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The Mitchell Board of Education has a short agenda for its meeting today. The school board will hold its regular meeting, starting at 5 p.m. at the Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School cafeteria. The meeting is the first of the district's annual series of meetings held at district locations and includes a tour of G.B.
FREEMAN —— Authorities located a Freeman teen who went missing last week. Ray Christian, a 16-year-old student at Freeman High School, was found Saturday in Turner County. Christian had been missing since Tuesday, according to officials with the Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office. At about 1 a.m. Saturday, Christian turned himself in to authorities in Viborg, according to Hutchinson County Deputy Dan Schulte.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Platte PLATTE FIREFIGHTERS HEAD WEST FOR WILDFIRE ASSISTANCE: Three Platte firefighters have joined the cause to combat a 1,270-acre wildfire in Northern California. Leroy Severson, Luke Meyerink and Kyle VerSteeg took their talents west to serve on a 298-person team assigned to the Nickowitz Wildfire in Orleans, Calif. The three Platte firemen serve on the night operations crew, helping control firing operations in the dry Six Rivers National Forest. The fire, which is 40 percent contained, began
JOHN PAUL II ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Monday — Diced chicken sandwich, tater bucks, baby carrots, peaches, milk. Tuesday — Meatballs, mashed potatoes with brown gravy, homemade bread, pineapple, milk. Wednesday — Chicken patty, baked beans, pears, milk. Thursday — Stroganoff, oatmeal muffin bar, broccoli, fruit cocktail, milk. Friday — Hot dog, green beans, fruit, chocolate milk. MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Monday — BBQ pork patty on a bun, green beans, wild rice, cherries. Tuesday — Pasta buffet, penne noodle, marinara or alfredo, chicken, broccoli,
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for Aug. 13 through Aug. 20. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years).
FREEMAN—Authorities are looking for a teen from rural Freeman. Ray Christian, a 16-year-old student at Freeman High School, hasn't been seen since Tuesday, according to officials with the Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office. Hutchinson County Deputy Dan Schulte said Christian is 6'5" and 170 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes. Hutchinson County officials believe he likely ran away, but said his mom, Pam Christian, is worried for her son's safety. Contact the Hutchinson County Sheriff at (605) 387-2341 with any information about Christian's whereabouts.
ALEXANDRIA—Four people died Thursday in a two-vehicle accident east of Alexandria, according to officials. Names have not yet been released pending notification of family members, but the South Dakota Department of Public Safety confirmed Friday morning that three men and one woman died in the car crash, which was around 4:30 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 90, 3 miles east of Alexandria. According to the department, there was one person in one of the vehicles, a 1995 Chevy pickup.
Boaters enjoying South Dakota's Lewis and Clark Lake should expect to have their boats inspected when coming off the water in upcoming weeks. The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks announced Thursday that several boats moored in the Yankton reservoir were discovered to have zebra mussels attached. The mussels were of multiple sizes, indicating that zebra mussels are reproducing in Lewis and Clark Lake. In November 2014, a single adult mussel was found by the South Dakota GF&P staff on a dock removed from the lake.
ALEXANDRIA -- At least one person has died in a fiery car crash Thursday afternoon on Interstate 90 near Alexandria, according to authorities. Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision around 4:30 p.m. on I-90, the result of one person going the wrong way down the interstate, according to Tony Mangan, with the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. Mangan confirmed Thursday evening that there was a fatality as a result of the accident, but declined to provide further details because emergency responders were still at the scene.
MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. Henry Cavill ("Man of Steel") stars as Napoleon Solo, an American CIA agent, opposite Armie Hammer ("The Social Network" and "The Lone Ranger") as Illya Kuryakin, a Russian KGB agent, to team up to fight international terrorists in this new action adventure. Director Guy Ritchie made this fresh take on the hugely popular 1960s television series. The two agents are forced to put aside longstanding hostilities, and team up with U.N.C.L.E.