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ND senators call on Forest Service to expedite Pautre Fire claims

April 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s director of the Forest Service has agreed to expedite the process for claims for landowners who incurred losses in last week’s Pautre Fire in South Dakota and North Dakota, according to a release by the office of Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D. Continue Reading

Officials say Pautre Fire 100 percent contained

April 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LEMMON, S.D. U.S. Forest Service officials say a fire that blackened more than 16 square miles of Dakotas grassland has been fully contained. Continue Reading

Forest Service at fault for Pautre Fire: Ranger apologizes

April 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

HETTINGER In a meeting with nearly 100 farmers and ranchers from here to Lemmon, S.D., the U.S. Forest Service on Saturday claimed responsibility for the Pautre Fire that scorched thousands of acres of grassland between Wednesday and Friday. Continue Reading

Crews continuing work Saturday to contain grassland fire

April 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Pautre Fire that has been burning since Wednesday in the Grand River National Grasslands and private lands surrounding it south of Hettinger and Lemmon, S.D., is slowly becoming contained officials said in a Saturday morning release. Continue Reading

Prescribed burn sparks grassland fire near Lemmon, Buffalo

April 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

LEMMON (AP) A prescribed burn started by the U.S. Forest Service southeast of Hettinger, N.D., escaped containment lines and scorched nearly 22 square miles of grassland into South Dakota’s Perkins County.
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Prescribed burn near Lemmon, S.D., sparks 14,000-acre grassland fire

April 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LEMMON, S.D. A prescribed burn started by the U.S. Forest Service southeast of Hettinger, N.D., has escaped containment lines and scorched about 14,000 acres of grassland in South Dakota’s Perkins County. Continue Reading

Relief fund set up for Bucyrus

October 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BUCYRUS(AP) A credit union has established a relief fund for residents of Bucyrus after a wildfire all but destroyed the small southwestern North Dakota community and left residents wondering how the town will recover. Continue Reading

Lemmon man killed in construction accident

June 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

LEMMON (AP) A 58-year-old Lemmon man was killed when a packer rolled and he was pinned as he worked along South Dakota Highway 73.
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Lemmon lauded for its economic development

April 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

LEMMON (AP) Gov. Dennis Daugaard has designated the city of Lemmon as South Dakota’s small Community of the Year. Continue Reading

Monke Business: Legendary basketball coach Don Meyer to speak April 17 in Lemmon

April 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Legendary basketball coach and motivational speaker Don Meyer is scheduled to speak Tuesday, April 17 in Lemmon, S.D. Continue Reading