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Rick Hentges Sells UPI Petroleum; Jason Ackerman is Owner/Manger

Now under new ownership, UPI Petroleum, Inc., still feels much the same to the customers. Full-time staffers, left to right, Lisa Anderson and Theresa Briggs, continue to offer the friendly service expected by the patrons. Jason and Angie Ackerman purchased the business from Rick Hentges, effective January 8.

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The Grant County Review, the weekly newspaper located in Milbank, SD, has an opening for a full-time sports writer/general assignment reporter/photographer. The responsibilities include providing coverage of all organized athletic events in Grant County, plus athletics from nearby schools.

In addition to sporting events, the candidate will assist with coverage of community events and write some feature articles. This responsibility is shared with two other full-time staff members. For candidates wanting full-time employment, a 40-hour work week will be expected, with comp time for evening events. Paid vacation is available; some paid holidays are included.

The Review is in its 139th year of publication and has been under the management of the current owners for seven years. While remaining committed to solid reporting, management is embracing the societal changes and moving forward with new aspects of news delivery. The Review is the largest conventional weekly newspaper in the state with 3,300 subscribers.

Milbank is a community of 3,350, and it is the county seat of Grant County with a population of 7,350. Itís located in the northeast corner of the state, approximately two hours from Sioux Falls or Fargo, near I-29. The community has a solid school system with preschool through grade 12 in the public school, and preschool through grade 5 in the Catholic school. The area is largely agricultural, with granite and cheese industries, and a retail community that is on an upswing. The town also features a new Avera healthcare campus which opened in December 2016, many other healthcare-related profession businesses plus two nursing homes. It is located in a good area for hunting and is near Big Stone Lake, which is a draw for sportsmen. Link to Milbank

Resumes should be submitted to Deb Hemmer at, or mailed to Grant County Review, PO Box 390, Milbank, SD 57252.

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