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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
39% of rural Americans lack access to rural broadband
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
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
Tiger baseball falls to Red Raiders
Area baseball roundup: Howard goes 3-1 in Northville
MVP's Walz claims two races at Ipswich
Twins' Morrison on ailing former teammate Farquhar: 'An awesome human being'
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
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
Roger A. Sorensen
Lilas I. Schmucker
Donald W. Schimmel
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
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
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
speech and debate
March 10, 2018
Hetland, Patrick prepare for national speech, debate competition
What do you call two Mitchell High School seniors in Florida? National speech and debate qualifiers. At a recent competition, close friends Madison...
March 10, 2018 - 9:00am
February 26, 2018
Mitchell students qualify for national speech tournament
BROOKINGS — Two Mitchell students in June will travel to Florida for the national speech and debate tournament after qualifying this past...
February 26, 2018 - 2:07pm
February 12, 2018
MHS speech, debate team takes home multiple first-place finishes
The Mitchell High School speech and debate team is raking in the wins. The teams competed in the Rushmore Challenge this weekend hosted by Harrisburg High School. The team of Grace Lentz and Thea Patrick took first in informative speaking, while Patrick also took home first in varsity...
February 12, 2018 - 4:14pm
February 5, 2018
Mitchell speech and debate students take top places in weekend tournament
Mitchell's Thea Patrick and Madison Hetland are winning again. The two took first and second place in varsity oratory category at the Brandon Central Forensics Conference Tournament on Saturday at Brandon Valley High School. Patrick also took second in informative speaking, while...
February 5, 2018 - 1:16pm
January 22, 2018
Two students finalists at weekend debate tournament
WATERTOWN — Two students were finalists in their respective events during a weekend speech and debate tournament in Watertown. Jaclyn McMillen...
January 22, 2018 - 11:32am
January 15, 2018
MHS Speech and Debate compete in weekend tournament
Mitchell High School students again fared well at a speech and debate tournament held over the weekend. The MHS Speech and Debate team competed...
January 15, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 8, 2018
MHS student takes top honors at weekend speech and debate tournament
A Mitchell High School student took home top honors from the Central Forensics Tournament held on Saturday at Sioux Falls O'Gorman High School....
January 8, 2018 - 9:39am
March 2, 2017
MHS teacher resigns mid-school year after 22-year-long career
A longtime Mitchell High School teacher has called it quits. Ron Grimsley, who has been with the Mitchell School District for 22 years, has resigned...
March 2, 2017 - 7:26pm
February 21, 2017
Two MHS students qualify for national debate tournament
WATERTOWN — Two Mitchell High School students just booked a trip to Birmingham, Alabama. Raina Grimsley and Madison Hetland placed in the...
February 21, 2017 - 5:10pm
November 18, 2016
First day of McGovern speech and debate tournament cancelled
Due to the winter weather, the first day of the George McGovern Forensics Tournament has been cancelled. According to Ron Grimsley, the Mitchell speech and debate coach, Saturday's events will still be held. The speech and debate event, which was scheduled for today and Saturday,...
November 18, 2016 - 11:05am
November 17, 2016
Annual McGovern speech and debate tourney gets underway
Speech and debate students are going to brave the weather to kick off the 25th annual George McGovern Forensics Tournament. The annual speech and debate competition will feature 450 entries — in 15 different events — participating from schools across South Dakota, according...
November 17, 2016 - 6:41pm
March 10, 2015
MHS student wins 1st at state speech, debate tournament
Let the streak continue. Mitchell High School junior Ryan Solberg won first place in domestic extemporaneous speaking at the South Dakota state...
March 10, 2015 - 3:12pm
Wenzel captures third state title
Solberg and Bartl take home fifth-place honors
March 10, 2014 - 7:32am