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Around the Region: Stickney, Oacoma, Platte

Around the Region

A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers:

Stickney

STICKNEY EAGLES SPONSOR "ADOPT A SOLDIER" TREE: The Stickney Eagles will sponsor a Christmas tree at the Aurora County Courthouse during the parade of trees, which will be dedicated to area soldiers currently deployed.

Donations of items such as hard candy, razors and shaving cream, gum, lip balms, money for postage for care packages and letters of encouragement will be accepted, among other items. The items can be placed in the collection box near the tree.

— The South Dakota Mail

Oacoma

OACOMA PASSES RESOLUTION DEALING WITH CITY CAMPING: The Oacoma Town Board approved a resolution at a recent meeting establishing fines and penalties for any property owner who allows the use of recreational vehicles for dwelling purposes within city limits.

The penalty for allowing dwelling in a recreational vehicle, travel trailer or motorhome is $50 per day.

The board was compelled to approve the resolution due to an Oacoma property owner who is allowing a camper to use the property's utilities, despite being contacted by city officials.

— The Chamberlain-Oacoma Sun

Platte

FUNDRAISER FOR BRADY SPRIK FAMILY SCHEDULED: A fundraiser for the family of Brady Sprik family will be held Dec. 8 at the Platte Community Center.

The fundraiser, featuring a soup meal, begins at 5 p.m.

Proceeds will go toward house modifications needed for Sprik, who was injured in a vehicle crash.

— The Platte Enterprise

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