Parmalee Woman Charged with Child Abuse
Friday, 03 December 2010 07:20
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Parmelee, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for child abuse and driving a vehicle in Todd County while under the influence of alcohol and with minors present. Jennifer Leigh Grassrope, age 20, was indicted by a federal grand jury on November 9, 2010, for three counts of Child Abuse and three counts of Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol with a Minor Present. She appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on November 30, and pled not guilty to the indictment. . Grassrope was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not yet been set.
North Central RC&D Annual Meeting
Thursday, 02 December 2010 06:20
The North Central Resource and Conservation District held their annual meeting last night at Balers Restaurant in Atkinson. After a tour of the NEDAK Ethanol plant on the East edge of Atkinson, the group held a short business meeting at Balers, followed by a supper and entertainment by Cowgirl Poet Yvonne Hollenbeck of Clearfield SD. During the business meeting, the group approved the 2010 and 2011 annual plans of work as well as holding the election of officers. The new slate of officers will include President: Mary Mcmillon, member at large from Bassett, 1st Vice President Mike Burge from Valentine/Cherry County Economic Development Board, 2nd Vice President, Dennis Gilg, Rock County Commissioner, Secretery-Rod Stolcpart of Middle Niobrara Weed Awareness Group and Treasurer-LouAnn Tooker of the Atkinson Chamber of Commerce.