Rebel Earth Farms winning grants and cultivating hope

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By  Mary C. Hunt

Rebel Earth Farms, a speciality crop producer in Martin, has recently been awarded an SDDA grant and a USDA grant for multiple high tunnel projects. 

The most recent grant, a $7,500 NCR-SARE award, is from the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA). Rebel Earth is also one of eight specialty crop projects around the state to win funding from the U.S. Department of…

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County looks into land swap with Martin Addiction Recovery Center

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By Taylor Risse

The November 14 meeting of the Bennett County Commissioners was well attended with all five commissioners present, along with commissioner elects Judd Schomp and Rod Kirk, State’s Attorney Sarah Harris, Amanda LaCroix, Jeff Siscoe and Jolene Donovan in attendance.

The October 17, minutes were approved with the line, “The Board reviewed claims. Rocky Risse made a motion to approve…

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The votes are in....Williams stays Bennett County Sheriff

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By Taylor Risse

 

The results are in and the Bennett County Sheriff's Election that everyone has  been talking about, ends with incumbent Paul Williams gathering 73 percent with 805 votes and Thomas McMillan taking the other 27 percent with 301 votes.

In other local contests the Register of Deeds race was tightly won by Jaci Clifford garnering 54 percent with 595 votes and…

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Gary Nelson retires from American Family Insurance

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By Mary C. Hunt

With a career spanning seven decades, Gary (Corky) Nelson retired on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, after 47 years as the American Family Insurance Agent in Martin. Through the years, people’s needs for insurance have remained pretty much the same according to Nelson, but he has seen significant changes in the technology. When he began his career in insurance, he provided policies…

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J.A.G. II hosts Career Fair for peers

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By Mary C. Hunt

Bennett County High School JAG II class hosted a Career Fair at the American Legion Auditorium on Wednesday, October 17th. The idea for the Fair came from the sophomore class unit discussion on Career Awareness.

During the Career Awareness unit, students have been studying different careers and jobs. According to the JAG II students, most of their peers think they know what they…

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The Snow Queen: A Delightful Production

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By Mary C. Hunt

The Snow Queen was nothing short of amazing! Sixty-two Bennett County Schools students auditioned on Monday and immediately began daily rehearsals for a musical that they would debut on Friday  for the first time. All the students should be very proud of their hard work and what they achieved. 

The actors and The Missoula Children’s Theatre performed an original musical…

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