Dog found dead near Ree Heights

Posted April 9, 2014 at 7:17 pm

According to Hand County Sheriff Doug DeBoer, on April 2, 2014 a local highway maintenance worker found a black dog laying on a field approach along 349th Avenue north of US HWY 14. It is likely the dog was only there a short time before it was discovered.

The dog, a female black lab, between nine and 18 months to a year old, appeared very emaciated. The dog had at least one small caliber bullet wound to the head. It is unknown whether the dog was shot at the location it was found. It is possible that the animal was dumped on the approach either dead or left to die.

Several scenarios are possible in this matter; one of them could be a case of

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    Shaw sentenced

    The circuit court made a judgment of conviction in the case of Daniel Colby Martin Shaw (Danny Shaw). Information was filed in the court charging Shaw with two counts of Burglary 3rd degree committed between June 21 and October 4, 2013. Shaw was arraigned on January 27, 2014. Shaw pled guilty to the charges.

    Sentencing was carried out on April 3, 2014. Shaw was sentenced to three year on both charges to

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    Mail delivery returns

    to St. Lawrence

    The mail will return to St. Lawrence. The postal service has cleared the way for the post office in St. Lawrence to reopen. The Post Master Relief person, Nannette Christensen stated she will be in the office starting Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. The post office boxes mail will be delivered to the old post office starting that day. The route driver will continue to be based out of the Miller post office, the same as now.

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    Register by April 10 for Health Care Provider CPR classes

    Avera St. Luke’s is offering Health Care Provider CPR classes for people who work in the health care field. The classes, which feature the American Heart Association standards, are offered through a combination of online work and a live skills demonstration on the third Wednesday of each month. The next class is April 16.

    To register, call Avera St. Luke’s Education Department at 605-622-5588. Both health care professionals seeking renewal of their CPR skills and first-time participants should call to register. They will be given a key

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    Red Hat ladies to go to Pierre

    The Red Hat ladies will visit the Women’s Prison in Pierre on Monday, April 14. For more information, call Luella Schultz at 605-853-2184.

    Duxbury bridal shower

    There will be a bridal shower to honor Amanda Duxbury, bride-to-be of James Pudy, on Saturday, April 19 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the American Legion Hall in Wessington.


    Wangsness to observe 50th wedding anniversary

    Darrell and Carol (Williams) Wangsness will be observing their 50th wedding anniversary April 9. They were married April 9, 1964 in Pierre.

    Their first “home” was an apartment above the old Hand County State Bank in Miller. They moved to their present home, 35310 201st St., ten miles southeast of Miller in 1967.

    Sharing their life are their three children, Melissa, Angela and JD and eight grandchildren, Tanner, Mike, KyLee, Matt, Brittlyn, Stetson, Denien and

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    kcaB gnikooL 4-9-14

    April 3, 1914

    Little Twila Else ate some poison Wednesday morning and one very anxious papa was phoning for a doctor. After the remedies prescribed by the doctor had been applied, the little one was alright again.

    We noted in the St. Lawrence News that Francis Ice and Floyd Reeves sold a motorcycle to Willie Shepherd. He will work on the farm again for Professor Courts near Ree Heights and use the cycle as a conveyance when

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    Plaza welcomes new resident Miller Plaza 4-9-14

    Plaza welcomes new resident

    We added to the number of residents last week when “Cec” Miller came to join us. We all welcome her!

    The Book Club met on Tuesday at 1 p.m. and are studying the book, “Grace”. There were 10 in attendance last week. Everyone is welcome to attend the Book Club.

    Thursday is coffee-time in the dining room, and was enjoyed by 13 persons who attended on the April 3.

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    St. Liborius announces
    Polo-Orient 4-9-14

    St. Liborius announces

    Holy Week services

    Our sympathy to the families of former long time Polo resident, Kay Martinmaas, age 90. Kay passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Miller. Her Prayer Service was Tuesday evening at St. Ann’s Church in Miller and the funeral mass at St. Liborius Church in Polo was followed by burial in Calvary Cemetery.

    The funeral mass for Verna (Huss) Sturdevant, age 93, who grew up

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