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Time to welcome home the champs. Dakota Wesleyan University is having a welcome back ceremony at 3 p.m. today in the Sherman Center on DWU's campus. All are welcome to come, including the community, officials from DWU said. The DWU women defeated Concordia University on Tuesday night in Sioux City, Iowa, to help the school earn its first-ever national championship in any team sport.
A team of Mitchell CTE students is headed to a national competition after taking top honors in the 11th annual South Dakota ProStart Invitational, held Monday and Tuesday in Mitchell. Mitchell's CTE team took first place in the culinary competition, which earned it a spot in the national competition April 27-29 in Providence, Rhode Island. Team members are Cody Hagemeyer, Kayla Kluth, Jerry Madsen, Madison Prince and Fae Thompson. Their instructor is Cindy Gerlach.
DELMONT — A jury trial has been scheduled for a Tabor man accused of aiding the start of a fire that destroyed a Delmont apartment complex in 2016. Alvin Andersen, 76, is accused of asking Brian Good to set the complex on fire and providing containers of gasoline to aid Good. Andersen, the apartment's manager, allegedly committed the crime to collect insurance money for the loss, according to court documents. He pleaded not guilty last week and a jury trial is scheduled for three days in November.
A Sioux Falls man facing charges in McCook County for tampering with the outcome of a video lottery machine now faces similar charges in Davison County. Ronald Demand is accused of prying open a video lottery machine at Casey's General Store on Main Street in Mitchell and taking between $1,000 and $2,500. The grand theft charge is a Class 6 felony, punishable by up to two years in prison and a $4,000 fine. Demand also faces McCook County charges for allegedly manipulating the outcome of a video lottery machine.
Good morning and welcome to The Daily Republic's need-to-know page. Here are the stories we think you should know headed into Tuesday, March 13, 2018:
A Mitchell man was cited for not clearing his windshield of frost Monday morning following a two-vehicle crash that caused minor injuries. Jeffrey Vandeberg, 53, and his 30-year-old passenger were both transported to Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell following the crash that occurred at about 8:41 a.m. near LifeQuest in Mitchell. Vandeberg, who had back and neck injuries, was cited for impaired glass.
SIOUX FALLS — The Mitchell High School show choir took to the stage at the Sioux Falls Washington Best of Show competition on Saturday in Sioux Falls, placing second among several large schools. Friend de Coup was crowned runner-up at the competition and also was awarded best female soloist, Tessa Yeo. Friend de Coup will return to the spotlight next to perform at the Mitchell Show Choir Classic on Saturday at the Performing Arts Center in Mitchell.
There were no failures duing the South Central Alcohol Task Force's recent alcohol compliance checks in Miner County. On March 8, the South Central Alcohol Task Force conducted five alcohol compliance checks. The following establishments were checked and passed: Carthage: Prairie Inn; Epiphany: Coonhunter Inn; Canova: Animals; Winfred: Jake's Corner, Friendly's; and Howard: Rafferty Robbins Drug.
Good morning and welcome to The Daily Republic's need-to-know page. Here are the stories we think you should know headed into Monday, March 12, 2018: 1. Three people died in a car vs. semi crash Saturday near Parkston.
Spring weight limits are coming for Davison County roads. The Davison County Commission will consider the date to set spring weight limits at its 9 a.m. Tuesday meeting at the Davison County North Offices in Mitchell. Last year's spring load limits were set at 6 tons per axle on all county oil roads, with a handful of exceptions. Agenda items The commission will consider the following agenda items: