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Roger DeRouchey, of Alexandria, was recently selected to receive the Honorary American FFA Degree. DeRouchey, a Hoven native, was a farm business management instructor with Mitchell Technical Institute, and is now a business banker with Plains Commerce Bank in Mitchell. This award is given to those who advance agricultural education and FFA through outstanding personal commitment.
Davison County's voters today will have a lot of choices to make. Today, voters will choose a U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, a governor and lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, state auditor, state treasurer, commissioner of school and public lands, public utilities commission, District 20 senator, District 20 representative and Davison County auditor. Voters will also choose whether to retain three S.D.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell: • Elgina Callahan, 41, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; a jury trial is set for February; Judge Tim Bjorkman approved a personal recognizance bond. • Micah Barber, 34, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault against his girlfriend in May; Judge Tim Bjorkman scheduled a jury trial for February. • Thomas Sessions, 47, of Mitchell, admitted to violating his probation on a thir
BIG HERO 6 Walt Disney's new animated family comedy is about the adventures of a robot and his inventor. With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, "Big Hero 6" is an action-packed comedy adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius — thanks to his brilliant brother and their like-minded friends: the adrenaline junkie, Go Go Tamago; the neatnik, Wasabi; chemistry whiz, Honey Lemon; and fanboy, Fred.
Geyerman's Clothing Co., of Mitchell, recently donated $647.20 to the You'll Never Walk Alone Foundation. In a weeklong promotion, the business offered customers a retail deal in exchange for a donation to the local breast cancer foundation.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Winner GROCERY STORE TRADES IN SOOPER DOOPER NAME: As part of a store renovation, the Sooper Dooper Market of Winner is going with a new name that carries a more conventional spelling. The store will now be known as Winner Super Foods. Store Manager Darla Orel said the store is adding new cases for produce, dairy, deli, meats and frozen foods.
Here comes winter. After a mild fall, Midwesterners can expect a blast of cold temperatures this week that will likely last for a while.
These local entities will be closed for Veteran's Day. In observance of Veteran's Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11, garbage collection will begin at 7 a.m. and be completed by noon. The Mitchell Regional Landfill will close at noon that day. Dependable Recycling will follow the city garbage schedule. The compost drop off site located at 1405 W. Eighth Ave., will be open from 4:30 p.m. to dark. For information call 995-8465 or check the web site at www.cityofmitchell.org The Mitchell Public Library will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, to observe the Veterans' Day holiday.
Community Calendar is published Mondays in The Daily Republic. If you have items you would like included in the calendar, please bring them to the newsroom, e-mail them to dailynewsThe Daily Republic, P.O. Box 1288, Mitchell, S.D. 57301. Attention: Community Calendar. Include a phone number. All items must be typed or printed clearly. Illegible information will be held until it can be verified. Items must be sent at least two weeks prior to the event. The Daily Republic reserves the right to edit for length. TUESDAY, NOV. 11 Alanon New Hope, 7 p.m., 424 E.
Two local businesses will help raise food for the Mitchell Area Food Pantry on Nov. 19. Photography Unlimited and Becky Moore State Farm will host Santa Claus from 3:15 to 6 p.m. at 1204 S. Burr St. in Mitchell for photos. Each photo is $7, but if patrons bring canned goods, the photo is $6. All food and photo fees are donated to the Mitchell Area Food Pantry.