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FORT THOMPSON -- The sound of drums will lead you in. Amidst the carnival rides, outgoing and incoming vehicles, food vendors and tipis dotting the landscape, members of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and other American Indian nations gathered at the center the pow wow arbor for a weekend of celebrations, honorings and remembrance during the Aug. 16-18 pow wow in Fort Thompson. Event organizers estimated about 1,000 people attended on Saturday. "It's bigger this year," said Clark Zephier, who is on the pow wow committee for the annual event.
The stars have aligned -- music stars, that is. The opening of the Corn Palace Festival in Mitchell later this month will kick off a slew of big-name entertainers coming through the area, from country superstars Dwight Yoakam and Travis Tritt to Vegas headlining ventriloquist/comedian Terry Fator to best-selling rock band 3 Doors Down.
ALEXANDRIA -- Jim Davies talks about the events of the last year in a calm, matter-of-fact way. He's had cancer. He's had West Nile. At the same time. "Everybody's life's...
Ken Griffith jingled his keys as he walked briskly toward the two storage units about to be sold at a public auction. "You want the good one, or the good one first?" he asked the handful of people following him, trying to put a light and positive spin on the occasion. In just a few minutes, Griffith sold the contents of both units for $10 to Earl Waterman, of Geddes.
The Mitchell Area Community Theatre musical “Grease” opens tonight, and will run Saturday, Sunday and Aug. 9, 10 and 11 at the Pepsi-Cola Theatre in Mitchell. Performances today, Saturday, and...
WINNER — An infant and a 14-year-old boy are the most recently released victims of a July 19 Winner house explosionl. The explosion destroyed a home at 422 W. First...
If you go: Bbx's improv show starts at 7:30 p.m. today at the Pepsi Cola Theatre. Tickets are $5, all general admission, available at the Mitchell ACT box office or by calling 996-9137. "Whose Line" is back, and not just on TV. Today, the Mitchell Area Community Theatre's Black Box Theatre, or Bbx, will debut its first improvisational comedy show. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Pepsi Cola Theatre; tickets are $5, all general admission. A.J.
TYNDALL -- The second annual Bon Homme County Cancer Walk is this Saturday evening in Tyndall. Event coordinator Amanda Souhrada said the walk will start at 8:30 p.m. with a survivors lap at the city park around the pond. Regular laps will follow. The evening will end at 10:30 p.m.
A busy week culminated in an even busier weekend for Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo attendees and organizers. The star of the show? The weather. Cooler temperatures were a hit on Saturday and Sunday. Participants in the annual chili cook-off, held at the Horseman's Sports Arena rodeo grounds, said Sunday's mid-80s temperatures were a vast improvement over past years. Last year's high temp hit 102, according to The Daily Republic. "Last year was terribly hot all four days of the rodeo," said Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Committee Chairman Jim Miskimins.