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Bradley Christian School offers educational alternative

When Bobby and Anna Postal of Bradley wanted their children to have an education that centered around Christian principals, they decided the public school system wasn’t where they wanted to send their kids. Instead, they started their own one-room schoolhouse in their community. “It’s about implementing Christ in their education and into the lives of our youth,” Bobby said. “It’s about making that be a bigger part of the (education) process.” Read More »

Day County sees dip in tourism despite statewide increase

“In 2012, our vibrant visitor sector once again proved that it is a job-creating, revenue-generating industry,” Gov. Dennis Daugaard said. “Tourism produced $291 million in state and local tax revenues last year and eased the tax burden on South Dakotans to the tune of $878 per household.” In Day County, tourism was a $23,602,300 industry last year which represents 4.9 percent of county sales and .6 percent of state tourism sales. That figure is down .1 percent from 2011 when $23,631,000 was reported. Read More »

Clark School Board moves forward with opt-out plans

It really isn't a news flash stunner, but the Clark School District 12-2 is preparing to opt out in 2013. This means that the school district cannot operatve on the revenues generated by the maximum levy for the school's general fund, in the opinion of the administration and the school board, and will choose to opt out of the tax limitation freeze. Read More »

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