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Thu
28
Feb
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Krafts plan to open soon

RIGHT: Grady and Bobbi Jo Kraft at the new R Rockin’ Bar & Grill.

Grady and Bobbi Jo Kraft say they will open for business at 9th and Main in Timber Lake at 6 a.m. on Saturday, March 2. They finalized the purchase of the former Big Dad’s Grub & Pub from Jamey Murray on Feb. 22. The business will be called R Rockin’ Bar & Grill.

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Thu
21
Feb
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Social networking helping area people travel safe

By Robert Slocum

“BIA 8 is horrible, my road to my house is blocked again.” “On The Tree road was full of snow, made a pass from 63 to Whitehorse then back to 63.” “Anybody know if the road from White Horse to Red Top has been plowed?” “Plows will be on all main BIA routes today. Then on to secondary routes and communities. Residences will follow into tomorrow and Wednesday.”

- Posts from the Facebook group CRST Road Conditions

“Nights still bitterly cold. Please be prepared and dress accordingly.” “The Dewey County plows will be out today (Sunday) and will be clearing the main routes first. Weather permitting, the plows will continue to clear roads on Monday. Please be patient!”

 

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Thu
21
Feb
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Council okays liquor license, Krafts plan to open soon

The Timber Lake City Council, in a special session on February 14, approved Bobbi Jo Kraft’s application for liquor licenses and an operating agreement, opening the way for her and her husband Grady to open their business, R Rockin’ Bar & Grill.

Bobbi Jo will be manager of the municipal operating agreement for on-sale (retail) and off-sale (package) licenses held by the city at the present Big Dad’s Grub and Pub location on the west side of Main Street.

 

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Thu
21
Feb
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School board approves bleachers, hires teacher

At the Timber Lake School Board meeting on Feb. 13, the board approved the purchase of bleachers for Doug Kraft Field, authorized an opt out of the tax freeze, and hired a new science teacher.

Acting on the recommendation of Supt. Dan Martin, the board okayed the purchase of a 10 row x 90 foot leg-truss grandstand with four foot elevated front walkway, ramp and stairs to be built on the west side of the new football/track field. The cost from Seating and Athletic Facility Enterprises, LLC is not to exceed $144,000 delivered and installed.

Thu
14
Feb
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Fire destroys Timber Lake Main Street landmark

The former Kesling building, built in 1958, was coated with ice as Timber Lake Fire Chief Shad Bollinger prepared to leave the scene the morning after fire gutted the 25 x 80 foot structure. He and Asst. Chief Austin Stover tended the fire overnight and others relieved them on Friday. The Wash Day Laundry next door also sustained some damage. Photo by Kathy Nelson

The two-story Kesling/Gross building on Timber Lake’s Main Street was destroyed by fire on Thursday evening, February 7. Two occupants escaped without injury.

Owner Richard Gross said Tuesday that an investigator from his insurance company had visited the site on Monday but did not report any findings.

Gross owned the building, which had an apartment upstairs and three furnished rental suites on the ground floor.

Volunteer firemen from Timber Lake and Isabel, hampered by subzero temperatures and a shortage of water, fought the fire well into the night. Only two of the city’s four wells were operational at the time.

Jami Kesling, who lived in the upstairs apartment, reported the fire about 7 p.m. She was fixing supper when she smelled smoke and thought at first it was the biscuits she had in the oven. Her boyfriend, Brad Meehan, ran downstairs and discovered

 

Thu
07
Feb
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Dewey County 2018 Budget and Actual Expenditures

The numbers below show how Dewey County ended the 2018 budget year. The first column is the amount budgeted and the second column is the amount spent.

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Thu
07
Feb
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Marshall recognized as Outstanding Administrator of the Year by SASD

Julie Marshall (SECOND FROM RIGHT) was one of eight Outstandin School Administrators recognized by the School Administrators of South Dakota (SASD) last week. She is pictured here welcoming students to school last Friday morning. The students are (L-R) Lorenda Long, Isaac Kraft, and Kenlea Heck.

The School Administrators of South Dakota (SASD) recognized eight Outstanding Administrators of South Dakota at a luncheon in Pierre on Jan. 31.

Julie Marshall, Middle School/ High School Principal at Timber Lake, was one of the honorees. Jerry Aberle, Director of the Northeast Education Co-op at Hayti, was another. He is a 1984 graduate of Timber Lake High School and formerly taught at Isabel.

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Thu
31
Jan
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Federal workers return after 35 day shutdown

No one is predicting whether the federal government will be shut down again but for now, agencies are open. More than 800,000 federal employees were off for 35 days as a result of a stand off between President Trump and Congressional leaders in a dispute over his proposed wall along the Mexican border. The two sides agreed to a temporary reopening and set a deadline of Feb. 15 for reaching an agreement.

 

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Thu
31
Jan
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Medicaid reimbursement is key to sustaining nursing homes

By South Dakota
News Watch

In her budget address on January 23, Gov. Kristi Noem announced a plan to aid South Dakota’s financially troubled nursing home industry by raising the rate of Medicaid payments and providing $5 million in grants to facilities that innovate.

Noem shared her ideas as part of her first budget address to both houses of the state Legislature in which she laid out her proposed spending plan for fiscal 2019-20. The budget proposal includes $1.7 billion in state money that rises to $4.9 billion in overall spending when federal and other revenues are added in.

Thu
31
Jan
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One-act play

Photo by Kathy Nelson

Timber Lake High School presented the one-act play, “Nora’s Lost,” at the school theater on January 24. Pictured in a dramatic moment from the play are (L-R): Ethan Johnston as Gene, Alex Thompson as Young Nora, Sarah Barnica as Nora, Nate Schaffer as the Chaplain and Caleb Quinn as an Army Officer.

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