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Amy Johnson to fill elementary principal position

Posted April 22, 2014 at 5:35 pm

Joan Bertsch, Photographer
DEMOLITION SWUNG into action Monday morning. The classroom section of the former elementary school building is being razed to accomodate remodeling efforts for the Miller Community Center. On Hand Economic Development is spearheading work on transforming the gym and bandroom wing of the building into a community center.

The Miller School Board held its regular monthly meeting April 14, with all board members in attendance, as well as elementary principal Tammy Caffee, and junior high/senior high principal Steve Schumacher. Business manager Sara Gates were also present.

After the preliminaries of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and approving the meeting’s agenda, minutes from the March 10 and March 24 board meetings, monthly financial report and bills presented for payment, the board recognized Larry Nickelson as

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    Ground ready for planting

    Posted April 22, 2014 at 5:34 pm

    The Miller Community Garden, located on the corner of East Seventh Street and East Fifth Avenue, is ready for planting. Free plots are available again this year at the Community Garden.

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    Gann Valley women convicted in death of toddler

    Posted April 15, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    PIERRE, S.D – Attorney General Marty Jackley and Brule County States Attorney David Natvig announced Friday that a Brule County jury returned a verdict finding Donika Gonzales, 23, Gann Valley, guilty of first degree manslaughter, class C felony, up to life imprisonment in the

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    District 23 Candidate Forum planned in Miller

    Posted April 9, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    A District 23 South Dakota Legislative Primary Election Candidate Forum has been scheduled for April 28 in Miller at 7 p.m. This will be a great opportunity for District 23 residents to get acquainted with the five candidates, learn their stances on issues affecting

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    Miller celebrates girls and women in sports

    Posted April 1, 2014 at 8:08 pm

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    MILLER HIGH SCHOOL recognized our senior girls in sports at a recent basketball game, as part of National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD). Pictured are Courtney Haaland, Christina Koeck, Amanda Lewellen, Jenna Heilman, Kayla Boomsma, and Shelby Lingscheit. Each girl received a t-shirt and

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    ‘Family Way Restaurant’ opens Wednesday

    Posted March 18, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    Vicki L. Prentice | The Miller Press
    THE MELENDEZ CHILDREN are pictured with their parents: Hailey (on the table) and (from back to front) Keisha, Anthony, Kaitlin, and Karlie. Kaelub wasn’t available for the picture.

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    Wharton signs with University of Jamestown

    Posted February 11, 2014 at 7:36 pm

    University of Jamestown (Jamestown, N.D.) head football coach Shawn Frank announces the signing of Kris Wharton of Miller who will join the Jimmies’ roster beginning in the 2014 season.

    Five-foot-ten, 165 pounds Wharton was named Special Teams

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    Miller Rustlers Track: Season outlook

    Posted April 22, 2014 at 5:15 pm

    This should be another fun season. Everyone is focused; setting the tone of what is possible through hard work and commitment. Our boys’ and girls’ teams are relatively young. What we lack in numbers on our girls’ side, we will make it up by

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    This one’s for Josh

    Posted April 22, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    Jerod Fisher | The Miller Press
    SENIOR JOSH MCEWEN sports a Duck Dynasty beard at the benefit held in his honor.

    Sometimes it takes a story that touches your heart to

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    AAU Wrestling

    Posted April 9, 2014 at 6:47 pm

    KELLAN HURD wrestled in his first State AAU tournament and earned an eighth place medal in the Bantam 45 division.

    OLIVER FRITZSCHE competed in the State Championship round , placing second in Tots 55.

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    2014 Miller Girls Track Team

    Posted April 9, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    2014 MILLER GIRLS’ TRACK TEAM (front, l-r): Maycee Mohr, Samantha Sporrer, Allison Hasart, Macee Fanning, Nicole Swartz; (back, l-r): Taylor Schlechter, Ashley Gasper, Brooke Fawcett, Shae Knox, Taica Blasdell, Megan Fiala, Shaly Werdel, Jennifer Kenaston.

    Flying the friendly skies still safe

    Posted March 18, 2014 at 5:09 pm

    With all the hype about Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, please be aware that flight travel is still one of the safest modes of transportation around. According to my  pilot daughter, more road accidents occur ever day.

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    Legislative Highlights 2-19-14

    Posted February 18, 2014 at 6:42 pm

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    Last week the discussion centered on term limits and plausible reasoning for extending them. This week we need to visit why South Dakota needs to have a felony penalty for acts of severe animal cruelty. It becomes a matter of when outside groups

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