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Here are five stories you need to know Tuesday: 1. Mount Vernon, doomed by errors, lost to Irene at the state amateur baseball tournament. 2. A longtime Mitchell city councilman called a proposed cut to LifeQuest out of the city of Mitchell's budget 'heartless.'
WHITE LAKE — Two teenagers sustained serious, non-life threatening injuries in a crash Sunday evening near White Lake. Authorities say 16-year-old Arianna Cournoyer, of Wagner, was travelling southbound at 5:30 p.m. Sunday on 374th Avenue, when she lost control of the vehicle moving from a paved to gravel road near 262nd Street — approximately 11 miles south of White Lake. Cournoyer, who was driving a 2006 Dodge Caravan, was ejected from the vehicle as it entered the east ditch, rolling several times, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
For quality care, Avera Queen of Peace of Mitchell has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval. The seal of approval is a symbol of quality that reflects the hospital's "commitment to providing safe and effective patient care," according to a press release issued Monday morning.
MURDO — A total of four were injured in three region crashes on Sunday. The crashes, two near Murdo and one near Reliance, are three of 23 injury crashes reported Monday in the South Dakota Department of Public Safety's annual rally tally. The rally tally keeps track of crashes that occurred during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
Here's what you should know heading into Monday 1. Demont's Zion Lutheran Church welcomed hundreds of people Sunday for an opening celebration after it was destroyed two years ago by a tornado. 2. Mitchell City Counil meets tonight, and the board may be taking the first step toward making Mitchell pet pig-friendly.
A marathon meeting has been set for the Davison County Commission. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, the five-person board will meet with vendors to hear presentations regarding video surveillance upgrades at the jail. The meeting will be held at the Davison County North Offices on Main Street in Mitchell. Other business • 8 a.m.: Called the meeting to order, conduct the Pledge of Allegiance, consider approving minutes from the previous meeting and hear the video surveillance upgrade presentations. • 4 p.m.: Consider approving bills.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Winner PIT ROW BBQ SET: The fifth annual Winner Area Chamber of Commerce pit row barbeque will be held today on Main Street in Winner. Teams will cook either pork ribs or beef brisket, and prizes will be awarded to the top winners in each category. Officials estimate that 14 teams will participate. Public tasting starts at 7 p.m. — Winner Advocate Geddes
Voters in four area townships will have the final say Tuesday on whether they will be annexed into the Mitchell Rural Fire District. Sections of Badger, Perry, Hanson and Plano townships can vote from 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Davison County Fairgrounds to determine if they want their township annexed into the district.
LAKE ANDES — A Lake Andes man sustained serious, non-life threatening injuries in an early Friday morning crash. Darrel Dion III, 20, was driving westbound at 3:15 a.m. on 295th Street, approximately two miles north of Fort Randall Casino, when he swerved the vehicle to avoid striking a deer, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
Here are five stories to know heading into Friday: 1. Catch up with the State Amateur Baseball Tournament. Down goes Plankinton , Freeman moves on.