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Davison County's 2018 budget talks will kick off Tuesday. At the five-person board's weekly meeting, the commission will officially begin 2018 budget talks. The 9 a.m. meeting will be held at the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N. Main St. in Mitchell. If the 2016 budget discussions are an indicator, budget talks could run through September. Last September, the board unanimously approved a $12.218 million budget for 2017. Other business
After completing a traffic stop and search warrant Friday, two Mitchell women were arrested for possession of multiple drugs, police announced Monday. At approximately 5 p.m. Friday, police executed a search warrant at 917 E. Third Ave. in Mitchell after an officer performed a traffic stop on a vehicle that had driven away from the residence, according to the Mitchell Department of Public Safety.
Two Mitchell Technical Institute students are returning home national award-winners. Paul Intare, of Mitchell, and Andrew Nelson, of Lake Preston, placed fifth as a team in mechatronics at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference recently in Louisville, Kentucky.
Multiple streets in Mitchell will be closed to traffic beginning Tuesday while the roadways are milled. Beginning at 7 a.m., Capital Street from 11th Avenue to 15th Avenue, Juanita Street from Fourth Avenue to Fifth Avenue, Andrews Street from Rowley Street to Duff Street, and Fifth Avenue from Wisconsin Street to Minnesota Street will be closed. The closure will continue Wednesday and possibly Thursday for paving.
PLANKINTON — An Aurora County man was arrested recently and charged with first-degree rape for an alleged incident involving a child. Robert Will, 35, of Plankinton, was arrested Friday night and charged with first-degree rape of a minor, in which he allegedly engaged in a sexual act with a child under the age of 13, according to the South Dakota Attorney General's Office. The alleged charges stem from an incident that occurred in a Plankinton residence. The date of the alleged incident was not immediately available.
KIMBALL — A Mitchell woman and another person whose name has not yet been released were injured Saturday in a two-vehicle crash near Kimball that caused one car to catch fire. Courtney Crow, 27, of Mitchell, was driving a 2010 Dodge Journey on the wrong side of the road at the intersection of 252nd Street and 362nd Avenue, about one mile south of Kimball and struck an oncoming pickup, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Here are five stories you need to know headed into Monday: 1. A rancher in Buffalo County says this year's drought is the worst since 1976. 2. Alexandria topped Parkston in an mateur baseball rivalry game Sunday. Here are scores from around the region.
A Mount Vernon man faces up to life in prison after allegedly raping a young boy in exchange for a video game. Tyler Dobras, 27, was arrested on June 19 and charged with first-degree rape after allegedly engaging in a sexual act with a 7-year-old boy, court documents state. According to court documents, Dobras was caring for the boy in June 2016 at a West Fifth Avenue residence in Mitchell when Dobras promised to buy the boy a video game if he allowed Dobras to perform a sexual act with him, to which the boy agreed.
ARMOUR — A Douglas County man was arrested after allegedly leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase while he was intoxicated, including driving 82 mph in a 20-mph zone. Zachery Milligan, 23, of Harrison, was arrested on June 18 and charged with aggravated eluding and driving under the influence after a high-speed chase in Douglas County, court documents state.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Geddes FARMERS UNION CAMP SLATED FOR MONDAY: The South Dakota Farmers Union on Monday will be in Geddes teaching youth about the history and importance of cooperatives. The event will be held at the multi-purpose building beginning at 1 p.m. It is free, and children ages 5 to 12 are encouraged to attend. — Charles Mix County News Chamberlain