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08
Oct
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New 4-H Youth Advisor named for Dewey, Corson

Sarah Bross is the new 4-H Youth Advisor for Dewey and Corson counties. Her first official day on the job is Friday, October 10. She will attend a training conference in Brookings October 14-17 and then begin regular office hours in Timber Lake and McIntosh.
 
Wed
08
Oct
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New deputy treasurer

Mikki LaCompte (RIGHT) is the new Dewey County Deputy Treasurer. She joined Treasurer Renee Leibel in the office on September 3. Mikki is a 2010 graduate of Timber Lake High School. She attended Sitting Bull College for two years and SDSU for one year. She was previously employed with Payday Financial and the CRST Youth Diabetes Program. She replaces Paige Wiedmer as deputy.
 
Wed
01
Oct
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Timber Lake High School receives National Blue Ribbon School Award

At a short and sweet assembly at the Timber Lake School on Tuesday, Supt. Jarod Larson announced that U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has recognized Timber Lake High School as an Exemplary High Performing National Blue Ribbon
School for 2014. Not knowing the reason for the assembly, the middle school and high school students gathered in the
theater to the sounds of the “Happy” song.
 
Wed
01
Oct
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Moreau-Grand members to vote on proposed boundary changes

Moreau - Grand Electric Cooperative will conduct its 66th annual meeting at the Timber Lake School on Friday, October 3. A free beef supper will be served beginning at 5 p.m. with the meeting to begin at 7 p.m.
 
Wed
24
Sep
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General election ballot is ready

The ballot for the Nov. 4 general election is ready. Candidates for the state and county offices are: US Senator: Rick Weiland,
Democrat; Mike Rounds, Republican; Gordon Howie, Independent; Larry Pressler, Independent
 
Wed
24
Sep
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Kurt, Jordan crowned

Kurt Salzer and Jordan Bickel were crowned king and queen at the 2014 Homecoming coronation ceremony at Timber Lake School on Tuesday afternoon and will reign over activities this week. Kurt is the son of Carl and Karen Salzer and Jordan is the daughter of Bill and Laurie Bickel.
 
Wed
24
Sep
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Jeff Reed named to new position at WDB

Jeff Reed has been promoted to Vice-president of Operations at Western Dakota Bank at Timber Lake, Isabel and Eagle Butte. He replaces Steve Laib, who has accepted a position at Dakota Service Center at Timber Lake
 
Wed
17
Sep
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County wrestling with cost of operating jail States Attorney suggests housing prisoners elsewhere

When the Dewey County Commission holds its final hearing on the 2015 county budget on September 19, the county jail will be on the agenda. At last week’s commission meeting, States Attorney Steve Aberle suggested to the commissioners that
they examine the question of whether to continue operating the jail. An alternative, he said, is to house prisoners in other jails
 
Wed
17
Sep
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At the Holy Cross Church Bazaar

Braden Lawrence tries his luck at one of the kids’ games 
 
Wed
10
Sep
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School board discusses teacher recruitment and retention policies

The Timber Lake School Board talked about teacher recruitment and retention Monday night after new board member Pat Aberle brought up the issue for discussion. Aberle applauded the district’s efforts to provide housing but he said that was more for recruiting new teachers than keeping those already here.
 

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