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A well-known coach and city employee has died from cancer. Rob Marchand, 59, died Tuesday at a Sioux Falls hospital, according to his boss, Dusty Rodiek, Mitchell Parks and Recreation director. Marchand, of Mitchell, was the Mitchell Recreation Center director since 1993 and was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009. Marchand was also the co-head coach for the Mitchell varsity girls golf team. Will Funeral Chapel, of Mitchell, is handling arrangements.
PLATTE — Allen and Barb Weier, Platte will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 31. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 473, Platte, S.D., 57369.
A boy, Dakota Jenks Kinsella, was born on July 28, 2014, to Emily and Jason Kinsella of Jerome, Ariz. Grandparents are Norma and Allen Jenks, Mitchell; Jay Kinsella, Jerome, Ariz.; and Vicki Gaede, Palm Springs, Calif.
ARMOUR — Hilda Carda, Armour, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, at the Fire Hall, Armour. The event is hosted by her children and she requests no gifts. Greetings may be sent to 307 S. Main, Armour, S.D., 57313.
Englebert and Dolores Puetz, Marshall, Minn, formerly of Dimock, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at Dimock Parish Hall, Dimock, with a celebration mass at 5 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Dimock. The event is hosted by their children. Greetings may be sent to 810 Viking Circle, Marshall, Minn., 56258.
A girl, Hannah Jo Hinker, was born on Aug. 14, 2014, to Peggy and Jeff Hinker, Forestburg, at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. Grandparents are Bob and Marie Berndt, Eagle Butte; and Roger and Pat Hinker, Forestburg.
LaVera Plagmann, Mitchell, will celebrate her 85th birthday at an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, at the Moose Lodge, Mitchell. The event is hosted by her family. Greetings may be sent to 200 E. 15th Ave., Apt. 151, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell: • David Muth, 41, of Mitchell, maintained his not guilty plea with his attorney Dick Casey present; Muth is accused of attempted possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine upon conviction; he signed a waiver to a speedy trial and Judge Tim Bjorkman scheduled trial for December. • Israel Torres, 51, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to two counts of distribution of a control