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The hours of the City of Mitchell compost drop-off site will be changed. The drop-off site will be open Monday through Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m., effective Monday, April 30, until further notice. Leaves and compost may be taken free of charge to the City of Mitchell Regional Landfill. Landfill hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The landfill is open Tuesday evenings until 7 p.m. through October. For more information, call 995-8465.
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The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between March 12 and March 26. • Jordan Evan Sprinkel, 21, Mitchell; disorderly conduct, $200 fine; $66 costs; 30 days in jail; 29 days suspended; credit for one day; conditions: pay fines, costs and fees; have no like offenses; obey all laws for 180 days. • Christopher Cox, 30, Fargo, North Dakota; driving with revoked (not suspended) license; $200 fine; $84 costs; 10 days in jail; 10 days suspended; conditions: pay fines and costs; obey all laws; court retains jurisdiction for 360 days.
Amy Zeller and Tyler Fortuna, seniors at Dakota Wesleyan University, were named Miss Wesleyan and Scotchman, the university's highest honors, during the Honors Banquet Friday night at the university. The titles of Scotchman and Miss Wesleyan are given to honor a senior male and female student based on campus leadership and service, community leadership and service, academics and character. The honor of Miss Wesleyan began in 1929 and the honor of Scotchman in 1938. The title for the Scotchman was borrowed from the university's song, "The Scotchman."
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for April 19 through April 25. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years). Businesses can file Chapter 11 petitions to reorganize their debts under a court-approved plan for repayment. • Belle Fourche: Spencer Levi Spaulding, Chapter 7. • Black Hawk: Cindy Dale Hagee, Chapter 7.
A pair of individuals forcibly entered a Mitchell business early Thursday morning and took more than $2,000 in vape supplies, according to authorities. Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers said Friday that a Mitchell business in the 1000 block of North Main Street was forcibly entered by two individuals at 2:21 a.m. Thursday. Both people, authorities say, appeared to be wearing costume masks and took vape pens, vape juice and cash. The value of the items taken exceeded $2,000, authorities said.
Dakota Wesleyan University will present two distinguished alumni honorary doctorates during this spring's Commencement services.
HOWARD — A Howard man has been ordered by a federal judge to pay more than $13,000 in restitution after being convicted of taking, killing and possessing migratory birds in Miner County. Armand Dornbusch, 63, was ordered to pay $13,662.57 restitution, lost hunting privileges for three years and forfeited all traps as part of his sentence. He was indicted by a federal grand jury in January and pled guilty March 21 prior to being sentenced this week.
VOLIN— A 27-year-old Yankton man has died from injuries sustained in an April 8 crash near Volin. Michael Vos Jr. died Thursday, April 19. He was the driver and only person involved in the crash. His 2001 Chevrolet Impala was westbound on 306th Street in rural Clay County in the early morning hours of April 8 when the vehicle went across the eastbound lanes and into the south ditch. The vehicle eventually came to rest in a pasture.
A pair of Mitchell Middle School retiring teachers were honored Wednesday for their years of service during a staff recognition event at the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy's commons area.