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A 36-year-old woman sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 Wednesday in Mitchell. At 5:30 p.m., a 2012 Chrysler 200 was driving westbound on Interstate 90 when it went off the road and into the median, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. The vehicle then collided with an interstate crossover before coming to a rest in the median between the two Mitchell exits.
WOONSOCKET — A 20-year-old Mitchell man was sentenced to six years in the state penitentiary this week for raping an underage girl in Sanborn County. Kyle Flynn Larson pleaded guilty in April to fourth-degree rape of a 15-year-old girl and was sentenced Tuesday by Circuit Court Judge Jon Erickson to six years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary, according to court documents. He was also ordered to pay court costs of $104.
WAGNER — A Lake Andes man sustained non-life threatening injuries early Wednesday morning after a vehicle rollover west of Wagner. Arthur Denney, 27, was driving westbound on Highway 46 six miles west of Wagner when he drifted across the roadway and entered the south ditch at approximately 4:25 a.m., according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. Denney's vehicle rolled "several times." Denney was not wearing a seat belt when the 2004 Pontiac Grand Am he was driving rolled. He was the only occupant.
An implement dealer and equipment rental business is shutting down its facilities in Mitchell and three other communities. Morris, Inc. will close down its Mitchell, Pierre, Mobridge and Valentine, Nebraska dealerships and equipment rental businesses, according to President and CEO John Morris. The company cited profitability challenges, a “sluggish economy” and a drought that affected its customer base.
Here are five stories to know heading into Wednesday:
Here are five stories to know Tuesday: 1. An 11-year-old Mitchell girl has earned national recognition for her success in horse shows. 2. Portions of Sanborn in Mitchell could close for four to five months in 2018 for reconstruction.
TRIPP COUNTY — A Dallas boy's funeral will be held this week while officials continue to investigate the cause of his death. Twelve-year-old Kolby Beck was found at approximately 9:30 a.m. Thursday at his residence in southeast Tripp County, according to Tripp County Sheriff Shawn Pettit. Beck was taken to a hospital in Gregory, where he was pronounced dead. The cause of his death is under investigation, Pettit said, and results could take up to 30 days to receive.
The Davison County Jail might need another upgrade. As the county moves forward to improve an aging jail security system and following a recent overhaul to the facility's shower stalls, the jail's ceiling may be in need of an upgrade. Corrections Administrator Don Radel will meet with the Davison County Commission at its regular 9 a.m. Tuesday meeting at the Davison County North Offices to discuss the issue. No other project details were included in the agenda. Other business
Here are five stories to know Monday: 1. Baseball teams will be flooding into Mitchell starting Wednesday for the state amateur baseball tournament. Here are the pairings. 2. The Tyndall Dairy Queen had an auction over the weekend to finalize its closure.
Mitchell residents will get their first look at the city's 2018 proposed budget on Monday. A special session of the Mitchell City Council will be held at 6 p.m. at City Hall for a two-hour budget meeting. The agenda includes two items, an overview of the proposed budget and an overview of 2018 capital projects. The agenda included no other details or documents.