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ETHAN -- An Ethan man is accused of child abuse for punching, elbowing and kicking his child. Michael Conrad, 41, was arrested March 13 after Ethan school officials called the Davison County Sheriff's Office about a possible child abuse case. The victim ran to school that day, according to court documents, to tell school officials Conrad had kicked, punched and elbowed him. That morning, Conrad and his wife got into a verbal argument.
WINNER -- A Tripp County teenager is being charged as an adult for allegedly raping and molesting a young child. Larry Connot, 16, of Winner, is charged with first-degree rape and sexual contact with a child younger than 16. A temporary custody directive has been filed, placing Connot in the Hughes County Juvenile Services Center in Pierre. He is also to have no contact with the alleged victim or any child younger than 18. He is being held on a $50,000 cash bond.
PLANKINTON -- A Plankinton teen who was sentenced in November for accidentally shooting another teen will not be required to serve the first 30 days of his 150-day jail term. Logan Evans, 18, was scheduled to start serving 30 days in jail on March 1, but was released from that sentence due to good behavior under supervision, according to court documents. He is scheduled to serve 30 days each starting Oct. 1; March 1, 2015; and Oct.
A Mitchell man is accused of fourth-degree rape for committing sexual acts with an underage victim. Zachary Dilley, 19, was arrested March 19 for the charge, which means the alleged victim was between 13 and 16 years old and the perpetrator is more than three years older than the victim. The acts occurred between Aug. 1 and Dec. 17. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard released a statement recently on South Dakota Sen. Phil Jensen's controversial comments to the Rapid City Journal. "I found his comments to be completely out of line with South Dakota values," he said.
Michael Mohr, Mitchell, has qualified for the exclusive “Court of the Table” of the Million Dollar Round Table, the premier association of financial professionals. Mohr, a financial adviser representing Northwestern...
PIERRE — The history of higher education in South Dakota will be the theme of the 2014 South Dakota State Historical Society History Conference on April 4-5 at the Best Western Ramkota in Pierre. “A South Dakota Education: The History of Higher Learning in the State” will be hosted by the State Archives. Jack Warner, executive director and chief executive officer of the South Dakota Board of Regents, will be giving the keynote address April 4 on “How the History of Higher Education Informs its Future.” Among the topics to be covered are the technical institutes in South Dakota, tribal
Thursday DJ/Karaoke with Tom Thirsty’s in Mitchell will have a DJ/ Karaoke from 9:30 p.m. to close. Uncle Roy and the Boys Uncle Roy and the Boys will play at 7 p.m. at the American Legion, Mitchell. Friday Driven Thirsty’s in Mitchell will host Driven from 9:30 p.m. to close. $5 cover. Billy Lurken Billy Lurken will play at 7 p.m. at ScoreBoard Pub and Grille, Mitchell. Saturday Dustin Evans and the Good Times Dustin Evans and the Good Times will play at 9:30 p.m. at Thirsty’s in Mitchell.
When a writer for National Review Online asked the National Park Service for public records related to closing George Washington’s Mount Vernon home during the recent federal government shutdown, she hit a wall.
The Mitchell High School choirs and symphonic bands will be presenting their spring showcase concert on April 1 in the auditorium of the high school. The program will begin with the choirs at 6:30 p.m. The bands will follow at 8 p.m. There will be a brief intermission around 7:45 p.m. between the programs for anyone there to see just one of the groups. -Source: MHS Music Department