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
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
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.
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.
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&
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&
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