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Winter Wheat, 12 Pro..................$6.97
Any Pro, WW............................$6.37
Spring Wheat, 14 Pro ..................$7.27
Milo ..............................................$6.33
Sunflower Seeds.......................$20.50
New Crop 12 Pro, WW.................$7.02
14 Pro, WW.............................$7.25
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A Publication of Ravellette Publications, Inc., Philip, South Dakota 57567. The Official Newspaper of Haakon County, South Dakota. Copyright 1981.
Number 28
Volume 107
March 7, 2013
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The outer shell is up for the future D&T Auto Parts store east of Morrison’s Pit Stop. In August of last year, Dale and
Tami Morrison became the owners of the NAPA franchise in Philip. The concrete floors were poured in mid-December
and, weather permitting, construction of the new building at the northeast corner of Highway 14 and Highway 73 is
still on schedule. When completed, the north section will be a NAPA parts store and the south bay doors will be used
for drive-through truck tire repair. The small valley on the east side of the lot will be partially filled in to allow trucks
to drive out the east doors and keep on going. D. Morrison has not yet decided what the old tire bays in Morrison’s
Pit Stop will be used for. Photo by Del Bartels
D&T Auto Parts still on schedule
The annual summer celebra-
tion called Philip Festival Days
has been changed for this sum-
mer to June14-16.
Brit Miller, president of the
Philip Chamber of Commerce,
stated, “Heads up, just to let you
all know Festival Days has now
been changed to June 14, 15 and
16. High school state rodeo has
been moved back two weeks and
will be on the weekend we had
originally planned. We were un-
able to get any pick-up men for
the bronc match and the band
was willing to switch weekends.
Hopefully this doesn’t cause
much grief for any of you.”
In order to increase its original-
ity and notoriety for possible at-
tendees other than from the local
area, the chamber of commerce
has been gradually working on
the celebration to be known as
Scotty Philip Days. Since the cre-
ation of the increasingly
renowned Matched Bronc Ride, it
and Philip Festival Days have
been associated and have been
scheduled on the same weekend
each June. Philip High School
class reunions have been pur-
posefully scheduled to coincide
with the festival weekend. It tra-
ditionally is one of the largest
draws of locals and visitors to
Philip during the year.
“The amount of people it usu-
ally draws to the community
would be close to 2,500,” stated
Miller. “Rodeo attendance is be-
tween 1,500 and 1,800. I wouldn’t
put a dollar amount, but just say
this weekend brings a substan-
tial amount of money to the com-
munity of Philip.”
Philip Festival Days to be June 14-16
The students in Jessica Wheeler’s third grade classroom are working toward per-
sonal reading goals and have received certificates throughout the year as they
have met those individual goals. Then, they set a new, higher goal. Four students
have their pictures up in the gymnasium on the third grade Reading Wall of Fame
by reaching 250,000 words or more; three of those four students have read over
500,000 words. During his third grade year, Reese Henrie has reached the
1,000,000 words goal and has earned his “own day.” The books he has read in-
clude “Call of the Wild,” “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,” the “Diary of a Wimpy
Kid” series, just to list a few. Wheeler recalled that Reese is the third of her stu-
dents to have reached the 1,000,000 word level; one was two years ago and one
was about eight years ago. The class held a party for Reese, with his father, Terry,
and mother, Jennifer, joining in on the third grade celebration of “Reese Henrie
Day.” They had donuts and juice. Reese received a pocket watch inscribed with
his name and the message, “May you always find the treasure in books,” along
with a certificate that read, “There is more treasure in books than in all the pi-
rates' loot on Treasure Island and best of all you can enjoy these riches every day
of your life.” – Walt Disney. He also received a book signed by all of his classmates
with notes of congratulations. Courtesy photo
Reece Henrie Day in third
grade worth a million words
The Badlands/Bad River re-
gional team of Stronger
Economies Together will meet for
session number four Tuesday,
March 12, at the Open Bible
Church in Midland.
The gathering will begin with
an optional city tour, including
the newly-renamed Lava Water
Hotel – the former Stroppel Inn –
now under new management.
Tours will start at 4:15 p.m. from
the church fellowship hall, fol-
lowed by a supper at 5:15 p.m.
The session will begin at 5:30
p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. Every-
one wishing to participate is wel-
come. To get started, meet at the
Open Bible Fellowship Hall, one
block north of the bank.
“As we work together as a
team, we are discovering avail-
able assets and barriers in our re-
gion,” said Beth Flom, a Midland
member on the Badlands/Bad
River Region team. Participating
counties include Haakon, Jack-
son, and Eastern Pennington.
The group has already met three
times; once each in Kadoka,
Philip and Wall.
The Stronger Economies To-
gether program is designed to
help rural communities/counties
to work together as a regional
team in developing and imple-
menting an economic develop-
ment blueprint that builds on the
current and emerging economic
strengths of their region. Cur-
rently two regions in South
Dakota are working in the SET
program with United States De-
partment of Agriculture Rural
Development and South Dakota
State University Extension – the
James River Valley Region and
the Badlands/Bad River Region.
Seven states are participating in
this third round of SET funding,
which allows for two years of ed-
ucation and technical assistance
to the regional team.
The March 12 SET session will
focus on developing a vision and
measureable goals for economic
development in the region. The
group is still open to new partici-
pants. Contributions from busi-
ness owners and professionals,
parents, educators, healthcare
staff, farmers and ranchers,
elected officials and service
providers would be welcome. Any-
one from youth to senior citizens
are encouraged to be involved.
This process will shape the region
that citizens want to develop for
the future.
For more information, contact
Kari O’Neill, SDSU Extension
community development, at 685-
6972 or,
or contact Christine Sorensen,
USDA Rural Development at
224-8870 or christine.sorensen@
Fourth SET session, Midland, March 12
by Del Bartels
The local election scheduled for
April 9 has been cancelled. The two
local government entities – the
City of Philip and the Haakon
School District 27-1 – have filled
open seats through unchallenged
petitions or will fill them by way of
non-resignation of people in com-
pleted terms.
During the city council meeting,
Monday, March 1, it was an-
nounced that single, unopposed pe-
titions for council members Ward I
and Ward II have been filed. No pe-
titions were filed for Ward III. Bar-
ring the tendering of any official
letters of resignation, the city coun-
cil will remain the same.
The board of education had three
at-large seats reach the end of their
current terms. Board member
Doug Thorson, through a filed pe-
tition that saw no challengers, will
remain on the board. According to
Haakon School District Business
Manager Britni Ross, as of the Feb-
ruary 22 petition deadline, only one
incumbent, Doug Thorson, had
filed for his seat for a three-year
term. A new filer, Brad Kuchen-
becker, will fill a seat, also for a
three-year term. Vonda Hamill and
Mark Nelson did not file for their
seats, which will leave one position
open. That seat will be filled with
an appointment made by the re-
maining board members at the an-
nual meeting in July. The appoint-
ment will be made for a one-year
term. The last school election took
place in April 2011 when Doug
Thorson won the seat previously
held by Bill Slovek.
In old city business, Public
Works Director Matt Reckling re-
ported on the lift station wet well
repair update. “Scratched around
and took photos, not as bad as we
thought but still pretty bad,” said
Reckling. Council member Marty
Gartner added, “We got a couple of
years, but we better get to it.”
Mayor Michael Vetter related that
the repairs would involve a cement
and epoxy coating on the inside of
the well. An estimate of almost
$50,000 for just the construction
has been given by Philip’s engi-
neering consulting firm SPN & As-
sociates. The repairs were tabled
until the next meeting so the con-
tract with SPN & Associates can be
clarified on total liability.
The University of North
Dakota’s “Pay it Forward” program
will have 40 volunteer students in
Philip on March 9 to do volunteer
work for a few hours in the morn-
ing. Pastor Kathy Chesney will
oversee the project, some of which
includes entertainment at the Sil-
verleaf and the Philip Nursing
Home, interior painting, and park
clean-up if the weather permits.
Building permits have been ap-
proved for Marty Hansen to move
a house with attached garage from
319 E. Cherry Street to 501
Hansen Street. He plans to level
the site, place the house on a con-
crete foundation, install new water
and sewer services and a culvert.
The council has approved for
Steven Stewart to remove trees,
deck, porch and walkway, and to
remove and replace a house, as
well as to construct two decks.
Wade Rhodes with Innovative
Employee Solutions has received
permission to offer a supplemental
insurance package to city employ-
ees through payroll deduction. He
said that his Colonial Life is the
biggest competitor to AFLAC.
Mary Burnett with First Na-
tional Agency is continuing to work
on insurance quotes concerning
city property. Currently, the plan is
for most buildings to not be insured
for replacement costs because of
age and condition. The premium is
to also raise from $17,000 to
The Wood Avenue and Walden
Avenue utility and street improve-
ment project had received some ap-
proval from the South Dakota De-
partment of Environment and Nat-
ural Resources. The contract has
been awarded to the low bidder of
Rosebud Concrete, Inc. An engi-
neering agreement has been made
with SPN and Associates for design
and construction engineering serv-
ices. A preconstruction meeting
will be set in the near future.
The E. Pine Street and Wray Av-
enue overlay project has been for-
mally awarded to J&J Asphalt.
The current salaries and bills,
which totaled $112,092.41, were
approved except for a bill from
Haakon County of $2,250 for law
enforcement teletype usage. This
communications program, which
was previously shared by the
county sheriff’s office and the city
police, was not budgeted for by the
city. Further discussions will be
held between the city and the
The city’s overall revenues for
2012 were $1,768,740. This is bro-
ken down with 28 percent coming
from charges for services, 24 per-
cent – sales taxes, 23 percent – op-
erating capital and grants, 21 per-
cent – property taxes, and four per-
cent coming from state shared rev-
enues, investment earnings and
miscellaneous. Sales taxes brought
in over $407,847, up almost three
percent over 2011. In 2013 up
through February, sales taxes total
over $91,585.
The city’s total cost of all pro-
grams and services for 2012 totaled
$1,296,267. This is broken down
with 28 percent going toward pub-
lic works, 18 percent – water serv-
ices, 17 percent for general govern-
ment, 13 percent – public safety, 10
percent – sewer services, seven per-
cent – culture and recreation, four
percent – solid waste and garbage
services, and the rest on health and
welfare, interest on debts, and con-
servation and development.
Netjets Operational Intelli-
gence/Analysis out of Ohio has re-
quested permission to land a jet at
the Philip Airport. Though an
emergency landing cannot be de-
nied, the airport is not classed to
handle such a heavy airplane even
on an “infrequent basis.” The as-
phalt is not constructed for that
weight, especially during very hot
summer days and the Philip Air-
port does not offer jet fuel. The city
council wants the company to be
made fully aware that it will be
held liable for any damage to the
airport and that the city will not be
liable for any of the company’s
property or personnel. Photos will
be taken of the runway before and
after any such craft land or take
The airport projects have been
reviewed and closeout documents
have been approved. The one-year
warranty on the projects has al-
ready begun.
The city’s residential garbage
collection contract will expire May
31. The city will advertise for bids
with bid opening by the garbage
committee on March 28 at 4:00
The iron at the city’s rubble site
will be salvaged and sold at $45 per
ton. Reckling voiced that the figure
was a pretty good price.
Reckling will finish the swim-
ming pool’s sidewalk handrail proj-
ect, using materials that match as
closely as possible but can be got-
ten within budget. The city will
begin advertising for swimming
pool personnel for the 2013 season,
beginning with letters of interest
and applications to past employees.
Rates have gone up for fire bar
telephone service used by members
of the Philip Volunteer Fire De-
partment. The service, so fire
alarm calls will ring on the phones
of PVFD members, will now be
$1.50 per phone.
The city will take advantage of a
free lease of a tractor rental agree-
ment with Grossenburg Imple-
ment. The city may use a mower
tractor for the season for free as
long as the city insures it and is re-
sponsible for any damage that may
occur to it.
The council approved allotting a
given amount of water to the vari-
ous entities that take care of differ-
ent city parks. They will see that
their credit balance per month is
going away. If and when the free
amount is used up, then the groups
and organization will be charged
for the over-bill at 50 percent of the
cost per 1,000 gallons used. Council
member Marion Matt said, “We
don’t want to encourage wasteful-
ness, but I think we want to take
care of our parks.” Council member
Greg Arthur said, “I agree, we have
to keep it somewhat affordable for
The water department reported
a water loss of over 11 percent for
the month.
The council will meet in special
session, Monday, March 18, at 4:00
p.m. in the commissioner’s room to
sit as a board of equalization. Citi-
zens are advised that the official
PT-17 form must be filed with the
finance office no later than 5:00
p.m., Thursday, March 14.
The next regular city council
meeting will be Monday, April 1, at
7:00 p.m. in the Haakon County
Courthouse community room.
No local elections in 2013
Iron – it’s in your blood, in your
hemoglobin to be exact.
Hemoglobin carries oxygen to
your body tissues and gives blood
its red color. And, not having
enough hemoglobin can mean
that you can’t donate blood.
Fortunately, low hemoglobin,
or iron deficiency, is most often
temporary. It is developed when
too little iron is absorbed from
food to replace iron lost from the
body due to heavy menstual flow,
gastrointestinal disease, or sur-
gery. It can also be caused by eat-
ing or drinking the wrong combi-
nation of foods, beverages or min-
erals. For example, the calcium
in milk and other dairy products
can block iron absorption, so it’s
better to drink a glass of orange
juice with that steak, and have
your milk a few hours later.
For the upcoming Philip com-
munity blood drive at the Bad
River Senior Citizen’s Center on
Tuesday, March 12, from 10:30
a.m. to 5:30 p.m., make sure you
have plenty of iron in your sys-
tem. Eating foods high in iron,
like meat, fish, poulty, green
leafy vegetables, peas, beans and
whole grain bread, will help you
maintain a healthy level of iron.
To schedule an appointment to
donate, call Joann Pearson at
685-4050 or 859-2219, 605-342-
8585 in Rapid City, 605-996-3688
in Mitchell, or go online to
www.blood Walk-ins
are also welcome.
Local blood drive March 12
Rural electric cooperatives and
utilities in 12 states will receive
loan guarantees to improve gener-
ation and transmission facilities
and implement smart grid tech-
“Providing reliable, affordable
electricity is essential to rural job
creation,” said John Padalino, act-
ing United States Department of
Agriculture rural utilities adminis-
trator. “Upgrading rural infra-
structure sets the stage for eco-
nomic development.”
The announcement includes sup-
port for more than $8 million in
smart grid technologies, which help
utilities make efficiency improve-
ments to the electric grid and help
consumers lower their electric bills
by reducing energy use in homes
and businesses.
In South Dakota, two utilities
were selected for funding:
•West Central Electric Coopera-
tive, Inc. based in Murdo has plans
to use a $10.125 million loan to
build 46 miles of distribution line,
14 miles of transmission line and
make other system improvements.
The loan includes $314,487 in
smart grid projects.
•Northern Electric Cooperative
based in Bath has plans to use a
$20.3 million loan guarantee to
build 303 miles of distribution line
and make other system improve-
ments. The loan includes $902,512
in smart grid projects.
Funds of $30,425 million to help
improve rural electric service in So. Dak.
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a legislator with many years of ex-
perience, I’ve seen this process
played out many times over the
years. This will be a critical time
to keep our priorities straight and
make the right budget choices for
District 27 and for all of South
Contact me with your questions
and concerns at 605-685-4241 or
* * * * * * * * * * * * *
by Representative
Elizabeth May
Well, March 8 is the last day of
the 2013 legislative session, with
March 25 set as Veto Day when
legislators go back to Pierre to de-
cide if we want to override any of
the governors vetoes.
These bills passed the House this
SB151 clarifies the maintenance
responsibilities on unimproved sec-
tion lines.
SB205 puts wolves on the preda-
tor list. It won’t apply to the west-
ern Dakotas until the feds remove
them from the endangered species
list, which they’ve promised to do
this month.
SB1 revises the provisions re-
garding plugging and performance
bonds for oil and gas wells and to
repeal the supplemental restora-
tion bond requirement. This is an-
other of the bills that came out of
our Oil and Gas Development Com-
mittee summer study.
SB83 designates Welcome Home
Vietnam Veterans Day as a work-
ing holiday. I had my seatmate,
Rep. Brock Greenfield, read a trib-
ute to my brother Sam Marty, who
is a decorated Vietnam veteran.
There were several Vietnam Vets
in the gallery for the commemora-
SB89 limits the liability of retail
dealers in petroleum products
under certain conditions. This will
allow West River gas stations to
legally sell 85 octane like they’ve
been doing for the last 60 years.
SB227 will allow you to legally
carry a concealed weapon on your
SB6 determines whether factors
affecting productivity should be ap-
plied if the actual use of agricul-
tural land does not correspond to
the soil classification standards.
SB115 increases the commercial
fertilizer inspection fee for pur-
poses of fertilizer related research
and creates the Nutrient Research
Education Council to promote such
SB84 create’s the South Dakota
Athletic Commission and provides
for the supervision of boxing, kick-
boxing, mixed martial arts compe-
titions and sparring exhibitions in
the state.
House Commemoration 1025 on
Friday recognizing Saturday, July
27, 2013, as the National Day of
the American Cowboy.
Four bills passed out of the Sen-
ate Ag Committee this week:
HB1083 revises the crime of
rustling to include sheep and goats.
HB1123 increases the surcharge
on hunting licenses by a dollar to
be used for predator control.
HB1167 restructures the policy
advisory committee for animal
damage control.
HB1168 allows local predator
control districts to increase the as-
sessments on producers for preda-
tor control if the increases are ap-
proved by a majority of the produc-
ers in the district.
Contact me at the House Cham-
ber number 773-3851; leave a num-
ber and I’ll call back. The fax num-
ber is 773-6806; address it to Rep.
Elizabeth May. You can also email
me at during
session. Keep track of bills and
committee meetings at http:// You can also use
this link to find the legislators, see
what committees they are on, read
all the bills and track the status of
each bill, listen to committee hear-
ings and contact the legislators.
Lookin’ Around by Syd Iwan
Van Cliburn died this week. In
case you don’t happen to know who
Van Cliburn was, let’s just say he
was about the only classical pianist
to ever become a household name.
This happened back in 1958 when
he won the Tchaikovsky Piano
Competition in Moscow and re-
turned home to a ticker-tape pa-
rade in New York. He was only 23
at the time.
And, to be sure, he was very
good. He started taking piano les-
son at age three when he was
caught at the piano playing some
music he’d heard his mother’s stu-
dents play. This would tend to
catch a parent’s attention to have
their three-year-old son sit down at
the piano and play a recognizable
piece. From there, he debuted with
the Houston Symphony Orchestra
at age twelve, and played Carnegie
Hall at age twenty. At twenty
three, he won in Russia. Through-
out his life, he performed for all the
presidents from Eisenhower to
Obama. He tended to play showy
and difficult compositions by Russ-
ian composers such as Tchaikovsky
and Rachmaninoff, and he did it
very, very well and with style.
One thing I hadn’t heard about
him until lately was that he had a
memory lapse at a concert in Ft.
Worth a few years ago that shook
him so badly he fainted on stage
and had to be given oxygen. I can
relate to that. Concert memory
lapses are probably feared more by
musicians than almost anything
else. Just thinking about it makes
sweat appear on the forehead. I
should know. When I took piano
lesson in college, the final grade
each semester depended largely on
playing three classical pieces by
memory in front of several piano
professors. This was not a great
deal of fun. Nerves tended to play
up. I went through this process for
eight semesters and luckily always
got an A for the term, but it wasn’t
Even worse was giving a senior
piano recital. This wasn’t actually
required, I don’t think, but was
strongly encouraged. It involved
playing about an hour of classical
music by memory in front of music
professors, fellow music majors,
and friends and relatives. I played
pieces by Bach, Beethoven, De-
bussy, Liszt and others. My final
number was a flashy Hungarian
Rhapsody by Liszt. In the middle
section of the recital, I played a
Beethoven sonata that ran to
about 15 minutes all by itself in
three movements from fast to slow
to very fast. Luckily, it all went
okay, but it was a relief to have it
As you can imagine, learning
and memorizing an hour of diffi-
cult piano music is no simple thing.
I cut down on the other courses I
took that semester so I could find
enough time to practice, practice,
practice. Some people are blessed
with a memory that, if they hear
things once or twice, they remem-
ber them. I am not. I have to work
at it. As a result, I seldom put my-
self through all that trouble any-
more and just play from music.
Having the printed music in front
of me takes the worry out of things
enough that I can play before a
crowd and not have my stomach
tighten up and churn. A lot of peo-
ple get too nervous to play in pub-
lic, but, after you’ve been through
a college senior recital, you can
probably handle it.
Unlike Van Cliburn, I was no
prodigy. I had some talent, but it
had to be brought out by a string of
good teachers. Mrs. England
started me out in fourth grade, got
me going, and gave me an interest
in music. When she moved, she
talked Elsa Peck into taking me on
for several years. During my last
years of high school, I took lessons
from Veronica Lakstigala who was
a concert pianist from Latvia. She
had conveniently married the doc-
tor in the next town over. In col-
lege, I had J. Earl Lee who was a
very kind man with a great love for
music. I lucked out in teachers and
am grateful to them all. Music has
been a big part of my life and has
given me much joy.
As I read recently, “CAUTION!
Exposure to music may cause sud-
den outbursts of joy, happiness, en-
ergy, creativity, awareness, and
spontaneous healing! Handle at
your own risk!” That isn’t too far
I did notice when I played for
church last Sunday, though, that I
probably haven’t been practicing
quite enough of late. You have to
keep right at it or you’re apt to suf-
fer decreases in coordination be-
tween eyes, brain, and fingers. Put
another way, if you don’t practice
for one day, you know it. If you
don’t practice for two days, your
friends know it. If you don’t prac-
tice for three days, the whole world
knows it. Guess I’d better quit with
this for now and get in some prac-
tice. Fortunately, I enjoy doing
that for the most part so, piano,
here I come.
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CEO or president? ... by Del Bartels
The tremendous wind the past few days is coinciding with crunch
days at the state legislature – go figure. March 8 is the last official
day, with March 25 for trying to override any vetoes by the governor.
During Calvin “Silent Cal” Coolidge’s term as the 30th president
of the United States, his conservative policies of inaction at home and
abroad distinguished the prosperous era between World War I and
the Great Depression. He once stated that “the chief business of the
American people is business.” He tried to keep the national govern-
ment out of the way of general business as much as possible. Since
then, much history has taken place, but hopefully we have learned
from such things as unbacked speculations during the 1930s stock
market, and from criminal conspiracies such as Enron, 9-11 and the
more recent banking/housing fiasco.
Imagine if the federal government was run like a business. If you
are employed by, say Ford or Chevy, would you drive to work in a for-
eign model? Yet, the U.S. government purchases American flags that
are made overseas. If subsidiary companies – the states – stay in
business by keeping a balanced budget, then aren’t they more stable
and more stock-valuable than their parent company that is trillions
of dollars in debt? Isn’t America sort of an employee-owned company?
A kid’s lemonade stand, once the determined owner gets past the
cuteness, is what our government should be. The lemonade mix,
sugar and cups are purchased locally, yet the product is marketable
to local customers as well as those driving through. Any regular
helpers are local neighborhood kids, not someone from the next town
over. If a helper doesn’t work, even if she is your little sister, she does-
n’t get paid nor gets any lemonade. The table is not imported nor spe-
cial-ordered for the specific job. Just because the cranky lady from
three blocks down wants the lemonade sweeter, minority special in-
terests won’t change things for all the rest of the customers. Being
polite, but giving no free handouts, is solid business. The foreign-ex-
change student has to use English to ask to purchase a glass of
lemonade; they came to the lemonade stand not vice versa. If the
bully from across the park wants the profits, talking it over quickly
gives way to a solid smack against his ear with the coin bag. If the
stand is a partnership or a team effort, and it doesn’t make money,
then the next day’s boss is someone else.
They say that certain bosses are the right people at the right time.
Winston Churchill kept Britain viable during World War II. George
Washington, even during the Whiskey Rebellion, kept the new com-
pany of America in business. Otherwise effective leaders, because of
poor choices, such as Richard Nixon, have been fired. Others, such
as Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War and Franklin D. Roosevelt
during the Great Depression and WWII, kept the business afloat.
To the Editor,
What is wrong with the people of
our great country that we have al-
lowed a group (Freedom From Re-
ligion) of only 19,000 members to
bully us to abandon our belief in
prayer, the Ten Commandments
and God??
Our founding fathers believed in
God and with his blessings has
made our country into an example
of freedoms of worship, speech or
the press, to peacefully assemble
and to petition our government for
redress or grievances, which many
other countries don’t have and
some can’t even imagine.
Fifty-two of the 55 founders of
the Constitution were members of
the established Orthodox churches
in the colonies. Many of our build-
ings in Washington, D.C., have
quotes from the Bible engraved in
stone. At the top of the building
that houses the Supreme Court is
a frieze of the world’s law givers
with Moses holding the Ten Com-
mandments in the middle. The
doors to the Supreme Court court-
room have the Ten Command-
ments engraved on each lower por-
tion. Each session of Congress
opens with prayer starting in 1774,
when the Continental Congress
chose Episcopal Rector Jacob
Duché as chaplain. (In) 1789, the
first Congress chose Reverend
William Lynn as the official chap-
lain of the House of Representa-
tives. Each succeeding Congress
has named a chaplain, except be-
tween the years 1855-1861, when
local clergy served as volunteer
chaplains. In recent Supreme
Court decisions, the constitutional-
ity of the chaplain’s role has been
upheld based on precedent and tra-
dition. Since 1955, there is a con-
gressional Prayer Room, located in
the center of the Capitol just off the
Rotunda, exclusively for members
of Congress to use for communal
prayer and study or private prayer-
ful reflection. the Senate also has a
chaplain who opens the daily ses-
sions in prayer.
I don’t understand why every-
thing we have done for over 200
years in this country is now sud-
denly wrong and unconstitutional?
Prayer before meetings, prayer
with coaches and players before a
game, the Ten Commandments
hanging in the schools and court-
houses across the land, should not
be banned by a group of only
19,000 members when a great ma-
jority of the citizens of this great
country don’t have a problem with
it. What can we do to stop this
group and others, from taking of
our freedoms?
/s/ Shirley Kangas
Philip, SD
* * * * * * * * * * * * *
Dear Editor,
Hans E. Hansen left Philip re-
cently and is not expected to re-
turn. Hans was one of the last liv-
ing members of a group of main
street business and support people
who made sure they left the Philip
community better than they found
If there was a need, these busi-
nessmen gave of themselves, and
raised the money to make that
need a reality. Because of people
like Hans, many projects bettering
the community were completed.
Some of these projects include the
hospital, the nursing home, a
swimming pool and a playground.
They built a baseball diamond, put
sod on the football field, erected a
4-H building, updated fire depart-
ment vehicles and purchased an
ambulance. These people worked to
see the National Guard/School
Classroom Building completed, and
built a golf course. Most of these
projects were done with money
raised locally. Very little federal fi-
nancing was used. Hans was al-
ways one of the first to step up to
the plate when a needed project
was proposed.
The support of businesses and
Letters to the Editor
by Senator Jim Bradford
District 27
The 2013 Legislative Session is
rapidly coming to a close. Tuesday,
March 5, was the last day for bills
or resolutions to pass both houses.
March 6 -8 are reserved for concur-
rence or conference committees to
iron out differences on certain
pieces of legislation which occurred
between the two legislative bodies.
For example, if amendments are
made in the Senate which changes
the original bill as it was passed in
the House, it will need to be re-
ferred to a conference committee to
work out the differences.
While there were around 600
bills and resolutions filed this ses-
sion, typically just a fraction of
those will actually become law.
One of the most important func-
tions of the last week of session is
the approval of the General Appro-
priations Bill which according to
Statute shall “Embrace nothing
but appropriations for ordinary ex-
penses of the executive, legislative
and judicial departments of the
state, the current expenses of state
institutions, interest on the public
debt and for common schools.” Any
other appropriations are to be
made by separate bills for special
spending. Whether such expenses
are deemed “general” or “special”
appropriations, all must pass by a
two-third vote to become law.
Providing adequate funding to
our schools and community health
care providers has remained a top
priority throughout the Session.
As the General Appropriations Bill
is fine-tuned, now at the very end
of this session, it is our last oppor-
tunity to advocate for spending on
these priorities. Among the many
spending projects still being consid-
ered are requests to develop the
new “Blood Run” state park, build
a visitor’s center in Custer State
Park, and expand the Mickelson
Trail in the Black Hills. Altogether,
departments are asking to expand
over 100 positions in state govern-
ment. There are still millions of
dollars in requests to the General
Fund for railroads, the demolition
of old buildings at the Human
Services Center, expansion of a
cyber-security program, ag experi-
ment stations, or dollars to help
counties with roads if new ag devel-
opment occurs. This is merely a
short list of the requests. It’s chal-
lenging to keep priorities in order
when many proposals for new
spending seem worthy.
Accurately figuring income is
just as important. Last year’s over-
estimation of expenses led us to a
$47 million budget surplus for the
year which ended in June of 2012.
Those in the majority seem deter-
mined to leave that, along with the
FY13 and FY14 surpluses, in re-
serves at this point. That $47 mil-
lion would have been of great assis-
tance to schools and nursing
homes. In addition to our General
Fund expenses (our state’s check
book) we have about $1 billion in
Trust Funds (our state’s savings
Each legislator likely starts the
Session with hopes and expecta-
tions as to how they may play a
role in improving our great state
through the legislative process. As
Legislative Updates
governmental agencies were
equally important – the sale barn,
implement and auto dealers, bulk
oil distributors, the grain elevators
and the REA, the excellent school
system, the churches, the law en-
forcement and judicial system, the
city and state highway workers,
the airport, newspaper, and those
in the farm and ranch industry.
Hans’ work here on earth is fin-
ished, but his legacy goes on and
on. The next time you use any of
these wonderful gifts, think kindly
of Hans and all of those Philip busi-
nessmen and women who worked
so hard to make Philip such a great

/s/ Ramsey Kendall
Rapid City, SD
Thursday, March 7, 2013 • The Pioneer Review •Page 3
Rural Livin’
Fertilizing Grass
As has been the case following
droughts in the past, many live-
stock producers are short of feed.
While there is a long list of poten-
tial, annual forage crops that could
be planted to help alleviate this
shortage, there are no magic fixes.
There is another solution that may
make more sense to some produc-
ers, fertilize the grass that you al-
ready have.
Perennial grass is a great scav-
enger, and hay land typically has
little available soil N even after
relatively large N applications.
Unless hay land has been fertil-
ized routinely, Phosphorus soil
test levels are typically low in
western South Dakota, particu-
larly on hillsides and hilltops.
In the spring of 2003, a field ex-
periment was established on a
long-term intermediate wheat-
grass field in western Jones
County. The objectives of this
study were: 1. Determine yield re-
sponse at varying levels of both Ni-
trogen and Phosphorus compared
to unfertilized grass, 2. Evaluate
the effect on nutrient content of
harvested grass due to fertilization
levels, and 3. Evaluate cost effec-
tiveness of various fertilization
The field where the plot was es-
tablished was in the CRP for a
number of years, mostly interme-
diate wheatgrass with a small
amount of alfalfa. No fertilizer had
been applied to the field for several
years prior to beginning the study.
A soil test (zero to six inches) for
the plot area indicated the Phos-
phorus level using the Olsen test
was 3 ppm, which is very low.
Rainfall from April through June
was slightly above the long-term
averages, with about two inches
over normal occurring during
Applied fertilizer P increased
yield, but was not significant until
the 60 lb./A rate. Fertilizer Nitro-
gen rates of 30, 60 and 90 lbs./A all
resulted in significant yield in-
creases over the untreated check.
Added N initially reduced forage
crude protein levels due to in-
creased yield and dilution, where
the 90 lb. N rate increased crude
protein over the check. Consider-
ing all costs at current levels, and
assuming hay value at both
$150/ton and $200/ton, all N fertil-
izer treatments were profitable,
both compared to the unfertilized
check, and to the next lower rate.
The nitrogen trial was repeated on
a new site in the same field in
2004. Rainfall was below the long-
term average. Although yields
were much lower than the 2003
trial, all nitrogen rates again pro-
duced significantly higher yields
than the unfertilized check. As-
suming costs at current levels and
hay value at $200/ton, the 30 and
60 lb./A rates of Nitrogen applica-
tion were profitable over the unfer-
tilized check, but the 90 lb./A Ni-
trogen rate lost money. Assuming
a hay value of $150/ton, all of the
Nitrogen application rates lost
The bottom line is that fertiliz-
ing tame grass with nitrogen can
produce dramatic results, and be
profitable, but precipitation ade-
quate for good grass growth is cru-
For more information or to re-
ceive a copy of the plot results, con-
tact Bob Fanning at the Winner
Regional Extension Center, 605-
842-1267, robert.fanning@sdstate.
Extension News
by Bob Fanning
Field Specialist, Winner
Regional Extension Center
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Agriculture Deputy Secretary
Kathleen Merrigan visited South
Dakota State University, February
28, to announce more than $75 mil-
lion in grants for research, educa-
tion and Extension activities to en-
sure greater food security in the
United States and around the
The fiscal year 2012 awards
across the nation include
$3,964611 to the South Dakota
State University, Brookings.
The awards were made to teams
at 21 United States universities to
conduct research that will find so-
lutions to increasing food availabil-
ity and decreasing the number of
food insecure individuals. Merri-
gan announced the awards at the
university’s campus in Brookings,
with SDSU President David L.
Chicoine and Barry Dunn, dean of
the College of Agriculture and Bio-
logical Sciences.
“Millions of American house-
holds lack the resources to access
sufficient food, and many of those,
including our children, may go
hungry at least once this year,”
said Merrigan. “The grants an-
nounced today will help policymak-
ers and others better recognize the
food and nutrition needs of low-in-
come communities in our country,
while improving the productivity of
our nation’s agriculture to meet
those needs. Globally, the popula-
tion is expected to grow by more
than 2 billion people by 2050. By
investing in the science of Amer-
ica’s renowned land grant universi-
ties, our aim is to find sustainable
solutions to help systems expand to
meet the demands of growing pop-
USDA’s National Institute of
Food and Agriculture (NIFA) made
the awards through the 2012 Agri-
culture and Food Research Initia-
tive’s (AFRI) Food Security pro-
gram. The program supports re-
search that will keep American
agriculture competitive while help-
ing to end world hunger, and fo-
cuses on achieving the long-term
outcomes of increasing domestic
and international food availability
and food accessibility.
This year’s funded projects in-
clude research at South Dakota
State University to examine com-
munity efforts to encourage
healthy food choices; research at
Purdue University to develop new
strategies to defend against ear rot
diseases in corn. Scientists at the
University of Tennessee will iden-
tify ways to improve milk quality
in the Southeast and enhance the
sustainability of the Southeast
dairy industry. A team at the Uni-
versity of California in Berkeley
will work with tribal groups in the
Klamath Basin in Oregon and Cal-
ifornia to build sustainable re-
gional food systems to aid in en-
hancing tribal health and food se-
AFRI is NIFA’s flagship compet-
itive grants program and was es-
tablished under the 2008 Farm
Bill. The five AFRI Challenge
Areas – food safety, global food se-
curity, childhood obesity preven-
tion, sustainable bioenergy and cli-
mate adaptation – advance funda-
mental sciences and deliver sci-
ence-based knowledge to people, al-
lowing them to make informed
practical decisions.
USDA grants almost $4 million
to SDSU for hunger research
The South Dakota Certified En-
rolled Cattle™ program now has a
user friendly database, using View-
trak Technologies Inc. software.
The database can be viewed at
The South Dakota Department
of Agriculture has been working
with Viewtrak to update the South
Dakota Certified Enrolled Cattle™
database. Producers who are en-
rolled in the program can now en-
roll, transfer and track their cattle
from their office, their home com-
puter or even their iPad or tablet.
The program, administered by
the SDDA, is a tool available to
South Dakota cattle producers that
provides third-party verification of
specific marketing claims.
For more details, contact Sarah
Caslin, livestock development spe-
cialist, at SDDA at 605-773-5436 or
South Dakota Certified program
Representative Kristi Noem has
announced that she sent a letter to
Secretary of State John Kerry re-
questing he support immediate ap-
proval of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Noem’s letter was sent in re-
sponse to the most recent State De-
partment environmental report re-
leased Friday, March 1. The report
found no major environmental con-
cerns associated with the pipeline’s
construction, though stopped short
of recommending its approval.
“It’s been four and a half years
since this process started and we
have waited long enough,” said
Rep. Noem. “Middle-class jobs are
on the line and those jobs are being
held up by politics. If we want to be
serious about ensuring our nation’s
energy security, this project needs
to be approved immediately.”
The letter states:
Dear Secretary Kerry:
On Friday, March 1st, the State
Department issued the latest envi-
ronmental review of the proposed
Keystone XL Pipeline. This report
not only raised no major objections
to the pipeline, but also notes that
the Canadian tar sands are likely
to be developed, regardless of
whether the United States ap-
proves Keystone XL.
It has been four and a half years
since the initial application was
sent to the State Department. All
studies thus far, including the most
recent report released on Friday,
show that the Keystone XL
Pipeline will have minimal envi-
ronmental impact and a substan-
tial economic benefit to our coun-
There are no longer any scientific
reasons to reject this energy proj-
ect. I believe it’s time to put mid-
dle-class jobs and energy security
first. This issue is too important for
politics to get in the way.
I respectfully request that you
act expeditiously to support the ap-
proval of this project. If we want to
be serious about our nation’s en-
ergy security, it’s imperative that
this project be approved immedi-
ately so we can get boots on the
ground and people back to work.
Kristi Noem
Member of Congress
Noem urges support of
Keystone XL Pipeline
South Dakota Stockgrowers As-
sociation has joined with other
groups and individuals in a joint ef-
fort to counter the Humane Society
of the United States’ efforts to stop
the humane slaughter of unwanted
and unusable horses at a New
Mexico slaughtering facility.
Led by the International Equine
Business Association, the South
Dakota Stockgrowers Association
joined R-CALF USA, the New Mex-
ico Cattle Growers' Association,
and several individuals filed a mo-
tion to intervene in a lawsuit ini-
tially filed by Valley Meat, LLC
against the United States Depart-
ment of Agriculture.
“Valley Meats' facility has met
all of USDA’s regulatory require-
ments to begin operations at its
New Mexico facility, and should be
granted USDA’s inspection serv-
ices under federal law,” said Shane
Kolb, president of S.D. Stockgrow-
ers. “HSUS’s attempt to require
further permitting and environ-
mental assessments is accomplish-
ing nothing other than the contin-
ued inhumane treatment of these
unwanted horses as they are being
shipped to other countries for
slaughter in facilities that do not
meet our standards for safety or
humane treatment.”
The last United States equine
slaughter facility closed its doors in
2007 after Congress banned USDA
from funding the federally required
inspectors at the facilities. Funding
was restored and Valley Meats in
Roswell, N.M., has been trying to
open its facilities ever since. In its
original suit, Valley Meat alleges
that USDA is refusing to provide
final inspection services for horse
slaughter. The HSUS intervened in
the lawsuit and made a motion to
dismiss the entire suit in an at-
tempt to block all horse slaughter
in the United States.
S.D. Stockgrowers filed as an in-
tervener in the suit this week, and
in an affidavit filed with the court,
argued that a continued ban on
equine slaughter in the United
States will lead to more inhumane
treatment of unusable and un-
wanted horses that are currently
being transported long distances to
Canada and Mexico, are creating a
burden for producers as those ani-
mals have no market value, and
are increasingly dying, starving or
being abandoned at taxpayer ex-
“Stockgrowers is very disap-
pointed that HSUS is willing to
block the humane slaughter of
horses while these unwanted ani-
mals continue to suffer during long
hauls to other countries or even die
abandoned and hungry on our pri-
vate and federal lands,” said Kolb.
“We are proud to be a part of this
lawsuit that supports the humane
and dignified treatment of horses.”
S.D. Stockgrowers join support
for humane horse slaughter
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Thursday, March 7, 2013 • The Pioneer Review • Page 4
by Vivian Hansen •
Elderly Meals
Thursday, Mar. 7: Roast
Pork, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy,
Sauerkraut, Green Beans, Roll,
Friday, Mar. 8: Tomato Basil
Ravioli Soup, Ham Salad Sand-
wich, Cheddar Garlic Biscuit, Gel-
atin Jewels.
Monday, Mar. 11: Tequila Lime
Chicken, Mashed Red Potatoes,
Carrots, Roll, Fruit.
Tuesday, Mar. 12: BBQ Meat-
loaf, Cheesy Potatoes, Fried Corn,
Roll, Fruit Salad.
Wednesday, Mar. 13: St.
Patty’s Day Party – Irish Stew,
Colcannon, Potato Bread, Irish
Cream Cupcakes.
Question: What Central Ameri-
can country has only a Pacific
February 24, at Somerset Court,
we had church with Rev. Richard-
son. Mrs. Richardson came along
and Jack Humke was here to play
the piano for hymn singing. We
sang, “Jesus Loves Me,” “My Faith
Looks Up to Thee,” and “I Love to
Tell the Story.”
The Coull band entertained us at
Somerset Court Saturday. There
were two guitars, a violin, a banjo,
a ukulele and a bass. There were
four ladies singing. We liked their
music. We hadn’t heard “Red
Wing” for a while. We enjoyed
“Glory Train,” “Keep On the Sunny
Side,” “Mansion Over the Hill Top,”
“I Saw the Light,” “That Old Coun-
try Church,” and “Will the Circle
Be Unbroken?” Lynn Greff, a band
member, is the son of Somerset
Court resident, Grace Tillery.
Susan, Sandy and Jade and other
staff members were present to
arrange seating and serve brown-
ies at a social time after the pro-
gram. There was a good crowd of
residents who attended.
Somerset Court resident, Ken
Monette, has written a short tale
about his trip to the Philippines as
a United States Navy lad. He
writes vividly of his adventures
watching tiny fluorescent fish that
made the night sea look like a
starry sky, of climbing down scaly
ropes with a full backpack and
bedroll into landing boats. He de-
scribes a tropical storm that tore
loose three of the cables holding the
pile driver in place, leaving the
crew swinging by one cable when
the storm passed. They were build-
ing “dolphins.” I must ask Ken
what a “dolphin” is. He portrays
the lushness of the tropical islands.
The natives, where they were sta-
tioned for a couple months, pre-
sented them with a bola encrusted
with mother of pearl, and a map of
the Philippines on linen woven
from strips of bark of a native tree.
The Philip Festival Days date
has been changed to June 14, 15
and 16, 2013. Nancy Seager Ek-
strum recently sent my daughter,
Carol Vogan, Colorado Springs,
Colo., a notice. We sometimes try to
meet at the Philip Festival Days
for a family get-together.
At Somerset Court, Bill and Sue
Stone visited Danni and Ben Sat-
urday at lunch time. They are
Ben’s little brother and sister. Bill
is also Ben’s adopted son.
Somerset Court resident, Irene
McKnight’s, son, Stan, had a heart
attack Friday at his ranch while
working cattle. Saturday, after sur-
gery at a Sioux Falls hospital, he
was able to speak to his mother on
the telephone.
My granddaughter, Doneen
Denke Fitzsimmons, Cody, Wyo.,
wrote a nice St. Valentine’s letter
with photos. Doneen has a distinc-
tive style of manuscript which I
have always admired. Thank you,
The oldest living person on my
Palmer family tree, Anna Coit, of
65 Denison Hill Road, North Ston-
ington, CT, age 104, wrote me a
good letter in her legible handwrit-
ing! She asks if coffee is still five
cents at Wall Drug. I had sent her
one of Crystal Denke Jackson’s
cards showing Virgil’s highway
sign, “Coffee Still 5 Cents – Wall
Drug.” She is planning to put the
card in the next “Palmer Vidette,”
a leaflet newspaper that Anna
helps publish. Anna always writes
about the Pachunganuck House
which is a Palmer family property.
Anna remembers that in 1946 she
and her husband, Pete, went to
Wall Drug and they bought an In-
dian rug and a fake rattlesnake.
Somerset Court’s computer room
has excellent new speakers for use
of residents and staff. Thank you,
Somerset Court. Just recently. we
received a new printer. Also a joy
to use.
Happy birthday to my grand-
daughter, Crystal Denke Jackson,
Huntington Beach, Calif., Febru-
ary 24.
Author Nicholas Sparks is on the
new best seller list with his book,
“Safe Haven.” Somerset Court res-
ident, Joanne Manlove, can recom-
mend Nicholas Sparks’ book, “The
Monday, February 25, at Somer-
set Court, we had donuts that the
donut shop brought in. We sat
around with our crullers and other
goodies. Sandy brought us coffee to
go with them.
Maxine Kilmer brought me her
sheet music for “Red Wing,” a song
we hadn’t thought of for years. The
Coull band played “Red Wing.” My
brother, Richard, was 15 years
older than I was and when I was 10
or 12 he said he would give me 50
cents to learn to play “Red Wing.” I
did get the 50 cents! But, I only re-
member fragments of the song.
Now with a copy of Maxine’s sheet
music, I can practice again.
My son, David K. Hansen, Ft.
Pierre, brought his two grandchil-
dren, Tiger, five, and Cecelia, going
on three, over to play Monday. We
rolled, threw and kicked the little
ball and the big ball up and down
the hall. One time, Tiger kept both
balls and Cece let everybody know.
Sharon and a resident or two came
by to see if we were mean to her,
but she was only mad. Tiger
counted out 20 nickels for me to
take to Sandy for my treat from the
donut shop. David was reading
“Kon Tiki” by Thor Heyerdahl. I
asked to be next on the list to read
The Rapid City library phoned
today to ask what books I wanted,
so I asked for “The Choice” and
“Safe Harbor” by Nicholas Sparks,
and for “Gone With the Wind.” The
librarian said she would hold it for
me when it comes in.
The Somerset Court movie on
February 25, was the Steven Spiel-
berg movie, “The Color Purple.” It
was so miserable, I wonder if good
was accomplished by its produc-
My horoscope for February 25
said, “Reach out to someone at a
distance whom you admire.” That
must be Anna Coit, my 104-year-
old Connecticut relative
Fred Smith mentioned that the
old Earl Gabriel place over on the
creek west of Floyd Gabriel’s had a
hot spring or well.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at
Somerset Court, we had bean bag
toss with Sandy and Susan picking
up bags and keeping score. Thank
you, girls. Players were Floy, Kay,
Mildred Y., Irene Cox, Marge Self,
Lucille Huether, Bert S., Irene
McK., Mary Lou, Marilyn B., Fred,
Ida L., Monica Gavotti, Jim
Holmes, Addie R., Maxine Kilmer,
and Vivian Hansen. Marilyn B.
won the first game and Mary Lou
Peters won the second. They re-
ceived Somerset bucks for winning
and all players received bucks for
Tuesday afternoon, we had Som-
erset Court bingo with Sandy call-
ing the numbers. Winners were
Irene Arbach, twice, Mary Lou,
Dwight, Irene Cox, Fred, Maxine,
and Jim Hilton. Following bingo,
we had the Somerset Court birth-
day bash for those residents who
had birthdays in February. Pat
Staley’s was February 2, Mildred
Kraemer, February 13, Father
Paul Dahms, February 14, Lila
Betten, February 17, and Maxine
Burgess, February 28. We had
vanilla ice cream and a huge two
layer chocolate cake of light and
lovely texture. It was made by
Somerset Court chef and baker,
P.J. We sang happy birthday, God
bless you.
Later, a few of us played quid-
dler until supper time. We need a
new game. Maybe we can play
chicken foot that my grandkids
used to play. You use the pretty
white double nine dominoes with
colored dots. I need help remem-
bering how it goes. Anyway, you
build around one domino in six di-
rections. The pattern will take dif-
ferent shapes to keep it on the
table. I will try to email some of the
kids and get instructions. (Oh, I
Googled it up and printed off four
pages of instructions.)
Somerset Court resident Lucille
Huether had company after bingo
on February 26, 2013, the Rev-
erend Curtis Garland, who is pas-
tor of the First Lutheran Church at
Wednesday, February 27, we re-
ceived the new Somerset Court
schedule for March. It listed the
March movies, “Ocean 11,” “Coal
Miners Daughter,” “City Slickers,”
and “Armageddon.” I was glad to
see that we are scheduled to have
quilting on March 9. Other high-
lights listed were dress in blue,
make shamrocks with Susan, resi-
dent council, foot clinic, wear
green, bingo with the Boys Club
and an Easter party.
Recently, I received a hand typed
letter from my son, David Hansen.
Not an electric typewriter, not a
computer. He has this Underwood
- Olivetti, that they gave him when
he was an enlisted soldier working
as a clerk in the Pentagon. They
wanted all their people to have
electric typewriters. He has had it
since 1973. He relates a little inci-
dent which shows how sometimes
there is a possible solution or fix for
a problem. Out at Houck ranch, the
electric typewriter drive belt was
broken. David found that an “O”
from a hydraulic cylinder fit and
stretched enough so that it could
work. His letters are so full of his
varied experiences that I keep
them to read over.
On Wednesday, we played quid-
dler until we were stiff. Then we
tried chicken foot domino game,
but I didn’t remember enough
about it. We had the instructions,
but it may take a while to get used
to it. If we can keep interested that
M.R. Hansen came over to bring
two books by Thor Heyerdahl for
David Hansen: “AKU-AKU” and
“The R A Expeditions.” David has
been reading “Kon-Tiki” and was
Thursday, February 28, at Som-
erset Court, we had Wii bowling
with scores as follows: Fred Smith,
161, Irene McKnight, 159, Eileen
Tenold, 135, Mary Lou Peters, 129,
Susan, 183, Marilyn Butts, 137,
Addie Rorvig, 168, and Irene Cox,
At Thursday bingo, winners were
Mary Lou with two blackouts, An-
netta Hansen, twice, Maxine
Kilmer, Betty Downen, Fred
Smith, Marilyn Butts, Lucille
Huether, Helen Amundson, Vi
Walker and Irene Cox.
For snack and chat following
bingo, fruit cocktail parfait was
A busy table of quiddler went on
until nearly 5 p.m. with Addie
Rorvig, Marcella Kraft, Mary Lou
Peters and Vivian Hansen playing.
Rummi-cube was played at that
time also with Susan, Sandy, Mar-
garet and Irene Cox. We have some
new photos of residents in the
photo book on the coffee table by
the fireplace.
Congratulations to Joyce Astle-
ford who won the big cuddly teddy
bear by guessing closest to the
number of Valentine hearts in the
big jar. Now the big jar sits there
with a scoop and we may help our-
Fred Smith came over and let me
listen to a poem he had about the
South Dakota Badlands on a talk-
ing book. Thank you, Fred.
M.R. Hansen and his wife, Bar-
bara, will be gone to Bogota, Co-
lumbia, South America, from
March 2-9. Four students from
South Dakota School of Mines will
be going on the trip. They meet
with engineers and scientists
abroad. Students will stay with
local sponsoring families and M.R.
and Barbara will stay at college
dorms. They will visit rural areas
and a cathedral which has been
built in a former salt (Halite) mine.
Much time will be spent exchang-
ing experiences with student
groups and research groups. It is
hoped to build rapport leading to
cooperation in future projects of
value to both countries.
continued on page 7
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I made a trip to Philip to get my
income tax done and had lunch
downtown. While I was eating,
Marvin and Vicki Eide came in and
joined me, they were in town for re-
pairs. Jack and Arlyce Griesel were
also enjoying lunch and Jack came
over and visited for awhile. Of
course, it was the usual farm talk,
weather, cows and what was going
to happen if it stays dry, which is
on everybody’s mind these days.
Kathy Gottsleben was in Philip
for a few days visiting her mother,
I stopped at Bud and Dorothy
Stickler’s for a visit. Bud fell on
January 16 and broke his left leg
just above the knee. He had sur-
gery on his knee but it wasn’t hurt
in the fall. Bud said he would be
laid up for a while. He can’t put
any weight on that leg for five
months. He has home health com-
ing in to help him each day. He
said they were doing fine and
Dorothy was busy cleaning her
stove. They both are looking for-
ward to when he can be up and
about again. They have a good out-
look on it all.
Henry and Nellie Chapell, Ruth
Anderson, Bob and Kathy
Hamann, Mike and Judy Melvin,
and Mary Eide were all at Jim and
Norma Oldenberg’s for lunch. Ruth
had an appointment at the Philip
clinic and all waited to see how
everything went for her, then they
were off to visit at the nursing
home. I stopped to see Dorothy
Urban and Rita Ramsey, Vicki
Eide and Christa Fitch were also
there visiting her.
Marvin and Vicki took me to
Rapid City for my six-month check
up following my eye surgery. I had
a good report. While we were there,
Mike and Judy Melvin and Jim
and Norma Oldenberg came. Jim
was having eye surgery that day.
Jim’s surgery went well and he has
returned to work and is doing good.
Marvin, Vicki and Mary Eide
went to Wall Saturday to a
wrestling meet to watch the grand-
children and nephews wrestle.
They also enjoyed visiting with and
watching others from Philip who
were there. Layton Terildsen, Colt
Terkildsen’s son, was competing
and his family was all there to
watch him. There were lots of
Philip boys there and they all did
well. Our grandsons, Colby and
Keagan, came home with first
place, so they will go on to Rapid
City to wrestle and if they place
first, second or third, they will go
on to the state meet. Parents are
kept busy getting them everywhere
they need to be.
Kieth and Debbie Smith spent
from March 1 - 3 at Harrisburg,
near Sioux Falls, with Luke and
Cassidy Ayotte and two girls. They
said that they had a good time and
of course they enjoyed those grand-
Tucker and Jess Smith are just
staying home with the boys. Jess
said she liked to just stay home so
the boys will not catch any of the
colds and other bugs that are going
around. It is hard on babies to get
sick when they are little. She said
they already have three calves and
were not supposed to start till the
15th. So many have said that they
had a lot of calves earlier than they
were supposed to this year, I know
Marvin did.
Donna Newman is spending a
few days helping out at Mike
Schulz’s while his wife is away.
Debbie Clements said that she
and Mike are just keeping busy
going back and forth to work each
day, Mike at Grossenburgs and
Debbie at the post office.
Janet Lurz, Barb Coy and Phyl-
lis Ramsey all were in Hot Springs
to a spa retreat that they go to each
year. Phyllis rode back to Philip
with Barb Coy as Doug has been
spending a few days with his
mother, Rita Ramsey. Barb came
back to this area to spend a few
days with her dad, Rich Smith.
Weather is terrible today. They
had forecasted the wind to blow up
to 70 miles per hour. It sure has
created a dust storm. Marvin
stated that this morning that his
Grindstone News
by Mary Eide • 859-2188
Church & Community Thursday, March 7, 2013 • The Pioneer Review • Page 5
Philip – 859-2664 –
Fr. Kevin Achbach
Saturdays: Confession from 3 to 4 p.m.
Saturday Mass: 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Mass: 8:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. (August)
Tues-Wed-Fri. Mass: 8:30 a.m.
Thurs. Mass: 10:30 a.m. at Philip Nursing Home
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Midland – 859-2664 or 843-2544
Fr. Kevin Achbach
Saturday Mass: 7:00 p.m. (Feb., April, June, Aug.,
Oct., Dec.)
Sun day Mass: 11:00 a.m. (Jan., Mar., May, July,
Sept., Nov.)
Confession: Before Mass
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Milesville – 859-2664
Fr. Kevin Achbach
Sunday Mass: 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Mass: 7:30 a.m. (August)
Saturday Mass: 7:30 p.m.
Confession: Before Mass
Monday Release Time: 2:15 p.m.
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Pastor Frezil Westerlund
859-2336 • Philip
1st Sunday: Coffee & Rolls after worship
First Lutheran Ladies Bible study.
There are two Bible study groups: each meeting
monthly. One meets on the second Tuesday at
12:00 p.m. at First Lutheran Church and the other
meets on the second Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at
the Senechal Apts. lobby.
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Pastor Frezil Westerlund
Midland – 843-2538
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10:30 a.m.
Ruth Circle: 3rd Tues. at 2 p.m.
Nowlin Circle: Last Wed. at 9 a.m.
Rebecca Circle: Last Wed. at 7 p.m. (Nov. thru
Feb.); 6:30 p.m. (Mar. - Oct.)
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Moenville – 843-2538
Pastor Frezil Westerlund
1:30 p.m. (CT)
ALCW: 3rd Thursday, 1:30 p.m.
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Long Valley
Pastor Frezil Westerlund
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Every Sunday in July
Services at 10:00 a.m.
followed by potluck dinner
Pastor Art Weitschat
Kadoka – 837-2390
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Pastor Ray Greenseth
Sunday Worship Services:
1:00 p.m.
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Pastor Andy Blye
843-2143 •
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service: 10:30
Bible Study: Wed. at 7:30
Women’s Ministries: 2nd
Thurs., 1:30
10 miles SE of Midland
Pastor Glenn Denke • 462-
Sunday Worship: 10:00
a.m. (CT)
Sunday School: 11:00 a.m.
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Pastor Gary Wahl – Philip – 859-2841
Sunday School – 9:15 a.m.
Sunday Services – 10:30 a.m.
Last Sunday of the month –
potluck dinner following church services
Last Monday of the month –
Evang. Ladies Service/Bible Study - 7:00 p.m.
Wed. Night Prayer & Bible Study: 7 p.m.
Everyone Welcome!!
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Pastor Gary Wahl – Philip
859-2841 •
Worship Service: 9:00 a.m.
Children's Church: 8:30 a.m.
Ladies’ Aid - 2nd Thurs. at 7:00 p.m.
Bible Study & Prayer, Mondays at 7 p.m.
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Pastor Kathy Chesney • 859-2310
Home: 859-2192 • E-mail:
Sunday Worship: 9:00 a.m.
1st Wednesday Every Month:
Contemporary Worship, 7:00 p.m.
UCW meets 2nd Friday at 9:30 a.m.
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Pastor Kathy Chesney • 859-2310
Sunday Worship: 11:00 a.m.
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Keith Herrman_________________________________
On February 26, 2013, Keith
Herrman heard the words, “Well
done thou good and faithful ser-
vant,” as he entered into the joy of
the Lord. A longtime resident of
the Connell, Wash., area, Keith
will be greatly missed by many.
He was born on September 29,
1922 in Philip, S.D., to Leroy and
Hazel Heiens Herrman. Keith
spent his childhood on his family’s
farm and ranch in the Philip area
and attended rural schools along
with his younger sisters. At the
age of 16, Keith boarded in Philip
with other rural students and at-
tended Philip High School during
his freshman year. In 1939, after
several long years of drought in
the 1930s, his family moved to
Nyssa, Ore., and settled on land in
the new Owyhee Irrigation Proj-
Keith graduated from Nyssa
High School in 1942 as the class
salutatorian and was honored with
the Union Pacific college scholar-
ship, but it was the war years. A
ruptured appendix kept Keith
from active duty in WWII, with the
newly discovered sulfa drugs sav-
ing his life. Instead, he and his
family maintained their family
dairy as part of the war effort. In
1948, Keith attended Oregon State
University for one term, but real-
ized that his real love was family
farming, and returned home to
Nyssa to continue farming there.
In 1953, Keith’s interest turned
to the Columbia Basin of Washing-
ton when he stayed with friend,
Kenneth Matson, while raising
beans on 40 acres in the Quincy
area. Keith “commuted” from
Nyssa to Quincy in a Cessna 140
that he co-owned with four others,
which marked the beginning of an-
other lifelong interest – flying.
Keith began to look for land in the
Columbia Basin Project while con-
tinuing to farm in the Nyssa area.
In late 1953, Keith met the fu-
ture love of his life, Anna Bauman,
daughter of Otto and Louella Bau-
man who owned the Allis-
Chalmers dealership in Nyssa.
Anna was teaching school “just for
a year or two” before she intended
to return to her childhood home-
town of Grand Junction, Colo.
Keith convinced Anna to stay in
the Nyssa area and they were mar-
ried on August 17, 1957. Keith had
purchased land in eastern Wash-
ington and Keith and Anna trav-
eled to Connell on their honey-
moon to begin the process of land
leveling and putting in a cover
crop for their new farm in Block 18
of the Columbia Basin Irrigation
In the early days of farming in
Block 18, Keith was a helpful
neighbor to many of the surround-
ing farmers. Although many have
preceded him in death, those early
pioneers of irrigated farming
helped each other through the tri-
als of taming the land and learn-
ing how to manage the unique
soils of the Columbia Basin.
Keith was an innovative farmer,
always striving to improve his
land, equipment and processes. He
was selected as the Washington
State Conservation Farmer of the
Year in 1961 by the Soil Conserva-
tion Service. Over the years, Keith
grew many different crops, includ-
ing beans, sugar beets, potatoes,
seed wheat, seed corn, radish and
carrot seed, and many different va-
rieties of vegetable and reclama-
tion grass seed.
In 1982, Keith and Anna formed
Herrman Northwest, Inc. and
Keith served as president until his
death. The farming business that
Keith and Anna formed has grown
and is still going strong under the
management of their children.
Keith and Anna were also active in
the Franklin County Farm Bureau
for many years. In 1985, Keith
served as president, and was ac-
tive in many local and national is-
sues that affected small business
and the farming community.
Keith and Anna were charter
members of the First Baptist
Church of Connell where Keith
served as a deacon until the last
few years. Keith had a deep and
abiding faith in Jesus Christ and
introduced many friends and fam-
ily to Christ. Keith was instrumen-
tal in building the current sanctu-
ary building and was always will-
ing to help others behind the
scenes. Keith was a generous per-
son and supported many different
missionaries and missions to
spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ
and to aid those less fortunate
than himself. He always gave God
the glory for any successes that he
Keith and Anna were also active
in the Flying Farmers where Keith
found others who loved aircraft
and flying. Keith owned three dif-
ferent aircraft during his life and
his daughter, Robin still flies his
Cessna 182 that he loved so much.
In 2006, Keith received the presti-
gious Wright Brothers Master
Pilot Award presented by the FAA
for over 50 years of safe flight. He
made his last flight as pilot in com-
mand in 2003 at the age of 81.
He is survived by his wife Anna;
his children, Paul (Cynthia) Her-
rman of Mesal Wash., Robin Her-
rman of Connell, Wash., Heidi
(James) Matsumura of Cashmere,
Wash.; his sisters, Angela (Fred)
Flory of McMinnville, Ore., Ellen
Gregg of Missoula, Mont., Ruth
(Duane) Buchtel of Walla Walla,
Wash.; his brother-in-law, Colin
Hamberg of Estero, Fla.; his five
grandchildren, Jason (Asa) Her-
rman, Sarah Herrman, Jenna Her-
rman, Brian Matsumura and
Keith Matsumura; and his loving
caregivers, Kerri Malbeck, Lucy
Ezquivel, Leticia Marroquin, Neta
Taimani, Romelia Borrego and
Miriam Longoria.
He was preceded in death by his
parents and sister, Harriet Ham-
Special thanks are also given to
cousin Craig Millage and nephew
Kelly Gregg for their faithful assis-
tance in Keith’s care.
Graveside services for family
will be held at Mountain View
Cemetery in Connell, Wash., at
10:30 on Saturday, March 9.
A memorial service will be held
at First Baptist Church beginning
at 11:30, also on March 9th. The
church is located at 664 North Co-
lumbia Avenue in Connell.
Stevens Funeral Home has set
up a website with additional infor-
mation and an online guest book.
The family requests that in lieu
of flowers, donations be made to
the following two memorials:
Building Fund at First Baptist
Church, PO Box 68, Connell, WA
99326, 509-539-2131; and Her-
rman Family Grant, Corban Uni-
versity, Advancement Office, 5000
Deer Park Dr SE, Salem, OR
97317, 503-589-8186 (contact per-
son, Darrel White)
Elinor M. McGrath______________________________
Elinor Marie McGrath was born
November 12, 1923, in Custer,
S.D., to Oliver and Margaret King.
Elinor passed away on February
13, 2013.
At age two, Elinor moved to
Philip and lived with her grand-
parents, Edwin and Sara King.
She lived there until she was 12
years old. At the age of 12, she
moved to California to live with
her mother and stepfather, Mar-
garet and Raymond Jackson.
When Elinor was 19, she returned
to South Dakota where she met
and married Howard McGrath.
Howard and Elinor were blessed
with a loving marriage of 60 years
until Howard’s death on November
1, 2012. Together, Elinor and
Howard raised five children in
Philip. They lived in Philip until
Howard retired in 1991, at which
time they moved to Battle Moun-
tain, Nev., to be closer to their chil-
Elinor was well known for the 20
plus years of baking beautiful wed-
ding cakes and cakes for almost
any occasion. She loved to ball-
room dance, hold card parties, and
host morning coffee seven days a
week for all her friends. It was an
ongoing joke that Elinor was the
owner of the first coffee shop in
Philip. Even though no one ever
paid for a single cup, the pot of cof-
fee was never cold.
Elinor touched many lives and
passed on many life lessons. She
will be missed greatly by all who
knew her.
Elinor is survived by her stepfa-
ther, Raymond Jackson; her sis-
ters, Sharon Bless and June Skog;
her children, Clara (Lyle) Hamil-
ton, Linda (Howard) Thiesse,
Diane (Jerry) Engelson, Cheryl
(Gordon) Hunt, and Daniel (Julie)
McGrath; her grandchildren, Judi
Trobee, Shane Szarkowski, Brian
(Samme) Engelson, Jerome (Kat-
rina) Engelson, Teri (Chris)
Spring, Carrie (Ryan) Hunt-Raley,
Tiffany (Dave) Ghering, Randi
(Mike) Hunt-Schwartz, Marcie
(Pat) Richards, Kheidi McGrath,
Heather Allard, Samantha Allard;
her great-grandchildren, Breven
Engelson, Ryan, Kaylen, Macyn,
Elijah Engelson, Mikey Spring,
Christopher, Madison Raley,
Noah, Emma, Eli Ghering, Rob,
Rylee Hamilton and Easton
Elinor was preceded in death by
her husband, Howard A. McGrath;
her mother, Margaret Jackson; fa-
ther and stepmother, Oliver and
Ester King, sister, Bonita Langley,
daughter, Elizabeth McGrath; son,
John McGrath; grandson, Scott
Hamilton; and great-granddaugh-
ter, Alexis Raley.
The family will be returning to
Philip to have a memorial service
for both Howard and Elinor Mc-
Grath. The date is still pending.
In lieu of flowers, the family re-
quests donations toward a memo-
rial bulletin board that will be at
the Battle Mountain General Hos-
pital Nursing Home. Please send
to 635 Birch Ct., Battle Mountain,
NV 89820 or contact Diane at 775-
Terry Gartner___________________
Terry Gartner, age 64 of Inte-
rior, S.D., died Friday, March 1,
2013, at the Hans P. Peterson Me-
morial Hospital in Philip.
Terry was born February 7,
1949, at Rapid City to Wallace
Frances and Margaret Rose
(O'Neal) Gartner.
He graduated from Interior
High School and later married
Shirley Lange Gartner. They made
their home in various places
throughout his life but primarily
at Interior.
He held many jobs throughout
his lifetime, including being a
jockey, rancher, bus driver, truck
driver, casino card dealer and gro-
cery store owner. He spent the last
half of it as the proud owner and
manager of Badlands Grocery. He
enjoyed being with his family and
working with his horses. He loved
a good trade.
Survivors include his wife,
Shirley Gartner of Interior; one
son, Brad Gartner and his wife,
Barb, of Interior; two granddaugh-
ters, Heather Tucker and her hus-
band, John, of Interior, and
Stephanie Gartner of Spearfish;
and two great-grandchildren, Fal-
lon and Faith Tucker.
Terry was preceded in death by
a son, Clinton Gartner in 1974,
and his parents.
In accordance with Terry’s
wishes, no services will be held.
Memorials may be sent to P.O.
Box 87, Interior, SD 57750.
His online guestbook is available
Easter is March 31st
Thursday, March 7, 2013 • The Pioneer Review • Page 6
Contact Sonia Nemec • 843-2564
Midland News
continued on page 7
The weekend was so nice and
then came Monday! Oh, my, did
that wind blow. It blew the whole
day. The dirt was fogging. I’m
thinking we need to make that day
as March coming in like a lion. You
know the saying about March com-
ing in like a lion and going out like
a lamb, or, vice versa. We got a lit-
tle rain around 9:30 Sunday
evening. It started out as if it was
really going to rain and then just
like that it quit. Saturday after-
noon and evening, Jerry and I had
a most enjoyable visit with Dick
and Gene Hudson. Philip librarian
Annie Brunskill is working at get-
ting the history and locations of
country schools in the Haakon
County area. She sent a map home
with me with little black dots on
that map of where schools had been
and some still are. Thinking Dick
would most likely know where
some of those schools were, we gave
him a call. Long story short, Gene
suggested Jerry and I come to their
place and we could discuss those
schools face-to-face. So, we did.
Dick is one of those people with a
photographic memory. I found it
especially interesting to learn the
Stony Butte School had originally
been south of the place of Iver and
Caroline (Olson) Sandbo. T. J.
Gabriel and his family are now liv-
ing on the former Sandbo place. I
knew my mom and her siblings had
gone to the Stony Butte School, but
I realize now, a piece of the puzzle
had been missing. When learning
that school had been south of
Sandbo’s at one time, I realized
that was the site it was on when
they went to that school. For you
see, later mom taught school at the
Stony Butte School and she, my
brother, Phil, and I lived in the
school cottage and it was during
that time Phil and I would gradu-
ate eighth grade from that school.
That school had been moved to the
butte from which it got its name
and I had just assumed it was on
that site when mom and her sib-
lings attended that school. The
school was moved two more times,
making it more convenient for the
students going to that school, at
the time. One move was closer to
the ranch of Roy and Clara Roseth.
From there it was moved to its
present location and has been re-
named the Deep Creek School with
Theresa Deuchar as the teacher.
Gene suggested we go for a drive,
so she and Dick took us west of
their place. We had never been to
that part of the country before. As
we pulled out of their driveway, in
the distance to the northeast, you
could see the place of Moenville
News reporter, Leanne Neuhauser,
and her husband, Randy. On the
drive we saw the former place of
my aunt and uncle, Everett and
Alma Towne, and later their son,
Allen and Aldene Towne and fam-
ily lived on that place. Alma was
my dad’s sister. We also drove by
what had been the place of Dutch
and Elizabeth Buchholz. It was be-
ginning to get dark, so we turned
around and as we headed back, we
could see the lights of Cherry
Creek. Gene made supper and we
did some more visiting before head-
ing for home, glad for the visit.
Our sympathies to the family of
Johnny Peters who lived in Mid-
land at one time and he and his sib-
lings attended the Midland School.
His mom, Helen Peters, was one of
the Buchanans who had a farm a
short distance to the east of Mid-
land. Morrie and Barb Jones now
have, and live, on that place. The
other Buchanan siblings were Mar-
garet Markwed, Alice Jeitz and
John Buchanan. All have passed
away, but for Alice. In the “Prairie
Progress” history book it tells that
their dad, John (Jack) Buchanan,
enjoyed an enviable reputation as
an auctioneer and his title “Colonel
Jack” was made in the auction
sales ring. Jack’s grandson, Billy
Markwed, son of the late Bill and
Margaret Markwed, has that gift
as an auctioneer, as well. And, so,
Jack’s legacy lives on in his grand-
Date change – The Midland
American Legion and Auxiliary
meetings are changed from Thurs-
day, March 7, to March 14 at 7:00
p.m. The occasion is to celebrate
the Legion’s birthday.
The Midland School Education
Fair is scheduled for April 12. The
Midland Community Library also
has their soup and sandwich sup-
per the same evening. So, be
watching for more information at a
later date.
Maxine Jones drove to White-
wood Saturday to attend a work-
shop at the Immanuel Lutheran
Church. The Bishop of the NALC
was conducting it. He is a very in-
teresting speaker and the audience
was well involved in the question
and answer sessions.
It was interesting to have a pas-
tor from Ludlow ask if the name
Grosz meant aything to me, when
she learned I was from Midland.
She or her husband, also deceased,
was a cousin of Marvin Grosz. They
had lost contact, so I called Pearl to
tell her about it. That resulted in a
nice long conversation. Pearl had a
heart valve surgery last fall and is
recovering well. Her daughter,
Jody Merchen, has a daughter who
is a freshman in college at
Bartlesville, Okla., studying phys-
ical therapy. Steve’s kids, three
girls and a boy ranging in age from
five to 14, live near Elko, Nev.
Perry and his wife, who is a school
teacher, are foster parents.
Monday afternoon, Gary Jacob-
sen, Jen Jones' father, and a friend
from Edgemont came to Shorty
Jones' to trade some Longhorn
heifers for a steer that has big
The Lutheran ladies are busy
working on senior quilts and
worked on them this Monday. This
is something they have done for a
number of years.
Bridget Schofield, wife of Lucas
Schofield, has been busy working
on family history scrapbooks for
the upcoming Fosheim-Schofield
family reunion planned for this
summer. She was at the Midland
library last week looking up family
history in the Pioneer Review
newspapers and history books, get-
ting some of that history. Librar-
ian Karel Reiman and I saw those
scrapbooks, as she shared some of
the history. And, by looking at
them, you know for a fact, she has
put a lot of time and work into
those scrapbooks.
David Hand was taken by am-
bulance to Philip and then on to
Rapid City, as he was having some
breathing issues. He has been
going through some difficult times
from a heart attack to pneumonia
and other breathing issues. At this
writing he is still at the Rapid City
Regional Hospital, is doing better,
but not ready to come home as yet.
Calls and prayers from neighbors
and friends concerning David are
much appreciated by the family.
Our prayers continue to be with
David and his family.
Ronnie and Emily Sammons
headed for Yankton Saturday for
the birthday party for Vivian Blom,
at the home of her son, Gary and
Casey Blom. On the way to Yank-
ton, Ronnie and Emily stopped in
Avon, picking up her sister-in-law,
Janet Rauch. Everyone enjoyed
supper, birthday cake and visiting.
Happy birthday, Vivian! Sunday,
Ronnie and Emily went to Sioux
Falls for a visit with his sister, Jo
Quatier. Heading for home Monday
and bucking the wind all the way
home, Emily reports the gas
mileage wasn’t anything to write
home about.
Prerry Saucerman celebrated a
birthday Saturday. Family coming
to help her celebrate that birthday
were Talon Saucerman, Aurora,
Colo., Tel and Ellie Saucerman and
family, Rapid City, Marlin Evans
and Slate Evans, Philip, Wilma
Saucerman, Midland, and Noel
Dohlken and girls, Rapid City.
Ellie and Talon cooked the dinner
and Carol Hunt made one of the
cakes. Everyone enjoyed a time of
visiting and Prerry reports the best
present of all was – she didn’t have
to make the meal. Happy birthday,
Prerry! Talon stayed for a few more
days. Before going home, Tel and
Talon visited their grandpa, Gay-
lord Saucerman, at the Philip
Nursing Home. Noel and girls went
to Pierre later Saturday, as her
mother, Sheri Wiechmann, also
had a birthday. Birthday wishes to
Sheri as well.
Friday, Morrie and Barb Jones
attended the boys’ district champi-
onship basketball game at Rapid
City between Philip and Oelrichs.
A number of former Midland stu-
dents attend school at Philip and
were on the basketball team. Of
those former Midland students,
Thomas Doolittle, is a senior at
Philip High School and plays for
the basketball team. Philip lost to
Orlrich, so placed second at dis-
Saturday, Morrie and Barb
were in Philip for the high school
junior varsity tournament with
eight teams being a part of that
tournament. Philip junior varsity
“A” team won the tournament and
the Scotties junior varsity “B” team
got sixth place. Morrie and Barb
have grandkids going to the Philip
school and being a part of the bas-
ketball teams, so enjoy going to
those games.
As I close my column for this
week, I am at Mitchell. I came
down Monday, with that strong
wind blowing me east. Our little
granddaughter, Laura, has RSV, so
I came down to look after her while
Christopher and Stephanie are at
work. She’s changed so much since
we last saw her, which was in Jan-
uary. She is crawling and pulling
herself up and just a busy, busy lit-
tle girl. Right now she is in her
high chair having a snack and giv-
ing me some smiley faces. She is
such a happy baby. Time to get
back to enjoying that grandbaby, so
I close by wishing you and good day
and a good week.
The family of
Ed Flom
would like to wish
him a very happy
“special” birthday!!
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Greetings from cool, partly
cloudy, breezy northeast Haakon
County. Thank goodness today's
weather is not a repeat of yester-
day's weather. We had extremely
strong winds, coupled with inter-
mittent snow showers, making for
a truly nasty day Monday. One of
our neighbors was headed home
from Pierre early last evening, and
she said it was a total whiteout just
east of Hayes. We didn't get much
snow, but when it is pushed by
those strong winds, it raises havoc
with visibility.
I am writing the news in a hurry
again today, because I have to get
to Pierre for some appointments. It
seems like I generally wait as long
as I can before submitting the
news, hoping to hear from a few
more folks in the neighborhood.
One family I didn't hear from
this week was the Clint and Laura
Alleman family. I expect Clint is
busy taking care of livestock, and
Laura, who is directing this year's
Hayes play, is probably busy with
the finishing touches for this year's
So mark your calendars – The
60th annual Hayes play will be this
weekend, March 8, 9, and 10. Per-
formances Friday and Saturday
evenings will be at 7 p.m. CST, and
Sunday's performance will be at 2
p.m. CDT. The title of the play is
"Bay at the Moon" and I'm sure it
will be very entertaining, as usual.
Also, you will want to remember
to turn your clocks ahead when you
go to bed Saturday night. It doesn't
feel like it is time to start Daylight
Savings Time, but according to the
calendar it is.
Another family I didn't hear from
was the T.J. Gabriel family. I know
things are busy at their house, and
last week was a big week. The
Deep Creek Angus bull sale was
held Tuesday, and it went very
well. There was a full house at the
sale barn, with spirited bidding for
the quality bulls. Congratulations
to T.J. and Jeanine on the business
they have worked so hard to build –
they have built quite a reputation
in the cattle industry.
Nels and Dorothy Paulson didn't
make much news this week.
Dorothy said they were in Pierre
Friday to get groceries and sup-
plies, and they took time to visit
with some friends. Dorothy at-
tended church Sunday, and Lola
Roseth served lunch following the
church service.
Shirley Halligan was in Pierre
Thursday to keep appointments
and visit her father-in-law, Ken
Halligan. Saturday, Frank and
Shirley were in Lemmon to take in
the District Basketball Champi-
onship. Prior to the games, they
had an early birthday supper for
their son, Murdock, whose birthday
was Monday. Happy birthday to
Murdock! The basketball team
from Faith won the championship,
so they will be going on to regions.
Frank and Shirley's grandson is a
member of the Faith team.
I understand that David Hand
has been back in the hospital re-
cently, dealing with some heart is-
sues. I hear that he is doing much
better and hopes to be home soon.
Dick and Gene Hudson were in
Philip Friday, taking care of some
business. While they were in town,
they visited friends at the Silver-
leaf and the nursing home, and
they also stopped and had a nice
visit with Leo and Maryanne
Stoner at their apartment. Sonja
and Jerry Nemec visited at the
home of Dick and Gene Hudson
Friday. They spent time visiting
about the rural school mapping
project that the Philip library is
working on. They took a drive
around the community, looking at
the locations of the various schools.
Dick and Gene attended church
Sunday, then Duane and Lola
Roseth stopped by after church to
enjoy visiting and some card play-
ing. Monday, Gene was the substi-
tute teacher at Deep Creek School,
and Tuesday, Dick and Gene
headed to Rapid City to have the
stitches removed from Gene's re-
cent eye surgery.
Duane and Lola Roseth were in
Midland last Monday evening to
attend the firemen/EMT banquet.
Roger Porch provided the enter-
tainment, singing a few songs and
reciting poetry. Tuesday evening,
Lola was in Pierre to attend the
South Dakota Ag and Rural Lead-
ership alumni gala.
Billy and Arlyne Markwed enter-
tained Jack and LaVonna Kirk-
patrick Saturday evening. Jack
and LaVonna toured Billy and Ar-
lyne's new cabin, then the couples
enjoyed supper and card playing.
Sunday, Arlyne attended church at
Deep Creek.
Coreen Roseth traveled to Huron
last Wednesday to spend a few
days with her mother and help her
celebrate her birthday. Coreen re-
turned home Friday. Friday
evening, Kristin (Roseth) Martin
and children spent the night at Ju-
lian and Coreen's, then the grand-
kids spent the weekend with
Grandma and Grandpa while
Kristin and Vance spent the week-
end in Rapid City. Julian took the
grandkids back to their home Sun-
day evening.
Saturday, Bill and Polly Bruce
had a visit from Bill's sister, Betty,
and her husband, Dennis Casey,
Rapid City. Their niece, Erica
Bruns, and two of her children
came out from Pierre to spend the
day also. The group enjoyed a nice
visit. Sunday, Bill and Polly at-
tended church in Midland, and
they joined Gene and Audrey Jones
for lunch at a local cafe. Following
lunch, the two couples went to
Gene and Audrey's home to play
cards. According to Polly, I am for-
bidden from saying who won the
card games – those directions came
from Gene Jones. But, it probably
isn't too difficult to deduce who was
the victor.
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Monday evenings at 7:00
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dad told about the prairie blowing
back in the 30s, and now it’s doing
it again. The prairie has been
grazed down so short that it doesn’t
hold the dirt from blowing. I re-
member my mother telling about
having to plug the key holes with
rags to keep the dust out and she
said that there were days it was
hard to breath because of all the
dust. People had to cover their
noses and mouths when they had
to go outdoors in it. The old houses
that were torn down had dirt blown
in them part way up in them, espe-
cially around the windows.
Wayne Shultz is still visiting
family in California. We have not
heard when he will be returning to
I did not find Thorsons or Sielers
at home and others that I did reach
had no news. Everyone is just busy
with chores and calving and are
staying out of the dust the best
they can. I can smell the dust in my
house today, although it is pretty
tight when the wind blows. There
isn’t any dust on the window sills
Every generation laughs at old
fashions, but religiously follows the
new. – Henry David Thoreau
A tradition without intelligence is
not worth having. – T.S. Elliot
Grindstone News
(continued from page 4)
Steve & Teddi
(Knutson) Reckling
will be celebrating
their 40th Wedding
Anniversary on
March 20, 2013.
They were united in marriage at
First Lutheran Church in Philip, SD, in 1973.
Warmest wishes from their son, Ryon and his wife Linda,
and grandsons Samuel and Nathan of Sioux Falls, SD
and their son Brady of Lincoln, NE.
Cards & warm regards may be sent to Steve & Teddi
Reckling, 2211 W. Millstone Rd., Lincoln, NE 68522
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Max and Joyce Jones were in
Winner last Friday to attend a din-
ner theater there. One of their
friends played a prominent role in
the production. Randy Nemec has
been doing some work on their
house – new windows have been in-
stalled, and now they are working
on siding. As you can imagine, the
nasty winds Monday prevented
any siding work from being done.
Joyce said that their grandson,
Zach, age 10, has been busy play-
ing basketball with a team from
Onida. The team has been doing
pretty well.
Todd and Darcy Jones were in
Doland over the weekend to attend
a BB gun match. Their daughter,
Mattie, won the first Aggregate
Award, and her prize was a nice
gun case. Way to go, Mattie! Sev-
eral of the dads are coaching the
team, and I wish all the shooters
good luck as their season pro-
Nancy Neuhauser's daughter,
Chris, came to Pierre last Monday
evening. Tuesday, Nancy and Chris
attended a funeral for the son of
one of Chris's classmates. Friday
night, Raymond and Nancy at-
tended a Pierre boys’ basketball
game. Saturday night, Raymond
attended a girls’ basketball game
in Pierre. Nancy didn't go to the
girl's game, because her daughter,
Carrie, and her family were visit-
ing from their home in Sheridan.
Monday night, Ray and Nancy at-
tended a basketball game between
Miller and Mobridge – the game
was held in Pierre. Nancy's grand-
son, Lee, is a member of the Miller
team, and this is his senior year. I
haven't heard yet who won the
Kevin and Mary Neuhauser at-
tended basketball games in Pierre
Tuesday and Friday nights. Thurs-
day, Mary was in St. Lawrence to
attend the funeral of her brother,
Ted's, mother in law. Mary stopped
in Highmore to see Ruth
Neuhauser before returning to
Pierre. Friday evening, Kevin,
Mary, Brianna and Nick had sup-
per at a local steakhouse in honor
of Brianna's birthday. Happy be-
lated birthday, Brianna!
Ruth Neuhauser enjoyed a visit
from Mick Kennedy Tuesday. Mick
lives in the Faith area, but he has
some cattle near Highmore. Ruth
also enjoyed the visit from her
daughter-in-law, Mary, Thursday.
Ruth said the cold and wind hadn't
hit Highmore yet when I talked to
her Monday, but the way the wind
was blowing here, I'll bet it got
there eventually. Ruth also had a
nice telephone visit with her sister-
in-law, Helen Neuhauser, who
lives in Washington state. Helen
and Duane were celebrating their
wedding anniversary – congratula-
tions to them!
Jon and Connie Johnson were
among those attending the BB gun
match in Doland over the weekend.
They went as far as Redfield Fri-
day night, and they returned home
late Saturday. Their son, Noah,
had a good day shooting. He won
fifth Aggregate Award in the 8-9
year old division, and he won first
in the Prone Position as well as
placing in the other positions. Jon
said there were 208 kids (three age
groups) participating in the shoot-
ing match at Doland. Next week-
end, the shooters will be competing
in Highmore. Jon and Connie's son,
Avery, attended basketball games
in New Underwood and Rapid City
last weekend in support of the
Philip team. Their son, Wyatt,
came home from his studies at
South Dakota State University Fri-
day, and he is enjoying Spring
Break at the ranch.
Lee and Mary Briggs were in
Pierre Friday evening. They en-
joyed supper with Cole Briggs and
members of his family as well as
Lane and Sonja Briggs. They also
stopped in to visit with Lee's
mother, Lil, while they were in
town. Lil continues to be at her
home outside Ft. Pierre. She has
pain patches to help control her
pain, but the patches make her
sleepy. Rea (Briggs) and Clay Rig-
gle and their daughter, Kinsey,
also went to the BB gun match in
Doland over the weekend.
Randy and I were in Philip Tues-
day to attend the cattle sale and
take care of some business. I
stopped at the Philip library and
then went on to Kadoka to visit my
mother, Letoy Brown. While I was
in Kadoka, Mom and I visited her
former co-workers at the court-
house. Randy and I had supper in
Philip before returning to the
ranch. Sunday, friends Otis and
Amber Funk stopped by for a visit
in the afternoon. They took a tour
of the elk while they were here.
Today, I am grateful for the extra
hours of sunlight we are experienc-
ing. I don't know why it is, but it
seems like when it gets dark out-
side, I feel like my day is done –
sure cuts down on productivity dur-
ing the winter months!
Even though the weather has
been a bit unsettled here, signs of
spring are starting to appear. I had
a yard full of robins the other day,
baby calves are dotting the land-
scape, and I noticed that some
tulips are peeking through the
ground in my south facing flower
bed. Life is good! I hope you'll go
out and make it a fantastic week.
Moenville News
(continued from page 6)
When does March coming in like
a lamb happen? March 4 and it is
howling wind and cold. Wonder if
that counts as the lion or the lamb?
However, the first three days were
outstandingly great days.
Are you ready to spring ahead?
That happens next Saturday night,
so by the 10th you’d better have
sprung ahead. It seems stupid to
try to trick one into thinking the
day is longer. It’s sort of like cut-
ting the top of a sheet off and
sewing it on the bottom to make
the sheet longer.
Monday, Bill and I were on the
road to Rapid City. Zack Seager,
Cori Barber and Ryder met us for
lunch. We took care of getting our
taxes completed and picked up my
rings that had been repaired and a
wider band put on. The list of
things to do was getting shorter. I
went to the Social Security office to
take care of some business and I
am for sure that teachers still have
eyes in the back of their heads.
Karen Rembold had already gotten
her number and was seated as I fol-
lowed the directions to get a num-
ber when she called out my name.
We had a great visit and she
passed along her greetings to all
the readers in the area. She keeps
busy in the Spearfish area as well
as enjoying some traveling. Bill
and my final destination was Dead-
wood for a two-night stay. We en-
joyed supper with Civil Air Patrol
friends, Teresa and Jim
Schmielfening, from Custer. Our
room was just perfect, if Bill got
tired there was a recliner and a
good TV, so we enjoyed Tuesday
and Tuesday night, returning
home Wednesday morning. Phyllis
Word was our cat sitter and mail
getter. Deadwood received about
six inches of very wet snow Tues-
day afternoon and evening, but
Sturgis was basically dry. We
checked into some campgrounds on
the way home, there seems to be a
2014 reunion wanted in that area.
Wednesday, Wendell Buxcel was
an afternoon visitor at our place
and daughter Shelley Seager, from
Sutton, Neb., was an overnight vis-
itor with us.
Don and Vi Moody spent the first
part of the week at their Rapid Val-
ley home, keeping appointments
and taking care of other business.
It seems that due to the govern-
ment’s inability to act, tax filing
time for agriculture was extended
to a later date. They returned to
the ranch Thursday.
Tony Harty took mail to Shirley
Hair and visited there. Tuesday he
did his usual stuff, then attended
the regional basketball game at
Kadoka. Wall took the game and
now moves on to state.
George and Sandee Gittings
were in Pierre Monday for a doc-
tor's appointment for George.
In the late 1800s, a newspaper
clipping found among Mom’s things
tells the attributes of lemons.“Do
you want to know the name of one
of the best all around household
doctors and certainly the cheapest
that can be found in any country?
It is Dr. Lemon. Yes, an ordinary,
sour, yellow lemon, which you can
buy at the grocery for a few cents.
Here are some of the things, ac-
cording to the New York Herald,
Dr. Lemon will do for you if you
give him a chance. Squeeze him
into a glass of water every morning
and drink him with very little
sugar. He will keep your stomach
in the best of order and never let
Mr. Dyspepsia, whom he hates cor-
dially, get into it.
If you have dark hair and it
seems to be falling out cut off a
slice of the doctor and rub him on
your scalp. He will stop that little
trouble promptly. (wonder if it
works on gray hair?)
Squeeze him into a quart of milk
and he will give you a mixture to
rub on your face night and morning
and get a complexion like a
Pour him into an equal quantity
of glycerine and rub your hands
with the mixture before going to
bed. If you don’t mind sleeping with
gloves on, that is better still, and
helps the doctor considerably in the
task of whitening your hands. In
the morning wash your hands thor-
oughly with warm water and apply
the doctor again pure, but only a
few drops of him this time.
If you have a bad headache cut
Dr. Lemon into slices and rub these
along your temples. The pain will
not be long disappearing, or at
least in growing easier to bear.”
Wednesday, Tony Harty spent
part of the day at the courthouse
setting in on court proceedings.
Thursday, Shelley Seager went
to Philip and picked up Bonnie
Moses and they went on to Rapid
City for a visit at the home of Zack
Seager. Time to spoil her grandson.
While there, a herd of deer were be-
hind Zack’s house and Shelley got
some pictures. The deer seem to
hang out in that neighborhood and
you must be careful, they can be
aggressive. Carol Solon stopped for
a visit in the morning and Wendell
Buxcel came by in the afternoon for
a visit. Bill traded the Haakon
County Prairie Transportation van
for a larger one in Philip when he
went to cards.
Ralph and Cathy Fiedler met
Don and Lynette Klumb and Eric
and Sherry Hanson for supper in
Spearfish Friday. It was adults
only night, so they could catch up
on news of how the grand kids are
doing as well as celebrated Ralph’s
birthday, which was in January,
Don’s birthday which was in Feb-
ruary and Sherry’s anniversary of
her accident, which has been 32
years. They celebrate that she is a
survivor. Cathy said they had a
nice week weather wise.
Friday evening, Bill and I joined
Shelley, Ryder and Bonnie Moses
for supper in Philip. It was great to
see so many friends. We visited
with Renee Konst, Terry Buchert,
Rhonda Coyle, Gaye Odom and
Jane Kennedy while there, as well
as howdied several others. Shelley
and Ryder spent from Friday night
until Sunday with us.
Gene Deuchar and Mike Gebes
helped Henry Hanson haul his
bulls to the George Gittings' Fri-
day. Jeff Blachburn left Friday af-
ternoon after spending the past
two months at Gittings’. He got a
job transfer to Huron. He works for
the railroad and lives in Miller.
Tony Harty visited Shirley Hair
in the morning and at our place
Friday afternoon and that evening
went to Interior for supper. He had
a nice time doing that.
Jessica Gittings was out to see
George and Sandee Gittings Satur-
day afternoon. She borrowed
Sandee's pickup to go get Daniel at
Worthington, Minn., Sunday. Jes-
sica and Daniel had supper with
George and Sandee Sunday
Tony Harty made a trip to Rapid
City Saturday and after some busi-
ness stops discovered he had a
problem with a front bearing. He
nursed it back to Kadoka by taking
his time. Kathy Brown visited Tony
when he got home and gave him a
haircut, he was getting pretty
Sometimes things happen for a
good reason. Don and Vi Moody
discovered they had forgotten to
bring some medical supplies home
with them from their Rapid Valley
place, so Friday afternoon. They re-
turned to Rapid Valley and decided
to stay over until a Monday ap-
pointment was taken care of, since
the cattle they have at home were
situated in fine shape. To make a
long story short, Saturday a fever
sent them to the emergency room
and from there things deteriorated
and Vi ended up in a different West
Gate community, called ICU. So, it
was being in the right place at the
right time that got prompt medical
attention. Things started stabiliz-
ing by Sunday night.
Saturday, Bill and I enjoyed hav-
ing Shelley and Ryder here and
were joined in the afternoon by
Zack and Cori and two dogs. They
all spent the night. Little Ryder
had a rough Saturday night with a
flu bug maybe, but he was a sick
little fellow. Sunday, Mike Moses
delivered Bonnie Moses here for
the ride back to Sutton. Shelley
fixed us all breakfast. Ryder was
feeling a little better as he and his
parents and two dogs headed to
Philip for a visit with Grandpa
Casey before returning to Rapid
and Shelley and Bonnie left for
Sunday, Tony Harty attended
church, had dinner out, and visited
“Thoughtfulness is to friendship
as sunshine is to a garden.” Daysies
Betwixt Places News
by Marsha Sumpter • 837-2048 •
Join the Pierre United States
Department of Agriculture Rural
Development staff to learn about
how the Rural Energy for America
Program (REAP) can assist with
renewable energy and energy effi-
ciency projects to cut costs or gen-
erate income.
An informational meeting will be
held Monday, March 18, beginning
at 1:00 p.m., at the USDA Service
Center at 1717 North Lincoln Av-
enue, Pierre, in the conference
Under the REAP, USDA Rural
Development provides financing
with grants and loan guarantees.
Most rural projects that reduce en-
ergy use and result in savings for
the agricultural producer or rural
small business owner are eligible
as energy efficiency projects, in-
cluding lighting and heating re-
placements, upgrading insulation
and windows and doors. Examples
of renewable energy projects in-
clude geothermal heating and cool-
ing systems, wind energy, solar,
and flexible fuel pumps for gas or
convenience stores.
Eligible applicants for these
grants are rural small businesses
(must meet SBA size standards),
farmers and ranchers. Applica-
tions for residential building im-
provements will not be eligible.
For more information, please
contact Rural Development Loan
Specialist Brian L. Ring at (605)
224-8870, Extension 122, email, or visit the
office at 1717 North Lincoln Av-
enue, Suite 102, Pierre, SD 57501.
REAP meeting March 18 in Pierre
Thursday, March 7, 2013 • The Pioneer Review •Page 8
School & Area News
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“I can find
looking for!”
–David Burnett,
2007 Chevy 2500 HD
Ext. Cab, 4x4, Flatbed … Ready!!
The outreach truck sponsored by
Mitchell Technology Institute was
toured by Philip students, Thurs-
day, February 28.
“It’s an opportunity to put you in
real-life situations, but in a con-
trolled environment,” said MTI
outreach trainer Jimmie Nicolaus
to the Philip students. He used
simple analogies in explaining
physics, such as electricity could be
envisioned as a pipe full of ping-
pong balls. Once the power is
turned on, the electrons push other
electrons until the furthest ones
are pushed out of the electrical
cable. “Energy is not energy until I
convert it to some other form,” he
Nicolaus explained to the differ-
ent classes of students the minia-
ture electrical poles and trans- for-
mer in the trailer. “Seventy percent
of what you learn to do is take the
puzzle apart and remember how to
put the puzzle back together,” said
Nicolaus. MTI trains people on
small scale transfer poles so the
students can learn to become good
pole climbers later, but first have
the skills to do what they have to
climb up there for.
MTI has two outreach trailers,
each is a 53-foot semi-trailer outfit-
ted with equipment representing a
variety of programs offered at MTI.
The trailer that was in Philip,
the construction and energy trailer,
includes hands-on display technol-
ogy for electrical construction and
maintenance, heating and cooling,
power line maintenance and con-
struction, propane and natural gas,
and wind turbines. The communi-
cations and information technology
trailer includes hands-on learning
equipment for automation controls,
information, office technology spe-
cialist, satellite communications
and telecommunications.
In answering questions posed by
students, Nicolaus weighed the ad-
vantages of modern technology ver-
sus practicality and efficiency. “I’m
all for wind power, but, man, that
stuff’s expensive,” said Nicolaus.
His own house has geothermal
heating, and he admits it’s a differ-
ent heat. The initial cost was
higher, but in the long run with low
operating expenses it is now
“bought and paid for,” said Nico-
“People say they are going to put
in that high efficiency furnace, but
they don’t have good windows and
they can’t understand not getting a
good return,” said Nicolaus
As part of MTI’s outreach efforts,
the trailer is available to visit
schools, community and economic
events, career fairs and other
places where South Dakotans can
experience activities and get ques-
tions answered by MTI staff about
the type of education needed for en-
ergy and construction careers. The
primary goal is to promote interest
in these job opportunities in order
to meet the growing workforce
needs across the state.
This project is supported in part
through a community-based job
training grant awarded to MTI
through the United States Depart-
ment of Labor.
Mitchell Tech trailer in Philip
Above, Jimmie Nicolaus, Mitchell Technology Institute outreach trainer, explains
residential heating and cooling to one tour of Philip students. The students an-
swered and asked questions, connected breakers and worked with various other
equipment. Below, Nicolaus demonstrates a miniature set of transfer poles and
electrical transformer. Photo by Del Bartels
Two local students earned their eligibility to the state competition of the Knights
of Columbus Free Throw Competition in Chamberlain, Sunday, March 3, at the
St. Joseph Indian School gymnasium. Each year at the local levels, each age
group has on average of roughly 600 contestants from across the state. The state
competition is made up of the top five from each age group, ages 10 through 14,
boys and girls. For the 2013 season, Philip’s Josie Rush – age 11, and Peyton
Kuchenbecker – age 13 made it. At state, each contender shoots 25 free throws
in a row. Rush earned fifth place in her age bracket for girls at state, and Kuchen-
becker received second place in her age bracket at state. Courtesy photo
State Knights of Columbus
free throw competition finals
Spud Creek Rodeo Productions –
Dave and Nate Morrison from In-
terior – is bringing an event to
Rapid City on Friday, March 15,
featuring a high paced Roughstock
Rodeo of bareback riding, saddle
bronc riding and bull riding, fol-
lowed with an Aaron Watson con-
“Western South Dakota is very
educated when it comes to rodeo
events and they know a good event
when they see one, and also know
a bad, poorly run event, when they
see one,” explained N. Morrison.
“They can tell the difference be-
tween good stock and bad stock,
good rides and bad rides, and ac-
cording to the Western South
Dakota rodeo fan ... they are want-
ing something fresh and new with-
out all the fluff. Straight up action
where the bucking stock and rides
do the talking so to speak.”
“We believe we have found the
answer to that call,” continued N.
Morrison. “Limiting the event to
only 10 bareback riders, 10 bronc
riders, and 10 bull riders with the
top five from the event advancing
to a championship round, we can
present the crowd a high paced,
non-stop action night with 45 rides
total that can be done within two
hours without losing the crowds ex-
citement and attention. By also
limiting to 10 per event, I can as-
sure that the stock and riders can
be of the highest quality, making
the fan going home excited about
the event.”
On top of the roughstock rodeo
action, the Red Dirt and Rough-
stock Tour is featuring Aaron Wat-
son in concert immediately follow-
ing the rodeo action. Aaron Watson
has released seven number one hits
on the Texas music charts and is a
fan favorite in the Red Dirt Texas
music scene. This will be Watson’s
first time to ever perform a live
show in South Dakota and he is ex-
cited about the opportunity he has
been given. Watson’s shows are
high energy, straight up Texas
country music that even kids can
The Red Dirt and Roughstock
Event in Rapid City will also be
featuring some of our local talent
as Christy Willert, Kadoka, will be
performing her trick riding skills in
between the events. You saw her
perform in August during the Bad-
lands Match Bronc Riding event in
Kadoka, which is also produced by
Dave and Nate Morrison.
Most all of the stock will be pro-
vided from our local area as well,
including bucking horses and bulls
from the Morrisons, Wilsons and
Walns. Local contestants compet-
ing include: bareback – Kenny Fei-
dler, Philip, Travis Sharp, Interior,
Joe Wilson, Kyle. Saddle bronc –
Louie Brunson, Interior, Jamie
Willert, Kadoka, Wyatt Kammerer,
Philip, Jace Nelson, Philip, and
Eric Addison, Belvidere.
“Our goal is to provide an afford-
able night of entertainment that
the whole family can enjoy,” said N.
Children 10 and under get in
free. You can purchase tickets on-
line at www.reddirtroughstock
.com. You will also be able to pur-
chase tickets at the door the day of
the event. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.,
Friday, March 15, with the event
kicking off at 7:00 p.m. Bring the
whole family.
Red Dirt and Roughstock Tour rodeo
Crime, robots and bridge build-
ing – this year’s Girls, Engineering,
Mathematics and Science work-
shop has quite the schedule.
The GEMS program, hosted by
South Dakota State University
College of Engineering, is designed
to expose eighth grade girls to en-
gineering, math and science in a
hands-on environment and inspire
them to continue in a related field
when they enter college.
The GEMS workshop will be Sat-
urday, March 23. Registration and
refreshments begin at 9:00 a.m. in
room 204 in Crothers Engineering
Hall on the SDSU campus and the
closing ceremony will conclude at
5:00 p.m.
Three activity sessions are avail-
able for students. “Forensics – Who
Dunnit?” gives the girls a chance to
learn all about fingerprint capture
and classification. They will meas-
ure footprints to determine how
tall the “perpetrator” might be and
put deductive reasoning skills to
work in eliminating suspects.
Today, robots are no longer sim-
ply the stuff of science fiction, but
are used everywhere from manu-
facturing to medicine. In this ses-
sion, GEMS students can learn
firsthand how robots work. They
will build a Mindstorm robot car
from Lego parts, navigate their cre-
ation through a maze and teach it
to dance.
The “Bridge Builder” session
puts engineering at the forefront.
The girls will discuss engineering
as a profession and what kinds of
careers engineers pursue. The in-
teractive portion of the session in-
volves the design, construction and
testing of bridge models. The proj-
ect provides new knowledge of ma-
terial properties, the physics of
trusses and the importance of
bonding agents.
GEMS also provides opportuni-
ties for parents and educators. As-
sistant Dean of Engineering Rich
Reid will give a presentation on
preparing students for college as
they enter high school, and parents
and educators may sit in on their
students’ activities throughout the
Girls, parents and teachers may
apply online by completing the
forms at
engr/camps/gems.cfm or by calling
the College of Engineering at 605-
688-4161. The event is sponsored
by IBM, Daktronics, DGR, Banner,
East River Electric, Sencore,
Howard R. Green Company and
Accordingto Dana Hess, Univer-
sity Relations, there is a minimal
registration fee per individual.
Though the costs for the workshop
are sponsored, organizers have
learned that if a small registration
fee is involved, students are more
likely to attend once registered.
Eighth grade girls’ engineering workshop
by Representative
Kristi Noem
People across South Dakota turn
to books for entertainment, knowl-
edge and relaxation after a long
day and the Noem family is no dif-
ferent. Ever since my three kids
were young, we’ve made it a prior-
ity to spend time reading as a fam-
ily. It’s been a real blessing to see
my kids grow up and learn to enjoy
reading on their own. I also try to
make reading a priority in my life.
Although schedules can be busy,
there’s something to be said about
enjoying a good book from time-to-
I’ll be celebrating this year’s day
by reading books to second graders
at McKinley Elementary School in
Watertown. Last year I enjoyed
participating while reading to stu-
dents in Hayti and Brookings.
An event held across the country,
Read Across America is held in
honor of Theodor Geisel, but most
of us know him as Dr. Seuss.
Themes from “Oh, the Places You’ll
Go!” and “Are You My Mother?”
bond grandparents with grandkids,
and teachers with students.
There are ways we can all en-
courage children to pick up a book
instead of watching another show
on television. For example, we can
set a good example by making
reading a priority in our own lives
or by taking field trips to the local
library. It’s also important to keep
lots of books and magazines around
the house for kids to pick up and
start reading.
Read Across America Day
started in 1998 as an annual event
to raise awareness about encourag-
ing our young students to pick up a
book and read. When kids are
eager and excited to read, this sets
up an attitude and excitement to-
wards lifelong learning and starts
a path towards success as they go
through school.
As Dr. Seuss so wisely wrote,
“You have brains in your head. You
have feet in your shoes. You can
steer yourself any direction you
choose. You’re on your own. And
you know what you know. And
YOU are the one who’ll decide
where to go.” I hope you’ll join me
in participating in Read Across
America Day and would encourage
you to send me a picture of you
reading with your kids.
Read Across America Day
Thursday, March 7, 2013 • The Pioneer Review •Page 9
Scottie Sports
Lake Waggoner Golf Course
will be having their Annual Meeting
on Sunday, March 10th
4:00 p.m.
at the Lake Waggoner Club House
north of Philip, SD
Everyone is welcome!
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Cloth Seats, Good Tires
Power Windows & Locks
Call 685-8155
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For all your concrete
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Sunday-Friday, 12 to 6 p.m. • Saturday, 12 p.m. to closing
The kitchen is open – we have orders to go!!
859-2430 • Philip
Monday Night Mixed
Shad’s Towing...........................24-12
Dakota Bar................................24-12
Handrahan Const .....................23-13
Badland’s Auto..........................14-18
Tena Slovek..................................206
Randy Boyd...........................194/553
Connie Schlim..............................176
Ronnie Coyle...............3-10 split; 538
Clyde Schlim.........................2-7 split
Tuesday Men’s Early
Philip Motor................................22-6
Peoples Market ...........................21-7
G&A Trenching.........................16-12
Kennedy Impl ...........................15-13
George’s Welding ......................12-16
Bear Auto..................................11-17
Philip Health Service ...............10-18
Kadoka Tree Service...................5-23
Colt Terkildsen .....................204/553
Cory Boyd.....................................539
Tony Gould...................................534
Steve Varner ................................514
Fred Foland..................................513
Johnny Wilson ......................223/506
Curtis Bitting....................5-7-9 split
Cindy O’Connell 4-5, 3-10 & 5-7 split
Alvin Pearson .....................3-10 split
James Mansfield ..................2-7 split
Wednesday Morning Coffee
(standing at the end of week 25)
Cutting Edge Salon ..................25-15
State Farm..........................24.5-15.5
Bowling Belles ....................17.5-22.5
Jolly Ranchers ....................14.5-25.5
Vonda Hamill ........................178/431
Dody Weller...........................169/431
Karen Foland ...............................168
Christy Park.................................162
Charlene Kjerstad........................161
Judy Papousek........3-10 & 2-5 splits
Debbie Gartner...................3-10 split
Joyce Hicks.........................3-10 split
Wednesday Night Early
Dakota Bar..................................26-6
Morrison’s Haying ....................20-12
Hildebrand Concrete ................17-15
Wall Food Center......................15-17
Dorothy’s Catering ...................14-18
Just Tammy’s............................13-19
First National Bank .................12-20
Chiefie’s Chicks ........................11-21
Laniece Sawvell ....................185/423
Lindsey Hildebrand..............182/508
Tena Slovek..................................178
Cristi Ferguson ..............5-6-10 split;
.............................................185 clean
Marlis Petersen.....................174/501
Linda Stangle...............................170
Cheryl Behrend...............5-8-10 split
Annette Hand....................4-5-7 split
Thursday Men’s
The Steakhouse ..........................27-5
Coyle’s SuperValu.....................22-10
O’Connell Const ........................19-13
Dakota Bar................................15-17
A&M Laundry...........................14-18
WEE BADD...............................13-19
West River Pioneer Tanks .......11-21
McDonnell Farms .......................7-25
Mike Moses ...................210, 208/598
Doug Hauk ............................236/569
J.J. Walker ...................................177
Nathan Kjerstad...................224/573
Rick Coyle .............................212/585
Alvin Pearson.....................219 clean
Jack Heinz .3-10 split; 217 clean/573
Don Weller....................2-7 split; 212
Jay McDonnell .............................201
Matt Reckling...............2-4-8-10 split
Haven Hildebrand .......2-4-8-10 split
Ronnie Coyle.......................3-10 split
Friday Nite Mixed
Randy’s Spray Service................28-8
Lee & the Ladies.......................22-14
Cristi’s Crew.............................21-15
Roy’s Repair ..............................19-17
King Pins...................................14-22
The Ghost Team...........................0-0
Duane Hand..........................223/535
Aaron Richardson .................202/521
Ed Morrison..........................4-5 split
Alvin Pearson..................5-8-10 split
The Philip Scotties boys’ basket-
ball team went head to head
against the Oelrichs Tigers in the
District 14B basketball tourna-
ment, Friday, March 1, in Rapid
City at the South Dakota School of
Mines and Technology.
The Scotties played a good sea-
son. They were the only team to de-
feat the Oelrichs Tigers during the
2012-2013 season. Still, the final
game for the Scotties was a loss to
the Tigers.
1 2 3 4
Philip 13 18 29 48
Oelrichs 22 50 71 91
Philip scorers: Nelson Holman
and Tate DeJong – 8 each, Paul
Guptill – 7, Tristen Rush, Thomas
Doolittle and Gunner Hook – 6
each, Wyatt Schaack – 5, Kruse
Bierle and Ben Stangle – 2 each
Rebounds: 39 Leaders: DeJong
and Hook – 7 each, Guptill – 6, Hol-
man, Bierle and Schaack – 4 each,
Doolittle – 3, Blake Martinez and
Rush – 2 each
Assists: 2 Leaders: Holman and
Gavin Brucklacher – 1 each
Steals: 11 Leaders: Holman,
Martinez and Rush – 2 each, De-
Jong, Hook, Guptill, Quade Slovek
and Schaack – 1 each
Blocks: 3 Leaders: Rush, Hook
and Guptill – 1 each
Scotties stopped by Oelrichs
The Philip High School pep band, under the direction of Barb Bowen, played for
the 2013 District 14B boys’ basketball tournament. Courtesy photo
Tristen Rush catching his Oelrichs’ defensive player too far away. Courtesy photo
And the band played on
Four Philip Area wrestlers were
recently named to state teams that
will wrestle in national compete-
Lane Blasius, Chandlier Sud-
beck and Logan Ammons were cho-
sen to represent team South
Dakota this summer at the Disney
Duals, Orlando, Fla. Nick Donelly
was chosen to represent team
South Dakota at the Middle School
Duals in Des Moines, Iowa.
Coach Matt Donnnely stated
that Blasius, Sudbeck and Am-
mons will leave June 25 for the
training camp which is held at the
Legends of Gold facility in Beres-
ford. They will wrestle for the var-
sity spot the next day then leave for
Orlando. After the completion of
duals they will arrive back in
Beresford on July 4.
Philip Area high school wrestlers
named to South Dakota state teams
An AAU district youth wrestling
tournament was held Saturday,
March 2, at the Wall High School
Philip had 34 young wrestlers
compete in districts. Of those, 30
earned places and will be compet-
ing in regions March 9, at Rapid
City Stevens High School.
Participating towns included
Wall, Philip, Kadoka, Rapid City,
Hill City, Custer, Hot Springs,
Edgemont, Pine Ridge, Hermosa
and Bennett County. Weigh-ins
began at 6:00 a.m. and wrestling
began at 9:00 a.m. after pairings
were determined.
AAU age groups are: tots (6 and
under year olds), bantam (7-8),
midgets (9-10), novice (11-12),
schoolboy (13-14) and cadets (15-
16). Girls are divided into age and
weight groups, same as the boys.
Each age group wrestles three one-
and-a-half minute periods.
The top eight wrestlers from dis-
tricts earn the right to advance to
regions. Three or four, depending
on age, of the top wrestlers in each
age bracket at regions will go to
state, which will be held in Brook-
ings, Saturday and Sunday, March
23-24. The events are sanctioned
by the Amateur Athletic Union of
the United States, Inc.
6 and under: Evan Kroetch – 1st, Cannin
Snyder – 3rd
7-8 year olds: Tukker Boe – 3rd, Ryker Pe-
terson – 1st, Brit Morrison – 3rd, Stratton
Morehart – 1st, Layton Terkildsen – 7th, Lin-
coln Koehn – 2nd, Cohen Reckling – 2nd,
Jensen Fitch, Talon Haynes and Kash Slovek
all participated.
9-10 year olds: Ethan Burnett – 3rd, Levi
Williams – 8th, McKoy Peterson – 1st,
Sawyer Smith – 6th, Gage Ravellette – par-
11-12 year olds: Jayden Coller – 1st, Laeton
Anderson – 1st, Jesse Hostutler – 2nd,
Parker Snyder – 3rd, Juan Pinela – 6th place,
Reece Heltzel – 1st, Cody Donnelly – 1st,
Colby Fitch – 1st, Bosten Morehart – 3rd,
Richard Lamont – 4th, Victor Dennis – 2nd
13-14 year olds: Hunter Peterson – 1st,
John Daly – 3rd, Keegan Fitch – 1st, Pedro
Dennis – 3rd, Trey Elshere – 4th, Kaylor Pin-
ney – 1st,
AAU district wrestling, 30 go on
The Philip Scotties “Philip 1”
basketball players earned first
place in the Philip Junior Varsity
Boys’ Tournament, Saturday,
March 2.
Other participating schools were
Jones County, Wall, New Under-
wood, Bennett County, Kadoka and
Stanley County. Philip entered two
teams, the second being “Philip 2.”
Two games were played simultane-
ously, one in the high school gym-
nasium and the other in the Fine
Arts Building.
Philip 2 lost its first game,
against Jones County. They then
faced the Wall team, which had
just fallen to New Underwood.
Philip won that match to then chal-
lenge Stanley County. The Scotties
lost their third game, ending the
day in sixth place.
Philip 1 first defeated Stanley
County, then Bennett County and
finally won over New Underwood
for the championship. Final rank-
ings were Philip 1 – 1st, New Un-
derwood – 2nd, Jones County –
3rd, Bennett County – 4th, Stanley
County – 5th, Philip 2 – 6th, Wall –
7th, and Kadoka – 8th.
No scores, other statistics or
players’ names were available.
Scotties boys’ basketball JV
takes first in Philip tourney
Ball handler Tate DeJong and teammate Quade Slovek. Courtesy photo
Gunner Hook. Courtesy photo
Paul Guptill.
Wyatt Schaack.
Above, Kruse Bierle.
N. Donnelly will check in at the
Legends of Gold Training Facility
April 11. He and other team mem-
bers will practice that day and
have a wrestle-off for the varsity
spot the next day. Then they will
head to Des Moines to weigh in and
wrestle. Competition ends on Sun-
day, Apri 13.
Legal Notlces0eadllne: Frldays at Noon
1hursday, Maroh 7, 2013 · 1he Pioneer Review · Page 10
Notice of AppIication
for Executive
Justin Carlin, who was sentenced from
Haakon County,, the 19th day of August,
1999, to two years in the South Dakota
State Penitentiary for the crime of Grand
Theft, has applied to the South Dakota
Board of Pardons and Paroles for Par-
Rensch Law Office
731 St. Joseph St., Ste. 220
Rapid City, SD 57701
[Published March 7, 14 & 21, 2013, at the
total approximate cost of $15.02]
A school land lease auction will be held in
the Haakon County Courthouse, in Philip,
SD, on March 28, 2013, at 1:15 PM (MT).
A list of tracts available for lease can be
obtained at the Haakon County Auditor's
Office, by visiting, or
by contacting Mike Cornelison, Office of
School & Public Lands, 500 E. Capitol Av-
enue, Pierre, SD 57501-5070, or phone
(605) 773-4172. Disabled individuals
needing assistance should contact the
Office of School and Public Lands at least
48 hours in advance of the auction to
make any necessary arrangements.
[Published February 28, March 7, 14 &
21, 2013, at the total approximate cost of
SDCL 10-11-13
governing body, sitting as a Review
Board of Midland Municipality, Haakon
County, South Dakota, will meet at the
Town Hall in said taxing jurisdiction at
3:00 PM (three) on MONDAY, the 18th
day of March, 2013, (being the 3rd Mon-
day in March) for the purpose of review-
ing and correcting the assessment of said
taxing district for the year 2012.
All persons considering themselves ag-
grieved by said assessment are required
to notify the clerk of the local board no
later than Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Michelle Meinzer
Finance Officer
Town of Midland
[Published February 28 & March 7, 2013,
at the total approximate cost of $18.20]
SDCL 10-11-13
Notice is hereby given that the governing
body, sitting as a Review Board of the
City of Philip, Haakon County, South
Dakota, will meet in the Commissioner's
Room, located at 140 S. Howard Ave.,
Haakon Co. Courthouse 2nd Floor, in
said taxing jurisdiction on Monday, March
18, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. for the purpose of
reviewing and correcting the assessment
of said taxing jurisdiction for the year
All persons considering themselves ag-
grieved by said assessment are required
to submit "Written Objections to Real
Property Assessment¨, (Form PT 17).
These written objections must be filed
with the City Finance Officer, acting as
the clerk of the local board, no later than
March 14, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. Any inter-
ested persons are invited to attend this
Monna Van Lint,
Finance Officer
[Published on February 28 & March 7,
2013, at the total approximate cost of
Notice of
CanceIIation of
SchooI EIection
Notice is hereby given that no School
Election will be held on the 9th day of
April, 2013, in Philip, South Dakota.
The election for which public notice was
given has been cancelled because the
following individuals have filed certificates
of nomination in the office of the Business
Manager for the positions to be filled:
Brad Kuchenbecker
Three (3) Year Term
Doug Thorson
Three (3) Year Term
Ìndividual to be Appointed
One (1) Year Term
Because each of the candidates is unop-
posed, certificates of election will be is-
sued in the same manner as to
successful candidates after the election.
Dated this 25th day of February, 2013.
Britni Ross
Business Manager
[Published March 7, 2013, at the total ap-
proximate cost of $15.52]
Looking for weatherization, furnace, elec-
trical and plumbing contractors in Ben-
nett, Butte, Corson, Custer, Dewey, Fall
River, Haakon, Harding, Jackson,
Lawrence, Meade, Pennington, Perkins,
Shannon and Ziebach counties interested
in completing residential work for the July,
2013 ÷ June 30, 2014 contract year.
Contractors must submit a letter of inter-
est, provide copy of insurance (workers
compensation, full comprehensive, gen-
eral and automobile liability insurance
and certificate of insurance), certificate of
completion of EPA approved Lead-Based
Paint for Renovators Training and be a
certified EPA lead base paint renovator
firm. Attend Western SD Community Ac-
tion Core Competency Training and be
willing to comply with Davis Bacon Act
(wages, weekly reporting). Please return
requested information to Western South
Dakota Community Action, Ìnc., 1844
Lombardy Drive, Rapid City, SD 57703 by
4:00 PM on Friday, March 15, 2013.
Please call 605-348-1460 or 1-800-327-
1703 for more information.
[Published March 7 & 14, 2013, at the
total approximate cost of $21.44]
The Board of Directors of Western South
Dakota Community Action, Ìnc. are seek-
ing candidates interested in serving as
the Low Ìncome representative for
Haakon County.
Western SD Community Action, Ìnc. is a
non-profit corporation governed by a
forty-two (42) member Board of Directors
representing (3) sectors: low-income peo-
ple, civic groups within the community
and each of the fourteen (14) county
boards of government.
The primary purpose of the CAP agency
is to focus local, state, regional and na-
tional resources on developing effective
ways of assisting low-income people. To
accomplish this, Western SD Community
Action, Ìnc. operates weatherization, gar-
den programs, summer youth programs,
necessity pantry programs, employment
assistance, educational supply programs,
emergency food and commodity projects,
homeless programs, community food
pantries and clothing centers.
Low-income persons seeking to be
elected are required to have five (5) low
income persons over eighteen (18) years
of age sign a petition. Non low income
persons wishing to represent low-income
people are required to have ten (10) low
income persons over eighteen (18) sign
a petition. This person must also reside
in, work in or volunteer in Haakon County.
Persons at least eighteen (18) years of
age seeking to be a Board low-income
representative can obtain petitions from
Rose Swan, 1844 Lombardy Drive, Rapid
City, SD 57703. Phone: (605) 348-1460
or out of Rapid City (800) 327-1703.
Petitions are to be submitted to Western
SD Community Action, Ìnc., 1844 Lom-
bardy Drive, Rapid City, SD 57703. Ìf you
have any questions please contact West-
ern SD Community Action, Ìnc., 1844
Lombardy Drive, Rapid City, SD 57703.
Phone: (605) 348-1460 or out of Rapid
City (800) 327-1703.
[Published March 7 & 14, 2013, at the
total approximate cost of $38.99]
2702-2 to
Appropriate Water
Notice is given that Gordon Flesner,
22301 Hardingrove Rd., Milesville, SD
57553, has filed an application for a water
permit to irrigate 105 additional acres.
Water Permit No. 2197A-2 authorizes
1.31 cubic feet of water per second from
Straighthead Creek located in the
NW1/4NW1/4 Section 7-T6N-R21E for ir-
rigation of 105 acres located in the E1/2
SW1/4 and the W1/2SE1/4 Section 12-
T6N-R20E. This application proposes to
irrigate 105 additional acres located in the
E1/2NW1/4 and the W1/2NE1/4 Section
12-T6N-R20E utilizing the Straighthead
Creek diversion point which includes the
NE1/4NE1/4 Section 12-T6N-R20E. This
application, if approved, does not author-
ize any increase in the authorized diver-
sion rate.
Pursuant to SDCL 46-2A-2, the Chief En-
gineer recommends APPROVAL of Appli-
cation No. 2702-2 because 1)
unappropriated water is available, 2) ex-
isting rights will not be unlawfully im-
paired, 3) it is a beneficial use of water,
and 4) it is in the public interest. Ìn accor-
dance with SDCL 46-2A-23, the Chief En-
gineer will acton this application, as
recommended, unless a petition is filed
opposing the application or the applicant
files a petition contesting the Chief Engi-
neer's recommendation. Ìf a petition op-
posing the application or contesting the
application is filed, then a hearing will be
scheduled and the Water Management
Board will consider this application. No-
tice of the hearing will be given to the ap-
plicant and any person filing a petition.
Any person interested in opposing or sup-
porting this application or recommenda-
tion must file a written petition with BOTH
the applicant and Chief Engineer. The ap-
plicant must file a petition if contesting the
Chief Engineer's recommendation. The
Chief Engineer's address is "Water Rights
Program, Foss Building, 523 E. Capitol,
Pierre, SD 57501 (605-773-3352)¨ and
the applicant's mailing address is given
above. A petition filed by either an inter-
ested person or the applicant must be
filed by March 18, 2013.
The petition may be informal, but must in-
clude a statement describing the peti-
tioner's interest in the application, the
petitioner's reasons for opposing or sup-
porting the application, and the signature
and mailing address of the petitioner or
the petitioner's legal counsel, if legal
counsel is obtained. Contact Eric Gron-
lund at the above Water Rights Program
address to request copies of information
pertaining to this application.
Steven M. Pirner
Secretary, Department of Environment
and Natural Resources
[Published March 7, 2013, at the total ap-
proximate cost of $26.71]
2703-2 to
Appropriate Water
Notice is given that Kurt Flesner, 22301
Hardingrove Rd., Milesville, SD 57553,
has filed an application for a water permit
to iadd a storage dam. Water Permit No.
2197B-2 authorizes 1.69 cubic feet of
water per second from Straighthead
Creek located in the NW1/4NW1/4 Sec-
tion 7-T6N-R21E to irrigate 135 acres lo-
cated in the N1/2NE1/4, SW1/4NE1/4
Section 7-T6N-R21E. This application
proposes construct a 13.0 acre feet in-
channel storage dam located in
NE1/4NE1/4 Section 12-T6N-R20E and
the W1/2NW1/4 Section 7-T6N-R21W.
This public notice also serves as notice
that the SE1/4NE1/4 of Section 7 was not
originally included as an area to be irri-
gated but is developed as part of the proj-
ect within the acreage limitation of the
permit. This application, if approved,
does not authorize any increase in
acreage or authorized diversion rate.
Pursuant to SDCL 46-2A-2, the Chief En-
gineer recommends APPROVAL of Appli-
cation No. 2703-2 because 1)
unappropriated water is available, 2) ex-
isting rights will not be unlawfully im-
paired, 3) it is a beneficial use of water,
and 4) it is in the public interest. Ìn accor-
dance with SDCL 46-2A-23, the Chief En-
gineer will acton this application, as
recommended, unless a petition is filed
opposing the application or the applicant
files a petition contesting the Chief Engi-
neer's recommendation. Ìf a petition op-
posing the application or contesting the
recommendation is filed, then a hearing
will be scheduled and the Water Manage-
ment Board will consider this application.
Notice of the hearing will be given to the
applicant and any person filing a petition.
Any person interested in opposing or sup-
porting this application or recommenda-
tion must file a written petition with BOTH
the applicant and Chief Engineer. The ap-
plicant must file a petition if contesting the
Chief Engineer's recommendation. The
Chief Engineer's address is "Water Rights
Program, Foss Building, 523 E. Capitol,
Pierre, SD 57501 (605-773-3352)¨ and
the applicant's mailing address is given
above. A petition filed by either an inter-
ested person or the applicant must be
filed by March 18, 2013.
The petition may be informal, but must in-
clude a statement describing the peti-
tioner's interest in the application, the
petitioner's reasons for opposing or sup-
porting the application, and the signature
and mailing address of the petitioner or
the petitioner's legal counsel, if legal
counsel is obtained. Contact Eric Gron-
lund at the above Water Rights Program
address to request copies of information
pertaining to this application.
Steven M. Pirner
Secretary, Department of Environment
and Natural Resources
[Published March 7, 2013, at the total ap-
proximate cost of $29.24]
of Philip, South Dakota, City Council will
be accepting written, sealed
proposals/bids for a residential solid
waste disposal collection contract.
Proposals/bids may be delivered to the
City of Philip Finance Office, 140 S.
Howard Avenue, Fourth Floor, Haakon
Co. Courthouse, or mailed to PO Box
408, Philip, South Dakota 57567-0408.
Sealed proposals/bids must be plainly
and clearly marked to identify their con-
tents. Proposals/bids shall be submitted
no later than 4:00 PM MST, March 28,
Each proposal/bid shall be accompanied
by a certified check or cashier's check for
an amount of 5% of the total bid, or a bid
bond in the amount of 10% of the total
bid. Such check or bid bond shall be used
as a bid security in the event the success-
ful bidder fails to enter into a contract and
post an approved bond with the City
within ten (10) days after the formal ac-
ceptance of their bid. The check shall be
drawn on a solvent bank or an approved
surety company.
Proposal specifications may be obtained
at the City of Philip Finance Office, 140 S.
Howard Avenue, Fourth Floor, Haakon
Co. Courthouse, PO Box 408, Philip,
South Dakota 57567-0408 or by calling
(605) 859-2175.
No bid shall be withdrawn after the filing
time for a period of thirty (30) days without
the written consent of the City of Philip
Council. No faxed bids will be accepted.
The City Council of the City of Philip,
South Dakota reserves the right to reject
any and all proposals/bids or to waive any
informalities or technicalities in bidding
and to accept the bid that is to the advan-
tage of, and in the best interest of, the
City of Philip, South Dakota.
Dated this 1st day of March 2013.
/s/ Michael Vetter, Mayor
City of Philip, South Dakota
/s/ Monna Van Lint, Finance Officer
[Published March 7 & 14, 2013, at the
total approximate cost of $43.54]
Notice is hereby given that no Municipal
Election will be held on the 9th day of
April 2013, for the City of Philip, South
The election for which public notice was
given has been cancelled because no
certificates of nomination were filed for
the following position to be filled and the
incumbent will hold over for the new term:
Jennifer Henrie, Council Member
Ward ÌÌÌ ÷ Two Year Term
The following individuals have filed valid
certificates of nomination in the office of
the Finance Officer for the following posi-
tions to be filled:
Greg Arthur, Council Member
Ward Ì ÷ Two Year Term
Marion Matt, Council Member
Ward ÌÌ ÷ Two Year Term
Because each of the candidates are un-
opposed, certificates of election will be is-
sued in the same manner as to
successful candidates after election.
Dated this 25th day of February 2013.
Monna Van Lint
City Finance Officer
[Published March 7 & 14, 2013, at the
total approximate cost of $31.19]
Property owners in Haakon County
should have received their assessment
notices. These assessments are for the
2013 assessment year and will be used
to determine the property taxes payable
in 2014.
Property owners are encouraged to re-
view these notices to ensure the informa-
tion is correct. Also, if the property owner
disagrees with the valuation assigned to
the property, the owner has the right to
appeal this valuation through the appeal
The local boards of equalization are
meeting at 4:00 p.m. March 18, 2013, in
Philip at the Haakon County Commis-
sioner's Room, and at 3:00 p.m. in Mid-
land March 18, 2013, at the fire hall. The
deadline to appeal to these boards is
March 14.
The county board of equalization will
meet April 9, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. and con-
tinue until all equalization matters are
done. Any property owner wishing to ap-
peal to the county board of equalization
must do so in writing by April 2, 2013.
Any questions may be directed to the
County Director of Equalization.
Toni Rhodes, CAA
Haakon County
Directory of Equalization
[Published March 7, 2013, at the total ap-
proximate cost of $15.16]
Proceedings of
West River Water
DeveIopment District
January 17, 2013
CALL TO ORDER: The West River
Water Development District convened for
their regular meeting at the West River
Water Development District Project Office
in Murdo, SD. Chairman Joseph Hieb
called the meeting to order at 10:33 a.m.
Roll Call was taken and Chairman Joseph
Hieb declared a quorum was present. Di-
rectors present were: Joseph Hieb,
Casey Krogman, Marion Matt and Veryl
Prokop. Absent: Lorne Smith. Also pres-
ent: Jake Fitzgerald, Manager; Kati Ve-
nard, Sec./Bookkeeper; Dave Larson,
Larson Law PC; Jessica Hegge, Larson
Law PC.
APPROVE AGENDA: Motion by Director
Prokop, seconded by Director Krogman
to approve the agenda. Motion carried
APPROVE MINUTES: The minutes of
the December 20, 2012, meeting were
previously mailed to the Board for their re-
view. Motion by Director Matt, seconded
by Director Krogman to approve the De-
cember minutes. Motion carried unani-
- $55.41, Casey Krogman - $55.41, Mar-
ion Matt - $55.41, Veryl Prokop - $55.41,
West River/Lyman-Jones RWS -
$1,244.92, Pennington County Courant -
$33.79, Lyman County Herald - $37.54,
Kadoka Press - $45.49, Murdo Coyote -
$39.71, Pioneer Review - $36.06, Todd
County Tribune - $40.30, United States
Treasury - $119.70. Motion by Director
Matt, seconded by Director Prokop to ap-
prove the District bills. Motion carried
REPORT: The financial status of the Dis-
trict to date was previously sent to the
Board. A copy of the December Financial
Report is on file at the District office in
Murdo. Motion by Director Krogman, sec-
onded by Director Matt to approve the
December Financial Report. Motion car-
ried unanimously.
Fitzgerald presented his January report to
the Board. Motion by Director Prokop,
seconded by Director Krogman to ap-
prove the Manager's Report. Motion car-
ried unanimously.
Director Prokop, seconded by Director
Matt to cast a unanimous ballot that the
officers remain the same for 2013. The of-
ficers for 2013 are Joseph Hieb as Chair-
man, Casey Krogman as Vice-Chairman
and Marion Matt as Secretary/Treasurer.
Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Director Krogman, seconded
by Director Prokop to adopt the following
newspapers as the legal papers for the
West River Water Development District:
Kadoka Press, Lyman County Herald,
Mellette County News, Murdo Coyote,
Pennington County Courant and Pioneer
Review. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Director Matt, seconded by Di-
rector Krogman to designate First Fidelity
Bank in Murdo, SD, as West River Water
Development District's legal depository.
Motion carried unanimously.
MSAC 2013 MEMBERSHIP - $1,000:
Manager Fitzgerald presented an invoice
from MSAC for 2013 annual membership
dues and recommended approval. Motion
by Director Krogman, seconded by Direc-
tor Prokop to approve the dues in the
amount of $1,000 to MSAC. Motion car-
ried unanimously.
There being no further business, the
meeting was adjourned at 10:40 a.m.
Kati Venard, Recording Secretary
Joseph Hieb, Chairman
[Publish March 7, 2013, at the total ap-
proximate cost of $39.64]
Notice to Creditors
Pro #13-
Notice is given that on the 13 of February,
2013, Robert Hansen, whose address is
PO Box 163, Howes, South Dakota
57748-0163, John "Jack¨ Hansen, whose
address is PO Box 91, Philip, South
Dakota 57567-0091, Paula Poss, whose
address is PO Box 7621, Riverside, CA
92513, and Charlene Reed, whose ad-
dress is 702 W. Prospect Ave., Pierre, SD
57501, were appointed as personal rep-
resentatives of the estate of Marie G.
Creditors of decedent must file their
claims within four months after the date
of the first publication of the notice or their
claims may be barred.
Claims may be filed with the personal rep-
resentatives or may be filed with the clerk
and a copy of the claim mailed to the per-
sonal representatives.
Dated this 13th day of February, 2013.
/s/Robet Hansen
Robert Hansen
PO Box 163
Howes, SD 57748-0163
/s/John (Jack) Hansen
John "Jack¨ Hansen
PO Box 91
Philip, SD 57567-0091
/s/Paula M. Poss
Paula Poss
PO Box 7621
Riverview, CA 92513
/s/Charlene Reed
Charlene Reed
702 W. Prospect Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
Janet Magelky
Haakon County Clerk of Courts
PO Box 70
Philip, SD 57567
(605) 859-2627
Gay Tollefson, Attorney
Tollefson Law Office
PO Box 848
Philip, SD 57567
[Published February 21, 28, March 7,
2013, at the total approximate cost of
Classifieds • 859-2516
Thursday, March 7, 2013 • The Pioneer Review • Page 11
12-ply, 235/85/16R. $160,
mounted. Les’ Body Shop, 859-
2744, Philip. P40-tfn
MOVING SALE: Friday, March
15, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday,
March 16, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Days
Inn, ground floor meeting room
(212 10th Ave, Wall) dressers,
household items, men's and
women's clothing, Christmas
items, vacuum/ bags, floor
cleaners, Pack 'n Play, (2) TVs,
cookie jars (some older), Camp-
bell's Soup Christmas orna-
ments, Sarah Plain & Tall Hall-
mark Christmas Village, miscel-
laneous Christmas ornaments.
cepting applications for the po-
sition of Postal Support Em-
ployee (PSE). PSE's work in-
volves continuous standing,
stretching, lifting and reaching.
The PSE will work Saturdays;
other workdays and hours will
vary. The beginning salary is
$12.38 per hour. Limited bene-
fits include opportunity for
raises, paid vacation, and access
to health insurance after the
first 360-day term. Contact:
Candee L. Kitterman, Postmas-
ter, at (605-279-2466) for more
information. Apply online at
The US Postal Service is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.
HELP WANTED: Service Advisor
position open at Philip Motor.
Please call Craig at 685-3435 for
details. PR28-tfn
experience preferred but will
train. Salary plus commission.
Housing is supplied in Wall. You
will make great wages, meet peo-
ple from all over the world and
have fun. Most works weekends.
Position available April 1, 2013.
Apply at GoldDiggers on Mt.
Rushmore Road in Rapid City or
call Jackie at the factory at 348-
8108 or fax resumé to 348-
1524. PW13-tfn
HELP WANTED: Head house-
keeping, full time position. Flex-
ible hours, competitive wages,
available immediately. See Ken
or Cindy at Rodeway Inn,
Kadoka, 837-2287. K13-2tc
JOB OPENING: Full TimeMain-
tenance Director/Custodial Su-
pervisor for Haakon School Dis-
trict in Philip, SD, beginning
May 1, 2013. Wage depends on
experience. Applications may be
picked up at the Haakon School
District Administrative offices or
send a resumé with cover letter
to Supt. Keven Morehart, PO
Box 730, Philip, SD 57567, or
email to Keven.Morehart@ Any questions may
be directed to Supt. Morehart at
859-2679. Position open until
filled. Haakon School District is
an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Work from home. Starting $7.50
to $10.00/hour. Growth poten-
tial. South Dakota family busi-
ness, est. 2001. Must have good
computer skills. Some nights
and some weekends required.
High-speed Internet access.
Email resumé: careers@smart P12-4tp
HIRING for experienced Cooks
and kitchen staff. We are looking
for hardworking, outgoing staff
to join our 2013 season team.
Experience in the kitchen with
ability to work in a fast-paced
enviroment is helpful. We can
teach you the rest!! Hourly
wages paid for all hours worked,
bonus for season completion.
Weekly optional meal package,
retail discount, activities, oppor-
tunity to make new acquain-
tances from all over the world.
Download application at or call
Sharon Bies at 433-5560.
BISON FOR SALE: $4.50 per
pound. You pay transport and
processing. Call 859-3271,
evenings and weekends or 859-
2279, anytime. P13-3tp
FOR SALE: (30) 27” TVs at $20
each. They are NOT flatscreens.
Best Western, Wall. Call 279-
2145 or 685-3915. PW12-2tc
FOR SALE: Solid oak hand-
crafted china cabinet, excellent
shape, $200 OBO. Call 859-
2654 or 685-3152, leave mes-
sage. P8-tfn
FOR SALE: Rope horse halters
with 10’ lead rope, $15 each.
Call 685-3317 or 837-2917.
machinery and cars for crush-
ing. 433-5443. PR27-4tp
places, 1900-2000, for book
about Weta community. Contact
Mary Lewis, 993-6152; email: P12-2tc
Nuts ’n Bolts (Edgemont), Han-
cock Fabrics and Fabric City
(Rapid City) will be set up and
ready for you to shop on Friday,
March 8, from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
and Saturday, March 9, from 8
a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wall Com-
munity Center during the Bad-
lands Quilters Weekend Get-
away. Be sure to take advantage
of this wonderful opportunity to
shop for all your sewing and
quilting needs! PW11-3tc
FOR SALE: 7 bedrooms, 3
baths, large basement, 2 fire-
places, attached garage. Could
be separated and used as a 2
bed, 1 bath rental. $56,000 firm,
Kadoka. 488-0846.
St., Philip. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath,
attached garage on nice corner
lot. Full basement, central air,
propane heat. Modest price. In-
quire at 859-3367, 567-3515 or
859-3249. Former home of Joy
Klima. P11-tfn
2 bedrooms, downtown, fenced
yard. Make an offer. Call 859-
3095 or 859-2483. P10-tfn
SALE: 3 bedroom, 2 bath, gar-
den tub in master bath, new
stove, refrigerator one year old,
and dishwasher. Very spacious
living room and kitchen. Never
had pets or smoke. Call 515-
4138 or 515-4139. WP24-4tc
FOR SALE: 2008 Glasstron
MX175 ski and fish, 55 lb.
Minkota trolling motor, Lorance
fish and depth finder, Volvo in-
board motor 3.0, seats 7 people.
Lots more. Call Steve at 858-
8670, evenings, leave message.
$14,000 OBO. PR27-2tp
rooms, 1 bath, small shed. Con-
tact Deb at 544-3291. PR28-2tp
RENT IN WALL: Call Stan, 381-
2861. WP5-tfn
APARTMENTS: Spacious one
bedroom units, all utilities in-
cluded. Young or old. Need
rental assistance or not, we can
house you. Just call 1-800-481-
6904 or stop in the lobby and
pick up an application. Gateway
Apartments, Kadoka. WP32-tfn
Thank you to the Philip Area
AARP/Retired Teachers Associ-
ation for the recognition at their
meeting. Also, thanks for the
cards and birthday cake on
Tuesday morning at the senior
center. It was all appreciated.
Jerry Neville
The family of Arnold Wolden
would like to thank all those
who helped take care of Arnold
for the two years he was in the
hospital. We know he appreci-
ated the aides because he
teased them and called them
“those beautiful babies.” In the
last few months all the nurses
and caregivers were so espe-
cially kind and helpful.
A special thank you to Dr.
Coen Klopper and Terry Henrie,
PA. They were both so kind and
supportive to all the children
and myself.
Thanks to Pastor Frezil West-
erlund for the comforting mes-
sage and support. The music of
Marilyn Millage and Kim Kan-
able. We appreciated the sup-
port from neighbors and friends
who brought food and paper
The outpouring of cards and
calls were so comforting to us
and a memorial to Arnold’s
wide family and friends. Jack,
DJ & Gayle Rush, thank you for
your support and services.
God bless you all,
Virginia Wolden
Michael Johnson
Gene Wolden
Roger Wolden,
Terry Wolden
Michelle Brenner & Travis
Patrick Craven & daughter
A special thank you to those
who sent us cards and phone
calls on our 65th wedding an-
niversary. We were really sur-
prised by all the cards and
extra wishes. Special thanks to
Joe and Bobbi Woitte and
Robin Opitz for planning it, un-
known to us. It was much ap-
Mickey & Shorty Woitte
Thanks “anonymous.” Gener-
ous friends are a treasure.
Thank you again to everyone
in Philip and the surrounding
areas for cards, gifts, flowers,
prayers and visits. You are all
in my thoughts and prayers.
Thank you also to Dorothy for
coming home and taking care of
me, and to Marianne, Lloyd
and family and Diane for every-
thing they’ve done for me and
for just being here. I will miss
you all.
Jill Alfaro
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FOR SALE: 2004 Pontiac Grand
Prix GT, gray with gray interior,
107,300 miles, looks and runs
great. $7,000 is the asking price,
but I will consider reasonable of-
fers. Call Keith at 454-3426 or
859-2039 for information or any
questions. PR22-tfn
FOR SALE: 1998 Ford Expedi-
tion XLT 4x4, cloth seats, power
windows, locks & seats, good
tires. Call 685-8155. PR10-tfn
summer projects up now! For all
your corral, windbreak and pas-
ture fencing needs, call Truett at
859-2334. PR23-tfn
INC., PHILIP: Rock, Sand,
Gravel (screened or crushed). We
can deliver. Dams, dugouts,
building sites. Our 37th year.
Glenn or Trace, 859-2020.
CRETE: ALL types of concrete
work. Rich, Colleen and Haven
Hildebrand. Toll-free: 1-877-
867-4185; Office: 837-2621;
Rich, cell: 431-2226; Haven,
cell: 490-2926; Jerry, cell: 488-
0291. K36-tfn
For all your rural water hook-
ups, waterline and tank installa-
tion and any kind of backhoe
work, call Jon Jones, 843-2888,
Midland. PR20-52tp
will do all types of trenching,
ditching and directional boring
work. See Craig, Diana, Sauntee
or Heidi Coller, Kadoka, SD, or
call 837-2690. Craig cell: 390-
8087, Sauntee cell: 390-8604; K50-tfn
colts started this spring to be
ready for summer work. Also
taking sale horses to ride and
get ready for summer sales.
Contact Jamie Willert, 441-
4407. P13-4tp
FOR SALE: A.I. bull calves out
of BT Right Time 24J, out of our
best commercial cows. Will feed
until March 1st. Call 859-3082.
FOR SALE: Nurse cows. Also (2)
4WD Dodge pickups; (1) Ford
2WD pickup. 843-2516 or 515-
3150. P12-2tc
FOR SALE: 2008 DEE ZEE bale
bed, just like new with wireless
controls, $6,500. Call 685-4775.
WANTED: Summer pasture for
50 to 150 head of cows. Call
Steve Pekron, 544-3202.
Looking to rent pasture or com-
plete ranch, short term or long
term. Also looking for hay
ground. Cash, lease or shares.
Call 798-2116 or 798-2002.
for 40 to 200 pairs within 80
miles of Philip or can lease whole
ranch. 685-9313 (cell) or 859-
2059 (home). P7-tfn
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859-2491 • Philip, SD
104 Philip Ave. • South of Philip Chiropractic
Quality Air-Entrained Concrete
Call toll-free 1-888-839-2621
Richard Hildebrand
837-2621 • Kadoka, SD
Rent this space
3 month min.
Kevin Casey family, Riata Bison,
Wednesday, March 20, near Vi-
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all ages. See on
MARCH 10, 1 p.m. Community
Center, Faulkton, SD. Johnnies
Liquor memorabilia, signs,
lights, decanters; old coins, cur-
rency; WWII memorabilia; col-
lectables. Dan Ramsdell 605-
290-5930. Triple A Auction, Joe
braska store wants to hire sales-
person and installer. Both must
be experienced in complete
range of floorcovering products.
Salary plus benefits.
screen host families, provide
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Upoom1ng Co111e So1es:
UPS: 10.00 A.M. FEEDER CATTLE: 12.00 P.M.
3500 HEAD.
LONG & LONG - 530 DLK & DWF CLVS; FS,NI ...............500-725=
FITCH FAMILY FARMS - 300 DLK STFS; FS .................700-800=
45 DLK STFS; HOME FAISED, FS,NI..................................700=
KIRK - 240 DLK DV FEPLC. HFFS; FS,NI.......................600-750=
DOLE2AL & DOLE2AL - 200 DLK & DWF STFS; FS.......600-650=
TRASK FAMILY - 200 DLK DV FEPLC. HFFS; FS,NI ......600-650=
CAPP RANCH - 200 DLK & DWF HFFS; FS,NI ................500-600=
RUST - 150 DLK CLVS; FS,NI.........................................400-700=
RADWAY - 140 DLK HFFS; FS .......................................750-800=
BEARPAW RANCH - 130 DLK & FED CLVS; FS .............600-700=
WILCOX & WILCOX - 100 DLK & DWF HFFS; FS,NI ......500-550=
HFFS; FS,NI .......................................................................550=
PERAULT - 40 DLK X CLVS; FS,NI ........................................550=
SIELER & SIELER - 40 DLK CLVS; FS,NI,HFFS DV .......450-550=
NORDSTROM - 35 DWF STFS...............................................600=
2 FAT STFS......................................................................1200=
WILLIAMS - 20 DLK & A FEW FED CLVS; FS,NI ............550-650=
HAMILL - 17 X DFED CLVS; FS............................................700=
STANGLE - 15 DLK & DWF CLVS; FS,NI ........................600-700=
BOOMSMA - 15 DLK CLVS; FS..............................................500=
BILLS - 10 DLK CLVS; FS......................................................500=
5 DLK OPEN HFFS.............................................................800=
WEISER - 12 DLK DV FEPLC. HFFS; FS ........................550-600=
VIEW SALES LIVE ON THE INTERNET! Go to: UpcomIng saIes & consIgnments can be
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PLA |s now qua||f|ed to hand|e th|rd party ver|f|ed
NhT6 catt|e (Non-hormona| Treated 6att|e}.
Reep suppor11ng R-CALF USA! R-CALF USA 1s our vo1oe 1n
governmen1 1o represen1 U.S. oo111e produoers 1n 1rode
morKe11ng 1ssues. ]o1n 1odog & Þe1p moKe o d1]]erenoe!
PhiIip Livestock Auction, in conjunction with Superior Livestock
Auction, wiII be offering video saIe as an additionaI service to our
consignors, with questions about the video pIease caII,
Jerry Roseth at 605:685:5820.
PhiIip, SD
Upoom1ng Bu11 So1es
Upoom1ng Horse So1es
A 11gÞ1 run o] oo111e. We1gÞ-ups verg s1rong.
26..........DLK DFOKEN MOUTH COWS 1421= ......$1,130.00
6...............DLK SOLID MOUTH COWS 1337= ......$1,250.00
42..........DLK DFOKEN MOUTH COWS 1342= ......$1,065.00
1.......................HOLST NUFSE COW 1060= ......$1,325.00
1 ...................................FED DULL 1870= .........$111.00
1....................................DLK DULL 2175= .........$108.00
1....................................DLK DULL 2180= .........$107.00
1....................................DLK DULL 2355= .........$102.00
1 ....................................DLK COW 1445= ...........$88.00
1 ....................................DLK COW 1850= ...........$87.50
1 ....................................DLK COW 1205= ...........$87.00
1 ....................................DLK COW 1580= ...........$87.50
2...................................DLK COWS 1278= ...........$87.50
1 ....................................DLK COW 1165= ...........$87.50
1 ....................................DLK COW 1485= ...........$84.50
1....................................DLK DULL 1700= .........$105.00
1 ...................................DWF COW 1345= ...........$86.50
1 ....................................DLK COW 1265= ...........$86.50
1 ...................................DWF COW 1425= ...........$83.00
1 ....................................DLK COW 1580= ...........$81.00
1 ....................................DLK COW 1130= ...........$85.50
1 ....................................DLK COW 1655= ...........$85.00
2 ..................................FED COWS 1418= ...........$84.25
1 ....................................DLK COW 1620= ...........$83.00
2...................................DLK COWS 1033= ...........$85.00
1 ....................................DLK COW 1415= ...........$84.50
5..................................DLK HFFTS 788= ...........$103.00
1 ....................................DLK COW 1540= ...........$84.00
1 ....................................DLK COW 1490= ...........$83.50
1 ...................................DWF COW 1645= ...........$83.00
1 ...................................DWF COW 1515= ...........$82.50
1 ...................................DWF COW 1535= ...........$82.00
1 ....................................DLK COW 1585= ...........$83.50
1 ....................................DLK COW 1230= ...........$80.50
1 ....................................DLK COW 1315= ...........$80.00
1 ....................................DLK COW 1410= ...........$83.00
1 ...................................DWF COW 1465= ...........$82.50
1 ...................................DWF COW 1360= ...........$80.50
1 ....................................DLK COW 1295= ...........$79.50
3..................................DLK HFFTS 943= ...........$106.50
2 .................................FED HFFTS 768= ...........$106.00
1 ...................................DLK HFFT 980= ...........$101.50
1 ...................................DLK HFFT 1030= ...........$96.00
1 ...................................DLK HFFT 995=.............$95.00
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Fish • Shrimp
This morning, I saw some geese
heading north. Their honking let
us know they were on their way.
Can spring be close?
Bart and I were in Rapid City
last week with our grandchildren.
Melody's surgery was postponed for
a while as they need to do more
tests. She and Mike returned home
Saturday from Rochester.
One of our former neighbors,
Monte Sandal, was married in
Rapid City Saturday to Shari Ness.
The couple have a business and
live in New Underwood, where the
reception was held. Attending from
Milesville were Donnie and Marcia
Eymer, Jim Bob and Kayla Eymer
and Phil and Karen Carley. Con-
gratulations, Monte and Shari!
All of Bill and Karyl Sandal's
kids were home for the wedding.
Those from away were Rob and
Michelle Thornton, Auburn, Calif.,
Todd and Jennifer Sandal and
John, Eden, and Bart and Tricia
Naasz, Trevor and Trent, Sioux
Falls. Their kids close by are Tami
and Donnie Ravellette, Philip, and
Matt and Anita Sandal, Quinn.
Jennifer Sandal baked and deco-
rated the cake for Monte and Shari.
Connie Parsons was a Thursday
overnight guest at her brother's,
Gerald and Gladys Morgan, in
Rapid City. Friday, they picked up
their sister, Kyle Taylor, in
Gillette, Wyo., and drove to
Billings, Mont. Saturday many
family members helped their
mother, Laura Morgan, celebrate
her 102nd birthday at the home of
Kent and Twila Morgan. Family
helping her celebrate were Gerald
and Gladys Morgan, Rapid City,
Connie Parsons, Milesville, Kyle
Taylor, Gillette, Wyo., Ed and Bon-
nie Morgan, Miller, Lance and
Jeaniece Taylor, Worden, Mont.,
and the following all from Billings,
Keith and Norleen Morgan, Kent
and Twila Morgan, Phil and Nan-
nette Morgan, Todd and Anna Mor-
gan and daughters, Landon and
Mary Morgan, Travis and Sonny
Morgan and two children, Chad
Morgan and friend and baby. Con-
nie, Gerald, Gladys and Kyle re-
turned home Sunday. What a won-
derful celebration! Happy birthday
to you, Laura!
Mark and Pat Hanrahan were
in Witten Thursday for the funeral
of Pat's uncle, Clyde Tuttle. They
spent Friday visiting Pat's parents,
Harold and Mildred Johnson, in
Weekend guests at Chad and
Kathy Hanrahan's were Kathy's
parents, Don and Carol Petersen,
Gregory. Jamie Hanrahan and son,
Conlin, were visitors on Saturday.
Aaron Parsons, son of Grant
and Sandra Parsons, was deployed
to Qataar on February 10. He plans
to return on April 21. He is in the
Air Force.
Glen and Jackie Radway were
in Pierre last Thursday and Friday.
Jackie and daughter, Leah Ries, at-
tended the Pierre Players produc-
tion of "The Laramie Project." Glen
had his first experience with ice
fishing Wednesday with the help of
Jon Johnson.
Guests for dinner Friday with
Jim and Lana Elshere were Cory
Elshere, Trey and Jenna, Wall.
Saturday, Jim and Lana went to
the district AAU wrestling tourna-
ment in Wall to watch Trey wres-
The Trevor Fitch family were
also in Wall for the wrestling tour-
nament Saturday. Keagan and
Colby both placed first and will be
advancing on to the regional tour-
nament next weekend in Rapid
City. Congratulations, boys!
Jensen also wrestled but he didn't
Janet Penland, LeSeuer, Minn.,
arrived at the home of her parents,
Leo and Joan Patton, Saturday. As
she does every year, she is here to
help out with calving and plans to
stay about three weeks. Wednes-
day, Leo and Joan were in Pierre
and took Irene Patton out for
Tanner Radway and his girl-
friend, Rylee, Bailey Radway and
Bailey Tibbs attended the Luke
Bryan concert in Sioux City Friday
Sarah Parsons spent Saturday
at the Mike Piroutek's playing with
her friends. Saturday, Mike and
Faye had a surprise when their
daughter, Danielle, and their son,
Allen, drove in. Danielle has this
week off from her studies at
Catholic University of America in
Washington, D.C. Allen returned
back to his school, WYO Tech, in
Laramie, Wyo., Sunday.
Grant and Sandra Parsons and
Phil and Karen Carley were supper
guests at Tim and Lori Quinn's
Friday night. Tim was the chef and
the menu was fish tacos, which
were very good!
Zane Pekron arrived home Fri-
day to spend a week with his par-
ents, Steve and Nina Pekron. Zane
is a student at St. Mary's Univer-
sity in Winona, Minn.
Erin Hovland, Connor and
Mackenzie, picked up Erin's mom,
Debbie Prouty, in Philip Saturday
and drove to Rapid City. They at-
tended a birthday party for Tim
Riggins, son of Quentin and Kylie
Courtney Gebes came down
from Sturgis to spend the weekend
with her parents, Mike and Linda
Gebes. Her nephew, Blaise Gebes,
accompanied her. Blaise and his
mother, Karen, and family re-
turned to their home in North
Dakota Sunday after visiting her
family in Sturgis.
Bryan and Sharon Olivier were
Sunday supper guests at the home
of their son, Tyler, and his friend,
Donna and Tina Staben accom-
panied Elke Baxter of Philip to a
gardening workshop in Rapid City
Happy belated 60th birthday,
Lee Neville! Saturday the 23rd of
February his family had a party for
him in Philip. His kids, Luke, Eric,
Amanda and Lynsy, their families
and all the grandkids were home to
help with the party and wish him
many more birthdays.
Last Sunday, Hugh and Ann
Harty were guests at the home of
John and Marti Gillaspie in Hill
City. They celebrated Ann's birth-
day which was the 25th. Hugh and
Ann visited with Paul and Moneik
Stephens and family Saturday.
Bruce and Lynn Dunker and
family of Wall spent the weekend
with Donnie and Bobette Schofield.
Coming on Saturday were Cory
and Deb Smith and Steve, Lisa and
Blair Jonas. Jeff and Crystal
Schofield, Chase and Connor,
brought dinner on Sunday. The
Schofields and families were busy
cleaning chickens.
February weather information:
Precipitation was .30” with five
inches of snow.
Average high was 40˚ with the
highest temperature on the 17th
with 56˚. It got in to the 50s five
days and in to the 20s three days.
Average low was 19˚. On the
19th it got down to zero for the
coldest night. There were five days
the lowest temperature was from 0˚
to 10˚. Seven days it got down in to
the teens. These temperatures
were almost exactly like February
of 2012.
Remember to set your clocks
ahead Saturday night.
Jim and Linda Stangle went to
the district basketball games in
New Underwood Monday and
Thursday where they won both
games and in Rapid City Friday
where they lost the district cham-
pionship to Oelrichs. Ben and Sam
Stangle played in the junior varsity
tournament in Philip Saturday.
Jennifer Stangle and her friend,
Shannon Todd, are here this week
for spring break from South
Dakota State University. Jennifer's
friend, Colt Moyer, spent the week-
end with the Stangles and returned
home Monday.
Sonny Stangle is in room seven
in the swing bed at the Philip hos-
pital. He enjoys visitors.
Milesville News
by Janice Parsons • 544-3315
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