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Two people were injured after a one-vehicle rollover Monday morning east of Mitchell. At 10:25 a.m. 17-year-old Michael Smith, of Mitchell, was driving a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee westbound on Interstate 90. Smith drifted into the passing lane and overcorrected as he tried to move back to the right lane, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
Here are five stories to know on Monday:
The Davison County Commission's budget preparations will keep rolling along Tuesday. At the board's 9 a.m. meeting at the Davison County North Offices, two portions of the meeting have been set aside for budget discussions. The commission has met with various groups and departments so far for 2018 budget considerations, including LifeQuest, the Davison County Emergency Management Office, the Davison County Treasurer's Office and Purr 'N Ruff Rescue. Other business
Another year, another Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Parade. Keeping up with the annual tradition, Saturday's Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Parade featured participants marching down North Main Street in Mitchell after another summer rodeo weekend. Winners of each parade category are as follows: • All Around: Iverson Auto Group. • Youth: Xtreme Cheer & Dance. • Horse Drawn: Zion Lutheran Church. • Commercial: Avera Queen of Peace Hospital. • Retail: Furnishings on First Ave. • Best Use of Theme: Iverson Auto Group.
KIMBALL -- No one was injured on Saturday in a 14-car train derailment near Kimball. According to the Brule County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, 14 cars hauling grain from Kennebec to Mitchell derailed and damaged the track. The train was not hauling anything hazardous and no injuries were reported in the derailment six miles east of Kimball.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Howard NEW SLIDE READY AT HOWARD POOL: A new slide at the Howard Swimming Pool is up and running. The water source for the slide will be provided by a large hose, and at the end of the season, the city crew will install a permanent water supply by trenching through the cement. The slide was put together by Troy Loudenburg, Dane Dornbusch and Jonah Rothermel. — Miner County Pioneer Platte
Lake Mitchell’s improved water quality didn’t last long. Three days after lowering the Lake Mitchell water quality from “warning” to “watch,” the city of Mitchell again raised the warning level on Friday. The warning was due to chlorophyll levels higher than 50 parts per billion, which could indicate dangerous toxins within the lake.
Here are five stories to know headed into Friday: 1. Here's a photo gallery from the first night of Mitchell's Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo. 2. There was a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night near Mitchell that officials said a woman was cited for failure to stop.
An 18-year-old Mitchell woman was transported to the hospital and later cited following a two-vehicle crash Wednesday evening in rural Davison County, about six miles southeast of Mitchell. At 5:55 p.m., Rikkia Skovbo failed to stop at a stop sign on 411th Avenue while traveling north in her 2000 Mercury Villager minivan. Another vehicle, driven by Kathryn Culbert, 30, of Mitchell, was traveling westbound on 260th Street.
PIEDMONT — In an effort to traverse each state in the America, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to South Dakota on Wednesday for a peek into ranch life. And while visiting the Norman family ranch in Piedmont, Zuckerberg was given a first-hand look at the drought that’s shaken the state’s agriculture economy to its core in 2017.