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 include Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Auditor, State Senator, State Representatives, and State Treasurer.  You may also vote on Constitutional Amendment Q, Initiated Measure 17, and Initiated...

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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 Edgemont company, to build and operate a soil recycling facility just west of Edgemont.  The county resolution was just one required step in the State’s permitting process, with the ultimate approval to be left with the State’s Department of Energy...

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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 put on a nice thing for not only the community, but others across the state could have fun, too.
Dick Patrick and his wife, Betty, worked very hard to organize the event, with help from others.
106 cars were registered, with another ten to fifteen...

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City Council Meets; Airport Lights and Wells To Be Fixed

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by Aaron Cross
The Edgemont City Council met on September 16 and was called to order at 7 p.m.  There was discussion about replacing the airport lights and the wells that need to be fixed.  Both issues were approved.
A motion was made and seconded to approve the agenda for the current meeting and the minutes from September 2.  Motion passed.
Deputy Martha Jarman read the police report.Junior Harper was not in attendance but had reported to Mayor Shaw.  The water leak on E...

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Mick Trek Brings Over 600 People to Edgemont for an Afternoon

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Edgemont Chamber and Historical Society volunteers were waiting at the Park for bicycle riders as they finished their first day of the Annual Mickelson Trek.  Riders had their choice of flavors of ice cream and homemade pies to choose from. The ice cream is part of their participant fees, and the pies are sold as a fundraiser by the Historical Society to help pay the expenses of maintenance for Edgemont’s Covered Bridge.
According to state Division of Parks and Recreation officials, three...

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Tribune Hires New Editor

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On September 11 the Edgemont Herald Tribune hired a new Editor.  Aaron Cross comes to us from Harrison, Nebraska.
Cross grew up on a ranch in Nebraska located northwest of Harrison.
Aaron attended school (Kindergarten through 12th grade) in Sioux...

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Homecomng King and Queen

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2014 Homecoming King and Queen, Miles Englebert and Mercedez Mohler.

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