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A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Chamberlain REMODELED SENIOR CENTER NOW OPEN: The Chamberlain Senior Citizen Center reopened Feb. 3 after a nearly $70,000 remodeling project started in January was finished.
A Mitchell man is accused of possessing a firearm with prior convictions for violent crimes. Joshua Benson, 26, was arrested Jan. 27 after police allegedly found a rifl e, marijuana...
Mitchell’s Culver’s was not selected as the winner of this year’s Culver’s Crew Challenge contest. The Mitchell restaurant’s owner/operator Jason Bradley said Thursday the winner was the Culver’s in Darboy,...
A Mitchell man was arrested Saturday for third-offense drunken driving. Cadden Burgess, 22, was stopped shortly after midnight by an officer with the Mitchell Police Division who saw a pickup...
March is National Youth Art Month, and to recognize students in the region, the Dakota Discovery Museum is hosting the 2014 Youth Art Show. This annual exhibit offers South Dakota students the opportunity to show their work in a gallery setting and have it evaluated by professional artists.
An aircraft hangar in Arizona was recently named for the late Joe Foss, a South Dakota World War II hero. The hangar was named during a dedication ceremony at the new Aviation Industrial Center in the Defense Contractor Complex at Yuma International Airport in Yuma, Ariz. The Aviation Industrial Center, within the Defense Contractor Complex, is a single structure housing a 24,000-square-foot hangar plus space for offices and engineering shops.
An 18-year-old Mitchell woman is charged with possessing methamphetamine. Margaret Alice Medicine Horn was arrested Feb. 5 after police were called to the 1200 block of East Hanson Avenue and allegedly detected a smell of burnt marijuana coming from Medicine Horn's vehicle. Drug paraphernalia and residue amounts of both marijuana and methamphetamine were later located inside the vehicle, court documents say.
A Mitchell man is charged with possession of a controlled substance for allegedly taking several prescription painkillers from his girlfriend. Jeffrey Johnson, 48, was arrested shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday after the Mitchell Police Division received a report of illegal drug use at a residence located at 512 N. Rowley St. According to court documents, Johnson's girlfriend told police that Johnson and a female friend took her Tramadol, a prescription painkiller, then crushed and snorted the pills. Johnson later admitted to taking at least seven of the pills, court documents say.
Now playing at Mitchell's Luxury 5 Cinemas: Winter's Tale, Endless Love, Monuments Men, Lego Movie, Vampire Academy, That Awkward Moment.
THURSDAY DJ Thirsty's in Mitchell will host a DJ from 9:30 p.m. to close. No cover. BILLY LURKEN Billy Lurken will play from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cornerstone Coffee House and Deli, Mitchell. FRIDAY RENEGADE Renegade will be playing at 9:30 p.m. at Thirsty's in Mitchell. No cover. STARFIRE The American Legion in Mitchell will host Starfire beginning at 8 p.m. No cover JIMMY ISBURG Shay's Lounge at Ramada Inn, Mitchell, will feature Jimmy Isburg of Jade Monkey from 8 p.m. to midnight. SATURDAY POWERPLAY