County Asked to Review Uranium Stance

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By John D. Taylor
HOT SPRINGS – Edgemont anti-uranium mining activist Susan Henderson approached the Fall River County commissioners with concerns about how uranium mining and a county landfill accepting oil field wastes could – and she believes is – affecting the county’s water resources and its two main industries, agriculture and tourism, at their Tuesday, Nov. 3 meeting.
Henderson began by asking the commissioners if they’d seen the five-part series The Rapid City Journal was running on...

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Annual Veteran’s Day Program

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The Edgemont School District will be having their annual Veterans Day Program, Wednesday November 11 at 8 a.m. in the Edgemont School Armory.
All veterans will be recognized for their service. Donuts and coffee will be provided for veterans prior to the program. The public is invited.

Veteran’s Fountain is Approved by Council

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By Aaron Eberle
Edgemont’s Common Council met on October 20, at 7 p.m.
Deputy Martha Jarman gave a law enforcement report. Jarman also included that any time people called in, it helps.
Councilwoman Sandra Woodward reported that the Public Works crew has been really busy. Not only are they doing their regular chores, they are getting ready for winter.
Dan Mathis has submitted a from to have a lawn mowing adjustment. Mathis has not showed up to the last two meeting, so nothing has been decided about...

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School Board Holds Regular October Meeting

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By Aron Edmonsen
Edgemont’s School Board met on Monday, October 12, at 7 p.m. After general meeting openers, the board went into executive session at 7:05 p.m. and ended at 8 p.m..
Diane Stevens, business manager, reported that she attended the Business Officials Fall Conference in Pierre on September 23 and 24.
Stevens also said she is working with Michael Vech, of the Silverston Company, to compile information on the OPEB (Other Post Employee Benefits) to calculate the figures needed to put into...

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Roosevelt Shares Many Great Memories

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On Wednesday, September 30, Teddy Roosevelt came to Edgemont once again.
Roosevelt first was in Edgemont in 1903. In 1990, Gib Young was hired to come and play Teddy and speak as part of the Centennial Celebration.
According to Mary Hollenbeck, president of the historical society, they decided that it would be fun to have Gib aka “Teddy” be in town again.
The school held a program that afternoon. Susan Ostenson said that everyone was thrilled at the school - even the little kids. The third grade...

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12th Annual Fall Festival

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By Aaron Eberle
On Saturday, September 26, the annual Fall Festival will be held in Edgemont at the City Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m..
Categories for the car show are classics, hot rods, rat rods, custom cars, muscle cars, pickup, unfinished, 1980 and...

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It always comes down to the all mighty dollar! Over the past 10 years throughout the town of Edgemont concerned parents, teachers, school administrators, business men and women, city council members, grandparents, chamber members, neighbors, and...

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Council Holds Regular Meeting

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The Edgemont Common Council met on Tuesday, August 18, at 7 p.m.
Councilwmoman Carla Schepler reported that the Law Enforcement Committee met on August 12. Schepler stated that they discussed the Mickelson Trail Trek and the current detour on Hwy 18...

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2015 All School Reunion

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Submitted by Jane Ann Henderson
The all school reunion was held July 30 through August 2 and was hosted by the Edgemont Alumni Association.
The organization was officially organized in 2001. The main focus of the group is to support the youth of...

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