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Here are five stories to know Tuesday: 1. An 11-year-old Mitchell girl has earned national recognition for her success in horse shows. 2. Portions of Sanborn in Mitchell could close for four to five months in 2018 for reconstruction.
TRIPP COUNTY — A Dallas boy's funeral will be held this week while officials continue to investigate the cause of his death. Twelve-year-old Kolby Beck was found at approximately 9:30 a.m. Thursday at his residence in southeast Tripp County, according to Tripp County Sheriff Shawn Pettit. Beck was taken to a hospital in Gregory, where he was pronounced dead. The cause of his death is under investigation, Pettit said, and results could take up to 30 days to receive.
The Davison County Jail might need another upgrade. As the county moves forward to improve an aging jail security system and following a recent overhaul to the facility's shower stalls, the jail's ceiling may be in need of an upgrade. Corrections Administrator Don Radel will meet with the Davison County Commission at its regular 9 a.m. Tuesday meeting at the Davison County North Offices to discuss the issue. No other project details were included in the agenda. Other business
Here are five stories to know Monday: 1. Baseball teams will be flooding into Mitchell starting Wednesday for the state amateur baseball tournament. Here are the pairings. 2. The Tyndall Dairy Queen had an auction over the weekend to finalize its closure.
Mitchell residents will get their first look at the city's 2018 proposed budget on Monday. A special session of the Mitchell City Council will be held at 6 p.m. at City Hall for a two-hour budget meeting. The agenda includes two items, an overview of the proposed budget and an overview of 2018 capital projects. The agenda included no other details or documents.
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between July 3 and July 17. • Donna Louise German, 41, Sioux Falls; open alcoholic beverage container accessible in vehicle, $54 fine; $66 costs. • Aja Mae McDaniel, 19, Mitchell; obey traffic device unless directed by policeman, $54 fine; $66 costs. • Roger Dean Anderson, 66, Park Rapids, Minnesota; failure to make proper stop at stop intersection; $54 fine; $66 costs. • Vincent J. Rizzo, 44, Schenectady, New York; speeding on other roadways, $79 fine; $66 costs.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Plankinton CITY COUNCIL SEEKING PERSON TO FILL VACANCY: The Plankinton City Council is seeking a resident to fill a vacancy on the governing board following the resignation of Ward I Councilman Altman Studeny. Studeny said in his resignation letter that he was vacating his position at the end of the July 17 meeting to pursue a position with Black Hills State University in Spearfish.
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — A grandfather and his grandson have been identified as the victims of a fatal vehicle crash Thursday near Wessington Springs. Wessington Springs residents Donald Wetzel, 75, and Matthew Wetzel, 30, were the victims of a two-vehicle crash at 11:40 a.m. on Thursday, according to the Basham Funeral Service in Wessington Springs. A 10:30 a.m. memorial service will be held for the relatives on Tuesday at the Foothills Bible Fellowship Church in Wessington Springs.
A Mitchell man is facing child abuse and driving under the influence charges after allegedly drinking for "three days straight." Kenneth Lyon, 44, was recently charged with driving under the influence and child abuse after police were dispatched on July 22 to the west boat ramp in Mitchell for a possible drunk driver. Located in a small tree grove, officers found Lyon, who had "severely slurred speech, red bloodshot eyes and could not walk on his own or sit up without swaying back and forth," court documents state.