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MARION -- A Marion man and woman died in a rollover crash on Friday, authorities reported. Harold Glenn Hofer, 76, of Marion, was driving a 1994 Chevrolet Sierra east on...
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PLANKINTON -- A Plankinton man died Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 281, 2 miles east of Plankinton, according to authorities. Hermenegildo Rodriguez Guzman, 20, of Plankinton, was on the roadway of U.S. 281 at 11:54 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a Ford Explorer driven by Brock Burton Edgar, 25, of Rockham, according to a Friday press release from the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. Guzman died from injuries sustained in the crash. The area was not lighted and Guzman was wearing dark clothing, according to the release.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Chamberlain CANDLE SCULPTURE CREATED FOR MAIN STREET: Using "mostly scrap and some hard work," workers from the city of Chamberlain have created a sculpture of three Christmas candles for the town's Main Street. City employee Jerry Kistler, along with Kevin Olesen, Scott Simonsen, Dave Schwartz and Walt Nagel, built three lighted candles out of rebar, I-beams and flat iron.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for Dec. 18 through Dec. 24. 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).
JOHN PAUL II ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Christmas vacation. MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Christmas vacation. MITCHELL SENIOR MEALS Monday — Honey baked ham, baked beans, creamed corn, apricot. Tuesday — Grandma's goulash, whole wheat dinner roll, steamed peas, pears. Wednesday — Savory baked chicken, cheese potatoes, glazed carrots, baked apples. Thursday — Closed. Friday — No meals. MITCHELL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Monday — ELC only: Honey baked ham, baked beans, creamed corn, apricots. Tuesday — ELC only: Grandma's goulash, whole wheat dinner roll, steam
The Helping Hands 4-H Club met on Nov. 20 at Palace City Mall. Emily M. led the 4-H Pledge and Mara M. led the Pledge of Allegiance. There was no secretary's report available. Treasurer's report was given by Mitch S. Motion to approve the report was made by Samantha F, and seconded by Caitlyn W. Aubree T. led the roll call with "what is your favorite Thanksgiving food?" Sixteen members presented their favorites. Old business: We discussed the Recognition Banquet, which went well. New business: Motion was made by Taylor H.
The Up and Get It 4-H Club met at 4 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the Mount Vernon School. The meeting was called to order by Presidents Sydney and Logan Tlam. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Logan Tlam and the 4-H Pledge by Kaitlyn Sandland. The secretary's report was given by Kaitlyn Sandland and Lorna Gregerson and approved. The treasurer's report was given by Rylee Deinert and Zach Mikkonen and approved.