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CHAMBERLAIN — A portion of Interstate 90 from Vivian to Chamberlain was reopened late Monday morning after closing Sunday night due to poor weather conditions. The portion of Interstate 90 was closed at 7 p.m. Sunday due to weather conditions that were "deteriorating quickly," according to the South Dakota Department of Transportation. According to a press release issued Sunday evening, a combination of freezing rain and dropping temperatures created icy and slushy roadways, DOT and S.D. Department of Public Safety officials said, and falling snow and increasing winds created low visibility.
Jennifer Anderson and Chad Vickers were married on Oct. 22, 2016, at Chapel in the Hills, Rapid City. Parents are John and Toni Gipson, Wyoming; and Wayne and Chris Vickers, Mitchell, and the late Sharon Freeman. Jennifer is an internal audit specialist with Regional Health. Chad is a CW2 in the South Dakota National Guard. The couple will live in Rapid City with their three children.
ALEXANDRIA — Alvin Plagmann, Alexandria, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Dec. 30. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 42384 263rd St., Alexandria, S.D. 57311.
Macey Fuerst and Matthew Schempp were married on Sept. 17, 2016, at Abiding Savior Free Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, with the Rev. Kirk Flaa officiating. Parents of the couple are Dennis and Jodi Fuerst, Tripp; and Jaimey and Jenelle Schempp, Alcester. Bridesmaids were LaNae Fuerst, Whitney Fuerst, Kari Schempp and Becca Fuerst. Groomsmen were Todd Anderson, Ben Schempp, Alan Perry and Zach Fuerst.
Mildred Rose Willoughby will celebrate her 99th birthday on Dec. 30. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 500 S. Ohlman St., Mitchell, S.D. 57301.
Jenifer Polreis and Stanley Sherwood were married on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Mitchell, with the Rev. Shane Stevens officiating. Parents of the couple are Beth Polreis, Parkston; and the late Donna Sherwood. Maids of honor were Heidi Polreis and Amy Parce. Bridesmaids were Jackie Luikens, Nicky Bray, Shelby Boehmer and Deanna Luikens. Flower girls, Lilly Harris, Norah Putnam.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This unsigned editorial was printed Dec. 24, 1909, in the Mitchell Daily Republican, which later became The Daily Republic. The paper was purchased earlier that year by W.R. Ronald, who had a leadership role in its operation until his death in 1951.
CARTHAGE — Authorities are seeking information regarding the burglary of an ATM, which was removed from a Carthage bar and abandoned outside. In the early morning hours Friday, someone entered the Prairie Inn Bar in Carthage and removed an ATM from the premises, according to the Miner County Sheriff’s Office.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Lake Andes $10K RAISED AT CANCER FUNDRAISER: Buche Foods and the Gus Stop raised $10,991.36 for local cancer patients during their annual Cancer Fundraiser. Their team members sold water and wore pink T-shirts, with profits to be given to local cancer funds. Jody Kotab, chief planner for the cancer fundraiser said the original goal was to raise $7,000. — Lake Andes Wave Chamberlain
The South Dakota Supreme Court determined a Salem woman is not responsible for reimbursing her ex-husband for the payment of a mortgage on their old familial home. In April 2015, Michael Coffey, of Salem, sold a home he shared with Debra Coffey before their divorce in 2010. Per the divorce agreement, he used the proceeds to pay off a mortgage for which he was responsible, as well as a second mortgage under Debra's name.