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Spindlers call for spate of changes to make SD ‘best in class’ after daughter killed in crash.
Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 8/8/2013 From: 8/7/2013 to 8/7/2013 Call: Incident: Type: Date/Time: 13710 8/7/2013 0:02 Traffic Stop Press Remarks: 13711 201310833 8/7/2013 2:33 ASSAULT/SIMPLE Press Remarks: 911...
PICKSTOWN -- The man arrested in connection with the July 8 crash that killed two U.S. Fish and Wildlife employees could now be punished with life in prison. Attorney General...
The city of Mitchell Street Department will chip-seal the following streets today: 900-1000 blocks of South Miller Street; 1000-1200 blocks of Williams Avenue; 1000-1200 blocks of Hurst Avenue; 600-800 blocks...
Wessington Springs groups receive $418,000 from man’s estate.
MARTIN -- A Hamill man died in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday 12 miles west and four miles north of Martin. Douglas Martin Ekberg, 66, of Hamill, was driving a 2002...
Anyone who has driven through the Upper Midwest can tell you how much time it can take to get from one region of the state to the other. My family's business, Noteboom Implement, serves local farmers as an accessible provider of John Deere equipment, which means I am continuously traveling between our four locations in Corsica, Chamberlain, Parkston and Platte, along with Sioux Falls where many of the business services that I rely on are located.
Dodgeball always seemed like an incredibly goofy school-sanctioned phys-ed activity when I was a kid, but a couple of unsanctioned playground games patterned after Mumblety-Peg made even less sense.
A Mitchell man was arrested around 1 a.m. July 31 for third-offense drunken driving. Joshua Johnson, 28, was stopped after a Highway Patrol trooper saw him driving 38 mph in a 30 mph zone on South Sanborn Boulevard near West Douglas Avenue, according to court documents. Johnson performed poorly on a series of field sobriety tests and was arrested for drunken driving, court documents say. His blood alcohol content was found to be 0.158 around the time of his arrest. The legal limit for driving in South Dakota is 0.08.
PIERRE -- Not everybody is satisfied with South Dakota's new system for rating performances of public schools. The scores released last week quickly drew some protests. Three school districts have filed formal appeals. As of Tuesday, at least one other district is also contemplating an appeal. That's according to Mary Stadick Smith, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Education. She didn't identify the districts or the specific schools. There are rating systems, with different criteria, for elementary and middle schools and for high schools.