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Official Newspaper for the City of Bison, Perkins County, and the Bison School District A Publication of Ravellette Publications, Inc. P.O. Box 429 • Bison, South Dakota 57620-0429 Phone: (605) 244-7199 • FAX (605) 244-7198

Commission boost salaries to make Superintendent and long time job more appealing to newcomers cook resign from Bison School
By Beth Hulm County highway workers won’t make any more money in 2013 than they did last year (unless they work necessary overtime) but they also will no longer have to work 10 hours of mandatory overtime every week to get that same take home pay. County Commissioners boosted the base wage and current wages by $3.00 per hour last week for the highway crew, hoping to make the job more appealing to those who answer help wanted ads. In recent months it had become apparent to county officials that the starting wage was too low for the that position. Mandatory overtime for 50 hour weeks during much of the calendar year wasn’t always appealing either. Therefore, the hourly wage has increased and workers will find themselves with 10 more hours of leisure time each week. Basically, they’ll receive the same paycheck. In the future, the highway crew may be asked to work four tenhour days vs. five eights. Overtime will change to being paid on a 40hr. week vs. an 8-hr. day. Commissioner Wayne Henderson, Lodgepole, thinks that the changes should make the job “super attractive for new employees.” Road boss Tracy Buer will see a $2.00 per hour raise in his salary to allow for a larger spread between him and his foreman. Sheriff Kelly Serr and his deputies were also increased by $2/hr. Commissioners felt that those in law enforcement were working too much overtime without compensation. All other county employees realized a 50-cent per hour increase over last year. employee, newcomer One Jeanette Krueger, in the Director of Equalization office will actually increase from $11.22/hr. to $12.34/hr. due to a change in her job title. She will be a Deputy continued on page 2 By Beth Hulm School board members accepted two resignations on Monday night. Donald Kraemer tendered his, effective at the end of his current contract, which is June 30. In a written letter of resignation, he said that he had enjoyed his years in Bison and simply said that he wanted to pursue “other options.” He is completing his 5th year as combined superintendent and K12 principal. Longtime head cook Sherry Basford is retiring after more than 40 years in the school kitchen. She urged the board to hire a replacement as soon as possible so that the new head cook can train for the position. School board members continue to agonize over whether or not to spend the money to construct a building for shop classes and other classrooms. It’s an expensive undertaking that would drain the school surplus funds and the board has not been able to find a source for grant money. Board member Eric Arneson and Supt. Kraemer had both followed leads from previous board discussions to no avail. Arneson learned that it wasn’t feasible to hire an out-of-state contractor whom he knows. “Too much is different between states,” he said. Mr. Kraemer also had no luck in

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Judge Bastian performed the Oath of Office for Brad Besler, Bison, the newest Perkins County Commissioner.

researching module or mobile classrooms. Kari said that the board needs to make a decision…“unless somebody comes up with a great idea.” Arneson suggested getting public input. The board already tried that once and nobody showed up. It was an agenda item last summer for discussion during a regular board meeting. Kari said that proper publicity - through the newspaper and personal contact might help to make the community more aware of the situation. She’ll write the press release for a public meeting which will be on Wednesday, January 30 at 5:30 in the school cafeteria. The “bottom line,” according to Arneson is “we have to do something!” TW Schalesky and Chet Anderson visited the school board to talk about forming a wrestling co-op with Hettinger. The conversation has taken place before but has become a more pressing matter as two of the boys move up to the varsity level next year. Three boys are practicing four times a week and participating with the Hettinger JV squad right now. Hettinger would need a contract with Bison school to allow those boys to wrestle at the competitive varsity level next year. continued on page 6

No vote yet on storm sewer ------------------------By Gladys Jackson After the Call to Order, Flag Salute, Roll Call, approval of December 10 and 28 board minutes and the monthly financial report, the Town Board was ready to entertain a delegation of Dan and Sherry Jackson. The Jacksons had requested to meet with the Board in regard to the progress on a 15-month water meter problem which both parties were aware of. They were told that the Board felt the problem has finally been fixed and they asked that both the Jacksons and employee Heath McKinstry take individual readings and compare their findings to make sure. An adjustment will be made with water used before the new water rates went into effect. Employee Heath McKinstry gave a status report on items ongoing to the Board. He suggested that after the retaining wall at the dump has had a chance to settle that some type of wings should be put on the sides. He also informed the Board that he would like to visit with an adjoining landowner about purchasing some extra land around the dumpsters to allow for turning of vehicles and to take the gates further out to help eliminate the drifts on the driveway to the dumpsters. The Board approved Heath checking this out. He also reported that the bolt bales have not been picked up yet at the dump. Heath reported that the maintenance on town equipment is continuing, slowly but surely. He reported that the backhoe will need more work than town employees are capable of doing. He was told to check out the options on this. Heath will be attending a pesticide and tree workshop in the future. President Chapman went into old business, which included voting on the storm sewer project. He had received a scaled back proposal from the engineers which would include no sidewalks, very little curb and gutter, 36 inch pipe, and the holding pond; but would not include the Lions Park or the City Park; they would have to be done in two different projects. Chapman then said, “I would like to hear each of your ideas on this scaled back proposal.” After questions and discussions, the consensus was that the Board did not know if the 36 inch pipe would be big enough down the line when other parts of the project would be tied in, and they did not want to move on this until more questions could be answered. They also wondered about the additional cost of using larger pipe, conflicts with pipe on Main Street and certain alleys and about moving the holding pond to the west end of town. The scaled back estimate was $455,000.00 not including a new engineering bill if the above questions are to be answered. This cost also does not include the Lions Park, City Park or anything east of the proposed holding pond site (tree plot right east of the former Richard and Geraldine Heck house). President Chapman will re-visit with the engineers and see what he can find out; therefore no vote was taken on the storm sewer project. The continuation of reviewing job descriptions was held. The Board will take them home to study and review further. A snow removal policy was also discussed at this time. New business included setting the date, time and place for the upcoming Municipal Election. The election will be April 9 at the Bentley Building from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Clerks will be determined jointly with the school if possible. Beth Hulm will visit with the school on elections and get things organized. Up for election this year are Luke Clements and David Kopren, each for a three-year term. The Town will advertise for a summer maintenance/recreation helper by the first of March. Beth will check with the Hettinger pool in regard to swimming lessons and open swimming. Utility rates for water, sewer and garbage were reviewed as well as rental of town equipment. Sewer rates may climb $5.00, water and garbage rates will be discussed at next month’s meeting. As rates are approved, there will be more on them in the publication of the official Town Board minutes. The Board then went into Executive Session to discuss personnel, employee evaluations and to set wages for 2013.

Thunder Butte Valley 4-H Fundraiser for Bucyrus Fire Chili, Garlic Bread & Dessert & BINGO. January 19th, 5:00 pm at Elbert Bentley Building (free will) Bingo starts at 6:00 pm tickets $1.00 per round Everyone is invited to a baby

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shower for Sharla Veal & baby girl at 1:00 PM on January 20th at the home of Todd & Kim Veal, 302 E. Main St. in Bison. Donate Blood January 23, 2013 at the Grand Electric Social room. 11:45 - 6 p.m. 244-5472 for info.

” Commissioner Rusty Foster. according to the State of South Dakota... according to Henderson. “(Lemmon’s) got a problem and Commission boosts salaries Friday.... the organization always was exempt. There were some visitors during last week’s five-and-a-half hour meeting….. Of the former...... the county had not recognized the seniors’ request for tax exempt status.... Brad Besler... “It’s time to get it out on the table.. Lemmon.. January 21 Tuesday....... Inc.....$36. Legals: Fridays at 12:00 p. Four senior citizens from Lemmon made a brief appearance to ask commissioners to abate some taxes for their new Senior Center. Lemmon would pay the county (as Bison already does) to do their police work and the city council would lose local control.. It won’t save Lemmon any money but it might serve to make law enforcement “more stable” for them.04 Meadow..000+ for 2012 taxes due this year. The City of Lemmon has been struggling in recent years to maintain a three-man police force and they have been discussing the possibility of working with the county. cautioned against adding stress to the sheriff ’s department. made her annual appearance to deliver the county’s 2013 insurance package.or however long it takes for him to reach a conclusion.. increase over last year. the City of Lemmon and the sheriff ’s department will all have to agree on the merger before it could happen..... was also unopposed for his board seat.....com For all your tax needs...Page 2 • The Bison Courier • Thursday...$36.. Buer said that gravel resources in the county are diminishing and that he plans to be “careful” when selling to individuals.. was re-elected by his peers to continue as board chairman. Serr said. photocopied or in any way reproduced from this publication. a decision that has lead to substantial resource loss for South Dakota sheep growers and others....” As a whole... predator losses to poultry and miscellaneous damage caused by predators and nuisance animals. Darlene Kueffler.......) .. external...36 Lemmon. Penfield interjected that.. He’s in favor of more research if Serr is “100% on board and in control of it..00 + sales tax out of state (Includes all Hettinger addresses.. Lemmon..... beaver damage to trees and property.. ney.. PO Box 429. Perkins County.. “If we need something done and we don’t have time.... “you’d want a refund on it.. You’re taking that on.. Prairie City. Bison. as reported by trappers. Shadehill..... POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Bison Courier. Reva & Lodgepole .. Overall.com SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Bison .000. in whole or in part.” One of Lorenz’s peers blamed a “crackdown by the IRS” for the loss of their federal tax exemption...m.. The question had been “Our sales are every day” CC Flooring Highway 12 Hettinger 701-567-2677 carpet • vinyl • hardwood • ceramics The Honorable Judge John Bastian administered the Oath of Office to Shane Penfield. This time.$39.... On the other hand. the five-man board trusts Serr’s opinion.... January 17. SD 57620 POSTAL PERMIT #009-944 Published weekly every Thursday by Ravellette Publ.04 in state .... Commissioners agreed to write a letter sharing these concerns and requesting an unbiased.com couriernews@sdplains... Like him. 2013 Nutrition Site Menu Thursday. rural Bison. His was to ask assistance from the State Highway Patrol to enforce load limits on county roads........m. without the written consent of the publisher.. Henderson Periodicals Postage Paid at Bison..” he said.. All rights reserved.. Lemmon... they aren’t ready to commit yet but they aren’t ready to turn the idea down either... January 23 Chicken & dressing baked squash harvest beets fruit cocktail they can’t get help... Sheriff Serr initiated a conversation with commissioners about the possibility of implementing “county law” in Perkins County.. That increase includes the 50 cents per hour that everyone else received.. is over $1. Fish and Parks’ policies and procedures that will not include Animal Damage Control and Wildlife Damage Management....beth@sdplains. BW Insurance. who is beginning his second term as Perkins County State's Attorney.” Serr said.... Nothing may be reprinted. He requested that the board advertise the private sale of gravel to individuals and for road oil. asked commissioners to pen a letter to Governor Daugaard regarding an investigation into Game.... Bierschbach & Anderson LLP Certified Public Accountants COPYRIGHT: Ravellette Publications.........$39...” Kohlman. at PO Box 429..” Max Matthews...... Tracy Buer also had a request from commissioners. January 22 Wednesday.......$35..... Jim Lorenz prefaced their comments... January 18 Ham & potato omelet green beans cinnamon roll plums Closed NO MEALS Closed NO MEALS Monday. or approximately $1.. Henderson proposed that the county get out of the gravel selling business entirely. “It’s not that bad. Bison SD 57620-0429 Telephone: 605-244-7199 • Fax: 605-244-7198 E-mail Addresses: courier@sdplains. Inc....... They encouraged him to proceed with his study and to report back in a month .. “I’ll come in here and we’ll discuss it. representing Perkins County Predator Control.... independent investigation to address the Animal Damage Control and Wildlife Damage Management program.. It being the beginning of a new fiscal year.. 106 Main Avenue Lemmon 374-3388 ....... Publisher: Don Ravellette News/Office Manager: Arlis Seim Ad Sales: Beth Hulm (244-5231).. won the Republican primary last June against incumbent Jim Gochenour and had no competition for the General Election in November. culverts and concrete products... Meadow.....00 (no tax) THE BISON COURIER tabled from the December meeting when four commissioners had a tie vote.. “I’m sure if any of you overpaid your taxes.. The Honorable Judge Bastian came down from his court chambers to swear them in. Returning Commissioner Willard Ottman..000! There is also concern in the reduction of prairie dog control services and the impact that has to livestock producers... Shane Penfield is beginning his 2nd term as State’s Attor- will serve as vice chair for 2013... GF&P recently reduced predator and nuisance animal control services. Since 2004-2005 verified predator losses to sheep and cattle.. That decision has since been overturned but..... three individuals recited oaths of office at this first meeting of the New Year. He was uncontested for the position..” Buer said.. She thanked the county board for keeping her as their agent for the past ten years and “staying local. Each man will serve a four-year term.. Mike Schweitzer... in the meantime... He said that he isn’t totally convinced that it’s the right route to take but he’s been researching the pros and cons and wanted to know if the commission felt that he should continue to do so or if he should drop the idea..... the county will experience a 6%.” Kueffler said. Changing trends in crime within the county have made the sheriff ’s department extremely busy. too. and having extra deputies in Lemmon would be an advantage.. a motion passed to rebate more than $800 for 2011 taxes due in 2012 and another $1..... Bison SD 57620-0429 Deadlines: Display and Classified Advertising: Mondays at 12:00 p.... January 17 Sausage gravy over biscuit tossed salad w/dressing squash jello w/strawberries continued from page 1 II instead of an appraiser.....800..

11:00 a. It has more than 2. You can use this service by calling 1-800-7332622 or by doing a ZIP code search at www. of Highways 73 & 20 Sunday School . Wednesday Prayer Mtg.11:00 a. 2013. Find a professional. • American . • Worship Service -10:30 a.m. Tuesday Bible Class . My twine cutting tool is inexpensive and easy to replace so I never seem to lose it the way I have with store-bought pocket knives. Minnesota and formerly Amy Kirk is a ranch wife from Custer. I don’t trust myself with any of these kinds of twine cutters.m.m.8:00 a.m. especially when each string can be sliced through easily with a little pressure and the twine “pops” as it’s cut. a public and professional resource on trees and arboriculture since 1938. decline might not be visible for years. Contact the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA). 2013 at Southwest Healthcare Services in Bowman. My husband favors top-of-theline twine cutters: the kind with a serrated edge. south of Prairie City . South Dakota. Our feed pickup is equipped with two twine cutters: one good one and mine. Salt is spread near houses to avoid pedestrian injuries.10:00 a.e. Christ Lutheran Church WELS • Pastor Gerhardt Juergens Sunday Bible Class . Norman G. 18 mi. carbide blade pocket knife. millions of tons of de-icing salt are applied to state and municipal roads to keep them safe for vehicles to travel. Bison . leaving homeowners wondering what might have caused the problem. Many a designated twine cutting knife has been lost on account of my negligence. CRE Reva • Sunday School 9:45. .m. As much as I like using a good sharp utility knife. Morning Worship . increasing salt levels in the soil.m. Salt runoff washes from pavement into the ground. Worship Service . driveways or roads. 2013 at Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge. a nonprofit organization dedicated to the tree care industry. Grace Baptist Church • Pastor Phil Hahn Church of Christ Prairie Fellowship Parish ELCA • Pastor Margie Hershey Indian Creek . Vesper Service . Beckman Wesleyan Church • Pastor Brad Burkhalter . Sabbath School . "This causes disfigured foliage.m. Provide adequate irrigation and mulching to reduce water loss.” Regardless of what people call it.m. This is necessary for safety.m. It was left there so whoever fed cows had something to cut the twine with. Frankie passed away Wednesday. De-Icing salt can harm trees and landscape plants Each winter. CTSP*. Use alternative de-icing salts such as calcium chloride and calcium magnesium acetate. Mine is a ranchy custom-made job my husband created just for me.m. Mine doesn’t have any investment value whatsoever since it’s comprised of discarded metal he found under the welding table.m. Saturday. It’s a very therapeu- Key That Just Doesn’t Cut It tic process. Cutting nylon string with a key is like attempting to castrate with a butter knife.. cinders and ash. Mine is the only one that has a handle and I don’t have to take off my gloves and fold it up like a pocket knife.The Bison Courier • Thursday.m. Plant salt-resistant trees in areas where high salt spray is inevitable...m. and thoroughly leach salt residues from the soil. WMF 2nd Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. cows can be fed the hay—with no strings attached. My twine cutter isn’t as fancy as a folding knife but it’s better than the alternative. i. TCIA recommends taking the following measures: Avoid use of de-icing salt unless necessary. Improve drainage of soils. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. TCIA also has the nation's only Accreditation program that helps consumers find tree care companies that have been inspected and accredited based on: adherence to industry standards for quality and safety. Lemmon . Erect barriers between pavement and plants. • Worship Service . Smith "Bud" age 93 of Lodgepole. Watch next weeks paper for a complete obituary. and dedication to ethics and quality in business practices. professional staff.7:15 p.8:15 a. staff arborist with TCIA. Prune properly and add fertilizers to correct nutrient deficiency as indicated in spring soil testing. Burial will be in the Timber Lake Cemetery.” Other people may recognize this special implement by a more elaborate name like “pocket knife” or “utility knife. Tony Grossenburg Saturday Mass: Morristown . Using a key just doesn’t cut it—the twine that is. buds and roots of trees. In the wintertime the most important tool on our ranch is “the twine cutter.000 member companies who recognize stringent safety and performance standards and who are required to carry liability insurance. January 17.3:00 p.10:00 a.8:30 a. They are not safe in my hands.m. Once the twine is cut. January 12. of Shakopee. South Jct. Funeral services were January 16. 2013 in Shakopee. Mix salt with abrasives such as sand." There are steps you can take to ward off tree damage from salt.6:30 p. This can only be achieved with a sharp twine cutter. It’s the sound of tightwrapped nylon string popping as it gives way to being severed.m.m. Worship Service ..org. Coal Springs Community Church Pastors Nels & Angie Easterby Seventh Day Adventist Church • Pastor Donavon Kack Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church • Fr.. it’s is a vital component in achieving the daily task of feeding cows. maintenance of trained. It means the string ends won’t look like my typical frayed mess. Add organic matter such as activated charcoal or gypsum.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.4:45 p. 2013 • Page 3 Guest Columnist One Funeral services for -------------------- Frankie Reeves age 97. of Mobridge will be at 10:30 a. The value of this tool was most evident the first time I had the feed pickup surrounded by a mob of cows impatiently trying to eat hay from the bale still loaded and the twine cutter was missing.possibly leading to permanent decline and even death? According to the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA).Worship Service .. When we first got a pickup equipped with a bale bed to feed cows round bales easier. passed away on Saturday.7:30 p. my husband put a pocket knife in a special spot in the cab.m.m. Sunday Mass: Lemmon . or a serrated pocket knife.8:00 a.2:00 p.m. A professional arborist can assess your landscape and work with you to determine the safest course of action. BCMA.10:30a. January 19.10:00 a. even severe salt damage might not be visible on a tree until the end of summer. Holland Center Christian Reformed Church Pastor Brad Burkhalter • Lodgepole Worship Service . January 9. "Salt deposits migrate to the stems. An easy way to find a tree care service provider in your area is to use the Find Qualified Tree Care program.m. At times I’ve forgotten the twine cutter in the pocket of a pair of coveralls or a coat back at the house but I’ve also left a few good twine cutters on the back of the feed pickup. Plant trees in locations away from any type of salt spray..treecaretips. The twine cutter performs the simple function of cutting the nylon string that tightly binds a round bale together.9:30 a. I can tell you from personal experience that it is virtually impossible to cut tight twine strings with a jagged-edged pickup key." explains Tchukki Andersen. but did you know excessive salt can cause widespread damage to trees .11:00 a. It’s an old flathead tip screwdriver (no longer flat-tipped) with a section tooth welded onto the end of it. I tend to lose them especially if they’re brand new.. In some cases.11:00 a. Worship Service .m. Worship Service .11:00 a. stunted growth and severe decline in tree health.6:00 p. Visitation will be from 3-5 at the funeral home Friday. Slim Buttes Lutheran • Pastor Henry Mohagen Prairie City Sunday School . near walkways. First Presbyterian Church • Pastor Florence Hoff. By now you already know I’m kinda weird so it probably doesn’t come as a surprise to you that there’s something I find gratifying about making a clean cut through twine.8:00 a.. • Rosebud . Evenings .m. Wed. This is why I have my own twine-cutting tool now.m.7:00 p.m. Control tree damaging diseases and pest infestations.m.

drug. This is my seventh session and the start of my four Senator Ryan Maher and final term as your Senator for District 28. Please Keep in touch on the issues and feel free to contact me at (605) 850-3598 or at my legislative email sen. The legislature will likely spend most of the session under a cloud of uncertainty as we try to put together a budget without knowing how much we will have to spend. my hope is that we can find ways to create true economic development throughout all of South Dakota with a strong focus of bringing more young people back in our rural communities.’ Hopefully legislators in Pierre can uphold the Constitution. which is related to my earlier mention of the need for more young families in rural communities. He tried to straighten out what he saw as double taxation. I will also serve as a Major Whip to the Republican Caucus. The Chief Justice is also concerned about the decline of access to attorneys in rural areas. giving school boards the option to approve exceptions to gun-free zones based on certain conditions if adopted at the local level. which started on January 8th. listen to committee hearings. The other Oil and Gas legislation bills are: •HB 1002 to provide for the creation of a trust account for un-locatable mineral interest owners. or mental issues. Leave a phone number and I’ll call you back. and every day 18 veterans commit suicide. “It’s a fair tax.” he told the committee Wednesday. This week in Senate Tax we heard from Henry Carlson Jr. I will be the prime sponsor of HB 1001 that would require mineral developers to give notice to surface owners before entering the land. •HB 1004 to provide for the award of treble damages in certain surface depredation cases. after the sales and use tax and video lottery. but haven't seen any of them yet.com. 76% of the homeless veterans suffer from alcohol.maher@state. The biggest problem facing us as we work on our budget this year is the federal government's fiscal irre- Greetings from Pierre. Mental health services must take precedence and we owe that to folks who need the help the most. The focus on keeping our children safe and protecting our Second Amendment rights brought to mind this quote by Edmund Burke: ‘The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. Carlson generally favored the contractor excise tax but wanted it simplified so it didn’t fall on subcontractors too. Carlson.state. 36% of the homeless are veterans. Thirty one states have created programs to treat these underlying issues rather then prosecution. Veterans needs are more important now than ever.in 1982 there were only 32. The cost per inmate is $25. Thursday the Ag Committee heard very interesting presentations about the devastation caused by the Pine Beetle infestation in the Black Hills and the science involved with the in situ uranium mining near Edgemont. Daugaard addressed the good stewardship we practice in our state. and Chief Justice Gilbertson continues to expand their presence.6 million the current 2013 fiscal year that ends June 30. a prominent figure in South Dakota’s construction industry. January 17.us/ You can also use this link to find the legislators. •SB 1 to revise the provisions regarding plugging and performance bonds for oil and gas wells and to repeal the supplemental restoration bond requirement. with the most troubling statistic of how we are losing more soldiers back home from suicide than we lost overseas with the recent Iraq and Afghanistan wars. several bills are being written to improve safety for schools.” Some legislators have discussed eliminating the tax as a step to make South Dakota more attractive for new and expanding businesses. Betty Olson Governor Daugaard kicked off the start of the 2013 legislative session with his State of the State Address on Tuesday. The success rate of rehab programs stands at 81% and due to current programs there 103 empty prison cells. The proposed language is permissive. Our current drug and alcohol alternative courts proved they assist in rehabilitation of troubled citizens. was elected in 1982 as a Republican candidate to the state Senate from Sioux Falls. the Senate Commerce Committee and I will be the chairman of the Senate Tax Committee.state. Betty Olson. Sen. and I look forward to the rewards of this bill with an increased focus on alternative sentencing. Instead of dealing with the ‘fiscal cliff ’ on New Years Eve. Chief Justice Gilbertson also addressed military veterans in the criminal justice system. The State of the Judiciary reminded many of us of the fact that we have a shortage of lawyers in rural areas. The first issue he talked about was the expansion of substance abuse courts. It is forecast to generate nearly $84. Sutton is the prime sponsor of SB 2 and I am the House prime sponsor on the bill that would provide funding for unresolved surface depredation caused by oil and gas exploration and to make an appropriation therefor. The tax brought in nearly $65. The Dow Jones weekly newspaper Barons listed South Dakota as the ‘Best Run State in America’ this year and Gov. read all the bills and track the status of each bill. Lastly. a member of Daugaard’s cabinet.600 occupants while there were only 600 in 1980.sd. The Oil and Gas Development Committee voted to introduce eight bills to address the issues that arose at our hearings. South Dakota spends more on our criminal justice system than most of the surrounding states and he addressed ways to deal with that. and get something done to protect our citizens.sd. we just finished our first week of the 88th Legislative Session.bettyolson@state. “Right now we think it’s about as fair a tax as you can have in South Dakota. and contact the legislators. and integrate our prisoners back into society as much as possible. State Revenue Secretary Andy Gerlach. address it to Rep. I serve on the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and the Local Government Committee. The federal government's financial woes will greatly impact South Dakota's spending plans. protect Second Amendment rights and other gun legislation. We all must do our part to provide help to our fellow neighbors that are veterans. I enjoy the chance to serve as an elected official in your citizen Legislature.Page 4 • The Bison Courier • Thursday. Housing is a critical component along with the necessary job opportunities. see what committees they are on. On Tuesday. Stewardship was the theme of this year’s address. I am proud of the fact that we serve as citizen lawmakers and take great pride in our accessibility to all of you as constituents in our district. His three point plan to address the issue would 1)provide resources to law school grads who wish to practice in rural areas 2)develop incentives that encourage locating in rural areas and 3)create a website that brings together aging rural attorneys with law school grads. we should give upfront knowledge on potential taxes and rebates we may see during this session.5 million in anticipated revenue uncommitted over the next two years in case it's needed if the federal funding comes up short. This year the women's prison has 450 occupants . All of this will require an upfront investment of money and people.us during session. As always you can follow everything online at http://legis. I've heard reports of other gun bills in the works. The men's prisons house 3. If you send a fax. The tax was instituted in 1979 as part of a sweeping package of new taxes.7 million in fiscal 2011 and nearly $83 million in fiscal ’12.000 per year and substance abuse courts would help to reduce the number of prisoners. Rep. •HB 1003 to provide for mediation between mineral developers and surface owners in certain disputes over surface depredation and to provide for mediation of mineral fee disputes. Carlson said state government needed additional revenue to replace the funds lost through repeal of the personal property tax. I will be co-sponsoring a bill with Rep. Chief Justice David Gilbertson gave the 2013 State of the Judiciary Address on Wednesday. Today the contractor excise tax is third-largest source of revenue for state government’s general fund. Everyone can pay for it. “It was well known as the liar’s tax.” Gerlach said. But the problem with the contractor tax was that the owner of a construction project often was paying it more than once. The criminal justice reform legislation will be a focal point for this legislative session. also spoke to the Senate Tax committee Wednesday after Carlson’s remarks.” he said. •HB 1006 to revise certain provisions relating to the termination of certain mineral interests. tax increases and tax expansions. Scott Craig and Sen.sd. You can also email me at rep. who was a state legislator from 30 years ago when he helped reform South Dakota’s contractor excise tax.us My person email address is rmm2697@hotmail.aspx .us/sessions/2013/index. You can contact me at the House Chamber number 773-3851. In the wake of the tragedy in Newtown and the call for gun control at the federal level. The fax number is 773-6806. It is an understood concept by all of us who know how to pay our bills and be an asset to society. Along with my fellow senators. 2013 South Dakota Legislative News sponsibility. Congress and the president delayed the debt crisis for another couple months when there will be another huge fight over raising the debt ceiling and cutting spending. but we can hopefully avoid the need to build more prisons in the very near future. Our budget is one of the healthiest in the nation because we made tough budget decisions. In the governor's proposed budget he left $26. “I can’t see any reason why it should be repealed. •HB 1005 to require certain posting of information if hydraulic fracture stimulation is performed on oil and gas wells. which Carlson described as one of the worst taxes that South Dakota has ever had. as we are sworn to do. we heard the Governor’s State of the State address where he provided and shared optimistic outlook on the current status and future of our great state.sd. Craig Tieszen that will allow school boards to authorize certain individuals the right to carry inside a school. mental health. Over the next two years I will be serving on the Senate Education Committee. Our regular jobs and involvement in local community activities allows us to stay grounded and held accountable. You can keep track of bills and committee meetings at this link: http://legis. Hopefully South Dakota can follow the lead of the other states by using what works for them.

the Adams County Fair. age 62 of Meadow. with vocalists Jim Lewis. Micky Lee Barnica Funeral services for Micky Barnica. Mark Lewis. Constance. Glad Valley. however. sewing. Staying only a day at Western Horizons Care Center. 4 grandchildren. Pastor Jamie Hamblet will officiate with burial in the Hillview Cemetery in Isabel. at the Centennial Chapel in Hettinger. SD. She quilted baby blankets for family and friends. South Dakota were held at 10:30 a. 2013. tworoom. 2012. (MST) to the time of the service for family and friends at 7:30 p.com. organist. 2 sons and 1 daughter-in-law. David. and James--were born to this union. Don Borowski. France. SD and Laura and Kenny Gill. Peggy McClung. MT. They were blessed with two children who added adventure and joy to his life. rural schoolhouse from 1st to 8th grade at The Progress School in Lemmon district. two sisters and brothers-in-law. 2001 and son Seth Larry on December 10th of 2003. Betty (Mills) Johnson. Kansas to Peggy Jean months.funeralhomesofcaring. Steve and Tara Storm. 2013 at her home near Meadow at the age of 62 years. Bozeman. Visitation will be on Friday from 1:00 to 9:00pm at the EvansonJensen Funeral Home in Lemmon and on Saturday one hour prior to services at St. brother.m. All special friends and neighbors are considered honorary bearers. fishing. Postal Service as a rural route mail carrier for 8 1/2 years driving the Meadow and Bison routes. Fred Reede. all of Glad Valley. His daughter Sarah Belinda was born August 15th. He had a love for knowledge and enjoyed reading the encyclopedias as a child. 2013 at the Isabel Baptist Church in Isabel. at the United Methodist Church in Hettinger. Jim Swartz. The Lewis’s lived on the ranch until 2001 when they retired and moved into Hettinger. Donna and Janeane. Saturday. Spearfish. at the hospital in Hettinger on Saturday. and Cris Wilson. father. The funeral service for Helen will be held at 10:30 a. Larry and Sue Barnica. 1952. Dennis Knutson. Helen Marie Sather was born November 14. crocheting. and also blankets that were sold by the hospital auxiliary. 2 brothersin-law. she was able to continue to live in her own home with the support and care of her loving husband. ND.evansonjensenfuneralhome. on Thursday. Patti had a passion for teaching and inspired many students. MT. and numerous nieces and nephews. ND. CA. 2 sisters. but the most memorable are the time’s spent with her family and grandchildren. She worked for the U. Hansville. of Glad Valley. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents. a member of election boards. Surviving family members include her husband. Serving as casketbearers were Milton. Patti substitute taught at the Progress and Bison schools. SD. Stan Laufer. mother. Oscar and Ruth Sather. passed away on Friday. Barbara Sather. She made afghans for the graduates and needlework presents for wedding gifts. farming. and Arlo Nash. She passed from this life early Wednesday morning. Jack (Heather) Wilson. Patti was a Leader for many years of the Rough and Ready 4-H Club. Helen was united in marriage to Robert (Bob) Lewis on June 2. SD. Surviving family members include her husband. Hettinger. in the Ellingson community where Bob and Helen ranched and farmed together. 4H. and a volunteer at the Clothes Closet. SD. 2 sons and daughters-in-law. nieces. nephews and cousins. Randy Swartz. Scott and Steve. For his high school years he attended school in Isabel where he excelled as a scholar. uncles. They traveled to Norway. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. and two children. the Dakota Museum. January 10. in Adams County. ND. All of Patti’s grandchildren. her co-workers. Micky became partners with his father on the farm and ranch north of Glad Valley where he lived the life and work he enjoyed. Patti then taught high school English and Journalism at Lemmon High School for 3 years. Condolences may be sent to the family at www. a member and officer in the West River Health Services Auxiliary and the Jolly Jills Homemakers Club. She and Bob supported various local community projects. and Jess Carmichael. The Borderline Singers. 1932. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lemmon. She was an active ranch wife--helping with calving and haying. ND. followed by a family service at 7:00 p. at the age of 80 years. Kent Hoerauf. and Ada Jean Cornella. January 17. She was an avid reader and an excellent cook and enjoyed knitting. South Dakota. On June 1. she returned to college at Brookings to renew her teaching certificate. Scott and Chandra Storm. age 80 of Hettinger. Marilyn and Robert Mundahl.m. at Miles City. Lee Barnica. In the summer of 1995. A memorial has been established. Grateful for having shared in his life are his wife. Seth and Sarah Barnica. Patti was preceded in death by her grandparents.m. SD. In 2008. 4 The Bison Courier • Thursday. and he had a special place in his heart for his nieces and nephews.Obituaries Patti Storm (Mills) Oder. Teaching English to her students was one of her favorite things to do. and doctors--especially Dr. and the Anne Carlsen Children’s Center. Serving as casket bearers are Tom Braaten. and in July he was sent to the Mayo Clinic where he was diagnosed with ALS. In the fall of 1998 she began teaching at Faith High School where she was currently teaching. Her blankets covered most of the babies in the four-state area and beyond. Hettinger. SD. Bismarck. Birger Sather. 2013. Walter Ray Oder. SD. Timber Lake. Helen Lewis. pianist. and always kept a meticulous yard and home. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. They lived on the Lewis Ranch in Perkins County. WA. and numerous aunts. and Bekki Holzkamm. from 1:00 p. 1967 to Larry and Sue Barnica. Riley. He attended a small. and 1 sister-in-law and 1 brother-in-law. and spending time with family including his sisters Cindy and Laura. Spearfish. Pastor Paul Lint will officiate with burial in the Hettinger Cemetery. January 5. and quilting. She attended SDSU in Brookings where she graduated in 1972 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Home Economics. In February of 2009 Micky noticed a problem with his walking but didn’t think too much on it. Pastor Frank Gantt officiated with burial in Gallaway Cemetery at Meadow. (MST). Patti was diagnosed with a lung disease and has been battling it since. and Darrel Bowman. Earl Laufer. to 7:00 p. 27 days. and Colton Storm. Micky had a deep love of God and was active as a member of the Isabel Baptist Church. 2013 • Page 5 Helen Lewis The Funeral Service for Patti Storm. all on Wednesday. Keith Kvanvig. Glad Valley. 1 sister-inlaw and 1 brother-in-law. Julie. North Dakota. by the spring of 2010 it was noticeably worse. 2013 at the Isabel Baptist Church. brother. January 12. they enjoyed traveling. She attended school in Kansas and Colorado and graduated from Lemmon High School in 1968. and James and Melissa Lewis. 1 month. Sweden. She then worked in Lemmon for Wolff ’s Wheel Alignment for 3 years.m. and Allen Storm. Special music will be provided by Betty Svihovec. including West River Health Services. his mother and father. they purchased a ranch near Meadow where she and David ranched and raised their sons. ND. Liv Laufer and Joan Bowman. Special music was provided by Rhonda Tomac. He went to college for a year and a half before he came back home to pursue what he considered the best occupation in the world. Rick Holzkamm. He spent free time hunting.m. Patti and Bill Ohnemus. They had a whirlwind courtship with a proposal on Valentine’s Day and marriage on August 19th of 2000 in Halliday. sisters-in-law. Bob. Helen supported many missions through the church. He went home to be with the Lord. Allan LeFebre. 1972. Thursday. Visitation will be held on Wednesday. many nieces and nephews. She grew up north of Hettinger in Argonne Township and attended country grade school and graduated from Hettinger High School in 1950. Helen peacefully passed away on Friday. spending seven winter months in Winterhaven. He started seeing doctors about it. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lemmon. Daryl. the American Red Cross. was held at 11:00 a. She was in the choir and a member of the National Honor Society. and former and current students of Faith High School are considered Honorary Bearers. surrounded by his family. Storm at St. England.com. who was a music teacher in Timber Lake. and aunt. daughter.m. and especially his children. Mexico. . and Canada and Hawaii and many other states. Jack Gabbert. They began their life together in Lemmon where she began substitute teaching and she was the Journalism Advisor. had accepted Jesus as their savior and could be together in eternity. January 9. Bailee. January 11. January 9. Fred Gebhart. and nurses. January 16. January 11. Micky Lee Barnica was born in Hettinger. caregivers. Cindy Sue and Bret Pederson. 11 great-grandchildren. Following their retirement. Constance (Connie) Lewis Priest. who faithfully provided his support and care for many years. 1 brother. Ivan and Helen Mills. His greatest joy was to know that his family. Meadow. and several cousins in Norway. She was preceded in death by her parents. 2013. It was prayer and God’s grace that saw him through to the end. Western Horizons Living Center. North Dakota on September 28. Danny Ivan Wilson. 2013 at St. and one uncle. ODER “Patti” was born on September 2. cousin. to Oscar and Ruth (Braaten) Sather. 7 days. ND. Condolences may be sent to the family at www. Lisbon. She loved attending their school and rodeo activities. in Minnesota. 9 grandchildren. Patti was united in marriage to David E. When Helen’s health began to fail. She taught Sunday School and Bible School and was a Bible study leader.S. organist.m. In May of 1973. Family meant a great deal to him. an officer in the Bethany EUB Church and the United Methodist Church. family. 1 sister-in-law. age 45. 2013. January 17. In November of 1999 Micky met Julie Gunderson. Three children--Mark. at Western Horizons Care Center in Hettinger. She worked as a clerk in the Red Owl Store in Hettinger. 1950 in Hugoton. Travis. 2 cousins. Helen was Horse Creek Township clerk. PATRICIA J.

Treasury Electronic Payment Solution Center at (800) 333-1795 Monday . you can call the U. it's important that you take steps to keep your money safe. 2013 Superintendent and cook resign Cards lose to Richardton/Taylor in double overtime continued from page 1 For up to three wrestlers. 2013.S.m.Friday from 7 a. Time is running out . •Watch your bank or credit union account or Direct Express® card account often to make sure that all account activity is yours.S. Before the board meets in regular session again. you are required by law to switch to an electronic payment option by March 1. Choose Your Payment Option Before making the switch. Keep Your Money Safe Electronic payments are safer than paper checks. They’d provide their own transportation. the price would increase. Some fees for optional services may apply. Even though electronic payments are safer. Supt. . CST.Page 6 • The Bison Courier • Thursday. More information. For information on card fees and features. you are 125 times more likely to have a problem with a paper check than with an electronic payment. If more wrestlers sign up.org.make the switch today. If you are unsure. You can make purchases and get cash back with purchases at no charge anywhere Debit MasterCard® is accepted.Go Direct. For direct deposit. There's no need to wait for the mail or to make a special trip to cash a check.S. School board members will review the contract and be ready to make an informed decision next month. If you do not choose an electronic payment option by March 1.Go Direct. 2013. sign up to get your money by directdeposit.org or by visiting your bank or credit union. Department of the Treasury recommends two electronic payment options: Direct deposit. 2013. "Social Security recipients must switch to electronic Federal Benefit Payments by March 1" with: "It's the Law: switch to electronic federal benefit payments today" If you still receive a paper check for your Social Security or other federal benefit payments. Schalesky said that the families would pay themselves if the school wouldn’t do it.If you have a checking or savings account.m.” He also wants to remain a student at Bison and to be a part of the local football program. The Treasury Department urges you to follow these three tips: •Be careful of anyone who calls. •Do not give out your SocialSecurity number or account information to anyone unless you're the one who has contacted them. Schalesky has already been to Pierre to visit SDHSAA personnel and he says that interstate co-op agreements are not uncommon. January 17. their wrestling coach and with the South Dakota High School Activities Association. too. decide which payment option you would like. every time. visit www. you can also sign up online at www. Their main goal is the signed contract. Direct Express® card. Be Prepared Have the following information on hand when you make the switch: 12-digit federal benefit check number •Amount of most recent federal benefit check •Financial institution's routing transit number* (direct deposit only) •Account number* and type checking or savings (direct deposit only) *This information is often on personal checks. There are no sign-up fees. Kraemer will talk with Hettinger’s principal. On time.org. Schalesky said that his son is “very good at wrestling and that’s what he wants to do. The U. Remember. to 7 p. texts or emails you asking for personal information. It's fast. In fact. Your money will be posted to the card account on payment day each month. The Cardinals lost 77 . Your federal benefit payment will go straight into your account on payment day each month. Treasury Electronic Payment Solution Center at (800) 3331795 and a friendly agent will discuss options and help you choose the right one for you. Call now to avoid delays near the deadline.If you don't have a bank account or prefer a prepaid debit card. switch to the Direct Express® card. you may be issued a Direct Express® card. including instructional videos on how direct deposit works and how to use the Direct Express® card. overdraft fees or monthly fees. Michael Kopren coming down with a rebound Yancy Buer playing some tough defense. is available at www. you are required by law to switch to an electronic payment option by March 1.GoDirect.80 in double over-time. which raised a liability question. Wait times are usually minimal. Bison would pay $250 as part of the contract. free and easy to sign up for direct deposit or the Direct Express® Debit MasterCard®card by calling the U.

" Schwader said. The intention of the new school lunch guidelines is to ensure that almost all children receive at least one-third of their daily nutritional and energy needs.S. "Parents can make sure their youth eats a nutritious breakfast and encourage them to take and eat the fruits. Hunger Free Kids Act (Public Law 111-296) that determined how much of certain food groups could be served. According to the revisions. The latest modifications are being provided to allow schools more weekly planning options to ensure that children receive a nutritious meal every day of the week.1 given to the slowest and 5 to the fastest. vegetables. wg bun & milk . The latest modifications will be set in place for the rest of the 2012-2013 school year. January 17. The chute score is a 5-point scale. 6-8 (700 calories). but not chute scores compared to those handled less frequently. salsa. "These guidelines aligned school meals with the latest nutrition science. and 9-12 (850 calories). Researchers at Oregon State University expanded the study to look at the effect of cattle temperament and acclimation to handling on reproductive performance in Angus ? Hereford cross cows.iGrow. lettuce apricots & milk Monday." Cow body condition and calf birth and weaning weights were not different between the groups and there were also no difference between groups in pregnancy loss or loss of calves from birth to weaning. SDSU Extension Nutrition Field Specialist. Grings points to studies conducted several years ago with Brahman-crosses which found that cows with excitable temperaments had lower pregnancy rates than their calmer herdmates. The second location used natural service mating only. which had a pregnancy rate of 95 percent. "They do caution that this training needs to occur when animals are fairly young. Heifers receiving more frequent handling reached puberty at an earlier age than their herdmates. the students can eat as many grains and proteins as they want. "The researchers therefore suggest that exposing heifers to handling and human interaction may improve reproduction.org. The chute and exit scores were averaged to give a temperament score. what the minimum amount of handling needed to train an animal and what is the best age for training. said Elaine Grings. January 22 Goulash salad bar peaches cinnamon roll & milk Chicken fajita’s w/ cheese. After weaning." she said. 2013 • Page 7 School meal standards add more grains and proteins The U. Contact information can be found at www. based on recommendations of nutrition experts and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans nutrition recommendations. January 23 Tuesday. cows were bred by AI and then exposed to natural service clean up bulls. animals with a score of less than 3 received an adequate score whereas. "Based on this and other studies. "The fact that bulls were used indicates that the lowered pregnancy rates in the aggressive cows were not due only to stress during handling at AI. About 25 percent of the cows were scored as aggressive and these cows had lower pregnancy rates of 89 percent compared to the adequate temperament cows." In a previous study. when they attempted to acclimate mature cows to handling. Acclimating young animals to handling and culling on temperament may have beneficial effects on reproduction in beef cattle. Sometimes we wonder if that cow rattling the chute is worth keeping. Exit velocity was also measured with an infrared sensor and converted to a 1-5 point scale . The original changes to the school lunch standards were announced January 2012. explains Ann Schwader. whole grains. For additional information contact your SDSU Extension Regional Center. One group was processed through a handling facility three times a week for four weeks. lean proteins and low-fat milk offered in school meals." Grings said. Their results were reported in the October issue of the Journal of Animal Science. The new school meal patterns meet specific calorie ranges for children in grades K-5 (650 calories). Grings says there are still some questions left to be answered. The more frequently-handled heifers had lower exit scores." Grings said. Department of Agriculture announced recently that they will be lifting the previously imposed limits on how much protein and grains could be served to students in one week.The Bison Courier • Thursday. Schwader says the move to create stricter guidelines was motivated by the fact that the obesity rates among school children are growing and steps were needed to reverse the trend." she said." Schwader said. January 21 Pizza salad bar broccoli applesauce & milk Thursday. "At one location. as long as they are eating the allotted amount of calories put forth by the USDA. Recent research suggests maybe not. the researchers suggest culling on temperament or adapting cattle to handling could help in maximizing reproductive performance in beef cows. animals receiving a 3 or greater received a temperament Research shows cow temperament affects reproduction score of aggressive. due to the national Healthy." she said. but pregnancy rates after AI were not different. Heifers acclimated to handling at about 6 months of age reached puberty at an earlier age and had lower chute exit scores than heifers handled less frequently. "These changes are positive and show that the USDA is willing to work with nutrition officials and others who have concerns related to the new standards. These researchers reported on a second study on the effect of acclimating heifers to handling on reproductive performance. More than 400 spring-calving range cows at two locations in eastern Oregon were tested for temperament using both a chute score and measurement of exit velocity from a squeeze chute." she said. In summary: Pregnancy rates were improved in groups of cows with less aggressive temperaments. Decreased weight of calves weaned per cow exposed in the aggressive groups was related to the effect on pregnancy rate alone. they divided 6-month-old heifers into two groups of about 44 heifers each. Wednesday. Parents and organizations can contact SDSU Extension Nutrition Field Staff about the new school lunch standards and the modifications. they were not successful at improving pregnancy rates. 1 being assigned calm cattle which exhibited no movement and a 5 assigned to violent animals which exhibited continuous struggling. SDSU Extension recommends that parents assist their children with the changes to the school lunch standards. set limits on calories and salt and phased in whole grains. "We still need to determine. SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Management & Production Specialist. January 24 Tater tot casserole salad bar pineapple.

and during the summer. Manitoba. SD. MT. 2013 Regally Ready -.” who now stands at Lanes End Stud Farm. “As with any athlete there is maintenance work. Seim said the first time she went to Lethbridge she was scared to death to cross the border. then in the middle of it there was Regally in a portable stall. and Aberdeen.for by: Carrie Stadheim. Alberta. Pierre. Sending a horse to Dubai to run wasn’t a totally new experience for Asmussen as “Curlin.” Then while Regally was loaded on Palace Theater Parental Guidance January 18 .” Seim said that she. January 17.” Seim said there were some delays before the plane could take off. pitch hay. and Skakopee. done-that stories of racetracks from Assiniboia Downs in Winnipeg. and that helped ease the tension for us. giving him a free berth into the Breeders Cup Sprint in Kentucky three weeks later (November of 2011) which he also won. “Quarter Horses go to the track every couple of days during training. she had to coordinate exercise schedules and ensure horses were fed and stalls were cleaned. and Dubai. MN. then by herself. Tri-State Livestock News Mandi Seim grew up in rural Perkins County. Canada alone. but they weren’t labeled. she was on her way. Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs. On race day Seim was responsible for making sure each horse got to the right race at the right time with the right equipment. but after a scolding from Canadian Customs for not having her birth certificate. to help feed oats. A lot of the horses would get their legs iced and then wrapped with some type of medication daily. Regally had won a grade 1 stake race at Woodbine called the Nearctic Stake. and wood chips on the floor. she was traveling to Quarter Horse races in Ft. In fact.” she recalled. In 2010. went to Assiniboia Downs. it was new territory. Then there were times we’d have horses at two different race tracks so I did a lot of traveling. except the horse. But for the two young trainers. ND. “There would be some days in Fort Pierre and Aberdeen where it would get crazy. Seim and Devron Leingang from Mandan. I think on our biggest day. Oh yes. In her junior year of high school she took a job with a local horse trainer to earn some extra cash. fill water tubs and keep stalls clean at Johnson Racing Stables south of Lemmon. had to be unloaded and the plane was then re-loaded with new cargo. SD. At the track. occasionally saddling (if Johnson was at another track). with hay and water.m. in a huge cargo plane. SD. to Churchill Downs in Louisville. Canada.. the opportunity arose to go to work for Jim’s son-in-law Steve Asmussen from Texas. “We hadn’t flown with a horse before so we didn’t really know what to expect but luckily the Sheikh sent a gentleman from England named Chris to fly with us – he was a professional who did that kind of thing all the time.Page 8 • The Bison Courier • Thursday..” The plane touched down in Amsterdam for a change of pilots and all the cargo.” Seim can now tell been-there. OK. Leingang and Chris flew out of Los Angeles. “I’d usually have a couple of people to help me but ultimately it was my job to be sure it was all done correctly and on time. “First. She drove the 20 miles roundtrip every afternoon following school. with Johnson.” Regally was tied up for takeoff and then Leingang was able to climb down with him and untie him for the remainder of the flight. Assistant Editor. She noted one difference between the two kinds of horses. we had 28 head in – it was hectic getting that many ready. SD.” she recalled. “They loaded cargo until it was jam-packed with crates and pallets. had won the $10-million Dubai World Cup in 2008. they trained horses for Jim Peterson of Mobridge. “Chris exchanged a few words with him and they finally settled on 65 degrees. Canada to oversee a barn of 40 horses for the Asmussen Stable. “When we arrived in Dubai we got in the portable stall with Regally and he was unloaded out the nose of the plane and lowered by a hydraulic lift to the ground. Turf Paradise in Phoenix.” Someone had to come label the food – which was so terrible.” She hauled horses to Remington Park in Oklahoma City. It didn’t take long and she was doing more than just the boring stuff – she helped breed mares and make sure the horses got their daily exercise. Thoroughbreds run farther distances so they train harder – they go almost every day. Seim and Leingang were sent to Woodbine in Toronto. and Rocky Mountain Turf Club in Lethbridge. AZ. one of the horses they were training – Regally Ready – was invited by Sheikh Mohammed to compete in the Al Quoz Sprint. Seim recalled their final touchdown after 22 hours aboard the plane. We would have three or four horses in one race. “Anyone who went down in the belly had to take an oxygen bottle and a mask with them . The flight for the horse and trainers cost the owner about thirty thousand dollars. they couldn’t eat it anyway – before the pilot would leave. and taking care of the horse after the race. where they trained thoroughbreds together. “He stood really well for the flight. the pilots wouldn’t leave because some meals had been placed in the fridge for the three of us.20 surround sound Lemmon 374-5107 8:00 p. just in case. nightly Devron Leingang and Mandi Seim "paddock train" Regally Ready a few days before the big race in Dubai. KY. moving and checking cattle and going to school when she had to. United Arab Emirates. Soon. held in Dubai every spring. they were the only travelers aboard in addition to the pilots.” While working on their own in Winnipeg. In 2007. AR to Yellowstone Downs in Billings. Then the pilot decided he wanted to turn the temperature in the belly (where all the cargo – and Regally – were) down to about 35 degrees to keep a pallet of asparagus cool. Two years into their employment with Steve. Photo courtesy Mandi Seim PG 105 minutes . and we were off. In April of 2010. doing what ranch kids do – riding her horse. CA.

N. ND.D. crutches. N. She always braids the horse's mane before a race. Reprinted with permission from the Tri-State Livestock News. as did his caretakers. they would head over to the world’s largest mall – that boasts an indoor ski slope – and eat at any one of their favorite American restaurant chains. Tracks in the U.The Bison Courier • Thursday. When we decided to come home an old friend of mine said ‘I am not sure I believe it.S. barn along with six other horses preparing for other big races to be held the same day as the Al Quoz Sprint.’ He just might be right.” “We miss the racehorses every day.S. who now makes her home in New Salem. Mandi Seim received “the best turned out horse” award for the race. “We weren’t scared that they’d take him or anything like that. IL. and Bill Leingang of Lincoln.” said Seim. our gallop boy. “Cory Nakatani rode him. where everything was fine. We had too much money invested for him to get hurt before the race!” The two trainers met Regally back at the track. They also watched camel races from afar. “We wanted to get a race over that track before the big race. but Regally can get a little rambunctious and if the person wasn’t a real good horse handler. “I let him rest so he could heal and now he’s ready for use. Photo courtesy Mandi Seim . But when they had a spare moment. Regally didn’t cross the finish line first. United Arab Emirates. and keep him at her folks’ place near Bison. SD. (Over 100 American dollars). often consisting of local cuisine like fish or lamb. which makes it really soft.” After another three weeks of training following the first “practice race” it was time for Regally to do what he was born to do – race.” Of course they were stalled in the U.” Seim lamented. are much closer to the barns. Regally didn’t show signs of jet lag from the trip. and four days later horse and trainers were on their way back home. We wanted to keep the weight off him because the American horses are not used to that long of a walk. would gallop him. over the fourth of July and then in New York after that.D. Seim. Photo courtesy Mandi Seim Leingang and Regally Ready just before the Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai. you have a little too much gypsy in your blood.. works at a durable medical equipment store in Bismarck. the same jockey who had ridden him to win the two big races back home. and adjusted well to the new surroundings. which might have helped catch the judges' attention. They water the turf over there a lot more than here. The horse had a bowed tendon and the owner didn’t seem to have the patience to wait for healing. Seim is the daughter of Robert and Arlis Seim of Bison. she won’t be heading “to the track” this spring.” she said. They were a little nervous about sending Regally with someone they didn’t know.S.” said Seim.” Unfortunately. They own one of the horses they helped train. barn. he could get loose or get spooked and bump his hip and get hurt as they load and unload him. She received $625 AED. “We were only allowed to train Regally during certain hours so our horses never actually interacted with Dubai horses until race day. Leingang is the son of Dori Leingang of Mandan. Seim and Leingang got the chance to sample some middle eastern food. and I don’t think he liked that. “Devron and I would lead Regally to the track (a 45 minute walk) for training. where she has ridden him a few times. Then we would lead him back to the barn (another 45 minutes). They were in Dubai for a week and a half before the first race. and for the first time in 13 years. “It seemed like he didn’t really want to run. “We have had the opportunity to work with some very high class horses and travel lots of places because of them. Regally ran in Chicago. Seim and Leingang were forced to leave him for two hours to make their way through immigration. etc. I’ll ride him more this summer. and Devron drives truck in the oilfield nearby. S. so he turned the horse over to her. Once we reached the track Devron or Jimmy. Devron and Mandi have made up their minds to stay closer to home. The five furlong race was over in seconds. where they sell wheelchairs.” she also recalled seeing camels hobbled to keep them from running off.” said Seim. “There was a quarantine area with 13 barns for horses from different countries. “We weren’t allowed to have a camera but we watched them from a distance or on TV. 2013 • Page 9 just about anything a van and hauled to Meydan Race Course.D. walkers. as two meals per day were provided at the U. ND. January 17.

Mertens of Kennebec was elected as the association’s treasurer. directors and employees to get to know our lawmakers and become more familiar with the legislative process. “You go the extra mile for your members and you’re persistent. 26 will provide an additional occasion for co-op members. which included a state legislative update prior to the evening’s Legislative Dinner. 3-D Glasses $2. cooperative directors attended an “In the Boardroom” training session presented by NRECA focusing on Planning Among Regulatory Uncertainty.J. “There is so much going on in our industry right now that these meetings take on special meaning. John Thune and Rep. as a state. Tim Johnson.37 consumers per mile of line.000 homes. On Friday morning. Kristi Noem spoke to the group and gave an update on issues from a national perspective. Hettinger Theater Lincoln January 18 . 10 and 11 for the South Dakota Rural Electric Association’s 71st annual meeting. “Bringing electric co-op leaders from around the state to discuss issues and spend time with their local legislators adds tremendous value to our organization. Sen. “Our Co-op Day at the Capitol on Feb.00 .Page 10 • The Bison Courier • Thursday.m.21 featuring digital surround sound 150 minutes PG-13 Nightly • 7:30 p. training. heard presentations that focused on grassroots advocacy. member-controlled association of 31 electric cooperatives in South Dakota.” said SDREA general manager Ed Anderson. On Thursday. West River Electric director Bill Bielmaier of Wall was re-elected secretary of the association and West Central Electric director D. communication. the importance of an energized cooperative culture and other aspects impacting electric cooperatives.” The importance of co-op members being involved in their cooperatives was stressed by SDREA’s general manager. Sunday Matinee 2:00 p.” Gov.” said Daugaard. A session on the importance of grassroots advocacy was also held. SDREA is devoted to unifying. We. January 17. averaging only 2.m. 2013 Certainty in uncertain times -------------------------------------------------South Dakota’s electric cooperatives gathered in Pierre Jan. Southeastern Electric director Don Heeren of Parker was re-elected as the association’s president while Lacreek Electric director Butch Livermont of Martin was reelected as the association’s vice president. “This year will be a great opportunity to know the new legislators. farms and businesses in the state. About South Dakota’s Electric Cooperatives – South Dakota’s electric cooperatives provide electricity to more than 114. promoting and protecting the interests of member electric cooperatives in South Dakota by providing leadership. need to be persistent in solving our budget issues. Board Reorganizes – Following the meeting. During the meeting. representatives of Sen. SDREA is a member-owned. the 317 cooperative leaders. which represented each of the state’s 31 electric cooperatives. Dennis Daugaard spoke to the group on Friday morning and commended their work in the state. which saw more than 420 people attend. legislative representation and other member services. the board of directors held its re-organizational meeting.” said SDREA board president Don Heeren.

River Rock. They brought with them some items for the new baby. A committee will review all applications and announce recipients in early May. rank in class and ACT/SAT scores.. All recipients must complete and return the 4-H Scholarship Acceptance Form to receive the scholarship(s). Tiss Treib spent Friday overnight in Hettinger at the Care Center in anticipation of the blizzard that never came. using a 12 point font Jan. Thelma Sandgren. who have at least five years of active membership in South Dakota 4-H and are current high school seniors or are enrolled in post secondary education are encouraged to apply for South Dakota 4-H Scholarships. Albert returned to work on Tuesday. 13 11 0 Jan. Saturday.. Steve Sandgren came out and had lunch with his mother.. "These scholarships are specifically for SD 4-H members and the process makes it easy to apply for as many as you would like. an official copy of his/her high school transcript with the current cumulative grade point average (GPA). 11 40 10 trace Jan. For high school seniors. LLC 244-5600 4-H Scholarship Deadline is April 1 Youth. Besler Gravel & Trucking.Al and Tiss Treib attended the funeral for Jake Nelson in Hettinger Tuesday. To apply for South Dakota State 4-H Scholarship(s). For current college students. county 4-H Youth Program Advisor." said Audrey Rider SDSU Extension 4H Youth Leadership Field Specialist. To find out what to include in your cover letter and resume please refer to the 2013 South Dakota State 4-H Scholarship Policy document in the 4-H Resource library on iGrow. A brief Ladies Aide meeting will also be held to plan for Easter.. Bridget had a baby appointment on Friday and Lil Albert Rosebud News .. applicants need to submit the following four four items: Cover letter of one typewritten page (8?"x11").org. 12 10 0 Jan. with one inch margins. Tiss visited with them briefly. Rosebud Worship REMINDER: will be at 8:00 am Sunday. . 10 39 13 Jan. All applicants will be notified via USPS mail regarding their final status after selection of recipients. Katie and Mara Wiechmann brought Esther Johnson to Hettinger Thursday. To learn more contact your local SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Program Advisor. Non-confidential one-page letter of recommendation from ONE of the following: 4-H club leader.. They returned home Saturday afternoon. using a 12 point font.. visit iGrow. Thelma Sandgren went to visit Helen Meink and they exchanged magazines. Tiss Treib made a trip to Lemmon Wednesday. 2013. employer. Scoria and had his 2 year check up on Friday as well. •40 percent 4-H project involvement including Citizenship/Community Service and Leadership.. Lucas Allen spent Wednesday at the Treib ranch. pastor or someone who can comment on the applicant's goals and skills. 14 16 -2 trace One year ago Hi 54 Lo -2 DATE HI LO PRECIP Weather Wise Brought to you by Grand Electric Co-op. Tiss Treib The Bison Courier • Thursday. Sunday afternoon. January 20th. Thursday Bridget and Lil Albert traveled to Bismarck and stayed with Dawn. a college and/or technical institute transcript with the current cumulative GPA. Thursday. 4-H scholarship awards are based on fulfillment of scholarship-specific criteria and the following: •40 percent scholastic achievement. John and Noreen Green were Wednesday visitors of Jim and Patsy Miller.. •10 percent character. with one inch margins. Patsy Miller made a trip to Hettinger Thursday. Sunday January 27th will be Worship followed by the Annual Meeting and Potluck. Inc.. 2013 • Page 11 Landscaping Rock available! Call for a quote Topsoil. Thelma Sandgren. Résumé of one or two typewritten pages (8?"x11"). January 17. Stefanie and Peyton Honeyman were Wednesday visitors of Bridget and Lil Albert. school administrator or teacher. 9 37 18 Jan. Students also have the option of submitting one page of photos with captions showing 4-H leadership work/accomplishments. 8 38 23 Jan. Patsy Miller made a trip to Lemmon Tuesday. For a complete listing.org.. James Sandgren came up and had lunch with his mother.. Lynn Frey attended the funeral of Patti Storm in Lemmon Saturday. There are seven different scholarship opportunities and the deadline for all applications is April 1. Al Treib made a trip to Hettinger Friday and picked up Stanford Allen who spent the weekend. and •10 percent financial need.

seasonal climatic changes can be detrimental to our highways. February 12. on Tuesday.495.531.847. Foster nay. C-3. The consensus of the Commission was to allow the Highway Superintendent leeway on setting the work week between four 10-hour days versus five 8-hour days. Kevin Van Slooten.50 per hour for the highway superintendent. Besler moved. Foster moved. Mike Schweitzer. and new employee starting wage at the The 2013 wages.NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Perkins County will receive bids at the Office of the County Auditor. motion carried roll call vote: Foster aye. motion carried. motion carried.12/hour Daroll Aukland. Besler seconded to appoint the following to the Mental Health Board: Tim Parmley. Tracy Buer. Tim Smith. Perkins County Weight Limit Enforcement Resolution.528. Patty Benson.133. •The meeting was turned over to Chairman Schweitzer. Evelyn Fogerty. You are hereby advised that all bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond in the sum of five thousand dollars issued by Surety authorized to do business in the State of South Dakota and made payable to Perkins County Treasurer as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into a contract in accordance with the terms of the Bid. motion carried. •Register of Deed’s fees in the amount of $10. motion carried. Foster. Finance Officer. including longevity.72/hour Extension Board. Henderson seconded to leave the Commissioner wages as is.992. Non-Certified Part-time Jailers $9. . Patty Benson and Dan Kvale. 1-1-2013. 2013 at a total approximate cost of $27. motion carried.00/year Brad W.50 per hour increase. Director of Equalization. county. 2013 at a total approximate cost of $31.56/hour Jackie Van Vactor. Perkins County. Henderson seconded to abate and refund $800. base wage. Schweitzer aye. Max Matthews.591. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and waive any defects therein. Commissioner $6.82/year Alan McGinnis. Julia Brixey with Willard Ottman as Commissioner representative to the 4H Advisory Board. Custodial $22. Besler moved.00 per hour. $37. motion carried. Property & Automobile Insurance Darlene Kueffler was present to review the renewal policy for Perkins County’s liability. $12. Henderson seconded to approve the minutes of the special December 28. Besler nominated Henderson. Finance Officer $47. Schweitzer aye. motion carried. $42. Henderson seconded to give part-time employees . motion carried.00 per hour for the highway superintendent. The South Dakota Highway Patrol is hereby requested to enforce these spring weight restrictions on Perkins County Highways.00/year Shane C. Henderson seconded to address a letter to Governor Daugaard regarding Game. Annual Publication of Salaries Discussion was held on the wages and the hours for the highway department and sheriff ’s office. motion carried. Maintenance Worker $15. box culverts.00 per hour based on overtime after 40 hours in a work week with no mandatory overtime. Maintenance Worker $18.92/hour Paula Kopren.00/meeting Weed Board $100. Sheriff.To the Honorable Board of County Commissioners Perkins County: I hereby submit the following report of my examination of the cash and cash items in the hands of the Deputy Finance Officer of this County as of December 31.2013 in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse in Bison. motion carried. Administrative Assistant $11. Ottman moved.10/hour will be realized for the following: Shane Penfield. Foster moved. Insured Money Market $2. Penfield. All of the above bids will be opened at 11:10 A.22/hour Jeanette Kruger. SD 57620 [Published January 17. Besler aye. Harlan Hess.50 per hour for the remaining full-time employees. Jens Hansen. Total amount of actual cash $150. The amount requested for the 2011 payable 2012 taxes is $800. Helen Gregory. Dick Vliem. •Sheriff ’s Fees in the amount of $277. Total amount of deposits in banks $43. •Motor Vehicle fees for the month of December. schools. All materials to be delivered F. Tarina Kopren. Lots 5 & 6. •Perkins County Coroner Ray Huber has appointed Kirby Chapman as a Deputy Coroner for Perkins County. South Dakota.21/hour Tracy Buer.] Tax Abatement for Lemmon Senior Citizen’s Center A discussion was held on the application for tax abatement and refund on Lemmon’s 1st Addition Block 9. All of the above bids will be opened at 11:15 A. Chief Deputy Sheriff.00/meeting Weed Board Chairman $125.98/hour Pat Clark.528. WHEREAS. 2012. Deputy Register of Deeds. Foster seconded to designate the following as legal newspapers for Perkins County: Bison Courier. Clyde Hafner.694. Perkins County Yard or Job Site. Henderson moved. $12. bridge beams. Deputy Sheriff $37.34 per hour. Oaths of Office The Honorable Judge John Bastian of the 4th Judicial Circuit was present to give the Oaths of Office to State’s Attorney Penfield. abutment plank and any other concrete products needed by Perkins County. on Tuesday. C-25 and C-2 during the spring thaw period and when limit signs are in place. Date: January 8.42/hour Darlene Lockert. Quantity to be determined by the Highway Superintendent. Certificates of Deposit $495. 2012 meeting following one correction: Gochenour was absent. motion carried. •Longevity increase of .557.59 which is 65% of the 2nd half taxes.08. Appointments •Foster moved. . Perkins County Weight Limit Enforcement Resolution 2013-1 Commissioner Ottman left the meeting WHEREAS. Beth Hulm. Liability. Claudia Merriman. or Bank Draft in the amount of five thousand dollars may be used in lieu of a Bid Bond. Renita Van Vactor 1-2-13. The total represents state. Henderson nay.291.04.221. Commissioner Representative Brad Besler. NOTICE TO RECEIVE BIDS FOR CONCRETE PRODUCTS Each bid must be accompanied by a Certified Check or Cashiers Check in the amount of $500. $14. Ottman seconded to retire into executive session to discuss personnel at 10:21 am.89. Maintenance Worker $16. •Foster moved.Deputy Finance Officer $13.866. Minutes •Ottman moved. [Published January 17. motion carried. Deputy Finance Officer $13. $2. ultimately saving tax dollars and. Besler seconded to change the overtime policy as follows: Overtime after 8 hours per day will be replaced with overtime being paid on hours worked in excess of 40 hours in the work week. Besler. Bernice Kari. $13.02/hour Jill Olson.84/year Sylvia Chapman. Secretary. highway maintenance workers $3.71/year Janelle Goddard. are as follows: Mike Schweitzer. motion carried. Henderson seconded to introduce and approve Resolution 2013-1. February 12.20 .69. Commissioner Brad Besler and Commissioner Willard Ottman. motion carried roll call vote: Ottman nay. 2013 and January 24. Henderson moved. C-9. City of Lemmon. Besler aye. Arnold Schopp.48 were reviewed.648. cattle passes. motion carried.04/year Todd Campbell. the spring load restrictions on Perkins County Highways shall be set at Six (6) tons per axle on County Highways C-19. South Dakota Max Matthew – Predator Control District Besler moved. CALL FOR BIDS FOR ASPHALT ROAD OIL Page 12 • The Bison Courier • Thursday. Correspondence Fairview Chapter #166 will be holding a raffle with proceeds going to support their scholarship. •Sheriff car logs were reviewed. all ayes. Box 158 Bison. •Ottman moved. January 17. Deputy II Director of Equalization. Part-time Deputy Sheriff $12.23. Foster moved. Exact types of oil are listed on the bid sheets. Besler nay.528.M. bridge decking units. Total $2. motion failed. property and automobile insurance coverage. Max Matthews.59 of the 2011 payable 2012 taxes on Lemmon’s 1st Addition Block 9.45/hour Otto Staples.71/year Heidi Stevens. Foster seconded to approve the following Fair Board members: Gary Larson. 2012 were reviewed. 2013 and January 24. Election of Officer •Finance Officer Chapman called for nominations for Chairman. 2013. Penny Nelson. 2013 Perkins County Commission Regular Meeting of 73% of the 2012 payable 2013 taxes on Lemmon’s 1st Addition Block 9. • Foster moved. carried. Cashiers Check.50 per hour for the remaining full-time employees. Commissioner $6.97.49/hour Duane Holtgard. Ottman. motion carried.72/hour Loyson Carda. Custodial $9. Jim Lorenz. Highway Superintendent $51. $14. Commissioner $6. Ottman aye. •Henderson moved.B.00/meeting Hours of Work & Overtime Policy Discussion was held on the Hours of Work and Overtime Policy. City of Lemmon in the amount of $1. 2013 Present: Commissioners Schweitzer. Ottman nominated Schweitzer. Keith Mutschler.50 per hour. Tracy Buer.00/year Rusty Foster. motion carried. in the Perkins County Commissioner Room. A Certified Check.34 per hour. Besler seconded to appoint the following to the Perkins County Weed Board: Robert Hermann. Secretary. By virtue of statutory authority. Gerbracht addressed the board concerning changing Jeanette Kruger’s title to Deputy II and to set her wage at $12. the Perkins County Board of County Commissioners desire to protect existing Perkins County Highways. products and supplies found or produced within the State of South Dakota. JD Ryen. Executive Session Henderson moved. press Call to Order The meeting was called to order by Finance Officer Chapman at 10:00 a. Register of Deeds $38. cities and township funds.528. Dakota Plains Federal Credit Union membership fee $10. Maintenance Worker $15. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. City of Lemmon. motion carried. WHEREAS. motion carried. for various types of asphalt road oil. all ayes. Besler and Henderson. and new employee starting wage at the base wage. Commissioner Rusty Foster.31 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Perkins County will receive bids at the Office of the Perkins County Auditor for precast concrete culverts. Tamara Buer. . preference will be given to materials.152. Rownea Gerbracht. Foster aye. Ottman seconded that nominations cease and a unanimous ballot be cast for Henderson.77. Foster seconded to approve the minutes of the December 10.225. Tracy Buer Perkins County Highway Department Box 158 Bison. Besler seconded to appoint the following members to the 4-H Advisory Board: Geraldine Peck.38/hour Tamara Buer. Ottman seconded to appoint the following people to the Local Emergency Planning Committee: Kelly Serr. Foster moved. the Perkins County Board of County Commissioners. Sylvia Chapman. Henderson seconded to change Jeanette Kruger’s title to Deputy II and to adjust her wage to $12.O.04. Bev Heier. Foster moved.63/year Paulette Fero.771. that the penalty for the violation of the load restrictions shall be set forth in SDCL 32-33-55. Besler seconded to increase the Sheriff and Sheriff Deputies $2. Ottman seconded to increase the Sheriff and Sheriff Deputies $1. •Chairman Schweitzer appointed Wayne Henderson as Perkins County’s representative to the Northwest Regional Landfill Board. Lots 5 & 6. South Dakota FIT $101. highway maintenance workers $3.00/year Wayne Henderson. •Henderson moved.M. and Finance Officer Chapman Others present: Shane Penfield.35/hour Certified Part-time Jailers $10. Sharon Anderson. motion carried. Jim Anderson. $13. •Ottman moved. The floor was opened up for nominations for Vice Chairman. Veteran Service/Weed Secretary. Kelly Serr.167. Darlene Lockert 1-19-2013. roll call vote: Henderson aye.00 per hour based on overtime after 40 hours in a work week with no mandatory overtime.06/year Patsy Crow. Alan McGinnis. Maintenance Worker $16. The meeting was declared out of executive session at 11:00 am.82/hour Rownea Gerbracht. TW Schalesky. $51. motion carried. Fish & Parks’ Animal Damage Control program. Henderson seconded to accept the insurance quote from Bank of the West Insurance in the amount of $30. causing serious and expensive damage to occur and. States Attorney $46. $1. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and waive any defects therein.677. which are on file at the County Highway Superintendents Office.00/year Custodian Fill In. Dean Penor. Meadow Fire Department will be holding Coyote Hunt Calcutta with proceeds going to the Meadow Fire Department. $35. Henderson aye.m. Tracy Buer Perkins County Highway Supt.00 made payable to the Perkins County Treasurer. Henderson seconded that nominations cease and a unanimous ballot be cast for Schweitzer. Besler seconded to set the per diem rate at the current state rate. Deputy Director of Equalization.35/year Kirby Chapman.00. Commissioner $6. all ayes. WHEREAS. Lots 5 & 6. Commissioner $6. •Foster moved. Ottman nay.528. which will be transferred to each entity of government after being apportioned.34/hour Kelly Serr. Faye Schalesky. Lemmon Leader and Dakota Herald. Schweitzer aye.548. 2012 meeting.78/hour Highway Superintendent Buer •Buer requested the Commission to approve the Perkins County Weight Limit Enforcement Resolution.713.50/hour Jeff Van Vactor. C9A.00/year Willard Ottman. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED. motion carried. Ottman moved. Foster seconded to grant the abatement request Monthly Reports •Finance Officers Account with the Deputy Finance Officer .98 were reviewed. desire the enforcement of weight limitations on Perkins County Roads as set forth and posted by the Perkins County Highway Superintendent NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED. 4-H Leader Representative Faye Schalesky. Besler moved.

$14/hr. 2013 • Page 13 crease the size of the pipe. dues. Town of Bison. Carried. Pepsi.75. subsidy. Fin. Drug Education. $695.50. $1. A+ Repair.00. $73.. maintenance.00.145. Kevin’s Fire Extinguisher. maintenance. seconded by Clements to set Tuesday. SDACC. WRCTC. 7. supplies/equipment. Vanguard Appraisals.586. $72.31/hr.549.222. Finance Officer Mike Schweitzer. Ziebach County. publishing.88. retroactive to Jan.59. maintenance. 3. $9. Water. Solid Waste. January 8 at 6:00 p.m. They returned home January 9th.. 590. Leif and Mirandi Bakken. Inc. Farm Plan. Keith Hulm and Sally Kolb visited at the Art and Marilyn Christman home and with Judy Lewis. insurance. NWSDRLA. supp. 76. Carried. $646. Development. Ida Schmidt. McLeod’s Printing.m. Coca Cola.28. NEXT MEETINGS: The next regular meeting is Monday. $500. Total FICA. SD Sheriffs Assn. Visa. ADJOURNMENT: Chairman Chapman adjourned the meeting at 10:30 p. CHN rent. at City Hall.72. $718.m. patient care. publishing. repairs. 140. Wages for 2013: 006-2013 – Clements moved..40. $507. December payroll by dept – Board of Trustees. The engineering report has not been completed and the town will need to reapply. Others present: Dan and Sherri Jackson. 100.075.. THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS RECITED BY ALL. seconded by Chapman to bill Bison Public Library $69. NEW BUSINESS Leave time for firefighters: Hulm will contact the city attorney for guidance in understanding/rewriting the Town of Bison’s leave time policy. The complete Financial Statement is on file at City Hall. $2. fees. CORRESPONDENCE: None. fees.63. subsidy. Chairman [Published January 17. $2. supp. Three Rivers.858.164. Heath McKinstry.16. Solid Waste manager.60. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL: Chairman Juell Chapman called the regular monthly meeting of the Bison Town Board to order on Tuesday. Carolyn Petik was among those who attended the funeral for Patti Storm in Lemmon.05 and to transfer the following equipment dollars: Butte County.05. bar manager.00. supp.. The Annual Township Meeting will be held following the Commissioner Meeting at 2:00 pm at the Elbert Bentley Fair Building in Bison.. Jeri Lynn. 2013 at the Perkins County Courthouse. supp.99. 449. 131. EM subsidy.73 for the amount that their budget was overspent in 2012.53. $177. EM subsidy.. A lengthy discussion was held. Jerome Bev. 28 meetings..90. Henderson seconded to accept HLS Grant in the amount of 23. contracts. The complete report is on file at City Hall. along with Commissioner Schweitzer. repairs. 413.519. 127.043.95. the city cleans snow from the streets but not from any private property or driveways.00. SDACHS. FINANCIAL STATEMENT: 1022013 – Chapman moved. Carried.614.672. Finance Officer.36. $611. Custodian. 6. for the municipal election and to hold it in conjunction with Bison school at the Bentley Building. of Rev. Tuesday. $10/hr. repairs. Maintenance worker. Jerry Petik attended a Grazing association meeting and Carolyn visited her mother. WR Telephone. and to run a bus to Hettinger a couple of times a week in July for open swimming instead.50.m. 701 Foods. Kindra Aaker. which they’ll discuss further at the February 11 meeting. All trustees .50. The situation was resolved to the satisfaction of both parties. Claims The following claims were presented and approved for payment: December payroll: 70. 8. dues.20. supplies.41. insurance. DELEGATION: The Jacksons from Country Inn were present to discuss an issue with their electronic meter reading and the software program that runs it. Jerry and Car- olyn Petik went out to supper with DeJon.96/hr. motion carried.05.. motion carried. travel. Librarian. Carolyn Petik was a brief caller at Irene Young’s Saturday. McKinstry will adapt it to fit Bison’s needs.] UNFINISHED BUSINESS Vote on proceeding with Storm Sewer project: Trustees are still not ready to commit to the new storm sewer and continue to have questions for the engineer regarding the size of the pipe that would run down Main Street and the additional costs involved for excavation and engineering should they in- Judy Lewis is spending the weekend with Art and Marilyn Christman.55.By Tiss Treib Schopp accompanied Bob Hourigan to Bismarck and were supper guests of Bob and Connie’s on the way home.00 per ton. utilities. $277. sales tax. EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR PERSONNEL PURSUANT TO SDCL 125-2(1): 005-2012 – Clements moved. SD Dept Public Safety. 2013 at the Perkins County Courthouse.138. Bison Food. 226-222-454.at 1:40 p. supplies. NW Farm & Home. Kathy Hafner. Kelly Serr – County-wide Law Enforcement Kelly Serr was present to inform the Commissioners that he. dues. Employee job descriptions: Hulm shared a rubble site supervisor job description used by Dell Rapids.80. 225. MINUTES: 001-2013 – Lockert moved. Thursday.38. •Henderson moved. Parks & Rec.80. David Kopren were present. NAPA Auto. $152. 29. Carolyn Petik was a Saturday afternoon and supper guest of Chad and Lisa O’Dell’s. 101. 2013..119. Tuesday. Larry Hendricks. dues. Grand Electric.70. The hours of work will remain at five 8-hour days for the time being.55. There was discussion about discontinuing the summer rec program. prof fees.03/hr.52. and library substitutes. travel.5 inches or more. They compiled a list of questions for engineer Allan Page. 4. •The machine rate schedule will be addressed at the February meeting to give the Superintendent time to figure the costs with the changes in the hourly rate.67. Dakota Feed. subsidy.54. 37.] courier@sdplains. Liquor Store workers. Summer Tractor Contract: Trustees reviewed a written contract drawn up by Attorney Eric Bogue for the free use of a Ford tractor (model TS6120) next summer from Lindskov’s in Isabel. The next regular meeting of the Perkins County Commission will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday.33. and Gladys Jackson.. CLAIMS: The following claims were presented and approved for payment. $1. EM subsidy..10. utilities/repairs.642.31/hr. – 7:00 p.com 244-7199 . 900. Hettinger Candy.. Johnson Bros. Henderson seconded to allow Superintendent Buer to advertise for bids culverts. fica. January 17. supp. supp. 532.40.94.35. 99. 1.32. Dewey County. Business owners should not be dumping their snow in the streets after the town has cleaned them. NWSDRLA: Richard Seidel.440.29.90.. 168. Tuesday evening. Sally and Judy were roommates in College. repairs/supplies. Delta Dental.83. SBM. He cautioned Bison against doing the same thing because of the large amount of equity that the town maintains.79. except for swimming lessons. supplies. employees Heath McKinstry and Beth Hulm. 148. 96.727. Carried.60. $33. Snow Removal Policy: Trustees discussed McKinstry’s unwritten policy for snow removal. $10.76.95. supplies. on/off/beer/supp.13. fees. repairs. supplies. met with Lemmon Mayor Neal Pinnow concerning the possibility of County-wide Law Enforcement.508.. 846. On December 17th Mary Ellen Fried and her grandson Lucas Fried left Rapid City and flew to Kodiak. Saturday. dues.30. 2013 at 6:00 p. Sylvia Chapman.00.714.Luke Clements.m.. SD Retirement. Corson County.400.244. $436. 157. 111.714. $2.00.70. $2. 2. supp. $254. Admin. February 11. Health Ins. Grand Electric. Tennant’s Auto.887.966. January 8. Besler seconded to set the gravel rates as follows: private individuals at $3. $2.137.41. S&S. PCRWS.000/annual.. City Hall Bison Town Board The Bison Courier • Thursday. Wilber Haggart. 15. Amanda Senn.961. utilities. Meade County. EM subsidy. G&O Paper.75.00. SD DOT. Servall.92. 22. Alaska where they visited there over the Christmas and New Year Holiday at the home of Ron and Joyce Fried and family. $27. 5. 108..48. Retirement. $2. The driveways for the fire department and ambulance are plowed first.71. Chairman Chapman declared the meeting back in open session at 11:22.00.. SD Human Services. 1.019. April 9. Bison Implement. Trustees want it removed. End-of-year total monies on deposit at Dacotah Bank were $538. as it pertains to firefighters. Summer positions: 004-2013 – Motion by Chapman. $710. Fred and Bev Meadow News . Fred and Bev Schopp traveled to Faith for the Cowgirls Basketball game. 7:00 a. Robert Jackson.. 551. Roy Hulm. retirement. $100. Ziebach County. Richard Seidel. 14. fees.90. Mid-States Organized. Bison Bar.01 HLS Grant Claims Motorola Solutions. 2. seconded by Butsavage to set the following wages for city employees. G&O.. equipment. Current Connection. Western Communication. •Discussion was held on setting a hearing on the public sale of gravel at 11:00 am on Tuesday. McKinstry also suggested talking to the landowner about purchasing additional footage on the west side of the dump for expansion and about the need to move gates to alleviate snow problems near the dumpsters. Dewey County. for employee evaluations and other personnel matters.03.043. Wastewater System Grant: DENR notified trustees by letter that the grant money that had been approved to pay Interstate Engineering for a study of the sanitary sewer system/lagoon expired on Dec.25 per ton and townships at $3. on/off sale. 5057. $9. Finance Officer Juell Chapman Chairman.974. Bison Courier.91. seconded by Kopren to go into executive session at 9:26 p. $38.46. 8. Meade County.87.56/hr.00.74. 679. Supp.. 4. $9.00. she will also check with the insurance agent about liability issues when citizens use the city’s truck.03. prof. 4. 140. utilities. Sheriff supplies. Carried. Republic. The consensus of the Commission was to research the topic further and bring more information prior to action by the board. $203. 335. Jerry Petik visited with Ernestine Miller one morning this week. Verizon Wireless. Lincoln Mutual. Hedahls. •Superintendent Buer has hired Otto Stapel with his first day being January 7.652. Connie Aaker. 733. Carried.64. $567.81. Liquor. PharmChem Inc. beer.20. prof.75. $12/hr. Rushmore Communications. $79.40. Loyson Carda. to auto-supplement the 2012 budget as follows: 226-211-454.m.00. util. SDRS. Henderson seconded to adjourn the meeting at 3:32 pm. Fred and Bev Schopp attended the funeral for Patti Storm in Lemmon. seconded by Kopren to approve the Financial Report. Julie Hanson. subsidy.508. Econ. 116.. supplies. Bison Grain Co. $2. SD Water and Wastewater.19. Hulm and the school business manager will choose three clerks to be paid at a rate of $8 per hour. 226211-428. 120. $1. Hulm was instructed to check on insurance coverage on the tractor. Hulm will check with PCRW to learn the current rate per thousand gallons of water that the town is paying. 15. 590. 9. IRS.03..55. $214. Elizabeth Hulm. Library. Bison Library.80.00. $35. Airport. 57. Country Media. Sewer.00. February 12.40. Prairie Community Health. repairs. $1.06. beer. Matt Butsavage Mike Lockert. $5. Corson County. $8.m. Uke on City Property: Chapman and Hulm will attempt to get a letter from the city attorney which Clements would hand-deliver this coming weekend to the owner of a Uke that is sitting on city property. insurance. 2012 and therefore. SDACO.219. 2. 123.. supp. 370.93. 2013.00. $35. ALL ACTION IN THE FOLLOWING MINUTES CARRIED BY UNANIMOUS VOTE UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. followed by Main Street before businesses open for the day and then other city streets. 20. •Foster moved. repairs. Dept. Municipal Election: 003-2013 – Motion by Kopren.60.25. $4.00.27. ATTEST: APPROVED: Elizabeth Hulm. and BreAnn Nelson. motion carried.057.46. 2013 6:00 p. HLS Grant Foster moved. $9. 157.72.10. SDSDBF. Creative Product. Irene Young and also visited some residents at Five Counties Nursing Home. repairs. Butte County. Connecting Point. Streets. 31. Saturday. 910.660. is cancelled... 7. as follows: Kelli Nelson. dues. 439. February 12. Grimms Pump.616. util/supp/prof fees/postage. Bison Courier. Saturday evening Fred and Bev Schopp were supper guests of Ray and Julie Schopp and family.. subsidy. When snow accumulates to 2.. Carried. the bar manager will be asked to adapt her own job description as it applies to bartenders. Summer help and day workers. ATTEST: APPROVED: STATUS REPORT: Trustees reviewed McKinstry’s written status report with him. 9. prof fees. Avera Queen. Stacy Kvale. $677. Frito.215. NW Bev. publishing. Maintenance Supervisor. Door Security Products. Thursday..737. seconded by Clements to approve the minutes of the regular Dec. Ed and Phyllis Schmidt to celebrate Jerry’s birthday.966. OPEN FORUM: 007-2013 – Kopren moved.59/hr.049. seconded by Clements to begin advertising for summer maintenance help in early March. 2013 at a total approximate cost of $83. blood testing. Last Wednesday. 1. 73. 917. SD State Attorney.66.. util/repair/maint.00. DPFCU. 10 and the year-end Dec. Premier Equipment. Town of Bison [Published January 17. Utility and equipment rental rates: Trustees reviewed the current utility rates and equipment rental rates and will make necessary changes next month. Jerry and Carolyn Petik attended the funeral for Micky Barnica in Isabel. $1. $2. Adjournment Foster moved.03.95. press. 493. concrete products and oil for 2013. •Discussion was held on the hours of work for the Highway Department. the town’s representative on the regional landfill board stopped briefly to report that the City of Newell has withdrawn from the association. 2013.90. travel. supp.m. thereby forfeiting their equity in it. $11.04..00. 893. 2013 at a total approximate cost of $187.99.55. Mary Ellen Fried was a Saturday supper guest of Greg and Peggy Fried. In the meantime. water. motion carried.

24. yes.31 per hour. SD DENR.1 in the employee handbook concerning leave time for fire duty.4 cents per hour. Hulm will contact Eric Bogue. amending it to a YEAR-END CLAIMS: The following claims were presented and approved for payment.382. at which time the full board will be present to vote on storm sewer project. based on precedence for all other bartenders who were hired in 2012. 2013 at a total approximate cost of $65. supp. Dec. seconded by Kopren to authorize Chairman Chapman to sign the validation paperwork for Kadrmas Lee & Jackson Engineering to design a new fuel system at Bison Municipal Airport. between the hours of noon – 4:00 p. seconded by Clements to approve the following resolution: RESOLUTION 2012 – 4 WHEREAS. city attorney. 2012 at 6:00 p. Carried.01 ADJOURNMENT: Chairman Chapman adjourned the meeting at 8:00 p. Chapman offered an update from Interstate Engineering regarding the town’s wastewater system. fund account by resolution of the Town Board. at City Hall. 2013. Clements. Matt Butsavage.40. and Teddi Carlson.m. located at 309 1st Ave. David Kopren . yes. THEREFORE LET IT BE RESOLVED.were present. January 17. approved plans and specifications are what they want. recertification.00 101-416-4140 Workman’s Comp premium $ 452.32. the Town of Bison prepares and approves a budget each September for the following calendar year. Carried 5-0.m.utilities $ 199. West. Year-end Bonuses for Employees: 1152012 . WRCTC. ATTEST: APPROVED: The following offices will become vacant due to the expiration of the present term of office of the elective officer: Luke Clements 3 year term David Kopren 3 year term Notice of Vacancy Municipality of Bison Elizabeth Hulm. 2013 1. HD Supply.500. 116-2012 – Clements moved. capped at $300.72 101-422-4280 Fire Dept. Finance Officer Juell Chapman Chairman. yes. SD Arborist Ass’n. Lockert.250 that can be transferred to any general NEW BUSINESS Set new bartender wage: 116-2012 – Clements moved. as needed. yes. Newman Traffic Signs. $269. NEXT MEETINGS: The next regular meeting is Tuesday. the budget for 2012 contains a contingency fund of $17. Town of Bison Circulation of nominating petitions may begin on January 25. Bison. 28. 2013 at a total approximate cost of $15. Mike Lockert. Airport Cardtrol paperwork: 114-2012 – Clements moved.29 101-455-4110 Library salaries $750. regarding the proper procedure for non-payment of . that the following amounts be transferred from 101-410-4291 Contingency to: an individual account. 101-412-4210 Board of Trustees liability insurance $2. Chapman. Others present: Employees Heath McKinstry and Beth Hulm. seconded by Chapman to pay BreAnn Nelson $9.] OPEN FORUM: Chapman and Butsavage reported that they attended the Dec. UNFINISHED BUSINESS Vote on proceeding with Storm Sewer project: Trustees are unsure that the current.00 101-461-4162 Bison School donation $80. CONTINGENCY TRANSFERS: 1172012 – Lockert moved. Elizabeth Hulm Finance Officer [Published January 17. the uke still sitting on city property and a contract for free tractor use next summer. January 8 at 6:00 p. 2012 6:00 p.35.m. Chairman Town Board of Bison Attest: Elizabeth Hulm Municipal Finance Officer Total transfer $4. ALL ACTION IN THE FOLLOWING MINUTES CARRIED BY UNANIMOUS VOTE UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. equip. City Hall Bison Town Board Page 14 • The Bison Courier • Thursday. recertification. THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS RECITED BY ALL. mountain time not later than the 22nd day of February. seconded by Butsavage to move the next meeting to January 8.000 gallon tank. $6.. Carried. Juell Chapman.00 101-455-4320 Library building $400. 2013 and petitions may be filed in the office of the finance officer.61. December 28. 13 meeting of PCRWS. Carried. $134. His motion died for lack of a second. All trustees Luke Clements. Chairman Chapman will talk with engineer Allan Page prior to the January meeting about some changes in design. Kopren. Hulm suggested a revision of 7. and WHEREAS. yes.] [Published twice January 17 and January 24. seconded by Kopren to give all current employees a year-end bonus based on their number of hours actually worked in 2012 and to pay them at a rate of 14. $13.m. Carried.Butsavage moved to pay fulltime employees $150 and part-time employees $50 each for year-end bonuses. repairs/maint.m. press.00 Roll call vote: Butsavage. $25. 1132012 – Motion by Chapman. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL: Chairman Juell Chapman called the year-end meeting of the Bison Town Board to order on Friday.Friday.

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