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The city of Mitchell is holding its annual furniture and appliance cleanup week April 16-20. The large items will be collected on regular garbage collection day. The city will not collect anything other than furniture or appliances. During that week, city officials are asking people to place furniture or appliances on the curbside that day. Collection will not occur in alleys. A separate city crew will collect the large items.
A juvenile male sustained non-life threatening injuries last week after being shot in what authorities are calling a hunting accident. At about 8 a.m. on March 30, the juvenile from Illinois was snow goose hunting in a layout blind in southern Davison County, according to Conservation Officer Brian Humphrey, of the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department.
PRESHO — One man died and two juveniles were seriously injured following a one-vehicle crash Thursday on Interstate 90 in Lyman County. The crash occurred just after 11 a.m. Thursday, six miles west of Presho, at mile marker 219 on I-90. Three people were traveling in a 2008 Kia Sorento sport utility vehicle heading west when the vehicle went off the roadway, entered the ditch and rolled.
White Lake was the overall winner and Mitchell Christian won the quiz bowl of the Custer Battlefield Highway Academic Festival on Wednesday in Mitchell. Students from nine area high schools competed in the 23rd annual event, which was held at Dakota Wesleyan University. Sanborn Central, Corsica-Stickney, Ethan, Kimball, Mitchell Christian, Mount Vernon, Plankinton, White Lake and Woonsocket attended the festival, with White Lake as the winner of the overall competition. Mitchell Christian took 2. and Kimball was third.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a felony court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. • Jason Loyd, 35, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine; Jury trial scheduled for June.
SIOUX FALLS — Police say speed was a factor in a crash that killed a University of Sioux Falls student athlete and seriously injured another. Courtney Beane, a junior wide receiver on the football team from Oakland, California, was killed in the crash Sunday morning in Sioux Falls. Junior defensive end Jared Brito, from Covina, California, was seriously injured. Head football coach Jon Anderson says team members are distraught and are praying for Jared's recovery.
The Davison County Commission will visit with Auditor Susan Kiepke about combining precincts for the June primary election during the regular 9 a.m. meeting. The commission will meet Tuesday at the North Offices Building at 1420 N. Main St. The commission's agenda is as follows: • 9 a.m.: Call the meeting to order; conduct the Pledge of Allegiance; consider approving minutes from previous meeting and hear citizen input and board reports. • 9:15 a.m.: Meet with Director of Equalization Kathy Goetsch to review Board of Equalization process.
CORSICA — John Deere dealership Noteboom Implement will merge its nine locations across South Dakota and Iowa with Gettysburg-based C&B Operations.
Mitchell police are looking for the owner of a German Shepherd involved in a dog bite earlier today. An alert from the Mitchell Department of Public Safety says the dog is in custody following the bite, which occurred on the 200 block of West Second Avenue in Mitchell. "If you know the owner, please call police at 995-8400," the alert says. No other information, including the status of the person who was bitten, is immediately available.
CHAMBERLAIN — A jury trial has been scheduled for a Chamberlain woman charged with multiple felonies, including cruelty to a minor and fentanyl possession. Twenty-five-year-old Talyn Douville pleaded not guilty last week to the charges that stem from a January search warrant execution, during which police found opioids, liquid fentanyl and hydrocodone in her home, according to court documents.