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A popular local sandwich shop in downtown Mitchell is closing its doors at the end of the month. Bread and Batter, located at 417 N. Main St., announced Tuesday it will close prior to June 1. "After two years of doing it, we've decided it's time to pursue other things," owner Jim Corrigan said in an announcement on the business' Facebook page. Corrigan owns the business with his wife, Kalie. He said they signed a short lease in their building on purpose and would re-evaluate whether they wanted to continue when the end of the lease approached.
Free summer meals will be offered to children 18 and under from May 30 through Aug. 3, at these Mitchell Public Schools: Longfellow Elementary, GBR Elementary, Mitchell Middle School and Mitchell High School. Breakfast will be offered from 7:30 to 10 a.m. and lunch will be offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults are welcome and cost for an adult breakfast meal is $2.50 per meal and for lunch, $4 per meal. No registration is required. There will be no meals on July 4, 5 and 6 for the Independence Day celebration.
May Sobriety Checkpoint locations have been announced by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety. Area counties include Brule and Charles Mix counties. The checkpoints are designed to discourage people from drinking and then driving. The checkpoints are funded by the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety and conducted by the South Dakota Highway Patrol.
The following cases were among those heard recently during a felony court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. • Robert Brewer, 42, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to failure to report accurate information when registering as a sex offender; Sentenced to suspended 2-year prison term, 2 years of probation, $854 in fines and costs.
"Dakota Diaspora: Jews in South Dakota" and "Transfer of Memory" exhibits, celebrating the culture of the Jewish people in South Dakota and the Midwest will open on May 15 at the Dakota Discovery Museum, Dakota Wesleyan Campus, Mitchell. The exhibit and accompanying program are the result of a collaborative partnership between Dakota Discovery Museum, the Jewish Community Relations Council for Minnesota and the Dakotas and Dakota Wesleyan University. Multiple program events are scheduled for the summer and early fall with the exhibit closing on Sept.15.
Central Electric Cooperative awarded scholarships in the amount of $4,000 to local students. Ashley Henglefelt, Alexandria, received a $1,000 Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship. She is the daughter of Don and Jody Henglefelt and plans to attend Mount Marty College and study radiologic technology with a specialty in ultrasound. Dawson Munger and Nathan Linke were winners of the Jay Headely Memorial Scholarships and each will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
The Kiwanis Club of Mitchell is looking to nominate an area coach as volunteer coach of the year. The award intends to recognize a volunteer coach who goes above and beyond and provides a positive role model for the youth of our area and serves the Kiwanis motto, "to improve the world one community, one child at a time." Students under 18 years of age are invited to nominate a coach for this award. The award will be presented at the Kiwanis Baseball Tourney in July. Winning coach and student nominator will be notified by June 1.
The hours of the City of Mitchell compost drop-off site will be changed. The drop-off site will be open Monday through Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m., effective Monday, April 30, until further notice. Leaves and compost may be taken free of charge to the City of Mitchell Regional Landfill. Landfill hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The landfill is open Tuesday evenings until 7 p.m. through October. For more information, call 995-8465.
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The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between March 12 and March 26. • Jordan Evan Sprinkel, 21, Mitchell; disorderly conduct, $200 fine; $66 costs; 30 days in jail; 29 days suspended; credit for one day; conditions: pay fines, costs and fees; have no like offenses; obey all laws for 180 days. • Christopher Cox, 30, Fargo, North Dakota; driving with revoked (not suspended) license; $200 fine; $84 costs; 10 days in jail; 10 days suspended; conditions: pay fines and costs; obey all laws; court retains jurisdiction for 360 days.