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A Sioux Falls woman was arrested for driving under the influence following an early-morning crash Sunday in Mitchell, and police are searching for a passenger involved in the incident who fled the scene. Sunny Hollifield, 38, was traveling south at about 1:55 a.m. on Minnesota Street when Joshua Hoff, 24, of Mitchell, failed to yield at a stop sign on Fourth Avenue and crashed into Hollifield's vehicle, according to Mitchell Patrol Sgt. Joel Reinesch.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Wessington Springs CARNEGIE LIBRARY TO STAY: Seats were scarce at Wessington Springs City Hall during a public meeting to discuss the future of the Wessington Springs Carnegie Library. Held during the regularly scheduled city council meeting, community members interested in the library's future lined up to voice their opinions.
FORT THOMPSON — An Orlando, Florida, man sustained serious injuries in a one-vehicle rollover Thursday night. Kyle Walsh, 26, was traveling about four miles east of Fort Thompson on Highway 34 when his vehicle veered off the roadway, went into a ditch and hit a metal highway sign. After hitting the metal sign, Walsh's 2006 Toyota Tundra rolled several times. Walsh, who sustained serious, non-life-threatening injuries, was ejected from his vehicle. He was not wearing a seat belt.
PLANKINTON—After receiving an Expanded Services Grant in the fall, Horizon Health Care, Inc., is expanding its oral health care services in Plankinton with a new dental clinic set to open in August. The Aurora County Dental Clinic will be located in the same building as the current Aurora County Community Health Center on Main Street in Plankinton, according to Lexy Sattler, a representative for Horizon Health Care. The clinic will provide full service preventative and restorative oral health care.
GREGORY COUNTY — A Dallas man has been arrested on one count of second-degree rape, according to the Attorney General's Office. Donald Kelvin Story, 52, has also been charged on one count of sexual contact with a minor, sexual exploitation of a minor, distribution of a controlled substance to a minor, fourth degree rape, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Pat and Clara Lawless, Mitchell, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, May 12. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 517 N. Edgerton St., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
A stabbing on North Duff Street in Mitchell resulted in the arrest of two people on drug-related charges Friday. After responding to an apartment at 404 N. Duff St. following a stabbing in which a 22-year-old woman sustained a small cut on her hand, police found marijuana pipes, syringes and several containers containing methamphetamine residue in the residence. The stabbing victim was taken to the hospital and was then released.
PIERRE — A Mitchell High School student is one of two from South Dakota selected as a U.S. Presidential Scholar. Shelby Riggs, 18, was announced Thursday as one of 160 high school seniors from across the country recognized for their accomplishments in academics, the arts, and career and technical education fields. Austin Lentsch, from Theodore F. Riggs High School in Pierre, is the other student from South Dakota.
Joop Bollen has been issued an indictment by a Brown County grand jury on five counts of unauthorized disposal of personal property subject to security interest, the South Dakota Attorney...
A Mitchell man sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to Sioux Falls following a two-vehicle crash Monday in Mitchell. Thomas Jerke, 59, of Mitchell, was hospitalized after his 1985 Honda...