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An Ethan man is accused of third-offense drunken driving after he allegedly drove drunk to a 24/7 Sobriety check-in. When Nicholas Milstad, 25, arrived for his check-in on Jan. 23, he admitted to law enforcement he had been drinking, according to court documents. The 24/7 Sobriety program requires repeat drunken drivers to pass twice-daily alcohol breath tests to stay out of jail. Milstad told law enforcement he broke up with his girlfriend the night before and drank from 10 p.m.
The Lisbon Lassies and Lads 4-H Club met on Feb. 8 at the Ethan School. The meeting was called to order by President Cody Brouwer. The U.S. flag pledge was led by Matthew Freeman, the state pledge was led by Jessica Sinkie and Caleb Brouwer led the 4-H Pledge. The roll call topic was, "A Hobby I Have." Secretary Jonathon Freeman gave the secretary's report, which was read and approved. Brooke Bigge gave the treasurer's report. Old business.
A girl, Harper Rae DeYoung, was born Jan. 27, 2015, to Christopher and Maria DeYoung, Ashton, at Avera St. Luke's Hospital, Aberdeen. She joins brothers, Broden and Kasen. Grandparents are Butch and Diane Odegaard, Mitchell; and Robert and Kaye DeYoung, Aberdeen.
ETHAN -- The town of Ethan is suing a landowner for keeping five nuisance properties in town. William Kretschmer one property on Fifth Street, two on Elm Street and two on Sixth Street, all located in Ethan. According to court documents, Kretschmer continues to keep "extreme accumulations and collections of junk, wood, debris, objects and other materials." Each of the properties harbor junk cars, dilapidated buildings, and unkempt weeds, vegetation and trees. "Defendant's use of the property exceeds the permitted use of said residential property," court documents state. The town of Ethan a
A Minnesota contractor and the Mitchell Area Historical Society are working to settle a dispute about final payment on a window-replacement project at the nonprofit's facility. Scott Petersen, doing business as Scott Petersen Construction, claims the historical society didn't pay him more than $9,000 owed after a project he completed in 2010. Petersen filed the lawsuit late last year. Lyle Swenson, president of the historical society, said Wednesday that he and other members sat down with Petersen this week and worked on a settlement.
Mitchell High School is hosting a meeting Thursday to assist parents and their families in filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, form. The meeting is 5:30 p.m. Thursday in room 145 at Mitchell High School.
A group of smiling, festively bedecked Dakota Wesleyan University students visited The Daily Republic on Friday, and they weren't here to buy a paper. They came to sing. The student...
A Mitchell man donated four prosthetic legs to a Scotland girl who has organized a prosthetic and orthotic collection for her senior high school project. Jon Tyrrell, 55, was in a motorcycle accident in 1978 in Yankton. He lost 6 inches of his right leg below the knee and has walked with a prosthetic leg ever since. In 2003 he broke his right knee, which resulted in needing a steel plate and eight screws. In 2011, he was diagnosed with an infection, which worked its way behind the steel plate and could not be cured with antibiotics.
Business name: Cabela's Location: 601 Cabela Drive, Mitchell, S.D., 57301. Hours: Winter hours through March 22: Monday -- Saturday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Regular store hours: Monday -- Friday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. - p.m. Years in business: Cabela's started 54 years ago in 1961 and came to the Mitchell community 15 years ago as the sixth store in the company.
The Mitchell Public Library will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening for the newly renovated facility Friday. The event starts at 2 p.m. at the library, located at 221 N.