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The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Guilty pleas and admissions • Aja McDaniel, 20, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to possession with the intent to distribute marijuana. She was sentenced to two years of probation and 30 days in jail with credit for six days already served.
Mitchell Area Safehouse and Family Visitation Center was awarded a grant to upgrade security systems and equipment. The South Dakota Community Foundation awarded a South Dakota fund grant for $3,250 to the Mitchell Area Safehouse. According to Candy George, Family Visitation Center coordinator, the funds will be used to purchase a camera to monitor the evening classes held at Mitchell Area Safehouse.
A Lake Andes man fled the courtroom after he was asked to submit to a urinalysis test before his sentence hearing Tuesday in Mitchell. Joshua Flyinghawk, 37, appeared in front of Judge Chris Giles at the Davison County Public Safety Center for a sentence hearing for a probation violation.
A Mitchell man and woman were charged with allegedly robbing an individual at the M and H gas station in Mitchell. Schylar Dubray, 22, and Hannah Webster, 20, were charged with second-degree robbery and a warrant for their arrest was issued on Oct. 12. According to court documents on Aug. 16, Dubray intentionally took money by force from Honorio Bernabe Gabriel-Chilel at the M and H gas station in Mitchell. Dubray was accompanied by Webster and "a couple other individuals." Gabriel-Chilel and camera footage from M and H identified Dubray.
"Donny was calm to the chaos." The South Dakota Fire Marshal's Office released the obituary and funeral announcement for Donald "Donny" Manger on Tuesday morning on behalf of the Presho Volunteer Fire Department. Manger died from a medical condition Saturday while working at a structure fire in rural Lyman County.
ALPENA — An Alpena hog barn was destroyed in a fire on Sunday evening, according to officials. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Sunday, a 911 call was received by the Alpena Fire Department about a hog barn on fire one mile north and one mile west of Alpena. "It was fully engulfed by the time we got there," said Alpena Fire Department Chief Gary Orth.
Here are five things to know headed into Monday, Oct. 16, 2017: 1. A Presho firefighter was killed over the weekend. "Donny" Manger, 54, died Saturday. 2. The Mitchell City Council is considering renaming the Corn Palace court after longtime basketball coach Gary Munsen.
A Presho firefighter was killed while battling a blaze over the weekend, according to Lyman County officials. A Lyman County official declined to release the firefighter’s name, but Facebook posts from several state fire departments, including the Salem Fire Department, identified the firefighter who died on duty as Donny Manger, Presho’s fire chief.
The Mitchell High School marching band concluded its competition season on Saturday in Minneapolis, placing 16th out of 25 bands. The band placed fourth of four in the AA class at the Youth in Music Marching Band Competition at US Bank Stadium. "Our kids played very well this weekend and we finished our season with our best performance," said Director Ryan Stahle. "I am really proud of these kids and all they have accomplished this year. We were hands down one of the smallest schools/programs there and we still proved we could hang with these guys."
Davison County Commissioners will celebrate their county's successful bridge rehabilitation on Tuesday. At 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, the board will conduct a ribbon-cutting at the Foster Street bridge, which sits north of Avera Queen of Peace. The ribbon-cutting will conclude Tuesday's regularly scheduled 9 a.m. meeting. The bridge rehab was estimated to cost more than $600,000, but was mostly funded through a state Bridge Improvement Grant. The bridge was closed for approximately three months throughout the rehab process. Other business