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Apr 25

Mitchell man faces felony drug charges

 Attorney General Marty Jackley says the Mitchell Police Department and the Division of Criminal Investigation have arrested Jacob Davin Hubbs, 20, Mitchell, as a result of a search warrant served in Mitchell on Monday. Over 1,000 fentanyl pills and $11,000 were seized.     Hubbs is charged with one count of possession of a controlled …

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Apr 20

Police deal with possible live grenade

Just before noon Thursday a 68-year-old man brought an unexploded grenade to The Mitchell Police Department so that the grenade could be destroyed.  Apparently, the man found the grenade while helping a friend clean out a building that was in rural Davison County, located to the Northeast of Mitchell. A Davison County Sheriff’s Office Deputy …

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Apr 18

Ethan man sentenced to prison for deadly crash

A nineteen year old man from Ethan is going to prison in the death of a teenager from Alexandria last summer in a crash in Davison County. Tate Thompson was driving a 2011 GMC pickup early on the morning of June 25th, when he failed to negotiate a curve east of the intersection of 258th …

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Apr 17

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Apr 12

Controlled burn causes concern

What began as a controlled burn got out of hand for a while Wednesday afternoon. Assistant Fire Chief Paul Morris says staff at H&R Salvage west of Mitchell were apparently burning some wood pallets around 3:45. “It got away from them in the wind conditions and started some refuse on fire,” said Morris. “The big …

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Apr 05

Mitchell man sentenced on drug charges

A Mitchell man was sentenced to fifteen years in prison Tuesday on a pair of felony drug charges. Police arrested 27 year old Jordan Muntefering in August of 2016 after he sold MDMA, also known as Ecstacy to a confidential informant at his residence near Dry Run Creek. A search of his home uncovered numerous …

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Apr 02

KORN News Radio earns three regional journalism awards

KORN News Radio 1490 has once again been recognized for excellence in broadcast journalism in the upper Midwest. The Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association presented three Eric Sevareid Awards of Merit to KORN News Radio at the annual Midwest Journalism Conference in Bloomington, Minnesota. News Director J.P. Skelly accepted the honors in the Newscast, Broadcast Writing, …

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Mar 24

Information sought on two vehicle vandalisms

On 3-22-17 between the hours of 5:00 p.m.  and 7:00 a.m. on 3-23-17 an unknown individual(s) had broke windows of two separate vehicles.  It appears that the windows had been possibly shot with a BB or pellet gun.  The first vehicle, a 1998 Maroon Chevy Malibu, parked in the 700 block of East 1st had …

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Mar 16

Mitchell business fails alcohol compliance check

The South Central Alcohol Task Force recently conducted 16 alcohol compliance checks in the city of Mitchell.  Freedom Valu Center, County Fair Food & Fuel, Dakota Sunset, Cubby’s West, M&H, Kwik Phil, Walgreens, All-Star Convenience Store, Graham’s Mobile, I90 Travel Plaza, Thunderbird Lodge, Easy Come Easy Go, Arnie’s First & Foster, Village Bowl / Spare …

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Mar 13

District “A” Snow removal alert

The City of Mitchell Street Department will be removing snow from the streets in District “A” tomorrow morning, March 14, 2017 at 3:00 A.M. All vehicles must be removed from all of the streets in District “A” by that time or they will be ticketed and towed.

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