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An Ethan man was cited for careless driving Thursday morning after hitting a city light pole on Highway 37 on the north end of Mitchell. Tyler Myers, 19, was driving south in a 2008 Chevrolet Impala when he dozed off, said Mitchell Patrol Sgt. Joel Reinesch. Myers told authorities the last thing he remembered was seeing the sign to change his speed to 35 mph, reducing his speed. Myers woke up when his vehicle hit a city-owned light pole. The pole broke off the base and fell backward as Myers' vehicle continued over an approach.
A Fulton man is charged with aggravated assault for pulling a knife on another man. Tad Lysne, 19, was arrested Sept. 3 after he was involved in an altercation with another man. The man allegedly slapped Lysne on his face with an open hand. Court documents state Lysne then unfolded a pocket knife with a 3-inch blade and held it toward the male's abdomen. His actions indicated Lysne was possibly going to stab the victim, according to court documents. Bystanders persuaded Lysne to stop and he put his knife back in his pocket.
A Mitchell man is accused of spanking his child with excessive force and with a wooden spoon, hard enough to leave large bruises. Johnnie Tassler, 34, was arrested Aug. 29 for abuse of or cruelty to a minor.
Following is a look at entertainment options throughout the Mitchell region this weekend, as reported by individual establishments: Thursday DJ-Karaoke Thirsty’s in Mitchell will have a DJ-Karaoke from 9:30 p.m...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., issued the following statement Wednesday on President Obama’s ISIS speech. “The president presented a forceful case that it is in America’s interest...
Law enforcement responded to an incident just after 4 p.m. Wednesday in rural Alexandria. The Hanson County Sheriff’s Office isn’t commenting on it because of an ongoing investigation, according to...
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Prairie Fire, the select chamber choir of Mitchell, will be auditioning for new members on the evenings of Monday and Wednesday. Prairie Fire rehearsals are Thursdays beginning Sept. 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Smith Hall 211. The rehearsal process for Prairie Fire is short and intense, requiring members to be present for all rehearsals and possess excellent musicianship skills. This fall, Prairie Fire will join with the Dakota Wesleyan Choir and LyricWood Strings to perform the entire Messiah. Performances are at 7 p.m. Nov.15 and 4 p.m. Nov.
A Mitchell man pleaded guilty Tuesday to distributing a controlled substance and admitted to violating his probation for the distribution charge and by eating a marijuana brownie. Benjamin Amadon, 20, entered his plea and admission during regular court at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Amadon was on probation for a 2012 possession with intent to distribute less than 1 ounce of marijuana conviction.
A Parkston woman died Tuesday in a crash on Minnesota State Highway 23 in Rock County, according to a report by the Minnesota State Patrol. Rebecca Kroeger, 19, was driving south on Highway 23 in a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu as David Buol, 39, of Garretson, was driving a 2010 Freightliner van north on the same road. The highway is not divided and the two vehicles collided head on. Kroeger died from injuries suffered in the crash. Buol did not suffer any injuries. Kroeger's vehicle was totaled, and Buol's van sustained serious damage.