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The Davison County Commission will canvass primary election ballots at its next regular meeting. With the primary election taking place on Tuesday, the meeting has been pushed back to Thursday to canvass the ballots the same week as the election. If the meeting was not moved, the board would have to wait until June 14 to canvass the ballots. The five-person board will meet a 9 a.m. at the Davison County North Offices on 1420 N. Main St. Prior to canvassing, the commission consider appointing Carole Millan to the canvassing board. Other business
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Artesian HEADSTONES RUN OVER IN MOUNT PLEASANT: Five headstones were run over in Artesian's Mount Pleasant Cemetery just before Memorial Day. Sanborn County Sheriff Tom Fridley reported the headstones were run over sometime either early Memorial Day morning or late the night before. Tire tracks, big enough to belong to a pickup, were found on ground soft from recent rains.
FAIRMONT, MINN.—Ferne Brimmer, Fairmont, Minnesota, formerly of Alexandria, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday, June 3. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent c/o Lakeview Healthcare Center, 610 Summit Drive, Fairmont, Minn., 56031.
Irene Gerlach, Mitchell, will celebrate her 75th birthday on Monday, June 6. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 200 E. 15th Ave, Apt. 104, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
WOONSOCKET — Velma Schabot, Woonsocket, will celebrate her 80th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 at Twin Lakes Resort, Woonsocket. Her birthday was May 25. The event is hosted by her children.
Donna Jares, Mitchell, will celebrate her 80th birthday today, June 1. Her sons wish her a happy birthday.
CHAMBERLAIN — Bob and Julie Gregg, Chamberlain, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, June 7. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 459, Chamberlain, S.D., 57325.
Doris Klose, Mitchell, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Friday, June 3. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent 400 E. Ninth Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
TABOR — An area man was arrested and charged with raping a girl multiple times over a span of five years. Paul Brewer, 40, of Tabor, was arrested May 13 and charged with first-degree rape of a child younger than 13 years old. According to court documents, the girl told law enforcement on May 11 she has been raped by Brewer for the past five years.
ALEXANDRIA — A $50,000 Powerball ticket was sold in Alexandria, according to the South Dakota Lottery. The owner of the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the...