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The Davison County Commission will continue to discuss its 2017 budget at Tuesday's regular meeting. The five-person board will spend its fourth consecutive meeting reviewing the budget requests of each department head following last week's focus on the Davison County Jail and Highway Department budgets, respectively. The budget review is scheduled to last more than two hours during Tuesday's meeting. The commission will meet at 9 a.m. at the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N. Main St. in Mitchell. Other business
ETHAN — A 25-year-old woman was killed Sunday in a one-vehicle rollover crash near Ethan. At about 7 p.m., a 2002 Buick Century was traveling on 264th Street at the...
ETHAN - Officials worked the scene of a one-vehicle rollover crash that resulted in a fatality for about three hours Sunday night near Ethan. The South Dakota Department of Public...
A man was arrested for assault after allegedly grabbing a manager at the Budget Inn Motel Friday morning. Around 8:50 a.m. Kenneth Hauge, 65, of Mitchell, got into a verbal argument with a second tenant residing at the hotel, then went to complain to management, according to Mitchell Police Sgt. Terry Reyelts. Hauge did not believe management was taking the complaint seriously, so he allegedly grabbed the manager, which lead to an assault charge.
A 55-year-old man was Tased by police after failing to comply with orders and assaulting a male at a Mitchell residence. At approximately 2:33 p.m. Friday, Mitchell Police were called to a house located at 1912 S. Miller St. for an intoxicated male, identified as Scott Donaldson, allegedly threatening other tenants in the residence with knives, according to Sgt. Joel Reinesch. The reporting party, an adult female, and a juvenile locked and barricaded themselves in another room at the residence while waiting for help to arrive.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Burke GROUND BROKEN FOR NEW DAYCARE CENTER: On Tuesday, construction began on a new daycare center in Burke, located across the street from the City Finance Office. Building activity began when the general contractor, Burke Building Center, contacted Burke Daycare board members and said they had time to start construction.
ALEXANDRIA — A Thursday morning house fire in Alexandria displaced two people, according to the American Red Cross. Hanson County Emergency Manager Kevin Kayser said the fire caused significant damage to the kitchen and porch area of a home on the 500 Block of Fifth Street in Alexandria. "It's burned pretty bad," Kayser said Friday. "I'm not going to say it's a total loss, but there was extensive damage, both smoke and fire."
Morgan Straub was named the 2016 Miss Corn Palace Stampede Queen and Miss Congeniality Thursday night at the Horseman's Sports Arena. Straub was winner in the Queen Royalty division and Shelby Riggs was chosen as the first runner-up as Stampede Queen. Riggs was also awarded the title of Queen Horsemanship. In the Junior Princess Royalty contest, Elle Goehring won Miss Congeniality and Rylee Jennings won Junior Princess Horsemanship. The overall title of 2016 Miss Corn Palace Stampede Junior Princess also went to Rylee Jennings. Lainee Forst was the first runner-up.
A Letcher man faces up to 13 months in custody for his role in the death of a bald eagle in 2015. Ted Nelson, 69, was found guilty with unlawful taking of a bald eagle and unlawful use of the pesticide Carbofuran, a poison he injected in cow carcasses in order to kill predators, according to Wednesday's news release from the U.S. District Attorney's Office.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a regularly scheduled circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Not guilty pleas • Jessica Balderston, 33, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to simple assault against a law enforcement officer and obstructing police, a jailer or a firefighter. A trial was scheduled for September.