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The Davison County Commission will hear its annual legislative audit report at Tuesday's regular meeting. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. in the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N.
LAKE ANDES—An Oacoma man suffered serious, non-life threatening injuries in an early-morning crash on Saturday. Colin Redday, 28, was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 18 around 1:05 a.m. in Lake Andes when he failed to navigate the curve at the intersection with S.D. Highway 50, according to Tony Mangan, public information officer for the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. Redday's 2003 Chevy Impala struck a stop sign and utility pole, causing the vehicle to roll and start on fire.
A squirrel caused nearly 500 individuals in Mitchell to lose power Saturday. According to Tom Glanzer, of NorthWestern Energy, 490 people/businesses in the downtown Mitchell area—Main Street and a few blocks east and west—were out of power from 12:57 to 1:55 p.m. He said a squirrel was the cause of the "fairly routine" outage, explaining that when something like a squirrel is electrocuted, NorthWestern's system detects the "bump" and shuts down, similar to a breaker switching off.
Wally Jones, Mitchell, will celebrate his 95th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1, at Bishop Hoch Villa, Avera Brady Assisted Living, Mitchell. His birthday is Oct. 31. The event is hosted by his family. Greetings may be sent to 1414 W. Cedar Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
James and Doris Schaffer, Mitchell, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Friday, Oct. 30. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 1405 W. Elm St., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Helen Strong, Mitchell, will celebrate her 79th birthday on Thursday, Oct. 29. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 1414 W. Cedar Ave., Apt. P, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Freeman HISTORIC DOWNTOWN BUILDING COLLAPSES: The back two-thirds of the Schamber Building on Main Street in Freeman partially collapsed on Oct. 15, leaving the town without one of its most iconic buildings.
WAGNER — A Wagner woman was arrested after allegedly throwing her 2-year-old daughter against a wall. Mychal Grant, 29, was charged with child abuse on Sept. 5 after police responded...
PLANKINTON — A woman was arrested last month after allegedly threatening her boyfriend with a knife. Romelia Ico-Tzir, 30, of Plankinton, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after her boyfriend, Enrique Velasquez, said Ico-Tzir pointed a knife at his chest and cut his arm with either "the knife or her fingernail," he told police. Velasquez said Ico-Tzir threatened to cut herself when Velasquez said he wanted to leave. Ico-Tzir denied that statement. Ico-Tzir was arrested on Sept.
WAGNER — A Lake Andes man was arrested following an alleged burglary at the Yankton Sioux Housing Authority building in Wagner. At about 12:30 a.m. Aug. 27, Nicholas Frederick, 17, allegedly broke the glass of the front door of the Sioux Housing Authority building on Main Street in Wagner and took a computer monitor and mouse.