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ARMOUR -- Larry and Connie Miller, Armour, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at The Blue Moon, Armour. Their anniversary was April 18. The event is hosted by their family.
THE OTHER WOMAN Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton star in this new comedy. After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman (Diaz) tries to get her ruined life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife he's been cheating on (Mann), she realizes they have much in common, and her sworn enemy becomes her greatest friend. When yet another affair is discovered (Upton), all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on their cheating, lying, three-timing man. "The Other Woman" starts Friday nationally including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 109 minutes.
A Mitchell man is accused of possessing methamphetamine. Brady Bushby, 25, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Bushby was on probation when he admitted to his probation officer that he used meth, according to court documents. Police found residue of meth on a CD case and a dollar bill, both of which tested positive. Bushby told law enforcement he had snorted meth with the dollar bill off the CD case. Police also recovered bags from his garbage that tested positive for meth.
The Mitchell School District will likely alter its parking lot project at Mitchell Middle School as the lone bid was too high. The district's Board of Education will meet tonight in regular session at 5 p.m. at the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy building. The east parking lot project at Mitchell Middle School received one bid from Rexwinkel Construction for $174,394.32.
South Dakota FFA members were recognized at the 86th South Dakota State FFA Convention on April 6-8 in Brookings. The members were honored for excellence in developing career-specific skills through their Supervised Agricultural Experience Proficiency projects. The results with area winners are as follows: Agricultural Communications: Third place, Nicole Roth, McCook Central Agricultural Education: Second place, Victoria Krempges, McCook Central; Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication: second place, Ethan Schallenkamp, McCook Central; Ag Mechanics Repair and Maintenance: Second, C
Five South Dakota FFA members were awarded with the South Dakota FFA Association Star Awards for project excellence at the 86th South Dakota State FFA Convention in Brookings on April 6-8. The SD FFA Star Awards recognize FFA members who have demonstrated exemplary work in their Supervised Agricultural Experience (internship) programs. Through this program these FFA members have mastered skills in agricultural production, finance, management and research. These area FFA students were honored: State Star Farmer: Abby Repenning, Mitchell.
Kylee Geppert, Mitchell, has earned the National Junior Angus Associations Bronze and Silver Awards. Geppert, the daughter of Kevin and Helen Geppert, Mitchell, is a member of the NJAA and the South Dakota Junior Angus Association where she has served as director. She has participated in local, state, regional and national shows and showmanship contests.
The Mitchell Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Wednesday several activities happening in town to celebrate the travel and tourism industry and the economic and social contributions it brings to Mitchell. National Travel & Tourism Week runs Saturday through May 11 this year. During National Travel & Tourism Week, the newly revamped Community & Visitor Guide will be distributed to local and regional residents. The CVB is also hosting two contests via social media: a photo challenge on Instagram and a reverse scavenger hunt on its Facebook page.
The 86th South Dakota State FFA Convention was held April 6-8 at South Dakota State University, Brookings. FFA members participated in the State FFA Career Developments. These area FFA team and students won awards. Dairy Cattle Evaluation: First-place team, McCook County: Brandon Stone, Anne Mayrose, Sarah Schoon and Cole Schock; Brandon Stone, second top individual. Food Science and Technology: First-place team: Mitchell: Logan Walters, Shelly Iberg, Ally Goldammer, Jenna Skinner; Ally Goldammer, second individual; Logan Walters, third individual.
By Jacki Miskimins Mitchell Convention & Visitors Bureau We've all been there: You're on a plane, or at a conference, or on your own vacation, and someone asks, "So where are you from?" Mitchell, South Dakota, you reply. "Oh!