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A girl, Judy Kathleen Clarey, was born on Sept. 23, 2014, to Terra and Dan Clarey, Sioux Falls, at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls. Grandparents are Bob and Judy Freeman, Mitchell; and Mike and Kathy Clarey, Bridgewater.
A boy, Alex Dale Fink, was born to Steve and Emily Fink, Sioux Falls, on Oct. 4, 2014, at Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls. He joins a brother, Joe. Grandparents are Dennis and Anita Fink, Mitchell; and Dale and Louanne Kampschneider, Dodge, Neb.
Mabel McEntee, Mitchell, is celebrating her 100th birthday, Saturday, Oct. 25. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent ℅ Jan McEntee, 3607 S. Marion Road, Sioux Falls, S.D., 57106
A Mitchell woman on Tuesday was given a second chance to rehabilitate in the community. Clancy Schooler, 39, was sentenced to serve 120 days in jail for possessing a controlled substance, methamphetamine. Judge Tim Bjorkman suspended a five-year prison sentence. "Just looking at your Minnehaha County charge, and the minimization you make to your serious drug issues is troubling," Bjorkman said.
RAPID CITY — Duane Day, formerly of Mitchell, will celebrate his 80th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Howard Johnson, Rapid City. The event is hosted by his family. Greetings may be sent to 3410 Wisconsin Ave., Rapid City, S.D., 57701.
DIMOCK — A 26-year-old man shot himself in the leg Sunday night in Hutchinson County in a hunting accident. The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday near Dimock and occurred when the man was getting out of his truck. A 12-gauge shotgun fired and shot him in the leg. The location of the accident was not immediately clear because other members of the hunting party brought the man to a location to meet the Parkston Ambulance. The man was brought to Avera St. Benedict's Hospital in Parkston, according to the Hutchinson County Sheriff's Department.
An update on the state's veterans outreach program from the South Dakota Secretary of Veterans Affairs and a proposal to extend passport hours are on the Davison County Commissioners' agenda Tuesday. The commissioners will hold their regular meeting Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Davison County North Offices in Mitchell. Larry Zimmerman, the South Dakota's secretary of Department of Veterans Affairs, will speak to the commission at 10 a.m.
MILLTOWN — A pair of males were involved in a single-car rollover north of Milltown Sunday morning. According to Hutchinson County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Schulte, authorities responded to the rollover at 6:40 a.m. Sunday. A one-vehicle rollover was reported at the corner of 418th Avenue and 271st Street in Hutchinson County, located about three miles north of Milltown on the west side of the James River. Injuries were reported but the severity of those injuries was not known on Sunday afternoon. The South Dakota Highway Patrol is handling the investigation.
ALEXANDRIA — The Hanson County Sheriff's Office on Monday released the names of the two Minnesota women who attempted to rob an Alexandria gas station Sunday afternoon. Alissa Wakefield, 18, of Cloquet, Minn., was the woman who entered the Westown Shell around 1:30 p.m.
A Mitchell man found dead last month in his home died of a drug overdose. According to his death certificate issued Tuesday, 31-year-old Jason Martin's death was deemed accidental, meaning he did not commit suicide. An autopsy found Martin had lethal doses of morphine, hydrocodone and oxycodone in his system. "It appears to be a combination of all the drugs in his system that killed him," said Detective Lt. Don Everson, of the Mitchell Police Division. On Sept. 24, law enforcement and medical personnel responded to a 911 call at 713 W.