Eight Timber Lake High School seniors were chosen as Homecoming king and queen candidates by a vote of the students. They are FRONT (L-R): Chauncy Kerstiens, Jessi White; BACK: Shaun Maher, Jacob Alley, Mackenzie Huber, Ethan Aberle, Sierra Enright, and Kodi Traversie.
Fourth Circuit Judge Michelle K. Percy was elected in November, 2014 and took the oath of office in January, 2015 as the first woman judge in the Fourth Circuit. She replaced Judge Warren G. Johnson, who retired.
With the resignation of Dewey County 4-H Advisor Sarah Bross, the people who run the program will be looking at options for continuing 4-H in the local area. Peter Nielson, 4-H Youth Development Program Director for the Cooperative Extension Service (CES) at SDSU, said Tuesday that he and Donna Bittiker, 4-H Field Operations Associate, will meet informally this week with 4-H leaders, 4-H secretary Rebbecca Miller, and other key individuals to get some input.
Lacking a quorum, the Timber Lake City Council could not hold the special meeting scheduled for Monday but the mayor and three council members did spend an hour and a half discussing the street improvement project with engineer Todd Goldsmith of Mobridge. Work on the project has been underway for the past two weeks.
After hearing a report from the Healthy Student Choices Committee and a recommendation from Supt. Jarod Larson on August 12, the Timber Lake School Board voted to have a special meeting to consider whether to initiate drug testing for
Twyla Marshall, Carol Gunderson, Willard Guffey, Morris Goins, Donel Erickson, Vincent Humann, Patricia Humann; MIDDLE: Miss Mary McGuire, Sheila Guffey, Millard Fudge, DeMaris Ross, Bernice Lang, Marshall Goins, Dick Kraft, Thomas Taggart; BACK: Marvin Pahl, Linda Lou Sedig, Orville Lips, Darlene Lang, Dick Heck, James Pahl, Gary Pederson.
The 2016 proposed budget had its first reading at the August 10 meeting of the Timber Lake City Council. As prepared by Finance Officer Karla Nordyke, the budget totals $1,237,020. The 2015 budget is $1,227,531. The proposed budget will have a second reading at the September council meeting and must be adopted by October 1. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition