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PLATTE — A Nebraska woman is accused of breaking into her grandmother's restaurant in Platte, stealing money and then breaking into an adjoining business to also steal money. Brooklyn DeGroot, 19, is charged with two counts of third-degree burglary for the crimes, each of which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine upon conviction. On July 23, Platte Livestock reported its office had been burglarized. The business showed law enforcement surveillance tapes of DeGroot and her boyfriend, Jon Johns, entering Stockman's Cafe, court documents say.
Mitchell police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Tuesday night. Detective Sgt. Dean Knippling confirmed a stabbing took place at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at 417 E. Seventh Ave. "We were called there to investigate a stabbing as a result of an assault," Knipping said Thursday. "I'm not releasing further details at this point due to the ongoing investigation."
Two Parkston women are suing a Mitchell man for colliding with their vehicle on Mitchell's Main Street in October. Danielle Buchmann and Michelle Buchmann claim David Muth ran into Michelle's vehicle on Oct. 14.
A Mitchell woman is accused of taking a locked safe that held prescription drugs from an acquaintance's residence. Mona Stauffacher, 39, is charged with possession of a controlled substance because the safe contained several Fentanyl patches and about 60 Xanax pills. She is charged with possession because the drugs were prescribed to her.
LAKE CITY — A Britton man died in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday morning one mile west of Lake City. Donald Allen Monsen, 45, was driving a 1994 Ford LT9000 cement...
A well-known coach and city employee has died from cancer. Rob Marchand, 59, died Tuesday at a Sioux Falls hospital, according to his boss, Dusty Rodiek, Mitchell Parks and Recreation director. Marchand, of Mitchell, was the Mitchell Recreation Center director since 1993 and was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009. Marchand was also the co-head coach for the Mitchell varsity girls golf team. Will Funeral Chapel, of Mitchell, is handling arrangements.
PLATTE — Allen and Barb Weier, Platte will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 31. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 473, Platte, S.D., 57369.
A boy, Dakota Jenks Kinsella, was born on July 28, 2014, to Emily and Jason Kinsella of Jerome, Ariz. Grandparents are Norma and Allen Jenks, Mitchell; Jay Kinsella, Jerome, Ariz.; and Vicki Gaede, Palm Springs, Calif.
ARMOUR — Hilda Carda, Armour, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, at the Fire Hall, Armour. The event is hosted by her children and she requests no gifts. Greetings may be sent to 307 S. Main, Armour, S.D., 57313.
Englebert and Dolores Puetz, Marshall, Minn, formerly of Dimock, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at Dimock Parish Hall, Dimock, with a celebration mass at 5 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Dimock. The event is hosted by their children. Greetings may be sent to 810 Viking Circle, Marshall, Minn., 56258.