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The Mitchell Police Division has deemed the death of a man in his 20s "not suspicious," according to Det. Lt. Don Everson. The man was found dead at approximately 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at a home on the 300 block of North Minnesota Street.
SALEM — An arrest was made in mid-December after a vehicle chase near Salem reached speeds of over 100 mph. Jorden Eich, 21, of Salem, was arrested on Dec. 11 after allegedly fleeing from a McCook County Deputy in a chase that began on Highway 38 near Salem. At about midnight, the deputy began following Eich's vehicle. Soon after, Eich turned onto a gravel road and accelerated quickly, court documents state.
The Daily Republic in Thursday’s edition incorrectly reported the number of city employees that are represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 2922, which is...
Mitchell police are investigating a death of a man in his mid-20s. A man was found dead at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in a house on the 300 block of North Minnesota Street, according to Mitchell Patrol Sgt. Joel Reinesch. The manner of death has not yet been determined. "There doesn't appear to be a threat to the general public," Reinesch said. Mitchell police continue to investigate. No other information was immediately available.
Two Mitchell residents were recently charged with identity theft after allegedly using credit cards that belonged to someone else. Matthew Sweeney, 31, was issued an arrest warrant on Dec. 31, stemming from three November incidents in which he allegedly took a U.S. Bank card from a Mitchell residence and used it three times between Nov. 6 and Nov. 24 at Wal-Mart and Cherrybee's Floral in Mitchell. Bail was set at $2,000.
WAGNER — A fire on Sunday in Wagner did some damage to a home's attic, but the family was not displaced and there were no injuries. A little after 1 p.m. Sunday, the Wagner Fire Department responded to a fire on West Avenue in Wagner, according to Wagner Fire Chief Eric Anderson. Anderson said it took approximately 1½ hours to fight the fire and clean up afterward.
LAKE ANDES — Two inmates were detained and have been charged with felonies after allegedly starting a small fire in the Charles Mix County Jail. Luke Dvoracek, 23, of Marty, and Felipe Bernie, 27, of Wagner, allegedly started a piece of tissue paper on fire on Dec. 11 by using wires located behind a television in the jail's south cell block.
Phyllis Bush, Mitchell, celebrated her 80th birthday on Saturday, Jan. 2. Her family requests a card shower Greetings may be sent to 706 E. Seventh Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Between Nov. 22 and Dec. 7, felony drug charges were filed against 20 people in south-central South Dakota. Of these, 16 were charged with possession or ingestion of a controlled substance, and seven were charged with intent to distribute marijuana. Brule County
The area south of the Corn Palace is about to go green. A Sixth Avenue plaza, which some have called a "green space," has moved closer to reality with a request for proposals and qualifications issued by Mitchell Public Works Director Tim McGannon. According to the request for proposals, the city seeks a landscape architect and a civil engineer to design a project that "beautifies the area surrounding the Corn Palace" and "will enhance the tourist experience while visiting Mitchell."