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Mildred Rose Willoughby will celebrate her 99th birthday on Dec. 30. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 500 S. Ohlman St., Mitchell, S.D. 57301.
Jenifer Polreis and Stanley Sherwood were married on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Mitchell, with the Rev. Shane Stevens officiating. Parents of the couple are Beth Polreis, Parkston; and the late Donna Sherwood. Maids of honor were Heidi Polreis and Amy Parce. Bridesmaids were Jackie Luikens, Nicky Bray, Shelby Boehmer and Deanna Luikens. Flower girls, Lilly Harris, Norah Putnam.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This unsigned editorial was printed Dec. 24, 1909, in the Mitchell Daily Republican, which later became The Daily Republic. The paper was purchased earlier that year by W.R. Ronald, who had a leadership role in its operation until his death in 1951.
CARTHAGE — Authorities are seeking information regarding the burglary of an ATM, which was removed from a Carthage bar and abandoned outside. In the early morning hours Friday, someone entered the Prairie Inn Bar in Carthage and removed an ATM from the premises, according to the Miner County Sheriff’s Office.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Lake Andes $10K RAISED AT CANCER FUNDRAISER: Buche Foods and the Gus Stop raised $10,991.36 for local cancer patients during their annual Cancer Fundraiser. Their team members sold water and wore pink T-shirts, with profits to be given to local cancer funds. Jody Kotab, chief planner for the cancer fundraiser said the original goal was to raise $7,000. — Lake Andes Wave Chamberlain
The South Dakota Supreme Court determined a Salem woman is not responsible for reimbursing her ex-husband for the payment of a mortgage on their old familial home. In April 2015, Michael Coffey, of Salem, sold a home he shared with Debra Coffey before their divorce in 2010. Per the divorce agreement, he used the proceeds to pay off a mortgage for which he was responsible, as well as a second mortgage under Debra's name.
Due to the Christmas holiday, The Daily Republic will not print an edition on Monday. The newspaper will resume as normal Tuesday through Dec. 31. Then, the newspaper will not print an edition on Jan. 2 in observance of New Year's Day.
WINNER — A Winner man was charged with two counts of grand theft after allegedly taking two vehicles in one night. Kyle Antoine, 20, was charged on Dec. 12 with taking a 2005 Ford F-250 pickup, valued about $12,000, and a 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, valued more than $11,000, from two residences in and around Winner, court documents state.
Following is a list of local closings for the Christmas holiday. • Dakota Wesleyan University will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 30, with office hours returning to normal on Monday, Jan. 2. Classes will resume Monday, Jan. 9. • The McGovern Library will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 through Sunday, Jan 1. Hours Jan. 2-6 are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Jan. 7-8 and returning to regular hours Monday Jan. 8. • Java City will be closed now through Jan. 8. The McGovern Legacy Museum will follow the library's holiday hours.
EDWARDS COUNTY, Kan. — Two Gregory residents were hospitalized after a vehicle crash on a Kansas roadway. Dean Seegers, 46, was traveling south on U.S. Highway 183 in Edwards County, at approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday, when he failed to stop at the posted stop sign and was hit by a 2011 Dodge Ram. The Dodge was driven by a resident of Offerle, Kansas, and was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 50, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.