Votes May or May Not Be Counted

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By Curt Nettinga
A request to dissolve a writ of prohibition and allow Fall River County residents’ votes to be counted on a proposed soil remediation farm near Edgemont was denied by Judge Robert A. Mandel on Friday.
High Plains Resources, LLC, had filed the writ in September, alleging that actions taken by the Fall River County Commission at a June 19 meeting were improper and that votes on a referendum arising from a resolution approved at that meeting should not be counted.
So now, the issue...

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Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

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By Betty Patrick
The Edgemont Senior Center will be hosting the dinner on Thursday, November 27, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
This is the ninth year the center has been involved.  A group of citizens, headed by the mayor, Jim Turner, and his wife, Cindy, felt a need fro people who didn’t have family close to be with.  They rounded up money, help, and a tradition was started.
We will be accepting help, both money and people.  We will be providing the turkey, ham, potatoes, gravy...

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Candidates Forum in Fall River County

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By Aaron Eberle
 Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate forum on October 24 in Hot Springs.
Candidates in attendance were Heidi Linngren and Jane Farrell, seventh  circuit court judge candidates, Sue Ganje (R) for auditor, Deb Russell (D), Karla LaRive (D), Susan Henderson (I), Edward Harvey (I), and Joe Falkenburg (R) for county commissioner.  Other candidates in attendance were Mike Verchio (R) and Gardner Gray (I) for  District 30 SD Representative and Robert...

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Edgemont Man Defrauds The Government

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United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that an Edgemont, South Dakota, man recently reached a settlement agreement with the United States Government for submitting false unemployment claims.
Terry Beard, age 48, was laid off from his job as a conductor for the Burlington Northern Railroad in December of 2008. He submitted 23 claim forms certifying he was entitled to receive payments for unemployment benefits from March 2009 through January 2010 with the U.S. Railroad Board (RRB)...

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Catch A Rainbow of Colorful Experiences at the Edgemont Library

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by Aaron Cross
A fantastic display is set up at the Edgemont Public Library for kids of all ages to experience.
This display is on loan from the HOP program and was made possible for the Edgemont Public Library because of a grant from Black Hills Power.
During the month of October from this particular HOP trailer (which there are more than one) is a display on light and color.  This exhibit is extremely pleasing to the eye with its sophisticated design and colorful displays.  People can...

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Election November 4

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By Aaron Cross
The General Election will be held November 4 and absentee voting has begun.Voters must be registered for the General Election by October 20, 2014.
Federal races include United States Senator and United States Representative.
State races...

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Judge Nixes Soil Referendum

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Seventh Circuit Judge Mandel has signed an order prohibiting the county from tabulating votes on the Soil Farm Referendum.
In June, County Commissioners passed a Resolution stating that they had no conflict with plans by High Plains Resources, an...

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Fall Festival Huge Success

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by Aaron Cross
Last weekend was Edgemont’s annual Fall Festival.
After walking around and  taking pictures (thanks for the help, Kristy!), I was overwhelmed  - not only was this a first for me, but it was neat to see everyone work so hard to...

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