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Nov 02

Mitchell man pleads not guilty to murder and manslaughter

A Mitchell man accused of suffocating his wife has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and manslaughter. Thirty-nine-year-old James Brinker is charged in the death last month of 36-year-old Marie Brinker. He entered his pleas Wednesday and trial was scheduled for the week of Feb. 13. Court documents allege Brinker wrapped his wife in …

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Oct 30

Mitchell Police seeking burglary suspect

On October 29th, between the hours of 4:00 A.M. and 4:20 A.M. A male subject entered a business located in the 100 block of East 2nd, Mitchell SD. Stolen in the burglary was approximately $60.00 cash.   The above images are surveillance video of the subject from the business.  If you have information in relation to this …

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Oct 28

Fatal crash in Hanson County

A 57-year-old man died early Saturday in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Mitchell. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. He was the driver of the vehicle and the only occupant. A 2003 Dodge Caravan was traveling on 247th Street near the intersection of 414th Avenue when the driver …

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Oct 25

2019 Corn Palace Mural theme announced

With four USS South Dakota crew members looking on, Mitchell Mayor Jerry Toomey announced the 2019 Corn Palace mural theme: “A Salute to the Military.” He says it came from a community member. “That maybe we ought to look at a salute to the military and I thought it was a great idea,” said Toomey. …

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Oct 22

One dead several injured in Saturday night incident involving vehicles and livestock

One person died and several others were injured Saturday night in a fatal crash east of Mitchell that involved both vehicles and livestock. Names of the those involved have not yet been released pending notification of families. A 2014 Dodge Durango was westbound on Interstate 90 near mile marker 333 when it hit six cows …

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Oct 21

Several injuries in I-90 incident near Mitchell

Several people were injured, one severely, an incident on I-90 just east of Mitchell, Saturday evening shortly after 8:00 pm. South Dakota Department of Public Safety Spokesman Tony Mangan says the incident involved cattle and vehicles. Interstate 90’s westbound lanes were closed from Exit 335, Riverside Road, and traffic detoured on Highway 38, while crews …

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Oct 18

Mitchell man arrested for manslaughter

On 10-17-2017 at approx.  7:00 p.m.  The Mitchell Department of Public Safety received a 911 call stating that an ambulance was needed at a residence located on the 900-block E. 3rd Avenue for a female who did not appear to be breathing.    Responding Officers found a 36-year-old female subject deceased at the residence. As a …

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Oct 13

Mitchell School Board accepts ASBSD leadership award

Recently, members of the Mitchell School Board were presented their Silver Level award for their participation in the Associated School Boards of South Dakota’s board recognition program: ALL, which stands for Act, Learn, Lead. ASBSD Executive Director Dr. Wade Pogany presented the Mitchell School Board their award. The group earned the award for its dedicated …

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Oct 06

Dakota Discovery Museum announces a special exhibit

Mitchell’s Dakota Discovery Museum, Dakota Wesleyan University and the Jewish Community Relations Council for Minnesota and the Dakotas are collaborating on a project documenting South Dakota’s Jewish population throughout history. Dakota Diaspora: Judaism in South Dakota tells the story of homesteaders, storekeepers and families of Jewish heritage in South Dakota. Eleven of DWU Professor Joel …

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Oct 03

Police seeking burglary suspect

On 10-1-17 at between the hours of 3:30 A.M. and 4:00 A.M.., an unknown male forcibly entered two business located in the 800 Block of East Spruce and the 2200 Block of South Mentzer Mitchell SD. During the burglaries, the subject stole a large amount of change. The images above are surveillance video of the …

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