At times working in the assessor’s office of any county is a thankless job. County Assessors must follow the guidelines of the Nebraska State Statutes. Taxes (from the Latin taxo; “rate”) is a financial charge or other levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a state or the functional equivalent of a state to fund various public expenditures. A failure to pay or evasion of or resistance to taxation, is usually punishable by law.
The public is invited to participate in a Town Hall meeting to determine the future of the Ainsworth Care Center and the potential to be a locally owned facility. The meeting will be held on April 9th at 7:00 p.m. at the Ainsworth Conference Center.
Valentine Midland News
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) along with the Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will host an open house on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. CST, at the Niobrara Lodge in Valentine. Following a short presentation beginning at 7:00 p.m., on the planned improvements for fishing, boating, and angler access occurring in the area, NGPC and USFWS will be available to answer questions about these various projects from the interested attendees. The following is a summary of the area projects.
Just a quick reminder to let everyone know RDAP (Rape and Domestic Abuse Program) is available to assist any and all victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. We offer a 24-hour crisis line, crisis advocacy, legal advocacy, medical advocacy, community education, support groups, transportation and emergency shelter. We have also recently been in touch with legal aid and are in the planning stages of having a sort of “one stop clinic” where there would be representatives from community services as well as legal aid available, all together, in one location to answer any questions and offer advocacy. VERY EXCITING!!
The Senate overturned one of the three vetoes from Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the House quickly concurred on the last day of the 2015 S.D. Legislative session in Pierre. The bill which successfully passed March 30 was SB 136, which had testimony from Sen. Brown, R-Gettysburg, and no comments to uphold the veto.
Jackson Wade Eklund placed first in the South Dakota State AAU Wrestling Tournament in the 100 pound schoolboy division. The tournament was held in Brookings on March 28 and 29, 2015.