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The Fort Pierre National Grassland of the Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands will conduct prescribed burning this spring as weather conditions allow. The unit to be treated is approximately 23...
Susan Wismer, Democratic candidate for governor, will speak to the Davison County Democratic Party on at 7:30 p.m. today at the LifeQuest Building in Mitchell. All are welcome. Wismer, a Britton native, has served in the South Dakota House of Representatives since 2008. She won her first election in June of 2008. Wismer has spent most of her life in Britton, where she grew up, got married, started a business and raised her three children. Wismer strongly opposed the budget cuts the governor enacted in 2011.
Garrett Mitzel of Tyndall and Brandon Bosworth of Plankinton are among the winning essayists selected from the 1,399 entries in the 2014 Arbor Day Essay Contest. Sponsored by South Dakota's conservation districts, McDonald's Restaurants of South Dakota and the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, the contest provides fifth- and sixth-grade students the opportunity to write about the importance of Arbor Day and tree planting in South Dakota. For their efforts, the students win awards and cash prizes, in addition to learning more about trees. As first-place winner, Mitzel receives a plaq
Tripp-Delmont School has announced the honor roll for the third quarter of the current academic year. Students earning a 4.0 GPA are designated by an asterisk. GOLD Seniors: Rochelle Dicus, Cara Finck*, Giga Kakalashvili, Zbynek Surovec. Juniors: Becca Brown, Dustin Fischer, Patricia Fischer, Hannah Just, Jessica Sandau, Payton Schafers*, April Torres, Morgan Ziegler*. Sophomores: Laura Brown, Kelsey Buchmann, Kylee DeBoer, Tara Droppers, Ashlea Fischer, Ali Hanson, Nic Mora, Kayla Neugebauer*, Jeana Nuss, Kennedy Schatz, Lauren Soulek, Maddison Stirling. Freshmen: Whitney Fuerst*, Alexis
Mount Marty College, Yankton, hosted high school seniors for Prestigious Scholarship Day on Jan.
County board of equalization meetings will continue Tuesday, as part of the Davison County Commission meeting. The commissioners will continue to hear matters regarding tax-exempt status and valuations during Tuesday’s...
CORSICA — A meeting regarding the consolidation of the Corsica and Stickney school districts will start at 7 p.m. today at the Corsica High School gym. The meeting will include...
DELMONT — A baler caught fire Saturday night in rural Douglas County, but no injuries came from the fire, which was contained to a few acres of grass. The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. Saturday on 402nd Avenue (Betts Road), one mile south of the intersection of State Highway 44 and about seven miles north of Delmont in Lincoln Township. The fire seemed to start as a farmer was attempting to bale some stubble in a field, Delmont Fire Chief Elmer Goehring said. He said the tractor's driver as unaware of the fire until he left the field.
A suspicious person who, police say, approached two small children Friday night in Mitchell, has been interviewed by authorities, but no charges have been filed. The Mitchell Department of Public Safety received a report Friday of a man who approached two small children playing in the front yard of their home in the 200 block of East Ninth Avenue and offered the children candy on more than one occasion. The children's parents confronted the man and told him to leave the area. Authorities said the man told the children that he wanted to take them home with him. Sgt.
The 17,000-square-foot addition to the nursing home and assisted-living facility at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell is now completed, according to Avera Brady Administrator and CEO of Longterm...