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Mitchell Police investigate the death of a 52 year old man

Mitchell Police are investigating the death of a 52 year old man whose body was discovered mid-morning Monday.Lieutenant Don Everson says police were called to the 1600 block of South Burr at 10:22 on a report of a suspicious vehicle that was parked with its engine running. During the investigation officers found the body of …

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242 swimmers hit the water in Mitchell

Mitchell’s new indoor aquatic center hosted 242 swimmers representing 10 communities during this weekend’s the 2018 South Dakota Mitchell Aquatic Club Winter Invitational. The three-day event began Friday afternoon and wrapped up early Sunday evening. Mitchell Aquatic Club coach Clyde Smith was pleased. “We’re really excited we got to do this and it basically went …

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Kid’s Christmas Shopping a hit

Saturday marked the 21st annual Mitchell Kid’s Christmas Shopping at the Masonic Lodge. It was the first one for Mitchell Main Street and Beyond Executive Director Jared Indahl. “It’s really fun, people watching the kids,” said Indahl. “They’re so proud of the gifts they pick out for their parents, brothers, sisters, grandma and grandpa because…it’s something …

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Authorities seeking help in solving a Mitchell business burglary

Between 4:00 PM on 12-2-18 and 8:00 AM on 12-3-18 an unknown person(s) forcibly entered a business in the 1100 block of South Burr, Mitchell SD.  Stolen during the burglary was a cash register till and approximately $150.00 in cash. If you have information in relation to this incident, or if you have information regarding …

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Parade of Lights

The weather outside was far from frightful and Mitchell’s annual Parade of Lights was delightful. “Everything went really well,” said Mitchell Main Street and Beyond executive director Jared Indahl. “The weather was really perfect, we had everybody show up.” Indahl says Christmas at the Corn Palace was also a hit. “We saw tons of kids …

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Mitchell man arrested for assaulting Police officers

A 40 year old Mitchell man was arrested for assaulting Police officers, domestic aggravated assault and reckless driving. He’s identified as Jose Angel Sanchez. The arrest was regarding an incident involving 5 Police Officers, Sanchez and an adult female that took place outside, in front of the Main entrance to The City of Mitchell Department …

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NACD is pleased with farm bill Conservation Title

The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is happy with the continued investment in the Senate-passed farm bill Conservation Title. “The biggest priority for us was making sure that the Conservation Title maintained funding from the 2014 Farm Bill levels,” said Coleman Garrison, director of government affairs at the NACD. “That has occurred in this …

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Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill, House next

The 2018 Farm Bill has is now up to the House after Senators overwhelmingly supported it Tuesday.  Ag Committee Chairman Pat Roberts encouraged his colleagues to support the bill.  “It’s a good bill that accomplishes what we set out to do.  Provide, again, provide certainty and predictability for farmers and families and rural communities.” Before the …

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Nuns accused of embezzling $500K removed from public ministry, religious order says

KABC-TV(LOS ANGELES) — Two nuns accused of embezzling at least $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations from a Southern California Catholic school have been removed from public ministry, according to the religious order they were serving under. Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper and Sister Lana Chang allegedly stole the funds by depositing checks for tuition and …

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Jury recommends life in prison plus 419 years for Charlottesville car attacker

Michał Chodyra/iStock(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — A jury recommends that the man who rammed his car into a crowd of people during the ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville in 2017 should spend life in prison plus 419 years behind bars. James Alex Fields, 21, was found guilty of first-degree murder, five counts of aggravated malicious wounding …

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Russia buries legendary human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva

Carsten Koall/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — Russia on Tuesday buried the legendary human rights activist, Lyudmila Alexeyeva, whose fearless efforts to force the Soviet Union and later Russia’s government to observe its citizens’ rights made her a national celebrity. Alexeyeva died on Saturday at the age of 91. One of the last well-known Soviet-era dissidents, Alexeyeva was …

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Two dead, 11 injured in shooting in France, officials say

pixinoo/iStock(STRASBOURG, France) — At least two people have been killed and several more injured in a shooting in France, according to government officials. The local prefecture in Strasbourg, about 300 miles east of Paris, wrote on Twitter than an individual opened fire in the center of the city on the Rue des Orfèvres around 8 …

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One dead, 10 injured in shooting in France, local authorities say

pixinoo/iStock(STRASBOURG, France) — At least one person has been killed and 10 injured in a shooting in France, according to local authorities. The local prefecture in Strasbourg, about 300 miles east of Paris, wrote on Twitter than an individual opened fire in the center of the city on the Rue des Orfèvres around 8 p.m. …

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Indiana teen pleads not guilty in stabbing death of classmate pregnant with his child

St. Joseph County Prosecutors Office(SOUTH BEND, Ind.) — A 16-year-old Indiana high school football player arrested in the stabbing death of a classmate pregnant with his child pleaded not guilty to murder charges Tuesday. Aaron Trejo, 16, is charged as an adult in the killing of 17-year-old Breana Rouhselang, who was six months pregnant. Her …

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Three law enforcement officers wounded in shooting while trying to serve warrant: Sheriff

KTRK-TV(HOUSTON) — A sheriff’s deputy and two officials from the Texas attorney general’s office were hurt in a shooting while trying to serve a felony warrant in Houston, authorities said. The “primary suspect” is “possibly barricaded” at the scene and a second man is in custody, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted Tuesday afternoon. The …

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Syngenta $1.51 B corn settlement approved

A Kansas judge has given final approval of $1.51 Billion dollars in Syngenta’s corn class action settlement. Payments would likely go out in the second quarter of 2019. More than 650-thousand farmers are represented in the class action case. Continue reading Syngenta $1.51 B corn settlement approved at Brownfield Ag News.      

Nebraska Farm Bureau passes meat labeling resolution

Nebraska Farm Bureau delegates, at their recent annual meeting, supported a resolution to prevent plant-based and lab-produced protein makers from using the word “meat” or other meat-related terms to describe their products. Farm Bureau first vice president, Mark McHargue of Central City, who is a pork producer, says the labeling issue is an important one. …

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Grassley says he’ll vote against the farm bill–again

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he will vote against the 2018 farm bill because it expands the loopholes on farm subsidy payments. Grassley, a long-time proponent of tighter payment limitations, voted against the 2014 farm bill for the same reason. But he says this bill widens those loopholes even more. “You could already drive a …

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Desperate search for 3 people missing in West Virginia mine; 1 survivor emerges

JodiJacobson/iStock(CLEAR CREEK, W.Va.) —  Rescue teams were exploring an underground West Virginia coal mine on Tuesday in search of two women and a man, after the fourth person in the group emerged on Monday night to report the location of the remaining three, according to mining and state officials. The two women and two men …

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Google says it didn’t use resources to target Latino voters in 2016

tupungato/iStock(WASHINGTON) — In a testy exchange in front of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai refuted allegations that the company targeted Latino voters during the 2016 U.S. elections. During a hearing on Google’s data collection and filtering practices, Ohio Republican Jim Jordan alleged that in 2016, the company engaged in partisan …

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Jury recommends life in prison plus 419 years for Charlottesville car attacker

Michał Chodyra/iStock(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — A jury recommends that the man who rammed his car into a crowd of people during the ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville in 2017 should spend life in prison plus 419 years behind bars. James Alex Fields, 21, was found guilty of first-degree murder, five counts of aggravated malicious wounding …

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Grieving husband desperate for answers after New York woman’s mysterious death in Turks and Caicos

Kuhnla family(NEW YORK) — The grieving husband of a woman mysteriously killed in on vacation in Turks and Caicos is still desperate for answers two months after her death. Marie Kuhnla, 61, of Long Island, was found dead in the bushes near the Club Med Resort where she was staying on Oct. 16, prompting a …

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Prosecutors mull death penalty for alleged Tree of Life synagogue shooter

BrianAJackson/iStock(PITTSBURGH) — Federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh are now deciding whether or not to seek the death penalty for alleged synagogue shooter Robert Bowers, according to a new court filing. The case against Bowers, who is charged with federal hate crimes including the murder of 11 congregants at the Tree of Life synagogue, returned to court …

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Three dead after massive, ‘unforgettable’ snowstorm pummels NC: Governor

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Three people have died in North Carolina after a massive, “unforgettable” snowstorm pummeled the state, the governor said Tuesday. A driver was trying to free his stuck car on Monday when he began to have medical problems, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said. The driver died at a hospital, he said. …

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West Virginia mine rescue underway for three missing men

File photo: West Virginia Mining. Credit: ScottNodine/iStock(CLEAR CREEK, W.Va.) — Rescue teams were exploring an underground West Virginia coal mine on Tuesday in search of three missing men, after a fourth man with the group emerged on Monday night to report the location of the remaining three, according to mining and state officials. The four …

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Google Plus will shut down in April

Erikona/iStock(NEW YORK) — Google is planning a shutdown for Google Plus after revealing a new bug in the software compromised the data of more than 50 million users.Watch the video below for more: Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.