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A girl, Lola Susanne LeBrun, was born on May 12, 2014, to Renee and Mike LeBrun, Mitchell, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. She joins brothers Luke and Lawson. Grandparents are Bill and Donna Reidburn, Watertown; Mark and Helen LeBrun, Flandreau.
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.
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.
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.
The Mitchell City Band will play its weekly free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Saterlie Bandstand in Hitchcock Park. The theme for this week's program is "How The Blues Began." Soloists featured will be Jenna Miller, Mike Catalano, Mike Sejnoha, Kris Enga, Sam Weller and Brett Jacobson The Mitchell Parks and Recreation Department sprays the entire concert area prior to each weekly program, so bring a lawn chair and enjoy. In case of rain, concerts are held at Firesteel Health Care Center. Please bring your lawn chair into the center. -- Source: Joe Pekas, band director
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
Violet Rhoads, Mitchell, will celebrate her 90th birthday Wednesday. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 200 E. 15th Ave., Apt. 157, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Jeff Tveit, of Chamberlain, a financial associate with Central Plains Associates of Thrivent Financial, has earned membership in the prestigious 2014 Million Dollar Round Table. Tveit qualified for this honor based on his outstanding client service, ethical conduct and professional knowledge in 2013. The MDRT is an international, independent association of leading life insurance and financial services professionals. Tveit is associated with Thrivent Financial's Two Rivers Regional Financial Office. -- Source: Thrivent Financial
EMERY — Law enforcement didn't cite drivers involved in a crash on Monday at an uncontrolled intersection south of Emery. South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Aaron Hanson said Lonnie Glanzer, 57, of rural Bridgewater, was driving north on 430th Avenue in a 2014 Chevy pickup, pulling a utility trailer loaded with a tractor and seeder attachment. Louetta Decker, 77, of rural Alexandria, was driving west on 264th Street in a 2010 Dodge Caravan. "Both entered an uncontrolled intersection," Hanson said. "There was a corn field to the southeast and both drivers' visions were skewed.