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A toddler was injured Wednesday morning when a vehicle backed into the child. Officer Nick Jongeling, of the Mitchell Police Division, said the incident happened around 9:30 a.m., but was not reported to police until the afternoon. A group of people were packing their vehicle at the Corn Palace Motel's parking lot when someone went to move the vehicle closer to the building. When they moved the vehicle, the 1 1/2-year-old child was behind the car and was knocked down.
PIERRE — Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakota consumers to review their eBay account information for any suspicious activity in response to the massive data breach. According to eBay, the company has determined a data breach has occurred including customer names, account passwords, email addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers and birth dates. Consumers should monitor their eBay accounts for any unauthorized activity and anything suspicious should be reported to the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division at 1-800-300-1986 or email@example.com .
Auditions for "The Producers," an Area Community Theatre production are set for 7 p.m. May 28-29, at the Pepsi-Cola Theatre in Mitchell. Cast requirements are five men and one woman as principals; plus an additional 12 men and 14 women. Show dates are Aug. 1, 2, 3 and 8, 9, 10. A song from The Producers should be brought for audition purposes. Be ready to sing with accompanied CD. There will also be acting and dance auditions. Rehearsals begin June 1. The show is directed by Daniel L. Miller. Call Mitchell ACT at 996-9137 for information.
An avid motorcycling couple are recovering from surgeries after suffering serious injuries in a crash Sunday near Sioux Falls. Steve and Verla Vlieger each broke a wrist in the crash, Verla broke one leg and Steve suffered severe internal injuries, according to their son, Todd Vlieger. "Dad is in rougher shape," Todd said Wednesday. "He had surgeries Tuesday, and right now, he's more stable, but still on a ventilator." Steve Vlieger, 63, was driving his motorcycle with Verla, 55, as the passenger. Around 5:45 p.m.
A Florida man tried to plead guilty Tuesday to attempted grand theft, but the judge did not accept the plea. Yuseff Elias, 28, of Miami, Fla., entered his plea during court at the Davison County Public Safety Center. He said he attempted to purchase a GPS in December from the Mitchell Cabela's using a fake credit card.
SALEM -- Wayne Saxton, Salem, formerly of Alexandria, will turn 96 on Tuesday, May 27. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to 500 Colonial Drive, Salem, S.D., 57058.
Keith and Lisa Johnson, Mitchell, will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 25. Their boys request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 315 Milan Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Marilyn (Plamp) Hohn, Rock Falls, Ill., formerly of Mitchell, will celebrate her 70th birthday on Tuesday, May 27. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 609 Ninth Ave., Rock Falls, Ill., 61071.
A boy, Tyson Tilberg, was born on April 3, 2014, to Alex and Ashley Tilberg, Mitchell. He joins a sister, Allyson. Grandparents are Merle and Ruth Tilberg, Mitchell; and Mitzie Kropp, Parkston, and Randy Kropp, Sioux Falls.
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