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A boy, Gavin Adam Popp, was born on Nov. 29, 2014, to Adam and Nicole Popp, Fulton, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. He joins brothers Carter and Layton. Grandparents are Chad and Carma Popp, and Bill and Carolyn Klinkhammer, all of Mitchell.
Mitchell Toastmasters Club 495 met on Dec. 4 at DWU, with nine members present and one guest, Kaley Nolz, a senior at Mitchell. She wanted to practice for a contest she is in. She gave her presentation first. President Gretchen Rich opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Jim Jelden gave the invocation. Gretchen called on Pat Oleson as toastmaster. He called on our first speaker, Molly Sutton. Her speech was, "Irons in the Fire." Pat called on our second speaker, Kay Thomas.
Sojourners Bridge Club met on Dec. 8, at James Valley Community Center, Mitchell. There were six tables playing with 24 regular members. High prize went to Donna Jares. Arlis Odland won second, and the third prize winner was Brigetta Henglefelt. The next meeting will be Jan. 12.
Kenneth and Verona Walz, Mitchell, will celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Dec. 23. Their family and friends request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 200 E. 15th Ave., Apt. 234, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
On Dec. 11, the Pleasure Pals CFEL Club held its Christmas luncheon at OverTime with seven members present. A delicious meal was enjoyed by all. Then we went to Elaine Schaefers' home for a short meeting. Mary Froning updated us on the planning meeting she attended and explained to us about the new lessons for the coming year.
Verona Walz, Mitchell, will celebrate her 84th birthday on Tuesday, Dec. 23. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 200 E. 15th Ave., Apt. 234, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
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Due to game sales nationwide that came in below industry projections, sales in the Monopoly Millionaires' Club lotto game will end Dec. 26 across the country, according to officials with the South Dakota Lottery. Originally conceived as a multitiered drawing-style game, Monopoly Millionaires' Club debuted Oct. 19 in 23 states. When sales fell far short than expected, the Texas Lottery Commission suspended sales of the game in that state following the Dec. 12 drawing.
PARKSTON — A driver led authorities on a chase of more than 60 miles, with speeds hitting 95 mph at times, before abandoning the car and getting away. According to South Dakota Highway Patrol Lt. Jeff DeVaney, the chase began around 11:30 p.m. Sunday when a state trooper attempted to make a traffic stop of a 1996 Ford Taurus about three miles west of Parkston on State Highway 44. Instead, the driver took off east toward Parkston.
With mixtures of icy and wintery weather, Mitchell residents have seen flickers of power issues and could see disruptions in service Monday. Northwestern Energy spokesman Tom Glanzer said he hadn’t...