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The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a Mitchell man’s blood alcohol content level was four times the legal limit when he led authorities on a pursuit that ended with a...
Friend de Coup is ready for its closeup. This year's dinner theater show, "Lights, Camera, Action ... at the Movies with FDC!" will be at 6:30 p.m. today, Thursday and Friday and at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Corn Palace. MHS vocal director Chris Miller said the theme is self-explanatory: All of the songs will be songs from movies.
WOONSOCKET — Sanborn County authorities are asking for clues in locating a blanket owned by a Woonsocket woman who disappeared nearly 18 months ago. Sanborn County Sheriff Tom Fridley posted a picture Monday to the sheriff's office Facebook page of Rachel Cyriacks with a red and white quilt with green colored squares in it. The blanket, Fridley said, is missing. He said there's a chance that finding the blanket could lead authorities to Cyriacks' location. "If somebody saw that, it would be great," Fridley said.
PLANKINTON — Four people were transported to the hospital from injuries sustained following a rollover crash Friday four miles west of Plankinton. Heidi Geyer, 44, of White Lake, was traveling on Interstate 90 at 6:45 p.m. when she attempted to pass another vehicle and lost control of her 2007 Ford Taurus, according to Lt. Paul Gerken with the South Dakota Highway Patrol. Gerken said Geyer's vehicle then entered the median and rolled near mile marker 304.
The driver of a vehicle that was pursued by police last week was under the influence of alcohol, officials say. Charles Reed, 34, of Mitchell, was arrested Friday after a short pursuit and collision in Mitchell that included three cars and injured five people. Lt. Jeff DeVaney, of the South Dakota Highway Patrol, said Monday the incident is "alcohol related," but the driver's blood alcohol level is not yet known.
Sioux Falls Roosevelt's Executive Sweet took top honors as grand champions in Mitchell's annual Show Choir Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace. Fourteen groups participated in the Mitchell Show Choir Classic with schools from South Dakota, Nebraska and Minnesota.
The Davison County Commission will discuss instituting a burn ban in the county at its regular meeting to be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The meeting will be held at the North Offices Building, 1420 N. Main St. Other counties near Davison County have already instituted burn bans, which have been enacted because of the dry conditions. There will also be a 7 p.m.
Davison County is seeking feedback for its upcoming comprehensive plan with a survey for county residents to fill out. County Planning and Zoning/Emergency Management Administrator Jeff Bathke said Friday the survey is critical to the long-term planning to the county, which is updating its comprehensive plan for the first time in 15 years. "It's really up to the public to make their voice heard and have their say in what the county does for the next 10 years," Bathke said. Bathke said the county likely needs a couple hundred responses to have enough data to make decisions.
If you haven't had a chance to see Mitchell's show choirs perform yet, don't worry -- you still can. Mitchell's annual Show Choir Classic is today, March 21, with performances all day and into the evening. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. today at the Corn Palace, and daytime preliminaries for the event start at 8 a.m. The finals start at 6:30 p.m.; doors open at 5:30 p.m. There will be special performances by Friend de Coup, Mitchell High School's show choir; Mitchell Middle School's show choirs, Exclamation and Maximum Velocity; John Paul II's group, Joyful Noise; L.B.
Officers arrested a man following a short pursuit and collision Friday afternoon in Mitchell. According to a press release from the Mitchell Department of Public Safety, Charles Vaden Reed, 34,...