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A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: White Lake FIRE DEPARTMENTS HOLD TRAINING: The White Lake Volunteer Fire Department hosted propane tree training on Sept. 1. Twenty-six firefighters and emergency medical technicians from White Lake, Plankinton and Grass Ranch Colony attended the training, along with Deputy State Fire Marshals Paul Coon and Steve Harford. Broosk Oil, of Letcher, donated propane for the training.
A Mitchell woman was arrested last month after allegedly striking and hospitalizing a 3-year-old boy. Ashley Hellman, 29, was arrested on Aug. 18 after striking the head of a 3-year-old boy, causing bruising that led the child's mother to take the boy to a hospital in Sioux Falls, according to court documents. The child was checked into the emergency room on Aug. 16 and said Hellman, the girlfriend of the child's father, struck the side of his head, causing a bruised right ear and bruising to his skull.
Dean and Marion Brakke, Pierre, formerly of Presho, will celebrate their 68th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 11. Greetings may be sent to 1950 E. Fourth St., #232, Pierre, S.D. 57501.
TRIPP — Glenn and Marilyn Hartman, Tripp, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 11. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 301 N. Dobson, Tripp, S.D. 57376.
Robert and Carol (DeSmet) Koepke, Mitchell, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 10. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 40670 252nd St., Mitchell, S.D. 57301.
A girl, Tatum Kay Helling, was born on May 9, 2016, to Jackie and Jason Helling, Mount Vernon, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Grandparents are Joan Jacobsen, Mitchell, and the late John Jacobsen; and Tim and Colleen Helling, Mount Vernon.
A girl, Elizabeth Lou Pruner, was born July 27, 2016, to Matthew and Amber Pruner, Sioux Falls, at Sanford Hospital, Sioux Falls. Grandparents are Larry and Paula Schnabel, Mitchell; and Steve and Velda Pruner, Parkston.
PLANKINTON — A Plankinton man was arrested Monday for having sexual contact with a minor. Anthony Verrier, 22, was taken into custody at about 6 a.m. Monday after allegedly having sexual contact with a 6-year-old, according to the Aurora County Sheriff's Office. Authorities responded to Verrier's residence in rural Plankinton after receiving a 911 call, the sheriff's office said. Bond in the case was set at $50,000. The Aurora County Sheriff's Office and Division of Criminal Investigation are investigating the case.
The Davison County Commission will consider adopting its 2017 provisional budget at Tuesday's regular meeting. The five-person board will hold its meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N. Main St. to consider the 2017 budget, which has been discussed at length at several commission meetings throughout the summer.
DELMONT — A 27-year-old Delmont man was arrested early Saturday morning for the alleged rape of a 22-year-old woman. Dennis Streyle, who lives in rural Delmont located in Charles Mix County, was arrested near his residence by Charles Mix County Sheriff's deputies for second-degree rape, which authorities believe occurred Saturday morning.