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Stevens Receives Marion Hilpert Memorial Scholarship

Lacy Stevens, biology major from Edgemont, was awarded the Marion Hilpert Memorial Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year at Black Hills State University.
Students were recognized for their academic achievements during a special scholarship celebration earlier in the year. Students also met with the families and individuals that established the scholarships they received.
Founded in 1883, Black Hills State University is a master’s level University that promotes excellence in teaching and...

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DOJ Asks Judge to Not Dismiss Voting Rights Suit

The U.S. Department of Justice is asking a federal judge in South Dakota to not dismiss a lawsuit that tribal members filed against Jackson County in which they claim the county doesn’t give equal voting access to Native American voters.
After the November election, the county’s attorneys filed a motion asking U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier in Sioux Falls to toss the case arguing that the lawsuit does not contain proof that the county disenfranchised Native Americans, a protected class under...

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Christmas Eve Service With Astounding Special Music

By Barb Strozewski
At  8 p.m., December 24, 2014 the Christmas Eve service began at the United Church in Edgemont, and some of the highlights are included in the story that follows.
Pastor Tom  spoke about different motivations for those of us attending services, such as:  those of us who really had a desire to come, those who wanted to want to come, those who wanted to reconnect, and those who were there to please their families. He welcomed all regardless the reason, talked about...

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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 on ordinances.
Councilwomen McDermand said the finance committee had met December 15 and that the claims had been signed off on.
Mayor Shaw reported that the new musuem roof is on, but some carpet and ceiling tiles will need to be purchased and...

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From ‘Show Me’ Missouri to Home in Edgemont

By Barb Strozewski with Stacey Garton
Stacey was born October 26, 1967, in Smithville Missouri, and has lived in Lathrop Missouri for 46 years. Her birth mother placed her up for adoption and five days later and she was adopted by C.K. and Nancy McDill of Liberty, MO.  Six months later they moved to Lathrop MO where she spent the rest of her life on the family farm.   Her husband, Glen was born in North Kansas City, MO on July 27, 1964. He grew up in Kansas City before joining the...

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VSO Glad To Be Of Service

By Curt Nettinga
HOT SPRINGS – To say that Dan Cullen’s path to become the Veteran’s Service Officer (VSO) for Fall River County has been somewhat circumferential could be an understatement.
Cullen, 52, has been the VSO since being hired from a list...

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