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A Publication of Ravellette Publications, Inc., Philip, South Dakota 57567. The Official Newspaper of Haakon County, South Dakota. Copyright 1981.
Volume 107
January 24, 2013
Boys’ and girls’
Junior high
by Del Bartels
This year’s one-act drama by the
Philip High School actors and crew,
“Discovering Rogue,” placed in the
top two positions at the Region VII-
B contest. The students now will
perform their acting skills at the
state one-act festival, Thursday
through Saturday, January 31, and
February 1-2, at the Brandon Val-
ley Performing Arts Center.
The regional judges also honored
Philip actors Rachel Parsons and
Jane Poss with outstanding per-
former awards, and Brooke Nelson
received honorable mention.
Wall High School’s one-act entry,
“Orphan Trains,” also earned one
of the top two positions at regions.
At state, Philip will perform at
12:30 p.m., January 31, and Wall
will perform at 8:15 p.m., February
Philip director Laura O’Connor
and Wall director Ron Burtz invite
the public to attend extra showings
of the plays, Sunday, January 27.
Both casts will first perform in
Wall at the Powerhouse, in the old
school building, starting at 1:30
p.m. with Philip performing first.
Then the casts and crews will
travel to Philip to perform in the
Fine Arts Building, starting at 5:00
p.m., with Wall performing first.
According to O’Connor, both
casts have made changes to their
shows and are eager to show their
audiences what will be appearing
before the state judges. They will
have a free will offering for admis-
sion to cover the cost of additional
royalty fees due to the added per-
Wall’s “Orphan Train,” written
by Deborah Craig, includes 17
characters and four crew members.
It portrays the Children’s Aid Soci-
ety of New York efforts from the
1850s to 1920s to transport over
200,000 orphaned and neglected
children to the west and to new
O’Connor said that the SDHSAA
State One-Act Play Festival is not
a competition; rather, it is a chance
for casts from across the state to
see three days of plays in a festival
setting, which means the classes of
schools are not separated and the
daily rotation of plays is AA, A and
B, AA, A, B, etc. AA schools auto-
matically advance and can perform
whichever type of play they choose:
comedy or drama, whereas the A
schools and B schools must com-
pete at a region level to advance to
the festival and are on a rotation of
comedy and serious. This year's ro-
tation is for the A schools to per-
form comedies and the B schools to
perform serious shows. The top
award at the festival is to receive a
superior play award as a cast and
individually to receive the out-
standing performer or outstanding
ensemble recognition.
School’s one-act drama on to state
festival, local showing January 27
Philip High School one-act ensemble. Back row: Amanda McIlravy, Jane Poss, Ted'Dee Buffalo, James Fitzgerald, Josh Quinn,
Tyshia Ferguson and director Laura O'Connor. Middle row: Brad Pfeifle, Kelsie Kroetch, Carl Poss and Brian Pfeifle. Front:
Brooke Nelson, Brock Hanson, Rachel Parsons, Shelby Schofield, Sam Stangle and Cole Rothenberger. Courtesy photo
The local National Mutual Benefit chapter #85 sponsored a benefit supper for
Lola Hulce (inset), Saturday, January 19, at the commons area of the Philip High
School, before and during the doubleheader Philip Scotties basketball games.
The proceeds from the free will offerings are to help Hulce with medical expenses.
She is fighting a reoccurrance of cancer. The funds raised through the benefit,
totaling approximately $6,000, included a $2,500 match from NMB. Pictured
above are, from left, Mike Koehler, Maureen Palecek, Becky Brech, Pennie
Slovek, Doug Hauk, Harlan Moos, and Matt Reedy holding his son, Weston. Cooks
and servers not pictured were Jim Kanable, Brandon Moos and Faye Hauk.
NMB benefit supper for Lola Hulce
The Midland Volunteer Fire De-
partment recently held a fund-
raiser raffle for a quarter of beef.
The department raised over
$2,000, with matching funds of
$1,500 from Modern Woodmen of
America. The two winners of the
drawing were Murdo Ford and
Mike Stroppel. The beef was do-
nated by the Roseth brothers.
The funds will go toward upgrad-
ing the Midland Unit 5, also known
as the Ottumwa truck. According
to Reuban Vollmer, Jr., the current
fire truck is a 1979 International,
which has many aging problems. In
the past few years it has had me-
chanical failure and has been
deemed unusable as a dependable
fire truck.
The old fire truck’s replacement
will be a 1998 International, four-
wheel drive, which was a former
power company bucket truck. It
will be equipped with a 1,000 gal-
lon tank, a foam unit, emergency
lights and a state compatible radio.
The unit will be staged at Golden
Willow Seeds during the summer
months, providing quicker re-
sponse to emergencies in that area.
Along with working with the other
Midland units and other equip-
ment, this unit will assist Philip,
Milesville and Hayes fire depart-
ments. Vollmer said that the Mid-
land department is moving forward
in the building of the new fire
Midland Volunteer Fire Department
moving forward in replacing old truck
Shown in front of the to-be-retired Midland Unit #5 fire truck, from left, drawing
winner Mike Stroppel, Modern Woodmen representative Don Haynes, and Mid-
land Fire Chief Reuben Vollmer, Jr. Courtesy photo
The South Dakota Secretary of
State’s office has seen a significant
increase in the number of permits
to carry a concealed pistol issued in
recent months.
As of January 11, 2013, the total
number of active permits in South
Dakota is 65,754.
Concealed pistol permit numbers
have increased during the past
three years:
2011 15,794
2012 18,031
2013 (thru 1-11) 3,029
Haakon County Sheriff Fred
Koester said that, as of January 18,
this year has seen eight new per-
mits applications, and 10 renewels.
In 2012, there were 26 new permits
applied for, and 31 renewed in
Haakon County. Good for four
years, the permits cost 10 dollars,
with seven dollars going to the
state and three dollars going to the
Secretary of State Jason Gant
said, “An individual who wishes to
carry a concealed pistol on or about
his person or in a vehicle must ob-
tain a permit to carry a concealed
pistol. A person does not need a
permit to own a pistol, keep it in
his/her home, business, or prop-
erty, or visibly carry it.”
To obtain a concealed pistol per-
mit you must apply in person at
your local sheriff’s office. Carrying
a concealed pistol without a permit
is a class 1 misdemeanor punish-
able by one year imprisonment in a
county jail or $1,000 fine, or both.
The applicant must also meet the
following requirements: Is 18 years
of age or older; has never pled
guilty to, nolo contendere to, or
been convicted of a felony or a
crime of violence; is not habitually
in an intoxicated or drugged condi-
tion; has no history of violence; has
not been found in the previous 10
years to be a “danger to others” or
a “danger to self” or is not currently
adjudged mentally incompetent;
has physically resided in and is a
resident of the county where the
application is being made for at
least 30 days immediately preced-
ing the date of the application; has
had no violations of firearms con-
trol, unlawful use of weapons, or
controlled substances; is a citizen
of the United States; and is not a
fugitive from justice.
The sheriff will issue a tempo-
rary permit within five days from
the date of application. Once the
application is received in the Secre-
tary of State’s Office a permanent
permit will be issued and is valid
for four years.
Reciprocity has been established
with bordering states of North
Dakota and Wyoming as well as 24
additional states. Visit sdsos.gov
for more information.
Increase in S.D. concealed pistol permits
The local youth dancers, the Shake-It-Up girls, performed during halftime at the January 14 Philip High School Lady Scotties
basketball game. The girls showed off their new poodle skirts, made by Gloria French. During a medley of music styles, the
group displayed a variety of dance styles – from sunglasses-sassy, to jitterbug, to line dancing and others. The dancers
didn’t lose a beat when their velcro-attached skirts were instantly replaced by blue jeans underneath. Shown, back row,
from left: Josie Rush, Kiarra Moses, Brin Heltzel, Bobbi Jo Kammerer, Mallory Vetter and Dilyn Terkildsen. Front: Allison
Williams, Copper Lurz, Jaida Haynes, Alyssa Walker, Kendra Schofield and Grace Pekron. Not pictured: Reghan Bloomquist
and Gypsy Andrus. Photo by Del Bartels
Shake-It-Up dancers’ performance
Extreme temperature drops
were recorded January 16 in the
northeast portion of the state by
the South Dakota Office of Climate
and Weather.
The most notable temperature
change was at the Leola station,
which recorded a 12 degree drop in
10 minutes and an 18 degree drop
in an hour. The temperature fell
from 38 degrees at 11:35 a.m. to 26
degrees at 11:45 a.m., and finally to
20 degrees by 12:35 p.m.
“Although this is notable, it is
not a record,” said Nathan Ed-
wards, South Dakota State Univer-
sity research assistant and net-
work engineer. “The National
Weather Service states that the
United States record for a two hour
temperature change is held by
Rapid City with a 62 degree drop
on January 13, 1911.”
Spearfish set a United states
record with a 49 degree rise in two
minutes on January 22, 1943, ac-
cording to the National Climatic
Data Center.
The SDOCW at South Dakota
State University operates a
statewide network of 34 weather
stations. The stations report up-
date as often as every five minutes.
Record temperature shifts in South Dakota
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Thursday: Overcast in the morning, then
mostly cloudy. Fog early. High of 39F
with a windchill as low as 3F. Winds
from the NNE at 5 to 20 mph shifting
to the West in the afternoon. Thursday
Night: Mostly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 1F with
a windchill as low as -18F. Breezy. Winds from the
NW at 15 to 20 mph.
Friday: Partly cloudy. Fog
early. High of 27F. Winds
from the NNW at 5 to 15
mph shifting to the NNE in
the afternoon.
Friday Night: Clear. Low of 23F with a
windchill as low as 1F. Winds from the
SSE at 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday: Partly cloudy.
High of 45F. Winds
from the NNW at 5
to 10 mph.
Sunday Night:
Partly cloudy. Low of 27F. Winds
less than 5 mph.
Saturday: Partly cloudy.
High of 45F. Breezy.
Winds from the SSW
at 15 to 20 mph.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Low
of 27F with a windchill as low as
18F. Winds from the WNW at 10 to
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Get your complete &
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Monday: Mostly cloudy
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High of 45F. Winds from
the NNW at 5 to 10
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Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Low of
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Lookin’ Around by Syd Iwan
“Money can’t buy happiness, but
it can buy chickens, and that’s
pretty much the same thing.” I
read this little saying the other day
and thought, “That’s about right.”
For some strange reason, I’ve al-
ways liked having those silly crit-
ters running around the place
making it homey. They’re so
dreadfully optimistic and cheerful.
They can hardly wait to start each
new day since there is bound to be
something wonderful just about to
happen, or so they think. Open the
door or gate in the morning, and
the birds don’t just wander out.
They run and fly out to spread in
all four directions. Pretty soon
they’re chasing grasshoppers,
scratching busily in the dirt, tak-
ing dust baths, and generally hav-
ing a grand old time. Watching all
this lifts my spirits and makes me
My neighbor, Chuck, apparently
feels somewhat the same way.
They haven’t had any chickens
around their place for a number of
years, but Chuck has been plotting
to get some for quite a while. Last
spring he finally got things to-
gether enough to order some baby
chicks so he now has eggs to sell
from time to time. Since I unfortu-
nately do not have any hens myself
at present, this is good because
farm-raised eggs do taste better
than those shipped in to the gro-
cery stores. They have more color-
ful yolks as well and firmer shells.
Better-tasting eggs, actually,
and more of them, are one of the
main advantages of having chick-
ens around. In my experience and
financially speaking, you aren’t apt
to make much money raising
chickens. You’re probably lucky to
break even. The birds are satisfy-
ing in other terms, some of which
I’ve just mentioned, but as a
money-maker not so much.
Early last year, Chuck asked
what breeds I’d found that might
work out well for him. Heaven
knows I’ve had enough experience
through raising thousands of
chickens over the years and trying
dozens of breeds from tiny little
bantams to huge old things. I said
I’d found Hubbard Golden Comet
hens to be the best layers of brown-
shelled eggs and some form of
Leghorns for white. Cornish-Rocks
are the best meat chickens by far.
Chuck eventually took some of my
advice but also ordered some just
for fun and because their color etc.
appealed to him. I know he got
some roosters because Ted at our
river place can hear them crowing
from across the river on a quiet
What doesn’t work very well are
those breeds that our touted as
dual-purpose. These are supposed
to be good producers of both meat
and eggs. In practice, those hens
don’t lay nearly as well as the ones
bred strictly for egg production.
The roosters also tend to get tough
before they’re big enough to have
much meat on them. I remember
many years ago when Chuck’s
wife, Merry, was grumbling
around one day that she’d
butchered an old rooster and tried
to boil it up for soup. Her comment
was, “I boiled that sucker for three
days, and it was still tough.” That
may have been a slight overstate-
ment, but it is probably true that
any rooster over six-months old
should just be fed to the cats.
Cooking it is apt to be a waste of
time. Any rooster much over two-
months of age, in fact, is going to
be a little tough unless you fricas-
see it which involves cooking it a
really long time.
Well, as you can probably tell, a
person raises chickens because he
or she enjoys it and reaps some
benefits along the way although
probably not financially. That ap-
plies to lots of other things as well
such as gardening. You can buy
your veggies about as cheaply as
you can raise them, but some
home-raised ones taste ever so
much better. Other pursuits that
grab people’s interest and time
might include hunting, fishing,
woodworking, quilting, knitting,
sewing, and genealogy. These
things might not make you rich,
but they might make you happy.
By the way, I saw another say-
ing the other day that probably ap-
plies to neighbor Chuck along with
the one about chickens. That one
goes, “The most important thing in
life is to be yourself, unless you can
be a cowboy. Always be a cowboy.”
Chuck and a whole lot of other peo-
ple around here would definitely
subscribe to that theory. It tends
to get in the blood. Put another
way, we might say, “Money can’t
buy happiness, but it can buy
horses and cattle, and that’s pretty
much the same thing.”
Legislative Update
day, February 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the conference room at the hospi-
FREE BASIC COMPUTER CLASSES … will be offered at the
Haakon County Public Library in Philip during the month of Feb-
ruary. Please call the library at 859-2442 to register.
PHILIP AREA AARP/RTA …meets Monday, January 28, at 6:00
p.m. at the senior center with a soup supper followed by recognition
of our 2012 Volunteer and a program with the Haakon County Li-
brary (see below).
with the local chapter of AARP/ARTA and through a grant from the
S.D. Humanities Council, will be hosting a discussion on the book
“One-Room Country School: South Dakota Stories” on January 28,
beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Bad River Senior Citizen’s Center in
Philip. Books are available at the library and the discussion will in-
clude former Haakon County one-room schools. For more informa-
tion call the library at 859-2442.
To have your NON-PROFIT meeting listed here, please sub-
mit them by calling: 859-2516, or e-mailing to: ads@pioneer-
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prior to your event at no charge.
Video game mania ... by Del Bartels
The advancement of electronic entertainment is bewildering. An HD
flatscreen television with surround sound can also work as a computer
screen, thus can be used for two-way visual skyping, that is if you don’t
want to use your Android or iPhone to see the other person. There are
still some people around who remember black and white console tele-
visions that needed a bent wire coat hanger as rabbit ears.
The dime-operated telephone booth has been replaced with everyone
having a cell phone. The phrase “It’s your dime,” makes no sense to
teenagers. The only reason they recognize Pac-man is it’s so retro. Now
you can kill your video bad guy with swords, guns, bazookas, lasers,
cars and level 11 warrior king martial arts ability. At least an old tele-
phone can go in a landfill, but not so for modern electronics.
Even cars are too advanced. The crankcase handle for the Model A is
now a remote start from inside your home. Do teenagers even know
what a carburator was, instead of fuel injection? A screwdriver and at-
tentive hearing is now a computer diagnostic. The ancient excuse of
running out of gas so you could get in a little kissing no longer holds,
with your date’s father having GPS tracking on her cell phone, hybrid
cars with navigation systems, and her constantly texting.
Some luxuries have turned into necessities. Camping now often
means a fifth-wheel Hilton. As a Boy Scout, I actually did camp for
three nights with a sleeping bag, tarp, canteen, pocket knife and a large
sandwich bag for everything else. I must admit, a flashlight is a nifty
thing. Do I actually say “nifty”? A relative of mine guided a man on an
elk hunt in western Wyoming. They had to stop each day for two to
three hours so the man could watch the football game on his four-inch
screen TV with satellite hook-up. Fancy restaurant etiquette used to
be to turn off your cell phone, now it is to not talk louder than the guy
at the next table, especially if you actually are talking to him on the
phone. At the next basketball game you attend, look around for some-
one texting someone else on the other side of the auditorium.
Why not market video games that train people to do their job? Instead
of FarmVille on Facebook, why not an app that uses real-time interest
on ag loans, real-time weather, and today’s seed and chemical prices?
If this sounds silly, why does the military desensitize soldiers with
blow-em-up video games? Imagine a high-level job resume that reads,
“I reached level 24 on the ‘Bankers take over America’ video game. But,
I bet the bank wouldn’t accept the excuse of you getting your favorite
video game mixed up with your actual business ledger. Real businesses
don’t have a re-set or new world button. Real businesses go on even if
the power and batteries go out ... or do they?
My back side should get cramps because of me working too long at
my desk or driving my car on a long trip, not because of me falling
asleep in a chair holding a laptop and playing a video game.
Free junior high dance just for fun
A free dance for Haakon School District seventh and eighth grade students was held in the elementary gymnsasium, Thurs-
day, January 17, after the home junior high boys’ basketball game. A photo-booth for one dollar per instant photo was set
up, and props could be worn to make the photos more fun. Efforts by volunteer parents to hold the dance were headed by
Mindy Green. Mike Seager donated his talents and equipment as disc jockey. The event was held on a Thursday evening
so students living in the country would not have to travel back to town on a weekend night. Green said that she and other
parents wanted an activity for this group that was age appropriate and fun. Future activities are being planned.
Photos by Del Bartels
Students from the University of
South Dakota, Vermillion, have
been honored for their academic
success during the 2012 fall semes-
USD students achieving dean’s
list honors this spring total 1,673
students while 402 part-time stu-
dents have been cited with Aca-
demic Recognition honors.
Students earn dean’s list distinc-
tion by achieving a grade point av-
erage of at least 3.5 while main-
taining a course load of 12 or more
credit hours with no incomplete or
failing grades.
Included on the USD dean’s list
Scott E. Pinney, Philip.
Chris Coyle, Philip (academic
* * * * * * *
Dakota Wesleyan University,
Mitchell, has named 210 students
to its 2012 fall semester dean’s list.
To qualify for the dean’s list, a
student must have a semester
grade point average of at least 3.5
on a four-point scale. They also
have to complete at least 12 hours
of academic work during the se-
Included on the DWU dean’s list
is Kayla O’Connell, Philip.
Presentation College has an-
nounced its dean’s list for the fall
2012 semester. Students maintain-
ing a 3.5 grade point average or
greater are included on the dean’s
list. Presentation College is an in-
dependent Catholic educational in-
stitution, sponsored by the Sisters
of the Presentation of the Blessed
Virgin Mary. Founded in 1922,
Presentation College is a specialty
Health Science Baccalaureate In-
stitution in Aberdeen.
Included on the Presentation
College dean’s list is Rachel
Wheeler, Philip.
* * * * * * *
The University of Sioux Falls has
released its dean’s list for fall se-
mester 2012. To qualify for the
dean’s list, a student must achieve
a semester grade point average of
3.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale. The
University of Sioux Falls is a four-
year Christian liberal arts univer-
sity offering 35 undergraduate pro-
grams, nine pre-professional pro-
grams and seven graduate pro-
Included on the dean’s list is jun-
ior Marissa Mann, Philip.
* * * * * * *
The North Dakota State College
of Science, Wahpeton, N.D., has
College Briefs
by State Senator Jim Bradford
We’re now well into committee
work in both Senate Health and
Senate Judiciary as we end the sec-
ond week of the session.
As I’ve known over the 12 years
I’ve served in the Legislature, the
38 days of the Legislature go by
quickly. I’ve spent many days prior
to the start of this Session serving
on the Governor’s Criminal Justice
Task Initiative Task Force which
will be bringing forth legislation in
this Session to improve our justice
system by providing for increases
in drug and alcohol courts. The
focus here is to help people recover,
not put them in prison. Last week,
I testified in front of the Joint Ap-
propriations Committee and let my
voice show support for this attempt
to help reduce the numbers of in-
mates in our prisons and provide
treatment for those who suffer
from addictions. On Friday, Janu-
ary 18, I again testified in front of
the Senate State Affairs Commit-
tee where it passed unanimously.
Earlier this week I attended
briefings on the proposed Medicaid
expansion, which I support. Medi-
caid is one of the largest healthcare
insurers in South Dakota. Most of
the people covered in our state
under Medicaid are children. In
fact, 69 percent of the current Med-
icaid recipients are children and 31
percent are adults. Disabled adults
and low income parents qualify for
Medicaid. Many of our nursing
home residents qualify for Medi-
caid. The Affordable Care Act al-
lows the states to expand coverage
to those adults who qualify if they
are at 138 percent of the poverty
level. Children are already covered
whether or not we expand Medi-
The population affected by the
expansion would be South Dakota’s
working poor who do not typically
receive health insurance through
their employer. If states choose to
expand Medicaid, the federal gov-
ernment will cover 100 percent of
the costs from 2014 to 2016. The
feds’ contribution will begin to de-
crease in 2017, but will never be
less than 90 percent, under the
ACA. This expansion would bring
close to $200 million federal dollars
to South Dakota to care for those in
need, make our citizens healthier,
and keep them out of more expen-
sive emergency care. Arizona re-
cently announced that they will
provide the Medicaid Expansion to
their citizens.
Contact me at 605-685-4241 or
named 342 students to its fall se-
mester 2012 president’s honor list.
NDSCS is a two-year, comprehen-
sive college. The honor list recog-
nizes students who have achieved
grade point averages of 3.5 or
higher while taking at least 12
credit hours.
The honorees include Paula Dun-
can, Philip.
The South Dakota FFA Associa-
tion hosted the 2013 State FFA leg-
islative breakfast and district offi-
cer training, January 23-24, in Fort
The event was hosted by the
2012-2013 state FFA officer team:
Taylor Leonhardt, Groton, Andrew
Rausch, Hoven, Ashley Tonak, Wil-
low Lake, Tyler Swan, Newell,
Kelli Garry, Lake Preston, and Sa-
vanna Sperle, Reva. S.D. FFA am-
bassadors, Darin Stoecker, Hoven,
and Liz Dahl, Beresford, assisted.
District officers and advisors vis-
ited with legislators, sharing how
local agriculture education pro-
grams utilize math, science and
reading while designing career spe-
cific internships for every student.
The state officers hosted leadership
training workshops for the district
officers. District officers learned
their roles in the state FFA conven-
tion April 14-16.
FFA meets with
state leaders
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Prairie Dog Populations?
With much of the snow melting,
and labeling of the chemical prod-
ucts registered for prairie dogs al-
lowing use for some time yet, some
opportunity remains this winter
for control. Before initiating chem-
ical control measures however,
landowners would be advised to
make sure prairie dog towns are
Several recent news stories
have relayed the incidence of syl-
vatic plague, the term assigned to
cover all forms of plague in wild
animals, which is affecting prairie
dogs in various locations across the
United States. Sylvatic plague is
believed to have been introduced
into the North American prairie
ecosystem around 1899, and was
first documented in a prairie dog
colony near Lubbock, Texas, in
1946. A 1999 article states that
plague has been active in black-
tailed prairie dog populations in
the northern Great Plains only
within the last decade although it
has been present for much longer.
One source states that few if
any healthy prairie dog complexes
currently exist in the Southern
Plains within the United States.
Another article states that sylvatic
plague was first detected in South
Dakota in 2004, and has since
been confirmed on the Fort Pierre
National Grassland, the Buffalo
Gap National Grasslands, in Bad-
lands National Park and on the
Lower Brule Indian Reservation in
South Dakota. Other reports indi-
cate that the plague may be affect-
ing prairie dogs on private land as
In cases where people have con-
tracted the disease, it is usually re-
ferred to as bubonic plague. When
people contract the disease, it is
usually from coming in contact
with an infected rodent (such as a
rat, a squirrel, or a prairie dog) or
their fleas. Before the advent of
modern medicine, bubonic plague
struck the human population in
epidemic proportions every few
centuries. Today, improved sanita-
tion practices and modern insecti-
cides and antibiotics have reduced
the threat of plague epidemics in
developed countries like the
United States. According to an ar-
ticle in late-November 2012, there
had not been any confirmed cases
of the plague in people in South
Dakota as of that time.
Although it is said to be a rare
occurrence, humans can contract
the plague. Modern antibiotics are
effective against plague, but treat-
ment must begin promptly. Symp-
toms include swollen and tender
lymph glands accompanied by
fever, chills, headache and ex-
treme exhaustion. Although hu-
mans contracting the plague is
said to be rare, it only makes sense
to take precautions. People are ad-
vised to keep themselves and their
pets flea-free and away from
plagued areas. If you are working
in or around a prairie dog town,
take steps to minimize your expo-
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Farm Credit Services of America
continues its commitment to sup-
port youth in agriculture by en-
couraging participation in Future
Farmers of America. Farm Credit
Services of America donated funds
to the District V FFA.
The district used the money to
host the first annual Rushmore
Leadership Roundup. District V
FFA consists of members from FFA
chapters in Philip, Kadoka, Wall,
Lemmon, Bison, Harding County,
Eagle Butte, Newell, Sturgis and
Rapid City.
“Farm Credit Services of Amer-
ica is pleased to make this invest-
ment in the youth of tomorrow’s
agriculture,” stated Doug Theel,
vice president of the Rapid City
marketplace. “The future of agri-
culture lies within its youth. That
is why Farm Credit Services of
America is so heavily involved in
FFA, 4-H and other local, state and
national agricultural youth pro-
Students at the Rushmore Lead-
ership Roundup participated in a
local Leadership Career Develop-
ment Event before advancing onto
the district level for competition.
Students competed in eight differ-
ent areas including job interview,
agriculture sales, public speaking,
parliamentary procedure, ag
broadcasting, extemporaneous
speaking, junior parliamentary
procedure and creed speaking.
Farm Credit Services of America
is proud to finance the growth of
rural America, including the spe-
cial needs of young and beginning
producers. With over 76,500 cus-
tomers, assets of $13 billion, and a
patronage program, FCSAmerica is
the leading provider of credit and
insurance services to farmers,
ranchers, agribusiness and rural
residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South
Dakota and Wyoming.
FFA Rushmore Leadership Roundup
From left, Doug Theel – vice president of Farm Credit Services of America, Kaden Eisenbraun – Wall FFA, Gavin Snook –
Philip FFA, Jennifer Emery – Wall FFA, Kailey Sawvell – Wall FFA, David Strain – Sturgis FFA, Krista Hofer – Farm Credit
Services of America, and Bobbie Jo Donovan – Rapid City FFA advisor. Courtesy photo
An extreme showcase of South
Dakota’s finest high school cow-
boys and cowgirls – that is exactly
what you will find if you make
your way to the Black Hills Stock
Show Rodeo at the Rapid City
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Jan-
uary 27, at 1:00 p.m.
There will be 114 top high
school rodeo athletes will be
geared up and ready to go as they
get an opportunity to showcase
their rodeo talents during the 11th
Annual 20X Extreme Showcase.
South Dakota has four regions of
high school rodeo contestants.
The top three cowboys and cow-
girls from each region in each
event, based on points after state
finals, are invited to compete in
this exclusive rodeo event.
Each contestant will receive a
Wrangler 20X shirt and a Wran-
gler jean gift certificate. Event
winners receive a trophy buckle
made by Maynard Buckles. Four
$500 scholarships are available for
senior contestants, one from
Wrangler, two from the Black
Hills Stock Show Foundation and
one from South Dakota Bucka-
The 20X Extreme College Fair
will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. at the south balcony of the
Barnett Arena. This is a great op-
portunity for contestants to visit
with National Intercollegiate
Rodeo Association rodeo coaches
from South Dakota, North Dakota,
Iowa, Oklahoma and Wyoming.
This will be an opportunity to
see some of the best young rodeo
talent South Dakota has to offer,
matched up against top stock,
competing in the Black Hills Stock
Show Rodeo venue. Combine this
with the top contract personnel in
the PRCA, and fans are sure to re-
ceive an afternoon of pure rodeo
Local contestants include:
Barrel Racing
Northwest – Brittany Eymer,
Spearfish, Southwest – Keenie Word,
River – Katie Hostutler, Midland,
Southwest – Elsie Fortune, Interior,
Mattee Pauley, Wall,
Goat Tying
River – Katie Lensgrav, Interior,
Southwest – Kailey Rae Sawvell,
Pole Bending
Southwest – Mazee Pauley, Wall,
Kaitlin Peterson, Sturgis, Carlee
Johnston, Elm Springs,
Saddle Bronc
Northwest – Seth Longbrake,
Howes, Southwest – Reed Johnson,
Philip, Paul Kruse, Interior.
Steer Wrestling
River – alternate Wyatt Schaack,
Wall; Southwest – Carson Johnston,
Elm Springs.
Tie Down Roping
Southwest – alternate Lane Blasius,
Team Roping - Headers
River – Klay O'Daniel, Kadoka,
Hanna Hostutler, Midland, South-
west – alternate Lane Blasius, Wall.
Team Roping - Heelers
Brooke Nelson, Philip, Southwest –
Trey Richter, Quinn,
High school rodeo featured at 20X event
Agriculture and its related in-
dustries provided a $21.408 billion
dollar impact on the economy of
South Dakota in 2010, according to
an article written by Gary Taylor,
associate professor of economics at
South Dakota State University.
The article describes the impact
agriculture production and process-
ing has on the economy of South
Dakota. According to Taylor's arti-
cle, production agriculture’s direct
effect on the South Dakota econ-
omy was $8.335 billion.
“The $8.335 billion represents
the value of products produced. Ad-
ditional impacts of $3.417 billion
results from businesses supplying
inputs and induced effects of in-
creased household spending are
$1.647 billion bringing the total to
$13.399 billion for production agri-
culture,” Taylor said.
Taylor said that value added
agriculture added $8.009 billion in
economic activity.
“This economic activity is from
manufacturing/processing indus-
tries that can be clearly identified
as being related to agriculture,”
Taylor said. “Ethanol, animal har-
vest, cheese and feed manufactur-
ing accounted for approximately 84
percent of the value added impact.”
In the article, Taylor writes that
agriculture remains a significant
contributor to the total economic
activity generated in the state of
South Dakota.
“The total impact of $21.408 bil-
lion makes the agricultural sector
the largest single sector of the
South Dakota economy, at approx-
imately 19.8 percent of total out-
put,” he said.
Ag economic impact on S.D.
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Elderly Meals
Thursday, Jan. 24: Tamales,
Southwest Rice, Borracho Beans,
Friday, Jan 25: Tuscan Chicken,
Duchess Potatoes, Caribbean Veg-
gies, Biscuit, Fruit.
Monday, Jan. 28: Cheesy Meat-
loaf, Baby Bakers, Green Beans,
Roll, Spiced Apples.
Tuesday, Jan. 29: Walley
Strips, Fried Potato Chips, Roasted
Veggies, Garlic Cheddar Biscuit,
Peachy Gelatin.
Wednesday, Jan. 30: Baked Po-
tato, Broccoli Cheese Soup, Seafood
Bisque, Roll, Fruit.
Saturday, January 12, at Somer-
set Court, we had an afternoon
game session. First, Mike Kilmer
came to play piano for us. Thank
you, Mike. Mary Gaffney and
Susan and I danced a little circle
dance. Later, we had a table of
whist with Irene Arbach, Floy,
Mary Lou and Shirley Hodgson.
Shirley had played bridge and they
hoper her expertise would transfer
to whist. Susan was there to coach.
Addie, Agnes, Irene Cox and Vivian
had a table of rummi-cube.
M.R. Hansen stopped in on his
way home from Chamberlain
where he had been to a meeting.
He reported that Interstate 90 was
open, but with a little blowing snow
and icy patches. He said he was
going home to make some bean
soup. I hope he brings me some!
Welcome to Ida Lutz, a new resi-
dent at Somerset Court. She joins
her husband, Bill, who has been
here a couple of weeks.
I phoned my son, Hans P.
Hansen, in Colorado Springs. He
was out for a walk, (at a cool 16 de-
grees) but he phoned when he got
back to Spruce House. At Spruce
House they made him a cake for his
birthday, which was January 6.
They made him a fruit cake as per
his request. One of his friends on
the staff who works there is plan-
ning to name her baby Levi. Hans
painted him a card with “Happy
Birthday, Levi” and Hans also
painted a picture of a pair of infant
Levis on it. Baby Levi is expected
around January 28.
Hans called to say that our old
neighbor, Elvire (Harnish) Moos
was in our Cecile Marie’s PHS
class of 1961. Hans had a Christ-
mas card from Sandra, (Mrs. Bill)
O’Connor. Hans sometimes sees
Dianee (Burnett) Volk, daughter of
Richard and Jeannette Burnett,
our Philip neighbors just down the
street at the foot of “Hook” hill.
What makes America great? It is
the people who go to work at their
jobs, both little and big, and do
their best every day. And remem-
ber that “The finest things in life
are the friends along the way.”
One Upon A Dream
by Ken Monette
As the light goes out
and the day is done
one falls asleep
and dreams do come.
You can travel for miles
and visit old friends
or bring to your mind
the places you’ve been.
There are smiles and laughter
and sadness and tears
but the ones we bring back
are the ones we hold dear.
It is nice to wake up
with dreams still fresh
of loves we have lost
or have just left the nest.
Sometimes during the night
dreams are a treat
the troubles of life seem
to take a back seat.
You dream when you laugh
and there times when you’ve cried,
but they are all expressions
of the child inside.
And, yes there’s a child
in everyone’s mind
that sometimes in anger
can sound very unkind.
But, if the dreams that we cherish,
the good ones I mean,
that looks back on the love,
of all that we have seen.
Sunday, January 13, 2013, we
had church with Rev. Richardson.
Mrs. Richardson came along to sing
and Jack Humke played for us to
sing hymns. Thanks to all of them.
Rev. Richardson gave us sugges-
tions. Why not make New Year’s
solutions. Instead of resolutions.
Call up somebody you don’t like
much and lay the groundwork for
some better feelings. Pray for bet-
ter interpretations of the Bible.
Give up on grudges and get busy
trying to do whatever it is God
wants us to do. We must be here for
some reason. Let us try to figure
out what it is and do it. Those at-
tending church were Lucille
Huether, Irma Brandt, Floy Olson,
Charlie Hathaway, Virginia Gray,
Marilyn B., Marilyn O., Connie
Stevens, Don Stensgaard, Shirley
Hodgson, Grace Tillery, Maxine
Kilmer and Vivian Hansen.
My great-granddaughter,
Melissa (Butcher) Snively, Gillette,
Wyo., wrote and sent pictures of
two-year-old Teagan with her mini-
tramp. (It has a safety bar.) There
is another photo of Teagan opening
a Christmas gift. Melissa and Tea-
gan and a friend of Melissa’s are
planning to come to Rapid City
January 31. Maybe we can get
Carol and Al, Colorado Springs, to
come up for that weekend and we
can celebrate Carol’s February 2,
The Rapid City Journal of Janu-
ary 13, 2013, had the obituary of
Clifford Ramsey, Philip. My sym-
pathy to friends and family.
Sunday, I made some playdough.
Remember how much fun it is to
make things out of playdough?
Good for keeping our fingers lim-
ber, too. The cooks at Somerset
Court kitchen gave me some flour,
salt, cream of tarter, cooking oil
and food coloring. Thank you very
much. The playdough turned out
good and it was easy to make. You
don’t cook it, just warm the liquids
a little.
Thank you to Leonard and Jean
Meyer for your weekly letter and
the marvelous pictures of camou-
flaged animals. Leonard and Jean
are home and both recuperating
from recent illnesses.
Granddaughter Crystal Jackson
wrote, “It is a nice, crisp and sunny
day here in Huntington Beach. The
leaves have almost all fallen off the
deciduous trees and the pine trees
and alders are getting catkins
The local mountains have snow.
It has been chilly with Santa Ana
winds in the 20 to 50 mile per hour
range. Depending on where one is,
and it is dry, dry, dry! But of
course, that means clear and beau-
tiful, if one has a nice warm
I have seedlings coming up in my
nursery trays. I was coddling along
the “mystery” seed tray and getting
nice vigorous plants and now that
they are about six weeks old, I dis-
covered that two of them are kochia
weeds! Bah! Several are carna-
tions, so that is good. One is a cal-
The oxalis is in bloom and the
low places are covered in bright
yellow when the sun is shining. I
learned last week that one can use
oxalis to make cyanotypes toned
with orange, so I went last evening
and procured a bunch of flowers,
and today I will make up some so-
lution and see what I get.
Citrus is in high season. We had
a frost warning last night but I
think things came thru okay, at
least in this area. I do not know
how the Central Valley faired. I
have a bumper crop of satsuma
tangerines at my disposal, the ones
with the easy to peel skins. And
lemons. I should take the time to
can a few today.
Both kids are heavily back into
the school term. They should both
graduate with bachelor in science
in June.”
Monday, January 14, 2013, at
Somerset Court, we had some re-
ally tasty Mexican dishes, refried
beans, Spanish rice, and lasagna or
tacos. We had the activity of crafts
with Amy. We colored pictures that
were printed on black cards. Resi-
dents coloring were Agnes, Marilyn
O., Eileen, Irene Cox, Mildred
Young and her helper Kay, Fred
Smith, Mary Lou Peters, Shirley
Hodgson and visiting angel, Doris,
Marcella and Vivian. There were
gold fissh, “Dreams,” a garden
scene, birds, and guitars. They
turned out pretty and artistic-look-
ing. Thank you, Amy.
Alvin Ellerton, (Sherman’s
brother) is moving in next door to
Sherman. This is where Larry
Solano used to live. We hope you
like it here, Alvin.
My granddaughter, Patty Denke,
Ph.D., Belgrade, Mont., writes that
she is doing some painting and has
sold some of her work. Thank you
for your letter and photos, Patty. I
have always admired her artistic
My niece, Alma (Hulett)
Schilling, Redfield, writes a pretty
card with a verse, “Remembering
without ceasing your work of faith,
and labor and love.” 1 Thessaloni-
ans 1:3. Alma enclosed some Wash-
ington, D.C. cherry blossom
stamps. How lovely. Thank you,
Alma. She quotes my mother, Effie
Palmer, “A wish is kind of like a
From the Rapid City Journal for
January 13, 2013: January 21,
Martin Luther King Day, about 50
School of Mines and Technology
students will collect food and funds
from 3:30 to 6:30 at various Rapid
City stores, and on the campus at
SDSM&T. Donations will be given
to “feeding South Dakota” and the
SDSM&T food pantry.
Tuesday, January 15, at Somer-
set Court, Susan and Sandy gave
us the activity of ping-pong poker
with a good bunch participating.
Irene Arbach won both games, once
with a pair of queens and one with
a full house. Congratulations.
At Tuesday bingo with Sandy
calling the numbers and Amy and
Susan helping with hospitality,
winners were Marilyn Oyler, three
times, Marcella, Lucille, Marge
Self, twice, and Jim Hilton. For
snack and chat there were ice
cream sundaes with strawberry
syrup. Thank you for these activi-
On third floor at Somerset Court
where some courtyard plants are
overwintering, there are two sweet
pea blossoms and Charlie and
Joanne Hathaway’s butterfly bush
is budding.
At 9:00 a.m., when I was just
snuggling down for a nap, Chuck
Allen called from Philip that there
was two feet of water in the base-
ment of my Philip house. I couldn’t
think of who to call, so I called the
Pioneer Review and they helped
me to call the city office and West
Central Electric and all responded
immediately. The Philip Volunteer
Fire Department with Marty and
Jesse Hansen and Matt Reckling
pumped the water out (more than
three feet). Someone had called my
son, David Hansen, Ft. Pierre, and
he dropped all his projects and
drove out to Philip and he knew
how to fix the pipes. He found the
needed pipe repairs at Ingram
Hardware. By working together,
the problem was soon under con-
trol. All the workers have my fer-
vent thanks.
Tuesday evening, January 15, at
Somerset Court, the Boy’s Club
boys with leaders, Phil Martin and
Mark Kline, came to play bingo
with residents. The boys were
Kyler Kelly, Elijah Huffman, Brax-
ton Short, Alec Waters, Mahki Hol-
low Horn, and Sam Loud Hawk.
This is quite a social time. Each
table has a boy or two to carry
cards up for checking and to pass
prizes to winners. Each game has
three winners, and we played eight
games. The Club for Boys bring
bags of candy for prizes. After the
games, Sandy brought cookies
around. Thanks to the Boy’s Club
and to our activity directors.
Wednesday was also the day for
Bible study, whist, rummi-cube,
fully fit and pool.
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by Representative
Kristi Noem
With colder temperatures often
come runny noses, sore throats and
unfortunately, the flu. Families
across South Dakota who are try-
ing to get back into a normal rou-
tine following the holidays may not
have taken the time to ensure that
kids and parents alike are vacci-
nated for the flu this season.
This week, South Dakota was
moved into the “widespread” flu
classification by the United States
Center for Disease Control and
Prevention, leading hospitals and
businesses to take extra precau-
tions. In total, 11 South Dakotans
have died from the flu and the
state has reported almost 600 cases
of flu so far this season.
It’s time to take the flu seriously.
I encourage all South Dakotans to
not only get vaccinated, but to stay
home from work or school if you
have symptoms, such as a cough or
fever. The typical incubation period
for the flu is an average of two days
and adults can be infectious for a
week, starting with the day before
symptoms began. Children can be
contagious for even longer.
Flu vaccines protect individuals
from the three flu strains predicted
to be most popular that season.
While the vaccine is still the best
way to prevent the flu, antiviral
drugs can also be a strong line of
defense, as well as common sense
health habits, such as covering a
cough and consistent hand wash-
ing. South Dakota has the highest
vaccination rate in the country –
with over half of our population re-
ceiving the vaccine during the
2011-2012 flu season! In fact,
South Dakota received the Adult
Immunization Coverage Award
from the CDC in 2012.
I encourage South Dakotans to
look at information provided by the
South Dakota Department of
Health or contact a local health
care provider if you have any addi-
tional questions or concerns re-
garding the flu vaccine.
Rep. Kristi Noem is South
Dakota’s lone Uunited States Rep-
resentative. She serves on the Agri-
culture and Armed Services Com-
Fighting the flu
by Senator John Thune
Since President Obama took of-
fice in 2009, an additional 15 mil-
lion Americans have been added to
the food stamp rolls.
This trend has continued despite
economic indicators coming from
his administration that suggest the
number of Americans out of work
and enrolling in government safety
net programs should be on the de-
The most recent food stamp par-
ticipation numbers paint a very
troubling picture of the United
States economy. According to the
latest statistics released on Janu-
ary 4 by the Department of Agri-
culture, the number of Americans
enrolled in the Supplemental Nu-
trition Assistance Program, com-
monly referred to as food stamps,
has spiked to nearly 48 million peo-
ple, or nearly 15 percent of the
United States population. Food
stamp enrollment has increased by
more than 607,000 just since the
last report was published in De-
cember of 2012.
The enrollment of such a large
number of Americans in the food
stamp program has come at an ex-
tremely high cost to taxpayers.
Last year alone the United States
government spent a record $80.4
billion on food stamps, and is pro-
jected to spend an estimated $770
billion over the next 10 years.
With nearly one out of every
seven people using food stamps,
lawmakers should be carefully re-
viewing the rapid increase in en-
rollment and finding answers to
important questions, such as: are
these benefits being provided to
those who need it most; should the
list of eligible food stamp products
be modified; and does this program
encourage independence or does it
instead create an ongoing depend-
ency on government programs?
In December of 2012, I, along
with Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.),
sent a letter to Wendy Spencer,
chief executive officer for the Cor-
poration for National and Commu-
nity Service (CNCS), a government
entity responsible for matching
government paid volunteers with
local community service organiza-
tions. Our letter outlined our con-
cerns that current CNCS policies
and promotional materials may be
encouraging the exploitation of
food stamps by paid CNCS volun-
teers, resulting in unnecessary food
stamp participation.
While this is just one example of
the fraud and abuse that plagues
this system, if a federal agency
such as CNCS is able to exploit the
benefits of another federal pro-
gram, it is difficult to predict just
how far and widespread fraud and
abuse may reach.
It is time for Congress to engage
in a meaningful discussion about
how to best reduce poverty and ex-
pand upward mobility for all Amer-
icans, and take decisive action to
achieve this goal. Congress must
strike a balance to ensure that we
protect our country’s most vulner-
able and those who legitimately
need assistance while also cutting
federal spending, reprioritizing fed-
eral programs, and eliminating
waste, fraud, and abuse. As Con-
gress prepares to address our na-
tion’s overall federal spending, I
will continue to advocate for com-
mon sense reforms to our nation’s
safety net programs that will im-
prove America’s social, fiscal and
economic health.
Time to restore broken
food stamp program
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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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Every Sunday in July
Services at 10:00 a.m.
followed by potluck dinner
Pastor Art Weitschat
Kadoka – 837-2390
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(605) 669-2406 • Murdo
Pastor Ray Greenseth
Sunday Worship Services:
1:00 p.m.
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Pastor Andy Blye
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
10 miles SE of Midland
Pastor Glenn Denke • 462-
Sunday Worship: 10:00
a.m. (CT)
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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Earl Moe______________________
Earl Moe, 89, Fulton, S.D., died
Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at
the Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Earl Grant Moe was born June
28, 1923, to Chester and Myrl
(Peck) north of Alexandria. He was
the second of six children.
Earl graduated from Alexandria
High School in 1940 with honors.
He graduated from the University
of South Dakota with a four-year
degree in business and finance,
which he accomplished in two
years. He was a member of Delta
Sigma Theta and Delta Sigma Pi
He married Margaret Blakeslee
December 18, 1948, at Council
Bluffs, Iowa. Out of college he
began work for Burroughs Office
Equipment. He was a salesman
with Burroughs’s until 1952. At
that time, he returned to the farm.
He owned and operated one of the
largest livestock operations at the
time in Miner County. Later, the
farm became incorporated as Moe
Land & Cattle Co. which he and
his son, Roy Allen operated. In
1998 Earl retired.
He was a member of the Fulton
Methodist Church. Earl was ex-
tremely active during his life and
was proud of his many 4-H activi-
ties in his youth and later as a 4-H
leader. He served on the Miner
County School Board from 1952-
1958, and was a 32 degree Mason,
a member of the Yankton Scottish
Rite, Eastern Star, El Riad Shrine
and Corn Palace Shrine Club, and
the Grand Lodge of Masons of
South Dakota. He established
scholarships at Hanson High
School and the School of Business
at the University of South Dakota.
He is survived by his wife of 64
years, Margaret, of Mitchell; a son,
Walter Moe and wife, Bonita, of
Rapid City; a daughter, Cheri
Heeb and husband, Dean, of Mid-
land; six grandchildren and three
Earl was preceded in death by
his parents; a son, Roy Allen Moe;
one brother, Roy Moe and one sis-
ter, Ethel Williams.
Services were held January 22,
2013, at the First United
Methodist Church, Mitchell. Bur-
ial will be in Graceland Cemetery,
Marvin McDaniel________________
Marvin McDaniel, age 54, of
Casper, Wyo., formerly of Philip,
S.D., died Saturday, January 19,
2013, at the Wyoming Medical
Center in Casper.
Marvin Fred McDaniel was born
August 2, 1958, in Philip, the son
of Fred Q. and Beverly I. (Mc-
Clure) McDaniel. He grew up in
Philip, graduating from Philip
High School in 1976.
While in high school, Marvin
worked for Jack Hansen at his fur
plant. After graduation, Marvin
worked for Dorothy Brothers,
where he worked on vehicles. Mar-
vin then attended Mitchell Vo-
Tech, where he earned his electri-
cian’s license. He moved to
Wyoming where he served as an
apprentice, journeyman, and later
as a master electrician for various
mining companies.
Marvin has made his home in
Casper for a number of years, but
always looked forward to coffee at
Rich Smith’s, when he made it
home to the ranch near Philip.
Marvin was a hard worker, and
able to fix anything that needed re-
pairs. Marvin also became quite a
gardener, and enjoyed canning his
produce he raised. He will be
greatly missed by his family and
Survivors include his mother,
Beverly McDaniel of Quinn; three
sisters, Kerry Wahlquist and her
husband, Peter, of Las Vegas,
Nev., Kathy McDaniel of Rapid
City, and Patricia Hauk and her
husband, Phillip, of Piedmont; a
nephew, Sean Wahlquist, and a
niece, Kersey Wahlquist, both of
Las Vegas; and a host of other rel-
atives and friends.
Marvin was preceded in death
by his father, Fred McDaniel, on
April 6, 2005.
Memorial services will be held at
2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 2,
at the American Legion Hall in
Philip, with Pastor Frezil Wester-
lund officiating.
Interment will be at the Masonic
Cemetery in Philip.
Arrangements are with the
Rush Funeral Home of Philip.
His online guestbook is available
at www.rushfuneralhome.com.
John McInnis___________________
John McInnis, age 67, of Pierre,
S.D., died Tuesday, January 22,
2013, at the Ft. Meade VA Medical
Survivors include two brothers,
Robert McInnis and his wife, Beth,
of Mesa, Ariz., and Patrick McIn-
nis; two sisters, Marie Lamm of
Philip and Darlene Treib and her
husband, Sam, of Orofino, Idaho;
numerous nieces and nephews and
a host of other relatives and
John was preceded in death by
this mother, Orma McInnis ,and
his father, Alpine McInnis; two sis-
ters, LaVonne McInnis, as a child,
and Lillian Reimer; and two broth-
ers, Albert and Dale McInnis.
Funeral services are pending
with Rush Funeral Home of Philip.
A complete obituary will appear
in next week’s edition.
I gathered up my notes for the
news this morning, Monday, Janu-
ary 21, and the weather was 19˚
with a skiff of about two inches of
snow, real fluffy stuff. I could
sweep it off the porch and sidewalk
with a broom. It does make one
hopeful that we may get some
moisture this year.
Lee Schoniger and Gloria French
enjoyed supper and the play at
Milesville Friday night.
Julie and Gary Nixon have been
enjoying their daughter, Kelly
Weinzettl, and granddaughters,
Allie and Abbie, during some of
their vacation. They all attended
the Milesville play Saturday
evening. I was surprised to see how
their grandchildren had grown.
They are young ladies now and are
very nice looking.
Martin and Vera Nelson and
Larry and Charlotte Gabriel were
also enjoying the Milesville play
Saturday evening. My grand-
daughter, Christa, who was in the
play, had a large attendance of her
family to see the play Saturday
evening: Rick Johnsons, Ridge San-
dal, Rita, Bart, Marcy, Doug and
Phyllis Ramsey and Gary Ramsey,
Burjes and Cheryl Fitch, Michael
and Tanya Peterson and family,
Truett and Dani Fitch and kids,
Marvin, Vicki and Mary Eide, and
Carla Eide, Kiley and Taegan. The
weather cooperated for all three
days of the play. I heard that it was
a lot nicer than last year’s weather.
We did not go just to see Christa
as many of us always attend the
Milesville plays which are always
very good. This play was sold out
both Friday and Saturday nights.
It was a very enjoyable play and as
it is said, “That to laugh is healthy
for you.” We should have enough
stored up from going to that play,
to last a long time.
Jack and Nadine (Brech, Sieler)
Kasper have gone south for the
winter and were not here to spend
the holidays this year. Minnie
Brech has been in the Philip hospi-
tal and I am sure that she would
enjoy some cards to help pass the
time. She also had a birthday re-
It was sad to hear the news that
Marvin McDaniel passed away.
Our sympathy goes out to his
mother, Bev, and family. He grew
up in this community, about a mile
from the Grindstone Hall.
Sympathy also goes out to the
family of Arnold Wolden, a person
who touched many lives. He was
one of the first people that I knew
after I was married and came back
here to live. We did a lot of seed
business with him and attended
many dances at the Grindstone
Hall where he and Virginia came to
dance. He was a very good dancer
and new all the old-time dance
steps. He spent a lot of time at the
local nursing home visiting just to
make a better day for them.
Carla Eide came home for the fu-
neral of her granddad, Cliff Ram-
sey. Carla and her kids, who were
here staying with their grandpar-
ents, Marvin and Vicki, stayed for
the play at Milesville. The kids did
not have to return to school until
after the Martin Luther King holi-
day. They get a lot of time off from
school. They also have a five-day a
week school and don’t get out until
late June. Carla and the kids left
early Saturday morning while
roads were good and they arrived
home safely.
Today, Monday, is the inaugura-
tion of the president for his second
term of office. I have not watched
any of it. It will be on the news sev-
eral times as they replay things
over and over. I do like to watch the
ball just to see the pretty dresses.
I will bring this to a close, as I
was unable to find anyone home
when I called. Everyone is so busy
coming and going that it is hard to
catch them at home.
“If you want children to keep
their feet on the ground, put some
responsibility on their shoulders.”
Abigal Van Buren
And yea fathers, provoke not you
children to wrath; but bring them
up in the nurture and admonition
of the Lord – Ephesians 6:4
Grindstone News
by Mary Eide • 859-2188
"The Royal Bachelor" at the
Milesville Hall last weekend enter-
tained large audiences for all three
Last week, Kelly Blair was in
Playa DelCarmen, Mexico, for the
wedding of his daughter, Pamela
Blair, and Dustin Lee. The wed-
ding took place on Friday, January
11. Dustin is in the Navy and the
young couple are living in Colorado
Springs. Among those attending
were Todd and Tamera Blair of
Seattle and Roxie Gittings of the
Minneapolis area.
Marvin McDaniel, age 54, died
January 19 at the Wyoming Med-
ical Center in Casper, Wyo. He is
the son of Bev McDaniel and the
late Fred McDaniel. Our condo-
lences to the family.
Glen and Jackie Radway spent
the weekend in Sioux Falls visiting
their son, Carey and Erin Radway.
Wednesday, Marlis Doud ac-
companied Jodi Parsons to Pierre
for the Region VII one act play con-
test. Both Philip and Wall schools
placed in the contest and will rep-
resent the region at the state con-
test later this month in Brandon.
Rachel Parsons and Jane Poss re-
ceived outstanding actor awards
and Brooke Nelson got honorable
mention. Congratulations, girls!
This Sunday, the 27th, both Philip
and Wall will present their win-
ning plays in the Fine Arts Build-
ing in Philip beginning at 5:00 p.m.
If that time doesn't work for you,
you can see them both perform in
Wall earlier in the afternoon.
Jodi's parents, Mike and Betty
McDonnell, Highmore, met the
ladies in Pierre and they enjoyed
the play together.
Barb Hackens, Rapid City, was
a weekend guest at the home of her
sister, Beth and Zane Jeffries.
Joining them for supper on Sunday
was Matt Arthur.
Phil and Karen Carley met their
daughter and family, Angelia and
Dave Shields, for lunch in Pierre
The Farm Bureau Young Farm-
ers and Ranchers Conference was
held Friday and Saturday in
Oakoma, near Chamberlain. At-
tending from our area were Chad
and Kathy Hanrahan and Jim and
Adele Harty.
Molly and Owen Harty spent
the weekend with Grandpa Hugh
and Grandma Ann while their par-
ents, Jim and Adele, were at the
Guests for Sunday dinner at
Miles and Erin Hovlands' were
Deanna and Kelly Fees and Allen
Jim Elshere accompanied J.J.
Elshere to a rough stock rodeo in
Lexington, Ky., over the weekend.
Trevor and Christa Fitch and
boys had supper Thursday night at
Burjes and Cheryl Fitch's in Philip.
Several other family members
joined them in celebrating the 10th
birthday of McCoy Peterson and
early birthday celebrations for
Dani Fitch and Christa Fitch.
Sunday, Trevor Fitch took some
of his boys to Pierre for a wrestling
tournament. Keagan and Colby
both placed third and Jensen
placed seventh.
Theresa Deuchar and daugh-
ters, Jenna Finn and Megan Hoff-
man, drove to Miles City, Mont.,
last Friday to visit Theresa's
mother, Mary Haughian. Mary has
been quite ill, but the family was
pleased to find her health had im-
proved. Other family members had
also made a special trip to see her
and there was much visiting and
talking about past good times. The
ladies returned Sunday afternoon.
The Mark Radway family was
among the many people attending
the benefit for Lola Hulce Saturday
evening in Philip.
Several area young people were
home for the weekend from their
colleges. Included were Abby Car-
ley, Tanner Radway, and Jennifer
Stangle and her friend, Shannon
Boyd and Kara Parsons, Joanne
Parsons, and Wade and Marcy Par-
sons and family, all went to Pierre
Sunday to the home of Kayla and
Eric Bastian and Kaidyn. Coming
from Redfield were Dustin and
Andi Rische, Brooklyn and Hud-
son. The occasion was Brooklyn's
sixth birthday.
Milesville News
by Janice Parsons • 544-3315
Son of
Tyler &
Newcastle, WY
December 19, 2012
9 lbs., 13 oz.
21” long
Big Twin
Madison &
Maternal Grandparents:
Marty & Cheryl Hook, Mobridge
Paternal Grandparents: Kim Gisi, Mobridge,
& the late Robert Gisi
Maternal Great-Grandparents:
Pee Wee & Peggy Hook, Philip
Don & Sally Ehlers, Midland
Thursday, January 24, 2013 • The Pioneer Review • Page 6
Contact Sonia Nemec • 843-2564
e-mail: home_maker_sonia@hotmail.com
Midland News
continued on page 12
After two weeks of no Midland
News, I am back at the keyboard.
Sunday, January 6,
started out with good intentions, as
we headed out for Canistota. We
stopped in Mitchell having lunch
with our son, Christopher,
Stephanie and Laura. Monday
morning, we had treatments, I
worked on my Midland News col-
umn, and that evening we headed
for the Canistota gym for the boys’
basketball game between Mitchell
Christian and Canistota, as our
son, Christopher, is assistant coach
for Mitchell Christian. In the
meantime, I had called the Pioneer
Review, letting them know my lap-
top was not working, so there
would be no Midland News that
week, fully intending to have Mid-
land News the following week. But,
I must not get ahead of myself
here. Tuesday evening, Jerry and
I headed for Mitchell, as Mitchell
Christian had a basketball game
with Corsica-Stickney. Plus, it
gave us another chance to see that
grandbaby. Following our treat-
ments at the clinic Thursday, we
headed for home. Saturday morn-
ing, I woke up with a horrible
cough, Sunday it was worse, and
Monday morning we called the doc-
tor. Thank goodness for the Philip
clinic, as the trip to Philip was long
enough. I am happy to report, I am
feeling much better and it’s now
time to get at the Midland News.
Though Christmas is some past,
I will begin my column, reporting
on folks’ Christmas, as it is their
family Christmas news. Before I
begin, I just wanted to comment on
the nice article in Golden West
magazine on the Ortman Clinic of
Christmas Day guests at the
home of Ronnie and Emily Sam-
mons were Corinne and Mitch Nor-
man, Tanner and Elana Norman
and family, Blake and Randi Nor-
man and family, Ty and Tara Nor-
man and family, Mark and Kris
Sammons and her daughter, Teri
Lambert, and friend, and Casey
and Katie Sammons and family.
Ronnie Bill Sammons had planned
on coming, but, due to weather con-
ditions, he was unable to make it.
Thursday, following Christmas,
Ronnie and Emily visited at the
home of his sister, Arlyne and Billy
Markwed, having a chance to see
their new cabin and T.J. Gabriel’s
new, big barn, which was being put
to good use, as calving had begun.
Billy and Arlyne’s daughter, Kim
Marso, was there, so they had a
chance to visit with her as well.
Visiting at the home of Ronnie
and Emily January 6, were Jenny
and John Hopper and their daugh-
ter, Laura, of the Sydney, Australia
area. Emily’s cousin’s daughter,
JoAnn (Cacek) Scherer, also from
Australia, is a sister to Virginia
(Cacek) Blom. JoAnn and Vir-
ginia’s dad, Adolph Cacek, was a
brother to Emily’s mom, Emma
Rauch. I met Emma one particular
summer when she and my mom,
Olga Meyers, were both attending
summer school at Black Hills State
College at Spearfish. What a char-
acter. Told it like it was. If you did-
n’t like it, that was your problem.
Some people come into your lives
and leave footprints. Emma was
one of those people.
Ronnie and Emily were in
Pierre, Sunday, January 20, to the
AAU youth wrestling tournament
of which their great-grandson, Colt
Norman, took part in. Colt is the
son of Tanner and Elana Norman
and the grandson of Mitch and
Corinne Norman. Our neighbor
boy, Tukker, son of Tyler and Angel
Nemec, was also in the wrestling
Our sincere sympathies to the
family of Maxine Norman who re-
cently passed away.
December 22, Cassidy Trapp
hosted a birthday party for Gene
(Snook) Hudson at the home of her
grandparents, Jerry and Joy Jones.
Those at the party besides Cassidy,
Jerry and Joy were Dick and Gene
Hudson, Judy Daly, Mike and Deb-
bie (Jones) Trapp and family, Cody
and Audrey Jones, and Scott and
Lani (Jones) Olson and Molly, who
were there from Devil’s Lake, N.D.
Belated happy birthday greetings,
Trinity Lutheran Church had
their church Christmas program on
December 23, but not their candle
lighting service, so Jerry and Joy
Jones, Lani and Cassidy went to
Deep Creek Church for their candle
lighting service Sunday, December
The evening of December 24,
Jerry and Joy hosted their family
Christmas get-together with all of
their children and families there
for the traditional oyster stew sup-
per, along with other goodies.
Those there were Jodie and Bob
Schrempp and Baxter, Dupree,
Debbie and Mike Trapp and family,
Cindy and Russ Sinkey and Zak,
Lani and Scott Olson and Molly,
Neil Jones and Cody and Audrey
Jones. Christmas morning, eight-
year-old Molly woke everyone up to
see what Santa had left during the
night. There was breakfast brunch
at Jerry and Joy’s and around 2:00
o’clock everyone shared Christmas
dinner together.
December 28, Scott, Lani, and
Molly left for Keene, N.D., to spend
New Years with Scott’s side of the
family. New Year’s Day Joy Jones,
Cassidy and Emily Trapp and Zak
Sinkey spent the day with Jodie,
Bob, and Baxter Schrempp. Mon-
day, January 7, a party was held at
the home of Jerry and Joy for their
granddaughter, Cassidy Trapp’s,
19th birthday. January 10, Cassidy
headed back to Rapid City for the
second semester of classes at
School of Mines.
Don and Nancy Smith, Kimber-
ley and Carly, Bellevue, Neb.,
spent from Saturday night to
Wednesday of Christmas week at
the Shorty Jones home. Attending
church and visiting Matthew, Bri-
anna and Jordyn, spending Christ-
mas Day in Rapid City with Ross,
Melanie, Cassie and Kalli Jones
filled the time. Others going to
Rapid City were Scott and Jana
Jones, Lexi Jones, Barry Jones and
Maxine and Shorty. Bryer Jones
went to Lovington, N.M., for
Smiths went home Wednesday,
and on Friday, flew to Seattle,
Wash., to visit with friends from
their days living in Belle Fourche
and visited Angie (Daly) Blanusa
and family, who also live in Seat-
Shorty and Maxine attended the
funeral service for Linda Hook in
Wall, then made a quick trip to
Rapid City and also attended the
basketball game between Philip
and Murdo in the evening.
Judy Daly met granddaughter
Jalene Nemec, Knoxville, Tenn., at
the Rapid City airport January 10.
Jalene is also our granddaughter
and had planned on coming to our
place for a visit, but with me being
sick we all decided that may not be
a good thing. Was sorry to miss see-
ing her, but had a good visit by
phone. Saturday, Judy and Jalene
went to Philip having cake and ice
cream with Marie Anderson at the
Silverleaf for her 94th birthday.
Wayne and April Anderson and
their daughter, Tasha, came from
Rapid City and Marie’s nephew,
Duane Roseth, was also there.
Tasha and Jalene are the same
age. Weather conditions were not
good on Saturday, so some folks
didn’t make it for the party. Happy
belated birthday wishes, Marie.
Judy took Jalene to the airport to
head back home Sunday. She ar-
rived home to pouring rain, nine
inches in all, which later became
icy and then snow began coming
down. Knoxville folks are not used
to driving in those conditions and
we saw on TV where there were a
number of accidents.
Pastor Andy and Jennifer Blye
and boys were in Kansas recently
to the funeral service of his grand-
mother. Our sincere sympathies to
the family. Pastor Andy is pastor of
the Open Bible Church in Midland.
Sunday, Pat Snook, Judy Daly
and Audrey Jones attended the
Milesville play. Reports are it was
very good. Last Wednesday, Gene
and Audrey Jones went to Pierre
meeting their daughter, Julie
Jones-Whitcher, who was there for
the governor’s tourism conference,
taking her out to supper.
Jerry and I visited by phone re-
cently with Leo and Betty (Standi-
ford) Nemec, Little Fork, Minn.
They live up in cold country, some
30 miles from the Canadian border.
Betty recently retired from North-
ern Timberline Equipment where
she has worked for the past 13
years. She doesn’t lack for some-
thing to do. She and Leo have eight
grown children, some living close
by, so go to the grandkids basket-
ball games etc. With both she and
Leo retired, they are enjoying some
reading of books, as well. Espe-
cially on those cold winter days.
Five of their children and families
made it home for Christmas. Their
son, Ben, his wife, Dana, and their
three children live in Mineral, Va.,
and came home for a visit around
the Fourth of July. While on their
way, they got a call from Dana’s
sister telling them a bad thunder-
storm with strong winds had blown
down a huge oak tree onto their
house. They were in the state of
Wisconsin when they got the call
and it would be a three-day drive to
get back home. Dana’s sister en-
couraged them to continue on to
Ben’s folks. Dana and her husband
would get hold of the insurance
company for them and would see to
it the roof damage was covered
with huge plastic, and would clean
up what needed to be cleaned up.
So, Ben and Dana drove on to Leo
and Betty’s and enjoyed their time
there, knowing things were being
taken care of back home. Their
home has been repaired and they
were able to move back in over
Christmas. That is good news.
Senior Citizens Meet
The senior citizens met at the
center on January 7, 2013, for their
monthly meeting with 10 members
present. President Kandus Woitte
called the meeting to order and led
in the flag salute.
The minutes of the last meeting
were read and approved. The trea-
surer’s report was given. Beth
Flom moved to approve the report
and George Stroppel approved and
motion passed.
No cards were sent. The bulletin
board was done. Maintenance
cleaned up after the parties. We
discussed whether to try to sell the
gas tank which we no longer use.
Meeting was adjourned and cards
played. Lunch was served.
Mickey Woitte, secretary
It is Tuesday morning and the
sun is shining. I do like that sun-
shine. Lifts ones spirits on a cold
winter’s day. It is that time of year
when folks are busy going to bas-
ketball games. It is that time of
year when folks are busy with play
practice for those local community
plays. It is that time of year to
work on those income tax reports.
And so, life continues to be busy.
As I close my news column for this
week, I leave you with a bit from an
Amish newspaper. “The shop-
keeper was dismayed when a
brand new business, much like his
own, opened up next door and
erected a huge sign which read best
deals. He was horrified when an-
other competitor opened up on his
other side and announced his ar-
rival with an even larger sign,
reading lowest prices. The shop-
keeper was panicked, until he got
an idea. He put the biggest sign of
all over his own shop – it read main
entrance.” A bit of common sense
thinking can do amazing things.
Let us continue to pray for our
leaders as they go into the next
four years. Have a good day, a good
week, and stay warm and healthy.
Look who’s 50!
Mike Stroppel
a Happy 50th on January 25th!
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Sunroof … THE WORKS!!
84 Years Ago
January 1929
Dorothy Brothers have just in-
stalled a hot water system for car
washing and an electric vacuum
cleaner for automobile inside fin-
ishing work.
A special man will be used for
this work in order to give better
and faster service.
Local News … Dr. Ramsey re-
ports the birth of a son to Mr. and
Mrs. Alfred Maine on Saturday,
January 12th.
Earl Dorothy spent several days
last week attending to business
matters in connection with his
Chevrolet agency at Fargo, North
Dakota. Dorothy Brothers expect to
receive a carload of the new six
cylinder Chevrolets January 16.
Dr. J.F. Quinn reports the birth
of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Laurence
Pfeifer living north of Philip, Mon-
day, January 14th.
Nowlin Items … Mrs. Montrose
Kunkle and children left Sunday
night for Box Elder where she will
make her future home.
Walt Stein has been doing some
carpenter work for Ray Noble the
past week.
75 Years Ago
J.W. Shields, 65, well known to
Philip as traveling representative
and part owner of the Educator
Supply Co. of Mitchell, died early
Monday morning in a Vermillion
hospital. He had suffered a stroke
last Wednesday. Mr. Shields was a
son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. G.L.
Dorothy of Philip.
Harry C. Schofield of Midland
was announced Tuesday as winner
in the statewide rattlesnake killing
contest. Prize money totaling $30
was donated by an unnamed per-
son and rattles were submitted to
the state game and fish depart-
ment in Pierre. Schofields winning
total of 324 rattles was far in ex-
cess of the number entered by any
other individual.
Asked how he managed to get so
many, he would laugh and relate
that his long residence on the
prairie had made him pretty well
acquainted with the habits of the
poisonous snakes.
“Why,” he said, “I used to kill rat-
tlesnakes for all my kids to cut
their teeth on.” And the listener
who was acquainted with Mr.
Schofield’s family knew that was
no idle boast, because there were
fourteen children.
The first ice skating casualty this
season on Sunshine lake was Bill
Sweeney, who cut a bad gash in his
head and suffered bruises about
the face when he fell last Wednes-
day night. Bill’s skate caught in a
crack in the ice and sent him
sprawling face down. Stitches were
required to close the wound.
Moenville News … As the saying
goes, this isn’t such a big world
after all. Richard Wilsbacher and
his sister, Olive Humphrey, who
are in Portland, Ore., recently by
chance run on to their brother,
Marvin, who has been lost to the
family for about 12 years and none
of them had seen him for around 14
years. He is well and has employ-
ment in Portland and his where-
abouts has been here, there and
everywhere. He had just neglected
to write, he said.
Local Briefs … A large shipment
of the new spring Betty Baxley
dresses just in at Williams.
Miss Irene Clements returned
last Friday from a month’s visit
with relatives in Viroqua, Wis. She
resumed her work at the Senechal
hotel on Monday.
George Blood of Rapid City, for-
mer resident of the Grindstone
community, was a visitor in Philip
A last minute report from the Pi-
oneer Review correspondent at
Moenville announces that a baby
son was born January 17 (Monday)
to Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Hudson of
Moenville community. The baby
was born at the Pierre hospital.
Ed Hanson was treated at Doctor
Ramsey’s office last Thursday for
lacerations of the nose and lip, suf-
fered when he fell through a win-
dow at Frank Allen’s service sta-
tion. A number of youths were scuf-
fling outside the station when Ed
was thrown into the window.
Grindstone News … Joe Rausch
is working for George Olson at Cot-
tonwood. Matthew Rausch is load-
ing cars in Minneapolis.
Milesville News … Raymond
Tavernier went to Pierre Saturday
to bring home his wife and infant
daughter, Shirley Ann.
The Milesville basketball team
made a hurried trip to Dupree Sat-
urday night to play Cherry Creek
at Dupree. The Cherry Creek team
staged a comeback and won by
more than a double score of 37 to
16. Must have been Milesville’s
night off.
Elbon Chaff … John Reedy has
spent a miserable week with neu-
ralgia in his teeth.
Mr. and Mrs. Kawi and Alfred
and Mr. and Mrs. Reedy, John and
Beniece attended mass at Topbar
and were dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Hart.
The Manilla Times … The radio
report from Pierre tells of the re-
cent birth of a baby boy to Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Eymer of Milesville.
Johnnie McKillip is not seeing
his happiest days just now as he
has had his bottle taken away from
him. He may get it back in about
Blast from the Past
From the archives of the Pioneer Review
Thursday, January 24, 2013 • The Pioneer Review • Page 7
continued on page 12
Oct. 5 – Finest kind of a day.
Went to the Cheyenne breaks and
got a big load of wood. Got home
about dusk. Met 3 Indian women
on the road. Viola got our mail
today. Letter received from Roy
Sanders of Sanborn, Iowa.
Sun. Oct. 6 – A very beautiful
day - 80 above at noon. Later wind
shifted to the north and turned
much cooler. Bert went skirmish-
ing for new wood territory on
horseback. Viola, Jose, Laura and
their mother went visiting at Hills.
Oct. 7 – Clear and cool. Went to
Marietta and filed final proof appli-
cation with U.S. Commissioner
Chas. W. Nash and paid him $5 ad-
vertising fee. Also paid C.O. Nash
$1.00 for Eagle subscription. My
witnesses are to be C.O. Nash, Ella
Spalding, Ed Hauser and Alfred
Oct. 8 – Dug Dibbles potatoes
today. Worked at other odd jobs all
day. Bought 20 bushels of potatoes
from C.O. Nash @ 75 cents per
bushel. Delivered by Ellingston of
the Cheyenne.
Oct. 9 – Tried to plow some sod
at Skieview to use banking up the
shack. Too dry and too tough for 2
horses. Chored around. Fixed Dib-
bles cellar door and dug more of his
potatoes. His potatoes are fine. Met
Mr. Nade, a new homesteader
today 1 mile north of us.
Oct. 10 – Finest kind of fall
weather. 40 at 6 a.m. Went to Ma-
rietta for our mail and got a school
register for Bert from Prof. Stone.
Finished digging Dibbles potatoes.
He had 25 bushels. Big prairie fire
n.w. of us across the Cheyenne. Im-
mense cloud of smoke over the sky
- burning at night.
Oct. 11 – Done some sodding on
our shack. Done some odd jobs
around Dibbles Ranch. In the
evening Viola and I walked over to
Marietta for the mail - no mail
there as the Marietta carrier
waited for the Philip carrier and he
didn’t arrive. So the Marietta man
returned empty handed.
Oct. 12 – 26 at 6:30 a.m. - coldest
morning of the fall so far. First
frost of the season to knock out the
tomato vines. Froze the green
tomatoes. Went to Spotted Bear
breaks 5 miles n.e. and got a good
load of hard wood - ash and elm.
Got home at 3 p.m. Clear and
warmer in the evening.
Sun. Oct. 13 – Elegant day. Nice
and sunshiny. 42 at 6:30 a.m. - 70
at noon. Loafed around shack all
day until evening then Viola and I
wandered over our claim looking at
the soil. Buster scared up a jack
rabbit and he made his get-a-way
at a mile a minute pace.
Oct. 14 – Cloudy and windy. Had
headache the entire day. Stuck
around the shack. Mr. Ellingston
delivered me 20 bushels of tubers
at 75 per bu for seed next spring.
They were fine. Put them in Dib-
bles cellar late in the p.m. Went to
Marietta in evening and got our
mail. Rode back with Hills at 7:30
p.m. Nash is still putting up hay.
Running 3 mowers.
Oct. 15 – 36 at dawn. 72 at noon.
Beautiful day. Done some repair
work on fence in afternoon. Haxby
took 400 head of beef cattle to
Philip for shipment to Chicago.
Had camping commissary wagon
and 14 extra saddle horses with
him. Buster found a skunk on the
road at our shack in the evening
and Bert shot it.
Oct. 16 – Viola and I hitched to
the wagon and drove to the
Cheyenne River at Haxbys. Got
there at 12:30 p.m. Unhitched and
fed at the rivers edge. Wild place.
The river has a very swift current
in the main channel. The river
overflow bottom is a morass of
gumbo. Immense hills on both
sides of the river. On the whole it
is a wierdly picturesque place. Got
home at 4:30 p.m. and went for the
Oct. 17 – About 7 a.m. a cold-
wave blowed in from the n.w. and
a huge wave of dark vapor like
clouds advanced slowly and sent
the mercury down to 36. Went to
Marietta in a.m. Howser boys and
Joe Newbar proved up before U.S.
Commissioner Nash. Chopped
some wood in the afternoon.
Oct. 18 – 22 above this a.m. -
coldest so far. Shucked some corn
in a.m. “squaw corn” and fixed
shack - sodded around. Viola pa-
pered walls on inside. Done odd
jobs over at Dibbles in p.m. Had
team ready when he came from
school so he could haul load of hay
in from the field. 42 above at 7 p.m.
(to be continued …)
The 2012 Miss Northern Hills
pageant was held January 5 at the
Sturgis Community Center. Judg-
ing criteria were based on private
talent, interviews and dress.
This year’s pagent featured 14
contestants in the Miss bracket,
ages from 17-24. Miss Gold Rush
and top talent went to Tessa Dee.
Miss Northern Hills, swimsuit,
people’s choice, fan favorite and
Miss Congeniality went to Racine
Schuring. Miss Sturgis went to
Morgan Black.
In the teen division, ages 13 to
17, Miss Sturgis, Miss Congeniality
and fan favorite went to Courtney
Marie Llera-Maxon. Miss Gold
Rush and top talent was won by
Bailey Konst. Miss Northern Hills
Outstanding Teen, top interview
and community service award were
awarded to Tristen Morrison.
In the junior miss division, Jun-
ior Miss Northern Hills was
awarded to Katie Morrison. Junior
Miss Sturgis and top talent went to
Audrey Truitt. Community service
was earned by Cara Boland. Ma-
trix Sandal won Miss Congeniality.
The winners in the little miss di-
vision were Sabrina Fritzie,
awarded Miss Northern Hills and
Miss Congeniality, and Robbie
Laurenz, awarded Miss Sturgis.
Konst had been recruited to
enter this pageant after the direc-
tors observed her at a cheer/dance
competition with the Central High
School Competitive Cheer and
Dance Team. This was her first
pageant. Konst won overall best
talent with a hip-hop dance routine
she choreographed herself.
Konst and Llera-Maxon are
among those who will advance to
compete at the Miss South Dakota
Teen pageant in Hot Springs, June
26 through June 29.
Konst is currently a 16-year-old
junior at Central High School, com-
petes on the Central High School
Cheer and Dance team, does per-
formance dance, and works at a
local pizza place in her hometown
of Hermosa. Konst’s responsibilites
as Miss Gold Rush Teen will in-
clude promoting her platform of
anti-cyberbullying, numerous
fundraisers for the Childrens Mir-
acle Network, and parades.
Konst is the daughter of Billy
and Shannon Konst and Josh and
Kerry (Formanek) Surring. Billy
and Kerry both grew up in Philip
and graduated from Philip High
School. Konst’s grandparents are
Dave Konst and Meredith Pauly,
Rene Konst and Terry Buchert,
and Raymond and Roxy (Barber)
Formanek. Coincidendally, current
Miss South Dakota Calista Kirby’s
grandparents are from Kadoka, as
is Bailey's grandmother, Roxy
(Barber) Formanek.
Llera-Maxon, a junior at Sturgis
Brown High School, also has a plat-
form of anti-bullying. Her future
responsibilities will be similar to
those of the other winners of the
Llera-Maxon is the daughter of
Shelly Baker, Rapid City, and Or-
lando Llera of Puerto Rico, the
grandaughter of Chuck Maxon of
Buffalo and the late LaVina
Maxon, and the niece of Jeff and
Kelly Penticoff, Philip.
Sandal is the daughter of Monte
Sandal, New Underwood, and
Jackie Hopkins, Black Hawk, and
the grandaughter of Bill and Karyl
Sandal, Philip.
Northern Hills pageant won by
young ladies with local ties
Bailey Konst – Miss Gold Rush Outstanding Teen.
Matrix Sandal – Junior Miss, Miss Con-
geniality. Courtesy photos
Courtney Marie Llera-Maxon – Miss Sturgis Outstanding
Well, the snow has been melting,
ground is showing again, the drifts
are slowly diminishing in height,
and the earth is sucking up the
droplets of moisture that come
from the snow. No run off, but re-
plenishing is good too.
Since Vivian Hansen has run
short on her Palmer diary in the Pi-
oneer Review, it is interesting to
read the “Blast from the Past” as
well as the “A Homesteaders Diary
Haakon County, So. Dak – 1907
Bernard Murphy.” The last couple
of weeks he speaks of Bert Dibble
taking a teaching job at the
Fairchild School. Grandma’s book,
“Frontier Woman” put together by
Walker D. Wyman from Grandma’s
notes tells on page 32 about the
employment of Bert Dibble at the
school that was set up close to their
home. There are some things in the
book that offended some of the
neighbors the way they were
stated, but Grandma didn’t gloss
over much and the writer of the
book took some liberties as well, so
hopefully not so many toes were
trampled on. At any rate, the little
book is a fairly factual diary of
events that happened the way one
woman saw it.
Monday, I was the driver for the
Haakon County Prairie Trans-
portation van for a trip into Philip
in the morning. Brian Hanson,
with his helper, Brian LaPlant,
were here to fix our furnace issue.
I spent time watching the process,
haven’t got a bill, so wonder if
Brian H. will charge me for my les-
son in furnace fixing! Phyllis Word
stopped for a visit in the afternoon.
Monday found Tony Harty vist-
ing at the L.D. and Shirley Hair
home as well as stopping by here to
give me his news. He was trying to
catch a cold, so hope he isn’t shar-
ing it around.
Tuesday morning, I visited Dale
and Cindy O’Connell and took back
an article I’d made copies of for
him, written up by his grand-
mother, Hazel Wedeman O’Con-
nell. To quote what Hazel wrote,
“To those who live in cosmopolitan
areas, our lives and efforts seem
wasted, but to us who live here,
there has been joy and sorrow, sun-
shine and happiness, and ‘a heap o
livin.’’ We want no part of their
kind of life!”
Tony Harty visited L.D. and
Shirley Hair then had dinner out
before heading home to give his
cold a rest Tuesday.
Wednesday morning found me
on the road to Philip with a couple
of folks who were taking physical
therapy there. Bill and I were
among the many in attendance at
the services for Cliff Ramsey in the
afternoon and Bill enjoyed his
usual pastime of cards and I visited
around town to give him time for
Tony Harty went out for dinner
Wednesday, then returned home,
still not feeling the best.
Don and Vi Moody spent a couple
of pretty nice, warm days at their
home in Rapid Valley and did a lit-
tle business and had quite a mix of
wildlife experiences at their home
up there. A Christmas gift from
their tenants was a squirrel feeder.
They left it full of feed and it stayed
abandoned for almost two weeks
until they were up there this time
and the squirrels raised cane with
it, knocked all the seed out on the
ground and were cleaning up that
with a frenzy of four or more squir-
rels, and they were bunting at their
feeder like a newborn calf on it's
mom. Don and Vi think they had
better move it a little farther out
from the house before they fill it
again. Also the geese blackened the
beautiful azure sunset at exactly
5:30 when Don and Vi pulled in to
their yard Thursday evening. The
geese were coming in for a landing
south of Rapid Creek and there
must of have been thousands of
them. These energetic and seem-
ingly very enthusiastic beautiful
birds finally all settled in for the
night after much hoopla, dances,
bird gossip, or whatever. Maybe it
was their going south or returning
north convention or something of
that sort.
Thursday and Friday, Tony
Harty was somewhat better, vis-
ited at the L.D. and Shirley Hair
home, went out for dinner then re-
turned home to rest.
Kinsey, Natalie and Kohen Git-
tings were in Rapid City Friday af-
ternoon. George Gittings was in
Kadoka Friday and had lunch with
Dale and Cindy O'Connell.
Friday was almost a bad day for
me. I didn’t look close enough at my
diary and a scheduled HCPT van
run to Rapid set for January 18
(which I thought was Thursday)
was all lined up. I had also lined up
six ladies to go to the Milesville
supper and play – Friday. Thank
goodness I was saved by Carol
Solon taking the run to Rapid. At
3:00 p.m. I picked up Phyllis Word,
Lois Pettyjohn, Frances Terkild-
sen, Bonnie Riggins, Linda Rig-
gins, and Joyce Hicks in our van
and we were off to see the country.
It was a nice drive in the daylight.
We took a side trip to Sandee and
Goerge Gittings’ home, then on to
Milseville. We had to dawdle a lit-
tle because we were too early. Sup-
per was served at the Hardingrove
Community Church and we were
the first in line, then on over to the
hall for a wonderful play. It is all
over and done with for this year,
but was another outstanding per-
formance and it was so much fun to
see so many friends while there.
Peggy (Gittings) Hook joshed me
about folks hiding from me to keep
out of being mentioned in this col-
umn. (Sorry Peggy, just couldn’t re-
Sympathy is extended to Bev Mc-
Daniel and family in the loss of her
son, Marvin McDaniel, this week.
Saturday morning early, Tony
Harty discovered his billfold was
missing. A quick check at the local
café and it was safe and sound and
waiting for him to pick up. He had
breakfast out.
Don and Vi Moody returned to
the ranch Saturday afternoon. Vi
said she spent the weekend work-
ing on taxes and helping her class
by sending out reminders to class-
mates announcing a class of 1963
reunion. By the way, PHS class of
1963, get ready for the 50th re-
union over Festival Days in June.
Spread the word around (emails,
phone calls, letters, etc.) Maybe
there will be a "boot scottin boogie"
somewhere – but the club house at
the golf course is where they aim to
Saturday afternoon, Bonnie Rig-
gins (since we have two Bonnie
Riggins over here, I should say the
one formerly from Wanblee who
was the one who went with us on
Friday too) stopped for coffee and a
visit. And, as she went out one door
Tony Harty came in the other door.
Tony gave me his news for the
week and visited. Bill and I then
went to Philip for the benefit sup-
per for Lola Hulce sponsored by the
National Mutual Benefit #85. It
was during the girls’ and boys’ bas-
ketball game, so there was a large
attendance who then went to the
Sunday, Bill and I went to Philip
for breakfast sponsored by the
Philip Mason Lodge #153. They are
serving breakfast on Sunday morn-
ing through February. Light snow
came and went in bursts through-
out the day. Grandson Zack Sea-
ger, Cori Barber and little Ryder
came in time for dinner with us.
Accompanying them were their two
pitbull dogs, Ruca and Rowdy.
That is a van full. It was a fun visit
and Ryder is such a good little guy
as were the dogs. Before leaving,
Ryder put all the toys back where
they came from and all was good.
They ventured on to Philip and vis-
ited there with Casey Seager before
Betwixt Places News
by Marsha Sumpter • 837-2048 • bilmar@gwtc.net
Legal NoticesDeadline: Fridays at Noon
Thursday, January 24, 2013 • The Pioneer Review • Page 8
The following City Council positions will
become vacant due to the expiration of
the present term of office of the
elective/appointed officer:
Ward I – 2 Year Term –
Greg Arthur
Ward II – 2 Year Term –
Marion Matt
Ward III – 2 Year Term –
Jennifer Henrie
Circulation of nominating petitions may
begin on the 25th day of January 2013,
and petitions may be filed in the City Fi-
nance Office located at the Haakon
County Courthouse, 140 S. Howard Av-
enue, 4th Floor, Philip, SD, between the
hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Moun-
tain Standard Time not later than the
22nd day of February 2013.
Monna Van Lint,
City Finance Officer
[Published January 17 & 24, 2013, at the
total approximate cost of $25.99]
Notice of Vacancy
The following office will become vacant
due to the expiration of the present term
of office of the elective officer:
Circulation of nominating petitions may
begin on January 25, 2013, and petitions
may be filed in the office of the finance of-
ficer located in the Fire Hall at 509 Main
Street, no later than February 22, 2013,
by 5:00 PM Mountain Time.
Michelle Meinzer
Finance Officer
Town of Midland
[Published January 17 & 24, 2013, at the
total approximate cost of $18.20]
Notice of Vacancy on
School Board
The following school board positions will
become vacant due to the expiration of
the present terms of office of the following
school board members:
Vonda Hamill – Three (3) Year Term
Mark Nelson – Three (3) Year Term
Doug Thorson – Three (3) Year Term
Circulation of nominating petitions may
begin on the 25th day of January, 2013,
and petitions may be filed in the office of
the Business Manager between the hours
of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. MST or mailed
Philip, SD 57567 not later than the 22nd
day of February, 2013, at 5:00 p.m.
Britni Ross
Business Manager
[Published January 17 & 24, 2013, at the
total approximate cost of $22.09]
Proceedings of
West River Water
Development District
December 20, 2012
CALL TO ORDER: The West River
Water Development District convened for
their regular meeting at the West River
Water Development District Project Office
in Murdo, SD. Chairman Joseph Hieb
called the meeting to order at 10:25 a.m.
Roll call was taken and Chairman Hieb
declared a quorum was present. Direc-
tors present were: Joseph Hieb, Casey
Krogman, Marion Matt, Veryl Prokop and
Lorne Smith. Also present: Jake Fitzger-
ald, Manager; Kati Venard, Sec./Book-
APPROVE AGENDA: Motion by Director
Krogman, seconded by Director Smith to
approve the agenda. Motion carried
APPROVE MINUTES: The minutes of
the November 15, 2012, meeting were
previously mailed to the Board for their re-
view. Motion by Director Matt, seconded
by Director Prokop to approve the No-
vember minutes. Motion carried unani-
- $56.61, Casey Krogman - $56.61, Mar-
ion Matt - $56.61, Veryl Prokop - $56.61,
Lorne Smith - $56.61, West River/Lyman-
Jones RWS - $1,000.00, Kadoka Press -
$32.81, Lyman County Herald - $27.11,
Murdo Coyote - $31.41, Pennington
County Courant - $26.64, Pioneer Review
- $26.00, Todd County Tribune - $29.76.
Motion by Director Smith, seconded by
Director Matt to approve the District bills.
Motion carried unanimously.
REPORT: The financial status of the Dis-
trict to date was previously sent to the
Board. A copy of the November Financial
Report is on file at the District office in
Murdo. Motion by Director Matt, sec-
onded by Director Krogman to approve
the November Financial Report. Motion
carried unanimously.
Fitzgerald presented his December report
to the Board. Motion by Director Smith,
seconded by Director Krogman to ap-
prove the Manager’s Report. Motion car-
ried unanimously.
Williamson with the United States Geo-
logical Survey was present to give an
overview and answer any questions on
the monitoring, operation and funding of
the streamflow gages. They are seeking
funding in the amount of $11,280 for two
gaging stations: White River near Kadoka
and White River near White River. It was
requested that Joyce try to find a cost
share partner for the White River near
Kadoka station, and she agreed to work
on this for the 2014 funding agreement.
Motion by Director Matt, seconded by Di-
rector Krogman to approve the agree-
ment with USGS for FFY 2013 on the
condition that next year they find some-
one to cost share the project to help lower
costs. Motion carried unanimously.
2012 ANNUAL REPORT: Due to a recent
law change that no longer requires a for-
mal audit, an annual report will be com-
pleted which Casey Peterson & Associ-
ates, LTD. has agreed to review at an
hourly rate that is not expected to exceed
$300. Motion by Director Matt, seconded
by Director Smith to authorize Casey Pe-
terson & Associates, LTD. to review the
2012 Annual Report. Motion carried
ager Fitzgerald presented an invoice from
Upper Missouri Water Association for
2012 membership dues in the amount of
$145. Motion by Director Krogman, sec-
onded by Director Prokop to approve pay-
ment of $145 for the 2012 membership
dues. Motion carried unanimously.
There being no further business, the
meeting was adjourned at 11:07 A.M.
Kati Venard, Recording Secretary
Joseph Hieb, Chairman
[Publish January 24, 2013, at the total ap-
proximate cost of $41.26]
Proceedings of
Haakon County
January 8, 2013
The Regular Session Meeting of the
Haakon County Commissioners was held
on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at 1:04 PM.
Those present at the meeting were Chair-
man Edward Briggs, Members Vice
Chairman Stephen Clements, Rita O’-
Connell, Nicholas Konst and Gary Snook.
A quorum was established. Haakon
County State’s Attorney Gay Tollefson,
Auditor Pat Freeman, Deputy Auditor
Carla Smith, Highway Superintendent
Kenneth Neville, Customer Account Tech-
nician Alex Kulesza, from Butler Cat in
Rapid City, SD, Librarian Annie Brunskill,
Sheriff Fred Koester, Thomas J. Radway
and Pioneer Review Representative
Nancy Haigh were also present.
The 2012 old business remaining to be
reviewed were the December 4, 2012,
Regular Meeting Minutes. Vice Chairman
Clements made a motion to approve
these minutes as read. Commissioner
Snook seconded with all in agreement.
The December 26, 2012, Special Meeting
Minutes were discussed. Commissioner
O’Connell made a motion to do a recon-
sideration of a motion in the December
26, 2012, Special Minutes concerning the
supplementing of the 233 Courthouse
Building budget. Commissioner Snook
seconded with all in agreement. In recon-
sidering the motions made in the second
to last paragraph, final page, there will be
no supplement done for (233) Court-
house Building budget. 233 Courthouse
Building budget will remain a -$26,441.84
balance. Commissioner Snook made the
motion and Commissioner O’Connell sec-
onded with all in agreement. The adver-
tised 233 Courthouse Building Supple-
ment Budget Hearing set for 1:15 PM was
not held due to the reconsideration of the
At this time, Alex Kulesza from Butler and
Highway Superintendent Neville brought
up several different scenarios concerning
the best way to keep all our blades under
warranty. After much discussion, no deci-
sions were made at this time.
Librarian Annie Brunskill gave her final
2012 quarterly report to the commission.
She stated they were enjoying their new
computers and software. She is looking
into grants to replace two of their older
computers and would like to replace
some of their chairs.
A letter was received from the Meade
County Commissioners, written to Gover-
nor Daugaard, concerning the Animal
Damage Control (ADC)/Wildlife Damage
Management (WDM) program not being
included in the Governor’s investigation
on Game, Fish, & Parks (GF&P) policies
and procedures. The letter contained sta-
tistics from 2004 through 2012, indicating
resource losses had increased to $1 mil-
lion+ since GF&P reduced predator and
nuisance animal control activities. This
same concern is shared with the
(SDSGA) South Dakota Sheep Growers
Association and the cattle industry. There
is a request for an unbiased, independ-
ent, external investigation to address
these issues. A motion was made to sign
a similar letter to be sent to Governor
Daugaard with this same information and
request. The motion was seconded with
all in agreement.
The completed Haakon County Policy
Handbook will be passed out to each em-
ployee and they will be given the oppor-
tunity to have some input on the pro-
posed policies. At the next meeting on
Tuesday, February 5, 2013, any concerns
can be brought to the commission at this
time. Then the final approval can be
Sheriff Fred Koester gave his monthly re-
port. He reported that he has been trying
to get Deputy Seth Marbry into the Law
Enforcement Training Academy in Pierre,
SD, but it may be next August before
there is an opening. He is on a list in case
of any cancellations. He will keep the
commission informed.
Haakon County State’s Attorney Gay
Tollefson was asked to help the county
draw up an ordinance for our four liquor
license applicants to be able to serve on-
sale alcoholic beverages on Sunday. T-34
owner Trudy Flesner stated that it would
be advantageous if on Sundays their es-
tablishment could serve on-sale bever-
ages with meals and what was needed to
get this accomplished. The commission
needs to pass an ordinance giving them
this privilege. Commissioner Snook
stated that if it is done for one, it should
be for all of them. These establishments
would be T-34, Wheeler Brooks Post 173,
South Fork LLC and Lake Waggnor Golf
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
It was reported to the Legislative Audit
that as of the end of September, the Sur-
plus Cash report was at 21.77%. A list of
tax levies were given to each commis-
sioner to review. Tax statements have
been completed.
District 3 Commissioner Rita O’Connell
will be moving into District 4 soon, thus
making her ineligible to represent District
3. Tom Radway, who lives in District 3,
has agreed to take on the responsibilities
and duties of District 3 Commissioner. At
this time, Commissioner Rita O’Connell
turned in her resignation and Tom Rad-
way was appointed the new commis-
sioner for District 3 and took the Oath of
Office. Rita O’Connell has served as
Haakon County Commissioner since Jan-
uary 1, 2005. At this time, she was ap-
pointed after Daryl Terkildsen resigned
because he moved out of the district. The
Haakon County Commissioners thanked
Rita for her seven years of service to the
county and the representation on the li-
brary board. Commissioner Tom Radway
has had previous experience with govern-
ing boards and is very knowledgeable
about the community. We all are looking
forward to working with him.
The finishing of old business from 2012
was completed. The meeting was ad-
journed sine die.
Auditor Patricia Freeman called for the
nomination of chairman for the 2013 year.
Commissioner Konst made a motion to
nominate Commissioner Stephen
Clements as chairman. Commissioner
Snook seconded with all in agreement.
Motion carried.
Commissioner Stephen Clements as-
sumed the chair. Nominations were called
for Vice Chairman of the Board. Commis-
sioner Tom Radway was nominated by
Commissioner Konst. The motion was
seconded by Commissioner Snook. Mo-
tion carried.
Chairman Clements called for discussion
on the following board appointments for
the 2013 term. It was thought that it would
be better to serve on different boards to
gain more experience in each area. The
following board positions were made:
Weed Board – Commissioner Nicholas
SD Central Enhancement Board –
Commissioner Gary Snook
Fair Board – Commissioner Edward
Library Board - Vice Chairman Tom
Extension Board – Chairman Stephen
A motion was made by Commissioner
Briggs to designate the Pioneer Review
as the official newspaper for publications
as required by law. Vice Chairman Rad-
way seconded the motion. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Commissioner
Snook that all persons under the County’s
jurisdiction will be reimbursed at 37 cents
per mile. Lodging, meals and registration
fees for actual expenses will be reim-
bursed. All meetings and workshops must
have prior approval from the board mem-
bers. Commissioner Briggs seconded.
Motion carried.
No county employees will be reimbursed
for any cash purchases for Haakon
County, except for an emergency. Vouch-
ers and receipts must be presented to the
Board of Commissioners for approval.
SDCL 7-12-18 permits the Commission-
ers to set the mileage fee, which the
Sheriff may charge. This charge can be a
minimum mileage allowance of at least
three cents over and above the rate set
for state employees by the Board of Fi-
nance but not more than
six cents above. A motion was made by
Commissioner Konst to set the mileage
fee at 42 cents per mile. Commissioner
Snook seconded. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Commissioner
Konst to approve the following Resolution
2013-01. Commissioner Snook sec-
onded. Motion carried.
Haakon County Board of
Philip, South Dakota
January 8, 2013
states that investment policies
for local funds determined by
the governing board only after
the adoption of a proper reso-
lution by the Board of County
Commissioners, now,
BE IT RESOLVED, that the fol-
lowing financial institutions are
designated for Haakon County,
South Dakota as depositories
of all Haakon County funds:
#1 First National Bank of Philip,
#2 First National Bank of Mid-
land, SD
BE IT RESOLVED, that the
County Treasurer is directed to
invest money collected accord-
ing to the best interests of the
County and to use Certificates
of Deposit, Passbook Savings
and Cash Management Ac-
counts as methods obtaining
the best interest possible.
Dated this 8th day of January,
Stephen Clements, Chairman
Patricia G. Freeman, Auditor
A motion was made by Commissioner
Briggs that all vacancies for county em-
ployment be advertised for two weeks.
Commissioner Konst seconded. Motion
All gravel contracts for calendar year
2012 pays a royalty of 70 cents per ton.
New gravel contracts for 2013 will pay
$.75 cents per ton. A motion was made by
Commissioner Snook seconded by Vice
Chairman Radway with all members vot-
ing aye.
The wages of judges and clerks of the
election board was set at $8.50 per hour.
Motioned by Commissioner Briggs and
seconded by Commissioner Snook. Mo-
tion carried. The mileage to transport the
election boxes and travel to precincts was
set at 37 cents per mile. Motioned by
Commissioner Konst and seconded by
Commissioner Briggs. Motion carried.
The Election Workshop was set at $25.00
and rent for polling places was set at
$35.00. A motion was made by Commis-
sioner Briggs and seconded by Commis-
sioner Konst, with all members voting
A motion was made to approve Resolu-
tion 2013-02 by Commissioner Snook,
seconded by Commissioner Konst, with
all in agreement to approve this resolution
designating precincts and places for elec-
Haakon County Board of
Philip, South Dakota
January 8, 2013
states that the Board of County
Commissioners shall provide
for elections, precincts
throughout the County and
shall designate places within
such precincts, now,
BE IT RESOLVED, that the fol-
lowing precincts and polling
places be designated for
Haakon County, South Dakota:
#1 Kirley (Deep Creek Church)
#4 Milesville (Milesville Hall)
#16 Deadman (Courthouse
Community Room)
#17 Lake Waggoner (Bad
River Senior Citizens Center)
#19 South Fork (Courthouse
Community Room)
#20 Midland (Midland Fire Hall)
Stephen Clements, Chairman
Patricia G. Freeman, Auditor
A motion was made to approve Resolu-
tion 2013-03 by Commissioner Konst,
seconded by Commissioner Snook, with
all in agreement to approve the following
resolution which sets the number of
deputies, time of employment and pay
rates for the 2013 calendar year.
Haakon County Board of
Philip, South Dakota
January 8, 2013
Whereas, SDCL 7-7-20 states
the Board of Haakon County
Commissioners shall fix the
number of deputies and secre-
taries, the time of employment
and the compensation they
shall receive in the offices;
BE IT RESOLVED, that one
permanent full-time deputy
shall be designated for the of-
fice of the Auditor; one perma-
nent full-time deputy shall be
designated for the office of the
Treasurer; one full-time deputy
for the office of Sheriff; one per-
manent half-time deputy for the
office of Register of Deeds and
one temporary part-time
deputy for the Director of
Starting hourly wage for per-
manent full-time highway
worker has been set at $11.10
per hour for the first three
months/$12.51 for the second
three months, $13.91 there-
after. For permanent full-time
deputies, 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 thereafter. If the need
arises, for temporary part-time
highway workers, the salary
rate is set at $11.79 per hour.
For temporary part-time
deputies, the salary rate is set
at $10.40 per hour.
mileage +............$564.00/mo
Deputy Auditor ........$11.80/hr
Auditor ............$2,858.89 /mo
Deputy Treasurer ....$11.80/hr
Treasurer ........$2,858.89 /mo
Librarian Philip.......$11.80 /hr
Register of
Deeds .............$2,858.89 /mo
Midland ...............$406.60/mo
Director of Equaliza-
Assistant .................$12.48/hr
Sheriff ..............$3,100.00/mo
HWY Foreman........$14.40/hr
Deputy Sheriff ..$2,380.87/mo
HWY Workers.........$13.91/hr
Attorney ..........$2,683.34 /mo
HWY Superinten-
Extension Office
Clerk .......................$11.80/hr
State’s Attorney
Clerk ...................$972.50/mo
Weed Supervisor ....$13.91/hr
Veterans Officer ..$583.33/mo
EM Manage ............$11.48/hr
Secretary ................$11.20/hr
Stephen Clements, Chairman
Patricia G. Freeman, Auditor
A motion was made by Commissioner
Briggs to declare usable bridge plank and
culverts, surplus and be appraised at
$1.00 a usable foot on a “first come, first
serve basis”. The motion was seconded
by Commissioner Snook. Motion carried.
In accordance with SDCL 32-22-31.3, a
motion was made by Commissioner
Snook to approve a letter requesting as-
sistance for weight limit enforcement with
the South Dakota Highway Patrol for the
year 2013. It was seconded by Commis-
sioner Briggs with all in agreement.
The date and time of the regular meetings
was discussed. A motion was made by
Commissioner Briggs, seconded by Vice
Chairman Radway with all in agreement,
to keep it on the first Tuesday of each
month as the regular meeting day and the
time will stay at 1:00 PM, right after lunch.
Capitol Area Counseling 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. In the
Administrative Rules of South Dakota or
ARSD 46:05:01:01 Definitions: “Core
Service Agency,” an agency designated
by the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse
to provide prevention services, early in-
tervention 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 at
the Philip Hospital to do counseling. The
commission requested Auditor Freeman
to get more detailed information as to
their activities in Haakon County and to
review it again at the next meeting.
Haakon County Weed & Pest Supervisor
Virgil Smith has submitted a request to
travel to Huron, SD, for his Annual Weed
Conference Supervisor Training on Feb-
ruary 20-22, 2013. He also requested ap-
proval for one other to travel to the meet-
ing so that our county would be eligible
for a grant that is offered every year. He
is also requesting approval to work at the
Black Hills Stock Show Association Booth
in Rapid City, SD. The date and time have
not been set at this time but it is a usual
activity of the weed supervisor to work the
booth at the stock show. A motion was
made by Commissioner Briggs and sec-
onded by Vice Chairman Radway. Motion
Another training meeting has been set up
for TotalVote in Rapid City, SD, on Mon-
day, January 14, 2013. A request was
made by Auditor Freeman to approve
Deputy Auditor Carla Smith as well her-
self to go to the training. A motion was
made by Commissioner Briggs and sec-
onded by Commissioner Konst. Motion
The following December 2012 fuel bids
were submitted:
Courthouse: None
Highway Dept:
01-02-13 Fitzgerald Oil ........$3.73 No. 1
01-02-13 Cenex...................$3.89 No. 1
01-02-13 Fitzgerald Oil ..........$3.05 Gas
01-02-13 Cenex.....................$3.06 Gas
01-02-13 Fitzgerald Oil ...$1.27 Propane
01-02-13 Cenex..............$1.35 Propane
Highway Superintendent Kenny Neville
met with the commissioners for his
monthly report. A request was made for
approval for entire highway department to
attend MSHA Safety Training in Wall, SD,
on February 14, 2013. It is a requirement
that the county highway department at-
tend two safety training sessions a year.
Commissioner Briggs made the motion
and Commissioner Snook seconded. Mo-
tion carried.
After some discussion, State’s Attorney
Tollefson approved the decision to build
up a section line which was an unim-
proved county road which has not ever
been vacated. This is the section line by
the old Curt Bentley place which would be
the county’s responsibility to maintain.
Superintendent Neville also reported that
he has found three used pickups to pur-
chase and will bring in the paperwork at
the next meeting. There will be four, pos-
sibly five, pickups to be surplused. That
will also be determined at the next meet-
It was reported that the advertising for an-
other worker to replace one retiring from
the highway, has been started. The ad will
run until position is filled.
The Vendor Warrants were presented
for beginning of January 2013:
Dept of Legislative Audit, Professional
Fee ....................................10,089.00
Pioneer Review Inc, Publishing...175.12
Election Systems/Software Inc, Com-
puter Software Support .......1,343.00
Century Business Leasing, Inc. Maint -
Copier .....................................172.98
Coyle's SuperValu, Supplies ........12.47
Golden West Tele Co, Tele-
phone ......................................185.64
Ingram Hardware, Supplies...........34.15
Golden West Tele Co, Tele-
phone ........................................73.73
Pioneer Review Inc, Publishing...109.74
Pioneer Review Inc, Supplies ......15.01
Tollefson Law Office, Annual Dues &
Membership Fees ..................490.00
Tollefson Law Office, Office
Rent ........................................150.00
Tollefson Law Office, Telephone....75.00
City of Philip, Utilities ....................70.00
Coyle's SuperValu, Supplies ........23.43
D&T Auto Parts, Supplies .............13.52
Heartland Paper Co, Supplies ......76.00
Ingram Hardware, Supplies ..........65.04
Konst Machine, Repairs &
Maint ......................................157.21
Petersen's Variety, Supplies .........60.68
Servall Uniform, Supplies ...........186.72
Walker Refuse Inc, Utilities ..........70.00
West Central Electric, Utilities ....872.76
Coyle’s Standard, Fuel .................53.00
Golden West Tele Co, Tele-
phone .....................................121.04
Ingram Hardware, Supplies ............5.99
US Postal Service, Supplies ......566.10
Golden West Tele Co, Tele-
phone .....................................114.70
Pioneer Review Inc, Publishing.....44.70
Golden West Tele Co, Tele-
phone ........................................40.24
Coyle’s Standard, Fuel .................49.75
D&T Auto Parts, Supplies ...............7.06
Golden West Tele Co, Utilities ....136.84
MG Oil Company, Fuel ...............138.90
Petersen's Variety, Supplies .........52.75
SD Sheriff's Association, Annual Dues &
Membership Fees ...................408.11
Winner Health Mart, Jail
Expenses .................................69.42
Winner Regional Clinic, Jail
Expenses .................................72.00
Penn Co Public Defender's Office, Prof
Services ...................................55.00
Golden West Tele Co Telephone...54.44
Weed & Pest Conference,
Travel .....................................190.00
A&A Tire & Repair, Repairs &
Maint ......................................321.40
Butler Machinery Co Inc, Repairs &
Maint ......................................230.06
Capitol One Visa, Fuel ...............143.90
Cenex Harvest States, Supplies ...15.49
D&T Auto Parts, Supplies ...........735.85
Ernies Building Center Supplies....22.15
Fitzgerald Oil Co, Supplies ...........60.50
Fitzgerald Oil Co, Fuel ............2,789.04
Golden West Tele Co, Utilities ....245.44
Grimms Pump Service,
Supplies .................................438.31
Ingram Hardware, Supplies ..........96.35
Kennedy Implement & Auto Co, Repairs
& Maint .....................................26.93
Joe Millage, Supplies ...................20.00
Moses Building Center Inc,
Supplies ...................................24.89
Motive Parts, Supplies ...............571.56
Quill Corporation, Supplies ........128.42
SDACHS, Annual Dues & Membership
Fees .......................................225.00
Walker Refuse Inc, Utilities ..........70.00
West Central Electric, Utilities .....339.81
West River Water Develop Dist,
Utilities ......................................60.00
Golden West Tele Co, 9-1-1 .......490.23
Golden West Tele Co, Utilities ....101.79
Petersen's Variety, Supplies .......101.98
Ingram Hardware, Building
Fund .......................................459.99
Moses Building Center Inc, Building
Fund ....................................4,908.27
Total Checks...........................29,328.60
A motion was made by Commissioner
Briggs and seconded by Commissioner
Snook with all in agreement to pay the
above warrants.
The next regular meeting date was set for
Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at 1:00 PM in
the Commissioner’s Room in the court-
house. The meeting was adjourned at
5:12 PM.
Stephen Clements, Chairman
Patricia G. Freeman, Auditor
[Published January 24, 2013, at the total
approximate cost of $307.68]
Classifieds • 859-2516
Thursday, January 24, 2013 • The Pioneer Review • Page 9
for 40 to 200 pairs within 80
miles of Philip or can lease whole
ranch. 685-9313 (cell) or 859-
2059 (home). P7-tfn
FOR SALE: 30’ Donahue goose-
neck trailer, dovetail, spare tire,
oil bath, 10,000# axles, rear
ramps, $6,000. 685-3430 or
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FOR SALE: 1780 JD corn
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position is a part-time book-
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summer vacations, more hours
are possible. Duties include
making up statements, answer-
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a computer, operating a Pitney-
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other misc. duties are required.
Physical requirements would in-
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weighing up to 40 lbs. 859-
2525, Pam or Rick. P7-2tc
HELP WANTED: Janitor for the
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may be picked up at the school.
Open until filled. Contact Jamie
Hermann at 837-2174, ext. 100.
EOE. K6-2tc
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a permanent, part-time manage-
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light outside work. Please con-
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HELP WANTED: Maintenance
Dept. at Cedar Pass Lodge is
looking for a hard working, de-
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Must have carpentry, plumb-
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Please contact Sharon at 433-
5562 and/or complete an appli-
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See “friendship” scarves and
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FOR SALE: Rope horse halters
with 10’ lead rope, $15 each.
Call 685-3317 or 837-2917.
WANTED: Once fired 45 ACP
brass. Call 279-2195 or 441-
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FOR SALE: 307 Myrtle Ave.,
Philip. 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths,
partially finished basement,
large back yard, new roof and
windows, stainless steel fridge
and stove, washer and dryer in-
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859-2470. Can email pictures.
FOR SALE: (2) lots with small
house, 201 Ash St., Philip. After
4:00 p.m., call 441-4763.
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107,300 miles, looks and runs
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FOR SALE: 1994 Chevy pickup
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FOR SALE: 1996 Ford F150
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power windows, long box, high
mileage, good farm pickup. 685-
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Greetings from cold, snow cov-
ered, slightly breezy, partly sunny
northeast Haakon County. Thank
goodness the colder weather
skirted east of us – a friend of mine
in Minnesota said they hope their
temperature gets above zero today.
That makes me pretty happy with
our current temperature of 15˚!
The weatherman is predicting
warmer temperatures for later in
the week, which will be nice for
those who are headed for the stock
show in Rapid City.
Randy and I were gone over the
weekend, returning home Monday
evening, so news gathering this
week was done in a hurry. Thanks
to those who sent me their news via
the computer – it simplified things
for this week.
First of all, I want to convey my
sympathy to the family of Maxine
Norman, who passed away a few
days ago. I remember when I came
to this community as a young
bride, Maxine always seemed to be
involved in most anything that was
going on, whether it be ball games,
club events, but most especially
Eastern Star activities. She was
definitely a leader, and she will be
Clint and Laura Alleman said
they enjoyed several imaginary tea
parties this week, along with a
wide array of dolls. It sounds like
their daughter, Alivya, is an awe-
some little hostess and loves enter-
taining. Clint attended the annual
fire department meeting in Hayes
Wednesday evening. While Clint
was at the meeting, Laura and
Alivya had the chance to play with
Johnathon and Justin Neuharth,
sons of Levi and Crystal Neuharth.
Laura attended play practice in
Hayes Thursday, and Friday the
Allemans joined T.J. and Jeanine
Gabriel in attending the play at
Milesville. The Milesville play this
year was a musical comedy, and
from all accounts it was great en-
Saturday, Clint, Laura and
Alivya went to Pierre to take care
of some shopping and also attended
the Winter Expo. Alivya enjoyed
the happy meal she won. Laura
also wanted to send happy birth-
day greetings to her young friend,
Jeanine Gabriel, who celebrated
her birthday on the 22nd.
Saturday, Frank and Shirley
Halligan picked up Dave and
Laura Hand and attended the mu-
sical comedy at Milesville. It was a
very enjoyable evening with supper
at the church prior to the play.
Both couples appreciated all the
hard work that went into putting
on a production of that size which
included many familiar faces and
lots of laughs. Great job! Sunday,
Shirley went to town to take food to
the Norman family and visit with
Loni and Marcia. They were all
childhood friends, growing up just
a few miles from each other.
Thor Roseth came out to Duane
and Lola's Saturday to look at some
calves. Grandson Royce wasn't feel-
ing up to par that day, so he and
his mother, Jackie, stayed home.
After church Sunday, Duane and
Lola stopped at Billy and Arlyne
Markwed's to play cards.
Carmen Alleman said it has been
a relatively quiet week at their
house. Thursday, Carmen went to
Philip to get license plates and to
visit with her aunts, Marie Ander-
son and Ida Hunt. Granddaughter
Alivya stayed with Clark and Car-
men while Clint and Laura went to
the Milesville play. If all went well,
it was going to be Alivya's first
sleepover with grandpa and
grandma, but I didn't hear if she
spent the night or not.
Dick and Gene Hudson attended
church Sunday, and they also had
their annual church meeting. Gene
said there was good attendance.
The Hudson's left Monday to go to
their daughter, Deb Burma's, home
in Columbus, Neb., to visit with
Deb and her family. They planned
to stop in Highmore on the way to
visit Ruth Neuhauser and deliver
some cookies and treats from the
ladies aid members. They had
planned to make the delivery ear-
lier, but bad weather postponed the
Connie Johnson said it was a
quiet weekend at their house. Con-
nie has been under the weather –
hope the medication kicks in soon.
Being a teacher, I'm sure Connie is
exposed to most every bug that
makes its way around the commu-
Bill and Polly Bruce spent Sun-
day in Milesville. They attended
church there, followed by the lunch
put on by the firemen. Then they
attended the play, which they thor-
oughly enjoyed. Their friend, Matt
Gille de Leon, came from his home
in the Black Hills Thursday and
left Tuesday. He stayed with Vince
and Katie Bruce while he was here.
Monday, Vince, Katie and Matt, as
well as Ted Schofield, were lunch
guests at Bill and Polly's home.
Max and Joyce Jones went to
Pierre Saturday to visit with the
Norman family and take them
some food. Other than that, it has
been a relatively quiet week at
their house.
Marge Briggs kept a doctor's ap-
pointment last week, and it sounds
like things are going fine with her.
Moenville News
by Leanne Neuhauser • 567-3325
Thursday, January 24, 2013 • The Pioneer Review •Page 10
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It was a good road trip to the
Winner Invitational Wrestling
Tournament for the Philip Area
team as they brought back the first
place team award, eight first and
second individual awards, along
with five other placings, and Rance
Johnson was voted “Most Out-
standing Wrestler.”
Head coach Matt Donnelly noted
that everyone wrestled well and
the team is almost back to full
strength. Some are coming back
from injuries and illness and he
looks forward to them being better
for the next tournament.
Donnelly said that some schools
are noted for certain techniques
which give the wrestlers more ex-
perience. “The only way you’re
going to get better is to find the
best and go after them,” said Don-
Twelve teams participated in the
January 19 tournment with Philip
scoring more than 45 points over
their nearest competitor. Final
team placings were Philip (278.5),
Winner (233), Bon Homme (191.5),
Mobridge-Pollock (155), Redfield/
Doland (115), Sunshine Bible Acad-
emy (90.5), Mt. Vernon/Plankin-
ton/Corsica (72), Todd County (69),
St. Thomas More (49), Andes Cen-
tral (29), Cheyenne-Eagle Butte/
Dupree (20) and Pine Ridge (0).
106 lbs: Jed Brown, 2nd, 17-8 record
•Won by forfeit
•Pinned Stone Durham (STM) 1:38
•Tech. fall over Leo Hopkins (ANC) 18-0
•Decisioned by Duncan Stoebner (BH) 4-9
106 lbs: Paul Smiley, 6th, 6-7 record
•Pinned by Marcus Urban (MVPC) 1:43
•Won by forfeit (WIN)
•Pinned Riley Binger (RED) :20
•Pinned by Leo Hopkins (ANC) 3:50
•Pinned by Tobias Weddell (TC) :44
113 lbs: Rance Johnson, 1st,
14-9 record
•Pinned Teigan Gray (CEB) 1:48
•Tech. fall over Carter Wegner (RED) 17-1
•Decisioned Patrick Aeschbacher (WIN) 5-4
•Decisioned Isreal Appel (SBA) 13-11
120 lbs: Nick Donnelly, 1st,
21-6 record
•Pinned Hudson Peaman (TC) 1:53
•Pinned Zach Ayers (WIN) 1:41
•Pinned Jaden Madison (MP) 1:15
126 lbs: Kaylor Pinney, 4th, 3-2 record
•Pinned by Tyrel Haley (WIN) 3:34
•Won by forfeit (ANC)
•Pinned Avery Gilchrist (WIN) 3:24
•Major dec. Caleb McNeill (RED) 18-9
•Major dec. by Taylor Colombe (TC) 5-14
126 lbs: Preston Eisenbraun, 1-2 record
•Won by forfeit (ANC)
•Major dec. by McNeill (RED) 4-12
•Pinned by Colombe (TC) :42
132 lbs: Grady Carley, 4th,
17-12 record
•Won by forfeit (TC)
•Pinned by Sean Bice (WIN) 2:24
•Decisioned Dominic Paulson (WIN) 6-0
•Decisioned by Tayte Clark (SBA) 0-8
138 lbs: Raedon Anderson, 3rd,
4-10 record
•Won by forfeit (TC)
•Pinned by Dustin Cuka (BH) 5:39
•Won by forfeit
•Decisioned Jordan Fiest (MP) 9-4
145 lbs: Reed Johnson, 2nd,
8-4 record
•Pinned Moises Lozano (BH) 3:47
•Major dec. Hayden Medicine Horn (ANC)
•Pinned Trig Clark (SBA) 2:42
•Decisioned by Adam Farner (WIN) 0-9
152 lbs: Lane Blasius, 1st, 20-2 record
•Pinned Grant Brewer (MP) 1:53
•Pinned David Paul (SBA) 1:34
•Tech. fall over Brandyn Middlesworth
(WIN) 18-3
152 lbs: Paul Kary, 1-8 record
•Pinned by Jacob Standfield (MVPC) :28
•Pinned Andrew Mitzel (BH) 2:52
•Pinned by Cooper Baloun (RED) 4:07
160 lbs: Chandlier Sudbeck, 2nd,
19-6 record
•Pinned Bailey Denoyer (TC) :29
•Major dec. Ryan Yost (RED) 12-1
•Major dec. by Blase Vanecek (BH) 5-14
170 lbs: Clint Stout, 1st, 21-5 record
•Pinned Jeremy Long (TC) 3:49
•Pinned Ryan Sherman (WIN) 1:55
•Pinned Jayson Van Vugt (MP) 2:56
•Decisioned Tate Novotny (WIN) 2-1
182 lbs: Chance Knutson, 1st,
17-7 record
•Pinned Tanner McCloskey (TC) 3:45
•Pinned Kingston LaFronboise (MVPC) 1:20
•Pinned Teddy Lopez (MP) 1:57
•Pinned David Jensen (MP) :49
195 lbs: Gavin DeVries, 8-11 record
•Won by forfeit (TC)
•Pinned by Ezra Bartlett (BH) 1:16
•Won by forfeit (TC)
•Pinned by Cameron Kostal (MVPC) 4:31
220 lbs: Logan Ammons, 2nd,
15-5 record
•Pinned Geoffrey DeVries (PHI) 1:00
•Pinned Alan Haataja (BH) 1:03
•Major dec. by Brady Spiry (MP) 0-8
220 lbs: Geoffrey DeVries, 6th
2-11 record
•Pinned by Ammons (PHI) 1:00
•Pinned Cole Hottel (STM) 1:32
•Pinned by Kyle Blume (RED) :48
•Pinned by Colton Best (WIN) 2:08
Next Saturday, January 26, the
wrestlers will head down to Wag-
ner for their invitational tourna-
ment. Always a tough tournament,
the Scotties will have their work
cut out for them.
The Philip Invitational
Wrestling Tournament has been
rescheduled for Saturday, Febru-
ary 9, and it will be held in Wall.
Start time will be 9:00 a.m. Don-
nelly said the switch from two days
to one will make for one long day,
but is glad it could be rescheduled.
Twelve schools have committed to
the tournament.
First place at Winner for area wrestlers
Reed Johnson returned to the mats this past weekend after being on the injured
list since December. He took second place in the tournament at Winner.
Rance Johnson not only took first place
for the 113 lbs. weight division, he was
also voted as Most Outstanding
Wrestler for the Winner Invitational
Wrestling Tournament.
Geoffrey DeVries works to pin his competition during the Winner wrestling tour-
nament January 19. Photos by Dayle Knutson
The Philip Scotties basketball
teams hosted a doubleheader
against the Bennett County War-
riors, Saturday, January 19.
The District 14B Scotties boys
got the lead against the District
14A Warriors, and held it. The first
quarter ended with Philip ahead by
nine points. Before halftime, they
jumped that lead up to 29 points.
Philip gained another 20 in the
third quarter, while allowing the
Warriors just eight more points on
the scoreboard. The fourth quarter
was merciful, in the Scotties get-
ting play time for all their team
members and letting Bennett
County enjoy its top-scoring quar-
ter. The game ended with Philip
still holding a 31 point lead.
1 2 3 4
Philip 13 39 59 67
Bennett County 4 10 18 36
Field goals: Philip – 19/57 – 33%.
Free throws: Philip – 20/34 – 58%, Ben-
nett County – 2/6 – 33%.
Three-point goals: Philip – 3/15 – 20%,
Bennett County sank 2.
Philip scorers: Tate DeJong – 15,
Thomas Doolittle – 11, Gunner Hook – 9, Nel-
son Holman and Tristen Rush – 7 each,
Brody Jones – 5, Paul Guptill and Quade
Slovek – 4 each, Wyatt Schaack – 3, Ben
Stangle – 2.
Bennett County scorers: Joseph
Shangreaux – 13, Gassem Shangreaux – 6,
Latrell Richards – 5, Wade Porch and Roy
Risse – 4 each, Kiki Heath and Kyler Ray-
hill – 2 each.
Rebounds: Philip – 42. Leaders: De-
Jong – 10, Rush – 9, Hook – 8, Holman – 4,
Blake Martinez, Cassidy Schnabel, Quade
Slovek and Wyatt Schaack – 2 each, Doolit-
tle, Kruse Bierle and Stangle – 1 each.
Assists: Philip – 8. Leaders: Rush and
Guptill – 2 each, Martinez, Jones, Slovek and
Stangle. – 1 each.
Steals: Philip – 18. Leaders: Martinez – 4,
DeJong and Guptill – 3 each, Rush – 2, Hol-
man, Jones, Hook, Slovek, Schaack and Stan-
gle – 1 each.
Blocks: Philip – 3. Leaders: Martinez,
Rush and Hook – 1 each.
Turnovers: Philip – 15.
Fouls: Philip – 9, Bennett County – 26.
Fouled out: Jacob Waln and Richards.
The Philip junior varsity fought
a tough game, losing by just two
points. The first quarter ended
with the Scotties being ahead by
five points. At halftime that lead
was still four points. The third
quarter, though, saw a turn around
where Bennett County held a four
point lead. Philip narrowed that
lead to just one field goal, but when
the final buzzer sounded, the score-
board was tilted in favor of Bennett
County by just one field goal.
1 2 3 4
Philip 10 20 25 36
Bennett County 5 16 29 38
Field goals: Philip – 11/51 – 22%.
Free throws: Philip – 8/24 – 33%, Ben-
nett County – 7/15 – 47%.
Three-point goals: Philip – 2/9 – 22%,
Bennett County sank 3.
Philip scorers: Martinez – 10, Jones – 7,
Gavin Brucklacher, Schaack and Stangle – 5
each, Bierle and Jacob Kammerer – 2 each.
Bennett County scorers: Chris Bege-
man – 13, G. Shangreaux – 10, Richards – 5,
Keith Hodson and Isaiah Marshall – 3 each,
Derek VanderMay and Marion Dillon – 2
Rebounds: Philip – 36. Leaders:
Schaack – 11, Bierle – 7, Martinez and
Jones – 5 each, Guptill and Stangle – 3, Jace
Giannonatti and Kammerer – 1 each.
Steals: Philip – 8. Leaders: Martinez,
Jones and Schaack – 2 each, Stangle and
Kammerer – 1 each.
Blocks: Philip – 2. Leaders: Bierle and
Kammerer – 1 each.
Turnovers: Philip – 15.
Fouls: Philip – 17, White River – 18.
The next contest for the Philip
Scotties will be a doubleheader Fri-
day, January 25, at Lemmon
against the Cowboys, with the boys
starting at 4:00 p.m. Their next
game will be Saturday, January 26,
hosting the Oelrichs Tigers, start-
ing at 3:30 p.m.
Philip Scotties defeat Bennett Co.
Paul Guptill lays the ball up for two with almost no interference from the opposing
Bennett County Warriors. Photo by Nancy Haigh
Blake Martinez takes a run at a lay-up during the second quarter of the Scotties’
game against Bennett County last Saturday. Tristen Rush secures a block for his
teammate’s attempt. Photo by Nancy Haigh
Gunner Hook’s attempt for two was blocked by a Bennett County Warrior early in
the first quarter of the Saturday night game. Hook went on to rack up nine points
during the game. Photo by Nancy Haigh
Philip’s Family, Career, Commu-
nity Leaders of America is working
with the Gem Theatre as a commu-
nity service project to raise money
for the purchase of a required pro-
jector that will be needed to show
movies starting in the fall of 2013.
Without the purchase of this
$65,000 projector, the theater will
close. The theater has established
a non-profit account for this pur-
chase and has about $6,000 toward
the cost of the projector.
If sufficient money is not raised
for the purchase of the projector,
the fundraised money will come
back to the community.
FCCLA is selling raffle tickets on
a play house to support the
fundraising for this project. The
play house was built last spring by
Philip High School ag and wood-
working classes. It can be seen on
a trailer parked on the corner of
the “dust bowl” just north of the
high school.
Raffle tickets can be purchased
separately or at a discount for five
tickets. Look for the table with
FCCLA members selling raffle
tickets at home games in the next
month. FCCLA officers Kelsie
Kroetch, Katlin Knutson, Gavin
Brucklacher and Bailey Radway
currently have tickets or see
FCCLA advisor Brigitte Bruck-
The drawing will be held Thurs-
day, February 14. According to the
FCCLA, if you love going to movies
at our local theater, buy a raffle
ticket and help us “Save the Gem!”
FCCLA’s work to
“Save the Gem”
Thursday, January 24, 2013 • The Pioneer Review •Page 11
Philip League Bowling
Lucky Strike
Sunday-Friday, 12 to 6 p.m. • Saturday, 12 p.m. to closing
The kitchen is open – we have orders to go!!
859-2430 • Philip
Monday Night Mixed
Dakota Bar....................................7-5
Handrahan Const .........................7-5
Shad’s Towing...............................6-6
Badland’s Auto..............................6-6
Ronnie Coyle........3-10 split; 237/560
Matt Reckling...3-9-10 split; 236/580
Karen Byrd...................................133
Trina Brown..........................187/477
Neal Petersen........4-5 split; 203/578
Vickie Petersen ............................187
Jerry Mooney ...............................208
Maralynn Burns...........................170
Jason Petersen......................203/577
Arlene Kujawa......................2-7 split
Wendell Buxcel.....................2-7 split
Tuesday Men’s Early
Peoples Market .............................4-0
Philip Health Service ...................4-0
Philip Motor..................................4-0
Bear Auto......................................3-1
Kennedy Impl ...............................1-3
George’s Welding ..........................0-4
G&A Trenching.............................0-4
Kadoka Tree Service.....................0-4
Randy Boyd..............................214 &
.............................210 both clean/601
Tony Gould............................200/546
Earl Park .............2-10 split; 219/533
Dane Hellekson ....................2-7 split
Dan Addison.........................2-7 split
Les Struble .........................3-10 split
Wednesday Morning Coffee
State Farm..................................11-5
Cutting Edge Salon ....................10-6
Bowling Belles ............................10-6
Jolly Ranchers ............................5-11
Christy Park..........187, 175, 165/523
Debbie Gartner .....................179/447
Deanna Fees..................168, 150/438
Wednesday Night Early
Morrison’s Haying ........................6-2
Dorothy’s Catering .......................6-2
Dakota Bar....................................5-3
First National Bank .....................5-3
Just Tammy’s................................5-3
Chiefie’s Chicks ............................2-6
Hildebrand Concrete ....................2-6
Wall Food Center..........................1-7
Ashley Reckling ....................192/524
Kathy Arthur ........................182/504
Shar Moses...................................177
Brittney Drury.............................172
Stacey Schulz......................5-10 split
Thursday Men
The Steakhouse ............................8-0
Coyle’s SuperValu.........................7-1
O’Connell Const ............................6-2
Dakota Bar....................................3-5
A&M Laundry...............................2-6
McDonnell Farms .........................2-6
WEE BADD...................................2-6
West River Pioneer Tanks ...........2-6
Mike Moses..........201, 190 clean/589
Cory Boyd..............................207/581
Ronnie Williams...........................218
Jason Petersen......................210/564
Harlan Moos..........................194/575
Brian Pearson ..5-6 & 3-10 split; 552
Rick Coyle...................5-10 split; 201
Matt Reckling.......................5-7 split
Bryan Buxcel ................3-10 split x 2
Jay McDonnell ................3-9-10 split
Conrad Kjerstad.................9-10 split
Alvin Pearson .....................3-10 split
Jordon Kjerstad..................3-10 split
Chad Walker.......................3-10 split
Doug Hauk..........................3-10 split
Dean Schulz........................3-10 split
Friday Nite Mixed
Randy’s Spray Service................11-1
Lee & the Ladies.........................11-1
Cristi’s Crew.................................7-5
King Pins.......................................3-9
Roy’s Repair ................................2-10
The Ghost Team...........................0-0
Tanner Norman ....................203/559
Robin Bierle .................................417
Aaron Richardson .................216/595
Jeremy Iron Moccasin .................213
Duane Hand.................................202
Angel Nemec .......5-10 & 2-6-10 split
Lee Neville............................2-7 split
Ed Morrison..........................5-6 split
Theresa Miller....................3-10 split
Deb Gartner........................3-10 split
On Saturday, January 19, the
Philip Scotties girls’ basketball
team hosted part of a doubleheader
against the Bennett County War-
The District 14A Warriors had a
four point advantage over the Dis-
trict 14B Scotties at the end of the
first quarter. For the rest of the
game, Philip just could not put in
many of their field goal attempts.
They had to settle for only three
points total in the second quarter,
two points in the third quarter, and
six in the final quarter. The Scot-
ties did hold their opponents to just
six points in the third quarter,
though the last quarter saw a
pulling away by the Warriors.
1 2 3 4
Philip 12 15 17 23
Bennett County 16 30 36 48
Field goals: Philip – 6/39 – 15%.
Free throws: Philip – 8/16 – 50%, Ben-
nett County – 7/12 – 58%.
Three-point goals: Philip – 0/2 – 0%.
Philip scorers: Madison Hand, Bailey
Radway and Sam Johnson – 6 each, Krista
Wells – 3, Hanna Hostutler – 2.
Bennett County: Tania Risse – 13, Au-
tumn Kamerzell and Taylor Kratovil – 9
Rebounds: Philip – 22, Bennett County –
41. Philip leaders: Radway – 8, Johnson – 5,
Hand – 4, Wells – 2, Holly Iwan, Hostutler
and Jordyn Dekker – 1 each..
Assists: Philip – 3. Leaders: Hand, Rad-
way and Dekker – 1 each.
Steals: Philip – 9. Leaders: Hand – 5, Hos-
tutler – 2, Wells and Johnson – 1 each..
Blocks: Philip – 7. Leaders: Wells and
Radway – 2 each, Iwan, Hand and Hostut-
ler – 1 each.
Turnovers: Philip – 26, Bennett County –
The Philip junior varsity had a
tighter, lower scoring game. At the
end of the first quarter, the Scotties
had a one field goal lead. At half-
time they were down by one field
goal. Philip again had the lead
when the third quarter ended.
Then the fourth quarter hit. Philip
could get only two more points,
while Bennett County added eight
more to their score. The game
ended with a five point advantage
for the Tigers.
1 2 3 4
Philip 4 9 14 16
Bennett County 2 11 13 21
Field goals: Philip – 5/37 – 14%.
Free throws: Philip – 6/14 – 43%, Ben-
nett County – 5/18 – 28%.
Three-point goals: Philip – 0/3 – 0%.
Philip scorers: Katie Hostutler and H.
Hostutler – 3 each, Brett Carley, Ellie Coyle,
Katlin Knutson, Justina Cvach and Ashton
Reedy – 2 each.
Bennett County scorers: Hannah
DuBray – 6, Rachael Winters and Shauntae
Gilbert – 4 each.
Rebounds: Philip – 25, Bennett County –
27. Philip leaders: Knutson and Cvach – 5
each, Peyton DeJong – 4, Carley and H. Hos-
tutler – 3 each, K. Hostutler – 2, Kaci Olivier,
Coyle and Reedy – 1 each.
Assists: Philip – 2. Leaders: Carley and
Steals: Philip – 14. Leaders: Carley and
Knutson – 3 each, Olivier, Cole and DeJong
2 each, H. Hostutler and Cvach – 1 each.
Blocks: Philip – 8. Leader: H. Hostutler –
3, K. Hostutler – 2, Cvach, Reedy and De-
Jong – 1 each.
Turnovers: Philip – 18, Bennett County –
The Lady Scotties will next play
an away game against the Lemmon
Cowgirls in a doubleheader, Fri-
day, January 25, starting at 2:30
p.m. On Saturday, January 26,
Philip will host the Newell Irriga-
tors, starting at 5:00 p.m. On Tues-
day, January 29, the Lady Scotties
will host the Faith Longhorns,
starting at 6:00 p.m. Again hosting,
Philip will challenge the Oelrichs
Tigers, Thursday, January 31,
starting at 5:30 p.m.
Lady Scotties fall to Bennett Co.
Krista Wells had her hands full trying to get around this aggressive Bennett County
player. The teams met up Saturday in Philip. Photo by Nancy Haigh
Bailey Radway had a clear shot for two as her Bennett County defenders seemed
confused as to who they should be guarding. Radway added six points to her
team’s score during the Saturday game. Photo by Nancy Haigh
The Philip Scotties boys’ basket-
ball team played the White River
Tigers in White River, Tuesday,
January 15.
The District 13B Tigers got the
lead against the District 14B Scot-
ties, and held it. During the final
quarter, Philip scored more points
than in any earlier quarter. At the
same time, Philip also held White
River to its least amount of points
than in any earlier quarter. At the
final buzzer, White River was still
ahead for the win.
1 2 3 4
Philip 13 26 35 50
Lyman 34 63 90 110
Field goals: Philip – 17/47 – 36%.
Free throws: Philip – 7/12 – 58%, White
River – 6/15 – 40%.
Three-point goals: Philip – 3/10 – 30%,
White River sank 13.
Philip scorers: Nelson Holman – 11,
Paul Guptill – 8, Tristen Rush and Gunner
Hook – 6 each, Thomas Doolittle and Kruse
Bierle – 5 each, Quade Slovek – 4, Blake Mar-
tinez – 3, Tate DeJong – 2.
White River scorers: Wyatt Krogman –
21, Joe Cameron– 19, Gilbert Morrison – 16,
Matthew Gillen – 13, Nic Waln – 12, Tavis
Burbank – 8, Cory Rogers – 5, Tre Iyotte,
Justin Folkers and Link Tucker – 4 each,
Vinny Charging Hawk– 3.
Rebounds: Philip – 40. Leaders: Hook,
Bierle and Guptill – 7 each, Rush and De-
Jong – 4 each, Holman, Martinez, Doolittle,
Cassidy Schnabel and Slovek – 2 each, Brody
Jones – 1.
Assists: Philip – 6. Leaders: Martinez – 2,
Holman, Rush, Doolittle and Schnabel – 1
Steals: Philip – 6. Leaders: Hook – 2, Mar-
tinez, Doolittle, DeJong and Schnabel – 1.
Blocks: Philip – 4. Leaders: Hook – 2,
Bierle and Guptill – 1 each.
Turnovers: Philip – 36.
Fouls: Philip – 13, White River – 14.
The Philip junior varsity fared
no better against their White River
1 2 3 4
Philip 7 9 15 21
Lyman 23 36 47 64
Field goals: Philip – 8/36 – 22%.
Free throws: Philip – 5/8 – 62%, White
River – 2/5 – 40%.
Three-point goals: Philip – 0/5 – 0%,
White River sank 8.
Philip scorers: Guptill – 9, Ben Stangle –
4, Bierle – 3, Martinez and Jones – 2 each,
Gavin Brucklacher – 1.
White River scorers: Justin Prue – 17,
Hawk – 16, Iyotte – 10, Tucker – 7, Krogman
and Burbank – 4 each, Waln, Cameron and
Folkers – 2 each.
Rebounds: Philip – 27. Leaders: Bierle –
12, Guptill – 6, Jones and Brucklacher – 3
each, Martinez, Stangle and Jace Gian-
nonatti – 1 each.
Steals: Philip – 8. Leaders: Jones and
Guptill – 2 each, Martinez, Bierle, Stangle
and Giannonatti – 1 each.
Blocks: Philip – 3. Leader: Bierle – 3.
Turnovers: Philip – 27.
Fouls: Philip – 8, White River – 5.
Philip Scotties play White River
The United States Army Old
Guard Fife and Drum Corps has
participated in every presidential
inaugural parade since President
John F. Kennedy’s in 1961. Presi-
dent Barack Obama’s second inau-
gural parade, January 21, had a
South Dakota connection because
the Corps’ commander is Chief
Warrant Officer 4 Fred Ellwein.
With a music education degree
from South Dakota State Univer-
sity in 1983, followed by a master’s
degree in 1986, Ellwein took com-
mand of the corps in June 2010.
“The opportunity to command
and lead the Old Guard Fife and
Drum Corps ... is exhilarating,”
said Ellwein, who was commander
of the United States Army Material
Command Band at Aberdeen Prov-
ing Ground in Maryland before as-
suming command of the Corps.
Ellwein has been involved with
the inaugural parade twice. He was
the drum major for the Pride of the
Dakota’s Marching Band in the in-
augural parade for President
Ronald Reagan in 1981. “My posi-
tive experiences in academic pur-
suits ... all led to a simply remark-
able first inaugural parade appear-
ance at the tender age of 20,” re-
called Ellwein.
In the inaugural parade for Pres-
ident George W. Bush in 2005, Ell-
wein was the merge control mili-
tary officer in charge of the precise
flow of marching bands, equestrian
units and floats, consisting of
11,000 participants.
Ellwein started his military ca-
reer as a euphonium player in the
S.D. Army National Guard in 1979.
In 1989, he commanded the S.D.
Guard’s 147th Army Band. Ellwein
had a 21-year teaching career, in-
cluding director of bands and jazz
studies at South Dakota School of
Mines and Technology. He co-
founded the South Dakota All-
State Jazz Festival in 1988.
The 69-member corps uses 10-
hole fifes, handmade rope-ten-
sioned drums and single-valve bu-
gles. It averages about 500 per-
formances annually. The corps is
the only unit of its kind in the
armed forces. The musicians per-
form in uniforms patterned after
those worn by musicians of General
George Washington’s Continental
Army. They consist of black tricorn
hats, white wigs, waistcoats, colo-
nial coveralls and red regimental
South Dakota’s Fred Ellwein
lead Army band in inaugural
The American Veterinary Med-
ical Association recently released
its United States Pet Ownership
and Demographics Sourcebook,
which revealed that South Dakota
ranks third for pet ownership with
65.6 percent of households owning
a pet.
South Dakota also ranked in the
top 10 for cat ownership in 2011.
The survey is conducted by the
AVMA every five years and always
includes a breakdown of pet owner-
ship by state. The most recent sur-
vey, conducted in 2012 but based
on December 31, 2011, numbers,
reveals that the top 10 pet-owning
states are Vermont where 70.8 per-
cent of households owned a pet,
New Mexico with 67.6 percent,
South Dakota with 65.6 percent,
Oregon with 63.6 percent, Maine
with 62.9 percent, Washington
with 62.7 percent, Arkansas with
62.4 percent, West Virginia with
62.1 percent, Idaho with 62 per-
cent, and Wyoming with 61.8 per-
The 10 states in 2011 with the
lowest percentage of pet-owning
households are Rhode Island where
53 percent of households owned a
pet, Minnesota with 53 percent,
California with 52.9 percent, Mary-
land with 52.3 percent, Illinois
with 51.8 percent, Nebraska with
51.3 percent, Utah with 51.2 per-
cent, New Jersey with 50.7 percent,
New York with 50.6 percent, and
Massachusetts with 50.4 percent.
The District of Columbia had a far
lower rate of pet ownership at 21.9
The sourcebook reveals that the
states with the most dog owners in
2011 are Arkansas where 47.9 per-
cent of households owned a dog,
New Mexico with 46 percent, Ken-
tucky with 45.9 percent, Missouri
with 45.9 percent, West Virginia
with 45.8 percent, Mississippi with
45.2 percent, Alabama with 44.1
percent, Tennessee with 44.1 per-
cent, Texas with 44 percent, and
Oklahoma with 43.2 percent.
The bottom 10 states in 2011 for
dog ownership are Illinois where
32.4 percent of households owned a
dog, New Jersey with 32.4 percent,
Minnesota with 31.9 percent,
Maryland with 30.8 percent, New
Hampshire with 30.3 percent, Utah
with 29.4 percent, Rhode Island
with 29.3 percent, New York with
29 percent, Connecticut with 28.3
percent, and Massachusetts with
23.6 percent. The District of Co-
lumbia had far lower dog owner-
ship than any state with 13.1 per-
The 2011 top 10 states with the
most cat-owning households are
Vermont where 49.5 percent owned
a cat, Maine with 46.4 percent,
Oregon with 40.2 percent, South
Dakota with 39.1 percent, Wash-
ington with 39 percent, West Vir-
ginia with 38.1 percent, Kentucky
with 36.8 percent, Idaho with 34.6
percent, Indiana with 34.4 percent,
and New Hampshire with 34.2 per-
Conversely, the bottom 10 states
with the lowest rate of cat-owning
households in 2011 are California
where 28.3 percent of households
owned a cat, South Carolina with
27.8 percent, Rhode Island with
27.6 percent, Alabama with 27.4
percent, Florida with 27.3 percent,
Georgia with 27.3 percent, Illinois
with 26.3 percent, Louisiana with
25.9 percent, New Jersey with 25.3
percent, and Utah with 24.6 per-
cent. The District of Columbia,
once again, had by far the lowest
rate of cat ownership with 11.6 per-
“This report reveals a tremen-
dous amount of information about
pets and their owners across the
country; what’s constant and what
has changed. One of the most im-
portant parameters that we look at
is how well pet owners are doing at
keeping their pets healthy,” said
Dr. Douglas G. Aspros, president of
the AVMA. “Unfortunately, the re-
port reveals that fewer dogs and
cats are seeing the veterinarian
regularly, and that’s something
that the AVMA and every compan-
ion animal veterinarian are con-
cerned about. Pet owners across
the country need to remember to
bring their pets into the veterinar-
ian – at least once a year – to main-
tain optimal health.”
The report indicates that, be-
tween 2006 and 2011, the percent-
age of households that made no
trips at all to the veterinarian in-
creased by eight percent for dog
owners and a staggering 24 percent
for cat owners. Overall, about 81
percent of dog owning households
made at least one visit to the vet-
erinarian in 2011, down 1.7 percent
from 2006. The decrease for cat
owners was, once again, much
higher, as only 55.1 percent of cat
owners made at least one visit to
the veterinarian in 2011, down
13.5 percent from 2006.
The U.S. Pet Ownership and De-
mographics Sourcebook offers a
great deal of information on pet
ownership, trends and veterinary
care. It’s available free to journal-
ists and is for sale on the AVMA
website. For more information
about the AVMA or to obtain a copy
of the U.S. Pet Ownership and De-
mographics Sourcebook, visit
South Dakota ranks third in pet ownership
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13 .........................................DWF HFFS 4-MAF 1095= .....$1,540.00
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5 ....................DLK DFOKEN MOUTH COWS 20-MAF 1244= .....$1,060.00
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6 ....................DLK DFOKEN MOUTH COWS 25-MAF 1334= .....$1,020.00
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1.........................................................DLK COW 1520= ..........$82.50
1........................................................DWF COW 1450= ..........$82.50
3.................................................DLK COWETTES 1033= ..........$94.00
8 .......................................................DLK COWS 1388= ..........$82.50
19 ....................................................DLK HFFTS 1013= ........$100.50
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1 ........................................................FED COW 1270= ..........$82.50
6 .......................................................DLK COWS 1303= ..........$82.25
3.................................................DLK COWETTES 1117= ..........$94.00
4.............................................DLK & DWF COWS 1415= ..........$82.00
1........................................................DLK HFFT 1020= ........$108.00
1.........................................................DLK COW 1330= ..........$82.00
1........................................................FED DULL 1630= ..........$95.00
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returning to Rapid. Lesson learned
today was by Grandpa Bill, two
nine volt batteries you think are
dead are not Lego blocks, do not
plug them into each other. Bill did
just that and gave them to Ryder to
ponder over and see how they were
put together. In a short time, he
came over and said they were hot.
Indeed, they were very hot! We
quickly pulled them apart and it
took quite awhile for them to fi-
nally cool down. Thank goodness
Ryder was quick to notice the tem-
perature change and tell us about
As if there isn’t enough happen-
ing to make us weary, there are
still those trying to convince folks
they are the winners of millions of
dollars, but they must first send
$190 by Western Union in order to
get the winnings. Another one
going around is getting a call from
a person saying “grandma/
grandpa, I’m in trouble and need
money” – naturally the grandpar-
ent will name a child and that
gives the caller a name to work
with and again, it is a scam. The
latest one is a delivery of flowers
and wine showing up. The delivery
person says they must collect $3.50
because the alcohol cannot be left
with a child, but they cannot take
cash. You are asked to swipe your
credit card and enter the pin num-
ber and security code on their ma-
chine. As you enjoy the flowers and
wine, your credit card is being run
up big time. It too is a scam. So be-
ware of deliveries you didn’t order.
The state legislature is hard at
work. They are now concentrating
on the young drivers. Bills are in
place to make it a law against use
of cell phones, restrict the number
of riders and extend the time driv-
ers age 14-17 must have a re-
stricted permit. Be on guard, next
they will be after those over 65!
Laws that stopped youth from
working until they were 18 has
turned this country into a nation of
non-productive youth. Thank good-
ness we are still a rural area, so our
young people know responsibility
and have good work ethics. How-
ever, just last year the federal gov-
ernment wanted to put a stop to all
youth from working on farms and
ranches, including helping family
“We can easily forgive a child
who is afraid of the dark; the real
tragedy of life is when adults are
afraid of the light.” Plato
(continued from page 7)
twenty years, who knows? Anyway
he won’t get it back by his mother.
50 Years Ago
J.E. Gittings celebrated his 89th
birthday, Friday, January 18,
1963. A dinner for fifteen guests
was given in his honor on Friday
evening at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. John Hagarty.
Grindstone … Dorothy Dean was
the guest of honor at a birthday
party at her apartment in Philip
with Frances Dean and Dorothy
Nixon as hostesses.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Pates had
a birthday dinner for Rose Kiel last
Sunday. Those attending were Mr.
and Mrs. Ted Fossee and Kathy,
Mr. and Mrs. Kris Paulson and the
Orville Kiels and Loren Kiel fam-
Cottonwood … Barbara Brech,
who works at the Quinn hospital
on Saturdays, had to stay in Quinn
Saturday night on account of the
Midland News … Mr. and Mrs.
Delmer Finn and Tom assisted
with rolling oats Wednesday at the
Severson ranch and were dinner
guests at the Glenn Marrington
Gleanings … Congratulations
are in order for our newlyweds, Mr.
and Mrs. Rick King. They will be
living on the former Harris Hanson
Northwest Corner … Mr. and
Mrs. Wallace Aasheim (nee Patty
Coleman) are the proud parents of
a baby boy. Patty and baby are
staying with ther mother, Mrs.
Babe Coleman, while Wallace is in
Mr. and Mrs. John Eatherton
spent Sunday and had dinner with
Irene’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Axel
Olson, to help them celebrate their
55th wedding anniversary.
South Fork News … Danny
Brooks and Doug Ramsey had
birthdays last week, so the school
invited the school east of Philip
over for a birthday party Friday
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Helen Beckwith stopped by one day
for a visit.
T.J. and Jeanine Gabriel are
keeping busy with calving, kids in
school, and all the activities that
entails. Jeanine is teaching release
time classes this year, and the stu-
dents held one of their recent meet-
ings in the new cabin at Billy and
Arlyne Markwed's. That was quite
a treat for the kids. T.J. and Jea-
nine attended the Milesville play
Friday evening while Billy and Ar-
lyne watched the cows and kids,
then Billy and Arlyne went to the
play Saturday night. Young Kyler
Gabriel is definitely into the terri-
ble twos, according to his mother.
And, if asked, Kyler will tell you
that they have "blue" cows – those
must be a new strain of Angus!
Coreen and Julian Roseth and
Sophie and Pat Foley spent part of
last weekend in Deadwood, just en-
joying a short little getaway.
Russ and Cindy Sinkey are stay-
ing busy with work, school, and
chores – sounds like typical winter
in the country. Thank goodness the
road conditions have been rela-
tively good this year, since Cindy's
job takes her to Eagle Butte and
other locations.
Dorothy Paulson said there was
not much news from their house.
Nels attended the fire department
meeting in Hayes Wednesday, the
16th. Thursday, Nels and Dorothy
had business in Pierre, and then
they went and retrieved their
stacker tractor from the repairman
south of Ft. Pierre. Dorothy said it
sure seems good to have it up and
running again. Sunday, Dorothy
attended church and the congrega-
tional meeting that followed.
Mary Neuhauser and three of
her sisters were in Rochester last
week to be on hand for her brother
Ted's surgery. It sounds like the
surgery went well and the progno-
sis is good – great news. Kevin was
in Pierre Saturday for a Masonic
meeting, and Mary went to High-
more to visit Ruth Neuhauser.
Kevin and Mary returned to the
ranch later on Saturday.
The week has gone by in a flash
here at Neuhauser ranch. Randy,
Kevin Neuhauser and Chase
Briggs attended the fire depart-
ment meeting in Hayes Wednes-
day. And as I said earlier, Randy
and I were gone for the weekend.
We hopped on a plane Friday and
flew to Las Vegas to spend a few
days with our friends, Bob and
Sharel Spears. Since it was a holi-
day weekend, I think there were
even more people there than usual.
The weather was great – it was so
nice to be able to walk around with-
out a coat and enjoy the green
grass, palm trees, and flowers. It
was great to spend time with our
friends, and I love watching the
people – the fashions are so varied,
and there are plenty of examples of
what not to wear. We flew back in
to Rapid City Monday afternoon,
glad to be back to peace and quiet,
even if it isn't quite as warm here.
While in Las Vegas, we enjoyed
great entertainment and good food,
but it is wonderful to be home.
This week, I think I am most
grateful for peace and quiet. I feel
sorry for the people who have to
work in the midst of all that noise
pollution in Las Vegas every day.
And I am grateful for our simple
way of life – working hard, raising
food and
fiber for
the world,
and going
to sleep
at night
tired from
g o o d ,
h o n e s t
physi cal
l a b o r .
T h a n k
t h i s
l i f estyl e
isn't for
or our
peace and
q u i e t
would be
I hope
you will
stop for a
mi n u t e
this week and think about the
things you are grateful for – it
tends to make you happier if you
find things to be grateful for rather
than finding things to be upset
about. Enjoy your week.
Moenville News
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