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Students in the Leadership and Public Service course at Dakota Wesleyan University are leading a Care Drive for the Mitchell Area Safehouse. Personal care items are being collected the entire month of March and will be donated to the safehouse. Items in need include toilet paper, toothbrushes, combs, shampoo and soup. Drop-off boxes are located at Walgreens, K-mart and in the McGovern Library on DWU's campus.
A Mitchell man is accused of attacking his 22-year-old son with a knife. Faron Anthony Doney, 42, is charged with aggravated assault, which carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. According to court documents, Doney's son said his father pulled a knife on him Jan. 7 and came after him. The son told police this type of incident has happened before when Faron Doney was intoxicated.
PIERRE -- Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Tuesday that the state of South Dakota has entered into a joint powers agreement with the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe to become a registered entity of the Sex Offender Registry Notification Act (SORNA).
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between Jan. 6 and Jan. 20.
The Mitchell Area Optimist Club is encouraging area students to contemplate the phrase "How My Passions Impact the World" as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for this year. The optimist club will judge the local students' essays, based on the theme of "How My Passions Impact the World" and determine the top winners. Both a boy and girl winner will receive a $250 cash prize and the essay winners will be sent to the district level in Fargo, N.D., where college scholarships are available for top winners.
A potential gas leak turned up clean, sources said Monday evening. Rob Parker, officer in charge of the Mitchell Fire Division, said firefighters responded to a suspected gas leak at...
Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, has announced the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. Students must earn a GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0...
Esther Swift, Burke, sponsored by the Burke Post 28 and representing District 3 of the South Dakota American Legion, won the State Championship Oratory Contest for 2014. She was awarded...
David Stevens, a Republican from Mitchell, has announced his candidacy for a District 20 House of Representatives seat. Stevens would represent Aurora, Davison and Jerauld counties. "Having lived and worked in South Dakota for nearly all of my adult life, I recognize the treasure we have here," Stevens said in a news release. "I would like to give back to the state that has given me so much."
Students will be compensated under the ButlerEdge program that begins in fall 2014. The two-year program will consist of a combination of classroom education and a dealer internship.