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A tentative deal approved Tuesday by the Davison County commissioners will give local sport teams a new winter practice venue at the county fairgrounds. The plan was presented during the commission's regular weekly meeting by Scott Houwman, sports enhancement and outreach coordinator for Avera Queen of Peace, and Mitchell Parks and Recreation Director Dusty Rodiek.
PARKSTON -- A Parkston man suffered serious injuries Wednesday when the tractor he was driving rolled and pinned him to the ground, authorities said. Douglas Bormann, 57, was using a Farmall tractor to do some dirt work around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday on his property at 205 S. Railroad St. in Parkston, according to Parkston Chief of Police Greg Reichenberg. Reichenberg said they believe Bormann drove onto an incline and the tractor tipped, pinning Bormann underneath the tractor.
Two more Mitchell residents have applied for a spot on the Mitchell Board of Education. Mitchell Superintendent Joe Graves told The Daily Republic Wednesday that Kevin Kenkel and Lacey Musick have applied for the spot that will be vacated by Rick Johnson. Johnson resigned earlier this month because he was left unable to participate as a result of a stroke he suffered last December. Kenkel is the library director at Dakota Wesleyan University, and said he observed his father serve as a school board member and on the state board of education and wanted to follow his lead. "I had him as a rol
The following divorces were granted in Davison County between July 22 and Aug. 20: • Travis L. Hohn, Mitchell; Jennifer Hohn, Mitchell. • Brad Morris Stroud, Mitchell; Ziantha Stroud, Mitchell. • Shannon Bigbey, formerly known as, Shannon Buchanan, Hennessey, Okla.; Eugene W. Christy, Mitchell. • William T. Mulder, Mitchell; Janice Lynn Overweg, formerly known as Janice Mulder, Mitchell. • Denise Dorris, Gallatin, Tenn.; David Dorris, Mitchell. • Gary Lynn Bjerrum, Mitchell; Cynthia Ann Bjerrum, aka Cynthia A. Oehlerking, Mitchell. • Leroy Doug Altman, Mitchell; Susan L.
Two Mitchell men convicted of fourth-degree rape were sentenced last week to probation and jail terms. River Malatare, 20, was accused in November and Zachary Dilley, 19, was accused in March of fourth-degree rape, which means the alleged victim was between 13 and 16 years old and the perpetrator is more than three years older than the victim. According to their attorneys, both Malatare and Dilley each pose low to moderate risk of repeating the crime. Malatare spoke to Judge Tim Bjorkman, explaining how his life was in a mess last year and he's since realized the changes he needs to make.
The Daily Republic incorrectly reported the start time of the Miller Lite Bull Bash. It starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Horseman's Sports Arena in Mitchell.
A boy, Nolan Charles Enfield, was born on Aug. 13, 2014, to Jennifer and Jon Enfield, Letcher, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell. Grandparents are Dennis and Donna Morgan, Artesian; and Jolene Enfield, Letcher.
A boy, Emmett Joseph Strand, was born on May 28, 2014, to Chris and Megan Strand, Fargo, N D. Grandparents are Wade and Jody Strand, Mitchell; and Hubert and Linda Fixsen, Willmar, Minn.
MOUNT VERNON — A one-vehicle rollover northeast of Mount Vernon resulted in minor injuries Monday morning when the driver was adjusting the defrost in his car when the accident occurred. The accident occurred around 8 a.m. on 252nd Street, east of 399th Avenue in Davison County, or about four miles northeast of Mount Vernon.
The South Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame will gather on Aug. 30 at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron for the 11th annual awards ceremony. The awards will...