Bennett County Native has had life-long love affair with poetry and writing

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By Eric Harrold, Staff Writer

Edgemont resident Shery Bauer says she has written poetry since she was eight or nine years old. She found any number of things associated with the ranch she grew up on in Bennett County in the town of Martin to be inspirational – farm animals, people, sunsets, and landscapes to name a few. … to continue reading, you may purchase a newspaper at the Bennett County…

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Jager and Laverack compete at 2021 4-H National Shooting Sports

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By Kathy Rayhill

The 2021 4-H National Shooting Sports Championships were held in Grand Island, Neb., June 21-25 at the Heartland Events Center and the Heartland Public Shooting Park. Over 600 athletes from 32 states competed Tuesday-Thursday. Two Bennett County youth, Hunter Laverack and Grace Jager qualified this past April at the South Dakota state 4-H shooting competition to compete in the…

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Loiseau Construction provides proposal for Old Highway repair

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By Taylor Risse

A regular meeting of the Bennett County Commissioners was held on Wednesday, June 16, with all five commissioners present. ...

... Tom Mertz with Loiseau Construction met with the board to discuss a possible solution for the old highway 18. Mertz informed the board his company specializes in base stabilization on roads. ... to continue reading, you may purchase a newspaper at…

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BC Sheriff’s Office to call attention to SCAM calls

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By Cody Rose

The Bennett County Sheriff’s Office is calling attention to a recent scam call that a community member reported to them. It was from a scammer claiming to be a deputy at the local Sheriff’s Office and the caller ID even said it was coming from there.

Some of the information this scammer was trying to collect was the individual’s address, birthdate and social security number.

They were…

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LaCreek Development Corp. part of $95 million opportunity

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By Tim Huether

LaCreek Development Corp., owned by Chris O'Bryan, has been selected as one of only five companies allowed to bid on upcoming construction projects at Ellsworth Air Force Base, with the project estimated to be up to $95 million. … to continue reading, you may purchase a newspaper at the Bennett County Booster II in Martin, S.D., participating retailers or online here.

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Physician Assistants Play Vital Role in Rural South Dakota Health Care - Brady Hicks lands PA position in Martin

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... PA student Brady Hicks is a model for someone wanting to return to their rural roots after completing schooling and certification. In Hicks’ case his hometown and target destination is Martin. “I grew up 30 minutes from Martin on my family’s ranch,” said Hicks. … to continue reading, you may purchase a newspaper at the Bennett County Booster II in Martin, S.D., participating retailers or…

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Martin Community Heritage Center celebrating 20 years

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By Tim Huether

The Martin Heritage Center is celebrating 20 years of existence, but behind the walls of the facility are many items going back 100 years plus, giving the community a chance to go back in time this Sunday in Martin. … to continue reading, you may purchase a newspaper at the Bennett County Booster II in Martin, S.D., participating retailers or online here.

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City of Martin in need of lifeguards for summer

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By Cody Rose

Since the city pool wasn’t open last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Martin City Council is eager to get it up and running again. Having the pool open in the summer for our little town to make use of will be quite beneficial. “Our community needs it,” stated Councilwoman Tootie Moffit. It will create jobs, give individuals a chance to learn how to swim and give our citizens an…

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