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MILLTOWN — A pair of males were involved in a single-car rollover north of Milltown Sunday morning. According to Hutchinson County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Schulte, authorities responded to the rollover at 6:40 a.m. Sunday. A one-vehicle rollover was reported at the corner of 418th Avenue and 271st Street in Hutchinson County, located about three miles north of Milltown on the west side of the James River. Injuries were reported but the severity of those injuries was not known on Sunday afternoon. The South Dakota Highway Patrol is handling the investigation.
ALEXANDRIA — The Hanson County Sheriff's Office on Monday released the names of the two Minnesota women who attempted to rob an Alexandria gas station Sunday afternoon. Alissa Wakefield, 18, of Cloquet, Minn., was the woman who entered the Westown Shell around 1:30 p.m.
A Mitchell man found dead last month in his home died of a drug overdose. According to his death certificate issued Tuesday, 31-year-old Jason Martin's death was deemed accidental, meaning he did not commit suicide. An autopsy found Martin had lethal doses of morphine, hydrocodone and oxycodone in his system. "It appears to be a combination of all the drugs in his system that killed him," said Detective Lt. Don Everson, of the Mitchell Police Division. On Sept. 24, law enforcement and medical personnel responded to a 911 call at 713 W.
A girl, Hadley Lynn-Marie Dubbelde, was born on Oct. 13, 2014, to Lindsay Ann Dubbelde and Chris Steven Collins, Mitchell, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Grandparents are Roger and Vikki Hollenbeck, Stickney; and Terry and Dianne Dubbelde, Mitchell.
A boy, Karter Lee Kummer, was born on Sept. 1, 2014, to Shauna and Jordan Kummer, Parkston, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Grandparents are Donna DeGeest, Dimock, and Ron DeGeest, Glenwood, Minn.; and Tom and Viann Kummer, Parkston.
Mayor Ken Tracy has declared Saturday as Extra Mile Day, a day recognizing the capacity we each have to create positive change in ourselves, families, organizations and communities when we "go the extra mile." In connection with Extra Mile America, Mitchell joins a national movement that originated in 2009 with 23 declaring cities.
NIGHTCRAWLER The dramatic new thriller stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Renee Russo. The film is set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Gyllenhaal plays Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling — where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents.
Aside from the local races and high-profile candidate races, voters in Tuesday's election will also be deciding on three ballot measures and several state officers. Here are profiles of candidates in six state races, and explanations of three ballot measures. These races and measures will be on every ballot in South Dakota. Treasurer • Denny Pierson, Democrat Party, is a 69-year-old retired insurance agent and teacher living in Sioux Falls who previously lived in Mitchell. He served in the state Legislature from 1979 to 1982 and again from 1993 to 1994.
The person who bought a $1 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Mitchell still hasn't come forward. Kelly Thompson, director of advertising and public relations for South Dakota State Lottery, told The Daily Republic on Friday that no one has presented a ticket or claimed to have won the prize. Thompson said earlier this week that a convenience store in Mitchell sold the winning ticket, but she would not give further details. The winning numbers came from the Oct. 25 drawing. They are 6, 10, 51, 54, 57, and the Powerball is 12.
JOHN PAUL II ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Monday — Scrambled eggs with diced ham, tri-tator, fruitable juice, peaches, cinnamon toast, milk. Tuesday — Nachos, Spanish rice, refried beans, applesauce, milk. Wednesday — Chicken wrap with lettuce and cheese; corn, grapes, milk. Thursday — Chicken patty, broccoli, mandarin oranges, milk. Friday — Mozzarella cheese sticks with marinara, pretzels, carrots, fruit, chocolate milk. MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS