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MCCOOK COUNTY — Diane Bryant has been identified as the woman killed in a Friday night car crash west of Humboldt. According to Bryant's obituary, she died from "injuries sustained in an automobile accident" on March 2 in McCook County. Her visitation is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell. Bryant's funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
WINNER — A Tripp County man was arrested in Winner for driving under the influence after testing positive for methamphetamine and THC use.
WAGNER — A Wagner man was arrested recently for testing positive for meth use. Officers observed 30-year-old Brooks Chasing Hawk "acting strange" on Feb. 23 and approached him, according to court documents. Chasing Hawk was allegedly smacking his lips, grinding his teeth and "displaying indicators of methamphetamine use," and he told police he had last used meth three days prior. A urine test came back positive for meth, amphetamine and marijuana.
Good morning and welcome to The Daily Republic's need-to-know page. Here are the stories we think you should know headed into Monday, March 5, 2018:
It’s a snow day. Mitchell School District and John Paul II Elementary are closed Monday. Superintendent Joe Graves early Monday morning made the decision to cancel school due to a rain-snow storm expected to cover South Dakota today and Tuesday morning.
CHAMBERLAIN — A Chamberlain man was arrested for marijuana possession while a passenger during a traffic stop. On Feb. 26, a Chamberlain police officer performed a traffic stop on a vehicle, and noticed 30-year-old Jeffrey McGee in the passenger seat. McGee had a detainer for missing a meeting with his probation officer, so he was placed under arrest. While performing a search, officers found a baggie with marijuana in McGee's pants pocket. A urine sample tested positive for marijuana and methamphetamine.
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between Jan. 29 and Feb. 12.
Authorities are searching for a man they say did not return to jail following a furlough on Friday. Jeremy Moore, 40, was granted a furlough that began at 10:30 a.m. and he failed to return at the required time later that day, according to the Davison County Sheriff’s Office.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Avon BON HOMME FAMILY PRACTICE CLINIC RECEIVES PERFECT SCORE: The Bon Homme Family Practice Clinic received a surprise visit recently from the South Dakota Department of Health, and received a perfect score during its impromptu examination. As a certified clinic, periodic, unannounced visits are required to ensure continued compliance with conditions of certification. The visit included a review of policies, staff licensure, patient records and emergency preparedness.
KIMBALL—One person sustained minor injuries when a semi overturned Friday night on Interstate 90 near Kimball. Sioux Falls resident Sergey Oleksyuk, 43, was driving a semi westbound on I-90 at approximately 9:02 p.m., near mile marker 282, when the vehicle drifted into the passing lane and into the median, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. As Oleksyuk attempted to return to the roadway, the semi and trailer overturned and slid across the westbound lanes into the north ditch.