Bennett County Bulletin

Courtesy of 

the Bennett County Booster


Bingo for Books

Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Activity Center at Martin Grade School. Call the office at 685-6300 or 685-6330 to sign up if you plan to attend.

Property Taxes Due

Donít forget that property taxes are due October 31st.

Daylight Savings Time Ends

Sunday, November 2, turn your clocks back one hour.

General Election Day

Tuesday, November 4. Contact the county Auditor, Susan Williams, at 685-6931 if you have any questions about voting.

Veteransí Day Program

Make plans to attend the annual Veteransí Day Program in the Activity Center on Tuesday, November 11 at 3 p.m.


Sons of the American Legion

Meeting, Monday, November 3, 7 p.m., New American Legion Hall.

Martin Volunteer Fire Department

Training, Tuesday, November 4, at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.

Tuthill Volunteer Fire Department

Meeting, Wednesday, November 5, at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.

Bennett County Commissioners

Meeting, Thursday, November 6, 9:30 a.m., Bennett County Commissioner meeting room, Bennett County Courthouse.

Lucky Ladies Card Club

Thursday, November 6, at 2:00 p.m. at Muriel McDonnellís house. Open to anyone wanting to attend.

Grief Support Group

Meeting, Thursday, November 6, 5 p.m. at the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Martin. Everyone welcome.

Masonís Pioneer Lodge 219

Meeting, Thursday, November 6, at 7:00 p.m. at the Lodge Hall.

Martin City Council

Meeting, Wednesday, November 12, 5:30 p.m., Community Room next to the Bennett County Library.

Vetal Volunteer Fire Department

Meeting Wednesday, November 12, at 7 p.m. in the fire


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 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.

Check out the Photo Gallery of Martin!

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