Moreau-Grand Electric Cooperative will hold its annual meeting at the Timber Lake School on Friday, October 2. A free supper will begin at 5 p.m. with the meeting to begin after the meal. Vic Simmons, Manager of Rushmore Electric Power Cooperative, will speak on the impact pending regulations will have on the membership.
The Timber Lake & Area Development Corporation and the South Dakota Department of Tourism are partnering in the Rooster Rush promotion to welcome pheasant hunters to the area. Pheasant season opens Saturday, October 17.
The Timber Lake Ambulance Service hopes to recruit additional EMTs and ambulance drivers to beef up the current rosters. An informational meeting for prospective EMTs will be held next Tuesday and an Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (EVOC) is being offered on November 21.
The local American Legion Auxiliary is planning a memorial for past and present members of the US armed forces. It will be located on a concrete floor to be installed next to West Dakota Health Center, which is located in a building owned by the American Legion Post 83.
By Kathy Nelson
To test or not to test? That is the question facing the Timber Lake School Board. It’s not the math, science and reading tests that are being debated but student drug testing. After conducting a special meeting on August 26, the school board asked the Healthy Student Choices Committee, made up of board members, students, staff and parents, to prepare a draft of a drug testing policy to be considered at the September 15 regular board meeting. Any new policy of the school district must have two readings before it is adopted. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition
Sometimes having trouble finding a parking space is a good problem to have. In this case, the west side of Timber Lake’s Main Street, and also the street south of the museum are often filled because of the growing employment at Dakota Service Center. At last count, DSC had 52 employees. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition
Chauncy Kerstiens and Kodi Traversie were crowned Homecoming King and Queen at Timber Lake School Tuesday afternoon. Chauncey is the son of Kelly Kerstiens and Della Dearborn, and Kodi is the daughter of Robi and Tony Miller. Pictured are the other candidates and the second grade attendants FRONT (L-R): Hayden Thompson, Cullen Biegler, King Chauncey, Queen Kodi, Gailup and Geana Bollinger; BACK: Shaun Maher, Jacob Alley, Ethan Aberle, Sierra Enright, Mackenzie Huber, and Jessi White. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition
Ronnie “Stub” Pederson of Rapid City, and formerly of Firesteel, crafted this iron sculpture soldier for the American Legion Auxiliary Thank You Memorial to all men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. The piece will be on the southwest side of West Dakota Health Center, on land owned by the American Legion Post 83.