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SD tourism secretary says George costume was running late.
A proposal to temporarily close the block of North Main Street west of the Corn Palace during a planned renovation and expansion of the city's attraction is on the Mitchell Traffic Commission's agenda tonight. The Traffic Commission meeting will begin at 7:15 p.m. and will precede a 7:30 p.m. Mitchell City Council meeting. Both meetings will take place in Council Chambers at City Hall, 612 N. Main St. The council, which normally meets on the first and third Mondays of each month, will meet tonight instead of Monday due to the President's Day holiday.
Four people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover Monday afternoon on Interstate 90, about five miles east of Mitchell. Clete Greseth, 72, was driving westbound in a 2011 Ford F-150, with his wife, 54-year-old Catherine Greseth, in the front passenger seat and his son, 53-year-old Wade Greseth, and his son's wife, 51-year-old Shari Greseth, in the back seats. Clete and Catherine Greseth are both from Santa Fe, N.M., and Wade and Shari Greseth are from Hermosa, a small town in western South Dakota.
Clyde Lehman, left, and Norma Hanten, both residents at Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell, pose for photos after being crowned Valentine’s Day king and queen on Friday afternoon. Are you...
Photo by Chris Mueller/The Daily Republic.
One Mitchell restaurant failed more state health inspections last year than all of the city's other licensed food-service establishments combined. Corona Village, a Mexican restaurant at 1101 S. Burr St., failed four out of five health inspections in 2013. According to records from the South Dakota Department of Health, a total of 150 inspections were conducted at 85 food-service establishments in Mitchell in 2013. Of those 150 inspections, seven resulted in a failing score -- a pass rate of more than 95 percent.
The Grill at the Palace Mall offers combination of casual, fine dining.
Three men who were arrested last fall and accused of committing separate sex crimes against minors all made court appearances Tuesday at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Two of the men pleaded guilty to their respective charges, while a third was sentenced to jail time and probation. A 22-year-old Mitchell man, Casey James Girard, admitted to raping a 4-year-old boy. He pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree rape, a felony with a maximum penalty of life in prison and a $50,000 fine.
CORSICA -- A 38-year-old man surrendered peacefully after barricading himself inside a home with a loaded shotgun for more than an hour Monday night in Corsica. According to Douglas County Sheriff Jon Coler, the standoff began at approximately 7 p.m. after authorities received a report of a suicidal man from a bystander. They received another call from the man himself a short time later.