CURRENT LEGAL NOTICES
Destruction of Highway Grade or Ditch Violation as a Misdemeanor
Voter Registration Deadline for June 7th Primary Election
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY THE MINER COUNTY COMMISSION TO ALL FARMERS:
SDCL. 31-32-7 DESTRUCTION, ETC., OF HIGHWAY GRADE OR DITCH VIOLATION AS A MISDEMEANOR. NO UNAUTHORIZED PERSON MAY INJURE ANY HIGHWAY BY REMOVING, DESTROYING OR OTHERWISE ALTERING THE GRADE CONSTRUCTED FOR SUCH HIGHWAY OR BY FILLING, OBSTRUCTING OR OTHERWISE ALTERING THE DITCH WHICH DRAINS THE GRADE OF SUCH HIGHWAY OR OTHERWISE INJURES SUCH HIGHWAY IN ANY MANNER . A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION IS A CLASS 2 MISDEMEANOR.
THIS MAY OCCUR BY PLOWING OR PLANTING A CROP IN THE ROAD DITCH, WHICH INTERFERES WITH THE DRAINAGE. THIS, ALSO, CAUSES SILT AND OTHER DEBRIS TO PLUG CULVERTS AND BRIDGES.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT ANY DESTRUCTION OR INJURY TO A COUNTY ROAD DITCH OR RIGHT-OF-WAY MAY RESULT IN LEGAL ACTION BY THE COUNTY TO ENFORCE THE LAW. THIS MAY INCLUDE MOWING OF CROPS BY THE COUNTY OR REMOVAL OF DIRT AND DIRT CONSTRUCTION WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY CAUSING DAMAGE TO CROPS. THE COST TO THE COUNTY OF REPAIRING AND RETURNING THE ROAD TO ITS PROPER STATE MAY BE RECOVERED IN A CIVIL ACTION AGAINST THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE.
MINER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
NOTICE OF DEADLINE FOR VOTER REGISTRATION
Voter registration for the Primary Election to be held on June 7, 2022 will close on May 23, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Failure to register by this date will cause forfeiture of voting rights for this election. If you are in doubt about whether you are registered, check the Voter Information Portal at www.sdsos.gov or call the county auditor at 605-772-4671.
Registration may be completed during regular business hours at the county auditor's office, municipal finance office, secretary of state's office, and those locations which provide driver's licenses, SNAP, TANF, WIC, military recruitment, and assistance to the disabled as provided by the Department of Human Services. You may contact the county auditor to request a mail-in registration form or access a mail-in form at www.sdsos.gov.
Any voter who needs assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may contact the county auditor for information and special assistance in voter registration.
Susan Connor, Auditor