Wednesday, February 26, 2014

News update for Feb. 27 issue…

Worthing approves municipal garbage service

During the past year, the Worthing City Commission has been discussing the option of contracting residential garbage collection with a single hauler for the community.  
On Monday night, the Commissioners approved an ordinance that will allow the City to contract out the collection of garbage for its residents.
Mayor Eric Saugstad explained that there are several reasons why the city decided  on this option.
“One of the biggest benefits contracting with one service provider for the entire community is price,” said Saugstad. “By using an existing contract a hauler has with another, larger community, the city is able to take advantage of lower prices.   This results in better rates for our residents.”

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Weischedel claims Region Championship title; LHS qualifies seven for State Tournament

Lennox will be sending seven wrestlers to the State A Tournament this Friday and Saturday with a strong performance at the Region Meet held in Lennox on Thursday, Feb. 20 and Friday, Feb. 21.
As a team, Lennox earned fourth place with 106 points among the nine teams in Region 2A. Washington won the Tournament (201 points), followed by Brandon Valley in second (159.50), Vermillion third (145), Sioux Falls Lincoln and Yankton tied for fifth (80), Harrisburg seventh (71), Dakota Valley eighth (54), and Tea Area ninth (28).
“Our goal all year was to make the state tournament and place high in the region,” said Oriole head coach Randy Weischedel, “we accomplished this goal as a team.”
Lennox had one Region champion, Wesley Weischedel at 113 pounds; two runners-up: Cole Halouska at 106 and Matt Mazourek at 132 pounds; two third place finishers: Chris Stokke at 195 pounds and Tyler Zebell at 120 pounds; and two fourth place finishers: Sam Metivier at 220 pounds and Nate DeWitt at 285 pounds. All seven of those wrestlers have qualified for the State Meet and will represent Lennox High School in Rapid City.

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