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Eileen Schmit, MItchell, formerly of Artesian, will celebrate her 80th birthday at an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 12 at Comfort Inn and Suites Hospitality Room, MItchell. Her birthday is July 13. The event is hosted by her family. Greetings may be sent to 517 E. Sixth, Mitchell, S.D. 57301.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for June 26 through July 2. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years).
The 4-year-old girl who died following a drowning accident last week at a Watertown lake is from Plankinton. The girl is Braelynn Erlandson, daughter of Mike and Ashley (Hinckley) Erlandson. A funeral service is planned at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Plankinton.
MITCHELL SUMMER MEALS AT LONGFELLOW Monday — Chicken patty on a bun, sweet potato fries, kiwi. Tuesday — BBQ chicken flatbread, steamed corn, pears. Wednesday — Sausage, egg and cheese muffins, cucumbers, strawberries. Thursday — Turkey and gravy, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, orange wedges, Scooby Doo cinnamon graham bites. Friday — Mr Ribb on a bun, baked beans, fruit cocktail. MITCHELL SENIOR MEALS Monday — Por
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Scotland CITY APPROVES PLAN FOR A NEW FIRE HALL: The Scotland City Council has approved plans for a new fire hall for the community, expected to cost more than $700,000. Councilors met regarding the plans for lighting, insulation and heating in the building and considered installing LED lighting but Jim Schramm, of Schramm Architects in Yankton, said the city would have a hard time recouping the savings from the lights because they wouldn't be used enough. The building is expected t
Q. I saw South Dakota State University's new football stadium will be built on the site of its current stadium, Coughlin-Alumni Stadium, and will be renamed after former SDSU football player and project donor Dana Dykhouse. What will happen to the legacy of Charles Coughlin, who helped finance the original stadium during the 1960s? A. Jason Hove, the school's assistant athletic director for sports information, said plans are in place to build a plaza outside the new Dana J.
One person was injured Thursday afternoon when a vehicle rear-ended another on Havens Avenue in Mitchell. Jordan Adam, 29, of Mount Vernon, was driving a 1999 Lincoln Towncar east on Havens Avenue.
Three juveniles were detained by police Thursday after a person reported seeing a girl climb out of an open window on a vehicle. Patrol Sgt. Joel Reinesch said the call came in at 3:46 p.m. from 721 E. Fourth Ave. in Mitchell. A resident there was mowing the lawn when he saw a female juvenile crawl out of his vehicle window.
The Fourth of July fireworks finale Friday over Lake Mitchell.
A Fort Thompson man convicted of domestic assault by a habitual offender and child abuse was sentenced on June 30 by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Anthony Comes Flying, aka Anthony Miller, 29, was sentenced to 33 months in custody for the domestic assault charge, and 33 months of custody for the child abuse. The sentences are to be served at the same time. Miller was also sentenced to two years of supervised release and a $200 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. The convictions stem from an incident on Jan.