Weather Forecast

George McGovern, 89, will squeeze into this sprint car Sunday after taking a lesson from car owner Lane Brenden, left, a 22-year-old Mitchell resident. (Tom Lawrence/Republic)

McGovern will drive laps at Huset's to mark 89th birthday

Email News Alerts

George McGovern admits he's running out of things to do to celebrate his birthday.

Last year, the former South Dakota senator parachuted out of an airplane to mark his 88th birthday. On Sunday, he will drive a race car at Huset's Speedway in Hartford, four days after he turned 89.


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In 

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (605) 996-5514 and we can help you.