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December 2, 2017
Father Andrew Thuringer poses for a photo inside of Holy Family Catholic Church earlier this week. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Holy Family Catholic pastor's passion for acting 'is contagious'
December 2, 2017 - 8:00am
December 1, 2017
Gary Thury, who portrays George Bailey in "It's A Wonderful Life," speaks with A.J. Bierman, who plays Mr. Gower, during a dress rehearsal on Wednesday night at the Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Fine Arts at the Mitchell Area Community Theatre. (Sara Bertsch / Republic)
Latest ACT production to define 'what it means to be good'
December 1, 2017 - 3:35pm
Members of Friend de Coup, Mitchell High School’s show choir, perform their closer for their "Wishes" performance on Thursday night at the Mitchell High School Performing Arts Center. (Matt Gade / Republic)
A dazzling debut for Mitchell's FDC
December 1, 2017 - 8:10am
November 29, 2017
Jonelle Margallo, a 1997 Mitchell High School graduate, made her Broadway debut on Sept. 25 in “Miss Saigon” The show runs through January. (Photo courtesy of Billy Bustamante)
Margallo goes from Mitchell to Broadway
November 29, 2017 - 10:13am
November 9, 2017
Dakota Wesleyan University student Chris Gollnick portrays Marc in the school's latest production "Art." (Submitted photo)
Friendship explored in Dakota Wesleyan's production 'Art'
November 9, 2017 - 8:11am
November 8, 2017
Hazel Mebius serves as the narrator for "Into the Woods" during a dress rehearsal on Monday at the performing arts center. Students Autumn Lentz, Morgan Schutte, Heaven Brinker and Alexis Christenson, who also have roles in the musical, stand in the background. (Sara Bertsch / Republic)
Mitchell Middle School shows off talent in "Into the Woods"
November 8, 2017 - 8:10am
November 6, 2017
Noel Ahlers, and her two children Kate and Tyler, pose for photo on stage at the Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Performing Arts — home to Mitchell's Area Community Theatre. (Sara Bertsch/ Republic)
Feels like family: ACT members share theater stories
November 6, 2017 - 11:33am
October 23, 2017
Actors and actress perform during dress rehearsal for the Mitchell Area Community Theatre's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" on Wednesday night at the Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Performing Arts. (Sara Bertsch / Republic)
Expect the unexpected in ACT's 'Sleepy Hollow'
October 23, 2017 - 12:16pm
October 21, 2017
A group of Twinkle N Twirl dancers cheer during a volleyball game on Tuesday night in Mount Vernon. Twinkle N Twirl dance began two years ago in Mount Vernon to provide area children with dance classes. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Twinkle N Twirl dance mixes cheer, dance and gymnastic for Mount Vernon students
October 21, 2017 - 10:48am
October 19, 2017
Mitchell High School students Jamison Gross and Tessa Yeo take the stage during dress rehearsal of "Bye Bye Birdie" on Tuesday night at the performing arts center. (Photo courtesy of Gretchen Wilson/ Mitchell High School)
Teen angst surrounds MHS' latest musical 'Bye Bye Birdie'
October 19, 2017 - 9:27am
September 29, 2017
Jason Zehr, of Mitchell, reprises his role as Pharaoh singing “Song of the King” from the musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” His performance will be one of many reprisals in Dakota Wesleyan University’s first production of the season titled, “A Musical Revue: A Look Back at Past Years of DWU Musicals.” (Photo courtesy of Dan Miller)
DWU's latest production brings back alumni to reprise roles
September 29, 2017 - 9:23am
September 28, 2017
Dan Miller, director of theater, and Sheilah Gates, donor, smile after cutting the ribbon at the official dedication ceremony for Dakota Wesleyan University's new theater as Michael Catalano, a donor for the project, applauds. (Evan Hendershot / Republic)
DWU officially dedicates 'desperately needed' theater
September 28, 2017 - 6:24pm
September 27, 2017
Dayna Jones, of Emery, was chosen as this year’s Dakota Star Talent Search winner, earning $1,000 and a recording session with Cathouse Studio in Sioux Falls. (Submitted photo)
Bridgewater-Emery teacher wins state singing competition
September 27, 2017 - 8:00am
September 20, 2017
Kenn Pierson, left, talks with Shelby Lee, grand-niece of Badger Clark, and Greg Scott, the editor of "Cowboy Poetry: Classic Poems & Prose by Badger Clark" during the Celebration of Badger Clark on Sept. 2 in Custer State Park. (Photo courtesy of Kenn Pierson)
Badger Clark memory lives on in South Dakota
September 20, 2017 - 8:28am
September 16, 2017
Mitchell's performing arts center to be featured in national magazine
September 16, 2017 - 10:30am