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Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 4/9/2014 From: 4/8/2014
The Corn Palace announced Wednesday morning this year’s acts for the annual Corn Palace Festival, held Aug. 20-24 in Mitchell. Aug. 20, The Dweebs will be on the Freedom Stage in the Fifth and Main parking lot. The concert is free. Aug. 21, Chris Young, a Grammy-nominated recording artist, will take the stage. He has five No. 1 hits, including his single “Aw Naw.” Aug.
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Joe Hettinger will fill a one-year term on the Wessington Springs City Council. Hettinger’s petition was the only one filed prior to the submission deadline and he will serve on the council for the next year. Because of that, Wessington Springs was among the area towns to cancel their April election date, as all seats were filled. A complete listing of canceled elections ran in Tuesday’s edition of The Daily Republic.
Davison County Salon No. 80 met at 5:30 p.m. on March 25 at Blarney's in Mitchell, with eight partners present. After dinner, Le Chapeau Irene Wilson conducted an informal meeting. The meeting was called to order by Wilson. LaSecretaire/Caissiere Roberta Olsen read the minutes from the last meeting in January. They were approved as read. Olsen also gave the Caissiere's report, which will be filed for audit. The following reports were given: Children and Youth Chairman Irene Wilson reminded us of our help line, 1-800-200-LUNG.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary to Post No. 2750 met on April 1 at the home of Irene Wilson with Carol Schoenfelder presiding. Roll call, opening prayer and flag salute opened the meeting. Stacy Oliver was approved as a new member. Secretary Margaret Weiland read the minutes from the previous meeting. Irene Wilson gave the treasurer's report. It was placed on file until audit. Bills were approved. Margaret read from General Orders No. 8 and Quill Notes. A thank you from the family of Delores Stedman was read. Irene gave the Cheer Report. Final committee reports were given.
Loyd and Maxine Oleson, Mitchell, will celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary on Monday, April 14. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 1414 W. Cedar Ave., Apt. K, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Senators protest change in regulations for 501(c)4 groups.
ARMOUR -- A thief threw a baseball through a glass door in order to break into Xpress Mart in Armour late Sunday night or early Monday morning. According to Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Brandon Wingert, the thief made off with two-and-a-half cartons of cigarettes and some lighters, but did not seal any money from the convenience store, located on U.S. Highway 281. Xpress Mart's shattered door sustained approximately $500 in damage. "Quite the arm, I guess," Wingert said. The investigation into the break-in is still ongoing, Wingert said.
MOUNT VERNON -- A Minnesota man allegedly fled from a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper by exiting from a moving law enforcement vehicle while he was handcuffed has pleaded not guilty to two charges. Matthew Nelson, 18, of Wrenshall, Minn., was arrested March 19 after he was stopped by Trooper John Lord for speeding on Interstate 90 near Mount Vernon.