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  Rock County Rural Water began receiving water last week from the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System, becoming the 12th member connected to L&C. The water, which is piped from the Missouri River aquifer, officially arrived in Rock County with the completion of a meter building on the...
The Friend of Education award was presented to Harlan and Sue Stueven and the Teacher of the Year award was presented to Robin Schuelke (right) during graduation ceremonies Friday, May 22, at H-BC High School.
  Hills-Beaver Creek community members Sue and Harlan Stueven received this year’s Friend of Education award, voted on by Hills-Beaver Creek Foundation. The award is presented to people who offer exceptional support to staff or volunteer at the school and go above and beyond. The Stuevens live east...
The Friend of Education award was presented to Harlan and Sue Stueven and the Teacher of the Year award was presented to Robin Schuelke (right) during graduation ceremonies Friday, May 22, at H-BC High School.
  The Hills-Beaver Creek Education Foundation recently announced Robin Schuelke as the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year. Schuelke, secondary math teacher, was chosen to receive the award, voted on by the H-BC Education Foundation. After graduating from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor of...
  By Glenda McGaffee and Lori Sorenson The Hills-Beaver Creek School Board voted not to participate in another three-year Flexible Learning Year Initiative. The action, which will go into effect with the 2016-17 school year, was taken at the H-BC board meeting Tuesday, May 26. Discussion at the...
The video, "Shattered Dreams," tells the story of how distracted driving forever changed the lives of the Boeve family after Andrea was killed by a distracted driver on June 30, 2014
  By Lori Sorenson It’s been almost a year since distracted driver Chris Weber, then of Hills, killed 33-year-old Andrea Boeve, Steen, while she was bicycling along the road near her home. Weber and Boeve’s husband, Matt Boeve, haven’t spoken to each other since the crash, but the two men agreed to...
  Pictured is the Henry Lever .22 rifle engraved with the Hills logo for the quasquicentennial celebration. A limited number of 200 tickets will be sold at $20 per ticket and are available at the Hills City Office, Elbers Auction Service, Exchange State Bank of Hills and Orv's.  The gun is on...
  Remembering those who served Area residents observed Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, and one of the ceremonies was at the Hills American Legion where Don Arends is pictured near the POW-MIA empty chair.   Pictured are the flags and crosses displayed by the Hills American Legion Monday, May 25.  ...
    The group Helping Build Communities Stronger met Tuesday, May 19, to finalize plans for the upcoming celebration of Hills’ 125th anniversary. The group will be meeting again at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, to finalize events for the celebration. Activities discussed for the weekend: •Raffle...
  On Monday, May 25, Americans will take a day to remember those who have died in service of our country. Programs have been planned throughout the county. The Hills American Legion Post #399 will host a program and speaker beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday at the Legion Hall in Hills.   The program...
  At the Hills City Council meeting Tuesday, May 12, the following building permits were approved: •Lyle “Bud” De Boer to replace a driveway and construct a storage shed on a cement foundation. •Kathy Voss to replace a roof with new asphalt shingles on the house only. •Jim and Amy Susie to install...

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