You are browsing the archive for lane.

Storms hit area counties

September 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Thunderstorms Monday and Tuesday nights brought hail, wind and rain to some parts of the region. Continue Reading

Lane dog is a real champion

January 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Sunrise Annie Belle took first prize in field trials in national contests in 2010 and 2011. Continue Reading

Brothers in grain business file for personal bankruptcy aid

December 23, 2011 in The Daily Republic

LANE Four brothers who recently filed bankruptcy for two businesses in the area have now filed for personal bankruptcy, according to court documents. Continue Reading

Bankruptcy filing will permanently close Lane elevator; VeraSun at root

November 16, 2011 in The Daily Republic

LANE A Jerauld County village has lost its grain elevator.
Swenson Bros. Grain is in the process of filing bankruptcy. After a meeting with creditors on Tuesday, the company will likely decide to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which will liquidate assets and permanently close the business, said Bruce Gering of the U.S. Trustee’s Office in Sioux Falls.
Continue Reading

Swenson Brothers grain companies declares bankruptcy

October 28, 2011 in The Daily Republic

LANE Two companies owned by brothers in Woonsocket and Lane have declared bankruptcy but plan to continue serving their customers.

Continue Reading

Road work on Highway 12 starts Monday in Willmar

October 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The right lane of westbound traffic on Highway 12 between Third and Seventh Streets Southwest in Willmar will be closed beginning Monday for road work. Continue Reading

Lane voters decide to keep town incorporated

February 9, 2011 in The Daily Republic

LANE Lane lives.
Voters in this tiny Jerauld County community voted overwhelmingly not to unincorporate Tuesday. The vote to keep Lane alive was 28-9, with 37 of the town’s 49 registered voters casting ballots, a 76 percent turnout. Continue Reading&

Small town’s residents vote today on dissolution

February 8, 2011 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&

Residents of Lane to vote on dissolution

January 14, 2011 in The Daily Republic

LANE Residents in this Jerauld County community will decide Feb. 8 whether to dissolve the town.
Margaret Schmidt, 83, has lived in Lane for 30 years. She believes the taxes are too high and residents don’t get enough services for what they pay. She has private water, sewer and electrical service.
Schmidt forks over $1,200 in property taxes annually and claims that more than half of the taxes pay the town board’s and finance officer’s wages. Continue Reading