NewsMarch 02 2016

Wheat growers hold open house at Agronomy Center in Kennebec

Posted by Lucy

Agronomist associates Derek Barondeau, Jessica Downey and Agronomy Center operational manager Rusty Langenbau greeted customers and visitors to the grand opening held Friday at the center in Kennebec. A large crowd enjoyed the free noon lunch and tours of the facility. Pick up this weeks Lyman County Herald for the full story and more pictures.

NewsMarch 02 2016

Presho and Kennebec to hold city elections April 12th

Posted by Lucy

The cities of Presho and Kennebec will hold city elections Tuesday, April 12, 2016 to elect two council members in Presho and one town board member in Kennebec. Reliance will not hold an election as April Ries was the only candidate to file a nominating petition. The town of Kennebec had one 3-year term up for election which was held by long time board member Jan Lien. As of the deadline last Friday petitions had been filed with the town finance officer for Deb Halverson, Jared Schelske and incumbent Jan Lien. Presho elects city council members by Wards. In Ward I, one seat was up for election and current council member Bill Lengkeek was the only person to file. In Ward II Marchelle Carson, who was appointed several months ago to fill an opening until the next election filed for the 2-year term and will be seated as no one else filed a petition. An election will be held between Susan Thomas and Colby Brakke, who both filed for the remaining one-year term currently held by Barrot Lillebo in Ward II. In Ward III one person will be elected to fill the 2-year term up this year. Candidates include Lance Comp, Robert Christensen and current council member Angela Ehlers City elections will be held Tuesday, April 12, 2016. All registered voters in the town of Kennebec are eligible to vote. In Presho, only those living in Ward II and Ward III will be eligible to vote in their respective Wards.

NewsFebruary 24 2016

Longville named Kennebec Citizen of the Year

Posted by Lucy

Todd Longville was selected as Kennebec’s Citizen of the Year at the annual Business appreciation event Saturday night at the gym in Kennebec. Winning first place in the chili-cook off was Merle Aamot. Kelli Potter won 2nd place and Crystal Brakke took third place. Susan Hamer won the cinnamon roll competition with her caramel rolls. Jacey Miller won first place with her Monster Cookie ice cream and her mother Debbie took 2nd place with her recipe for German Chocolate ice cream. The half & half fundraiser drawing held for Layton Johnson and family was won by Whitney Chambers of Presho. Due to digital camera issues photos taken by the Herald Saturday night were lost when the camera card malfunctioned.

NewsFebruary 24 2016

Annual Farm and Home show set for Saturday

Posted by Lucy

The Presho Area Chamber will host their 24th annual Farm & Home Show Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Lyman Gardens in Presho from 10 am to 3 pm. The Wrestling Club will serve Indian Tacos made with homemade fry bread and other treats throughout the day. The club uses proceeds from their fundraisers to support the youth wrestling program in the county and also assist the Lyman wrestling team with travel expenses. There is space at the Farm & Home Show for approximately 40 vendors, and according to Nicole Husman, Presho Area Chamber director the vendor area is full. "We have some new vendors coming for the first time, and many repeat exhibitors returning," said Husman. "It should be a fun day in Presho." Exhibits will include equipment used by the Lyman Ambulance District, the simulated shooting game at the SD Game, Fish & Parks booth, and a photo booth with props at the Infinity Photos and Lyman County Herald’s booth. Misty Welter, Lyman County 4-H advisor, will have information regarding 4-H Summer Camp and activities for youth to complete. For a complete listing of vendors see the Farm & Home Show ad on page 3 of this issue. Door prizes and Presho Chamber bucks will be given away hourly, and the grand prize of a Kindle Fire will be awarded at the end of the show. You must be present in the building to win prizes given away by the chamber. Admission is free and all are welcome. Make plans now to attend the Presho Farm & Home Show.
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