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SPRINGFIELD—Police have identified the man killed Tuesday in a farming accident near Springfield. Grant McCann, 35, of Springfield, was operating a sprayer around 10:30 a.m. on Apple Tree Road in the Springfield area when a boom on the equipment got tangled with an overhead power line, said Bon Homme County Sheriff Lenny Gramkow. McCann attempted to exit the tractor and was electrocuted. McCann died on scene. Gramkow said McCann was alone at the time of the accident.
Mitchell police are looking for a suspect involved in a child abduction in Mitchell. Marcus Marks is the father of the abducted baby who was taken from 321 Oakmond St. in Mitchell. Police say Marks was last seen at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday driving a red Ford Escape with the license No. 17B-713, possibly en route to Wagner. The incident was reported to the Mitchell Police Division at 1:30 p.m. No other information is immediately available.
DE SMET — A pilot is dead and a passenger survived after a plane crashed Tuesday into Lake Thompson near De Smet, authorities said. The Kingsbury County Sheriff’s Office responded...
The Davison County Commission will canvass primary election ballots at its next regular meeting. With the primary election taking place on Tuesday, the meeting has been pushed back to Thursday to canvass the ballots the same week as the election. If the meeting was not moved, the board would have to wait until June 14 to canvass the ballots. The five-person board will meet a 9 a.m. at the Davison County North Offices on 1420 N. Main St. Prior to canvassing, the commission consider appointing Carole Millan to the canvassing board. Other business
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Artesian HEADSTONES RUN OVER IN MOUNT PLEASANT: Five headstones were run over in Artesian's Mount Pleasant Cemetery just before Memorial Day. Sanborn County Sheriff Tom Fridley reported the headstones were run over sometime either early Memorial Day morning or late the night before. Tire tracks, big enough to belong to a pickup, were found on ground soft from recent rains.
FAIRMONT, MINN.—Ferne Brimmer, Fairmont, Minnesota, formerly of Alexandria, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday, June 3. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent c/o Lakeview Healthcare Center, 610 Summit Drive, Fairmont, Minn., 56031.
Irene Gerlach, Mitchell, will celebrate her 75th birthday on Monday, June 6. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 200 E. 15th Ave, Apt. 104, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
WOONSOCKET — Velma Schabot, Woonsocket, will celebrate her 80th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 at Twin Lakes Resort, Woonsocket. Her birthday was May 25. The event is hosted by her children.
Donna Jares, Mitchell, will celebrate her 80th birthday today, June 1. Her sons wish her a happy birthday.
CHAMBERLAIN — Bob and Julie Gregg, Chamberlain, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, June 7. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 459, Chamberlain, S.D., 57325.