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Wed
25
May

South Dakota sales tax to increase by half cent June 1

The South Dakota state sales and use tax rate will increase from 4 percent to 4.5 percent on June 1. Doug Schinkel, Director of Business Tax for the S.D. Department of Revenue, said, “Simply put, all transactions that are currently subject to the 4 percent state sales or use tax rate will be subject to the 4.5 percent sales or use tax rate effective June 1, 2016.”

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Wed
25
May

Remembering Bluie Jewett

One of the soldiers being remembered this Memorial Day is Arthur “Bluie” Jewett of White Horse. He was missing and assumed killed during the Korean War. In August, 2009 his family was informed that DNA testing had identified remains as belonging to Bluie. A burial ceremony was held at St. Theresa’s Catholic Cemetery at White Horse.
 
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Wed
25
May

Ryan Maher seeks return to District 28 Senate seat

Why do you want to be the State Senator from District 28? Why should people vote for you? When I left the Senate back in December of 2014, I was the chairman of the Legislative Research Council’s Executive Board, the board oversees the legislative process when the legislature is not in session. During the summer of 2014, we had just spent the past two years reforming the way the entire legislature process works. We had replaced the executive director and made some major investments into the infrastructure of the legislative chambers.
 
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Thu
19
May

Timber Lake practice rodeo

Josie White of Timber Lake made the winning run in the pole bending at the Timber Lake High School rodeo Saturday. She also tied for first place in barrel racing. To read more, please log in or subscribe to the digital editionhttp://etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/default.aspx

Thu
19
May

Two new promo pieces

The Timber Lake & Area Historical Society, Timber Lake & Area Development and Timber Lake School District have partnered in developing two new printed pieces that promote the Timber Lake Museum and the Timber Lake community. The Historical Society and the Timber Lake Topic initiated the project, hiring Kasey Bickel Maher (HipHick Studio) to design the two cards to replace earlier museum and community brochures, which contained some outdated information. To read more, please log in or subscribe to the digital editionhttp://etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/default.aspx

Thu
19
May

School year wraps up with Amazing Race, Culture Fair

The winning Middle School Amazing Race Team. SEATED IN CENTER FRONT: Gracie Sandquist, Macey Bollinger, Danielle Reynolds; SEATED MIDDLE: Beau DuBray, Olivia Linderman, Miranda Hulm, Brady Hall, Sam Four Bear, Maggie Bad Warrior. To read more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.http://etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/default.aspx

Thu
12
May

City approves transfer for TLS liquor sales

The Timber Lake City Council approved the transfer of the Timber Lake Service liquor operating agreements from Faye Kraft to David and Jackie Biegler at their May 9 meeting. Jackie Biegler told the council that the change of ownership is scheduled to take place June 1 but in case it is delayed, she wanted to have it taken care of before the June council meeting. Biegler said she is awaiting a commercial appraisal and expects it may not be finalized until June 10.
 
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Thu
12
May

Voting has started for June 7 election

South Dakota’s June 7 primary ballots were printed and sent to county auditors’ offices for the start of absentee voting on April 22. Therefore presidential candidates suspending their campaigns after April 22 will still be on the ballot for the South Dakota primary election. Presidential candidates on the ballots are Republicans John Kasich, Ted Cruz, and Donald Trump, and Democrats Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.
 
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Thu
12
May

Construction will slow traffic on Highway 65 from Dupree to Isabel

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the start of construction work on Highway 65 from two miles east of Dupree to three miles west of Isabel was delayed by recent rains. The project, scheduled to begin last week, includes repairing fault heaves in the pavement and bridge end repairs. Traffic in the work areas will be reduced to one lane and controlled with stop lights, stop signs and flaggers.
 
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Thu
12
May

Ground breaking

Elyse Parker helped Bishop Robert Gruss break ground for the new Holy Cross parish hall last week. She is assisted by her mother, Jessica Biegler Parker.
 
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