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.
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.
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.
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.
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.