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Good morning and welcome to need-to-know. Here are the stories we think you should know heading into Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018: 1. Crashes, snow and wintry weather . Mitchell missed the eye of Monday storm that dropped 14.2 inches of snow on Yankton.
HANSON COUNTY — A Washington woman was arrested and charged with three felonies after a traffic stop uncovered she possessed more than 10 pounds of marijuana. On Jan. 16, 22-year-old Alma Gabriel-Miguel was pulled over on Interstate 90 after a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper allegedly witnessed her traveling 95 mph in an 80 mph zone. The trooper could smell marijuana and searched the vehicle, according to court documents. The trooper found "well over" 10 pounds of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and THC edibles.
WATERTOWN — Two students were finalists in their respective events during a weekend speech and debate tournament in Watertown. Jaclyn McMillen was a finalist in novice original oratory and Thea Patrick was a finalist in informative speaking. McMillen and Caleigh Sanchez boasted a 3-2 record in novice public forum debate. The Mitchell High School Speech and Debate team will compete in the Lewis and Clark tournament on Friday and Saturday in Yankton.
Due to a water main break, water access has been shut off in a portion of Mitchell. According to an alert from the Mitchell Department of Public Safety on Monday, the east half of the 1500 block of East Ash Avenue, the 1500 block of East Hanson Street and the 200 block of South Wallace Street will be without water for most of Monday.
Good morning and welcome to need-to-know. Here are the stories we think you should know headed into Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. 1. Vikings fans are still depressed this morning as Philadelphia, not Minnesota, is headed to the Super Bowl.
The Davison County Commission will discuss its strategic plan for 2018 at Tuesday's meeting. The five-person board will meet at 9 a.m. at the Davison County North Offices. Commissioners will consider an array of items, including courtroom lighting and highway project bids. Agenda items The commission will consider the following items: • 9 a.m.: Call the meeting to order, conduct the Pledge of Allegiance, consider approving minutes from the previous meeting, call for citizen input and hear board reports.
Friend de Coup is already back to its winning ways. The Mitchell High School show choir won first runner up, best choreography and the audience-voted fan favorite award in its first competition of the year at Millard West High School in Omaha. Tessa Yeo was also named best female soloist in Saturday's competition.
PUKWANA — A Pukwana woman will appear in court later this month after allegedly biting her boyfriend's arms during an argument. Shortly after midnight on Jan. 11, Kelly Roberts called 911 and said her boyfriend was beating her up. When officers arrived, her boyfriend was outside bleeding from both arms from bite wounds, according to court documents.
Mitchell will be on the northern edge of a significant winter storm that could drop more than a foot of snow in areas of southeastern South Dakota and northwestern Iowa.
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between Dec. 18 and Jan. 1. • Juan Espinoza Morales, 42, Durham, North Carolina; possession of marijuana more than 2 ounces and less than one-half pound; suspended execution of sentence: $104 costs; two years in the penitentiary; two years suspended; defendant needs to serve 45 days in Davison County Jail; gets credit for 34 of those days; conditions: shall obey all laws; repay Davison County for all court-appointed attorney fees. • Ronald Lee Miiller, 59, Ethan; exhibition driving; $60 fine; $60 costs.