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CORSICA — An early-morning fire Tuesday left a Corsica home uninhabitable. The Corsica Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 12:44 a.m. on East Sixth Street in town, and officials were on scene for an hour and a half battling a blaze that left "extensive damage" to the structure, according to Fire Chief Dick Brink. The cause of the fire is unknown, Brink said, and officials are unsure where the blaze originated. Brink said he does not believe officials will investigate the fire additionally, as it did not appear foul play was a factor.
A woman who drove over a man with her vehicle in Mitchell was sentenced to six years in prison. Roberta Woodside, 38, of Mitchell, was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison, six suspended, for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a Class 3 felony. She was also sentenced to five years in prison, all suspended, for ingestion of methamphetamine, a Class 5 felony. Woodside pleaded guilty to the charges on Oct. 4. The assault charge stems from a Feb. 24 incident in which she drove over Joseph Vasquez twice with a vehicle near the Davison County Jail.
Three women were injured on Interstate 90 near Mitchell when the vehicle they were in crashed into a snow plow. A 19-year-old woman driving a 2007 Toyota Rav4 was traveling westbound at about 11:15 a.m. Saturday on Interstate 90, two miles east of Mitchell, when she crashed into a snow plow clearing snow from the westbound passing lane, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
KAYLOR — Firefighters extinguished a small blaze that damaged a one-story house Saturday in Kaylor. The Scotland Fire Department responded to a house fire at about noon on Saturday in Kaylor, a town of approximately 50 people about 7 miles northwest of Scotland. The fire damaged a small section of siding on the house's exterior but caused what appeared to be less than $1,000 in damage, according to Scotland Fire Chief Mike Mehrer.
STORLA — A fire destroyed a two-story home Sunday night south of Storla. At about 6:20 p.m. Sunday, firefighters from Plankinton and Mount Vernon responded to a two-story house fire at 24431 393rd Ave., less than 2 miles south of Storla in northeast Aurora County, according to Plankinton Fire Chief Jeff Briggs. The house appeared to have started on the lower level on the east side of the house, Briggs said, and the structure appeared to be burning for some time before firefighters arrived.
The Davison County Commission will consider an assortment of items regarding county highways at its regular Tuesday meeting. The five-person board has scheduled a 30-minute discussion with Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg to review four items at the 9 a.m. meeting at the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N. Main St. in Mitchell.
HARRISON —Loretta Van Genderen, Harrison, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Sunday, Dec. 18. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 27239 383rd. Ave., Harrison, S.D. 57344.
ARMOUR — Alma Lau, Armour, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Monday, Dec. 12. Her children and grandchildren request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 600 Eighth St., Armour, S.D., 57313.
Karina Willoughby and Nathan Puepke were married on Aug. 12, 2016, at the Hanson County Courthouse, Alexandria. Karina is a 2011 graduate of Dakota Wesleyan University with a bachelor of arts degree in behavioral science and human services. She is a sales representative at Bemobile, Mitchell. Nathan is a 2011 graduate of Southeastern Technical Institute, Sioux Falls, with a degree in civil engineering. He is a drafting supervisor at SPN, Mitchell.
Doris Reimnitz, Mitchell, will celebrate her 95th birthday on Sunday, Dec. 18. Greetings may be sent to 500 S. Ohlman, Mitchell, S.D. 57301.