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SPRINGFIELD — Minor flooding along the Missouri River has brought about a flood warning, as parts of the river in Charles Mix and Bon Homme counties are observing rising water. The flood warning is for the river from the Greenwood area to Springfield. At 7 a.m. Tuesday, the river was 11.36 feet deep in Springfield. Flood stage is 10 feet there, while at 12 feet, some camping areas in the Springfield Recreational Area start to flood. The river recently crested there at 11.5 feet on Aug. 20.
CHAMBERLAIN—A man who hit a 13-year-old boy's head against a table multiple times while intoxicated in July will serve no additional jail time. David Bies, 43, of Chamberlain, was initially arrested on three simple assault charges and two felony child abuse charges. Last Wednesday, Bies pleaded guilty to and was sentenced for simple assault with intent to cause bodily injury.
A man was arrested on Aug. 21 in Mitchell for allegedly bringing nearly 10 pounds of marijuana on a bus. Police were alerted at about 4 p.m. that there was a strong odor of marijuana on the bus. When the bus stopped at a Mitchell gas station about two hours later, a drug dog reportedly identified that the smell was coming from a large, blue hockey bag, which was not claimed by any of the passengers present. Inside the bag, four cylindrical, vacuum-sealed bags of marijuana, each weighing about 2.5 pounds, were allegedly found sewn into two pillows in the blue bag.
A discussion to combine precincts will be held Tuesday during the Davison County Commission meeting. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. with citizens input and board member reports. It will be held at the Davison County North Offices Building, 1420 N. Main St. in Mitchell. At 10:45 a.m., Auditor Susan Kiepke will discuss a resolution to combine precincts and a probationary wage increase, according to the agenda. Here is the agenda in its entirety:
Police arrested a man on Aug. 19 for allegedly chasing a woman with a knife, attempting to slash her tires and breaking into her house. Sontos Neck, 41, of Chamberlain, reportedly broke into the woman's locked house by pulling her air conditioner out of a window and throwing it on the ground, then climbing in through the window, according to court documents.
BERESFORD — With 570 athletes in attendance, the cross-country season opened for a number of small schools Friday at the Beresford Invitational at the Bridges at Beresford Golf Course.
OACOMA—A man was arrested on Aug. 18 for allegedly threatening to burn his house down and holding people in a basement during an argument. Matthew Rose, 32, of Oacoma, reportedly was holding a can of gasoline while making the threats, and because gasoline can be used as a weapon, he was charged with two counts of aggravated domestic assault with a deadly weapon.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for Aug. 16 through Aug. 22. 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). Businesses can file Chapter 11 petitions to reorganize their debts under a court-approved plan for repayment. • Aberdeen: David Wayne Washenberger, Chapter 7; Stacy Jo Washenberger, Chapter 7.
Dakota Wesleyan University announced a new endowed position Thursday during its opening Convocation ceremonies. DWU named Todd Muehler, associate professor of business, the first Keith B. Miller Endowed Chair in Business. The Keith B. Miller Endowed Chair in Business was established in memory of the late Keith Miller, a 1947 DWU graduate, by his daughter and son-in-law, the Rev. Vicki Miller Taggart and Mark L. Taggart, of St. Louis, Mo.
The following cases were among those heard during a recent felony court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center on Tuesday. • Sheranda Shields, 27, of Fort Thompson, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Sentencing set for Sept. 4.