New front teeth please
Thursday, December 12, 2019
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Brayden Meier may not know the words to the old song “All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth” but it would seem to be a good idea to put that on his list this year. Brayden saw Santa Claus at Timber Lake on Saturday afternoon. (More photos on p. 10)     To... + continue reading
Topic to give online edition to all subscribers
Thursday, December 12, 2019
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The Timber Lake Topic is announcing a change to its subscription model. Beginning this week, all print subscribers will receive online access including the Topic’s e-edition. The online edition is available at timberlaketopic.com each week, and once signed up, readers will receive an email... + continue reading
Big snowfall over Thanksgiving weekend
Thursday, December 5, 2019
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Nearly a foot of snow across Dewey County over the weekend disrupted Thanksgiving weekend travel and left everyone with plenty of snow to move while digging out Sunday and Monday. It also served as an indicator that winter is here for good. TOP: Three Bobcats and a pay loader cleaned up the yard at... + continue reading
Senftner shares suicide message

Lynn Senftner (RIGHT) with Timber Lake students who have received the Tate Senftner Memorial Scholarship awarded to a Timber Lake Middle School student each year: FRONT (L-R): Carlie Lawrence, Natalie Lawrence, Hayes Burress; BACK: Lexy White, Isaac Kraft, Hank Kraft.

Thursday, December 5, 2019
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When Lynn Senftner walked through the front doors of Timber Lake High School last Tuesday, she carried a different message from the ones she regularly shared with her students when she taught music here several years ago. Speaking to students and staff from Grades 8-12, Senftner, who now teaches... + continue reading
Park equipment to be ordered by end of year for spring installation

This new playground equipment will be installed at the Timber Lake City Park in May, 2020. Fund raising is underway for additional pieces including tables and trash cans.

Thursday, November 28, 2019
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The plans are coming together for the new playground area at the Timber Lake City Park. Play equipment that meets the grant requirements and budget has been selected thanks to input from Timber Lake Elementary students. The play equipment will be ordered before the end of 2019. The layout of the... + continue reading

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12/12/2019
Meeting on December 3, the Dewey County Commission voted to purchase a 2020 John Deere road grader from RDO Equipment of Rapid City at a purchase price of $325,676 less $100,000 trade-in for their 2013 model. The expenditure will come from the 2019 budget... + continue reading
12/12/2019
Karla Nordyke has been named finance officer for the Town of Isabel, succeeding Janet Kuivenhoven, who has resigned. Nordyke, who also serves as finance officer for the City of Timber Lake, will assume the role in Isabel on a flexible schedule of 20-30... + continue reading

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Natalie wins crown
11/21/2019 - 0 comment(s)
Timber Lake’s Natalie Biegler (LEFT) was crowned Miss Jacks Outstanding Teen in Brookings on Nov. 10. Natalie also earned Miss Congeniality and People’s Choice for talent. She is now qualified for a state competition with other regional winners in May for the Miss South Dakota’s... + continue reading
Holiday vacations, closings set
11/21/2019 - 0 comment(s)
Thursday, November 28 is Thanksgiving, a state and federal holiday. Schools will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 29. Federal government offices, banks, and post offices will be closed Thursday and open on Friday. Timber Lake City will close at noon Wednesday and be closed Friday. Most... + continue reading
Weather taking toll on harvest

A field of sunflowers east of Timber Lake stands ready for harvest, which has been long delayed.

11/14/2019 - 0 comment(s)
The fall of 2019 will be one that farmers remember — and not in a good way. Bill Knowlton at Northern Plains CHS in Isabel says it’s the worst he’s seen in at least ten years. This is a disaster for the farmers,” he said. “Normally we are two-thirds done with... + continue reading

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Cowgirls beat Panthers, advance to SoDak16

Panther players (L-R) Shay Kraft, Olivia Linderman, Carlie Lawrence, Macey Bollinger, Maci Maher and Molly Kraft celebrate a point in region volleyball play.

, Cowgirls beat Panthers, advance to SoDak16

Shay Kraft sends one over the net versus Bison.

, Cowgirls beat Panthers, advance to SoDak16

Coach Megan Bickel speaks to the team during a timeout.

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Timber Lake saw its hopes for Region 8 Volleyball glory dashed Thursday night by an all-toofamiliar foe: Lemmon. The Cowgirls, who topped the Panthers twice during regular season play, overcame a... + continue reading
Activities board gets advice about nine-man football

Olivia Linderman receives a serve versus Bison.

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All-Little Moreau Conference football team

Hank Kraft

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Isaac Kraft

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Jayce Lawrence

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Bergen Marshall

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12/05/2019 - 0 comment(s)
EDITORIAL By Kathy Nelson Reprinted from the Timber Lake Topic December 17, 2009 Four Bands Community Fund, the get-thingsdone development organization headed by Tanya Fiddler at Eagle... + continue reading