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April Homolka and Jason Meyerink announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are James and Elaine Homolka, Mitchell; and David and Bonnie Meyerink, Mitchell. April is a 2010 graduate of the University of South Dakota, Vermillion and is employed at United Blood Services. Jason is employed at Corsica Lumber Inc. A July 12 wedding is planned at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Mitchell.
Samantha Sandau and Jordan Ziegler announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Jeff Sandau and Denise Mogck; and Clyde and Brenda Ziegler, all of Tripp. Samantha will complete her education this fall by student teaching in Armour. She will graduate from Dakota Wesleyan University in December with a bachelor or arts degree in English education and a Spanish minor. Jordan is a 1020 graduate of Mitchell Technical Institute with an associates degree in architectural design and building construction. He works in Tripp for Sandau Construction. A Sept. 20 wedding is planned in Tripp.
Mitchell-based fundraisers and other efforts are springing up to help the Wessington Springs community in the aftermath of Wednesday's tornado. Following are summaries of some of those efforts. Downtown stores join forces On Saturday, June 28, participating businesses in Mitchell will donate a percentage of the day's sales or make a monetary donation to the Wessington Springs Relief Fund. "We can't imagine the overwhelming feelings of devastation that our neighbors in the Wessington Springs area must be feeling," said Cathy Weber, owner of The Little Red Hen in downtown
The Davison County Highway Department has closed 265th Street between 395th Avenue and 397th Avenue. The road is being closed for repairs and will remain closed until further notice.
LAKE ANDES -- A boat with three passengers was beached Friday on the shore of Lake Francis Case on the Missouri River when the boat reportedly filled up with water. The boat was upright, according to the 911 call center in Lake Andes. Other boaters passed by and got help. The passengers of the water-filled boat didn't appear to be in peril, according to a dispatcher in Lake Andes. The cause of the boat filling up with water was unknown.
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Last names that start with K or L need to renew their license decals by June 30, 2014. License decals can be renewed by mail or at the Davison County Treasurer's Office located at 200 E. Fourth Ave., Mitchell, at the Self-Service Terminal located in County Fair or on www.SDCars.org . Please bring your driver's license and reminder postcard or previous registration. License decals can be renewed three months prior to expiration. Driver's license, Social Security or FEIN number for companies will be required.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for June 12 through June 18. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years).
MITCHELL SUMMER LUNCH AT LONGFELLOW Monday — Mr.
HURON — South Dakota Red Power Chapter 21 welcomes all International Harvester collectors, vendors and the general public to the 2014 National Red Power Round Up on June 26-28 at the State Fairgrounds in Huron. "We are proud to host the National Red Power Round Up," said Jerome Hertel, State Fair director. "We have the perfect venue for it and look forward to showing off our grounds to people from all over the U.S." It's the 25th annual celebration for people from all around the world to gather and see the history of International Harvester and agriculture-related memorabilia.