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Beginning at 7 a.m. today through Friday, Aug. 1, the following streets in Mitchell will be closed for milling purposes: 100 to 200 blocks of South Capital; 100 to 200 blocks of North Capitol; and the 600 to 800 blocks of East Ash. Also beginning today and running through Aug. 8, the 100 to 300 blocks of North Burr will be closed periodically for milling and curb and gutter replacement. Please have all vehicles removed from the street until the project is complete. For information, call the engineer's office at 995-8435. -- Source: City of Mitchell Street Department
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., applauded Tuesday's decision by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that reaffirms the legitimacy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) program for meat products. "South Dakota's and the nation's independent livestock producers, along with consumers everywhere, got a big win with this decision that maintains their right to have meat labeled as to its country of origin," Johnson said.
VERMILLION — The University of South Dakota Women in Law recently presented its 2014 Attorney of the Year award to Sixth Circuit Court Judge Kathleen Trandahl and Seventh Circuit Magistrate Judge Shawn Pahlke. The co-recipients of the award were both graduates of the University of South Dakota School of Law's Class of 1985. They were also founding members of Women in Law. Trandahl received her undergraduate degree from Augustana College in 1982 and her J.D. from USD in 1985. She practiced law in Winner until she was appointed to the circuit court bench by Gov.
A Wisconsin woman lost her trailer and all of its contents to a fire Wednesday while driving on Interstate 90. Nicole Lockwood, 34, was driving west on I-90 when a tire blew out on her enclosed trailer. She didn't realize she lost the tire for several miles, said Hanson County Deputy Sheriff Casey Tegethoff. The trailer dragged on the road and sparked separate small grass fires from exit 357 to 342.
WOONSOCKET -- Authorities are investigating a break-in at a Woonsocket business that occurred Tuesday morning. Sanborn County Sheriff Tom Fridley said Wednesday that a break-in occurred early Tuesday at the Skeeters Bar and Grill and the North Forty Convenience and Liquor Store. The two businesses are connected to each other. Some minor merchandise was reported stolen from the store, and Fridley said there is not a known suspect in the case. He said authorities are analyzing camera footage that might lead to an arrest in the matter.
Click here to view the Mitchell Police Department log for July 29.
The Mitchell Street Department will be chipsealing the following streets today: 900 to 1200 blocks of Chalkstone Drive; 100 to 600 blocks of East 11th Avenue; 800 to 1000 blocks...
Weekend Snack Pack Inc. of Mitchell has been selected to receive a Hometown Heroes Grant to support its food distribution program. The nonprofit was nominated for the award by Arby’s...
SIOUX FALLS — Sioux Empire United Way’s board of directors recently unanimously donated $10,000 to the City of Wessington Springs relief fund. “While Wessington Springs may not be in our...
The following cases were among those heard July 29 during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell: • David Muth, 41, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to attempted possession of a controlled substance; the matter was set for October jury trial. • Chaz Stewart, 21, of Mitchell, accused of distribution of a controlled substance, was granted a four-week continuance; he was in Brule County Jail on Tuesday and no transfer order was made. • Denise Cummings, 44, of Mitchell, accused of unauthorized ingestion of a controlled drug or substance, methamphetamine, w