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By Jared Hofer Mitchell Technical Institute In the fall of 2013, a corn producer could have received approximately $3.85 cash price for harvest delivery. Many farmers were not excited to sell at this price, so a lot of grain went into the bin, unpriced. Throughout the winter, there was opportunity to sell above $4, but these opportunities did not seem to last long. Now, we sit in mid-July, with the next crop on the way, and there is still a fair amount of corn around the country, still in the bin, still unpriced.
The Mitchell Stampede Rodeo Committee and Mitchell Main Street & Beyond have announced that Get Pinned, owned by Catina Kost, located at 210 N. Main St., is this year’s Mitchell Stampede Rodeo Window Decorating/ Dress Western Blitz contest winner. The business will receive $200 in Mitchell Bucks and six reserved seat tickets with food/ drink coupons good for Thursday night’s rodeo performance.
• David Muth, 41, of Mitchell, received a two-week continuance to retain an attorney; Muth is charged with possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. • Emanuel Bordeaux, 33, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance, hydrocodone; Judge Tim Bjorkman ordered a presentence investigation and scheduled sentencing for August. • Zach Wharton, 25, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; Judge Tim Bjorkman ordered a presentence investigation and scheduled sentencing for August. •
A Florida man was sentenced on Tuesday to 90 days in jail for stealing from Cabela’s in Mitchell. Yuseff Elias, 28, of Miami, Fla., pleaded guilty in May to grand theft. He was arrested in December after playing a part in taking more than $8,000 worth of merchandise from Cabela’s. In exchange for his guilty plea to grand theft, an identity theft charge was dropped. On Tuesday, during court at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell, Elias was sentenced to 90 days in jail and one year of probation.
A Mount Vernon man who was accused of felony child abuse for punching his 5-year-old has pleaded guilty to simple assault, which is a misdemeanor. Kip Gearey, 32, entered his plea earlier this week. In December, the Mount Vernon School District reported a student had possibly been abused. Upon investigation, law enforcement learned Geary allegedly punched his 5-year-old son in the head. However, he took a plea agreement on Monday and pleaded guilty to simple assault.
A Mitchell man is charged with felony escape when he ran from an officer after being arrested for misdemeanor charges. Mason Jorgensen, 19, was arrested July 9 for an arrest warrant out of Hanson County. Mitchell Police Officer Pat Marler responded to a noise complaint on the 100 block of East Third Avenue and detained Jorgensen while he checked for warrants.
TYNDALL — Bon Homme County Achievement Days will be held Aug. 1-2 at the fairgrounds in Tyndall. Livestock will be entered from 6 to 9 p.m. on July 31. Judging...
Davison County 4-H members will show their stuff at 2014 Achievement Days July 29-31 at the Davison County Fairgrounds, Mitchell. July 29 begins with a 9 a.m. dog show and...
Firefighters finish extinguishing a fire that started late Tuesday at 1700 N. Wisconsin, Apartment C1, in Mitchell. Mitchell Assistant Fire Chief Paul Morris said the fire started around 11:20 p.m. Tuesday.
FREEMAN -- National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu announced plans to award 66 “Our Town” grants totaling $5.073 million and reaching 38 states in the Our Town program's fourth year of funding. Freeman Arts/Earth Center proposal, featuring Freeman’s cultural and agricultural community, is among 66 projects selected nationwide. The center will use a $150,000 grant to determine the feasibility of a facility incorporating a producing greenhouse configuration with an arts center capable of supporting the area’s strong and vibrant arts, heritage and agricultural traditions. “The