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Check out all of the painted windows for Valentine Homecoming this week.

 
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The Cherry County Commissioners voted to tentatively hold a public hearing on the application for the Kilgore Wind Farm on October 26th at 4pm at Valentine High School. There were over 20 people who attended the commissioners meeting Tuesday morning to discuss wind turbines and taxes. Long time County Treasurer Jan Wiley submitted a letter of resignation effective at the end of November. Jan worked in the office for 13 years previously and came back to serve as Treasurer for 14 years. Jan gave no reasons for her decision in the letter. The board asked Prochaska and Associates to look at possible uses for the old post office building that belongs to the county.

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At the recent Cherry Todd Electric Cooperative annual meeting, Dave Assman, Shawn Bordeaux and Kathleen Wooden Knife were elected to the board of directors. Dave Assman, Gary Garvin and J.R. Reagle were the incumbents. While meetings in the past have had some volatility to them, this year’s meeting was cool, calm and collected. Members also reviewed the Cherry Todd financials. The meeting was held at Ben Riefel Auditorium in Mission.

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The Cherry County Commissioners voted to tentatively hold a public hearing on the application for the Kilgore Wind Farm on October 26th at 4 pm at the Valentine High School. There are still some details to work out to confirm the location, which will be updated as they become available. There were over 20 people who attended the commissioners meeting this morning to discuss wind turbines and taxes.

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U.S. Bank® and the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA)  announced the 2016-2017 Believers and Achievers. Believers & Achievers is a state-wide program designed by U.S. Bank and the NSAA to give recognition to Nebraska’s future leaders. 48 Nebraska high school seniors will be honored as Believers & Achievers. From those 48 finalists, eight will receive $500 scholarships from U.S. Bank® to the college or university of their choice at a scholarship banquet to be held in April. Seniors must have a 3.75 cumulative GPA and participate in NSAA sponsored activities are eligible for nomination. Riley Beel of Valentine is one of the students listed on this year's recognition....

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It's Valentine Homecoming week with the theme "Superheroes vs. Villains". Check out the painting windows along many of the Main Street businesses. There are many sports activities all week. School will dismiss at 2 pm on Friday and the Homecoming parade will start at 2:30 at 1st and Main and end at the high school. Parade forms are still available at the high school, middle school, elementary school and KVSH. The pep rally will be directly after the parade at Badger Field. The Homecoming Football game against Hershey starts at 7 pm with the crowning of King and Queen. This year's candidates for King are: Logan O'kief, Hudson Pearman, and Noah Eklund. Queen candidates are: Sarah Shelbourn, Bayden...

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Nebraska land owners can apply now for money to help improve grasslands for wildlife habitat and grazing. Money is available to cover up to 75 percent of the cost of qualifying conservation projects, but land owners must apply by Oct. 21. Some of the practices that qualify include grazing management, resting rangeland, prescribed burns and brush management. The money is available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service. More information is available online at www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/ne .

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The South Dakota State University Extension is asking horse owners in the state and neighboring communities to participate in an online equine nutrition survey. Heidi Carroll is the Extension's livestock stewardship associate. She says the survey will give the SDSU Extension a "clear understanding" of what South Dakotans are feeding their horses. Carroll says the survey will also help understand how current feeding practices in the region compare to information reported in other areas. Individuals who are at least 18 years old and own one or more horses can participate in the survey. The questionnaire can be found at www.equinenutrition.questionpro.com .

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A week of mostly dry, warm weather helped South Dakota farmers with silage cutting and late-season haying. However, the Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that late-week storms caused crop damage in parts of southeastern South Dakota. The spring wheat harvest statewide is close to wrapping up, at 93 percent complete. That's near the average pace. Pasture and range conditions in South Dakota are rated only 37 percent good to excellent. Stock water supplies are 67 percent adequate to surplus.  

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture says dry weather is impacting pasture and range conditions as drought conditions remain in western South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop progress report that topsoil moisture totals were rated 10 percent very short, 28 percent short, 61 percent adequate, and 1 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture rated 10 percent very short, 34 percent short, 55 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus. Pasture and range conditions were rated 8 percent very poor, 19 percent poor, 36 percent fair, 36 percent good and 1 percent excellent. Stock water supplies rated 7 percent very short, 26 percent short, 66 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus. The report...

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South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 220,000 cattle on feed on Aug. 1, up 5 percent from last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its latest report that placements in feedlots during July totaled 18,000 head, up 6 percent from 2015. Marketings of fed cattle during July totaled 32,000 head, down 6 percent from last year. Other disappearance during July totaled 1,000 head, down 2,000 from last year.  

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Team Totals 1 Valentine 436 2 Chadron 474 3 Gordon/Rushville no team score   Individual Top Ten 1 Alpine Hickstein Chadron 79 2 Sherridan Bancroft Valentine 90 3 Ramsey Ravenscroft Valentine 110 4 Lauren Ferguson Valentine 112 5 Whitney Barnes Valentine 124 6 Aubree Noble Chadron 130 7 Abbie Clark Valentine 130 8 Kat Dodd Chadron 132 9 Taurie Pourier Chadron 133 10 Paige Carratini Chadron 156   School: Valentine Coach: Becky Thorberg 1 Sherridan Bancroft 47 43 = 90 2 Whitney Barnes 66 58 = 124 3 Lauren Ferguson 58 54 = 112 4 Ramsey Ravenscroft 58 52 = 110 5 Abbie Clark 68 62 = 130 Team Total Score = 436

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South Dakota: Bennett County 34, Little Wound 8 Cheyenne-Eagle Butte 34, Todd County 14 Gregory 40, Wolsey-Wessington 36 Kadoka Area 52, Edgemont 2 Mobridge-Pollock 47, Jones County/White River 0 Winner 60, Chamberlain 6   Nebraska: Cody-Kilgore 58, Hyannis 0 Clearwater/Orchard 54, Ainsworth 22 Gordon/Rushville 46, Mitchell 14 Hershey 25, Kimball 0 Mullen 58, Garden County 6 Osmond 52, North Central 14 Sandhills/Thedford 68, Brady 14 St. Paul 37, Arcadia-Loup City 21 Valentine 27, North Platte St. Patrick's 10
  VB: Hyannis def. Cody-Kilgore, 26-24, 25-23, 18-25, 23-25, 15-7

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Team Results 1 VALENTINE 205 2 WEST HOLT 209 3 WH JV 1183 4 AINSWORTH 1193 5 VAL JV 3069 Individual Results 1 Sherridan Bancroft VALENTINE 44 2 Lauren Ferguson VALENTINE 48 3 Brea Hostert WEST HOLT 50 4 Megan Bilstein WEST HOLT 51 5 Emily Burk WEST HOLT 53 6 Vanessa Taylor AINSWORTH 53 7 Ramsey Ravenscroft VALENTINE 54 8 Bailey Boh WEST HOLT 55 9 Lydia Stenka WEST HOLT 59 10 Whitney Barnes VALENTINE 59 11 Abbie Clark VALENTINE 59 12 Hannah Brotsky WH JV 60 13 Gracie Beddow WH JV 61 14 Sidney Braun WH JV 62 15 Rebecca Taylor AINSWORTH 64 16 Abbie Sandoz VAL JV 69 17 Natalie Saner AINSWORTH 76      

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  On Tuesday, September 20th, the Valentine High School Girl's Golf team had the honor of being the first team to play on Fredrick Peak Golf Club in Valentine, NE. They answered by each playing their personal best of the 2016 golf season and bringing home the first place team trophy with a team score of 407. Sherridan Bancroft placed 1st with an 88, Ramsey Ravenscroft 4th with a 100, Lauren Ferguson 8th with a 109, Whitney Barnes 10th with a 110, Abbie Clark shot a 115 and Abbie Sandoz with a 151. This would not have been possible without the hard work of several people. First and foremost, we can not say enough about the hours Tad Buechle and his crew has put in to get the course ready for...

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On Tuesday, September 20th, the Valentine High School Girl's Golf team had the honor of being the first team to play on Fredrick Peak Golf Club in Valentine, NE. They answered by each playing their personal best of the 2016 golf season and bringing home the first place team trophy with a team score of 407. Sherridan Bancroft placed 1st with an 88, Ramsey Ravenscroft 4th with a 100, Lauren Ferguson 8th with a 109, Whitney Barnes 10th with a 110, Abbie Clark shot a 115 and Abbie Sandoz with a 151. This would not have been possible without the hard work of several people. First and foremost, we can not say enough about the hours Tad Buechle and his crew has put in to get the course ready for the...

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