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Number of active COVID cases on CRST hits new record high

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The number of active coronavirus cases on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation hit a new record high on Monday, the last day statistics were announced by tribal officials, by climbing to 63. Of those cases, 49 reside in Dewey County and 14 are in Ziebach County.

TL board votes against COVID testing in schools

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The Timber Lake School Board voted Wednesday, Oct. 14, against offering rapid testing for the coronavirus in the school. Supt. Dan Martin informed the board that test kits are being made available to schools through the State of South Dakota.

FOURTH CIRCUIT COURT

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Corson County, McIntosh July 20, 2020 State of South Dakota vs. Mary Elizabeth Leiter, 46, of Jacksonville, OR.

SHERIFFS’ REPORTS

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Dewey County Sheriff Dan Assman October 4 Controlled burn, handled by officer/deputy, Eagle Butte October 5 Disturbance, handled by officer/ deputy, Timber Lake Assist other agency, handled by officer/deputy, north of Timber Lake Traffic stop, handled by officer/ deputy, Highway 63/MM 187 Motorist assist, handled by officer/ deputy, Highway 20/MM 158 Injury accident, handled by officer/deputy, Highway 20/MM 148 Traffic/reckless driver complaint, handled by officer/deputy; assignment completed/settled, Lantry area Traffic stop, handled by officer/ deputy, Highway 20/MM 174 Controlled burn, handled by officer/deputy, Swiftbird Fire, fire control of extinguishment, White Horse October 6 Traffic stop, warning issued, Highway 63/MM 182 Traffic stop, warning issued, Highway 65/MM 177, rural Fire vehicle, fire control or extinguishment, fire, Ridgeview Traffic stop, handled by officer/ deputy, Highway 20 244th Ave. October 7 Ambulance, patient treated, transported by EMS, Timber Lake Harassment, handled by officer/ deputy, Isabel area Non-injury accident, handled by officer/deputy, Red Top Hill October 8 Ambulance, patient treated, transported by EMS, Airport Road Ambulance, handled by officer/ deputy, Timber Lake Animal, handled by officer/deputy, Promise Road October 9 Non-injury accident, handled by officer/deputy, west of Trail City October 11 Fire vehicle, fire control or extinguishment, Hwy 20, 3 miles east, Firesteel Welfare check, handled by officer/ deputy, Timber Lake October 12 Welfare check, report taken, Ohio St., Isabel October 14 Suspicious person, handled by officer/deputy, Wilson St., Isabel Ambulance, referred to partner agency, Timber Lake Elderly Housing Fire vehicle, fire control or extinguishment, 1 mile south of O’Learys residence/Hwy 63 October 15 Intoxicated person(s), referred to partner agency, N Main St., Isabel Assault, report taken, SD Hwy 20, Isabel Animal, handled by officer/deputy, Hwy 20/4-5 miles east, Timber Lake October 16 Intoxicated person(s), handled by officer/deputy, arrest, Timber Lake Golf Course Traffic stop, citation issued, Hwy 20/MM 158 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 159 Wanted person, arrest, Eagle Butte Domestic non-violent, report taken, referred to partner agency, G St., Timber Lake October 17 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 148 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 149 Traffic stop, warning issued, Hwy 20/MM 147 Corson County Sheriff Keith E.

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

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The following property transfers were reecorded with the Dewey County Register of Deeds during September 2020: September 14, 2020: Nye Investment Co LLC, Oklahoma City, OK to Nye Family LLC, Oklahoma City, OK: Twp: 012 Rge: 22 Sec: 09 Legal: W2E2 Notes: AN UNDIVIDED 1/2 INTEREST IN AND TO THAT PORTION LYING NORTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE RAILWAY AS NOW LOCATED. Note: ALL OF GRANTOR’S INTEREST IN AND TO THE OIL, GAS AND OTHER MINERALS.

Landis reelected to Moreau-Grand board

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With box meals, six foot distancing and an abbreviated agenda, the Moreau-Grand Electric Co-op annual meeting was unlike pre-COVID events but was pronounced a success. The meeting, held at Timber Lake Community Center on October 14, drew 133 members but most registered, voted and left; only a few stayed for the business meeting.

TRAIL CITY NEWS

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At the home of Chuck and Marsha Aberle this weekend were Jess Berke from Chanhassen, MN, Daniel Weston from Carver, MN, and Brian Blazey from Fargo, ND. They arrived Friday and are leaving Tuesday. Justin and Amya Aberle from Mobridge were also here all Saturday. Scott Hamre was there as well. Justin came back to visit on Sunday.

Pheasant opener

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This trio drove from Washington State to be here for the opening weekend of pheasant hunting. Shawn Kloster has been coming to the area for the past ten years but this was the first “daddy-daughters” trip. Six-year-old Brielle (LEFT) and eight-year-old Rella (RIGHT) show off a couple of the birds from their first day out. The Klosters live in West Richland, WA.