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The following cases were among those heard during a felony court session Tuesday at the Davison County Public Safety Center.
WAGNER — Wagner Superintendent Linda Foos is being recognized nationally. Foos has been awarded the National Educational Leadership Award from Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG), which aims to help students succeed in school and in pursuit of a career or postsecondary education. She was nominated for her "extraordinary leadership and support of JAG-South Dakota.
HURON — Attendance was up at the 2018 South Dakota State Fair in Huron, state officials said on Tuesday. Attendance was recorded at 217,231, up 2.5 percent over 2017. Gate revenue was up by 3.6 percent. The fair was held Aug. 30-Sept. 3 with the theme "Experience the Magic."
The Mitchell Board of Education will be sending a new face to this year's Associated School Board's annual meeting this year. Each year, members of the Associated School Board of South Dakota set their legislative agenda through the adoption of legislative resolutions at the assembly, and share the districts view on key topics. Typically, Mitchell's Neil Putnam, vice president of Mitchell's school board, has represented Mitchell, but he is unable to attend this year's meeting due to other obligations, according to the agenda for the meeting.
WOONSOCKET — A Woonsocket woman has been arrested for forgery and grand theft. Jenni Greenway, 38, is charged with four counts of forgery and one count of grand theft, all of which are felonies. Sanborn County authorities said Greenway was arrested Saturday. A complaint alleging the crimes was filed on Sept. 26.
The following cases were disposed in Davison county Magistrate Court between Aug. 27 and Sept. 10. • Matthew Owen LaBore, 33, Letcher; fail to stop after accident with unattended vehicle; $54 fine; $66 costs; $2,455.55 restitution; 30 days in jail; 30 days suspended; conditions: pay fines, costs and fees within 180 days; have no like offenses and obey all laws for 360 days; pay $2,455.55 in restitution through the Clerk of Courts within 180 days; repay court-appointed attorney's fees to county within 360 days.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday announced a round of community funding for infrastructure and facilities projects, which will benefit the Lyman County town of Reliance. The USDA is allocating a $50,000 grant and $15,000 in loans for the purchase of a new brush fire truck for the Reliance Fire Department. The announcement noted that the fire truck serves an area of 3,755 people in Lyman County.
Authorities believe a medical condition caused a 66-year-old female driver traveling southbound on Burr Street to lose control of her Chevrolet Malibu on Friday, causing a crash in a parking lot. The car went uphill and over the sidewalk, where it struck two parked vehicles at 10:03 a.m. in the parking lot of the Great Western Bank in Mitchell. The Malibu came to a halt when it crashed in to the front end of a blue Ford Expedition, pushing the Ford Expedition backward into the parking lot and causing it to turn. A second car, a silver Chevrolet pick-up, was sideswiped.
ARMOUR — A Corsica man has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from his grandmother. David Stetson, 48, will be responsible for restitution totalling $27,463.55, the South Dakota Attorney General's Office announced Friday morning. Stetson was charged in April with three counts of theft by exploitation but reached a deal and pleaded guilty to one count. It is a Class 4 felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $20,000.
CHAMBERLAIN—Charges have been filed against the man who shot himself Sept. 28 on Chamberlain High School grounds. Jared Houska, 20, was charged with five misdemeanors and one felony for events that allegedly occurred just before the high school's homecoming football game was scheduled to begin.