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SPRINGFIELD — A motorcyclist who crashed into the back of a delivery van was uninjured near Springfield earlier this week, despite not wearing a helmet and being thrown from his motorcycle.
The South Dakota Genealogical Society will host three guest speakers at its annual meeting on Saturday at the Carnegie Resource Center in Mitchell. The event, which is scheduled to begin...
Now playing at Mitchell's Luxury 5 Cinemas: Draft Day, Rio 2, Single Moms Club, Heaven Is For Real, Captain America: Winter Soldier, God's Not Dead.
A 74-year-old Mitchell woman has been honored as the South Dakota winner of the Home Instead Senior Care network's Salute to Senior Service award. Clara Determan is being recognized for her dedicated community service, including her work at the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Determan helps other seniors get to their medical appointments, runs errands and makes sure they have food to eat, all while lending an ear.
Local farmer Judy Blindauer has directed a $2,500 donation to the Mitchell Foundation for Catholic Education, funded by America's Farmers Grow Communities. Thanks to the support of farmers across the country, more than $3.2 million is being directed to nonprofits in 1,289 counties in 39 states. When asked why she chose the organization, Blindauer said "Our children went to school there. It's a private school and they use funds to help pay for the children that can't afford it.
The local American Legion post presented awards to three members of Mitchell's Department of Public Safety during a City Council meeting on Monday night at City Hall. R.J. Williams, an officer with the Mitchell Police Division, was named police officer of the year. Joe Dolezal, a firefighter and paramedic with the Mitchell Fire Division, was named firefighter of the year. The Daily Republic incorrectly spelled Dolezal's name in Tuesday's edition. Jerry Fradet, a dispatcher with the Mitchell Emergency Communications Center, was named communication specialist of the year.
SIOUX FALLS -- Dairy farm families presented Feeding South Dakota with a donation of $15,886 following a benefit concert March 25. Dairy farmers invited the public to "Be Our Guest" at the Roots and Boots tour concert featuring Joe Diffie, Sammy Kershaw and Aaron Tippin at the annual Central Plains Dairy Expo for a $10 donation to Feeding South Dakota. Donations will be used to purchase dairy foods to stock food banks across the state. The "Be Our Guest" concert events have been held for four years, generating more than $45,000 in donations to Feeding South Dakota. Feeding South Dakota is
CHAMBERLAIN -- First Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Walk in honor of Mason Naser will be held at noon on Saturday at American Creek Campground in Chamberlain. Raffle tickets will be sold for a star quilt and beaded earrings. Justice For Mason T-shirts will be available for $15 in adult sizes small to XL. After the walk, winners of the quilt and earrings will be announced. Vegetable soup, fry bread, wojapi, hot dogs and chips will be available after the walk at the American Creek Campground shelter.
Suspect fled to "mini reservation" about one-half mile south of Winner, an area of Rosebud Sioux Tribe American Indian ground in which about 30 to 40 houses are located.
Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 4/9/2014 From: 4/8/2014