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Law Enforcement a Hot Button Issue at Council Meeting

By Aaron Eberle
Edgemont’s City Council met Tuesday, November 1 at 7 p.m.
Sheriff Bob Evans gave the law enforcement report. Evans stated that they had responded to 70 calls in various areas of Edgemont the past two weeks. They have spent 75 hours in Edgemont during those two weeks.
Evans stated details on various calls on the log. Councilwoman Carla Schepler complimented Evans and how he broke down the report for the council.
Dallas Stewart, a long time citizen of Edgemont, complimented Evans and...

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Social Media and Cell Phones

By Aaron Eberle
On Tuesday, October 25, Brent Gomer gave a presentation at the school on social media and cell phones. This was open to the public and started at 5:30 p.m.
Gomer works for the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) for the state of South Dakota. Gomer hopes to help try to protect children by talking about the internet.
Gomer believes that the older generation is fortunate to not have grown up with cell phones or the internet.
Gomer had a slide show presentation that covered many...

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County Could Get Tough on Back Taxes Commissioners Also Look at Edgemont Law, Fire, Emergency Plans and Building in a Flood Plain

By John D. Taylor
HOT SPRINGS – Fall River County is looking into getting tough with people who owe money on back taxes.
The county commissioners heard from two collection agencies the county may use to collect on liens generated from back tax bills at their Tuesday, Oct. 18 meeting.
*Jeff Churchill, from the Credit Collection Bureau (CCB), of Rapid City, and Lisa Shultz, from Advanced Asset Alliance (Triple A), with offices in Sioux Falls and Rapid City, pitched their companies to the...

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City Council Holds Regular Meeting in October

By Aaron Eberle
On Tuesday, October 18, the City Council met at 7 p.m.
Deputy Lyle Norton gave the Law Enforcement Report. Norton responded to some question sent in an e-mail by finance officer, Karen Cain. Norton stated that he did not have any updates on Cactus Hills.
Norton also stated that the Kiosk had been broken into at the park. Where the kiosk sits does not show up on the cameras in the park. Norton was hopeful after watching footage that at least they would know who had entered and...

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School Board Holds Regular Meeting in October

By Aaron Eberle
On Monday, October 10, the school board held their regular meeting at 7 p.m.
Diane Stevens, stated that she went to the ASBO Conference in Pierre. One session was on conflict of interest disclosure. It was put on by Gerry Kaufman, ASBSD Director of Policy and Legal Services. Stevens stated that the main message she took away from the Kaufman, was that if someone was questioning whether they should disclose a contract, they probably should. The law is unclear, and it is better to...

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