NewsMay 17 2017

Rohla retires from daycare

Posted by Lucy

Rohla retires from daycare
 
Nancy Rohla, with husband Bob, was honored at a retirement party Sat., May 13 in recognition of her retirement from 44 years as a daycare provider in Presho. The event hosted by Rohla’s daughters Jenny Choquette, Overland Park, KS; and Cristy Flemmer, Dell Rapids, was held at the Christ the King Catholic Church fellowship hall in Presho. According to Nancy, the first child she babysat for was Kelsey Sweeney, son of Paul and Wanda, and the last child was Beck, son of Michael and Courtney.

NewsMay 17 2017

Voters to elect three to Lyman Board of Education

Posted by Lucy

Voters to elect three to Lyman Board of Education
 
Lucy Halverson/LCH
   Voters in the Lyman School District have until June 5, 2017 to register to vote in the upcoming school board election to be held Tuesday, June 20. 
    According to Lyman Business Manager Renelle Uthe four candidates have filed nominating petitions for one of three positions available on the board this year. The terms are for 3-years.  
    Candidates for the Lyman School District Board of Education include incumbents Dennis Stanley, Presho; Kimm Schweitzer, Presho and two new people, Justin ‘Judge’ Jessop, Presho; and Jolleen Laverdure, Lower Brule.  
    Incumbent Ronda Schelske of Reliance will not seek re-election to the board, having served the district for the past 12 years.  
    Failure to register by June 5 will cause forfeiture of voting rights for this election. If you are in doubt about whether you are registered, check the Voter Information Portal at www.sdsos.gov or call the county auditor at 605-869-2247. 
    Registration may be completed during regular business hours at the county auditor’s office, municipal finance office, secretary of state’s office, and those locations which provide driver’s licenses, SNAP, TANF, WIC, military recruitment, and assistance to the disabled as provided by the Department of Human Services. You may contact the county auditor to request a mail-in registration form or access a mail-in form at www.sdsos.gov. 
    Only registered voters living within the boundaries of the Lyman school district are eligible to vote.

NewsMay 10 2017

Olson receives MW Award

Posted by Lucy

Olson receives MW Award 
 
LaVerne Olson was recently awarded Modern Woodmen of America East 2016 SD Fraternalist of the Year by the South Dakota Fraternal Alliance at their annual meeting in Huron for her activities as coordinator for the Modern Woodmen chapter and youth club leader, and for her service to the community of Presho. LaVerne was a teacher in Presho for the Lyman School Districts for 44 years in elementary education, middle and junior high and secondary levels. She continues to work as part-time librarian at the Presho Public Library and serves as President of the South Dakota Rural Letter Carriers auxiliary.

NewsMay 10 2017

Norwegian heritage to be celebrated in Vivian

Posted by Lucy

Norwegian heritage to be celebrated in Vivian 
   
   Vivian will host the 19th annual Syttende Mai Celebration and Smorgasbord, a Norwegian Independence Day, on May 17. The event is sponsored by members of the Uffda Crew.  
    A parade down Main Street at 6:00 pm will kick off the festivities. Following the parade, an authentic Norwegian dinner of Lutefisk, Swedish meatballs, lefse, mashed potatoes and gravy, cabbage, cream peas, fruit soup and desserts of Fattigman, Kransekake, Rosettes and Krumkake will be served at the Vivian Hall to those who purchased advance tickets.  
    This year’s program will include entertainment by the Moore family.
For more information or ticket availability contact Vern Larson 605-295-2501.
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