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Mitchell police located a 17-year-old girl who was missing Thursday night through Friday afternoon. According to the Mitchell Police Division, Lorry Dykes, of Spencer, returned home shortly before 6 p.m...
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Winner GILL HIRED AS PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR: Brent Gill took over duties as public works director for the city of Winner on July 5. Prior to taking the position in Winner, Gill worked for six years for the Hughes County Highway Department. Formerly, he was the highway foreman. Gill is superintendent certified. "I am happy to be able to serve the people of Winner," he said.
Mitchell police are looking for a missing 17-year-old girl. Lorry Dykes, a 5-foot-6 blonde, about who weighs 180 pounds, was last seen in Mitchell, according to a Nixle Alert issued by the Mitchell Police Division. Mitchell Police Sgt. Joel Reinesch said Dykes, of Spencer, is last known to have been in Mitchell around 8 p.m. Thursday, but could have been in the area as late as 2:30 a.m.
Four candidates for state's attorney in four different counties have filed suits against two other state's attorney candidates. Casey Bridgman, Steven R. Smith, David V. Natvig and David J. Larson have filed civil suits against Dedrich "Deach" Koch and Theresa Maule, who are each running for the office of state's attorney in two different counties in November.
A Mitchell teenager sustained minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash early Thursday morning. At approximately 12:01 a.m., two vehicles collided at the intersection of Havens Avenue and Ohlman Street, according to Mitchell Patrol Sgt. Joel Reinesch. Nathan Stewart, 16, of Mitchell was driving northbound on South Ohlman Street when he collided with Josie Serbousek, 19, also of Mitchell. Stewart, who was driving a 2004 Dodge Durango, T-boned Serbousek after she failed to completely stop at the intersection, Reinesch said.
An Ethan woman suffered minor injuries from a two-vehicle crash Wednesday in Mitchell. Linda Bassett, 56, was traveling south in a 1993 Ford Explorer when she was struck at the intersection of Cabela Drive and South Rowley Street by a 2010 Lincoln, driven by a 15-year-old from Stickney, according to Officer Paul Wilson of the Mitchell Police Department. The Stickney teenager hit Bassett, catching the front edge of her explorer. This left Bassett "pinched in her car," Wilson said. Bassett was not wearing a seat belt.
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Jerauld County has enacted a burn ban after two fires near Wessington Springs in two days. At about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, the Jerauld County Sheriff's Office announced on its Facebook page the Jerauld County Commission approved an immediate burn ban. At about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, 13 Wessington Springs firefighters responded to a wheat-stubble fire about 10 miles northwest of town, said Fire Chief Jim Vavra. The roughly seven-acre blaze was started by a baler, which was deemed a total loss. The blaze was extinguished in about 90 minutes.
FORESTBURG — Police continue an investigation after a stolen car from Huron was found unattended in the James River north of Forestburg. At about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, the South Dakota Highway Patrol was called regarding a 2016 Nissan Altima that was tipped on its passenger side and resting in the James River near the intersection of 406th Avenue and 225th Street, about seven miles north of Forestburg, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. A Highway Patrol trooper waded into the water and found no one in or around the vehicle.
Bill Mayer, Mitchell, will celebrate his 75th birthday at an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, at Sportsman's Club, Mitchell. The event is hosted by his children. Greetings may be sent to 608 S. Duff St., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
BERTHOUD, Colo—Lovella Buntrock, Berthoud, Colorado, formerly of Mitchell, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday, July 22. She and her family will be gathering at Estes Park, Colo. Greetings may be sent to 614. W. County Road 10E, Berthoud, Colo., 80513.