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A Mitchell man is accused of assaulting his girlfriend Saturday at their apartment and violating his probation. Jeremy Mackey, 31, was arrested for aggravated assault, which has a maximum punishment of 15 years in prison, a $30,000 fine or both. According to court documents, police responded to calls at Mackey's residence Saturday morning. When police arrived, Mackey was not home. His girlfriend said Mackey sat on top of her on the bed while he held a knife over her head with the blade open and asked her "if she wanted a third eye."
KAYLOR -- An evening of music will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Kaylor Germans from Russia Heritage Hall by musician Pam Monfore and company, playing Appalachian Old Time Music. The concert will be free, but there will be an opportunity to donate to help offset expenses.
Don't pick fights with a guy who buys ink by the barrel -- at least according to an old saying we've heard countless times. Although we don't think we pick too many fights (well, maybe a few), we also aren't ones to back down, either.
An 18-year-old man was found dead Wednesday in a Mitchell apartment. Though the name of the man was not released by police, The Daily Republic, acting on a tip, confirmed with a Mitchell Technical Institute official that the man was Paul Jackson, an MTI student and graduate of Brandon Valley High School. Jackson was a student in MTI's power line construction and maintenance program.
A Mitchell man is charged with possession of a controlled substance after police allegedly found methamphetamine residue in his home. Michael Wilson, 27, was arrested Aug. 25 after police searched his home and reported finding several baggies and a broken glass pipe in his living room. The baggies had residue that allegedly tested positive for meth. The pipe allegedly contained burnt residue, but was not tested.
EMERY -- A Wednesday afternoon fire at the Cargill elevator in Emery resulted in no injuries and little damage, according to a company representative.
CORSICA -- Dan Noteboom and Noteboom Implement of Corsica, Chamberlain, Parkston and Platte, recently pledged a major donation toward Mitchell Technical Institute's expanding agricultural programs. The implement dealership has been a longtime supporter of agriculture and partner of the school and this donation is the latest in the John Deere dealer's support of education.
PINE RIDGE -- Two tribal members have taken legal action to halt the recent referendum approving the sale and consumption of alcohol on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Oglala Sioux Tribal Attorney General Tatewin Means said Wednesday that a hearing has been scheduled for Sept. 20 in Oglala Sioux Tribal Court on what she called "the equivalent" of an injunction. Means said two individual and enrolled OST members filed the action against the OST Tribal Council and the OST Election Committee. A copy of the filing was not available for review as of Wednesday afternoon.
STICKNEY -- A 31-year-old Stickney woman died Monday of an apparent brain aneurysm. Stephanie Beigh was camping with her family near Platte when she suffered the aneurysm, according to multiple sources who all declined to speak on the record when contacted Wednesday by The Daily Republic. Beigh died Monday at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, according to her obituary printed on Page A6 of today's Daily Republic print edition.
An 18-year-old Mitchell man was reported dead Wednesday in a local apartment. Around 12:12 p.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to 2221 N. Kimball St., Apt. 3, in Mitchell, where the...