Hand County Commissioners held their regular meeting April 2.
The Commissioners voted to deny a medical bill (Care of the Poor) for treatment at Avera St. Luke’s, because pre-approval had not been received.
They did approve an agreement with the South Dakota Division of Wildland Fire Suppression, naming individuals authorized to request fire suppression assistance from the State if necessary. Miller fire chief Steve Resel and County Commissioner Jim Iverson were given that authorization.
They also approved an agreement with the Miller School District, permitting use of the courthouse in case of an emergency evacuation of the school district.
Hospital administrator Bryan Breitling presented a partial payment request for the hospital project. Total
INDUCTEES into the National Honor Society are, l to r, Christina Koeck, Keisha Grubb, Jeremy Coss, Jenna Heilman and Shelby Lingscheit.
Five students from Miller High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society in a ceremony held at the Miller Theater Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 7 p.m.. Faculty Council selected members for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership and service. Senior members involved with the organization and presentation
Pork Producers’ first VP
The South Dakota Pork Producers Council (SDPPC) elected Andrew Arhart, a pork producer from Alpena, to serve as president for a second term.
The board also elected Lester Moeller of St. Lawrence, SD as first vice president. Elected second vice president was Ryan Storm of Mt. Vernon. Elected to the executive board were Rod Foster, Garden City; Matt Storm, Mount Vernon; Ray Epp, Yankton; Craig Anderson, Centerville; and Clarence Wurtz and Hannah Walkes of
The Casey Tibbs Foundation has announce plans to create a Sculpture Garden that will open this summer at the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center in Ft Pierre. This historic project was conceived by the late Johnny Smith who envisioned a “garden of bronzes” to recognize the many saddle bronc champions from South Dakota. Smith, a former Casey Tibbs Foundation Board member, was an avid supporter of rodeo, at all levels, and was well know throughout the state for his 40+ years in the livestock sales business
Sen. Billie Sutton and Rep. Justin Cronin are the 2012 recipients of the Outstanding Legislative Leader Award from the South Dakota Farmers Union. The two legislators were presented awards during the family farm organization’s Legislative Day at the Capitol and were honored during the family farm organization’s 98th annual state convention February 15 at
(Editor’s note: The following was e-mailed from Diana Tong, after an earlier conversation about the information. It was apparently printed at one time in the Wessington Springs True Dakotan. True Dakotan staff couldn’t remember about the article’s publication, but offered to let Tong look through their old issues. I have not been able to locate any more information, but would welcome hearing from anyone who has. Is the following true, or merely a story?)
Buried treasure near Miller
The Miller School Board met February 11 for its monthly meeting. Four of the seven members were present, although school had been canceled that day because of the weather.
Kristi Prince, with Hand County Insurance, presented a check for $5,562.84 to the school, on behalf of the EMC insurance carrier, and its workplace safety program. The check recognized the school district’s successful safety record.
Superintendent Mike Ruth said parent Sherry Moser had asked to be on the agenda
The main theme I try to convey to readers through my columns is to look for the humor in each day but especially in adversities. We’re all going to have setbacks, plans that fail, problems that arise at inconvenient times, and negative news and natural disasters that strike our livelihood at times.
I believe when we’re faced with unwelcome circumstances, humor can be a coping tool. Even when we are devastated, and we all will
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War, then known as “the Great War.” Commemorated as Armistice Day beginning the following year, November 11 became a legal federal holiday in the United States in 1938. In the aftermath of World War II and the Korean War, Armistice Day became Veterans Day, a holiday dedicated to American veterans of all wars.