The official newspaper of Jackson County, South Dakota
includes tax
Volume 106
Number 29
January 31, 2013
~ by Ronda Dennis ~
doing a great job with the program.
Staffing is stable, however after
turnovers in a couple of depart-
ments, they are back on track.
There has been a number of par-
ties and fun programs going on at
the nursing home over the past
year. One was a Halloween party.
The staff gave gifts for Christ-
mas as well as the National Honor
Society and Women Helping
Women contributions.
Last summer they hosted their
resident/family picnic and carnival
which was enjoyed by all. The prof-
its went to the residents fund
which is used for outings, bus trips
and it also supports the Resident of
the Month.
The Resident of the Month is
featured at the beginning of each
month in the Kadoka Press. During
the month, the chosen resident
chooses a special meal for their
family, and are treated with fine
dining. They are also pampered
with royal treatment throughout
the month.
Other activities included the
KGFX Hometown Tour in June.
And then comes the time of year
for the three-day Department of
Health inspection.
Sanftner noted that there were
no state deficiencies and a zero per-
cent rate of medication errors.
However, they had three Federal
deficiencies and seven life safety
deficiencies. One, she said, was
that there was no exit sign by the
stairs in the basement. Everything
has been fixed.
The completion of the sprinkler
system was the big project for the
year. In addition to the sprinkler
system being installed, along with
soffits to cover the exposed pipes in
the hallway, a new public rest-
room, new cement work along the
west side of the building and side-
walks were done. A drainage issue
toward the alley was also fixed.
The final project walk through
with Community Development
Block Grant, Rural Development
West Plains Engineering and Com-
plete Concrete was done on Oct. 8.
From this project the nursing
home now has a loan for $53,500 at
an interest rate of 3.75% with a
monthly payment of $216 over the
next 40 years.
Through the grant money they
were able to replace the front door
and the ramp at the back entrance
to the clinic.
The total cost of the project was
The nursing home still has a
loan with BankWest for the com-
pletion of the clinic in the amount
of $31,154.82. Monthly payments
are $414.
They also have two loans with
West Central Electric for the roof of
the clinic and nursing home. Com-
bined, they total $86,915.35.
With 21 tables at last year’s
Prime Rib Dinner, the nursing
home made a profit of $13,000.
Sanftner said this year the event
will be held on Saturday, April 20.
“We need to keep this facility
open to care for our loved ones,” she
Once the new windows, that
Stilwell mentioned earlier, are in-
stalled, Sanftner said that leaves
windows in one room, the nursing
home offices and the county nurse
offices to replace.
Other purchases this year in-
clude two water heaters, seven air
conditions, a compressor for the air
conditioner in the clinic, a floor
buffer, freezer, four beds and other
smaller daily items.
Sanftner reminded those in at-
tendance that the nursing home
puts a lot of money back in the
community through wages
($839,335), food and utilities
Insurance is another big item.
There are plans to make an in-
crease on coverage. The nursing
currently carries $2.5 million on
the building and $250,000 on the
contents. Plans are to increase
those figures to $5 million and $1
million, respectively.
Sanftner thanked the board for
all of their support and all they do.
Kent Olson said, “When all they
(Dept. of Health) find is little
things in the state survey, that’s a
good survey.” He said it comes
down to the hands-on care. Resi-
dent care is done well here.
In going over the income state-
ment, he said some of the expenses
have gone down, but they need to
run close to full to keep the total
margin down.
This year’s total resident income
was $1,260,806 and the expenses
were $1,303,733. Other miscella-
neous income brought figures up
$19,749 for a 1.57 percent total
profit margin.
He said the legislature is talking
about a three percent increase in
Medicaid, however, they are not so
focused on nursing home. Olson
still stressed the need for everyone
to contact their legislators.
Regarding the Kadoka Clinic, he
said numbers were off a little this
year, but it was in Philip, too.
Olson thanked the entire staff
for all of their work.
President Larry Dolezal noted
that it’s good having Liz May in
He said in the future, the nurs-
ing home will need to look into pur-
chasing a new range for the
Dolezal also reminded everyone
that the board of directors meet the
third Monday of each month. “The
nurses reports are appreciated,” he
Sanftner noted that everyone
(employees and residents) at the
nursing home is like family and
many of the employees will pick up
things for the residents and not ex-
pect to be paid.
Dolezal congratulated Tom Terk-
ildsen for serving 10 years on the
board of directors and that Terkild-
sen was stepping down from the
Randi Oyan, who serves on the
nominating committee, said JoAnn
Letellier will serve another term
and that Marv Moor was interested
in serving on the board.
A motion carried to cast unani-
mous ballots for Letellier and Moor.
The meeting closed in prayer,
led by Dolezal.
The Kadoka Nursing Home As-
sociation held their annual meeting
Wednesday, January 23 with 20
members in attendance.
Secretary Jo Christensen’s min-
utes from last year’s meeting were
read and approved.
In the absence of Treasurer
JoAnn Letellier, Ruby Sanftner
gave the auxiliary report with an
opening statement balance of
$9,280.06 and by the end of the
year the balance was $8,940.98.
Income from the Holiday Festi-
val netted $7,218.59.
Expenses included $4,384.14 for
a sit/stand lift; $269.78 for Holiday
Festival supplies; $1,143.75 for
Holiday Festival expenses (food)
and $1,760.00 for KCBA Bucks
given to nursing home staff for
Linda Stilwell didn’t have high
numbers to report under the im-
provement fund with a checking
account balance of $72.61. How-
ever, she said she’s purchased more
new windows in the amount of
$11,000,00. They are sanded,
stained and ready to be installed
once the weather warms up.
Stilwell also noted that the foun-
dation checking account balance is
$416.00 and the fund account bal-
ance shows $24,852.21.
Taking the majority and very in-
formative portion of the meeting
was Ruby Sanftner’s year-end re-
She said the number of residents
has fluctuated this year between
28 and 30. However, in December
numbers dipped to 25. The nursing
home was sad to lose eight resi-
dents last year.
The Medicaid rate is still
$107.93 and the private rate in-
creased to $160.00 a day this year.
At this time there is no information
on rate changes for Medicaid.
The nursing home received a
one-time pass thru from the De-
partment of Social Services to be
used for staff salary adjustment. It
was used for one-time employee
bonuses based on longevity of
work. This was done during Na-
tional Nursing Home Week.
The are approximately 40 full
and part-time employees at the
The nursing home is now with a
second vendor for calculating the
rate of pay for Medicaid residents.
Sanftner said Kerri Schofield is
Kadoka Nursing Home Assocation holds annual
meeting; Moor replaces Terkildsen on board
possession and 416 misdemeanor
charges against adults, and 200 of
those dismissed, Glynn said “we
are sending a bad message to kids.”
Glynn said the Attorney Gen-
eral’s office has voiced its support
for the bill, as well as the South
Dakota States Attorneys Associa-
Supporting testimony came
from the Concerned Women of
South Dakota.
However, the bill’s current lan-
guage was criticized by the State
Farm Insurance Company lobbyist
Dick Tieszen, and Roger
Tellinghuisen, lobbyist for S.D.
Trial Lawyers Association, as well
as several members of the commit-
Sen. Corey Brown, R-Gettys-
burg, questioned whether that one
additional law would have changed
anything that happened the night
that Glynn’s son died.
Sen. Larry Rhoden, R-Union
Center, also questioned whether
the law would be effective.
The bill died 5-4 and was moved
to the 41st day.
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After the meeting, Glynn said “I
really thought with the State’s At-
torney Association and the Attor-
ney Generals’ Association, the
people who have to enforce these
laws and know the laws inside and
out that are on the books, and
whether they are enforceable or not
and whether they are enough or
not, I really thought their backing
to the legislators would say ‘you
folks are the expert in this field and
so we are going to rely on your rec-
That didn’t happen, she said.
However, Glynn said “we will
never know if this would keep
someone from having a party at
their house.”
She said she will continue to
fight for a law such as this.
By Elizabeth “Sam” Grosz
Community News Service
An attempt to set up misde-
meanor charges for adults who pro-
vide parties for under-age drinkers
failed to pass out of the Senate
State Affairs Committee Jan. 23 at
the S.D. Legislature in Pierre.
The measure failed by one vote,
following sometimes emotional de-
bate, but backers vowed to keep
working on the bill to make it ac-
ceptable to lawmakers.
Sen. Larry Lucas, D-Mission,
said there currently is no definition
for the term “social host,” but is
generally agreed that it refers to
someone who provides the location
but not necessarily the alcohol for
a party.
It is not a defense, said Lucas,
for the adult to say that he was not
present at the party.
Joyce Glynn, West River rancher
with her husband, Roger, related
the story of how their son, Michael,
lost his life following his 2006 high
school graduation and attending
the subsequent party where under-
age teens were drinking.
He died as the result of a one-ve-
hicle rollover where he was ejected
from the car.
That spring, Glynn said, 13
other teenagers died under similar
President Obama, noted Glynn,
has said that “the first task of soci-
ety is to keep our children safe.”
She questioned whether we are
doing everything possible to do
She discussed the three compo-
nents to keep children safe as edu-
cation, legislation and
enforcement. It is clear, she said,
that it is illegal for anyone under
the age of 21 to drink alcohol, and
called this bill “another tool” to be
With 5,894 minors charged with
‘Social host’ bill defeated
in Senate committee
provides nursing home and as-
sisted living care for state veterans
and their spouses.
The state is building a new Vet-
erans Home, for which funding al-
ready has been approved. The
official ground breaking is sched-
uled for this spring, Daugaard said.
Closing the federal VA Hospital
affects about 300 employees in the
Hot Springs area, he said, and
would make such services as dialy-
sis and mobile CAT scan more dif-
ficult for vets to access.
Criminal justice reform
The Governor also discussed the
progress of one of his favored proj-
ects, the criminal justice reform
He said he was glad to see he
strong support the bill received in
committee and in the Legislature
as a whole. For the most part, he
said, legislators have agreed that it
is worthy of their support.
If enacted, Daugaard said, the
program will improve public safety
and hold people accountable for
their actions.
He reminded that 80 percent of
the people put in prison are not vi-
olent. Working through the Drug
and Alcohol Court programs, he
said, people will learn how to be
Economic development
Growing the state’s existing
businesses is perhaps the most
fruitful of economic development
activities, said Daugaard.
The other two ways are to start
a business or bring a business in
from another state. But 70 percent
of the time, he said, it is most fruit-
ful to grow an existing business.
Many times, he said, the lack of
a state income tax is not always the
best incentive, since there are
other, more immediate incentives
that take priority in the choice
In the case of Bel Brands, the
large cheese operation relocating to
Brookings, Daugaard said, there
are huge depreciation deductions,
which completely offset income for
the next number of years.
The expiration of the contrac-
tor’s excise tax redemption needs to
be addressed, the governor said.
That had been a tax on the service
of the contractor, and half of it has
been given back on large projects.
A replacement measure passed
by the Legislature last year was re-
ferred and defeated by voters in
November. The Governor said he
wants any new incentives to be a
bipartisan effort.
By Elizabeth “Sam” Grosz
Community News Service
The battle continues to save the
federal Veterans Administration
Hospital in Hot Springs from clo-
Gov. Dennis Daugaard told a
South Dakota Newspaper Associa-
tion group Jan. 24 that he had just
returned from Hot Springs where
he met with the Save the VA Com-
mittee. A presentation is planned
next month in Washington, D.C.,
he said. The three members of
South Dakota’s Congressional del-
egation, Daugaard and committee
members plan to meet with the
head of the Veterans Administra-
tion, he said, to voice their opposi-
tion to the closing.
The announcement of the possi-
ble closing of the facility at Hot
Springs came in December 2011.
Relocation of some of the services
to Rapid City was opposed by
The VA Hospital, said Daugaard,
includes an acute care clinic, hos-
pice care, outpatient clinic and
pharmacy. It also includes a drug
and alcohol treatment domiciliary,
as well as treatment for post-trau-
matic stress syndrome.
It should not be confused, he
said, with the State Veterans
Home, also in Hot Springs, that
Governor adding weight to fight to save
federal VA Hospital in Hot Springs
teleconferences conducted by
elected officials are subject to open
meeting laws, elected officials can
now have a similar group conversa-
tion via email or text and there is
nothing that makes that conversa-
tion open and public. Common
sense says that's just not right.
Conceivably, an entire agenda
for an elected body could be dis-
cussed using email or text messag-
ing. While that's unlikely, here's
one example of what could happen.
An email goes out to the full school
board and asks for comments about
a proposal to phase out the dis-
trict's art program. Everyone is in-
vited to share his or her views.
Everyone weighs in and a majority
agrees that the district can no
longer afford to fund the art pro-
As the law now stands, the pub-
lic is excluded from observing that
discussion. And while no official ac-
tion can be taken until the board
meets in an official session, the dis-
cussion that led to the decision re-
mains hidden from public view. The
board meets, votes and since the
entire discussion was conducted by
email, no one knows what led to
the decision; there's no official
record of that discussion.
Common sense says that's just
not right.
Elected officials have accepted
the framework in which they do the
people's business for decades. That
includes notice of meetings, posted
agendas and holding those meet-
ings in public. It's at the heart of
how we function as a democracy
and as a republic.
A changing world requires adap-
tation. That's something the 33-
member task force, which included
representatives of news organiza-
tions, state officials, law enforce-
ment officials, prosecutors, and
officials from cities, counties and
school districts, recognized last
summer. That's why it recom-
mended including "electronic text
colloquy" in open meetings and
records laws. And that is why the
governor and attorney general
have moved this legislation for-
Speaking to newspaper editors
last week, Gov. Daugaard spoke
about the importance of this issue.
When people think of teleconfer-
ence, Daugaard said "You're think-
ing of someone on the phone. But if
you're texting each other and
you're replying to all, really, if you
think about it, that's no different.
It's just a different way of chatting
back and forth and those should be
subject to the open meeting notices
and the texts would need to be an
open record."
Gov. Daugaard clearly gets it.
Now it's up to our legislators.
The measure gained a slim 7-6
approval from the House State Af-
fairs Committee last week and is
headed for a vote by all representa-
tives in the House. Contact your
representatives and tell them to
vote yes on HB 1113. You can call
them at 773-3851 or you can find
contact information on the S.D.
Legislative Research Council's
HB 1113 deserves full support in
the House and then the Senate. Re-
gardless of technological advances
and forms of communication, the
principle of open and public debate
is critical. Our legislators need to
know that we, the people, expect
nothing less than full support to
maintain that ideal.
It's a matter of common sense.
Tim L. Waltner is publisher of
the Freeman Courier and the
Hutchinson Herald, Menno. He
also serves on the South Dakota
Newspaper Association's First
Amendment Committee.
By Tim L. Waltner
Remarkable technological ad-
vances in recent years have
changed the way we do countless
things. Phones once tethered to
walls have become portable devices
that are now wireless hand-held
computers. Financial transactions
no longer require cash, checks or,
increasingly, plastic cards. GPS
systems have made asking for di-
rections obsolete. Cameras no
longer require film.
Technology has dramatically al-
tered virtually every aspect of our
lives. We communicate with each
other in ways that only a few years
ago seemed to be science fiction.
That has touched our personal
lives as well as the way we do busi-
ness. And that includes the way in
which government operates.
That reality led the Open Gov-
ernment Task Force convened last
year by Gov. Dennis Daugaard and
Attorney General Marty Jackley to
recommend including new methods
of communication in the trans-
parency and accountability that
are the bedrock of open govern-
ment. The result is HB 1113, which
expands the definition of telecon-
ference "to include certain meet-
ings conducted through electronic
text colloquy and to require the re-
tention of certain records of text
colloquy meetings for public inspec-
"Colloquy" is a legal-technical
term meaning discussion. Don't let
the word throw you; it's simply con-
versation. If an email goes out to
the mayor and full city council, a
school board or a county commis-
sion and asks for them to reply to
the group, that's a conversation. If
they were having that conversation
- all of them face to face - that
would be an official meeting - open
and public. But, as of now, if it's
email or text, it's not public.
While the law already says that
HB 1113 matches up
transparency, technology
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Jeremiah 29:11-13
Unlike God’s “determined will,” His “desired will” is
resistible and conditional. We have a choice to do things
our way or His. The Lord designs a specific plan utiliz-
ing a believer’s unique gifts and talents for the king-
dom. He wants to share His desired will so that we can live successfully.
First, God wants us to follow the moral laws, like the Ten Commandments, which apply to everyone.
Throughout Scripture, we find principles that can add joy and meaning to our lives, such as the instruc-
tion always to give thanks and put aside bitterness in favor of forgiveness.(1 Thess. 5:18; Eph. 4:31-32)
Following those basic principles lets us discover the second part of God’s desired will—His intentions
for our personal life. One good example is vocation. Before our birth, God predestined us to have specific
skills, talents, and spiritual gifts, which suit us for certain types of work. Our vocation may change, but
with divine guidance, our work will consistently “fit” us.
Finally, God’s desired will is active in our daily life. What interests us interests Him, no matter how
trivial. For example, we’ve all sent up desperate prayers when we couldn’t locate something we needed.
Often we find the object within moments because a caring Father leads us right to it.
The Lord wants to work in our life, and He’ll send blessings if we follow Him. Remember, He’s a loving
Father; what’s more, He is all-knowing and all-powerful—that is an unbeatable combination, no matter
what comes against us. It is impossible to get less than the best when we do things His way.
The Desired Will of God
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Roast turkey, mashed potatoes
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sauce, dinner roll, and pears.
Wednesday, February 6
Chicken filet on a bun with let-
tuce, pasta salad with vegetables,
baked beans, mandarin oranges
and pineapple tidbits.
Thursday, February 7
Swiss steak with tomatoes, scal-
loped potatoes, peas, bread and
pudding with fruit.
Friday, February 8
New England ham dinner with
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Meals for
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News Briefs …
The annual meeting of
Jackson-Kadoka Economic
Development Corporation will
be held on Wednesday, Febru-
ary 6, 7:00 p.m. at the Gate-
way Apartments Community
Room. The organization in-
vites everyone to attend the
Book signing: Join us for cof-
fee as we host South Dakota
author C. M. Wendelboe with
a fascinating Q & A discussion
session and book signing;
Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 4:00 p.m.
at the Jackson County Li-
brary, Kadoka. Wendelboe’s
Spirit Road mysteries high-
light an appreciation for local
area perspectives. Bring a
KCBA: The next meeting for
Kadoka Community Better-
ment Association will be on
Thursday, February 7, 12 noon
at Jigger’s Restaurant. Every-
one is invited to attend.
Free Federal Tax return
preparation is available at the
Jackson County Library,
Kadoka. Returns for low and
middle income taxpayers of all
ages are prepared. Call Deb
Moor 837-2689 at the library
for an appointment, or Bob
McDaniel 605-859-2227
(Philip) for information.
Clayton Struble__________________
Clayton Clark Struble, 82,
passed away January 17, 2013, at
his home.
Clayton was born on October 20,
1930, in the South Dakota Bad-
lands to Harold and Marjorie (Har-
ris) Struble.
He served in the United States
Air Force on a B29 as a left gun-
ner. On September 1, 1979 he mar-
ried Sherri Mueller. Together they
moved to Erie in 1991 from West-
minster. Clayton worked for 33
years at Wholesale Flooring in
Denver. He enjoyed caring for the
farm animals he kept on his five
acres of land.
He is survived by his wife,
Sherri Struble, of Erie and their
children, daughter, Andrea, and
husband, Ben Drake, of Westmin-
ster with granddaughter, Ruth
Drake, and son, Paul, and wife,
Jamie Struble, of Erie. Clayton is
also survived by sons, Rick, Bret,
and wife, Sue, and Boyd, grand-
son, Jason Struble, and great-
granddaughter, Emeral Riley,
brother, Leslie Struble, and wife,
Muree, and sister-in-law, Carol
Clayton will be missed by a host
of nieces, nephews, friends and
Funeral service were held 10:00
a.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at
Rejoice Lutheran Church in Erie.
Burial followed at Mount Pleas-
ant Cemetery in Erie. Memorial
contributions to the Clayton Stru-
ble Memorial Fund in care of
Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.
Visit www.ahlbergfuner-
alchapel.com to share condolences.
Vivian Livermont _________________
Vivian G. Livermont, 97, of
Rapid City died Friday, January
25, 2013 at a local nursing home.
Vivian was born March 13, 1915
in Fairfax, SD, to Leo and Matilda
(Brendan) Redmond, the youngest
of eight children.
She married Paul Lester Liver-
mont on August 22, 1936, in
Kadoka. The couple lived around
Vetal and Tuthill, SD, until they
moved to a ranch near Wanblee,
SD in 1943.
For many years, Vivian was an
active member of the Wanblee
Ladies Aid Society.
Vivian was famous for her cook-
ing, especially her cookies. One
year she made dozens and dozens
of cookies, which she gave away as
Christmas presents. Her specialty
was molasses cookies.
Vivian’s greatest love was her
family and friends. She was a spe-
cial lady to all who knew her.
She is survived by her two
daughters; Joyce Eckes, and her
husband, Nick, Lander, WY, and
Helen Bartling and her husband,
David, Rapid City; eleven grand-
children; Stacy Livermont, Rapid
City, Rhonda Johnson, Lander,
WY, Bill Livermont, Martin, SD,
Linda Lake, Torrington, WY, Jes-
sica Jeans, Wall, SD, Michael
Bartling, Rapid City, Michelle Mc-
Cann, Rapid City, TJ Livermont,
Rapid City, Tasha Livermont,
Justin Livermont and Dexter Liv-
ermont, Quinn, SD, eighteen
great grandchildren and numerous
nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by
her beloved husband, Lester, and
infant son, Dennis, son, Paul, Jr.,
parents and six brothers and one
A visitation was held from 5:00
p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday, Jan-
uary 28, 2013 at Edstrom & Rooks
Funeral Service at Serenity
Springs of Rapid City.
Funeral services were held at
10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January
30 at Lindsey Memorial Presbyte-
rian Church in Martin, SD, with
Pastor Lisa Danielson officiating.
Interment was at the Martin
Community Cemetery in Martin.
A memorial has been estab-
lished to the Meals On Wheels
Program in Rapid City.
Friends may sign her online
guest register at www.sereni-
James Dennis “Jim” Hewitt, Sr.______
James Dennis “Jim” Hewitt, Sr.,
age 74, of Philip, S.D., died Thurs-
day, January 24, 2013, at the Hans
P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in
James Dennis “Jim” Hewitt, Sr.
was born on March 18, 1938 in
Valentine, Neb., to Hazel Ellen
(Thomas) and L.H. Hewitt. Jim
went to country school north of
Valentine, his first seven years. He
attended eighth grade in Phoenix,
Ariz., after which he returned
home and attended Valentine High
School, graduating in 1956. After
graduation, he attended one year
of college at the University of Ne-
braska in Lincoln and then re-
turned home to help his mother
run the two ranches after the
death of his father.
He married his high school
sweetheart, Jan Vanderheiden, in
1958 and moved to the Philip
ranch. To this union were born
three children, Tamera, James
Dennis, Jr. “J.D.” and Scott.
Jim was a rancher all his life
and gained a great deal of knowl-
edge from older mentors in the
Philip area. He developed a keen
knowledge of cattle that was
passed on to his sons and grand-
During his adult years, he was a
member of the First Presbyterian
Church in Philip, the South
Dakota Stockgrowers, also serving
on the S.D. Brand Board, Past
Master of Philip Lodge #153 AF &
AM, Royal Arch Masons & Yank-
ton Consistory, Past Patron of the
Order of the Eastern Star #100 in
Philip, Philip Jaycees, and the
Elks Club in Pierre. Jim served as
a Haakon County School Board
member and a state committee-
man of Haakon County Republi-
Grateful for having shared his
life are his wife, Jan, of 54 years;
three children, Tamera (Steve)
Stickler, Omaha, Neb., J.D. (Julie)
Hewitt, Piedmont, and Scott (Ann)
Hewitt, Long Beach, Calif.; nine
grandchildren, Stephanie, Bran-
dea, Kara and Jennifer Stickler,
Omaha, Neb., Tyson (Shiloh) He-
witt, Opal, Tanner (Lacey) Hewitt,
Sheridan, Wyo., Audra Hewitt,
Belle Fourche, Caleb Hewitt,
Omaha, Neb., and Nathan Hewitt,
Long Beach, Calif.; four great-
granddaughters, Adessa Jade,
Jalee Teal, Samera Jo and Allie
Grace Hewitt, Opal; two sisters,
Betty (Jack) Carr of White River
and Margie Cunningham of Den-
ver, Colo.; one brother-in-law, Jim
(Cheryl) Vanderheiden of
Rochester, Minn.; several nieces
and nephews; and a host of other
relatives and friends.
Jim was preceded in death by
his parents, L.H. and Hazel He-
witt; his father and mother-in-law,
S.T. and Hermina Vanderheiden; a
sister, Marie Lovejoy; three broth-
ers-in-law, Irish Lovejoy and Don
and Tom Vanderheiden; and a sis-
ter-in-law, Donna Vanderheiden.
Services were held Monday, Jan-
uary 28, at the United Church in
Philip with Pastor Kathy Chesney
officiating. Graveside services
were held Monday at Mt. Hope
Cemetery in Valentine, Neb.
Music was provided by Barb
Bowen, pianist, and Tim Vander-
heiden, vocalist.
Ushers were Martie Ryno, Jay
Lovejoy and Jack Hansen.
Pallbearers were J.D., Scott,
Tyson, Tanner, Caleb and Nathan
Hewitt, Steve Stickler, Alan
Aanerud and Alex Morton.
Honorary pallbearers were
Stephanie, Brandea, Kara and
Jennifer Stickler and Audra He-
A memorial has been estab-
Arrangements were with the
Rush Funeral Home of Philip.
His online guestbook is available
at www.rushfuneralhome.com
Marie Hansen___________________
Marie Hansen, age 95, of Philip,
S.D., died Wednesday, January 23,
2013, at the Philip Nursing Home.
Marie Gladys Plasschaert was
born May 22, 1917, at Lucerne, the
daughter of Richard and Pauline
(Lee) Plasschaert. She grew up in
the area and received her educa-
tion at the Lucerne Rural School.
She then attended Philip High
Marie was united in marriage to
Wallace E. “Bud” Hansen on April
10, 1934, in Kadoka. They made
their home on his parents’ home-
stead 26 miles northeast of Philip.
They continued to operate the
ranch until retiring in 1967 and
leasing the ranch out. They re-
mained at the ranch during the
summer months and operated an
antique business and the winter
months were spent traveling
throughout the United States and
Bud became ill in July 1985, and
they decided to build their home
and move into Philip. Bud pre-
ceded her in death on October 21,
1985. Marie continued to reside at
her home in Philip until moving
into the Philip Nursing Home after
suffering a stroke in August 2009.
During her lifetime, Marie played
for numerous dances, starting at
the age of 10. She enjoyed playing
in the “Philip 5 Band” for many
Survivors include three sons,
Jack Hansen of Philip, Darryl
Hansen and his wife, Kaye, of
Stockton, Calif., and Bob Hansen
and his wife, LaVonne, of Howes;
three daughters, Shirley Raue of
Pierre, Paula Poss and her hus-
band, Bill, of Perris, Calif., and
Charlene “Chuckie” Reed and her
husband, Sonny, of Pierre; 27
grandchildren; numerous great-
grandchildren and great-great-
grandchildren; one sister, Rosie
Lejeune, of Philip; a daughter-in-
law, Sandy Hansen, of Winner; a
son-in-law, Bob Neville, of Philip;
and host of other relatives and
In addition to her husband, Bud,
Marie was preceded in death by
two sons, Richard “Zip” Hansen
and Gene Hansen; one daughter,
Arlys Neville; one granddaughter,
Marilyn Neville; one grandson,
Billy Joe Poss; two grandchildren
in infancy; and a great-grandchild
in infancy; her brother, Richard
Plasschaert; a son-in-law, Fred
Raue; a daughter-in-law, Donna
Hansen; and her parents.
Services were held Tuesday,
January 29, at the American Le-
gion Hall in Philip, with Pastor
Kathy Chesney officiating.
Music was provided by Memory
Neville, pianist. Eulogy was given
by Dylan Peck. Ushers were Jim
Humphrey and Eric Hansen.
Pallbearers were Jesse, Marty,
Todd, Doug and Dennis Hansen,
Kenny, Bobby Gene and Randy
Neville, Cam and Stan Reed,
Mike, David and Scott Raue, and
Tim and Doug Poss.
Interment was at the Masonic
Cemetery in Philip.
A memorial has been estab-
Arrangements were with the
Rush Funeral Home of Philip.
Her online guestbook is avail-
able at www.rushfuneralhome.com
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Trust can be a fragile commod-
ity. Take the cooking island in our
kitchen, for example. It looks nice
and solid just like the other
kitchen cupboards, but it has one
major difference in that it’s on
wheels. In other words, if you lean
against it too hard, it’s apt to
move. This can be unsettling. It
might mean you have to make
some quick adjustments to avoid
falling on the floor. Nasty. One
eventually learns not to trust the
thing but probably not until after
you’ve had a few tense moments.
Sometimes in this life, it is
tricky to decide what or who you
can trust. Do you, for instance,
trust your current car or pickup to
always get you where you want to
go? Our vehicles, right now, appear
to be fairly trustworthy since they
aren’t terribly old and haven’t been
driven excessive miles. As you
know, any vehicle can turn obnox-
ious in the blink of an eye, but you
can often depend on those that
aren’t too ancient and have been
properly maintained.
I think of one vehicle I had,
though, that I shouldn’t have
trusted as much as I did. One
evening I drove it at the speed
limit on the freeway for over a
hundred miles only to have the
front wheel fall off as I neared
home. When it dropped, I was
barely moving since I had slowed
for a sharp corner on our country
roads. It still gave me quite a jolt,
especially when I considered what
might have happened had that
wheel gone when I was speeding
down those steep river hills on the
freeway. It didn’t bear thinking
about. I was pleased to still be
moving and breathing.
Sometimes, too, I’ve put faith in
certain people that didn’t deserve
it. There was that one time some
years ago when I took in cattle for
a fellow who turned out to be very
difficult to deal with. Not only did
he hate to pay his bills, but he also
failed to move his cattle out at the
time we had previously agreed on.
It was with some relief when that
association was at last over. Since
then I’ve been blessed with other
cattle deals that have worked out
well for all concerned, but such has
not always been the case. Maybe
I’ve learned who to deal with and
who to leave strictly alone.
My good-Samaritan complex
has also landed me in trouble a
time or three. One fellow I tried to
help many years ago ended up rip-
ping me off for several thousand
dollars. He took all my belongings
of any worth and pawned them. He
also depleted my bank account,
which wasn’t very large at the
time, by forging my signature.
After he’d run off with my assets
and been gone a while, he called
one day and wanted me to help
him some more. He was out of luck
by then. He’d given me a harsh les-
son, but I’d learned through it, or
at least I had in his particular
case. I don’t mind helping people
but not when they flat out steal
from me.
Fortunately, my immediate
family has always been composed
of good people. Everyone makes
mistakes, but that can be over-
looked if the intensions are honor-
able. I wouldn’t do any business
with some of my slightly more dis-
tant relatives, but those closest to
me are fine. With those who have
lived or worked on the ranch, some
have been more competent and
useful than others, but we’ve had
lots of good guys helping us. None
that I know of have set out pur-
posely to defraud or harm us, and
some have been or are truly excel-
lent fellows to have around.
Here’s a quote you might like.
“Raisin cookies that look like
chocolate-chip cookies are the
main reason I have trust issues.”
Not everything is what it seems.
It’s not that I don’t like raisin cook-
ies, it’s just that I like chocolate
chippers more and am disap-
pointed when finding I’ve taken a
raisin thinking it was a chipper.
The same principle can have wider
What else can we trust in? One
probably shouldn’t put much hope
in winning the lottery as a means
of support. The odds are greatly
stacked against us there. How
about the government? Iffy, don’t
you think? Some doctors and
lawyers are dependable. Others
not so much. I suppose we’ll have
to just go along trying to put faith
in those people and things that de-
serve it as far as we can tell and
avoiding those that don’t. We can
also trust God to help us know the
difference. After all, he is com-
pletely trustworthy, has our best
interests in mind, and has the
wherewithal and strength to see
us through. It’s a very great bless-
ing to have him on our side.
Lookin’ Around
by Syd Iwan
Jodie O’Bryan is sporting some
hoof-shaped bruises this week after
her horse fell at the first barrel at
a barrel-racing event in Rapid City.
Then, when the horse stood up and
tried to regain its balance, it
stepped on her some. As a result,
her ear was hurt and some ribs
were cracked. In other words, Jodie
is making no fast moves. She did,
however, manage to show and sell
one of her horses at the stock show
in Rapid City. This involved a cou-
ple of twelve-hour days grooming
and showing the horse and moving
it back and forth between the event
center and civic center. Jodie was
pleased that the horse sold to a gal
from North Dakota that she’d
helped at Rodeo Bible Camp maybe
sixteen or so years ago. That gal is
now married and has some kids.
She is married to a fellow who went
to college with Jodie’s son, Taylor.
Scot O’Bryan also showed some
horses for clients at the stock show.
Other local people showing horses
or at the show included Jesse Carl-
son, Jamie Willert, Levi Grimes
and Austin Grimes. While the
O’Bryans were in Rapid, Cella
Baldwin came over and took care of
the dog.
Bud and Valene Perault had
supper on Sunday evening at Mike,
Marlene and Bert Perault’s. Other
than that, things have been fairly
quiet for the Peraults. Marlene
said her mom, Lillian Carlson, got
out of the Philip hospital on
Wednesday after spending about
ten days there. She is doing better
now, the proof of which was that
she was back to cooking on Sunday.
She was also eating better. Mar-
lene visited her most days in the
hospital to check on how she was
doing, bring her what she needed,
etc. Lillian doesn’t plan on doing
any day care for kids in the next
week and will just see how things
go after that.
Chuck Fortune said he got to
rope a couple of calves this week to
treat them for such things as foot
rot and pneumonia, but otherwise
things have been quiet over their
MaKaylan Bonenberger reports
that they had nine calves already
on Sunday including one of hers.
Her mom, Nikki, added that the
heifers weren’t due to calve until
February first but decided to get a
jump on things. The nice weather
has made that okay. On Saturday,
MaKaylan and her grandmother,
Pam Bonenberger, went to Mitchell
where they helped MaKaylan’s
aunt, Alisha, celebrate her birth-
day. On Sunday, they watched Al-
isha’s daughter, Joslin, participate
in a cheerleading conference before
they returned home.
Betty Kusick caught a ride south
to Wanblee on Wednesday with
Crystal Paulson. She visited Joe
Livermont a while before Crystal
came back from teaching and
picked her up. On Thursday, her
daughters, Loretta and Kathy,
came, and Kathy gave Betty a per-
manent. Loretta returned on Sun-
day but was delayed long enough
that she told Betty she had time to
take in the potluck dinner at the
church hall after church, so Betty
did. Betty said her son, Kenny, was
scheduled for a bit of surgery at the
Eye Institute in Rapid City this
week. This is supposed to correct a
problem with Kenny’s eye lashes
being too long, curling into the eye,
and irritating it.
Larry Dolezal led the church
service at Interior on Sunday as he
often does on the last Sunday of
each month. Larry and Joy often
continue on to Wall for dinner after
church at Interior, but this month
Larry came back to Belvidere right
after church there for the annual
congregational meeting and
potluck at Belvidere. Joy said she
has been babysitting her grandson,
Travis Dolezal, some lately while
his mom, Jamie, works with county
health in food distribution, etc.
Travis usually stays with Lillian
Carson on the three days a week
Jamie works, but Lillian has been
in the hospital lately and not able
to do day care. Joy also helps at Re-
lease Time in Kadoka most
Greg and Dana Badure and kids
were visited on Saturday by Eric
and Pam Osborn,and Pam’s daugh-
ter, Syd Beth. Eric continued the
project of shoring up floors. Greg
said he was able to beat Eric at
bowling on the video Wii game.
Greg and Dana currently have
Dana’s niece, Felicia, and her four-
month-old daughter, Isabella, stay-
ing with them. Felicia is from
Maine, but has visited here often
and is a good friend of Brianna
Badure. Greg said that his brother,
Bax, has made some tooled-leather
saddlebags to be used for the Stock-
grower fundraiser connected with
the stock show in Rapid City. This
weekend, Bax, Carol, and Kianna
went to a gun show in Winner.
There was an extremely old gun on
sale that Bax had his eye on. Un-
fortunately, it sold for more than
Bax was willing to pay.
Marie Addison was visited by
her daughter, Teresa Walker, of
Gillette, WY, this weekend. The
gals visited Jean and Dave Cal-
hoon on Saturday. On Sunday, they
took in church in Belvidere plus the
potluck dinner and annual meeting
after church. Marie was visited last
weekend by her daughter, Rena.
Rena had a birthday about then,
but thought she could get by with
the many tins of cookies Marie had
sitting around, and a big cake was
not necessary. Rena wanted to
know how to make Marie’s fudge
recipe so Marie gave her some les-
sons. Teresa planned to stay
overnight with Rena in Rapid City
on Sunday before returning to
Gillette on Monday. Marie said she
gained another great granddaugh-
ter recently when Shirley Doud’s
daughter, Alison Crago, of
Wyoming gave birth to a girl they
named, Shae.
In South Dakota, we value the
outdoors. Our economy is based on
agriculture. Our heritage is based
on outdoor activities – hunting
pheasants, fishing in the Missouri
River, camping in our state parks,
and enjoying the beauty of the
Black Hills. We invest in the out-
doors and create assets that will be
passed on to future generations.
This year, I am asking the Leg-
islature to invest in three projects
that will strengthen our outdoor
heritage: a new state park at Blood
Run in Lincoln County, an exten-
sion to the Mickelson Trail, and a
new visitor center at Custer State
First, I am proposing that we
create our 13th state park at Blood
Run in Lincoln County. This will be
South Dakota’s first new state park
in 40 years. The Blood Run site
southeast of Sioux Falls has a his-
tory over the centuries as a place
for trade and peaceful gathering of
Native American tribes. The pris-
tine oak forest on the rolling banks
of the Big Sioux River will provide
new opportunities for education
and recreation in a place of beauty
and cultural significance.
As a second initiative, I am pro-
posing an extension from the Mick-
elson Trail to Mount Rushmore.
This extension will allow hikers
and bikers to approach our Shrine
of Democracy on a winding trail
through a wilderness area of the
Black Hills. A parallel track will
also accommodate horseback rid-
ers. The Mickelson Trail is already
one of our nation’s finest hiking
and biking trails, and linking it
with Mount Rushmore will make it
even more outstanding.
Finally, I am proposing a new
visitor center at Custer State Park.
The facility will include a theater
where visitors can learn about all
the features and opportunities for
experiences that are found in
Custer State Park. Other parks
using such an introductory tool
have found that visitors will
lengthen their stays if they are ed-
ucated about all the offerings in the
park. Our Custer State Park is a
true jewel, on par with many na-
tional parks, but visitors will some-
times overlook the breadth of its
offerings. A new visitor center will
help avoid this, and encourage
tourists to stay longer.
Because of our state’s balanced
budget and strong economy, we are
fortunate that South Dakota is in a
position to invest in these projects.
Our Game, Fish, and Parks De-
partment estimates that these
three projects, once built, will be
profitable – that is, the visitor fees
they generate will cover the costs of
the parks and help fund South
Dakota’s other state parks.
South Dakota’s love for the out-
doors is something that we must
pass on to our children and grand-
children. As we are able, we should
invest in projects that will be as-
sets for generations to come.
Outdoor Heritage Projects
By Gov. Dennis Daugaard
“Being young is beautiful, but
being old is comfortable.”
Will Rogers
Dan and Susan Taft went to
Rapid City and Dan kept an ap-
pointment to get the screws re-
moved from his shoulder. He is
beginning to be more like himself
every day. He really is enjoying the
phone calls; they sure help him
pass the time in the house so keep
them coming.
James and Marjorie Anne Letel-
lier enjoyed visiting Ellen Totton
and Bill and Marjorie Letellier in
Philip on Tuesday. It was nice to
see Marjorie’s apartment in the Sil-
ver Leaf. Her new address is Silver
Leaf Assisted Living, PO Box 818,
Philip, SD 57567. Marjorie would
love to have you drop by for a visit
anytime, too.
Susan Taft and daughters,
Heather and Morgan, made a trip
to Philip to get the car home on
Wednesday evening.
I talked to JaLynn at Sunshine
Bible Academy the other day and
she said, it was 21 degrees and just
like a spring day. I didn’t dare tell
her it was 50 here. On Monday it
was different story, but it is still
above freezing.
Happy belated birthday wishes
to Christine Dunham. Christine
turned 83 on Thursday, January
24. She was kept busy with phone
calls from her family, and was es-
pecially thrilled to hear from her
children and grandchildren who
are scattered from Arizona to
The furnace guy has been busy
at the Robert and Sharon Ring
home. He and Torey were dinner
guests on Thursday.
Thursday, James and Marjorie
Letellier went to Pierre and then
continued on to Sunshine Bible
Academy for the wrestling triple
dual between Plankinton/ Mt.Ver-
non/ Corsica Titans and the Wess-
ington Springs/ Woonsocket/
Wolsey-Wessington Blackhawks.
Both grandsons, DJ Beckwith and
Beaver Burma, wrestled and Jason
Burma is the coach for SBA. It was
parents’ night and the first sports
event in the beautiful new gym.
Folks might be interested to know
that Curtis Huffman of Wessington
Springs (formerly of Kadoka) was a
referee at both wrestling events we
went to this week. I asked him “Are
you the marathon runner? My
grandchildren are beginning to be-
lieve that all good runners come
from Kadoka.” It sure shocks the
grandchildren when the grandma
recognizes the referee. Seventh
grader, Matt Terkildsen, was on
the roster at 160 lbs. for the Black-
hawks, too.
Friday, Christine Dunham en-
joyed a visit with Maxine Allard be-
fore heading to White River for the
basketball games.
Norris School News: The Nor-
ris school had a strange and unfor-
gettable visitor on Wednesday,
when the Elementary Principal
Cella Hermsen of White River ar-
rived with “Usher.” “Usher”
brought squeals of delight as he
began getting acquainted with the
students as he was escorted from
class to class. “Usher” is a real live
pot-bellied pig!
The Norris school started the
third quarter on January 21.
Morgan Taft caught a ride into
White River for the middle school
basketball games on Friday and
worked the concession stand. Later
that evening Susan went in to the
games and brought her home.
Friday, many folks from this
area attended the middle school
and high school boys basketball
games in White River. There were
six basketball games going there
that evening. White River Middle
School hosted Lyman County in the
little gym while the WR High
School Tigers boys were playing
the Pine Ridge Thorpes in the big
auditorium. We went at 4 o’clock
and still didn’t see all the kids we
went to watch play! Norris is well
represented on all the different
teams. White River girls were play-
ing at Lower Brule that night, too.
I dare say, you could get in on a
basketball game anytime you want
to in White River, even a practice
would be fun to see.
Saturday, Marjorie Anne Letel-
lier accompanied Julie Letellier of
Kilgore, NE, and Sue Larson of
Rapid City to a wrestling meet at
Onida. They arrived just in time to
find out that DJ Beckwith had won
his first match, but injured his
shoulder in the effort so was unable
to wrestle the rest of the day. The
gals visited in the Paul and Lu-
Anne Beckwith home at Pierre be-
fore returning home.
Andee Beckwith visited her par-
ents in Pierre on Sunday to help
her dad, Paul, celebrate his birth-
The parent support group of the
Norris Head Start sponsored a hot-
dog and sloppy joe meal benefit at
the Norris School gym on Sunday.
They are raising money for the
end-of-the-year gifts for the Head
Start students.
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with this email.
I thought long and hard at how
to say thank you in a manner that
is appropriate for an act of kind-
ness such as them. I couldn’t get
my words to truly express my feel-
ings … but I found these quotes
that better stated what I was try-
ing to say.
Soldier relays his
appreciation for quilt
Stay warm … This is the quilt that Major David Rasmussen re-
ceived from Quilts With Love. He is in the Air Force and stationed in
Afghanistan. --courtesy photo
Looking at the origins of the
phrase “Luck of the Draw” you’ll
find a number of references related
to cards. If you ask a cowboy they
will tell you that it is indeed de-
rived from gambling, just not the
kind you do at a table. Dating back
to when the West was a wild fron-
tier what kind of mount a cowboy
had could determine everything.
Through the years as the cowboy
has moved from the frontier to the
arena, this fact has remained the
same. As the 36th Annual Black
Hills Stock Show and Rodeo® gets
ready to kick off, the Professional
Rodeo Cowboys Association has re-
leased the stock line-up for the five
performance rodeos that will take
place over the next two weeks and
there are some pairings that
shouldn’t be missed.
Bareback Riding Preview: With
a field that includes the two-time
reining PRCA World Champion
Kaycee Feild, former World Cham-
pion Bobby Mote, PBR veteran
Ross Coleman, and a number of
WNFR qualifiers it could be any-
one’s game. Look for Utah cowboy
Kaycee Feild to open up the PRCA
rodeo on Saturday afternoon with
a strong score aboard the Burns
Rodeo bareback horse High Plains
while facing some competition in
Texas cowboy Clint Cannon on
Burch Rodeos’ Hard Luck. As the
rodeo moves into the second week-
end the top scores could be chal-
lenged by the following: Utah
cowboy Caleb Bennett aboard
Burch Rodeos’ Angel Dust, North
Dakota cowboy Casey Breuer on
Bar C5’s WNFR bareback Make-
Up Face, Minnesota cowboy Tan-
ner Aus on Sutton Rodeo’s WNFR
horse South Point.
Best of the rest: On Friday night
February 1st look for Whitewood
cowboy Jake Smith to have a
strong showing on Bar C5’s Good
Times. Saturday afternoon Febru-
ary 2nd, Texas cowboy Ross Cole-
man a Professional Bull Riding
World Finalist will be testing his
skills in a new event aboard Sutton
Rodeo’s Rambo. Saturday night
February 2nd, former PRCA World
Champion Bobby Mote and WNFR
Qualifier Steven Dent will look to
make a strong showing.
Saddle Bronc Riding Preview:
South Dakota is breeding ground
for both the cowboy and livestock
legends of Saddle Bronc Riding.
With names like Tibbs, Etbauer
and Tipperary there are some big
shoes to fill for anyone daring to
compete in this event. This year’s
field of contestants includes a num-
ber of South Dakotan’s who are
looking to become legends includ-
ing former PRCA World Champi-
ons Chad Ferley and Jeff Willert
along with a number of WNFR
Qualifiers, including: Jesse Bail,
Red Lemmel, Cody Taton, Chuck
Schmidt, and Cole and JJ Elshere.
Not to be outdone by South Dakota,
Utah is making their presence
known in Rapid City, as reining
PRCA World Champion Jesse
Wright along with his brothers, for-
mer PRCA World Champion Cody
Wright, WNFR Qualifier Jake
Wright, Alex Wright and Spencer
Wright round out the field of con-
testants. Thursday night January
31st, Cody Taton takes on Bar C5’s
Buckskin Sal. Saturday night, Feb-
ruary 2nd, Minnesota cowboy Tyler
Corrington will try and take the
round aboard Bar C5’s Biff, but it if
you’re looking to gamble, a safe bet
for Saddle Bronc Champion would
be Texas cowboy Bradley Harter
aboard Burch Rodeos’ Lunatic
Best of the rest: Thursday night,
January 31st, will be showcasing
some of the best cowboys the PRCA
has to offer with 9 of the 12 man
field having competed at the 2011
and/or 2012 Wrangler National Fi-
nals Rodeo and include three past
and present PRCA World Champi-
ons. Friday night, February 1st,
Philip cowboy Jace Nelson will try
and take on Sutton Rodeos’ PRCA
Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year and
WNFR Horse of the Finals, Chuck-
ulator. Jace comes from a ranching
family that includes a long line of
champions and it will be a good
show watching him try to ride this
beast; if he can stay on for eight
seconds the score could be big. Sat-
urday afternoon, February 2nd,
former PRCA World Champion
Jesse Kruse is joined by WNFR
Qualifiers Sam Kelts and Tyrell
Smith along with Canadian Cham-
pion Luke Butterfield.
Bull Riding Preview: Bull Riding
is normally referred to as a young
man’s sport but in 2013 Rapid City
will be welcoming a host of veter-
ans along with some young stars.
As the rodeo moves into the second
weekend it will be CBR Champion
and 2011 WNFR Qualifier &
Rookie of the Year Chandler
Bownds looking to continue his hot
streak against Burch Rodeos’ bull
Popeye. Chandler is coming off a
surgery that kept him sidelined
most of the 2012 season and looks
hungry to compete. Friday night,
February 1st, Newell cowboy Tay-
gen Schuelke will look to make a
mark aboard Burch Rodeos’ Zombie
Zoo and if he can make the whistle
will face some stiff competition as
veteran cowboys Ardie Maier and
Clayton Savage are both out that
Best of the rest: Thursday, Jan-
uary 31st, WNFR Qualifiers Cody
Whitney and Tag Elliott will try
their best to get a paycheck as they
face bulls provided by Sutton
Rodeo and Burch Rodeo respec-
tively. On
Saturday night, February 2nd,
former PRCA World Champion
Dustin Elliott will be looking to col-
lect some money as he faces Burch
Rodeos’ Go Kat Go.
PRCA Rodeo action will con-
clude on February 2nd. Perform-
ances will be Thursday January
31st at 7:30 p.m., Friday February
1st at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday Feb-
ruary 2nd at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30
Black Hills Stock Show
and Rodeo® PRCA
Rodeo stock preview
A baby girl was born to Lonnie
Jo and Gabe Doney of Valentine,
NE, on January 22. She was
named Charli Jo, weighed in at 7
pounds 12 ounces and was 20”
long. She joins three big brothers.
Local grandparents are Brett and
Tammy Prang and great-grandpar-
ents are Nona and Kieth Prang.
Nona and Kieth were in Valentine
this past weekend getting to know
their new great-granddaughter.
Charley Prokop drove to Denver
for the weekend of Jan. 10-13
where he attended a college recep-
tion for two of his cousins who
graduated from Colorado State
University in Fort Collins in De-
cember. While there he also visited
several other family members.
Joyce Hicks celebrated her
birthday on January 23 and some
of her children were in Kadoka last
week to help her celebrate. Patsy
and Ben Handcock of Pierre, Linda
and Raymond Hicks of Rapid City,
Peggy Williams of Black Hawk,
Sherry Peterson of Hot Springs
and Larry Hicks of Deadwood were
those who came to visit their mom.
Micki Word is a resident of the
Kadoka Nursing Home. She was
admitted on Thursday of last week,
for hopefully temporary care.
Lila Whidby met her sisters,
Lois Lurz of Hot Springs and Lola
Hulce and her husband of Philip, in
Rapid City one day last week. Lola
was there to keep a doctor appoint-
Thelma and Leslie Handcock of
Rapid City were in Kadoka on Sun-
day to attend the 90th birthday
party for Geraldine Allen. A large
crowd of relatives and friends
helped Geraldine celebrate her
birthday at the community room of
the Gateway Apartments. Her four
children, Janis, Wilma, Patsy and
Clarence, hosted the party for their
Earl and Sarah Clements of
Clear Lake visited his mom, Holly,
and grandmother, Thesa Ireland,
over the weekend. They went to
Montana on Saturday where he
had a job interview and then met
his mom in Rapid City later and all
attended the stock show events
there. They came back to Kadoka
to spend the night and then went
on to Lemmon for another job in-
The Black Hills Stock Show is in
full swing this week and many
from this area are attending
events. Area saddle bronc riders
that will take part in the rodeos in-
clude Jamie Willert, Jeff Willert,
Ty Manke, Jeremy Meeks, JJ,
Ryan and Cole Elshere. Ty Thomp-
son place first in a rodeo held in
Topeka, Kansas, January 11-13.
His score of 74 was good for a check
of $1,019.
“Spirit Road” series
by C. M. Wendelboe
The first book in his mystery se-
ries, Death Along the Spirit Road,
FBI agent Manny Tanno must re-
turn to his childhood home on the
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to
assist in a solving a murder. Agent
Tanno finds some things do not
change and the pressure is on to
solve the case…
Second in the series is Death
Where the Bad Rocks Live. This
mystery takes place in the South
Dakota Badlands, where Agent
Tanno again finds himself investi-
gating murders. This time several
bodies have been unearthed at an
old WWII bombing range, only the
murderers occurred several years
apart and the “story behind them is
about to blow-up”…
Death on the Greasy Grass, the
much-anticipated third book in
Wendelboe’s mystery series, will be
released in June 2013.
Open House for Author
C. M. Wendelboe
Jackson County Library in
Kadoka will host an open house for
author C. M. Wendelboe on Tues-
day, Feb. 12 at 4:00 p.m.
There will be discussion and
questions, with a book signing to
A South Dakota Native and for-
mer Vietnam/Marine veteran,
Wendelboe has a law enforcement
career spanning 38 years in vari-
ous capacities—several in South
Dakota towns bordering Indian
reservations. He revisits Pine
Ridge occasionally to research his
novels, harvesting an appreciation
for Native American perspectives.
More info can be found at the
Jackson County Library website:
Free Federal Tax preparation
will be provided at the Jackson
County Library for the upcoming
tax season.
This service is provided in co-op-
eration with IRS and AARP to help
low and middle income taxpayers
file their personal income tax re-
AARP volunteers trained and
certified by IRS prepare and efile
most returns. There is no limit on
ages or income and you do not have
to be an AARP member to take ad-
vantage of this service.
Hours of operation will be
Thursdays 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Feb-
ruary 7 through April 4. at the
Jackson County Library, 910 Main
Street, Kadoka, SD.
Service will be provided by ap-
pointment only.
Call Kadoka Library, 837-2689,
Deb Moor to make an appointment.
Call Bob McDaniel 605-859-2227
(Philip) for information.
Free tax
Get your Farmers’
Income Tax Record
Book at The
Kadoka Press!
The family of Jerry Stilwell
request a card shower and
your presence in celebration of his
80th birthday on
February 16, 2013.
There will be an
open house at
Jigger’s Restaurant
on Sat., Feb. 16
from 2 to 4 p.m.
Come join us for
coffee and cake.
Cards may be sent to:
PO Box 543
Kadoka, SD 57543
Marjorie Thomas Hammons _________
Marjorie "Marge" Thomas Ham-
mons, 82, died on January 4, 2013.
Marge was born December 2,
1930, in Chamberlain, South
Dakota. Their home was in
Belvidere, South Dakota, but her
mother wanted her birthed by the
same doctor who had birthed her.
Marge's youth was spent in
Belvidere, South Dakota, where
she graduated from high school in
1948. She then went to business
college in Milwaukee, Minnesota,
for two years.
She was married at age twenty
to Williard Beard. The marriage
resulted in one son, Michael
"Mike" R. Beard. The marriage
eventually deterioated and an ex-
tended separation resulted in di-
Marge married Alfred "Al"
Dwayne Hammons in 1974 which
last until her demise. For about
four years following Al's retire-
ment they travelled and lived full
time in 5th wheel RV. During this
time they travelled to Mesa, Ari-
zona, St. George, Utah, Rapid City,
South Dakota and finally back
home to Denver.
Marge became unable to negoti-
ate the RV steps at which time
they lived in an apartment for
about one year. They then pur-
chased a townhome where they
resided until the time of her de-
Funeral services were held on
January 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the
Horan & McConaty - Wadsworth
Funeral Home, Lakewood, CO.
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pers of all sizes in South Dakota
are delivering on those expecta-
All good, right? Yes, except that
some schools are now putting re-
strictions and limitations on how
the local news media can cover
their school sporting events and ac-
In Pierre, an exclusive contract
between the school and a local
radio station prohibits a competing
local radio station or the local
newspaper from broadcasting
Pierre school athletic events. How-
ever, the restrictions don't apply to
any out-of-town news media out-
In Sioux Falls, the public school
district sought to specifically pro-
hibit the local newspaper from
broadcasting high school football
and basketball games on the inter-
Elsewhere, newspaper photogra-
phers are being unreasonably re-
stricted on how they can cover high
school competitions. Reporters are
limited on how they can use social
media such as Twitter and Face-
book to report live from a high
school game.
Schools offer a variety of reasons
for these restrictions. Mostly, it
boils down to money. Schools look-
ing to make additional revenue
from the performances of students
on the field by placing restrictions
on how the local news media may
cover these events.
Incredible as it may sound, there
is a real trend toward more mone-
tization of high school sports.
That is why we are working for
passage of a bill in this legislative
session that would prohibit schools
from unreasonably restricting the
ability of local news media to do
their job. Senate Bill 119 would not
prohibit schools from generating
revenue through certain contracts
with media, so long as those con-
tracts do not restrict other media
from being able to do their job.
SB119 is not about creating any
special or new privilege for news
media in South Dakota. It only
tries to ensure the news media in
South Dakota can do what they
have always done when it comes to
reporting about high school sports
and activities.
Fans and supporters of high
school sports and activities expect
the local news media to be there,
creating a chronology and scrap-
book of memories and achieve-
ments through their stories, photos
and other media.
Urge your legislators to support
Senate Bill 119. Let's make sure
the hometown news media can con-
tinue to do their job and live up to
the expectations of their readers
and viewers. Nothing more, noth-
ing less.
--by David Bordewyk
SD Newspaper Association
High school football games
under Friday night lights and bas-
ketball gyms jam-packed with fans
are as much a part of South Dakota
as coffee-shop talk about the
weather and crops. High school
sports and other interscholastic ac-
tivities such as drama and music
events fuel intense civic pride in
our communities and schools.
The feats and accomplishments
of students on the field of competi-
tion or the performance stage are
celebrated by an entire community
of family, friends and school fans.
The hometown newspaper is
there as well, chronicling the
games and school activities. Cover-
ing local school sports and school
activities such as plays and con-
certs are a big part of what goes
into the local newspaper. The com-
munity expects it and a good news-
paper meets that expectation.
Technology today has allowed
newspapers to expand the tools
they use to cover high school sports
and events. Newspapers are going
beyond the traditional stories and
photos printed in the paper to in-
novations such as broadcasting
football or basketball games over
the internet and updating readers
through social media tools. Read-
ers have come to expect that type
of expanded coverage and newspa-
Bill bolsters news media’s ability
to cover high school sports
Kadoka 14 23 32 43
Jones Co 8 26 41 61

The Lady Kougars hosted the
Jones County Coyotes on January
24. This was the third meeting for
the two teams and Kadoka was
ready to play hard for the win. It
was an intense game from the be-
ginning, both offensively and de-
Taylor Merchen played a strong
first quarter, scoring two baskets
plus a three pointer. Katie Lenseg-
rav tossed is a couple buckets and
a free throw. Marti Herber at-
tacked the basket, drew the foul
and made both her free throws.
Playing tough defense gave the
Kougars first quarter lead of 14-8.
Jones County picked up the
tempo in the second quarter and
made it a very exciting game. Both
Marti and Shaley Herber tossed in
a basket and Raven Jorgensen
made two baskets and a free throw.
Jones County made 18 points
that quarter, which put them in the
lead 26-23 going into the locker
room at halftime.
Going into the third quarter,
both teams continued to battle on
the court. Katie put in two buckets,
Marti and Taylor one basket and
Kwincy Ferguson added a free
throw. Jones County had a 41-32
lead going into the fourth quarter.
Both teams kept their intensity
through the fourth quarter. Taylor
hit a three pointer and a basket,
Kwincy and Katie a basket and
Raven adding two free throws. De-
spite the hustle and hard work,
Jones County outscored the
Kougars 20-11, with eight of the
Coyotes points coming off of free
throws. Jones Co. won the game
Taylor led scoring with 14
points, followed by Katie with 11.
Raven Jorgensen added 7, Marti-6,
Kwincy-3, and Tori Letellier-2.
They were 7/15 from the line while
Jones County was 10/12. The
Kougars ended the game with 16
--by Annette VanderMay
Kadoka 14 30 50 71
Bison 6 9 16 23

After a loss the day before to
Jones County, the Lady Kougars
were determined to work hard for
a win against the Lady Cardinals
of Bison on Friday, Jan. 25.
The Kougars came out strong in
their full court press and defense.
They also did a good job of attack-
ing the basket. The Kougars took a
first quarter lead of 14-6, with
Kwincy Ferguson making two bas-
kets, Taylor Merchen, Katie
Lensegrav, Raven Jorgensen and
Destiny Dale with a basket and
Tori Letellier with two free throws.
The Lady Kougars continued to
roll in the second quarter with Tay-
lor hitting a three pointer, a basket
and two free throws, Tori Letellier
with two baskets, Raven and
Kwincy with a basket and Marti
Herber with a free throw. The lead
at halftime was 30-9.
During the third quarter of the
game, all the girls found some play-
ing time on the court. Destiny Dale
put in three baskets, Marti made
two baskets and Taylor, Katie,
Raven, Allie Romero and Shaley
Herber each had a basket.
By the time the fourth quarter
rolled around, the Kougars had a
lead of 50-16. Again, all the girls
contributed in the fourth quarter.
Raven had 2 buckets and a free
throw, Taylor had two baskets, Tori
had a basket and a free throw, and
Marti, Allie, Destiny and Kassie
Hicks each had a basket. The final
score was 71-23. Taylor led with 15
points, followed by Raven with 11.
Destiny Dale and Tori Letellier
each had ten points, Marti-7,
Kwincy-6, Katie and Allie -4, and
Shaley and Kassie-2. The girls
were 8/17 from the free throw line
and ended the game with 14 fouls.
The girls have a busy schedule
this week. On Thursday and Fri-
day home games with Rapid City
Christian and Wall. On Saturday,
the girls travel to Highmore to take
part in the Action Club Basketball
Classic. The Lady Kougars will be
playing Eureka-Bowdle at 1:00
p.m. MT.
--by Annette VanderMay
Lady Kougars
drop to Jones
Co. Coyotes
Lady Kougars
take over Lady
points apiece and Ryder Sanftner,
Porch, Wyatt Enders and Jarrett
VanderMay had 2 apiece.
The Kougars shot 7/16 from the
line and committed 26 fouls.
Senior Daniel Chapman had 28
points to help lead the Cardinals to
a victory.
Bison shot 15/32 from the line
and had 15 fouls.
“There have been boys playing
their guts out at both the varsity
and junior varsity levels. But we
still need to get the whole team on
the same page. When effort is
shown by all we will be a much bet-
ter team,” Reiman concluded.
--by Mark Reiman
Kadoka 14 22 33 36
Jones Co. 24 45 59 76

The Kougar boys were back on
the court after a ten-day break to
face the Jones County Coyotes.
The Kadoka Kougars held a dou-
ble header game with Jones
County on January 24.
“From the beginning of the game
the boys came out with a lot of fire,”
said head coach Mark Reiman. “I
thought we played very well for
most of the game. Our intensity
was high and the boys showed very
great teamwork.”
After Kenar VanderMay was in-
jured in the second half, coach said,
“I thought that took some wind out
of us and Coyotes were able to pull
Even at that VanderMay lead
the Kougars with 14 points. Lane
Patterson put up 6, True Buchholz
and Shane Ring had 5 apiece and
Chris Anderson, Aage Ceplecha
and Brenden Porch put in 2 each.
From the line, Kadoka shot 6/14
and had 14 team fouls.
The Coyotes had three players
in double figures with Wyatt Hespe
knocking down 22 points, Philip
Mathews with 13 and Jackson
Volmer had 12.
The Jones County team shot
10/13 from the line and had 15
Kadoka 9 20 24 38
Bison 10 26 51 70
There was not much time for
rest for the Kougars as they played
the Bison Cardinals the following
“The story has been the tale of
two halves,” said coach Reiman.
“We came out early and played
strong for the first half of the game.
On defense we were moving well
and challenging every shot. Offen-
sively we found the open man and
took care of the ball well. Then in
the third quarter we didn’t show
up. We were outscored 25 to 4. In
the fourth quarter we pulled our-
selves together and finished the
game well.”
True Buchholz stepped in to lead
the Kougars with 12 points, Patter-
son, Anderson and Ring had 6
Kougars up against tough
Jones County, Bison teams
of the
True Buchholz
Boys Basketball
True has become one of the lead-
ers of the team. He has great work
ethic in practice and games. His
point and rebounding production
has given a spark to the team.
Katie Lensegrav
Girls Basketball
Katie works hard every day at prac-
tice and it shows in the games. She
is a tough defensive player and of-
fensively she isn't afraid to attack
the basket. She is a good leader on
and off the court. She is vocal at
practice, encouraging the girls to
work hard and do their best. She
has a good attitude, whether we
win or lose and has fun playing the
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It was a tough Saturday on Jan-
uary 26 for the Philip Area grap-
plers as they placed seventh at the
Wagner Invitational Wrestling
Coach Matt Donnelly noted the
trouble came from wrestlers sitting
out due to injury and illness and
from some wrestlers not wrestling
to their top ability. Philip Area was-
not represented in five weight
Team placings were Parkston
(257), Tri-Valley (168). Wagner
(164.5), Beresford (159), Bon
Homme (156), Garretson (137.5),
Philip Area (134.5), Flandreau
(127), Faulkton Area (102), Elk
Point/Jeffferson (84), Stanley
County (54), Kimball/White Lake-
Platte-Geddes ( (51), Parkston Un-
attached (28), Andes Central (18),
Stanley County Unattached (13),
Alcester-Hudson and Marion/Free-
man (8). Other schools had unat-
tached wrestlers who earned point
standings below eight.
106 lbs: Jed Brown 2nd, 20-9 record
•Pinned Matt Ambrose (EPJ) 2:43
•Pinned Parker Ramstad (TV) :29
•Decisioned Kyler Holzbauer (PKST) 3-2
•Decisioned byDuncan Stoebner (BH) 2-4 OT
126 lbs: Nick Donnelly, 4th, 25-8 record
•Pinned Dalton Kotlolinik M/F 2:26
•Decisioned by Thomas Howe (GAR) 4-6
•Pinned John Kanter (WAG-Un) 4:22
•Decisioned Lukas Chase (SC) 6-0
•Decisioned Sage Zephier (WAG) 6-4
•Lost by default to Howe
132 lbs: Grady Carley, 19-14 record
•Decisioned Dylan Manas (BH) 7-1
•Pinned by Austin Oyen (TV) 1:30
•Pinned Cash Hemmingson (AH) :45
•Pinned by Colby Pierret (GAR) 1:56
152 lbs: Lane Blasius, 3rd, 24-3 record
•Pinned Tony Weiland (PKST) 1:44
•Decisioned Nick Weis (EPJ) 4-1
•Decisioned by Zach Schuman (TV) 2-5
•Pinned Brady Soulek (WAG) 2:57
•Decisioned Kent Hall (FAU) 6-1
160 lbs: Chandlier Sudbeck, 3rd,
23-7 record
•Pinned Eli Orr (BER-Un) 1:00
•Pinned Sean McPadden (GAR) 4:30
•Decisioned by Blase Vanecek (BH) 5-10
•Major dec. Brandon Potter (FAU) 10-2
•Pinned McPadden 1:57
170 lbs: Clint Stout, 5th, 25-7 record
•Pinned Matt Holsing (FAU-Un) 1:02
•Decisioned by Turner Blasius (KWLPG) 6-8
•Pinned Austin Thomas (FAU) 2:23
•Pinned Chandler Baumgart (PKST-Un) 1:54
•Decisioned by Josh Casperson (BER) 7-12
•Tech. fall over Miles Semmler (PKST) 19-4
182 lbs: Chance Knutson, 2nd,
19-8 record
•Pinned Chris Andrews (BER) 1:00
•Decisioned Dakota Zephier (WAG) 4-1
•Decisioned by Dakota Petersen (FLA) 2-3
195 lbs: Logan Ammons, 3rd,
18-6 record
•Pinned Ray Edgar (FAU) 1:58
•Decisioned by C.J. Geary (EPJ) 2-8
•Pinned Jacob Kvigne (WAG) 1:25
•Decisioned Ezra Bartlett (BH) 7-2
The team will head to Hill City
February 2 for the Black Hills In-
vitational Tournament. Donnelly
said with region action almost
upon them the wrestlers need to
place well at this tournament, to
help them in the region’s seed plac-
ings. District action has been elim-
Grapplers fall at Wagner
The senior division Haakon/Jackson County 4-H livestockology team took
second place team honors at the recent contest at the Black Hills Stock
Youth Day. From left are Elle Moon, Creighton, Shaina Solon,
Kadoka, Mackenzie Stilwell, Kadoka and Seth Haigh, Philip.
--photo by Nancy Haigh
is free and open to the public.
The band makes annual tours of
the Upper Midwest and includes
international touring every four
years. The first international expe-
rience for the band was a 24-day
tour of Asia in January of 1999. A
second tour, this time to China, oc-
curred in 2003 and, in 2007, the
band returned once more to China
and performed to sold-out audi-
ences in China's most significant
concert and music halls. More re-
cently, they explored the culture
and history of Egypt while on a 22-
day tour in January of 2011. The
band is planning its next overseas
tour for the month of January, 2015
when they once again return to
Talented students, distin-
guished faculty and a supportive
public: these are the people who
make the Department of Music at
Augustana College.
Founded in 1860, Augustana is
a selective, private, residential,
comprehensive (liberal arts and
professional) college of the Evan-
gelical Lutheran Church in Amer-
The Augustana Band (Sioux
Falls, SD) is recognized as one of
the finest collegiate concert organ-
izations in the Midwest. It per-
forms in the finest concert halls
and has appeared before state, re-
gional and national music educa-
tors' gatherings. The Band hosts
the annual "Augustana Band Fes-
tival" (now it its 56th year) and has
a busy concert and special event
Conductor of the group, Dr. Paul
R. Schilf, is in his 12th year at Au-
This 60 piece ensemble will be
including Kadoka on its annual
mid-winter tour schedule. This per-
formance begins at 1:30 p.m. in the
Kadoka City Auditorium on Mon-
day, February 4. The performance
Augustana Band to perform in Kadoka
Public Notices …
January 31, 2013 • Kadoka Press • Page 6
Friday at Noon
Official Proceedings
Board of Jackson
January 7, 2013
The Board of Jackson County Commis-
sioners met in regular session at 9:00
a.m., Monday, January 7, 2013 in the
Commissioner’s Room of the Jackson
County Courthouse. Chairman Jim Stil-
well called the meeting to order with
members Glen Bennett, Larry Denke,
Larry Johnston and Ron Twiss present.
All motions carried unanimously unless
otherwise noted.
Oaths of office were administered to
Commissioner Ron Twiss, newly elected
Commissioner Larry Johnston and Cindy
Willert, Treasurer.
Bennett moved, Denke seconded, that
the minutes of the December 28, 2012
meeting be approved.
Vicki Wilson, Auditor, presented the
monthly financial report and highway
fund report. She reported that the Road
Fund cash balance is low, presented es-
timated Road Fund revenues to be col-
lected in the next three months, and
recommended a transfer of funds from
the General Fund to Road Fund. Denke
moved, Twiss seconded, that the follow-
ing resolution be adopted transferring
RESOLUTION 2013 – 01
WHEREAS, counties are al-
lowed to make operating
transfers from General Fund
to Special Revenue Funds:
RESOLVED, that the following
amount be transferred from
General Fund to the follow
Special Revenue Fund:
County Road
& Bridge . . . . . . . . 100,000.00
Resolution adopted this 7th
day of January, 2013.
Vicki D. Wilson,
Jackson County Auditor
Glen A. Bennett, Chairman
The Auditor’s account with the County
Treasurer was approved as of December
31, 2012:
Total amount of
deposits in banks . . . . . . . . . .603.48
Total amount of
actual cash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .819.40
Register of Deeds cash . . . . . . .250.00
Total amount of checks . . . . . .1,993.79
Library Donations . . . . . . . . .15,878.49
Returned checks . . . . . . . . . . .1,639.48
Money Market Account . . . .463,951.23
Time Deposits . . . . . . . . . . .117,132.00
JCFSA Passbook
savings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,368.81
Total Funds . . . . . . . . . . . . .603,636.68
FUNDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . .545,467.24
General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .417,691.02
Road & Bridge . . . . . . . . . . . .3,652.00
CH & BR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,181.82
Secondary Road . . . . . . . . . .83,777.30
911 Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,737.69
Other Grants . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,469.35
Emergency Disaster . . . . . . . .3,990.91
Abuse Center . . . . . . . . . . . .12,077.98
Building . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116.66
Library Donations . . . . . . . . .15,878.49
L. E. S. T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,489.02
Mod. & Preserv. . . . . . . . . . . . . .405.00
AGENCY FUNDS . . . . . . .58,169.44
Schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5,654.21
Townships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .382.06
Towns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4,739.75
State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20,252.78
Law Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .700.03
JCFSA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,368.81
Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25,071.80
December collections: Register of
Deeds, $3,547.35.
Vicki Wilson, Auditor, reported that one
notice of hospitalization was received
from Rapid City Regional Hospital, and
one notice of hospitalization was re-
ceived from Sanford USD Medical Cen-
ter, Sioux Falls. The board took no
A billing for mental illness hearing costs
was presented to the board. Twiss
moved, Johnston seconded, that the
billing presented by Ed Midgley, men. ill.
costs, $87.40 be denied as the patient
may be eligible for IHS benefits.
Report was made that a re-billing was re-
ceived from S.D. Human Services Cen-
ter in the amount of $600.00. Report was
also made that a representative of the fa-
cility had called and informed the county
that denial of payment for services are to
be appealed to the state.
Chairman Stilwell announced nomina-
tions were now open for positions on the
Board of Commissioners.
Denke moved that Glen Bennett be nom-
inated as Chairman. Stilwell seconded
the motion. Bennett took the seat as
Chairman of the Board.
Twiss moved that Larry Denke be nomi-
nated as Vice Chairman. Stilwell sec-
onded the motion.
Twiss moved, Stilwell seconded, that the
following appointments to various boards
on which the Jackson County Commis-
sioner serve be as follows:
Glen Bennett; FAIR BOARD, Larry
Denke & Glen Bennett; LIBRARY
BOARD, Larry Johnston; W. S. D. COM-
MUNITY ACTION, Larry Johnston, BAD-
LANDS R C & D, Larry Denke & Jim
DIST, Ronnie Twiss & Larry Johnston;
COMM., Ronnie Twiss & Jim Stilwell; J.
C. WEED & PEST BOARD, All County
Commissioners and Kelly Fortune;
PRAISAL BD., All County Commission-
Denke moved, Johnston seconded, that
the following persons be appointed to the
4-H Expansion & Promotion Committee
and Fair Board:
4-H Expansion & Promotion Committee:
Jackie Stilwell, Nicki Bonenberger,
Donna Enders, Sierra Stoddard, McKen-
zie Stilwell, Emily Knutson and Commis-
sioner Denke, 1 yr.
Fair Board: Ryan Willert, Jessica
Magelky, Jo Beth Uhlir, Mark Slovek,
Frances Davis, Amy Smiley, and Com-
missioner Denke, 1 yr.
Denke moved, Stilwell seconded, that
the following persons be appointed to the
Library Board:
Library Board: Ruby VanderMay, 3 yrs.;
Cloreta Eisenbraun, 3 yrs.; Sydney
Lenox, 2 yrs.; Diana Coller, 2 yrs; Loretta
Ward, 1 yr.; Commissioner Johnston, 1
Johnston moved, Stilwell seconded, that
the Jackson County Commissioners
shall hold their regular meetings on the
second Monday of each month at 9:00
Twiss moved, Denke seconded, that
BankWest, Kadoka, SD be designated
as the official depository of Jackson
Denke moved, Twiss seconded, that the
Kadoka Press be designated as the offi-
cial newspaper of Jackson County.
Stilwell moved, Denke seconded that
burial expense for 2013 be set at
$2,300.00 maximum per burial.
Chairman Bennett designated the follow-
ing locations to hold chattel mortgage
Town of Belvidere, Front door of post of-
fice; Town of Cottonwood, Intersection of
SD 14 and CH 8; Town of Interior, Front
door of post office; City of Kadoka, Front
door of courthouse; Village of Long Val-
ley, Front door of post office; Village of
Wanblee, Front door of post office.
Stilwell moved, Twiss seconded, that re-
imbursable county expenses be set as
follows, and county employees will be re-
sponsible for costs exceeding the
amounts set: Breakfast, $5.00; Lunch,
$9.00; Dinner, $12.00; Total meals per
day, $26.00; Mileage, current state rate
($0.37 per miles), Lodging, up to $70.00
per night plus tax with lodging receipt re-
quired for lodging reimbursement.
Stilwell moved, Johnston seconded, that
juror meals set at actual cost, not to ex-
ceed the maximum of $10.00 per meal.
Jurors will be responsible for any addi-
tional costs for their meals.
Stilwell moved, Johnston seconded, that
election worker expense be set as fol-
lows: Salaries, $7.25 per hour for total
hours worked; Mileage, current state rate
($0.37 per mile) for actual miles driven in
delivering, picking up and returning elec-
tion supplies; Instruction School fee:
Denke moved that John Rodgers,
Belvidere, be nominated as the Jackson
County representative to the MRC Re-
gional Railroad Authority Board. Stilwell
seconded the motion.
Stilwell moved, Twiss seconded, that
Brad Stone be appointed for a one year
term as Floodplain Manager as per the
adopted floodplain ordinance.
Twiss moved, Denke seconded, that
Terry Deuter be appointed as the Jack-
son County Veterans Service Office for a
four year term, through the first Monday
in January 2017 as per SDCL 33A-1-22.
Bills were presented for review and au-
thorization for payment. Discussion was
held on the amount of water being used
at the Interior Shop.
Vicki Wilson, Auditor, reported that new
anti-virus will be obtained for those com-
puters using the county Ultra program.
Vicki Wilson reported that the SDDOT
has been notified that Jackson County
wishes to exchange the county federal
fund sub allocation (STP funds) they
would receive in 2013 for state highway
funds to assist local entities with their im-
mediate highway and bridge repair
Report was received from Cindy Willert,
Treasurer, on Treasurer’s Trust accounts
established in 2009 and 2012 and that
she will request the one landowner to in-
crease the amount paid into Treasurer’s
Trust. Stilwell moved, Denke seconded,
that Jackson County approve the sched-
uled payments into Treasurer’s Trust.
Property tax abatements on a parcel
taken for tax deed, and one parcel ob-
tained through quit claim deed, which
were sold at public auction in October
2012, and abatement of mobile home
taxes paid in advance were presented to
the board. Stilwell moved, Twiss sec-
onded, that the following abatements be
Ellsworth Brown (2006 – 2011) Lot 10,
Blk. 3, Wanblee [purchased by Cabrini
Bettelyoun] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.82
Small Business Administration (2006 –
2011) Lots 11 & 12, Blk. 3, Wanblee [pur-
chased by Cabrini Bettelyoun] . . .27.74
Duaine/Tonnie Fetter, N2 & SW4, Sec.
31, T 41 N. R 39 W [2013 M H tax pd. in
advance] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .194.50
Michelle Powell, Lot 1, Blk. 7, Searby
Add., Wanblee [2013 M H tax pd. in ad-
vance] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83.46
Sydne Lenox, Lots 8 – 11, Blk. 1,
Hedeen Add., Kadoka [ 2013 M H tax pd.
in advance] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .882.42
Diane Huber, E2, Sec. 7, T 43 N, R 34
W [2013 M H tax pd.
in advance] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155.32
Matthew VanderMay, NW4, Sec. 17, T
41 N, R 34 W, leased site [2013 M H tax
pd. in advance] . . . . . . . . . . . . .267.88
Alex Livermont, W2 of Lot 3 ex. Lots A,
B, C, D, Gardner Add., Kadoka [2013 M
H tax pd. in advance] . . . . . . . . .378.00
Roger/Nancy Jensen, Lot 1 of Jensen
Subdivision, SE4SW4, Sec. 29, T 2 S, R
22 E [2013 M H tax
pd. in advance] . . . . . . . . . .2,480.92
Paul/Perry Oien, SE4SE4, Sec. 9, T 1
S, R 22 E [2013 M H tax
pd. in advance] . . . . . . . . . . . .227.12
Terry/Shirley Gartner, Lots 4 & 5, Blk.
3, Interior [2013 M H
tax pd. in advance] . . . . . . . . .107.66
Report was made that Ag value was
deleted from one parcel when making
county Board of Equalization changes in
2012. Added taxes in the amount of
$1,420.42 have been prepared for
Robert and Joni Thomsen on All of Sec-
tion 35, T 41 N, R36 W. Stilwell moved,
Denke seconded, that the added tax be
Denke moved, Johnston seconded, that
the board recessed for lunch. The board
reconvened at 1:00 p.m. with all mem-
bers present. Also present were Dwight
Deaver, Hwy. Supt., Aaron Richardson
and Kolette Struble, Hwy. Dept. Sec.
Dwight Deaver reported that Eric Grop-
per is assisting in moving a building from
the county shop lot at Long Valley, that
the crew is working on a bridge, and that
a mowing tractor has been leased at
$5.00 per hour. He also informed the
board he has additional information on
jackhammers to present later.
Dwight Deaver reported that he had con-
tacted Veryl Prokop about closing the old
section of CS 29 as instructed by the
board. He reported that Veryl Prokop re-
quested to meet with the board.
Veryl Prokop met with the board con-
cerning closing of the old section of CS
29 now that the new section of the road
is built. Deputy States Attorney, Chip
Kemnitz, was present. Veryl Prokop in-
formed the board he didn’t feel the
county should be moving any dirt or dig-
ging ditches in the area of the old road
as it will cause more erosion. He in-
formed the board that the old section of
road will be gone the next time the river
comes up. He informed the board he has
done some work for drainage in that
area. Chip Kemnitz informed the board
that state statute requires a petition be
filed, notice of public hearing given, and
a resolution of the board’s actions for
adding or vacating county roads. The
board informed Chip Kemnitz that the
White River is washing the road out, that
Veryl Prokop granted the county ease-
ment to construct a new section of road,
that the new section of road has been
built, and all has been documented in the
minutes. Chip Kemnitz advised that the
county place “Road Closed” signs at
each end of the old section of road, and
that Veryl Prokop place “No Trespassing”
signs at each end of the old section of
road. Chip Kemnitz also advised that the
board adopt a resolution stating the old
section of the road is closed, and the new
section of road is built.
Veryl Prokop reported that the grade of
the hill on the new section of road is ex-
tremely steep, and with the curve around
the electric power pole, you are not able
to get a run at the hill. He reported of two
incidents he is aware of where persons
have slid off the hill, and stated the hill
needs to be lowered. He informed the
board he has gotten feed delivered in by
using the old section of road. Bennett
contacted Brosz Engineering by phone
and inquired as to whether there are any
limitations on percentage of grade. He
was told that the road needs to be signed
as to the percentage of the grade, and
speed limit set at lower rate.
Discussion was held on size of signs and
placement of signs for closing the old
section of road. Veryl Prokop informed
the board he could place a large fallen
tree across the road on the east end of
the old section of road. Veryl Prokop
stated he does not want a barricade
placed on the west end of the old road,
as should other persons slide off the road
on the steep hill they would hit it. He
again urged the county to lower the
grade of the hill on the new section of
road before someone gets hurt.
A resolution was drafted closing the old
section of CS 29 and building the new
section of CS 29. Stilwell moved, Denke
seconded, that the following resolution
be adopted:
WHEREAS, the Board of
Jackson County Commission-
ers have determined that a
section of County Secondary
Road known as CS29 be relo-
cated as it poses a hazard to
the public;
WHEREAS, said road is being
eroded by the White River,
and is continually caving off;
RESOLVED, that the Board of
Jackson County Commission-
ers hereby direct the current
section of CS29 located in the
N2, Section 33, Township 3
South, Range 22 East, BHM,
Jackson County, South
Dakota be closed by place-
ment of “Road Closed” signs
at both ends of the section of
road being abandoned;
that it has been recommended
by legal counsel that
landowner, Veryl Prokop,
place no trespassing signs at
both ends of the section of
road being abandoned; and
that a new section of road has
been built to the north of this
section of road which is to be
designated as a section of
CS29 and is also located in
the N2, Section 33, Township
3 South, Range 22 East, BHM,
Jackson County, South
Resolution adopted this 7th day
of January 2013.
Vicki D. Wilson,
Jackson County Auditor
Glen A. Bennett, Chairman
Discussion was held on the amount of
water being used at the Interior Shop.
When weather allows, the Highway De-
partment will dig up the short section of
line to find the supposed leak.
Bennett inquired as to when highway
equipment costs would be available. Ko-
lette Struble informed the board equip-
ment costs will be available when she
has closed out 2012 year.
Twiss reported that pictures are needed
of the proposed channel change at Lost
Dog Creek. He reported that the county
will need to shoot the grade of the chan-
nel and prepare design plans.
Dwight Deaver presented a quote on a
jackhammer from Stan Houston Equip-
ment in the amount of $1,976.00, and
bits would be additional cost. Denke
moved, Johnston seconded, that the
jackhammer from Stan Houston Equip-
ment be purchased.
Dwight Deaver reported that gravel min-
ing permits are in the process of being
At 2:20 p.m., Stilwell moved, Twiss sec-
onded, that the board go into executive
session to discuss personnel matters.
Dwight Deaver and Aaron Richardson
were present. At 2:35 p.m., Dwight
Deaver and Aaron Richardson left exec-
utive session, and Vicki Wilson entered
executive session.
At 2:41 p.m., Stilwell moved, Denke sec-
onded, that the board come out of exec-
utive session. The board took no action.
Jackie Stilwell, Emergency Manager, and
Dave Johnson, Kadoka Volunteer Fire
Department met with the board. Sheriff
Clements was also present.
Jackie Stilwell reported that a Hazard
Mitigation Plan meeting will be held Jan-
uary 9 at the Kadoka Fire Hall.
Jackie Stilwell reported that Jackson
County was billed $988.08 by Penning-
ton County 911 for planning and drafting
services on the Green Valley Fire Depart-
ment paging system, and $315.23 repair
the paging repeater at Potato Creek for
the Green Valley Fire Department paging
system. The bills were tabled by the
Commissioners in November 2012, and
Jackie Stilwell stated the bills need to be
paid. Green Valley Fire Department was
to have held meetings with other fire de-
partments about cost sharing their pag-
ing project. Jackie Stilwell informed the
board she will see that the county is re-
imbursed. Johnston moved, Denke sec-
onded, that bills in the amount of $988.08
and $315.23 to Pennington County 911
be paid.
Discussion was held on Belvidere Fire
Department being interested in getting
pagers. Jackie Stilwell reported that cost
would be approximately $200 per pager.
Discussion was held on Highway Depart-
ment radios. Some have been repro-
grammed, but the repeater is obsolete.
Jackie Stilwell reported one portable
radio was authorized through the Home-
land Security grant. Twiss stated he
thought the cost of a new tower for the
Highway Department was about
Discussion was held on ambulance
EMTs and the Kadoka Fire Department
being contacted by phone and not
through 911. Jackie Stilwell reported that
the ambulance has a non-emergency
phone number which is mainly used for
ambulance business purposes, but the
care center and local persons do call it to
request the ambulance. The old phone
number for the Kadoka Fire Department
is still operational and has been used by
local persons to report fires. Sheriff
Clements stated that all persons need to
call 911. Twiss stated that a lot of money
is paid to Pennington County for 911, and
we need to use 911.
Sheriff Clements requested authorization
to attend a two day training the end of
January. Twiss moved, Johnston sec-
onded, that Sheriff Clements be author-
ized to attend the training.
Stilwell moved, Denke seconded, that
two persons be authorized to attend the
Weed & Pest Conference in Huron in
The board was informed that the proba-
tionary period of Henry Bohannon has
been completed, and that a pay increase
has been recommended. Denke moved,
Johnston seconded, that the hourly rate
of pay for Henry Bohannon be increased
from $10.50 per hour to $10.75 per hour
effective December 30, 2012.
Current salaries and hourly pay rates
were reviewed. Denke moved, Twiss
seconded, that pay increases in the
amount of $0.25 per hour, which is $520
per year for full time salaried persons
and $260 per year for part-time salaried
persons, be granted with the following
exceptions: No pay increases to County
Commissioners, Kelly Fortune, Dallas
Kendrick, Dwight Deaver, Aaron Richard-
son, Henry Bohannon, Kenneth Shaefer,
Josh Cadman, Terry Thomas and all tem-
porary part-time employees; and the
salary of Terry Deuter, Veteran Service
Officer be set at $7,000.00 per year at his
Denke moved that the following resolu-
tion be adopted setting salaries and
hourly wages effective January 1, 2013.
Twiss seconded the motion.
RESOLUTION 2013 – 03
WHEREAS, each January the
Board of Commissioners are
to set the salaries and wages
of all county officials and em-
ployees for the ensuing year;
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
RESOLVED, that the following
are the salaries and wages of
Jackson County employees
and officials for the year begin-
ning January 1, 2013:
Commissioners (5) . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,980 each
Vicki Wilson . . . . . . . . . 30,830
Auditor, Deputy,
Kerri Enders. . . . . . . . . . 10.25
Cindy Willert . . . . . . . . . 30,830
Treasurer, Deputy,
Sheryl Bouman . . . . . . . . 9.75
States Attorney,
Daniel Van Gorp . . . . . 31,460
Barbara Clements . . . . . 10.05
Director of Equalization,
Brad Stone . . . . . . . . . . 11.75
Director of Equalization,
Rosemarie Bennett . . . . . 9.50
Register of Deeds,
Mitzi Mitchell . . . . . . . . 30,830
Register of Deeds,
Pat Jensen . . . . . . . . . . . .7.50
Veteran Service
Terry Deuter . . . . . . . . . . 7,000
Clements, Jr. . . . . . . . . .37,260
Deputy Sheriff,
Dallas Kendrick . . . . . . 30,000
Emergency Management
Jackie Stilwell . . . . . . . . .8,780
Highway Superintendent,
Dwight Deaver . . . . . . . 35,520
Highway Dept. Employees:
Aaron Richardson . . . . . 14.00
Scott Perkins . . . . . . . . . 12.50
Kenneth Ireland . . . . . . . 12.25
Henry Bohannon . . . . . . 10.75
Kenneth Sheaffer . . . . . 10.50
Josh Cadman . . . . . . . . 10.50
Kolette Struble . . . . . . . 10.50
Kelly Fortune . . . . . . . . . 10.50
Terry Thomas . . . . . . . . 10.50
WIC / CHN Secretary
(contract: Kadoka/Wanblee),
Jamie Dolezal . . . . . . . 10.75
Debra Moor . . . . . . . . . . 9.75
Margaret Sampson . . . . . 8.33
Patty Hamar . . . . . . . . . . 8.15
Sarah Speer . . . . . . . . . . . 7.65
Angela McKeehan . . . . . . 7.65
Marilyn Paulson . . . . . . . 7.25
Weed & Pest Supervisor,
Kelly Fortune . . . . . . . . . 12.50
Lyle Klundt . . . 58.00 per case
Extension Secretary
(Haakon Co. Employee
Co. 1 / 4] ) . . . . . . . . . . 5,490
Part Time Clerical . . . . . 7.25
Election Worker
Salaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.25
Auditor’s Election Worker
Assistants / Deputies . . . . 8.00
Resolution adopted this 7th day
of January, 2013.
Vicki D. Wilson,
Jackson County Auditor
Glen A. Bennett, Chairman
The following bills from the files of the
County Auditor were presented, exam-
ined, allowed and ordered paid:
Salaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17,384.88
BankWest, payroll tax . . . . . . .4,228.59
S. D. Retirement,
payroll ded. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,651.95
American Family Life
Ass’r. Co., ins. prem. . . . . . . . .432.55
Valic, payroll ded. . . . . . . . . . . . . .15.00
Jackson Co. Flexible
Spending Acct.,
payroll ded. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .169.54
Credit Collection Bureau,
payroll ded. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160.00
Hauge Assoc., payroll ded. . . . . .50.00
S. D. Game, Fish & Parks,
license fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .366.00
Hildebrand Steel &
Concrete, comm.
lic. refund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,363.88
Brad Jorgensen, comm.
lic. Refund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .372.82
To Whom It May Concern,
Dec.’12 tax apport. . . . . . . .10,808.19
City of Kadoka, service . . . . . . . .95.02
Golden West, service . . . . . . .1,064.90
Lacreek Electric, service . . . . . .119.56
Verizon Wireless, service . . . . . .175.85
West Central Electric,
service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .955.62
West River Lyman
Jones Water, service . . . . . . . . .27.50
Avera Queen of Peace,
CDL lab fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . .274.60
D&T Auto Parts, parts . . . . . . . .200.99
Discount Fuel, gas . . . . . . . . . . .402.12
Jamie Dolezal, expenses . . . . . . .27.00
First Nat’l. Bank of Philip,
safe deposit box rent . . . . . . .103.00
Hogen’s Hardware,
supplies, repairs . . . . . . . . . . . .32.76
Hometown Computer
Service, computer maint. . . . .124.25
Jackson Co. Cons. Dist.,
2013 approp. . . . . . . . . . . . .1,500.00
Kadoka Care Center,
WIC/CHN office rent . . . . . . . .500.00
Kadoka Clinic, CDL testing . . . . .60.00
Kadoka Press, publication . . . . . . .6.00
Kemnitz Law Office,
office exp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .412.25
Dallas Kendrick,
uniform shirts . . . . . . . . . . . . .220.18
McLeod’s, supplies . . . . . . . . . . .15.79
Microfilm Imaging
Systems, scanner rent . . . . . . .75.00
Midwest Coop., gas,
fuel, propane . . . . . . . . . . . .3,560.48
Debra Moor, supplies, carts . . . . .37.86
Pennington Co. 911,
Green Valley FD paging . . . . .988.08
Pennington Co. 911, Potato
Creek paging repair . . . . . . . .315.23
People’s Market, supplies . . . . . .41.54
Presbyterian Church,
traveler’s expense . . . . . . . . . . .70.50
Servall, rugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66.01
S. D. Dept. of Health, lab fee . . . .35.00
S. D. State Treasurer,
sale tax remittance . . . . . . . . .105.20
Jackie Stilwell, cell
phone expense . . . . . . . . . . . .150.00
Voyager Fleet System, gas . . . .116.40
S. D. Assoc. of Co. Weed
& Pest Bds., conference
registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .170.00
Western Communication,
FCC license . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100.00
Winner Health Mart
Pharmacy, prisoner medical . . .48.46
Century Link, 911 access . . . . . .146.17
Golden West, 911 access . . . . .765.45
Kadoka Telephone,
911 access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160.43
Knology, 911 service line . . . . . . .51.16
There being no further business to come
before the board, Johnston moved the
meeting be adjourned and that the board
meet in regular session at 9:00 a.m,
Monday, February 11, 2013. Twiss sec-
onded the motion.
Vicki D. Wilson,
Jackson County Auditor
James A. Stilwell, Chairman
[Published January 31, 2012, at the total
approximate cost of $309.96]
The South Dakota State Library
Board got the first official look at
this year’s school and public library
Data Digests.
“The digests include vital infor-
mation about the services being
provided at libraries across the
state,” said Interim State Librarian
Daria Bossman. “The State Library
collects the data through various
surveys and compiles it in one loca-
tion to highlight the significant
roles that libraries play in their
Survey response rates were out-
standing this year, and Bossman
said that indicates library person-
nel see the value of the information
in the digests. One-hundred per-
cent of school libraries and 98 per-
cent of the state’s 112 public
community libraries responded.
This is the third year that the
State Library has compiled a data
digest that is specific to school li-
braries. On an average day, school
libraries circulate 33,853 items,
host 1,150 class groups and wel-
come 35,609 students independ-
Superintendents, principals and
school librarians can access their
specific statistics online and see
how their school libraries compare
to others in the state. Please con-
tact the State Library’s school coor-
dinators, 1-800-423-6665 for more
The State Library has compiled
and published the Public Library
Data Digest for the past five years.
However, the State Library is re-
quired to submit these statistics to
the Institute of Museum and Li-
brary Services every year and has
been doing so for several decades.
National databases and compari-
son tools are also freely available
on the IMLS website at https://har-
South Dakotans collectively
checked out an average of 17,149
items a day in 2011 at those li-
braries. Public librarians also an-
swered 1,157 reference questions
and assisted 3,213 online users in
an average day.
The South Dakota school and
public library Data Digests are
available online at
http://library.sd.gov . Look for theP-
ublications link.
New Data
presented at
library board
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Unapproved Minutes
Kadoka City Council
JANUARY 14, 2013
7:00 P.M.
In the absence of Mayor Weller, Council
President Brad Jorgensen called the reg-
ular meeting of the Kadoka City Council
to order at 7:00 p.m. with the following
members present: Brad Jorgensen,
Colby Shuck, Dick Stolley, and Ryan
Willert. Members absent: Mayor Weller
and Kieth Prang. Others present: Patty
Ulmen, Finance Officer; Ronda Dennis;
Jackie Stilwell; Forrest Davis; Bob Fu-
gate; Nathan Riggins; and Patrick Solon.
JoBeth Uhlir arrived at 7:02 p.m.
Willert made Motion 13-01-14:1 to ap-
prove the minutes of the special meeting
of December 27, 2012. The motion was
seconded by Shuck, with all members
voting yes and the motion carried 4-0.
The bills were presented for approval.
Shuck made Motion 13-01-14:2 to ap-
prove the bills as submitted. The motion
was seconded by Stolley. A roll call vote
was taken, with all members voting yes
and the motion carried 4-0.
Country Pool League, Sponsor 2 Teams
100.00; Dakota Business, Supplies
18.00; Double H Feed,Supplies 95.00;
Ecolab, Pest Control 192.42; Electro
Watchman, Inc., Security System 80.85;
Golden West, Telephone/Cable 708.07;
Hauff Mid-America Sports, Supplies
35.00; Heartland Paper, Supplies
467.56; Hogen's Hardware, Supplies
692.07; J & S Restore, Vehicle Re-
pairs/Maintenance 1,087.57; John Deere
Credit, Monthly Payment/Front End
Loader 2,023.03; Kadoka Oil, Heating
Fuel 3,083.55; Kadoka Press, Publishing
317.59; KCBA, Reimburse/Expenses
354.18; McLeod's Printing, Supplies
49.09; Pahlke, Alvin, Legal Services
150.00; Peoples Market, Supplies
151.21; Pierre Landfill, Tipping Fees
608.40; Rapid City Journal, Publishing
116.00; SaniChem, Supplies 531.78; SD
DENR, Annual Wastewater Fee 750.00;
SD Dept. of Health, Lab Samples 13.00;
SD Dept. of Revenue, Sales Tax
1,735.06; Servall, Laundry 325.79;
Solon, Patrick, Reimburse/Mileage
74.00; Uhlir, C. D., Refund Meter Deposit
35.00; United States Postal Service,
Postage 180.00; USA Blue Book, Sup-
plies 877.15; West Central Electric, Elec-
tricity 5,683.19; West River Excavation,
Backhoe/Solid Waste Transportation
2,135.09; West River Lyman Jones
Water Payment 4,117.50; Chamberlain
Wholesale, Liquor Supplies 1,180.57;
Coca Cola, Liquor Supplies 54.00;
Dakota Toms, Liquor Supplies 61.00;
Eagle Sales, Liquor Supplies 7,509.40;
Jerome Beverage, Liquor Supplies
1,674.70; Johnson Western Wholesale,
Liquor Supplies 1,913.10; Republic,
Liquor Supplies 1,170.42; ACH With-
drawal for Taxes, Federal Employment
Taxes 4,232.29; ACH Withdrawal for
Dakota Care, Health Insurance Premium
6,922.03; Total Bills Presented:
The financial statement, along with a re-
port listing the breakdown of revenue, ex-
penses, and bank balances for the
month of December was distributed.
After a review of the information, Willert
made Motion 13-01-14:3 to approve the
financial report. The motion was sec-
onded by Stolley. A roll call vote was
taken, with all members voting yes and
the motion carried 4-0.
City of Kadoka Financial Statement
as of 12-31-12:
Revenue: General Fund - $44,296.87; 3
B’s Fund - $2,208.64; Street Fund -
$5,997.08; Liquor Fund - $35,806.34;
Water Fund - $16,672.66; Sewer Fund -
$2,869.37; Solid Waste Fund -
Expense: General Fund - $61,666.77;
3B’s Fund - $7,279.10; Liquor Fund -
$30,128.45; Water Fund - $10,943.25;
Sewer Fund - $807.24; Solid Waste Fund
- $3,420.01.
Payroll: Mayor/Council - $2,130.00; Ad-
ministration - $2,997.02; Streets -
$2,855.64; Police - $2,576.94; Audito-
rium/Parks - $2,573.37; Liquor -
$4,895.96; Water/Sewer – $3,206.59;
Solid Waste - $752.31; Group
Health/Dental - $7,497.53; Retirement -
$2,155.70; Social Security/Medicare -
Bank Balances: Checking Account -
$812,788.96; ATM Account - $2,030.21;
Certificates of Deposit - $769,396.61.
Citizen Input: No one was present to ad-
dress the council.
A. Combine Election with School: The
municipal election will be held on April 9,
2013. Stolley made Motion 13-01-14:4 to
combine the municipal election with the
school board election on that date. The
motion was seconded by Willert, with all
members voting yes and the motion car-
ried 4-0.
B. Auditorium Sound System/Bob Fu-
gate: At the December 10, 2012 meeting,
it was decided that Mid States Audio
should come out and do a total inspec-
tion of the system before proceeding fur-
ther. The cost for this system inspection
is $700.00. The council at that meeting
also stated that they wanted to know
what individuals and/or groups would be
interested in assisting with funding the in-
spection proposal. Mr. Fugate contacted
the Kadoka Area School Board and they
agreed to pay on a 50-50 basis, with the
City of Kadoka, the difference in funds
not committed by other organizations.
Mr. Fugate stated that he had contacted
Horizons, KCBA and the Music Parents
and each group had committed $100.00
for the inspection costs. Therefore, the
city’s portion of the inspection cost would
be $200.00. In addition, the school board
stated that they wanted to have a mem-
ber (Dale Christensen) present for the
system inspection and the city would
also have a representative (Colby Shuck)
present. Shuck made Motion 13-01-14:5
to approve the request for $200.00 and
grant Mr. Fugate permission to contact
Mid States Audio for an inspection of the
sound system. The motion was sec-
onded by Willert. A roll call vote was
taken, with all members voting yes and
the motion carried 4-0.
A. Water/Sewer: A water line west of Dis-
count Fuel was moved. A contract was
presented from Maguire Iron for review.
Jackie Stilwell stated that she is in the
process of setting up a meeting with var-
ious individuals to discuss issues related
to the water department. Stolley made
Motion 13-01-14:6 to sign the contract
with Maguire Iron which will ensure that
we are included on their work schedule;
the motion is contingent upon receipt of
a letter from them stating compliance
guidelines. The motion was seconded by
Shuck. A roll call vote was taken, with all
members voting yes and the motion car-
ried 4-0.
B. Streets: Solon will be compiling infor-
mation on potential street projects for
2013 and will present the information to
the council at the next meeting.
C. Solid Waste: no report.
D. Liquor: Year-end inventory was com-
pleted on 1-3-13.
E. Auditorium/Park: no report.
F. Public Safety: monthly report was dis-
G. Mayor’s Report: In the absence of the
mayor, Council President Brad Jor-
gensen presented a proposal from Tru-
Green Chemical for spraying the park
and ball field in 2013. Stolley made Mo-
tion 13-01-14:7 to approve the proposal
from TruGreen Chemical. The motion
was seconded by Willert. During discus-
sion, Shuck stated that we should lock in
the terms and pricing for a 3 year period.
Stolley amended his motion to lock in the
terms and pricing for three years and the
amended motion was seconded by
Willert. A roll call vote was taken with all
members voting yes and the motion car-
ried 4-0.
2013 Salaries: Salaries for 2013 were
approved at the December 10, 2012
meeting (Motion 12-12-10:123). The
salaries are as follows: Mayor-
$1,320.00/year; Councilmembers -
$1,200.00/year; Forrest Davis, Police
Chief-$34,170.10/year; Patty Ulmen, Fi-
nance Officer-$28,103.50/year; JoBeth
Uhlir, Bar Manager-$28,379.03/year; Bil-
lie Jo Eisenbraun-$14.87/hour; Nathan
Riggins-$10.97/hour; Stephen Riggins-
$8.40/hour; Patrick Solon-$13.74/hour;
Jackie Stilwell-$11.19/hour; Tina
Williams-$10.42/hour; Samantha DeKay-
$7.62/hour; and LaTasha Buchholz-
Willert made Motion 13-01-14:8 to ad-
journ. The motion was seconded by
Shuck, with all members voting yes and
the meeting was adjourned at 7:47 p.m.
Harry Weller, Mayor
Patty Ulmen,
Finance Officer
City of Kadoka
[Published Janaury 31, 2013, at the total
approximate cost of $85.46]
SDSU Extension, the City of
Faith and area producers would
like to invite you to attend the 36th
Annual Rancher's Forum and Sec-
ond Annual Pen of Three Bull
Showcase at the Faith Salebarn on
February 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The theme for the day is "Health,
Nutrition and the Economics that
tie them together."
Adele Harty, SDSU Extension
Cow/Calf Field Specialist will begin
the morning with a presentation on
alternative feed sources and the
considerations that need to be made
when including them in a feeding
program. Harty has worked for
SDSU Extension since 2005. She
earned her Master of Science De-
gree from North Dakota State Uni-
versity in Ruminant Nutrition,
with a specific focus on cow/calf nu-
trition. She is located in the Rapid
City Regional Extension Center.
Gary Sides, nutritionist with
Pfizer Animal Health will then give
a presentation on the relationship
between nutrition and immunology.
His talk will focus on the fact that
it's not as simple as giving calves a
vaccination so they will be able to
fend off diseases. There are many
other factors, specifically nutrition
that play a role in the success or
failure of a vaccination program.
Sides has extensive beef indus-
try nutrition experience, compiling
20 years with organizations such as
Intervet / Hoechst-Russell Vet,
Cargill Animal Nutrition and Moor-
man Manufacturing Company. Be-
fore putting his nutritional
expertise to work for Pfizer and
beef producers, Sides spent two
years as a livestock extension spe-
cialist with Texas A&M University,
located in Fort Stockton, Texas. Ad-
ditionally, Sides was a research sci-
entist with Utah State University.
Based in Lima, Peru, he worked in
the Andes Mountains above 14,000-
feet elevation, studying the repro-
ductive and nutritional
characteristics of South American
ruminants. He also taught at La
Molina Agricultural University in
Lima. Dr. Sides currently lives in
Sterling, Colo.
To round out the program, Jack
Davis, SDSU Extension Economics
Field Specialist will tie it all to-
gether by talking about how the de-
cisions producers make affect their
bottom line. Strategic planning for
family farms and ranches as well as
financial analysis are major areas
of interest for Davis. He spent his
undergraduate years at South
Dakota State University, where he
graduated with a B.S. in Agricul-
tural Business. He later earned a
M.S. from the University of South
Dakota in the area of Business Ad-
ministration. Davis is based out of
the Mitchell Regional Extension
The other main event during the
day is the Pen of Three Bull Show-
case. This will take place in the sale
ring from 12:30-2:30 p.m. with par-
ticipants having an opportunity to
preview bulls from area producers.
This is a non-competitive show, just
a chance for producers and current
or potential customers to get to-
gether before bull sale season hits
full swing. If you are interested in
showing your bulls in the Pen of
Three Bull Showcase, contact Ty
Dieters 605-748-2404.
There will be a trade show set up
as well as door prize drawings
throughout the day.
There is a registration fee for the
event and preregistration by Feb. 4
is strongly encouraged. To preregis-
ter, call the City of Faith Office at
605-967-2261. The meal is spon-
sored by Pfizer Animal Health.
36th Annual Faith Rancher's Forum
and Pen of Three Bull Showcase
SDSU Extension's Growing Ag
CEO's program begins Feb. 5 in
Belle Fourche at the Rancher
Ag CEO's focuses on teaching be-
ginning farmers to use a systems
approach to farm business plan-
ning. The program will be held on
four consecutive Tuesdays, ending
Feb. 26. An additional session will
be held March 5 for producers inter-
ested in obtaining FSA Borrower
Training credits. Each session will
run from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. allow-
ing those who work off the farm or
ranch to participate.
As changes to production sys-
tems continue to move forward
across the state, nation and world
the farm business needs to change
as well. Breakeven numbers, devel-
oping budgets and creating bench-
marks to compare the yearly
production and financial perform-
ance so changes and improvements
to the operation can be imple-
mented are the main focuses of Ag
"Ag CEO's is a program geared
toward beginning farmers," said
Adele Harty, SDSU Extension Cow-
Calf Field Specialist. "This group of
producers is being charged with
feeding 9 billion people by the year
2050. With the changes to agricul-
ture during the past 20-40 years,
their skill set needs to change in
order to accomplish that goal and
remain a viable and sustainable op-
To address these changes the
general topics for the sessions in-
clude: farm vision, resource inven-
tory and management (family, land,
crops and livestock), and financial
record creation, budget develop-
ment and analysis and production
topics that are personalized to the
producers in attendance.
Registration for the meeting can
be made at www.igrow.org. Regis-
tration fee will be charged. Ques-
tions regarding the program can be
sent to Adele Harty at the SDSU
Extension Regional Center in
Rapid City,
adele.harty@sdstate.edu , 605-394-
Beginning Producers Ag CEO's
begins Feb. 5 in Belle Fourche
Registrations of riders with
horses are being accepted for the
clinics and contests at the 2013 SD
Horse Fair March 15, 16 & 17 in
the Expo Building on the W.H.
Lyon Fairgrounds in Sioux Falls,
Entry forms are available at
www.SDHorseFair.com for the two
Dana Hokana clinics, the three-day
Horseman’s Challenge contest and
the Saturday night Ranch Rodeo.
Space is limited. Those interested
are encouraged to mail their entry
fees quickly. If you have questions,
call Brandon Kinney 605.695.0132.
Many horse breeds will be on
display throughout the weekend.
Speakers and demonstrations at
the event will educate all levels
how to better enjoy and care for
their horses. Visit the SD Horse
Fair web site for schedule and fam-
ily friendly admission information.
Entries are open for
2013 SD Horse Fair
Sub-zero temperatures are mak-
ing life difficult for people through-
out the country. Although you may
be concentrated on making sure
your fingers and toes don’t freeze
right now, it is also important to
make sure your plumbing doesn’t
A frozen pipe can lead to a pipe
burst, which can lead to more than
$5,000 in water damage. Despite
the current cold temperatures,
there are still some last-minute ac-
tions you can take to reduce your
risks of costly damage.
First, find out the truth about
frozen pipes below, and then reduce
your risks using frozen pipe re-
sources provided by the Insurance
Institute for Business & Home
Safety (IBHS).
Frozen Pipe Myths
1. Only A Plumber Can Prevent
Frozen Pipes
Not true. There are many things
that you can do yourself to prevent
your pipes from freezing, including
sealing windows and doors, adding
extra insulation, or use heat trace
tape around various piping.
2. Your Risks Go Away When
Temperatures Begin To Warm
Actually, signs of a pipe burst
are often only seen when tempera-
tures begin to warm. When a pipe
freezes the frozen water may act as
a plug, allowing any problems to go
unnoticed. Before checking to see if
you have any issues when temper-
atures increase, shut off the water
supply to reduce your water dam-
age risks.
3. All Frozen Pipes Burst
A pipe can freeze and not burst.
However, a frozen pipe leads to a
pipe burst, which can cause more
than $5,000 in water damage. Pre-
vent a pipe from bursting by not
letting them freeze.
4. A Propane Torch Can Be Used
To Thaw Pipes
Don’t even think about it! You
may think it will thaw the pipes
and prevent significant damage,
but you are only increasing your
risk of fire damage.
pipe myths
For the 73 percent of South
Dakota's cattle producers who
calve in the spring, calving is right
around the corner. Being prepared
is key for a successful and prof-
itable calving season, says Kalyn
Waters, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf
Field Specialist.
"In a year when input costs are
at record highs, saving every calf
possible is at the top of producers'
check list," Waters said.
Cold temperatures and storms
often threaten newborn calves. Ac-
cording to USDA reports, each year
approximately 95,000 calves are
lost annually to cold stress and hy-
Waters says understanding the
risks of hypothermia in newborn
calves and working to identify its
severity quickly allows for proper
treatment and will increase calf
"When calves are 24 hours old or
less and air temperatures drop
below 56.2 degrees, additional en-
ergy is needed to maintain their
body temperature and health," Wa-
ters said.
She adds that several factors im-
pact a newborns calf's ability to
combat hypothermia and cold
stress including; maternal diet
prior to calving, calving difficulty,
hair coat, bedding, colostrum in-
take, speed of detection, wind
speed, and shelter.
Know what the weather holds
Waters says one of the first steps
in planning to prevent cold stress,
is to have a clear understanding of
what weather conditions are. She
encourages producers to frequently
check the Cold Advisory for New-
born Livestock (CANL) forecast
which is available on the Aberdeen
National Weather Service Web site
"The Cold Advisory for Newborn
Livestock (CANL) forecast at the
Aberdeen area's National Weather
Service Web site was created with
input from northern U.S. ranchers
and experts in animal science and
those who study biological re-
sponses to extreme weather condi-
tions," said Edwards, SDSU
Extension Climate Field Specialist.
Edwards explains that the
CANL forecast takes five factors
into account: wind chill, rain or wet
snow, high humidity, combinations
of wind chill and precipitation, and
sunshine vs. cloudy days. As a re-
sult, it is a quick and easy way to
combine several weather factors to-
gether to determine the hazardous
weather risk to your newborn
calves. To learn more about CANL,
visit iGrow.org and read "Cold
Weather Advisories for Newborn
Livestock." To view the National
Weather Services' CANL, visit
recasts.php .
In instances where a calf be-
comes chilled, Waters says produc-
ers need to be ready to warm them
up - whether it's using a warming
box, water baths or another warm-
ing method.
To learn more about this topic,
Waters encourages producers to
visit iGrow.org and read the follow-
ing articles: "Q & A: Lower Critical
Temperatures for Newborn Calves"
and "Cold Stress and Newborn
"Calving can be stressful time
for many cow/calf producers, how-
ever being prepared and learning
more about how to identify and re-
spond to cold stress and hypother-
mia will allow for it to be better
managed, reducing its impact on
the calving season," Waters said.
To learn more on this and other
livestock topics, visit
Cold stress and newborn calves
Rabbits are out in force, says
John Ball, Professor and SDSU Ex-
tension Forestry Specialist.
"You may have noticed the bark
missing from the lower trunks of
young trees. When I walked
through several shelterbelts last
week every tree and shrub was cut
off at about 1-foot as cleanly as if
someone came by with a pair of
hand pruners," Ball said.
Ball reminds that rabbits can
chew bark off of larger trees up to a
height of 18 to 20 inches above the
snow line, any chewing that is done
under the snow line is usually done
by voles or mice.
"The damage is most common to
trees such as crabapples, apples,
honeylocust and maples," he said.
"Shrub damage is usually entire
twigs or stems cut cleanly at a 45-
degree angle. You'll often find small
brown droppings on the snow near
these plants."
To avoid this problem, the best
method is to remove any hiding
cover; brush and woodpiles, which
are perfect habitat for rabbits. He
encourages homeowners to fence off
valuable shrub beds using chicken
wire that is at least 3 feet tall.
"That is 3 feet above the snow
lineand tight with the ground.
However, it is probably a little late
to begin thinking about fencing at
this point," Ball said. "But, it might
not be too late to apply some repel-
lents during some of the warmer
January days."
Ball explains that repellents
work one of two ways, either as
odor, usually mimicking the odor of
a predator (usually their urine), or
taste/irritation, such as capsaicin
(think of hot peppers).
Usually repellents based on odor
are more effective than taste/irrita-
tion but not always, so it never
hurts to experiment a little bit.
Finally, Ball says not to live trap
"No one else wants them either
and most animals that are released
in unfamiliar territory have a very
short life span," Ball said.
For more updates and informa-
tion on controlling rabbits visit the
Pest Update at
Rabbits are out in force!
The SDGF&P Commission is
proposing two changes to Special
Buck Deer Licenses for 2013.
The proposed changes would
allow resident hunters to hold ei-
ther West River Special Buck or
East River Special Buck tags for
any one year, but not both.
Special Buck License allocations
would also be based on four percent
of the previous year’s allocation of
Resident Deer Licenses that in-
cluded an “any deer” tag for both
East River and West River seasons.
For 2013, that would be a proposed
461 resident and 461 nonresident
West River Special Buck Licenses
and 687 resident East River Spe-
cial Buck Licenses.
To view the full proposal, visit:
To comment on the commission
proposal, email
wildinfo@state.sd.us . Please in-
clude your full name and city of
residence. Written comments can
be sent to the Department of
Game, Fish and Parks, 523 E.
Capitol Ave., Pierre, SD 57501.
The commission will finalize the
proposal at a March 7-8 meeting in
the Fort Pierre AmericInn.
South Dakota GFP
Commission proposes
special buck tag
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$500,000 tax dollars to recruit and
place 55 employees with ten SD
companies. In addition, SD taxpay-
ers pay the Wisconsin-based recruit-
ing company, Manpower, a $49,000
fee each month whether or not there
is a new employee recruited that
month. This year alone, SD taxpay-
ers have spent an estimated $8,000
per job to recruit these workers to
our state, not to mention the re-
quired match by the private compa-
nies making the hire. If this
program is to continue, it is only
right to do a cost-benefit analysis
and let those results determine its
Providing quality schools is often
called the very best tool of economic
development, especially in bringing
growth to our rural communities.
When considering whether to locate
in any town, large or small, one of
the first concerns is the quality of
the local school system. One study
done by the Federal Reserve Bank
in Minneapolis even suggests that
providing quality pre-schools has a
direct correlation to economic
growth in the community.
Education continues to be the
dominant issue of our session. The
number of opt-outs now in effect is
alarming and proves that the state
continues to push the obligation to
fund our public schools to local tax-
payers. This school year 66 of our
151 public schools are currently in
an opt-out with many more districts
likely to try to pass one if the state
continues to underfund schools.
The Governor’s Proposed Budget
for K-12, brought forth by the De-
partment of Education to Joint Ap-
propriations this week, is a request
for a 3.0% increase and would raise
the funding formula from $4,491 to
$4,625 for an increase of $134 per
student. (Inflation was actually
3.2% but the law says 3% or the rate
of inflation, whichever is less). To
put the amount in perspective, the
2008-09 per student allocation was
$4,642 so the FY14 amount is $17
less per student than five years ago!
We can and must do better for our
students! Please continue to share
with me your reflections on educa-
tion cuts and how it has affected
your local school.
I invite you to contact me at 605-
685-4241 or
Greetings from your District 27
Senator Jim Bradford. We have just
completed a very busy third week of
the session. I’ve served in the SD
Legislature for a total of 12 years
(eight years in the House and I was
recently was re-elected to my third
term in the Senate). I’m doing my
best to cover those issues which I
believe will be of interest to our vot-
ers in Bennett, Haakon, Jackson,
Pennington and Shannon counties.
I serve on both the Senate Health
and Judiciary Committees but I also
pay close attention to what happens
on other committees including
today when I visited Senate Agricul-
In the Senate Agriculture Com-
mittee, Senate Bill 21 was up for a
vote. It would eliminate the owner-
ship inspection for horses and mules
and it passed unanimously. The
current law requires such an inspec-
tion because the word “livestock” is
in the law. If this law was consis-
tently enforced as it is written, you
would be required to show proof of
ownership each and every time you
entered or left an area where live-
stock could be inspected. By chang-
ing the word “livestock” to the word
“cattle” the brand inspection will
now work as intended. The purpose
of the law was to guarantee owner-
ship of the cattle before they were
transported or sold.
Two other issues of importance to
our District and throughout the
state are economic development and
education funding.
We all believe in economic devel-
opment, but it must be a wise use of
taxpayer’s dollars and lead to true
economic growth. Taxpayers de-
serve as much “bang for their buck”
as possible when it comes to eco-
nomic development. One program
that has me concerned is SD Wins.
The SD Wins program was ad-
vanced last year through the Gover-
nor’s Office of Economic
Development and was established
with a $5 million appropriation
from the General Fund. The goal
was to recruit 1,000 new workers
from outside of SD for hard-to-fill
jobs. The cost of the recruitment of
each employee is split 50/50 be-
tween state government and the
company making the hire.
In the first year of the three-year
program, SD Wins has spent
House would provide funding for
unresolved surface depredation
caused by oil and gas exploration
and to make an appropriation
The other Oil and Gas legisla-
tion bills are:
*HB 1002 to provide for the cre-
ation of a trust account for un-lo-
catable mineral interest owners.
*HB 1003 to provide for media-
tion between mineral developers
and surface owners in certain dis-
putes over surface depredation and
to provide for mediation of mineral
fee disputes.
*HB 1004 to provide for the
award of treble damages in certain
surface depredation cases.
*HB 1005 to require certain
posting of information if hydraulic
fracture stimulation is performed
on oil and gas wells.
*HB 1006 to revise certain pro-
visions relating to the termination
of certain mineral interests.
*SB 1 to revise the provisions re-
garding plugging and performance
bonds for oil and gas wells and to
repeal the supplemental restora-
tion bond requirement.
You can contact me at the House
Chamber number 773-3851. Leave
a phone number and I’ll call you
back. The fax number is 773-6806.
If you send a fax, address it to Rep.
Elizabeth May. You can also email
me at rep.may@state.sd.us during
session. You can keep track of bills
and committee meetings at this
link: http://legis.state.sd.us/ You
can also use this link to find the
legislators, see what committees
they are on, read all the bills and
track the status of each bill, listen
to committee hearings, and contact
the legislators.
I serve on the Agriculture and
Natural Resources Committee and
the Education Committee. Thurs-
day 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
In the wake of the tragedy in
Newtown and the call for gun con-
trol at the federal level, several
bills are being written to improve
safety for schools, protect Second
Amendment rights and other gun
legislation. Rep. Betty Olson, Rep.
Scott Craig and Sen. Craig Tieszen
are introducing a bill that will
allow school boards to authorize
certain individuals the right to
carry inside a school. The proposed
language is permissive, giving
school boards the option to approve
exceptions to gun-free zones based
on certain conditions, if adopted at
the local level. I’ve heard reports of
other gun bills in the works, but
haven’t seen any of them yet. The
focus on keeping our children safe
and protecting our Second Amend-
ment rights brought to mind this
quote by Edmund Burke: “The only
thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for good men to do nothing.”
Hopefully legislators in Pierre can
uphold the Constitution, as we are
sworn to do, and get something
done to protect our citizens.
The Oil and Gas Development
Committee voted to introduce eight
bills to address the issues that
arose at our hearings. HB 1001
that would require mineral devel-
opers to give notice to surface own-
ers before entering the land. Sen.
Sutton is the prime sponsor of SB
2 and Rep. Betty Olson of the
From Representive Liz May
in part of the Baakon Oil Field.
They do not have the local law en-
forcement that other places in the
state have. I don’t just represent
District 27 on these important is-
sues, but also the rest of the state
too. We are all focused on keeping
our children safe and at the same
time protecting the Second Amend-
The Ag and Natural Resource
Committee met on Wed. HB 1007
was introduced by Senator Larry
Rhoden, District 29. This bill was
an act to restrict the term of con-
servation easements. This would
end perpetual easements and
change it to thirty years. Several
land owners that have perpetual
easements on their land testified
against this bill. As much as I
agreed with parts of the bill it was
about property owners rights in the
end. I voted against this bill and it
failed to make it out of committee.
On Wednesday State Tribal Re-
lations Day was held at the Capital
Rotunda. The annual event focused
this year on tribal housing needs
and initiatives. State-Tribal Rela-
tions Day highlighed the need for
housing on the reservations as well
as the accomplishments of tribal
housing projects and initiatives.
This event is designed to provide
tribal and state leaders with an op-
portunity to learn about each other
and to exchange ideas that can lead
to improved intergovernmental re-
lations. The event began with a
tribal listening session at the
Matthew Training Center at the
Foss Building, followed by a wel-
come from Gov. Dennis Daugaard
and comments by tribal leaders in
the Capitol Rotunda. Sisseton
Wahpeton Oyate tribal singers and
dancers provided a live perform-
ance in the Rotunda, and lunch
was sponsored by Intertribal Bison
Cooperative and Lakota Thrifty
You can contact me at the House
Chamber number 773-3851. Leave
a phone number and I’ll call you
back. The fax number is 773-6806.
If you send a fax, address it to Rep.
Elizabeth May. You can also email
me at rep.may@state.sd.us during
session. You can keep track of bills
and committee meetings at this
link: http://legis.state.sd.us/ You
can also use this link to find the
legislators, see what committees
they are on, read all the bills and
track the status of each bill, listen
to committee hearings, and contact
the legislators.
In my column last week I re-
ported that there would be a bill
coming to allow school boards to
authorize sentinel programs. This
bill in no way was encouraging
school boards to arm teachers with
guns, but to allow school baords the
opportunity to work with local law
enforcement to train qualified indi-
viduals to protect our schools. The
prime sponsor of the bill, Rep. Scott
Craig, District 30 introduced HB
1087 to the Education Committee.
It was standing room only while
the committee listened to presenta-
tions from proponents and oppo-
nents. The committee had to defer
HB 1087 until Thursday because of
time restraint. On Thursday an
amendment was introduced to HB
1087 that addressed concerns of op-
ponents to the bill. Opponents reit-
erated their concerns of local school
boards having complete control
over the sentinel program. This
amendment was brought in good
faith with language that all school
boards would obtain the approval
of the county sheriff who has juris-
diction over the school premises. It
also added language that would re-
quire complete sentinel training
course. The vote on the amendment
passed by one vote. We then were
allowed to move on HB 1087 which
passed with a 8-7 vote. It now will
come to the house floor for debate.
The concern comes from the recent
events at Sandy Hook Elementary
School in New Town, Conn. I sup-
port the bill because of our neigh-
bors to the north that are seeing
influx of oil drilling activity. Across
the boarder in Montana last year
two men that came from the oil
fields raped and murdered a
teacher on her way to school. Hard-
ing County is the largest county in
the state with vast land and very
few residents. My concern is the
school sets right on HWY 85 which
is the main through-way for the oil
boom. Harding County itself takes
From Representative Liz May
After almost four and a half
years of applications, environmen-
tal studies and hearings, the pro-
posed Keystone XL pipeline is still
in limbo and waiting for approval.
In the face of rising energy costs
and continued reliance on foreign
oil supplies, it is time for President
Obama to finally approve this proj-
The American people deserve a
reliable energy supply that comes
from American sources. That
means more than just oil, it also
means renewable sources such as
hydropower and wind. I have and
will continue to support an all-of-
the-above American energy policy.
In South Dakota, we continue to
lead by example by taking advan-
tage of our vast wind energy re-
sources and by developing new
ethanol technologies.
The Keystone XL pipeline will
ultimately decrease our depend-
ence on unstable sources of energy
from the Middle East and could
create up to 20,000 new American
jobs. This project continues to re-
ceive strong bipartisan support.
There’s little, if anything, that
should be holding the President
back from authorizing the start of
construction. Environmental ana-
lysts have concluded that there are
few risks to adding the 1,700 mile
pipeline. Even the nation’s biggest
labor organization stated that the
Keystone XL pipeline would allow
workers from all over the United
States to benefit from the project.
It’s time for the President and
his administration to get serious
about our nation’s energy security.
This pipeline, once completed, will
carry up to 800,000 barrels of oil a
day from western Canada to re-
fineries in Texas. The pipeline is
shovel ready: easements have been
acquired from over 97 percent of
landowners in South Dakota and
all seven pump station sites have
been purchased. But further prepa-
ration cannot proceed without ap-
proval from the President.
It’s in our nation’s best interest
to get this pipeline up and running
as soon as possible. Waiting over
four years for approval is just too
long. I will continue to work to en-
sure that South Dakotans are
heard loud and clear in Washing-
It’s Time to Approve the
Keystone XL Pipeline
By Rep. Kristi Noem
Pending before President
Obama is a true economic stimulus
plan. Unlike the $833 billion stim-
ulus bill that was loaded with pet
projects and wasteful government
spending, this stimulus plan is pri-
vately funded and would not waste
taxpayer dollars on yet another du-
plicative government program. In-
stead, this plan would bolster
private sector job creation, would
help secure America’s energy fu-
ture, and would generate tax rev-
enue and stimulate growth in
South Dakota and throughout the
country. This pending plan is the
approval of the Keystone XL
While the benefits of the Key-
stone XL pipeline are clear, what
remains unclear is why President
Obama continues to delay this job-
creating, domestic energy-produc-
ing project. The pipeline, which
would run through South Dakota,
is expected to create an estimated
20,000 jobs, and transport up to an
additional 830,000 barrels of oil per
day to U.S. refineries. This $7 bil-
lion project would not only stimu-
late the American economy, it
would create hundreds of construc-
tion jobs and generate new tax rev-
enue in South Dakota.
Unfortunately, in January of
2012, the president decided to play
politics with this important eco-
nomic project. Instead of determin-
ing whether to move forward with
the pipeline, the president opted to
punt the decision until after the
2012 presidential election, further
delaying job creation and energy
On January 22, 2013, Nebraska
Governor Dave Heineman ap-
proved a new route through Ne-
braska for the Keystone XL
pipeline that avoids the environ-
mentally sensitive Sandhills re-
gion. The new route was approved
after the Nebraska Department of
Environmental Quality determined
the pipeline would have minimal
environmental impact on the area.
Following the news of Governor
Heineman’s approval, I joined a bi-
partisan group of 53 U.S. Senators
on January 23, 2013, in sending
another letter to President Obama
urging him to approve the Key-
stone XL pipeline without delay.
The letter encouraged the presi-
dent to choose economic develop-
ment and American energy
security, and to cease all further de-
lays on the pipeline. After several
political delays and four and a half
years of environmental reviews, it
is time for the president to stick to
the deadline. Unfortunately, it does
not appear that the Obama Admin-
istration’s State Department plans
to make a determination regarding
the environmental documents for
this pipeline until this spring or
I will continue to work with my
Senate colleagues to push for this
bipartisan project to ensure we con-
tinue investing in America’s energy
Keystone XL Pipeline:
A Stimulus Plan America Needs
By Sen. John Thune
allowed to carry my weapon into
the classroom,” so she “couldn’t
protect my students or myself” in
an emergency.
Opposing testimony was offered
by Orson Ward, Lead, who cited his
vast military training in firearms
and his current position on the
Lead School Board, said “school is
an unforgiving environment” for
guns. He noted the “inevitable ac-
cidental discharge” of a gun as his
opposition to the bill.
Rob Monson, Superintendents
Association of South Dakota, said
even with the amendment to pro-
vide more training for the school
sentinels, the bill still was not ac-
ceptable to schools. Schools have
plans in place for tornadoes, fires,
and other situations.
“We plan, prepare and practice,”
aid Monson, noting that for this
question, “well over 95 percent of
schools have a plan in place and
practice it at least once a year.”
The dialogue on this situation,
he said, should include the mental
health issue, noting there should
be one school counselor for every
200 students and “we are nowhere
near that.”
The bill, which passed out of
committee with a close 8-7 vote,
now heads to the House floor, per-
haps on Tuesday.
By Elizabeth “Sam” Grosz
Community News Service
An emotionally charged meas-
ure that could put armed and
trained guards in schools passed
out of committee by one vote last
week at the S.D. Legislature.
The result of two hearings—over
three hours of discussion--by the
House Education Committee,
HB1087 allows local school boards
the option of hiring a so-called
“school sentinel.” As the bill was
amended before passage Jan. 25,
the local county sheriff then must
agree to the board’s plan before the
sentinel program moves forward in
the district.
Freshman Representative Scott
Craig, R-Rapid City, said the bill
may appear unnecessary to large
schools, those that currently can af-
ford liaison officers, but this bill al-
lows local school boards to make
their own determination of need.
The current “gun-free zone,”
Craig said of schools, “indicates a
‘soft target’” for those who intend to
harm people.
Rep. Betty Olson, R-Prairie City,
spoke to the vast area of Butte,
Harding and Perkins Counties in
her district, noting it can be “a long
way to law enforcement.” Even
though she as a substitute teacher
has a handgun, she said, she is “not
School sentinel bill passes
first hurdle, goes to House
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We would like to express our
thanks for the cards, visits, prayers,
flowers, food and other condolences
on the loss of Deb's mom, Ruby
Kosters. Your kindness is greatly ap-
preciated and we are blessed to live
among such thoughtful friends.
Marv, Deb, Matt, Mitch
& Marc Moor
A big thank you to all who called,
sent cards, food, and especially the
wonderful care for my mom, and
your concern and prayers for my
health. If you want to see my pre-
cious mom again, read John 14:6 in
the Bible.
Thanks so much friends,
Wilma Carleton
Thank Yous
As preparations continue for the
Jan. 30 opening of the 2013 filing
season for most taxpayers, the In-
ternal Revenue Service announced
that processing of tax returns
claiming education credits will
begin by the middle of February.
Taxpayers using Form 8863, Ed-
ucation Credits, can begin filing
their tax returns after the IRS up-
dates its processing systems. Form
8863 is used to claim two higher
education credits -- the American
Opportunity Tax Credit and the
Lifetime Learning Credit.
The IRS emphasized that the
delayed start will have no impact
on taxpayers claiming other educa-
tion-related tax benefits, such as
the tuition and fees deduction and
the student loan interest deduc-
tion. People otherwise able to file
and claiming these benefits can
start filing Jan. 30.
As it does every year, the IRS re-
views and tests its systems in ad-
vance of the opening of the tax
season to protect taxpayers from
processing errors and refund de-
lays. The IRS discovered during
testing that programming modifi-
cations are needed to accurately
process Forms 8863. Filers who are
otherwise able to file but use the
Form 8863 will be able to file by
mid-February. No action needs to
be taken by the taxpayer or their
tax professional. Typically through
the mid-February period, about 3
million tax returns include Form
8863, less than a quarter of those
filed during the year.
The IRS remains on track to
open the tax season on Jan. 30 for
most taxpayers. The Jan. 30 open-
ing includes people claiming the
student loan interest deduction on
the Form 1040 series or the higher
education tuition or fees on Form
8917, Tuition and Fees Deduction.
Forms that will be able to be filed
later are listed on IRS.gov.
Updated information will be
posted on IRS.gov.
IRS to accept returns claiming
education credits by mid-February
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Monday Night Mixed
Dakota Bar..................................11-5
Handrahan Const .......................10-6
Shad’s Towing ...............................7-9
Petersen’s ......................................7-9
Badland’s Auto..............................6-6
Neal Petersen..............279 clean/606
Harvey Byrd ..........2-9 split; 177/470
Ronnie Coyle .........................209/574
Trina Brown.................................185
Jason Petersen......................201/575
Vickie Petersen .....................180/481
Kim Petersen ...............................476
Wendell Buxcel ...................3-10 split
Tuesday Men’s Early
Philip Motor..................................8-0
Peoples Market .............................5-3
Philip Health Service ...................4-4
G&A Trenching.............................4-4
Kennedy Impl ...............................4-4
George’s Welding ..........................3-5
Bear Auto ......................................3-5
Kadoka Tree Service.....................1-7
Fred Foland.......6-7-10 & 3-10 split;
.....................230 clean, 202, 201/633
Bryan Buxcel .......3-10 split; 213/595
Randy Boyd .........5-10 split; 201/583
Alvin Pearson........................213/568
Matt Schofield.............200 clean/548
Tony Gould..................3-10 split; 542
Cory Boyd......................5-7 split; 511
Jim Larson ...................................511
Earl Park......................................503
Terry Wentz ................3-10 split; 502
Todd Radway ......................3-10 split
Wendell Buxcel ...................3-10 split
Ed Morrison.......................3-5-7 split
Wednesday Morning Coffee
Cutting Edge Salon ....................14-6
State Farm..................................12-8
Bowling Belles ..........................10-10
Jolly Ranchers ............................8-12
Christy Park........................2-7 split;
...............................201, 200, 168/569
Shirley O’Connor ..........161, 150/448
Judy Papousek ....3-10 split; 162/442
Audrey Jones.........................167/429
Vonda Hamill ........................157/413
Kay Kroetch.......................7-2-8 split
Deanna Fees.........................4-5 split
Sandra O’Connor..................4-5 split
Joy Neville.............5-6 & 5-6-10 split
Wednesday Night Early
Dakota Bar....................................9-3
Just Tammy’s................................9-3
Morrison’s Haying ........................8-4
Dorothy’s Catering........................6-6
First National Bank .....................5-7
Hildebrand Concrete ....................4-8
Wall Food Center ..........................4-8
Chiefie’s Chicks.............................3-9
Rachel Kjerstad..........3-10 split; 213
Linda Stangle ......3-10 split; 189/506
Lindsey Hildebrand..............199/541
Brenda Grenz .............3-10 split; 178
Marlis Petersen.....................173/490
Amy Morrison .......................175/476
Val Schulz.....................................174
Tena Slovek..................................173
Annette Hand .........5-10 & 7-9 splits
Christy Park...................5-7 split x 2
Brittney Drury .....................6-7 split
MaryLynn Crary ..................4-6 split
Debbie Gartner...................3-10 split
Karen Iwan.........................3-10 split
Thursday Men
The Steakhouse ..........................12-0
Coyle’s SuperValu.......................10-2
O’Connell Const ............................7-5
A&M Laundry...............................4-8
WEE BADD...................................4-8
Dakota Bar....................................3-9
McDonnell Farms......................NA-6
West River Pioneer Tanks ........NA-6
Mike Moses..................234 clean/590
Jason Petersen......................214/569
Rick Coyle....................213 clean/562
Bryan Buxcel.................3-10 x 2; 213
Cory Boyd ....................213 clean/559
Wendell Buxcel ...............3-7-10, 3-10
.........................................& 5-6 splits
Doug Hauk ...................................541
Jack Heinz....................................202
Alvin Pearson.....................193 clean
Matt Schofield ........5-7 & 3-10 splits
Friday Nite Mixed
Randy’s Spray Service................15-1
Lee & the Ladies.........................11-4
Cristi’s Crew .................................8-8
King Pins.....................................6-10
Roy’s Repair ................................6-10
The Ghost Team............................0-0
Theresa Miller..............................179
Duane Hand ................5-6 split; 201,
.....................................197 clean/589
Aaron Richardsen .................209/556
Alvin Pearson...............................205
John Heltzel .......................3-10 split
Ed Morrison........................3-10 split
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6..............................DLK STFS 475= ..........$186.00
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12............................DLK HFFS 458= ..........$172.00
79............................DLK STFS 606= ..........$175.00
80............................DLK STFS 628= ..........$171.00
288........................CHAF STFS 821= ..........$147.35
95..........................CHAF STFS 738= ..........$153.50
297........................CHAF HFFS 774= ..........$140.10
82..........................CHAF HFFS 687= ..........$143.25
55............................DLK STFS 547= ..........$177.00
20............................DLK STFS 476= ..........$185.00
42............................DLK HFFS 496= ..........$162.75
28............................DLK STFS 543= ..........$177.50
24............................DLK STFS 463= ..........$191.00
28............................DLK HFFS 494= ..........$161.75
15............................DLK HFFS 448= ..........$172.00
22............................DLK HFFS 547= ..........$157.00
59 .................DLK & DWF STFS 660= ..........$166.25
48 ..........................HEFF STFS 595= ..........$165.75
15.................FWF & DWF STFS 583= ..........$166.00
63 ................FWF & DWF HFFS 634= ..........$149.50
26 ................FWF & DWF HFFS 537= ..........$156.50
19..........................HEFF HFFS 496= ..........$158.50
82 .................DLK & DWF STFS 760= ..........$152.50
53 .................DLK & DWF STFS 697= ..........$154.25
76...........................DWF HFFS 707= ..........$141.50
44.................DLK & DWF HFFS 614= ..........$143.00
88............................DLK STFS 674= ..........$160.00
49............................DLK HFFS 641= ..........$143.75
75............................DLK STFS 703= ..........$157.75
48 .................DLK & DWF STFS 601= ..........$167.00
18............................DLK STFS 559= ..........$177.25
15.................DLK & DWF HFFS 620= ..........$155.00
29............................DLK HFFS 730= ..........$146.00
15 ................CHAF & DLK STFS 601= ..........$169.50
7..................CHAF & DLK STFS 463= ..........$178.00
31.................DLK & DWF HFFS 556= ..........$157.00
11.................DLK & DWF HFFS 480= ..........$158.50
42..................FED & DLK STFS 724= ..........$157.00
55 .................DLK & DWF STFS 630= ..........$166.00
10 .................DLK & DWF STFS 536= ..........$173.00
51.................DLK & DWF HFFS 597= ..........$146.75
80............................DLK STFS 754= ..........$151.00
138 ..........................DLK STFS 865= ..........$141.50
80............................DLK STFS 791= ..........$146.00
54 .................DLK & DWF STFS 910= ..........$138.85
159........................CHAF HFFS 780= ..........$138.60
94..........................CHAF HFFS 705= ..........$139.50
73..........................CHAF HFFS 894= ..........$133.10
75..........................CHAF HFFS 822= ..........$134.10
63..........................CHAF STFS 878= ..........$139.50
75..........................CHAF STFS 784= ..........$143.50
73..................FED & DLK STFS 856= ..........$142.35
80..................FED & DLK STFS 769= ..........$147.10
75..........................CHAF HFFS 801= ..........$134.00
85........DLK, FED & CHAF HFFS 720= ..........$139.50
60 ........DLK, FED & CHAF STFS 774= ..........$147.25
18..........................HEFF HFFS 613= ..........$145.00
38............................DLK HFFS 651= ..........$141.00
21............................DLK HFFS 569= ..........$150.50
25..................FED & DLK STFS 674= ..........$157.00
24 .................FED & DLK HFFS 612= ..........$142.00
41 .................DLK & DWF STFS 840= ..........$139.75
43.................DLK & DWF HFFS 780= ..........$133.10
18............................DLK STFS 662= ..........$159.00
14 ........DLK, FED & CHAF STFS 639= ..........$156.00
11 ...............CHAF & FED HFFS 569= ..........$150.00
7..............................DLK STFS 667= ..........$160.00
5..............................DLK HFFS 592= ..........$146.50
10................CHAF & DLK HFFS 554= ..........$152.00
35 .................FED & DLK HFFS 563= ..........$152.50
14 .................FED & DLK HFFS 501= ..........$151.00
31............................DLK HFFS 582= ..........$142.00
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5....................FED & DLK STFS 614= ..........$160.00
11 .................FED & DLK HFFS 534= ..........$144.00
7..............................DLK STFS 560= ..........$170.00
12.................DLK & DWF HFFS 477= ..........$160.75
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1..............................FED COW 1575= ..........$89.00
5 ............................FED COWS 1530= ..........$85.25
1........................FED COWETTE 1025= ..........$96.00
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1........................DLK COWETTE 1070= ..........$85.50
2 .................DLK & DWF HFFTS 1008= ........$112.00
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Creative Ways to Eat More
Fruits & Veggies
Whether your doctor has encour-
aged you to increase your fruit and
vegetable intake or you have re-
cently resolved to eat more fruit
and veggies in 2013 -- it’s worth
the effort to do so. Eating a variety
of fruits and vegetables every day
is healthy for you.
Individuals’ who eat more gener-
ous amounts of vegetables and
fruits, as part of a healthy diet, are
more likely to have reduced risk of
chronic diseases, including certain
cancers, cardiovascular diseases
and stroke. Fruits and vegetables
are nutrient dense foods that are
low in calories and fat.
Eating vegetables and fruits of
different colors provides a wide
range of valuable nutrients like
fiber, folate, potassium, and vita-
mins A and C. Examples include
orange sweet potatoes, green
spinach, black beans, yellow corn,
purple plums, red strawberries or
white onions. Try new fruits and
vegetables frequently for more va-
Easy ways to eat more fruits
and vegetables as part of a healthy
diet include: making half your
plate fruits and vegetables, adding
your favorite beans and peas to
salads and low-fat dips, or add
fruit to your morning yogurt, ce-
real or oatmeal. Instead of having
a tuna salad sandwich, try a scoop
of tuna salad on top of a few
tomato slices. Mix vegetables into
your pasta. When making canned
soup, add extra frozen veggies.
Add cucumbers, peppers, lettuce,
tomatoes and/or onion to a cheese
or meat sandwich. Make your own
healthy popsicles by freezing 100%
fruit juice in popsicle molds.
For more creative ways to eat
fruits and vegetables, check out
“Fruits & Veggies More Matters”
database of 1000+ veggie and fruit
recipes at: http://bit.ly/xujjUS.
Ann Schwader, Nutrition Field Specialist
SDSU Extension-Winner Regional Extension Center
Why Not to Apply
Fungicides to Wheat
Over the past several years, fo-
liar fungicide application on dry
land wheat has gone from a rela-
tively rare practice to one that
many producers consider auto-
There have been positive yield
responses from many of these ap-
plications, and with wheat com-
manding competitive market
prices, often positive economic re-
turns. The fear of missing out on
these potential yield responses and
economic returns has undoubtedly
fueled much of the increase in fun-
gicide use. The question is, do fo-
liar fungicide applications on dry
land wheat always pay, and do
routine fungicide applications
cause any harm?
The answer to the first question
is relatively obvious, no; foliar fun-
gicide applications do not always
produce sufficient yield increases
to pay for the application. In fact
they can produce yield decreases.
There are three wheat growth
stages where foliar fungicides are
applied, tiller (typically with a
post-emerge herbicide applica-
tion), flag leaf emergence, and
Applications at the tillering
stage are only recommended if
wheat is planted into wheat
residue, and only if a post-emerge
herbicide application is planned. If
the crop is not planted into wheat
residue, the main pathogens of
concern, septoria leaf blotch and
tanspot, are not present in the
field at a level to likely pose a
major threat. Adding the fungicide
to the tank when making an herbi-
cide application makes the cost
minimal, increasing the likelihood
of an economic return. Research
trials have produced no yield re-
sponse or negative yield responses
as well as positive yield responses.
Yield response is highly dependent
on weather conditions following
the application, and typically
amounts to only a few Bu/A when
they occur.
Factors favoring a flag leaf ap-
plication are: disease is appearing
on flag-1 and/or flag-2, the variety
is susceptible to fungal diseases,
the crop has good yield potential,
wet weather is forecast, the mar-
ket price of wheat is high, and the
cost of the fungicide application is
low. Flowering time applications
are mainly justified if scab risk is
high, and do offer protection from
late-season rusts if they move up
from the south. Flag leaf and flow-
ering time fungicide applications
either involve aerial application, or
damaging a small percentage of
the crop if application is made by
ground equipment, both of which
amount to considerably more input
cost than a tillering application.
To be effective, tillering, flag
leaf and flowering time fungicide
applications all need to be made
before the infestation of disease
becomes severe. In order to make
good decisions, fields must be
scouted and the factors favoring a
yield response considered. If yield
potential is limited due to hail,
winterkill, bacterial or viral dis-
ease, drought or other reasons, the
potential return to a fungicide ap-
plication is reduced.
The question, can routine fungi-
cide applications cause harm is not
as obvious. There are beneficial
fungi present in any crop field as
well as harmful species. These
fungi can be helpful in feeding on
bacteria, aphids, and possibly
other harmful pests, and fungi-
cides will control them as well as
the harmful fungi. Each chemical
application that is made to a crop
weakens the protective layer of the
leaves, making the plant more sus-
ceptible to moisture stress and to
bacterial disease. Microbial activ-
ity in the soil is desirable, and
fungicides are known to reduce it.
Fungicide application decisions
should not be taken lightly.
1/31/2013: PAT, 1:00 p.m. MST,
Pennington County Extension
Center, Rapid City
2/12/2013: PAT, 1:00 p.m. MST,
Mueller Civic Center, Hot Springs
2/19/2013: PAT, 1:00 p.m. CST,
Winner Regional Extension Cen-
ter, Winner
2/20/2013: PAT, 1:00 p.m. MST,
Wall Community Center, Wall
Winner Regional Extension Center
Bob Fanning, Plant Pathology Field Specialist • 605-842-1267

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