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The Davison County state's attorney has forwarded The Daily Republic's open meetings law complaint to South Dakota's Open Meeting Commission. The Daily Republic believes the city of Mitchell violated S.D. Codified Law 1-25-2, regarding executive sessions or closed door meetings, when the Mitchell City Council denied Mitchell residents the opportunity to share their opinions on former Corn Palace Director Dan Sabers in an open setting. Davison County State's Attorney Jim Miskimins forwarded the complaint to the commission.
PARKSTON—Four people were injured in a helicopter crash Monday morning near Parkston, authorities said. Officials confirmed there was a helicopter crash around 10 a.m. near the Agland Cooperative Fertilizer Plant on S.D. Highway 44 in Parkston. According to the Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office, four people were taken to the hospital, but the extent of their injuries were unknown. The Parkston Police Department is investigating. No other information is immediately available.
The Daily Republic has filed an open meeting complaint about a recent impromptu executive session held by the Mitchell City Council. If sent forth the Open Meeting Commission by Davison County State's Attorney Jim Miskimins, the newspaper's complaint will go before a commission of five state's attorneys appointed by the state's attorney general, Marty Jackley. The City Council went into executive session on Sept.
The Davison County Commissioners will hear its annual safety report from Safety Coordinator Tonya Meaney on Tuesday. The commission will meet in regular session at 9 a.m.
A man was arrested Sunday for drunken driving after his vehicle collided with a pickup truck and then hit a Mitchell health center, police say. Lee Hinker, 57, of Forestburg,...
Robert DeBoer, Mitchell, will celebrate his 75th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 4. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 1327 E. Havens Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
MADISON—Jim and Pat Huls, Madison, formerly of Salem, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, at Nicky's Restaurant and Lounge Event Hall, Madison. The celebration is hosted by their family and the couple requests no gifts. Greetings may be sent to 104 Best Point Drive, Madison, S.D., 57042.
Freida Stratman, Mitchell, celebrated her 94th birthday on Sept. 15. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 1407 W. Elm Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
ALEXANDRIA — A Mitchell man will spend 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to two charges of cocaine possession. Jeffrey Jarman, of Mitchell, was sentenced to two 90-day stays in county jail for two class five felonies for possession of controlled substances.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Winner PUETZ CORP. GETS WINNER GYM BID: The Winner School Board approved a $3.119 million bid from the Puetz Corporation, of Mitchell, to build a new auxiliary gym in the school district of about 700 students. Aside from the Puetz Corporation, there the school board received five other bids, but the Puetz bid was the lowest by $22,500. The bid was approved by a 4-3 vote of the Winner School Board on Sept.