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To "spread holiday cheer," the Mitchell Police Division will be giving away cash to 100 lucky individuals. Thanks to an anonymous donor, the Mitchell Police Division will be giving away one hundred $100 bills over the next seven to 10 days. The money will be given to random individuals during either a traffic stop, call for service or casual interaction.
The weekend is looking to bring another major snowfall to the Mitchell area this winter season — and it'll be here to stay. Mitchell is looking to see a potential 2 to 4 inches of snow starting early Saturday morning into the night, according to Billy Williams, a forecaster for the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls. With chilly temperatures in the forecast for the next week, the snow won't be going anywhere, Williams said.
ALPENA/HURON — Two men were arrested on multiple drug charges Monday in Alpena and Huron as the result of searches. Jason Kerlin, 35, of Alpena, was arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, violating a drug-free zone, possessing methamphetamine and keeping a place for the sale or use of methamphetamine, according to a press release from the South Dakota Attorney General's Office.
MISSION — A Winner woman who taught for the Todd County School District has been charged with assault for allegedly striking an elementary school student. Mary Marso, 64, pleaded not guilty on Dec. 6, according to a recent press release from the United States Attorney's Office. The press release says Marso was indicted for assault by striking, beating and wounding on Nov. 9, stemming from a Dec. 10, 2015, incident in which Marso allegedly struck a juvenile student at the Todd County Elementary School in Mission.
WILLOW LAKE — A boy, Tanner Michael Hofer, was born on Nov. 10, 2016, to Jonas and Elizabeth Hofer, Mayfield Colony, Willow Lake. He joins siblings Silas and Brandon. Grandparents are Johnny and MaryAnn Hofer, Mayfield Colony and Ben and Kathy Wipf, Shannon Colony, Winfred.
Janice Northrup, Mitchell, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Monday, Dec. 12. Her daughters request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 1406 Sharpstone Drive, Mitchell, S.D. 57301.
A boy, Quade Matthew Amick, was born on Nov. 18, 2016, to Stacy and Matthew Amick, Letcher, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Grandparents are Perry and Carol Amick, Letcher; and James and Donna Ruden, Emery.
The Daily Republic is seeking nominations from readers for its fourth annual Person of the Year award. The award will be presented to the person who is judged to have had the most impact on Mitchell or the Mitchell area (anywhere The Daily Republic print edition is circulated) during the 2016 calendar year. Nomination letters may be sent to Luke Hagen, editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org with "Person of the Year" in the subject line, or mailed to his attention at The Daily Republic, 120 S. Lawler St., PO Box 1288, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
A Tripp man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a woman's residence in Mitchell and choking her. Chase Stoebner, 21, was arrested on Oct. 28 and charged with burglary and assault after breaking into a residence on Fifth Avenue in Mitchell and choking a woman inside, court documents state.
After an abnormally warm November, Mitchell residents are about to experience some chilly changes this week. Starting Tuesday, it's going to be "windy and cold" according to forecaster Billy Williams with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, with temperatures dropping into the teens this week. "The big news is the change to colder, which is just now about coming in," Williams said late Monday afternoon. "It'll feel like winter."