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A Mitchell girl was cited following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday evening. Around 5:10 p.m., Alyssa Green, a 15-year-old from Mitchell, was driving a 1992 Chevrolet pickup south at the intersection of Sanborn Boulevard and Hanson Street, according to Mitchell Police Division reports. Green turned left and the front end of her pickup struck a 1980 Yamaha Moped driven by Nickolas Schrupp, 23, who was going north through the intersection. According to police, the pickup also struck Schrupp's left leg. No injuries were reported, and police reports estimate $800 in damage to Gr
SPRINGFIELD -- Details are unknown at this time but a woman and a young girl were airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital following a single vehicle accident on Highway 37 near 308th Avenue Saturday around 2 p.m. about four miles north of Springfield. Units from the Bon Homme County Sheriff's office and the Tyndall Police Department responded, as did Springfield and Tyndall ambulances.
The Davison County commissioners will meet regular session at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the Commissioners' Room at the Courthouse, 200 E. Fourth Ave., Mitchell. The agenda includes: * 9 a.m. Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance, approval of past meeting minutes, citizen input. * 9:30 a.m. Register of Deeds Deb Young, a request for purchase authority for office equipment. * 9:40 a.m. Treasurer Brenda Veldheer, regarding the resignation of an office employee and permission to advertise for a replacement. * 9:50 a.m.
The Mitchell Board of Education will meet in regular session at 5 p.m. today in the Mitchell High School library. Board members will take an annual tour of the high school following the business portion of its meeting. The agenda includes: * Appointments of school board members to various committees by school board President Theresa Kriese. * A report from board member Neil Putnam on the activities and the strategic plan of the Associated School Boards of South Dakota. * A report from school Superintendent Joe Graves. * Board consideration of several personnel items.
SALEM -- A freak all-terrain vehicle accident around 11:30 p.m Saturday ended with a Salem man being flown to Sioux Falls with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. According to S.D. Highway Patrol reports, Thomas Hamre, 29, of Salem fell off his Arctic Cat ATV after taking a turn too sharply at the intersection of Main Street and Washington Avenue. Hamre fell on his face, receiving fractures and road abrasions. He was flown to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls for treatment.
The following streets will be closed with no parking allowed from 7 a.m. Monday through 6 p.m. Thursday due to street milling and other construction maintenance. Any vehicles on these areas are subject to ticketing and towing. Kimball: From Ninth to 12th. 11th Avenue: From Main to Lawler. 11th Avenue: From Davison to Langdon. Park Drive: From 11th Avenue to 15th Avenue. 10th Avenue: From Rowley to Main. Cedar: from Isadore to Anderson.
As a result of the Affordable Care Act -- the health care law enacted in 2010 -- seniors and people with disabilities in South Dakota have saved $12.3 million on prescription drugs since the law was enacted, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said this week in a news release. Seniors in South Dakota saved an average of $602 in the Medicare prescription drug coverage gap known as the "doughnut hole" in 2012.
WASHINGTON -- U.S.
Robert McWhirter, M.D., received the Community Service Award recently from the South Dakota State Medical Association at its annual meeting. The Community Service Award is presented each year to physicians who separate themselves through outstanding work in the area of community affairs.
A Fort Thompson man pleaded guilty recently to failing to register as a sex offender. Simon Antelope Jr., 33, appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange on Aug. 14. Antelope was convicted of abusive sexual contact in 2007. As a condition of his release, he was required to register as a sex offender. Before he left Sioux Falls, Antelope signed registration papers four times.