News

Wed
19
Nov

County to increase prisoner fee

Two changes are aimed at helping Dewey County recoup some of the cost of maintaining its county jail. At the November 6 meeting of the Dewey County Commission, the board learned that the county had received $8000 from the State of South Dakota to cover part of the costs of housing prisoners 
 
Wed
19
Nov

frost coated everything last Friday morning

Thick white frost coated everything last Friday morning, including the Mettlers’ garden
 
Wed
19
Nov

Looking Back...

The year is 2002 and these young guys were all wondering which of them will be the Dewey County Snow Prince at the Snow Queen Festival. L-R are Justin Lindskov, Austin Pateneaude, Clay Lindskov, Kadem Huber, and Tanner Linderman.
 
Wed
12
Nov

County wrestles with wording of leave policy

Discussion at the November 7 Dewey County Commission meeting about how to interpret part of the county’s leave policy ended in a decision to allow Deputy Bill Bieber to collect both annual leave and worker’s compensation and agreement that the policy needs to be rewritten.
 
Wed
12
Nov

Overturned tanker closes Highway 63 all day Friday

Highway 63 was closed to traffic for eight hours on Friday, November 7 after a semi pulling a load of anhydrous ammonia overturned. The driver, Zane Michael Forster of Richardton, ND, was taken by the Timber Lake ambulance to Mobridge Regional Hospital, where he was treated and released.
 
Wed
12
Nov

Vehicle recovered

This 2005 Ford F250 pickup, reported missing from the Tim Bollinger place north of Timber Lake on October 30, turned up in the Grand River south of Little Eagle on November 1. It was a total loss 
 
Wed
05
Nov

Good year for corn

Jerry and Mark Leibel, harvesting corn on land they lease from Doug Keller, are pretty happy about their crop. Jerry said it’s “above average..as good as last year or better and last year was pretty good.”
 
Wed
05
Nov

Halloween Carnival fun

L-R: Hudson Gill, Grayson Gill and Grandma Janet Gill playing bingo.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Kitchen witches

The food service crew at the Timber Lake School cafeteria served up “slippery slimy worms with chunky head stones and ghostly tears” for lunch on Halloween. L-R are Tammy Bahr, Peggy Ley, Audrey Gomez, and Lois Crocker.
 
Wed
29
Oct

Voters go to polls Tuesday

Next Tuesday, Dewey County voters will cast their ballots for two county commissioners, a State Senator, a Governor, US Senator and Representative, state officials and judges. As of Tuesday, Dewey County had 3226 active registered voters.
(See below). Facsimile ballots for the November 4 general election are on pages 16 and 17 of this issue.
 

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