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WHITE LAKE — No one was injured in a rollover crash Monday morning on Interstate 90 near White Lake. Aurora County Sheriff David Fink said Diego Zamora, a 19-year-old Sioux Falls resident, was driving westbound on I-90 near White Lake when he dozed off and over-corrected toward the median. At approximately 8 a.m., Zamora's 2007 Honda Accord veered left and hit a guardrail before rolling once and ultimately landing on its tires.
The concert Friday featuring country legends Mickey Gilley, Johnny Lee and Jeannie Seely had about 1,200 people in attendance, according to Corn Palace Director Scott Schmidt. The performers played for about four hours. Following the concert, the three artists came to the merchandise area for autographs. "It just added to the experience our fans had," Schmidt said.
The Davison County Commission will consider renewing the Kongo Klub's malt beverage license Tuesday. One week after tabling the adult entertainment venue's license renewal due to a lack of payment, the five-person board will consider renewing the license at a 9 a.m. meeting at the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N. Main St. in Mitchell. At the last commission meeting, Auditor Susan Kiepke said the venue's ability to serve beer would not lapse while the county awaits payment for the malt beverage license renewal, as its current license is active until July 1.
A photo on Page A1 of Monday's print edition incorrectly spelled a Mitchell High School graduate from Sunday's ceremony. Lizdiany Andujar was pictured in the photo. The Daily Republic apologizes for the error.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Scotland BUCHE FOODS SELLS TRIPP, TYNDALL AND SCOTLAND LOCATIONS: Buche Foods has sold three of its grocery stores to Mark and Pam Mora and those locations will now be called Corner Grocery.
The Mitchell Police Division has decided it will not release the name of a man found dead Wednesday at the Highland Mall "out of respect for the family." A man was found dead at the Highland Mall in Mitchell due to an apparent hanging. The man was found after law enforcement was notified at approximately 12:49 p.m. Investigators believe no foul play was involved. Officials with the police department Friday said the man's name will not be released.
GEDDES — A Platte man suffered serious injuries after his vehicle collided with a semi truck Thursday morning in Geddes. At about 11 a.m., John Pranger, 77, was traveling west on 285th Street in a 2001 GMC Yukon, and was stopped at the intersection of Highway 50, according to Tony Mangan, public information officer for the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. Pranger then continued through the intersection, failing to yield to oncoming traffic, and his vehicle was struck by a 2000 freightliner, driven by Mark Nelson, 35, of Artesian, traveling south on Highway 50.
FORT THOMPSON — An area man pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Lucas Evans, 28, of Fort Thompson, was indicted for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine on April 19 and pleaded not guilty before a U.S. magistrate court on May 9.
WINNER — A Tripp County man pleaded guilty to robbing a convenience store last month in Winner. Cody Dubray, 19, of Winner, pleaded guilty on April 21 to first-degree robbery, stemming from an April 10 incident in which he robbed the clerk at Casey's General Store at gunpoint and took approximately $360, court documents state.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell: Not guilty pleas and denials • John Abdo, 50, of Sioux Falls, pleaded not guilty to grand theft. A trial was scheduled for July. • Dustin Burroughs, 31, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to ingestion of methamphetamine, violation of a protection order and possession of marijuana. A trial was scheduled for July.