Plan for Old Black Hills Depot worries Some Residents

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By James Nord, Associated Press
IGLOO, S.D. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is installing barbed-wire fence to close off part of a defunct military depot near Edgemont, but some area residents say the move will prove ineffective at stopping potential danger from lingering explosives and toxic contamination at the remote site.
The agency hopes by the end of the year to extend a fence to fully enclose a 904-acre portion of the Black Hills Army Depot, citing potential explosive hazards. The...

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City council receives feedback at meeting

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By Aaron Eberle
On Tuesday, June 21, the Edgemont City Council held a regular meeting.
Deputy Josh Buckwheat gave the law enforcement report. Councilwoman Sandra Woodward wondered if Buckwheat could break down the juvenile issues more. Buckwheat could not because it involved children. Councilwoman Strozewski asked how things were coming with the vandalism in the park. Sheriff Bob Evans stated that all reports were done and with state’s attorney Jim Sword. Evans also stated that he was trying to...

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Many projects discussed at school board meeting

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By Aaron Eberle
On Monday, June 13, at 7 p.m. the Edgemont School Board held a regular meeting.
Diane Stevens stated that Ben Elliott had completed the FY15 audit. She will get a copy for the board as soon as Elliott has completed the final draft.
Lane Ostenson stated that all grades have been posted and grade cards were sent out. Most sixth through twelfth grade students have scheduled their classes. Ostenson has also been working on the extra curricular schedule. Edgemont will no longer play...

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Points to Ponder about the City of Edgemont

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By Aaron Eberle
After the City Council meeting held on June 7, I pondered many things.
The council decided to no longer be in contract with Fall River County for their law enforcement services.
This raised many questions for me. I realize I don’t know everything there is to know about Fall River County or the City of Edgemont, but several things popped to mind.
If we have our own “marshal” or “security guard services,” will this cost us more money? Not only do we have to consider salary and...

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Cassandra Groen is a featured Graduate Student in June 2016

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Cassandra Groen is a PhD candidate in the Department of Engineering Education at Virginia Tech Graduate School. Her research focuses on exploring professional identity formation in undergraduate civil engineering students as influenced by academic and non-academic experiences and relationships. She is a member of the American Society for Engineering Education and serves as the national Student Division Chair. Cassandra has earned both bachelor of science and master of science degrees in civil...

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Bikes were given to local kids

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By Roger Horton
Each year before the Shrine Circus comes to Rapid City, local Shriners sell advance tickets to individuals and businesses. Most of the sold tickets are given back to the Shriners to be distributed to kids through the Edgemont Library...

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Candidate Forum in Edgemont

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By Aaron Eberle
On Saturday, April 30, a candidates forum was hosted at the St. James Parish Center at 6 p.m. This forum was for republican candidates that are up for election in the primary, where more than one candidate is on the list. This...

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City Council Meeting was held

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By Aaron Eberle
Edgemont city council held its regular meeting on April 19.
New deputy, Steve Yenulonis, gave the law enforcement report (see page 7).
Mayor Carl Shaw stated that Dustin Dale from AE2S will be coming to the next council meeting to...

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