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Mitchell police arrested a Rapid City man in possession of cocaine during a detox hold. Raymond Sherman was taken to the Davison County Jail on Feb. 3 for a detox hold, according to court documents. While police were taking inventory of his belongings, they found two pipes with burnt marijuana residue and cocaine covering a plastic container. Sherman, 60, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, a Class 5 felony, punishable by up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Good morning and welcome to The Daily Republic's need-to-know page. Here are the stories we think you should know headed into Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018: 1. What a night for Dakota Wesleyan University's basketball teams! Tyson Smiley led the men to victory, while the Tiger women shot 53 percent from the field.
WAGNER—A Wagner School District employee is gaining recognition as a nominee for the national LifeChanger of the Year award. Marilyn Zylstra, a 50-plus year employee of the Wagner district, was recently named one of the nominees for the 2017-18 award, which honors a kindergarten through 12th-grade school employee who makes a "difference in the lives of students by exemplifying excellence, positive influence and leadership," according to a press release.
A small, but notable change is coming to one of Mitchell's most prominent summer events. Mitchell Main Street & Beyond announced Wednesday that its "hit summertime event" will move from the first Thursday of the summer months to the first Friday. What was once known as Downtown Thursday — and temporarily as Downtown Thirstday — will now be known as 1st Fridays on Main.
RELIANCE — A 28-year-old Reliance man was arrested for allegedly inappropriately touching a sleeping woman. According to court documents, on Feb. 5, Christopher Taylor had entered a woman's home and touched her inappropriately while she was sleeping. The alleged act woke the woman up, according to court documents, and Taylor did not have permission to be in the home. Taylor allegedly told police he did enter the home but had not touched the victim.
LYMAN COUNTY — A Minnesota philanthropist who travels the country "doing nice things for people" was arrested on drug charges after police allegedly found him in possession of THC during a traffic stop. On Feb. 4, a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper conducted a traffic stop for crossing over the fog line on Interstate 90, near mile marker 227 in Lyman County. While the officer was issuing a warning for the violation, the driver, 62-year-old Lee Andrew Pinsky, of Rogers, Minnesota, acted nervous.
Good morning and welcome to The Daily Republic's need-to-know page. Here are the stories we think you should know headed into Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018: 1. Dakota Wesleyan has partnered with Apple — and all students starting this fall are getting an iPad! More on the story HERE.
Good morning and welcome to The Daily Republic's need-to-know page. Here are five stories you need to know headed into Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018: 1. Wonder why Mitchell hasn't picked up on the craft brew trend? One guess is start-up costs, which is why the brewery-related bills being dropped in the legislature won't impact Mitchell.
A Mitchell business is bringing home awards for its work completed for the Corn Palace. Bailey Metal Fabricators, of Mitchell, announced it is the winner of a Silver Top Job award for the corn sculpture it created for the Corn Palace Plaza. The green and gold sculpture was submitted for the award at the annual National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association in Phoenix earlier this month. "We are very humble to win this award because the competition is being judged by our peers in the ornamental industry," Bailey Metal Fabricators wrote in a Facebook post.
The Mitchell High School speech and debate team is raking in the wins. The teams competed in the Rushmore Challenge this weekend hosted by Harrisburg High School. The team of Grace Lentz and Thea Patrick took first in informative speaking, while Patrick also took home first in varsity original oratory. Patrick also competed in varsity public forum alongside Madison Hetland, earning second as a team. Hetland also garnered a fourth-place finish in domestic extemporaneous.