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7 The Burke (SD) Gazette, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 FELLOWSHIP increases access to destinations and Continued from Page 6 is good for your health, Schwader their residents, said Schwader. said. Schwader collaborates with The Walking College curricu- agencies and stakeholders across lum has been designed to expand the state to coordinate resources the capacity of local advocates to be and advance initiatives for improv- effective community change agents. ing long-term nutrition and physical Topics include the science behind activity outcomes. Walking is free, the benefits of walking, evaluation oyment Opportunity The Gregory County Highway Superintendent will be accepting applications for the position of .... ~i:''":"i~!~!~ii~i~i~i~ii::iiiiiiii~::i::i::ii::i~ii. iiil~~ "~;~iiiiiiiiii::::~2:~i::ii!i~iii~i::i:~. i~i!~i~::~::~::i~::~l" ~i~i~ This position is for mowing, general labor, assist mechanic and various other tasks. Applicants must have a valid driver's license and be at least 18 years old. Application Deadline: June 6 at 5:00 PM Application forms and job description may be picked up at the Gregory County Highway Department office located in Burke, South Dakota. Gregory County is an Equal Opportunity Employer The Burke School District is now hiring for three positions Head Full-Time Custodian Head Custodian of Custodial Maintenance All three positions have excellent benefits, including paid vacation, health and dental insurane and South Dakota Re- tirement with 6% match. Pay depending on experience, po- sition, and skillset, ranging from $11.35 per hour to $17.78. Applications are available at the Burke School Business Office. For questions about the positions, please contact Superintendent Erik Person at 605-775-2644 or by email, erik.person k12.sd.us The Burke School District is an equal opportunity employer Special Financing for Farm Equipment - Not for Tdlecl Vehicles Loans to finance or refinance purchases $5,000 Minimum Loan Amount 20% Down Payment Monthly, Quarterly or Annual Payments Available Normal credit and underwriting requirements apply Current Financial Statement needed - Additional suppo~ng financial information may be required. - Low Doc Fee of $25 First Fidelity Bank Rates ? iiii:il .... ::: 3.24% Fixed for 1-3 Years iiii 4.24% Fixed for 4-5 Years Years* iili!i Fixed for 6-7 "6-7 Years fixed available for new equipment purchases only Additional terms and conditions may apply. First Fidelity Bank reserves all rights to cancel or change rates and terms at any time and without notice. Rates are effective as of January 1,2016. Contact your local First Fidelity Bank Branch Equal Opportunity Lender Kray Person competed in the 3200-meter run on Friday and battled for the lead with Bison's Daniel Burkhalter. Daniel would stop the clock at 9:50.96 and Kray would come in 2"u with a time of 9:55.57. - Photo by: Shannyn Schweigert of built environments, as well as communication skills and building relationships with stakeholders and decision makers. At the conclusion of the Walking College, Fellows will develop a task-oriented Strate- gic Plan for improving walkability in their communities. About The Walking College The Walking College is sup- ported with funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Public Health Association, and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative. Men- toting will be provided by national leaders in the field, including repre- sentatives of WalkBoston, Circulate San Diego, the PedNet Coalition, and Walk2Connect. About America Walks America Walks is the only national organization devoted exclusively tO making America a great place to walk. America Walks consists of a network of more than 700 partner and allied organiza- tions, working to increase walk- ing and create more safe, acces- sible and inclusive places to walk. Programs include on-line techni- cal assistance, community-based workshops, convenings such as the National Walking Summit, federal advocacy initiatives, and increasing financial resources for local action. America Walks also maintains the Every Body Walk!-Collaborative, a national partnership focused on increasing the visibility of walking and cultivating consumer demand for more walkable places. Hat Walk Burke Walks! will host a "Hat Walk" on Sunday, June 12~, with registration beginning at 4:45 PM the sales people at Cabela's or at the Burke Civic Center. The pub- Leader in Mitchell, Dakota Archery lic is invited to participate in a fun, in Yankton, or Gary's in Sioux Falls 2-mile community walk donning or Winner. Local police might also a creative hat (but hats are not re- be an excellent source. quired). Prizes will be given for the I'll limit my personal advice 3 most creative hats worn during the to the following. Buy a handgun event and remember, every partici- that fits or feels comfortable in pant, age 13 or older, get their name your hand. For the novice handgun included in the quarterly drawing owner, I would recommend a re- foraFitBitHR. Burke Walks ! are volver as it is easier to load and un- free and everyone is welcome! load. It is also easier to determine By: Roger Wiltz if a revolver is loaded. Whether a semi-auto or a revolver is chosen, one must be comfortable shooting the weapon. In revolver calibers, the .357 and .44 magnums can be intimidating. Keep in mind that the more moderate .38 and .44 Special "Just how good are you with that rounds may be fired in the magnum Gloek?" I dared to ask. pistols. For semi-autos, consider a Handguns and the ammunition .380 or 9 mm. to feed them may currently be the I did meet a professional once, hottest selling goods in America. a man who packs a gun for a living, It's not just a "man" thing. Women and I can tell you about his choice in are serious buyers. Though self- handguns. defense is a factor, recreational I was on jury duty at the old shooting is very popular. Handgun federal court house in Sioux Falls. hunting is growing in popularity, It was a big drug trial, and we were and many handguns are being pur- guarded and escorted by FBI agents chased by people who fear that they and U.S. marshals. Though the may not be able to buy one in the judge had made it clear that we were future. If Hillary Clinton wins the to talk with no one, including each coming November election, or if other, about the trial, I felt I might the democrats regain control of the talk with a marshal escort without senate, gun owners will be in for a violating the judge's orders so long Second Amendment battle as gun as it wasn't about the trial. Side by control is a major part of the Clinton side, we were walking across Phil- agenda, lips Ave. on our way to Minerva's Because I occasionally write for lunch. Dressed impeccably in a about firearms, I am sometimes dark suit, the marshal was tall and asked to recommend a handgun. I athletic looking. am not very knowledgeable about "I am not going to say anything handguns, especially semi-automat- about the trial. Are you armed?" I ics. So along with my thoughts, I asked. would suggest seeking advice from Continued on Page 11