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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 from 9:30...
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota panel has advanced a bill to keep cities from passing policies that target specific dog breeds. The debate on Thursday lasted over an hour,...
Now playing at Mitchell's Luxury 5 Cinemas: Son of God, Non-Stop, 3 Days to Kill, Monuments Men, Lego Movie.
By Steve Hendrix The Washington Post WASHINGTON — The following question came before the American body politic Tuesday: Should Congress designate baseball’s opening day as a federal holiday? To which...
The United States Department of Agriculture has pledged $3 million to help aid honeybees in five Midwestern states. It's a good step, and it's one that is well worth the money. This problem deserves more money thrown in its direction, in fact. Honeybees don't seem too significant, but they are. Commercial honeybees pollinate an estimated $15 billion worth of produce each year, according to a report from The Associated Press. The trouble is that honeybees have been battling population declines for the better part of the last decade.
BROOKINGS -- Winter feed represents one of the largest costs for a livestock production enterprise. One alternative to limit costs resulting from harvest/purchase of hay or feeding of hay is grazing pasture that has been stockpiled for winter. "Allocation of feed resources available from winter pasture is simplified to one degree because the quantity available can be determined at the beginning of the winter grazing period," said Roger Gates, SDSU Extension rangeland management specialist.
HURON -- The South Dakota State Fair has announced their 2014 theme, "What Does the Fair Say?" The theme references a popular song, "What Does the Fox Say?" "Announcing our theme and logo is always an exciting part of the planning year," said State Fair marketing and events coordinator Candi Hettinger Briley. "This year we chose a theme that fits into recent pop culture, but will also be a fun idea people can get involved with."
DALLAS -- A fire Tuesday night in Dallas destroyed a house and displaced two residents from their home in the small Gregory County town. The Dallas Fire Department was called at 5 p.m. Tuesday to a house fire at 100 Keller Ave. The home was owned by Richard Zimmerman and his wife, Rebecca. They were not inside the house when emergency personnel arrived and were not injured. Dallas Fire Department Chief Brad Kahler said the home was already filled with smoke when firefighters arrived on scene.
The Dakota Wesleyan University Future Teachers' Organization will host its 16th Annual Dr. Seuss Carnival from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 22, in the L.B. Williams Commons Area. Children ages preschool through sixth grade are all invited to participate in the event, which is free. Children can participate in reading and games in order to earn tickets to redeem for various prizes. Each child who joins in the festivities will receive a free book just for attending. Adults must accompany children at the carnival.