INDEPENDENT THE LENNOX
JUNE 21, 2012
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he Lennox Pool open last Friday—just in time for this week’s hot weather. Kids of all ages were enjoying the pool on Monday and not one complained about it being too cold. Swimming lessons have begun. The first session was pushed back one week and began on Monday. The second session will begin on schedule, July 9 to July 20. The third session will be from July 23 to August 3. Anyone who has purchased a pass can receive lessons for $20 per child; without a pass the cost is $40 per child. Pool hours are 1-5 p.m. open swim; 6-7 p.m. family swim; and 7-8:30 p.m. open swim. Water aerobics are also on the schedule this year, Monday through Thursday, 5:15 to 6 p.m. The cost for the class is $2, with or without a pass.
City considers establishing urban and rural services district On Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m. the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the creation of an urban and rural services district. Planning Commission Chairman Rich Schriever explained that there are two aspects to establishing a district. One, property owners currently within City limits who have property that does not receive services such as water, sewer, etc. would be taxed at the township rate instead of the city rate. The township rate is lower than the city rate. Secondly, it would allow property owners outside of the city limits to more easily
Owners Brian and Jackie Medema are pictured in front of their new business located on Main Street, Worthing.
Eclectic variety at Worthing’s Nifty Thrifty Flea market to be featured Saturday There’s a new business in Worthing. Jackie and Brian Medema decided to take their love of the community and Jackie’s love of “junk and garage sale shopping” and open a new business—Nifty Thrifty on Main. The business is located on Worthing Main Street in the beautiful building owned by Don Macintosh. The historical
building is a perfect backdrop for the eclectic array of items featured at Nifty Thrifty. There are new, vintage, and antique items, furniture, books, pictures, knick-knacks, dishes, and much more. There are even farm fresh eggs and homemade jellies for sale. Jackie hopes to add Hutterite chickens and vegetables this summer. ■ NIFTY THRIFTY, page 8
Fourth of July donations It’s getting closer to Lennox’s big celebration! The Old Fashioned Fourth of July events are scheduled and ready to go. The climax of the day’s events is the Old Fashioned Fourth of July Fireworks Show. This crowd pleaser show is the perfect ending to the day. As in past years, the Lennox Commercial Club is asking for your donations to help offset the cost of this event. If you would like to donate to the fireworks show, you may use the envelope inserted in this week’s paper. You can drop your donation in the mail or drop it off at The Lennox Independent office. The Commercial Club thanks you for your donations.
Relay for Life event in Lennox The first Relay for Life Rally was held in Lennox on Friday, June 15, 2012 thanks to the planning of local woman, Jolene Kuper and the volunteers who helped. Jolene was inspired to help raise funds for the American Cancer Society by her father, Verlyn Muller, who recently battled cancer. The walk was a success, raising $2,500. Pictured above are those who participated in the “Survivor’s Lap” during Friday’s event. At right is the team that walked for Kayla Plimpton, of Lennox.
be annexed into the city without it having to affect their property tax rates. This could be beneficial to those who are planning to develop their property or who are planning to sell the property to a developer. The property could be annexed into the city and until such time as development occurs, it would continue to be taxed at the township rate rather than the city rate. Schriever said this could be an advantage to a potential developer, saving him both time and money. “Say there are two properties a developer is looking at,” said Schriever. “One is already annexed into the City and you can
start working on it right away, the other one has to go through the whole annexation process, which puts off the development 90 days. Even if they are the same price, he’s going to pick the one he can start on right away.” The establishment of this district will allow people who want to be annexed into the city do that more easily. Property owners will not be forced into annexation. Although there is a forced annexation process, the City of Lennox has never used this process, Schriever said. Properties have been annexed only at the request of the property owner. ■ CITY, page 3
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[This column is the second in a two-part series.] Earlier this year, the South Dakota Supreme Court heard an appeal involving a proposal to disband a Hutterite colony near Aberdeen. The previous column (Part One) traced the history of the Hutterite tradition from the 1500’s. Its followers encountered persecution from the beginning and initially sought refuge in Moravia, which is part of the modern-day Czech Republic. Moravia’s openness and religious tolerance was fleeting, however. Within a decade, the Hutterites were banished and their founder, Jacob Hutter, was burned at the stake. Jacob’s crime: heresy against King Ferdinand’s chosen religion. The Hutterites scattered for safety. Some would later return to Moravia, counseled by the leadership of Peter Riedermann. He was imprisoned for his faith. For three centuries, the communal Hutterites continued to search for a safe place to call home. The journey was long and difficult. At one point, their numbers dwindled to just 49 members. During their exodus to Russia, the tiny group survived by eating weeds and tree bark. It is difficult to understand why the Hutterites’ neighbors were so unwilling to accept them. Hutterites are peaceful, industrious, and faithful… universal qualities that we all strive for. (The Hutterites also invented the first kindergarten.) But bigotry is not rational, so perhaps there will never be a good explanation for centuries of mistreatment. One constant source of friction, though, has been one of church vs. state. In particular, the Hutterite commitment to absolute pacifism is at odds with any government that institutes a military draft. Pacifism is not a problem during times of peace. But at almost every stop along their journey, sooner or later the local government demanded military service from their able-bodied men. And the Hutterites had two choices: submit or leave. Living communally was also difficult to sustain, due to external and internal pressures. The Hutterites abandoned their communal colonies during two, separate half-century periods. The first abandonment (in 1690) was caused by persecution and pillaging from outsiders. The second time (in 1819) resulted, instead, from infighting about money and their religious principles. In the face of uncertainty, family ties took priority over the community. The colony was dissolved and the assets were divided equally. Fifty years later, three communal colonies were re-established in the Ukraine, under the leadership of three separate men, whose last names are familiar in South Dakota (Waldner, Walter, and Wipf). Those three colonies found initial success, though they disagreed about each other’s methods and beliefs. Meanwhile, the Czar of Russia had announced the end of religious freedom for the Hutterites. Thus, the one thing they could agree on was the need to relocate. This time, the destination would be the American heartland. In 1873, a delegation led by Paul Tschetter traveled to the United States to search for a suitable home. He inspected farm sites from Omaha to Manitoba, www.lennoxnews.com
and his top choice was the Red River Valley. Based on his reports, the three groups began arriving the following year. They settled near Yankton, rather than in the Red River Valley, for reasons that are unclear. (One source suggests that a railroad ticketing agent in Chicago mistakenly routed the group south, rather than north.) Each of the three Hutterite groups established a separate colony (though all were located near each other). Their differences were mild: less a matter of theology than of practice. Over the years, several attempts were made to unify the branches. None of those efforts succeeded, perhaps because the colonies were thriving in their new home and no longer needed the safety of unity. As the colonies grew, they used some of their people and resources to plant new ones. From those three original colonies there are now almost 500 today. The majority of those were aligned with the Waldner branch. However, in recent years that branch found itself growing into two parts: a liberal faction and a conservative faction. Many individual colonies have struggled to choose which half to follow. Some, like the Hutterville colony near Aberdeen, are at a stalemate. Since each colony is organized as a non-profit corporation, some of the members sought to use corporate law to settle the dispute in court. * * * When the shareholders and directors of a company are deadlocked, the legal solution is to dissolve the company, sell the assets, and divide them fairly among the shareholders. This isn’t a common occurrence, but it happens often enough that the Legislature created an entire set of statutes that explain the process. One problem in the Hutterville case was determining who the members are who would divide the assets. According to the definition in the company’s charter, “members” are colony residents who follow the tenets of the Hutterite religion. This proved problematic for our Supreme Court. Our First Amendment guarantees the separation of church and state. This usually is understood to mean that the legislature isn’t going to create a state-sponsored religion. However, it also means that the judicial branch is not allowed to wade into controversies of religious doctrine. Here, resolving the issue of colony membership hinges directly on religious questions, namely what the tenets of the faith are and who is correctly following them. The Court, as an arm of the state, has no ability to decide such things. Thus, it dismissed the entire case. Although this leaves the colony’s members without any legal remedy, it is perhaps the most fitting result. After five centuries of searching, the Hutterites have finally found a government that will leave them alone. * * * Daniel K. Brendtro is a trial attorney with the firm of Zimmer, Duncan & Cole, LLP, in Sioux Falls and Parker. It was a mixed week for Zoe: the pain of two new teeth and the thrill of her first golf cart ride.
Some things remain same in midst of change
e drove over to Tea this past Saturday and
were again reminded that although we are living in an ever changing world and the landscape of our youth is hard to recognize, some things remain the same—at least to a degree. Tea staged their annual Tea Pot Days, holding a parade and hosting a traveling midway carnival. The carnival rides, especially, brought back many memories of earlier days in Lennox. Not just because we had street carnivals in our town every summer for about fifty years, but also because the carnival company set up in Tea was the Thomas Carnival. Surely there are some of this community who remember well when Lennox was the home
of the Art B. Thomas Shows (later Thomas Carnival). The company headquartered here from 1928 until moving to Texas in the 1970’s. During that half century in Lennox, we were fascinated by that ever-changing carnival world, for we were a part of it, printing posters and tickets for the Thomas Shows and many other carnival companies. We recognized, even then, that traveling carnivals were changing and becoming fewer, but one thing seemed to remain the same. Like the circus, carnival rides and concessions are designed to attract the younger set, and that will never change. Going way back, we remembered that in our childhood we could buy a carnival ride ticket for five or ten cents, but as the rides got larger and more excit-
ing, the price went up some. The big change in prices came because of a thing called inflation, and today one just expects to pay a few dollars for a ride on some contraptions. But still, the kids line up for rides and parents, usually, shell out the money needed for this once-a-year entertainment. That’s the part that hasn’t changed, and we’re kind of happy about that. Still seems that the more challenging the ride, the more the kids like it, serving to fulfill the adventurous spirit of many. We think that beats all that texting and tweeting, or whatever they call being addicted to those electronic devices that confines too many to a world devoid of real physical challenges. Many folks may think (and wish) that the traveling carnival is a thing of the past, but we hope it never is. Perhaps because there are so few things the same today as they were in our younger days, we just enjoy seeing a carni-
val ride in operation once in a while. Not that we are about to get on one of those crazy things, but if time and conditions allow, we might check them out again this fall at the Turner County Fair. That’s another institution that just keeps hanging in there, helping us to believe that we have not been completely left behind. There have not been any carnival rides set up in Lennox for a number of years, but we do have our annual 4th of July festivities that also remind us of certain time-honored traditions which we hope never change. The parade, the concessions in the park, the band concert and the fireworks all have their origins in the distant past, but we still cherish them. Yes, in the midst of change, we still find satisfaction in some things that seem to remain unchanged. We hope you do, too.
Tippery family finally learns fate of soldier
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houses St. Nicholas. 25 years ago First English Lutheran June 21st: Church will 10 years ago be celebrating its 75th Finally after fifty anniversary years of wondering, June 19th. the Tippery family The Tim has laid to rest fallen Giere home soldier Donald Tipsuffered pery, who was missextensive ing in action at the Looking Back damage due end of the Korean to a Saturday War. Verlyn Schmidt afternoon Rev. Father fire. Smoke Kenneth Koster and heat damage were extenpastor at St. Nicholas Catholic sive throughout the structure. Church (Tea) and St. Magda50 years ago len Catholic Church (Lennox) Thirty-nine baseball fans has scheduled an open house from Lennox will enjoy a for the new structure that now
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doubleheader on Sunday at Minneapolis. A chartered bus will leave Coy’s station at six o’clock sharp Sunday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jacobson are the happy parents of a bay boy born in Sioux Valley hospital, June 14. He has been named Todd Leon, and joins a brother, Jerry. 75 years ago There is a marked contrast between this and last year in reference to the general crop situation. The outlook for this year’s crops is very promising. While riding a horse Monday over the new grade north of town, George Schmidt met with an accident and narrowly escaped serious injuries. George was thrown off the
animal, which rolled down the high grade, and then over him. The young man was rendered unconscious for some time but suffered no ill effects. Aside from a few sore spots he feels none the worse from his experience. 99 years ago John Reiners bought a brand new Buick automobile from L. Greenfield. It’s a fine machine for one who desires to take it for a ride to the different towns, and for an outing with his family. Come to Lennox for Sauerkraut Days June 24 and 25. A big time is assured.
What’s happening at Newton Hills BY GIANNA HARTY
School has been out for weeks and the park has been busy, but the first day of summer isn’t until June 20th, the summer solstice. Cultures all over the world celebrate this day, and Newton Hills is no different. We are going to have some fun with a water themed weekend! Bring the kids out for some fun, wet, and educational activities. The weekend will kick off on Friday, June 22 with a 9 p.m. movie at the amphitheater. If
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we have clear skies following the movie, we will take the telescope out to Sargeant Creek Road to check out the Newton Hills night sky. Saturday morning stop over at the grassy area by the volleyball pit on Sargeant Creek Road at 11 a.m. for Mr. Drip’s Trip. We will talk about all the destinations a single drop of water can experience over millennia, discuss water conservation, and will make a small craft. Meet back at the same grassy area at 1 p.m. to
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discuss water/boating safety and test your endurance for a fun (We are not kidding! It’s really fun!) hypothermia activity. Don’t miss Water Balloon Volley at 3 p.m. Come over to the volleyball pit on Sargeant Creek Road and prepare to get wet! After supper at 7 p.m., we will talk about fish and their environments down in the amphitheater. Shortly after at 9 p.m., we’ll show another movie. On Sunday at 9 a.m. a nondenominational worship service
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Hearing to be held for urban and rural services district
Part of recording fees to fund technology BY ANDY WILCOX S I O U X VA L L E Y N E W S
The Lincoln County Commission met in regular session on Thursday, June 7 due to primary elections on June 5. Becky Mathiesen was first on the agenda to discuss the new technology fund and recording fees for the County that start July 1, 2012. Every document the recorder’s office receives will be $30. Five dollars of every $30 will go to a technology fund. Three of those dollars will stay with the County, while two of the dollars will go to the State. An example of the things that can be purchased include software, restoration of the records, equipment, supplies, contract services, training, maintenance equipment. There can be no salaries taken from the money or used for the general fund, according to Mathiesen. The fund is to only be used for the modernization of the records, basically. The money sent to the state will be divided up 66 ways by county and distributed back to the counties at the end of the year. “We’ve been working with Active Data on our software. We’re just waiting until July 1 to start,” said Mathiesen. “Basically, its going to help your bottom line,” said Commissioner Dennis Weeldreyer. Mathiesen agreed. Deputy District Attorney Mike Nadolski recommended Tonya Rasmussen be approved as an appointment to the Mental Illness Board. Rasmussen’s appointment was approved. The Commission discussed the lease on P-1 at the airport for a lease agreement. The Commission approved publishing the notice. The public hearing will be June 25 at 9:15 a.m. The Commission approved the motion to closeout the overlay project on the Marv Skie Airport. The Commission approved a malt beverage and wine license for YWCA of Sioux Falls. The license was June 7 for a fundraiser, but it was able to be approved. Commissioner Jim Schmidt received an invitation to do a tour of Blood Run. The state has acquired property and is in the process of raising additional funds to acquire more land. “I think it would be good on June 19 to go down there and take a tour. They are going to ask Lincoln County to make an investment in this area. The City of Brandon has put up $100,000 to the project. I still think it would be a good idea to call him and get a tour of the facility.” The Commission agreed and set a tour date to look over the location. According to Schmidt, the SEC-
OG District represents 32% of the state’s population. The poverty level in this area is $22,350 for a family of four. The SECOG District has 1.4% of children receiving assistance for needy families. Statewide there are 72.5 deaths per 100,000, but in the SECOG District, the percentage is 36.4. The rate in 2004-08 was 50%. The after-prom parties, Sheriff’s departments and other agencies have helped keep the public safe, according to Schmidt. The County discussed the refund of 2009 and 2010 taxes on the Soukup property. Don Burma was present to discuss the matter. Because the owners do not have to appear before the equalization, the County can refund the taxes because the deadline is within the four years ascribed by law. The Commission approved the refund of the taxes pad of $2,070.59 and $2,048.96 for the Carl and Marietta Soukup house moved off in 2008. Planning and Zoning Department Head Paul Aslesen was present to talk about the on-site wastewater systems ordinance. The objective was to put a plan in place to monitor new installations and repair of systems. The repair of the systems are put into the hands of the installers so they can have an archive of the property. “In the future, when new landowners come in, we can tell them when the property was updated.” I think we have an equitable system put together that works with the installers and landowners,” said Aslesen. The County believes they are being proactive rather than reactive with the ordinance. The Commission approved the new wastewater treatment ordinance. The Commission approved out of county travel for Shelly Britt, Janice DeBuhr, Heidi Benson and Donna Plucker for Dept. of Revenue Sales Ration Workshop June 27. The Good Samaritan Society of Sioux Falls, notified the County they are holding a golf tournament at Spring Creek Golf Course, at which a raffle will be held. They are required by law to notify the County, but action is not required. The amount the County paid over time was substantial on a medical case brought before the Commission. The lien is substantial, according to Nadolski. The case of the lien compromise is due to medical costs of a female resident of the County, who has passed away. The lien is approximately $65,000 and was upheld by the Commission and the appeal for a lien compromise was denied by the Commission. The lien is necessary because
the County is obligated to pay the hospitals for indigent cases, but the parties responsible are still required to pay the amount, or in this case, appeal to the county for leniency. It is an obligation, said Nadolski. The Lincoln County Commission met again in regular session on June 12 with the major part of the agenda being the 2013 budget. The County held a first reading of the on-site waste water ordinance. The ordinance changes the way waste water replacement procedures and septic system repair and replacement. Essentially, the ordinance does not change a great deal, but it does require certified installers to follow guidelines of the County for replacement and repair of waste water treatment equipment in the County. The Commission approved the first reading, with the second reading to be held June 26 at 10:30 a.m. • The Commission heard from Emil Klepel in regard to a rental. Klepel has made efforts to increase his savings to take care of the rent. The Commission set the rent at $55 for Klepel. • Commissioner Jim Schmidt noted Minnehaha County and City of Sioux Falls has recommended the group meet the fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. with the Lincoln County group at the Carnegie Center in Sioux Falls. This is the joint meeting with the City of Sioux Falls and Lincoln County. • The Human Resource Service was discussed. Deputy States Attorney Mike Nadolksi asked the Commission to figure out what services were needed and what type of agreement should be worked out. The Commission agreed the service should cover the whole gamut of the human resources. The County would be looking for a part-time, shared position for the resource position. The benefit of a human resources position helps take some of the pressure off department heads. If there is a termination involved, a human resource officer can help make that termination legally correct. I do think we should have that resource available. This is an added resource available to them and their employees, said Commissioner Schmidt. Commissioner Jason Melcher wondered how the process would work with a shared person. He had concerns of how it would work to share the person between the counties and if there would be any problems. “The bottom line is how much it’s going to cost,” Melcher said. They’re not going to put any additional policies or items on the staff, its more for resource, said Nadolski. The resource officer would help implement programs
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that work with department heads. Ultimately, the decision made will still be the County’s responsibility. If counties can work together, it can save the taxpayer’s money. Any time we can work together with Minnehaha County, it helps all of us. Commissioner Dave Gillespie said a couple department heads came to him and wanted to be sure this individual does not interfere with the elected officials ability to manage their staff. The Commission gave their blessing to move forward on the issue. • Ron Wieczorek from Mount Vernon talked to the County Commission about a particular piece of legislation he is trying to get passed at the federal level. He requested the Glass–Steagall Act be put back on the books as originally written by Gov. Peter Norbeck, the ninth Governor of South Dakota. The bill was on the books from 1933 to 2000. It divided commercial banks from investment banks. Wieczorek felt if the government put the law back on the books it would help prevent another financial collapse similar to the one in 2008 that prompted the Great Recession. “This thing is really starting to pop in the international engine, the Wall Street Journal did a story on it.” He provided Commissioners information about the law and opinion articles about the law. In the House there are 69 congressmen that have signed onto the bill for the reinstatement of the bill. Mark Fairchild called Commissioner Gillespie and is helping organize the group promoting the reinstituting of the law. “What do we do to save the nation from a national financial crisis?” asked Wieczorek. The Commission accepted the information, but because it was not an agenda item could not take action during the meeting. “I would like to thank Dale Gilbertson and Ron for coming down and speaking,” said Commissioner Gillespie. • The Commission will take an hour at the June 26 to review the 2013 budget from 10:05 to 11 a.m. and adjourned for the day.
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“The main advantage [to annexation] is if someone wants to sell their property or develop it, they would have only one government entity to deal with,” said Schriever. Properties one mile outside of Lennox now have to deal with both the county and the city; if the property were annexed into the city, the property owner would only have to deal with the City. The creation of this district will not affect anyone who is outside of the City limits. “We’re not looking at forced annexation,” Schriever reiterated. “We’re looking at creating an easier path to annexation, one that has advantages to the property owner and the city.” If you have more questions about the urban and rural services district, you may attend the public hearing on June 28 at Lennox City Hall.
Schriever added that there is really no advantage or disadvantage to businesses that want to be annexed into the city under the urban and rural services district. “It’s neutral,” said Schriever. “It just changes where the money flows.” The tax money (at the township rate) would come to the City instead of the township. Also, any sales tax collected by the business would be at the city rate. Any property annexed into the City would be required to abide by city ordinances. However, the urban and rural services district would have different uses and therefore different regulations. Rural use would allow for different things to be built on that property, for instance. Building codes would be the same, as Lincoln County and the City of Lennox have identical building codes.
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THE LENNOX INDEPENDENT | PAGE 4 | JUNE 21, 2012
Services held for Inez Winterboer
Several enjoy road trip to Beresford
he end of June is this year. Plan to spend your upon us already. noon hour after the parade The last week at there for some good food and the visiting with friends. Center will be We often hear about Chit Chat how heavy women’s busy with blood pressure screening Helen Groen purses are and how on Tuesday from they affect our posture 11- 12:00 p.m. On as well as contribute Wednesday Bunco is on the to back problems. Prevention schedule at 1:00 p.m. Then a Magazine had an article about night of playing 500 cards is this. They found 57% of womon for Thursday at 7:00 p.m. en complained of neck pain, The 4th of July is just under 20% had arm pain, 53% back two weeks away. The Center pain and 84% shoulder pain. will be open for lunch again In addition to the usual wallet,
Services were to be held Wednesday, June 20 at Chancellor Reformed Church for Inez Winterboer, 82, who died Monday, June 18, 2012 at the Sanford Centennial Hospice Cottage in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Officiating during the service was the Rev. LeRoy Boender and Rev. Dr. Harlan Hayunga. Karen Westerman was organist. Nicole Winterboer was soloist. Pallbearers were Inez’s grandchildren Jason Winterboer, Jamie (Brad) Urban, Meghan (Joe) Gunia, Chad Svendsen, Megan Winterboer, Andrew Winterboer, Mason Winterboer, Amy (Mike) Mattheis, Derek (Nicole) Winterboer, Beth (Eric) Brynjulson, and Jared (Jamie) Winterboer. Interment was in the Chancellor Reformed Cemetery. Inez Marie Hieb was born on Sept. 29, 1929 near Reliance, South Dakota, the daughter of Fred and Mary (Reuer) Hieb. She attended rural school and two years of high school at Reliance. With her family she moved near Lyons, SD where she graduated from Lyons High School in 1947. On October 22, 1948 she was united in marriage to Orval Winterboer at the Chancellor Reformed Church parsonage. The couple lived briefly in Sioux Falls and Chancellor before moving to the family farm southeast of Chancellor in 1950. Inez worked as a cashier for the Dakota Heritage State Bank in Chancellor, eventually becoming a vice-president. Her career at the bank began when her youngest son Brad began school and continued for the next 36 years. Inez was a member of the Chancellor Reformed Church and belonged to the women’s guild. She took great care in maintaining her home inside and
outside. Her family was always her first priority. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers: Marvin, R.J. and Fred Hieb. Grateful for having shared her life are her husband of over 63 years, Orval, Sioux Falls; three sons: Jeff (Susie) Winterboer, Omaha, NE, Jim (Venita) Winterboer, Brookings and Brad (Beverly) Winterboer, Chancellor; 11 grandchildren: Jason Winterboer, Jamie (Brad) Urban, Meghan (Joe) Gunia, Chad Svendsen, Megan Winterboer, Andrew Winterboer, Mason Winterboer, Amy (Mike) Mattheis, Derek (Nicole) Winterboer, Beth (Eric) Brynjulson and Jared (Jamie) Winterboer; 14 great-grandchildren: Breann, Alex and Macy Urban, Brody and Molly Gunia, Ryann Winterboer, Jadee and Preston Mattheis, Dane and Annika Winterboer, Lauryn, Jacey and Avynn Brynjulson, Madison Christensen and Brendon Hone; sister-in-laws: Betty Hieb, Sioux Falls, Wilma Hoffman, Brandon, Inez Kuborn, Rapid City and Vera Fritz, Lennox as well as other relatives and a host of friends.
Pictured above is the group from the Senior Citizens Center that went on the road trip to Beresford on Wednesday, June 13. This stop was at Kindred Treasures, an old refurbished school house that had many interesting antiques and gift items. Those pictured include, from left to right, (back row): Marie Klingbile, Lil Gloe, Marje Miller, Sandy DeVries, Dot DeVries, Shirley Meyer; (middle row): Tony Groebner, Carol Poppinga, Gene Valentein; (front row): Janice Boomgarden, Mike Miller, and Rhoda Strasser. Other stops were at Dianne’s Backyard Garden, The Black Horse restaurant and the Good Earth.
Former area resident dies in Waukesha, WI Qintin H. Sutton of Waukesha, Wisconsin, died on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at the age of 86. He was born on August 29, 1925 in Tea, SD, the son of William and Helena (nee Pass) Sutton. Quintin attended grade school in Tea and graduated from Lennox High School in 1943. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the South Pacific. In 1948, he married the former Marjorie Krohn in Milwaukee, and in 1950 Quintin graduated from Milwaukee School of Engineering. For over 35 years he worked as an engineer for the RTE corporation before retiring in 1988. Quint and Marge enjoyed many years at their Nagawicka Lake cottage and
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Muncipal Band concert to be held June 21 The Lennox Municipal Band will be holding their weekly concert again this Thursday, June 21 at the Band Shell in Lennox. The concert is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Song selections include the National Anthem, Military Escort, Children of the Shrine, Swedish Folk Suite, The Music Man, Rhapsody of the Sea, The National Game, The Masterpiece, Wait ‘till the Sun Shines Nellie, and Sousa, Sousa, Sousa.
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Mullers to celebrate 45th Anniversary Verlyn and Joann Muller will celebrate their 45th Wedding Anniversary with an Open House on Sunday, June 24. The event will be held at the Second Reformed Church Social Hall from 2 to 4 p.m. If you are unable to attend the event, greetings may be sent to the couple at 27680 469th Ave., Lennox, SD 57039.
Lucille Daniels to celebrate 90th birthday Lucille Daniels will be 90 on June 23, 2012. An open house to celebrate the occasion will be held on Sunday, July 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lennox Senior Citizen Center. Birthday greetings can be sent to her at 320 West 4th Ave., Lennox, SD 57039.
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The Lennox Community Library continued their Summer Reading Program last Tuesday as the library welcomed the GeoDome. One hundred and fifty-nine kids were able to go through the dome where they learned about planets and stars. “The program is going really well,” said Lennox Librarian Lorraine Nordmann. The library’s last program will be June 26 and will feature a magic show.
Sommervolds to celebrate 50th anniversary Merlyn and Sherran Sommervold of Chancellor are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 23, 2012. Greetings may be sent to PO Box 86, Chancellor, SD 57015.
Henry and Hilkea Andreessen family reunion held Smits to celebrate anniversary, birthday on July 1 An open house will be held for Clarence and Frances Smit to celebrate their 60th anniversary and Clarence’s 80th Birthday on July 1st. The event, hosted by their children, will be held at Second Reformed Church from 2 to 4 p.m. They request no gifts. Everyone is invited to please come and join them for the celebration.
The Henry and Hilkea Andreessen reunion was held Sunday, June 10, 2012 at the Tea Pizza Ranch. There were 21 members present representing thirteen families. Lisa Schnose of Minneapolis and Judy Vanduhule, a distant relative from Yankton, were also present. The afternoon was spent visiting and updating family histories. Several door prizes were given and pictures were taken. The 2013 reunion will be held the second Sunday in June in the Tea Pizza Ranch. Those in charge in 2013 are Henry and Cleo Poppens and Dave and Sharis Poppens.
AGC awards scholarships to area students The Associated General Contractors of South Dakota Highway-Heavy-Utilities Chapter is proud to announce the winners of the 2012-2013 annual scholarship programs. Among the recipients was Lennox’s Mitchell Mazourek. Mazourek earning a $1,500 scholarship; he attends school at South Dakota State University. Winners must achieve an above average academic achievement and be committed to working in South Dakota following graduation.
Hartz to compete in Miss South Dakota’s Outstanding Teen Sixteen young women from around the state will compete for the title of Miss South Dakota’s Outstanding Teen 2012 in Hot Springs June 22 at the Mueller Center at 7 p.m. The new titleholder will compete at the 2012 Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant which will be held in Orlando, Florida, August 1418. The Teen Pageant is open to young women ages 13-17. Among those competing will be Shayla Hartz of Lennox. Shayla won the Miss State Fair Scholarship Pageant. Her talent
will be Marimba and her platform is Bullying Prevention. The contestants will be judged on talent, private interview, evening wear, lifestyle and fitness in sportswear, scholastic achievement and onstage question. The Outstanding Teen pageant will be held in conjunction with the week-long pageant activities in Hot Springs, which include the Miss South Dakota Pageant preliminary competition (June 20-21) and finals (evening of June 23), and the Pageant Parade (morning of June 23).
The Livewires 4-H Club met on May 21, 2012 at 7 p.m. at the Courthouse. President Kim Leber called the meeting to order. Thirteen members were present. Tessa Harold read the secretary report and it was approved. The treasurer’s report was read by Duane Jongeling and also approved. The profit that was made at our concessions during the Wirt Sale were given to the 4-H Lunch Stand Fund. Old business included Concessions for the Livestock Jackpot Show in Parker to be held June 15 and 16. It was voted not to do the lunch stand for this event. New Business: The club received a donation check from Pioneer Hi-Bred International. Members will have to decide what they would like to do with those funds. Sheep and Swine weigh-in date is May 29. There is a Livestock Judging School at the Fairgrounds on June 12. The club will have the same shift on Tuesday night in the 4-H lunch stand during the fair as they did last year. The meeting was adjourned. Presentations were given by Ashton Ross on Milk Jug Waters and Travis Leber on the Ideal Market Lamb. Andy Leber talked about the forms needed to complete the 4-H Record Book. Kim Leber showed members how to make “Beneficial Garden Bugs”. Snacks were served by Ashton Ross.
West Prairie to hold Guest Night, June 27 West Prairie Lutheran Church will be sponsoring a Guest Night on Wednesday, June 27 at 7 p.m. with a program by the Turkey Creek Revival Band. Come for fellowship, refreshments and great entertainment.
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■ FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN 120 E. Second, Lennox “Behind the Post Office, downtown” Pastor Hugh Brewer • Church Office: 647-5140 Wednesday: June 20th: 7:30 am Text Study; 1:00-Sewing in Luther Hall; Rebecca Circle provides lunch; 7:00-Discernment Gathering, in Luther Hall; After Work: Scraping will be done on Jon Severson’s house – Everyone invited to come and help!; 8:00-First English Service on Channel 98 Thursday: 9:15-First English plays West Prairie in Church Softball League Saturday: TBA: Painting will begin on Jon Severson’s house. Everyone welcome to come and help. If you can’t help paint, you could help with the lunch preparations at the church and/or bring a pan of bars. Sunday: 9:00-Trad. Worship Service with Holy Communion; 10:00-Coffee & fellowship time, Luther Hall; 12:30-1:30-First English Worship Service on Channel 98; 5:30-6:30-First English Worship Service on Channel 98 Monday: PAPERS ARE DUE TODAY from the 9th & 10 Grade Confirmation students Tuesday: 7:00-Rebecca Circle meets in Luther Hall Wednesday: June 27th: 7:30 am Text Study; 9:00-Ruth Circle meets in Luther Hall; 2:00-Priscilla Circle meets at Hilda’s Heritage Home; 8:00-First English worship service on Channel 98 ■ SECOND REFORMED CHURCH 1017 South Elm Street, Lennox Rev. Dr. Harlan Hayunga, Pastor Church office: 647-5417 Thursday: Bulletin information due in the office by 8:30 a.m.; Softball game with Living Hope at 7:15 p.m. Sunday: Prayer Time in the chapel at 9:20 a.m.; Worship Service at 9:30 a.m. with communion served; Building Fund Offering; Greeters & Special Music Coordinators – Tracy & Sharla West; Coffee/Cookie Servers – Kent & Julie DeJong and Lynda DeJong; Nursery – Charish Weeldreyer; Fellowship/ Coffee at 10:30 a.m. ■ LENNOX EBENEZER PRESBYTERIAN, P.C.A. Office: 647-2659 Pastor Ryan Arkema (Office Hrs. Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) (Sec. Hrs. Tues. thru Fri. 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.) Website: www.lennoxpca.org Check it out! Thursday: 6 p.m. Joy Group No softball game this evening Saturday: 8:30 a.m. Campers meet in church parking lot to leave for Camp Judson; 10:00 -11:00 am The Exchange is open Sunday: 9:25 am Worship - Live on channel 98!; Coffee fellowship following 10:50 am S.S. for all ages; No Adult Bible study Monday: 2:00-4:00 p.m. The Exchange is open Wednesday: 3:30-5:00 p.m. The Exchange is open ■ BETHEL REFORMED CHURCH Davis• Supply Pastor: Robert Miedema Sunday: Worship Service, 9am
■ DELAWARE REFORMED Jct. of Hwys. 17 and 18 • Office 647-5868 Pastor Jamie Dykstra Thursday(today): NO Church League softball game for Delaware tonight Sunday: Prayer Gathering at 8:30 a.m.; Worship Service at 9:30 a.m.; Praise and Worship Leaders: Faithful Followers; Nursery: Barb P., Stacey and Levi; Fellowship Coffee Servers: Del A., Barb S. and Charlene V. DWM Service Project for June - Aug. 12: School Supplies for The Banquet Sunday, July 1: Community Worship Service in the Lennox park at 10:30 am, with a fellowship meal to follow July 10: Consistory meets at 8:00 pm ■ ST. MAGDALEN CATHOLIC 417 East 6th Ave • Lennox, SD Father Paul Pathiyamoola, Church 647-2187 Friday: Mass, 9am Sunday: 8:45am; Altar Servers: Jared Kroeger, Ethan Olson, Caitlyn George; Lectors: Mary Gorrell, Marge Schuttloffel; Greeters and Gift Bearers: Mark Schmidt family; Ushers: Linda Flannery, Larry Flannery; Sacristan: Mary Gorrell; Eucharistic Ministers: Team 3: Doug & Laurie Wernke, Mary Brass Wednesday: Mass, 9 a.m. ■ WEST PRAIRIE LUTHERAN 46788 282nd St., Lennox • Church 647-5923 Pastor Erika Lehmann • (605) 359-4902 firstname.lastname@example.org On Facebook: West Prairie Lutheran Church, ELCA Sunday: Worship at 9:30am followed by coffee, treats and fellowship. Holy Communion on first and third Sundays of the month. Church Council meetings the first Wednesday of the month at 8:15pm Women of the ELCA: Third Wednesday at 1:30pm. ■ TURNER CO. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN 3 miles south, 3 miles west of Lennox Pastor John Armstrong, Telephone: 647-5433 Sunday: Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School is at 10:30 am ■ FAITH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH U.S.A. Lennox • Church office 647-5560 Rev. Sarah Hagena, Hours: Thursday, 10:30-11:30am Sunday: Worship 10 a.m.; Sunday School 10 a.m.; Church picnic following service. Hamburgers. hot dog and fish will be provided. Please bring a dessert or salad. Sunday July 1 worship in the park at 10:30 a.m. ■ THE CHURCH OF GOD 201 E. 2nd St., Worthing • Daniel Scheideler, Pastor Phone: 521-8434 Sunday: Worship Service, 11 a.m.; Children’s Church, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.
■ CHANCELLOR REFORMED CHURCH Rev. LeRoy Boender, Church office: 647-2731 Thursday: publication: THURSDAY: Softball. Chancellor Reformed plays Tea Lutheran 6:15 p.m. Sunday: Traditional worship service 9:00 a.m.; Coffee fellowship 10:00 a.m.; Contemporary worship service 11:00 a.m. Monday: Serve The Banquet ■ FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Chancellor • Rev. Jason Haas Church office: 647-2150 Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Prayer in the Chapel; 9:15 a.m. Coffee Fellowship; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages; 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Service; 5:00 p.m. Family Fun Night at the Holst Place with the “SONrise” singers presenting a Southern Gospel concert following the meal ■ GERMANTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, P.C.A. Rural Chancellor • Church: 647-5758 Pastor Pat Morgan Sunday: Worship, 10:30 a.m., Communion ■ ST. NICHOLAS CATHOLIC Tea, SD • Fr. Kevin O’Dell, Pastor: 498-2110 Fax: 498-5540 Church and Office: 498-5792, 498-5792 Parish office hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-4:30pm Thursday: Mass, 5:30pm Friday: Mass, 6:45am Saturday: Mass, 5pm Sunday: Mass, 9am Monday: Mass, 8am Wednesday: Mass, 6:45am Thursday: Mass, 5:30pm ■ LIVING HOPE COMMUNITY CHURCH 305 E Brian, Tea • Wayne Reed, Pastor Office: 498-5876 or Home: 368-2515 Office Hrs: 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. (call first) Sundays: Sunday School for all ages, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, Children’s Church for ages 4 and under, 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 6 p.m. Wednesdays: Moms in Touch International, 9 a.m.; Wednesday Night Youth Program; FREE weekly Diner Nite meal, 6:40 p.m.; K-12 Youth Studies, 7 p.m. Thursdays: Morning Men’s Breakfast & Study, 6:30 a.m. ■ TEA TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Ron Beckman Pastor Wayne Gallipo; A.I.M.: Tom Stadem Church: 498-2343 Pastor’s Cell Phone: 214-6828 Sunday: 8 & 9:30 a.m. Worship services Tuesday: Blood pressure screening, 9:30 a.m.; Over 55 meeting, 10 a.m. Wednesday: Men’s Breakfast, 6:30 a.m. ■ RISEN SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH Rev. John Farden, Tea • Tel: 498-5050 Sunday Worship: 9 a.m.; Fellowship, 10 a.m.; Bible Class and Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. (Held at the Tea Area MS Commons)
Thank YOU The Lennox Area Community Fund would like to thank the following people for their donations in memory of Fred Courey: Verlyn and Mary Hofer, Beulah VanBockern, Cliff and Carol Wulf, Dena A. Bruns, Virgil and Ardys Fodness, Linda (Javers) Richter, Orville and Corliss Wiebers, Drs. Ron and Janell Beck, Exchange Insurance Agency, Virgil and Carol Musch, and William and Carolyn Randel. We appreciate what you do for the committee and community. Thank you, LACF
Thank you for the cards and other expressions of sympathy given to us at the time of our mother’s passing. A special thank you to Jay and Joel Klusmann, Pastor Hugh Brewer, the 1st English Lutheran ladies who served lunch, Lennox Good Samaritan Nursing Home Staff, Scott Rogers and staff, residents and management of Walsen Apartments, and everyone who has touched her life in her 96 years. We appreciate all you’ve done recently and in years past. The family of Rena Jacobson The Lennox Area Community Fund thanks Carol and Cliff Wulf for the donations in memory of John Schoffelman and Don Leonard. We appreciate what you do for the committee and community. Thank you, LACF
I would like to thank friends and family who came to Grand Valley Church near Canton, SD to help me celebrate my 90th birthday. You made the day very special! Roma Larson
A special thank you to the Girls Scouts in Lennox who recently made a donation of food items to The Exchange. They came up with this idea on their own and carried it out with the help of the leaders and parents. We appreciate you thinking of others and carrying out your project. We enjoyed the time you spent with us learning of how this food pantry works in this community. Also a thank you to the young man from Chancellor who had a birthday party and asked those in attendance to bring items for the food pantry. Another great example of a young person who has learned to “care and share” with others in need in the community. Thank you to parents who are teaching their children to look beyond themselves and seek to make our community a better place for others. We are grateful to West Prairie Lutheran Church for their huge donation of canned tuna. It is important to have protein items available for our shoppers and your donation is one of the items that helps us obtain the goal of offering nutritionally balanced food items. The Exchange
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FAMILY FISHING PROGRAM
Fri., June 22, 2012 — 6:00pm Sat., June 23, 2012 — 8:00am Location: Family Park, North of West 12th St. on Tea/Ellis Road Admission: Free About: Come fish with Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation and S.D. Game, Fish and Parks. They will supply all the equipment for families to do some catch and release at the pond. Poles will be loaned out on a first-come, first-served basis. No preregistration is required. S.D. fishing licenses are required for ages 16 and older.
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June 1-Aug 31, 2012— 6:30am-8:30pm Location: Downtown Sioux Falls, Plaza near 12th/ Phillips Admission: $5 About: Relive years past as you pass down Phillips Avenue in a carriage pulled by two majestic horses. Discover simple romance in the heart of your beautiful city.
love to read. It’s what I do when I’m not writing or getting absorbed in a good TV show or movie. My favorite author is Jodi Picoult. She has a kind of staying power; scenes from her novels will stick with me long after I’ve finished reading. Some people say Picoult’s novels tend to be depressing, but I disagree. I appreciate her realism. Life isn’t always about happy endings and fairy tales. I would describe Picoult’s stories—she has 19 novels, several of which have been on the New York Times bestsellers list—as realistic fiction. She writes about what ordinary people do when extraordinary events occur in their lives; how they cope and
recover. Her characters are extremely believable and the storylines are natural, but not necessarily predictable. One Picoult novel almost everyone has heard of (or watched the movie version of), My Sister’s Keeper (2004), was the first Jodi Picoult novel I read. The story delves into the ethics of stem cell technology and how far an unwilling, underage donor can be pushed. Definitely a tearjerker, but also a worthwhile story. The 2009 movie of the same title, starring Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin and Alec Baldwin, wasn’t quite as good as the book (are movie adaptations ever as good as the books they’re based on?), but still worth watching at least once. Abigail Breslin’s depiction of
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Closer to home, if you don’t want to roam June 21—Lennox Municipal Band Concert in park, 8pm
June 21—Church Softball League: TeaLuth/ChanRef, 6:15pm; LivHope/IIRef, 7:15pm; StMag/TurnerCo1st, 8:15pm; !stEng/ WPrairie, 9:15pm June 22—Lennox Legion Bingo, 6:30pm; Comm: TBA, Merrill Schneiderman, Vern Anderson; Joy Hyronimus, Alice Vietor June 24—Zumbathon at Tea High School gym, 2-4pm; proceeds to go to CF Foundation June 26—Special program at Lennox Community Library: Adam White, Magician, 3pm June 26—Lincoln Co. Democrats meeting, Community Cntr, Tea 7pm Local events calendar brought to you as a public service announcement by:
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Merida is a skilled archer and impetuous daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the uproarious lords of the land and inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom. When she turns to an eccentric old Wise Woman for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to discover the meaning of true bravery in order to undo a beastly curse before it’s too late. Release Date: June 22, 2012 Rating: PG
A THOUSAND WORDS Jack McCall is a fast-talking literary agent who can close any deal, any time, any way. He has set his sights on New Age guru Dr. Sinja for his own selfish purposes. But Dr. Sinja is on to him, and Jack’s life comes unglued after a magical Bodhi tree mysteriously appears in his backyard. With every word Jack speaks, a leaf falls from the tree and he realizes that when the last leaf falls, both he and the tree are toast. Words have never failed Jack McCall, but now he’s got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he’s a goner
Anna Fitzgerald is fantastic. Picoult’s House Rules (2010) has a large pool of potential readers and will probably make it to the big screen. The main character, Jacob, is a teenage boy affected by Asperger’s syndrome, which is a form of autism. When his tutor is found dead, the police mistake the hallmark behaviors attributed to Asperger’s as signs of guilt. Given that recent estimates show that about one in 88 U.S. children have some form of autism, this book should appeal to a lot of people. In an interview published on jodipicoult.com, Jodi Picoult revealed that the hardest part about being successful is ”saying no” to many of the requests that she gets to appear at schools, book
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movie superstar. The advent of the talkies will sound the death knell for his career and see him fall into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo), it seems the sky’s the limit - major movie stardom awaits. “The Artist” tells the story of their interlinked destinies. Release Date: June 26, 2012 Rating: PG-13
DAMAGE CONTROL NIBBLE JUMP The hostages are young: a bus full of teenagers on a church mission. The ransom demands are explicit: deliver three million dollars—with zero involvement from law enforcement—or all captives will be executed. But rescue specialist Jonathan Grave doesn’t believe in ultimatums. For him and his elite team at Security Solutions, it’s all about protecting the innocent. Now Grave must face the chilling possibility that someone within the U.S. government has a deadly secret to protect—one that could jeopardize national security like never before...
Date: June 26, 2012 SEEKING A FRIEND Release Rating: PG-13 FOR THE END OF HOW I BECAME THE WORLD THE ARTIST Hollywood 1927. George Val- A PIRATE Set in a too-near future where entin (Jean Dujardin) is a silent
time at once stands still and is slipping away forever, the writer/ director explores what people will do and how they will feel when humanity’s end is near. Starring Steve Carell and Keira Knightley.
clubs and other literary events. If she said yes to everything, she points out, “I’d never have time to write a book.” Many parents and teachers have wondered how to get kids to read. Picoult’s advice: “Let them read what they WANT to… If school assignments are involved, let them read one book of choice for every one that they “have” to read.” In addition to letting kids choose which books to read, Picoult says it is also important that adults model the behavior they want to encourage by reading books themselves. For more information on Jodi Picoult and her books, visit jodipicoult.com. To access the most recent bestsellers list, visit http://www.nytimes.com/ best-sellers-books/.
Release Date: June 1, 2012 Author: John Gilstrap
Pirates have green teeth— when they have any teeth at all. I know about pirates, because one day, when I was at the beach building a sand castle and minding my own business, a pirate ship sailed into view.
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Zumbathon to raise money for CF Foundation in Rylie Rothenberger’s name
The cast of Farrah and Tar’s Fairy Tale Factory pose for a picture after their June 14 performance held at Olde Towne Dinner Theatre in Worthing.
Olde Towne Theatre camp presents ‘Farrah and Tara’s Fairy Tale Factory’ On Thursday, June 14 the actors from the 10th Annual Olde Towne Children’s Summer Theatre Camp presented Farrah and Tara’s Fairy Tale Factory, an original play written by Andy Heller. Heller also directed the production; assistant director was Leslie Fylling. The play followed two girls,
Farrah, played by Madyson Redday, and Tara, played by Bailey Hagedorn, as they interacted with the characters from many different fairy tales. The play was a lot of fun and each actor got a chance to shine. Other actors included: Marcus Metivier, Bennett Rasmussen, Tarlyn DeYoung, Delaney Wrage,
Evan Rasmussen, Braedy Wold, Paighe Wold, Karlie Heidinger, Ella Wrage, Brooke Ehlers, Ethan Grote, Caitlin Coffee, Austin Metivier, Sydney Anderson and Sarah Kipp. Olde Town Dinner Theatre is located in Worthing. They are committed to celebrating the art and the joy of community theatre.
A Zumbathon will be held to raise money for the Cystic Fibroris Foundation on June 24th. The foundation funds research with the goal of finding a cure for this disease. Three local Zumba instructors (Michelle DeYoung, Katie Knutson and Elizabeth Hunstad) will be “shaking it” in honor of Rylie Rothenberger who was born Feb. 1, 2011 with Cystic Fibrosis. All money raised will be donated to the CF Foundation in Rylie’s Rylie with her parents, Ryan and Billie Rothenberger. name. To see more about this disease and how this adorable little girl and her family are fighting it, you can watch a short video at: http://www.youtube. com/watch?v=R6SplMPvz1I . The zumbathon will take place at the Tea Area High School Gym on June 24 from 2-4 p.m. “We’d love to see you there,” said DeYoung. To attend, you can pay $15 at the door or $12 in advance. If zumba isn’t your thing, but you’d still like to help, you can donate either online or by contacting Michelle DeYoung. To purchase advanced tickets or to donate online, you can go to http://cfzumbathon.eventbrite.com. If you’d rather, you can purchase tickets in advance or donate by contacting Michelle DeYoung at 3598232 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. “Come party with us to raise money for this adorable little girl so that she and others may be able to see a cure to this disease in their Rylie sits patiently for a nebulizer treatment. lifetimes,” encouraged DeYoung. This is just one of the things the little girl Rylie is the grand-daughter of Dean and must do each day to help her live with Cystic Jolene Rothenberger of Lennox. Fibrosis.
Eclectic variety at Worthing’s Nifty Thrifty Changes at the
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The Medemas opened the store in May and are excited at how the news has spread of their opening. “Right now I have five vendors, I’m consigning for three, and most of it is mine,” she said of the merchandise. Of course, she is quick to add, she relies a lot on her mother- and father-inlaw, Don and Mary Giles, who love to go antiquing. Her father-in-law is also big in coin collecting. Jackie likes to say that there is “something for your heart, mind, body, and soul” in Nifty Thrify. There is new merchandise coming in daily. Jackie is willing to work with people to get new items in her store; either by buying items outright, placing them on consignment or renting space to a vendor. If you are interested in placing items in her store, you may contact Jackie at 605-370-2148. Nifty Thrifty will also be hosting Flea Market Days. The next flea market is scheduled for June 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you are interested in having a table at the flea market, contact Jackie at the above number. Flea Market Days for the remainder of the summer will be July 21, Aug. 18 and Sept. 15. Nifty Thrifty is open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to five p.m. Jackie wanted to thank her sister, Tracy Kerbo for her help in getting the store open. “She’s my big inspiration,” she acknowledged. The Medemas welcome everyone to stop in and check out the new store. She reminds people, “The store is different every week; if you don’t find what you want this week, come back again.”
This year the Turner County Fair has truly entered the 21st Century by offering the novelty of online ticket ordering. You can easily navigate through our newly renovated website, still found at turnercountyfair.com, helping you find the ticket sales icon. With this icon, you are able to view all the events, a map of the grandstands, and seating still available. Also with the new online ticket sales, you are able to pay with your credit card online and print the tickets at home, as per previous years waiting for the tickets to be mailed to you. If you see the Turner County Fair float out and about this year, you will notice that the float has received a facelift. The float was repainted and is now ready to head to area communities with Turner County Fair brochures to keep you up-to-date on what is
Looking for host families I’m Maria Elena from Mexico. You can call me Mariel. I am 17 years old and love singing. I sing every day and would love to sing as part of a choir like Lennox’s show choir while in the United States. I also enjoy theater, and dancing ballet, jazz, and hip-hop. I like spending time with my friends and family: we usually do something together on the weekends. My friends describe me as a friendly person with a smiling face. I am very
Pictured: The Medemas and a look inside their store.
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PUBLIC NOTICES CITY OF WORTHING NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids shall be received by the City Council Members of the City of Worthing, South Dakota, at the office of the Administrator at City Hall in said city until 2:00 P.M. local time Thursday, July 5, 2012 and will be publicly opened and read. This project involves the replacement one block of sanitary sewer and three blocks of water main. The work also consists of asphalt removals, unclassified excavation and gravel surfacing. The bidder shall submit the proposal on the form prescribed and proposals will be rejected if they show any conditions or uncalled for alternate bids. All bids shall be on the basis of cash payment according to the terms of the bid specifications. A resident bidder is allowed a preference as against the bid of any bidder from any other state enforcing or having a preference for resident bidders, equal to such preference. Each proposal must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s
check, or draft for five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, such check to be certified or issued by either a State or National bank domiciled within this State and payable to the City of Worthing, South Dakota, or in lieu thereof, a bid bond for ten (10) percent of the amount of the bid, such bond to be issued by a surety authorized to do business in this state payable to the City of Worthing, South Dakota. This sum is a guarantee that if the proposal is accepted, a contract will be entered into and its performance properly secured. The City of Worthing reserves the right to retain the bid security of the three lowest bidders for a period not to exceed 30 days after the date and time set for opening of the bids. The City of Worthing reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any parts thereof. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with Title 40 CFR 33 and Executive Order 12138. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this regulation which concerns utilization of Disadvantaged/Minority Business Enterprises
happening at the Turner County Fair! For those of you that don’t hit up parades, check out the fair’s new website at turnercountyfair. com and “like” us on Facebook. You can also follow us on Twitter @SDTCF. The new website has schedules, ticket information for the grandstand and midway, fair history, and food stand information. Once you arrive at the fair, you will probably eat something delectable from one of the food stands, but first you may want to wash your hands, like mom always taught you. If you follow mom’s advice, one of the most used restrooms on the grounds has been remodeled for your convenience. The ladies’ restroom that is across from the 4-H Lunch Stand has been updated for your convenience.
(DBE/MBE) and Wemon’s Business Enterprises (WBE) are explained in the specifications. The goals for DBE/MBE participation are 1% and WBE participation are 4%. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the Presidents Executive Order Nos. 11246 as amended, 11518, and 11625 as amended. The requirements for bidders and contractors under these orders are explained in the specifications. Copies of the specifications are on file at Worthing City Hall, 208 South Main Street, PO Box 277, Worthing, SD 57077 and may be obtained from the office of Stockwell Engineers, Inc., 600 N Main Avenue, Suite 100, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104. Jeff Tanner City Administrator, City of Worthing Publish: June 21, 2012 June 28, 2012 Published twice at the approximate cost of $50.90.
Hi! I’m Chayanan, a 15-year-old boy from Thailand. My nickname is Peak. I love to play sports, especially basketball, soccer, and swimming. My friends say that I am friendly, funny, easy-going, and a sportsman! My family and I are very close and we share dinner together everyday. I am excited to meet my new family and to get to know them and their culture better. I like reading and learning and experiencing new things, that is why I am interested in studying in the United States.
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THE LENNOX INDEPENDENT | PAGE 9 | JUNE 21, 2012 NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids shall be received by the City Council Members of the City of Worthing, South Dakota, at the office of the City Administrator at City Hall in said city until 2:00 P.M. local time Thursday July 5, 2012 and will be publicly opened and read. This project involves removal and replacement of asphalt concrete composite, concrete curb & gutter, concrete fillet section, concrete valley gutter and concrete approach pavement. The work also consists of storm sewer installation, unclassified excavation and landscape restoration. The bidder shall submit the proposal on the form prescribed and proposals will be rejected if they show any conditions or uncalled for alternate bids. All bids shall be on the basis of cash payment according to the terms of the bid specifications. A resident bidder is allowed a preference as against the bid of any bidder from any other state enforcing or having a preference for resident bidders, equal to such preference. Each proposal must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check, or draft for five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, such check to be certified or issued by either a State or National bank domiciled within this State and payable to the City of Worthing, South Dakota, or in lieu thereof, a bid bond for ten (10) percent of the amount of the bid, such bond to be issued by a surety authorized to do business in this state payable to the City of Worthing, South Dakota. This sum is a guarantee that if the proposal is accepted, a contract will be entered into and its performance properly secured. The City of Worthing reserves the right to retain the bid security of the three lowest bidders for a period not to exceed 30 days after the date and time set for opening of the bids. The City of Worthing reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any parts thereof. Copies of the specifications are on file at Worthing City Hall, 208 South Main Street, PO Box 277, Worthing, SD 57077 and may be obtained from the office of Stockwell Engineers, Inc., 600 N Main Avenue, Suite 100, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104. Jeff Tanner City Administrator, City of Worthing Published twice at the approximate cost of $39.20. (6-14,21)
Lincoln County Board of Commissioners June 7, 2012 The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners met at 8:30 A.M. on June 7, 2012 with members, Dennis Weeldreyer, Jason Melcher, Jim Schmidt, Dale Long and David Gillespie present. The meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. The Auditor was Clerk of the Board. Motion by Gillespie and seconded by Long to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried. Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Weeldreyer that the minutes of May 22,2012, be approved. Motion carried. The Sheriffs Civil Fee Mileage Report for the month of April 2012 was presented. The Auditor’s Account with the County Treasurer for the month ending May 31, 2012 was presented as follows: Total amount of deposits in banks $3,900,847.83, Total amount of actual cash $5,163.36, Total amount of checks and drafts in treasurer’s possession not exceeding three days $169,239.74, total cash items $632.90 Funds invested $18,303,410.88 Total cash $22,379,294.71. The Register of Deeds Report of Fees for the month of May 2012 was presented in the amount of $66,588.90. County vehicle mileage logs for the month of May 2012 were presented. Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Gillespie to approve out of county travel for Shelly Britt, Janice DeBuhr, Heidi Benson, and Donna Plucker to attend Department of Revenue Sales Ratio Workshop in Pierre, SD June 27, 2012 Motion carried. Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Gillespie to appoint Tonya Rasmussen to the Mental Illness Board. Motion carried. Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Long to authorize and direct the County Auditor to publish “Notice of Hearing” to be held June 26, 2012 at 9:15 am on the lease of Site P-1 at the Marv Skie Airport. Motion carried. Motion by Long and seconded by Gillespie to authorize the Chairman to execute the documents for the closeout of the overlay project at the Marv Skie Airport. Motion carried. The Hearing was held as published on the application for a temporary malt beverage and wine license for the YWCA for a fundraiser to be held on June 7, 2012. Motion by Gillespie and seconded by Weeldreyer whereas application was made and the hearing was held on an application for a temporary malt beverage and wine license submitted by the YWCA to approve a temporary malt beverage and wine license for the YWCA for a fundraiser to be held on June 7, 2012 at the All Occasions, 27091 Kerslake Place, Tea, SD. Motion carried. Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Gillespie to approve the application for refund of the 2009 taxes in the amount of $2,070.59 and the 2010 taxes in the amount of $2,048.96 submitted by Carl and Marietta Soukup on parcel no. 240.77.01.021 as the house was moved off in 2008. Motion carried. RESOLUTION: WHEREAS a request was received for the compromise of a county aid lien #4890 in the amount of $65,634.82 NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED to deny the request for the compromise. Motion by Gillespie and seconded by Weeldreyer. All Commissioners voted “Aye”. Commissioner Long left the meeting at 9:30 am. Motion by Gillespie and seconded by Schmidt to approve the application submitted by Jaclyn Schuler for Fireworks Public Display Permit to operate a Display of Fireworks on July 7, 2012 at 48015 273rd St., Harrisburg, SD. Motion carried. The Hearing was held as published on the application for a temporary malt beverage license for the
Tea Fire Department for a fundraiser to be held on June 15, 2012. Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Weeldreyer whereas application was made and the hearing was held on an application for a temporary malt beverage license submitted by the Tea Fire Department to approve a temporary malt beverage license for the Tea Fire Department for a fundraiser to be held on June15, 2012 at the Southeast Quarter (SE1/4) of Section 27, Township 100 North, Range 51 West of the 5th P.M., Lincoln County, South Dakota. Motion carried. Motion by Weeldreyer and seconded by Schmidt that pursuant to SDCL 27B-7-24 that the appointment of Brenda Ask by the Circuit Court Judge as the Chairman of the Review Board of Developmental Disabilities be affirmed and to recommend to the Circuit Court Judge to appoint John Peterson and Katie Johnson as Alternates to the Review Board of Developmental Disabilities and to appoint Sean Kooistra, Christina Page, Darla Carlson and Tonya Rasmussen as lay members to the Review Board of Developmental Disabilities. Motion carried. RESOLUTION: A RESOLUTION BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF LINCOLN COUNTY, DECLARING SUPPORT AND ADOPTION OF THE LINCOLN COUNTY AND MINNEHAHA COUNTY MULTI-HAZARD PRE-DISASTER MITIGATION PLAN 2011 UPDATE. WHEREAS, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners supports the contents of the Lincoln County and Minnehaha County Multi-Hazard Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan 2011 Update; and WHEREAS, the Lincoln County and Minnehaha County Multi-Hazard Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan 2011 Update will be utilized as a guide for planning as related to FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation, and other purposes as deemed appropriate by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners. NOW THEREFORE IT BE RESOLVED, that the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners do hereby adopt, support, and will facilitate the Lincoln County and Minnehaha County Multi-Hazard Pre-Disaster Plan 20121 Update’s implementation. Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Weeldreyer. All Commissioners present voted “Aye”. Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Weeldreyer to approve the Application for an Entrance onto a Lincoln County Highway submitted by Dwayne Keiper located in the SE1/4 and SW1/4 of Section 8, Township 99 North Range 51 West of the 5th P.M., Lincoln County, South Dakota . Motion carried. Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Weeldreyer to approve the Application for an Entrance onto Lincoln County Highway No. 135 submitted by Jerome Lohr located in the SW1/4 of Section 24, Township 99 North, Range 49 West of the 5th P.M., Lincoln County, South Dakota. Motion carried. Motion by Gillespie and seconded by Weeldreyer to approve out of county travel for Steve Williams to travel to Pierre June 13, 2012 and June 14, 2012 for a meeting of Highway Superintendents. Motion carried. Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Weeldreyer to authorize the Highway Superintendent to advertise for bids for a four door pickup truck. Motion carried. Motion by Weeldreyer and seconded by Gillespie to authorize the Highway Department to purchase a ¾ ton Ford F250 pickup from the state bid contract #16220 from Lamb Motors, Onida, SD In the amount of $21,532. Motion carried. The Board conducted the canvass of the June 5, 2012 Primary Election. The following payroll claims were approved: Longevity, Equalization Dept. $1000.00, FICA Match, $62.00, Medicare Match $ 14.50, SDRS $60.00; Highway Dept: $550.00, FICA, $34.10, Medicare $7.98; SDRS, $33.00; Part time Payroll: General Fund: Commissioners $6,135.80; FICA $294.98, Medicare $68.99, Grp Health $1727.22; Auditor $1393.66; FICA, 86.41; Medicare $20.21, SDRS, 83.62; Treasurer $1479.30, FICA $91.72. , Medicare $21.45, SDRS, $88.76; States Attorney, $251.25, FICA $ $15.58; Medicare,$3.64; Sheriff $8,416.76, FICA $521.84, Medicare $122.04; Planning & Zoning $3,543.74, FICA $207.47, Medicare $48.55. SDRS, $95.69; 4-H, $627.00, FICA, 38.87, Medicare, $9.09; Communication, $736.16, FICA $45.64. Medicare $10.67, SDRS $44.17; WIC Fund, $431.93; FICA Match $26.78; Medicare Match $6.26; 24/7 Sobriety Fund, $2,291.31, FICA Match $142.06; Medicare Match $33.22; Transfer Station, $75.27, FICA, $4.67; $Medicare, $1.09. The Board adjourned until 8:30 am on June 12, 2012. Lincoln County Board of Commissioners Jason Melcher, Chairman Attest: Paula Feucht, Auditor Published once at the approximate cost of $73.25.
Lennox School District #41-4 June 11, 2012 Board of Education Meeting * Motions are carried and unanimously approved unless otherwise specified. A regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Lennox School District No. 41-4 was held on Monday, June 11, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lennox Elementary Music Room in Lennox. The following members were present: Merris Miller, Nancy Nelson, Mary Peters, Sandra Poppenga, Alan Rops, Gordon Sweeter and Dawn Wolf. Also present were: Dr. Robert Mayer, Superintendent; Angela Arlt, Business Manager; Tim Raabe, Lennox High School Principal; Darren Ellwein, LWC Middle School Principal; Kym Johnston, Lennox Elementary Principal; Kristi Wallin, Director of Student Services; Jeremy Luden, Director of Technology; Jordan Braa, Assistant Director of Technology; Randy Block, Director of Buildings and Grounds; and Rich Luther, Activities Director. There were also members of the community present. President Sweeter called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. The meeting was started with the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag. Action 192-06-12 Moved by Peters, seconded by Rops to approve the agenda as presented. Action 193-06-12 Moved by Nelson, seconded by Poppenga to approve the minutes of the May 14, 2012 regular meeting. Communications: None Action 194-06-12 Moved by Miller, seconded by Peters to approve the financial reports as presented. GENERAL FUND - ACE SEPTIC, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, 172.85; ASCD, QUALITIES OF EFFECTIVE PRINCIPALS-JAMES, 28.95; ATCO INTERNATIONAL, SUPPLIES, 225.00; BATTERY SYSTEMS - SO DAK, BATTERY/ EXCHANGE, 191.70; BEGEMAN, DIANE, MILEAGE, 14.80; BRAA, KEALEY, VOTE RECOUNT, 10.00; BUS PARTS WAREHOUSE, SUPPLIES, 42.40; CAROLAN RENTAL & FUN COMPANY, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, 931.91; CARROLL INSTITUTE, JUNE 2011-12, 500.00; CDW GOVERNMENT, CANON POWERSHOT SX40 HS, 368.59; CHURCHILL, MANOLIS, FREEMAN, KLUDT, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, 1,347.45; CITY OF CHANCELLOR, WATER/SEWER, 72.00, CITY OF LENNOX, WATER/SEWER, 1,774.06; CITY OF WORTHING, WATER/SEWER, 196.00; COCACOLA BOTTLING CO, WATER, 40.80; CONSTELLATION NEWENERGY GAS DIVISION, NATURAL GAS, 2,994.66; DAKTRONICS, INC., SCOREBOARD-CABLES, 65.00; DAUBY’S SPORT CENTER, KBA HEAVY TRAINER-WOMEN’S, 220.90; DAVE’S SERVICE & REPAIR, TIRES, 335.13; DENNIS SUPPLY-SF, SUPPLIES, 16.22; DIALNET, REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, 255.00; DUST-TEX SERVICE, INC, MOPS, 475.86; EASTERN FARMERS COOPERATIVE, SUPPLIES, 180.00; FARM GAS CO-OP ASSOCIATION, PROPANE, 142.45; FODNESS, MICHAEL, PRAXIS TEST, 140.00; FRANKLIN COVEY, DAILY PLANNER, 49.12; HARRISBURG SCHOOL DIST., REGION 2A GIRLS GOLF SHARE, 91.63; HILLYARD, SUPPLIES, 155.60; HOSTETLER’S REPAIR LLC,TIRES & REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, 4,347.13; IDEAL YARDWARE, MOWERS, 209.99; INTERSTATE POWER SYSTEMS, INC, REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, 4,583.50; JERRY’S AUTO SALES, R E PA I R S & M A I N T E N A N C E , 203.52; JOHNSON, RENEE, MILEAGE, 53.28, JOHNSTON, KYM, REGISTRATION FEES, 1,000.00; KNOLOGY, TELEPHONE, 910.72; LANG, JOY, MILEAGE, 65.12; LENNOX SCHOOL DISTRICT 41-4, 3 X 75, 225.00; LENNOX SHOW PRINT, INC., GRADUATION SUPPLIES, 356.00; MAC GILL, SUPPLIES, 181.14; MENARDS, SUPPLIES, 662.55; MID-AMERICAN ENERGY, NATURAL GAS, 8.16; MIDWEST ALARM COMPANY, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, 410.00; NORTH CENTRAL BUS EQUIPMENT INC., SUPPLIES, 106.24; NORTH CENTRAL INTERNAT’L OF SIOUX FALLS, SUPPLIES, 112.70; RESERVE ACCOUNT, POSTAGE, 600.00; SAM’S CLUB, SUPPLIES, 32.73; SCHOOL SPECIALTY, SUPPLIES, 51.18; SCOTT BOLTE SANITATION, GARBAGE, 884.45; SD DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, DOC WORKERS, 489.60; SERVALL TOWEL & LINEN SUPPLY, SHOP TOWELS, 18.98; SHAFFER, LAUREL, VOTE RECOUNT, 10.00; SHUTTERCRUSH PHOTOGRAPHY, LENKOTA SUPPLIES, 150.00; SOPRIS WEST EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, DIBELS DATA MANAGEMENT, 1,000.35; STAN HOUSTON EQUIPMENT CO, MOWERS, 97.42; STEVE WEISS MUSIC, SUPPLIES, 534.91; STURDEVANT’S, SUPPLIES, 538.10; SUNSHINE FOODS
Published once at the approximate cost of $77.67.
#14, FACS SUPPLIES, 161.47; SUPER 8 HOT SPRINGS, GOLF LODGING, 295.52; TIE, WEST RIVER FOUNDATION, TIE CONFERENCE, 305.00; TREMCO, REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, 442.75; TRUCKS OF BISMARCK, INC., SUPPLIES, 102.40; TRUST AND AGENCY ACCOUNT: TYLER NETTESTAD, 100.00, MARC MURREN,116.80, UPS, 13.93, TERRY BONG, 116.80, RESERVE ACCT, 300.00, TYLER NETTESTAD, 85.62, TIM FJELLESTAD, 116.80, JEFF LUKENS, 116.80, SOUTHERN HILLS GOLF COURSE, 130.74, LOIS KLINGER, 20.13, DARREN ELLWEIN, 57.60, FESTIVAL OF BANDS, 150.00, RANDY FLETCHER, 168.00, JIM WILSON, 30.09, AP EXAMS, 1,527.00, DARREN ELLWEIN, 25.64, JOY LANG, 40.00, RANDY BLOCK, 32.14, SHANE HEILMAN, 149.16, RICH LUTHER, 907.00, RANDY FLETCHER, 108.00, DAKOTA 12 CONFERENCE, 58.50, IAAE, 50.00, RESERVE, 600.00, Total: 5,020.75;VERIZON WIRELESS, TELEPHONE, 15.57; WILLIAMSON, KORY, VOTE RECOUNT, 10.00; XCEL ENERGY, ELECTRICITY,17,996.05; ZIRPEL, ANGELA, MILEAGE, 29.60; CAPITAL OUTLAY - ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS, PAYMENT 5, 2,030.32; G & D VIKING GLASS, GLASS WINDOW, 591.84; GRAINGER, INC, BUILDING AND REMODELING, 689.25; HOMESTEAD BUILDING SUPPLIES, GLOSS BLACK SPRAY PAINT, 26.77; ODYSSEYWARE, TRAINING, 1,500.00; PITNEY BOWES INC, POSTAGE METER, 146.00; R & L SUPPLY, FAUCET, 388.28; SCHOOL SPECIALTY, FOLDING CHAIRS, 2,077.00; SIOUX FALLS PAINT & GLASS, PAINT AND SUPPLIES, 953.22; SPECIAL EDUCATION ELLWEIN, TRACEE, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, 1,158.50; ESCOBIN, NICOLE, MILEAGE, 80.29; LENNOX COMMUNITY TRANSIT, H R E S TRANSPORTATION, 67.50; OYEN, KARI, MILEAGE, 68.08; POWERBOOK MEDIC, VOLUME LOCK AND HOLD COMPLETE ASSEMBLY, 56.25; SCHOOL SPECIALTY, JUMPO-LENE, 88.78; SCOTTISH RITE CHILDREN’S, SPEECH, 1,320.00; SUNSHINE FOODS #14, SUPPLIES, 1.59; TRUST AND AGENCY ACCOUNT: SASD-WALLIN, 357.58, NASP-OYEN, 190.00, Total: 547.58; WALLIN, KRISTI, MILEAG, 35.52; WOOTERS, JULIE, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, 1,850.00; ZINGLER, CAROL, SUPPLIES, 34.73; BOND REDEMPTION FUND - FIRST NATIONAL BANK, PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST, 122,960.00; BOND REDEMPTION FUND NEW HS - FIRST NATIONAL BANK, PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST, 729,317.50; AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM - FOOD SERVICE, MILK, 120.96; SAM’S CLUB, MEAL SUPPLIES, 17.57; SUNSHINE FOODS #14, MEALS, 25.41; VERIZON WIRELESS, TELEPHONE, 31.13; TRUST AND AGENCY COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO, WATER, 98.80; LANDSCAPE GARDEN CENTERS, MEMORIAL GARDEN FUND, 413.24; MD THE ENGRAVING SPECIALISTS, INC., HR 915, 378.00; SUNSHINE FOODS #14, SUPPLIES, 157.58; TRI-STATE WATER, WATER, 12.32; FOOD SERVICE - COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO, COKE PRODUCTS, 284.80; COVIAS, MIKE, REFUND, 11.75; DEAN FOODS NORTH CENTRAL INC, MILK, 1,587.33; JCL SOLUTIONS - JANITOR’S CLOSET, LTD, SUPPLIES, 123.12; PAN-O-GOLD BAKING CO. ST. CLOUD, BREAD, 309.00; REINHART FOOD SERVICE, REPAIRS & MTNCE, 888.06; SIMON, DANIEL, REFUND, 18.05; TEA ACE HARDWARE, SUPPLIES, 2.49; VARIETY FOODS, INC, FOOD, 2,336.11; GENERAL FUND - CENEX - TOTAL STOP FOOD STORE, FUEL, 6,759.12; DEMCO, SUPPLIES, 94.76; EASTERN FARMERS COOPERATIVE, SUPPLIES, 317.74; ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES: MATH APPLICATIONS, 15.89, CHARACTER BUILDING DAY, 358.55, WALL AUTO LIVERY, 84.79, SHELL OIL, 49.39, SPF STORES, 38.06, AMAZON MKTPLACE, 61.04, AMAZON MKTPLACE, 9.90, SHELL OIL, 99.00,WALL AUTO LIVERY, 58.55, SPF STORES, 54.18,WALL AUTO LIVERY, 70.94, SEARS-SEWING MACHINE, 199.99, HEAVY DUTY BUS PARTS, 88.37, OH MY CUPCAKES-RETIREMENT, 33.63,BEST BUY, 59.98, MCMASTER-CARR, 9.79, CASEYS, 112.63, MENARDS, 61.70, SHELL, 61.22, HY VEE, 10.22, Total: 1,537.82; HANDYMAN AUTO GLASS, GLASS REPAIR, 228.45; INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING, LLC, PAG, 954.30; LENNOX SHOW PRINT, INC., SUPPLIES, 130.00; SCHMITT MUSIC, MARIMBA CORD, 46.60; CAPITAL OUTLAY - ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES: MOSBY TEXTBOOK MED, 84.75, BESTBUY, (24.37), Total: 60.38; NORTHERN PLAINS FITNESS, INC, INSTALL NEW MOTORS & NEW TREADMILL, 3,206.64; SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND - ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES: RX EDU, 75.00, PCI EDUCATIONAL, 474.89, Total: 549.89; LENNOX SCHOOL DISTRICT 414, PS TO BUTTERFLY HOUSE DRIVER/BUS , 48.00; ROBERTSON, MARGE, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, 185.44; AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM - ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES: DOLRTREE, 68.90, WALMART, 27.54,WALMART,17.74,
CASEYS, 89.57, WALMART, 28.44, WALMART, 7.53, WALMART, 83.03, GREAT PLAINS ZOO, 217.50, LENNOX PIZZA RANCH, 29.66, WALMART, 19.08, HYVEE, 12.37, WALMART, 63.85, WALMART, 28.44, WALMART, 8.35,WALMART, 84.12, DOLRTREE, 16.96, SF PIZZA RANCH, 38.48, HOBBY LOBBY, 140.86, Total: 982.42; FLOWERS BY BOB, PLANT FOR WESTRA, 37.10; INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING, LLC, AD PS, 210.00; LENNOX SCHOOL DISTRICT 41-4, LENNOX PS PUMPKIN PATCH DRIVER/BUS , 299.00; VARIETY FOODS, INC, LUNCH SUPPLIES, 2,085.53; TRUST AND AGENCY - ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES: LENNOX PIZZA RANCH, 194.93, PIZZA HUT, 51.36, EMPIRE BOWL, 95.50,Total: 341.79; LENNOX SCHOOL DISTRICT 41-4, TAS TO VALLEY FAIR/DRIVER AND GAS, 565.50; CAPITAL OUTLAY – July 1, 2012 invoices - FIRST NATIONAL BANK, DEBT SERVICE, 294,815.00 Discussion was held regarding hosting the State A Track Meet in 2016. Action 195-06-12 Moved by Peters, seconded by Wolf to approve the following new hires for the 2012-2013 school year: Debra Fornshell, Lennox Elementary Custodian; Patrick Purdy, Lennox Elementary 5th Grade/Assistant Volleybal; Melissa Ledeboer, Special Education Aide; Kory Williamson, Boys Golf Coach Action 196-06-12 Moved by Nelson, seconded by Poppenga to approve membership with ASBSD for the 2012-13 School Year. Action 197-06-12 Moved by Nelson, seconded by Poppenga to nominate Jason Uttermark to be the Division I Representative for the SDHSAA Board of Directors. Action 198-06-12 Moved by Rops, seconded by Nelson to approve the 2012-2013 Consolidated Application. Action 199-06-12 Moved by Miller, seconded by Poppenga to approve the 2012-2013 IDEA Flowthrough Fund Application. Action 200-06-12 Moved by Peters, seconded by Nelson to declare the following items surplus for recycling: HP ScanJet 3400C,HP ScanJet 5370C,Compaq Proliant 3000,Compaq Proliant 3000,Dell PowerEdge 1400SC,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Latitude C,Inspiron,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX100,Dell OptiPlex GX110,Dell OptiPlex GX110,Dell OptiPlex GX110,Dell OptiPlex GX110,Dell OptiPlex GX110,Dell OptiPlex GX240,Dell OptiPlex GX240,Dell OptiPlex GX240,Dell OptiPlex GX240,Dell OptiPlex GX240,3com switch,Inspiron 510C,1-IBM ThinkPad,1-Latitude C Series – ST: 6K4FK11,1-Compaq Proliant 3000 The first reading was held on an amendment to the Lennox High School Student Handbook regarding the Laptop Policy, Procedures and Information. Discussion was held regarding the addition of Junior Kindergarten. Action 201-06-12 Moved by Nelson, seconded by Peters to approve the following resolution for the master lease purchase agreement with Apple Inc.:
Lennox School District 41-4 RESOLUTION Regarding Master Lease Purchase Agreement with Apple Inc. June 11, 2012
THIS RESOLUTION duly adopted by the Lennox School District 41-4, a school district, organized and existing under the state of South Dakota, with an address of 305 W 5th Avenue, Lennox, South Dakota (hereinafter the “School District”). WHEREAS, the School District desires to enter into a Master Lease Purchase Agreement to be dated as of July 15, 2012, by and between Apple Inc., as Lessor, and the School District, as Lessee (the “Lease/Purchase”), wherein and whereby the School District will lease with option to purchase certain property listed in a Schedule of Equipment and pursuant to the terms of payment as set forth on Exhibit A attached hereto; and WHEREAS, under the terms and provisions of the Lease/Purchase, it is intended that the School District will budget and appropriate funds annually to make the lease rental payments required during the Lease term; and WHEREAS, notwithstanding the foregoing, the decision of the School District whether or not to budget and appropriate such funds annually to make the required lease rental payments shall be within the discretion of the School District; and, in the event of the failure of the School District to
do so, the School District shall have the right to terminate the Lease/Purchase and its liability thereunder shall be limited as set forth in the Lease/ Purchase; and WHEREAS, it is intended that the initial purchase of the property is to be made by Apple Inc. on behalf of the School District by submission of a Purchase Order to Apple Inc.; and WHEREAS, it is intended that the financing of the Lease/Purchase obligation by Apple Inc., as Lessor, is intended to be a “qualified tax-exempt obligation” of the School District for the purposes and within the meaning of Section 265(b)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing recitals, which shall be a part of this Resolution, the Lennox School District 41-4 Board of Education does hereby resolve as follows: RESOLVED, the Master Lease Purchase Agreement between Apple Inc. and the School District to be dated as of July 15, 2012, relating to the lease with option to purchase the property listed on Exhibit A attached hereto and pursuant to the terms of payment as set forth thereon is hereby approved. FURTHER, RESOLVED, the President of the School Board is hereby authorized and directed to execute and deliver and the Business Manager is authorized to attest the Master Lease Purchase Agreement and any and all other related documents necessary to effectuate the Lease/Purchase and the transactions contemplated thereunder, including but not limited to Schedule No. 1 (Exhibit A), Acceptance Certificate (Exhibit B), Incumbency Certificate (Exhibit C), Bank Qualified Designation (Exhibit D), Lease Payment Instructions (Exhibit E), and Form 8038-G. Action 202-06-12 Moved by Nelson, seconded by Poppenga to have the Board go into executive session at 8:45 p.m. to discuss personnel. President Sweeter declared the board out of executive session at 9:11 p.m. There will be a special board meeting Monday, June 25 at 5:00 p.m. in the Lennox Elementary Music Room. Action 203-06-12 Moved by Nelson, seconded by Wolf to adjourn at 9:15 p.m. Gordon Sweeter Board President Angela Arlt Business Manager LENNOX SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 41-4 PAYROLL REPORT MAY 2012 SALARIES GENERAL FUND REGULAR INSTRUCTION 164,864.78 TITLE I INSTRUCTION 2,964.96 SUPPORT SERVICES 98,859.98 CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 13,941.98 TOTAL GENERAL FUND 280,631.70 SPECIAL EDUCATION 65,126.44 FOOD SERVICE 15,582.17 AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM 12,648.23 TOTAL SALARIES 373,988.54 BENEFITS GENERAL FUND REGULAR INSTRUCTION 39,444.13 TITLE I INSTRUCTION 478.90 SUPPORT SERVICES 27,872.19 CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 2,152.57 TOTAL GENERAL FUND 69,947.79 SPECIAL EDUCATION 15,474.67 FOOD SERVICE 4,322.48 AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM 2,332.62 TOTAL SALARIES 92,077.56 TOTAL PAYROLL 466,066.10 Published once at the approximate cost of $154.41.
Turner County Planning and Zoning The meeting of the Turner County Board of Adjustment was held Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 in the Turner County Courthouse Courtroom with members Graber, Wieman, Miller, Graber, and Globke present. Matthies was absent. Director Dubbelde was present. Chairman Wieman called the meeting to order. A motion was made and seconded to approve today’s agenda and the May 8th, 2012 minutes. At 10:35 a.m. a hearing was held for Shawn DeVries who petitioned the Board of Adjustment for a Variance for fewer side setbacks to construct a shop. Mr. DeVries was present to explain his request. He will have approximately an 11 foot side setback against his father’s property. The Board viewed the findings and a motion was made by Ron Globke to approve the variance as requested. A Second was made by Mick Miller. Upon roll call vote the motion carried. A motion and a second to adjourn. F. Dubbelde, Administrator Ryan Wieman, Chairman Published once at the approximate cost of $9.96.
THE LENNOX INDEPENDENT | PAGE 10 | JUNE 21, 2012 CITY OF WORTHING UNAPPROVED MINUTES REGULAR SESSION MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012 CALL TO ORDER The Commissioners of the City of Worthing met in regular session on Monday, June eleventh (11th), 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Worthing Civic Center. Mayor Eric Saugstad presided. The following commissioners were present: Todd Gannon, Troy Larson, and Carrie McDannel. Commissioner Darren Van Houten was not present. Also in attendance were Finance Officer John Pribnow, City Administrator Jeffery Tanner, and Kay Heiberger. (Note: Herein after all attendees will be referred to by last name and first initial if necessary for distinction.) APPROVAL OF AGENDA Gannon motioned to approve the June eleventh (11th), 2012 agenda. Larson seconded. All votes ‘aye’, motion carried. OPEN PUBLIC SPEAKING No Open Public Speaking was presented. UTILITY BILLING DRAWING In its ongoing effort to promote the automatic utility billing program, the City Commission held a drawing for a free month of utilities and two winners were drawn: Josh and Kristi Kranz as well as Justin and Amy Bauer. The City will pay for the June utility bill for each of those two accounts, and the Commission encourages citizens to sign up for automatic payments due to its time and cost savings benefits for both the City and the citizens. MAY VOUCHERS AND SALARIES The Commissioners reviewed the claims presented below. Gannon motioned to approve listed vouchers and salaries. McDannel seconded. All roll call votes ‘aye’, motion carried. MAY VOUCHERS AND SALARIES,, Ve n d o r, D e s c r i p t i o n , C h e c k Amount Aflac,employee supplemental insurance, $ 275.18; City of Worthing,Civic Center utilities, $ 55.71; Countryside Convenience,fuel, $ 1,134.58; Dakotacare,employee health insurance, $ 1,281.40; First National Bank merch support,credit card processing fees, $ 46.21; First National Bank- POS account,admin travel and employment ad, $ 279.50; Frieberg, Nelson & Ask, L.L.P.,legal fees, $ 263.50; Independent Publishing, L.L.C.,publishing fees, $ 1,047.21; Knology,phone service, $ 296.86; Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.,welding supply rental, $ 17.68; Menards,sundry rec/streets/sewer supplies, $ 892.80; MidAmerican Energy,natural gas, 35.51; Novak Sanitary Service,garbage removal, $ 48.14; Office Elements,office machine contract &, $ 120.67; Rural Route 1 Services, Inc.,charcoal mat service, $ 231.00; South Dakota Dept. of Health,public health lab testing fees, $ 13.00; South Dakota Retirement System,retirement contributions, $ 2,502.80; South Lincoln Rural Water,water purchase, $ 3,158.00; Southeastern Electric Coop, Inc.,water valve electric, $ 133.24; U.S. Treasury,EFTPS payment, $ 5,674.44; USPS,UB mailing, $ 112.32; Verizon Wireless,PO cellular telephone service, $ 183.33; Xcel Energy,electricity, $ 1,352.95; Interstate PowerSystems,generator service contract, $ 354.00; State Department of Revenue,portion of alcohol licenses, $ 300.00; Midwest Playscapes, Inc.,playground equipment, $ 24,689.40; Natalie Van Houten,SRTS data entry, $ 2,000.00; Lennox School District,election workers, $ 376.25; CNA Surety,bond for city administrator, $ 525.00; J.D.’s House of Trophies,gavel for mayor, $ 65.10; Ideal Yardware,rec supplies, $ 176.58; Bolte’s Sunrise Sanitary Service, Inc,garbage removal, $ 1,144.80; James E. McCulloch Law Office,legal services, $ 320.00; MAC’s,supplies, $ 4.25; Stockwell Engineers, Inc,sanitary sewer & water main improvements, $ 13,068.65; Northern Tool & Equipment,air compressor hose, $ 115.97; Sam’s Club,Rec cleanup days for candy, $ 199.14; Fink Electric,new compressor in shop, $ 280.61; Gary’s Gun Shop,PO light mount & MFT-surefire, $ 68.98; Darwin Reiners,gravel, $ 2,300.00; MARC,drain opener, weed killer, $ 928.49; South Dakota DENR,2012 wastewater permit fee, $ 540.00; Bierschbach Equipment & Supply,safety glasses & etc., $ 53.66; ClubHouse Hotel & Suites,Jake’s hotel in Pierre, $ 110.00; First National Bank,clean water #2 loan payment #5, $ 7,580.16; First National Bank,drink water #1 loan payment #26, $ 5,072.82; First National Bank,clean water #1 loan payment #56, $ 4,638.68; Dakota Care - Flex,employee flex reimbursements, $ 1,020.00 VOUCHERS TOTAL: $ 85,088.57 Administrator,salary, $ 6,807.69; City Commission,salary, $ 925.00; F i n a n c e , s a l a r y, $ 4 , 0 3 8 . 4 8 ; Maintenance,salary, $ 4,715.61; Parks,salary, $ 840.32; Planning & Zoning Commission,salary, $ 65.00; Police,salary, $ 3,971.28; Streets,salary, $ 429.90 SALARIES TOTAL: $ 21,793.28 TOTAL TOTAL: $ 106,881.85 OLD BUSINESS MINUTES OF MAY 21, 2012 REGULAR SESSION MEETING The Commission reviewed minutes of the May twenty first (21st), 2012 regular session meeting. Gannon motioned to approve the minutes. McDannel seconded. All votes ‘aye’, motion carried. NEW BUSINESS RESOLUTION 06112012: ADOPTION OF THE PRE-DISASTER MITIGATION PLAN 2011 Resolution 06112012 declares the City support for the adoption of the Lincoln County and Minnehaha County Multi-Hazard Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan 2011 update and can be found printed in whole in the June 21, 2012 edition of the Lennox Independent. Gannon motioned to approve Resolution 06112012. McDannel seconded. All votes ‘aye’, motion carried. REVIEW OF PROPOSED PLANNING & ZONING REGULATION CHANGES A June 18, 2012 special session meeting has been scheduled between the City Commission and the Planning & Zoning Commission to discuss
the extensive review that has been performed by the Planning & Zoning Commission of current Planning & Zoning Regulations. Major proposed changes will include what will and will not be acceptable regarding accessory buildings. These and other changes will be discussed in detail at the upcoming joint meeting. ESTABLISH BANK ACCOUNT FOR WORTHING DAYS COMMITTEE & TRANSFER OF MONEY TO ACCOUNT The Commission discussed setting up an officially sanctioned Worthing Days Committee. For legal and insurance purposes, the actions of a Worthing Days Committee either need to be approved by the City Commission, or an officially appointed Board must be developed. The Commissioners agreed upon their desire for the Worthing Days Committee to have as much autonomy as possible, and the structuring will be further investigated. FINANCE OFFICER HIRING: KAY HEIBERGER McDannel motioned to table the discussion of hiring a new finance officer until later in the meeting. Larson seconded. All votes ‘aye’, motion carried. Following the closure of executive session at 8:55 p.m., Gannon motioned to un-table discussion of hiring a new finance officer. McDannel seconded. All votes ‘aye’, motion carried. Action was taken after executive session. CITY ADMINISTRATOR REPORT Tanner treated the following topics in his report: various project within the City are in progress and moving forward at their respective rates. Updates regarding the Johnson Subdivision repairs, the School Improvement Project, as well as the Safe Routes to School Project will be published over the coming weeks. The City was awarded a $2,500.00 grant in order to improve the parks. The money will be used toward the purchase of four high quality picnic tables for the picnic shelter. DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS MAYOR Mayor Saugstad thanked the heretofore informal Worthing Days Committee for the work they have contributed toward organizing Worthing Days 2012. Worthing Days will be held on Friday, the thirteenth (13th) of July and Saturday, the fourteenth (14th) of July. The Worthing Community Fire Department has offered to help the City exercise its wells, in order to keep them in good health and repair. The pump is able to accommodate the Fire Department during an emergency, but they will use it on a semifrequent basis. Mayor Saugstad also thanked Shari Gannon for the work she has put toward improving the City’s website. It is now more user friendly and additional improvements are still in the works. Saugstad also informed the Commission the high workload performed by Ms. Gannon is beyond the retainer currently held by the City. PUBLIC WORKS Commissioner Gannon reported that chip seal will be coming in late July; therefore crack sealing will be performed soon. He would like the two northernmost service trenches on Chris Street to be cut out and replaced, and dust control measures have been applied throughout the gravel streets. FINANCE & REVENUE Commissioner Larson, echoing the sentiment stated earlier by the Commission, said a Worthing Days Committee will soon be appointed, and those already functioning as the Worthing Days Committee have been working diligently and big things are in the works for Worthing July thirteenth (13th) and fourteenth (14th). Commissioner Larson welcomed Kay Heiberger as Worthing’s new Municipal Finance Officer. He expressed his supreme confidence in her ability to assume the duties of finance officer. PUBLIC SAFETY Commissioner McDannel attended the recent Fire Department meeting with the Mayor, and the Department thanked Maintenance Lead Jake Sees for his help at the Fire Department, and the new grass rig is up and running. The Fire Department will begin submitting a report similar to that of the Police Department for monthly chronicling in the minutes and for reporting on the City website. Worthing Police Department Report, May 2012: Total Mileage: 865 miles Agency Assist: 9 Animal: 5 Alarms: 1 Citations: 8 Civic Assist: 7 Juvenile: 1 Public Assist: 10 Peddlers: 7 Suspicious Activity: 1 Suspicious People: 1 Warnings Traffic: 8 Warnings Other: 7 PUBLIC UTILITIES (No report.) EXECUTIVE SESSION (AS ALLOWED FOR UNDER SDCL 1-25-2 (1)): TO DISCUSS QUALIFICATIONS FOR FINANCE OFFICER POSITION McDannel motioned to enter executive session at 8:16 p.m. Larson seconded. All votes ‘aye’, motion carried. Mayor Saugstad declared executive session over at 8:55 p.m. Larson motioned to approve the hiring of Kay Heiberger as finance officer of the City of Worthing. Gannon seconded and amended the motion to include certain grammatical and phonetic changes to the offered contract, and clarify the hiring is dependent upon Ms. Heiberger signing the offered contract. McDannel seconded the amendment. All votes ‘aye’, motion amended. All roll call votes ‘aye’ regarding the original motion proposed by Larson. ADJOURNMENT Gannon motioned to adjourn at 8:59 p.m. McDannel seconded the motion. All votes ‘aye’, meeting adjourned. Eric S. Saugstad, Mayor John S. Pribnow, Finance Officer The next regular session Commission meeting is June twenty fifth th (25 ), 2012. Published once at the approximate cost of $102.26.
Resolution 06112012 A resolution by the Worthing City Commission, declaring City support for the adoption of the Lincoln County and Minnehaha County Multi-Hazard Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan 2011 Update. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF WORTHING, LINCOLN COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA WHEREAS, the Commission of the City of Worthing supports the contents of the Lincoln County and Minnehaha County Multi-Hazard Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan 2011 Update; and WHEREAS, the Lincoln County and Minnehaha County Multi-Hazard Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan 2011 Update will be utilized as a guide for planning as related to FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation, and other purposes as deemed appropriate by the Worthing City Council. THEREFORE LET IT BE RESOLVED that the Commission of the City of Worthing does hereby adopt, support, and will facilitate the Lincoln County and Minnehaha County MultiHazard Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan 2011 Update’s implementation. Eric S. Saugstad, Mayor ATTEST: John S Pribnow, Municipal Finance Officer I, John S Pribnow, the duly appointed, qualified, and acting Municipal Finance Officer of the City of Worthing, Lincoln County, South Dakota, hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was passed by the City Commission of Worthing, Lincoln County, South Dakota, at its regular session meeting on the eleventh (11th) day of June, 2012. Witness my hand as the Municipal Finance Officer and Official City Seal of the City of Worthing, Lincoln County, South Dakota. John S Pribnow, Municipal Finance Officer ADOPTION: June 11, 2012 PUBLICATION: June 21, 2012 Published once at the approximate cost of $19.18.
CITY OF WORTHING RESOLUTION 06182012 RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF WORTHING, SOUTH DAKOTA GIVING APPROVAL TO CERTAIN SEWER FACILITIES IMPROVEMENTS; GIVING APPROVAL TO THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF A REVENUE BOND TO FINANCE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, THE IMPROVEMENTS TO THE FACILITIES; APPROVING THE FORM OF THE LOAN AGREEMENT AND THE REVENUE BOND AND PLEDGING PROJECT REVENUES AND COLLATERAL TO SECURE THE PAYMENT OF THE REVENUE BOND; AND CREATING SPECIAL FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF FUNDS FOR OPERATION OF THE SYSTEM AND RETIREMENT OF THE REVENUE BOND AND PROVIDING FOR A SEGREGATED SPECIAL CHARGE OR SURCHARGE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS. WHEREAS, one of the purposes of SDCL Chapter 9-40 (the “Act”) as found and determined by the Legislature is to provide for financing the acquisition, maintenance, operation, extension or improvement of any system or part of any system for the collection, treatment and disposal of sewage and other domestic, commercial and industrial wastes; or any system for the control of floods and drainage; or any combination thereof, together with extensions, additions, and necessary appurtenances; and, WHEREAS, a municipality is authorized to issue revenue bonds to defray the cost of extensions, additions and improvements to any utility previously owned and is authorized to pledge the net income or revenues from the Project in accordance with Section 15 of the Act; and, WHEREAS, the City of Worthing (the “City”) currently operates a sewer system for the collection, treatment and disposal of sewage and other domestic, commercial and industrial wastes; and for the control of floods and drainage and has determined that improvements to the sewer facilities are necessary for the conduct of its governmental programs and qualifies as an improvement, extension or addition to its sewer system; and, WHEREAS, the City has determined to issue its revenue bonds to finance the improvements to its sewer system for the purpose of collecting, treating and disposing of sewage and other domestic, commercial and industrial wastes (the “System”) and has applied to the South Dakota Conservancy District (the “District”) for a Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan to finance the improvements; WHEREAS, the City adopt special rates or surcharges for the improvements to be pledged, segregated and used for the payment of the Revenue Bond. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City as follows: SECTION 1. Definitions. The terms when used in this Resolution shall have the following meanings set forth in this section unless the context clearly requires otherwise. All terms used in this Resolution which are not defined herein shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Loan Agreement unless the context clearly otherwise requires. “Act” means South Dakota Codified Laws Chapter 9-40. “Loan” means the Loan made by the South Dakota Conservancy District to the City pursuant to the terms of the Loan Agreement and as evidenced by the Revenue Bond. “Project” means the City of Worthing Street/Storm Sewer and Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project. “Revenue Bond” means the revenue bond or bonds issued the date of the Loan Agreement by the City to the South Dakota Conservancy District to evidence the City’s obligation to repay the principal of and pay interest and Administrative Expense Surcharge on the Loan. “System” means the City’s system of collecting, treating and disposing of sewage and other domestic, commercial and industrial wastes. SECTION 2. Declaration of Necessity and Findings. 2.1. Declaration of Necessity. The City hereby determines and declares it is necessary to construct and finance improvements to its System described as the Project. 2.2. Findings. The City does
hereby find as follows: 2.2.1. The City hereby expressly finds that if the Project is not undertaken, the System will pose a health hazard to the City and its inhabitants, and will make the City unable to comply with state and federal law. 2.2.2. Because of the functional interdependence of the various portions of the System, the fact that the System may not lawfully operate unless it complies with State and federal laws, including SDCL Chapter 34A-2, and the federal Clean Water Act, and the nature of the improvements financed, the City hereby finds and determines that the Project will substantially benefit the entire System and all of its users within the meaning of Sections 15 and 17 of the Act. 2.2.3. The City hereby determines and finds that for the purposes of the Act, including, in particular, Sections 15 and 17 of the Act, that only the net income from the system as improved, financed by the Revenue Bond, be pledged for its payment. SECTION 3. Authorization of Loan, Pledge of Revenue and Security. 3.1. Authorization of Loan. The City hereby determines and declares it necessary to finance up to $459,832 of the costs of the Project through the issuance of bonds payable from revenues of the Project and other funds secured by the City. The City hereby determines that because the Revenue Bond is issued in connection with a financing agreement described in SDCL 46A-1-49, pursuant to Section 15 of the Act no election is required to issue the Revenue Bond. 3.2. Approval of Loan Agreement. The execution and delivery of the Revenue Obligation Loan Agreement (the “Loan Agreement”), the form of which is on file with the City Finance Officer (the “Finance Officer”) and open to public inspection, between the City as Borrower and the District, are hereby in all respects authorized, approved and confirmed, and the Mayor and Finance Officer are hereby authorized and directed to execute and deliver the Loan Agreement in the form and content attached hereto, with such changes as the attorney for the City deems appropriate and approves, for and on behalf of the City. The Mayor and Finance Officer are hereby further authorized and directed to implement and perform the covenants and obligations of the City set forth in or required by the Loan Agreement. The Loan Agreement herein referred to and made a part of this Resolution is on file in the office of the Finance Officer and is available for inspection by any interested party. 3.3. Approval of Revenue Bond. The issuance of a revenue bond in a principal amount not to exceed $459,832 as determined according to the Loan Agreement in the form and content set forth in Appendix B attached to the form of Loan Agreement (the “Revenue Bond”) shall be and the same is, in all respects, hereby authorized, approved, and confirmed and the Mayor, Finance Officer, and other appropriate officials shall be and are hereby authorized and directed to execute and seal the Revenue Bond and deliver the Revenue Bond to the District, for and on behalf of the City, upon receipt of the purchase price, and to use the proceeds thereof in the manner set forth in the Loan Agreement. The Mayor and Finance Officer are hereby authorized to approve the final terms of the Revenue Bond and their execution and delivery thereof shall evidence that approval. The Revenue Bond shall be issued under the authority of SDCL Chapter 9-40 and SDCL Chapter 6-8B, and the provisions of the Act are hereby expressly incorporated herein as provided in Section 19 of the Act. 3.4. Pledge of Revenues. The Revenue Bond together with the interest thereon, shall not constitute a charge against the City’s general credit or taxing power, but shall be a limited obligation of the City payable solely out of the Project Debt Service Account, which payments, revenues and receipts are hereby and in the Loan Agreement pledged and assigned for the equal and ratable payments of the Revenue Bond and shall be used for no other purpose than to pay the principal of, interest and Administrative Surcharge on the Revenue Bond, except as may be otherwise expressly authorized in the Loan Agreement (including the purpose of securing Additional Bonds issued as permitted by the terms thereof). The City covenants and agrees to charge rates for all services from the Project or establish special charges or surcharges which will be sufficient to provide for the payments upon the Revenue Bond issued hereunder as and when the same become due, and as may be necessary to provide for the operation and maintenance and repairs of the Project, and depreciation, and the Rate Resolution shall be revised from time to time so as to produce these amounts. The City hereby reserves the right to determine on a periodic basis the appropriate allocation of operation and maintenance expenses, depreciation, repair and reserves associated with the facilities financed with the Revenue Bond, provided that such determination of allocable operation and maintenance expenses shall in no event abrogate, abridge or otherwise contravene the covenant of the City set forth in this Section 3 or any other covenant or agreement in the Loan Agreement. SECTION 4. Special Charge or Surcharge for Revenue Bond. 4.1. The City does hereby create the Revenue Bond SpecialSurcharge District (the “District”) which shall include all users which benefit from the Project. There shall be charged a special charge or surcharge pursuant to Section 15 of the Act for the services provided by Project financed by the Revenue Bond. The special charge or surcharge shall be segregated from other revenues of the System and shall be used for the payment of the Revenue Bond. The special charge or surcharge shall create net income, remaining from time to time after first paying all reasonable and current expenses of maintenance, repairs, replacements and operation, sufficient to fund interest, reserve and debt service fund annual requirements and shall be 110% of the debt service requirements on the Revenue Bond. 4.2. Rates and collection. The rate herein specific will be collected as a special charge or surcharge for the Project. This special charge or surcharge shall remain in effect until such time as the Revenue Bond is defeased or paid in full. 4.3. Initial Surcharge. The initial special charge or surcharge shall be set by resolution and collected at the
same time as other charges of the utility. All users within the District which benefit from the Project, current and future, shall be charged the special charge or surcharge. The special charge or surcharge is found to be equitable for the services provided by the Project. The special charge or surcharge shall begin at such time as will produce sufficient revenue to pay principal of, interest and Administrative Surcharge on the Revenue Bond when due. 4.4. Segregation. The Finance Officer shall setup bookkeeping accounts in accordance with South Dakota Legislative Audit guidelines for the segregation of the revenue, special charges and surcharges. 4.5. Periodic review. The amount of the surcharge shall be reviewed from time to time, not less than yearly, and shall be modified in order to produce such funds as are necessary and required to comply with the Loan Agreement’s rate covenant and to pay principal of, interest and Administrative Surcharge on the Revenue Bond when due. The surcharge may be set by resolution in accordance with this Section. The rate resolution shall be necessary for the support of government and shall be effective upon passage. SECTION 5. Additional Bonds. As permitted by Sections 8 and 9 of the Act, Additional Bonds payable from revenues and income of the System or the Project may be issued, as permitted in the Loan Agreement, and no provision of this Resolution shall have the effect of restricting the issuance of, or impairing the lien of, such additional parity bonds with respect to the net revenues or income from the extensions, additions or improvements. The City shall have the right to issue additional bonds secured by a lien subordinate to the lien from the Revenue Bond pursuant to the Loan Agreement. SECTION 6. Project Fund Accounts. For the purpose of application and proper allocation of income of the Project and to secure the payment of principal, Administrative Surcharge and interest on the Revenue Bond, the following mandatory asset segregations shall be included in the sewer system account of the City and shall be used solely for the following respective purposes until payment in full of the principal of and interest on the Revenue Bond: 6.1. Project Revenue Account. There shall be deposited periodically into the Project Revenue Account the net revenues as defined in Section 17 of the Act derived from the operation of the Project collected pursuant to the Ordinances and resolutions of the City of Worthing, South Dakota (collectively the “Rate Ordinance”). Moneys from the Project Revenue Account shall be transferred periodically into separate funds and accounts as provided below. 6.2. Project Debt Service Account. Out of the revenues in the Project Revenue Account, there shall be set aside no later than the 25th day of each month into the account designated Project Debt Service Account, a sum sufficient to provide for the payment as the same become due of the next maturing principal of, interest and Administrative Surcharge on the Revenue Bonds and any reserve determined by the City’s governing body to be necessary. The amount set aside monthly shall be not less than one-third of the total principal, interest, and Administrative Surcharge payable on the following January 15, April 15, July 15, or October 15 and if there shall be any deficiency in the amount previously set aside, then the amount of such deficiency shall be added to the current requirement. 6.3. Depreciation Account. There shall be established a General Depreciation Account. Out of the revenues of the Project Revenue Account there shall be set aside each month into the General Depreciation Account an amount determined by the Common Council to be a proper and adequate amount for repair and depreciation of the Project. 6.4. Project Surplus Account. There shall be established the Project Surplus Account. Revenues remaining in the Project Revenue Account at the end of any fiscal year after all periodic transfers have been made therefrom as above required, shall be deemed to be surplus and shall be transferred to the Project Surplus Account. If at any time there shall exist any default in making any periodic transfer to the Project Debt Service Account, the Common Council shall authorize the City Finance Officer to rectify such default so far as possible by the transfer of money from the Project Surplus Account. If any such default shall exist as to more than one account or fund at any time, then such transfer shall be made in the order such funds and accounts are listed above. When not required to restore a current deficiency in the Project Debt Service Account, moneys in the Project Surplus Account from time to time may be used for any of the following purposes and not otherwise: (a) To redeem and prepay the Revenue Bond when and as such Revenue Bond becomes prepayable according to its terms; (b) To pay for repairs of or for the construction and installation of improvements or additions to the System; and, if the balances in the Project Debt Service Account and the Project Depreciation Account are sufficient to meet all payments required or reasonably anticipated to be made there from prior to the end of the then current fiscal year, then: (c) To be held as a reserve for redemption and prepayment of any bonds of the System which are not then but will later be prepayable according to their terms; or (d) To be used for any other authorized municipal purpose designated by the Common Council. (e) No moneys shall at any time be transferred from the Project Surplus Account or any other account of the Fund to any other fund of the City, nor shall such moneys at any time be loaned to other municipal funds or invested in warrants, special improvements bonds or other obligations payable from other funds, except as provided in this Section. SECTION 7. Approval of Paying Agent/Registrar. The Revenue Bond shall be payable at the office of The First National Bank in Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, hereby designated as paying agent and registrar. SECTION 8. Approval of Bond Counsel. Meierhenry Sargent LLP is hereby retained as Bond Counsel with respect to the Revenue Bond. SECTION 9. Tax Matters. The Interest on the Revenue Bond shall be excludable from gross income for
federal income tax purposes under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (“the Code”) and applicable Treasury Regulations (the “Regulations”). SECTION 10. Covenants. The City hereby covenants and agrees with the District and other owners of the Revenue Bond as follows: 10.1. The City will punctually perform all duties with reference to the Project, the System and the Revenue Bond required by the constitution and laws of the State of South Dakota and by this Resolution. 10.2. The City agrees and covenants that it will promptly construct the improvements included in the Project. 10.3. The City covenants and agrees that pursuant to Sections 25 through 27 of the Act, the lawful holders of the Revenue Bond shall have a statutory mortgage lien upon the Project and the extensions, additions and improvements thereto acquired pursuant to the Act, until the payment in full of the principal and interest on the Revenue Bond, and the City agrees not to sell or otherwise dispose of the System, the Project, or any substantial part thereof, except as provided in the Loan Agreement and shall not establish, authorize or grant a franchise for the operation of any other utility supplying like products or services in competition therewith, or permit any person, firm or corporation to compete with it in the distribution of water for municipal, industrial, and domestic purposes within the City. 10.4. The City covenants and agrees with the District and other owners of the Revenue Bond that it will maintain the System in good condition and operate the same in an efficient manner and at a reasonable cost, so long as any portion of the Revenue Bond remains outstanding; that it will maintain insurance on the System for the benefit of the holders of the Revenue Bond in an amount which usually would be carried by private companies in a similar type of business; that it will prepare, keep and file records, statements and accounts as provided for in this Resolution and the Loan Agreement. The Revenue Bond shall refer expressly to this Resolution and the Act and shall state that it is subject to all provisions and limitations thereof pursuant to Section 19 of the Act. SECTION 11. Depositories. The Finance Officer shall cause all moneys pertaining to the Funds and Accounts to be deposited as received with one or more banks which are duly qualified public depositories under the provisions of SDCL Ch. 4-6A, in a deposit account or accounts, which shall be maintained separate and apart from all other accounts of the City, so long as any of the Bonds and the interest thereon shall remain unpaid. Any of such moneys not necessary for immediate use may be deposited with such depository banks in savings or time deposits. No money shall at any time be withdrawn from such deposit accounts except for the purposes of the Funds and Accounts as authorized in this Resolution; except that moneys from time to time on hand in the Funds and Accounts may at any time, in the discretion of the City’s governing body, be invested in securities permitted by the provisions of SDCL 4-5-6; provided, however, that the Depreciation Fund may be invested in such securities maturing not later than ten years from the date of the investment. Income received from the deposit or investment of moneys shall be credited to the Fund or Account from whose moneys the deposit was made or the investment was purchased, and handled and accounted for in the same manner as other moneys therein. SECTION 12. Consent to Appointment. In the event of mismanagement of the Project, a default in the payment of the principal or interest of the Revenue Bond, or in any other condition thereof materially affecting the lawful holder of the Revenue Bond, or if the revenues of the Project are dissipated, wasted or diverted from their proper application as set forth in the Loan Agreement, Revenue Bond, or herein, the City hereby consents to the appointment of a receiver pursuant to Section 33 of the Act, and agrees that the receiver will have the powers set forth therein, and in Sections 34 and 35 of the Act to operate and administer the Project, and charge and collect rates as described therein. SECTION 13. Severability. If any section, paragraph, clause or provision of this Resolution, the Loan Agreement, the Revenue Bond, or any other Loan Document shall be held invalid, the invalidity of such section, paragraph, clause or provision shall not affect any of the other provisions of this Resolution or said Loan Agreement, Revenue Bond, or any other Loan Document. SECTION 14. Repeal of Resolution. At such time as the Revenue Bond are defeased or paid in full, this Resolution and the special charge or surcharge shall automatically be repealed without any further action of the City. SECTION 15.Authorization of City Officials. The Mayor, Finance Officer, City Attorney and City officials shall be and they are hereby authorized to execute and deliver for and on behalf of the City any and all other certificates, documents or other papers and to perform such other acts as they may deem necessary or appropriate in order to implement and carry out the actions authorized herein. SECTION 16. Effective Date. This Resolution shall take effect on the 20th day following its publication, unless suspended by a referendum. SIGNED: Eric S. Saugstad, Mayor ATTEST: Kay Heiberger Municipal Finance Officer I, Kay Heiberger, the duly appointed, qualified, and acting Municipal Finance Officer of the City of Worthing, Lincoln County, South Dakota, hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was passed by the City Commission of Worthing, Lincoln County, South Dakota, at its regular session meeting on the eighteenth (18th) day of June, 2012. Witness my hand as the Municipal Finance Officer and Official City Seal of the City of Worthing, Lincoln County, South Dakota. Kay Heiberger, Municipal Finance Officer ADOPTION: June 18, 2012 PUBLICATION: June 21, 2012 Published once at the approximate cost of $216.13.
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FOR RENT: 2 BEDROOM APT. AT DOWNTOWN APARTMENTS in Chancellor. Rent based on income. Equal housing opportunity. 605-563-2980 or Skogen Company - 263-3941. 24tfc FOR RENT: Pathways Townhome has a 2 Bedroom, 1 3/4 bath now available. 1180 sq. ft. of living space with attached garage. No pets. Call 647-2140 Lennox HRC 25tfc
AVAILABLE IN LENNOX NOW! Nice, clean 1 bdrm apt offering HUD Section 8 Income Based Rents. Off street parking, Community Room and Laundry facilities. HEAT PAID! Limited availability so call now: Janice at 605-647-0166. Must Income and otherwise qualify.
LARGE RUMMAGE SALE: 212 W. 2nd Ave., Lennox; Friday and Saturday, 8am5pm 25p MOVING SALE: 300 N. Cherry, Lennox. Most small items 25¢, Oriole spirit wear, pool and ping pong tables, furniture; Friday 8-6 & Saturday 8-1. 25p
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HELP WANTED MAINTENANCE PERSON NEEDED: Semi skilled Grade II maintenance person needed for Sunrise Manor. Application and Job Description available at the Housing Office. Approximately 100 hours a month. No Benefits. Call Monica Kock, Exec Director at 605-6472140 for details and appointment. July 3 Deadline. 25p
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STATEWIDES BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY NEED MONEY TO PAY off bills or just for summer fun?? Sell Avon! Work from home. Earn 40% on your first 4 orders. 1-877-454-9658. EDUCATION MEDICAL OFFICE TRAINEES NEEDED! Train to become a Medical Office Assistant at SC Training! No experience needed! Job placement after online training! HS diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! 1-888-926-7884. EMPLOYMENT FAULK COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT accepting applications for FT Highway Maintenance Person. Competitive salary, benefit package. EOE. Closes July 2. For application call 605-598-6233. POSITION OPEN: Jackson County Highway Department Worker. Experience in road/bridge construction /maintenance preferred. CDL Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening required. Applications / resumes accepted. Information (605) 837-2410 or (605) 837-2422 Fax (605) 837-2447. SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST OPENING for Northwest Area Schools Education Cooperative in NW South Dakota. Competitive wage, excellent benefits, vehicle provided. Contact Cris Owens at 605-466-2206 or Christine.Owens@ k12.sd.us. CANISTOTA SCHOOL DISTRICT has openings: Middle School Science/Language Arts Teacher, Industrial Arts or Agriculture Teacher, Head Cook, Head Girl’s Volleyball Coach, and Head Golf Coach. Send Resumes to P.O. Box 8 Canistota, SD. 57012.
THE SISSETON SCHOOL DISTRICT 54-2 has an opening for a Food Service Director, $18 - $20 an hour based on experience. Application and job description are available at the business office at 516 8th Ave.W Sisseton, SD 57262. Position open until filled. EOE. A PROGRESSIVE GM DEALERSHIP is seeking an entry level and experienced automotive technicians. Benefit package. Wages DOE. Dave Hahler Automotive, Inc., 500 E U.S. Hwy. 12, Webster, SD 57274, phone 605-345-4792. CITY ADMINISTRATOR - Harrisburg,SD: BA Degree required; Salary up to $80,000.00 - Job Description available at www.harrisburgsd.gov . Submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . Deadline to apply is 06/22/12. CUSTER REGIONAL SENIOR CARE, Custer Regional Hospital and Custer Clinic are accepting applications for dedicated, caring staff to join our team. We have full and part time RN, LPN and Aide positions available. We offer excellent benefits and competitive wages. For more information please call 605-6732229 ext. 110 or log onto www.regionalhealth.com to apply. EEOC/AA. PRESS OPERATOR WANTED: Operate Kodak 5634 DI four-color press and AB Dick single color press, along with an assortment of other pressroom and bindery equipment. Excellent hourly salary with full benefit package, including: major medical insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, AFLAC cafeteria insurance plan, pension plan (after one year), paid vacations and holidays. Send resume to Larry Atkinson, Bridge City Publishing, 1413 E Grand Xing, Mobridge, SD 57601 or call 800-594-9418 or 605-845-3646 or cell: 605-230-0161.
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FOR SALE KIDSWEAR AT 40%-60% BELOW WHOLESALE! Huge manufacturers clearance on name brand kidswear. Visit www.magickidsusa.com or call 1-888-225-9411 for free catalog. Mention discount code MK94335. MISCELLANEOUS The PDR Hunt is a FREE deer hunt for physically disabled children ages 12-18, September 14-15, 2012. Clark, South Dakota. Call Dean Rasmussen (605) 2330331, www.pdryouthhunt.com. WIN $4,000 IN groceries. Enter to win. Take our survey at www.paper.net and tell us about your household shopping plans and media usage. Your input will help us improve the paper and get the advertising specials you want. Thank you! OTR & DRIVER OPPORTUNITY DRIVERS - $1000 SIGN-ON BONUS. *HOME WEEKLY *Must be Canadian eligible. *2500+ miles weekly *$0.42 for all Canadian miles *$50 border crossing pay *95% no tarp (888) 691-5705. ADVERTISE YOUR DRIVER jobs in 130 SD newspapers for $150. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 700,000 readers. Call Cherie Jensen at the S.D. Newspaper Association, 1-800-658-3697 or your local newspaper for more information.
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We will be conducting public auctions on the 2 following Turner County residential properties that will both be sold to the highest bidder without reserve or minimum of any type!
The City of Lennox is now taking applications for a PART-TIME LIBRARY ASSISTANT. This position assists the city librarian in various functions of operating the library and assists with the preparation for the summer reading program events. Minimum job requirements: some computer skills, ability to communicate effectively with the public. Hourly wage depends on qualifications. Estimate 9 to 13 hours per week. Applications can be picked up at the City of Lennox, 107 South Main Street, or requested at (605) 647-2286. Position open until filled. EOE.
Tuesday, June 26th @ 6 p.m. 359 N. Walnut, Parker, S.D. To be sold at “Absolute Auction!” This is a very nice 5 Bedroom, 1.5 story home with a detached single garage. This home, built around 1900 offers over 1,650 square feet of living area and has had extensive work done in recent years making it a very nice family home. The Main Level Floor Plan includes a Kitchen with nice oak cabinetry (lots of storage), all major appliances; Formal Dining Room w/oak corner cabinet & flooring; a double Living Room w/corner oak tv cabinet (arched doorways); a spacious Master Bedroom w/walk in closet; 2 additional main floor Bedrooms w/closets; 2-Full Baths & a Utility Room. There are 2 Bedrooms on the upper level, both with closets. There is a concrete/rock basement under the majority of the home & utilities to the home include a Tempstar gas furnace w/central a.c.; Marathon water heater; City water & sewer; newer 200 amp breakered wiring. The exterior of the home has Masonite siding, asphalt shingles & many newer double hung vinyl windows. The is an additional lawn shed to the rear of the property & a 12’ x 20 single garage w/auto opener. TAXES: $1,561.92 Prorated to closing & paid by Seller. TERMS: See Below. LEGAL: S1/2, N1/2, E1/2, Blk A, Parker. Secured Creditor: Owner _______________________________________
LENNOX LOT FOR SALE - $12,500 Directions: From Casey's West to Elm, south to Lot.
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Thursday, June 28th @ 6 p.m. at 320 Dakota St., Chancellor, S.D. This is an older 2 story home on the west central side of Chancellor. The lot is a very large 125’ x 132’ & the home has a Main Level Floor Plan that includes a Kitchen w/side pantry room; Formal Dining Room; Living & rear of the home. Upstairs includes 3 Bedrooms & a large storage room & the home has a very large attic for storage. The basement of the home is a full, concrete/rock structure. Utilities to the home include a NEW Ruud lp furnace, City water & sewer. The exterior of the home has wood siding, asphalt shingles (about 12 yrs. Old) & double hung windows. The home also has an unattached Double Garage in the large yard that has many mature trees for shade. The interior of the home features beautiful vintage wood work on all doorways & the wide mop boards, and a beautiful wainscot cabinet built into the pantry! Sold separately to be moved: An 8’ x 12’ Brooder House. AUCTIONEER’S NOTES: This property, with some renovations, would serve well as either a single family home, or convert to an income producing 2 level apartment unit! Make your inspection plans for the above mentioned date & be sure NOT to miss this opportunity to purchase affordable housing! TAXES: $526.62. Taxes prorated to closing & paid by Sellers. TERMS: See Below. LEGAL: The N. ½ of Lot 8, & Lots 9 & 10 of Neeman’s Add’n to the City of Chancellor . LUCILLE & MARGARET HEEREN: OWNERS _______________________________________ AUCTIONEER’S NOTES: Don’t miss this opportunity to make a great real estate purchase in either Parker, or Chancellor. Either property would serve well as either single family or as an income producing property. For photos go to www.goemanauction.com TERMS ON BOTH AUCTIONS: CASH. We will take a $2,500 down payment from the successful Purchaser, made payable to Turner Co. Title Co. with the balance to be paid on closing. Title insurance & closing fee to be split 50-50 Buyer/Seller. Closing date to be on or before 7-26-12 with possession on closing. A Buyers’ premium of $1,500 will be charged on the purchase of either of these 2 properties. Of the $2,500 down payment $1,000 will go toward the purchase of the property & the $1,500 Buyer’s premium will be paid to Goeman Auction for the advertising & expenses of sale. All announcements made at the auction will take precedence over all promotional materials. Goeman Auction Service is a Seller’s Agent.
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THE LENNOX INDEPENDENT | PAGE 12 | JUNE 21, 2012
Students enjoy week long Cheer Camp The Lennox High School Cheerleaders held cheer camp June 4 through June 7 for area youth. The purpose of the camp was to promote the sport of cheer and to introduce and build on skills, technique, chants, cheers, jumps, stunts and all things cheer. Grades Kindergarten through eighth participated in the game held at the LHS gym. This camp is a LHS Cheer Team fundraiser.
Legion to compete in Tournament this weekend Home game set for June 30 The Lennox American Legion baseball team will be competing in the 2012 Wayne Hauschild Memorial Tournament this weekend, June 24-25 in Brookings. On Friday, June 22 all games will be played at the Erv Heuther Field on the South Dakota State University Campus. Lennox will play in the opening game at 10 a.m. against Coon Rapids. Games will continue at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.; 3 p.m.; 4 p.m. and Lennox will play again at 5:30 p.m. against West Central. The final game of the evening will be played at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday games will also be played at the Erv Heuther Field on the SDSU campus. Games start at 10 a.m. and continue through 6:30 p.m. Lennox will play at 12:30 p.m. against
15-16-year-old Teeners The 15-16 year old Teeners season is underway. The team is coached by Drew Sweeter and Bret Rippentrop. The team’s remaining schedule is below: July 25—Home vs. Canton, 4:45 p.m. July 5—@ Beresford, 4:30 p.m. July 7—@ Vermillion, 3:30 p.m. July 9—@ Dakota Valley, 6:30 p.m. July 16—Home vs. Elk Point Jefferson, 4:45 p.m. July 24—@ Canton, 4:30 p.m. Tournament week of July 30 in Canton
Spearfish. On Sunday, June 24 games will be played at the Bob Shelden Field at the Brookings High School. Games begin at 10 a.m. and will be at 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The following is the remaining schedule for the Legion: June 26—@ Canova, 6:30 p.m.; June 29—@ Irene, 6:30 p.m.; June 30—Home, versus Wakefield, NE, Howard/Salem/Canova; July 4—TBD; July 7—@ Vermillion, 1 p.m.; July 10—@ Renner, 6:30 p.m.; July 14—@ Renner vs. Worthington, MN, 11 a.m.; vs. South Sioux City, 3 p.m.; July 15—@ Renners vs. Renner, 11 a.m.; July 18-22—Region 3B @ Lennox, TBD; July 27-31—State B @ Webster.
14-year-old Teeners The 14 year old Teeners began their season June 1. The team was scheduled to host Elk Point Jefferson at home on Wednesday, June 20. They will travel to Vermillion on Saturday, June 23 for a noon game. The following is the team’s remaining schedule: June 25—@ Dakota Valley, 6:30 p.m. June 26—Home vs. Parker, 6:30 p.m. June 28—@ Elk Point Jefferson, 6:30 p.m. July 2—Home vs. Vermillion, 6:30 p.m. July 9—@ Irene, 6:30 p.m. July 11—Home vs. Beresford, 6:30 p.m. July 14-15—Regions, TBA
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n Monday, June 18 the Lennox 5 and 6 year old baseball teams faced off against one another in the heat. Despite the 90+ degree temperature, the young ball players still had a great time. Pictured above Talan Diercks gives his coach and dad, Pete, a high five after a base hit. Pictured at left Layton Poppenga fields the ball during Monday night’s game.
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