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HAWARDEN, Iowa — A Wagner woman was taken to a hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Iowa Thursday. KIWA Radio reports Wagner resident Judy Carpenter, 52, was involved in a crash on Highway 10 near Hawarden, Iowa, when her 2014 Toyota SUV collided with another vehicle. The other vehicle was being driven by Logan Vlotho, a 21-year-old from Ireton, Iowa. Both individuals were taken to Hawarden Regional Healthcare hospital. According to KIWA, Carpenter's vehicle sustained $10,000 in damage and Vlotho's 2006 Volkswagen sustained $5,000 in damage.
The Daily Republic took home 33 awards, including the Sweepstakes award, in the South Dakota Newspaper Association's 2015 Better Newspapers Contest. The awards were announced during the SDNA annual convention Friday and Saturday at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell.
FEDORA — A Portland, Oregon, man suffered no injuries in a semi rollover near Fedora on Sunday. Dmitry Tveretinov, 62, was traveling west on Highway 34 when he slowed down as he approached a vehicle driving in front him. When Tveretinov slowed down, his 2007 Kenworth semi truck veered right, caught the edge of the road and rolled into the ditch. The crash occurred at approximately 5:37 a.m. about 3 miles east of Fedora. No other vehicles were involved. According to the Miner County Sheriff's Office, Tveretinov was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.
Ashley Tilberg and Blake Van Gorp announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Merle and Ruth Tilberg, Mitchell; Steve and Julie Van Gorp, Stickney; and Shannon Van Gorp and Kevin Kruse, Neosho, Missouri. Ashley is employed at Lewis Family Drug. Blake owns and operates VG's Pipe Fencing. An Aug. 20 wedding is planned in rural Stickney
Carly Jenks and Aaron Willis announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Don and Marla Jenks, Tripp; and John and Darla Willis, Parkston. Carly is a 2004 graduate of Tripp-Delmont High School and a 2007 graduate of Southeast Technical Institute, Sioux Falls. She is a pharmacy technician at Lewis Family Drug, Mitchell. Aaron is a 2005 graduate of Mitchell High School. He is employed by the City of Mitchell. A July 16 wedding is planned.
Jack and Eileen Toman, Mitchell, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 8. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 24846 414th Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
PARKSTON — Laverna Mueller will celebrate her 90th birthday on Wednesday, May 4. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 400 W. Fir, No. 608, c/o Avera Assisted Living, Parkston, S.D., 57366.
SCOTLAND — Ruth Baltzer, Scotland, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Sunday, May 8. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to Good Samaritan Center, 130 Sixth St., Scotland, S.D., 57059.
Greta Grosdidier, Mitchell, will celebrate her 82nd birthday on Thursday, May 5. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 709 E. Hanson St., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
EMERY — Elroy Huber, Emery, will celebrate his 85th birthday on Tuesday, May 3. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 305, Emery, S.D., 57332.