After interviewing two applicants at a special meeting on June 25, the Timber Lake City Council voted to offer the position of maintenance manager to John Ducheneaux. He notified the city on Monday that he would accept the position. He will replace Glen Hahne, who intends to leave at the end of July. In the interview, Ducheneaux said he knows how to operate the equipment the city uses. He told the council he is used to dealing with people and is honest.
Kids attending Duc In Altum at Holy Cross Church took a recess between activities on Monday morning. A visiting team is conducting the Bible school, which has day time sessions for elementary and middle school kids and evening classes for high schoolers. The sessions are aimed at helping young people deepen their faith.
Over 150 people representing five generations of the Frank and Anna Hahne family gathered at Palmer Gulch KOA Campground in the Black Hills June 5-7. Of their four children and spouses — Leonard and Loretta, Estella and Richard, Clarence and Ursula, and Claude and Esther — Claude is the only one living child. Fourteen grandchildren attended. Daughter-in-law Loretta was the oldest that attended, Loretta's daughter, two granddaughters and great-granddaughter came the farthest from Arkansas and Texas. Due to flooding in the Hill City area on Saturday, many of the activities had to be canceled but the marble game tournament was held with Rita Strand and granddaughter Lauren taking the championship of the 18 teams that started.
The 26 kids who attended the New Hope Church Vacation Bible School each made a Belt of Truth to learn about the Armor of God. The Armor of God includes the Belt of Truth, the Shield of Faith, the Breastplate of Righteousness, the Shoes of Peace, the Helmet of Salvation, and the Sword of the Spirit, which is God’s word.
Timber Lake’s annual Days of 1910 Celebration is just four weeks away. The celebration will begin on Thursday, July 23 with the Dewey County Fair at the Timber Lake Community Center, and a pork loin supper and talent show in the Days of 1910 tent on Main Street. Friday’s schedule includes a softball tournament, art show at the Community Center, and demolition derby.
Individuals who are interested in running for the Moreau-Grand Electric board of directors have until July 20 to file a nominating petition for the election to be held at the coop’s annual meeting on October 2 at Timber Lake.
The fourth annual Timber Lake Fire Department 4th of July Celebration promises to be bigger and better. This year’s event will raise funds for fire fighting equipment. Although the barbecue cook-off sampling and all the entertainment will be free, donations will be accepted.
Luann Lindskov, Timber Lake High School math and science teacher and 2013South Dakota Teacher of the Year, has been appointed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard to the Blue Ribbon Task Force. he Governor appointed 13 new members to join 13 others appointed earlier this year. The task force will study education unding and make recom To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition