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Pre Teens College Freshmen Should Get Meningitis Vaccine homegrown vaccine
0805_FC 8/4/09 10:51 PM Page 3 www.yankton.net Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan ■ THE REGION ■ Wednesday, August 5, 2009 PAGE 3 REGION DIGEST Mighty Mo Gavins Pt. Road Construction To Begin Today Construction will begin to replace the pavement on the road- Photo Show way in the Training Dike Recreation Area below Gavins Point Dam begins today (Wednesday) west of Yankton. This is a project of The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and is expected to take one month to complete. On August 8 The construction will include the roadway, shoulders and park- The fifth annual Mighty Mo ing lots from the Ramp Road near the spillway to Chief White Photo Show reception will be 1-3 Crane Campground. This will include expanding the parking lot at p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the the boat ramp near Lake Yankton. Public areas that will be affected G.A.R. Hall Art Gallery. The pub- include the fishing wall below the spillway, Lake Yankton Beach, lic is invited to attend and the picnic area east of the beach (also known as Rainbow Park), refreshments will be served. the boat ramp and parking lot near the “Bubble,” and all parking Awards and recognition will adjacent to the Missouri River. be presented to the photogra- At times, traffic flow will be limited to one lane and may cause phers who submitted photo- short delays for travelling in this area. The public is asked to use graphs relative to the 2009 caution and obey all traffic control signs and/or flagmen to ensure theme, “The River: A Wonder of the safety of everyone in the area. Nature.” The exhibit runs Aug. 8- Sept.16 and is free to the public. National Farmers Market Week Aug. 2-8 Call YAA for more information Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has proclaimed Aug. 2-8, (605) 665-9754. 2009, as National Farmers Market Week. Historic Downtown The G.A.R. Hall Art Gallery Yankton’s The Market is in full swing and has added new vendors and Yankton Area Arts are locat- with a variety of local, home grown produce. ed at 508 Douglas. The gallery is This year marks the 10th annual National Farmers Market open to the public free of charge Week. Since the USDA began declaring National Farmers Market from 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays and Week in 2000, the number of farmers markets has grown more from 1-3 p.m. on Saturdays. For than 60%, from 2863 markets in 2000 to 4,685 in 2008. more information, call 665-9745, According to the USDA, Historic Downtown Yankton’s The e-mail Pam@YanktonAreaArts.org Market is one of the approximately 4,800 in the country. The or see www.YanktonAreaArts.org. Market offers a wide variety of products, including onions, pep- pers, potatoes, beans, squash, zucchini, peas, tomatoes and other in-season vegetables. “We have hard working market vendors who get up and sell their produce every Saturday morning from 8-11 a.m. They are to be commended for their hard work and their dedication in offering Pre-Teens, College High NCLB Achievement us fresh produce at a great price. It is a comfort to know who is growing our food and to be able to question them about what is Freshmen Should Get Rates Continue; AYP Steady done to the produce before it is harvested so we are able to make better judgements about what we put on our table every day.” PIERRE — Ninety-four per- two years in a row are consid- Historic Downtown Yankton’s The Market is open every cent of South Dakota’s public ered in “school improvement.” Saturday morning from 8-11 a.m. and is located along the intersec- tion of Third and Walnut streets. Meningitis Vaccine school districts made adequate yearly progress in 2008-09, as required under No Child Left Eighty-nine schools, or just 13 percent, fell into this category for 2009. Only six districts Behind. Eighty-two percent of were identified for school Highway 14 Association Meeting Cancelled PIERRE — Pre-teens and college freshmen should get immunized for disabilities including hearing loss, limb amputation or brain disease. public schools also met annual improvement in 2009. SUPERIOR, Neb. — A Highway 14 Association Inc. meeting sched- meningitis before school starts, The disease strikes up to 2,800 progress goals. These percent- Depending on the size of its uled for Thursday, Aug. 6 in Superior has been cancelled. says a state health official. Americans each year, killing 300. In ages are identical to last year. student population, a school or Any members, who would like to help get the state fair booth “Because meningococcal dis- 2008, South Dakota reported three “Every year, it gets a little district may be required to items ready are asked to call Gretchen Treadway at 308-536-2374 or ease progresses very quickly and cases of invasive meningococcal bit tougher to inch forward,” make progress in as many as Julie Dickerson at 402-395-2115. Pictures are still needed for Merrick, can be fatal, it’s important that disease, two in infants. To date in said Secretary of Education 18 different cells at three dis- Hamilton, Clay and Nuckolls counties. those at risk get immunized,” said 2009, there have been 2 cases Tom Oster. “What’s important tinct levels: grades 3-5, 6-8 and Dr. Lon Kightlinger, state epidemiol- reported, both infants. is that this process yields valu- 9-12. “Essentially, the larger Northeast Plans More EMT Workshops ogist for the Department of Health. “We know that college freshmen liv- Students can contact the family health care provider or the student able data that schools can use and more diverse the school, NORFOLK, Neb. — The Allied Health Department at Northeast to adapt and improve instruc- the more areas for which they ing in dorms are at risk as are health center on their chosen col- tion so that kids can continue are held accountable,” Oster Community College in Norfolk continues its free, one-session work- unvaccinated children entering high lege campus to receive the vaccine. shops for emergency medical service technicians in the area. to achieve at their highest lev- said. school.” The department provides the vac- els.” Fifteen schools made it out All workshops are offered for three continuing education units. The vaccine is also routinely cine for those 11-18 years of age All classes will be offered at the local fire halls from 7-10 p.m. recommended for all children 11-12 who are eligible for the federal Under South Dakota’s of school improvement in 2009. There is no need to pre-register. years of age, those ages 2-10 years Vaccines for Children Program accountability system, ade- These schools go through a The workshops, dates and locations include: who travel to countries where the (Medicaid eligible, Native American quate yearly progress is deter- comprehensive process that • Emergency Vehicle Operator’s Course: Saturday, Aug. 8, disease is epidemic, and those with or Alaskan Native, uninsured or mined by students’ perform- involves analyzing data, focus- Creighton, Neb. immune deficiencies. underinsured). There is no charge ance on the Dakota STEP. The ing resources and making cal- • Sports Injuries: Monday, Aug. 24, Verdigre, Neb. Meningococcal disease is an for the vaccine for these children test is administered to approxi- culated changes to improve • Drug Refresher: Wednesday, Aug. 26, Hartington inflammation of the tissues cover- but providers may charge a small mately 63,000 students in student achievement. A school This program is funded in whole or in part with public funds ing the brain and spinal cord that is administration fee. See grades 3-8 and 11 each spring. must make adequate yearly provided through the Preventive Health and Health Services Block caused by infection with bacteria. http://doh.sd.gov/LocalOffices/Vacc In 2009, 75 percent of stu- progress for two consecutive Grant administered by the Nebraska Department of Health and Symptoms can include fever, severe ine.aspx to find a provider and dents scored proficient or years to get off the school Human Services System Emergency Medical Services Program. headache, stiff neck, vomiting and a http://doh.sd.gov/DiseaseFacts/Men advanced in math, which is improvement list. For additional information, call the Allied Health Department, rash. Prompt treatment is impor- ingitis.aspx to learn more about down slightly from 76 percent South Dakota’s graduation tant to prevent disability and death. meningitis. last year. Seventy-five percent rate for 2009 was 89 percent, Northeast Community College, at 1-800-348-9033, Ext. 7335, or Ten to 14 percent of people with Improving the state’s childhood (402)844-7335. of students scored proficient up slightly from 88 percent last meningococcal disease die, and immunization rate is one objective or advanced in reading. Since year. among survivors, up to 19 percent of the department’s Health 2010 the reading portion of the test NCLB also requires that ■ Get Updates At Yankton Online (www.yankton.net) may suffer long-term permanent Initiative. was new and more rigorous in teachers of core academic sub- 2009, it will serve as the new jects be “highly qualified.” baseline for comparisons in NCLB defines a highly qualified OBITUARIES reading. teacher as one with full certifi- “We expected that students cation, a bachelor’s degree and might have a tough time with one who demonstrates compe- David Pederson Buckneberg, Ryan Pederson, and ried his bride Ellen Glanzer. David was a proud father to four daugh- Ashley of Minneapolis, MN, and Kristen of Brookings, SD; grand- this year’s reading test,” Oster tence in subject knowledge and David Dale Pederson, age 59, Jason Pederson. ters Carey, Sarah, Ashley and sons, Wesley and Maxwell said. “New reading standards teaching. Only 1.7 percent of passed away on Saturday, Honorary pall- Kristen, and son-in-law Shane. His Kavanagh; mother, Dorothy were in effect, and whenever classes taught in South Dakota August 1, 2009, in a motorcycle bearers are Arron children meant the world to him. (Gustafson) Pederson Gall of you introduce something new, in 2008-09 were taught by accident. Larsen, Larry His two grandsons, Wesley and Yankton; brothers, Wayne of it takes time to build familiari- someone who has not met Funeral services will be 11:00 Hojem, Steve Maxwell, were his pride and joy Sioux Falls, SD, John (Carla) ty,” he said. The test also fea- these qualifications. a.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2009, Shutt, Randy and he always looked forward to Pederson of Freeman, SD, Steve tured more challenging items Local school district results at United Church of Christ Schweitzer, , Jerry their next visit. of Sioux Falls, SD ; and sister, in terms of higher-order think- are reported on the 2009 (Congregational) in Yankton, with Delozier, Keith Pederson Over the years, David held Anna Larsen of Chester, SD; and ing skills, Oster said. Report Card, which is available Rev. Joe Schulte officiating. Halverson, all various jobs with Morgen mother-in-law, Ann Glanzer of Schools that do not make online at www.doe.sd.gov. Click Visitations resume one hour prior close friends, truckers, and bik- Manufacturing, Yankton Ford Freeman, SD; and many nephews adequate yearly progress for on the 2009 Report Card icon. to the service at the church. ers. Tractor, Marks Machinery, and nieces. Lunch will be served at church David was born on January 1, Cimpls, Shurco, A&A Express, David was preceded in death following the service. Burial will 1950, to Oliver and Dorothy and most recently owned and by his father, Oliver Pederson, be in the Bang Lutheran Pederson at Sacred Heart operated Pederson Trucking. father-in-law, Eli Glanzer, and Cemetery in rural Freeman at approximately 2:00 p.m. Hospital in Yankton, SD. He was baptized and confirmed at Bang He enjoyed hobbies of hunt- ing, fishing, golfing, bowling, step-father, Arthur Gall. Yankton Press & Dakotan Send an on-line Visitation will be 1-9 p.m. Lutheran Church in rural camping, boating, and riding his Wednesday, August 5, 2009, at the Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home, Freeman, SD. David was current- ly a member of United Church of Harley Davidson. He was known to enjoy Ellen’s fine cooking and August 5, 2009 sympathy card at Yankton, with family present from Christ (Congregational) in catching an old western or 6:30-9 p.m. with a 7:30 prayer service. Yankton, SD. David grew up on sports game on TV. David was survived by his www.wintzrayfuneralhome.com the family farm in rural Freeman W INTZ & RAY W INTZ Pallbearers are Craig and graduated from Viborg High wife, Ellen; daughters, Carey of Pederson, Chris Pederson, School in 1968. Mission Hill, SD, Sarah (Shane) Online condolences at: Shannon Larsen, Melissa www.opsahl-kostelfuneralhome.com FUNERAL HOME INC. On February 24, 1973, he mar- Kavanagh of Plymouth, MN, FUNERAL HOME and Cremation Service, Inc. Hartington, Coleridge, Crofton 605-665-3644 www.wintzrayfuneralhome.com 402-254-6547 Carol Bennett Dorsey donations may be given to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Center, Yankton. Arrangements are pending Phillip’s Episcopal Cemetery in Lake Andes. RAPID CITY — Carol M. National Headquarters, 6931 with Wintz & Ray Funeral Home Wake services began Monday Bennett Dorsey, 75, of Rapid City, Arlington Road, Bethesda, and Cremation Service, Yankton. at the Marty Community Center. died at Rapid City Regional Maryland 20814; or the Frank & Crosby-Jaeger Funeral Home, Hospital on Sunday, August 2, 2009. Nettie Schmitt Endowed Scholarship to Mount Marty Richard Rouse Jr. Wagner, is in charge of arrange- ments. Survivors include her hus- College, 1105 W. 8th St., Yankton, MARTY — Richard Rouse Jr., band, Bob Dorsey, Rapid City; 2 SD 57078. 56, of Marty died Saturday (Aug. sons, Mike Bennett, Gillette, WY, and Mark Bennett, Rapid City; 2 Arrangements are under the direction of Osheim & Schmidt 1, 2009) at the Community Memorial Hospital in Wagner. Thanks daughters, Tammy Daly, Funeral services will be 11 Thanks to the relatives, friends Funeral Home in Rapid City. and acquaintances of Roger Uhrich Wheatland, WY, and Kelly Her online guestbook is avail- a.m. Thursday at the Community for your many expressions of Hotovec, Rapid City; 3 sisters, Sr. able at www.osheimschmidt.com. Center, Marty. Burial is in S. sympathy. Your presence, kind words Madonna Schmitt, O.S.B., Yankton Press & Dakotan and thoughtful gestures were greatly NEW STORE Yankton, Shirley Eich, Rapid City, August 5, 2009 appreciated. Our heartfelt gratitude to and Janice Wermers, Watertown; the many who provided care and HOURS services to Roger during the course of 2 step-sons, Donald Dorsey, Las Vegas, NV and Kevin Dorsey, Dr. Willis Stanage his illness. Special thanks to Avera Sacred Heart Hospice, especially to Lenexa, KS; 2 step-daughters, Angela Rossow and Debra Holan, Dr. Willis Stanage, 88, of Yankton died Tuesday (Aug. 4, Yankton Antique Mall Chaplin Mary Hochstein, Leah Smith, Katie Huff and Margaret Arens, so both of Rapid City; 11 grandchil- 2009) at Avera Sister James Care 102 W. 3d St. • Mon-Sat 10-5 Roger could stay at home as long as possible. The family would also like to dren and 8 step-grandchildren. thank the staff at Majestic Bluffs for She was preceded in death by the excellent care given during her first husband, Bob Bennett in Roger’s final weeks. 1996. God saw he was getting tired And a cure was not to be, Visitation will be Wednesday, So He put His arms around him from 5 until 7 p.m., with a And whispered, “Come with Me.” Christian wake service at 7:00 With tearful eyes we watched him p.m. at Blessed Sacrament For all the cards, calls, emails, and particularly suffer Church in Rapid City. the relatives and guests at our 60th wedding And saw him fade away, Although we loved him dearly Services will be at 10:00 a.m. We could not make him stay. on Thursday, Aug. 6, at Blessed anniversary August 2nd, 2009, Sacrament Church. A golden heart stopped beating at the Yankton Elks 944.Thank you again. Hard working hands to rest, Burial will follow at Black Hills God broke our heart to prove to us National Cemetery. The Townsend Family He only takes the best. In lieu of flowers, memorial George, Joyce, Alan, Deborah and Jolaine Family of Mary Uhrich
"Pre Teens College Freshmen Should Get Meningitis Vaccine homegrown vaccine"