Names released in Wednesday fatal crash by Mt. Vernon
Names released in Wednesday fatal crash by Mt. Vernon.
South Dakota man killed in crash with construction equipment
The 63-year-old man driving the maintainer was drifting into the ditch and overcorrected into the path of the car. The 24-year-old man driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene.
Jackley provides update on search for missing Woonsocket woman
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has issued this statement on the on-going search for Rachel Cyriacks:. “In the past several weeks, the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and other law enforcement agencies have received new tips and information from the public about Rachel, who was last known to be traveling Nov. 13, 2013 to Huron from Woonsocket. DCI agents are interviewing additional witnesses for the first time who may have information about Rachel’s disappearance as well as doing follow-up interviews with potential witnesses who had been interviewed in the past.
Small town celebrates its second parade of lights
LETCHER, S.D. (KELO)– A tiny town of about 200 is hosting its second annual parade of lights. This month is the season of gathering as one small community is at the beginning of starting its own tradition. “I think it’s huge and it brings multiple communities together. We’ve got...
Fatal Collision on 397th Avenue Underlines Importance of Seatbelt Use for Davison County Residents
A serious accident involving two vehicles occurred in Davison County, South Dakota, on Wednesday morning. The drivers were a 63-year-old man in a 2014 Caterpillar Highway Maintainer and a 24-year-old man in a 2011 Chrysler 200. The younger driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene. The older driver was unharmed. He reportedly veered into the ditch before swerving and crossing into the Chrysler's path.
Man from Mitchell killed, passenger seriously injured in Saturday afternoon accident in Davison County
A 63-year-old Mitchell, SD man has been identified as the person who died Saturday morning in a two vehicle crash one mile south of Mitchell, SD on Highway 37. Preliminary crash information from the South Dakota Highway Patrol indicates a 2010 Ford Fusion driven by Harlan Dale Miller, 63, of Mitchell, SD, was stopped or nearly stopped in the southbound lane on SD Highway 37 near milepost 71. A white 2014 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Todd Michael Hohn, 57, of Mitchell, SD, was southbound at the same location. The two vehicles collided in the southbound lane, with the Ford Fusion coming to a rest in the west ditch and the Chevrolet Silverado coming to rest in the east ditch.
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Dec. 7 Boys Basketball Roundup - Mount Vernon/Plankinton edges Kimball/White Lake in Thursday action
WHITE LAKE — Mt. Vernon/Plankinton clipped Kimball/White Lake in boys basketball action on Thursday. KWL’s Blake Leiferman finished with 21 points and 16 boards. Nathan Mohnen added 10 points, while Hudson Heath had eight points and six rebounds. Martin Josserand had three steals. Stanley County 73, Miller 69.
Holiday Magic Makes its Way Back to Jerauld County
KRISTI HINE / TRUE DAKOTAN TOP AND CENTER ROWS: “Winter Magic in the Park” evoked a captivating Christmas sparkle at the Field House and along the trails at the Wessington Springs City Park with horse-drawn wagon rides, hot cocoa and a visit from Santa and The Grinch. The event served as a kick off for Wessington Springs Winter Park Activities, which continues to offer family-friendly activities…
Doctors on (video) call: Rural medics get long-distance help in treating man gored by bison
GANN VALLEY — Rural medics who rescued rancher Jim Lutter after he was gored by a bison didn’t have much experience handling such severe wounds. But the medics did have a doctor looking over their shoulders inside the ambulance as they rushed Lutter to a hospital. The emergency medicine physician sat 140 miles away in […] The post Doctors on (video) call: Rural medics get long-distance help in treating man gored by bison appeared first on South Dakota Searchlight.
December 7, 2023 News Round-Up
MT. VERNON, SD – One person died Wednesday morning in a two vehicle crash in Davison County. The names of the persons involved have not been released pending notification of family members. Preliminary crash information indicates a 2014 Caterpillar highway maintainer was driving northbound on 397th Avenue. A 2011...
Darleen Cuppy wrote her news Monday morning; Delia Atkinson got it later in the forenoon. Darleen enjoyed the roast beef dinner from the Manor kitchen. Tuesday Grandma Dar was very grateful her granddaughter Becky Krueger came after school and ordered Darleen’s Christmas cards on her computer. This technology is so amazing!
Uncovering a Historic Gem
I didn’t give the marble-topped table tucked in the back of the True Dakotan much thought during the five years spanning between 2015 (the year I bought the newspaper business and the building that came with it) to 2020 (the year a fire in the basement led to a full building renovation).
1883: Spiritual needs being taken care of
Marlin and Jeanette Clendening were in Wessington Springs last Friday night for their great-grandchildren's elementary Christmas program. They returned to Springs last Monday for the middle and high …. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new and improved website. To continue...
Farmers Union Names Jerauld Co. Farmer Agriculture Ambassador
South Dakota Farmers Union names Jerauld County farmer and lifelong public servant Jim Burg the 2023 Ag Ambassador in recognition of his leadership and dedication to South Dakota agriculture and rural communities. “If Webster Dictionary had an image of what a civil servant looked like, it would be a photo...
Dec. 5 Girls Basketball Roundup - Freeman tops Platte-Geddes in season opener
PLATTE — Three players scored in double figures to power Freeman to a girls basketball win over Platte-Geddes on Tuesday. Ashlin Jacobsen finished with 21 points and hit three 3-pointers. Cami Fransen added 19 points and Peyton McCune scored 17 points, including five 3-pointers. Rylee Peters added seven points.
Area Volunteer Fire Departments Among Recipients of State Grant Funding for PPE
Alpena, Buffalo Rural and Wessington Springs were among the South Dakota volunteer fire departments from across the state that have been awarded grants totaling $5 million in funding for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Earlier this year, the South Dakota Legislature passed and Governor Noem signed HB1127 appropriating state general funds to the Department of Public Safety creating the grant program to support local volunteer fire departments.
WS ROCS DINING SERVICES
In person dining at the Senior Center or call in for delivery or pick-up. Please contact Marla at 539-9331. Meals served daily 12 p.m. Wed., Dec. 6: Chicken breast fillet, baked potato, green beans, bun, mixed fruit. Thurs., Dec. 7: Tator tot hot dish with mixed veggies, bun, red Jello...
How Cyriacks investigation has unfolded since 2013
HURON, S.D. (KELO) — The week’s search northeast of Huron has put the spotlight back on Rachel Cyriacks; the Woonsocket woman disappeared 10 years ago this month. Cyriacks’s family reported her missing in December 2013. That same month, Sanborn County law enforcement spoke with Cyriacks’s husband Brad, who was the last person to see her. He and Rachel were going through a divorce, and she had sought and received a protection order against him. Rachel said Brad physically abused her. He spent time in jail for violating that protection order.
Black Bears find balance during WYMT Classic rout of Letcher
LETCHER CENTRAL (2-1) Gavin Hamilton 3-11 0-0 7, Cameron Hayes 0-3 0-0 0, Toj Higgins 0-2 0-0 0, Cooper Bailey 3-5 1-2 7, Peyton Dixon 5-12 0-1 10, Luke Slone 1-4 1-2 4, Jason McCool 1-7 1-2 4, Evan Dixon 1-5 0-0 3, Harrison Addington 0-0 0-0 0, Braylen Dixon 0-1 0-0 0, Brett Smith 1-1 0-0 2. Totals: 14-52 3-7 36.