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GALLERY: Braving the cold

Frost accumulates around the opening of the hood and mask of Michelle Timmerman, a postal carrier in Mitchell, while she delivers mail Monday morning in the city. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)1 / 7
Luke Nagel, a nine-year employee of Walmart in Mitchell, collects shopping carts in the parking lot Monday morning. Nagel tried to only stay outside for 15 minutes at a time. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)2 / 7
Luke Nagel, a nine-year employee of Walmart in Mitchell, puts his gloves back on before going back outside to push shopping carts into the store Monday morning. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)3 / 7
Luke Nagel, a nine-year employee of Walmart in Mitchell, wears a face mask while he pushes carts into the building Monday morning. Nagel tries to spend only 15 minutes at a time outside when the temperature is low. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)4 / 7
Don Underwood pushes a cart out for a customer Monday morning at County Fair Food Store in Mitchell. The store temporarily required customers to bring their car up to the front of the store for carry-out so their employees didn’t have to be out in the dangerously cold conditions. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)5 / 7
Dave Strand and Jeremy Schladweiler talk to a reporter Monday morning after feeding cattle and opening water holes at a feedlot south of Mitchell. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)6 / 7
Michelle Timmerman, a postal carrier in Mitchell, walks back to her van after delivering mail Monday morning. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)7 / 7

Life in Mitchell went on amidst the headline-grabbing cold snap.

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