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A Mitchell man is accused of possessing methamphetamine in December. Donald Hall, 50, is indicted for possession of a controlled substance, meth. A warrant has been issued for his arrest. The charge carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Two Mitchell men were injured in a single-car accident early Wednesday morning north of Mitchell. The incident occurred at about 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of North Foster Street and 250th Street, also known as Airport Road. The intersection forms a "T," and the car driven by William Goettsch, of Mitchell, was traveling north on Foster Street. The vehicle lost control at the intersection and traveled into the north ditch of 250th Street. A passenger, Frederick Eagle Tail, of Mitchell, was also injured in the crash.
CHAMBERLAIN — Sioux City, Iowa-based Bomgaars Supply will take over the buildings and leases of 12 former Alco stores, including one in Chamberlain. In an announcement this week, Bomgaars Supply — a farm and ranch chain store — said eight new locations will be in Wyoming, two in Idaho and one each in South Dakota and Nebraska. Alco, a discount retailer that specializes in small communities, announced it was filing for bankruptcy in November, and would be going out of business at each of its 198 stores that are found in 23 states.
Mitchell business owners joined a contingent at a recent legislative forum in Pierre, according to a press release. Brenda Freidel, of The Pin Cushion; Cathy Weber, of Little Red Hen; and Joe Zellmer, of Coborn's Superstore in Mitchell, were among the business owners and operators who served as business delegates for a legislative forum sponsored by the South Dakota Retailers Association on Jan.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell: • Lucas Johnson, 30, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to second-degree escape for not returning to jail after a furlough; jury trial scheduled for April. • Dean Linthalath, 38, of Orem, Utah, pleaded not guilty to possession of more than 10 pounds of marijuana, and possession with intent to distribute more than 1 pound of marijuana; jury trial scheduled for April. • Nicholas Milstead, 25, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to third-offense drunk driving, driv
GREGORY -- A Burke man accused of killing his child in 2014 is back out on bond. Adam Bruns, 22, was arrested in March 2014 after he was indicted on alternate counts of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter for the death of his 3-month-old son, Levi Bruns. Adam Bruns had been released on bail in March, but placed back in custody in early October after violating his probation. He pleaded not guilty to the charges in April. According to court documents, Bruns admitted he drank alcohol and either used or possessed marijuana on Oct.
Mitchell Toastmasters Club 495 met at 6 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Mitchell Library with six members, and one guest, Bryan Brickman, present. President Gretchen Rich opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, and Duane Duba gave the invocation. Gretchen called on Duane at toastmaster. He called on our only speaker, Gretchen, who gave a speech titled, "Eurpion Litcher." Duane asked general evaluator Jim Jelden to the lectern. He called on Pat Oleson to evaluate Gretchen's speech. Jim called on grammarian Loren Kasten. Duane asked Loren to present our table topics. He called on four members.
Sojourner's Bridge Club met on Jan. 12, at James Valley Community Center, Mitchell. There were five tables playing with 20 regular members present. High prize went to Ron Morgan, second to Jerry Smith and third to Vera Uecker. The next meeting will be Jan. 26.
The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary met on Jan. 12 at James Valley Community Center, Mitchell. Cmdr. Elvina called the meeting to order at 1 p.m. Chaplain Irene said the blessing and Betty led the Pledge of Allegiance. After roll call, the minutes from Dec. 8 were read and the treasurer's report was given. Several bills were presented and a motion was made and passed to pay them. A thank you letter was received from the DAV Blind Chapter for the donation our unit sent. We are one over quota for membership. Joann Vogel has agreed to take over the membership chairman's duties.
On Jan. 15, the Pleasure Pals CFEL Club met at OverTime for the monthly meeting, with Dee Masker as hostess. Our meeting was called to order by President Mary Froning with the flag salute and club creed being recited. Six members answered roll call to the topic, "fraud and scams." Members were reminded to start working on their cultural arts projects for the spring council meeting in March. Our club report was discussed and will be sent to Louise Maeschen. Plans were made for some various craft projects for the coming year. We all received our 2015 club program books and filled them out.