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Homecomng King and Queen

2014 Homecoming King and Queen, Miles Englebert and Mercedez Mohler.

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School Board Approves Final Budget

By Barb Strozewski
The 2014-15 school budget of $1,827,593 for the Edgemont School District was approved by the school board at their Sept. 8 meeting.
Board members in attendance were Connie Gerard, Gary Darrow, Nikki Ostenson, Justin Printz; with Susan Humiston absent.  Administration attending were Dave Cortney, Lane Ostenson, Amy Ferley, and Diane Stevens.
After call to order, pledge of allegiance, and roll call, there was an approximate 25 minute tour of the school buildings.
The Agenda...

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County Wrestles with 2015 Budget: Approves Pay Raises

By Kristy McElhaney
Fall River County Commissioners met last Thursday at the Cottage Meeting Room of the S.D. State Veteran’s Home for their first meeting of September.
A resolution was passed to change the name of a county road from Ridgeview Court to White Pebble Court due to a duplication of road names in the county. Another road named Ridgeview Road was too similar and likely to cause confusion.
Commissioners appointed Joyce Farrell as Deputy Treasurer after the resignation of Kristi Hudson....

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The Frame Clinic Transforms the Old Bastian Veterinary Clinic

By Barb Strozewski
Peggy and Judy Porter have teamed up in a new business in Edgemont, The Frame Clinic.
Tom and Peggy Porter own the Doc Bastian property which includes Dr. Bastian’s old veterinary clinic. When considering a name for their new venture they kept the clinic in the name as a little part of Edgemont’s history.
Peggy, who had been thinking about a framing business, actually checked out the idea among her friends, who happen to include a few artists.  She talked about the...

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Another Homestead Gone: Only the Chimney Remains

Article by Anne Cassens, with help from Helen Miller, the Edgemont Centennial Book, and Down Home Country Folks.
In 1883, (James) Andrew Ball  came to Dakota Territory and purchased 160 acres in Fall River County east of Edgemont for $1.25 per acre.  He then returned to southern Nebraska and “spent two years getting ready for the move to Dakota”.  In June 1885, the family joined a caravan of wagons headed for the Black Hills. In the caravan were the families of George Ball, John...

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