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Davison County Salon No. 80 met at The Ramada Inn in Mitchell at 5:30 p.m. on April 14, with 11 partners present. After dinner, Le Chapeau Irene Wilson, opened the meeting according to ritual, with prayer, flag salute and Pledge of Allegiance.
The following winners were named in a safety poster contest sponsored by United Commercial Travelers of America Fenimore Council No. 249 on April 7 at Mitchell. Middle level winners were: first, Courteney Sprinkel, eighth grade, Mitchell Middle School; second, Emilie Mika, sixth grade, John Paul II School; third, Courtney Miller, eighth grade, Mitchell Middle School. Lower Level winners: first, Kaileb Hubbard, third grade, L.B.
The winners of this year's Agnes Hyde Writing Contest at Dakota Wesleyan University have been announced. The following is a list of the winners of this year's literary contest. Essay: First, "To Be, or Not To Be?" by Ashley Kingdon, Huron. Second, "Matter over Mind," by Delayna Paulson, Mount Vernon. Third, "Untitled" (The tale of Lewis and Clark's exploratory journey), by Jonathan Wieger, Waubay Honorable Mentions: "The Step," by Sarah Twibell, Orchard, Neb.; "A Life Stuck in the Autumn," by Autumn Schmidt, White. Poetry: First, "Madison, Neb.," by Chris Gubbrud, Springfield. Second,
Several area students were recently awarded $1,500 BankWest Scholarships for the 2014-15 school year. Caleb Weeldreyer, son of Sandy and Liz Weeldreyer of Emery, is a senior at Bridgewater-Emery High School. He will attend the University of Sioux Falls this fall and major in business/finance. Weeldreyer said he has always had an interest in investment banking and enjoys following the stock markets. His proudest accomplishment to date was being the only student from his high school to attend Boys State.
Lexy Schuman, Mitchell, a political science major at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, was initiated into the Alpha Chapter of South Dakota, Phi Beta Kappa, at USD on March 31. The sole chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in South Dakota initiated 31 new members.
Two area students were members of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology's American Society of Civil Engineers chapter that recently attended the Regional Student Conference in Fort Collins, Colo. Kirke Ehlke, Canova, and Drew Hinker, Woonsocket, were part of the civil and environmental engineering team that took second in the "canstruction" design competition. The chapter also took third overall in the steel bridge design competition, placing first in stiffness, efficiency and display. ASCE will go on to the national steel bridge competition in May in Akron, Ohio.
Sojourner's Bridge Club met on April 14, at the James Valley Community Center, Mitchell. There were four tables playing with 16 regular members playing. High prize went to Rose Oberembt, second to Jeanette Garvis and third to Bev Wire. The next meeting was April 28.
A 22-year-old Woonsocket woman was killed Saturday in a motorcycle crash on state Highway 38 east of Mitchell. Jordan Dawn Hanson was a passenger on a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle heading east on Highway 38, driven by 19-year-old Sean Millard Baas, of Alexandria.