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Water Rate Increases a Portion of Discussion at City Council Meeting

By Aaron Eberle
On Tuesday, February 7, the City Council met at 7 p.m. for a regular meeting.
A deputy was not present at the meeting. Mayor Carl Shaw stated that if the council had any questions about the report, they hopefully could get some answers later.
Councilwoman Sandra Woodward stated that the Public Works Crew had been busy with snow removal and water line breaks. Shaw added to the report by stating he knew they had also done some equipment maintenance and ice removal in certain areas....

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County Nixes Video Recording Meetings . . . for now Nabholz campaign promise stymied

By John D. Taylor
HOT SPRINGS – Fall River County commissioners visited the idea of video recording their bi-monthly meetings briefly at their Tuesday, Jan. 17 meeting, but came away largely dismissing the idea.
New Commissioner Paul Nabholz – following through on a campaign promise – brought up the idea of videoing the meetings, saying this would not be like videotaping county Planning and Zoning meetings of 20 years ago.
Nabholz made a thorough investigation of the topic to make his pitch for...

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4-H Fruit Sales

The Fall River County 4-H Members are having their annual spring 4-H fruit sale through February 21, 2017.
The 4-H fruit sale is one of the fundraisers the 4-Her’s do each year to help support Fall River 4-H programs and 4-Her’s. This fundraiser allows our local 4-H members to participate in and attend national and state 4-H events such as State 4-H Conference, State Fair, Teen Leadership Conference, and allows our local 4-H to participate in many community service projects, and host educational...

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City Council holds second meeting in January

By Aaron Eberle
On Tuesday, January 17, Edgemont’s City Council met.
Deputy Steve Yenulonis gave the law enforcement report. Councilman Bill Kruetzer asked Yenulonis what the extra patrols meant. Yenulonis stated that these typically meant they got out of the vehicle, checked doors, windows, etc. to make sure everything was okay.
Yenulonis went on to say that sometimes the extra patrols could come in handy, while other times they did not. If something ever came up as part of an investigation or a...

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Tragic Accident in Edgemont

On Jan. 17, BNSF Railway employees Gang Foreman Richard Lessert and Motor Vehicle Operator Douglas Schmitz were struck by a train and fatally injured in Edgemont.
This is a tragic incident, and the entire BNSF family extends its deepest sympathy to the families, friends and co-workers of Mr. Lessert and Mr. Schmitz.
Mr. Lessert, 35, had 10 years of service with BNSF and Mr. Schmitz, 58, had 39 years of service. Both employees were headquartered at Edgemont.
The National Transportation Safety Board...

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Cottonwood Grazing District

Annual meeting for Cottonwood Grazing District is Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 7:00am at the Edgemont Fire Hall.

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