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Miranda Adamson and Brandon Synhorst announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Danny Adamson, Chamberlain; and Kerri Adamson, Rapid City; and Larry and Sheri Synhorst, Fulton. Miranda graduated from Mitchell Technical Institute, Mitchell with an AAS degree in accounting/business management. She is a scale master at Poet Biorefining Ethanol Plant. Brandon is also a graduate of Mitchell Technical Institute with an AAS degree in agricultural technology. He is a self-employed farmer An Aug. 9 wedding is planned.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, July 25 through July 31. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years). Businesses can file Chapter 11 petitions to reorganize their debts under a court-approved plan for repayment. • Aberdeen: Todd Allen Dosch, Chapter 7. • Baltic: Peter Michael Lemons, Chapter 7.
Mitchell Middle School will hold registration for students in grades 6-8 on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Registration will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. School yearbook photos will be taken at registration. Students in grades 6 and 7 must be accompanied by a parent, and it is recommended that eighth-grade students are accompanied by parents as well. Students may purchase planners, physical health and wellness uniforms, yearbooks, and activity tickets using one check. A separate check is needed for school meals and for school pictures.
VIBORG -- Young people who attended District I and II Farmers Union camp held May 28-30 at Swan Lake Christian Camp have a better understanding of the cooperative philosophy and learned how to better manage their finances and increase their financial literacy knowledge.
Beginning on Monday, the Mitchell Public Library will no longer accept donated books, CDs, etc. because of the upcoming expansion and renovation project to the building. For information contact Jackie Hess, library director, 995-8480.
The South Dakota Corn Utilization Council and South Dakota State University are teaming up to bring speakers and activities to Dakotafest on Aug. 21 at Mitchell. The following events will be held at the SDSU Pavilion tent that day: 11 a.m. -- "A Turning Point for U.S. Agriculture," by Arlan Suderman, senior marketing analyst for Water Street Solutions. Noon -- SDSU ice cream social, entertainment by Uncle Roy and the Boys. 2 p.m. -- Town hall meeting featuring U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem. 3 p.m. -- Corn Utilization Council free sweet corn feed.
A Salem couple is one of six South Dakota farm families that will host the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership's Barnyard to Boatyard Conservation Exchange from Friday to Aug. 11 in Sioux Falls. Dawn and Patrick Scheier, of Scheier Farms near Salem, will participate in the event. The Scheiers, along with Dawn's brother-in-law, farm 3,000 acres in corn and beans.
Brian Patrick, Ph. D., assistant professor of biology at Dakota Wesleyan University, recently attended the American Arachnological Society annual meeting in Johnson City, Tenn., giving a presentation about a South Dakota spider survey. There were 119 arachnologists from all over the U.S. at Eastern Tennessee State University for the conference. Patrick gave a presentation, "South Dakota Spider Survey: Preliminary Findings of Field Sampling and Literature Review," co-authored by Kevin Pfeiffer, a Sioux Falls native who lives in Berlin, Germany.
Q. How will Craig Guymon's felony conviction for voting twice in an election impact his ability to sell insurance and operate his Guymon Agency insurance business? A. Guymon, 54, who co-owns an insurance agency, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge for voting twice in the June 4 Mitchell school board election -- first by absentee ballot early in the day and then later by normal ballot at the polling place. Absentee ballots were allowed until 3 p.m. on Election Day.
A look at news around the region, compiled from staff reports, press releases and information reported by weekly newspapers: Presho MAN INDICTED FOR CHILD PORN: A Presho man is charged with eight counts of manufacturing or distributing child pornography.