STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER Is Mitchell capable of hosting LifeLight?
Recently, we got a tip that Mitchell is making a pitch to host LifeLight, the popular Christian music festival in Sioux Falls that is looking for a new venue.
We turned the tip into a story, which you... Posted on 9/2/09 at 4:40 AM
The number of visitors to the Corn Palace this summer was the highest in five years.
During April, May, June, July and August, 280,130 people visited the Palace, according to numbers from Corn Palace Director Mark Schilling. That’s a 13 percent increase and a numerical change of 31,270 compared to the same months of 2008, and it’s the most visitors since the 2004 total of 290,730.
The Mitchell Convention and Visitors Bureau announced Friday that regional marketing funds have been awarded to the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo, the Gateway to the WestFest with Brulé, Memorial Weekend in Mitchell, Outkasts Cruise-In and Car Show, Pheasants Forever Banquet, Shawn Sandoval Invitational Baseball Tournament, South Dakota Cowboy Fast Draw State Championship and Wild Oak’s Pro-Am Golf Tournament.
Mitchell, South Dakota, June 23, 2009 – The Mitchell Convention & Visitors Bureau, the official marketing organization of Mitchell, South Dakota, today announced that four new promotional videos are now available on www.visitmitchell.com, Mitchell’s Convention & Visitors Bureau website. The short videos promote the Mitchell community and will be used as a sales aid to bring visitors, events, meetings, and conventions to the Mitchell area.
When Hannah Walters first considered moving to Mitchell, she didn’t know much about the town or its famous tourist attraction.
Her husband’s grandmother certainly did.
“She knew exactly where we were going,” Walters told The Daily Republic this week. “She had five or six postcards (of the Corn Palace) … and pulled them right out. She said we have to go see it.”
That was eight years ago.
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