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Delbert and Marie Peterson, Mitchell, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 18, with a private family gathering. Greetings may be sent to 114 N. Kimball St., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Lauren Darby and Jacob Frey announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Steve and Deena Boyington, Kenosha Wis.; and John and Heidi Frey, Fulton. Lauren graduated from Tremper High School, Kenosha, in 2011. She attended North Central University and is a nanny in Minneapolis while completing her teaching degree. Jacob is a graduate of Mitchell Christian School. He also attended North Central University and is completing a business degree through Liberty University. He is employed at United Healthcare, Eden Prairie, Minn.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Not guilty pleas, denials • Josie Boosinger, 34, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to keeping a place for the use or sale of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine, ingestion of methamphetamine and opiates and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. A trial was scheduled for September.
An estimated 45 gallons of fuel was spilled and temporarily closed two lanes of Interstate 90, when two semi trucks crashed Tuesday night near Mitchell. At approximately 10:20 p.m., David Anderson, 41, of Sisseton, was traveling eastbound on I-90 near mile marker 327, in a 1998 Freightliner Truck, according to Tony Mangan, public information officer for the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
The Mitchell Area Children's Choir sang the National Anthem Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Target Field, the home of the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Police and paramedics arrived at a Mitchell restaurant Monday after an elderly man crashed a vehicle into the side of the building, but no one was injured in the crash. At about 1:30 p.m., Donald Underwood, 84, of Mitchell, was pulling a 2002 Ford Windstar minivan into a parking spot on the north side of Fanny Horner's Eating Establishment, a restaurant on Main Street in north Mitchell, when his foot slipped off the brake and onto the gas pedal, police said, causing the vehicle to strike the building.
LAKE ANDES — An area man pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide and DUI, 1 1/2 months after a one-vehicle crash that killed his brother. Albert Fischer, 25, of Lake Andes, pleaded not guilty on Monday to vehicular homicide, first-offense DUI and a habitual offender charge, stemming from a one-vehicle rollover crash on at about 8 p.m. April 26 on Highway 50 northwest of Wagner. The crash killed James Fischer, 22, of Lake Andes.
The Davison County Commission will begin its 2017 budget review Tuesday. The commission returns to its regular Tuesday meeting time in the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N. Main St. after holding a special Thursday meeting last week to canvass primary election ballots. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Agenda items • 9 a.m.: Call the meeting to order, conduct the Pledge of Allegiance, approve minutes and hear citizen input and board reports.
HISSES to the sad news last week of a fatal plane crash near Lake Thompson southeast of De Smet and a fatal farming accident near Springfield. A man died Tuesday and another person was rescued when a small plane crashed into Lake Thompson. Emergency response officials were on scene for multiple hours investigating the scene. Also on Tuesday, a man was operating a sprayer around 10:30 a.m. on Apple Tree Road in the Springfield area when a boom on the equipment got tangled with an overhead power line. He was electrocuted and died.
KIMBALL—The Kimball School District will be hosting a color run this month to raise money for new playground equipment. The 5K run/walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. June 25 at the Kimball track, and the course will weave through town. Registration is $30 for adults and $25 for children 12 and under. Registration is due June 17. A $5 fee will be added for late registrants. Payment is due at the time of registration. Registration includes a shirt, glasses and colored paint.