STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER Tower falls near Reliance
If you've ever driven across South Dakota on Interstate 90, you've no doubt noticed a large tower atop a natural rise near Reliance.
That tower fell today under the weight of ice buildup, according to... Posted on 1/22/10 at 12:36 PM
Virginia L. Hall, 63, Mitchell, formerly of Reliance, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Methodist Church, Reliance. Burial will be in Reliance Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hickey Funeral Home, Chamberlain.
Alfred Frederick Schelske, 92, Reliance, died Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Sanford Mid Dakota Care Center, Chamberlain.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church, Chamberlain. Burial will be in Reliance Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. today at Hickey Funeral Chapel, Chamberlain, with a 7 p.m. prayer service.
Survival depends on reduced spending
To the Editor:
The U.S. government debt is now 94 percent of the nation’s national gross product. That is 94 percent of our national income, and at the rate we are spending money, we will soon be a bankrupt nation like Greece. They say a big part of the problem is Social Security.
RELIANCE — An American Indian tribe wants KELO-TV to find a different site for a broadcast tower that was toppled last month by a winter storm.
The toppled tower was located on Medicine Butte, near Reliance in central South Dakota. KELO is currently erecting a temporary replacement tower and plans to eventually seek permission from the Federal Communications Commission to erect a permanent replacement tower this summer.
PRESHO — The lead changed hands four times in the second half, but Jordon Connor’s 3-yard touchdown run with two minutes left Saturday gave Emery/Ethan the lead for good, lifting the Seahawks to a 31-22 win over Lyman in a 9AA state semifinal football game in Presho.
RELIANCE — Checking out his ranch on horseback and tossing a loop better suits Bart Blum better than public accolades, but the well-known Lyman County rancher will have to leave his horse at home when he’s inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame this September.
Blum is among 13 members of the Hall of Fame’s class of 2009. The Chamberlain-based organization’s board of directors selected the finalists from 84 nominations.
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