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Here are five stories to know headed into Friday, Oct. 10, 2017: 1. The Mitchell volleyball team won its 20th game of the year and earned a berth to the state tournament. 2. Here are video highlights and a story on Gregory's unbeaten season. The Gorillas won the 9AA state title Thursday.
WAGNER — A Wagner man was arrested for allegedly punching a law enforcement officer. On Oct. 30, Russell Jandreau, 28, was charged with simple assault against a law enforcement officer. A status hearing is scheduled for Nov. 6. According to court documents, at approximately 2 a.m. on Oct. 27, a law enforcement officer found Jandreau sitting on the front steps of a residence. Jandreau allegedly had blood on his shirt and dry blood on his fingers and his lips.
WAGNER — A Wagner man pleaded not guilty to allegedly attempting to burglarize the Keg Bar in Tabor. On Nov. 7, 27-year-old Quaid Montgomery pleaded not guilty to first-degree burglary, possession of a weapon with the intent to commit a burglary and intentional damage to property valued between $2,500 and $5,000. A status hearing is scheduled for Dec. 5.
ARMOUR — Police records say an Armour man was arrested for obstructing officers and showing law enforcement during a vehicle stop. Mason Wright, 27, was charged with aggravated and simple assault against a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and obstructing police. An initial appearance hearing is scheduled for Nov. 16.
SALEM — A Sioux Falls man was charged with stealing borrowed property from a Salem repair shop. Great Zachery Nisich, 23, was charged with grand theft of more than $5,000 and less than $100,000. According to court documents on Nov.3, Nisich allegedly failed to return a Gehl 7810 Skid Loader valued at $20,000. The Gehl 7810 Skid Loader was property leased from Puthoff Repair in Salem. Grand theft of more than $5,000 and less than $100,000 is a Class 4 felony, punishable upon conviction by up to 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine.
Here are five things to know headed into Thursday, Nov. 9: 1. Two area football teams are playing for state championships today. Gregory is looking to to cap a perfect season , while Corsica-Stickney is looking for its first football title as a consolidation.
A driver with a suspended license was involved in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in Mitchell, officials say. At approximately 7:55 a.m., 21-year-old Destiny Brim, driving a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am, hit the driver's side door of a 2008 Jeep Commander driven by a 23-year-old Keith Van Zee, according to the Mitchell Police Division. The Jeep Commander was turning onto the corner of Edgerton Street and Fourth Avenue when the Pontiac failed to yield and crashed into the other vehicle.
CORSICA — Alcohol was a factor in a vehicle rollover involving one person on Tuesday evening east of Corsica. At approximately 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, a male was driving a utility pickup truck too close to the edge of the road at the intersection of 274th Street and 395th Avenue near Corsica, officials said. The vehicle rolled into a steep ditch and landed on its roof. According to Douglas County Deputy Dustin Palmquist, alcohol was a factor.
CHAMBERLAIN — A Chamberlain woman was arrested for allegedly hitting a juvenile. Stella Veo, 23, was charged on Nov. 2 with abuse of a minor younger than 7 years old. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 15. On Nov. 1, Tanner Veo contacted law enforcement and stated he witnessed his sister, Stella Veo, allegedly hit the juvenile on the head. Law enforcement questioned Stella and she stated she hit the juvenile even though she knew she was not supposed to, according to court documents. Stella was arrested and taken into custody.
PIERRE — The superintendent of the Meade County School District has been named South Dakota’s next secretary of education. Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Monday evening Don Kirkegaard, of Sturgis, will serve in the position, succeeding Melody Schopp. Schopp announced in October her intentions to retire by the end of the year.