By Deb Hendrickson
Roadwork projects currently being done around the County dominated the discussions held at the Bennett County Commissioners meeting on Wednesday, August 5 in the courtroom at the Courthouse. All board members were present.
The minutes from the July 15 regular meeting and the July 30 special meeting were approved.
According to Highway Superintendent, Justin Friese, work on 293rd…
By Mandy Scherer
Arson is believed to be the cause of two church fires that occurred in the early morning hours on Saturday, August 8, however, both fires are still under investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
According to Jon Siedschlaw, Oglala Sioux Tribe Emergency Management Deputy Director, the first call came in at 12:15 a.m. on Saturday. The church which…
The 2020 4-H Fashion Revue was held on Thursday, July 30, at Crossroads Inn in Martin with Linda Larson as the judge. Numbers were down a bit this year with there only being three participants (as pictured above); Josie Tish, Aris Fanning, and Alison Novotny.
Josie Tish showed two constructed outfits this year. Her first was a summer dress with light pink polka dots and floral print. Her second…
By Tim Huether
Bennett County School District students and staff will be returning to school soon, Aug. 10 for staff, and Aug. 17 for students.
School will begin for students with a “soft” opening, meaning students will attend school two days a week from August 17 through August 30. Starting August 31, the intent is to return to a normal 4 days a week school calendar.
Parents and guardians need to…
By Tim Huether
School for students attending the Bennett County School District will begin Aug. 17, with a two week soft opening planned.
At a special board meeting Monday night in Martin, the board approved the soft opening as well as a Return to School Plan that outlines just about every possible necessary action, centered around COVID-19 guidelines and recommendations.
Pictured above is the 2020 Cal Ripken Championship team. The Martin team defeated Rushville on Thursday, July 9, in Martin.
Pictured left to right, back row: Coach Matt Risse, Gavin Risse, Eric Cottier, Ethan Harris, Cayson Soderlin, Caleb Ceplecha, Coach Keith Risse; front row: Ruger Smokov, Rush O’Neill, Maddux Risse, Jordan Risse, and Hayden Risse.