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NEW YORK CITY -- A Canada city was recognized for its intelligence last week. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, was named the 2014 Intelligent Community of the Year on Thursday at the Intelligent Community Forum's annual awards in New York City, according to a press release. In October, Mitchell was named one of the world's 21 Smart21 Communities by the ICF for the second year in a row, but the city was not among the seven finalists announced in January. The Intelligent Community Forum, a nonprofit policy research organization, said this was the third year Toronto reached the finals and the Top7 In
A former Mitchell pharmacist turned himself into the Davison County Jail on Monday to serve a 10-day sentence for a misdemeanor conviction. Jim Buechler, 60, pleaded guilty in magistrate court on May 29 to misprision of a felony, which means he knew a felony had been committed but concealed it and didn't alert authorities. He was originally charged with possession of a controlled substance and grand theft, both felonies.
A recount will be held Monday on the vote totals from the Democratic primary for Charles Mix sheriff. Gene Niehus, who lost the election by two votes on June 3 by a 324-322 margin to Wagner police officer DesaRae Gravatt, has requested a recount. Candidates can request a recount in county races if the margin is less than 2 percent of the total votes cast in the race. Charles Mix County Auditor Sherri Fuchs said Wednesday that the recount will be held Monday at the courthouse in Lake Andes.
Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 6/11/2014 From: 6/10/2014 to 6/10/2014 Call: Incident: Type: Date/Time: 10050 6/10/2014 0:36 Traffic Stop Press Remarks: 10051 201408091 6/10/2014 0:52 NUISANCE / NOISE Press...
PIERRE — At first, Derek Ronning thought his co-workers were playing a joke on him. “I figured maybe they’d put a fake ticket in my wallet to make me think...
On Saturday, Maj. Gen. Tim A. Reisch, left, adjutant general, South Dakota National Guard, presents his coin as a sign of appreciation to Renae Vanderzee, a recent graduate from Marion...
SALEM -- A Salem man was arrested Monday for aggravated eluding -- a felony -- hit and run, reckless driving and first-offense drunken driving. James Spath, 27, fled law enforcement late Sunday night, reaching speeds as high as 90 mph, after allegedly being involved in a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 90. Court documents state the victim of the hit and run told law enforcement Spath's vehicle had damage to the passenger side, including a broken headlight. McCook County Deputy Sheriff Casey Urrutia spotted the vehicle at 11:06 p.m.
HOWARD -- Voters re-elected incumbent Mayor Andrew Dold in Tuesday's vote in Howard. Dold received 106 votes, or 54.9 percent of votes, said Howard City Finance Officer Donna Klinkhammer. Losing mayoral candidates and their totals included Donald Arens, 67 votes (34.7 percent); Keith Feldhaus, 16 votes (8.3 percent); and Curtis Dornbusch, four votes (2.1 percent). Dold will serve another two-year term. A total of 193 voters cast ballots, Klinkhammer said.
VERMILLION -- Two Mitchell girls were recognized during this year's South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State. Tatum Dean, of Mitchell, received the Travis Memorial Scholarship, and Haley Hinker, also of Mitchell, was chosen as the speaker of the House of Representatives during the 68th annual event, which concluded last week at the University of South Dakota with the traditional election of officers and presentation of awards. Under Girls State Director Cheryl Hovorka, 370 girls who will enter their senior year of high school this fall participated.
DELL RAPIDS -- Ray and Wilma Bogenhagen, Dell Rapids, formerly of White Lake, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 13. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 206 E. Fourth St., Dell Rapids, S.D., 57022.