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May 18

Planned road closure

Starting Tuesday May 23rd for one day or until the project is finished,  the road will be closed for storm sewer construction.  If this affects you, please use alternative routes.   The areas included are:   Between the 3200 and 3300 Blocks of N Ohlman North of the golf course entrance   If you have …

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May 17

Vivian man indicted in baby's death

 Attorney General Marty Jackley and Lyman County States Attorney Steve Smith announce that Gerald Raymond Brink, 36, Vivian, was indicted today by a Lyman County grand jury on one count of second degree murder, class B felony, mandatory life sentence in the state penitentiary, two alternative counts of manslaughter in the first degree, class C …

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May 16

Re-call petition drive falls short

The man who led a petition drive to recall Mayor Jerry Toomey says it’s fallen short. Brad Bowling told KORN News Radio the drive collected just under 1,000 signatures which he says was about a third-short of the number needed to force a recall election. At the February 6th city council meeting Bowling accused Mayor …

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May 15

Early graduation on par with student from Parkston

Graduating senior Jordan Bormann, a biology major from Parkston, South Dakota, will miss Commencement on Saturday because she’ll be competing in the NCAA DII National Golf Championship in Findlay, Ohio. So, AU officials and faculty and staff from the biology department organized a mini commencement for her on Monday inside the Froiland Science Complex. President Rob Oliver and Registrar Joni Krueger were on hand …

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May 11

Police seeking stolen car dolly

Between  5:00 p.m. on May 7th and 12:30 p.m. on May 10th someone stole a Car dolly trailer from a storage lot located in the 1100 block of North Ohlman St. in Mitchell. This trailer is a gray Demco Car Dolly trailer with chrome wheels. The trailer has trailer brakes and a movable trailer tongue. …

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May 10

City Council-School Board Candidate Forum set

The Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee is sponsoring a candidate forum for those running for Mitchell School Board and City Council.  All candidates have been invited to participate.  The forums will be held on Tuesday, May 23rd, at City Hall Council Chambers, located at 612 N. Main St., beginning at 6:00pm.  Forums …

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May 08

Lyman County man arrested on murder charge

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Lyman County States Attorney Steve Smith confirm that Gerald Raymond Brink, 36, Vivian, was arrested Saturday, May 6, 2017, on one count of first degree murder. The penalty for first degree murder, class A felony, is a mandatory life sentence in the state penitentiary or death.  The arrest stemmed from …

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May 06

Aurora County man convicted of sex crimes

 Attorney General Marty Jackley and Aurora County States Attorney John Steele announced that an Aurora County jury has returned a verdict finding Christian Thomas, 43, Plankinton, guilty of twenty-six counts including Fourth Degree Rape, Sexual Contact With a Child Under Sixteen, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, Aiding or Abetting Fourth Degree Rape, Aiding or Abetting …

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May 05

Seven-year old girl found thanks to Nixle

A search for a missing girl had a happy ending Thursday afternoon thanks to an alert citizen. The Mitchell Police Department issued a Nixle alert just before 5pm of a 7 year old girl missing from the area of Norway and Rowley. She was walking home from L.B.Williams Elementary School about 4pm. Troy Magnuson works …

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Apr 28

Governor Daugaard appoints Magistrate Gordon Swanson to Circuit Judge

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed Magistrate Judge Gordon D. Swanson as a circuit court judge in South Dakota’s Fourth Circuit Court. Swanson will fill a vacancy created by the upcoming June retirement of Hon. Randall L. Macy. The Fourth Circuit includes Butte, Corson, Dewey, Harding, Lawrence, Meade, Perkins and Ziebach counties. Swanson currently serves as …

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