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A Mitchell man is charged with felony escape when he ran from an officer after being arrested for misdemeanor charges. Mason Jorgensen, 19, was arrested July 9 for an arrest warrant out of Hanson County. Mitchell Police Officer Pat Marler responded to a noise complaint on the 100 block of East Third Avenue and detained Jorgensen while he checked for warrants.
What’s 102 years old and carries a handful of hobos through the Corn Palace Stampede Parade in Mitchell? If you said grandma, you’re wrong. It’s South Dakota State University’s Bummobile! This 1912 Ford Model T is fully restored and ready for the road. The Bummobile and her trusty traveling bums will be in Mitchell on Saturday to promote Hobo Day 2014, which will be held Oct. 25 in Brookings. The Hobo Day parade begins at 9:30 a.m., and kickoff against Youngstown State is at 2 p.m.
The city of Mitchell Street Department will be chip-sealing the following streets today: 300 to 600 blocks of North Iowa Street; Innovative Drive, Sharpstone Drive, 800 to 1000 blocks of North Gamble Street; 400 to 600 blocks of West First Avenue. Please have all vehicles removed from the street by 7 a.m. today and refrain from parking on street until all work is completed. In case of inclement weather, the schedule may be changed. — Source: City of Mitchell Street Department
Charlene Berke, director of the Cancer Center, and Kathy Schoenfelder, RN, will present a program on sun safety, skin cancer detection, prevention and other topics at noon today at James...
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that durable pavement marking will be applied on a portion of Highway 37 from Mitchell south for 29 miles. The work will begin on Thursday. The pavement marking will be applied to each edge line and the centerline separately. The hours of operation are restricted to 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The work will be completed using a mobile operation and is expected to take two weeks to complete. Traffic will be controlled using signs and arrow boards and delays should be minimal.
A Sioux Falls man sentenced for child abuse in 2013 admitted Tuesday to violating his probation and was given jail time. Christopher Dreyer, 22, admitted he did not find a psychiatrist and medical doctor when he moved to Sioux Falls last year, which was a part of the terms of his probation.
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Tuesday urged South Dakotans whose homes or businesses suffered tornado or flood damage to take advantage of low-interest disaster loans available from the Small Business Administration (SBA). Gov. Daugaard requested SBA assistance on Friday. SBA issued a disaster declaration late Monday for South Dakota homes and businesses impacted by storms, flooding and tornadoes during the period June 13-20. “This is very good news for our citizens and businesses,’’ Daugaard said.
A Mitchell woman who stole thousands of dollars from a local business has been sentenced to jail. Kathy Buck, 39, was sentenced Tuesday during circuit court at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell to a five-year suspended prison term, and will serve 180 days in jail. Buck pleaded guilty in June to stealing $43,000 from National Pawn Co.
PIERRE — The state departments of Human Services and Labor and Regulation have selected Health Management Associates of Lansing, Mich., to conduct a study on the treatment of autism spectrum disorders for children in South Dakota. Senate Bill 108 was passed during the 2014 legislative session and prescribed a study of services and insurance coverage for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders in children. A report will be issued to the governor and Legislature by Nov.
Violet Rhoads, Mitchell, will celebrate her 90th birthday Wednesday. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 200 E. 15th Ave., Apt. 157, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.