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Following is a look at entertainment options throughout the Mitchell region this weekend, as reported by individual establishments: Thursday DJ Thirsty’s in Mitchell will have a DJ from 9:30 p.m. to close. Stahle-Miller Ryan Stahle and Chris Miller will be playing from 6 to 8 p.m. at Blarney’s, Mitchell. Friday DJ Thirsty’s in Mitchell will have a DJ from 9:30 p.m. to close. Bingo Bingo will be played beginning at 7 p.m.
THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY Helen Mirren stars in this new romantic comedy about two rival chefs. A young chef from India, Hassan Kadam, is a culinary genius with taste buds that are the equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Hassan’s father, settles in a quaint village in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant — the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant.
Two people were arrested Wednesday afternoon in Mitchell on drug-related charges, a local official said. The Parkston Police Department notifi ed Mitchell law enforcement officials of a theft report in Parkston. It was believed the suspects were headed to Mitchell, where their vehicle was located at Dakota Sunset Liquor, said Officer R.J.
A woman was re-arrested Thursday after giving police a false name the day prior. Melissa Allford, 32, was first arrested Wednesday on drug-related charges under a different name, according to Mitchell Police Officer R.J. Williams. Williams said Allford first told Mitchell police her name was Mandy Selby, 36, of Kansas. Once her fingerprints came back, Williams said law enforcement re-arrested Allford on Thursday on charges of false impersonation with intent to deceive law enforcement.
Dakota Wesleyan University's music department has a new name, thanks to benefactors Ron and Sheilah Gates, of Mitchell. The university recognized the Gateses on Thursday for their donation toward the music program during the school's fall convocation and announced the naming of the Ron and Sheilah Gates Department of Music. "The generosity of Ron and Sheilah will allow DWU to strategically enhance the resources committed to music," said DWU President Amy Novak. "We plan to hire another faculty member to support an instrumental music program.
PLATTE — A Nebraska woman is accused of breaking into her grandmother's restaurant in Platte, stealing money and then breaking into an adjoining business to also steal money. Brooklyn DeGroot, 19, is charged with two counts of third-degree burglary for the crimes, each of which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine upon conviction. On July 23, Platte Livestock reported its office had been burglarized. The business showed law enforcement surveillance tapes of DeGroot and her boyfriend, Jon Johns, entering Stockman's Cafe, court documents say.
Mitchell police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Tuesday night. Detective Sgt. Dean Knippling confirmed a stabbing took place at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at 417 E. Seventh Ave. "We were called there to investigate a stabbing as a result of an assault," Knipping said Thursday. "I'm not releasing further details at this point due to the ongoing investigation."
Two Parkston women are suing a Mitchell man for colliding with their vehicle on Mitchell's Main Street in October. Danielle Buchmann and Michelle Buchmann claim David Muth ran into Michelle's vehicle on Oct. 14.
A Mitchell woman is accused of taking a locked safe that held prescription drugs from an acquaintance's residence. Mona Stauffacher, 39, is charged with possession of a controlled substance because the safe contained several Fentanyl patches and about 60 Xanax pills. She is charged with possession because the drugs were prescribed to her.
LAKE CITY — A Britton man died in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday morning one mile west of Lake City. Donald Allen Monsen, 45, was driving a 1994 Ford LT9000 cement truck east on S.D. Highway 10. He steered sharply into the westbound lane and then sharply back to the eastbound lane, which caused the cement truck to flip onto the driver side and then slide and spin down the roadway. Monson was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the truck. He sustained fatal injuries in the crash. No further information is immediately available.