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Mitchell police are looking for a white work van roaming town, supposedly driven by a man selling meat door to door. "He is selling prepackaged meat," said Mitchell Police Division Officer R.J. Williams. Williams said at least one Mitchell resident informed law enforcement Monday that he purchased meat from the salesman for about $130.
Mitchell Regional Habitat has announced the recent addition of Carrie English as executive director. English brings experience to Mitchell Regional Habitat for Humanity with her years of experience working and serving on nonprofit boards both in Sioux Falls and Mitchell.
A Sioux Falls woman was injured Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 90. Carol Calkins, 53, was driving east on I-90 in McCook County when she attempted to pass a vehicle, said Jonathan Harms, deputy public information officer at the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. As she passed the vehicle, she lost control of the 1997 Chevy Cavalier she was driving. She then entered the median and the vehicle rolled one and a half times. A minor was in the vehicle with her.
Hutchinson County has lifted its burn ban. County Emergency Manager Dave Hoffman said Monday the fire danger factor is over because of recent rains. However, if dry weather creeps back into the area, the burn ban may be enforced again, Hoffman said.
Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 5/19/2014 From: 5/16/2014
The Davison County Commission will tour the county courthouse and highway shop during their regular meeting Tuesday. The meeting will start at 9 a.m. at the commissioner's room in the Davison County Courthouse.
A dead raccoon in the middle of Spruce Street caused a pair of motorcycles to run into each other early Saturday morning in Mitchell, with one driver being transported to the hospital. The accident occurred in the 100 block of Spruce Street as a pair of motorcycles were traveling east. The lead driver, Timothy Boggs, 17, of Mitchell, operating a 2005 Kawasaki EX250, swerved when he saw a dead animal.
A Mitchell man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly stabbed another man in the neck with a steak knife, leaving a cut about 6 inches long. The incident happened about 2 p.m. when officers were called to the 100 block of East Third Street. Andrew Spotted Elk, 25, reportedly was the guest of Matthew Dupris, 26, in his Mitchell apartment.
GREGORY — An Aberdeen woman was killed and a Dallas man was seriously injured Saturday in a head-on collision on a rural Gregory County gravel road. The collision occurred around noon near the corner of 292nd Street and 334th Avenue, which is located four miles south and three miles west of Gregory. The South Dakota Highway Patrol reports Ashley Aneas Rosand, 30, Aberdeen, was driving a 1993 Chevrolet Lumina west on 292nd Street and reached the top of a hill when the vehicle collided with a 1992 Ford Explorer being driven by Robert Dennis Watson, 62.
A Mitchell woman was charged with driving under the influence early Sunday, after striking a tree and a power pole. Codi Shields, 27, was driving on North Wisconsin Street when she drove off the road and struck a tree before cutting back across the street and striking a power pole. The incident was in the 1700 block of North Wisconsin and occurred at 12:20 a.m. Mitchell Police Officer Dan Fechner said Shields was impaired at the time and nearly hit an apartment building nearby with her car.