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Fall River Democrats Held Biennial Election

Fall River Democrats held their biennial election last week, electing Karla LaRive, chair; Wayne Piper of Edgemont, vice-chair; Pat Ginsbach, secretary; Mary Burrows, treasurer; Gerald Bloomer, state central committeeman; and Burrows, state central committeewoman.
Jill Evangelista, outgoing chair, and Burrows reported activities at McGovern Day in Sioux Falls, with the highlight a rousing keynote speech by Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee. Other...

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Commission Votes To Request Valuation Freeze

By Curt Nettinga
HOT SPRINGS – The Fall River County Commission voted 4-1 to send an amended letter to S.D. Governor Dennis Daugaard, requesting that the governor declare an emergency and issue an executive order allowing the commission to freeze valuations at the previous year’s valuations.
While the original letter, written by and submitted to the commissioners by property owner Orval Frahm would have requested an across-the-board freeze of valuations, unless reassessment took the valuations...

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Lawsuit Arguing Parts of Mickelson Trail Private Dismissed

Attorney General Marty Jackley says a federal court has decided to dismiss a lawsuit from landowners who wanted to declare that parts of the Mickelson Trail in Fall River County are privately owned.
Jackley says local landowners filed a lawsuit last April arguing some parts of the trail that was originally owned by Grand Island Railroad had passed into private ownership. The 109-mile trail in the Black Hills is on a former railroad line and stretches between Deadwood and Edgemont.
The state...

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Shedco Providing Free Excel Class

Thursday, April 9th, from 1:00-4:00 upstairs at Southern Hills Economic Development Corporation’s new office (old Black Hills Power office) will be a free Excel class!
Donna Leavens with the Small Business Development Center will be teaching basic Excel knowledge and some advanced techniques.


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Airport Hangar Discussed at City Council Meeting

By Aaron Eberle
The Edgemont City Council met on March 3 at 7 p.m.
Mayor Carl Shaw stated that there is no lease agreement between the City and the Airport Hangar. For the City to receive funding they should not only have a lease agreement with the people involved with the hangar, but have ten planes registered to the City of Edgemont.
Other things that the City must do to receive funding from the federal government is to fix the lights. The City is hopeful to have a new hangar in the future, but...

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City Candidate Forum

On Friday, March 27, there will be a candidates forum held for City candidates from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This event will be held at the Senior Center/Cheyenne River Social Club. The event is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.
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City Council Met

y Aaron Eberle
On December 16,  at 7 p.m., Edgemont’s City Council met.
Councilwoman Woodward stated that the meter pit cover was replaced in front of the United Church.
Councilwoman Schepler reported that the ordinance committee is still working...

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