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Mar 18

Authorities investigating posible threat to Parkston Schools

Authorities are investigating a possible threat to Parkston Schools. Police Chief Corrinna Wagner says the district received a threat late Saturday night. She says Parkston Police, the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office, South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation and the FBI are involved in the investigation. Wagner says at this time there is no apparent danger …

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Mar 10

Three people die in a Saturday morning crash near Parkston

Three people died just before seven o’clock Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash four miles south of Parkston.  The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says a car was northbound on Highway 37 when the driver lost control on the ice-covered road. The vehicle went across the center line and collided with a southbound semi …

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Mar 03

Davison County Jail looking for escaped prisoner

The Davison County Sheriff’s office is looking for an escaped prisoner. 40 year old Jeremy James Moore failed to return to the Davison County Jail after his court ordered furlough, outside of the jail. He was released at 10:30 AM on Friday and failed to return at the required time later that day as ordered. …

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Feb 23

Mitchell Police investigating a woman’s death

On Friday, 02-23-2018, at approx. 10:27 a.m.  The Mitchell Department of Public Safety received a report of an unresponsive woman who was outside of a residence located on the 1000 block of N. Langdon St.   Responding Officers found a deceased 49-year-old female who was outside, within feet of her residence.    There appears to be no …

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Feb 22

Mount Vernon C-store victim of short change scam

The Davison County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in finding a scam artist. The Sheriff’s Office Facebook page reports that on Tuesday, a person entered Westy’s One-Stop in Mount Vernon and began talking with the clerk. At the end of the conversation the suspect left the store and it was discovered the business …

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Feb 17

Mitchell man faces rape charges

A convicted sex offender is in custody after admitting to a court services officer he had consensual sex with a fifteen year old boy on several occasions. According to court documents, Police identified and interviewed the victim who said he had consensual sex with 24 year old Sterling Keizer four times at Keizer’s Mitchell residence. …

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Feb 14

Sioux Falls woman wanted for kidnapping in Mitchell

A Sioux Falls woman is wanted in Davison County for second-degree kidnapping and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Court documents say on February 6th 38 year old Aphelia Rose Whiting picked up two female juveniles from the Mitchell Public Library and took them to Iowa without permission. The two were in placement at …

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Feb 07

Mitchell Technical Institute wins a major award

Mitchell Technical Institute has been named a winner of the inaugural Siemens-Aspen Community College STEM Award by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (CEP) and the Siemens Foundation. MTI’s Power Line Construction and Maintenance program will receive an award of $50,000 and is among eight exceptional community college programs in science, technology, engineering and math …

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Jan 30

Downtown Thursday poll wants your opinion

Mitchell Main Street and Beyond is looking for your opinion regarding the popular summer Downtown Thursday event. Executive Director Jen Johnston is inviting everyone to participate in an on-line poll whether to keep Downtown Thursday on Thursdays or move the event to Fridays. “Everyone of course wants to see higher attendance and this event will …

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Jan 22

MTI recognized for excellence in on-line learning, a leader in higher education information, resources and rankings, has recognized Mitchell Technical Institute for their excellence in online learning.  MTI was listed as the top two-year college for online programs in South Dakota. The primary data points used to identify the best online colleges of 2018 included regional accreditation; in-state tuition and fees; …

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