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A potential gas leak turned up clean, sources said Monday evening. Rob Parker, officer in charge of the Mitchell Fire Division, said firefighters responded to a suspected gas leak at...
Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, has announced the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. Students must earn a GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0...
Esther Swift, Burke, sponsored by the Burke Post 28 and representing District 3 of the South Dakota American Legion, won the State Championship Oratory Contest for 2014. She was awarded...
David Stevens, a Republican from Mitchell, has announced his candidacy for a District 20 House of Representatives seat. Stevens would represent Aurora, Davison and Jerauld counties. "Having lived and worked in South Dakota for nearly all of my adult life, I recognize the treasure we have here," Stevens said in a news release. "I would like to give back to the state that has given me so much."
Students will be compensated under the ButlerEdge program that begins in fall 2014. The two-year program will consist of a combination of classroom education and a dealer internship.
The Mitchell High School spring band concert originally scheduled for March 11 has been rescheduled to 6:30 p.m. April 1 in the MHS auditorium. Contact MHS Director of Bands Ryan Stahle at (605) 995-3040 with any questions
WHITE LAKE -- A lawsuit against two 4-H officials has been dismissed, and a girl accused of cheating has been reinstated to competition. Greg Kroupa, of White Lake, filed the lawsuit on behalf of his daughter, Bayley Kroupa, in 2012 after she was banned from 4-H. She was accused of showing a different swine at the 2011 state fair than at her county fair. The state 4-H organization alleged she represented the two animals as one, which would be a violation of the 4-H code of ethics.
A 58-year-old Mitchell man was likely out for a walk when he collapsed and died from a medical event last week, Detective Lt. Don Everson said Monday. Timothy Sattler, who lived in Mitchell for about five years, was found Thursday morning lying face-down in a parking lot directly east of the Corn Palace in the 600 block of North Lawler Street. Everson, of the Mitchell Police Division, said Sattler was approximately two blocks from Sattler's house when he was found.
Seth Tupper will succeed Korrie Wenzel as publisher of The Daily Republic. Wenzel will leave the newspaper after March 14 to become publisher of the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald. Both newspapers are owned by Forum Communications Co., of Fargo, N.D. Tupper's first day as publisher will be March 17. "I'm honored to be entrusted with this responsibility," Tupper said, "and I look forward to working hard on behalf of the readers, advertisers and employees of our great newspaper."
By Donna Schulz Mount Vernon Correspondent The Mount Vernon elementary students will be observing Dr. Seuss week March 3 through March 7 by doing a variety of classroom activities and...