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Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 6/30/2014 From: 6/27/2014
CHAMBERLAIN -- A semi-truck pulling a horse trailer started on fire Monday afternoon, but no injuries were reported in the incident. South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Adam Woxland said flames ignited in the vehicle on Interstate 90, near mile marker 263 in the Chamberlain area. The driver was able to pull off the road and helped his passenger and the horses in the trailer to escape the flames. Woxland declined to give the name of the driver. Woxland said I-90 in the area was closed for about 30 minutes after the accident. No other information was immediately available.
The Daily Republic and its employees will donate $1,500 to the Wessington Springs Tornado Relief Fund. The newspaper's employees raised money Friday as part of their weekly Jeans for Charity program. Each Friday, employees can wear jeans in exchange for $1, and the money is given periodically to charitable causes. Last week, extra donations were encouraged for the tornado relief fund. Employee contributions, a match from The Daily Republic, and a portion of the money raised by the Jeans for Charity program in previous weeks will be pooled to make a total donation of $1,500.
The Davison County Commission will not meet at its regularly scheduled time on Tuesday. The commissioners will attend a legislative study session in Yankton regarding road funding. They will next meet at 9 a.m. on July 8.
George Kenzy, president/ CEO of First Fidelity Bank, Burke, was recently elected chairman of the South Dakota Bankers Association board of directors. Kenzy has worked at the Burke bank since...
Jesse Tolsma has joined the Mitchell office of ELO Prof. LLC as an associate. Tolsma’s responsibilities will include all areas of accounting, including auditing, tax preparation and computer accounting. Tolsma...
George Bittner, Bittner Funeral Chapel, Mitchell, was elected president of the South Dakota Funeral Directors Association at the 115th annual state convention held in May at The Lodge, Deadwood. Bittner...
Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa, has announced the dean's list for the 2014 spring semester. Collegiate scholars who earned a perfect 4.0 GPA included Adam Bleeker, son of Gregg and Janet Bleeker, Mitchell. Collegiate scholars earning a 3.75 or higher GPA included Kathryn Reynen, daughter of Mark and Gina Reynen, Mitchell; and Jesse Tolsma, son of Jay and Nancy Tolsma, Mitchell. Students named to the list must earn a GPA of 3.50 or above and carry a minimum of 12 graded hours.