ÌD is 28-076-410. The location is 8N &
9.4W of Philip, SD. The reason for dele-
tion is structure has been replaced with
culverts that no longer meet NBÌS length
requirements. Commissioner Konst made
the motion to approve the Resolution to
Delete Bridge From (NBÌS) National
Bridge Ìnventory System. Commissioner
Briggs seconded. Motion carried.
There are two meetings for Superintend-
ent Neville to attend. There is the Safety
Conference in Pierre, SD, on March 6-7,
2013, and Superintendent's Short Course
in Deadwood, SD, on March 12, 2013.
Commissioner Briggs motioned to ap-
prove both trainings and Vice Chairman
Radway seconded. Motion carried.
Emergency Manager Lola Roseth gave
her final 2012 quarterly report. She asked
the commission if any of them had re-
ceived any alert messages on their cell
phones. The commission was informed
that new law had been passed where all
commissioners would need to submit
their e-mails and phone numbers. More
training would be required from FEMA so
that she would meet the states require-
ments to receive funding from the state
for half of her wages.
The commission was presented with the
4-H Advisors' travel agenda for the month
of February 2013. Vice Chairman Rad-
way motioned to approve the travel. Com-
missioner Konst seconded. Motion
carried. Extension Administrative Assis-
tant Sheryl Hansen reported to the com-
mission that she would be out of the office
for possible three to six weeks for medical
reasons. She will work from home as
soon as she is able.
The Veteran's Report was reviewed. Vet-
eran's Officer Terry Deuter had been out
of the office due to the flu.
Director of Equalization Toni Rhodes re-
ported that she was ready to hire her tem-
porary part-time person. Each year the
commissioners meet on the second Tues-
day in April to act as the Board of Equal-
ization. This year's meeting will be
Tuesday, April 9, 2013. For those who
wish to appeal their taxes, a written re-
quest must be turned in to the Director of
Equalization. The City of Philip will hold
their meeting on Tuesday, March 19,
2013. Another request made by DOE
Rhodes was for the county to require a
building permit. For those who did not get
a building permit, a fine should be at-
Permission was requested to go to Pierre,
SD, to work on her assessing certifica-
tion. Vice Chairman Radway made a mo-
tion and Commissioner Briggs seconded.
Motion carried.
County Health Nurse Heidi Burns gave
her 2012 final quarterly report. The com-
mission was informed of WÌC, baby care,
family planning, immunizations, school
health, upcoming events and community
activities for October, November and De-
cember of 2012.
Auditor Freeman reported to the commis-
sion that 2014 CPÌ would be 2.1%. Direc-
tor of Equalization has also reported
$3,521,333 in new growth. Ìt was also re-
ported that the two years ending Decem-
ber 31, 2011, audit report books had been
received from Legislative Audit. Under the
Current Audit Findings it stated that there
are no written current audit findings to re-
The County Commissioners and Welfare
Officials Workshop in scheduled for
March 20-21, 2013 in Pierre, SD. Vice
Chairman Radway made a motion to ap-
prove the travel. Commissioner Briggs
seconded. Motion carried.
The Auditor's Account with the County
Treasurer was presented as taxes for the
month of December 2012:
Haakon County Certificates of
Deposit .............................235,000.00
Haakon County Library Certificate of
Deposit ...............................62,204.27
Cash Management Fund......959,870.66
Bank Balance...........................1,383.33
Checks & Cash on Hand........45,508.61
The Gross Courthouse Salary & Pay-
roll Warrants for January 2013:
Commissioners Wages ............3,384.00
Auditor's Office.........................5,030.09
Treasurer's Office.....................5,030.09
State's Attorney's Office ...........3,655.84
Director of Equalization............2,858.89
Register of Deeds ....................2,953.29
Janitor ......................................2,121.52
Veteran's Office...........................583.33
Sheriff's Office..........................5,480.87
Highway Department..............21,045.24
WÌC and Health Nurse Sec......1,344.00
Librarians .................................2,105.80
Extension Secretary.................1,085.60
Emergency Management .........1,084.86
Weed Supervisor.........................333.84
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue
Shield ...................................9,421.26
Special GAP Ìnsurance............1,398.66
AFLAC, premium.........................577.92
SD Retirement System.............5,711.74
Delta Dental ................................725.52
Vision Service Plan .....................148.25
First National Bank,
SS & WH............................12,179.40
Auditor Freeman made a list of entities
that have requested tax levies for 2013.
This list is the total amount of taxes to be
collected in 2013.
Hwy Opt Out.........................250,020.03
H&B Reserve .........................23,238.13
Courthouse Bldg ....................12,156.56
Secondary Road ....................16,736.10
TotaI County ....................1,208,442.25
Haakon School 27-1..........1,491,377.79
Kadoka School 35-2.............270,687.12
City of Philip .........................373,299.74
Town of Midland .....................16,084.60
Milesville Fire District .............14,638.32
Midland Fire District ...............15,018.16
West River Water District .......25,830.94
TotaI ..................................2,206,936.67
+ 2,206,936.67
3,415,378.92 TotaI Tax DoIIars to be
CoIIected in 2013
The Vendor Warrants were presented
for beginning January 2013:
Pioneer Review Ìnc, Publishing...478.83
Carla Smith, Travel .......................62.16
Century Business Leasing, Ìnc., Maint -
Copier .....................................172.98
First National Bank, FNB BCBS Wire
Trans Fee .................................10.00
Golden West Tele Co, Tele..........176.51
Golden West Tele Co, Tele............66.97
Tollefson Law Office, Rent .........150.00
Tollefson Law Office, Telephone....75.00
Tollefson Law Office, Misc/Postage/
Etc ............................................45.00
City of Philip, Utilities ....................71.00
Coyle's SuperValu, Supplies ........29.25
Heartland Paper Co, Supplies ....667.26
Ìngram Hardware, Supplies ........151.15
Kone Ìnc, Professional Fees ......230.03
MG Oil Company, Supplies ............6.51
Servall Uniform, Supplies ...........186.72
Walker Refuse Ìnc, Utilities ..........72.50
West Central Electric, Utilities ....995.88
Zeeb Pharmacy, Supplies .............. 7.19
Century Business Leasing, Ìnc.,
Supplies ...................................95.50
Golden West Tele Co, Tele..........107.84
Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC,
Supplies .................................284.95
SDAAO, Annual Dues & Membership
Fees .........................................55.00
US Postal Service Supplies .......569.60
Golden West Tele Co, Tele..........103.57
McLeod's Printing & Supply,
Supplies .................................263.66
Microfilm Ìmaging Systems Ìnc,
Professional Fees ..................200.00
Golden West Tele Co Tele.............40.52
oontinued on page 11
Mileage - 240.50, EcoLab - Pest Control
- 125.50, Elshere, Lana - Ìsolation
Mileage - 48.84, Etch USA - Engraving -
57.50, Foss, Dani - Ìsolation Mileage
(Dec-Jan) - 468.42, Grainger - Janitorial
Supplies - 105.48, Grimm's Pump -
Pump Repairs - 206.20, Haggerty's Mu-
sicWorks - Ìnstrument Repair - 256.25,
Hauff - Wrestling Awards - 92.65, Hauk,
Doug - Consortium Travel - 144.00, Her-
ring, Dani - Consortium Travel - 144.00,
Hillyard - Janitorial Supplies - 1,100.87,
Hometown Computer Service - Server
Repairs - 920.00, Ìngram Hardware -
Janitorial/Maintenance Supplies - 59.95,
Kadoka FFA - Consortium Travel -
699.00, Kadoka Press - Subscription -
35.00, Kennedy Ìmplement - Tractor Re-
pairs - 38.79, Knutson, Brandy - Consor-
tium Travel - 144.00, Knutson, Vicki -
Reading Recovery Mileage - Sturgis -
82.14, Mid-Central Educational Co-op -
Virtual Learning Tuition - 250.00, Mid-
west Alarm Company - Fire Alarm Moni-
toring - 77.72, Morrison's Pit Stop -
Bus/Maintenance Fuel - 108.71, Moses
Building Center - Janitorial Supplies -
40.47, Moses Building Center - Janitorial
Supplies - 101.06, O'Connor, Laura -
Mileage - One Act Play in Wall - 21.46,
Petty Cash Reimbursement - Postage -
95.71, Philip FFA - Consortium Travel -
699.00, Philip Motor - Freight - 15.00,
Philip Standard - Maintenance Fuel -
68.40, Philip Trust and Agency - Ìmprest
Reimbursement* - 5,316.71, Pioneer Re-
view - Publications - 263.82, Poppler's -
Music - 986.70, Quill - Office Supplies/Ìnk
- 1,250.99, Ramada Ìnn - Lodging - One
Act Play - 1,643.40, Rockafellow,
Richard - Reimburse Bus Fuel - 117.07,
Ross, Britni - Reimburse Business Office
Supplies - 53.97, Schofield, Ellen - Ìsola-
tion Mileage - Sub at Deep Creek -
34.78, Schofield, Harla - Mileage - One
Act Play in Wall - 21.46, SHÌ - Acrobat
Software for Offices - 126.70, Stoneware
- Library Software - 80.00, Super 8 Win-
ner - Lodging - Wrestling - 350.00,
Walker Refuse - Garbage Service -
828.30, Wall School District - Consortium
Travel - 548.00, Wellmark Blue Cross
Blue Shield - Health Ìnsurance Premiums
- 9,246.94, West Central Electric - Elec-
tricity - 5,504.42, WRLJ Rural Water -
Milesville/Cheyenne Jan 13 Water -
62.50. TOTAL: 40,546.54. CapitaI Out-
Iay CIaims PayabIe February 18, 2013:
Century Business Leasing - Copier
Lease - 410.34. TOTAL: 410.34. SPED
CIaims PayabIe February 18, 2013:
AFLAC - Ìnsurance Premiums - 128.18,
Avesis - Vision Ìnsurance Premiums -
56.12, Baer, Erin - SPED Mileage -
97.68, Carley, Ruth - Ìsolation Mileage -
177.60, Children's Care Hospital - OT/PT
Services - 940.00, Coyle's SuperValu -
SPED Supplies - 4.50, Delta Dental -
Dental Ìnsurance Premiums - 465.70,
Ertz, Dewey - Psychological
Testing/Mileage - 2,007.00, Nelson,
Karen - Ìsolation Mileage - 438.08, Well-
mark Blue Cross Blue Shield - Health Ìn-
surance Premiums - 412.22. TOTAL:
4,727.08. Food Service CIaims
PayabIe February 18, 2013: AFLAC -
Ìnsurance Premiums - 80.34, Child &
Adult Nutrition - Commodity Purchases -
335.26, Coyle's SuperValu - Purchased
Foods - 93.46, Dean Foods - Milk Pur-
chases - 1,521.65, Earthgrains - Pur-
chased Foods - 136.20, Ìngram
Hardware - Supplies - 179.99, Reinhart
Food Service - Purchased Foods -
2,722.11, Servall - Linen Care - 69.30,
US Foods - Purchased Foods - 3,554.29.
TOTAL: 8,692.60. HourIy wages for
Month of January 2013: 25,923.62.
Gross SaIaries/Fringe for January
2013: FUND 10: Ìnstructional -
93,523.94, Administration - 17,334.94,
Support Services - 6,130.51, Extra Cur-
ricular - 3,545.47; FUND 22: SPED
Gross Salaries/Fringe - 6,777.58.
13-86 Motion by Thorson, second by
Nelson to accept with regrets the resig-
nation of Maintenance Director/Custodial
Supervisor Mike Gebes. Keven Morehart
commended Gebes on a job well done
over the past year. Gebes then pre-
sented the Board with a list of projects
and expenses the district will need to
consider for the upcoming year.
13-87 Motion by Hamill, second by Nel-
son to authorize advertising locally and
out of town for the Maintenance Direc-
tor/Custodial Supervisor position.
13-88 Motion by Thorson, second by
Hamill to approve the 2013-2014 calen-
dar. Staff overwhelmingly chose one of
three options and that option is the one
Supt. Morehart also recommended to the
Board. The calendar has teacher inser-
vice and workdays on August 19 and 20,
with students arriving on August 21. The
last day of school will be May 22, with a
teacher workday on May 23rd. All board
members voted in favor of this calendar
with the exception of Nelson, who voted
13-89 Anita Peterson gave the BHSSC
13-90 Motion by Nelson, second by
Hamill to go into executive session at
6:26 PM for personnel and negotiations
per SDCL 1-25-2. Motion by Nelson and
second by Thorson to resume meeting at
7:06 PM with no action required.
13-91 Secondary Principal Mike Baer re-
ported on the following items: (A) The
One Act Play received a Superior rating
and two students received Superior En-
semble awards at the State level. Con-
gratulations! (B) Parent Teacher
conferences saw a 90% turnout at the
high school level. (C) Discussed the test-
ing schedule for Dakota Step tests,
which will be April 2-4. (D) An awards pot
luck for all sports will be held on May 9th.
(E) National Honor Society induction will
be April 22nd. (F) Discussed the upcom-
ing basketball schedules. Boys will drop
Lemmon and Oelrichs, and will pick up
Timber Lake (played in Kadoka) and
hope to pick up Lead/Deadwood. Girls
will drop Lemmon and picked up
13-92 Superintendent Keven Morehart
reported on the following items: (A) The
AAU Wrestling Tournament was held
here on February 18th with 215 kids
wrestling. A big thank you goes out to all
of the parents who help with the success
of this tournament. (B) Parent Teacher
conferences had a 98% turnout at the
grade school level. (C) Deep Creek is
losing a student. (D) Extended an invita-
tion from the City of Philip for the Director
of Equalization meeting to be held March
18th at 4pm.
Motion by Thorson, second by Nelson to
adjourn at 7:15 PM. Will meet in regular
session on March 18, 2013, at 7:00 PM.
Britni Ross Scott Brech
Business Manager President
[Published February 28, 2013, at the total
approximate cost of $110.05]
Proceedings of Haakon
SchooI District 27-1
Board of Education
ReguIar Meeting Minutes
February 18, 2013
The Board of Education of the Haakon
School District 27-1 met in regular ses-
sion for its regular meeting on February
18, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. at the Philip Ar-
mory, Room A-1. President Scott Brech
called the meeting to order with the fol-
lowing members present: Jake Fitzger-
ald, Scott Brech, Vonda Hamill, Mark
Nelson, Anita Peterson and Doug Thor-
son. Absent: Mark Radway. Also present:
Supt/Elementary Prin. Keven Morehart,
Business Manager Britni Ross, Lisa
Schofield, Marie Slovek, Joe Gittings,
Mindy Green, Seth Green, Nancy Haigh,
Tanya McÌlravy, Gavin Snook, Heidi
Burns, Del Bartels, Kelsie Kroetch, Tate
DeJong, Garrett Snook, Keegan Burnett
and Mike Gebes.
All action taken in the following minutes
was by unanimous vote unless otherwise
13-83 Communications from the audi-
ence: Joe Gittings of First National
Agency presented a check for $1,961.53
from EMC Ìnsurance to the Board. The
check is a 2012 dividend through the
South Dakota school safety group divi-
dend program. Tanya McÌlravy ad-
dressed the board in an effort to start
school after Labor Day. Reasons in-
cluded family time, the community swim-
ming pool and that athletic practices
could be held earlier in the day to beat
the heat. She presented an alternative
calendar of her own which included
some extra Fridays and dropping 4 days
of student contact. Nancy Haigh spoke in
opposition to McÌlravy's idea, stating that
she didn't like the idea of going extra Fri-
days and knew of some students who
wouldn't be in favor of that either. Stu-
dents in attendance didn't offer an opin-
ion either way, but some of those are
currently seniors who would be unaf-
fected by any changes.
13-84 Motion by Fitzgerald, second by
Peterson to approve the agenda as pre-
13-85 Motion by Fitzgerald, second by
Thorson to approve the following items
of consent calendar.
Approved the minutes of the January
14, 2013, meeting.
Approved the unaudited financial re-
port of January 31, 2013, as follows:
GeneraI Fund CIaims PayabIe Febru-
ary 18, 2013: AFLAC - Ìnsurance Pre-
mium - 662.71, A&B Welding - VoAg
Supplies - 112.44, Ability One - Janitorial
Supplies - 497.24, Advanced Drug Test-
ing - Drug Test - 26.00, APEX Learning -
Virtual Learning Tuition - 300.00, Avesis
- Vision Ìnsurance Premiums - 293.50,
Cenex Fleetcard - Bus Fuel - 70.06,
Cenex Harvest States - Bus
Fuel/Propane - 2,674.53, Century Busi-
ness Products - Copier Maintenance -
350.00, City of Philip - Water/Sewer -
458.55, Coyle's SuperValu - Janitorial/
BOE Supplies - 121.72, Coyle's Super-
Valu - FACS Supplies - 130.24, D&T Auto
Parts - Bus Repairs - 22.21, Dakota Ìnn -
Lodging - Wrestling - 327.00, Delta Den-
tal - Dental Ìnsurance Premiums -
1,617.96, Deuchar, Theresa - Ìsolation
Legal Notlces0eadllne: Frldays at Noon
1hursday, lebruary 28, 2013 · 1he Pioneer Review · Page 11
Proceedings of
Haakon County
oontinued from page 10
AT&T, Mobility Utilities ..................83.25
Capital One Bank, Fuel ................49.44
Coyle's Standard, Repairs &
Maint ........................................15.00
Golden West Tele Co, Utilities ....133.59
MG Oil Company Fuel ................315.12
Midwest Radar & Equipment,
Professional Fees ....................40.00
Morrison's Pit Stop, Repairs &
Maint ........................................15.00
Petersen's Variety, Supplies .........45.47
State Radio Communications,
Teletype ...............................2,250.00
Winner Health Mart, Jail Exp.........58.25
Winner Police Department, Jail Ex-
penses .................................3,218.30
Winner Reg Healthcare Center, Jail Ex-
penses ....................................216.00
OfficeMax Ìncorporated, Supplies ...9.90
Audra Malcomb Consulting Ìnc, Prof
Services .................................266.58
Penn County Sheriff Office, Prof
Services .................................200.20
Gale, Supplies ..............................77.20
Midland Library Assoc, Midland Library
Liability Ìns .............................467.00
Reliable Office Supplies,
Supplies .................................213.76
Carrie Weller, Travel ...................187.73
Golden West Tele Co, Tele............57.33
Pioneer Review Ìnc, Supplies ......39.60
Reliable Office Supplies,
Supplies ...................................82.44
SDAC W&P Supervisor, Annual Dues &
Membership Fees ....................50.00
Virgil Smith, Travel .....................100.27
3-D Specialties Ìnc, Supplies .....865.72
A&A Tire & Repair, Repairs &
Maint .........................................11.40
AT&T Mobility, Utilities ..................49.19
Brant's Electric Ìnc, Supplies ......113.91
Browns Small Engine Repair,
Supplies ..................................117.02
Butler Machinery Co Ìnc, Repairs &
Maint ...................................2,431.67
Butler Machinery Co Ìnc,
Supplies .................................280.00
Cenex Harvest States, Fuel ....3,319.27
D&T Auto Parts, Repairs &
Maint ......................................243.63
D&T Auto Parts, Supplies .............97.70
Dale's Tire & Retreading Ìnc,
Supplies ..............................4,742.61
Ernie's Building Center, Repairs &
Maint ........................................93.18
Ernie's Bldg. Center, Supplies ......73.36
Fitzgerald Oil Co, Fuel ............3,552.57
Fitzgerald Oil Co, Utilities ...........602.62
Godfrey Brake Service,
Supplies .................................803.27
Golden West Tele Co, Utilities ....253.51
Grossenburg Ìmplement Ìnc, Repairs &
Maint ........................................18.96
Heartland Waste Management Ìnc,
Utilities ......................................25.00
Ìngram Hardware, Repairs &
Maint ........................................78.60
Ìngram Hardware, Supplies ........146.78
David Johannesen, Fuel ..............30.00
Kennedy Ìmplement & Auto Co, Repairs
& Maint .......................................5.20
Konst Machine, Repairs &
Maint ...................................1,702.21
Konst Machine, Supplies ............204.00
Les' Body Shop, Repairs &
Maint ......................................550.00
Town of Midland, Utilities ..............22.00
Morrison's Pit Stop, Supplies .....785.20
Moses Building Center Ìnc, Repairs &
Maint ........................................13.47
Moses Building Center Ìnc,
Supplies .................................915.64
Motive Parts, Supplies .................73.28
OfficeMax Ìnc., Supplies ............343.18
Pioneer Review Ìnc, Publ ............602.00
SD Dept of Transportation, Road/ Bridge
Projects ...............................1,140.59
SD Federal Property Agency, Automo-
tive/Major Equipment ........49,050.00
SD Transportation Safety, Conf
Travel .......................................50.00
SDACHS, Travel ..........................80.00
Sims Glass, Repairs & Maint .....310.00
Sioux City Foundery Company,
Supplies ..............................1,260.00
Walker Refuse Ìnc, Utilities ..........72.50
West Central Electric, Utilities ....579.60
Western Communications Ìnc,
Supplies .................................459.00
West River Water Develop Dist,
Utilities ......................................67.50
Centurylink, 9-1-1 .......................113.40
Golden West Tele Co, 9-1-1 .......490.93
Golden West Tele Co, Utilities ....101.79
Petersen's Variety, Supplies .........24.99
Lola Roseth, Travel ....................189.10
Diesel Machinery Ìnc, Building
Fund .......................................793.75
Total Checks...........................91,516.31
Commissioner Briggs made the motion to
approve the above vendors. Commis-
sioner Konst seconded with all in agree-
The next Regular Meeting date was set
for Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at 1:00 PM
in the Commissioner's Room in the court-
house. The meeting was adjourned at
5:47 PM.
Stephen Clements, Chairman
Patricia G. Freeman, Auditor
[Published February 28, 2013, at the total
approximate cost of $187.14]
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IrIdny, fhoy nII wonf skIIng nf
Torry Ionk. Thoy woro fogofhor
coIobrnfIng fnmIIy bIrfhdnys.
Snm nnd Ion SfnngIo µInyod
fhoIr Insf roguInr bnskofbnII gnmo
IrIdny In IhIIIµ. Iy fho fImo you
rond fhIs dIsfrIcfs wIII bo ovor.
Mnrk Hnnrnhnn sµonf IrIdny
nnd Snfurdny In Abordoon for
Sfnfo I wrosfIIng.
ÐonnIo nnd Ioboffo SchofIoId
woro suµµor guosfs Thursdny nIghf
nf Joff nnd CrysfnI SchofIoId's.
Thoy woro obsorvIng CrysfnI's
Cuosfs nf ÐonnIo nnd Ioboffo
SchofIoId's Sundny woro fho Iruco
Ðunkor fnmIIy of WnII. Thoy woro
busy goffIng n chIckon cooµ rondy
for somo µuIIofs.
Af fho MIko nnd !Indn Cobos'
Snfurdny nnd Sundny woro Courf-
noy Cobos, SfurgIs, Irnd Cobos,
Knfhy's son, ÐovIn, !oy Wnrnor
nnd Honry Hnnson. Tho guys woro
workIng on n µrojocf ovor fho wook-
ond. !orrnIno Hnnson joInod fhom
for dInnor Sundny.
Ðnrron Cobos sµonf IrIdny
nIghf wIfh hIs µnronfs, MIko nnd
!Indn, on hIs wny fo SfurgIs.
ÐusfI Iorry wns homo from coI-
Iogo In MIfchoII ovor fho wookond.
Tonyn hns boon sIck wIfh n hond
coId for sovornI dnys. I hnrdIy know
who I wns fnIkIng fo!
IrIdny, InrI, JodI, !nchoI nnd
Snrnh Inrsons, Shnron OIIvIor,
Þnncy HohwIoIor, nnd MoIody Inr-
sons nnd fnmIIy gof fogofhor In
!nµId CIfy for dInnor nnd suµµor.
Þnncy sµonf fho wook nf fhoIr
homo In SµonrfIsh. Shnron drovo
uµ fo sµond n couµIo of dnys nnd
fhoy hnd somo good sIsfor fImo.
Thoy onjoyod n µIny Snfudny nIghf
nf fho Mnffhows Oµorn Houso.
Mnny of you nro nskIng how our
son-In-Inw, Coorgo, Is doIng. Ho Is
hnIf fhrough wIfh hIs schoduIod
chomo nnd fooIIng vory good.
Thnnk you for your concorn nnd
Jonn Inffon nnd !Indn SfnngIo
wonf fo IhIIIµ Mondny for IIbIo
InuI Sfnbon nnd VIrgII SmIfh
woro In Huron from Wodnosdy
fhrough IrIdy nffondIng fho sfnfo
wood convonfIon.
JIm IIshoro nnd dnughfor
MIsfy Andorson µInnnod n surµrIso
60fh bIrfhdny µnrfy for !nnn
IIshoro Snfurdny ovonIng nf fho
homo of InuI nnd Joy IIshoro In
IhIIIµ. Ivoryono broughf food nnd
hnd n gronf fImo. Cuosfs woro TIm
nnd Judy IIshoro, Andy nnd
ÐonoIIn IIshoro, MIko nnd Torosn
Moshor, Curf Arfhur, Crog nnd
Knfhy Arfhur, Andy nnd Kny
Arfhur nnd fnmIIy, KrIsfoµhor nnd
!onndrn Arfhur nnd gIrIs, Cory
nnd Sfncy IIshoro nnd fnmIIy,
MIsfy nnd !onny Andorson, Crnco
nnd !IIoy, !ynn IIshoro nnd J.J.
IIshoro. Hnµµy bIrfhdny, !nnn!
SovornI fnmIIIos from fho Hnrd-
Ingrovo Church broughf In n
µofIuck suµµor fo fho homo of
!nrry nnd !Indn SmIfh Sundny
nIghf. Wo gof fo soo fhoIr homo
fhoy roconfIy movod In fo norfh of
IhIIIµ n fow mIIos. IncIudod woro
Mnrk nnd Inf Hnnrnhnn, IIII nnd
ConnIo Inrsons, Crnnf nnd Snndrn
Inrsons, ÐonnIo nnd MnrcIn
Iymor, TIm nnd Judy IIshoro,
Irynn nnd Shnron OIIvIor, InrI
nnd JodI Inrsons, !nchoI nnd
Snrnh, nnd Inrf nnd JnnIco Inr-
Inrf nnd I wIII bo In !nµId CIfy
fhIs wook fnkIng cnro of our grnnd-
chIIdron. MIko nnd MoIody wIII bo
In !ochosfor whoro MoIody Is
schoduIod for surgory Wodnosdny
fho 2?fh.
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Cood mornIng from Kndokn. If`s
hnrd fo boIIovo nnofhor wook hns
sIIµµod by nnd fho ond of Iobrunry
Is uµon us. If Is InforosfIng fo rond
fhnf !onnno Þouhnusor nnd
dnughfor JonnIfor nro growIng Iof-
fuco from roofs. CoIory nIso grows
fho snmo wny. If`s nIco fo rond In
ofhor coIumns fhnf I hnvon`f worn
ouf my woIcomo on wrIfIng nbouf
fho journoy fhrough honIfh Issuos.
Ðrnmn Is nof somofhIng I fnko
kIndIy fo, so oxcoµf for InformnfIon
µurµosos do I wrIfo of fhoso fhIngs.
Yosfordny, I oµonod uµ n fub
fIIIod wIfh oId fhIngs of my foIks,
Wnyno nnd !ufh InIrchIId, nnd
sµonf n good Iof of fImo goIng
fhrough nowsµnµor cIIµµIngs. I cnn
doformIno fho yonr on mnny, l923,
buf ofhors woro oIdor nnd µnsfod fo
Iodgor shoofs dnfod l888. Ono nd-
vorfIsomonf wns for Ioµsodonf, Cof
Ioµsodonf Works wondors by
cIonrIng fIIm conf from foofh. An-
ofhor nd for ¨ÞnfIonnI IIcycIo
Wook, Mny 2 8 IncIusIvo. !off Io-
hInd¨ Tho gronfosf frngody In nny
boy`s IIfo Is fhnf momonf whon hIs
µnIs rIdo nwny nnd Ionvo hIm nIono
bocnuso ho hns no bIcycIo! Your
youngsfor ho`s jusf IIko nII ofhor
rod-bIoodod young foIIows IongIng
fo bo rIdIng wIfh hIs bosom µnIs,
sooIng fhIngs, doIng fhIngs, dovoI-
oµIng sfrong muscIos, growIng
sfurdy nnd honIfhy nnd cIonn-
mIndod by consfnnf oxorcIso In fho
nIr, sunshIno, oufdoors.¨ How fruo
nbouf fho good nffrIbufos of rIdIng
n bIcycIo.
Mondny, I mndo n frIµ fo !nµId
CIfy nnd wns joInod for Iunch by
grnndson, Znck Songor, nnd gronf-
grnndson, !ydor. !ydor Is goffIng
fho ¨Iook¨ down µnf. Ho wns sIffIng
bosIdo mo nnd snId ¨Crnndmn cnn
I go homo wIfh you (bIg bIuo oyos
IookIng nf mo) I!IASI!¨ !onIIy
hnrd fo sny no fo fhnf, buf I mnn-
ngod. I dId vIsIf nf fhoIr houso nffor
fnkIng cnro of busInoss In !nµId
nnd boforo hondIng homo. IIII wns
homo nursIng hIs fovor, ofc.
Ðon nnd VI Moody sµonf somo
fImo fho fIrsf µnrf of fho wook
kooµIng nµµoInfmonfs nround
!nµId CIfy. ThoIr drIvo In fho
IInck HIIIs wns cuf shorf ns fhoy
oncounforod n snowsform µnsf
SfurgIs, so nffor n quIck monI fhoy
furnod nround nnd hondod Info
!nµId. Thoy sfoµµod In nf fho cIock
shoµ fo chock on fhoIr coo-coo cIock
nnd browso nround downfown fo
fInIsh ouf fhnf dny.
Tuosdny, Tony Hnrfy µIckod uµ
mnII nnd doIIvorod fo ShIrIoy HnIr
fhoIrs nnd vIsIfod. Ho sfoµµod by
our µInco n IIffIo boforo Iunch, fhon
wonf ouf for coffoo. Thnf ovonIng,
Tony nffondod fho ÐIsfrIcf CIrIs`
InskofbnII Tournnmonf, Kndokn
vs. WhIfo !Ivor nnd !ymnn vs.
Jonos Counfy.
Wodnosdny If wns n brIsk ?´
nbovo wIfh wInd fo sfnrf fho dny
off. Wo gof n doIIvory of µroµnno,
fhnnkfuI for fhnf. IIII wns fooIIng
woII onough fo vonfuro fo IhIIIµ for
cnrds wIfh fho foIIows, n good sIgn.
Thnf ovonIng, IhyIIIs Word wns n
suµµor guosf nf our µInco.
Snndoo CIffIngs sfnrfod for
!nµId CIfy fo kooµ nn oyo nµµoInf-
monf Thursdny mornIng, buf
furnod nround nf WnII duo fo fho
bnd ronds. ÞoodIoss fo sny, fho nµ-
µoInfmonf wns roschoduIod.
Coorgo nnd Snndoo nffondod fho
MIdwosf CooµornfIvo suµµor nnd
moofIng Thursdny ovonIng.
Thursdny mornIng, wo gof uµ fo
n bInnkof of nbouf four Inchos of
snow. Þo wInd, so If wns µroffy
much InyIng whoro If foII. I µIckod
uµ IhyIIIs Word nnd fook hor fo fho
CommunIfy AcfIon Irogrnm buIId-
Ing In fho mornIng, fhon wo wonf
by fho µosf offIco nnd fo fho grocory
sforo. In fho nffornoon, I vIsIfod
Immn JnrI nf fho Kndokn ÞursIng
Homo nnd wIshod Shorfy IroInnd n
boInfod hnµµy 90fh bIrfhdny. Ho
IIkos fo gof nII fho cnrds In fho
mnII, buf onjoyod n hug whon ono
wns doIIvorod In µorson. Anywny,
nf 90, Shorfy wns jusf comIng ouf
of fho oxorcIso room nffor nccom-
µIIshIng nII fho oxorcIso for fho
dny 300 bIcycIo rovoIufIons, l00
sfnIr sfoµs nnd 50 rovoIufIons onch
nrm on n whooI. Jusf mndo mo
fIrod fhInkIng nbouf fhnf. IIII
mndo If fo cnrds ngnIn.
Ðon nnd VI Moody rofurnod
homo Thursdny nffor n sfoµ nf WnII
Ðrug nnd n drIvo Info IhIIIµ fo fIn-
Ish somo busInoss nnd hnd n nIco
vIsIf wIfh ÐInnno Inrsons nbouf
frnvoI nnd fun fImos, whIch nIwnys
shouId bo n µrIorIfy fo fIf Info busy
IIvos somowhoro nIong fho IIno.
Thursdny brIghf nnd onrIy, Tony
Hnrfy fook ShIrIoy HnIr fo IhIIIµ
nnd fhoy bofh dId somo busInoss In
fown. Thnf ovonIng wns fho chnm-
µIonshIµ gnmo for fho dIsfrIcf gIrIs`
bnskofbnII nnd Tony wns on hnnd
fo wnfch fhnf. Ho vIsIfod wIfh hIs
nIoco, Knfhy Irown, who wns gof-
fIng rondy fo go fo fho Sfnfo I
wrosfIIng fournoy In Abordoon. Hor
son, Job Irown, wns nmong fhoso
from IhIIIµ µnrfIcIµnfIng.
IrIdny ovonIng, Cnfhy IIodIor
nffondod fho sorvIco nwnrds bnn-
quof wIfh n frIond from work. Two
of Cnfhy`s frIonds rocoIvod nwnrds
for fhoIr sorvIco, ono wns for 30
yonrs nnd fho ofhor 44 yonrs. Affor
fho sorvIco nwnrds, !nIµh joInod
Cnfhy nnd fho IndIos for suµµor nf
n IocnI cnfo nnd ofhors joInod fhom
for fho musIc. WonfhorwIso In
SfurgIs If wnsn`f foo bnd. Thoy hnd
somo cooI dnys nnd somo nIco onos.
Snfurdny If ronchod 56´ fhon
furnod cooI wIfh n couµIo of Inchos
of snow durIng fho nIghf.
IrIdny, I wns drIvor for fho
HCIT vnn wIfh n frIµ fo IhIIIµ. I
vIsIfod wIfh CIorIn Ironch ovor n
cuµ of coffoo nnd gof fo soo nII fho
wondorfuI quIIfs sho hns boon
workIng on fhIs wInfor. Sho hnd n
IIffIo µrojocf fhnf noodod fo bo dono
nnd I wns nbIo fo sond If rIghf bnck
fhnf nffornoon wIfh IIII whon ho
wonf for cnrds. Tony Hnrfy vIsIfod
wIfh HnIrs onrIIor In fho dny, fhon
sfoµµod for n vIsIf nf our µInco In
fho Infor nffornoon.
Ðon nnd VI Moody hnd n fow or-
rnnds fo fnko cnro of In IhIIIµ IrI-
dny nffornoon nnd nIso sfoµµod by
nf !oy nnd Mnrgnrof IfoIfor's homo
for n vIsIf.
Snfurdny, Tony Hnrfy vIsIfod nf
fho HnIrs onrIy In fho dny, fhon
wonf ouf for coffoo. Ho sfoµµod nnd
snw !uss HnffoI nnd gof hIm uµ-
sfnIrs (ho hns n bnsomonf homo)
Info fho IIghf of dny. If wns such n
nIco dny Tony fook n drIvo fo fho
Iornnrd Horbor rnnch for n vIsIf.
Iornnrd nnd Inrbnrn woro wnfch-
Ing Sfnfo A WrosfIIng boIng foIo-
vIsod from Wnforfown, so ho joInod
fhom. If wns nn onjoynbIo nffor-
noon nnd µnrf of fho ovonIng.
Tho IHS l963 cInss rounIon hns
hnd n chnngo of dnfo. If Is goIng fo
bo Snfurdny, Juno l5, duo fo n
chnngo In schoduIo for IosfIvnI
Ðnys. So ovoryono µIonso nofo fhnf
chnngo. VI hns boon workIng fo gof
n bnnnor mndo for fho occnsIon.
Sundny broughf n IIghf snow mIxod
wIfh rnIn nnd fomµornfuros nround
Snfurdny wns n brIghf sunshIny
dny ronchIng Info fho 40s nround
horo. Tho fIuffy snow soffIod down,
so If fho wInd comos uµ If won`f bo
quIfo ns IIkoIy fo bIow.
Þof nII of guosfs nf Coorgo nnd
Snndoo CIffIngs, nrrIvo by cnr,
µIckuµ or somI-fruck. Thoy hnd n
hoIIcoµfor Innd Snfurdny ovonIng!
ÐonnIo Wnckormnn, Jnckson,
Wyo., nnd Mnrk ShoIfon, Mnsfor-
fon, Þow ZonInnd, Inndod In fho
µnrkIng Iof nnd sµonf fho nIghf.
Thoy hnd como from Þorfh Ðnkofn
nnd woro on fhoIr wny fo Þo-
brnskn. Thoy cnµfuro oIk, door,
ofc., from fho hoIIcoµfor usIng n nof
nnd fhon µuf rndIo coIInrs on fho
nnImnIs boforo roIonsIng fhom. Tho
foIIows woro bnck In fho nIr onrIy
Sundny mornIng, on fo fhoIr noxf
dosfInnfIon. IIfhor fhoy woro ro-
nIIy Iosf or know Snndoo wns n
good cook.
Sundny, Tony Hnrfy nffondod
church fhon hnd dInnor ouf. If wns
busy nf fho cnfo, so ho onjoyod vIs-
IfIng wIfh mnny frIonds fhnf como
fhrough. Ho hnd n bIf of n coId
goIng on, so cnIIod fo gIvo mo hIs
nows rnfhor fhnn sfoµµIng by.
Sundny ovonIng, I gof n cnII from
Iud SfIckIor, ho hnd run Info n foI-
Iow whIIo nf Iorf Mondo fhnf hnd
boughf gIIfs from mo mnny yonrs
ngo. Ho snId fhoy woro good sfock.
If`s n smnII worId for suro. Iud Is
rocovorIng from n brokon Iog nnd
fhInks If Is goIng fo bo quIfo somo
fImo boforo ho cnn µuf woIghf on If.
Thnf Is ronIIy sIowIng hIm down for
fho fImo boIng.
WoII, If Isn`f fIy sonson yof, buf n
shorf IIffIo nrfIcIo from l889 snId
¨To Ðosfroy IIIos, µrocuro fIvo
confs worfh of cobnIf nnd sµrInkIo
If on µInfos wIfh n IIffIo sugnr,
covor If wIfh wnfor nnd sof If whoro
fIIos cnn drInk. If Is suro donfh fo
fhom, buf musf bo koµf ouf of fho
ronch of chIIdron, ns If Is vory µoI-
sonous. Sonk n bunch of Iooks In
suffIcIonf wnfor fo covor fhom for
four or fIvo dnys. SfrnIn nnd wnsh
fho furnIfuro nnd µIcfuros wIfh fho
wnfor. Tho odor Is scnrcoIy µorcoµ-
fIbIo, buf wIII kooµ fho fIIos nf n dIs-
fnnco. A cnsfor oII µInnf growIng In
fho room wIII kIII mnny nnd drIvo
nwny fho rosf. A bunch of wnInuf
Ionvos or n growIng Jnµnnoso IIIy
wIII hnvo fho snmo offocf.¨
¨Hou Ieou/iful o Jo, con Ie
ulen /inJneee /ouclee i/.¨ ÐnysIos
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CroofIngs from bonufIfuI, sunny,
mosfIy snow-froo norfhonsf
Hnnkon Counfy. Tho wnrmor fom-
µornfuros wo'vo onjoyod roconfIy
hnvo moIfod mosf of fho snow In
our nron, oxcoµf for fho snowbnnks
In fho drnws nnd shoIforboIfs. Wo'II
nood moro moIsfuro boforo sµrIng,
buf for now fho wonfhor Is wondor-
fuI. Ono of fho noIghbors I fnIkod fo
yosfordny wns µroµnrIng fo hnng
cIofhos on fho IIno, nnd I sµonf n
IIffIo fImo doIng somo µrunIng on
nn nµµIo froo If fooIs so good fo bo
nbIo fo do somo work oufsIdo.
Þows hns fo bo comµosod In n
hurry fodny, bocnuso I don'f wnnf
fo mIss my rIdo fo IhIIIµ fo nffond
fho buII snIo. Our noIghbor, T.J.
CnbrIoI, Is hnvIng hIs nnnunI buII
snIo fodny, so wo wnnf fo bo on
hnnd fo suµµorf hIm nnd hIs wIfo,
JonnIno. I hoµo fhoy hnvo n vory
succossfuI snIo.
ÞoIs nnd Ðorofhy InuIson woro
In IIorro Tuosdny, doIng somo
shoµµIng nnd fnkIng cnro of somo
busInoss. Sundny, Ðorofhy sfoµµod
nf IIII nnd IoIIy Iruco's nffor
church fo doIIvor somo oggs. Sho
snId IIII nnd IoIIy woro "bnbysIf-
fIng" VInco nnd KnfIo's smnII dog,
Toby. If sounds IIko Toby hns IIII
frnInod fhoy nro gronf frIonds.
Ðorofhy snId fhnf fhoro wIII bo no
church nf Ðooµ Crook Mnrch l?, ns
fho congrognfIon Is InvIfod fo MId-
Innd for n Sodor monI nf TrInIfy
!ufhornn Church. Thoro wIII bo
sunrIso sorvIcos nf Ðooµ Crook on
Insfor, foIIowod by bronkfnsf.
If wns n quIofor wook nf IIIIy
nnd ArIyno Mnrkwod's µInco fhIs
wook. Thoy koµf nµµoInfmonfs In
IIorro IrIdny, nnd fhoy µnId n vIsIf
fo AunfIo AIIco JoIfz. Thoy nf-
fondod church nf Ðooµ Crook Sun-
dny, nnd Infor In fho dny fhoy
onjoyod n vIsIf from InffI Ioforson
nnd hor hIrod mnn. InffI hnd boon
fo T.J. CnbrIoI`s fo Iook nf somo
buIIs, nnd sho sfoµµod by fo soo fho
now cnbIn nf IIIIy nnd ArIyno's.
Wodnosdny of fhIs wook, grnvosIdo
sorvIcos wIII bo hoId In MIdInnd for
IIIIy's cousIn, Johnny Iofors.
ÐIck nnd Cono Hudson sµonf
sovornI dnys In !nµId CIfy Insf
wook whoro Cono hnd oyoIId sur-
gory. On fho wny fo !nµId CIfy
Wodnosdny, fhoy sfoµµod nf fho
nursIng homo In Þow !ndorwood
fo vIsIf wIfh Ðorofhy SfnhI, JIm
MorInrIfy, nnd Ðnvo SchofIoId.
Thoy nIso gof fo vIsIf wIfh JonnnIo
SfnhI, who Is fho dnughfor of
Ðorofhy SfnhI nnd n formor frIond
nnd noIghbor of Cono's. JonnnIo
IIvos In ArIzonn. Cono's surgory
wns Thursdny, nnd sho nnd ÐIck
rofurnod homo fo fho rnnch Snfur-
dny. Tho surgory wonf woII, nnd
Cono wIII jusf nood fo fnko If n IIf-
fIo onsy for fho noxf couµIo of
wooks. Of courso, If you know
Cono, you wIII know fhnf fnkIng If
onsy Is nof somofhIng fhnf comos
nnfurnIIy fo hor.
A wook ngo Mondny, Ðunno nnd
!oIn !osofh mndo n frIµ fo HIgh-
moro fo vIsIf wIfh !ufh Þouhnusor.
Thoy hnd n gronf vIsIf, shnrIng
µhofos nnd fnmIIy nows. Snfurdny
ovonIng, Ðunno nnd !oIn woro suµ-
µor guosfs nf fho homo of SoµhIo
(!osofh) nnd Inf IoIoy In MIdInnd.
AIso nffondIng fho suµµor woro
CInrk nnd Cnrmon AIIomnn nnd
JuIInn nnd Coroon !osofh. IvI-
donfIy Inf Iovos fo cook, so ho nnd
SoµhIo mndo n l0 courso monI for
fho grouµ, nnd fhoy nfo nnd vIsIfod
for four nnd n hnIf hours. !oIn snId
If wns n vory cronfIvo nnd doIIcIous
monI, nnd fhoy nII onjoyod n won-
dorfuI ovonIng.
Irnnk nnd ShIrIoy HnIIIgnn
sµonf Thursdny nIghf In fown nnd
fook Irnnk's fnfhor, Kon HnIIIgnn,
ouf fo suµµor. ShIrIoy snId fhoy hnd
fo cIonn snow off fho drIvowny bo-
foro comIng homo. IrIdny nIghf,
fhoy nffondod fho Insf roguInr son-
son bnskofbnII gnmo In InIfh wIfh
fho WnII IngIos. InIfh won bofh
fho junIor vnrsIfy nnd vnrsIfy
gnmos. Tho junIor vnrsIfy fonm
wonf undofonfod for fho sonson nnd
fho vnrsIfy fonm fInIshod wIfh n
rocord of l?-2 wIfh fhoIr onIy fwo
Iossos fo Ðuµroo. Sundny, fhoy
wonf In fo church, hnd Iunch wIfh
fhoIr frIond, MnrIono, nnd nffondod
n movIo.
T.J. nnd JonnIno CnbrIoI hnvo
boon sµondIng mosf of fhoIr fImo
µroµnrIng for fhoIr nnnunI buII
snIo. JonnIno workod In fown Insf
Wodnosdny nnd Thursdny, nnd
fhoy froozo brnndod fhoIr hoIfors n
wook ngo Sundny.
IIII nnd IoIIy Iruco hnd com-
µnny ovor fho wookond. ThoIr son,
JIm Iruco, nnd frIonds from fho
Abordoon nron woro hondod for fho
IInck HIIIs fo sµond fho wookond.
Thoy sfoµµod by fho rnnch so JIm's
son, Irnndon, couId sµond fho
wookond wIfh grnndmn nnd
grnndµn. IIII, IoIIy nnd Irnndon
nffondod church In MIdInnd Snfur-
dny ovonIng, nnd JIm nnd Irnndon
rofurnod fo Abordoon Mondny.
InrIIor In fho wook, VInco nnd
KnfIo Iruco nffondod n buII snIo.
Mnx nnd Joyco Jonos dIdn'f gof
fo kooµ fhoIr fnx nµµoInfmonf In
WInnor Insf Wodnosdny, bocnuso
fho nccounfnnf wns undor fho
wonfhor. Thoy wIII fry ngnIn fhIs
wook. Snfurdny mornIng, Mnx nnd
Joyco nffondod n musIc confosf In
IIorro. ThoIr grnndchIIdron, !uko
nnd MnffIo, bofh rocoIvod foµ
mnrks for fhoIr µInno µIocos good
job, kIds. Hnrd work µnys off. !nfor
Snfurdny, Mnx nnd Joyco frnvoIod
fo ChnmborInIn fo bo on hnnd for
Insforn Sfnr offIcInI vIsIf fhoro.
!ufh Þouhnusor Is doIng woII In
HIghmoro. Sho snId fhoro Is quIfo
n bIf of snow In fhnf nron. Sho fhor-
oughIy onjoyod fho vIsIf Insf wook
wIfh Ðunno nnd !oIn !osofh. And
fhIs Mondny, sho hnd n vIsIf from
ÐIck Sfnbnow, IIorro.
If hns boon nnofhor busy wook
for CIInf nnd !nurn AIIomnn.
!nurn nnd AIIvyn hnvo boon onjoy-
Ing hoIµIng CIInf wIfh cnffIo
choros. Thoy mndo somo quIck
frIµs fo fown for µnrfs, nnd
grnndmn Cnrmon nnd grnndµn
CInrk Iovo wnfchIng AIIvyn durIng
fhoso fImos. Wodnosdny, fho Hnyos
µIny cnsf hnd dross rohonrsnI.
Thursdny, CIInf hnuIod cnIvos fo
fown, nnd IrIdny, CIInf nnd !nurn
woro on hnnd fo wnfch fhom soII.
Snfurdny, Joy nnd !nndy Yosf do-
IIvorod fho IounfIfuI Inskofs Ifoms
fo CIInf nnd !nurn nnd sfnyod for
coffoo nnd vIsIfIng. Snfurdny
ovonIng, KoIIy (AIIomnn) nnd Mor-
gnn ÞoIson cnmo for n vIsIf. IvI-
donfIy cousIns Morgnn nnd AIIvyn
woro onch ofhor ouf, wIfh consfnnf
gIggIIng, scronmIng, nnd runnIng
fhough fho houso fun fImos. Sun-
dny, fhoy nffondod µIny µrncfIco
nnd n fIro moofIng In Hnyos, foI-
Iowod by somo vIsIfIng nf fho Yosf
homo In fho ovonIng. !nurn snId
fho µIny Is quIckIy nµµronchIng,
nnd If Is shnµIng uµ fo bo n gronf
ono. Mnrk your cnIondnrs for fho
socond wookond In Mnrch for fhIs
yonr's Hnyos µIny.
McenvIIIe News
by Leanne Neuhauser · SB?-ßßBS
oontinued on page 13
Milesville News
(continued from page 7)
Moenville News
by Leanne Neuhauser • 567-3325
Betwixt Places News
by Marsha Sumpter • 837-2048 • bilmar@gwtc.net
classlfleds · 869-2616
1hursday, lebruary 28, 2013 · 1he Pioneer Review · Page 12
siaicwidc for only $150.00. Pui
iIc SouiI Daloia Siaicwidc
Classificds Nciworl io worl for
you ioday! (25 words for $150.
EacI addiiional word $5.} Call
iIis ncws¡a¡cr, 605-859-2516,
or 800-658-3697 for dciails.
DONUS. Ncw Pay Progran!
¯Earn u¡ io 50 CPM ¯Honc
Wcclly ¯E×ccllcni nilcs, $50
iar¡ ¡ay. Musi lc Canadian cli-
gillc (888} 691-5705.
discounis for s¡ring dclivcry.
50×80, 62×100, 68×120,
68×200, 100×200. Talc advan-
iagc of ia× dcduciions. Liniicd
Offcr. Call Jin 1-888-782-7040.
¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯
FOR SALE: 2004 Poniiac Crand
Pri× CT, gray wiiI gray inicrior,
107,300 nilcs, lools and runs
grcai. $7,000 is iIc asling ¡ricc,
lui I will considcr rcasonallc of-
fcrs. Call KciiI ai 454-3426 or
859-2039 for infornaiion or any
qucsiions. PF22-ifn
FOR SALE: 1998 Ford Eסcdi-
iion XLT 4×4, cloiI scais, ¡owcr
windows, locls & scais, good
iircs. Call 685-8155. PF10-ifn
rior/c×icrior ¡ainiing, siaining,
ninor rc¡air worl. O¡cnings
siill availallc for winicr/sun-
ncr. Frcc csiinaics. Liccnscd.
Fcfcrcnccs. Call 488-0008. Ku-
sicl's Painiing & Morc.
sunncr ¡rojccis u¡ now! For all
your corral, windlrcal and ¡as-
iurc fcncing nccds, call Trucii ai
859-2334. PF23-ifn
INC., PHILIP: Focl, Sand,
Cravcl (scrccncd or crusIcd}. Wc
can dclivcr. Dans, dugouis,
luilding siics. Our 37iI ycar.
Clcnn or Tracc, 859-2020.
CRETE: ALL iy¡cs of concrcic
worl. FicI, Collccn and Havcn
Hildclrand. Toll-frcc. 1-877-
867-4185; Officc. 837-2621;
FicI, ccll. 431-2226; Havcn,
ccll. 490-2926; Jcrry, ccll. 488-
0291. K36-ifn
For all your rural waicr Iool-
u¡s, waicrlinc and ianl insialla-
iion and any lind of laclIoc
worl, call Jon Joncs, 843-2888,
Midland. PF20-52i¡
will do all iy¡cs of ircncIing,
diicIing and dircciional loring
worl. Scc Craig, Diana, Saunicc
or Hcidi Collcr, Kadola, SD, or
call 837-2690. Craig ccll. 390-
8087, Saunicc ccll. 390-8604;
wrc׸gwic.nci K50-ifn
FOR SALE: A.I. lull calvcs oui
of DT FigIi Tinc 24J, oui of our
lcsi conncrcial cows. Will fccd
uniil MarcI 1si. Call 859-3082.
FOR SALE: Nursc cows. Also (2}
4WD Dodgc ¡iclu¡s; (1} Ford
2WD ¡iclu¡. 843-2516 or 515-
3150. P12-2ic
FOR SALE: 2008 DEE ZEE lalc
lcd, jusi lilc ncw wiiI wirclcss
conirols, $6,500. Call 685-4775.
WANTED: Sunncr ¡asiurc for
50 io 150 Icad of cows. Call
Sicvc Pclron, 544-3202.
Looling io rcni ¡asiurc or con-
¡lcic rancI, sIori icrn or long
icrn. Also looling for Iay
ground. CasI, lcasc or sIarcs.
Call 798-2116 or 798-2002.
¡asiurc for 100-250 cow/calf
¡airs, ¡rcfcrally in iIc Jacl-
son/Haalon/Joncs Couniy
arca, lui would considcr oiIcr
arcas. WiiI full nainicnancc.
Call 843-2869. P8-ifn
FOR SALE: 2006 FcaiIcrliic all
cncloscd 4-Iorsc gooscnccl
irailcr. 7×22×7 aluninun/
wIiic snooiI slin. Has nicc cn-
closcd iacl u¡ froni wiiI (5} sad-
dlc racls and (8} lridlc Ioldcrs.
Crcai condiiion! $14,200 ODO.
Call for ¡iciurcs and norc dc-
iails. 454-6914, Murdo.
for 40 io 200 ¡airs wiiIin 80
nilcs of PIili¡ or can lcasc wIolc
rancI. 685-9313 (ccll} or 859-
2059 (Ionc}. P7-ifn
12-¡ly, 235/85/16F. $160,
nounicd. Lcs' Dody SIo¡, 859-
2744, PIili¡. P40-ifn
Worl fron Ionc. Siariing $7.50
io $10.00/Iour. CrowiI ¡oicn-
iial. SouiI Daloia fanily lusi-
ncss, csi. 2001. Musi Iavc good
con¡uicr slills. Sonc nigIis
and sonc wcclcnds rcquircd.
HigI-s¡ccd Inicrnci acccss.
Enail rcsunc. carccrs¸snari
salcsandlcasc.con P12-4i¡
is looling for a full-iinc ¡crson
io add io our ican ai Wall. Jol
rcs¡onsililiiics includc irucl
driving (Class A CDL a ¡lus or
willing io oliain onc}, Iay grind-
ing, warcIousc loading/unload-
ing, fcriilizcr s¡rcading, grain
o¡craiions, and various oiIcr
iasls io ialc carc of our cus-
ioncrs. Wagc DOE. Dcncfiis in-
cludcd. EOE. Call 279-2261 or
279-2255, Wall. WP26-2ic
is looling for a CDL Class A
Drivcr wiiI doullcs/iri¡lcs and
a ianlcr cndorscncni iIai iccI-
nically can lc siaiioncd ai any
onc of our locaiions casi of Wall.
Sio¡ ly io ¡icl u¡ an a¡¡lica-
iion or call Jacl ai 381-0031.
HIRING for cסcricnccd Cools
and liicIcn siaff. Wc arc looling
for Iardworling, ouigoing siaff
io join our 2013 scason ican.
Eסcricncc in iIc liicIcn wiiI
aliliiy io worl in a fasi-¡accd
cnvironcni is Icl¡ful. Wc can
icacI you iIc rcsi!! Hourly
wagcs ¡aid for all Iours worlcd,
lonus for scason con¡lciion.
Wcclly o¡iional ncal ¡aclagc,
rciail discouni, aciiviiics, o¡¡or-
iuniiy io nalc ncw acquain-
ianccs fron all ovcr iIc world.
Download a¡¡licaiion ai
ccdar¡asslodgc.con or call
SIaron Dics ai 433-5560.
FOR SALE: (30} 27" TVs ai $20
cacI. TIcy arc NOT flaiscrccns.
Dcsi Wcsicrn, Wall. Call 279-
2145 or 685-3915. PW12-2ic
FOR SALE: 14' widc × 20' long ×
8' IigI Mcnard's sIcd lii. Asl-
ing $2,500 ODO. If inicrcsicd
call 685-4608, days, or 433-
5060, cvcnings, for dciails.
FOR SALE: Solid oal Iand-
craficd cIina calinci, c×ccllcni
sIa¡c, $200 ODO. Call 859-
2654 or 685-3152, lcavc ncs-
sagc. P8-ifn
FOR SALE: Fo¡c Iorsc Ialicrs
wiiI 10' lcad ro¡c, $15 cacI.
Call 685-3317 or 837-2917.
nacIincry and cars for crusI-
ing. 433-5443. PF27-4i¡
¡laccs, 1900-2000, for lool
aloui Wcia connuniiy. Coniaci
Mary Lcwis, 993-6152; cnail.
lcwis¸gwic.nci P12-2ic
Nuis 'n Dolis (Edgcnoni}, Han-
cocl Falrics and Falric Ciiy
(Fa¡id Ciiy} will lc sci u¡ and
rcady for you io sIo¡ on Friday,
MarcI 8, fron 4.30 io 7 ¡.n.
and Saiurday, MarcI 9, fron 8
a.n. io 4 ¡.n. ai iIc Wall Con-
nuniiy Ccnicr during iIc Dad-
lands Quilicrs Wcclcnd
Cciaway. Dc surc io ialc advan-
iagc of iIis wondcrful o¡¡oriu-
niiy io sIo¡ for all your scwing
and quiliing nccds! PW11-3ic
FOR SALE: 7 lcdroons, 3
laiIs, largc lascncni, 2 firc-
¡laccs, aiiacIcd garagc. Could
lc sc¡araicd and uscd as a 2
lcd, 1 laiI rcnial. $56,000 firn,
Kadola. 488-0846. K12-3i¡
Si., PIili¡. 2 lcdroons, 1 laiI,
aiiacIcd garagc on nicc corncr
loi. Full lascncni, ccniral air,
¡ro¡anc Icai. Modcsi ¡ricc. In-
quirc ai 859-3367, 567-3515 or
859-3249. Forncr Ionc of Joy
Klina. P11-ifn
2 lcdroons, downiown, fcnccd
yard. Malc an offcr. Call 859-
3095 or 859-2483. P10-ifn
SALE: 3 lcdroon, 2 laiI, gar-
dcn iul in nasicr laiI, ncw
siovc, rcfrigcraior onc ycar old,
and disIwasIcr. Vcry s¡acious
living roon and liicIcn. Ncvcr
Iad ¡cis or snolc. Call 515-
4138 or 515-4139. WP24-4ic
FOR SALE: 307 Myrilc Avc.,
PIili¡. 3 lcdroons, 1.5 laiIs,
¡ariially finisIcd lascncni,
largc lacl yard, ncw roof and
windows, siainlcss siccl fridgc
and siovc, wasIcr and drycr in-
cludcd. Closc io scIools. Call
859-2470. Can cnail ¡iciurcs.
FOR SALE: 2008 Classiron
MX175 sli and fisI, 55 ll.
Minloia irolling noior, Lorancc
fisI and dc¡iI findcr, Volvo in-
loard noior 3.0, scais 7 ¡co¡lc.
Lois norc. Call Sicvc ai 858-
8670, cvcnings, lcavc ncssagc.
$14,000 ODO. PF27-2i¡
roons, 1 laiI, snall sIcd. Con-
iaci Dcl ai 544-3291. PF26-2i¡
RENT IN WALL: Call Sian, 381-
2861. WP5-ifn
APARTMENTS: S¡acious onc
lcdroon uniis, all uiiliiics in-
cludcd. Young or old. Nccd
rcnial assisiancc or noi, wc can
Iousc you. Jusi call 1-800-481-
6904 or sio¡ in iIc lolly and
¡icl u¡ an a¡¡licaiion. Caicway
A¡arincnis, Kadola. WP32-ifn
PLEASE READ your classificd
ad iIc firsi wccl ii runs. If you
scc an crror, wc will gladly rc-
run your ad corrccily. Wc accc¡i
rcs¡onsililiiy Ior tbe IIrst In-
correct InsertIon onIy. Favcl-
lciic Pullicaiions, Inc. rcqucsis
all classificds and cards of
iIanls lc ¡aid for wIcn or-
dcrcd. A $2.00 lilling cIargc will
lc addcd if ad is noi ¡aid ai iIc
iinc iIc ordcr is ¡laccd. AII
pbone numbers are wItb an
area code oI 60S, unIess otber-
wIse IndIcated.
TIunI ¸ou to cuc¡¸onc ncu¡
und ¡u¡ uIo Iuuc cxtcndcd
con¡ussíon to nc u¡tc¡ ícu¡n-
íng tIut I Iuuc cx¡c¡ícnccd u
¡ccu¡¡cncc o¡ cuncc¡. I un
Iu¡¡¸ to ¡c¡o¡t tIut tIc dís-
cuscd tíssuc uus cuugIt ín tIc
cu¡í¸ stugc, so uus contuíncd
und su¡gícuíí¸ ¡cnoucd. PutIoí-
og¸ ¡c¡o¡ts guuc nc u cuncc¡-
¡¡cc díugnosís, Iut ¡íuc uccIs
o¡ ¡oííou-u¡ ¡udíutíon ís ud-
uíscd. TIut uííí Icgín on A¡¡íí
S. I tIunI ¸ou ¡o¡ uíí o¡ tIc con-
¡ussíonutc gcstu¡cs tIut Iuuc
Iccn cxtcndcd to nc síncc n¸
tI¡cutcníng díugnosís on Ncu
Ycu¡'s Euc.
I uus cnotíonuíí¸ noucd I¸
tIc u¡u¡-u¡ound u¡n Iugs cx-
tcndcd to nc I¸ tIc ncdícuí
¡¡o¡cssíonuís ín PIííí¡. Inítíuíí¸,
tIc¸ u¡c tIc oncs uIo cx-
¡¡csscd con¡ídcncc und cn-
cou¡ugcncnt tIut I uouíd Ic
uIíc to ¡oííou tI¡ougI und ¡ísc
uIouc tIc dí¡¡ícuít cIuíícngcs
tIut I ¡uccd.
Foííouíng tIut, I Iuuc ¡c-
ccíucd nun¸ u¡íí¡tíng ¡Ionc
cuíís, tIínIíng o¡ ¸ou cu¡ds und
¡c¡sonuí su¡¡o¡t ¡o¡ n¸ ¡ctu¡n
to good IcuítI ¡¡on n¸ cIu¡cI
¡uníí¸, ¡cíutíucs, tIc íocuí Cun-
cc¡ Su¡¡o¡t G¡ou¡ und ¡¡ícnds
ín tIc connunít¸. You¡ Iínd
gcstu¡cs Iuuc ncunt so nucI
to nc. Pícusc contínuc to Icc¡
nc ín ¸ou¡ ¡¡u¸c¡s uIííc I Icuí
und contínuc t¡cutncnt.
Hosc Kící
lridgc¡olicc.org. A¡¡licaiion
Dcadlinc is Friday MarcI 8iI,
scrccn Iosi fanilics, ¡rovidc
su¡¡ori and aciiviiics for c×-
cIangc siudcnis. Malc fricnds
worldwidc! www.as¡ccifounda-
INC is looling for a CPA. Wc s¡c-
cializc in irans¡oriaiion and oil
ficld rclaicd scrviccs. Salary
$65-4110l DOQ. 605-553-2080
sccling a qualificd CEO / Ccn-
cral Managcr. TIis is an agron-
ony, cncrgy, and auio ¡aris
o¡craiion wiiI salcs of $20 Mil-
lion. A sirong laclground in fi-
nancc, connunicaiion, and
¡crsonncl nanagcncni is dc-
sircd. Ag Dusincss dcgrcc and or
ag lusincss nanagcncni cסc-
ricncc ¡rcfcrrcd Scnd, cnail, or
fa× (888-653-5527} rcsunc io.
Larry Fullcr, 5213 SIoal Drivc,
Disnarcl ND 58503,
larry.fullcr¸ cIsinc.con.
Cusicr Clinic and Cusicr Fc-
gional Scnior Carc in lcauiiful
Cusicr, SD, Iavc full iinc and
PFN (as-nccdcd} FN, LPN and Li-
ccnscd Mcdical Assisiani ¡osi-
iions availallc. Wc offcr
con¡ciiiivc ¡ay and c×ccllcni
lcncfiis. Ncw Craduaics wcl-
conc! Plcasc coniaci Hunan Fc-
sourccs ai (605} 673-2229 c×i.
110 for norc infornaiion or log
onio www.rcgionalIcaliI.con io
$15-$22 Iourly. Doullc your
currcni ¡aycIccl! Wc will irain
you and ¡lacc you. sd¸arn-
cor¡.liz 605/906-0544.
OPENINC for NoriIwcsi Arca
ScIools Educaiion Coo¡craiivc
in NW SouiI Daloia. Con¡cii-
iivc wagc, c×ccllcni lcncfiis, vc-
Iiclc ¡rovidcd. Coniaci Cris
Owcns ai 605-466-2206 or
FESS for lusy liiilc cafc in
FaiiI, SD, Eסcricncc ¡rcfcrrcd.
Call Dranding Iron Inn 605-967-
2662, asl for Tin or Dcl.
rc¡rcscniing Coldcn Eaglc Log
Honcs, luilding in casicrn, ccn-
iral, noriIwcsicrn SouiI &
NoriI Daloia. Scoii Conncll,
605-530-2672, Craig Conncll,
605-264-5650, www.goldcnca-
Ihc Pionccr Pcvicw
Busincss & ProIcssionol DirccIory
K0NA|| f. MANN, ||8
FamiIy Dentistry
Monday - Tuesday - Thurs. - Friday
8:00 to 12:00 & 1:00 to 5:00
859-2491 · Philip, SD
104 Philip Ave. · South of Philip Chiropractic
Qualiiy Air-Eniraincd Concrcic
CaII toII-Iree 1-SSS-S39-2621
RIcbard HIIdebrand
S3?-2621 - Kadoka, SD
Rent Thio Spuce
3 month min.
TATE AUCTION. 2005 iillallc &
4669 ¡asiurc, coniiguous, of-
fcrcd in iracis, noriI of FaiiI,
SD, Huniing, MarcI 25,
www.PirouiclAuciion.con, 605-
Molridgc Policc Dc¡arincni Ias
o¡cning for a FT E1911. A¡¡li-
caiion nay lc rcqucsicd or
¡iclcd u¡ ai Molridgc Policc Dc-
¡arincni or onlinc ai www. no-
·Complete Auto Body Repairing
·Glass Ìnstallation ·Painting ·Sandblasting
ToII-Free: 1-800-900-2339
Pee Wee & Toby Hook
859-2337 · PhiIip, SD
inun for firsi 20 words; 10¢ ¡cr
word iIcrcaficr; includcd in iIc
Píoncc¡ Hcuícu, tIc P¡o¡ít, ö TIc
Pcnníngton Co. Cou¡unt, as wcll
as on our wclsiic. www.¡ionccr-
Triluics, Eic. . $6.00 nininun
for firsi 20 words; 10¢ ¡cr word
iIcrcaficr. EacI nanc and iniiial
nusi lc counicd sc¡araicly. In-
cludcd in iIc Píoncc¡ Hcuícu and
tIc P¡o¡ít.
nininun for firsi 20 words; 10¢
¡cr word iIcrcaficr. EacI nanc
and iniiial nusi lc counicd sc¡-
araicly. Prinicd only in iIc Pío-
ncc¡ Hcuícu.
NOTE: $2.00 addcd cIargc for
loollcc¡ing and lilling on all
DISPLAY AD RATE: $8.00 ¡cr
colunn incI, includcd in iIc Pí-
oncc¡ Hcuícu and tIc P¡o¡ít.
$5.55 ¡cr colunn incI for iIc Pí-
oncc¡ Hcuícu only.
PUBLISHER'S NOTICE: All rcal csiaic ad-
vcriiscd in iIis ncws¡a¡cr is suljcci io iIc
Fcdcral Fair Housing Aci of 1968, wIicI
nalcs ii illcgal io advcriisc ºany ¡rcfcrcncc,
or discrininaiion on racc, color, rcligion,
sc×, or naiional origin, or any inicniion io
nalc any sucI ¡rcfcrcncc, liniiaiion, or
TIis ncws¡a¡cr will noi lnowingly accc¡i
any advcriising for rcal csiaic wIicI is a vi-
olaiion of iIc law. Our rcadcrs arc inforncd
iIai all dwcllings advcriiscd in iIis ncws¡a-
¡cr arc availallc on an cqual o¡¡oriuniiy
S. HWY ?3 - SS9-2100 - PHILIP
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859-2516 · Philip
Auto Body Technician
Full Time Position
Les' Body Shop
Philip, SD
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Thursday, February 28, 2013 • The Pioneer Review • Page 13
2 Bedrooms Available
2 Bedrooms Available
(washer/dryer hook-ups)
Apartments carpeted throughout,
appliances furnished,
laundry facilities available.
For application
& information:
1113 Sherman St.
Sturgis, SD 57785
605-347-3077 or
Tax Preparation Service
•Reasonable Rates
•W-2 & 1099 Prep
Business & Ranch
Partnerships &
•High School
Students: $20
Students: $30
•Prices include
tax & are for 1-2
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Ray and Nancy Neuhauser at-
tended funeral services in Pierre
for Joe Husband on Saturday. Joe
was a former neighbor of Nancy's
in the Highmore area, and Joe's
widow, Bessie, is a cousin of Velva
Neuhauser's. Both Ray and Nancy
have been enjoying card groups
and senior center activities.
Adam and Jodi Roseth and fam-
ily spent last weekend in Rapid
City, having a family outing before
calving season kicks into high gear.
The kids got to do some swimming,
which was a real treat.
Jon and Connie Johnson had a
quieter week also. Their son, Noah,
had BB gun practice on Sunday,
and next Saturday will be the first
match of the season. After that,
they will have shooting matches
most every weekend for the next
couple of months.
A week ago, Helen Beckwith
traveled to Brookings with her
daughter, Rose Briggs, and family.
Helen's grandson was playing in a
hockey tournament there. While
she was in Brookings, Helen also
had the opportunity to visit her fa-
ther and a couple of her sisters.
Her father lives in an assisted liv-
ing facility there. Helen said he has
a large bulletin board full of pho-
tos – he now has about 75 great-
grandchildren, so it is a challenge
to keep them straight.
Kevin Neuhauser went to town
Saturday to be on hand for a paint-
ing project at their house in town.
It sounds like he was more of a
spectator than a participant – he
freely admits that if you are paint-
ing the interior of a home, he is
probably not the person you want
wielding a paint brush. Mary and
Brianna were doing the painting.
Mary and Kevin went out to supper
before Kevin returned to the ranch.
Mary stayed in town to do some
cleaning in preparation for the
workmen coming Monday. Both
the floor installers and the cabinet
installers were scheduled for Mon-
day, so progress is being made. I
can't wait to see the finished prod-
uct. Kevin attended the bull sale in
Philip Tuesday.
Kelly Briggs said there isn't
much "fancy" news at their house
this week. The three young chil-
dren have been enjoying the nice
weather and Chase and Kelly are
kept busy with their everyday ac-
Mary Briggs spent last Thursday
with her mother-in-law, Lil Briggs.
Lil has been having a lot of back
pain, but some days are better than
others. Early last Saturday, Keva
(Briggs) Joens stopped by and
picked up Mary Briggs, and they
headed to Watertown to the State
B Wrestling Tournament. They
stopped in Pierre and picked up a
friend, and they were on their way.
Congratulations to Keva's son,
Zane, who earned second place in
the 106 pound weight class. The
ladies returned to the ranch late
Saturday night.
Here at Neuhauser ranch, it
seemed like the week passed in
kind of a blur. I was in Salem from
Sunday through Wednesday, visit-
ing our daughter, Jennifer, and
helping her with some projects.
Her husband, Ross, was attending
meetings in Washington, D.C., for
the week. While he was there, he
got to spend some time with our
daughter, Lori, which they both en-
joyed. I stopped in Kadoka to visit
my mother, Letoy Brown, Wednes-
day afternoon. I went on to Philip
and attended a Farm Bureau meet-
ing before returning to the ranch.
Thursday was spent catching up
around here, and Friday I was
preparing for company. Our daugh-
ter, Chelsea, and her husband,
Mike, arrived from Rapid City Fri-
day evening, and our son, Scott, his
wife, Corry, and their children,
Marisa and Austin, arrived from
their home in Spearfish Saturday.
It was a fun, busy weekend, and by
Sunday evening I was ready for the
couch and a blanket. Randy made
a trip to Union Center to pick up
some feed bunks last week, and he
also attended a card game at Kevin
This week, I am grateful for the
fact that the majority of our family
lives relatively nearby. It is so nice
to be able to drive a few hours and
be able to spend time together. I
can't imagine what it must have
been like for those settlers who
knew when they headed west, they
would seldom see their family
again. And they didn't even have
telephones or e-mail or skype or
any of the other communication
methods that we have now. I
wouldn't have liked that one bit.
I hope you'll enjoy the wonderful
weather this week. And for you
gardeners, you might want to start
watching your flowerbeds. If they
aren't covered with snow, chances
are the plants in the south-facing
beds will soon be poking through
the ground. Yahoo.
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The families of Bill Lee would
like to sincerely thank everyone
who helped us in so many
ways when we lost our beloved
No words can express our
sorrow. Thanks to Jack, Gayle
and DJ Rush for your kindness
to all of us; to Rev. McKinley for
his help; to the American Legion
for their services at the ceme-
tery; and the ladies who served
the lunch after the funeral for
everyone. It is greatly appreci-
Thanks for all your prayers,
cards, visits, phone calls, etc.,
all the food and etc. brought to
the house. It was all such a
wonderful help.
God bless everyone,
Connie Lee & families
Fern L. Konst & families
Joann Van Tassel & families
Marlana Hatch & families
I want to say thank you to
everyone who came to see me,
sent me a card, brought a gift or
said a prayer for me.
I want to also say thank you
to the nurses, Dr. Klopper and
physical therapists for the won-
derful care I received.
Charmaine Stewart
Thank Yous … con’t.
The first bills of the 2013 South
Dakota Legislature that have been
signed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard
include the following:
HB1024 - An act to provide for
the addition of certain employees of
the municipality of Sioux Falls to
the South Dakota Retirement Sys-
HB1025 - An act to revise certain
actuarial and reporting require-
ments relating to the South Dakota
Retirement System.
HB1047 - An act to revise certain
provisions regarding the examina-
tion for an application for a funeral
service license.
HB1066—Extends the special
1.5 percent tourism tax, making it
HB1064 - An act to provide for
certain methods of disbursement
for school district flexible spending
HB1097 - An act to revise certain
provisions relating to an em-
ployer's denial of workers' compen-
sation claims.
SB26 - An act to update termi-
nology for individuals with intellec-
tual disabilities and similar terms.
SB48 - An act authorizing the
Transportation Commission to es-
tablish rules for the allowance,
placement, and maintenance of
newspaper vending machines at in-
terstate rest areas.
SB49 - An act to establish the fee
charged by registers of deeds for
documents filed by the Department
of Transportation disposing of
highway right of way that is no
longer needed for highway pur-
SB53 - An act to expand the ap-
plication of the farm decal system.
SB57 - An Act to define a
biodiesel producer and bulk plant
operator and revise statutory refer-
ences and make certain form and
style changes for motor fuel taxa-
SB70—The South Dakota Public
Safety Improvement Act.
For more information about leg-
islation, go online to: legis.state.
Governor signs first bills
by Elizabeth “Sam” grosz
Community news Service
It wasn’t quite midnight oil that
was burning February 20 at the
Capitol in Pierre, but it may have
felt that way to legislators trying to
beat a deadline.
That day, this year’s 26th in the
session, the rule is that a bill or
joint resolution must be out of its
house of origin.
Both sides were busy addressing
bills – either killing or passing
them – up until around 10 p.m. The
Senate finished just before that
hour, and the House went past by
about 15 minutes.
All in all, about 90 bills passed
through their hands that day.
By the close of the week, legisla-
tors had just two weeks left of the
regular run of the session.
Democratic leader Bernie Hun-
hoff, Yankton, noted during a news
conference on Friday that while
two weeks did not appear to be a
long time, much could still be ac-
“It’s like a nuclear half-life,”
Hunhoff said.
Senators dealt with in excess of
45 bills, while House members con-
sidered that same number.
Legislative history buffs remem-
ber times in the past when rules
were suspended so that debate
could go on past the midnight dead-
Committee and legislative agen-
das were somewhat lighter the rest
of the week, with the Friday House
and Senate calendars deferred
after less than an hour in session,
so that members could be on their
way home for the weekend.
Legislators expect to be back
working Monday through Thurs-
day this week, and Monday
through Friday next week. The lat-
ter week traditionally deals with
the final budget.
Then, after a two-week recess,
legislators will return to the capitol
on Monday, March 25, for the final
day. That is the day reserved to
deal with any vetoes the governor
may have made.
Legislative deadline met
for crossover of bills
by Senator John Thune
As a young high school basket-
ball player, it was not until this
time of year that I would allow my-
self to start thinking about playing
on the biggest stage in South
Dakota – the state basketball tour-
I remember the nervous energy
in the room as I sat through pep
rallies, boarded the bus on the way
to district championships, and sat
in the locker room minutes before
the game. I remember thinking
that the extra time I spent practic-
ing free throws, and running
sprints, and defensive drills was all
worth it for the shot to play at the
state “B” basketball tournament.
While I never had the opportu-
nity to play in the State “B” basket-
ball tournament, I know that the
leadership, teamwork, and dedica-
tion I learned on the court provided
me with essential life lessons.
These life lessons were also in-
spired by my time spent in the gym
with my father, Harold Thune. My
dad, who was a longtime teacher,
coach and athletic director at
Murdo, taught each of his kids and
players about the importance of
hard work and sportsmanship.
This year the Murdo auditorium
was renamed after my dad in honor
of his lifetime of service to Murdo
athletics. This was a special recog-
nition for him and our whole family
who grew up playing basketball in
the Murdo gym.
Spending time at the state bas-
ketball tournaments, I frequently
run into some of the athletes I
played against in high school who
have come to watch their own sons
and daughters compete in the state
basketball tournament. I know
each of them takes pride in seeing
their children enjoy and excel at a
sport that was meaningful to them.
Stories like these form some of the
great South Dakota basketball tra-
ditions, and bring together fami-
lies, communities and schools to
celebrate the accomplishments of
our student-athletes.
I hope that all of the participants
in this year’s tournaments take
time to enjoy the experience and
that each of the communities make
it out to support their teams. Good
luck to all participants in this
year’s tournaments, and I look for-
ward to seeing many South
Dakotans at the games.
South Dakota hoops
by Elizabeth “Sam” grosz
Community news Service
Here’s a brief review of some of
the South Dakota Legislature’s re-
cent action.
The Senate approved two bans
on texting while driving Tuesday
and sent it on to the House. The
first bill, SB142, prohibits texting
while driving on South Dakota
roads, and the second, SB44, would
jeopardize the commercial license
of a driver caught texting any-
where in the nation.
The House Health and Human
Services Committee voted seven to
five against HB1188, a bill that
would have kept mentally ill people
who have been found to be a dan-
ger from owning guns. Their names
would have been added to a na-
tional database, which is checked
prior to purchase. Main sponsor
Rep. Bernie Hunhoff, D-Yankton,
said the state is one of about 19
states not submitting information
about dangerous mentally ill resi-
dents to that database.
A bill to increase legislative pay
from $110 per official day of session
up to $123 squeaked through the
House 36-33 on February 20. The
following day, the Senate referred
the bill to its State Affairs Commit-
tee. Lawmakers currently receive
$6,000 per session, an amount
which hasn’t been raised in 15
The Senate State Affairs Com-
mittee and the full Senate unani-
mously approved two veterans bills
last week. The first designates the
third Tuesday of September as
POW/MIA working holiday and the
second designates August 7 as Pur-
ple Heart recognition day, also a
working holiday.
A bill increasing certain video
lottery payouts to $1,000 passed
both the House Commerce Com-
mittee and the full House, 39-28,
this past week. SB52 now heads to
the governor for his consideration.
A bill that would increase bond-
ing authority for the state’s four
technical institutes, HB1098,
bogged down in the Senate State
Affairs Committee February 22.
Upgrades for the Watertown and
Mitchell tech schools have been
completed and now the last phase
for the schools in Sioux Falls and
Rapid City are up next. The in-
crease in bonding authority from
$105 million up to $140 million
would pave the way for those proj-
ects. However, action was deferred
until financial info the governor re-
quested from the Bureau of Fi-
nance and Management could be
Persons hunting mountain lions
will no longer be required to wear
fluorescent orange exterior gar-
ments, if the governor also ap-
proves. The measure, HB1029,
unanimously passed out of the Sen-
ate before legislators headed home
for the weekend.
A lively debate in the House on
February 22 centered on the med-
ical care for certain unborn chil-
dren. While Rep. Bernie Hunhoff,
D-Yankton, urged passage to en-
sure prenatal care that would save
money by producing healthier ba-
bies, other lawmakers worried that
those low income mothers were il-
legal aliens. Several amendments
to that end were defeated before
final passage of HB1214 by 39-28
was accomplished, sending it off to
the Senate for its consideration.
The bill had been forgiven the
crossover deadline because of a re-
quested fiscal note attached to it.
SB27, which revises the design,
construction and equipping of a
veterans’ home near Hot Springs,
adding an additional 10,000 sq. ft.,
was approved by the House last
week and sent to the Governor for
his expected approval. The project
had been approved last year, but
revisions were made to the $6 mil-
lion facility which needed approval,
“It’s a good deal for the state,” com-
mented Rep. Fred Romkema, R-
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An official from the new North-
ern Beef Packers processing plant
in Aberdeen made a short but im-
portant statement Friday during
the South Dakota Farmers Union
state convention: “I would like to
start off by saying, we’re open,”
said A.J. Munger, who got a large
round of applause.
Munger is the new director of
new business development, pricing
and marketing at Northern Beef
Packers. “It’s been a long road. It’s
been a rocky road at times, but
with a lot of perseverance, and help
from the community we’ve been
able to open our doors and it’s been
a good start.”
After suffering a number of set-
backs, the company started har-
vesting cattle last October. Now,
the plant processes 300 head per
day on average. The plant is owned
by Korean and Chinese investors
and getting to this point has not
been easy, Munger said.
“It’s quite a task building a beef
processing plant from the ground
up,” Munger said. “One of these
plants hasn’t been built in the last
35 years, so it’s been quite the chal-
lenge to go out and find the expert-
ise that it takes to get one of these
plants built and up and running.”
The plant is still working out the
kinks, making sure all of the sys-
tems “talk to each other,” Munger
said. “We’re getting pretty close,
and we should start adding produc-
tion here in the next few weeks.”
The company is working to ex-
pand its market. They’ve started
working with high-end distributors
in Chicago and New York City,
Munger said. They’re still finishing
the necessary paperwork, but
Munger said the plant could be ex-
porting meat to other countries by
the end of March.
Munger said. “Our studies have
shown that there are enough cattle
within 200 miles of the plant to
meet all of our needs,” Munger
said. And he said it’s quality beef
they’re processing. “We didn’t build
this plant in Aberdeen, S.D., by
mistake. We built it right in the
middle of prime cattle country, and
so far our grading quality has been
The plant will also be working
with the South Dakota certified
program, selling beef that were
born, raised and slaughtered in the
The 420,000-square-foot plant is
known as a regional packer, more
of a niche-market plant as opposed
to major packers. “We don’t focus
as much on quantity, we want to
focus more on quality and produc-
ing that quality product,” Munger
There are approximately 10 re-
gional packers in the country,
Munger said, and the Aberdeen
plant is the most northern regional
packer in the United States.
Munger said Northern Beef Pack-
ers has over 400 employees, with
plans to increase that number to
600 in the short term. Most of the
production employees are making
anywhere from $12 to $18 per hour
starting out.
They have the capacity to
process as many as 1,500 head of
cattle per day on one shift. Munger
said with some capital improve-
ments it could be possible to move
to 1,800 head per day. That’s on
one shift. If they would move to two
shifts they could double the produc-
Munger said they’re focusing not
only on quality cuts but on safety,
trying to stay out of what becomes
a major news story if there is a re-
call. “We wanted to make sure that
we would have one of the safest
plants in the country. It seems like
every other month you’re hearing
about recalls. So we take great care
in making sure that all the bugs
stay off the meat,” Munger said.
“We’ve put in an industry-leading
number of food safety interven-
tions. We also have an individual
carcass ID system set up in the
plant. What that allows us to do is
that at any given time we can track
where a carcass is in our system.”
Northern Beef Packers could
export product by March
Veterans Administration Black
Hills Health Care System will host
a free, semi-annual women veter-
ans’ retreat through the post trau-
matic stress disorder (PTSD)
outpatient treatment program. The
retreat will be held April 19-21, at
the Fort Meade VA Medical Cen-
ter, two miles east of Sturgis.
The retreat is for women veter-
ans of all eras, from all across the
country, diagnosed with PTSD, as
well as female family members –
wives, mothers, adult daughters,
etc. – of male veteran's diagnosed
with PTSD.
According to Jill Broecher, public
affairs officer, in FY2012 we had
1,702 women veterans enrolled in
health care through VA BHHCS.
From what I’ve heard, this number
has been growing steadily the past
few years and is expected to con-
tinue growing. This is 6.4 percent
of the total number of veterans
served through VA BHHCS. This
retreat typically includes women
from a 300 mile radius of VA
BHHCS – although women from all
across the country are welcome –
and there is typically around 35
The retreat will focus on veter-
ans’ treatment and addresses psy-
chological, physical, social and
spiritual issues related to PTSD.
The retreats help women learn
more about the effects of war, as
well as other types of trauma. The
primary emphasis is to learn how
to cope with the devastating effects
PTSD can have on veterans and
family members’ lives. The pro-
gram also helps participants exam-
ine problem areas in their lives and
help them make healthy changes
and choices. There will be a partic-
ular emphasis on developing
healthier coping strategies and in-
creasing one’s social support net-
“The women’s retreat, in its 20th
year, seeks to help participants ex-
amine some of the basic questions
in their lives,” said retreat coordi-
nator Cathy Edler. “Facilitators
from VA volunteer their time to
help participants build a commu-
nity of people who are willing to
take time to support each other.
Participants will have the opportu-
nity to explore the basis of their
values and beliefs, as well as to
identify short and long-term goals
as a means of discovering or renew-
ing inner resources.”
The retreat is offered free of
charge. All meals and lodging are
provided at no cost to eligible par-
ticipants through the donations of
the Disabled American Veterans
Charitable Trust, as well as other
veteran’s service organizations and
interested groups and individuals
who want to support this program
The retreat is held at the Fort
Meade VA Medical Center, begin-
ning at noon, Friday, April 19, and
concludes at approximately 1:00
p.m., Sunday, April 21.
Participants must be pre-
screened. To be screened and regis-
ter, contact the PTSD outpatient
treatment program at 720-7449 or
1-800-743-1070, extension 7449.
Travel eligibility inquiries should
be directed to 720-7103.
For more information, contact
Broecher at Jill.Broecher@va.gov,
605-720-7451 (daytime) or 605-
490-5074 (cell).
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