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A Mitchell man is accused of intending to distribute marijuana and violating a drug-free zone. Elmer Pickner Jr., 25, was arrested Feb. 18 after law enforcement found less than 1 ounce of raw marijuana during a search of Pickner's residence, according to court documents. Pickner told law enforcement he sold some of the marijuana earlier this year. Pickner's residence, which is on the 500 block of West First Avenue, is within 1,000 feet of Gainer Park and less than 500 feet from Dry Run Creek Park.
Two incumbents on the Mitchell Board of Education are officially candidates for the June school board election. Lacey Musick and Neil Putnam returned their petitions to the district business office Tuesday and have been certified as candidates after having enough valid signatures, according to Mitchell Superintendent Joe Graves.
Law enforcement is looking for a suspect who fled the scene of a single-vehicle car accident from the weekend. Mike Peterson, a trooper with the South Dakota Highway Patrol, said there were four people involved in the crash. It occurred at approximately 4:30 a.m.
WAGNER — The annual Make It Count conference has been scheduled for April 7 at Wagner High School. The program, organized by Wagner High School Counselor Dana Sanderson, is for area juniors and seniors from smaller regional schools and "will provide them with information that will encourage them to consider remaining in South Dakota to live and work." "This project has been held during the past couple of years and has proven to be a very educational event for students planning their future," Sanderson said.
Mitchell School District and John Paul II will start classes two hours late Tuesday, Superintendent Joe Graves has announced. Mitchell Christian School is also two hours late this morning. A...
Today’s District 20 cracker barrel has been moved from the Mitchell Technical Institute Amphitheater to the MTI Trades Center Lecture Hall due to heating issues, the Mitchell Area Chamber of...
MOUNT VERNON — Glen and Kathy Wentland, Mount Vernon, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, March 6. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 312 W. Fourth St., Mount Vernon, S.D., 57363.
Bertha Krietlow, Mitchell, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday, March 8. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 103, Geddes, S.D., 57342.
Norman E. Pearson, Mitchell, will celebrate his 85th birthday on March 2. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 1009 East Seventh St., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
ALEXANDRIA — Angela Kayser and Shane Teel were married on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Alexandria, with the Rev. DeWayne Kayser officiating. Parents of the couple are David and Sandra Kayser, Alexandria; and Paul and Susan Teel, Burke. Maid of honor was Sarah Kayser. Bridesmaids were Emily Ruden and Jill Steilen. Flower girls were Paige and Isabel Kayser with honorary flower girls Skylar Kayser and Madalynn and Allie Ruden. Best man was Renen Teel. Groomsmen were Gary Burrus and John Oyen.