Students at Dakota Wesleyan University canvassed Mitchell on Saturday for the annual DWU Freshman Food Drive, bringing in more than a ton of food to the Mitchell Area Food Pantry. The food drive is part of the university's new student orientation weekend and a part of introducing DWU's newest students to its core values — learning, leadership, faith and service. The total for this year's drive was 2,573 pounds and students, as well as DWU staff, remained to help sort and stock the shelves.
The following is a list of local closings for the Labor Day holiday:
The following cases were deposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between April 11 and April 25.
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between March 14 and March 28. • Yvonne Colleen Steward, 31, Mitchell; careless driving, $54 fine; $66 costs; fail to maintain financial responsibility, $100 fine; $66 costs. • Joseph Paul Wentland, 26, Mitchell; petty theft second degree; $400 or less; $134 fine; $66 costs; five days in jail; five days suspended on these conditions; pay fines, costs and fees; have no like offenses; obey all laws. • Katrina M. Birmeier, 21, Ethan; fail to maintain financial responsibility; $54 fine; $66 costs.
No injuries were reported as a result of a three-vehicle collision Saturday at the intersection of Norway Avenue and Burr Street in Mitchell. At 3:24 p.m., two vehicles were stopped at a red light in northbound traffic at the intersection, when a vehicle driven by Ruth Thompson, 88, of Huron, crashed into the back of the vehicles, according to Mitchell Patrol Officer Brad Buysse.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for June 30 through July 6. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years). Businesses can file Chapter 11 petitions to reorganize their debts under a court-approved plan for repayment. • Belle Fourche: Kandice Dawn Moyer, Chapter 7.
These area businesses and establishments will be closed for the Fourth of July holiday: • Mitchell Technical Institute will be closed Monday, July 4. Regular Summer office hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. will resume on Tuesday, July 5. • The Mitchell Public Library will be closed on Sunday and Monday, July 3 and 4, to observe the Independence Day holiday. Regular summer hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The regular meeting of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary was held on June 7 at the Post Home with Carol Schoenfelder presiding. Roll call, opening prayer and the flag salute opened the meeting. Secretary Margaret Weiland read the minutes from the previous meeting. They were approved as read. Treasurer Irene Wilson gave the treasurer's report. It was placed on file until audit. There were no General Orders from Department until after the convention. Bills were presented and paid.
A girl, Abigail Christine Strand, was born on April 16, 2016, to Mary A. and Travis L. Strand, Mount Vernon, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. She joins siblings: Sabrina, Logan, Elizabeth and Hudson. Grandparents are Leslie D. and Marcella Strand, Platte; and Carolann Toupal, Platte, and the late Richard Toupal.
Dine-A-Nite met June 7 at OverTime with 18 members present. Hostesses were Marie Laffey and Marlys Blacksten. Canasta was played at four tables. Card prizes went to Doris Klose and Marlene Trudeau. Door prize went to Sharon Rehorst. Volunteer hostesses for July will be Dottie Stahl and Lillian Baker.