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Firefighters extinguished a grass fire Saturday south of Mitchell sparked by a man using haying equipment. Two firefighters from Mitchell and four from Ethan responded to a fire call at about 3:45 p.m. Saturday on 258th Street, about three miles south of Mitchell, according to Mitchell Assistant Fire Chief Paul Morris. The fire crews were able to quickly contain a three-acre grass fire that is believed to have been sparked by haying equipment, operated by Jim Kummer, Morris said.
A Texas man suffered minor injuries after losing control and striking a culvert and fence Saturday morning west of Mitchell. Michael Willard, 35, of Cleburne, Texas, was traveling westbound at 11:33 a.m. on Interstate 90, near mile marker 324 when he lost control of the 2014 Peterbilt semi truck he was driving, according to Tony Mangan, public information officer for the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. The vehicle left the roadway, entered the median, crossed eastbound lanes, struck a culvert and fence before coming to a stop in a bean field, Mangan said.
Two 16-year-old girls were arrested for burglary and drug possession Monday, according to the Mitchell Department of Public Safety. The two Mitchell girls, who were not named in a press release, were arrested for entering a residence through an unlocked window and stealing an AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle, a Glock 9mm handgun, a laptop computer, a purse and an Xbox video game console. The suspects were also found possessing a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at the time of their arrest.
WAGNER — A 3-year-old was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital Monday following a one-vehicle rollover about 10 miles south of Wagner, authorities say. The male child sustained serious, non-life threatening injuries after slipping out of the seat belt and ejected from the vehicle, according to Tony Mangan, public information officer for the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. The child was not in a child restraint required by state law, Mangan said.
Police are asking for the public's help in seeking a stolen vehicle in Mitchell. The Mitchell Department of Public Safety is seeking a red 2009 Ford F-250 pickup with an Oleson Plumbing decal on the side, according to Nixle, a digital notification service DPS uses to share information. The vehicle's license plate is 061 37A and was last seen on North Foster Street. Anyone with information about the vehicle's location may contact Mitchell DPS at (605) 995-8400. No other information is immediately available.
GEDDES — Three boaters were rescued early Saturday morning by two Charles Mix County deputies, after being caught on the Missouri River during a Friday night storm. Deputies Ryan Paulson...
Tom and Alice Lichter, Mitchell, formerly of Emery, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 26. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 1610 Thomsen Place, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Dean and Jackie Miiller, Mitchell, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, at the Moose Lodge, Mitchell. The event is hosted by their family and the couple request no gifts.
STICKNEY — Bernice Borman, Stickney, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Saturday, June 25. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 38986 266th St., Stickney, S.D., 57375.
WHITE LAKE — Gerald and Margaret Hettinger, White Lake, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 25. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 26540 375th Ave., White Lake, S.D., 57383.