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f- 5 SCHOOL CALENDAR Continued from Page 4 Saturday, February 13m, the Cou- gars will host Alcester-Hudson in a double header with the girls in Bon- esteel. On Tuesday, February 16th, the Cougars will travel to Colome. The Lady Cougars will travel to Corsica/Stickney on Thursday, February 11th for a game that was The Burke (SD) Gazette, Wednesday, February 10, 2016 postponed from last Tuesday night due to bad weather. The Lady Cou- gars will travel to the Com Palace in Mitchell on Friday, February 12m for a game with Canistota and host Alcester-Hudson in Bonesteel in a double header with the boys on Sat- urday, February 13th. The MS Cougars will travel to Colome on Tuesday, February 16th. Lowest Prices Of The Year! a Av th SAVE E! SAVE! From 11:00 am until 2:00 pm For more details call 775-2985! HOT DEAL! (~ YOUR CHOICE gt. Motor 0il Choose ~m 10W-30, SAE 30, 10W-40 or 5W-30. 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There will be no school at the Burke School District on Monday, February 15 for President's Day and there will be an early dismissal (2:00 PM) on Wednesday, February 17th for teacher collaboration The next ACT Testing date is April 9 registration deadline is March 4m, late fee registration ends on March 18th. Mitchell Technical Institute is hosting MyTI (Mighty) Days this school year. MyTI Days give stu- dents and instructors the opportuni- ty to explore different careers. The following MyTI Day will be held: Culinary Camp-Tuesday, Mar. 8. Western Dakota Technical Insti- tute also offers career exploration, the following is the schedule: Trans- portation & Manufacturing Camp- Tuesday, Feb. 23; Law & Public Safety Camp, Tuesday, Apr. 5. Junior Tech Day at LATI will be held April 7th. Historical Soc. To Meet Monday At Civic Center The Gregory County Historical Society will meet on Monday, Feb- ruary 15th, at 7:00 PM at the Burke Civic Center. Jack Broome will have a power point presentation of old pictures of Gregory County. Burke VFW Aux. Meeting Minutes The Burke VFW Auxiliary met on January 19m at the Post Home following the Christmas potluck in honor of the veterans. Christmas potluck and meetings were post- poned due to weather. The meeting was conducted ac- cording to the Ritual by the presi- dent. We were honored with the presence of guests from the Pierre Auxiliary including the District President-Nancy Chester, and the Department of Senior Vice-Presi- dent-Karen Sharp. Roll was called. Minutes were read. The treasurer's report was given and bills presented. General Orders were read and discussed. Thank you's from Yankton and Vet- eran's Home were read. Reports were heard from Nursing Home Bingo, Junior Youth Group activi- ties, and Patriot's Pen and Voice of Democracy winners. Business on the Agenda: Dona- tion to National Home, Awards ban- quet, letter for dues, letters to ball team's coaches, Boxes for veterans serving overseas to be filled at Feb- ruary meeting (We need names and addresses), and a word from District President, Nancy. Report of the Trustees & Action thereon. The meeting was adjourned to re- open February 16, 2016 at 8:00 PM following supper to be furnished by the Auxiliary. Lightning 17 The Literary Lightning Bolts will be ready to dazzle you with their persuasive speeches, A Fam- ily Apart book review, a Sumdog report, and a demonstration of the game of Skittles this month on Wednesday, February 17th, at 1:00 PM at the Burke Public Library. We have been working hard and would like to share our successes with you. Come and see what we've been up to since last month! Community Club Mixer Set For February 19th The Burke Community Club will hold their Annual February Fri- day Night Mixer at the Burke VFW on Friday, February 19th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. All paid up Commu- nity Club Members are welcome to come and enjoy beverages and hors d' oeuvres ! ic Set th In It's time once again for the South Dakota Picnic in Florida! The 64th annual event will take place on Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at the Clubhouse at Woodbrook Estates in Lakeland, FL, 1510 Ariana St. Plan to eat at 1:00 PM, but come early for fellowship with your fel- low South Dakotans. Please bring a large casserole, hot dish, salad or dessert along with plates and silver- ware for your own family. Serving utensils will be provided along with coffee, iced tea, and sodas (no alco- hol allowed). Please let June Clark or Sue Kelly know if you will or will not attend. June Clark can be con- tacted at 434 Cameo Dr., Lakeland, FL 33803 or call 863-646-1131 or email jjclark0l @msn.com or ]j0l @gmail.com. Sue Kelly can be contacted at 1010 68th St. NW, Bra- denton, FL 34209 or call 941-792- 8235 or email suehkelly@verizon. net. Governor Looking For Summer Interns Gov. Dennis Daugaard is cur- rently seeking applications for two summer 2016 Governor's Office Internships in Pierre. The positions will be paid and run from early May through September 2016. Governor's Office intems have the opportunity to work at the high- est level of state government, learn- ing about and working with work- groups preparing legislation to be introduced in the next legislative session. Interns' duties will depend on interests and strengths. Typical du- ties will include aiding the Gover- nor's general counsel, conducting policy research, preparing policy briefings and staffing the Gover- nor, Lieutenant Governor and First Lady. The positions are open to all undergraduate or graduate-level students. Preference will be given to South Dakota residents attending South Dakota colleges or universi- ties. Students who are interested in receiving credit should also ap- ply. The Governor's staff is open to working with individual universi- ties and professors to secure credit for the internship program. Interested students should subrfit a resume, cover letter and two letters of recommendation by March 15, via email, to Patrick.We- ber@ state.sd.us. For more information on du- ties or logistics, please visit http:// sd.gov/governor/Internship or con- tact Patrick Weber at Patrick.We- ber@state.sd.us or 605-773-5999. LEGISLATIVE 1 REPORT By: State Representative Lee Qualm Session seems to be moving along at a rapid pace. Sixteen of the thirty-eight Legislative days have been completed. 416 bills have been introduced for the 2016 session compared to 429 that were filed last year. Every year that I have been in the Legislature fewer bills have been filed. I would guess that is a good thing for the people of South Dakota. House Agriculture and Natu- ral resources had a busy week with three bills on Tuesday and two on Thursday. HB 1054 is a bill to au- thorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. Hemp is used for many things such as rope, twine, lotions and the seed can be used to make diesel fuel. Most of the hemp we use comes from Canada as the raw product and then manufactured here. Hemp is a $890 million dollar industry here in the US. Ten states have already passed similar laws, Continued on Page 12 FREE Shipping to our store on/our TrueValue.com orders.