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Wed
21
Jan

City Council gives 3% raises

The Timber Lake City Council, meeting on January 7, approved pay increases for city employees and officials. 
Permanent employees will get a 3% raise for 2015. That will bring Broadband Manager Ryan Farlee’s annual salary to $42,869.42 and Finance Officer Karla Nordyke’s annual salary to $40, 062.88.

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Wed
21
Jan

Paleontologist gives credit to amateurs for discoveries

Thanks to a couple of amateur bone collectors and the research of a paleontologist at the South Dakota School of Mines &  Technology, the mystery surrounding a dinosaur that for a century had only a body and no head has finally been solved. 

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Wed
21
Jan

One of the specimens that Clint Boyd’s paper

One of the specimens that Clint Boyd’s paper describes was discovered by the late Bill Alley and his grandson Clay Lindskov, now a student at the School of Mines.

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Wed
14
Jan

‘Homefront’ goes to one-act play contest next week

The cast and crew of the Timber Lake High School one-act play, “Homefront,” are rehearsing for a public performance on January 20 and the regional one-act play competition on January 21.
 
Wed
14
Jan

New teacher, new bus on school board January agenda

The Timber Lake School Board, meeting on Monday, conducted an evaluation of Supt. Jarod Larson, approved a teacher contract, and hired track coaches. The board met in closed session for an hour prior to the regular meeting to evaluate Larson and then met with him in a second executive session to discuss the evaluation. Larson is on a two-year contract. The board approved a contract with Emily Goddard to teach in the second grade. She and Rita Longare team-teaching, conducting some classes with the 26 students together and some in smaller groups. Goddard has an elementary education degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and has done mission work overseas for the past three years, Supt. Larson told the board.
 
Wed
14
Jan

Grady, Daryl place fourth

A Timber Lake team, Grady Kraft (LEFT) and Daryl Schuchhardt (CENTER) finished in fourth place in the Mobridge Ice Fishing Tournament on Saturday. The pair caught six walleye totaling 16.37 pounds. The winning team had 20.17 pounds. There were 522 two-man teams in the contest with 1090 walleye caught, weighing 2178 pounds.
 
Thu
08
Jan

Dewey County Commission hears details of proposed Walworth County regional jail to be built at Selby

Dean Marske, representing HKG Architects of Aberdeen, talked to the Dewey County Commission Tuesday about plans for building a regional jail in Selby, the Walworth County seat.
 
Thu
08
Jan

Looking Back

The three oldest children of Roy and Cecelia Linderman of Timber Lake are L-R Leroy, 4, Neil, 2 1/2 and Mark, 18 months.
 
Thu
01
Jan

Civil Air Patrol cadets aid in search for Fr. Peter Kovarik

By Adam Hurlburt, Black Hills Pioneer.
 
(Reprinted with permission)
 
Founded on Dec. 1, 1941 — six days before Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor — the Civil Air Patrol played an integral role in protecting the homefront from Axis threats during World War II. After the war, the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) was established as an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, dedicated to emergency air response services, providing aerospace education, and nurturing the nation’s fledgling pilots through cadet programs.
 
Thu
01
Jan

Dewey County Commission holds end-of-year meeting

Meeting on Tuesday, December 30, the Dewey County Commission moved $30,000 from the contingency fund to other funds to cover final expenditures for 2014. The biggest overrun was in the building fund, due to new flooring installed in the north side of the courthouse.
 

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