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Margaret Pueppke, Mitchell, will celebrate her 95th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 pm. on Saturday, May 9, in the activity room of Edgewood Prairie Crossing, Mitchell. She requests no gifts.
PARKSTON — Delbert and Charleen Thelen, Parkston, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, May 8. Their children request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 41255 277th St., Parkston,S.D., 57366.
ETHAN — LuVern Neugebauer, Ethan, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Friday, May 8. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 40620 267th St., Ethan, S.D., 57301.
Q. What must one do to contact the Crime Stoppers in Mitchell? The number in the telephone directory rings and rings and is never picked up. A. According to mitchellcrimestoppers.org, if someone needs to report something urgent, the first step is to call 911. According to the website, there are three ways to anonymously report a crime. To report information, call 605-996-1700 or text "MITCS plus your message" to 274637.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for April 23 through April 29. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years).
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: White Lake COMMUNITY PASSES HALFWAY MARK FOR CLINIC FUNDRAISING: Progress on a new clinic in White Lake is advancing, as committee members say the project has passed the halfway goal of $100,000. A fundraiser with a social hour, meal, silent auction and live auction, starts at 5 p.m. May 15 at the White Lake Legion Hall. A former day care building, owned by Aurora-Brule Nursing Home, will be renovated to house the clinic and be staffed through Platte Health Center Avera.
MOUNT VERNON—A Mount Vernon woman is still in the hospital after accidentally shooting herself in her thigh on April 21. Katie Moke, 32, the wife of a part-time Davison County sheriff's deputy, was cleaning her home in Mount Vernon when she moved a gun and dropped it, Sheriff Steve Brink said Friday. The gun was a personal firearm, not one issued by the Davison County Sheriff's Office. "As it fell, she grabbed it and her finger must have gotten inside the trigger guard, and the weapon went off," Brink said.
Mitchell police recovered a stolen vehicle Thursday afternoon after neighbors reported it. A red 2015 Ford Explorer with dealership plates had apparently been sitting on the 100 block of North Langdon Street for about two days, said Patrol Sgt. Joel Reinesch. When he found the vehicle, Reinesch said the keys were hanging out of the door lock. When Reinesch called the Sioux Falls dealership, they didn't know the vehicle was missing. "The dealership had cleared their lot for maintenance," he said. "When they did that, they left all the cars in another location, and this one with keys in it.
In an article that started on page A1 of Monday's edition, The Daily Republic incorrectly identified the man who helped start the annual blessing of the bikes at Mitchell's Holy Family Catholic Church. His name is Jim Vittitoe.
A Miller woman suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash Wednesday in Buffalo County. Lindsey Clarke, 33, was driving a 2005 Ford Ranger pickup west on 221st Street when the vehicle crested a hill and Clarke saw some pheasants. She hit her brakes to avoid the birds and lost control of the vehicle, said Highway Patrol Trooper Mark Chamberlain. The road is gravel, he added. The vehicle went into the ditch, rolled one and a half times, broke through a barbed wire fence and came to rest on its roof.