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 and Edgemont YMCA.
Along with these tickets are bicycle drawing entry forms. The ticket holders deposit them in a container at the time of the circus. Entrants age 12 and under are eligible for the drawing.
This year four bicycles were available for...

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Four Generations Celebrate a Graduation

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By Aaron Eberle
On Sunday, May 22, Edgemont High graduation was held. Baccalaureate 2 p.m., while graduation started at 3 p.m.
The highlight of graduation, besides sending eight bright young people off to their futures, was the honoring of Edgemont’s oldest and youngest living alumni within the same family.
Caroline Curl, 102, got the rare privilege of watching her great-grandson, Dustin graduate. Sue Hendricks, took the time to make some glowing remarks about Caroline.
When Edgemont had it’s...

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Customized Learning approved at board meeting

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By Aaron Eberle
The Edgemont School Board held a regular meeting on May 9. A moment of silence was held for Logan Van Eaton and his family.
Diane Stevens stated that she and Dave Cortney would continue to work on the budget for the next school year. Stevens and Clova Wasserburger will be attending a Food Service Procurement this summer in Rapid City.
Lane Ostenson thanked the middle school track coaches, Becky Peterson and Susan Ostenson. Ostenson also reported that the had completed the...

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Customized learning discussed at Special school board meeting

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By Aaron Eberle
On May 2, the Edgemont School Board held a special meeting to discuss mass customized learning. Dr. Julie Mathiesen, Technology and Innovation in Education director, presented materials for the board and general public that were in attendance.
Mathiesen stated that customized learning may be supported with units of online instruction, but it is not a virtual learning program. This would put more responsibility on learners to be mindful of their progress, but it is not learning on...

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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 included seven candidates for commissioner in Fall River County, five candidates for District 30 and two candidates for senate.
In the commissioner race, Ann Abbott, incumbent, Joe Allen, incumbent, Paul Nabholz, Ed Harvey, Ray Palmer, Jeff Shannon and Ben...

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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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