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School board to take initial look at budget proposal
County board to hear reports
Council will meet to set malt beverage hearing
DWU Commencement, baccalaureate services announced
Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
Sanford to detail its extensive medical research at Vatican conference
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
An unpredictable spring puts burden on early planting
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
Carlos Gomez beats Twins with walk-off homer off Addison Reed
Seattle beats Minnesota United for first win of the season
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Donald W. Schimmel
Roger A. Sorensen
Lilas I. Schmucker
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
LETTER: 'Big Wind' is moving into South Dakota
LETTER: Voting is a right worth exercising
LETTER: Hawks are factor in pheasant numbers
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
January 5, 2014
Mitchell public, private schools closed due to extreme cold
Mitchell K-12 public and private schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, due to dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills, school officials said Sunday. That includes Mitchell School District, Mitchell Christian School and John Paul II Elementary School. A Mitchell Christian...
January 5, 2014 - 2:44pm
Mitchell public, Mitchell Christian schools starting one hour late
Schools in the Mitchell School District will run one hour late today, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, with buses running where possible, according to Superintendent Joe Graves. Mitchell Christian School will also start one hour late, but its Early Learning Center will observe normal hours,...
December 5, 2013 - 4:54am
December 4, 2013
Mitchell public and private schools closed due to weather
Classes are canceled today, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in the Mitchell School District because of the ongoing winter storm. Superintendent Joe Graves said his announcement covers not only K-12 public schools, but also John Paul II Elementary and Mitchell Technical Institute. Joseph...
December 4, 2013 - 5:04am
October 13, 2013
Mitchell English teacher named state's best
A Mitchell teacher, Teresa Berndt, has been named the South Dakota Language Arts Teacher of the Year. Berndt teaches 10th grade English, 11th...
October 13, 2013 - 11:55am
October 11, 2013
New MHS principal Joe Childs settling into job
Joe Childs was sipping from his Longfellow Elementary mug as the early day announcements blared across the halls of Mitchell High School. He...
October 11, 2013 - 11:59pm
September 16, 2013
GRAVES: Safety is top priority in closing Capital Street
People will sometimes ask me, usually after I've announced some initiative or decision that is bound to be controversial, why on earth I would willingly gore such sacred cows. I think they see me as someone who just loves to stir the pot, who can't quite be happy unless somebody else...
September 16, 2013 - 5:20pm
OUR VIEW: Again we say Graves shouldn't run
Once again, Mitchell School District Superintendent Joe Graves is considering a run for the Legislature, and once again, we don't think permission should be granted by the Mitchell Board of Education. Back in 2008, Graves broached the idea with the board. It eventually fizzled. Now,...
September 16, 2013 - 5:11pm
August 28, 2013
Sioux Falls school bond sale a record for district
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls School District has sold $54 million in bonds to fund the construction of three elementary schools — the largest such sale in the district's history. The bonds were sold competitively, a process in which the issuer sells its bonds to the...
August 28, 2013 - 11:24am
June 5, 2013
Guymon arrested for voter fraud
The Mitchell Police Division on Wednesday morning reported the arrest Tuesday night of Mitchell resident Craig Guymon, 54, on charges of voter...
June 5, 2013 - 11:16am
June 4, 2013
Olson, Johnson win school board seats
School board candidates Deb Olson and Rick Johnson defeated opponents Rod Hall and Tara Volesky in Tuesday's Mitchell Board of Education election. Of...
June 4, 2013 - 8:16pm
May 23, 2013
Fiscal issues fire up school board debate
Mitchell School District fiscal policy and planning were the hottest points of disagreement at a noon luncheon forum Thursday among the four...
May 23, 2013 - 8:44pm
May 15, 2013
OUR VIEW: Cheers to the heroes of academia
Today's society loves its sports heroes. Generally, we adore those who smash home runs or score the game-winning basket. The people who get...
May 15, 2013 - 11:26pm
May 14, 2013
Allegedly armed man detained after Chamberlain school incident
CHAMBERLAIN -- A man is in custody after he allegedly brought a handgun onto the St. Joseph's Indian School campus Monday afternoon, but no charges have been filed. Chamberlain Chief of Police Joe Hutmacher said the man's name is not being released, but the man is being held and...
May 14, 2013 - 5:10pm
GRAVES: Dispense with the agrarian school calendar
As has been my custom since arriving in Mitchell, I allocate my final "Educationally Speaking" column for the school year to the issue of the...
May 14, 2013 - 6:54am
May 13, 2013
Price fires back at Hall, Volesky
Board member Dana Price took time from Monday's school board meeting at the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy to fire a return volley at school board candidates Rod Hall and Tara Volesky. Volesky and Hall are running for two school board seats that will become available...
May 13, 2013 - 10:26pm