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James "Jim" Brewer, Mitchell, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Monday, April 21. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 809 W. Norway, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists a 27-mile construction project on Highways 251 and 47 from the South Dakota-Nebraska border, through Gregory, to Highway 44 is set to begin soon. During the month of April, curb and gutter and pipe work is expected to cause minimal delays. In the work zone, motorists can expect reduced speeds and flagging operations. Resurfacing work is scheduled to begin on May 1 beginning at the South Dakota-Nebraska border on Highway 251. Work will proceed north to Gregory where Highway 251 ends and High 47 begins.
The Davison County Highway Department will be closing 404th Avenue from 244th Street to 247th Street on Monday.
ETHAN -- Marie Erpenbach, Ethan, will celebrate her 89th birthday on Wednesday, April 23. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 26276 411th Ave., Ethan, S.D., 57334.
The Mitchell Department of Public Safety has announced that Sgt. Mike Koster will be promoted to the assistant police chief, effective May 24.
A Mitchell man is accused of having images of child pornography. Chad Hamilton, 41, has been indicted on five charges of possessing, manufacturing or distributing child pornography. The indictment charges he had five separate video files depicting minors engaging in a sexual act. Each charge carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine.
The following new books are available at Mitchell Public Library. FICTION: "Be Careful What You Wish For," Jeffrey Archer; "The Chalice," Nancy Bilyeau; "The Deepest Secret," Carla Buckley; "Waiting for Spring," Amanda Cabot; "That Old Black Magic," Mary Jane Clark; "Missing You," Harlan Coben; "Butterfly Palace," Colleen Coble; "Tough Mountains Fall," Dale Cramer; "The Bootlegger," Clive Cussler; "The Book of Someday," Dianne Dixon; "Tiger Shrimp Tango," Tim Dorsey; "When a Secret Kills," Lynette Eason; "Red 1-2-3," John Katzenbach; "Stranded," Alex Kava; "Killer," Jonathan Kellerman; "The D
Davison County Treasurer's office reminds taxpayers that the first half of the 2013 real estate taxes and mobile home taxes due in 2014 are due by April 30 in the Treasurer's Office. Payments may be made on davisoncounty.org/wordpress1/treasurer website or mailed with a copy of your tax notice to 200 E. Fourth Ave., Mitchell, S.D. 57301. Envelopes must have an April 2014 postmark to avoid interest charges. Please bring tax notices when making payments.
A Mitchell pharmacist accused of stealing prescription drugs from a local pharmacy has waived his right to a speedy trial. Jim Buechler, 59, was scheduled for court three times in March and April, but the case was continued at the request of his attorney.
A Mitchell man is accused of committing sex acts with a teenage girl. Jonathon Talbott, 23, is charged with fourth-degree rape, which means the alleged victim was between 13 and 16 years old and the perpetrator is more than three years older than the victim. An arrest warrant has been issued for Talbott, but he has not been arrested, according to court documents.