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FARMER—Seven people were hurt, including a 2-month-old girl who sustained potentially life-threatening injuries, in a one-vehicle rollover crash Saturday near Farmer. Charges are pending against 33-year-old Elma Mendez-Mendez, of Huron, who was driving a 2006 Chrysler Town and Country van northbound at approximately 5:20 p.m. on South Dakota Highway 25 when she lost control of the vehicle.
PLATTE — A Platte man suffered serious injuries in a Friday night crash. At 8:50 p.m. Friday, Roald Beiningen, 67, of Platte, was traveling westbound on 282nd Street, near 362nd Avenue, five miles southwest of Platte. Beiningen's 2013 Buick Regal drifted off of the roadway into the north ditch, where it vaulted off of a field approach and flipped end-over-end multiple times, according to Tony Mangan, public information officer for the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
CARTER—A 34-year-old man was killed Saturday morning in a crash seven miles north of Carter. Carter is near Winner, S.D., in Tripp County, located in southeast South Dakota. The man was traveling north on 297th Avenue, just south of 272nd Street, when the driver lost control, according to Tony Mangan, public information officer for the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. The 2005 Ford pickup entered the ditch and rolled multiple times. The driver, who was not wearing seat belt, was ejected from the pickup and died at the scene.
WAGNER — A Wagner home is a complete loss following a Thursday night house fire, leaving one person displaced. At approximately 8:30 p.m. Thursday, the occupant of a home located across from the Catholic church in Wagner fell asleep with something cooking on the stove, according to Wagner Fire Chief Dale Petrik. The home caught fire, causing heavy smoke and fire damage throughout the residence. The occupant was able to escape with no injuries, but the resident is unable to live in the home.
The following local businesses and offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10, for Native American Day: • Mitchell Public Library will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, to observe Native American Day holiday. Regular hours of 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., will resume Tuesday, Oct. 11. • Garbage collection for the city of Mitchell will begin at 7 a.m. and be completed by noon on Oct. 10. The city of Mitchell Landfill will close at noon; Dependable Recycling will follow the City of Mitchell schedule; The Compost Drop off site will be open from 4:40 p.m. until sunset on Monday.
Evelyn Herron, Mitchell, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
Don Ebersdorfer, Mitchell, formerly of Artesian, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday, Oct. 15. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to Crystal Manor, 1001 S. Main, Mitchell, S.D. 57301.
TRIPP — Rosaline Mayer, Tripp, will celebrate her 95th birthday on Friday, Oct. 14. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to Tripp Good Samaritan Center, 300 N. Dobson St., Tripp, S.D. 57376.
CORSICA — Mardell Dockendorf, Corsica, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Thursday, Oct. 13. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 31, Corsica, S.D. 57328.
CORSICA — Joyce Brink, Corsica, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday, Oct. 14. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 320 E. Eighth St., Corsica, S.D. 57328.