Two changes are aimed at helping Dewey County recoup some of the cost of maintaining its county jail. At the November 6 meeting of the Dewey County Commission, the board learned that the county had received $8000 from the State of South Dakota to cover part of the costs of housing prisoners
The year is 2002 and these young guys were all wondering which of them will be the Dewey County Snow Prince at the Snow Queen Festival. L-R are Justin Lindskov, Austin Pateneaude, Clay Lindskov, Kadem Huber, and Tanner Linderman.
Discussion at the November 7 Dewey County Commission meeting about how to interpret part of the county’s leave policy ended in a decision to allow Deputy Bill Bieber to collect both annual leave and worker’s compensation and agreement that the policy needs to be rewritten.
Highway 63 was closed to traffic for eight hours on Friday, November 7 after a semi pulling a load of anhydrous ammonia overturned. The driver, Zane Michael Forster of Richardton, ND, was taken by the Timber Lake ambulance to Mobridge Regional Hospital, where he was treated and released.
Jerry and Mark Leibel, harvesting corn on land they lease from Doug Keller, are pretty happy about their crop. Jerry said it’s “above average..as good as last year or better and last year was pretty good.”
The food service crew at the Timber Lake School cafeteria served up “slippery slimy worms with chunky head stones and ghostly tears” for lunch on Halloween. L-R are Tammy Bahr, Peggy Ley, Audrey Gomez, and Lois Crocker.
Next Tuesday, Dewey County voters will cast their ballots for two county commissioners, a State Senator, a Governor, US Senator and Representative, state officials and judges. As of Tuesday, Dewey County had 3226 active registered voters.
(See below). Facsimile ballots for the November 4 general election are on pages 16 and 17 of this issue.