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McKayla Moe, Hanson High School, and Lisa Smith, Kimball High School, have each been awarded a $1,000 Careers in Agriculture Scholarship through Winfield Solutions LLC, owned by Land O'Lakes Inc. The scholarships go to 10 graduating high school seniors and 10 first- or second-year college students who demonstrate scholastic achievement, leadership in agriculture and a perceived ability to contribute and advance agriculture in the future.
A Mitchell woman is accused of making fraudulent returns and taking the money at Tractor Supply Company in Mitchell. Cassie Jo Billings, 27, was an employee at Tractor Supply Company. She is charged with grand theft in March for taking more than $1,000 but less than $2,500. The charge carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of two years in prison and a $4,000 fine. Billings told law enforcement that over four months, she wrote down and manually entered stock keeping unit numbers from various items as returns.
A Mitchell man is accused of possessing methamphetamine. Brady Bushby, 25, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Bushby was on probation when he admitted to his probation officer that he used meth, according to court documents. Police found residue of meth on a CD case and a dollar bill, both of which tested positive. Bushby told law enforcement he had snorted meth with the dollar bill off the CD case. Police also recovered bags from his garbage that tested positive for meth.
A Mitchell man is accused of choking his girlfriend. Victor Winters, 41, is charged with aggravated assault, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. According to court documents, Stephanie Bear Robe told law enforcement Winters had choked her during an argument earlier this month. The police report states Bear Robe had red marks on both sides of her neck. She said Winters placed his arm around her neck from behind.
By Sam Sandau DWU University Relations Summer vacation is usually about enjoying the warm weather and relaxing. However, for Dr. Ed Plastow, summer is spent in the physically, mentally and...
Duane and Kathleen Conzemius, Mitchell, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on April 25. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 708 E. Fifth Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Doris Schneider, of Mitchell, will celebrate her 70th birthday on Monday, May 5. Her children and grandchildren request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 40439 261st St., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
KIMBALL -- Blanche Stenson-Wright, Kimball, will celebrate her 90th birthday at a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Senior Citizens Center, Kimball. She requests no gifts. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 187, Kimball, S.D., 57355.
ALEXANDRIA -- Robert Moe, Alexandria, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Thursday, May 1. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 24505 422nd Ave., Alexandria, S.D., 57311.
MENNO -- Gideon Bertsch, Menno, will celebrate his 90th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 4, at the Senior Center, Freeman. His birthday is May 9. The event is hosted by his family. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 324, Menno, S.D., 57045.