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The Davison County Commission will determine how much they should get paid at Tuesday's regular meeting. Last December, the five-person board gave itself a 3 percent raise, bringing their annual salaries up to $16,472.50. The decision to set the annual commissioner salary will be made at a 9 a.m. meeting Tuesday at the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N. Main St. The commission will also consider setting the wages of elected officials and other county employees for 2017. Other business
MARTY — A historical building in Marty was destroyed following a Christmas Day fire. According to Yankton Sioux Tribal Police Chief Chris Saunsoci, a state fire marshal will investigate a fire at a former tribal hall located near the Marty Indian School. While the building had been vacated at the time of the fire, Saunsoci said the structure held some historical significance in the community and he believed the building was once owned by a missionary in the Marty area.
CHAMBERLAIN — A portion of Interstate 90 from Vivian to Chamberlain was reopened late Monday morning after closing Sunday night due to poor weather conditions. The portion of Interstate 90 was closed at 7 p.m. Sunday due to weather conditions that were "deteriorating quickly," according to the South Dakota Department of Transportation. According to a press release issued Sunday evening, a combination of freezing rain and dropping temperatures created icy and slushy roadways, DOT and S.D. Department of Public Safety officials said, and falling snow and increasing winds created low visibility.
Jennifer Anderson and Chad Vickers were married on Oct. 22, 2016, at Chapel in the Hills, Rapid City. Parents are John and Toni Gipson, Wyoming; and Wayne and Chris Vickers, Mitchell, and the late Sharon Freeman. Jennifer is an internal audit specialist with Regional Health. Chad is a CW2 in the South Dakota National Guard. The couple will live in Rapid City with their three children.
ALEXANDRIA — Alvin Plagmann, Alexandria, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Dec. 30. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 42384 263rd St., Alexandria, S.D. 57311.
Macey Fuerst and Matthew Schempp were married on Sept. 17, 2016, at Abiding Savior Free Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, with the Rev. Kirk Flaa officiating. Parents of the couple are Dennis and Jodi Fuerst, Tripp; and Jaimey and Jenelle Schempp, Alcester. Bridesmaids were LaNae Fuerst, Whitney Fuerst, Kari Schempp and Becca Fuerst. Groomsmen were Todd Anderson, Ben Schempp, Alan Perry and Zach Fuerst.
Mildred Rose Willoughby will celebrate her 99th birthday on Dec. 30. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 500 S. Ohlman St., Mitchell, S.D. 57301.
Jenifer Polreis and Stanley Sherwood were married on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Mitchell, with the Rev. Shane Stevens officiating. Parents of the couple are Beth Polreis, Parkston; and the late Donna Sherwood. Maids of honor were Heidi Polreis and Amy Parce. Bridesmaids were Jackie Luikens, Nicky Bray, Shelby Boehmer and Deanna Luikens. Flower girls, Lilly Harris, Norah Putnam.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This unsigned editorial was printed Dec. 24, 1909, in the Mitchell Daily Republican, which later became The Daily Republic. The paper was purchased earlier that year by W.R. Ronald, who had a leadership role in its operation until his death in 1951.
CARTHAGE — Authorities are seeking information regarding the burglary of an ATM, which was removed from a Carthage bar and abandoned outside. In the early morning hours Friday, someone entered the Prairie Inn Bar in Carthage and removed an ATM from the premises, according to the Miner County Sheriff’s Office.