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The official newspaper of Jackson County, South Dakota

includes tax
Volume 106
Number 30
February 14, 2013
~ by Ronda Dennis ~
~ by Ronda Dennis ~
News Briefs
Get your petitions turned in
for the Kadoka Area School
Board (three vacancies), City of
Kadoka (four vacancies) and
the Town of Belvidere (two va-
cancies). Petitions must be
turned in to the respective of-
fices by no later than Friday,
February 22, 2013.
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 Mc-
Daniel 605-859-2227 (Philip)
for information.
Badlands Rodeo Bible
Camp will be meeting on Sun-
day, Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. at the
Kadoka Fire Hall. Everyone is
Kadoka Area School Board
will met on Wed., Feb. 13 at the
Long Valley School at 4 p.m.
State gymnastic meet will be
held in Rapid City on Friday,
Feb. 15 and Saturday, Feb. 16.
Regional wrestling meet
will be held in Rapid City on
Saturday, Feb. 16.
Girls basketball districts
will be held in Kadoka on Feb-
ruary 18, 19 and 21. Teams
competing in this district will
be Jones County, White River,
Lyman County and Crazy
Horse School.
SDSU Cooperative Extension Serv-
ice and Natural Resources Conser-
vation Service.
Secretary Patty Ulmen provided
handouts showing the KCBA fund-
ing sources. It included a break-
down of which bills are paid for
from membership dues money
and/or the 3Bs money.
Ulmen suggested KCBA address
their policy regarding booths dur-
ing the homecoming pancake sup-
per and Christmas promotions. It
has been discussed in the past that
these functions are held to show
KCBAs appreciation and give back
to the community. She asked that
something be in the minutes show-
ing their policy.
A motion was made and passed
with a full vote that no one will be
allowed to hold fundraisers or have
booths selling items during the two
events. The only exception would
be if a group wants to sell a meal
before or after (not during) the
Christmas promotion.
A motion was made and carried
to have the Kountry Kousins 4-H
Club be in charge of the annual
Easter egg hunt again this year.
KCBA pays for the eggs and candy
and also gives the 4-H club $75 for
their work.
Sarah VanderMay and Belinda
Mitchell addressed a new possible
business recognition idea. The pro-
motion would be designed to bring
a group of people together to sup-
port local businesses. There was no
action taken.
Invitations will be sent out to
area businesses issuing an special
invite to the next meeting which
will be held at Club 27, 6:30 p.m.
on Thursday, March 14. Everyone
is invited to attend.
The Kadoka Community Better-
ment Association met on Thursday,
February 7 at Jiggers Restaurant
with 15 members in attendance.
Treasurer Cindy Wilmarth said
KCBA has a checking account bal-
ance of $1,550.01.
Two bills were approved for pay-
ment: Peoples Market, $1,224.74
for the Christmas promotion and
the Kadoka Press, $120 for adver-
Under old business it was noted
that the sign west of town has been
replaced, however, the bottom ban-
ner has not been updated.
Bob Fugate said Mid States
Audio will be in Kadoka on Tues-
day, February 12 to access the
speaker system.
Mayola Horst and Kelly OCon-
nell addressed the members and
discussed the upcoming Rangeland
Days which will be held in Kadoka
on June 25 and 26.
Mayola said the event will draw
approximately 120-130 people into
town during this time.
In addition to the event being
based out of the Kadoka City Audi-
torium and annex, some of the
class rooms at the school will be
used as well.
Set up will begin on the 24th,
registration and practice (in the
field) will be on the 25th and the
final competition will be on the
26th. Competitors will either be in
soil judging or range plant ID with
three to four on a team and there
will also be individual event.
Rangeland Days will be hosted
by the Jackson County and Haakon
County Conservation Districts, the
KCBA to hold next meeting
March 14 at Club 27
tice of the South Dakota Supreme
Court and the Attorney General
each appointing three members.
One of the appointees by each au-
thority must be an attorney.
Nikolas was appointed to the
board by the Chief Justice in 2009.
Bonenberger was a 2008 appoint-
ment by the Attorney General.
The board conducts hearings
and takes action on inmate peti-
tions for parole and makes recom-
mendations to the Governor on
requests for clemency. The board is
administered under the jurisdic-
tion and direction of the Depart-
ment of Corrections but retains
quasi-judicial, quasi-legislative, ad-
visory and other non-administra-
tive functions independent of the
Department of Corrections.
Kay Nikolas of Sisseton was
elected to serve as chair of the
Board of Pardons and Paroles dur-
ing the Boards meeting in January.
Keith Bonenberger of Kadoka
was elected to serve as vice-chair.
Nikolas replaces Dave Nelson of
Sioux Falls as chair, a position Nel-
son held for two years.
I want to thank Dave Nelson
for his leadership of the Parole
Board over the past two years and
his continued service on the
Board, said Secretary of Correc-
tions Denny Kaemingk. Dave rep-
resented the Board on the Criminal
Justice Initiative work group and
will provide valuable insight to
other Board members as changes
to the parole system take shape.
The board consists of nine mem-
bers, with the Governor, Chief Jus-
Bonenberger, vice chair on
Board of Pardons & Paroles
in each house, served consecutively.
Sen. Bill Van Gerpen, R-Tyndall,
said he was surprised SJR4 was
not given a Senate floor hearing,
when voters have expressed their
support for term limits.
A bill to permit counties and
townships to levy a capital im-
provement property tax for high-
ways, secondary roads, bridges,
and culverts passed through the
House Taxation Committee and is
expected to be heard in the House
this week. Counties could levy $1
per thousand, while townships
could levy half that. HB1189 would
be an option where needed, it was
Democrats are seeking to work
with Republicans on economic de-
velopment this year. Sen. Jason
Frerichs, D-Wilmot, said in a re-
cent news conference that infra-
structure seems to be the biggest
stumbling block to economic devel-
opment. That would include im-
provements for roads, water and
sewer and broadband service.
Housing, he said, also goes hand in
hand for economic development.
Republicans leader Larry Rho-
den, Union Center Senator, said he
has introduced a bill that would
provide a vehicle for conversation
of K-12 funding, that any increase
would go to the states funding ef-
fort. He said 30 senators and 48
house members had co-signed the
bill. It appears there is a lot of
support to have that conversation,
said Rhoden in a Thursday news
A standing-room-only meeting
of the Senate Ag Committee Feb. 7
discussed SB148, which would
have reestablished certain admin-
istrative rules in the Department
of Environment and Natural Re-
sources relating to underground in-
jection control and in situ leach
mining. After two hours of testi-
mony and discussion, the bill was
sent to the 41st day, effectively
killing it for this session.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard said in
a Feb. 7 press conference that the
states economic recovery had good
news and bad news. The good
news: the recovery was proceeding
at about the pace projected in De-
cember. However, the bad news
was that the news was not any
rosier than that, as it had been in
several preceding years.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard said
several amendments have been
made to the School Sentinel bill,
which has created much discus-
sion. He said he doesnt object to
the underlying concept of the bill as
long as safeguards are in place.
The bill would allow school dis-
tricts to have an armed guard in
the school for protection of students
and teachers.
The Senate killed a joint phys-
ical custody bill, SB125, on Feb. 7.
This is about children, not about
spouses, cautioned Sen. Jean
Hunhoff, R-Yankton. Sen. Dan Le-
derman, R-Dakota Dunes, noted
that if it were not the right concept,
then why had he gotten over 200 e-
mails wanting it passed. The bill
failed on a vote of 13 in favor, 21
against, one absent.
By Elizabeth Sam Grosz
Community News Service
Heres a brief review of some of
the S.D. Legislatures recent action.
Veterans seeking legislative
sanction of establishing a veterans
cemetery in Eastern South Dakota
were disappointed by the House
State Affairs Committee, which
voted Feb. 6 to kill it. Rep. Stace
Nelson, along with various state
veterans organizations, asked for
the authority to acquire 50 acres of
land along the I-90 corridor, prom-
ising to raise the money on their
own. The Department of Veterans
Affairs objected, noting there cur-
rently are cemeteries in Sturgis,
and soon to be in Pine Ridge and
Restoring state salary assis-
tance to the countys veterans serv-
ice officers received initial approval
Feb. 6 from House State Affairs
and was sent to the House floor
with a unanimous vote. The annual
$168,000 was cut two years ago
during the states budget crunch.
With HB1249, counties would be
able to request reimbursement for
some costs associated with the
Efforts to give voters another
chance to change terms for legisla-
tors were addressed by the Senate
State Affairs Committee resulted
in one plan given the nod, the other
sent to the 41st day, or killed. The
full Senate will discuss SJR1,
which changes the length of the
current two-year terms to four.
Killed was a proposal to limit leg-
islators to no more than eight years
Legislative short takes from
the State Capitol in Pierre
Winter weather and icy roads made it difficult to travel on Saturday, February 9. On Sunday, Febraury
10 blizzard conditions continued across the state and resulted in I-90 being closed from Wall to Sioux Falls. On
the west edge of Kadoka, this truck slid off the interstate and into the median. There were several other reports
of vehicles sliding off the road. --photo by Robyn Jones
Young women in sports KAHS seniors were honored for National Girls and Women in Sports on
Friday, February 8 at the basketball game against New Underwood. Pictured are (L-R): Kwincy Ferguson, Katie
Lensegrav, Tessa Stout, Mariah Pierce and Marti Herber. Herber was chosen to receive the KAHS Young Woman
of the Year award and will advanced as a candidate to compete for the Elite 15 against others from across the
state. --photo by Robyn Jones
fire alarm system.
A motion carried to table the
bids and do more research.
Jackie Stilwell said she had con-
tacted T&K Rentals to reserve a
60x90 tent for reunion weekend.
Under the water and sewer re-
port it was noted that the contract
with Maguire Iron (for work on the
water tower) was signed and sent
The council looked at two adver-
tisements for bids for summer
street projects. This would include
milling and asphalt for the 6th Av-
enue improvement project and
some patching. The main project is
along the west side of the Kadoka
Nursing Home and in front of the
A motion carried to advertise for
bids on the projects.
There was no solid waste report.
City Bar Manager JoBeth Uhlir
said she is still running Bingo and
poker nights. In addition she would
like to have karaoke on Saturday,
March 16 for St. Patricks Day.
Willert said Mayola Horst had
asked if the city would be willing to
provide free swimming for the
Rangeland Days participants on
June 25. The request was ap-
Patty Ulmen stated that Mid
States Audio would be at the city
auditorium on Feb. 12 to go over
the sound system.
Mayor Weller read a letter of
resignation from Cindy Vander-
May, who has served as secretary
of the Planning and Zone Commit-
tee for the City of Kadoka. Her res-
ignation, effective on Feb. 1 was
Willert said the next planning
and zoning meeting will be held at
6:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.28. He
asked that the finance office be
open in order for the commission to
have access to bigger maps of the
Mayor Harry Weller called the
Kadoka City Council meeting on
Monday, Feb. 11 to order at 7:00
p.m. Council members present in-
cluded Ryan Willert, Kieth Prang,
Colby Shuck and Brad Jorgensen.
The minutes from the Jan. 14
meeting, bills and the finance re-
port were all approved.
Mayor Weller opened the two
bids received for the auditorium
Fire Alarm System.
Muth Electric of Mitchell bid
came in at $47,192 and Swiftec,
Inc. of Rapid City bid $60,278.
The city has $43,876.80 in the
capitol project fund. However,
when adding the lowest bid to what
is still owed to the engineer, there
is a shortage of $8,435.20. It was
noted that the fire marshal says
the facility of the size of the audi-
torium needs to have a pull-type
City tables bids for fire alarm system
In the wake of recent snow
storms, the South Dakota Depart-
ment of Transportation is remind-
ing residents that its unlawful to
shovel, blow or dump snow on state
highway rights-of-way.
Piling snow onto the highway
right-of-way can create safety con-
cerns for motorists, says state
Transportation Department Public
Information Officer Kristi Sandal.
Snow piles can restrict sight dis-
tance, as well as present extreme
hazards for vehicles that run off
roads. Snow piles adjacent to roads
may also cause additional drifting
and visibility issues for travelers.
Sandal says snow dumped onto
the right-of-way also creates prob-
lems for crews trying to clear high-
It is the policy of the state Trans-
portation Department to remove
snow that may be a safety hazard
when piled on the highway right-
Violators face Class 1 misde-
meanors, which carry maximum
penalties of one year in jail and
$2,000 fines.
DOT on the
snow removal
Athletes honored, Herber named
KAHS Young Woman of the Year
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Letter to
the Editor
Read John 13:3-16
Many Christians are discontented and unsettled be-
cause they fail to understand that true servanthood is
more than simply coming to church on Sunday; it in-
volves pouring ones life into somebody elses. Jesus
demonstrated this when He washed the disciples feet in the upper room during the Last Supper.
The Lords example shows us that the key is humility. Unless we are willing to stoop low and get dirty
in ministering to others, we have missed the point. In addition, a true servant . . .
Does not wait to be asked. Nobody requested that Jesus go and wash the disciples feet. Just as He
saw and did what was necessary, a true servant is alert to identify the need and then volunteers to meet
it. He will quietly go about his service without looking for recognition or reward. He is satisfied and with
the overwhelming joy that comes by simply giving.
Must learn to receive as well as to give. That is often quite difficult for servants. Jesus told His dis-
ciples that unless they allowed Him to wash their feet, theyd have no part with Him. Peter balked be-
cause he was too proud to receive such care (v. 8). We must not be so tied to convention or pride that we
say no to somebody who lovingly desires to wash our feet.
As Jesus followers, we should look to Him for our example of servanthood. If God Himself could take
the very nature of a servant (Phil. 2:6-7 NIV) and perform a menial task for His disciples, what excuse
could we possibly come up with for not serving others?
The Key to Servanthood
Inspiration Point
Monday, February 18
Tuesday, February 19
Meatloaf, mashed potatoes and
gravy, glazed carrots, bread, and
pineapple tidbits.
Wednesday, February 20
Chicken ala king over biscuits,
mixed vegetables, V-8 juice, and
mixed fruit delight.
Thursday, February 21
Roast pork, sweet potatoes,
broccoli and cauliflower, dinner
roll, and applesauce.
Friday, February 22
Vegetable beef soup, fry bread,
patio salad, and fresh fruit.
Meals for
the Elderly
Jackson County, SD
October 2012
James Giago, Rapid City $145
Andrew Barlett, Interior $200
Jed Smeenk, Belle Fourche $105
Garrett Jackson, Parmelee $85
Todd Oien, Rapid City $85
Kendra Brooks, Rapid City $85
Kara Bland, Belle Fourche $85
November 2012
Summer Bowling, Rapid City $85
Nathan Yost, Ward $85
Deitrich Hampf, Great Falls, MT $145
Ian Newton, Allen Park, IL $105
October 2012
Dieta Lunderman, Mission $145
Donna Greenfield, Gallatin, TN $85
Sara Becker, Pierre $85
October 2012
Travis Keester, Kyle $120
October 2012
James Giago, Rapid City $150
November 2012
Armando Amaro, Houston, TX $120
Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility:
6-16-12: Gayla Big Boy, Rosebud: Plea: Nolo Contendere; Plea date:
10-24-12; Fine and costs $150; 10 days jail suspended based on the fol-
lowing conditions: pay fine and costs; no law violations for one year.
Driving Under the Influence - 1st Offense:
09-30-12: Jewel Edwards, Wanblee: Plea: Guilty; Plea date: 11-28-12;
Fine and costs $169; 30 days jail suspended based on the following con-
ditions: pay blood test costs; fine and costs waived for hardship; no law
violations for one year; privilege to drive revoked for one month.
Letter to the editor,
Country-of Origin Labeling
(COOL) provides valuable informa-
tion about the origin of the food we
purchase for our families. I am glad
that Senator Johnson and Senator
Thune, along with 29 United
States Senators, signed onto a bi-
partisan letter to USDA and the
US Trade Representative to keep
COOL requirements in place. Be-
cause Congress passed COOL, we
now have a legal right to know the
origin of our food. This makes good,
common sense. Unfortunately, the
World Trade Organization (WTO)
is trying to force the United States
to weaken our COOL law. Thanks
to Senator Johnson and Senator
Thune for reaching across the aisle
to defend COOL against the WTO's
/s/ Kenny Fox
PO Box 37
Belvidere, SD 57521
Ida Hunt_____________________________________
Ida G. Hunt, age 90, of Midland,
S.D., died Tuesday, February 5,
2013, at the Philip Nursing Home.
Ida Gertrude Fosheim was the
youngest child born to Thor and
Gjertina Fosheim on the farm near
the Deep Creek Church in Haakon
County. Anna Grandma
Nesheim, a close neighbor, served
as the midwife. Born on June 10,
1922, Ida remained at home and
attended all her grade school years
at the Stone Butte School. Starting
school was difficult as only Norwe-
gian was spoken at home. She was
confirmed in 1936 by Rev. O.H.
Olson at the Deep Creek Church.
Ida was a life-long member of the
Deep Creek and Midland
Lutheran Churches.
Ida graduated from the eighth
grade, receiving top honors. She
went to high school in Midland
where she worked for room and
board staying with the Pete El-
rods, Rev. O.H. Olson, and her sen-
ior year with her sister, Mrs.
Emma Root. Ida
was chosen as Car-
nival Queen dur-
ing her junior year,
and was valedicto-
rian of her senior
F o l l o w i n g
graduation from
high school, Ida
was married to
Lyle Hunt at
Butte, Neb., on
September 4, 1940.
To this union 10
boys and eight
girls were born.
They lived in Mid-
land until Roy was
born, then moved
to Philip where
Lyle worked with
the WPA for three
months. In the
spring of 1947,
they purchased the
A.C. Behl Hard-
ware & Grocery
business which be-
came known as
Hunts Hardware. Lyle sold the
grocery line in 1950 and the hard-
ware business in 1956, taking up
carpenter work.
Ida was the Midland News cor-
respondent for the Pioneer Review
and the Pierre Capital Journal for
the years 1967 to 2002, and also
served as the Midland Lutheran
Church secretary doing the
newsletter and bulletins. She be-
longed to Rebecca Circle, New
Century Club, PTA, Senior Citi-
zens Center, and the See & Do
Club. A special highlight of Idas
life was when she won a trip to
Nashville, taking her first airplane
Survivors include nine sons, Roy
Hunt and his wife, Carol, of Mid-
land, Ted Hunt and his wife, Dena,
of Rapid City, Jerry Hunt of Mid-
land, Keith Hunt of Midland, Terry
Hunt of Watertown, Gordon Hunt
and his wife, Cheryl, of Battle
Mountain, Nev., Jeff (Liz) Hunt of
Battle Mountain, Barry Hunt of
Battle Mountain, and Ron (Laura)
Hunt of Riverside, Calif.; eight
daughters Christine Niedan of
Midland, Teresa Palmer of Murdo,
Peggy Johnson and her husband,
Roger, of Pierre, Penny Schafer of
Pierre, Shari Estep and her hus-
band, Pete, of Austin, Texas, Jan-
ice Tolton and her husband, Jim, of
Midland, Lisa Hackerott and her
husband, Brian, of Smith Center,
Kan., and Michelle Meinzer and
her husband, Cameron, of Mid-
land; a special sister-in-law, Anna
Dick and her husband, Martin, of
Rapid City; 19 grandchildren
Derek (Erin) Hunt, Nicole (Ryan)
Thorburn, Erik Hunt, Carrie Hunt
(Ryan Raley), Tiffany (Dave) Gher-
ing, Randi Hunt (Mike Schwartz),
Marcie (Patrick) Richards, Laurie
Johnson (Holland Toles), Leesa
Johnson, Chad Johnson, Jordan
Tolton, Jenna Tolton (Oscar Gon-
zales), Jamie (Sarah) Estep, Logan
Estep, Evan Estep, Courtney
(Cody) McFarland, Deidra
Hackerott, Blake Hackerott, and
Stuart Hackerott; 14 great-grand-
children Lauren Hunt, Madie,
Gabby and Peyton Thorburn,
Christopher Hunt, Maddie Raley,
Noah, Emma, and Eli Ghering,
Easton Schwartz, Landon John-
son-Toles, Jessica Tolton, Keenan
Gonzales, and Kylie Estep; several
nieces and nephews; and a host of
other relatives and friends.
Ida was preceded in death by
her husband, Lyle Warren Hunt,
on August 17, 1986; a son, Freder-
ick Hunt, on January 24, 2007; a
great-granddaughter, Alexis; seven
sisters, Esther Schanzenbach,
Anna Walker, Emma Root, Olga
Meyers, Minnie Fosheim, Clara
Roseth and Till Mulcahy; one
brother, Pete Fosheim; two sib-
lings in infancy, Margaret and
George; and two sons-in-law, Curt
Niedan and Marvin Palmer.
Services were held Monday, Feb-
ruary 11, at the Trinity Lutheran
Church in Midland, with Pastor
Frezil Westerlund officiating.
Music was provided by Marilyn
Millage, pianist, and Kim Kan-
able, vocalist.
Ushers were Reuben Vollmer, Jr.
and Tom Parquet.
Pallbearers were Derek, Erik,
Carrie and Randi Hunt, Nicole
Thorburn, Tiffany Ghering, Marcie
Richards, Laurie, Leesa and Chad
Johnson, Jordan and Jenna
Tolton, Jamie, Logan and Evan
Estep, Courtney McFarland and
Deidra, Blake and Stuart
Honorary pallbearers were Lau-
ren and Christopher Hunt, Madie,
Gabby and Peyton Thorburn, Mad-
die Raley, Noah, Emma and Eli
Gehring, Easton Schwartz, Lan-
don Johnson-Toles, Jessica Tolton,
Keenan Gonzales and Kylie Estep.
Interment was at the Midland
Her online guestbook is avail-
able at
Norma J. Kinsley_______________________________
Norma Jeane Kinsley, age 91, of
Murdo, S.D., passed away Monday,
February 4, 2013, at the Philip
Nursing Home.
Norma Jeane Ernst was born
August 5, 1921, at her parents
farm south of Draper, the daughter
of Adolph and Florence (Cahill)
Ernst. She attended Dunkel grade
school and, as was common then,
she skipped one of the lower
grades. She graduated from
Draper High School in 1938. She
then attended St. Johns McNa-
mara School of Nursing in Rapid
City and became a registered
nurse. Part of her training was in
Milwaukee, Wis.
After working a short time at
the Murdo Hospital, she married
the love of her life, Densel Fat
Kinsley on June 25, 1943, an an-
niversary date they shared with
her parents and Kip and Jean.
They were loving partners for 52
years until his death on July 10,
Norma was a devoted wife,
mother and grandmother. She
loved being a farm wife, spending
countless hours tending her gar-
den, raising chickens, canning,
freezing and making truly old-
fashioned home cooked meals. The
coffee pot was always on, ready for
a drop-in visitor and would gener-
ally be accompanied by a piece of
pie, cake, cookies or a cinnamon
roll. She always impressed on her
children and grandchildren the
importance of getting an education
and was so very proud of each and
every one of them.
In her empty nest years she was
able to accompany Fat on some
REA trips, bus tours and visits to
kids and grandkids. She also had
time for her quilting and embroi-
dery. Each grandchild was blessed
with a quilt at their high school
graduation. She made many, many
quilts, laprobes, baby quilts, dish
towels, and wall hangings.
She was baptized and confirmed
in the Missouri Synod Lutheran
Church and was a lifelong devout
member and was active in the
Mary and Martha Society. She also
took part in 4-H, Bible study and
She was blessed throughout her
life with many wonderful relation-
ships three of the most special
being her Aunt Maude and her
friends, Delphine Kruse and Mar-
garet Rankin. Norma and Mar-
garet were loyal volunteers at
Hospice Thrift Store.
Thanks to the devoted care of
her family, she was able to stay in
her own home until November of
2011 when she moved into the
Philip Nursing Home.
Survivors include three sons,
Clifford Kinsley and his wife, Jean,
Michael Kinsley and Marty Kins-
ley and his wife, Angie, of Murdo;
two daughters, Karen Tedrow and
her husband, Ronald, of Pierre,
and Donna Beckerleg and her hus-
band, Gary of Walker, Minn.; 12
grandchildren; 23 great-grandchil-
dren; two great-great-
grandchildren; one sister, Gen
Liffengren of Murdo; two sisters-
in-law, Martha Kinsley of Murdo
and Joyce Ernst of Pierre; her god-
sons, Lindsay Liffengren and
Corey Peters; and a host of other
relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband,
Norma was preceded in death by a
granddaughter, Kristina Mueller;
a great-grandson, Luke Densel
Hansen; one brother, Wilmar
Ernst; four brothers-in-law, Ken-
neth Kinsley, Darrel Kinsley, Emil
Finck and Luverne Liffengren; two
sisters-in-law, Lucile Finck and
Mabel Kinsley; a nephew, Gerald
Kinsley; and a niece, Janet De-
Services were held Saturday,
February 9, at the Messiah
Lutheran Church in Murdo, with
Pastor Ray Greenseth officiating.
Music was provided by Karen
Royer, pianist, and Tara Kinsley
and Michael Oberlander, vocalists.
Ushers were Lawrence Roghair,
Bob Totton, Alex Freier, Lindsay
Liffengren and Corey Peters. Reg-
ister book attendants were Margie
Peters and Jackie Fosheim.
Pallbearers were Jim, Tim,
Kelly and Anthony Kinsley, Todd
Tedrow and Richard Carrillo. Hon-
orary pallbearers were Michele
Loesche, Barb Hansen, Angela
Oberlander, Heidi Bouma, Pam
Strain and Cassie Lewis.
Interment was at the Murdo
The family prefers memorials to
the Alzheimers Society, Messiah
Lutheran Church of Murdo, Coun-
tryside Hospice, or the Weber Van.
Arrangements were with the
Rush Funeral Home of Philip.
Her online guestbook is avail-
able at
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I think my electronic indoor/out-
door thermometer is dyslexic.
Thats one explanation, anyway,
for it reading 82 degrees as the
high temperature the other day. It
had been a warmish day for Feb-
ruary and did get up to 52, but 82
in early February in South Dakota
is so improbable that it would have
made the national news had it ac-
tually happened. When I went to
record the high for the day in my
diary as I usually do, I glanced at
that reading and then looked back
to make sure I was actually seeing
what I thought I was. My vision
was okay which elicited the re-
sponse, I dont think so. Most un-
likely! All I could figure was that,
when it was 28 degrees around
sunrise, the weather-station con-
traption had read it and, in a fit of
dyslexia, flipped it around to 82.
Either that or the batteries need to
be changed. In any event, I
recorded 52 as the days high and
not 82.
A lot of information comes our
way these days that is highly sus-
picious as to accuracy. Weve just
been through an election where so
much rubbish was tossed around
that a person might be inclined to
tune out the whole mess. Fairly
normal, well-intentioned candi-
dates were depicted as complete
fools with the morals of alley cats
and no redeeming value whatso-
ever. I didnt agree with the views
of all the candidates to be sure, but
it irritated me a lot when they
were unfairly depicted as the dregs
of the earth. Dirt was flung right
and left. Stick to the facts, was
what I wanted to advise.
The same advice should apply
to the Internet as well. It gives
false information the opportunity
to circle the globe in seconds and
be accepted by many as gospel.
Every year, for instance, we get an
article about the guards at the
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The
article tries to depict those guards
as absolute saints. It states that,
once a person becomes one of these
elite sentries, he must never in his
whole life swear or drink alcohol.
Wife Corinne worked at the Penta-
gon when she was in the Army and
knew some of these guys. They
were dedicated fellows, but they
werent saints. Its ridiculous to
even consider that as a possibility.
I might add that the article that
makes the rounds does have accu-
rate parts when it describes how
the patrol of the tomb is carried
out and what various rituals
mean. Other parts, however, are
complete foolishness.
Most years as well, we get an
announcement that the planet
Mars is so close to earth in its orbit
that it will soon look as big as the
moon. That will never happen. It
will never even appear as bright as
Venus, much less the moon. This
silliness started way back after
someone said that Mars would
look as big as the moon when
viewed through a telescope at a
certain magnification. The tele-
scope part was unfortunately over-
looked by those wanting to pass on
exciting new information. Whats
more, Mars was only extraordinar-
ily close to earth that one time sev-
eral years ago, but the same silly
article has been resurrected and
sent again in following years after
Mars had regressed and was not
going to be especially close or large
anytime soon.
As you know, some obituaries
could almost be thought of as fairy
tales when they apply to people
you know. They often depict some-
one as a completely wonderful per-
son when they were dishonest,
undisciplined, chronically drunk,
or just generally hard to deal with.
Ive read obituaries of people Ive
known and thought, Who are they
talking about? It certainly isnt the
person by that name that I know.
Religion is another place where
errors can abound. It is usually ac-
complished by people trying to
make the Bible say what they
want it to say instead of what it ac-
tually says as taken in context.
They might also want to make God
out to be how they think he should
be instead of how he is. This leads
to all manner of trouble, confusion
and outright error. I try to counter
this by reading the Bible through
completely every year as I have
now done for forty years or more.
It doesnt mean I can catch every
wrong thought that people throw
out, but I can discard a lot of them.
It is rather the norm for people
to want to tell interesting or excit-
ing facts. Thats a given. As a re-
sult, its our job to consider what
we hear and only accept informa-
tion as truth when the facts have
been checked as much as possible.
Gullibility is not a virtue. As a re-
sult, when I go to record the high
temperature for today in my diary,
I might look at what the ther-
mometer says it was, but I wont
necessarily accept it as gospel
without comparing it to my experi-
ence of the day. Verifying is the
sensible thing to do concerning any
information that comes our way.
We should probably try to keep
that in mind.
Lookin Around
by Syd Iwan
Clair Bitting and Kolette Stru-
ble went to Minneapolis on Tues-
day and came back on Saturday.
They were there for a follow-up
visit to the heart work Clair had
done a bit ago at the VA hospital.
Doctor appointments were kept
and tests were done on Wednesday.
On Thursday, Clair had five and a
half hours of surgery that involved
running a catheter through a blood
vessel from the groin to the heart
and zapping spots that werent
working just right. Things went
well, and Clair got out of the hospi-
tal on Friday. The trip home on
Saturday was made in time to
avoid the oncoming storm. Clair
got a little tired from the whole ex-
pedition but is now resting up and
feeling a little better. Kolette said
the VA is huge with four floors and
pods everywhere. The traffic in the
Twin Cities is also a little intense
for someone from the boonies, and
she is in no rush to return. The
trip, however, was successful over
Chuck and Merry Willard made
two trips to Rapid City last week.
They went on Tuesday for a
checkup that was a follow-up to
Chucks hip-replacement surgery of
a while ago. The doctor said things
were going great, and that Chuck
didnt need to come back and see
him again for five years or so. This
was fine with Chuck. On Saturday,
they returned to the city for a tax
appointment. They shopped a little
and ran into Marge Iwan and her
daughter, Barb, plus Barbs three
children which include a set of
twins. They were all shopping at
Lowes at the time. The trip home
was made fairly early to avoid bad
roads due to an approaching storm.
Nikki Bonenberger said they
didnt get a lot of snow there, and
the roads appear to be open since
Brett and Kade made it back and
forth to the other place checking
cattle. The heifers are now mostly
calved and the cows are just start-
ing. Nikki was hoping to get into
Kadoka on Monday for her normal
work at the nursing home, but she
would have to see if the interstate
reopened. If not, the service road
might be okay if taken with cau-
tion. Other staff members were
having road troubles too so some-
one probably needed to get there.
Delores Bonenberger is scheduled
for an appointment with her neu-
rologist this coming week, but
seems to be doing better after the
mild stroke she suffered several
weeks ago. A cold came along that
didnt help, but it is improving.
Crystal Paulson didnt dodge
very well recently and came down
with the bug that is currently mak-
ing the rounds. As a result, she is
not feeling quite up to par and will
see how things go as to road condi-
tions and health before setting off
south to teach this week. Crystal
said she usually can get by without
catching colds and flu, but she was
not quite so lucky this year.
Michelle and Aaron Mansfield
were keeping close tabs on son
Tyrel on Sunday since he was run-
ning a fever and not feeling very
well. The weekend storm and
Tyrels health put a crimp in any
plans that were being entertained
for the last few days. School was
uncertain for Monday.
Kirby Schofield is scheduled to
see a doctor in Rapid City on
Wednesday about his right knee
that suffered some damage in a
work-related injury. Nancy, mean-
while, is dealing with a broken
knee cap on her left leg. She said
they made quite a pair since both
were limping a bit although on op-
posite sides.
Church was called off on Sunday
due to snow, wind and bad roads.
Most of those who attend come
from out of town, so bad weather
and roads cause problems. This is
already the second time this year
that church has been cancelled due
to weather. The same thing hap-
pened once in both November and
December of last year as well. It
seems to be a trend. Rev. McCub-
bin, however, didnt worry about
the roads since Ruth and he flew to
Florida on Saturday for a family re-
union on Ruths side. The weather
was better in Florida than it was
Jo Rodgers said they are getting
closer to reopening the Belvidere
Store. They are currently waiting
for some state inspections of this
and that before they can go ahead
with it, but that should happen be-
fore too long. Jo was scheduled to
work at the Murdo Post Office on
Monday and was trying to figure
exactly how to get there if the in-
terstate didnt reopen early
In the long run, the pessimist
may be proved to be right,
but the optimist has a
better time on the trip.
Capsule Sermons
The weather this past weekend
changed a lot of peoples plans. In
and around this area we didnt get
quite so much as forecast, but the
wind whipped it all around enough
that many church services and ac-
tivities were cancelled. St. John
Lutheran Church did hold services,
as not much snow was falling at
eight in the morning. However,
there was more on the ground
when the service was over and the
wind was forming it into drifts.
Sunday, February 3, 2013,
Noreen Krogman was among those
at the Horse Creek Community
Building helping Virginia Barrera
celebrate her 87th birthday.
Janice Ring visited her aunt,
Eunice Krogman, last Friday and
had dinner with her.
Blaine and Louann Krogman at-
tended the boys basketball game in
Kadoka Monday, February 4. Tues-
day they were in White River for
the girls basketball game against
Gregory. Wednesday they received
the news that Louanns father had
fallen and broken a bone; they
headed for Illinois that evening.
Hilary, Evan and baby, Nash, ac-
companied them, as this was a
chance for Louanns parents to
meet their new great-grandson.
The group returned home Satur-
day. They had fair roads most of
the way, not hitting that thick fog
until around Draper.
The previous weekend Hailey
and Kirby were home. Hailey came
from Wyoming to attend the baby
shower for Summer.
Torey Ring celebrated his birth-
day several days last week. On the
4th, it was with cake and ice cream
down at Robert and Sharons. Then
after Debbie came home for a visit
Friday evening, Torey and the boys
headed down to Roberts for an-
other birthday feast of Strudla and
Last Tuesday Torey, Linda and
Tyler Ring worked the concession
stand for the boys basketball game
at the Long Valley School. Jeremy
ran the time clock for the games.
Wednesday Torey and Linda were
back over to the Long Valley School
for parent-teacher conferences. Fri-
day Torey and the boys met Linda
in White River, had lunch together
and then ran some errands.
Jan Ring hosted St. John LA-
LWML at her home Thursday, Feb-
ruary 7. Saturday Rueben and Jan
were in Valentine for the Bull Bash
and attended the cattle sale, also.
There will be NAEP testing for
the 4th graders at Norris School on
Wednesday. Thursday afternoon
will be devoted to Valentine par-
ties. Friday there is in-servce.
No school on Monday, the 18th,
as it is Presidents Day, but there
will be school on Friday of that
The dense fog Saturday morning
caused some problems for Cliff and
Pam Allard, as they could not lo-
cate their cows. However, they did
find them in the afternoon.
James and Marjorie Letellier
drove to Kadoka last Monday and
then on to Philip, where they vis-
ited Ellen Totton and Bill and Mar-
jorie Letellier. They returned to
Kadoka to watch the White River
JV basketball team play Kadoka.
Tuesday their daughter, Julie, and
grandaughter, Andrea, were sup-
per guests at Jim and Marjories.
Thursday Julie accompanied Jim
and Marjorie to Sunshine Bible
Academy for the girls basketball
game, but it barely got started
when there was a power outage,
which eventually ended the game.
Andrea Beckwith drove to Sun-
shine for parents night and the pie
auction at the girls and boys bas-
ketball games Friday. She returned
home Saturday.
Last Wednesday, Ed and Carol
Ferguson picked up Howard and
Nette Heinert and traveled to Mar-
jorie Popkes home. Marjorie drove
her suburban and they headed for
Valentine where they picked up
Irene Kaufman and Erna Heinert.
From there they went north to Hot
Springs and visited Earl Weiss at
the Veterans Home. Earl had lost
the medals from his service, and
the relatives had been working for
some time to get them replaced. It
finally happened and a General
from Rapid City was there to pres-
ent the medals to Earl. Others
there for the ceremony were Paul
Heinert from Custer, Carol Weiss
and daughters, Michelle and Kathy
and Cindy Brunson. Earl is 85.
Howard Heinert hauled calves
to Valentine and Chris and Beau
went down for the Bull Bash on
Bruce Ring took June to Rapid
City so she could keep a medical
appointment on Wednesday.
Friday Bruce and Jessie and
family all went to Rapid City to
keep eye appointments and also to
have some fun family time, as well
as running errands. They returned
home Saturday evening.
June Ring was a dinner guest at
Maxine Allards on Tuesday. Ken
Koisenten visited Maxine on
Gary and Anne Heinert sold
heifers in Valentine on Saturday.
They were there for the Bull Bash
and the auctioneering contest, too.
Blake and Amy Lehman went to
Pierre for the boys and girls double
header basketball game on Thurs-
day. Marvin Starkjohann accompa-
nied them to the game.
Amy is hostess for the Mellette
County Cattlewomen this month,
and will host the meeting at the
museum on February 22.
decided to expand Medicaid cover-
age. If our state follows suit, the
federal government would cover
100 percent of Medicaid costs for
the estimated 48,000 newly-eligible
SD adults for the first three years
(2014 2016). The states only ex-
pense would be a little over a mil-
lion dollars a year for
administration. The states share
would gradually rise until it
reached 10 percent of total costs in
2020. According to South Dakota
Department of Social Services esti-
mates, state residents would re-
ceive about $2 trillion in medical
care benefits between 2014 and
Certainly there are some of our
District 27 folks who work hard at
jobs but are offered no health in-
surance through their employment.
These are exactly the individuals
who will benefit from Medicaid Ex-
pansion. I will continue to work
hard to see that SD doesnt give up
on our 48,000 working adults with-
out health insurance.
I invite you to contact me with
your questions and concerns on
these topics or any of interest to
you. I may be reached at 605-685-
4241 or
We have now completed the fifth
week of legislative session and the
days get longer as we approach
cross over day, which is when all
bills must be out of their house of
origin. In the Senate Health and
Judiciary Committees on which I
serve, we have been seeing an in-
crease of bills to review.
A piece of legislation which I am
proud to say was signed this week
by the Governor was the Criminal
Justice Initiative. Ive been in-
volved in this from the start and
worked on a Task Force that was at
the beginning of a process that has
led to the adoption of this law.
This new way of sentencing will
significantly reduce the number of
nonviolent offenders being sen-
tenced to prison and enable them
to receive the treatment they need
for their addiction. This approach
duplicates successful programs op-
erated in other states. In fact,
South Dakota was one of the last
states to adopt this type of ap-
proach which puts the emphasis on
treatment and rehabilitation, not
just incarceration. This legislation
while having some upfront costs for
more treatment centers and
trained drug and alcohol treatment
experts, will in the long run reduce
the need for millions of dollars of
investment in prisons. It will keep
non-violent criminals in their own
homes and communities and bring
more treatment to those addicted
to drugs and alcohol. This is the
right approach and long overdue.
Im proud to say that I was an ad-
vocate for this from the very begin-
ning, testified several times as it
moved through committees and on
the floor, and this week witnessed
the Governor sign it into law. Now
its up to all of us to follow through
and support its implementation.
A special briefing for SD Legis-
lators on Medicaid Expansion was
presented by the Council of State
Government on Feb. 5. The Council
of State Government is a nonparti-
san, nonprofit association which
serves all three branches of state
government -- judicial, legislative,
and executive. The speaker was Dr.
Vern Smith, a nationally known
health care economist and the for-
mer Medicaid director in Michigan.
Dr. Smith was able to relate the ex-
periences of other states, some of
which have expanded Medicaid el-
igibility years before the recent fed-
eral proposal. In studies which
reviewed these expansions, people
were healthier, and less health care
was obtained in emergency rooms.
The numbers change often, but to
date close to half of the states have
From Senator Jim Bradford
that parents of home-school stu-
dents are still paying taxes to fund
public schools. I think the least the
state can do is treat them equal re-
garding the scholarship program.
HB 1126 was brought to repeal
the massage therapy licensing re-
quirements and regulatory board.
This bill had been deferred from
the 15th LD while talks were ongo-
ing. This bill stems from a 2005 li-
censee requirement and a
mismanaged board with a high
turnover. After considerable discus-
sion and two lengthy amendments
it passed on to the Senate. I find it
amazing that legislatures are put
in office to settle disputes of mas-
sage therapy boards.
Id like to report that we are
passing sweeping legislation that
improve's our daily lives, but to
date we have dealt with air, water,
wildlife and snowmobile tracks for
motorcycles just to name a few. The
bills that I thought could make a
difference, like SB 125 Shared
Parenting did not make it off the
Senate floor. I encourage everyone
to stay involved with what is going
on with your local, state and fed-
eral governments.
I enjoyed seeing the Kadoka sen-
ior government class this week. It
is very important for our students
to see the process of law making
and the impact that it has on the
citizens of South Dakota.
As always you can contact me at
the House Chamber number 773-
3851. Leave a phone number and
Ill call you back. The fax number
is 773-6806. If you send a fax, ad-
dress it to Rep. Elizabeth May. You
can also email me at during ses-
sion. You can keep track of bills and
committee meetings at this link: You can also
use this link to find the legislators,
see what committees they are on,
read all the bills and track the sta-
tus of each bill, listen to committee
hearings, and contact the legisla-
We are seeing considerable bills
coming to the floor from the various
committees. Some bills of interest,
HB 1123 will appropriate one dol-
lar to be deposited in the animal
damage control fund and five dol-
lars shall be deposited in a special
fund known as the South Dakota
sportsmens access and landowner
depredation fund. This law and fee
was already in place and all the
legislators did was move $1.00 to
the ADC Program.
HB 1013 and HB 1015 were
brought by the Board of Regents.
HB 1013 was for funds of
$325,000.00 to construct a multi-
storage facilities at SDSU and HB
1015 was for remodeling and reno-
vation of Medary Commons on the
campus of SDSU with a cost of
$2,250,000.00. Both bills passed
the house with 58 yeas and 10 nays
and 1 voted nay. The argument of
one-time dollars should be used to
fund one-time projects; not ongoing
costs evades me when our teacher
pay remains 48th in the nation.
HB 1128 was a bill to allow cer-
tain students to participate in the
Opportunity Scholarship Program.
This bill arises after a home-school
student was denied when applying
for the scholarship. The Dept. of
Education has a standard criteria
in place for public school students
that doesnt apply for home school
students. We heard testimony from
a student attending School of
Mines in Rapid who received a 30
ACT score and was denied the
scholarship. His first cousin who
was educated through a public
school and now is attending SDSU
received the scholarship with a
ACT score of 24. The Dept. of Edu-
cation came out against this bill.
The committee voted to send it to
the floor and it passed on to the
Senate. Competition by the SD
Board of Eduction is something
this agency is trying to avoid by
limiting who is eligible for the
scholarship. We need to remember
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Many relatives and friends en-
joyed an 85th birthday party for
Norma Olney on February 2 at
Club 27. Most of Bud and Normas
children were in attendance. Those
who celebrated with Norma in-
cluded Linda Jablinski of Lynwood,
WA; Darla Schueth of Boulder, CO;
Darcy and Keith Gill of Avon, SD;
Lori Olney and her friend, Ann
Just, of Sioux Falls; Meade Olney
of Minneapolis, MN; Colleen and
Rich Hildebrand, Mike Olney and
Viola and Russ Olney, all of
Kadoka; Diane and Gordon Paul-
son of Rapid City; Marcy and Bart
Ramsey of Philip; Heather Olney
and Meades daughter, Emma, of
Omaha, NE, and Lindas daughter,
Amy Garten of Port Ludlow, WA.
Mitch Olneys couldnt be at the
Saturday evening dinner but were
part of the weekend celebration.
Linda spent the entire week in
Kadoka and was to leave for her
home in Washington State on Mon-
Nona and Kieth Prang drove to
Yankton on Thursday of last week
and visited with Fran and Dee Ho-
racek, Luke Horacek, Dr. Brevik
and his wife, Marsha, who is a
lawyer in Yankton. Dr. Brevik still
works part time. They also visited
Clark and Arlene Fousley who
worked at BankWest in 1984. Both
are retired now and live in Hurley.
The Horaceks ran the Mercantile
Store in Kadoka for a time.
Shorty Irelands 90th birthday
party had to be postponed on Sun-
day because of a snow storm in
South Dakota that closed many of
the main highways. The family is
planning to hold his party at a later
date, to be announced. Earl and
Sarah Clements of Clear Lake
were in the Kadoka area on busi-
ness and planned to attend his
grandfathers party. They were to
go home on Monday if roads were
passable. I-90 opened early Mon-
day morning, and I-29 in the east-
ern part of the state opened later
that day.
Kolette Struble accompanied her
dad, Clair Bitting, of Belvidere, to
Minneapolis last Tuesday, Febru-
ary 5, where Clair had surgery at
the VA hospital there on Thursday.
They returned home Saturday
evening and Clair is doing okay, al-
though he is sore.
Jackson County American Le-
gion Auxiliary will meet at the
Community Room at the Gateway
Apartments on Thursday evening
at 7 p.m. Members are urged to at-
According to
Jamie Willert participated in a cou-
ple rodeos this past week. He tied
for second place with Ty Thompson
with a score of 78 in Bismarck, ND,
in a rodeo held on the 8th and 9th.
He also rode in Gillette, WY, at the
Feb. 8 and 9 rodeo and tied for fifth
place with a score of 74. He brought
home checks of $980 and $262.
ing her in something she likes to
wear, and she always has some nice
smelling perfume or lotion on.
Marys favorite meal is chicken,
mashed potatoes and gravy, corn
and cake. She shared this with the
rest of the residents and all seemed
to like what was being served.
For her meal with her family she
chose the same as above. As her
guests, Mary invited her daughter,
Mary, and granddaughters, Mary
and Tammy, and Amanda, and her
son, Richard. She was given a bal-
loon bouquet and a bottle of per-
fume, in which she expressed her
gratitude. Mary is well liked here
at KNH and her bubbly personality
adds the finishing touch to her.
Thank you Mary for being such
a great resident!
Harold Schnee was chosen as
our December resident of the
month. Harold came here to KNH
to live on August 2, 2011. Harold-
was featured in the Kadoka Press,
along with his picture hung in the
front lobby.
Harolds wife played a very im-
portant part in his daily activities.
She came at least one to three
times every day, when she was in
town and helped get him ready for
the day and would also help get
him ready for bed in the evening.
Harold liked coming down for
the fitness group and enjoyed
church services. He enjoyed visit-
ing with his roommate, Bob Tridle.
Before we could have the fam-
ily/resident meal Harold, unfortu-
nately he passed away on Dec. 5,
We were all very much blessed
to have known and to have Harold
as a friend.
Betty VanderMay was chosen
as our February 2013 resident of
the month. Betty came into our fa-
cility on September 15, 2011. She
was honored by printing an article
in the Kadoka Press of her life long
story and then having her picture
and article posted in the main
Betty enjoys going to devotions
and fitness in the mornings, and al-
ways comes out for Mass with Fa-
ther Bryan and singing with Lois
Pettyjohn on Mondays.
Betty received a few gift tokens
that included lotion, candy and
some personal items. She enjoys
visitors and is still involved with
the KNH board even though she
stepped down from her position.
Betty emjoyed her resident of
the month meal. Everyone cleaned
up their plates! Everyone was so
kind and really enjoyed the meal
and their time with Betty. Congrat-
ulations Betty you are the best!
Robert (Bob) Tridle was cho-
sen to be our resident of the month
for January 2013. He came to join
our facility on August 9, 2011. His
picture was taken and printed in
the Kadoka Press and then a copy
was posted in the front lobby.
Bobs smile tells it all! It is so
contagious - we love him.
Bob shared a room with Harold
Schnee in which they looked out for
one another and ended up to be
real good friends!
Bob has three brothers and one
sister. His wife, Rose Anna, comes
and calls quite often from Rapid
City along with their five children.
Bob chose a large roast beef din-
ner and topped it off with Cathy's
homemade pumpkin pie for his res-
ident meal of the month. All the
residents liked their special treat!
His family meal consisted of roast
beef, mashed potatoes and gravy,
creamed corn, rolls and pie. The
meal went real well and he was
joined by his five sons, their
spouses, and his wife, Roseanne.
We all enjoy having Mr. Bobs
presence around us!
Remember the nursing home
will be sponsoring a prime rib sup-
per on April 20. Watch for more de-
Stop by and visit us anytime, we
love the company.
This week we had quite a few
visitors come in regardless of the
Paulette and Rick Wilmarth vis-
ited with his mom, Alice. She en-
joys the company.
Phyllis Word and Lola Joyce
Riggins stopped by and visited with
many residents this week. This is
always so nice when you get a sur-
prise visit!
Dwight Louder had many visi-
tors this past week. They included
his wife, Dorothy, his son, Darin,
and Charley and Susan Hamer.
Joy Parker always enjoys her
time with Wilma Carleton, Ron
and Renate Carson.
Steve Knispel stopped by to see
his grandmother, Emma Jarl.
Charity Edwards had a unex-
pected visit from her son, Tony Ed-
wards, and his friend.
Roseanne Tridle, with the assis-
tance of Tara (CNA), took Bob to
the dentist in Pierre. All seems to
have went real well.
Mary Bull Bear gets many visits
throughout the week. Amanda
Reddy, Raya Garrett, Sonia Garrett
and Mary Pierce, and then all her
granddaughters who stop by and
say hi. She is blessed to have her
family close by.
Shorty Ireland turned 90 years
old on the 10th and he had several
visitors throughout the day. Sieg
and Connie Holso (Shortys daugh-
ter), Lyndy and Kenny (Shortys
son), and whoever else braved the
storm! Shortys family brought in
cake and ice cream for all of us to
Recap of Items from the Past!
Games for our
Summer Olympics
Hula-hoop toss
Ball throw
Water balloon relay race
Noodle Javelin
Marathon- Using a soda pop
bottle, spin itthe longest spin
100m Sprint (give each resi-
dent l00 of string. The object is to
wind the string into a ballfastest
one is the winner!!
Pole Vault (Give each player a
The object is to throw it over a
horizontal pole raising it to see who
will be the winner!
The games went very well.
Medals were given out to each con-
testant. We had ice cream bars for
snack, which always go over big!
Residents of the Month:
Mary Bull Bear was chosen as
our November resident of the
month. She has lived here at KNH
since June 24, 2011. She was hon-
ored with an article of her life and
her picture in the Kadoka Press.
Mary enjoys coming down to de-
votions, current events and fitness.
She likes to play kickball, but has
a hard time kicking it hard enough
at times. She always takes pride in
her looks. She enjoys being pam-
pered by polishing her nails, dress-
Kadoka Police
Forrest L. Davis,
Chief of Police
Monthly Report
1/15/13 ~ 2/11/13
Accidents: 0
Parking Violations: 0
Verbal: 2
Written: 0
Investigations: 1
Court: 2
Calls for Service: 23
Complaints: 2
Arrests: 0
Agency Assist: 2
sugar, you are very susceptible to
another later in the day.
4. Recognize the warning signs
of burnout. Excellent blood glucose
management routines can be side-
tracked by seemingly small inci-
dents. Watch out for scheduled
changes in life events, like adjust-
ing work and sleep schedules, the
transition between seasons or
major life events-like holidays,
weddings, birthdays, etc. These
things can all derail good manage-
ment and lead to burnout if you are
not prepared.
5. Understand your doctors
checklist and articulate your prob-
lem/concern in his terms. Expecta-
tions for the outcome of a doctors
appointment are glaringly different
for a doctor versus a patient.
Legally, doctors need to meet cer-
tain standards and even have a
checklist of things they need to ac-
complish, while the patient is often
looking for answers or worried
about disapproval. Tell your doctor
you know they have a list of things
to accomplish during your visit, but
that you also need their help with
a specific problem. This sets the
agenda in advance and ensures
that your needs are also met.
Patients can access in depth
course content and take advantage
of group and one-on-one support by
registering for Workshop for Bet-
ter Blood Sugars at http://univer-
Dr. Rosman is available to dis-
cuss how people with diabetes can
avoid information overload and in-
stead use diabetes data to achieve
better blood sugars. To schedule an
interview, contact Kayleigh Fitch
at 440.333.0001 ext. 105 or
True or False: Many people with
diabetes are too lazy to manage it
FALSE - According to Dr. Paul
Rosman, endocrinologist and past
president of the American Diabetes
Associations Ohio Chapter, this is
not true.
The most common approach is
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managing their diabetes, says Dr.
Rosman. But people dont under-
stand how to categorize diabetes
data into manageable pieces in
order to sustain a happy life with
Dr. Rosman has identified five
critical components of successful
blood glucose management to help
people with diabetes navigate all
measurements and data they ob-
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tion overload.
1. Know where to start. Its over-
whelming to see a sheet of paper
filled with blood sugar readings.
Keep things small and manageable
to stay focused. Start by recogniz-
ing when you have good numbers.
2. Use your best to fix the rest.
Its easier to extend the good parts
of the day than it is to fix high and
low blood sugars after they happen.
When numbers go from good to
bad, figure out what happened.
Was it exercise? Eating more carbo-
hydrates than expected? A stressful
conversation with family (which
can raise blood sugars quickly)?
3. Identify roller coaster blood
sugars. Look for periods when your
blood sugars go up and down like a
rollercoaster. What events hap-
pened to trigger the pattern? If you
have a low blood sugar followed by
a high blood sugar, be careful of
taking too much medicine to treat
it. Once you have had one low blood
Diabetes overload
How to overcome
munity and school gardens, teach-
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tions. The training gives a
well-rounded education preparing
them to help their communities. In
2012 Master Gardeners con-
tributed more than 9,000 hours,
worth $140,400 to our communi-
Training costs, along with 50
hours of volunteer payback during
the first two years after training
applies. Application forms and
schedules can be found at, then
click on Links under the Resource
Library for a link to the Master
Gardener website. Applications
must be received by March 20,
For further information, contact
Mary Roduner, SDSU Extension
Consumer Horticulture Field Spe-
cialist at
mary.roduner@sdstate.eduor 605-
This spring SDSU Extension is
offering a new format for Master
Gardening training by combining
eight weeks of online training and
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Participants will be able to
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tension Regional Centers in
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Master Gardeners work in their
community to promote and teach
gardening. Opportunities include
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Registration deadline for
Master Gardener training
Are you ready to take charge of
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During this week, sponsors aim
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personal finance issues and sug-
gest ways to save. SDSU Extension
is part of a national coalition spear-
heading the promotion of savings
across our nation. America Saves is
a nationwide campaign run by the
Consumer Federation of America
that encourages savings among low
to moderate income households.
Each year they motivate youth and
adults to join as a Young America
Saver on-line and to take action
during this week by opening or
adding to an account at a local fi-
nancial institution. This opportu-
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savings goal and identify specific
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You can enroll as a South
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The campaign encourages peo-
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There are many places to find
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Saving for an emergency fund
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For more information on this
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tacking the basket. Taylor Merchen
hit a three pointer and a basket,
Katie Lensegrav and Tessa Stout
each shot a basket, Marti Herber
two free throws and Kwincy Fergu-
son one free throw. This gave the
Kougars a 12-8 lead after the first
quarter. The Cowgirls doubled
their points the second quarter
with 10 of their 16 points coming
off of free throws. The Kougars con-
tinued attacking the baskset with
Marti, Taylor and Raven making a
basket and Kwincy making a bas-
ket and a free throw and Tessa
making a basket and both her free
throws. This put the Kougars
ahead by only one point going into
half time. Despite being in foul
trouble going into the third quar-
ter, the Lady Kougars came out
strong, attacking the basket. Tessa
Stout shot a three pointer and a
basket, Kwincy, Marti, Taylor and
Raven with a basket each and Tori
Letellier a basket and two free
throws. This gave the Kougars a 6
point lead after the third quarter.
The fourth quarter ended up being
very intense. Kadoka found them-
selves fouling out one by one, with
Marti, Katie, Kwincy and Raven
leaving the game before it was over.
They played their hearts out to the
very end, but couldn't make that
final shot to win the game. Colome
ended up winning 62-60 in a hard-
fought game. Taylor Merchen and
Tessa Stout led the Kougars with
11 points each. Taylor was 2/3 from
the line and Tessa was 2/2. Tori
Letellier was right behind them
with 10 points and was 6/10 from
the line. Raven Jorgensen added 8
points and Kwincy and Marti con-
tributed 6. Kwincy was 2/4 and
Marti 2/2 from the line. Shaley
Herber and Katie Lensegrav ended
the game with 4 points each.
The Lady Kougars are in their
last week of regular season, before
Districts next week. The girls
travel to Dupree on Tuesday and
then their last regular home game
on Thursday against Bennett
County. Thursday's game will also
be senior recognition night. The
seniors are Kwincy Ferguson,
Marti Herber, Shaley Herber, Katie
Lensegrav and Tessa Stout. Hope
to see the fans at the girl's game on
Kadoka 10 27 33 47
N. Underwood 10 21 31 40
After losing their last three
games, the Lady Kougars were
ready to work for a win. Both
teams hit the floor running and
were tied up 10-10 after the first
quarter. Taylor Merchen and Katie
Lensegrav put in two baskets and
Tessa Stout added one basket. We
stepped up and started hitting
more shots. Kwincy Ferguson
made three buckets and two from
the line, Katie, Tessa and Destiny
Dale added a basket each and Tay-
lor hit a three pointer to give the
team a 27-21 lead going into half
time. However, the fouls added up
for the Kougars as the Lady Tigers
were in double bonus early in the
second quarter. Fortunately, for the
us, the Tigers only shot 10/22 the
first half. The Kougars came out
flat the third quarter, with only
Kwincy, Katie and Raven Jor-
gensen making a basket. This gave
Kadoka a two-point lead going into
the third quarter. The fourth quar-
ter found both teams picking up
the intensity. With the intensity,
came the fouls. The Tigers were
5/10 from the line in the fourth
quarter, while the Kougars were
only 5/16. However, Marti Herber
made two baskets, Kwincy Fergu-
son one basket and Taylor Merchen
with a three pointer. This gave the
Kougars a 47-40 win over the
The girls played very tough de-
fense and did a good job on their
press. Kwincy Ferguson led the
team in scoring with 13 points, fol-
lowed by Taylor Merchen with 11.
Katie Lensegrav was right behind
her with 10 points, Marti Herber
and Tessa Stout with 4, Raven Jor-
gensen added three and Destiny
Dale, 2. The Kougars were only
7/23 from the line while the Tigers
were 21/37. Kadoka ened the game
with 25 fouls and the Tigers had
Kadoka 12 25 42 60
Colome 8 24 36 62
The Lady Kougars travelled to
Colome on Friday, Feb. 8 to take on
the Lady Cowgirls. The girls were
coming off a win a few nights be-
fore and were ready to work for an-
other. The Kougars came out the
first quarter playing strong and at-
Girls take win from
Tigers, drop to Colome
The following students were
candidates for graduation after the
Fall 2012 session at South Dakota
State University.
Maria Herber, Kadoka
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
~ ~ ~ ~ ~
A total of 278 students at
Mitchell Technical Institute have
been placed on the Fall Semester
2012 President's List, according to
MTI President Greg Von Wald.
Fulltime students with a GPA of
3.5 or higher receive this honor.
Laken Jorgensen, Kadoka
Power Sports Technology I
Joan Enders, Kadoka
Speech Langague Pathology As-
sistant I
Orin VanderMay, Long Valley
Heating & Cooling Technology II
Trey Osburn, Columbus, MT
Telecommunications II
~ ~ ~ ~ ~
The Office of Academic Affairs
at Black Hills State University has
released the deans list for the fall
2012 semester. A total of 737 stu-
dents maintained a grade point av-
erage of 3.5 or above while taking
at least 12 credit hours to be
named to the list this semester.
Ashley Schofield, Kadoka
College News
The Kadoka seventh grade lost
22-32 to Wall Eagles. Hunter John-
son had 10 points and 6 rebounds,
Bryan Letellier had 9 points and 4
rebounds, Gage Weller had 1 point,
2 assists and 4 rebounds.
The eight grade lost 40-54 to
Wall. Storm Wilcox had 13 points
and 3 assists, AJ Bendt 13 points
and 10 rebounds, Ryan Schlabach
10 points and 6 rebounds and
David Kary had 3 rebounds.
The next games for the Middle
School Kadoka Kougars are:
Feb. 16 at Jones Co. 10 a.m. MT
Feb. 22 Philip 2 p.m.
Feb. 23 at Bennett County 9 a.m.
Middle School boys
play Wall Eagles
A Honor Roll
8h Grade
Ciara Stoddard*
Emma Stone
B Honor Roll
12th Grade
Shane Ring
* Indicates a 4.0 average.
Kadoka Area
School Honor Roll
Injuries continued to disrupt
Philip Areas attempts at first place
honors, this time at their own invi-
tiational wrestling tournament
held in Wall February 9.
Head Coach Matt Donnelly no-
ticed improvement in this weeks
wrestling, but three weight divi-
sions went unheld, 120, 132 and
145, due to injuires. Saturday, Feb-
ruary 16 is the Region 4B tourna-
ment and he hopes to have
everyone back strong. The tourna-
ment will begin at 9 a.m. in the
Rushmore Plaza Civic Center ice
Donnelly expects Philip Area to
have a good showing at the re-
gional competition. He noted that
the seeding will change somewhat
as it was based upon district action
in past years. This is the first year
for no distict action.
Team standings for the Philip In-
vitational were Rapid City Central
(199.5), Philip Area (169.5), Hot
Springs (89), Newell (72), Lemmon
(63.5), Aberdeen Roncalli (45),
Harding County (42.5), St. Thomas
More (38.5), Sully Buttes (35), Hill
City (29), and Belle Fourche (28).
Junior varisty teams also partic-
pated at the tournament. Belle
Fource and Philips junior varistys
placed with 10 and 6 points respec-
tively. Other junior varisties partic-
pating were Aberdeen Roncalli,
Hill City, Harding County, Hot
Springs, Lemmon, Newell, Rapid
City Central, Sully Buttes and St.
Thomas More.
106 lbs: Jed Brown 1st, 28-9 record
Pinned Jacob Zacher (BF) 4:45
Tech. fall over Stone Durham (STM) 18-3
Decisioned Tyler Pfeifle (RCC) 4-2
Decisioned Brice Harkless (HS) 7-4
106 lbs: Paul Smiley (JV)
Pinned by Harkless (HS) :28
Pinned Coddy Tupper (BFJV) 2:45
Decisioned by Durham (STM) 8-10
106 lbs: Trey Elshere (JV)
Pinned by Tupper (BFJV) 5:10
Pinned Kalel Worischeck (HC) 4:13
Pinned by Dylan VanDerBoom (NEW) :33
113 lbs: Rance Johnson, 1st,
19-9 record
Major dec. Bailey Lawrence (BF) 16-2
Major dec. Josh Simunek (HS) 13-4
126 lbs: Nick Donnelly, 1st,
28-8 record
Pinned Zach Walton (HS) 3:42
Pinned David Geditz (RCC) 1:40
Major dec. Lane Schuelke (NEW) 11-1
138 lbs: Kaylor Pinney 2nd,
10-7 record
Pinned Grant Russell (HS) 5:24
Pinned by Ty Welsch (RCC) :32
152 lbs: Lane Blasius, 1st,
26-3 record
Major dec. Jace Andrson (SB) 16-4
Major dec. Martin Mueller (RCC) 19-6
160 lbs: Chandlier Sudbeck, 3rd,
28-8 record
Decisioend by Shane OConnell (RCC) 1-3
Pinned Francisco Escobar (HC) 1:57
Decisioned Jared Harkless (HS) 5-1
170 lbs: Clint Stout, 1st, 30-8 record
Pinned Braydon Peterson (LEM) 2:50
Decisioned Zach Schneider (RCC) 6-0
182 lbs: Chance Knutson, 2nd,
25-9 record
Pinned Jon Hansen (STM) 1:27
Major dec. Zach Sumner (AR) 8-0
Tech. fall by Aero Amo (RCC) 0-15
195 lbs: Logan Ammons, 4th,
20-9 record
Major dec. by Matt Schlosser (AR) 2-11
Major dec. by Cody Carlson (RCC) 2-13
220 lbs: Gavin DeVries, 3rd
16-16 record
Pinned by Jarran Jensen (RCC) 1:39
Pinned Carrell Haines (HS) 2:18
Pinned Trevor Gress (HC) 4:12
285 lbs: Geoffrey DeVries, 4th
3-18 record
Pinned by Tate Gress (HC) 2:13
Pinned by Justin Pekron (HS) :13
Donnelly noted the change in
venue from Philip to Wall worked
well. Everyone did a good job
pitching in, he said. Great sup-
port from all three communites.
The Philip Invitational had been
rescheduled from January 11-12 to
the one day tournament. Since
there is no district action this year,
the date was open for Philip to fit
in their tournament.
Philip Area hosts
invitational tourney
After the rebound Raven Jorgensen #32 goes up gets the re-
bound from the Lady New Underwood Tigers.
--photo by Robyn Jones
Making the shot Kwincy Ferguson #10 gets the bucket and
draws the foul against the New Underwood defense.
--photo by Robyn Jones
Tough defense Shaley Herber #40 tries to prevent the Lady
Tigers from getting the rebound. --photo by Robyn Jones
Gavin DeVries
Athlete of the Week
Tessa Stout
Girls Basketball
Tessa had two strong games last week against
the New Underwood Tigers and Colome Cow-
girls. Tessa came off the bench during the New
Underwood game and put some fire on the
floor. She played good defense, anticipating
what her opponents would do and was able to
get some great steals for the team. She also hit
some nice shots from the floor when we needed
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Good Luck Gymnasts February 14, 2013 Kadoka Press Page 6
State Gymnastics Meet Rapid City
Friday, February 15 Team Day
Saturday, February 16 Individual Day
Wall/Kadoka Gymnastic Team: Back row (L-R): Raya Garrett, Paisley Godfrey,
Ajaih Ortiz-Pierce and Jossie Kukal. Middle row: Jerica Coller,
Heather Dauksavage, Kallie Anderson and Myla Pierce.
Front row: Kelly Green, Jennifer Emery, Shelby Uhlir and Kate Rasmussen. Not
pictured: Michaela Schaefer.
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State Farm
Jan Hewitt: 859-2559
Headlee Vet Clinic
Drs. Bill & Norma Headlee
Kadoka: 837-2431 Philip: 859-2610
Building Center
Midland: 843-2871
Kadoka Gas & Go
Grant Patterson: 837-2350
West River
Craig & Diana Coller: 837-2690
Sauntee & Heidi Coller
Oien Implement
Badlands Petrified
Bill Fugate: 837-2448
Brent Peters: 837-2945
Food & Fuel
Clint & Brenda Jensen:
Farmers Union
Insurance Agency
Donna Enders: 837-2144
J&S Restore
John & Sue Kaiser: 837-2376
Good Luck Wrestlers February 14, 2013 Kadoka Press Page 7
H & H Restaurant
& Rodeway Inn
Ken & Cindy Wilmarth: 837-2287
Millers Garbage &
Larry & Jan Miller: 837-2698
Badlands Beauty Salon
Jan Miller: 390-4591
Gene Christensen: 837-2281
BankWest Insurance
Lori Waldron: 837-2277
Jiggers Restaurant
Jerry & JoAnne Stilwell: 837-2000
Midwest Cooperative
Rod Knutson, Mgr: 837-2600
Kadoka Clinic
Phone: 837-2257
Americas Best
Value Inn
Grant Patterson Phone: 837-2188
Discount Fuel
Mark & Tammy Carlson
Phone: 837-2271
Peoples Market
Rich & Shawna Bendt: 837-2232
Stadium Sports
Shelly Young Mission, SD
Dr. B.L. Porch, DVM
Dr. Boyd Porch: 837-2697
Grovens Chemical
Rick Groven: 837-2550
Hogens Hardware
Don & Randi Oyan: 837-2274
Rush Funeral Home
Philip Wall Kadoka
Jack & DJ Rush: 859-2400
Double H Feed
& Supply
Ted & Arlene Hicks: 837-2976
Kadoka Press
Ronda & Robyn 837-2259
Hildebrand Steel
& Concrete
Rich, Colleen & Haven Hildebrand
Off: 837-2621 Rich/Cell: 431-2226
Haven/Cell: 490-2926
Club 27
Lonny & Carrie Johnston:
Kadoka Booster Club
Promoting Spirit
State Farm
Jan Hewitt: 859-2559
Headlee Vet Clinic
Drs. Bill & Norma Headlee
Kadoka: 837-2431 Philip: 859-2610
Building Center
Midland: 843-2871
Kadoka Gas & Go
Grant Patterson: 837-2350
West River
Craig & Diana Coller: 837-2690
Sauntee & Heidi Coller
Oien Implement
Badlands Petrified
Bill Fugate: 837-2448
Brent Peters: 837-2945
Food & Fuel
Clint & Brenda Jensen:
Farmers Union
Insurance Agency
Donna Enders: 837-2144
J&S Restore
John & Sue Kaiser: 837-2376
Philip - Kadoka - Wall
Saturday, February 16 in Rapid City
Back row (L-R): Student Mgr. Madyson Morehart, Asst. Coach Brandy Knutson, Clint Stout, Nick Donnelly, Logan Ammons,
Grady Carley, Chandlier Sudbeck, Head Coach Matt Donnelly, Asst. Coach Keven Morehart, Student Mgrs. Deserae Williams
and Kelsie Kroetch. Middle row: Geoffrey DeVries, Raedon Anderson, Reed Johnson, Lane Blasius, Chance Knutson,
Gavin DeVries, Jed Brown. Front row: Paul Smiley, Kaylor Pinney, Keagan Fitch, Rance Johnson, Bryan Letellier,
Hunter Peterson, Trey Elshere, Preston Eisenbraun, Paul Kary.
Good Luck Girls Basketball
February 14, 2013 Kadoka Press Page 8
H & H Restaurant
& Rodeway Inn
Ken & Cindy Wilmarth: 837-2287
Millers Garbage &
Larry & Jan Miller: 837-2698
Beauty Salon
Jan Miller: 390-4591
Gene Christensen: 837-2281
Lori Waldron: 837-2277
Jerry & JoAnne Stilwell: 837-2000
Rod Knutson, Mgr: 837-2600
Kadoka Clinic
Phone: 837-2257
Americas Best
Value Inn
Phone: 837-2188
Discount Fuel
Mark & Tammy Carlson
Phone: 837-2271
Peoples Market
Rich & Shawna Bendt: 837-2232
Shelly Young Mission, SD
Dr. B.L. Porch, DVM
Dr. Boyd Porch: 837-2697
Grovens Chemical
Rick: 837-2550
Don & Randi Oyan: 837-2274
Rush Funeral Home
Philip Wall Kadoka
Jack & DJ Rush: 859-2400
Double H Feed
& Supply
Ted & Arlene Hicks: 837-2976
Hildebrand Steel
& Concrete
Rich, Colleen & Haven Hildebrand
Off: 837-2621 Rich/Cell: 431-2226
Haven/Cell: 490-2926
Kadoka Press
Ronda & Robyn: 837-2259
Club 27
Lonny & Carrie Johnston:
Kadoka Booster Club
Promoting Spirit
State Farm
Jan Hewitt: 859-2559
Headlee Vet Clinic
Drs. Bill & Norma Headlee
Kadoka: 837-2431 Philip: 859-2610
Building Center
Midland: 843-2871
Kadoka Gas & Go
Grant Patterson: 837-2350
West River
Craig & Diana Coller: 837-2690
Sauntee & Heidi Coller
Badlands Petrified
Bill Fugate: 837-2448
Brent Peters: 837-2945
Food & Fuel
Clint & Brenda Jensen:
Farmers Union Ins.
Donna Enders: 837-2144
J& S Restore
John & Sue Kaiser: 837-2376
Back row (L-R): Taylor Merchen, Raven Jorgensen, Coach Annette VanderMay, Mackenzie Word,
Destiny Dale. Front row: Marti Herber, Tessa Stout, Shaley Herber, Kwincy Ferguson, Katie Lensegrav.
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Good Luck Lady Kougars!
Class B District 13
February 18, 19 & 21
Games will be held in Kadoka
Good Luck Lady Kougars!
Class B District 13
February 18, 19 & 21
Games will be held in Kadoka
Legislati ve News
February 14, 2013 Kadoka Press Page 9
Chances are youre reading this
in a newspaper that was delivered
by the Postal Service, and perhaps
it was even delivered on a Satur-
day. If the Postal Service has its
way, Saturday delivery of first-
class letters, periodicals and stan-
dard mail will be eliminated
beginning in August. Here in South
Dakota, our postal service is criti-
cal to the way families and busi-
nesses operate, which is why Im
opposed to this short-sighted pro-
Theres no doubt that the United
States Postal Service (USPS) is fac-
ing some serious financial troubles.
Last year, the USPS reported a loss
of almost $16 billion. The proposal
to cut Saturday delivery aims to
save about $2 billion annually
nowhere close to covering the $16
billion deficit. Its time for the
Postal Service to make smart inter-
nal business decisions to fix their
financial problems.
The real problem with the USPS
is not the services they provide.
Cutting essential services, like six
day delivery, is only a small drop in
a very large bucket of financial
troubles. There are a host of struc-
tural reforms and ways to improve
and modernize the USPS that
could continue to provide quality
services, while fixing inefficiencies
that have plagued the Postal Serv-
ice for years.
South Dakota is home to over
300 postal facilities that serve cen-
tral roles in our communities, and
a lot of folks have expressed con-
cern to me recently about what
would happen if Saturday delivery
is eliminated. I hope to see real,
common sense reforms come from
the USPS which will actually move
delivery service to become more re-
liable, efficient and financially
The bottom line is this: the
Postal Service needs to address its
internal issues before cutting serv-
ices that directly affect South
Dakota families and businesses. If
youre a rural newspaper that re-
lies on Saturday delivery, or a resi-
dent who designates Saturdays as
the day to pay bills, I hope you
reach out to my office and share
your story. I would love to hear
from you. Contact information for
my South Dakota and Washington,
D.C. offices are: Sioux Falls 605-
275-2868; Watertown 605-878-
2868; Aberdeen 605-262-2862;
Rapid City 605-791-4673; Washing-
ton DC 202-225-2801; Toll-Free 1-
Protecting Our Postal
Service Delivery
By Rep. Kristi Noem
The nonpartisan Congressional
Budget Office (CBO) recently re-
leased its 2013 Budget and Eco-
nomic Outlook. The report sounded
the alarm on Americas financial
future and made it clear that if the
federal government fails to address
the long-term drivers of our out-of-
control federal spending, our na-
tional debt will continue on an
unsustainable upward trajectory
that will eventually consume our
economy, slowing growth and hurt-
ing opportunity for American fami-
lies and workers.
According to the report, the na-
tional debt is expected to hit $26
trillion by 2023or more than $10
trillion over the next 10 years. Ac-
cording to the CBO, such levels of
debt would increase the risk of a
fiscal crisis.
Stifled by a national debt that
just keeps rising, economic growth
is likely to remain bleak and na-
tional unemployment levels above
7.5 percent through next year, ac-
cording to the CBO report. If that
happens, 2014 will be the sixth con-
secutive year that unemployment
exceeds 7.5 percent of the labor
force, making it the longest period
of joblessness in the past 70 years.
Few in America would dispute
the fact that these numbers are
alarming. However, the divide in
Congress is about whether to
tackle the out-of-control national
debt by increasing taxes on hard
working Americans, or by making
sensible reforms to control federal
spending. According to the CBO re-
port, the federal governments tax
receipts are projected to exceed
what they have historically been
relative to the size of the economy.
In other words, Washington clearly
does not tax too little, it spends too
The only way to dig ourselves
out of this hole and put our country
back on a sound financial footing is
to get spending under control. Its
not too late to enact meaningful
spending reforms that would jump-
start the American economy, but
Congress must act soon in order to
prevent a financial catastrophe
that will limit the opportunities for
future generations of Americans.
The Risk of a Fiscal Crisis
By Sen. John Thune
Last year, I had the opportunity
to join a Department of Defense
trip to Kuwait and Afghanistan to
visit South Dakota troops who
were serving in those countries.
Seeing the bleak landscape of
Afghanistan and the extreme
desert conditions made me appre-
ciate even more the sacrifice that
every member of our military
makes for our nation.
It is not just these brave men
and women who make sacrifices
their families sacrifice as well.
Just as we have military men
and women overseas, there are
other servicemen and women serv-
ing much closer to home here in
South Dakota. Many of them are
stationed at Ellsworth Air Force
Base. I have made a proposal to the
Legislature for the benefit of those
Thirty-five percent of military
spouses in the workforce are in pro-
fessions that require professional
licensure or certification. When a
military family is transferred to
our state, that family should not
lose earning power for an extended
period while a spouse seeks licen-
sure in South Dakota.
That is why I proposed a profes-
sional licensure portability bill for
military spouses. It has been intro-
duced to the Legislature as Senate
Bill 117. The bill will streamline
the process so that a military
spouse with a license or certificate
in another state can easily transfer
into South Dakota.
Nearly half of our sister states
have approved similar legislation,
and I hope that the Legislature ap-
proves the measure, allowing
South Dakota to join those states.
Our military men and women
are devoted to our country. They
endure greatly for us. They risk
their lives and sacrifice much. One
sacrifice our military families
should not have to make is waiting
for government to approve their
ability to make a living after mov-
ing to South Dakota.
SB117 will let military families
know that South Dakota welcomes
them and values their great contri-
bution to our nation.
Support Military Families
By Gov. Dennis Daugaard
ignated in current cemeteries for
Nelson said the veterans are not
asking the state for a national
cemetery, but the veterans would
take it on as a project to raise the
Nelson said communities would
be interested in having this memo-
rial park. While it would not be a
windfall, he said, it would attract
visitors, who would buy gas and
food while there.
He said they would seek a donor
of 50 acres along the I-90 corridor.
The reason for seeking another
cemetery on the eastern side of the
state was to make it easier for rel-
atives to visit the graves of their
loved ones, rather than having to
travel across the state.
Committee members resisted
the proposal, citing several prob-
lems with the bill.
Rep. David Nostrup, R-Ab-
erdeen, said there was nothing
stopping the veterans from work-
ing on such a project, and didnt
need the state authority to do so.
While just short of 100 legisla-
tors had signed on to the bill, Nos-
trup included, and Rep. Bernie
Hunhoff, D-Yankton, had asked
that it be kept alive to be debated
by the full House, the bill was
killed in committee on a 9-4 vote.
By Elizabeth Sam Grosz
Community News Service
An effort to have state authori-
zation for a new cemetery for vet-
erans on the eastern end of South
Dakota died in the House State Af-
fairs Committee this past week in
Rep. Stace Nelson, R-Fulton,
presented the bill Feb. 6, with a
host of veterans in the audience
looking on. Nelson said the bill was
seeking authority to purchase 50
acres of land along I-90, but there
was no state money involved. He
said there were plenty of South
Dakotans with a kind heart who
will be honored to donate to this.
Steve Harding, Department of
Veterans Affairs, agreed with the
good intentions, but opposed it
because of the cost and the lack of
a need. He said the Black Hills Na-
tional Cemetery near Sturgis al-
ready is in existence, and two other
cemeteries at Ogalala and Rosebud
reservations at Pine Ridge and
Mission, respectively, recently were
given authority to move ahead.
South Dakota has 70,000 veter-
ans and three cemeteries, Harding
said, while North Dakota has
60,000 veterans with one state
Local municipalities, he said,
have the option to have areas des-
Veterans fail to receive state
authority for cemetery
possession and 416 misdemeanor
charges against adults, and 200 f
those dismissed, Glynn said we
are sending a bad message to kids.
Glynn said the Attorney Gen-
erals 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 bills 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 Glynns 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.
After the meeting, Glynn said I
really thought with the States 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 didnt 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
stamps. In actual expense, he said,
about half of their food expense is
covered by food stamps and the
other half they would pay the tax.
Feinstein said for a family of
three, with a net income of $1,591
per month, or grossing $24,000 per
year, they would receive only $86 in
food stamps.
That is a lot less than the aver-
age of $312 per month that is
touted in discussions, Feinstein
We have an immoral tax sys-
tem, commented Rep. Bernie Hun-
hoff, D-Yankton, adding in South
Dakota we have the poorest of the
poor, yet they are taxed for food.
The bill was resisted by the state
Department of Revenue, and the
Bureau of Finance and Manage-
ment. Officials said the states
broad tax base allows many to pay
a little without placing a large bur-
den on anyone. Those states with-
out sales tax on food, it was noted,
generally have another source of
money, such as Alaska with its oil
Despite the passionate support
of Democrats, their four votes were
the only ones cast to pass the bill,
while 10 voted to kill it. It also was
sent to the 41st day, an action
meant to keep it from being
brought up again during this ses-
by Elizabeth Sam Grosz
Community News Service
The four percent sales tax on
food items remains intact after a
proposal to cut it failed to make it
out of the House Taxation Commit-
tee recently.
The tax would have been de-
creased to zero percent, which
through a technicality, would have
allowed cities to continue charging
their one or two percent currently
in place.
Rep. Marc Feinstein, D-Sioux
Falls, led the discussion, noting
that the approximate nine percent
of sales tax revenue shouldnt be
wagging the dog of 91 percent of
revenue nine percent is not that
This was the fifth year for this
attempt, but Feinstein noted that
the reasons it had been voted down
before are no longer there.
We tax sales tax on baby food
and formula, Feinstein said, but
not for pigs and horsesthats
Rep. Ray Ring, D-Vermillion,
and a retired college economics pro-
fessor, backed up Feinsteins argu-
ment, noting that 64,000 are in the
bottom 20 percent of income.
Through calculations, he noted
that these families should pay 30
percent of their food bill, with the
other 70 percent covered by food
Removal of sales tax on food
slap in the face of veterans. He
supported having the funding rein-
stated, noting that counties will
have to apply for the reimburse-
ment, once the money is actually
spent on veterans service officer ac-
Sen. Bill Van Gerpen, R-Tyndall,
who had not been in the Legisla-
ture when the cut was made, said
he was shocked and stunned when
I learned South Dakota had de-
cided to quit funding the VSO.
The perception, he said, was
that of the state not supporting its
Gene Murphy, Disabled Ameri-
can Veterans, said veteran suicide
rates are at an all-time high this
past year. The DAV has 28 vans
that make daily trips, bringing vet-
erans to appointments.
The government, said Murphy,
wasnt concerned about dollars
when it sent these people to war.
The bill was sent to the House
floor with a 13-0 do pass recom-
By Elizabeth Sam Grosz
Community News Service
Cuts made two years ago across
most of state government programs
resulted in the loss of $168,000
from the Veterans Service Officer
A bill approved by the House
State Affairs Committee Feb. 6,
HB1249, would reinstate that
funding to counties who have such
an officer. This person helps veter-
ans receive their benefits from the
federal government.
Rep. Lance Carson, R-Mitchell,
said with over 70,000 veterans eli-
gible, only about 26,000 currently
are taking part in what has been
awarded to them.
We send several hundred young
people into combat zones, said
Carson, and many return with
problems that need to be ad-
Rep. Spencer Hawley, D-Brook-
ings, said two years when the cuts
were made, he didnt think it was a
necessary cut, and this one was a
Veterans Service Officer funding
on way to being reinstated
gate and prosecute these offenses,
said US Attorney Brendan John-
Badlands Chief Ranger Casey
Osback believes that solid police
work in the early phases of this
case resulted in this victory over
poaching in our national parks.
Jorgenson and Wilmet were also
found with carcasses from several
additional deer. They stated they
took the wildlife in the vicinity of
Badlands and the town of Scenic,
South Dakota.
The possession of traps or nets is
not allowable within Badlands. The
taking of wildlife is an illegal act,
as is [p]ossessing unlawfully
taken wildlife or portions thereof
(36 CFR2.2(a)(3)). The National
Park Service mission, as identified
in the 1916 Organic Act is charged
with the protection of natural and
historic objects and the wild life in
national parks. In most park units,
hunting is specifically called out as
a prohibited recreational use.
Hunting is welcomed on some fed-
eral and state properties. Respon-
sible hunters research regulations
and follow appropriate guidelines,
a practice Jorgenson and Wilmet
did not honor. Jorgenson was sen-
tenced to one year of probation and
a $1,000 fine. He was ordered to
pay $25 to the Victim Assistance
Fund and $2,500 in restitution.
Wilmet was previously sentenced
on October 5, 2012.
By working together, the various
land management and law enforce-
ment agencies involved were able
to successfully work within their
differing missions to bring these
poachers to justice. Badlands staff
is extremely grateful that the per-
petrators of the bison slaughter
were convicted.
Badlands is one of four mid-west
NPS units with American bison on
the landscape. Brunnemann stated
that Anyone who has seen these
majestic animals knows they are
looking at our national history, our
national icon.
A healthy herd of about 800
bison can be found within Bad-
lands National Park, about 10
miles west of Wall, South Dakota.
The expanse of prairie grasses and
rugged spires of Badlands National
Park inspires reverence and nostal-
gia, and these bison are an integral
part of Badlands history. An iconic
symbol of the National Park Serv-
ice, American bison can still face
threats even in these protected
On November 15, 2010 Keith
Jorgenson of Green Bay, Wisconsin,
illegally shot and killed a mule
deer buck in Pennington County.
This started an investigation which
uncovered how Joseph Wilmet, also
of Green Bay, shot, killed, and
butchered a large bull bison in
Badlands National Park.
A cooperative law enforcement
effort with Pennington County
Sheriff s Department, South
Dakota Game, Fish and Parks,
United States Fish and Wildlife
Service, United States Attorneys
Office, and National Park Service
resulted in Wilmet being sentenced
on October 5, 2012, and Jorgenson
being sentenced on January 7,
2013, for the unlawful taking of
Badlands Superintendent Eric
Brunnemann stated, Today we
salute the agencies that investi-
gated this case, prosecuted and
gave us these convictions. Two
years and countless hours of inves-
tigative work exemplifies the dedi-
cation of these officers. This is
government that works.
Jorgenson disclosed that he and
Wilmet had been scouting for ani-
mals in the days leading up to the
November 15, 2010 discovery of the
buffalo and deer.
"The prosecution of these two
men should serve as a notice to
anyone involved in poaching in our
state. We take wildlife crime seri-
ously and we will continue our ef-
forts to work with our law
enforcement partners to investi-
Wisconsin man sentenced
in unlawful taking of wildlife
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Town of Belvidere
Regular Meeting
January 7, 2013
A motion was made by Rudy Reimann to
call the meeting to order. Wayne Hind-
man seconded the motion. The following
people were present: Rudy Reimann,
Wayne Hindman, John Rodgers and Jo
Minutes from the December 10, 2012
meeting were read. With there being no
corrections, Rudy Reimann made a mo-
tion to accept the minutes. Wayne Hind-
man seconded the motion.
Tom DeVries asked the city council for
permission to do some dirt work and
property clean up on the city pasture. All
council members were in agreement to
grant Tom permission. The council then
asked Tom, when he had time, to land-
scape a few spots around the Belvidere
At 7:30 the council held the Malt Bever-
age License Hearing for John
Rodgers/Belvidere Store. With no one
presenting any objections, Rudy and
Wayne both voted yes on granting the li-
cense. The license will be sent into the
Department of Revenue for their ap-
The council moved to take $50,000 dol-
lars from the checking account and move
it into an interest bearing CD.
A motion was made by Rudy Reimann
and seconded by Wayne Hindman to
designate the following: official newspa-
per Kadoka Press, official bank Bank
West Kadoka, official attorney Tollefson
Law Office. Wages for the 2013 fiscal
year are: Trustee volunteer, Finance
Officer - $10.00 per hour, Part Time Help
depends on experience, Election work-
ers - $10.00 per hour.
The city election is set for April 9, 2013.
There are two Trustee positions open
this year. The three year term for John
Rodgers and a two year term for Rudy
Reimann. Petitions can be circulated
starting January 25, 2013 and ends on
February 22, 2013.
Golden West, phone
& internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104.44
Kadoka Press,
publication . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16.90
SD Assoc. of Rural
Water, dues . . . . . . . . . . . .320.00
SD Department of
Revenue, license . . . . . . . . .75.00
US Treasury, payroll taxes . . . .121.64
West Central, electricity . . . . . .836.92
WR/LJ, water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42.50
With there being no further business a
motion was made by Wayne Hindman to
adjourn the meeting. Rudy Reimann sec-
onded the motion. The next meeting will
be February 11, 2013 in the city office at
7:00 p.m.
John L. Rodgers
Council President
Jo Manke-Rodgers
Finance Officer
[Published February 14, 2013, at the total
approximate cost of $29.90]
Board of Jackson
January 21, 2013
The Board of Jackson County Commis-
sioners met in special session at 11:00
a.m., Monday, January 21, 2013 in the
Commissioners Room of the Jackson
County Courthouse. Chairman Glen
Bennett called the meeting to order with
members Larry Johnston, Jim Stilwell
and Ron Twiss present. Larry Denke was
absent. Also present were Dwight
Deaver, Hwy. Supt., Aaron Richardson,
and Kolette Struble. Derek McTighe,
Brosz Engineering was also present.
All motions carried unanimously unless
otherwise noted.
Chairman Bennett requested all in atten-
dance to travel to the site of new con-
struction on the Prokop Road (CS 29).
The construction site was observed.
Derek McTighe, Brosz Engineering ob-
tained information about the percentage
of grade of the hill on the road, and doc-
umented other information.
All in attendance returned to the Com-
missioners Room of the Jackson County
Courthouse at 12:05 p.m.
Discussion was held on the short dis-
tance from the cattle guard, curve around
the power line, and then immediate steep
grade up on the west side of the hill.
These factors cause possible hazards ei-
ther going up or coming down the hill,
along with a very abrupt drop in terrain
on the south side of the road on the west
side of the hill. Report was made that al-
ternate location of the cattle guard was
not taken as the adjoining landowner did
not approve.
Derek McTighe informed the board that
each road construction project should
begin with a set of plans, and he sug-
gested the county use the South Dakota
Secondary Road Plan Specifications.
Derek McTighe informed the board he
would compile information from today
and present it to SDDOT, Secondary
Roads for advisement on the project.
Discussion was held that lowering the hill
could cost $75,000 or more. Derek
McTighe informed the board that SDDOT
may advise that the county remove that
section of road from the county system
and then it would become a private road.
Discussion was held that a petition would
be required from a private citizen to initi-
ate removal of road from the county sys-
tem. Derek McTighe is to provide
information received from SDDOT at the
February meeting.
Dwight Deaver, Hwy. Supt., reported that
all equipment will be locked up at the end
of each day. He also reported on training
of motor grader operators.
At 1:15 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.
The board came out of executive session
at 1:48 p.m. The board took no action.
Discussion was held on new roads
added to the county system. The board
suggested that the Highway Department
start a file for each new road.
Discussion was held on the proposed
rechanneling of Lost Dog Creek at
Riverview Road near Highway 44 south
of Interior. Twiss suggested that the
county have Brosz Engineering look at
the proposed project, and that this be
placed on the agenda of the February
There being no further business to come
before the board, Twiss moved, Johnston
seconded, that the meeting be ad-
journed, and that the board meet in reg-
ular session at 9:00 a.m., February 11,
Vicki D. Wilson,
Jackson County Auditor
Glen Bennett, Chairman
[Published February 14, 2013, at the total
approximate cost of $39.97]
William Bill Robert Lee_________________________
Loving husband and father, a
true American
William Bill Robert Lee, 81
years young, of Springdale, Ark.,
formerly of Midland, S.D., suc-
cumbed to heart failure at the VA
Medical Centers Palliative Care
facility in Fayetteville, Ark., at
6:55 p.m. on February 5, 2013.
Bill was born in Midland to
William and Electa Pearl (John-
son) Lee on May 5, 1931, and
raised on his dad's homestead,
Golden Willow Ranch, north of Ot-
tumwa. He was educated at the
Mattison County School where he
graduated the eighth grade. Bill
finished his schooling by GED
while in the military.
Before joining the Army, Bill was
the 4-H leader for the Prairie
Rangers and served with Helen
Heeb and Walt Sandal. He won the
Congress Award and was given a
trip to Chicago. He was all pre-
pared to enter the service of the
Army and actually postponed it so
he could make that trip!
It was during a 4-H camp trip
that he first met Connie Carr, who
was only about 11 years old at the
time, and it was not love at first
sight. Bill was Camp King that
year and since he was 17 years old
there was no romance in the air for
the two of them. But meant to be
has a way of making things hap-
Bill joined the Army in January
of 1953 and was stationed at Camp
Roberts in Petaluma, Calif. He
served during the Korean War. He
was a sharpshooter with the M1
rifle and was a squad leader for a
medic unit. Bill was a member of a
top secret team in the ASA (Army
Security Agency). Unbeknownst to
his family, Bill was out of the coun-
try many times, behind enemy
lines, helping to get wounded sol-
diers to safety. He was honorably
discharged in June 1959. It was
after Bill returned home from the
service that he and Connie met
again and the sparks quickly flew.
They were married August 6,
1960, in Philip at the Methodist
A blessed couple, they had a full
life in their loving marriage of 52
years. They had three children to-
gether. Bill loved to go on family
hunting and fishing trips. Many
times, at the beginning of the
hunting season, he would let his
kids follow him as he was track-
ing a deer. Now, any hunter
knows the deer wouldn't be caught
within hearing distance of three
kids. Bill would take them care-
fully and quietly, walking
through the creek beds or wher-
ever they happened to be.
Bill is remembered as a strong,
yet compassionate man. He loved
to work with his hands and loved
remodeling houses. Most of their
homes while growing up had some
part of the house in a remodeling
project. Many times Connie won-
dered if she would ever be rid of all
the sawdust. Bill loved rock hunt-
ing. Many a vacation was spent
out in the middle of nowhere look-
ing for agates, geodes, and what-
ever rock could be polished. He
had a tumbler which he used to get
them polished, but somehow he
never got around to making the
jewelry he intended to create.
There was always a box of beauti-
fully polished rocks somewhere in
the garage or his shop, waiting to
be turned into a treasure. But the
real treasure was Bill.
Bill had a love for gardening, es-
pecially flowers. In the spring, peo-
ple would slowly drive past
wherever they lived to admire his
flowers. He battled many a pesky
gopher, even naming a few, all the
while trying to find ways to pre-
vent them from destroying his
beautifying projects. Bill loved
woodworking and building things
with his hands. He could be found
in his shop working with his jig-
saw building something, and all
his kids have jigsaw puzzles that
he created for them as Christmas
gifts one year. Bill had a gentle
spirit, filled with love and he was
loved mightily in response by all
who knew him.
He also loved to play cards. He
and Connie found some wonderful
neighbors who also loved to play
cards. They spent many evenings
playing Joker, Whist, Pinochle and
a number of other card games.
And just when you thought
there couldnt possibly be any
more to Bill Lee husband, father,
brother, son, patriot, woodworker,
amateur horticulturist, hunter,
fisherman, and loyal friend to
many not done yet! Bill was an
IFR-rated pilot who owned two
planes a Piper Cub and a Cessna
Sky Master. And, of course, he
taught his boys to fly. His son,
Todd, recalls a very important les-
son. It seems Todd was having a
bit of trouble picking up the details
his dad was trying to give him. Fi-
nally, Bill said to his son Lets
start simple. When you push this
forward, the cows get bigger. When
you pull it back, the cows get
smaller. Well, that made it all
come together for Todd and, once
again, dad was king.
Even though thats a pretty ful-
filling life, Bill kept busy with
work and his affiliations as well!
He and his nephew, Walter Ju-
nior Van Tassel, became partners
on the Golden Willow Ranch and
raised their families together. In
1963 Golden Willow Seeds was
started, so along with the ranch
that raised registered Black Angus
cattle and farming, the seed busi-
ness included certified seeds and
custom grain cleaning. Bill was as
passionate about his work as he
was about his family. He used Con-
klin products in his farming activ-
ities on the ranch. He was sold on
the products so he started selling
them to his friends and neighbors.
Driven to succeed at anything he
did, Bill ultimately became Con-
klins Salesperson of the Year
with the companys first $50,000
month from one person! He was
one of the first of eight area man-
agers for Conklin.
There was a tough side to Bill
and it was reflected in his involve-
ment with his community. You
cant be in demand to participate
on numerous boards without hav-
ing a gift for knowing when to take
a stand. Bill served on the South
Dakota State Board of Agriculture
where he developed industry and
educational relationships through
numerous board meetings at
South Dakota State University in
Brookings. He served with SDSU
President Briggs on the Board of
Directors for the SDCIA (South
Dakota Crop Improvement Associ-
ation), the Board of Directors for
Certified Seeds, and the Board of
Directors for the Prairie Village in
Madison. In 1973, Bill was
awarded the South Dakota Farm-
stead Beautification Award from
the Haakon County Conservation
District. He was a lifetime member
of Granite Threshing Bee in Gran-
ite, Iowa. Additionally, he was a
past Master of the Masonic Lodge
in Midland, and was a 32nd De-
gree Shriner. Bill was a busy man!
Declining health, caused by ex-
posure to chemicals in the seed
cleaning dust, forced Bill and Wal-
ter to dissolve their partnership in
1970. Bill and Connie then pur-
chased the Bernard Armstrong
Ranch north of Midland. In 1974,
they decided to move the family to
the Rapid City area to be closer to
the health care Bill needed. It was-
n't long before they decided the
doctors in Sioux Falls were better
and they moved to the eastern side
of South Dakota.
Bill became disabled in 1989
when a drunk driver hit his semi-
truck, sending his rig over the side
of the mountain near the Ten-
nessee/North Carolina border.
This added more health issues to
Bills already difficult condition
and, in 2008, Bill and Connie de-
cided to retire. A move to Arkansas
where they could be near the
Ozark Mountains they loved and
be in a warmer climate was an
easy decision to make. This also
put them closer to Branson, Mo.,
where they loved to visit many of
the music places.
The driving force behind Bills
ability to overcome all adversity
and come out on top was that he
dearly loved his family. When the
grandchildren started arriving,
Bill loved sharing the things he
had passion for and passing along
his knowledge in such a wide array
of topics. He looked forward to
sharing with each new generation
as the great-grandchildren started
arriving. He was proud of the ac-
complishments of his children,
grandchildren, and great-grand-
children. One of his granddaugh-
ters shared with Grandma
recently that "Grandpa was al-
ways so strong and could fix any-
thing." Everyone agreed. He
collected antique tractors and was
a big International Harvester fan.
Connie was indulgent about Bills
love for all things tractor and Bill
was able to add another thing to
his long list of passions.
Not long ago, Bill ran into an-
other Korean War Vet. They got to
talking and discovered they had
been on some of the same missions
together. They were able to remi-
nisce about the daring helicopter
pilot who was able to fly them in
and out of some pretty rough expe-
riences as they helped injured sol-
diers. Bill was so very proud to
have served his country. He was
proud to be an American through
and through. He was proud to
serve his country. When he was
given his Korean War Veteran cap
a couple of years ago, he proudly
wore it everywhere he went as a
reminder of the country he loved.
Bill is survived by his wife of 52
years, Connie (Carr) Lee; a daugh-
ter Sandra (Jack) Nantais of Cen-
terville; two sons, Mike Lee of
Fairview, Mont., and Todd
(Tammy) Lee of Apple Valley,
Minn.; a sister, Fern Konst of
Philip; a brother-in-law, Jim
(Deanna) Carr of Pueblo, Colo.;
eight grandchildren, Dan (Kenzi)
Lee, Ashley Osterkamp, Nick Lee,
Veronica (Robert) Knockenmus,
Alisha Lee, Hannah Lee, Elliott
Lee, and Katie Lee; three step-
grandchildren - Adam (Sarah)
Nantais, Erica Nantais, and Joel
(Holly) Nantais; three great-
grandchildren, Paige Knocken-
mus, Robert Michael Knockenmus
and Landon Michael Lee; multiple
nieces and nephews; and a host of
relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, William and Electa Pearl
(Johnson) Lee; half-sisters, Ruth
(Caster) Blumenthal and Edna
(Caster) Jones; half-brother,
Grover Caster; baby grandson,
Eric Lee; infant nephew, Richard
Konst; nephew, Walter "Junior"
Van Tassel; and niece, Esther
(Konst) Burns.
Bill always gave more than ex-
pected, and he will proudly serve
God in Heaven. But his family is
left with the memories of a soft,
gentle, compassionate man who
loved them all. He will be greatly
A celebration of life service was
held at the American Legion Hall
in Philip, S.D., on Saturday, Feb-
ruary 9, with Pastor Dallas
McKinley officiating.
Music was provided by Barb
Bowen, pianist, and Susan Van
Tassel, vocalist. Ushers were
Mickey Daly and Lawrence
Pallbearers were Todd and Mike
Lee, Steve and Jim Van Tassel,
and Nick and Rodney Konst.
Burial with full military honors
by the American Legion Post #173
of Philip was at the Masonic
Cemetery in Philip.
His online guestbook is available
TO: Maggie Williams, deceased
TO: Maggie Williams, Emil Williams,
Bee Huddleson, Connie Lehr,
and Maggie Lou Heltzel
Notice is hereby given that Jackson
County is the lawful holder of a 2007 Tax
Sale Certificate, Number 178, purchased
by Jackson County at Kadoka, South
Dakota on the 15th day of December
2008, said real property described as fol-
Lot three (3), Block six (6),
Town of Wanblee, Jackson
County, South Dakota
as shown by the plat recorded in the Of-
fice of the Register of Deeds of Jackson
County, South Dakota.
Notice is further given that the right of re-
demption will expire and a Tax Deed for
the above described property shall be is-
sued to Jackson County (60) sixty days
from the date of completed service of this
Notice unless the property is redeemed
as permitted by law.
Dated at Kadoka, South Dakota the 11th
day of February, 2013.
Cindy Willert,
Jackson County Treasurer
[Published February 14 & 21, 2013 at the
total approximate cost of $35.38]
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Monday Night Mixed
Handrahan Const .......................17-7
Dakota Bar..................................15-9
Shads Towing ...........................14-10
Badlands Auto..........................10-10
Petersens ....................................8-16
Bryan Buxcel....6-7-10 split; 242/576
Jennifer Reckling.........................130
Jackie Shull .................192 clean/534
Trina Brown..........................194/554
Tena Slovek..................................181
Connie Schlim..............................178
Matt Reckling.......................5-7 split
Tuesday Mens Early
Philip Motor................................16-0
Peoples Market ...........................12-4
G&A Trenching.............................9-7
Philip Health Service ...................8-8
Kennedy Impl ...............................7-9
Georges Welding ........................4-12
Bear Auto ....................................4-12
Kadoka Tree Service...................4-12
Tony Gould ............................222/594
Cory Boyd.....................................572
Matt Schofield .....3-10 split; 224/571
Randy Boyd...........................231/567
Alvin Pearson ...5-7 & 6-7 splits; 523
Bill Stone......................................513
Colt Terkildsen......................200/506
Earl Park......................................501
Ed Morrison .................................501
Steve Varner.................................500
Pat Berkimer..3-10 & 3-6-7-10 splits
Johnny Wilson...................2-5-7 split
Terry Wentz ........................3-10 split
Dan Addison....................6-7-10 split
Wednesday Morning Coffee
(standing at the end of week 22)
Cutting Edge Salon ....................21-7
State Farm................................17-11
Bowling Belles ....................10.5-17.5
Jolly Ranchers ............................8-20
Charlene Kjerstad...............4-6 split;
.......................................181, 155/467
Kay Kroetch ..................169, 156/454
Shirley OConnor ..................177/450
Christy Park..........................191/446
Donna Newman...........7-4-5 split x 2
Wednesday Night Early
Dakota Bar..................................16-4
Wall Food Center ........................12-8
Morrisons Haying.......................11-9
Just Tammys............................10-10
Dorothys Catering....................10-10
Hildebrand Concrete ..................8-12
First National Bank ...................8-12
Chiefies Chicks...........................5-15
Heather Nelson............................202
Ashley Reckling ....................187/480
Carrie Buchholz ...........................402
Brittney Drury.............................184
Kalie Kjerstad..............................325
Cindy VanderMay ..........6-7-10 split;
Amy Morrison .......................178/502
Jackie Shull..................................479
Shar Moses...................................172
Kathy Arthur................................171
Linda Stangle .......................5-7 split
Annette Hand.......................5-7 split
Thursday Men
The Steakhouse ..........................17-3
Coyles SuperValu.......................15-5
OConnell Const ..........................12-8
WEE BADD.................................9-11
A&M Laundry.............................8-12
West River Pioneer Tanks..........8-12
Dakota Bar..................................7-13
McDonnell Farms .......................4-16
Scott Brech............................200/540
Jason Petersen ...........3-10 split; 222
Nathan Kjerstad ........3-10 split; 213
Matt Reckling...............5-7 split; 208
Jack Heinz....................................553
Doug Hauk ............................205/550
Steve McDonnell ..........................205
Ronnie Coyle...............3-10 split; 203
Matt Schofield..............................204
Harlan Moos ......3-7-10 & 3-10 splits
Andrew Reckling ....3-10 & 2-7 splits
Jordon Kjerstad..................3-10 split
Dean Schulz........................3-10 split
Friday Nite Mixed
Randys Spray Service................17-7
Cristis Crew ...............................15-9
Lee & the Ladies.........................15-9
Roys Repair ..............................13-11
King Pins...................................10-14
The Ghost Team............................0-0
Jason Schofield .....................226/500
Theresa Miller.......................188/517
John Heltzel ..........................219/547
Tanner Norman...3-10 split; 205/530
Deanna Fees......................4-5-7 split
Cory Boyd .............................5-7 split
Lee Neville............................2-7 split
Brian Pearson.....................3-10 split
cally controlled retail division of
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During 2013, Midwest Coopera-
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million in patronage dividends to
its eligible customers based on
business done Sept. 1, 2011 Aug.
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being paid out in cash.
Overall, CHS expects to return
up to a record $600 million during
its 2013 fiscal year in cash patron-
age, equity redemptions and divi-
dends paid on preferred stock to
nearly 1,200 eligible cooperatives
and nearly 50,000 individual mem-
bers and others in 50 states. CHS
net income for its fiscal year ending
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Patronage is based on business
done with CHS during fiscal 2012,
while equity redemptions repre-
sent retirement of ownership in
CHS earned in past years. Since it
was established in 1998, CHS has
returned more than $3.1 billion in
cash to its owners.
If they have not already done so,
individuals who have reached age
70 and representatives of the es-
tates of deceased members are en-
couraged to contact Milt Handcock
and request redemption of their eq-
uity. CHS makes equity redemp-
tions to eligible individual direct
members throughout the year,
based on attaining age 70 or estate
retirements, but potentially eligi-
ble individuals must initiate con-
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ingredients, along with business
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ices. The company operates
petroleum refineries/pipelines and
manufactures, markets and dis-
tributes Cenex brand refined
fuels, lubricants, propane and re-
newable energy products.
Nearly 1,500 eligible patrons of
Midwest Cooperatives will share in
the distribution of $2.86 million in
cash patronage and equity during
2013 based on business theyve
conducted with the company.
Were extremely proud that we
can provide this tremendous return
to our customers and owners, said
Milt Handcock, general manager.
One of the most important ways
we help producers grow is by deliv-
ering an economic return on the
business they do with Midwest Co-
operatives. This along with the
quality energy and crop inputs,
crop marketing and services we
provide year-round underscores
the added value of being a coopera-
tive system owner and customer.
Through their ownership in a
cooperative like Midwest Coopera-
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to products and services, they also
share in our success and that of the
integrated CHS system. This en-
ables all of us to invest in the fu-
ture of our local producers, this
business and our community.
Midwest Cooperatives is a lo-
Patrons of Midwest Cooperatives
share in CHS cash distribution
The 2013 Black Hills Stock
Show Youth Day, held Jan. 26, was
a big success due to increased par-
ticipation from youth, new awards
and great weather.
Youth from South Dakota and
five neighboring states came to-
gether to compete in youth in ac-
tion events for horse and livestock
along with taking part in a dog
show and beef cook off challenge.
Held at the Central States Fair-
grounds in Rapid City, the event
provided the perfect setting for
youth to learn and engage in their
4-H and FFA projects.
Livestock youth had the oppor-
tunity to compete in the Livestock-
ology contest were they were
quizzed on basic production knowl-
edge of beef, sheep, and swine. Kids
completed a quiz, station identifi-
cation, gave a team oral presenta-
tion, and finished a team challenge
Top two teams in juniors and
seniors were recognized. First
place senior team was Hughes
County: Haley Ketteler, Mariah
Kessler, Chauncey Trapp, and Jon-
alyn Beastrom. Second place
team was Haakon/Jackson
County: Seth Haigh, Makenzie
Stilwell, Shaina Solon, and Elle
grows at 2013
BHSS Youth Day
NEED A PLUMBER? Call Dale at
605-441-1053 or leave a message
at home 605-837-0112. K31-4tp
Area School District is seeking pro-
posals from an individual or group to
organize, manage and operate the
track concession stand for the 2013
track season. Any group or combi-
nation of groups must include in
their proposal the name of the indi-
vidual(s) who will be responsible for
management and coordinating
workers for track meets. Please sub-
mit proposals by Thursday, February
29, 2013. Proposals will be reviewed
by the sports complex committee
and will be acted upon at the board
of education meeting on March 13,
2013. Proposals will be evaluated
on a competitive basis and will be
weighted on the benefit to the school
and community including monetary
gain to the school district, quality of
concession stand products, cus-
tomer service and the concise de-
scription of the management plan for
the concessions. For more informa-
tion and the track schedule, please
contact Jamie Hermann, 837-2175.
The Kadoka Area School Board of
Education reserves the right to ac-
cept or reject any or all proposals.
EOE. K30-2tc
POSITION OPEN: An assistant
track coach position is open for the
2013 track season at the Kadoka
Area School District. All applicants
need to complete the application
that is available on the website and submit to
George Seiler, 6-12 Prinicpal, PO
Box 99, Kadoka, SD 57543. EOE.
pasture for 100-250 cow/calf pairs
preferably in the Jackson/Haakon
/Jones county area, but would con-
sider other areas. With full mainte-
nance. Call 605-843-2869.
Contact Eileen Stolley, Registered
Tax Return Preparer, after 5:00 p.m.
605-837-2320 KP29-3tc
POSITION OPEN: Jackson County
Highway Department Worker. Expe-
rience in road/bridge
construction/maintenance preferred.
CDL Pre-employment drug and al-
cohol screening required. Applica-
tions / resumes accepted.
Information (605) 837-2410 or (605)
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Thank you all for coming! I didnt
know 90 years would be so fun.
Thanks for the beautiful cards, hand-
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prayers, telephone calls from near
and far. Special thanks to my chil-
dren for the surprise birthday party
and the beautiful cakes. Ill always
remember and appreciate the love
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areas for my special day.
Geraldine Allen
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any words to describe how much
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Dairy Consumption
& Teenagers
As kids are growing up, many of
them frequently hear someone say,
Drink your milk. Its good for
you. Consuming milk and dairy
products continues to be an impor-
tant part of a healthy diet for
everyone. Milk and dairy products
contain calcium, magnesium, ri-
boflavin, vitamin D, potassium,
protein and other nutrients needed
for good health throughout life.
Calcium is a mineral that is
vital for building strong bones and
teeth. It becomes especially impor-
tant during the years of adoles-
cence when their bones are
growing rapidly. During this time
daily calcium needs increase from
800 mg per day for 4-8 year olds to
1300 mg for 9-18 year olds. Unfor-
tunately, teenagers often choose to
drink sodas, energy drinks, or
other caffeinated beverages in-
stead of milk. These types of bev-
erages can interfere with the
bodys absorption and ability to use
Teens need enough calcium to
build strong bones and fight bone
loss later in life. During young
adulthood, people gradually lose
bone density as they age. Getting
enough physical activity and cal-
cium during the childhood through
teen years can help to ensure that
individuals enter their adult years
with the strongest bones possible.
Research shows evidence that
consuming milk and dairy prod-
ucts is related to a lower risk of
cardiovascular disease, hyperten-
sion and type 2 Diabetes. The Di-
etary Guidelines for Americans
recommends individuals, ages 9
and older, should consume three
cups (24 ounces) of fat-free or low-
fat milk or equivalent milk prod-
ucts daily. One cup of skim or
low-fat milk provides approxi-
mately 300 mg of calcium.
Some individuals dont have
enough of the intestinal enzyme
lactase that helps digest the sugar
(lactose) in dairy products. This is
called lactose intolerance. They
may have gas, bloating, cramps or
diarrhea after consuming milk or
eating dairy products. Lactose-free
milk or soymilk are good options to
try. Each type of milk offers the
same key nutrients such as cal-
cium, vitamin D and potassium.
Routinely include low-fat or fat-
free dairy foods with meals and
snacks for everyones benefit. For
10 tips to help you eat and drink
more fat-free or low-dairy foods go
Ann Schwader, Nutrition Field Specialist
SDSU Extension-Winner Regional Extension Center
Managing Drought Risk on
the Ranch Webinar Series
The first of a five-part webinar
series focusing on drought plan-
ning was held on Wednesday, Jan-
uary 30 at each of the South
Dakota Regional Extension Cen-
ters. The webinar series is being
presented in partnership with the
University of Nebraska, An inter-
ested group of just over 30 people,
mostly cattle producers, assembled
at the Winner Regional Extension
Center for the first session, which
served as the introduction, Man-
aging Drought Risk on the Ranch:
The Planning Process. This first
session set the stage by reviewing
the drought status and outlining
the benefit of setting critical dates
for making decisions based on cur-
rent conditions.
The webinar series will con-
tinue at 10:00 am CST on Febru-
ary 27 covering Avoiding Analysis
Paralysis: Monitoring and Setting
Critical Dates for Decision Making
during Drought with presenters
including an NRCS Rangeland
Management Specialist and two
Kansas ranchers. Subsequent ses-
sions will be held March 27, April
24 and May 29, all at 10:00 am
CST and hosted at each of the
South Dakota Regional Extension
Centers at Aberdeen, Watertown,
Sioux Falls, Pierre, Mitchell, Win-
ner, Rapid City and Lemmon.
More information can be found at
the Managing Drought Risk on the
Ranch website, at
Crop & Livestock Workshop
SDSU Extension will be holding
a Crop and Livestock Workshop at
the Jones County Courthouse in
Murdo, beginning at 1:00 pm, Fri-
day, March 1, 2013. Presenters will
include Dwayne Beck, Manager of
the Dakota Lakes Research Farm,
Adele Harty, Extension Cow-Calf
Field Specialist, and Bob Fanning,
Extension Plant Pathology Field
Topics to be addressed include,
Assessing Your Winter Wheat
Stand, Fertilizing Grass and other
forage crops, The Benefits of Cover
Crops and Potential for Livestock
Forage, Meeting the Nutrition
Needs of the Cow Herd with Vari-
ous Forage Crops, Bale Grazing
and Swath Grazing.
Anyone interested is invited to
attend and refreshments will be
served. For more information, con-
tact Bob Fanning at 842-1267 or
Sunflower Hybrid Yield Trials
Several copies of the joint North
and South Dakota sunflower hy-
brid trials for 2012 were recently
shipped to the South Dakota Re-
gional Extension Centers. These
documents can extremely helpful
in evaluating the various hybrids
and making selections for planting
in 2013. Plant height, plant pop-
ulation, lodging, harvest moisture,
test weight, oil content, seed yield
are typical entries, with days to
flower and sunflower midge rat-
ings included for selected sites.
The South Dakota trial results can
also be accessed electronically at:
3026-2012.pdf. All of the SDSU
Crop Variety Trial results can be
accessed at:
omy/ profit-tips/ variety-trial-
2/19/2013 PAT, 1:00 pm CST,
Winner Regional Extension Cen-
ter, Winner, SD
2/20/2013 PAT, 1:00 pm MST,
Wall Community Center, Wall, SD
2/27/2013 Managing Drought
Risk on the Ranch Webinar, 10:00
am, SD Regional Extension Cen-
3/1/2013 Crop & Livestock
Workshop, 1:00 pm, Jones County
Courthouse, Murdo, SD
Winner Regional Extension Center
Bob Fanning, Plant Pathology Field Specialist 605-842-1267
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