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To move or not to move…That is the question. RAMifications 4-16-14

Posted April 15, 2014 at 4:04 pm

I had a lot of long talks with myself over the last few months about the sensibility of going through the agony of a move.

I did want to move to the Hills. I did not relish the work that went with it.

I’ve moved many times during my lifetime. Often those moves were within the same town, so it wasn’t quite so daunting. If we forgot something, we could always go back and get it.

But from Miller to Summerset, S.D. is a hefty drive, and there’s only one day allotted to packing up the U-Haul. Plus, I’d lived in Miller for 17 years. That’s the longest I’ve ever lived in one place, save my growing-up years. Things accumulate and (I swear)

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    The element of surprise Wells Wisdom 4-16-14

    This weekend, my older daughter, Stefanie, was invited by her younger sister, Tracie, to go bridesmaid’s dress shopping. Since Stefanie will be matron of honor when Tracie is married later this year, there was nothing unusual in that. They had a leisurely lunch and then went to the bridal shop and spent a fun two hours.

    What Stefanie didn’t know was that while they were having this fun time, her husband, Marty, and Tracie’s fiancé, Charles, were frantically running around hanging decorations and collecting food for

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    When sleeping becomes an awkward moment Wells Wisdom 4-9-14

    This weekend was tough on an old woman like myself. I had to get up early Saturday morning for a school event and with 18 lively children along and jouncing along on a bus, I didn’t get a lot of sleep. Then I spent Saturday evening driving to Fargo to visit relatives in the hospital. I’m telling you all of this so you might understand how, after a 5 a.m. to midnight day on Saturday, I might have sat in a hospital waiting room on Sunday and fallen asleep upright in a chair.

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    FSA UPDATE 1-16-13

    The FSA County Offices will be closed on Monday, January 21st in honor of the MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY.

    What does extended Farm Bill mean?

    Producers have been stopping into the local FSA offices asking what programs are available for sign up at this time. The short and sweet answer is there are NONE. But further explanation is necessary.

    As part of the

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    from the files of the

    Ree Heights Review

    compiled by

    Jeanie Hartman

    December 30, 1911

    It could hardly be called an audience that packed the church at Ree Heights Saturday night. It was a crowd, and a large one at that. The room was full almost to suffocation. The exercise started on time, the program lasted about one hour. Everyone did well-especially the fellows. Nearly

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    Legislative Highlights

    Governor Daugaard mentioned a desire for South Dakota to write language in our Constitution to specifically require our state operate under a “balanced budget” each year. We are required by law to spend no more that we receive in revenue.

    There is a difference between directives created passing a bill in the Legislature as compared to that language being implanted in the Constitution. That difference has to do with how changes or amendments can be made. Laws passed by the Legislature can be

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