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A Mitchell man pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to attempting to possess a controlled substance. David Muth, 42, was arrested in June for attempting to get methamphetamine. He was indicted for the crime on June 27. Attorneys entered a written plea agreement during court, and filed it under seal.
Mitchell Toastmasters Club 495 met on Nov. 13 at Dakota Wesleyan University, with seven members present. President Gretchen Rich opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, and Loren Kasten gave the invocation. Gretchen called on Bill Kinder as toastmaster. He called on our first speaker, Duane Duba, who gave a speech titled, "Listening." Bill introduced our second speaker, Kay Thomas, whose title was, "To Be Area Governor." Bill asked Loren to present Table Topics, and he called on four members with a three-way tie vote of Roger Puthoff, Gretchen and Jim Jelden the winners.
The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary meeting was held on Nov. 10 with seven members present. Chaplain Irene gave the blessing, and Betty led the Pledge of Allegiance. Minutes from the Oct. 13 meeting were read and approved, and the treasurer's report was given. We received a thank you note from Servicemen's Cemetery for our donation toward the sprinkler system. Chaplain Irene sent one birthday card. We have met our membership quota of 123, as we now have 133 members. Community service forms were filled out. Irene gave a talk on Funding First for Veterans.
Florence Sturdevant, Mitchell, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Wednesday, Nov. 26. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent c/o Crystal Manor, 1001 S. Main St., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
The Wonder Workers CFEL met at the home of Bev. T on Nov. 11, with 10 members and one guest present. They recited the flag pledge and the CFEL creed. Old business: Ruby P. gave a report on the fall event. The wedding dresses and accompanying comments were enjoyed by all attending. The Davison County CFEL clubs would like to sponsor a brick in the Nordby Exhibit Hall at the State Fair grounds. Each of the four clubs is asked to donate $100.
A boy, Jace David Hauser, was born on Nov. 4, 2014, to Hillary and Steve Hauser, Dimock, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital. Grandparents are Dave and Linda Hauser, Dimock; Doug and Jill Hohn, Dimock; and Larry and Dawn Olsen, Mitchell.
Mary Erpenbach, Mitchell, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Sunday, Nov. 23. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 500 S. Ohlman, No. 207, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
In Tuesday's edition, a photo cutline on Page A2 incorrectly identified the local group that presented the colors during Monday's "We Sing For Our Veterans" concert at Longfellow Elementary. American Legion Post 18 presented the colors during the ceremony.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell: • Valencia Four Horns, 36, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; jury trial was scheduled for February. • Andrew Alcala, 22, of Mitchell, failed to appear in court and keep in touch with his attorney; Alcala is charged with third-degree burglary; Judge Tim Bjorkman ordered a warrant for Alcala's arrest, and when arrested, that Alcala be held without bond. • Derek Nguyen, 23, of Mitchell, was granted a tw
TYNDALL — Dave Swenson, an associate scientist at Iowa State University's Department of Economics, will speak Nov. 25 in Yankton and Tyndall regarding the use of tax increment districts. "Rural economic development faces special challenges. Tax-based incentives may produce regional economic gains, but public officials need to be mindful of both the potential rewards and the risks of leveraging rural tax bases to underwrite economic development," Swenson said. Swenson will speak at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Yankton City Library and at 7 p.m.