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A Mitchell man was arrested for allegedly breaking the window of his ex-girlfriend's house and resisting arrest. Riley Tischler, 28, was charged on Nov. 13 with second-degree burglary, possession of a controlled schedule I or II substance, obstructing law enforcement and domestic abuse simple assault. A status hearing is scheduled for Dec. 14.
Here's five stories to know heading into Wednesday: 1. A former S.D. Highway Patrol trooper who stole thousands in confiscated money was denied a reduction in sentence Tuesday. 2. The suspect in a Freeman home fire allegedly admitted she destroyed the home out of anger.
Here are five stories to know headed into Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. 1. The Mitchell City Council again tabeled a decision to name the Corn Palace floor after longtime Mitchell basketball coach Gary Munsen. 2. A Dakota Wesleyan student and business owner has donated a portion of sales to combat homelessness.
Mitchell High School students Thea Patrick and Madison Hetland are at it again. The duo took second place overall in the varsity public forum during the 26th Annual George McGovern Forensic Invitational this past weekend, according to Jeff Sand, MHS speech and debate coach. Mitchell was one of 27 teams competing in the weekend tournament. Patrick and Hetland also took third and fourth place in original oratory during Friday's events. Patrick also took fourth place in informative speaking while Hetland took fourth in domestic extemporaneous.
LESTERVILLE — A Freeman man has been identified as the victim of Friday crash north of Lesterville. Carlos Ramirez, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene on Friday morning after the vehicle he was a passenger in rolled. The driver, identified as 31-year-old Michael Dossett of Rapid City, sustained life threatening injuries.
MONTROSE — A Garretson woman has been identified as the victim of a Friday morning crash north of Montrose. Therasa Anderson, 41, was traveling east on 248th Street, six miles north of Montrose, at 5:31 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. The 2003 Dodge Caravan Anderson was driving entered the ditch, rolled and started on fire.
Here's what you need to know heading into Monday: 1. The Mitchell High School volleyball team's season came to an end this weekend, claiming seventh place in the state volleyball tournament. 2. "Gary Munsen Court" is back on the Mitchell City Council agenda, and will be discussed during the regular 6 p.m. meeting today at City Hall.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Plankinton MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE DENIED: The Plankinton City Council on Nov. 6 denied the retail on/off sale malt beverage application for Patricia Castillo, doing business as "Las Potrancas" Mexican Restaurant. One council member said he was concerned with the location of the business, which is directly west of the school property and said Plankinton has enough businesses with malt beverage licenses. — Aurora County Standard Chamberlain
MONTROSE -- A 41-year-old woman died in a crash Friday morning north of Montrose. The woman, who has not been identified pending notification of family, was traveling east on 248th Street, six miles north of Montrose, at 5:31 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. The 2003 Dodge Caravan she was driving entered the ditch, rolled and started on fire.
TRIPP COUNTY — Bovine tuberculosis has been confirmed in a Tripp County beef herd. The infected cow was identified by meat inspectors during a routine inspection in October at a Texas slaughterhouse and official records linked the cow to a Tripp County herd, according to State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven. Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic respiratory disease of cattle, and infected animals can transmit the infection to other animals in close proximity.