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A 22-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after breaking into his girlfriend's home and assaulting her. Lawrence Thunder Horse, of Mitchell, allegedly broke into the home of his girlfriend on Friday morning in the 1700 block of North Wisconsin Street while she was sleeping and put his hands around her neck. According to Officer Kelly Loudenburg, when she tried to scream, Thunder Horse put his hand across her mouth, and broke her cell phone when she attempted to call for help. The victim was able to escape and get to safety at a neighbor's home.
A Mitchell man released from jail Friday must find ways to remind himself to register as a sex offender. Jeffrey Heth, 52, failed to register his new address late in 2015. He was pulled over in October and arrested for drunken driving. He gave a different address than was on file, and admitted he forgot to update his registration, court records state.
A Mitchell man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to two counts of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, was sentenced Friday during court at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Nicholas Miiller, 30, was pulled over in March by a police officer, who found a glass pipe with methamphetamine residue. Miiller was also sentenced on an October possession conviction.
FREEMAN—TransCanada crews have identified what they term a "small" leak on the Keystone Pipeline near its Freeman pump station in Hutchinson County, officials said Friday. A news release from TransCanada said crews excavated soil to expose more than 275 feet of pipe in order to find the leak. "As we have said previously, there is no significant environmental impact observed and no threat to public safety," the release says.
Several unhitched trailers on Mitchell streets may disappear from where their owners left them come Friday afternoon. Mayor Jerry Toomey said several trailers were ticketed for towing Wednesday for being parked on the city street for more than 48 hours. The trailers, which were tagged with a bright orange sticker, will likely be towed if they are not moved by Friday.
RAPID CITY—Jean Day, Rapid City, formerly of Mitchell, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Tuesday, April 12. Her children request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 13080 Woodland Court, Rapid City, S.D., 57702.
ETHAN — Marge Tobin, Ethan, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Tuesday, April 12. Her family and friends request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 41140 265th St., Ethan, S.D., 57334.
Ellen Crockett, Mitchell, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Thursday, April 7. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 1115 W. Havens Ave, No. 11, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
SALEM — Jeanette Koch, Salem, celebrated her 80th birthday on April 5. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 277, Salem, S.D., 57058.
FREEMAN — Officials are estimating that 400 barrels of oil, or 16,800 gallons, were leaked out of a Keystone pipeline near Freeman. TransCanada, which had not yet issued an estimate...