Airport Hangar Discussed at City Council Meeting

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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

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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.
More information on this event will follow in upcoming editions.

SDSU Students Named to Dean’s List

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Laura Rose Corbett of Edgemont has been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence during the fall 2014 semester at South Dakota State University.
To earn dean’s list distinctions in SDSU’s colleges, students must have completed a minimum of 12 credits and must have earned at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Stevens Receives Marion Hilpert Memorial Scholarship

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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

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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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City Council Met

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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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VSO Glad To Be Of Service

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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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