Bennett County Bulletin

Courtesy of 

the Bennett County Booster


Fall Sportsí Banquet

Cross country, football, and volleyball athletes in grades 6-12 will be honored for their hard work and achievements at the Fall Banquet on Monday, November 24 in the Activity Center. A meal of Indian Tacos will be served starting at 6:30 p.m., awards to follow at 7 p.m.

District Family Fun Night

Tuesday, November 25, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Activities Center. All Bennett County students and their families are welcome. Please RSVP to the school offices.

Thanksgiving Library Hours

Wednesday, November 26, open from 11 a.m.- 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, closed. Friday, November 28, open from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Chamber of Commerce Chili Supper

Friday, November 28, beginning at 5 p.m. at the MGS Activity Center.

Chamber of Commerce Craft Fair

Saturday, December 6, at the old American Legion from 10 a.m.- after Parade of Lights.


Bennett County Commissioners

Meeting, Wednesday, November 19, 9:30 a.m., Bennett County Commissioner meeting room, Bennett County Courthouse.

Driverís License Testing

Driverís License Testing and State ID Cards, SD Dept. of Public Safety will have their Driverís Exam Station set up, Wednesday, November 26, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Bennett County Courthouse in Martin. Testing and taking of applications closes at 2:30 p.m.

Sons of the American Legion

Meeting, Monday, December 1, 7 p.m., New American Legion Hall.

Martin Volunteer Fire Department

Training, Tuesday, December 2, at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.

Bennett County Commissioners

Meeting, Wednesday, December 3, 9:30 a.m., Bennett County Commissioner meeting room, Bennett County Courthouse.

Tuthill Volunteer Fire Department

Meeting, Wednesday, December 3, at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.

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 Bennett County Booster II at 685-6866 to add to the bulletin.HitCounter


 Welcome to 
Martin, South Dakota!
Celebrating 100 Years

In 1910 unalloted Indian trust land, in what is now known as Bennett County, was ceded to the Federal Government by the Oglala Sioux Indians and opened for settlement October 1, 1912. During this period of slightly more than 50 years, a modern, attractive trade center has been developed to serve this growing wheat and cattle producing area.

Surrounded by the tall prairie grasses of south central South Dakota, our heartland town of Martin has a population of 1,106 and serves a market area of approximately 8,000. The largest community in Bennett County and the county seat, Martin is the center for business, education and medical care.

Martin's popularity is growing. Housing is affordable and attractive. The scenery and recreational opportunities are unmatched with a very unique quality of life. Our kids are growing up in a hometown setting, surrounded by people who share middle-American values. Our schools are excellent. And South Dakota has the lowest crime rate in the nation.

But it's the people in our small town who make living here so special. We share a strong community spirit that comes from active civic involvement, volunteerism and positive relationships between business, schools and government.

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