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The Davison County commissioners will hold their regular weekly meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the courthouse, 200 E. Fourth Ave., Mitchell. The agenda includes: 9 a.m. * Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance, approval of meeting minutes, citizen input. 9:30 a.m . * Treasurer Christie Gunkel, regarding approval for countertop changes; discussion /reports on: delinquent taxes; and Treasurer's office credit card machine. 9:45 a.m.
People whose last name starts with A or B or with a decal that expires in January will need to renew license tabs by Thursday. Decals can be renewed at Davison County Treasurer's Office or online at www.SDcars.org 90 days up to and 10 days prior to expiration. Please bring the reminder postcard when renewing or if the postcard is not available please bring the title or registration for each vehicle to be renewed. License tabs can be renewed three months prior to expiration or by mail (send to Davison County Treasurer, 400 E. Fourth Ave., Mitchell, S.D.
Truancy's definition may be changing. Rep. Elizabeth May, R-Kyle, would set a hard number with HB 1176: More than three days in any school year without a valid excuse. It would replace the current definition "not attending school or whose attendance is irregular."
PIERRE -- Another attempt to take away the continuing contract provisions for public school teachers may be under way. Last year, Gov. Dennis Daugaard wanted to repeal the state law that many erroneously call "tenure" in South Dakota. Now, Sen.
Following are the most recent food-service health inspection scores for establishments in Mitchell, as listed online by the state Office of Health Protection. Typically, the four most recent scores are listed, but were not available in all cases. A score of 80 or greater on the 100-point scale is considered acceptable, while anything less than 80 is a failed inspection. Each listing includes the name and address of the establishment, the date of the inspection and the score, followed by the number of critical violations. All Star Convenience Store , 1510 S. Burr St.
PLANKINTON/WHITE LAKE -- Nine businesses in Aurora County passed alcohol compliance checks conducted Jan. 18 by the South Central Alcohol Task Force. White Lake City A Bar Z, Sportsman's Pub, Ehler's General Store and White Lake Municipal Bar in White Lake all passed. The Roadhouse Bar, Plank Inn, Ron's Market, Commerce Street Bar and Grille and Ponderosa in Plankinton all passed. There were no failures. On a first offense, if a person who sells alcohol to a minor has passed a certified alcohol management class, the state can fine that business $500.
Rep. Kristi Noem will host a town hall meeting in Mitchell on Friday. Noem, R-S.D., will be at the Highland Conference Center, 2000 Highland Way, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The second-term congresswoman from rural Castlewood is making a tour of the state doing such meetings. She will take questions from the audience following a short presentation. Please RSVP to the Mitchell Area Chamber at 605-996-5567 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend.
A Mitchell man who apparently suffered an intentional self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday night is in fair condition at a Sioux Falls hospital, authorities say. The man, whose name authorities have not released, was still in an intensive care unit Friday at a Sioux Falls hospital, but is responsive and aware of his surroundings, according to Mitchell Police Detective Lt. Don Everson. The Mitchell Police Division went to 1220 E. Havens Ave., Lot No. 197, at 7:24 p.m. Thursday after a 911 call alerted police of the incident. The man was reportedly in critical condition that night.
Two Mitchell residents were arrested Wednesday after law enforcement executed a search of their residence and allegedly found more than 5 pounds of marijuana. Jared Nespor, 23, and Melissa Schuppan, 24, are charged with four felonies as a result of the search, which took place at their residence at 1109 S. Rowley St.
HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Mitchell is a smart community, but it's not one of the Top7 Intelligent Communities of the Year, according to the Intelligent Community Forum, a nonprofit policy research entity that founded the awards competition in 2007. Mitchell was named to the Smart21 of 2013 list last year.