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The Canistota Clipper P.O. Box 128, Canistota, SD 57012 South Dakota I il,ii~li Newspaper Association Matt Anderson Editor and Publisher Periodical Postage Paid at Canistota, SD 57012 Published Weekly Postmaster: Send Changes to: P.O. Box 128, Canistota, SD 57012 E-mail: news@andersonpublications.com Phone (605) 296-3181 or 1-866-787-3181 Subscription Rates in SD: 1 Yr. $30.00:2 Yrs. $55.00 Out of State: 1 Yr. $35.00:2 Yrs. $65.00 f2 Yr. Prices do not apply if past due) 30 Years Ago Week of August 4, 1984 Pictured was Clayton Ziebarth piloting his open-air plane, Breezy, giving Pearl Gordon, 87, a ride over town. Age age 34, Pearl took flying lessons. Funeral services were held at the United Church for Einar Gaarder, 79. Einar worked for the Ortman fam- ily for 47 years. Mrs. Robert Leonard, of Spearfish, announced the en- gagement of her daughter, Anita, to Larry DeKramer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle DeKramer. A pre-nuptial shower was held at the United Church in honor of Anita Leonard and Larry DeKramer. Johnny's Caf6 and Pub advertised Pepsi products, taps, 25 cents/small; 35 cents/medium; 45 cents/large and 40 cents/can. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Buehner and Mr. and Mrs. Les Gossel were among over 300 in attendance at a picnic in Mitchell, hosted by Roy and Wilma Tours. 50 Years Ago Week of August 1, 1964 The month of August was set aside for convenience to school bus drivers to take exams for driving. At the July school board meeting, Dale Knox was re- elected president and Mrs. Lenora Parry was named vice-president. A special meeting was held at Greenland School No. 3 to decide on high school transportation. Jacqueline Spawn was one of fifty-one graduates from General Beadle State College in Madison. The Canistota Specials 4- H Club met at the Steve Wrage home. Funeral services were scheduled at Zion on August 6 for Mrs. Emil Harms, 74. An open house was held at the school to honor Mr. and Mrs. John Uecker on their Golden Anniversary. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Allen Huber. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Townsend. Youth swimming instruc- tions at the Marion pool were ended for the season. Alice Laufman and Doris Koepp re- minded everyone involved to pick up any items left at Mar- Dates to REMEMBER August 7,8: Rummage @ City Fire Hall, 8:30am-7pm; Concussion Testing @ School Aumast 8.9.10: Humboldt Threshing Show Au2ust 9: Flex Appeal Sixth Annual Charity 5K Fun Run/Walk Au ust 13: Church Night Activities "Your One Stop, Only Stop" Canistota, SD 605-296-3434 ion or in the school buses. Jim Rechtenbaugh re- ported rainfall for July was only 2,82 inches. The Ortman Clinic re- opened Monday, August 10. Remodeling was done at the Clinic and the Ortman Hotel during July. Fenn's milk was avail- able in Amber glass bottles at The Old Barn Store. Knox Implement Co. had demonstrations of Gehl 2- Row Chop-all with chrome- edged knives, select-a-cut transmission and easy swing drawbar. Canistota city officers di- vided the town for watering restrictions. Friends and family gath- ered at the Arnold Johnson farm to finish harvesting and haying while Mr. Johnson was in the hospital. This week began the first issue of another volume of The Clipper, vol. 64, since beginning in 1901. pen House Canistota School will be having an open house Thurs- day, August 14 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Students and parents will have the op- portunity to meet teachers, pick up schedules, etc. Ele- mentary students can bring their supplies and put in their lockers. Packets of informa- tion will be handed out to each family. This will contain Free and Reduced Lunch in- formation, insurance informa- tion, calendars, etc. Please plan to attend. 8-7-2tnc CBietfl Announcement Rob and Donna Fischer are happy to announce the ar- rival of two more grandchil- dren! Zac and Steffi welcomed twin girls July 29. A bit early and a little small but healthy and doing well. First baby girl is Elisa Sophie weighing 3.8 lbs. The second baby girl is Alana May weighing 4.5 lbs. After a week in the hos- pital they will join big brother, Isaiah, at home in Staffisburg, Switzerland. The Canistota Clipper Thursday, August 7, 2014 pg2 Debt Continues To Dwindle The Canistota Sports Complex debt is now down to just over $6,000! $6,052.00 to be exact, counting a sec- ond payment from Sanford. The pancake feed held over Sport Days netted $750 to the debt and the first annual Golf Calcutta paid over $2,100 to- ward the debt. There are still a few major projects to do yet on the new sports complex. But the City may do some to- ward these and another raffle fundraiser is being planned. Keep an eye out for that! Also the Flex Appeal Run/Walk set for Saturday, August 9 will donate pro- ceeds to the Sports Complex and the Monday Night Foot- ball Books will be sold again (see story elsewhere) and the money raised toward the debt. The overall cost of the project to date was approxi- mately $220,000. So well done Canistota!! Facing a mere $6,000 and only a few major things left to complete is a great community project. Flex Appeal 5K Fun Run/Walk Will Benefit Athletic Complex Don't forget to participate in the 6th Annual Charity 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, August 9, at 10:00 A.M. The event will be hosted at Flex Appeal, and all proceeds will be donated to the Canistota Sports Complex. The cost is $20 per per- son. This price includes an event t-shirt and refreshments after the race. All ages are en- couraged to participate; there will be separate age divisions for boys and girls of all ages including 12 years old and under to 60 years old and over. Prizes will be awarded for the winners of each divi- sion. Thank you to the follow- ing businesses and commu- nity members who have already donated: Anderson Publications, Baxa's Good Times Caf6 & Pub, Julson In- surance Agency, Lambertz Properties LLC, Larry's F & A, Ortman Clinic, Steve's Welding, and Steven & Melissa Weber. By offering sponsorships for the event, the cost of expenses will be met quicker and more money will be raised for the project. It's not too late to help spon- sor the event! If you are interested in participating in the event or would like more information on sponsoring the event, please call Melissa at (605) 296-3000 or (605) 212-7488. Mark your calendars for Au- gust 9! Race begins at 10:00 A.M. Registration begins at 9:00 A.M. Hope to see you there! 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