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A boy, Tyson Tilberg, was born on April 3, 2014, to Alex and Ashley Tilberg, Mitchell. He joins a sister, Allyson. Grandparents are Merle and Ruth Tilberg, Mitchell; and Mitzie Kropp, Parkston, and Randy Kropp, Sioux Falls.
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John and Connie (Traupel) Ackerman, Mitchell, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, May 28. There will be an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at Rooster Roost Ranch, Mitchell, to celebrate the couple's anniversary and John's 90th birthday in June. The event is hosted by their family. Greetings may be sent to 920 W. Norway, Unit 203, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Much of the Dakotas have reversed decades of population loss, according to new studies by the USDA. While a study of 2004 to 2007 population trends in the Dakotas saw most counties with population loss, the 2010 to 2013 study shows most with population gain, with some counties in northwest North Dakota and western South Dakota showing over 2 percent growth. "Spurred by an energy boom, large sections of the northern Great Plains turned around decades of population decline," according to one of the studies. However, the news wasn't all good for the Great Plains. "Farming-dependent counties,
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between March 31 and April 14. • Jodi Lynn Reimnitz, 36, 41211 Rock Creek Court, Mitchell; seat belt violation, $25 fine. • Jordan James Olson, 22, 707 McCabe Ave., Mitchell; seat belt violation, $25 fine. • Taylor Renae Krall, 17, 1 N. Harmon Dr., Mitchell; speeding on other roadways, $39 fine, $66 costs. • Erin Christine Crichton, 19, 301 W. Second St., Delmont, speeding on other roadways, $1 fine; $60 costs. • Alexander Grant Gamache, 21, 1913 E. Third St., Apt.
A Mitchell man pleaded guilty Tuesday to fourth-degree rape . River Malatare, 20, entered his plea during court at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Malatare said he met up with the victim on Facebook first, and they agreed to meet later that same evening in October to have sex. At the time, Malatare was 19. Fourth-degree rape means the victim was between 13 and 16 years old and the perpetrator is more than three years older than the victim. Judge Tim Bjorkman ordered a psychosexual evaluation, chemical dependency evaluation and presentence investigation.
A Mitchell man was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison for raping a young girl in October. Daniel Forcier, 27, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree rape in February for having consensual sex with a 14-year-old girl. In court Tuesday, he said they had sex at a residence in Mitchell. Fourth-degree rape means the victim was between 13 and 16 years old and the perpetrator is more than three years older than the victim. Forcier admitted to not registering as a sex offender when he moved to Mitchell and has a prior sex offense from 10 years ago.
HOWARD -- A Howard woman was arrested Monday for possession of a controlled substance. According to the Miner County Sheriff's Office, Teresa White, 51, was arrested for possessing methamphetamine. The sheriff's office responded to a 911 call at her residence around 8:40 a.m. Monday. During the investigation, law enforcement found methamphetamine in the residence. She was arrested late Monday afternoon after law enforcement received a search warrant. White is being held in the Davison County Jail on a $1,000 cash bond.
This photo of all of the full-time firefighters in the Mitchell Fire Division was taken and given as a present to each of them for Christmas in 1958 by then-Chief Dean Claussen. The men are, left to right, back row: Claussen, Capt. Cletus O’Byrne, Bob Hoffman, Lyle Swenson, Tom Jonasen and A.C. “Bus” Krimball. Front row, left to right: Capt. Clarence Hendrix, Jim Miller, Claude Thompson, Frank Durst and Capt. George Kraft. Swenson and Durst are the only members still living. (Photo courtesy of the Mitchell Area Historical Society)