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Avera Queen of Peace announced Wednesday it will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Friday at the Avera Queen of Peace Hospital lobby. During the press conference, Avera will announce a new building project that will expand services in the Mitchell area. Please RSVP for the press conference to email@example.com or 995-2402.
WESSINGTON SPRINGS - A tornado ripped through Wessington Springs Wednesday night and leveled multiple businesses and homes, according to reports from the scene. City Councilman Kim Christensen said the rotation struck the east side of Wessington Springs, near the intersection of state Highway 34 and Dakota Avenue.
Mitchell Area Garden Club is a nonprofit federated organization. It was organized in Mitchell as Mitchell Garden Club in 1952 as a means to beautify the Mitchell area and to introduce flower shows to the Mitchell community.
The Mitchell Parks and Recreation Dept. will spray the City of Mitchell for mosquitoes between 9 p.m. and midnight Thursday, June 19. Residents are asked to stay indoors during the spraying and keep pets inside or in the backyard. With the recent rainfall, residents are reminded to regularly empty or turn over any containers holding water on their property and wear appropriate clothing or repellent when outside and mosquitoes are present.
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Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 6/18/2014 From: 6/17/2014
Two area men who admitted to arson in April have also been charged with grand theft. Allen Antaya, 21, of Platte, and Brandon Mehlbrech, 27, of Mitchell, are each separately charged with three counts of grand theft in Sanborn County for allegedly taking two tractors and a car without permission on Jan. 16. They each pleaded not guilty to the charges during their initial appearances in Sanborn County on June 10. Two grand theft charges each carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine, upon conviction.
CHAMBERLAIN -- A Kimball man was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison on a manufacturing, distributing or possessing drugs conviction, according to court documents. John Laubach, 43, was charged with manufacturing, distribution or possession of drugs, methamphetamine, in August 2013 and pleaded guilty to the charge in April. Laubach was arrested in August and pleaded guilty to the charge in April. He was arrested after business owners in Chamberlain and Kimball reported someone had passed counterfeit money.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that work will begin on five bridges in the Mitchell area on June 23. Work is set to begin on the two structures on Highway 1804 near the Platte Creek Recreational Area with a bridge deck overlay, concrete bridge rail and guardrail work. The contractor will then move to complete a deck overlay and upgrade concrete bridge rail on a Highway 281 bridge, one mile south of the Beadle County line.
Mitchell Regional Habitat for Humanity received a $15,000 donation from Wells Fargo, according to a news release. Through its Housing Foundation and Team Member Volunteer Program, Wells Fargo donated the funds and committed 60 hours of volunteer support to the local branch of the nonprofit. The funds will be used to complete construction of a new home at 1004 E. 1st Ave. in Mitchell, for Habitat partner homeowner, Amy Jorgensen, and her family, according a Wells Fargo news release. On Wednesday, Wells Fargo family and friends will host a work day from 5:30 to 8 p.m.