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221 South Dakota FFA members will receive their State FFA Degree, with four of those individuals to be recognized as the State Star Farmer, Star in Agribusiness, Star in Ag Placement and Star in Agriscience at the 86th South Dakota State FFA Convention April 6-8 in Brookings. The state FFA degree is the highest degree of membership conferred by the South Dakota FFA Association.
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between Feb. 3 and Feb.
Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 4/2/2014 From: 4/1/2014 to 4/1/2014 Call: Incident: Type: Date/Time: 5312 201404138 4/1/2014 1:42 WARRANT ARREST Press Remarks: TRAFFIC STOP/ ONE TO JAIL FOR A...
CHAMBERLAIN -- Approximately 200 people have been called in for jury selection for a trial of a Gann Valley woman. Donika Gonzales, 23, is accused of beating a young boy to death in February 2013. Gonzales was the caretaker of the 4-year-old child and is accused of abusing him for wetting his pants. Gonzales pleaded not guilty last year to several charges, including second-degree murder, which carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison upon conviction. Jury selection is expected to go into Thursday, said Sara Rabern, spokeswoman for the S.D. Attorney General's office.
Mitchell firefighters responded to a house fire at 912 East Fifth Ave. in Mitchell a little after 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday night. No other information was immediately available. (Sean Ryan/The...
CHAMBERLAIN -- A Gann Valley woman is set to stand trial starting with jury selection today. Donika Gonzales, 23, is accused of beating a young boy to death in February 2013. Gonzales was the 4-year-old child's caretaker and is accused of abusing him for wetting his pants. Gonzales pleaded not guilty last year to several charges, including second-degree murder, which carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison upon conviction. Jury selection is set to begin today at the Brule County Courthouse in Chamberlain. The trial is scheduled to last through April 11.
OLIVET -- A fire at a farmhouse in rural Hutchinson County has caused significant damage but the structure remains intact after a Monday afternoon blaze. Firefighters were called around 1 p.m. to a home owned by Christian Sorlien near the corner of 284th Street and 423rd Avenue, located about eight miles north of Scotland and three miles northwest of Olivet. A woman and three children were inside the house at the time of the fire.
The main building at the LifeQuest campus in Mitchell will be renamed the Kilstrom Center in honor of the organization's retiring executive director, Daryl Kilstrom. Lyndon Overweg, president of the LifeQuest board of directors, made the announcement Monday evening during a retirement reception for Kilstrom, who served as LifeQuest's executive director for 35 years.
The Davison County Commission will hear again about the county’s jail showers during Tuesday’s regular meeting. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the county courthouse. Corrections Administrator Don...
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