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ple wanting to
get into the sport,
“Want to know
and work on your
car. Know every-
thing about your
car to be better
off.” He would
tell parents of po-
tential drivers,
“It’s a pretty dog-
gone good sport.
You get to visit
with all sorts of
people at the race
track. You get to
see each other
each week.”
He has re-
spect for other
drivers. He told
of one of his all
time greatest
races a few years
ago at Black
Hills Speedway.
He and Chad
Horst had
“traded paint” in
the heat race. In
the champi-
onship race, they
ran door to door
yet never
touched each
other. They passed everyone
else to the last laps. “Last two
laps he was in the lead. I fi-
nally cleared him on the white
lap and I got the win,” said
Dustin. They had enough mu-
tual respect to congratulate
each other after the race.
“I refer to my car, me and
who ever wants to come help
as we,” said Dustin. He con-
cluded, “Next season we’re
just going to put a new body
on the car and see if we can
win some more champi-
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No. 5, Vol. 108
Area News
The South Dakota Depart-
ment of Transportation has
begun a paving project on High-
way 14 approximately four
miles west of Fort Pierre.
The project is one-half mile in
length and includes removing
the existing concrete pavement
and repaving this section with
Traffic will be maintained
through the work area with
flaggers and a pilot car. Mo-
torists can expect delays during
this time.
The overall completion date
for the project is October 11.
The prime contractor on this
$307,720 project is Morris, Inc.
of Pierre.
For complete road construc-
tion information, visit www.
safetravelusa.com or dial 511.
Paving west
of Ft. Pierre
by Del Bartels
After 14 years
with some suc-
cess, this season
superstock dirt
track car racer
Dustin Arthur
has won three
Dustin, a for-
mer Philip resi-
dent now living
in Miller, said,
“What made me
a better driver is
I started with
some really bad
cars and had to
herd them
around the
track. I had bad
stuff and I had to
learn the driving
and everything
else. I had only
me to blame and
it makes me bet-
Dustin has
won feature
races at Miller
Speedway and
Dakota State
Fair Speedway
in Huron, and
earned top South Dakota super-
stock state points. He cleared
1,032 points, with the second
place driver getting around 990.
This was done in a new car built
ground up from an Arrow chas-
sis. Of his many sponsors, three
are Philip based – Hansen Fish
Hatchery, Midwest Co-op and
Ronald Mann, DDS.
All dirt track superstock driv-
ers have cars that fit exact spec-
ifications, and they must weigh
a minimum 2,850 pounds at
race’s end. Heat races of six to
eight cars go eight laps around a
course that is a half mile or
three-eighths mile. Heat races
simply decide the line up for the
feature race. Then, all cars go 15
laps for the championship.
Dustin has to decide the
shocks, tires and other factors
for his car depending on the
track, weather and competition
for each race. His crew usually is
his father, Greg Arthur, Philip,
or his girlfriend, Kristen Roth,
Miller. His mother likes watch-
ing – it’s safer than him driving
a motorcycle.
“We started taking him to
races at Black Hills Speedway
when he was little, and I think
that’s what go him started,” said
Greg. “He raced motorcycles for
a while in Pierre. I always re-
member him saying he was the
smallest kid with the biggest
bike, but he could ride the
wheels off of her.”
Then, Dustin got into car rac-
ing. Greg said that superstock
was a way to get in there for as
little amount of investment, but
it still goes fast. Greg remem-
bers Dustin’s first car, “If he
made it to the end of the race,
that was quite an accomplish-
Arthur’s winning dirt track racing season
A new car, and skills developed while herding worse cars around the track, have helped Dustin Arthur become a South Dakota dirt track car racing
champion this season.
Chaos Photography
Midland Merchants host Appreciation Day
The annual Midland Merchants’ Appreciation Day – also known as Free Day – Saturday, September 21, began
with a 5k run/walk/ride fundraiser for the local 4-H club. The booster club served lunch at the fire hall. This
year’s parade theme was “Bands.” After the parade, games included a money scramble, blow-up castles, face
painting, water balloon catching and others. The Midland Commercial Club, whose members sponsor the day,
served a roast beef supper at the fire hall. Door prizes were distributed in front of the Legion Hall. The day con-
cluded with a dance which featured
the band “Westbound.” Above is the
A&A Tire and Repair parade float,
with Thomas Doolittle dressed as a
caveman, which won the Midland pa-
rade’s merchants category.
Courtesy photos
Dacoda Harry happy with her face
The inflatable obstacle course/bounce house/slide were sponsored by the
Midland Booster Club.
Kids trying to catch water balloons tossed from a telehandler.
Midland School Vikings – back row, from left: Cass Finn, Cole Finn, Kash
Block and Brian Cushman. Front: Riana Cushman and Brendan Cushman.
As a kid, Dustin admired a
racer by the name of Lorin John-
son. Now Dustin races against
him. “I guess my big thing about
winning is Lorin Johnson,” said
Dustin. “He is up there; best of
the best. I still race against him
and he’s tougher than ever to
beat. Everybody in the state
knows him.”
“I’ve learned a lot over the
past few years,” continued
Dustin. “I could drive, but now
that I have a good car under me
it makes a big difference.”
Dustin would tell young peo-
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Lookin’ Around|Syd Iwan
What state are you in?” I in-
quired. My sister, Pat, and her
husband, Gary, were currently
calling from their car somewhere
on the road in the southeast. They
hemmed and hawed a bit trying to
figure it out and finally Gary said,
“We’re in the state of confusion.”
This brought a guffaw from my
end of the conversation, of course,
since Pat and Gary are fairly mo-
bile people, and I often have trou-
ble figuring out exactly where
they are at any given time. I was
somewhat in hopes that they at
least knew where they were even
if I didn’t. Eventually they did de-
cide that they were currently in
Kentucky, having just come from
Tennessee. They had also recently
been in Ohio, a Carolina or two, a
Virginia or two etc.
The purpose of their trip this
time was for Gary to attend a
board meeting of Child Evangel-
ism Fellowship which is an organ-
ization that leads Bible schools
and related activities in various
homes across the country. This is
an international group, and some-
times the board meetings are in
such places as Africa. If you get
slightly confused about the geog-
raphy of the United States, try to
figure Africa. The countries there
change their names at the drop of
a hat, and very few are anything
like you learned them in geogra-
phy class.
Well, from my understanding,
Pat and Gary are currently head-
ing back to Ohio where they left
their airplane due to poor
weather. They had rented a car
and driven to the meeting in
South Carolina since flying was
not in the cards. From Ohio, they
hope to fly to Warrington, Mis-
souri and help at the Child Evan-
gelism headquarters there for a
bit before flying back to South
Dakota. There is some hope I’ll be
able to figure out where they are
for a while once they get back to
Missouri, but nothing is certain.
Maybe, or maybe not. Time will
As you know, confusion is fairly
common with us humans, and
most of us have areas where we
aren’t very sure of ourselves. For
instance, if you ask me if some-
thing is east or west, my answer
is apt to be fairly reliable. If you
inquire about north and south,
there is only a fifty-percent
chance that I’ll answer correctly
unless I take time to think about
it. East and west come naturally,
but north and south only by con-
centration. Similarly, if you are
facing someone and they say
something is to the left, you may
wonder if it’s their left or yours.
With some people, spelling is a
difficult area. That is not too sur-
prising since the English lan-
guage has many contradictions
and complications. Take the
words, to, too and two which all
sound alike but have different
spellings and meanings. There,
their, and they’re aren’t so simple
either. Just tonight, wife Corinne
asked me how to spell “mezzo.” It
had to do with the Scrabble game
she was playing on the computer.
The word is often used in musical
areas such as with a mezzo-so-
prano or mezzo forte so she hoped
I might know how to spell it since
music is my thing. Well, I had just
laid down for a nap and was about
half asleep. I tried to concentrate
and finally told her it was spelled
“metzo” since that is how it’s pro-
nounced. She said that wasn’t in
the dictionary. Okay, try again.
Finally it came to me, and I told
her it was spelled mezzo. The sad
thing was that she could have
used that word in her game if the
program would have accepted it
by itself without being combined
with another word such as so-
prano, but it wouldn’t. It actually
is a separate word although
maybe in Italian instead of Eng-
lish so there you are. Those are
the breaks.
Another area that can boggle
the mind is electronic equipment.
When you have to trade your old
cell phone for a new one, it’s going
to take awhile to learn how to
adapt to the changes. Technology
proceeds so quickly that it’s hard
to keep up. The same applies to a
new computer. I recently replaced
a small laptop computer and had
to spend quite a long time getting
used to where everything was on
the replacement. It had the latest
operating system with which I
wasn’t familiar. Even the word-
processing program had been up-
dated and “improved” to the point
where it was hard to figure out. I
grumbled my way through it, but
it took a while.
So, confusion is unfortunately
not uncommon with most of us.
We just have to muddle through
part of the time. Now, though, you
know how to answer the question,
“Where are you?” You can just
reply, “In a state of confusion.” It
may not be a definitive answer,
but at least it’s truthful.
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Country Praises|Del Bartels
Curse it all! First his watch had
stopped, so he had stayed for one
more drink, thinking he had time.
Then another, and another. Last
call?! He raced out for home. As he
stepped on the gas to head out of
town, he realized that his cell
phone had the time. He fumbled
with it, but the battery was dead.
He couldn’t even call with a lame
excuse saying he was on the way.
Curse the rain! The blacktop
was slippery and so very dark. His
tires must be hydroplaning to
make him swerve so much. But,
he sped up; he was already so late.
Damn! He skidded clear into the
grassy ditch at the corner to the
gravel road. Still moving, he
gunned it and got back onto the
road. Those ruts in the mud would
be there tomorrow for everyone to
see. The rutted gravel road was
muddy and slick.
What the? Flashers blinked at
him from up ahead. A car was
stopped right in the way. What id-
iotic fool would be on this gravel
road this time of night in the rain?
He hit the brakes, swerving and
throwing wet gravel in all direc-
tions. How he stayed between the
ditches and got stopped in time
was a miracle. The taste of second-
hand beer and whiskey made him
The other car’s interior light sil-
houetted an old woman standing
outside of the open driver’s door.
The car was almost sideways on
the road. His headlights showed
the other car was tipped forward
on a flat front tire. He finally
found his door handle, crawled out
and held onto his car as he eased
along it, slipping as he made his
way toward the old lady. Blast it,
he didn’t recognize her and he
wanted so badly to cuss out some-
body he knew.
The old bat was all a-tither. He
slurred that he would help change
her tire. Her blasted trunk was
stuck, and when it finally flew
open it surprised him and he fell
back in the mud. He didn’t care if
she heard him or not. Hoisting
himself up against the bumper, he
noticed the “68” license plates and
couldn’t place the county.
The jack had to be placed on a
hand-scooped mound of gravel
rocks for stability. When the spare
was put on, he had to feel around
in the mud to find the lug nuts. Fi-
nally done, grimy as a pig
wrestler, he said something not
very pleasant to her as he made
his way back to his car. In a sickly,
syrupy pleasant voice, she called
back for him to have a blessed
night. Yeah, right!
The morning sun blindingly
glared through the windshield. It
took several minutes for him to re-
alize that he had fallen asleep in
the driver’s seat. The car was
parked in the middle of a gravel
road. His brain finally registered
that he was still a few miles from
home. His keys were missing; no,
there they were on his dashboard.
He looked down, expecting to see
caked mud, but he was no dirtier
than when he left the bar last
night. The ache of a hangover was
coming on strong, but he had slept
off most of the booze. He got out to
do some business. There were no
tire tracks but his own, and they
snaked wickedly all the way back
down the road. Some strange old
lady ... “68” plates?
He slowly, carefully continued
home, thankful that he was still
alive to give a lame excuse.
Cursed night?
Guest Editorial | by Bill Kunkle
One of the things South Dakota
is famous for is its honey, that
sweet stuff people have relished
for thousands of years. That
sweet, thick fluid produced by
bees from the nectar of flowers
and sweet clover, and wild flowers
as well, is one of four of the best
in the world.
Chris and Terry Baldwin of
Belvidere, South Dakota, are one
of the most prominant honey pro-
ducers in the area. They have
been in business for 18 years and
call their product “South Beekota,
Pure South Dakota Honey,
Golden Valley Apiaries, LLC”.
They have about 18 hives in five
different West River South
Dakota coutnies.
Like many “snowbirds,” the
bees move to Texas for the winter.
Other things that make South
Dakota sweet is the Pioneer Re-
view’s photographs of Philip High
School girls, the prose of reporters
like Sonia Nemec, whose long
story in the paper’s September
12th edition that brought many
memories for us, for a girl called
Kelly, and the sweeping patterns
of the prairie.
The small towns here are not
relics of a bygone era, rather they
are demonstrations of a different
form of modernity. Philip is a
community that has transformed
into a landscape for development,
investment and commercial gain.
The evidence of this is seen every
week in the Pioneer Review. And
whenever I go back, I’m im-
pressed by the ties of kinship and
As a photographer, I find peace
in a quiet moment anywhere, but
connect with the people and the
elemental forces of life in West
River South Dakota. In some
small, laughing way, I am a child
again here.
Prairie Designs Studio
Prairie Designs Floral Studio celebrated the impending fall season with a
craft class and a fall open house, September 16-17. There were a variety
of fall and Christmas permanent botanical arrangements, live African vio-
lets and orchids, as well as a selection of merchandise. Crafters were in-
structed in a hands-on class on how to create their own classic harvest
cornucopia to last throughout the season and for many years to come.
Treats and visits with friends rounded out the event. Shown is Elke Baxter,
owner and operator of the business.
Courtesy photo
The South Dakota Rodeo Asso-
ciation wrapped up its season.
Year-end standings as of Septem-
ber 23 are as follows.
Bareback Riding: 1. Chance Englebert,
Burdock; 2. Mark Kenyon, Hayti; 3. Lonny
Lesmeister, Rapid City; 4. Shane O'Connell,
Rapid City; 5. Joe Wilson, Long Valley; 6.
Ryan Burkinshaw; 7. Stetson Murphy,
Rapid City; 8. Andrew Hall, Wagner; 9.
Cheyenne Seymour, Gillette, Wyo.; 10.
Brody Kronberg, Bison; 11. Levi Collins, Hot
Barrel Racing: 1. Shelby Vinson, Wor-
thing; 2. Kailee Webb, Isabel; 3. Lacy
Cowan, Highmore; 4. Kaylee Gallino,
Wasta; 5. Hallie Fulton, Miller; 6. Kristi
Steffes, Vale; 7. Wanda Brown, Edgemont;
8. Courtney Whitman, Sturgis; 9. Krystal
Marone, Isabel; 10. Courtney Birkholtz, Wil-
low Lake; 11. Tanya Talsma, Iona; 12. Katie
Lensegrav, Interior; 13. Melodi Christensen,
Kennebec; 14. Colbee Mohr, Timber Lake;
15. Brooke Steckelberg, Chamberlain; 16.
Carole Hollers, Sturgis; 17. Megan Leddy,
Virgil; 18. ReAnn Crane, Whitewood; 19.
Debra Bixler, Hitchcock; 20. Lisa Bruley,
Willow Lake
Breakaway Roping: 1. Laura Hunt,
Ridgeview; 2. Jenny Belkham, Blunt; 3.
Kaylee Nelson, Dickinson, N.D.; 4. Joey
Painter, Buffalo; 5. Jacque Murray, Isabel;
6. Syerra Christensen, Kennebec; 7. Bailey
Peterson, Parade; 8. Megan Steiger, Mo-
bridge; 9. Jana Jasper, St. Charles; 10.
Cassy Woodward, Dupree; 11. Elizabeth
Baker, Box Elder; 12. Webb; 13. Fulton 14.
Toree Gunn, Wasta; 15. Trisha Price, Faith;
16. Jamie Britton, Buffalo; 17. Brenda
White, Oelrichs; 18. Hollers; 19. Patty Jo
Buress, Isabel; 20. Dori Hollenbeck, Winner
Bull Riding: 1. Tyson Donovan, Sturgis;
2. Taygen Schuelke, Newell; 3. Jared Schae-
fer, Leola; 4. Allen Auer, Whitewood; 5. Joey
Koupal, Dante; 6. Ian Jacobs, Faith; 7. Chris
Kuemper, Delmont; 8. Clint Nelson, Philip
Calf Roping: 1. Trey Young, Dupree; 2.
Troy Wilcox, Red Owl; 3. Colton Musick,
Pierre; 4. Treg Schaack, Edgemont; 5. Jace
Melvin, Ft. Pierre; 6. Dallas Louden, Martin;
7. Matt Peters, Hot Springs; 8. Jamie Wolf,
Pierre; 9. Justin Scofield, Volga; 10. Rex
Treeby, Hecla; 11. Jess Woodward, Dupree;
12. Kourt Starr, Dupree; 13. Daine Mc-
Nenny, Sturgis; 14. Chad Pelster, Belle
Fourche; 15. Owen Fagerhaug, Plankinton;
16. Calder Johnston, Elm Springs; 17. Levi
Hapney, Quinn; 18. Carson Musick, Pierre;
19. Brent Belkham, Blunt; 20. Travis
Cowan, Highmore
Goat Tying: 1. Lacey Tech, Fairfax; 2.
Marone; 3. Katie Doll, Prairie City; 4. Kristi
Birkeland, Dupree; 5. Fulton; 6. Katy Miller,
Faith; 7. Chelsey Kelly, Dupree; 8. Shayna
Miller, Faith; 9. Tarin Hupp, Huron; 10.
Shandel Yordy, Martin; 11. Stacy Doll,
Prairie City; 12. Price; 13. Lensegrav; 14.
Britton; 14. Lexy Williams, Hettinger, N.D.;
15. Courtney Dahlgren, Timber Lake; 16.
Abby Jo Eckstaine, Kennebec; 17. Kelsey
Arthur, Fairfax; 18. Painter
Mixed Team Roping: 1. Baker; 2. Trina
Arneson, Enning; 3. Lorita Nelson, Philip; 4.
Brooke Nelson, Philip; 5. White; 6. K. Nel-
son; 7. Ashley Price, Faith; 8. S. Chris-
tensen; 9. Painter; 10. Lacey Jo March, Hot
Springs; 11. Hunt; 12. Hanna Brown, Faith
13. T. Price,; 14. Jasper; 15. Crane 16.
Denise Nelson, Midland; 17. Whitney Knip-
pling, Chamberlain; 18. Cassie Foster, Lem-
mon; 19. Jolene Loiseau, Colman; 20. Alisa
McGrath, Belle Fourche
Saddle Bronc Riding: 1. Shorty Gar-
rett, Dupree; 2. Wyatt Kammerer, Philip; 3.
Travis Schroth, Buffalo Gap; 4. Eric
Gewecke, Red Owl; 5. Kaden Deal, Dupree;
6. Ty Kennedy, Philip; 7. Eric Addison, Ca-
puta; 8. K.C. Longbrake, Eagle Butte; 9.
Lane Stirling, Buffalo; 10; Jay Longbrake,
Dupree; 11. Marty Hebb, Cherry Creek; 12.
Shadow Jensen, Martin; 13. Kash Deal,
Dupree; 14. Kyle Hapney, Harrold; 15. Tate
Longbrake; 16. Schuelke; 17. Dillon Schroth,
Buffalo Gap; 19. Tyrell Bachman, Faith; 19.
Seth Longbrake, Howes, 20. Shilo Donner,
Sr. Men’s Breakaway: 1. Steve Klein,
Sioux Falls; 2. J.B. Lord, Sturgis; 3. Chuck
Nelson, Hartford; 4. Billy Gallino, Wasta; 5.
John Hoven, McLaughlin; 6. Scott Lammers,
Hermosa; 7. Terry McPherson, Piedmont; 8.
John Dean, Platte; 9. Kirk Ford, Huron; 10.
Delbert Cobb, Red Owl; 11. Clifford Tibbs,
Ft. Pierre; 12. Bryce Sigman, Sturgis; 13.
Lennis Fagerhaug, Wessington Springs; 14.
Bob Burke, Sundance, Wyo.; 15. Dana Sip-
pel, Pierpont; 16. Tom Williams, Faith; 17.
Jerry Sharp, Long Valley; 18. Lynn
Williams, Faith; 19. Mike Nelson, Philip; 20.
Gary Simon, Timber Lake
Steer Wrestling: 1. J. Lord; 2. Sam
Olson, Buffalo; 3. Clint Nelson; 4. Casey
Olson, Prairie City; 5. Jerod Schwarting,
White River; 6. L. Hapney, 7. Tom Hunt,
Eagle Butte; 8. Wilcox; 9. J. Melvin; 10. E.
Lord; 11. Wyatt Schaack, Wall; 12. Tate
Cowan, Ft. Pierre; 13. Mike Wiedman, St.
Charles; 14. Johnston; 15. Tye Hale, Faith;
16. J.D. Johnson, Dupree; 17. Blake
Williams, Piedmont; 18. J.J. Hunt,
Ridgeview; 19. Evan Thyberg, Hartford; 20.
Dean Moncur, Sturgis
Team Penning: 1. Tom Varilek, Geddes/
Klein/Mick Varilek, Geddes; 2. Clinton
Olinger, Plankinton/Katie Anderson, Plank-
inton/Randall Olson, Harrisburg; 3. Robert
Devitt, Harrisburg/Jamie Kuiper, Canton/
Gerald Sorenson, Canton; 4. Gary Garbe/
Morgan Tebay/Rick Tebay, all of Alpena; 5.
Sara Teeslink, Kimball/Doni Zeller, Forest-
burg; 6. Terry Trower, Dell Rapids/Joe Skib-
inski, Sioux Falls/Chuck Nelson; 7. Bart
Blum, Reliance/Mary Pat Fawcett, Colome;
8. Jason Friz, Sissteton; 9. Chad Herrboldt,
Sisseton; 10. Collin Borgmann/Lindsay
Borg-mann/Paul Borgmann, all of White
Lake; 11. Steve Deschepper,
Chancellor/Elizabeth Reurink, Lennox/Jay
Reurink, Lennox; 12. Harold Fischer/Dana
Nelson/Michelle Johnson, all of Vermillion;
13. Warren Kiehn, Chamberlain; 14. Tom
Jones, Viborg/Terry McCutcheon, Brook-
ings/Dean; 15. Carson Olinger, Plankinton;
16. Ronald South, Jr., Wessington Springs;
17. Nick Coulter, Montrose/Larry Fossum,
Hartford/Dani Miller, Montrose; 18. Suzette
Fanning, Elk Point
Team Roping - Header: 1. E. Lord; 2.
Tucker Dale, Timber Lake; 3. Tyrell Moody;
4. J. Lord; 5. Colton Musick; 6. L. Hapney;
7. Wilcox; 8. Devin McGrath; 9. Clay Edgar,
Oral; 10. McPherson; 11. Jared Odens,
Letcher; 12. Jake Nelson, Creighton; 13. R.
Treeby; 14. Kevin Schmidt, Box Elder; 15.
Jr. Dees, Aurora; 16. Connor McNenny; 17.
Shaun Ruland, Wall; 18. Brett Wilcox; 19.
Scott White, Oelrcihs; 20 Jensen
Team Roping - Heeler: 1. Jade Nelson,
Midland; 2. Rory Brown, Edgemont; 3. L.
Lord; 4. Paul Griemsmann, Piedmont; 5.
Carson Musick; 6. Dalton Richter, Quinn; 7.
Melvin Arneson, Enning; 8. M. Peters; 9.
Billy Myers, St. Onge; 10. Emit Valnes,
Eden; 11. Jeff Nelson, Philip; 12. Jesse Dale,
Timber Lake; 13. Jade Schmidt, Box Elder;
14. Matt Zancanella, Aurora; 15. D. Mc-
Nenny; 16. Clint Cobb, Red Owl; 17. Eliot
Hight, White River; 18. Dustin Schaefer,
South Shore; 19. L. Williams, Faith; 20.
Cash Hetzel, Lemmon
Men’s All-Around: 1. J. Lord; 2. E. Lord;
3. T. Wilcox; 4. Klein; 5. Colton Musick; 6. L.
Hapney; 7. J. Melvin; 8. Peters; 9. Carson
Musick; 10. Chuck Nelson; 11. McPherson;
12. Gallino; 13. Treeby; 14. Schuelke; 15.
Clint Nelson; 16. Wilson; 17. D. McNenny;
18. Johnston; 19. Dean 20. Wiedman
Women’s All-Around: 1. Webb; 2.
Baker; 3. Fulton; 4. L. Hunt; 5. Painter; 6.
S.D. Rodeo Association year-end standings
K. Nelson; 7. S. Christensen 8. Marone; 9.
Jasper; 10. Peterson; 11. B. White; 12. T.
Price; 13. K. Doll; 14. Woodward; 15. H.
Brown; 16. B. Nelson; 17. K. Miller; 18.
Lensegrav 19. Hollers; 20. Hollenbeck
Mens Rookie: 1. T. Schaack; 2. Tate
Cowan,; 3. Jensen; 4. W. Schaack; 5. Mur-
phy; 6. J. Schmidt; 7. Dees; 8. C. McNenny;
9. Kash Deal; 10. Jacobs; 11. Jason Hapney,
Harrold; 12. Thyberg; 13. Cash Hetzel; 13.
Colby Hetzel, Lemmon; 14. Skibinski; 15.
Bachman; 16. Ty Ollerich, Hartford; 17.
Hoyt Kraeger, Miller; 18. Tucker McDaniel,
Midland; 19. Kuemper
Womens Rookie: 1. Vinson ; 2. K.
Miller; 3. Lensegrav; 4. Anderson; 5. S.
Miller; 6. Birkholtz; 7. Tanya Talsma, Iona;
8. Jill Jandreau, Kimball; 9. Katie Jo Mor-
gan, Valentine, Neb.; 10. Brooke Steckel-
berg, Chamberlain; 11. Teeslink; 12. Foster;
13. Molly Winckler, Brandon; 14. Lexy
Williams; 15. E. Reurink; 16. Tana Bonnet,
Rapid City; 17. S. Doll; 18. Brandy Jo
March, Hot Springs; 19. Dahlgren 20. Whit-
ney Sprunk, Hermosa
The SDRA Finals are slated for
October 18-20 in Rapid City at the
James Kjerstad Event Center.
Doing Things Right
While recently conducting sun-
flower surveys quite a distance
from my office, I stopped in a
farmyard to ask where I might
find sunflower fields in the area.
The farmer/rancher was very
helpful and asked if I would let
him know what I came up with
for a yield estimate as he had a
good percentage of them con-
As we visited, the topic of pri-
vate crop consultants came up
and he highly complimented the
agronomist who monitored his
fields on a weekly basis and pro-
vided recommendations. He made
the statement that his wheat
yields had doubled since he had
hired his crop consultant. He had
purchased a newer model row
crop planter for that season and
was confident that his seed place-
ment and spacing was greatly im-
He also relayed a couple of rec-
ommendations that he had re-
fused to follow during the drought
of 2012, because he thought his
crop had such low yield potential
and he resisted putting any more
money into a crop that he had lit-
tle hopes for.
At harvest time, the weeds he
had received the recommendation
to spray were in the best area of
the field, but the yield in that part
of the field was the lowest, and he
was sure it was due to the weeds
he hadn’t sprayed. In a nutshell,
this producer said that without a
doubt, the money he pays for crop
consulting is well worth it. As his
wife said, “if you’re not going to do
what they recommend, why did
you hire them?”
This is a tremendous testa-
ment to the crop consulting firm
and the agronomists they have on
staff, as well as evidence that fol-
lowing good production practices
pays off. This is also a testament
to South Dakota State University,
where his agronomist received his
college education.
Hiring crop consulting services
is not for every farmer, but does
seem to be becoming more com-
mon. As farms become larger, so
do the demands on the farm man-
agers’ time and expertise. There
seems to be an endless array of
weeds, herbicide options, insect
pests, diseases, fertilizer prod-
ucts, production practices and
other things a farm manager
needs to know in order to stay on
top of their game.
Some farmers are very good at
keeping up with the latest infor-
mation and feel comfortable
scouting fields and making deci-
sions, while others prefer to hire
someone to do this for them.
Whether you hire your agronomy
services or prefer to go on your
own, stay informed by attending
that chemical, seed or Extension
meeting that’s offered. You’ll al-
most certainly learn something
you can use. Even if you hire a
crop consultant, being informed
helps you ask intelligent ques-
tions. The bottom line; doing
things right can pay big divi-
10/8/2013 – Drought Risk Man-
agement Workshop, 9:00 am
MDT, The Nature Conservancy’s
Whitney Preserve, Hot Springs
10/9/2013 – Drought Risk Man-
agement Workshop, 9:00 am
MDT, SDSU Extension Center,
10/10/2013 – Drought Risk
Management Workshop, 9:00 am
CDT, Lucy’s, Gettysburg
10/11/2013 – Drought Risk
Management Workshop, 9:00 am
CDT, SDSU Extension Center,
Bob Fanning. Field Specialist
Winner Regional Extension Center
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The South Dakota Timed Event
Youth Rodeo Championships were
held Saturday and Sunday, Au-
gust 31 and September 1, at the
South Dakota State Fair.
Taylor Engesser; Spearfish; won
All-Around Champion with 57
points and Horse of the Champi-
onship. Reserve All-Around
Champion was Carlee Johnston;
Elm Springs. with 45 points.
First Go
Breakaway: 1. Reis Bruley 2.74; 2.
Katie Lensegrav 2.78; 3. Reece Wientjes
3.01; 4. Courtney Dahlgren 3.24; 5. JD Kir-
wan 3.33; 6. Rylee Jo Rutten 3.53; 7. Bailey
Tibbs 3.69; 8. Sterling Gehrke 3.70; 9. Wy-
atte Andersen 4.02; 10. Karlee Peterson
Steer Wrestling- (First Go) - 1st- Evan
Thyberg 4.35; 2. Wyatt Schaack 4.45; 3.
Blake Williams 4.62; 4. Jake Fulton 4.85; 5.
Eli Lord 5.35; 6. Wyatt Fulton 5.65; 7.
Nolan Richie 6.30; 8. Teil Glaus 6.55; 9.
Brady Wakefield 7.83; 10. Caden Packer
Barrel Racing: 1. Taylor Engesser
15.22; 2. Remi Wientjes 15.63; 3. Katie
Lensegrav 15.77; 4. Kristi Steffes 15.86; 5.
Brandi Jo Cwach 15.89; 6. Shayla Taton
15.96; 7. Carlee Johnston 15.97; 8. Morgan
Jansich 16.01; 9. Allie Simons 16.02; 10.
Courtney Birkholtz 16.14.
Calf Roping: 1. Eli Lord 12.49; 2. Nolan
Richie 12.58; 3. Jake Fulton 13.19; 4. Lane
Blasius 13.24; 5. Prestyn Novak 13.79; 6.
Wyatt Fulton 13.96; 7. Caden Packer 13.97;
8. Wyatt Schaack 14.91; 9. Sterling Gehrke
15.38; 10. Carson Johnston 15.66.
Goat Tying: 1. Carlee Johnston 7.32; 2.
Taylor Engesser 7.58; 3. Tawny Barry 7.77;
4. Becca Lythgoe 7.87; 5. Kaycee Monnens
7.88; 6. Karlee Peterson 7.92; 7. Tarin Hupp
8.14; 8. Kristi Steffes 8.23; 9. Tracy Ellig
8.27; 10. Sidney Carey 8.43.
Team Roping: 1. Brady Wakefield; Seth
Andersen 6.90; 2. Rylee Jo Rutten; Reid
Rutten 8.36; 3. Brock Belkham; Kole
Latham 8.92; 4. Kaitlyn Latham; Reis Bru-
ley 8.93; 5. Reece Wientjes; Nolan Richie
12.57; 6. Connor McNenny; Prestyn Novak
15.47; 7. Ethan Parr; JR Dees 16.03; 8.
Cheyenne Severson; Moriah Glaus 16.87; 9.
Lane Blasius; Carson Johnston 19.58; 10.
Kassi McPherson; Brandy Jo March 21.08
Second Go
Breakaway: 1. Tate Thompson 2.23; 2.
Rylee Jo Rutten 2.84; 3. Kole Latham 2.89;
4. Moriah Glaus 2.92; 5. Kassi McPherson
2.93; 6. Kaitlyn Latham 3.11; 7. Braden Pir-
rung 3.13; 8. Taylor Engesser 3.29; 9. Allie
Simons 3.54; 10. Cameron Fanning 3.83
Steer Wrestling: 1. Carson Johnston
4.75; 2. Eli Lord 4.82; 3. Prestyn Novak
4.89; 4. Wyatt Schaack 5.22; 5. Wyatt Ful-
ton 5.61; 6. Jake Fulton 5.71; 7. Connor Mc-
Nenny 6.93; 8. Teil Glaus 6.98; 9. Sean
McPadden 7.44; 10. Cameron Fanning 7.50.
Barrel Racing: 1. Taylor Engesser
15.08; 2. Courtney Birkholtz 15.56; 3. Cassy
Woodward 15.89; 4. Shayla Taton 15.931; 5.
Carlee Johnston 15.935; 6. Bailey Moody
15.97; 7. Katie Lensegrav 16.00; 8. Moriah
Glaus 16.12; 9. Savanna Glaus 16.195; 10.
Josie Blasius 16.198.
Calf Roping: 1. Seth Andersen 9.51; 2.
Evan Thyberg 10.62; 3. Sean McPadden
10.69; 4. Logan Christensen 10.71; 5. Matt
Nelson 10.77; 6. Wyatt Schaack 10.99; 7.
Sterling Gehrke 11.31; 8. Braeden Edleman
12.49; 9. Brady Wakefield 12.68; 10. Teil
Glaus 13.26.
Goat Tying: 1. Tawny Barry 7.00; 2.
Carlee Johnston 7.43; 3. Karlee Peterson
7.53; 4. Taylor Engesser 7.56; 5. Brandi Jo
Cwach 7.60; 6. Kaycee Monnens 7.85; 7.
Tracy Ellig 8.07; 8. Bailey Moody 8.17; 9.
Becca Lythgoe 8.36; 10. Kristi Steffes 8.43.
Team Roping: 1. Grady Egly; JD Kir-
wan 6.78; 2. Brock Belkham; Kole Latham
7.92; 3. Bree Albers; Evan Thyberg 9.03; 4.
Bailey Tibbs; Logan Christensen 9.80; 5.
Ethan Parr; JR Dees 13.24; 6. Lee Sivert-
sen; Landon Sivertsen 18.87; 7. Lake Oien;
Brant Rusche 21.92; 8. Michael
Bohnenkamp; Dusty Gorder 23.34; 9. Jacey
Hupp; Kaycee Monnens 23.75; 10. Reece
Wientjes; Nolan Richie 24.94.
Breakaway: 1. Rylee Jo Rutten 6.37; 2.
Courtney Dahlgren 7.35; 3. Savana John-
ston 8.37; 4. Wade Monnens 8.51; 5. Kole
Latham 9.27; 6. Tracy Ellig 9.44; 7. Josie
Blasius 9.64; 8. Sidney Carey 10.77; 9. Dal-
ton Fischer 10.89; 10 Ethan Parr 11.18.
Steer Wrestling: 1. Wyatt Schaack
9.67; 2. Eli Lord 10.17; 3. Jake Fulton 10.56;
4. Wyatt Fulton 11.26; 5. Teil Glaus 13.53;
6. Prestyn Novak 17.20; 7. Connor Mc-
Nenny 17.95; 8. Cameron Fanning 20.12; 9.
Evan Thyberg 20.59; 10. Caden Packer
Barrel Racing: 1. Taylor Engesser
30.30; 2. Courtney Birkholtz 31.70; 3. Katie
Lensegrav 31.78; 4. Shayla Taton 31.89; 5.
Carlee Johnston 31.91; 6. Kristi Steffes
32.06; 7. Cassy Woodward 32.25; 8. Morgan
Jansich 32.36; 9. Allie Simons 32.391; 10.
Moriah Glaus 32.396.
Calf Roping: 1. Wyatt Schaack 25.90; 2.
Sterling Gehrke 26.69; 3. Matt Nelson
28.50; 4. Caden Packer 29.34; 5. Carson
Johnston 30.03; 6. Cody Packer 30.16; 7.
Connor McNenny 32.35; 8. Nolan Richie
33.13; 9. Reece Wientjes 33.55; 10. Logan
Christensen 34.96.
Goat Tying: 1. Carlee Johnston 14.75;
2. Tawny Barry 14.77; 3. Taylor Engesser
15.14; 4. Karlee Peterson 15.45; 5. Kaycee
Monnens 15.72; 6. Brandi Jo Cwach 16.11;
7. Becca Lythgoe 16.23; 8. Tracy Ellig 16.34;
9. Tarin Hupp 16.61; 10. Kristi Steffes
Team Roping: 1. Brock Belkham; Kole
Latham 16.84; 2. Ethan Parr; JR Dees
29.27; 3. Bree Albers; Evan Thyberg 32.28;
4. Brady Wakefield; Seth Andersen 33.33;
5. Reece Wientjes; Nolan Richie 37.51; 6.
Lee Siversten; Landon Sivertsen 40.16; 7.
Connor McNenny; Prestyn Novak 44.05; 8.
Teil Glaus; Savanna Glaus 48.65; 9. Kassi
McPherson; Brandy Jo March 54.75; 10.
Brandi Jo Cwach; Cy Christensen 57.83.
S.D. timed events youth
rodeo championship results
Winners of 2013, from left, Carlee Johnston, Kole Latham, Taylor Engesser, Brock Belkham, Rylee Jo Rutten and
Wyatt Schaack.
Del Bartels
Range Day in the Badlands
The Philip seventh grade students participated in the annual Range Day in the Badlands. Kim Bouman, their science
instructor, and Shelia Trask, with the Haakon County Conservation District, chaperoned the students. The day’s
activities, sponsored by the Jackson County Conservation District, were held on the Gene Williams ranch near In-
terior. Williams’ ranch has been used for the past eight to 10 years because he is active in the JCCD and wanted
the kids to learn about the land. Students learned about soil content, what makes sinkholes, where the rocks orig-
inated from, plants native to that area, the amount of grazing grass needed by one cow, animals located around
there, and fossils of other animals from years before. Shown, back row, from left are Wynn Schaack, Cylver Lurz,
Cappie West, Morgan Cantrell, Sam Fillingim, Carson Hamill, Brice Hanson and Wade Kroetch. Middle row:
Khalen Martin, Jewel Jones, Kari Kanable, Kelsey Hand, Brittney Park, Jasmine Ferguson, Aitanna Nadala and
Brandon McLaughlin. Front: Sage Gabriel, Pedro Dennis, Kaitlyn Fosheim, Lane Williams, John Daly, Lane Kochers-
berger and Corbin Kramer.
Courtesy photo
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Thursday, Sept. 26: Cheese-
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Friday, Sept. 27: Chicken
Marsala, Roasted Potatoes, Cali-
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Tuesday, Oct. 1: French Dip,
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Wednesday, Oct. 2: Roast
Turkey, Mashed Potatoes and
Gravy, Carrots, Roll, Fruit.
Friday, September 13, 2013, at
Somerset Court, we had morning
exercises and it was wear green
News here is again the erratic
weather, with flooding, especially
in Colorado, where Boulder was
hit hard. My daughter, Carol
Vogan, near Colorado Springs,
emailed that the big pipeline near
their place has a great deal of
fresh loose soil. The electric line
along side of it is in danger of
washing out.
Saturday, September 14, Lucille
Huether went out with her daugh-
Friday, Eileen Tenold had visi-
tors, her pastor, Henry Mohagen,
and his wife, Linda, from Reva.
They had come to Rapid City for a
I phoned out to Don and Deloris
Denke, Pavillion, Wyo. Delores
was gone birding. I think it is the
fall count. I am glad that she is in-
terested in doing that. Don re-
ported that Crystal Denke
Jackson and Gordon Edwards are
planning to marry soon. I was
going to email Crystal, but her old
address didn’t work. Richard and
Angela Denke have moved into
their big new house. It is about
two miles from Don and Delores’.
The September 12, 2013, Pio-
neer Review arrived and it con-
tained a well written article by
Sonia Nemec, who writes the Mid-
land News for the Pioneer Review,
about the old Immanuel Lutheran
Church over in the middle of
Jones County, down past where
the town of Van Metre used to be.
There are photos and a history of
the church.
I always get a charge out of
Leanne Neuhauser’s column of
Moenville News and see how she
is getting along with her
Three cheers for Howard Pih-
laja, Philip, who generously pro-
vided swim lessons for a lot of kids
this summer.
Now about the Philip Trails.
Are they roads or sidewalks and
where do they go?
Also on Sunday, we had a visit
from former Somerset Court resi-
dent, Gloria Crumet. Her mother
is Irene McKnight.
Wayne and Gwynn Hansen
came over to Somerset Court for
lunch and they brought me an or-
chid plant with a big bunch of
deep purple flowers with lots of
buds too. The color is unusual, as
it is color-enhanced with a new
process. You are invited over to
my apartment, 224, to see it.
Our new resident at Somerset
Court, Marge (Margarita) Olson,
apartment 112, stopped by to visit
for a few minutes. She was origi-
nally from Brooklyn, New York.
Among other employment she has
had was taking care of a blind
teenage boy. She was with him for
many activities including skiing.
We promised to get-together to
visit where it is quiet, because the
dining room is not quiet!
Somerset Court resident Sara
Lee Stark has gone to the Good
Samaritan Nursing Home in New
Underwood. A few of us signed a
card that Marge Self brought
around for us to extend our good
The Philip Pioneer Review for
September 12, 2013, carried the
obituary for our old friend, Mary
Deis, who passed away on Sep-
tember 9, 2013. My sympathy to
friends and relatives.
September 12, 2013, the Rapid
City Journal and the Philip Pio-
neer Review carried the 60th wed-
ding anniversary photo of Vern
and Carrol Foland and a photo of
Mary Eide announcing her 80th
birthday. Congratulations and
best wishes.
The Pioneer Review had a birth-
day photo of Lois Shearn and an
invitation to her party at the Bad
River Senior Citizen’s Center in
Philip, September 27, 2013.
Somerset Court is beautifully
decorated for the harvest, fall and
Halloween season. The staff
brought out lovely garlands of col-
orful leaves, scarecrows and other
fall character figures. It is a pleas-
ant stroll down the halls to see
how the residents have decorated
the alcoves around their doors. I
admired the big ceramic pumpkin
in a fall scene at Marilyn Oyler’s
door. At Marge Olson’s, a pump-
kin shaped vase contains orange
and yellow sunflowers and tall
grasses. Also, at the end of the
hall on first floor, in the convex
mirror, you can see the whole
length of the hall, as well as an
amusing reflection of yourself.
Thank you to my niece, Alma
Schilling, for your pretty tea card
notes including news that Harry
Schilling is recovering well from
recent surgery.
Did you know that square greet-
ing cards require two 46 cent
stamps to mail? They require spe-
cial handling because the letter-
sorting machines are built to
handle oblong envelopes. That is
using the geometric definition of
oblong: a figure having two sets of
parallel lines of different lengths.
More loosely defined, oblong can
mean an oval, or egg-shape.
For the new residents reception,
the treat was vanilla ice cream
with chocolate and strawberry
toppings. Sandi read the names of
our new residents: Betty and Ken
Reumann, Kathy Rutherford and
Christine Fliday. Kathy was at
the reception and she said she was
from Winner. I told her that I was
from Philip and she asked if I had
known Jean Burns of Philip. Jack
Burns had bought Kathy’s hus-
band’s pharmacy, years ago.
Kathy also said that she likes to
play bridge.
My daughter, Delores, sent me
a letter and some beautiful
postage stamps. Thank you. She
reported that they had nearly an
inch of rain on September 14,
making the season’s total near
two inches. It is cool and various
fungi had sprung up. None that
she recognized as edible. Her bird-
ing group saw about 40 kinds of
birds. In the May count, they saw
about 70 varieties. She saw a new
bird, a Lewis woodpecker. Don
and Delores’ little granddaughter,
just past one year, was visiting
them recently. Baby Delores saw
apples on the tree and she said,
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Happy 80th Birthday,
Mary Eide!
Her family is hosting an
open house in her honor on
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013
from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the
Bad River Senior Citizen’s
Center in Philip, SD
She requests
no gifts.
Birthday wishes may be sent to:
22551 Deadman Creek Rd., Philip, SD 57567
We Are Here
Emily Wickstrom, Rural Advocate
for Missouri Shores Domestic
Violence Center, will be at the
Haakon Co. Courthouse on
October 1st
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
For more information, call
Domestic Violence, Sexual
Assault, Dating Violence
Emily is also available for
presentations to any group
George and Zelda Kenzy lived
on the Gee place where Ky and
Barb Bowen now live. While they
were living there, they had the
misfortune of their house burning
down and Allen Gee came out and
built a new house for them. Zelda
was a sister of Marjorie Jones and
an aunt of Calvin Swift, great-
aunt to Larry and Tom Swift,
Philip. The Swift family and Zelda
were originally from the Gregory
area. The Cal Swifts came to the
area and bought and lived on the
Shorty Clark place. After a few
years, they built a new house
there. Tom Swift lives there now.
Cal has passed away and his wife,
Margie, still lives in Philip.
Marvin Eide and George Kenzy
were best of buddies. George was
an extra grandpa to Marvin when
Marvin was about 12 or 13 years
old. George came and got Marvin
one day to help him start a tractor
and they pulled that tractor all
over the place. Finally, Marvin
said to George, “This tractor has
something wrong with it, we had
better call Dad and have him come
and look at it.” So they did. Ken-
neth went down and in a little
while, Kenneth told George it was
out of time. George said it that
was impossible as it was running
good when he shut it off and went
to town. But unknown to George,
one of Bill Oldenberg’s boys, want-
ing to play a joke on George,
stopped in there and turned the
magneto half around. So, Kenneth
timed the tractor and George was
able to go to work again.
Kenneth and I were out feeding
cattle in the lot near the barn
early one morning and Marvin
was with me. When I was shutting
the gate, he ran and got on the
wheel of the half-ton Chevy
pickup we had a Farmhand on to
get up on his dad’s lap. Kenneth
didn’t see him and started up the
and Marvin fell under the wheel
and was lucky as the wheel went
over a clump of hay and Marvin
got up. We thought that he wasn’t
hurt because he played and didn’t
say anything hurt. When George
came up to help with the cattle
and they came in for dinner, Mar-
vin climbed up on George’s lap
and was hurting so I decided that
I better take him to Quinn to see
Dr. Hvam. Marvin wouldn’t let
anyone dress him but George and
George was good and careful
dressing him. Well, Marvin didn’t
have any broken bones but was
bruised and would be fine in a cou-
ple days. But, George checked
every day to see how he was doing.
George and Zelda were wonder-
ful neighbors and in later years
they moved into a house in Philip
that was across from the Sacred
Heart Catholic Church and soon
became friends with Father
Reuben Valades and anyone else
they would meet. Zelda was a
christian lady who worked many
years in the church and ladies aid.
George and Charlie Reynick and I
were in the first group that joined
the Trinity Lutheran Church at
Grindstone. We had good neigh-
bors then, and we still have good
neighbors now who come when-
ever there is a need.
In the future, I plan to write
about some of the other good
neighbors who we reminisce about
when Marvin comes down to visit.
These talks bring back many
memories of those he knew and
liked so well, like Bill Gottsleben,
granddad Bill, and Luther Knut-
son, John’s dad, Bert Humbert,
Bernard Poss, Harold Odom and
It seems like all I have been
doing is celebrating my birthday.
This past week, Rich Smith’s
daughters, Colleen, and her hus-
band, Ken Simmons, Montana,
and Barb Coy, Sundance, Wyo.
have been home to visit. And I
spent several days at Rich’s with
One night, they had a birthday
supper complete with birthday
cake with an 80 candle on it. They
said they thought that if they put
80 little candles on the cake I
would not be able to blow them
out! Wrong! They forgot that I was
a Smith! They even sang the
happy birthday song and Rich
chimed right in there too. What a
fun time. Then I went back over to
Rich’s Saturday morning to ride
with Colleen and Barb to Kannan
Lurz’s wedding shower at Wall.
Several people from Philip were
there, Carrie Lurz and girls, Lou
Roseth, Jess Smith and boys and
Larry and Linda Smith’s daugh-
ter, Lariann and daughter, Rapid
City. Kannan received a variety of
nice gifts and a delicious lunch
was served. Lariann came back
with us to Rich’s to visit and spend
the day. Of course, we were all
Grindstone News|Mary Eide • 859-2188
there for supper that Colleen and
Barb prepared. I told Rich that I
had been a star boarder all week,
but it was so nice to visit with my
nieces because I don’t get to see
them that often. Joyce, Rich’s
daughter, was unable to come as
they were too busy at the bridle
shop in Gillette. I guess September
is a busy month for weddings.
Both Colleen and Ken and Barb
and Mike are leaving to go south
for a while this next week. Ken
likes to go down there for team
roping. They plan to come back for
Ed and Joyce’s 50th wedding an-
niversary. Sure doesn't seem that
long ago that they were living near
Cherry Creek in northern Haakon
I stopped Sunday, September
22, at Mel and Beth Smith’s for a
short visit. They were mowing the
yard, but it started to rain so it
chased us into the house where we
enjoyed some ice tea and brownies.
Beth said that her brothers, Mike
and Bruce, were here visiting.
They had been in Florida, where
Mike has a little place, vacationing
and doing some repairs that
needed done.
Myrna Gottsleben’s daughter,
Sharon, Colorado, has been here
for a few weeks. Myrna said that
she has been in and out of the hos-
pital for over a month, which was
just too long of a time to spend
there. Sharon said that they lived
near in the area where all the
flooding was and that she was
lucky as all the damage they had
was some water in their basement,
but it was a disaster for others. It
is just like all events, they seem to
affect someone from this area one
way or another. The world just
gets smaller as families spread
Norma Oldenberg has been
spending a few days in Colorado
this week and while she was gone
her family and Mark Buchholz
were putting a retaining wall on
the south side of their house next
to the highway. They were not fin-
ished with it when I stopped by to
leave something off for Norma, but
it sure will look nice when fin-
Mel and Beth Smith reported a
great eight days in Tennessee with
their daughter, Melann, and fam-
ily last week. Mel said that he re-
ally got behind while he was gone,
but that Kevin Coleman is helping
him catch up.
Marvin and Vicki Eide enjoyed a
few days in Gillette, with their
daughter, Carla, and grandkids
this week. They returned home
Sunday, September 22.
It rained about .15” last night,
Monday, and is cloudy and real
cool today. The forecast is for more
rain. Everyone is busy planting
winter wheat. Trevor Fitch has
been planting here on 2-19-16 this
I didn’t get anyone called this
week as I was too busy running
around. And it looks like my news
might be getting too long.
I have gotten so many birthday
cards from people who saw my pic-
ture in the papers. Some just took
a chance to call as they thought I
must be the Mary Smith who they
remembered and said that I looked
like my mother. One in particular
was a girl who I went to school
with at Bullflats at Custer. She
was a fourth grader and I was in
the eighth grade. My, what a nice
Birthdays are great and birth-
days are fun, but never have I cel-
ebrated so much as I have this
year. I am so thankful for my
health at this age. In fact, all the
years of my life I have enjoyed
family and friends and have been
blessed to enjoy grandchildren and
great-grandchildren. If I could go
back through my life, I wouldn’t
change a thing.
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.
* * * * * * *
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.)
* * * * * *
Moenville – 843-2538
Pastor Frezil Westerlund
1:30 p.m. (CT)
ALCW: 3rd Thursday, 1:30 p.m.
* * * * * *
Long Valley
Pastor Frezil Westerlund
* * * * * *
Every Sunday in July
Services at 10:00 a.m.
followed by potluck dinner
Pastor Art Weitschat
Kadoka – 837-2390
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10:00 a.m.
* * * * * *
(605) 669-2406 • Murdo
Pastor Ray Greenseth
Sunday Worship Services:
1:00 p.m.
Pastor Andy Blye
843-2143 • facebook.com/midlandobc
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service: 10:30 a.m.
Bible Study: Wed. at 7:30 p.m.
Women’s Ministries: 2nd Thurs., 1:30
10 miles SE of Midland
Pastor Glenn Denke • 462-6169
Sunday Worship: 10:00 a.m. (CT)
Sunday School: 11:00 a.m. CT
* * * * * *
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!!
* * * * * *
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.
* * * * * * *
Pastor Kathy
Chesney • 859-2310
E-mail: chez@gwtc.net
Sunday Worship: 8:00 a.m.
Pastor Kathy
Chesney • 859-2310
Home: 859-2192 • E-mail: chez@gwtc.net
Sunday Worship: 10:00 a.m.
1st Wednesday Every Month:
Contemporary Worship, 6:00 p.m.
UCW meets 2nd Friday at 9:30 a.m.
* * * * * * *
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
* * * * * *
Midland – 859-2664 or 843-2544
Fr. Kevin Achbach
Saturday Mass: 7:00 p.m.
(Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct., Dec.)
Sunday Mass: 11:00 a.m.
(Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept., Nov.)
Confession: Before Mass
* * * * * *
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.
Rush Funeral Home
Chapels in Philip, Wall & Kadoka
Jack, Gayle & D.J. Rush
859-2542 • Philip, SD
Ronald G. Mann, DDS
Philip, SD
When you’re well off, it can be easy to
lose sight of God. Why do you need
God when you are doing great on your
own? You need God because He is the
one constant in life. Financial wealth can
easily give way to financial ruin, but God
will never fail you. Cast aside all foolish
pride and put your trust in Him.
Ancient wisdom for modern life
Charge them that are rich in this world,
that they be not highminded, nor trust in
uncertain riches, but in the living God,
who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
1 Timothy 6:17 (KJV)
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Uoordìnator Marìanne Ireìn · 859-2312
Stuart Wilson, age 66 of
Kadoka, S.D., died Thursday, Sep-
tember 19, 2013, at the Hans P.
Peterson Memorial Hospital in
Stuart Arthur Wilson was born
March 17, 1947, to Earl Reiger
Wilson, Sr. and Emily Kahaleihi-
nano (Smith) Wilson in Cumber-
land, Md. He joined an older
brother Earl Reiger Wilson, Jr.
The family then returned to
Hale’iwa on the north shore of
Oahu, Hawaiian Islands. In the
next few years, a sister, Karen
Leilani, and brother, Steven
Phillip, joined the family.
Stuart spent his early child-
hood on and around the beaches of
northern Oahu. After the family
moved to Cumberland, Md., he
and his older brother helped their
father rebuild airplanes, stretch-
ing the fabric on the wings and
fuselage, gluing, shellacing and
painting them. Both he and his
brother learned to fly at an early
age. They also helped with tend-
ing the animals, haying and gar-
dening on their small family farm.
Stuart enjoyed helping his grand-
father with his greenhouse and
garden. As a young man he had
paper routes, and during his high
school years he worked at Ferdi-
nand’s drive-in restaurant and
Max’s Gulf gas station and auto
Stuart began his elementary
education on Oahu. He graduated
from Fort Hill High School, Cum-
berland, in 1965. He played base-
ball and football during his school
Stuart enlisted in the U.S. Air
Force for four years on August 23,
On December 14, 1968, Stuart
married Vicki Diane Headlee.
Upon his release from the Air
Force they moved to Mooresville,
N.C., where Stuart worked for a
building construction company. In
1969, they moved to Lincoln, Neb.,
where Stuart obtained his official
private pilot’s license at Lincoln
Aviation. He had begun his com-
mercial pilot’s training when their
daughter Reagan was born. He
then began his truck driving ca-
reer as an over-the-road driver.
Over the next 30-plus years he
hauled textiles, meat and produce,
livestock, boats, equipment, and
bees. In the early 1970s, they
moved to New Underwood where
he owned and operated Stu’s 66
gas station and auto repair and he
attended National College of Busi-
ness. In 1977, they moved to
Kadoka. Stuart continued to drive
truck over the road, but also
helped his in-laws, Charles and
Edith Perault, on their ranch,
worked at Philip Livestock Auc-
tion, was a heavy equipment oper-
ator on area road construction
projects, and worked for Lauritsen
Enterprises, an apiary, as a
worker and bee hauler. During
the early 1990s through 2002,
Stuart and Vicki owned and oper-
ated Wilson’s Spraying, where
they did rough country spraying
for noxious weeds. Over the years
Stuart built several motorcycles.
He was an excellent mechanic.
Stuart is survived by his wife,
Vicki; his sister, Karen (Larry)
Speir, Glen Rock, Pa.; his brother,
Steven (Dana) Wilson, Wichita
Falls, Texas; his children, Brad
(Rhonda) Deschamp, Rapid City,
Reagan (Terry) Ison, Ft. Worth,
Texas, and Willard (Jennifer) Wil-
son, Eastover, S.C.; grandchil-
dren, Brady Deschamp, Daniel
Deschamp, Aloni Deschamp, Vic-
toria Wilson, Amanda Wilson and
Bowen Wilson; and several
cousins, nieces and nephews.
Stuart was preceded in death
by his parents and his brother and
sister-in-law, Earl, Jr. and Sherri
Military graveside services
were held Monday, September 23,
at the Black Hills National Ceme-
tery near Sturgis.
Pallbearers were Jeff Laurit-
sen, Steve Langer, Tom DeVries,
Glen Bennett, Tad Auker and
Tom Struble.
Memorial contributions may be
made to the Black Hills National
Cemetery, the S.D. Veterans Sup-
port Council or the Ft. Meade VA
Medical Center.
His online guestbook is avail-
able at www.rushfuneralhome.
Stuart Wilson__________________________________
Casey Baumiller, son of Dou-
glas and Mary Baumiller of Park-
ston, and Adreann Brech,
daughter of Scott and Becky
Brech of Philip, are happy to an-
nounce their engagement.
The couple will wed in Parkston
on October 26, 2013.
Casey is a process engineer and
Adreann is an accountant both
employed by POET Design & Con-
struction in Sioux Falls.
The couple will reside in Hart-
St. Mary’s renovation
The St. Mary’s church building in Milesville received major repairs during
the first three weeks of June. Projects included replacing the roof, which
was the original from over 80 years ago. Other work included replacing
the trim from around the roof, removing a chimney, repairing the belfry,
restoring the bell, and reglazing some windows. Some ongoing projects
will be window repairs, painting, installing gutters, and other items. A good
share of the parish was involved in the project, with many putting in a lot
of time doing window repairs, painting and cleaning up. Kennedy Imple-
ment donated some transportation of equipment. Plans are to replace the
furnace this fall. Shown are Mike Piroutek, Matt Arthur and Josh Kelly.
Courtesy photos
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(continued from last week)
Bad River Club
September 6, 2013 – not a typ-
ical fall day when the temperature
can soar to a 100˚. However, Betty
Sinkey, Janice Bierle, Verona
Evans, Kathy Tolton, Emily Sam-
mons and Wilma Saucerman ar-
rived at the home of Isabelle
Sampson, hostess, to resume our
monthly meetings. The creed and
flag salute were recited in unison
and it was decided to continue the
price is right game, and collecting
a quarter from each member just
to have a small checking account
if needed. Participation decided by
the hostess of the month. Isabelle
chose the cornucopia (horn of
plenty) as her theme to represent
the bountiful harvest of God’s
blessings this year. How great it
was to see the lush green of the
forage crops, the numerous bales
of hay for the winter, and being
able to enjoy the fresh garden pro-
duce. God is good! She read a
short article of the history about
this symbol of plenty.
Carol Hunt made the beautiful
eye-catching cornucopia center-
piece for the table and Betty Block
made miniature plastic canvas
cornucopias which were given to
each member as a hostess gift.
Thanks, gals! Members had fun
trying to guess the names of towns
and cities in South Dakota using
hidden clues. Wilma was declared
the winner and took home a jar of
South Dakota honey. Betty won
the price is right. Betty Sinkey
will be the October hostess; the
meeting will be October 11 at the
home of Emily Sammons.
Club reporter, Isabelle Sampson
Midland Senior Citizens
The senior citizens met at the
center September 13, 2013, with
nine members present. President
Kandus Woitte called the meeting
to order and led the flag salute.
The minutes of the August meet-
ing were read and approved. The
treasurer’s report was given.
George Stroppel moved to accept
the report and Amy Hulse sec-
onded the motion and it carried.
Three cards were sent. The bul-
letin board was done. For mainte-
nance, George Stroppel watered
the bushes. We need someone to
man the senior citizen’s table on
Free Day. We will meet at 9:30
a.m. September 19 to work on the
float for the parade. We will have
a $10 door prize, donated by
Mahlon Alcock.
Meeting adjourned.
Mickey Woitte, Secretary
Time to finish up my new’s col-
umn for this week! It seems like
each and every day is busy, busy.
My news was short last week as I
had an unexpected trip to Mitchell
late afternoon Monday. Our
daughter-in-law, Stephanie, and
our granddaughter, Laura, were
leaving for Germany Tuesday
morning. Christopher wasn’t able
to take them as he had two tests
that morning, so I was called. I do
have to say, I was more then a bit
nervous about driving in Sioux
Falls, but the route they had
mapped out, were on the out-
skirts of the city, so all was fine. It
was nice to have some time with
Stephanie and Laura before they
left to visit family in Germany.
Christopher and I went to Wess-
ington Springs Tuesday evening
to a girls’ volleyball game between
Mitchell Christian and Wessing-
ton Springs. We had a chance to
visit with Pat and Sandy Jones
who live at Wessington Springs,
and their daughter, Monica, was
playing on the Wessington
Springs volleyball team. Pat and
Sandy’s daughter, Piper, along
with another girl, sang the na-
tional anthem, a cappella. They
did a good job! I also noticed in the
program that Piper is student
manager for the team. Pat and
Sandy’s son, Braden, was in con-
cessions, so we saw them all.
Braden is a senior, Monica a jun-
ior, and Piper sixth grade. It was
also nice to meet some of the par-
ents of the Mitchell Christian
girls. Christopher had coached
some of those girls in basketball,
during the summer, so has gotten
to know them and their parents.
Stephanie has been emailing us
pictures of Laura with Grandpa
Josef and Grandma Barbara, as
well as pictures of Laura with her
great-grandparents. It’s nice they
could have this time together.
Those miles between Germany
and Mitchell are many, so those
times of being together are “cher-
ished moments for making memo-
I met Mary Lou and Jerry
Wallner at 1880 Town one day
last week. They live at Ramsey,
Minn., and were on their way back
home after visiting with Mary
Lou’s sisters and husbands, Jessie
Mae and John Brewer and Dar-
lene and Bud Knight. We had a
great time at 1880 Town, having
lunch, seeing the music show on
stage at the Long Horn Saloon
and going for a surrey ride to the
old homestead. And to top it off,
Mary Lou gave me a jar of her de-
licious beet pickles. I love beet
pickles, have had some good ones
and some not so good – hers take
top honors for being the best.
Thanks, Mary Lou! She shared
her secret recipe with me, but my
lips are sealed on that one! Mary
Lou said she enjoys canning and
has been busy canning tomatoes
since they got home.
As I close my column for an-
other week and this area being
farming and ranching country, I
leave you with the following from
Jerry’s Amish magazine, “Politi-
cian to farmer: What did you think
of my speech on the agricultural
problem? Farmer: Not bad, but a
good day’s rain would probably
have helped more.”
(this week’s news)
School Lunch
Monday, Sept. 23: Sloppy joes,
veggie, fruit and milk.
Tuesday, Sept. 24: Super na-
chos, veggie, fruit and milk.
Wednesday, Sept. 25: Biscuits
and gravy, veggie, fruit and milk.
Thursday, Sept. 26: Runzas,
veggie, fruit and milk.
Friday, Sept. 27: Kadoka
Homecoming - Chicken patty, veg-
gie, fruit and milk.
Monday, Sept. 30: Goulash,
veggie, fruit and milk.
Sitting at my computer trying
to get my mind around all that
took place on Saturday, I’m think-
ing it’s a good thing Midland’s Ap-
preciation Day was yesterday and
not today. Those temperatures
started rising early this morning.
It was a perfect morning for the
5K walk/run/ride event on Satur-
day morning, cool enough a sweat-
shirt felt good. This has been a
nice addition to the events of the
day. I spotted Emily Sammons off
on her bicycle for the event. Way
to go Emily! 4-H leader Nicki Nel-
son reported the following: The
Bad River Buckaroos 4-H Club
had their 2nd 5K Fun -
Run/Walk/Ride on Saturday, Sep-
tember 21. Registration was at
7:00 a.m. at the city park. The
event started at 8:00 a.m. We had
33 participants ranging from little
ones in strollers to kids and great-
grandmas on bikes and teens and
adults running/ walking. It was a
nice morning for the event. Riders:
1st Place - Cass Finn; 2nd Place -
Jaron Tharaldsen. Walkers: 1st
Place - Robin Bierle; 2nd Place - 3
generations - Jenna Tolton &
Keenan and Jan Tolton. Runners:
1st Place - Kruse Bierle / Kathy
LaDue; 2nd Place - Ali Wang
The senior citizens had a num-
ber of events going on at the cen-
ter for folks to enjoy throughout
the day. The Midland School
Booster Club served a lunch of
sloppy joes, hot dogs, nachos, pies
and drinks. This is their main
fundraiser to help in the cost of
different school events throughout
the school year. They much appre-
ciate those who come and show
their support.
Our little town of Midland con-
tinues to have good parades. Two
additions to the parade this year
was the Class of 2003 having a
float and the Fosheim siblings and
their spouses with a float.
There were different games
and contests throughout the after-
noon, the annual free roast beef
supper put on by the commercial
club fed over 400 people, followed
by the drawing of prizes in the
evening. Judy Daly was sharing
with some of us of winning one of
those flat shovels at one of Mid-
land Appreciation Day drawings.
She said it works real well for hit-
ting those rattlesnakes over the
head, dazing them so you can fin-
ish the job. She said her family
knows not to take that shovel from
the spot where she keeps it handy.
For a city girl, she’s turned into
quite a farm gal. Winner of the
$10 from the senior center was
Teresa Palmer; coming the fur-
thest was Shari Estep, Austin,
Texas; youngest there was two-
and-a-half month old Walt Ed-
ward Whitcher; oldest women was
93 year-old Francis Noble and old-
est man was 90-year-old Mahlon
Alcock. The evening closed with a
dance making for a full day of ac-
tivities! And to top it off, there was
a full moon in that deep blue night
Winners of the floats were:
Midland School Grades - 1st, Pre-
school; 2nd, the Class of 2003.
Kids and Pets – 1st, Life is a Jour-
ney, Bailey and Sage Biere; 2nd,
Sugar and Spice Jada Jones and
Sage Bierle; 3rd Little Big Town,
Emily Trapp. Merchants – A & A
Tire and Repair; Mounted Riders
– Will Schofield family; Organiza-
tions – 1st, Senior Citizens; 2nd,
St. William Church; 3rd, Cre-
ations Galore Patricia Vollmer.
Other events going on that day
were two baby showers: Wyatt Ed-
ward Witcher, son of Jer and Julie
(Jones) Witcher and Mason
Parker Hostutler, son of Brian
and Misti (McLaughlin) Hostut-
ler. Our congratulations to both
And then there was the Fos-
heim/Schofield family reunion
with around 100 family and
friends enjoying the day. Bridget
Schofield, wife of Lucas, had put
together some awesome family al-
bums for everyone to enjoy looking
through. She had some great pic-
tures of the old and the new. Bo-
bette Schofield had written a
poem, “The Sisterhood of Age,”
which she read. Not having room
for all of it in my news column, I
asked if she would write me some-
thing of why she wrote it. Here is
what she wrote, “Written in honor
of Mary Ellen Schofield, Pauline
Schofield and Jean Schofield.
Their lives were very parallel as
they married brothers, raised
their children with life and love,
and went into the hospital or
nursing home in the last stage of
their life.” All of the remaining
Fosheim siblings were there, but,
for Joe, who, healthwise, wasn’t
able to come. Some of his brothers
and sisters had gone to see him
the day before. George, Richard,
Johnny and Roger passed away
some years ago. Those here were
Edith Schofield, her daughter,
Suzy and her friend Wendy,
Casper, Wyo., and her son Marvin
and Lucy Schofield; Peter Fos-
heim, Pierre; Jackie Foshiem,
Murdo, whose husband was
George; Judy and George Gerig,
son, Cory, and his two daughters,
Sturgis; Tina and Orlyn Haug,
Pierre and Tina’s kids, Terri, Tim
and Ryan; Ruthie and Lou
Gassner, Colo.; Vic and Carol Fos-
ehim, Midland and their daughter
Denise; Judy Fosheim, Midland,
whose husband was Johnny, her
kids, Jake Fosheim, Angie Doolit-
tle, Crystal Neuharth, Jared Fos-
heim and Tena Fosheim, were
there, Pat was unable to come due
to work. Rodney and Patsy (Strop-
pel) Fosheim, Irving, Texas, Doug
Fosheim, Wisconsin and Jodie
Fosheim, Dallas, Texas, were
there and are the children of the
late Richard and Alice Mae Fos-
heim. Everyone had a good visit.
It was good to see those one hadn’t
seen for some years. My brother,
Phil Meyers, Pierre, and Rita
(Schofield) Anker, Murdo, got to
visiting about when Phil and
Bobby Marrington taught at the
Ottumwa School.
Rita remembers Phil getting in
on the softball games with the stu-
dents at recess. He had on white
pants this one particular day.
Now I’m not for sure if he stum-
bled and fell or if he slide into
home base, but, whatever the
case, he wound up with green
grass stains on those white
britches. That’s kind of how the
day went, the sharing of stories
throughout the day!
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Jim and Barb Petoske’s family
were all home for the weekend.
They were, Lori Petoske and her
fiancé, Nick Kunker; Amy and
Jordan Miller; Kory, April, Alexis,
and Gavin Petokse and Kevin,
Emily, Reese, and Sam Petoske. It
is real good to have Jim home
after his stay at the Mayo Clinic!
The Class of 2003 reunion
graduates in Midland on Saturday
were Lori Petoske, Jenna Tolton,
Paula Jones, Jesse Block, Jim
Larson, Kellie Fischer, Matthew
Jones, Eric Addison, Sig Martin
and Tyler Nemec.
Also here for Midland’s Appre-
ciation Day activities were
Frances (May) Noble, her sons
Larry and Gary Noble all of Rapid
City and her daughter Kay
(Noble) King and her husband,
Bob, of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Frances and her son Larry rarely
miss this annual event! Larry’s
son, Jason W. Noble, is a doctor at
a clinic in Rapid City and some
folks from this area have been to
him. Frances said she has enjoyed
reading the Midland News for
many years, keeping up with folks
in this area. It was nice her other
children could be here this year.
As some of you know, Frances was
married to John Noble, the son of
Ray and Ruth Noble. In the his-
tory book, Prairie Progress in
West Central South Dakota, it
tells that Frances taught in coun-
try schools and the Midland grade
school until 1951, when she and
her family moved to Rapid City.
Frances shared a story with me of
teaching at the Little Eagle School
this one particular year. Some of
her students were Peter, Edith,
Pauline and Richard Fosheim,
Joan Schanzenbach, Kathy and
Tom Hand and Jr. Rank. When
school was over for the year she
remembered she couldn’t get her
things from the school as the creek
had risen. Later, Bill Halverson,
who, as many remember worked
for Pete Fosheim for many years,
well, Frances said with a team of
horses and a wagon; he hauled her
things from that school. I enjoyed
the visit Frances and meeting
other members of your family.
Other former Midland folks at
Midland’s Appreciation Day were
four daughters and a son of the
late Dude and Alice Donovan Ven-
ner, Micaela Wuehler, North
Platte, Neb., Kathy Jorgensen,
Memphis, Tenn., Kara Bren, De-
troit Lakes, Minn. and Shane
Donovan, Gettysburg. Those girls
are so much like their mom; it is
always good to see them. There
were so many people here on Free
Day that a person can’t mention
them all.
Roger, Peg and Chad Johnson,
Pierre, drove to Denver, Colo., a
while back and from there flew to
Austin, Texas for their grandson,
Landon’s first birthday. Roger and
Chad flew back to Denver and
their car. Peg stayed a while
longer and came to Midland with
her sister, Shari Estep. Jim and
Jan Tolton’s granddaughter, Jes-
sica Tolton, came from Aberdeen.
Jenna Tolton and son Keenan,
Texas, and Courtney (Hunt) Mc-
Farland, Wyo., also came to Mid-
land, all of the above coming for
Midland’s big day and the Fos-
heim/Schofield reunion.
Family got word late Saturday
evening that Brian Hackerott of
Smith Center, Kan., had passed
away. Brian has been battling
cancer for some months. Brian
was married to Lisa (Hunt)
Hackerott. Christine Niedan,
Michelle Meinzer, Shari Estep
and Courtney McFarland headed
for Smith Center this Sunday af-
ternoon. Our sympathies to the
family of Brian.
Our granddaughter, Jalene
Nemec, also the granddaughter of
Judy Daly, was married to Mark
Davis at an outdoor wedding at
Savannah, Ga., on her birthday,
September 14. Her dad, Les
Nemec and his wife, Jolene, were
there, as were her mom, Janet
Abrahamson, and her husband,
John. It was Jalene and Mark’s
wish to have a very small wed-
ding! We sent our blessings to that
first born grandchild of ours.
Wednesday, some relatives on
the DeYoung side of the family
came from Watertown, Goodwin,
Castlewood and Estelline to our
house for a visit. Joyce Gaberd-
ing’s mom, Grace, was a sister to
Grandma DeYoung. Marge Iwan
came over having a chance to visit
with them.
Jerry took everyone for a drive
to the DeYoung place and to the
cemetery, as this was something
they were interested in seeing.
Everyone had a bite to eat before
they had to head back home.
As I close my column this Sun-
day evening, the sky looks like
rain! The winter wheat that has
been planted could use a drink.
Once again I had to send my news
in early. So, will try and catch up
with the news I missed next week!
Have a good day and a good week!
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On Wednesday evening a large
crowd (approximately 70-75) gath-
ered at the Milesville hall for the
Appreciation Supper sponsored by
Golden Vet. This was also a time to
congratulate Dr. Jim on being se-
lected Veterinarian of the Year for
South Dakota. Folks came from
quite a distance to enjoy the supper
and an evening of visiting.
Billsburg again has an increased
population of one with the recent
arrival of Dr. Jim's Vet Tech, MJ
Ziebarth. MJ's hometown is Flan-
dreau and she attended school at
Globe University in Sioux Falls.
She is temporarily living in the
trailer house there by the clinic but
soon a different trailer will be
moved to that location. Welcome to
our community, MJ!
Leo Quinn, age 85, died on Sep-
tember 15 at his home in Goodyear,
Ariz. His nephew, Tim and Lori
Quinn and his sister-in-law, Donna
Quinn are among his survivors.
Dave and Tonya Berry cele-
brated a late anniversary night out
on Thursday when they attended
the Gordon Lightfoot Concert at
the Rapid City Civic Center. Their
anniversary is in August.
Cory Smith was gone for 10 days
recently hunting elk in Colorado.
The flooding and devastation in the
area made for tough hunting and
he came home without an elk.
Matt Arthur, Adam and Alan
Rislov also spent about ten days
hunting near Gunnison, Colo. They
didn't have any luck either in get-
ting their elk.
Phil and Karen Carley were also
gone for 10 days on a hunting trip
to Diamond Mountain, Utah. This
time Phil went to aid other hunters
with the pack animals, etc. Karen
was very busy cooking three meals
a day for about 23 hunters. She
said the nearby town of Vernal,
Utah, is beautiful with all the flow-
ers displayed throughout.
On Saturday, Phil and Karen
Carley drove to New Underwood to
do some work on her parents' home
to get it ready to sell. Others help-
ing were her sister, Kathi, and
daughter, Stephanie, her brother,
Jim O'Grady, and her sister, Kim
and Ron Plunder. They all enjoyed
supper out that night.
Guests on Sunday afternoon at
Phil and Karen's were grandchil-
dren, Brett and Joey Carley, Dal-
ton and Shelby Shields, Emmett
Shields and some friends from
Bill and Karyl Sandal went to
Eden over the weekend to help
their grandson, John, celebrate his
first birthday. John's parents are
Todd and Jennifer Sandal, who
hosted a barbecue at their home on
Friday night. En route home Sun-
day they stopped for breakfast with
Karyl's sister, Ruth and Don at
Mark and Judith Radway at-
tended a rodeo over the weekend at
North Platte, Neb. Their son, Tan-
ner, was one of the contestants.
They report that both the North
and South Platte Rivers are out of
their banks in places due to the
rainfall in Colorado.
Bailey Radway helped her
cousin, Nikki (McDaniel) Bon-
neberger, celebrate her 30th birth-
day in Philip on Saturday night.
Dan and Gayla Piroutek, along
with Dan's sister, Kay, headed
west for several days. Dan worked
at cattle, horse and sheep sales in
Belle Fourche, Newell, Great Falls,
Mont., and Sheridan, Wyo. While
Dan worked, Gayla and Kay toured
the countryside, several museums,
and several old, historical homes.
Stops that stood out were the Giant
Springs near Great Falls, where
the shortest river in the United
States, the Roe River, only 210 feet
long, flowed in to the longest river
in the United States, the Missouri
River at a length of over 2410
miles. They also toured the Brad-
ford Brinton summer mansion at
Big Horn, Wyoming and the late
Wyoming governor, John
Kendrick's family home overlook-
ing Sheridan, Wyo.
Leah, Deacon and Ainsley Ries of
Pierre visited Papa and Granny
Radway (Glen and Jackie) for the
weekend. Saturday was spent in
Spearfish at the D.C. Booth Fish
Last Monday, September 16,
Tim and Joy Elshere and Sandy,
Joy's niece from Texas headed for
Rochester, Minn. They stopped in
Sioux Falls and had supper at Scott
and Tia Elshere's. After spending
the night in Sioux Falls, they con-
tinued on to Rochester. On
Wednesday, Joy had heart surgery
and she is doing well. We pray for
continued healing for you, Joy!
Donella Elshere, wife of Andy
Elshere, is staying in Philip with
Paul. After work on Thursday,
Judy Elshere had supper with Paul
and Donella.
Last Friday, Judy Elshere drove
to Hot Springs and spent the night
with Casey, Rachelle and Ashlynn
Elshere. She and Rachelle's
mother, Fay Hauk, spent the night
and on Saturday morning they all
went to Ashlynn's soccer games in
Edgemont. That afternoon, Judy
went to Rapid City for a baby
shower for Thamy Elshere. She
stayed with Shawn and Thamy
that night, returning home on Sun-
Milesville folks who attended the
Schofield and Fosheim reunion in
Midland on Saturday were Donnie
and Bobette Schofield, Virgil and
Carla Smith and Erin Hovland,
Connor and MacKenzie.
Bobette Schofield went to the
doctor on Thursday and came home
with a walking boot. She had bro-
ken a bone in her foot the night of
the Relay For Life in Wall. We hope
your healing goes well, Bobette.
On Thursday, Vonda Hamill
kept an appointment in Spearfish,
and met a friend, Pam Heisler, for
lunch. On Friday, Carson Hamill
went to stay with Toby and Amy
Kroetch and teammates, Lane and
Wade. They all traveled together to
the Football Jamboree in Kadoka
on Saturday.
Jason and Vonda Hamill were in
Deadwood on Saturday to watch
the Philip Scotties in the Prospec-
tor Bowl where they were defeated
22-20 by Hill City. Joining them to
watch Nick and the Scotties play
were friends Dave and Cori Engel-
hardt and family, Priscilla
Romkema, uncle, Tom Delahoyde,
and friend, Janet Herring, and
aunt, Kristi Delahoyde, and her
two children. They enjoyed a nice
visit while the game was played.
Other Milesville parents attending
the football game in Deadwood
were Dave and Tonya Berry and
Linda Stangle and also Cory and
Deb Smith.
Sunday lunch guests at Leo and
Joan Patton's were Bob and April
Knight and two friends, Brent and
Ethan. They were in the area hunt-
ing birds.
On Wednesday evening, there
was a supper and dedication of the
new Senechal Park in Philip. Lo-
cals attending were Paul, Donna
and Tina Staben and Bill and Con-
nie Parsons.
At the senior center in Philip on
Sunday, Lois (Price) Shearn cele-
brated her 99th birthday. Those at
her party from here were Leo and
Joan Patton and Donna and Tina
Bob Neville visited at Joan
Hamill's home on Thursday. They
had a good time remembering folks
who formerly lived in the area, in-
cluding Joan's parents, Russ and
Leona Hamill.
Donnie and Marcia Eymer spent
the weekend in the Hills attending
grandaughter, Brittany's activities.
On Saturday, she played volleyball
with the Spearfish team in Rapid
City. Sunday she competed in the
Little Britches rodeo in Buffalo.
Donnie and Marcia visited their
daughter, Jill in Sturgis and spent
the night with Tim and Kim in
Chad and Kathy Hanrahan and
son, Preston, attended a wedding
on Saturday in Kennebec.
On Sunday, Jodi Parsons got to
celebrate her September 21 birth-
day by cooking dinner for her par-
ents, Mike and Betty McDonnell of
Highmore, Sharon Olivier, and
Bart and me.
We got a nice rain shower (1/2”)
on Monday afternoon. Very wel-
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(con’t. from last week)
Clint, Laura, and Alivya Alle-
man have had a week full of plant-
ing, silage, canning, and typical
chores for this time of year. Laura
and Alivya did get to slip away to
Rapid City Thursday as Laura’s
cousin, April Yost, was flying in.
Laura had not seen April for al-
most 15 years! According to Laura,
so much has changed, but like with
a good friend, one can pick up ex-
actly where you left off. It was a
short, but wonderful reunion.
Grandpa Randy and Grandma Joy
also took Laura and Alivya to Di-
nosaur Park in Rapid City that
day. Alivya loved the dinosaurs
after she realized they were “just
rocks.” One of the not so nice hap-
penings of the week at the Alleman
home was that they experienced a
computer crash – they now hope
that they are back to 100 percent.
Sunday usually is a day of rest and
full of family, but this week they
spent it trying to catch up. With
Clint in the field and Laura trying
to bring new life to a computer, by
days end they were beat. Later in
the day, they decided to visit Nels
and Dorothy Paulson. Livy played
with all their kittens. After the
visit, they went for a late supper in
town! Laura said it wasn't very
practical, but they all enjoyed the
outing. She also said that they run
around constantly getting every-
thing done that they can in a day,
but they are blessed in many ways
and thank God for each one. Great
Our week was busy here as well
with all of the seasonal activities. I
was in Pierre Thursday and got to
see our daughter, Jennifer, as well
as my sister, Tish Nickelson. (Un-
fortunately, Tish has her own zuc-
chini plants, so I couldn't give her
any.) Friday evening, we were sup-
per guests of Alan and Sharon
Anker, enjoying steak and hal-
ibut – yummy! My brothers, Bill
and Tom Brown, were here Satur-
day afternoon for a brief visit.
We've also been hosting some elk
hunters. There is never a dull mo-
ment around this place!
(this week’s news)
Greetings from cool, extremely
foggy northeast Haakon County.
Fall is definitely in the air, and all
the fog we have been experiencing
has me wondering again just what
kind of winter we can expect. We
missed out on the rains some areas
received Monday, so the moisture
from the fog is welcome.
The garden is realizing that it is
time to slow down – the plants are
really beginning to show the wear
and tear of the productive summer
they have had. I'm still making dill
pickles, and I canned some carrots
yesterday. I want to get some of
them out of the ground so I'm not in
a mad scramble just prior to freez-
ing temperatures. I've also been
taking care of the bountiful pear
crop – there are about 20 jars of
pears on the pantry shelf, and
today the crockpot is full of pear
butter, just waiting to reach the
right consistency before it goes in
the jars. And if anyone is inter-
ested, I still have plenty of zucchini!
On to the news – Nels and
Dorothy Paulson were busy last
week hauling some bales home.
Their friend, Dale Hartmann,
helped them with that task
Wednesday. Thursday, Dorothy
had a visit from Pam Sowards
Haag, who brought eggs and stayed
for a nice visit. Friday, Nels and
Dorothy were in town for parts and
supplies. Saturday visitors were
Amber and Otis Funk, friends from
near Fort Pierre. Sunday, Dorothy
attended church at Deep Creek.
Dorothy said they are expecting an-
telope hunters later this week.
Lola Roseth returned from her
trip to Las Vegas, and she said the
gals had a great time. There is so
much to see and do there, and there
is no way you can see it all! Duane
attended the Buckaroos outing –
the group was headquartered near
Wasta this year. Lola attended a
portion of the “Free Day” activities
in Midland Saturday, helping with
the EMT portion. From Midland,
she traveled to Philip and visited
her mother, Joy Klima, at the nurs-
ing home. Joy and Lola took advan-
tage of the beautiful weather by
taking a walk around the neighbor-
hood. Lola also visited with her sis-
ter, Linda Smith, before returning
to the ranch.
Dick and Gene Hudson traveled
to Brookings Thursday, wanting to
be on hand for the eminent home-
maker awards activities Friday.
Their friend, Marlys VanderWal,
was being honored this year.
Marlys worked at South Dakota
State University for many years,
and she is very deserving of the
award. A cousin of Marlys', Wanda
Breeschoten, lives in Pierre, so she
rode to Brookings with the Hud-
sons. Dick and Gene met up with
their grandson, Wyatt Johnson,
Thursday evening for supper.
Wyatt is a student at SDSU. Fri-
day, after the awards ceremony,
they attended a get-together at the
VanderWal home. They headed
back west Saturday, dropping
Wanda off at her home and visiting
for a bit. From Pierre, Dick and
Gene headed to Midland to take in
a portion of the Merchant Appreci-
ation Days activities. There were
good crowds, and Gene said she got
to visit with some folks that she
hadn't seen in many years. When I
talked to Gene, Monday, she was
busy with yard work. Gene said
Wanda Breeschoten has an amaz-
ing yard, and she had given Gene
some new plants for her flowerbed.
According to Gene, in order to ac-
commodate the new plants, she had
to expand her flowerbed, and she
had quite a battle with mosquitoes
before she was done. The little bug-
gers have really been swarming the
past few days at our house, too!
Billy and Arlyne Markwed had a
busy week last week, taking care of
their great-grandchildren, Tuesday
through Saturday, while their par-
ents were gone. T.J. and Jeanine
Gabriel and some friends spent the
week taking in the Montana Angus
Tour. After the grandkids left Sat-
urday, Billy and Arlyne went to
Midland to attend the Appreciation
Day activities. They attended
church Sunday, and Sunday
evening Steve McDaniel came for
supper and some card playing. Billy
celebrated a birthday on Monday,
so happy belated birthday to him! I
don't know how he does it, but he
never seems to get any older!
Ruth Neuhauser had a visit last
Tuesday from Don Sandal and Gay-
lord Norman. The guys had been to
Aberdeen, and they stopped for a
brief visit on their way home. Kevin
Neuhauser visited Ruth Wednes-
day and attended the quarterly
family conference at Highmore
Health. Ruth said she is doing well,
just a little tired and a little weak.
Bill and Polly Bruce had a visit
Saturday from Bill's sister and
brother-in-law, Betty and Dennis
Casey, Rapid City. Bill and Polly's
niece, Erica Bruns, and children,
Pierre, also visited and had lunch.
Sunday, Bill and Polly attended
church in Midland, followed by
lunch with Polly's sister, Audrey
Jones, and her family. Four of Gene
and Audrey's daughters were home,
so they got to visit with them, in-
cluding a new great-nephew. Au-
drey gave Polly apples and other
goodies from the garden – always a
welcome gift!
Connie Johnson and her son,
Avery, were in Ft. Pierre Friday
evening, because Connie was sell-
ing tickets at the football game. Jon
Johnson left Saturday and headed
for Minnesota to visit his mother.
Noah has been down with a cold,
but he is improving. Connie teaches
school at Cheyenne School in Stan-
ley County, and she said things are
going well. They have a total of 10
students in seven grades, so that
keeps the teacher hopping!
Ray and Nancy Neuhauser had a
very busy week preparing for the
Sterling family ranch rodeo that
was held Saturday in Ft. Pierre.
Nancy's children were all able to be
here for the event, and they started
arriving Thursday. Friday was
spent making last minute prepara-
tions, and Sunday was spent clean-
ing up. Nancy said the rodeo was a
success, and they are already mak-
ing plans for next year. Clayton
Neuhauser and his friend, Mary,
stopped in Pierre and took Ray and
Nancy, plus Nancy's daughter,
Sandy, out to lunch Sunday. Mon-
day, Nancy was out and about re-
turning flags and banners to rodeo
sponsors, and she stopped for a
visit with Clara Eldridge at the
nursing home.
Lee Briggs continues to be busy
cutting silage, and Mary Briggs is
still busy with her painting project.
She has been nursing a sore shoul-
der, so she has to be careful to not
overdo it! Lee and Mary got news
last week that their grandson,
Chancy Riggle, is engaged! His fi-
ancée, Cristina Higuera Fernandez,
Seville, Spain, spent her senior
year here as a foreign exchange stu-
dent. Chancy and Cristina have
been able to stay in touch through
the magic of modern technology,
and Cristina spent last summer
here. I don't know if a wedding date
has been set, but congratulations to
the young couple. Over the week-
end, Mary went to her daughter,
Keva's, new home, taking her an
antique dresser that belonged to
Keva's great-great uncle, Bill. What
a treasure! Mary said Keva is get-
ting settled into her new home.
Frank Halligan and Billy Webb
left for the Buckaroo trail ride Fri-
day. The ride took place near Wasta
this year, and they had a great
time. Sunday, Ken Halligan, Bill
Halligan, Frank and Shirley at-
tended services at the Little Brown
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The Scotties were able to race in
the Raider Nation Invitational Cross
Country Meet for the first time in
over a decade. Near perfect condi-
tions gave every Scottie yet another
best race of 2013.
Getting out of our region and out of
our comfort zone can be great confi-
dence builders. Looking down the
start line at top ranked teams and
elite ranked runners does little for
one’s prerace confidence; competing
well against them as the Scotties did
can lift them to a new level.
In the girls’ varsity race, the early
break away pitted sophomore Ellie
Coyle against two “A” division nota-
bles in St. Francis’ Haylee Quick
Bear and Winner’s Chloe Bartels. A
blistering early pace left Coyle and
Bartels in a dual throughout. Coyle
made a strong move with a half mile
remaining. Bartels could not answer,
giving Coyle the win. Her time was
Junior Katlin Knutson and sev-
enth grader Jasmine Ferguson’s
game plan was to stay near the front
of the main pack and stay together.
This worked well as Knutson ran
with Burke/South Central’s Shailhyn
Schweigert, with Ferguson on her
hip. Knutson put Gregory’s Megan
Warnke behind her in the final me-
ters to earn the 10th place medal.
Her time was 17:15. Ferguson, in a
finish sprint, overtook Burke/South
Central’s Ryahna Scheigert for the
17th position with easily her best
4,000 meter time at 17:46. Senior Al-
lison Pekron used White Lake/Kim-
ball’s Bailey Bosworth to pace her
through her best race of 2013.
Pekron placed 24th with a time of
Just three team points separated
the top four teams: Winner – 22,
Burke/South Central – 24, St. Fran-
cis – 24, Philip – 25, Lyman – 47,
Jones County – 50.
With juniors Tristen Rush and
Nelson Holman on injured restric-
tion, sophomore Garrett Snook took
the reins for Philip’s very young boys’
varsity team.
Snook’s goal was revenge on last
week’s lost to Wall’s David Bintliff.
This put both boys inside the top 10
early on and together until the final
sprint when Snook’s closing kick
gave him a four second lead on
Bintliff at the finish line. Snook place
fifth with a time of 18:27.
Keegan Burnett, a steadily im-
proving sophomore, ran his best
5,000 meters of 2013 as he out paced
Gregory’s Max Klundt to take 26th
place. Burnett’s time was 21:46.
Freshman Damian Bartels and
eighth grader Conner Dekker worked
together early. In the closing mile,
Bartels made a bold move, overtak-
ing three runners including his team-
mate. Dekker, with a strong late
effort, moved into 30th place and a
time of 22:08, with Bartels next at
31st place and a time of 22:13. These
young men all ran with the Scottie
pride we’ve come to know, among
some of South Dakota’s best.
Team points: Burke/South Cen-
tral – 24, Winner – 29, Wall – 30,
Lyman – 33, Gregory – 36, White
River – 43, Philip – 54.
Philip’s final race crowned yet an-
other Scottie champion for 2013. Sev-
enth grader Khalen Martin ran in a
lead group of three early on, but de-
cided near the middle of this 2,000
meter race that he would push the
pace. He pulled away from Lyman’s
Brodley Letede to run alone over the
final meters, claiming his first vic-
tory. Technical problem’s left no time
available for any runner in this race.
Great run by our youngest Scottie.
Philip hosted the Great Western
Plain Conference Meet, Wednesday,
September 25. The team’s next meet
will be Friday, September 27, at
Rapid City Central, starting at 3:00.
Following that will be a meet Tues-
day, October 1, in Lead, starting at
Scotties take on Lyman meet
The Philip Lady Scotties varsity
and junior varsity volleyball team
each came away from the White
River Triangular with two wins.
The varsity girls first had a
tough go of it with the Wall Eagles.
Determining the winner required
five games, one of them going into
extended play.
Philip versus Wall
21-25, 25-20, 25-17,
24-26, 15-10
Serving: 100/110 (10 aces) Leaders: Ellie
Coyle – 15/15 (2 aces), Tia Guptill – 16/19 (3
aces), Peyton DeJong – 21/23 (2 aces), Jordyn
Dekker – 13/16 (2 aces)
Receiving: 76/87 Leaders: Coyle – 30/33,
Kaci Olivier – 22/25, Jordyn Dekker – 12/15
Setting: 153/159 (38 assists) Leaders: Madi-
son Hand – 106/109 (24 assists), Guptill –
22/23 (8 assists)
Hitting: 152/183 (48 kills) Leaders:
Dekker – 44/54 (17 kills), Peyton Kuchen-
becker – 25/31 (8 kills), Hand – 18/18 (7 kills),
Olivier – 18/19 (3 kills)
Blocking: 4 kills Leaders: Dekker – 4 as-
sists, Hand – 2 assists
Digging: 123/159 Leaders: Olivier – 33/37,
Coyle – 19/26, Dekker – 18/23, Guptill – 18/25,
Hand – 17/20, DeJong – 16/22
The varsity then faced the White
River Lady Tigers. This challenge
was less of a challenge. Philip won
the first three games, thus did not
have to play any more to determine
the best three out of five. Philip
currently stands with a six win and
four loss season record.
Philip versus White River
25-23, 25-13, 25-19
Serving: 64/73 (7 aces) Leaders: Coyle:
17/18 (4 aces), Guptill – 10/11 (1 ace), Dekker –
11/13 (1 ace), Olivier – 9/9
Receiving: 43/45 Leaders: Coyle – 18/19,
Olivier – 17/17, Guptill – 5/5
Setting: 86/90 (22 assists) Leaders: Hand –
64/65 (14 assists), Guptill – 9/10 (6 assists)
Hitting: 84/105 (31 kills) Leaders: Dekker –
17/22 (11 kills), Olivier – 10/11 (6 kills), Gup-
till – 21/24 (6 kills)
Blocking: 4 kills Leaders: Kuchenbecker –
2 assists
Digging: 60/78 Leaders: Olivier – 16,
Coyle – 13, Hand – 11
The junior varsity also first faced
the Wall Eagles. The best two out
of three games went to the Philip
Lady Scotties.
Philip versus Wall
25-22, 20-25, 15-13
Serving: 51/62 (15 aces) Leaders: Courtney
Bartlett – 10/10 (4 aces), Ashton Reedy – 7/8
(4 aces), Elise Wheeler – 10/12 (3 aces), Libbi
Koester – 9/11 (3 aces)
Receiving: 58/71 Leaders: Brett Carley –
14/15, Shay Hand – 12/15, Reedy – 11/11
Setting: 47/54 (1 assist) Leader: Reedy –
23/24 (1 assist)
Hitting: 28/33 (4 kills) Leaders: Bartlett –
8/10 (2 kills), Kendal Hook – 5/5 (1 kill),
Reedy – 5/5 (1 kill)
Digging: 14 Leaders: Bartlett – 4, Koester –
4, Cheyenne Pinney – 3
The junior varsity took two of the
three games from White River.
They forced their one lost game
into extended play. The Philip jun-
ior varsity currently stands with a
four win and one loss season
Philip versus White River
25-22, 26-28, 15-10
Serving: 61/67 (19 aces) Leaders: Bartlett –
9/9 (5 aces), Reedy – 11/12 (5 aces), Pinney –
8/8 (3 aces)
Receiving: 41/52 Leaders: Reedy – 11/14,
Carley – 9/9, Koester – 7/9
Setting: 36/37 (2 assists) Leader: Reedy –
20/21 (2 assists)
Hitting: 36/46 (5 kills) Leaders: Bartlett –
10/12 (2 kills), S. Hand – 5/5 (1 kill), Tyana
Gottsleben – 3/4 (1 kill), Carley – 7/9 (1 kill)
Digging: 24 Leaders: Bartlett – 8, Carley –
The next match for the Philip
Lady Scotties will be hosting the
Harding County Ranchers, Thurs-
day, September 26, starting at 5:30
p.m. Philip will then play on Satur-
day, September 28, in the Belle
Fourche tournament, starting at
9:00 a.m.
Lady Scotties ace White River
Basketball camps for youth
The annual third and fourth grade boys’ and girls’ basketball camp was held September 11, 18 and 25, from
3:30 to 5:00 p.m. The kids were lead by head coaches Terry Holman and Amber Rush, and assistant coaches
Kaitlyn Fosheim and Katie Hostutler. Each participant received a purple or green basketball and an orange
plastic water bottle. Back row, from left: Allison Williams, Copper Lurz, Ashley Hand, Ethan Ferguson, Ethan
Burnett, Brin Heltzel and Addie Johnson. Third row: Jason Davis, Wyatt Schriever, Layton Terkildsen, Jesse Fill-
ingim, Colby Fosheim and Gage Ravellette. Second row: Ember Gabriel, Danessa Heltzel, McKenna McIlravy,
Karlie Coyle and Kamri Parsons. Front: Hannah Thorson, Rehgan Larson, Ali Schofield and Macy Martin. Not
pictured: Eathan Martin, Sawyer Smith, Levi Williams and Clark Hindman.
Del Bartels
The annual first and second grade boys’ and girls’ basketball camp was held September 9, 16 and 23, from
3:30 to 4:45 p.m. The head coaches were Jenny Terkildsen and Trisha Larson, with assistant coaches Tristen
Rush and Hanna Hostutler. Each participant received a purple or green basketball and an orange plastic
water bottle. Back row, from left, are Rush and Hostutler. Second row: Kiara Perkins, Ashley Schriever,
Tukker Boe, Jess Jones, Wakely Burns, Brit Morrison, Cohen Reckling, Kade Fitzgerald, Josie Jones, Taryn
Ravellette and Dymond Lurz. Front: Tara Schofield, Trey Larson, Race O'Connor, Talan Haynes, Lukas Butler,
Kash Slovek, Evan Kroetch, Luke
Ferguson, Rainee Snyder and
Brady Heltzel.
Philip League Bowling
Monday Night Mixed
Dakota Bar....................................7-5
Badland’s Auto..............................7-5
Shad’s Towing...............................7-5
Handrahan Const .........................6-6
Jason Petersen ....212 clean, 201/589
Jerry Mooney.......3-10 split; 212/535
Tena Slovek...........................196/480
Phil Pearson.................................202
Gail Reutter .................................174
Ronnie Coyle......................3-10 split;
.............................201, 194 clean/573
Andrew Reckling................3-10 split
Wednesday Morning Coffee
State Farm..................................10-2
Jolly Ranchers ..............................7-5
Bowling Belles ..............................7-5
Little Orphans ..............................6-6
Cutting Edge Salon ......................5-7
Marsha Sumpter...........183, 155/482
Shirley Parsons.....................186/430
Audrey Jones.....................4-5-7 split
Wednesday Nite Early
Hildebrand Concrete ....................9-3
Dakota Bar....................................7-5
First National Bank .....................7-5
Morrison’s Haying ........................5-7
Chiefie’s Chicks ............................5-7
Pink Ribbons.................................3-9
Marlis Petersen...........198 clean/488
Kathy Arthur....185 & 183 clean/477
Brenda Grenz...............................178
Kathy Gittings .............................174
Val Schulz.....................5-6 split; 170
Ashley Reckling....................5-7 split
Lindsey Hildebrand .............5-7 split
MaryLynn Crary ..................5-7 split
Brittney Drury .....................2-7 split
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Members of the Masonic Lodge
#153 in Philip sponsored a mem-
ber/guest golf tournament, Sunday,
September 22.
Each of the 15 two-man teams
consisted of either two Masons or a
Mason and a man thinking of peti-
tioning to become a Mason. The
tournament raised $700 for a schol-
arship to be offered by the Philip
lodge to a 2014 Philip High School
graduate. A hat was passed that
produced $550 for expenses to fellow
Mason, Beaver Scott, whose son,
Lane, was recently in a serious car
accident in Texas.
Play was held on the Lake Wag-
goner Golf Course, with a shotgun
start. The teams were divided into
two flights. Registration included a
supper following the tournament.
The day ended with a short re-cap
and inquiry session.
It was estimated that around 40
percent of the golfers were non-Ma-
sons. About 30-40 percent earned at
least one mulligan.
The tournament offered an origi-
nal way to earn mulligans, or free
reshots. A player could buy a chance
to use three stations around the
course where they could use one
shot at hitting a clay pigeon. A hit
meant that player got a mulligan, a
miss meant they did not. For direc-
tion clarification and safety, each
station was manned by at least one
For added entertainment, there
were circles outlined on both par
three holes for friendly betting.
George Bauder, Rapid City, was
the speaker at the recap/inquiry
presentation. One of the goals of
the tournament was to illustrate to
non-Masons how much fun mem-
bership can be. Masons from
Philip, Wall, Martin and other
lodges were invited to participate.
“You move to a relationship of
friends in a community to a rela-
tionship of friends in a fraternity,”
said Bauder. “You should know
people who know you, not just
know your name,” he said. “I value
these Masons, not just all Masons,
but these Masons, these men.”
Philip Masonic golf tournament
Shooting for mulligans had an original twist at the Masonic golf tournament in Philip. Three stations each offered
one trap shooting shot for a free golf shot re-try when needed later by the golfer.
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The Philip Scotties football
team traveled to Deadwood to
compete in the Prospector Bowl,
Saturday, September 20.
Philip trailed the Hill City
Rangers in the first half, forced a
tie for a while in the third quarter,
but could not get the lead. That tie
fell away when conversion at-
tempts by the opponents worked
but attempts by the Scotties
failed. As the final buzzer
sounded, the Scotties were behind
by just two points, losing 20-22.
Hill City got onto the scoreboard
first with a six-yard rush for a
touchdown. They followed that
with a conversion run that put the
score at 0-8. A little later, Philip
came back with a six-yard touch-
down rush of its own when Paul
Guptill was given the ball. The
conversion attempt by the Scotties
Play was back and forth in the
second quarter, but no further ac-
tion showed up on the scoreboard.
Hill City changed that in the
third quarter when it finished a
trek down field with a four-yard
carry across the goal line. The con-
version attempt failed.
Philip pushed the ball to within
two yards of the goal. Guptill was
again given the carry and Philip
scored. This time, the conversion
play was good, when a pass from
Gavin Brucklacher found its mark
in the hands of Grady Carley for
the two points. Philip had tied the
score 14-14. Suddenly, the
Rangers got through the Scottie
defenses for a 58-yard touchdown.
Hill City followed that with a suc-
cessful conversion run to put the
score at 14-22.
The fourth quarter consisted of
a Scottie drive that culminated in
a three-yard carry by Ryan Van
Tassel for the touchdown. The
conversion attempt failed. The
Scotties trailed by two to the end
of the game.
1 2 3 4
Philip 6 6 14 20
Hill City 8 8 22 22
Rushing: Yards/Carries
Philip – 202/36 Leaders: Paul Guptill –
140/30, Austin Pinney – 35/10, Gavin Bruck-
lacher – 20/3, Ryan Van Tassel – 7/3
Passing: Compl./Att./Yds
Philip – 8/12/132 Leaders: Brucklacher –
7/11/98 and one interception, Brody Jones –
Tackles: Solo/Assists/Sacks
Philip – 19/34/1 Leaders: Jacob Kam-
merer – 6/8, Guptill – 7/6, Jade Berry – 2/7/1,
Rance Johnson – 2/8, Pinney – 2/5
Interceptions/Fumble Recovery
Philip – 0/1 Leaders: Berry – 0/1
First Downs
Philip – 23 Hill City – 17
Philip – 0 Hill City – 1
Philip – 5 yards; 1 – 5 yard
Hill City – 40; 0 – 5-yard, 1 – 10-yard, 2 –
The next game for the Philip
Scotties will be at Kadoka against
the Kougars, Friday, September
27, starting at 7:00 p.m.
Philip falls by two to Hill City
Nancy Haigh
Austin Pinney, #21, gets a clear path through the Hill City line as teammates
block Rangers for him. Taking his man to the ground is Jade Berry. Behind
is #81– Brayden Fitch, #54– Reed Johnson and #48 – Ryan Van Tassel.
Nancy Haigh
The Hill City ball carrier couldn’t get past the Scotties as Brody Jones takes
him down. Rance Johnson slowed his blocker opponent down to aid in the
The 16th annual
Mickelson Trail Trek
hosted 588 people Sep-
tember 19-22. Partici-
pants spent three days
riding bicycles from
Edgemont to Deadwood.
This year’s event
brought people to the
Black Hills from 29
states. Trekkers rode
109 miles, past scenic
Sheep Canyon and
Crazy Horse Monument,
across the Freedom
Bridge south of Mystic
and into Lead/Dead-
wood on the final leg of
the trail.
Donna Smith and
Crystal Eisenbraun,
both from Philip, rode
the trek. The first day
was from Custer to
Edgemont, the second
day from Custer to
Rochford, the third from
Rochford to Deadwood.
“We could not have
asked for more beautiful weather.
The scenery on the ride was ab-
solutely beautiful, especially with
the autumn colors,” said Smith.
“Crystal and I learned a lot about
our bikes, even how to change a
tire. The event was very well or-
ganized and we met so many in-
teresting people from all over the
country. We definitely want to
ride the trail next year.”
“This experience reminded me
once again of the kind hearts of
people,” said Eisenbraun. “My
back tire went flat about a half a
mile into the ride. Within min-
utes, another bicyclist from Mon-
tana stopped and changed it for
me. In visiting with him, I found
out he grew up in Eagle Butte and
graduated from high
school with a mutual
friend. I enjoyed the
comradery with fellow
bicyclists from all over
the U.S. The one com-
ment I heard most was
how friendly and help-
ful everyone from
South Dakota is. This
may have been my
first Mickelson Trail
Trek adventure, but it
won’t be my last”
According to
state Division of Parks
and Recreation offi-
cials, three days of
sunshine helped make
yjr snnual Mickelson
Trail Trek a success.
“The beautiful
Black Hills scenery
and fall colors help at-
tract riders each year,”
said Dana Garry,
Mickelson Trail man-
ager. “We were excited
to have 588 riders, of
which 13 were returning for their
16th year. Staff from the S.D. Di-
vision of Parks and Recreation,
along with many volunteers,
worked hard to pull this year’s
Trail Trek together,” Garry said.
The ride is held the third week-
end of September, with the 2014
trek scheduled for September 19-
21. It is limited to 600 riders.
Smith, Eisenbraun in three
day Mickelson Trail bike trek
Crystal Eisenbraun, left, and Donna Smith.
Courtesy photo
by Del Bartels
The new Senechal Park was offi-
cially opened with a ribbon cutting
ceremony, Wednesday, September
The Philip Garden Club hosted a
community picnic, inviting all com-
munity members, with special at-
tention to the residents of the
Senechal Apartments.
The ribbon was cut by Ron Lar-
son, representing the Philip Cham-
ber of Commerce. Over 50 people
were in attendance
The park is directly north of the
parking lot on the north side of the
Senechal Apartments. Part of it is
bordered by a chain link fence,
while the rest is bordered by a rus-
tic wooden fence. The entryway is
an arbor erected in memory of
Laura Morgan. There have been
many donations of benches, other
park items and funds. Expansion of
the park’s current 20’x40’ perime-
ter is being discussed.
Senechal Park dedication
On hand for the park’s official opening were over 50 guests. Philip Garden Club members stood with Philip Cham-
ber of Commerce representative Ron Larson during the actual cutting of the ribbon. Shown, from left, are Betty
LaBeau, Bobbi Sloat, Betty Smith, Donna Staben, Barb Kroetch, Virginia Wolden, Elke Baxter, Larson, Sandra
O’Connor, Tina Staben and Becky Brech. Not pictured: Marion Nelson.
Courtesy photo
Calf in 2.5 seconds
Brooke Nelson, Philip, a freshman at Chadron State College, had a time
of 2.5 seconds in the first go-round of the breakaway roping at the CSC
rodeo last weekend. While she missed the calf during her second run in
the finals, she still shared fourth and fifth places overall. Brooke’s parents
are Mike and Kathy Nelson, Philip.
Courtesy photo
Philip High School’s Ellie Coyle
has been honored as a featured
athelete on the sports news website
MileSplit.us South Dakota Elite
MileSplit.us South Dakota (http:
//sd.milesplit.com) will feature the
top cross country runners in the
land this fall, one-by-one until the
South Dakota High School Activi-
ties Association State Cross Coun-
try Meet in Rapid City at the end
of October.
In the printed interview posted
September 12, Coyle responded to
questions with, “Heading into this
year I am feeling confident about
being in shape with all of the miles
I have put in.
“Track last year was tough to get
out and be in shape due to all of the
cold weather, but I did get to bring
down my mile time by a lot from
the previous year! I didn't place at
state but I did get a personal best
of 5:42.
“Looking ahead, one of my
biggest goals for this year is to be
amongst the top five at state this
“My summer training was road
miles working on hills and long
runs, but I also did some interval
work to get some speed plus lifting
weight two times a week.
“I am not to sure about AA and
the A schools, but Ipswich is going
to have some tough runners just
like last year. With Maci Heinz still
being competitive as she is it will
be fun to see how her and
Genivieve Clark from Gayville-
Volin play out. Another race that
will be fun to see is going to be Jace
Kraft and young Daniel
“My favorite workouts consist of
timed runs, at practice we do runs
anywhere between a quarter mile
to 2,000s. I like these more because
I really can push myself to get a
faster time each time.
“Prerace I kind of keep to myself
because I am usually too nervous to
talk much, but I mostly just sip on
water to keep my mouth wet but I
don't really eat the morning before
“I like to listen to chill music like
MGMT or bring it back to older
music like CCR (Creedence Clear-
water Revival) or the Beatles.
“My favorite subject is math.
“Along with cross country I do
volleyball at the same time, I par-
ticipate in basketball, track, and
various other school organizations
that are provided at my school.”
Ellie Coyle on sports website
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Church for the rededication of the
building. Repair work has been
ongoing at the church, and the bell
has been removed because it was
causing some of the structural
problems. A potluck was held
after church, followed by an auc-
tion of items to raise money for a
new sign out front. The Halligans
attended church there in the 50s
and 60s when they lived at the
Rankin place east of Hayes. Ac-
cording to Shirley, it was a fun
day for all. Monday morning,
Shirley's friend, Patti Petersen,
stopped for visit on her way to a
funeral in Eagle Butte.
Ed Briggs has been busy haul-
ing hay and working cattle. Vince
Bruce and Russ Sinkey helped Ed
work cattle on the 19th. On the
21st, Ed joined the Carr family at
the horse sale in Ft. Pierre. On a
different note, Ed said that he has
one or more porcupines to give
away, although they may be short
a few quills. If anyone is inter-
ested in the porcupines, he has a
dog that can help locate them!
(That doesn't sounds like a very
good deal, if you ask me – espe-
cially for the dog!)
Clint and Laura Alleman have
been keeping busy with typical
farm/ranch duties. They attended
church service at Little Brown
Church Sunday and stayed for the
reopening/thank you potluck and
auction. It was a wonderful full
service, followed by great food,
fun, and fellowship shared. Ac-
cording to Laura, they had never
seen so much food at a potluck –
everyone was more than full when
Randy and Kevin Neuhauser
were in Ft. Pierre Friday evening,
helping the Masons cook burgers
prior to the Ft. Pierre football
game. Friday night, Randy's
brother, Clayton Neuhauser, and
his friend, Mary, from Dickinson,
N.D., arrived at the ranch, and
Saturday Clayton helped put tin
on a portion of the roof at Grandpa
Rube's house here at the ranch. It
is a great old house, but it needs
some attention now and then. All
the rain we've had this summer
helped us locate the weak spots,
that's for sure! Clayton and Mary
left Sunday midmorning. Monday,
Randy took a truck and trailer to
Salem – corn harvest is getting un-
derway at Tschetter Farms.
Randy got to visit with our daugh-
ter, Jen, and son-in-law, Ross
Tschetter, before returning home.
Today, I am grateful for the
bounty of the harvest this year –
both in the garden and in the
fields. We are fortunate, indeed!
The newscasters talk about so
many families in our nation that
have food insecurity, meaning
they don't have access to adequate
food. I sure wish all those folks
could have a garden – what a dif-
ference it could make in their
lives! They would be well fed plus
they would get good exercise!
I hope you are able to get out
and enjoy this beautiful fall
weather. And I hope the farmers
and ranchers will take time to be
careful as they go about their
work! Stay safe.
Moenville News|Leanne Neuhauser • 567-3325
Well, it is beginning to look
more like fall. The grass is turn-
ing, corn is drying down, and
things are taking on the look of
getting ready for the next season.
This week was a mixture of ups
and downs in the temperatures.
Monday morning at our place,
Bill and I got off to a fairly fast
start. To prevent having expired
plates on everything, it was a trip
to the courthouse to get licenses.
We definitely need to get rid of
some vehicles! Bill spent a good
share of the morning putting the
tags on everything. Tony Harty
stopped by to give me his news
and we shooed him away when we
found we could get the hail dents
removed from our car if we got it
to the shop right away, so we
made a trip to Rapid and left the
car. Bill still had time to get to the
card room after he dropped me off
at home. That evening, I went to
Philip for the Farmers Union
meeting at the bowling lanes and
traded our vehicle for a Haakon
County Prairie Transportation ve-
hicle to be used the next day.
Sandee Gittings went to Rapid
City Monday with Shirley Buls. It
is nice to get in quality time with
friends. Sandee has nine chemo
treatments under her belt so far
and is tolerating them quite well,
but travel time sometimes gets
long. George and Sandee Gittings
attended the Haakon County
Farmers Union meeting Monday
evening. Herb and Hazel Sieler
were also in attendance.
Tuesday, Tony Harty was busy
on his lawn mower, doing maybe
what will be the last mowing of
the year.
Tuesday evening, Cathy Fiedler
met Sonja, Char and Dorothy, gals
from work, for supper in Sturgis.
They do this once a month just to
keep up on the news and what
each one has been up too.
Don and Vi Moody were busy at
the ranch Monday and Tuesday
getting their machinery winter-
ized and moving more hay and
cultivating alfalfa bottoms that
had some flood damage areas near
the dikes. Jerry Stout was a brief
visitor on Tuesday and he and
Don checked out changes for
transferring a water system in one
of the further east pastures and
all was going like clockwork. Vi
and Don left for their place in
Rapid Valley late Tuesday
evening as they had appointments
and scheduled visits with folks on
their place. Don worked in his
shop getting the blade on the little
Ford tractor and they raised their
HiLo camper to check out it’s sys-
tems for a camping outing before
the snow flies. They needed to give
it some TLC as it has been a few
years since they last enjoyed that
type of rest and recreation in the
Black Hills and to enjoy the fall fo-
liage now near it’s fullness would
be fun. Vi has Don enthused also
about camping as long as the site
has full amenities including Wi-
Fi! Can’t be anywhere without a
computer any more and it does
keep one informed no matter
where you are! No more private
backwoods places and roasted
marshmallows, chopping fire-
wood, and only eating if you catch
fish. (Bill and Marsha would
starve to death! They haven’t
caught one yet that would make a
meal for two. They aren’t trying
very hard either, though.)
An early morning call Tuesday
from Terry Buchert sent Bill off to
work. I was busy transporting
folks to and from Philip with the
community van and finally made
the return of the van to Philip and
picked up our car. Had a nice call
from granddaughter Amanda
Claflin and she has a new position
in her job, and is very excited to
not have to work weekends. So
happy for her.
Wednesday, Tony Harty was
again busy mowing at the Hair
place. He discovered some fresh
produce that was being sold here
in Kadoka by Peggy Martin from
Philip. He called several folks to
let them know about the produce.
Wednesday morning, Bill
headed north to the field. I picked
up Lila Whidby and we went bowl-
ing. I was a sub on her team and
discovered that the bowler I was
filling in for had to quit, so I guess
I am a bowler for The Orphans
team and Lila is looking for an-
other lady to also be a member of
the team so we can rotate. I was
busy making contact with folks
about their 2014 calendars while I
had the chance and was in Philip.
Dorothy Helmbrecht, Swanville,
Minn., arrived here for a visit – a
530 mile trip. I attended the visi-
tation for Bonnie Riggins in the
evening. Sympathy is extended to
the family.
Thursday, Bill was again on the
road for work early. Dorothy
Helmbrecht and I went to Philip
and then to Wall and had lunch
while Dorothy looked around Wall
Drug. We actually needed to pick
up some cold stuff, since Dorothy
arrived with a bit of a cold and it
was getting a good hold on her. A
call from Bill sent us to the field
on the Hilland Road and he pro-
ceeded to give me a crash course
on driving the windrower with
auto steer.
Don and Vi Moody made a quick
run to the ranch Thursday to fin-
ish the tear down of the deck
there, gathered the mail and the
bills, and got back into Rapid be-
fore Don’s Friday appointment at
Sturgis. The garden produce is
coming in fast now. Vi has more
zucchini than she knows what to
do with as their tenant’s father
had a bumper crop. Cucumbers
are going fast though so enjoy can-
ning a few of them.
Wade McGruder and Jessica
Gittings had supper with George
and Sandee Gittings one evening.
Thursday was a cooler and blus-
tery day. Tony Harty went south
to explore how the road work was
progressing then continued on to
Here at our place, the cold had
a firm grip on guest Dorothy
Helmbrecht, so she wasn’t up to
much of anything in the way of
getting out. So to give her a rest, I
went to work with Bill early
Thursday morning. Bill and I met
at the windrower and fueled and
greased the machine and looked it
over, after a couple of rounds with
me, he was a wise husband and
got out and left me alone to figure
out the rhythm of the machine.
What a contrast to the old beaters
I put so many acres away with.
The auto steer is a great inven-
tion, but it took a little throttle
and hand coordination to get it all
working together. Badger holes
were the worst in this particular
field, they can jar you good and
since you’re not holding on to the
steering wheel, the throttle is your
best friend. It was almost a given
that when you saw the crop look-
ing lush and taller that there were
holes somewhere. I was putting
down hay millet, which looks a lot
like cattails but is full of seeds like
regular millet. The cattle love it.
Except for having to replace a
section and report a broken guard,
all was fine. Cell phones are a
wonderful invention if you have
service. Dorothy checked in to re-
port how she was feeling, then Bill
called and needed me to pick him
up at the field south of Plainview,
so off I went. From there we went
to Milesville and got the grain cart
and tractor to take to the field.
While waiting for Bill to make the
trip, I pulled in at the Howes
Store and visited with Bob and
Lavonne Hansen. Debby Day
came into the store to pick up her
mail, so also visited with her.
Many years ago, my dad, Wayne
Fairchild, had Kenny Day take
some horses to break for him. The
kids rode them and when the
horses came back home, they were
broke to ride in fine shape. By the
time I pulled out onto the road
again, Bill was just getting to the
Howes corner. At the field, Terry
Buchert was busy picking up mil-
let. He said everybody needs more
parakeets since the crop is really
good! I jumped in the combine
with Bill and they picked up until
things were filled.
Friday, Tony Harty stopped for
a visit with our guest, Dorothy
Helmbrecht, and they engaged in
a couple of games of cribbage.
Dorothy won both games, but then
was ready to rest some more.
Saturday morning, Bill was up
and gone early. I cut a piece of
particle board and made a window
for the one that blew out on the
motorhome. We had tried taping
in cardboard, and it was always on
the floor the next day, so it was
time to try something else since a
new window would not be coming
for three weeks and Bill wanted to
be closer to work. Dorothy was
feeling better, so after breakfast
the plan was to fly to Faulkton for
the 20th anniversary celebration
of the South Dakota Pilot’s Asso-
ciation. Faulkton was where
things started so many years ago,
so it was only fitting to host the
event there. Only after we were
airborne did Dorothy reveal she
was a reluctant passenger. No
wonder I had to push so hard to
get her loaded! The flight over was
delightful, not a bump in the sky
and the view was wonderful. We
arrived in time for the awarding of
lifetime memberships to the
founder of the organization, Bob-
bie Potts, and his wife, Mary
Carol. The executive director was
also given the honor of a lifetime
membership for all he does to pro-
mote the South Dakota Pilots As-
socation across the state.
Meanwhile, at the Philip airport,
Lee Vaughan pushed his
Beechcraft Musketeer out of the
hanger and when Tim Modde, Hill
City, flew his 182 from the Custer
airport into Philip, they made the
trip to the Faulkton meeting with
Lee as pilot. Tim is the vice presi-
dent of the SDPA. It turned out to
be a great day and we had an air-
show with four RV planes doing
different formation flying. The day
heated up and it was a whole dif-
ferent flight home. We ran into
many potholes in the sky and
Dorothy didn’t make the most
graceful debarking in the hanger.
Landing on the tire isn’t how you
get out! Anyway, she was feeling
a bit punky so settled in at home
and I went to the field to windrow
some more. It was as if elves had
been there since I last ran the ma-
chine, the sections were all in
place and a new guard was also in
place. I needed a cheater bar to
get the bolts off the guard, so had
to run with it broken the day be-
Roxie Gittings arrived at the
George Gittings’ home Saturday
Saturday, Tony Harty went
south of Kadoka and visited with
his niece, Kathy Brown, at the
road working project at Quiver
Hill. Later in the day, he attended
the bronc busting and stray gath-
ering competition going on at the
rodeo grounds here in Kadoka. He
had two grandnephews in the
competion, Blane Hicks and Cap
Herber. He enjoyed visiting with
Lee Ammons while there.
Ralph and Cathy Fiedler went
to Rapid City Saturday, and met
up with the Don Klumb family to
do some school shopping with the
girls. They had some lunch to-
gether then parted ways. Don,
Lynette and the girls checked into
a motel and Ralph and Cathy
went to finish up their shopping.
The Klumb’s stayed in Rapid City
for the weekend – their last sum-
mer fun. The Eric Hanson family
joined the Klumb family later so
the kids all took part in swim-
ming. Ralph and Cathy stopped
for supper with the group before
returning home. Sunday evening,
the Klumb family stopped in Stur-
gis on their way home to pick-up
Tessa’s band uniform pants that
Cathy hemmed for her. Tessa
needs them for Spearfish’s home-
coming which is October 4. She
will be marching with the band in
the parade and at halftime at the
football game.
Sunday following church, Tony
Harty made the visitation for Stu-
art Wilson in Philip in the after-
noon and stopped at our place to
give me news and engage Dorothy
in a couple of games of cribbage.
We extend sympathy to Bob
Long and family in the loss of
Beth this last week as well as the
Stuart Wilson family. Sometimes
the only way to learn about folks
is to read the obituary. It reveals
the “dash” in the time between
birth and death.
When you make plans, some-
times they don’t always work out
the way you intend them. Don and
Vi Moody stayed over the week-
end at their place in Rapid Valley
since appointments were changed
to early the following week and
they will have time to fix the back
bedroom sink. They ventured off
into the Black Hills and on the
trip from Deadwood Sunday they
ran in a heavy rain but no hail.
George, Sandee and Roxie Git-
tings drove to Deadwood Sunday
afternoon and met Jessica Git-
Betwixt Places| Marsha Sumpter • 837-2048
continued on 11
FOR SALE: 2008 Ford Edge
SEL, 84,000 miles, white,
$9,500. Call 530-1141, days, or
859-3023, evenings. P42-tfn
Business & seRviCe
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Great family business, 1 year in
newly remodeled building, lots of
possibilities for expansion. Con-
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CRETE will do all your concrete
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toll free, 877-867-4185. K25-tfn
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ATV application. Also prairie
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INC., PHILIP: Rock, Sand,
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building sites. Our 38th year.
Glenn or Trace, 859-2020.
For all your rural water hook-
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work, call Jon Jones, 843-2888,
Midland. PR20-52tp
will do all types of trenching,
ditching and directional boring
work. See Craig, Diana, Sauntee
or Heidi Coller, Kadoka, SD, or
call 837-2690. Craig cell: 390-
8087, Sauntee cell: 390-8604;
wrex@gwtc.net K50-tfn
faRM & RanCh
FOR SALE: (7) Vern’s deep 16’
feed bunks, like new. ALSO; 900’
windbreak. (320) 226-1038.
WANTED: 100-200 cows to
graze sudan grass in the Murdo
area. Have plenty of feed to win-
ter cows also. If interested, call
Mike Waldron, 280-3748 or 669-
2823. P42-2tp
HAY FOR SALE: Alfalfa/alfalfa
grass mix. Approx. 400 large
round bales, $100-$120 per ton.
Location: 10 miles south of
Philip, S.D. on Hwy. 73. Call
859-2127 or 685-3127. P42-1tc
DRIVERS WANTED: CDL, owner oper-
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states, home regularly, newer equip-
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ANTLERS WANTED up to 7.00 lb. Deer
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CITY OF HOSMER is looking for a
Manager for the City Liquor Store.
Benefits available. Call 283-2748.
Worden, MT is seeking a qualified Gen-
eral Manager. This successful energy /
agronomy cooperative with annual
sales of $20 million. Agricultural busi-
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Send or fax (866-653-5527) resume
ASAP to: Larry Fuller, 5213 Shoal
Drive, Bismarck ND 58503, Email
larry.fuller@ chsinc.com.
FICE accepting applications for a
deputy sheriff. An EOE, Perkins
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Bison, SD 57620. 605-244-5243.
Eagle, SD is looking for a certified
teacher to teach math and science. On
campus housing available. Contact
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823-4235 or check our website at sit-
have lowered the price & will consider
contract for deed. Call Russell Spaid
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605-264-5650, www.goldeneaglel-
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Monday - Tuesday - Thurs. - Friday
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859-2491 • Philip, SD
104 Philip Ave. • South of Philip Chiropractic
2013 at 11:02 a.m. Russel Geist,
owner. Faulkton, SD 605-598-4533.
Firearms, ammunition, prints, and
coins. Charles J. Fischer Auction
Company 1-800-888-1766 www.fis-
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FARM AUCTION, Friday, October 4,
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at absolute auction near Rapid City,
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C&B Operations, Gettysburg, SD.
Looking for a Highly Motivated IT Pro-
fessional. Provide computer/network
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with travel. Please contact the IT Man-
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help others? Come, make a difference
and join our community of profes-
sional health care providers. The
South Dakota Human Services Center,
a 304-bed inpatient psychiatric and
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This position performs personal care
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WANTED TO CUT: Alfalfa seed
on shares. Call Larry Schell,
279-2236 or 685-3933.
FOR SALE; Peas & oat hay. Call
Mike at 685-3068. P37-tfn
WANTED: Hay, straw or stalks
to put up on shares or purchase
in field or windrow. Call Joel
Deering, 381-0885 or 993-3151.
12-ply, 235/85/16R. $160,
mounted. Les’ Body Shop, 859-
2744, Philip. P40-tfn
GaRaGe saLes
RUMMAGE SALE: Friday, Sept.
27, 4-8 pm and Sat., Sept. 28, 8-
10 am at K’gee’s in Philip. Boys’
clothes, 0-3T, girls’ clothes, 0-18
mo., high chair, walker, car seat
w/2 bases, toys & lots of misc.
treasures! $1/bag sale Satur-
day. P42-1tc
heLP WanTed
HELP WANTED: Opening date
of Subway getting closer. Taking
applications for all shifts and po-
sitions. Apply on-line at
www.mysubwaycareer.com. Al-
ready applied? Please reapply.
Questions call 837-2400.
HELP WANTED: Part-time cook
and/or part-time cashier,
evenings or weekend shifts
available. Would work well with
school hours for students or
adults. Applicantions are avail-
able at fuel desk at Discount
Fuel. K42-2tc
Days Inn in Wall. Contact Donna
at 279-2000. WP4-2tc
fun, fast-paced environment in
Wall, SD. Full-time positions
available. Please call Jackie at
348-8108 or 391-7806 to apply.
TION available in fun, fast-
paced environment in Wall, SD.
Please call Jackie at 348-8108
or 391-7806 to apply. WP4-2tc
Part-time/full-time CNA posi-
tions. Benefits available. Contact
Heidi or Ruby at 837-2270,
Kadoka. K41-tfn
loving & patient geriatric nurse.
Benefits available. Contact Heidi
or Ruby, 837-2270. K41-2tc
HELP WANTED: Full-time Jack-
son County Highway Depart-
ment worker. Truck driver,
heavy equipment operator, light
equipment operator. Experience
preferred, but will train. CDL re-
quired, or to be obtained within
six months. Pre-employment
drug and alcohol screening re-
quired. Benefits package. Appli-
cations/resumés accepted.
Information: 837-2410 or 837-
2422. Fax: 837-2447. K41-3tc
Area School District has the fol-
lowing coach positions open: jr.
high boys’, jr. high girls’, jr. var-
sity girls’ and varsity girls’ bas-
ketball. Applications are
available on the school’s website
www.kadoka.k12.sd.us and may
be submitted to: KASD, Attn.
Jamie Hermann, PO Box 99,
Kadoka, SD 57543. For more in-
formation contact Supt. Jamie
Hermann at 837-2175. K41-3tc
HELP WANTED: Monday and
Wednesday mornings (3-4 hours
each day). Will train the right
person. Call Beau Ravellette,
859-2516, for more details.
HELP WANTED: Cooks, counter
personnel, wait staff position(s)
are available for Aw! Shucks
Café opening soon at 909 Main
Street in Kadoka. Please apply
within or contact Teresa or
Colby Shuck for more informa-
tion: 837-2076. K33-tfn
HELP WANTED: Full-time posi-
tion at Jones’ Saddlery, Bottle &
Vet, Philip. 859-2482.
IN WALL has positions open for
housekeeping and laundry. Stop
in to apply or call Joseph at 279-
2127 or 808-284-1865.
HELP WANTED: Sales person to
sell the historic Black Hills Gold
jewelry, in Wall. Meet travelers
from all over the world. Salary +
commission. Call Connie at 279-
2354 or 939-6443, or fax re-
sumé to 279-2314. PW24-tfn
FOR SALE: 2004 Fleetwood
Cheyenne pop-up camper in
good shape. Furnace, awning,
spare tire, hot water heater,
shower, frig and large front stor-
age box. Stored inside off sea-
son. Call 279-2195 or 441-7049,
Wall, anytime. WP4-tfn
MisC. foR saLe
FOR SALE: Rope horse halters
with 10’ lead rope, $15 each.
Call 685-3317 or 837-2917.
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compiling your Christmas or
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it, email it to us (ads@pioneer-
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on beautiful holiday stationary.
We can even put your full color
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us help you make the holiday
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Inc. Philip Office: 859-2516;
Wall Office: 279-2565; Kadoka
Office: 837-2259; Faith Office:
967-2161; Bison Office: 244-
7199; Murdo Office: 669-2271;
New Underwood Office: 754-
6466. P41-tfn
are interested in it continuing
and want to help, call Linda
Eisenbraun 457-2692 or Nancy
Hauk 279-2378. WP3-2tc
machinery and junk cars for
crushing. 433-5443. P36-12tp
ReaL esTaTe
FOR SALE: Jackson Co. prop-
erty, approx. 64 acres with (2)
dams, 14 miles west of Kadoka.
Newly remodeled doublewide,
detached garage with cement
floor, shed, barn, water and
sewer. Call 837-2643 or (cell)
488-0304. PR5-2tp
FOR SALE: 160 acres with rural
water. Call 515-1253. PW41-3tc
Approx. 1200 sq. ft., 3 bed-
rooms, 1.75 baths, detached 2-
car garage, fenced yard. $50,000
OBO. Contact Erin or Mike, 840-
2257. P40-4tc
bedroom home with big 2-car
garage on two lots. House re-
modeled two years ago, new
roof, windows, siding, high effi-
ciency heat/air with heat pump,
on-demand hot water, nice
propane fireplace, nice back-
yard, deck and more. Would
consider contract for deed. Con-
tact for showing: Don or Tami
Ravellette, 685-5147 (cell) or
859-2969 (home). P27-tfn
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Thank Yous
Thank you for all the calls and
cards for my 80th birthday. Also,
a special thanks to Nadia and
Steve for the picnic!
Marion Arment
Thanks to all the members of
the Garden Club for the Senechal
Park and the wonderful picnic.
Senechal Residents
Scotchman Ind. in Philip
is looking for a part-time custodian.
15-20 hrs. per week – evenings or early mornings.
Pre-employment drug & alcohol screening is required.
Call or stop for an application: 605-859-2542
f0ll·1lM0 F08lll0ß 0¢0ß
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seeking full-time help. Willing to train.
* * * *
CaII Don or Beau: 859-2516
or pick up an appIication at the
Pioneer Review in PhiIip
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tings and Wade McGruder for
some fun, then followed them to
the Randy and Brenda McGruder
home for supper. Wade's grand-
parents from Springfield and his
grandmother from Lead were also
there. It was a potluck and they
had a very nice time. George,
Sandee, and Roxie Gittings drove
out to the Leo and Judie Gittings
home and spent Sunday night.
Sunday morning, Bill made the
decision to get his home closer to
work, so we moved things around
and off he went with the motor
home and extra vehicle. Thank
goodness the window fix worked
and when he settled in, he was
about as far south in the millet
field as you can get tethered to an
electric pole. Our guest, Dorothy,
was feeling some better, so I left
her at home alone and headed to
the field to finish windrowing.
Again, the fuel tank was full, a
roll of paper towels were on the
step, hint to wash the windows,
and all was good to go. I struggled
a bit to get the auto steer working
and made one round doing the
steering, it looked like a drunk
had been running the machine, so
it was take some time, punch
some buttons, and by darned, it
started to work! After having the
steering done for me, I had to
think twice when I pushed the
cruise button on the car, not to for-
get, I needed to do the steering.
Don’t tell Terry, but I hope I don’t
have to pay him too much for the
fun of running that wonderful
piece of equipment! Meanwhile
back here in Kadoka, Brian Bux-
cel had parked his windrower by
the shop and it looked like my
kind of machine, well used and
bare bones. He cut the grass for us
behind the house while I was en-
joying air conditioning and auto
“I had to give up jogging for my
health. My thighs kept rubbing to-
gether and setting my pantyhose
on fire!” Barbara Johnson
A blessed week to all and may
your trail be smooth as you travel
the roads of next week.
Betwixt Places| Marsha Sumpter • 837-2048
September 26, 2013 • Pioneer Review 12
Lunch Specials:
11:00 to 1:30
Call for
Regular Menu
Available Nightly!
* * *
Friday Buffet
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Downtown Philip
~ Saturday, Sept. 28 ~
Prime Rib
~ Monday, Sept. 30 ~
Prime Rib
The Steakhouse & Lounge
Open Daily ~ Monday thru Saturday
Salad Bar
Available at
~ Tuesday, Sept. 24 ~
Ribeye Special
~ Wednesday, Sept. 25 ~
French Dip, Fries
& Bowl of Salad
~ Thursday, Sept. 26 ~
Shrimp Basket & Fries
~ Friday Buffet, Sept. 27 ~
Chicken Fried Steak
Chicken • Shrimp
Email: info@philiplivestock.com
(605) 685-5826
Midland • (605) 567-3385
JEFF LONG, Fieldman/Auctioneer
Red Owl • (605) 985-5486
Cell: (605) 515-0186
Reva • (605) 866-4670
DAN PIROUTEK, Auctioneer
Milesville • (605) 544-3316
Yard Foreman
(605) 441-1984
Sturgis • (605) 641-1042
(605) 347-0151
Wasta • (605) 685-4862
(605) 859:2577
Upcoming Cattle Sales:
JONES RANCH – 450 RED ANG CLVS; FS,NI .................400-525#
CARLBOM – 150 BLK CLVS, FS,NI,AN............................500-525#
KNUPPE – 150 BLK STRS; FS,NI ....................................400-450#
PATTON & STANGLE – 140 BLK & BWF CLVS; FS.........550-600#
KARRELS RANCH – 140 BLK & BWF CLVS; FS,NI .........550-600#
ISKE – 100 BLK & BWF CLVS; FS,NI ..............................550-600#
FS,NI,ASV ...................................................................500-550#
BONENBERGER RANCH – 100 BLK STRS; FS................550-600#
STOUT – 90 BLK CLVS; FS,NI................................................500#
LINTZ – 75 BLK & BWF CLVS; FS,NI .............................570-600#
URBANIAK – 40 BLK STRS; FS,NI .................................500-550#
PFIEFER – 35 BLK & BWF CLVS; FS,NI ........................550-600#
TWISS – 35 BLK CLVS; FS,NI,AN ...................................600-625#
WHITE – 30 BLK CLVS; AN ............................................400-450#
CORDES – 40 BLK TESTED OPEN HFRS .......................800-900#
605-859-2577 OR 605-685-5826 FOR MORE INFORMATION.
VIEW SALES LIVE ON THE INTERNET! Go to: www.philiplivestock.com. Upcoming sales & consignments can be
viewed on the Internet at www.philiplivestock.com, or on the DTN: Click on SALE BARNS NORTH CENTRAL
PLA is now qualified to handle third party verified
NHTC cattle (Non-Hormonal Treated Cattle).
Keep supporting R-CALF USA! R-CALF USA is our
voice in government to represent U.S. cattle
producers in trade marketing issues. Join
today & help make a difference!
Philip Livestock Auction, in conjunction with
Superior Livestock Auction, will be offering video
sale as an additional service to our consignors,
with questions about the video please call
Jerry Roseth at 605:685:5820.
Lane Scott Benefit
Saturday, Sept. 28th • 11:30 MT
Deb Reindl is donating a 3-year-old started
Bay Gelding on the Bad River Fall Extrava-
ganza Horse Sale with all proceeds going
to help with Lane’s medical expenses.
Philip, SD
Upcoming Horse Sales:
AGANZA HORSE SALE. Go to: www.PhilipLivestock. com
or call 605-859-2577 for a catalog.
TUES., SEPT. 24, 2013
A Big Run Of All Classes Of Cattle
Here Tuesday. Market Strong All The
Way Through. Big Calf Sale Here
Next Week.
50........................BLACK STRS 486# .......$200.00
5..........................BLACK STRS 392# .......$207.00
76.........................CHAR STRS 607# .......$181.00
18 .................CHAR/RED STRS 475# .......$194.00
89 ........................CHAR HFRS 560# .......$175.75
24................BK/RD/CH HFRS 456# .......$175.50
27 ..................RWF/BWF STRS 443# .......$196.25
17 ..................RWF/BWF STRS 336# .......$195.50
15.........................HERF STRS 402# .......$176.00
20...................BLK/BWF HFRS 423# .......$177.75
7 ....................BLK/BWF HFRS 369# .......$172.00
37 ................BK/RD/CH STRS 375# .......$200.00
56 ................BK/RD/CH STRS 452# .......$188.50
5.....................BLK/BWF STRS 439# .......$203.00
65...................BLK/BWF STRS 854# .......$165.75
260.................BLK/BWF STRS 871# .......$163.75
65...................BLK/BWF STRS 863# .......$163.25
65...................BLK/BWF STRS 864# .......$162.75
52.....................RD/BLK STRS 800# .......$164.00
54...................BLK/BWF STRS 874# .......$158.75
12.....................RD/BLK STRS 930# .......$155.25
9.........................BLACK HFRS 709# .......$160.25
11 .......................BLACK HFRS 790# .......$152.75
63...................BLK/BWF STRS 920# .......$154.00
69...................BLK/BWF STRS 886# .......$152.00
56...................BLK/BWF STRS 950# .......$150.75
56...................BLK/BWF STRS 974# .......$149.50
56...................BLK/BWF STRS 975# .......$148.25
60 .................CHAR/RED STRS 979# .......$148.00
166.................BLK/BWF STRS 976# .......$147.75
57...................BLK/BWF STRS 968# .......$147.50
55...................BLK/BWF STRS 989# .......$147.25
56...................BLK/BWF STRS 994# .......$146.50
56...................BLK/BWF STRS 996# .......$146.25
58.....................RD/BLK STRS 865# .......$155.50
6..........................BLACK STRS 784# .......$159.00
17...................BLK/BWF HFRS 753# .......$157.00
2 ............................BWF STRS 666# .......$173.00
25...................BLK/BWF HFRS 708# .......$158.50
5 ..................BK/RD/CH STRS 637# .......$173.50
9............................RED HFRS 733# .......$154.50
60 .......................BLACK HFRS 901# .......$149.00
7..........................BLACK STRS 683# .......$170.00
3.........................BLACK HFRS 716# .......$157.00
9..........................BLACK STRS 559# .......$176.00
7.......................RD/BLK STRS 662# .......$168.50
7.......................RD/BLK STRS 684# .......$168.00
34...................BLK/BWF STRS 1013# .....$145.50
10...................BLK/BWF STRS 1064# .....$140.00
2.........................BLACK HFRS 708# .......$153.00
7 ....................BLK/BWF HFRS 770# .......$153.00
23...................BLK/BWF HFRS 740# .......$151.00
7.........................BLACK HFRS 771# .......$149.50
5............................RED HFRS 787# .......$149.50
8.........................BLACK HFRS 852# .......$148.75
11 .......................BLACK HFRS 888# .......$148.75
11 .......................BLACK HFRS 855# .......$148.50
18 .......................BLACK HFRS 897# .......$147.75
8.........................BLACK HFRS 909# .......$147.25
36 .......................BLACK HFRS 930# .......$147.00
15 .......................BLACK HFRS 931# .......$146.75
5.........................BLACK HFRS 838# .......$145.50
9.........................BLACK HFRS 845# .......$144.00
5.........................BLACK HFRS 933# .......$144.00
4 ....................BLK/BWF HFRS 879# .......$144.00
5.........................BLACK HFRS 964# .......$143.50
3.........................BLACK HFRS 972# .......$143.50
8 ..........................HERF HFRS 836# .......$142.75
7.........................BLACK HFRS 971# .......$142.25
30 .......................BLACK HFRS 1004# .....$141.75
6.........................BLACK HFRS 1031# .....$140.75
9 ......................RD/BLK HFRS 1063# .....$136.50
1 .........................BLACK BULL 1866# .....$105.00
1 ............................RED BULL 2151# .....$101.50
1..............................RED BUL 2156# .......$98.00
1 .........................BLACK BULL 1981# .....$101.50
1...........................CHAR BULL 1991# .......$99.50
1 ............................RED BULL 1901# .......$98.00
1..........................BLACK COW 1591# .......$78.00
1 .........................BLACK BULL 1971# .......$96.00
1 .........................BLACK BULL 1821# .......$95.50
1.............................RED COW 1421# .......$87.00
1............................RED HFRT 1051# .....$115.00
1..........................BLACK COW 1301# .......$86.50
1..........................BLACK COW 1411# .......$84.50
1..........................BLACK COW 1531# .......$83.50
1..........................BLACK COW 1261# .......$81.00
1.............................RWF COW 1221# .......$80.50
1..........................BLACK COW 1321# .......$80.00
1.............................RED COW 1331# .......$79.50
1..........................BLACK COW 1366# .......$79.50
1............................RED HFRT 1066# .....$111.00
2 ...........................RED COWS 1456# .......$83.25
1.............................RED COW 1381# .......$83.00
1.............................RED COW 1386# .......$82.50
1.............................RED COW 1226# .......$82.00
1.............................RED COW 1321# .......$80.50
1..........................BLACK COW 1321# .......$82.50
1..........................BLACK COW 1426# .......$81.50
1..........................BLACK COW 1501# .......$80.50
1..........................BLACK COW 1571# .......$80.50
1....................BLACK COWETTE 1121# .......$97.00
1..........................BLACK COW 1611# .......$81.50
1..........................BLACK COW 1781# .......$79.50
1..........................BLACK COW 1466# .......$79.50
2 ........................BLACK COWS 1443# .......$78.00
2 ........................BLACK COWS 1381# .......$77.75
1..........................BLACK COW 1621# .......$79.00
1..........................BLACK COW 1606# .......$78.50
1.............................BWF COW 1501# .......$80.00
1..........................BLACK COW 1401# .......$79.00
1..........................BLACK COW 1366# .......$79.00
1..........................BLACK COW 1341# .......$79.00
2 .......................BLACK HFRTS 1141# .....$117.00
1.........................BLACK HFRT 1341# .....$115.00
1.........................BLACK HFRT 1241# .....$113.00
2.....................RED COWETTES 1318# .....$108.00
1....................BLACK COWETTE 1156# .......$98.00
84 Years Ago
September 26, 1929
An event of unusual interest to
men was held in Pohl’s Hall on
Monday night. The First Presby-
terian Church of Philip proposed
$20,000 structure.
John H. Powell and little son,
John, Jr., met with a serious acci-
dent last Thursday night when
their car turned over on the Her-
mosa road near Spring Creek. Mr.
Powell, who owns and operates a
general store at Fairburn, was
driving to Rapid City when the ac-
cident occurred. He received a bro-
ken jaw and several cuts about his
body, while the little son sus-
tained a fractured leg and other
A newspaper account of the se-
rious burns of little Verle Sanders
was the means of uniting his fa-
ther with a son by a former mar-
riage after a separation of
twenty-three years. Theodore
Sanders, Jr., of South Stone City,
Nebraska, read an item in a Stone
City newspaper telling of the in-
jury to Verle Sanders, son of
Theodore Sanders. On writing to
Mr. Sanders, he received confir-
mation of what he had guessed,
that the man named was his fa-
Grindstone News … Henry
Seiler, Jr., bent the front axle of
his car and broke the windshield
Tuesday while chasing coyotes
near Strube’s. The coyote got
Local News … A daughter was
born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Griesel on Friday, September
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Montague, September 23.
Raymond, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Brech of Cottonwood, was brought
to Dr. Ramsey, Tuesday for treat-
ment of cuts and bruises received
when a horse threw and dragged
him considerable distance.
75 Years Ago
September 29, 1938
A wedding of interest to citizens
of Philip and surrounding vicinity
was solemnized Friday afternoon,
September 23, at Rapid City,
when Esther Stoermer became the
bride of Tony Ritchlin.
Miss Vivian Seidler, daughter of
mr. and Mrs. Grover Seidler of
Midland, and George Sichterman,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Garrit
Sichterman of Philip, were united
in marriage Tuesday, September
An autumn wedding was solem-
nized Saturday morning, Septem-
ber 24, at St. Martin’s Catholic
Church in Huron when Miss
Kathryn Wobbe, formerly of
Philip, became the bride of Horace
McDermott of Webster.
South Fork News … Joyce Tem-
ple and Esther Omdahl had a
rather painful experience Friday
when they were thrown from the
horse they were riding to school.
Aside from a few bruises and a
wrenched arm, they were unin-
Billsburg News … Mr. and Mrs.
Lawrence Gittings are the parents
of a baby daughter born to them
September 25 at the Olson hospi-
tal in Midland.
Moenville News … Billie Mark-
wed celebrated his fourth birthday
Friday, September 23. As supper
and evening guest his mother in-
vited John Gates and Johnnie and
Francis and Catherine Mulcahy in
honor of the occasion.
Butte View News … The
Clements twins, Catherine and
John, celebrated their fifteenth
birthday Thursday.
Grindstone News … Doris
Kennedy spent the weekend at
the Alvin McClure home, tending
babies, her favorite occupation.
Grandview News … Mrs. Nels
Carstensen had quite a scare last
week when she found what they
thought might have been a rat-
tlesnake companion in her sitting
room window. They didn’t know
how long it had been in the house
or how it got in unless it crawled
under the screen door.
50 Years Ago
September 26, 1963
Grindstone News … Crystal,
three year old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Leonard Thorson was bitten
in the face by a neighbor’s dog.
She was taken to the doctor,
where stitches were taken and
given shots. The dog is being
locked up to see if he has rabies
and then if he doesn’t he will be
disposed of. They are quite certain
the dog is not sick.
Gleanings Gathered At Random
… Mr. and Mrs. Dugan Stewart
are busy getting settled in their 10
foot wide, three bedroom trailer
Social Lines … Steve Ferley has
enrolled at St. Paul vocational in
St. Paul, Minn., and is studying
watch making.
Moenville News … Mrs. Tom
Hand had an appointment with
her doctor on Saturday and had
her body cast removed which she
has been wearing for a month
from the results of injuries re-
ceived in a car accident in May.
Clara Roseth, Esther Schanzen-
bach, Minnie Fosheim, and Anna
Walker went to Midland Saturday
to visit their sister, Mrs. Emma
Root who had been burned quite
badly when a gas oven exploded in
her face. She was home after sev-
eral days in the Philip hospital.
Other sisters at the Root home
were Olga Meyers and Ida Hunt
making seven of the eight sisters
together with only one absent,
Thilda Mulcahy of Ft. Pierre.
25 Years Ago
September 22, 1988
N.W. Corner … Saturday, Mar-
vin and Phyllis Coleman helped
Steve and Pam Clements move to
the Annie Reedy Brunskill place.
Sorry to lose you, Steven and
Pam, but wish you the best in
your new home.
Congratulations to Mr. and
Mrs. Bryce Fitch of Sioux Falls.
They have a new boy, Christopher
Edward, born September 18. He
missed having the same birthday
as Grandpa Ed by only a few
Ottumwa … Congratulations to
Mark and Karen Foland on the
birth of their daughter, Sarah
Emma, born at 8:45 a.m. Septem-
ber 14, 1988, in Rapid City Re-
gional Hospital, weighing almost
six pounds.
Social Lines … Tina (Williams)
and Don Herren, Tyler, Minn., are
the proud parents of a baby boy
born September 9. He weighed 7
lbs. and 12 oz. and is 20” long.
They have named him Kevin An-
Blast from the Past |From the archives of the Pioneer Review
by Rep. Kristi Noem
There are many things that can
interrupt our daily lives. Whether
it’s the stress of work, family sched-
ules or that errand you forgot to run,
sometimes to-do lists are irrelevant
by lunchtime. But even amidst the
craziness of a given day, we all need
to take a moment and reflect on
life’s greatest blessings.
I continue to feel honored every
single day that I have the opportu-
nity to represent the great people
and state of South Dakota in Con-
gress. While debates on the House
floor or in committee rooms may get
stressful, I cannot help but stand in
awe of the incredible buildings and
history that surround my daily work
at the Capitol. In fact, it was 220
years ago that George Washington
first placed the cornerstone of the
Capitol. These buildings witnessed
the development of a more perfect
union and the hallways are rich in
the history of generations of law-
makers and the ideas of our found-
ing fathers.
Although it’s easy to get frus-
trated with the gridlock and dys-
function in Washington, D.C., it’s
important to remember the funda-
mental values that gave rise to our
great nation.
September 17 marked the 226th
anniversary of the signing of the
U.S. Constitution and is commonly
referred to as Constitution Day.
This day is designed to remind us of
the sacred rights and freedoms
guaranteed to us by our nation’s
founding document.
In 1775, Alexander Hamilton
wrote: “The sacred rights of
mankind are not to be rummaged
for, among old parchments, or
musty records. They are written, as
with a sunbeam in the whole vol-
ume of human nature, by the hand
of divinity itself; and can never be
erased or obscured by mortal
power.” Times of war or peace and
times of economic prosperity or
downturn cannot diminish or tar-
nish these values that embolden us
as a people and as a nation.
At the beginning of every Con-
gress, I take an oath of office in
which I state my duty to uphold the
Constitution of the United States:
“I, Kristi Noem, do solemnly
swear that I will support and defend
the Constitution of the United
States against all enemies, foreign
and domestic; that I will bear true
faith and allegiance to the same;
that I take this obligation freely,
without any mental reservation or
purpose of evasion; and that I will
well and faithfully discharge the du-
ties of the office on which I am about
to enter. So help me God.”
I use the tenets of this oath to
guide my every day decisions. We,
the people of the United States of
America, have a duty and responsi-
bility to recognize what makes our
country great and honor those who
fought so hard for these fundamen-
tal freedoms.
I hope you take some time with
your friends and family and read
the Constitution. President Ronald
Reagan once said that, “freedom is
never more than one generation
away from extinction.” I encourage
you to remember those words and
appreciate the nature of the free-
doms we enjoy.
Celebrating Constitution Day

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