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PARKSTON — Firefighters spent 20 hours at the site of a fire Thursday and Friday that consumed 1,500 hay bales. At about 4:45 p.m. Thursday, about 20 firefighters from Parkston and Delmont were called to a hay shed about 9 miles west and 1 1/2 miles north of Parkston, authorities said. Unable to immediately extinguish the blaze, some responders remained on site for the next 20 hours while local residents with farm equipment moved other hay bales away from the scene and spread out burning ones so they could burn faster.
SALEM — A Pennsylvania man has been arrested and charged with four felonies related to a burglary at a Salem drug store last week. Kyle Hurden, 25, of Upper Strasburg, Pennsylvania, faces charges including obtaining a controlled substance by theft, grand theft, burglary and possessing a controlled substance, according to the South Dakota Attorney General's Office, stemming from a break-in on June 21 at Salem Community Drug Store.
An 18-year-old man is facing four criminal charges, including vehicular homicide, after a one-vehicle crash that killed one person and injured another. Tate Thompson, 18, of Ethan, was charged by law enforcement with vehicular homicide, vehicular battery, driving under the influence and hit and run, Davison County State's Attorney Jim Miskimins said.
Authorities say an Alexandria native died in a one-vehicle crash Saturday morning. Dylan Mentele, 18, was ejected from a 2011 GMC Sierra that was driven off the roadway at approximately 3:55 a.m. Saturday morning. Mentele died at the scene. Authorities say a 17-year-old female passenger who sustained life-threatening injuries is from Mitchell. The Mitchell teenager was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital following the crash.
DAVISON COUNTY — An 18-year-old man died from injuries sustained in a car accident early Saturday morning in Davison County. The teenager was killed in a one-vehicle crash at approximately 3:55 a.m. at the intersection of 258th Street and 409th Avenue, about three miles south of Mitchell. Four others were injured in the crash, included a 17-year-old female who sustained life-threatening injuries. The names of those involved in the crash are being withheld pending the notification of family members.
Nicole Von Holtum and Chad Fenske announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Larry and Barb Von Holtum, Luverne, Minnesota; and Paul and Susan Fenske, Mitchell. Nicole is employed at Whiskey Creek. Chad works for Palace Builders. A July 23 wedding is planned at the Wesleyan Church, Mitchell.
Mark and Kathy Swenson, Mitchell, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 2. Their children request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 1918 Shanard Road, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
PLATTE — Hubert and Patsy Iedema, Platte, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 30. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 112, Platte, S.D., 57369.
SUMMERSET—Maurice "Maury" Jamison, Summerset, formerly of Mitchell, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Friday, July 1. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 6980 Emerald Heights Rd., Summerset, S.D., 57769.
Jessica Ellen Prickett and Adam Christopher Balcom will host a reception honoring their marriage from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, in the Longhorn Beer Garden, Mitchell.