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Sioux Falls Roosevelt's Executive Sweet took top honors as grand champions in Mitchell's annual Show Choir Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace. Fourteen groups participated in the Mitchell Show Choir Classic with schools from South Dakota, Nebraska and Minnesota.
The Davison County Commission will discuss instituting a burn ban in the county at its regular meeting to be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The meeting will be held at the North Offices Building, 1420 N. Main St. Other counties near Davison County have already instituted burn bans, which have been enacted because of the dry conditions. There will also be a 7 p.m.
Davison County is seeking feedback for its upcoming comprehensive plan with a survey for county residents to fill out. County Planning and Zoning/Emergency Management Administrator Jeff Bathke said Friday the survey is critical to the long-term planning to the county, which is updating its comprehensive plan for the first time in 15 years. "It's really up to the public to make their voice heard and have their say in what the county does for the next 10 years," Bathke said. Bathke said the county likely needs a couple hundred responses to have enough data to make decisions.
If you haven't had a chance to see Mitchell's show choirs perform yet, don't worry -- you still can. Mitchell's annual Show Choir Classic is today, March 21, with performances all day and into the evening. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. today at the Corn Palace, and daytime preliminaries for the event start at 8 a.m. The finals start at 6:30 p.m.; doors open at 5:30 p.m. There will be special performances by Friend de Coup, Mitchell High School's show choir; Mitchell Middle School's show choirs, Exclamation and Maximum Velocity; John Paul II's group, Joyful Noise; L.B.
Officers arrested a man following a short pursuit and collision Friday afternoon in Mitchell. According to a press release from the Mitchell Department of Public Safety, Charles Vaden Reed, 34,...
A Mitchell man is accused of assaulting an 11-month-old by hitting and biting the child's face. Kolton Kutil, 19, is charged with abuse or cruelty to a minor, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. The child's mother called law enforcement on March 8 when she discovered her child's face was bruised after leaving the child with Kutil. Police say Kutil babysat the child on March 7 and told law enforcement he caused the injuries around 9 p.m.
A Mitchell man is accused of third-offense drunken driving. Bradley Jordan, 53, was walking outside County Fair Food Store on March 7, when employees from the store called law enforcement. An officer learned Jordan had been in the store and was intoxicated, according to court documents. The employees were worried Jordan would get in his vehicle and drive away. When approached by law enforcement, Jordan initially denied driving to the store. Rather, Jordan said he walked and denied that he possessed vehicle keys.
A Mitchell man is accused of aggravated assault and felony intentional damage to property. According to court documents, 24-year-old Timothy Killam got in a vehicle to follow another person around 1:25 p.m. on Feb. 23.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for Feb. 12 through Feb. 18. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years).
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Wessington Springs BIDS APPROVED FOR AMERICAN LEGION: The members of the Wessington Springs Willman-Fee Post 14 American Legion have voted to go-ahead with plans for a new building, after its previous location was destroyed in the June tornado. The post voted 21-5 on March 11 to approve bids from Puetz Corporation, of Mitchell, and Summit Contracting, of Platte, to serve as architect and contractor. The winning bid totaled $660,000 and included another $55,600 bid to add an extra 20 feet to the buil