Small town’s residents vote today on dissolution

February 8, 2011 at 1:56 am in The Daily Republic

LANE Several residents in Jerauld County’s smallest town don’t want to see its identity disappear. Lane residents will vote today on whether to dissolve the town of about 50 a move that several think would be a mistake. Many doubt that enough support exists to disband the town.
Dan Swenson, who co-owns Swenson Brothers Grain, the town’s biggest employer with 10, said the town has a grant for a feasibility study to gauge replacing its aging sewer system. Though Swenson would like to have a say at the polls but can’t vote as a rural Woonsocket resident, he still is concerned about access to his business with snow removal. Continue Reading&