Innovative Grazing and Cattle Marketing topics of October meeting

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Two speakers will highlight innovative practices in grazing and in marketing calves as part of the Bennett County Progressive Rancher’s next meeting. The session will be held Thursday, October 3, at the Vetal Fire Hall, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Everyone is welcome to join the meeting. For more information, please contact SDSU Extension at 685-6972, or…

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Daniel Dove joins Martin Police Department

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By Marj Frew

Daniel Dove has joined the Martin Police Department as the newest certified officer, as of September 5.

Growing up in the Rapid City area, Dove served six and a half years in the Navy, and four years as a reserve officer in Box Elder, before being full time, prior to coming to Martin.

Dove’s family, including two sons, Robert, 15, and DJ, 13, and daughter, Victoria, 11, live with…

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Golf cart damage leads to juvenile arrests

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By Marj Frew

Security cameras played an important role in arresting the suspects in this weekend’s burglaries at the Martin Golf Course cart shed.

James Begeman reported the first break in at 11:00 Friday morning to the Martin Police Department. According to Police Chief Brandon Petersen, “Begeman came to the police department and reported that someone had broken into the golf shed, and there were…

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The power of music demonstrated with residents

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By Mandy Scherer

The Bennett County Nursing Home received a visitor from afar, Savvas (Steve) Savva, was born in London and has spent his first time to the United States here in Martin, sharing his knowledge and joy of music with residents and staff.

Tonya Gilmore, Occupational Therapist at the Bennett County Hospital and Nursing Home, met Savvas in Italy and asked him to come to Martin to visit…

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County purchases two used road graders; Surplus equipment to be sold on Purple Wave

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By Taylor Risse

Jerry Heiser with Butler CAT in Rapid City brought to the Bennett County Commissioners a purchase deal almost too sweet to beat. Heiser presented a quote for two 143H CAT blades with snow wings attached for a total delivery cost of $200,000. The blades are 2001 and 2006 models with no warranty.

Wade Iszler, with RDO, was also present at the meeting and reminded the board of a 2012…

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Hunt Safe Course

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A Hunt Safe Course will be held Wednesday through Friday, October 2, 3, and 4, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the Martin Grade School Activity Room.  

The course is designed for youth 11 to 15 years old who want to obtain a hunt safe card, but anyone may attend.  For more information, contact Gary Rayhill or Tom Beck. 

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Judi Claussen recognized for over 20 years of service as Emergency Medical Technician

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Judi K. Claussen, an AEMT with Bennett County Hospital, was recently recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians for achieving over 20 consecutive years of National EMS Certification. This distinction is an honor held by few EMS professionals.

To maintain her status as a Nationally Registered EMT, Claussen completed, on a biennial basis, the most comprehensive…

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BC Sheriff’s Department responds to three accidents

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By Marj Frew

The Bennett County Sheriff’s Department reported on three accidents which happened recently.

On Thursday, September 12, on Highway 18 east of Martin, an accident occurred. According to Sheriff Paul Williams, “A vehicle drove off the road, hit an approach at Pauly’s, went airborne, hit the ground, and lost the front drive section of his wheels. The vehicle spun around and went across…

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Warriors blitzed by Cubs 53-0

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By Tim Huether

As head coach Tucker Risse put it, Chamberlain was bigger, faster, and stronger, and that resulted in a 53-0 loss by Bennett County to the visiting Cubs in Homecoming football play last Friday in Martin.

Bennett County held their own at times, stopping a few Chamberlain drives, but overall the Warriors were outmanned all night.

On the opening drive of the game, the Warrior defense…

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Bennett County hosts cross country meet and takes three first place titles

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Submitted by Coach Rod Anderson

On Thursday, September 12, Bennett County hosted a cross country meet with 101 runners from nine different teams competing.

Bennett County took first place titles in three of the six divisions with Brendan Poor Bear winning jv boys, Tyce Gropper winning junior high boys and Tatyum Banks winning junior high girls. Bennett County also had eight boys place in the meet…

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