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ARMOUR — A two-vehicle crash near the Charles Mix-Douglas county line Wednesday resulted in minor injuries for one driver. South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Grant Lubbers said the incident occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 281 and 284th Street, which is the oil road that runs east to Delmont. Cornelia Anderson, 53, of Delmont, was driving a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix and traveling south on U.S. Highway 281, when she attempted to make a left turn on 284th Street toward the east.
Need a new way to "wine" down? Try heading to the Pepsi-Cola Theatre at 5 p.m. on April 18 for the Mitchell Area Community Theatre's wine tasting. Tickets are $25 until April 10. After April 10, tickets are $30. All tickets are available online at www.mitchellact.org , by phone at 996-9137 or by emailing email@example.com . ACT Managing Director Megan Reimnitz said the event is a fundraiser for the theater's mural contest. The event boasts an Old World vs.
A local woman has joined the race for the Mitchell Board of Education. Twyla Mah, of Mitchell, turned in her school board petition Tuesday for the one-year term, according to Mitchell Superintendent Joe Graves. She will be running against Kevin Kenkel, who has already turned in his petition for the one-year term. There are also two board openings for three-year seats for the election, which will be held with the city on June 2. Current board members Lacey Musick and Neil Putnam are already on the ballot for those races.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell: • Jonathan Easterlin, 35, of Bloomington, N.C., pleaded not guilty to possession with an intent to distribute 1 pound or more of marijuana; possession of more than 10 pounds of marijuana; and possession or use of drug paraphernalia by a driver; the case was set for jury trial in July. • Ada Morales, 45, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault; jury trial was scheduled for July. • Timothy Killam, 24, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to aggrava
Two Utah men pleaded guilty Tuesday and were sentenced for possessing marijuana with an intent to sell. Dean Linthalath, 38, of Orem, Utah, and Vongmany Mathinpannha, 36, of West Jordan, Utah, entered their pleas during court at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Each was sentenced to four years in prison. Linthalath and Mathinpannha were pulled over in separate vehicles in December on Interstate 90. A search of Mathinpannha's vehicle produced 38 pounds of marijuana, according to court documents.
Deputy Josh Zambrano's pursuit of a vehicle that led to a fatal crash was justified, Davison County Sheriff Steve Brink said Tuesday. Zambrano was the deputy who pursued a vehicle driven by 33-year-old Ryan McManus, of Mitchell, in the early morning of March 14. Authorities said the pursuit lasted about 65 seconds. Brink said Tuesday that Zambrano attempted to pull McManus over for speeding. He would not comment on how fast the vehicles were driving during the chase. "It happened so fast," Brink said.
LAKE ANDES -- A Marty man died Sunday while in custody at the Charles Mix County Jail. Loren Kazena Sr., 55, was brought into custody Friday on a warrant of arrest for a petition to revoke a suspended sentence, according to a press release from the Charles Mix County Sheriff's Office. Kazena was being held on a $500 bond. Kazena died early Sunday morning. The death appears to be the result of a medical condition, according to the press release.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a Mitchell man’s blood alcohol content level was four times the legal limit when he led authorities on a pursuit that ended with a...
Friend de Coup is ready for its closeup. This year's dinner theater show, "Lights, Camera, Action ... at the Movies with FDC!" will be at 6:30 p.m. today, Thursday and Friday and at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Corn Palace. MHS vocal director Chris Miller said the theme is self-explanatory: All of the songs will be songs from movies.
WOONSOCKET — Sanborn County authorities are asking for clues in locating a blanket owned by a Woonsocket woman who disappeared nearly 18 months ago. Sanborn County Sheriff Tom Fridley posted a picture Monday to the sheriff's office Facebook page of Rachel Cyriacks with a red and white quilt with green colored squares in it. The blanket, Fridley said, is missing. He said there's a chance that finding the blanket could lead authorities to Cyriacks' location. "If somebody saw that, it would be great," Fridley said.