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A Mitchell man pleaded guilty Tuesday to fourth-degree rape . River Malatare, 20, entered his plea during court at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Malatare said he met up with the victim on Facebook first, and they agreed to meet later that same evening in October to have sex. At the time, Malatare was 19. Fourth-degree rape means the victim was between 13 and 16 years old and the perpetrator is more than three years older than the victim. Judge Tim Bjorkman ordered a psychosexual evaluation, chemical dependency evaluation and presentence investigation.
A Mitchell man was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison for raping a young girl in October. Daniel Forcier, 27, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree rape in February for having consensual sex with a 14-year-old girl. In court Tuesday, he said they had sex at a residence in Mitchell. Fourth-degree rape means the victim was between 13 and 16 years old and the perpetrator is more than three years older than the victim. Forcier admitted to not registering as a sex offender when he moved to Mitchell and has a prior sex offense from 10 years ago.
HOWARD -- A Howard woman was arrested Monday for possession of a controlled substance. According to the Miner County Sheriff's Office, Teresa White, 51, was arrested for possessing methamphetamine. The sheriff's office responded to a 911 call at her residence around 8:40 a.m. Monday. During the investigation, law enforcement found methamphetamine in the residence. She was arrested late Monday afternoon after law enforcement received a search warrant. White is being held in the Davison County Jail on a $1,000 cash bond.
This photo of all of the full-time firefighters in the Mitchell Fire Division was taken and given as a present to each of them for Christmas in 1958 by then-Chief...
Syngenta recently recognized its top-performing AgriPro brand wheat seed associates from the Plains for sales excellence and achievement at regional AgriPro wheat meetings.
The South Dakota Board of Education has approved a new degree program at Mitchell Technical Institute and a program expansion at Southeast Technical Institute. At its meeting Monday, the board approved an associate of applied science degree in advanced medical imaging at Mitchell Technical Institute. This degree program will provide students who already hold a primary pathway registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists the opportunity to obtain specialized skills in magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography.
Mitchell police are looking for a white work van roaming town, supposedly driven by a man selling meat door to door. "He is selling prepackaged meat," said Mitchell Police Division Officer R.J. Williams. Williams said at least one Mitchell resident informed law enforcement Monday that he purchased meat from the salesman for about $130.
Mitchell Regional Habitat has announced the recent addition of Carrie English as executive director. English brings experience to Mitchell Regional Habitat for Humanity with her years of experience working and serving on nonprofit boards both in Sioux Falls and Mitchell.
A Sioux Falls woman was injured Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 90. Carol Calkins, 53, was driving east on I-90 in McCook County when she attempted to pass a vehicle, said Jonathan Harms, deputy public information officer at the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. As she passed the vehicle, she lost control of the 1997 Chevy Cavalier she was driving. She then entered the median and the vehicle rolled one and a half times. A minor was in the vehicle with her.