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LANE -- Four brothers who recently filed bankruptcy for two businesses in the area have now filed for personal bankruptcy, according to court documents. Darren, Daniel, Paul and John Swenson each filed Monday for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which liquidates assets to pay off debts. Each brother claimed between $10 million and $50 million worth of liabilities and Darren, Daniel and John claimed $100,000 to $500,000 in assets. Paul claimed zero to $50,000 in assets. The four brothers ran Swenson Bros.
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A new Italian restaurant will soon open in Mitchell. Napoli's Italian Restaurant will be located at 1522 W. Havens Ave. It replaces a Mexican restaurant, La Cascada, that recently closed. "I'm planning to open next week," said owner Nick Terzio. The restaurant will be open seven days a week, with hours from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The restaurant will serve "ethnic Italian" food, he said.
LAKE ANDES -- A vehicle fire occurred near Andes Central School Saturday. The Lake Andes Fire Department and the Charles Mix Sheriff's Department responded to the fire at 5:28 p.m. An independent contractor's van caught on fire after he tried to start it, said sheriff's deputy Dawn Lake. It appeared to be an electrical malfunction, she said. The van was a total loss, but no one was injured. There was no damage to the school.
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Saturday around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of 15th Avenue and Sanborn Boulevard. Abigail Reed, 17, was driving a 2002 Honda Accord west on 15th and failed to stop at the stop sign. Thomas Fergen, 61, was driving a 2008 Lincoln MKX north on Sanborn when Reed's vehicle struck his passenger's side door. After the two vehicles collided, Reed continued south on Sanborn and struck an electrical pole, but didn't cause any damage to it, said Sgt. Dave Bientema. Mitchell's police and fire divisions and ambulance all responded to the scene.
The Davison County commissioners will meet in regular session at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the courthouse, 200 E.
A Mitchell man was arrested Friday for two counts of indecent exposure involving a child and two counts of abuse or cruelty to a minor. Jonathan Robert Chapman, 19, is being held at the Davison County Jail after an incident that allegedly happened between Nov. 1 and Tuesday at his residence at 1220 E. Havens Ave., No.
PRESHO -- The 50-year-old North Dakota man who fled from police in a high-speed pursuit the morning of Dec. 9 has been identified as Danny Slominski. Slominski is being held in Brule County Jail and is charged with aggravated eluding, obstructing a law enforcement officer and possession of a controlled substance. Lyman County Sheriff Steve Manger stopped Slominski shortly after 7 a.m. on Dec. 9 while Slominski was heading eastbound on Interstate 90 near mile marker 221, west of Presho.
The County Fair Food Store's "Celebrity Baggers and Gas Pumpers" event on Nov. 18 raised $4,690 for the American Cancer Society. That's a $449 increase from its 2010 donation. County Fair Vice President of Operations Jim Stewart and store manager Justin Luther recently presented a check to the ACS. They said the volunteers did "a fantastic job" at the annual event, in which community members bag groceries and pump gas in exchange for donations to the American Cancer Society. More than 30 volunteers took part.
TYNDALL -- A trial date has been set for a Scotland man accused of killing his infant son in March. Chris Miller, 37, is accused of causing his son Jacob's death by shaking and beating the child.