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SD man arrested at abandoned farm after kidnapping ex-girlfriend in trunk of her car, strangling her
Republicans and independents out-work Democrats for voters
Mitchell United Way remains confident in reaching 2016 fundraising goal
Weak economy could require state government budget cuts
12,685 voters register in Davison Co. for Nov. 8 election
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
August 9, 2013
ACT's 'Grease' showcases solid talent, memorable performances
For a stage show that first debuted in 1972, was subsequently revised into a mega-hit motion picture in 1978, and was retooled for the stage...
August 9, 2013 - 8:42pm
August 2, 2013
‘Grease’ opens today
The Mitchell Area Community Theatre musical “Grease” opens tonight, and will run Saturday, Sunday and Aug. 9, 10 and 11 at the Pepsi-Cola...
August 2, 2013 - 9:09am
July 11, 2013
'Sleeping Beauty' opens Friday
Turns out, not every little girl wants to be a princess. "No one wanted to be the princess, because no one wanted to do a kissing scene," said...
July 11, 2013 - 8:49am
June 27, 2013
Velveteen Rabbit opens Friday
As if children weren't bouncy enough, try directing a play where many of the cast members are rabbits. Brianna Sejnoha and Alison Day balance...
June 27, 2013 - 5:03pm
June 6, 2013
Teen playwright makes debut with revamped Bbx program
"It's not your grandmother's theatre." That's the tagline for the revamped Blackbox Theatre productions at Mitchell's Area Community Theatre,...
June 6, 2013 - 8:05am
May 9, 2013
REVIEW: 'A cast of true theatrical hams'
There is a very good reason why many of us have fond memories of theater, particularly staged fairy tales, going back to our childhoods.
May 9, 2013 - 8:43am
May 1, 2013
Director of 'Once Upon a Mattress' promises it's a family show
Cheri Hamilton hesitates when trying to explain an unexpected reaction to directing "Once Upon a Mattress." Apparently, people misconstrue the title as a "dirty play." "I was getting kind of strange looks," Hamilton said with a laugh. "It's been interesting." In fact, the upcoming...
May 1, 2013 - 6:16am
April 18, 2013
'Be My Ghost': MHS spring play shows today, Friday
Ghosts, mummies and strobe lights. That's what audiences can expect from this year's Mitchell High School spring play, "Be My Ghost," which will show at 7:30 p.m.
April 18, 2013 - 8:41am
Mitchell ACT announces 2013-14 season
Mitchell Area Community Theatre's first production of the 2013-14 season will be "Grease," which opens on Aug. 2. "Grease" is a 1950s rock and roll musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. ACT will join with Dakota Wesleyan University to present the popular British farce, "No Sex...
March 18, 2013 - 5:18pm
March 7, 2013
Latest ACT play 'Alone Together' funny, relevant to audiences
At the outset, I must profess a certain bias for the newest Area Community Theatre offering, "Alone Together" by Lawrence Roman. This was a script...
March 7, 2013 - 1:45pm
March 4, 2013
Tickets on sale for DWU's spring musical
Tickets are now on sale for Dakota Wesleyan University's spring musical, "Xanadu." "Xanadu" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. March 15-16 and March 22-23, and at 2 p.m. March 17 and 24, in the Patten-Wing Theatre within Hughes Hall on campus. General admission will be $10 and tickets...
March 4, 2013 - 3:13pm
February 24, 2013
Carthage to present annual melodrama next weekend
CARTHAGE -- The 11th annual Carthage community melodrama, "Avarice in Ambrosia, or Oil Be with You in Apple Blossom Time," by Tim Koenig, will be presented at 7 p.m. on March 2 and at 2 p.m. on March 3 at the City Auditorium, Carthage. A free-will offering will be accepted. Following...
February 24, 2013 - 8:29pm
February 21, 2013
ACT to present 'Alone Together'
Mitchell Area Community Theatre will present "Alone Together," a Lawrence Roman comedy, at 7:30 p.m. on March 1, 2, 8 and 9; and at 2 p.m. on March 3 and 10, at the Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Performing Arts, Mitchell. Tickets are available at the theatre. All seats are reserved...
February 21, 2013 - 6:31am
February 4, 2013
Xanadu: Mitchell one-act play is Tuesday
The Mitchell High School one-act play group will perform "Xanadu" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the high school auditorium. The musical is a spoof of the 1980s movie "Xanadu," which follows Sonny Malone, who is inspired by a Greek muse to open a roller disco. "It was dubbed the worse...
February 4, 2013 - 8:32pm
December 5, 2012
REVIEW: 'White Christmas' musical a 'beautiful holiday card' for area
In the canon of American movie musicals, "White Christmas" looms large with such well known screen stars as Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney and...
December 5, 2012 - 6:13am