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PICKSTOWN — A dedication ceremony for the new Pickstown museum will start at 2 p.m. on June 13 at the Pickstown Community Center’s Rainbow Room. Keynote speaker will be Tom...
A single-vehicle rollover resulted in minor injuries Monday night in Mitchell, authorities said. Mitchell Police Officer Russ Stevenson said around 7:45 p.m. on Monday, Jacob Burger, a 16-year-old from Mitchell, was northbound on Ohlman Street in a 1998 Chevrolet 1500. Burger continued on the road as it curves to the west and merges with 249th Avenue -- which is gravel -- to head westbound.
Maxine Peart, Mitchell, will celebrate her 80th birthday at a surprise open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at OverTime Steakhouse, Mitchell. Greetings may be sent to 311 Reid St., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Gerhardt Neugebauer, Mitchell, will celebrate his 99th birthday on Saturday, May 10. His family requests card shower Greetings may be sent to 500 S. Ohlman St., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
A girl, Makynzi Laura Wilson, was born on March 18, 2014, to Angela Doering, Mitchell, and Michael Wilson, Sioux Falls, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. She joins a brother, Draiden Meyer. Grandparents are Ivan and Leonda Doering, Mitchell.
A Mitchell woman is accused of possessing methamphetamine while on probation. Amy Demaranville, 43, admitted to law enforcement last week that she last used meth on April 30, according to court documents. The charge carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Court documents state law enforcement received a Crimestoppers tip that Demaranville received meth on April 30, so Mitchell Police Division conducted a search of her home.
A Mount Vernon man pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual exploitation of a minor for videotaping a girl in the shower. Adam Heidinger, 29, entered his plea during court at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Heidinger said he "secretly recorded" the girl in November while she took a shower and the video involved nudity.
The Mitchell KOA Campground, located east of Mitchell on Highway 38, is now open for the summer camping season. The Mitchell KOA is one of 485 open-to-the-public KOA campgrounds in the Kampgrounds of America system in the U.S. and Canada. Campers can pick up a new 2014 Edition of the KOA Directory free at any KOA campground. The Directory is a complete travel atlas of every U.S. state and Canadian province, and includes descriptive listings of each KOA campground as well as detailed maps and directions to each location. -- Source: KOA News Service
OACOMA -- The winners of the 2014 Harry K quality Educator Award are Trisha Burke, Chamberlain, and Shawn Wynia, Platte, it was announced recently. They will each be receiving a $2,500 check plus a collection of classroom resources to be presented to the Chamberlain and Platte-Geddes Schools. Five finalists were selected from more than 40 nominees for the 2014 Harry K Quality Educator Award in partnership with Al's Oasis, Cedar Shore, Pharmco, Statewide Ag Insurance and KWYR Radio.
Avera Med Aide Online Training Solutions is currently offering training for medication aides. Avera Education & Staffing Solutions launched the online training in April. Via online modules, textbook reading and assigned skills activities, students are able to complete 20 hours of instruction to be eligible for course completion. As part of the 20-hour course, students also complete two unit exams, a one-hour online laboratory, a three-hour one-to-one skills performance evaluation and a proctored online final exam.