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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., announced Friday that he is accepting nominations for the Angels in Adoption program. Each year, Johnson recognizes South Dakotans who have made a difference in the lives of children in need of a family. "As the grandfather of two adopted children, I understand the tremendous impact that adoption has on both children and the families that welcome them into their homes," Johnson said.
MOUNT VERNON -- Rosalie Nicolaisen, Mount Vernon, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Monday, June 23. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 25503 397th Ave., Mount Vernon, S.D., 57363.
The Tripp-Delmont School District has selected a Sioux Falls teacher to be its next superintendent. Gail Swenson, a teacher at Sioux Falls Lincoln High School, has been offered the job. She will replace Lynn Vlasman, who is leaving for the same job in the Lyman School District. The contract has been sent to Swenson for finalization. The district's school board met twice in June to review candidates before interviewing finalists and offering the job to Swenson. Swenson has previously served as the president of the teacher's union in Sioux Falls and as Indian education coordinator for the d
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for June 5 through June 11. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years).
LAKE ANDES -- A Lake Andes man has been reindicted for five counts of killing or injuring his neighbors' horses. Ray Johanneson, 69, was originally indicted in July 2013 for allegedly shooting five horses, four of which reportedly died, that belonged to Lori Abdo-Smith and Charlie Smith. The Smiths claimed the shootings were racially motivated.
Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 6/13/2014 From: 6/12/2014
The DakotaFest Women’s Brunch is scheduled for Aug. 20 at the Highland Conference Center. Reserved tickets went on sale June 9 on a fi rst-come, first-served basis at the Mitchell...
My Fishing Pond Inc., of rural Bridgewater, will hold its annual fundraiser on June 22 at Wild Oak Golf Club in Mitchell. My Fishing Pond is a nonprofit organization that...
The death of a Mitchell man who died in April has been deemed accidental. Dustin Lee Jones, 33, was found dead April 14 in his home. An autopsy report revealed his death was due to illegal drug use, said Detective Lt. Don Everson of the Mitchell Police Division. The autopsy showed Jones had a lethal amount of fentanyl in his system, which is a controlled prescription substance.
A Mitchell teen was injured when his bike collided with an SUV Thursday night. Around 4:50 p.m. on Thursday, a 14-year-old Mitchell boy was riding a bicycle south on the east sidewalk of Kimball Street in Mitchell, according to Mitchell Police Officer Brian Larson. At the intersection of Kimball and Seventh Avenue, a 2011 GMC Yukon, driven by Linda Hauser, 61, of Dimock, was eastbound on Seventh.