News

Thu
12
Sep
Edgar's picture

Hometown progress ...

Article Image Alt Text
Article Image Alt Text

Multiple commercial properties in Isabel and Timber Lake are undergoing construction, improvements or repairs. Pictured above, Tri-County Chiropractic’s new building in Isabel has been taking shape over the past few weeks. At right, workers with Marty Biegler’s crew perform a face lift on Dakota Silk Screen in Timber Lake.

 

 

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://www.etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/

Thu
05
Sep
Edgar's picture

Grant awarded for playground at park

A new playground at the Timber Lake City Park is scheduled to be built by next spring, after a combination of funding and volunteer effort came together.

Timber Lake & Area Development (TLAD) has been awarded a Let’s Play Community Construction Grant from Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) and the national non-profit KaBOOM! The grant consists of $8000 plus a $7000 discount from the vendor to be used to build a fun and safe playground at the park.

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://www.etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/

Thu
05
Sep
Edgar's picture

Summer moisture recap: Month of July one of best ever

Article Image Alt Text

If we define “Summer”as June, July and August, then we’ve just had our wettest summer since 2014, and the second most moisture over that period in the past decade. With 10.76 of moisture this summer, only 2014 (16.26) had more since 2009. Timber Lake received 3.32 in June, 5.28 in July and 2.16 in August. July in particular was wetter than average, with 5.28 measured in Timber Lake. This would be the wettest July since 1993’s 6.11 and the second wettest going all the way back to 1969.

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://www.etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/

Thu
05
Sep
Edgar's picture

Dewey County will continue to fund 4-H

The Dewey County Commissioners, after listening to a roomful of 4-H leaders, parents, and members on Tuesday, voted unanimously to reverse their earlier decision to drop 4-H/Extension from the county’s 2020 budget.

Before moving to the court room for the budget hearing, the commissioners met in executive session for about 20 minutes to discuss a personnel matter with Hilary Risner, Regional 4-H Youth Program Advisor, and Karla Trautman, Director of SDSU Extension.

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://www.etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/

Thu
05
Sep
Edgar's picture

Sunflowers at sunset

Article Image Alt Text

The sun sets behind a field of sunflowers near Timber Lake. T

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://www.etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/

Thu
29
Aug
Edgar's picture

TLS enrollment 371 as of Monday

On Day 4 of classes at Timber Lake School, there were 371 students enrolled. Last year’s first day enrollment was 361. Enrollment numbers often change in the first few days of school. Here are the numbers by class: Pre-K: 14 Jr K: 6 Kindergarten: 26 1st grade: 28 (2 classes) 2nd grade: 28 (2 classes) 3rd grade: 21 4th grade: 34 (2 classes) 5th grade: 27 (2 classes) (Total elementary: 184)

 

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://www.etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/

Thu
29
Aug
Edgar's picture

Fiber project to be complete by Dec. 31

CRSTTA accepts bid of $899,000

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority board of directors held a special meeting on August 16 to review the bids for the Timber Lake Fiber Project. The bids came in significantly higher than originally estimated, according to Mona Thompson, general manager of CRSTTA. The low bid of $899,638.25 from Ernst Trenching of Fargo, ND was approved that day.

“The next step will be to hold a pre-construction meeting with Ernst Trenching,” said Thompson. “A construction start date has not yet been determined. The contract must be completed by November 1.”

 

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://www.etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/

Thu
29
Aug
Edgar's picture

Football and more

Article Image Alt Text
Article Image Alt Text
Article Image Alt Text

Football was the main event last Friday night when Timber Lake and Dupree fans gathered at Doug Kraft Field to see the Panthers and the Tigers play the season opener. There was other entertainment too.

TOP LEFT: Carlie Lawrence paints a Panther paw on Brynn Lemburg’s face.

 

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://www.etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/

Thu
22
Aug
Edgar's picture

School board hears support for Native ed staff position

By Robert Slocum

About 30 visitors attended the Aug. 14 meeting of the Timber Lake School Board, mostly to discuss and hear discussion pertaining to the Native American Education Committee’s presentation to the board regarding hiring of a Native American Education Coordinator and language teacher.

The committee desires for a Native American Education Coordinator to be added to the district’s certified staff and was asked to present after the school board discussed the matter at recent meetings. Janna Bollinger began by informing the board the NAEC recently reorganized and thanked outgoing president Jon Bigger for his past years of efforts. New president Michelle DuBray read aloud the letter to the board. (See p. 2 for full text)

Thu
22
Aug
Edgar's picture

New bleachers ready for Friday

Article Image Alt Text

Construction workers put the finishing touches on new bleachers at Doug Kraft Field in Timber Lake this week ahead of the first football game of the season this Friday. Timber Lake hosts Dupree at 6 p.m.

 

To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://www.etypeservices.com/Timber%20Lake%20TopicID443/

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - News