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LifeQuest held its 32nd annual dinner meeting Thursday, honoring employees and board members. One employee, Carol Schoenfelder, was the lone staff member celebrating 30 years. She is a direct support professional for Career Connections at LifeQuest.
Here are five stories to know Thursday: 1. Check out the Daily Republic Sports feature called Prep Focus. Meet inaugural Prep Focus athlete Andy McCance. 2. South Dakota's congressional delegation visited Dakotafest Wednesday. Here's what they had to say about the upcoming farm bill.
A Bridgewater woman who was arrested for threatening two men, one of them her husband, with a corn knife did not show up to court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing. A bench warrant was issued with a $5,000 cash bond. Edith Koerner-Smith, 46, was arrested on three felony charges and five misdemeanors.
Difficulty obtaining granite for various aspects of the Mitchell Veterans Park has forced its dedication back eight months. Formerly expected to be dedicated Sept. 9, officials now expect a May 26 ceremony. Veterans Park Committee Chairman Lyndon Overweg said there was difficulty obtaining the black granite needed to complete the donor wall and Killed in Action Wall, despite the majority of the project's work already completed.
MINNEAPOLIS — Mason Wenzel, formerly of Mitchell, threw out the first pitch Tuesday night at the Minnesota Twins baseball game at Target Field. Wenzel is the North Dakota State University student body president. Wearing a yellow cap along with many other Twins fans on "NDSU Night," Wenzel tossed out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Minnesota's game against the Cleveland Indians. The special yellow cap featured a Bison logo on the side, and a portion of the special ticket package supported the NDSU Foundation and Alumni Association's mission of philanthropy at NDSU.
MINNEAPOLIS — Mason Wenzel, formerly of Mitchell, threw out the first pitch Tuesday night at the Minnesota Twins baseball game at Target Field.
Here are five stories to know Wednesday: 1. Dakotafest got rolling Tuesday and goes through Thursday. Here are some innovative products featured at the farm show. 2. Colome, the defending Class 9B champion, has plenty of returning power on the football field to make another run this year.
A Mitchell man was sentenced to 30 days in prison for distributing marijuana. Michael Wilson, 31, who has a South Wisconsin Street address in Mitchell, was arrested for distributing and possessing marijuana on three separate occasions in February near Dry Run Creek Park, which is a drug-free zone. A warrant was issued for his arrest on April 12 for four felonies and two misdemeanors.
After two years of legal disputes a hog barn is finally given the "okay" to be built. A building permit for a hog barn in Douglas County was rightfully issued, but the petition to have it revoked was denied, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled this month. Nicholas and Donnelle Hoffman, who own property in Douglas County, petitioned an earlier ruling from the First Judicial Circuit Court about a building permit they argued violated state law.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday by Judge Glen Eng during a circuit court hearing at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Guilty pleas and admissions • Melanie Antonie, 33, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to unauthorized ingestion of a controlled schedule I or II drug or substance. She was sentenced to four years probation and five years in jail with five years suspended. She was also ordered to pay $1,480.18 in fines and costs.