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WAGNER — A Wagner home is a complete loss following a Thursday night house fire, leaving one person displaced. At approximately 8:30 p.m. Thursday, the occupant of a home located across from the Catholic church in Wagner fell asleep with something cooking on the stove, according to Wagner Fire Chief Dale Petrik. The home caught fire, causing heavy smoke and fire damage throughout the residence. The occupant was able to escape with no injuries, but the resident is unable to live in the home.
The following local businesses and offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10, for Native American Day: • Mitchell Public Library will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, to observe Native American Day holiday. Regular hours of 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., will resume Tuesday, Oct. 11. • Garbage collection for the city of Mitchell will begin at 7 a.m. and be completed by noon on Oct. 10. The city of Mitchell Landfill will close at noon; Dependable Recycling will follow the City of Mitchell schedule; The Compost Drop off site will be open from 4:40 p.m. until sunset on Monday.
Evelyn Herron, Mitchell, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
Don Ebersdorfer, Mitchell, formerly of Artesian, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday, Oct. 15. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to Crystal Manor, 1001 S. Main, Mitchell, S.D. 57301.
TRIPP — Rosaline Mayer, Tripp, will celebrate her 95th birthday on Friday, Oct. 14. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to Tripp Good Samaritan Center, 300 N. Dobson St., Tripp, S.D. 57376.
CORSICA — Mardell Dockendorf, Corsica, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Thursday, Oct. 13. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 31, Corsica, S.D. 57328.
CORSICA — Joyce Brink, Corsica, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday, Oct. 14. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 320 E. Eighth St., Corsica, S.D. 57328.
Doug and Betty Schlimgen, Dimock, announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Schlimgen, to Jerad Schlobohm, son of Paul and Zelda Schlobohm, Aurora. Courtney is a 2007 graduate of Parkston High School and a 2011 graduate of Dakota State University, Madison, with a degree in graphic design. She is a marketing coordinator for Daktronics in Brookings. Jerad is a 2007 graduate of Elkton High School and is also a 2011 graduate of Dakota State University. He is the events services marketing manager for South Dakota State University, Brookings.
CORSICA — Tillie Hansum, Corsica, will celebrate her 90th birthday, Sunday, Oct. 16. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 310 N. Dakota Ave., apt. 123, Corsica, S.D. 57328.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Wessington Springs MATERIALS FOR SPRINGS MAIN STREET PROJECT MADE IN THE USA: Work on the Wessington Springs Main Street renovation project is being done in compliance with a federal requirement that all components be American-made. All materials for the project, from underground fittings to the electrical elements and the steel for the light poles, were made in the United States.