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Mitchell residents have another way to view City Council meetings. Midcontinent Communications began airing live meetings this month on the public, educational and government channel KRNL, or Channel 7 for Midcontinent cable subscribers in Mitchell. Residents can also watch live council meetings on Mitchell Telecom, the city of Mitchell's Youtube channel and in-person at Council Chambers at City Hall. The city also archives video of past meetings on its Youtube page. City Council meetings are held on the first and third Monday of every month.
The Davison County Commission will meet again Tuesday to hear two department updates and consider two purchases. The commission will meet at 9 a.m. at the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N. Main St. to consider the purchase of diving equipment and a passport camera and printer. Commissioners will also be presented with the quarterly welfare report and an update from Davison County Treasurer Christie Gunkel on office information. Agenda items • 9 a.m.: Call meeting to order, conduct the Pledge of Allegiance, approve minutes and hear citizen input.
WOONSOCKET—The cause of a fire in a Woonsocket home on Friday night is unknown. Between 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday, the Woonsocket Fire Department responded to a house fire near the intersection of Second Avenue and Second Street, according to Sanborn County Deputy Sheriff Charles Pulford. Pulford said nobody was at the residence when the fire started, and it was contained to the upper level, or attic area, of the home. He said flames were not visible from the outside.
PLANKINTON -- The man who died in a one-vehicle crash on Saturday morning east of Plankinton has been identified as a Mitchell resident, authorities said Sunday. Randall Larson, 61, of Mitchell, was traveling west on Interstate 90, near mile marker 315, at about 9:30 a.m., when the 2009 Ford F150 he was driving crossed the median, two lanes of eastbound traffic and entered the south ditch, according to a press release from the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
PLANKINTON -- A man died in a one-vehicle crash on Saturday morning five miles east of Plankinton. The 61-year-old man, whose name is not being released pending notification of family,...
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.