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Two Women Killed In Late Night Accident Near Mitchell
Officers with the Highway Patrol are investigating the cause of a fatal one-car crash Tuesday night near Mitchell. Two women were killed and a 17-year-old female was seriously injured when officials say the driver of a Chevy Trailblazer lost control. The vehicle rolled several times after entering t
Two dead in Hanson County crash
MITCHELL, S.D. (KELO.com) – Two people died and another was seriously injured Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash east of Mitchell. Names of the three people, all females, are not being released pending notification of family members. They were the only ones involved in the crash.
Authorities Investigating Body Found in Mitchell
MITCHELL, S.D. – Mitchell Police are investigating after a body was found in field on Monday. Police say they received a call of suspicious vehicle in the 1600 block of South Burr Street. Arriving officers found the vehicle running.
Mayor's message: Dealing with snow
Well it has finally happened this fall, our first coating of white, fluffy — the preschoolers are all excited — snow!. Since the temperatures have dropped, and it would seem this whitewashing of our city will be hanging around for what may be an extended period of time, it might be prudent to review
Felony court cases for Dec. 11
The following cases were among those heard during a felony court session Tuesday at the Davison County Public Safety Center. • Verlyn Drapeau Jr., 19, of Mitchell, failed to appear on charges of fourth-degree rape of a victim 13 but less than 16, a Class 3 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 1
Southern South Dakota man gets 20 years for sexual conduct with 5-year-old
MITCHELL, S.D. — A Winner man was sentenced Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 11, to spend 20 years in the state penitentiary for two instances of sexual contact with a 5-year-old girl a decade ago.
Palace visitor numbers down for 2018
Visitor numbers at the Corn Palace have been down in 2018, which will be the first full year of counting visitors since installing new equipment as part of the venue's renovations.
Libis-powered Cardinals gear up for potential March run
Dell Rapids St. Mary hasn’t been to a Class B state boys basketball tournament since 2005, when they finished runner-up to Elkton. If the first two games of the season are any indicator, the Cardinals may be threatening to get back there again.
Small cell rollout has Mitchell planners in action
The Mitchell Planning Commission discussed Monday what the future for cellular coverage in the city will look like, expecting the growth of small cell and 5G technology in the future.
Farm bill will allow farmers more flexibility, SD senator says
MITCHELL, S.D. — In an 87-to-13 vote on Tuesday, Dec. 11, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that one of South Dakota’s senators said will provide farmers with certainty and flexibility. On Wednesday, the House passed the bill, sending it to President Trump’s desk.
Start of something new: Inaugural Mitchell Powerlifting Invitational runs smoothly
It took a little luck and a lot of teamwork, but the Mitchell Powerlifting Club was able to host its first ever competition on Saturday. Five-year head coach Andrew Priebe has been waiting for the right time to host one, and the opportunity fell into his lap when a scheduling conflict prevented Siou
School board to recognize Rosedale Colony School
The Mitchell Board of Education will recognize the Rosedale Colony School for its National Elementary and Secondary Education Act Distinguished School Status during the board's regular meeting today.
Board to hear report on school district report card
The Mitchell Board of Education on Monday will get insight on how the school district is faring during the superintendent’s report. During the 5 p.m. meeting at Longfellow Elementary School, Superintendent Joe Graves will be reviewing the district’s annual report card.
78 percent of MHS grads going on to postsecondary school
The Mitchell School District has achieved many of the goals it set in its annual report card. The report shows that 95 percent of Mitchell High School students graduate, and 78 percent pursuing a postsecondary education, according to Superintendent Joe Graves at the school board's regular meeting on
Inmate housing costs hurting county's jail budget
Soaring costs for housing and processing inmates at the Davison County Public Safety Center led to a lengthy budget discussion at the commissioners meeting Tuesday. Davison County Jail Administrator Don Radel reported to the county the cost per day to house inmates in 2018 rose to $120.56 as of Nov.
Charlotte "Chuckie" Mayer
The children of Charlotte "Chuckie" Mayer would like to wish their mother a Happy 75th Birthday on December 12th. They request a card shower in her honor. Greetings can be sent to 608 S. Duff St., Mitchell, SD 57301.
Police: Armed man threatens officers, woman in Mitchell
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested a man armed with a knife who threatened officers and a woman in Mitchell. Authorities say the 40-year-old man entered the Department of Public Safety building Monday afternoon and threatened three police officers in the lobby and a woman who tried to
It’s showtime: Kernel boys run through final checklist ahead of season opener
The high school basketball season is upon us in South Dakota, and today, the Mitchell High School boys basketball team looks to win its season opener for the first time since 2014.
City Council to consider next steps for Third and Main building
The Mitchell City Council will look to approve a proposed resolution outlining the potential demolition of a corroding Main Street building during Monday's 6 p.m. meeting at City Hall.
Pouring it in: Kernel offense puts on fireworks display behind Limberg's 26
Mitchell High School girls basketball coach Wes Morgan said his team wants to play fast. In Saturday's season-opener against Huron at the Corn Palace, the Kernels certainly executed the game plan, particularly after a sluggish start.