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Isabel board approves pay hikes

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The Isabel Town Board used its first meeting of 2021 to approve pay raises for itself and all town employees. The board traditionally votes on cost of living pay increases for employees each January.

Options for pesticide certification

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Along with the many changes over the past year, the pandemic has also brought a change to the way SDSU Extension provides education. If you want to become a private pesticide applicator or your private pesticide applicator license expired on December 31, 2020, you will need to certify or recertify this winter.

MRH updates COVID-19 info

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Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics is one of two independent health care facilities in the state selected to join Monument Health, Avera Health, and Sanford Health to partner with the South Dakota Department of Health (SDDOH) in vaccine administration through the initial phases of the COVID-19 vaccination effort.

DOT launches new travel website, app

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The South Dakota Dept. of Transportation has rolled out a new traveler information website and mobile app just in time for winter travel. The new SD511.org website replaces the old SafeTravelUSA website, providing an improved appearance, new features and compatibility with modern web browsers. Website users will automatically be redirected from the old site to the new one.

SHERIFFS’ REPORTS

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Dewey County Sheriff Dan Assman January 3 Ambulance, patient treated, transported by EMS, Hwy 63 & 20 junction west of Timber Lake Non-injury accident, report taken, Hwy 20/MM 144, Isabel Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/Main, Timber Lake January 5 Motorist assist, handled by officer/deputy, H and 6th St., Timber Lake January 6 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 165 Ambulance, patient treated, transported by EMS, Timber Lake Manor, Timber Lake January 7 Motorist assist, handled by officer/deputy, Hwy 20/MM 169 Animal, handled by dispatcher, east of Isabel in Hwy 20 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 158 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 157 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 158 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 155 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 154 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 156 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 156 January 8 Animal, gone on arrival/unable to locate, 507 Main St., Timber Lake Attempt to locate, handled by officer/deputy, Timber Lake Service, Timber Lake Paper service, civil papers served, 6th and G St., Timber Lake Traffic stop, handled by officer/deputy, Hwy 20/MM 155 Ambulance, patient refused evaluation/care, N Main St., Isabel January 9 Welfare check, handled b y officer/deputy, Main St., Timber Lake Non-injury accident, gone on arrival/unable to locate, White Horse road Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/Glencross Rd Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 178 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 178 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 178 TOTAL RECORDS: 26 Corson County Sheriff Keith Gall On December 29 State and Federal warrants were served on a 68-year-old male from Sioux Falls. The subject was transported from Sioux Falls to Aberdeen to appear in front of a Federal Magistrate.

MY THANKS

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THANK YOU to the Topic for the Holiday Cookbook gift certificate! What a nice surprise! I look forward to the paper every week and the cookbook each year. Happy New Year! Stacey (Ducheneaux) Nelson.

MY THANKS

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Thank for the yummy and generous Christmas gifts I received. I’m truly blessed to be a part of this community! I was also surprised by the Secret Santa who sent the Country Market gift certificate.

Timber Lake to host One-Act Play Competition January 20

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Timber Lake School will host the seven schools at the Regional One-Act Play Contest on Wednesday, January 20. Schools expected to present their serious one-acts are Dupree, Lemmon, Faulkton, Selby, Newell, Gettysburg and Timber Lake.

Dupree cast to present one-act play for public on Friday, January 15

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The Dupree School will be performing the one act play Orientation on Friday, Jan. 15 at 6:00 p.m. in their old gym. The play will be free and open to the public. The one-act comedy was written by Ian McWethy and is about two college resident assistants who are trying to match up eight incoming freshmen as roommates. With an extreme germaphobe, an intrusive podcaster, an over-excited Alaskan, a homesick girl, a gamer, a student with NO PHYSICAL boundaries, one that wants to reinvent herself, and one that isn’t really interested in anything, it makes finding good roommate matches a true challenge.