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Here are five things to know heading into Tuesday, Sept. 12. 1. Petitions for a measure to increase tax on tobacco products sold in South Dakota are circulating in Mitchell.
PIERRE — A Mitchell business will be one of six entities to receive recognition at the 2017 Governor's Awards next month. County Fair Foods Store will be recognized on Oct. 3 for its contribution to South Dakotans with disabilities, according to a press release issued by the state Department of Human Services. The business will receive the award in the category of Outstanding Private Employer (Large Employer).
VERMILLION — A tactical robot was used to assist in the apprehension of a Wagner man who escaped from the Charles Mix County Jail last month. The robot was used during negotiations with 19-year-old Jubal Grant, who authorities say barricaded himself in a Vermillion residence after escaping the jail on Aug. 30.
Here are five stories to know headed into Monday, Sept. 11: 1. Here's a recap, video and photos from the DWU home-opening football victory from Saturday.
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between July 31 and Aug. 14: • Shane Wesley Spindel, 19, Mitchell; municipal drag racing, $60 fine; $60 costs. • Minerva At the Straight, 49, Mitchell; petty theft, second degree, $400 or less; $54 fine; $66 costs; $9.99 restitution; 30 days in jail; 24 days suspended; credit for six days; conditions: no similar offenses, pay restitution and pay fine and costs by means of credit of two days sat in jail.
The following cases were disposed in Davison County between Aug. 14 and Aug. 28. • Michelle Lee Dampier, 35, Mitchell; seat belt violation; $25 fine. • Joshua Wells, 32, Mitchell; no driver's license; $54 fine; $66 costs. • Alexander Jacob McLaughlin, 25, Mitchell; driving under influence, first offense; $200 fine; $269 costs; $100 restitution; 200 days in jail; 200 days suspended; conditions: pay fine and costs by Dec. 14; obey all laws; pay restitution of $100 with $50 dollars due Aug. 31 and $50 due by Sept. 15.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Wessington Springs RECYCLING TRAILER TEMPORARILY CLOSED: The Mitchell-based recycling company Emil's has recently indicated plastic recycled has not been washed out properly, per its requirements. Additionally, some residents have left their recycling outside of the container rather than inside. As a result, the recycling trailer was temporarily closed and will reopen Monday. — Wessington Springs True Dakotan Burke
Mitchell police say they have located a missing woman and her baby. On Wednesday, Kayleen Haiar left a note at her Mitchell residence stating that she and her infant daughter were going to visit a friend in Miller, but they never arrived. At midnight Friday, approximately seven hours after issuing a Nixle alert stating they were looking for Haiar, Mitchell police issued a second alert stating Haiar and her infant daughter had been located and were safe. The pair were never in any danger, according to police.
Police are searching for two missing people from Mitchell. On Wednesday, Kayleen Haiar left a note at her Mitchell residence stating that she and her infant daughter were going to visit a friend in Miller, but they never arrived. Haiar has a severe medical condition and took a limited supply of medication with her, according to police, and she does not have a vehicle or a cellphone.
Law enforcement is asking for the public’s help in locating an individual who is accused of stealing approximately $1,000 from a Mitchell business. According to the Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers, between 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and 8:30 a.m. on Friday, an unknown individual forcibly entered a business located on the 1100 block of West Havens. Approximately $1,000 in cash was stolen. The name of the business was not specified in the press release.