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Here are five stories you should know heading into Tuesday: 1. Will Mitchell allow pet pigs in city limits? The city council is considering it. 2. Last week, a group of Mitchell streets downtown switched from one-way to two-way. An official says there's been no crashes thus far.
ACADEMY — A Pukwana woman was hospitalized Thursday following a one-vehicle rollover in Academy. Lisa Pazour, 51, was driving a 2013 Dodge Journey westbound on Highway 50 when her vehicle left the roadway at the intersection with 271st Street, struck an approach and rolled, authorities said Monday. According to the Charles Mix County Sheriff's Office, Pazour said she was traveling at 65 mph while looking at the scenery and missed a curve in the roadway. The vehicle rolled once and landed on its tires.
The Davison County Commission will hold its first hearing on a detailed zoning ordinance overhaul on Tuesday. The five-person board will hold its first hearing after several county Planning Commission meetings on the matter, but the controversial wind energy system proposed for inclusion in the update will not be on the table at the 9 a.m. Tuesday meeting at the Davison County North Offices.
Here's what you need to know heading into Monday: 1. The Corn Palace murals will be a topic of discussion tonight at the Mitchell City Council meeting. 2. Michael Bennett, of the Seattle Seahawks, was in Lower Brule over the weekend. His message: "I believe in connecting people and showing them we are not that different."
FREEMAN — A 51-year-old woman sustained serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon near Freeman. At approximately 12:20 p.m., a 2002 Pontiac Montana driven by the woman was traveling south on U.S. Highway 81, when she entered the northbound lane and collided head-on with a 2009 Volvo Tractor, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between May 22 through June 5. • Tristan James Scott, 21, Mitchell; driving under the influence, first offense; suspended imposition of sentence; $400 fine; $269 costs; conditions: pay fines, costs and fees; have no like offenses; obey all laws; shall not consume any alcoholic beverages for period of one year and operate a vehicle.
After a three-day search, authorities located and arrested the suspect in an alleged domestic assault. On Thursday morning, the Mitchell Police Division issued a Nixle alert seeking information about the location of 38-year-old Mitchell resident James Brinker who was suspected of committing domestic assault against his wife. On Saturday, law enforcement issued another Nixle alert notifying the public they had located and arrested Brinker.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Woonsocket WWII VETS TO SERVE AS JULY 4TH PARADE MARSHALS: Local World War II veterans have been chosen by the Woonsocket Water Festival Committee to serve as co-marshals for this year's Fourth of July parade in Woonsocket. Veterans include Ken Anderson, Patrick Cahill, Robert Kappel, Lawrence Miller and Martin Andersen, Jr. The parade will be held at 11 a.m. July 4. — Sanborn Weekly Journal Avon
Here's what you need to know headed into Saturday. 1. Be careful driving in downtown Mitchell, because a new traffic change is in effect. 2. Dakota Wesleyan University's Kyle Hobbs has school athletes pumping iron. Read about his impact on DWU athletes.
HOWARD — Two people sustained injuries in a crash involving an ATV and van Friday morning southeast of Howard. At approximately 11:48 a.m., a person driving a Polaris ATV was traveling west on 239th Street, near the intersection with United States Highway 81, southeast of Howard when the person failed to stop at the intersection with the roadway and collided with a Dodge van traveling north, according to 911 Supervisor Cora Schwader. The names and genders of the people involved were not immediately available.