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May 17, 2016

Got Fabric?

The Friends of the Piedmont Valley Library are collecting fabric remnants for a BOOK BAG FUNDRAISER. You can help with donations of 1 yard pieces of new fabric - any color (sturdy cotton, denim, home deco, canvas/dusk pieces preferred). Please drop donations off at the Piedmont Valley Library. If you would like to help cut or sew for this project,…
Jordyn is a self taught artist who has been painting for the last six years. At 19 years old, she obtains her inspiration for her art from the beauty of the Black Hills area. Many of her paintings take on a vintage aspect. She uses acrylic, oil and watercolor to create most of her paintings - sometimes using a combination of…
On Your Mark, Get Set, READ! Fun activities, special guests, prizes and awards to help motivate your children to keep reading and learning over the summer months. Offered for preschool through 6th grade. Session dates are June 7, 14, 21 & July 12, 19 & 26 - choice of session time 2:00-3:00 or 5:30-6:30. Attend whenever you can! Registration is…
Spring is here at last! We got off to a fast start on the Main Street construction, didn’t we? One of the things we really worked hard to avoid doing on this street project was to avoid having to borrow money to do it. It was tough but we managed to do this job without borrowing a dime. We are…
We are bringing back the Lego Mindstorms Robotic Programming classes for ages 10 and older! Please call the library if you have any children or teens that are interested in this fun and educational program. Class sizes are limited so reserve your seat today!
The over 50-year-old barn was razed as part of an $11.3 million state highway project to reroute the service road away from Interstate 90. Famed folk singer Glenn Yarbrough came to Piedmont in the mid-1950s to help his father, Bruce, run a dance hall known as Bruce's Barn.  Glenn also had a recording studio in the barn.  When Bruce sold…
Saturday, May 28 at 10 AM Piedmont resident Monty Hight was born in Sioux Falls, but from the age of 5, grew up in California. He graduated from San Francisco State University in 1977 while serving in the USAF and joined the California Highway Patrol in 1978. He worked in East Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, Contra Costa County, Fresno and Redding,…
Saturday, April 30 at 10 AM Piedmont Valley Library Colleen has a Masters in Wisdom Spirituality and has published two books: a fable entitled "Scripted, Thea's Tale of Love, War & Wisdom" and a book of poetry entitled "Invisible Room: A Collection of Mystical Poetry." Colleen has taught creative writing courses, volunteered at the Pennington County Jail practicing Poetry Therapy…
Piedmont Valley Elementary School students and staff will take to the stage April 29 and April 30 to showcase their talents in an effort to raise money for the Piedmont Valley Elementary School PTA. The annual PTA-sponsored talent show will be held in the new gym at the school. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. both nights for the dessert buffet…
Piedmont will be holding an Election on June 7th for the purpose of electing 2 Trustees to sit on the Board for 3 year terms each.  Meet your candidates: My name is Phil Anderson and I am a candidate for reelection to the Piedmont Board of Trustees.  I am currently serving as Board President, a position I have had since…
Yes, we are OPEN during the road construction. Second Street is closed in front of the library, but parking is available on Park Street alongside the building. We would like to reward our faithful patrons during these weeks of inconvenience! Starting April 5 until Second Street reopens - every time you come to the library, you can enter your name…
March 29, 2016

Need a Job?

The City of Piedmont is looking for an administrative assistant. This position will be part-time, working approximately 3 hours a day Monday through Friday, but must also be available to fill in for vacations or sick days. Flexible and able to work various hours and days is a must! Starting salary is $10 an hour. Job will include answering the…
The Piedmont Valley Library will be displaying pieces from the Suzie Cappa Art Center in March and April. In addition to the Suzie Cappa exhibit, local artist Wes Stromberg has loaned us some of his amazing carvings of wild animals, dinosaurs, and whimsical forest creatures. They will be on display through April and Wes has generously donated four of his…
March 27, 2016

AAUW Book Sale

Annual Used Book Sale and Expo Saturday, April 9 - 8-3 Sunday, April 10 11-3 Pennington County Fairgrounds Fine Arts Building All proceeds help support women and girls in educational pursuits
The annual District 1 Spring Meeting of the South Dakota American Legion will be held Saturday, April 2 at the Piedmont American Legion. Click here for the complete story.
March 22, 2016

You are Invited

Community Good Friday Worship Service Friday, March 25 at 7 pm at Foothills Community Baptist Church Please Join Us! Foothills Community Baptist Grace United Methodist Hills View E Free Piedmont Valley Lutheran (Churches of the Piedmont Valley Ministerial Association - Our Lady of the Black Hills has their own Good Friday service) There will be an offering taken for the…
Creative Writing Workshop and Author Signing Saturday, March 19 - 10-11:30 am Piedmont Valley Library welcomes two local authors - Jonas Lee and BJ Sheldon. Both authors have penned highly-rated young adult sci-fi/fantasy books. In “The Legend of Carter Gabel” series, Jonas has created a snarky, supernatural teen with the ability to time travel. Reviews include “awesome debut” and “one…
Saturday, March 26 Piedmont Park Registration begins at 9 am Hunt begins at 10 am sharp Ages 0 through Grade 2 Sponsored by Piedmont Valley American Legion Auxiliary Unit #311
March 8, 2016

Notice of Vacancy

Municipality of Piedmont The following offices will become vacant due to the expiration of the present term of office of the elective officer: Two (2) Board of Trustee 3 year terms Circulation of nominating petitions may begin on March 1, 2016 and petitions may be filed in the office of the Finance Officer located at 111 2nd Street, Piedmont, SD…
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the governing body, sitting as a Review Board of Piedmont, Meade County, South Dakota, will meet at the City Hall, 111 2nd Street in said taxing jurisdiction on Monday, the 21st of March, 2016 at 6:00 pm (being the 3rd Monday in March) for purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of said taxing district…

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