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RAPID CITY—Jean Day, Rapid City, formerly of Mitchell, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Tuesday, April 12. Her children request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 13080 Woodland Court, Rapid City, S.D., 57702.
SALEM — Jeanette Koch, Salem, celebrated her 80th birthday on April 5. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 277, Salem, S.D., 57058.
FREEMAN — Officials are estimating that 400 barrels of oil, or 16,800 gallons, were leaked out of a Keystone pipeline near Freeman. TransCanada, which had not yet issued an estimate...
Freshmen at Mitchell Christian School are selling flowers from Ymker Greenhouse to raise money for the 2017 Junior/Senior Banquet. Flower baskets are $31.99, with six choices available. They are also selling $30 Ymker gift certificates. To purchase or donate, ask a freshman or stop in the MCS office at 805 W. 18th Ave. The sale ends April 14, with delivery around April 30.
Citations are pending against a White Lake man whose vehicle collided with a motorcycle Monday in Mitchell, according to authorities. Justin Cherry, 29, was driving his 2006 Pontiac G6 north...
FREEMAN — The man who owns land where an oil spill is being investigated has no qualms with TransCanada. Loren Schultz, of Freeman, is pleased with the ongoing cleanup and investigative efforts on his field near the intersection of Highway 18 and 437th Avenue, about 5 miles southwest of Freeman, where an oil spill was first reported Saturday. TransCanada's Keystone pipeline has been shut off since the investigation began.
Don't let the wind or rain get you down—this event's inside. Mitchell Christian School's sophomores will hold an indoor rummage sale at the school on April 30. According to the school, the rummage sale is a fundraiser for its mission trip in 2017. It is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30, and will feature rummage sale items and concessions. The school said sophomores will sell items as a class, and rent sale booths to interested parties.
FREEMAN — TransCanada officials have still not found a cause behind an oil spill southwest of Freeman, but evidence suggests the incident is "small in scope," according to officials. Workers on Tuesday were unable to find cracks or damage that could cause a leak to the Keystone pipeline in question that has been shut down. TransCanada began excavating around part of its oil pipeline Monday after standing oil was reported in a field Saturday afternoon near the intersection of Highway 18 and 437th Avenue, about 5 miles southwest of Freeman.
RAVINIA—A Ravinia woman was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital after being shot in the abdomen with a gun Tuesday morning. Karissa Vasek, 25, was taken to the Wagner Community Hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound to the abdomen around 9:12 a.m., according to the Charles Mix County Sheriff's Office. Vasek was later airlifted to Sioux Falls.
OACOMA — A woman from New York suffered life-threatening injuries in a one-vehicle crash Monday six miles west of Oacoma. Renata Horowitz, 21, New York, N.Y., lost control of the vehicle she was driving, a 2003 Honda Element, westbound on Interstate 90 near mile marker 254. The vehicle rolled several times and Horowitz was ejected, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. A passenger, Tessa Garcia-Duarte, 20, of Seattle, Washington, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. Neither person in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt.