New Game, Fish and Parks Officer


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Chris Dekker

by Dan Bechtold, Editor

Chris Dekker is the new Game, Fish and Parks conservation officer in Winner. He started his duties here on Oct. 14, four days before the opening of pheasant hunting season.

Originally from Nebraska, Dekker graduated from Norfolk High School in 2006 and then went to South Dakota State University in Brookings where he graduated in the fall of 2010 with a degree in wildlife and fisheries.

Following graduation, he worked nine months in Highmore on a GF&P grouse project.

From 2011 to January of this year he attended the University of Idaho working on his master’s degree in environmental science.

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DeSersa and Pahlke

DeSersa takes Oath

Barb DeSersa took the oath office as the Tripp-Todd County auditor at a special meeting of the Tripp County Commissioners Monday morning.

The oath was administered by state’s attorney Alvin Pahlke.

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“Pals” working the field Opening Weekend

Pheasant Opener called “Successful” by Dan Bechtold, Editor

The opening weekend of the state’s pheasant hunting season was successful.

There were plenty of birds for the hunters and persons from all over the nation flocked to South Dakota. The season opened Saturday, Oct. 18 and runs through Jan. 4.

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