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Wed
25
Feb

Julie Landis is new librarian

Julie Landis of Trail City is settling into her new job as librarian at the Dewey County Library in Timber Lake. She replaces Bonnie Bieber, who has moved to Sturgis.

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Wed
25
Feb

School board accepts resignations, considers 2015-16 school calendar

The Timber Lake School Board accepted resignations from Elementary Principal Terry Stulken and custodian Lori Daugaard at the February 17 board meeting.

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Wed
25
Feb

Your property tax dollars

Dewey County taxpayers recently received notices for property taxes due in 2015. Three cities, two school districts and the county all get a share of the property tax revenue, which is collected by the County Treasurer and disbursed to each entity each month.

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Wed
25
Feb

Students quiz Chairman Frazier on tribal issues

Harold Frazier, Chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, took questions from Timber Lake High School seniors for about 45 minutes when the government class met with him on February 17. “They asked good questions,” the chairman said afterwards.

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Wed
18
Feb

Kids and dinosaurs

The Timber Lake Head Start class visited the dinosaurs at the Timber Lake and Area Museum on  February 11. FRONT (L-R): Braxton Farlee, Dayson Schumacher, Jalee Booth, Ronni Low Dog, Michael  Bollinger, Garrett Nilson; BACK (L-R): Judy Hall  (teacher), Sequoia Taken Alive, Tristan Swift, Colleen  Meier (teacher aide), and Kroix Larson.

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Wed
18
Feb

Mardi Gras fundraiser grosses $8690 for Holy Cross Parish Center project

 
Volunteers Donna Seiler and Katie Smith cut slices of Kings Cake for the dinner at the Mardi Gras

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Wed
18
Feb

TLHS musicians bring home five superiors

 
Eleven band and chorus students from Timber Lake High School attended  the Region 6 small group music  contest in Mobridge on February 11. The students performed solos, duets, and ensembles for a total  of 15 events on Wednesday. They brought home five superior ratings, eight excellent and two good ratings. Receiving superior ratings on their performances were: Elsie DuBray – Flute solo, Ethan Schaffer — Alto Sax solo, Kodi Traversie and Nick Bad Warrior — vocal duet, Kodi Traversie and Ethan Schaffer — vocal duet, and Kodi Traversie –vocal solo. Receiving Excellent ratings were: Ethan Schaffer — vocal solo, Hanna Wiedmer — Baritone Sax solo, Choir Ensemble, Nick Bad Warrior —  Clarinet solo, Jakways Mendoza— snare drum solo, Nick Bad Warrior — Vocal solo, Band Ensemble, and Micaela Hulm – Clarinet Solo.
Wed
18
Feb

County considering building permits

 
Would a building permit ordinance  get more property on the tax rolls — specifically property that is not being reported? That is the question the Dewey County Commission is discussing. At the commissioners’ request, States Attorney Steve Aberle drafted  an ordinance which the commissioners looked at during their February 10 meeting.

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Wed
18
Feb

Tobacco survey

 
The Canli Coalition shares  results of its survey on tobaccouse on the Cheyenne River

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Wed
11
Feb

County commissioners approve salary increase to recruit deputy

Sheriff Les Mayer convinced the Dewey County Commissioners on Tuesday to raise the deputy sheriff salary to $30,000 so he could hire a replacement for Bill Bieber, who plans to retire July 31 
 

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