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WOONSOCKET — Colleen Swenson, Woonsocket, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Tuesday, April 12. Her family requests a card shower . Greetings may be sent to 401 N. Second Ave., Woonsocket, S.D., 57385.
PARKSTON — Willard and Mary Fuerst, Parkston will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Monday, April 18. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 27852 417th Ave., Parkston S.D., 57366.
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Abbie Younie, Wessington Springs, will celebrate her 80th birthday at an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, at Springs Inn, Wessington Springs. Greetings may be sent to Box 461, Wessington Springs, 57382.
OACOMA — A woman died Thursday from injuries sustained during a one-vehicle crash last week near Oacoma. Renata Horowitz, 21, of New York, was driving a 2003 Honda Element on April 4 on Interstate 90 near Oacoma when she lost control of the vehicle, which left the roadway and rolled several times, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety on Tuesday.
OACOMA — A Fort Thompson man suffered life-threatening injuries Monday night in a one-vehicle crash 1½ miles north of Oacoma. Shaun St. John, 34, was not wearing a seat belt...
GREGORY — Two people were arrested for allegedly distributing drugs after the Gregory County Sheriff's Office executed a drug sting operation. Tucker Johnson, 19, of Gregory, and Veronica Jeffords, 19, of Burke, were arrested March 8 in Gregory after the sheriff's office gave an informant $900 to buy marijuana from Johnson. The transaction was completed at Johnson's residence by Jeffords, court documents state. Jeffords left the residence shortly after and was allegedly found in possession of $900, as well as marijuana and Adderall.
CHEERS to a pre-built home that has landed — literally — in Mitchell. Last week, the Mitchell Regional Habitat for Humanity presented a Mitchell family of six their own home in the city. The three-bedroom home was donated by South Dakota-based Superior Homes and was set on South Kimball Street. Several local businesses contributed to the effort, and another Habitat for Humanity home is in the works. This summer, the sixth Habitat for Humanity home will break ground in Mitchell, continuing one of the many great charitable efforts Mitchell has to offer.
For the second straight week, the Davison County Commission will consider spring load limits for county highways. At last week's commission meeting, Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg requested the county's spring load limits remain in effect until April 15 with the intention to reconsider at Tuesday's meeting. The meeting will be held at 9 a.m. in the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N. Main St. in Mitchell.
WAGNER — Two Mitchell men were injured in a one-vehicle rollover northeast of Wagner Sunday morning. Rigberto Valdez, 32, sustained serious non-life threatening injuries in the crash on 384th Avenue. Valdez was sitting in the back seat of the vehicle at the time of the crash and was not wearing a seat belt. He was later flown to a Sioux Falls area hospital.
Mitchell High School will host a welcome home celebration today for the school's championship-winning show choir. MHS' Friend de Coup show choir won the first-ever show choir state championship Saturday. The welcome home celebration is scheduled to be held at 7 p.m. today in the MHS auditorium.