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The Daily Republic and its employees will donate $1,500 to the Wessington Springs Tornado Relief Fund. The newspaper's employees raised money Friday as part of their weekly Jeans for Charity program. Each Friday, employees can wear jeans in exchange for $1, and the money is given periodically to charitable causes. Last week, extra donations were encouraged for the tornado relief fund. Employee contributions, a match from The Daily Republic, and a portion of the money raised by the Jeans for Charity program in previous weeks will be pooled to make a total donation of $1,500.
The Davison County Commission will not meet at its regularly scheduled time on Tuesday. The commissioners will attend a legislative study session in Yankton regarding road funding. They will next meet at 9 a.m. on July 8.
George Kenzy, president/ CEO of First Fidelity Bank, Burke, was recently elected chairman of the South Dakota Bankers Association board of directors. Kenzy has worked at the Burke bank since...
Jesse Tolsma has joined the Mitchell office of ELO Prof. Would you like to access this archived article? You will need a subscription. Subscribe here: http://www.forumnewspaper.com/dailyrepublic/ . If you are...
George Bittner, Bittner Funeral Chapel, Mitchell, was elected president of the South Dakota Funeral Directors Association at the 115th annual state convention held in May at The Lodge, Deadwood. Bittner...
Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa, has announced the dean's list for the 2014 spring semester. Collegiate scholars who earned a perfect 4.0 GPA included Adam Bleeker, son of Gregg and Janet Bleeker, Mitchell. Collegiate scholars earning a 3.75 or higher GPA included Kathryn Reynen, daughter of Mark and Gina Reynen, Mitchell; and Jesse Tolsma, son of Jay and Nancy Tolsma, Mitchell. Students named to the list must earn a GPA of 3.50 or above and carry a minimum of 12 graded hours.
Olivia Essig, Mitchell, earned a 4.0 GPA for the 2014 spring semester, earning a place on the dean's list at Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, Iowa Students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher and be full time students to be named to the list. Part time students carrying six or more credits per semester and earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher are also eligible for the dean's list.
Benjamen DeVries, Mitchell, is helping lead praise and worship services this summer as part of Dordt College's traveling worship team, The New City. DeVries is a senior majoring in engineering and has minors in the Kuyper Scholars Program and physics. He is the sound technician for the team based at Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa.