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A vehicle that caught fire Friday evening was quickly extinguished with snow and a fire extinguisher. Mitchell Dispatch received a call at 7 p.m. that a vehicle was on fire in the TMA parking lot on Main Street. The 1999 Ford Ranger sustained heavy damage to the fuse box, odometer area and dashboard, said Patrol Sgt. Joel Reinesch of the Mitchell Police Division. The vehicle had been parked for 45 minutes before someone called the owner to tell him the headlights were on. When the owner arrived, the vehicle was on fire.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Avon, White Lake, Oacoma area SHORTER POST OFFICE HOURS START SOON FOR AREA TOWNS: Effective Jan. 10, the Avon and White Lake post offices will have six hours of service each weekday and three Oacoma area post offices will move down to four hours per day, the U.S. Postal Service has announced. In Avon, the post office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. during weekdays and 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
In a story published on Page A6 of Saturday's edition, The Daily Republic Capitol Correspondent Bob Mercer incorrectly reported who is involved with litigation against Homestake Mining Company and Spearfish Canyon Foundation. A third party brought court action against the two regarding the Spearfish Falls area where one of the parcels is located.
On Dec. 15 and 16, the South Central Alcohol Task Force conducted a total of 29 alcohol compliance checks in Mitchell. On Dec. 15 these businesses passed: The Depot, Casey's General Store on South Main, American Legion, Big Dummies, Moonlight Bar, Scoreboard Pub and Grill, Overtime Steakhouse and Lounge, One-eyed Jack's Casino, EZ$ PUb, Village Bowl/Sneakers Peanut Bar, Moose Lodge, Platinum Player's Club, Shay's and Blarney's Sport Bar. The lone failure on this date was the VFW Post 2750.
Mitchell Technical Institute will be closed several days over the holiday break. All offices and buildings will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, and will remain closed Dec. 24-26 in observance of the Christmas holiday. Offices will reopen on Monday, Dec. 29. The school will also be closed Jan. 1, in observance of the New Year holiday. Spring semester classes begin Jan. 7.
DELMONT — One person was airlifted to Sioux Falls on Tuesday following a one-vehicle car accident in Douglas County outside Delmont. The accident occurred at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday on 284th Street on the western edge of Delmont, near the corner of 401st Street. A Ford E350 conversion van had five people inside and was traveling west on the oil road when the vehicle lost control on a patch of ice located on a curve and crashed into the road's north ditch.
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB The original cast is back with some new stars in this family comedy about the exhibits in the museum coming alive after dark. Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled "Night at the Museum" ever as Smithsonian Museum guard Larry (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever. The film marks the last appearances of Robin Williams and Mickey Rooney before they passed away.
An accident that occurred over the lunch hour Wednesday between a teacher and student resulted in the teacher going to the hospital with injuries. The accident occurred at 11:59 a.m.
STICKNEY — A single-car rollover in Aurora County on Wednesday resulted in injuries for the vehicle's driver. The accident occurred at 12:15 p.m. on 265th Street near the corner of 385th Avenue, or about five miles east of Aurora Center, and three miles west of U.S.