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HOWARD -- Horizon Health Care Inc. was chosen as a location to discuss telemedicine use in rural America. According to a press release from Horizon, on Sept. 25, the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services held a panel discussion at Horizon's Administrative Office in Howard to discuss opportunities and barriers encountered while offering health care via telemedicine technology. "There are many obstacles the rural community health centers face." said John Mengenhausen, CEO of Horizon. "However, telemedicine has made some of these issues a little less challenging.
Three teenagers were arrested early Thursday morning for hosting an underage drinking party. Cody Apland, 18, Jackson Entringer, 19, and Kutler Leighton, 18, all of Mitchell, were arrested for providing a place for an alcohol violation and taken to the Davison County Jail. The misdemeanor charge carries a maximum penalty of one year in county jail and a $2,000 fine, upon conviction. A neighbor called law enforcement around 12:15 a.m. Thursday to report a loud party at 321 E. Second Ave., said Sgt.
Now playing at Mitchell's Luxury 5 Cinemas: The Judge, Disney's Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Dracula Untold, Annabelle, Gone Girl.
Following is a look at entertainment options throughout the Mitchell region this weekend, as reported by individual establishments: Thursday DJ/Karaoke Thirsty’s in Mitchell will have a DJ/Karaoke from 9:30 p.m. to close. Friday DJ/Karaoke Thirsty’s in Mitchell will have a DJ/Karaoke from 9:30 p.m. to close. Bingo Bingo will be played beginning at 7 p.m.
On Sept. 27, David Allan Evans, the current South Dakota state poet laureate, resigned from his position. Evans’ resignation was presented to, and accepted by, the South Dakota State Poetry Society, the official poetry organization of South Dakota. Evans will continue as poet laureate emeritus until the next poet laureate is appointed, or until the 2015 Festival of the Books in Deadwood. Applications are now being accepted for the next poet laureate. Candidates must be a resident of South Dakota and have poetry written and published poems of recognized merit.
Mitchell High School parent-teacher conferences will be from 3:30 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 16. The conference schedule for staff members who only teach part-time at the senior high is as follows: Kelli Baysinger, 3:30 to 6 p.m.; Deb Everson, 5:30 to 7 p.m.; Sharon Johnson, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Alyson Palmer, 3:30 to 6 p.m.; and Suzanne Skinner, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. — Source: Mitchell School District
Friday is the deadline to vote in the first feature film to be cast by social media, and a Mitchell man is in the running. According to a press release, Mitchell actor Arin Winger is one of the 450-plus hopefuls for the role of Eddie, a down and out boxer who gets caught up in a burglary ring in "The Driver." Actor Forrest Whitaker's JuntoBox Films is producing "The Driver," and the public can vote for their favorite in the open casting call. A select number of people whose choice is cast in the lead role will get associate producer credits on the film, according to the press release.
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PLANKINTON -- A Mitchell man has gifted more than $700 to a local clinic to help everyone get a flu shot this year. Marty Vlasman, of Mitchell, said that he donated $770 to the Aurora County Community Health Center in Plankinton on Monday. The money is meant for anyone who can't afford a flu shot, he said. "Now they don't have an excuse," Vlasman said. "It should go quite a ways. I'm hoping it will get quite a few people their shot." Vlasman and his family held a benefit recently to help the 47-year-old raise funds to help with his medical bills after he nearly died from H1N1 in January.
FEDORA — A Fedora School Reunion will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Moose Lodge, Mitchell. There were be a 5 p.m. social hour with meals and drinks at the expense of each person. Meals are ordered off the Saturday dinner menu. All former students and alumni are welcome. Please make reservations by calling Karen page at 527-2215 or Jeanette Jones at 999-3270.