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The South Dakota State Historical Society board of trustees recently approved the property tax moratorium application for the Whittier School in Mitchell. This application was for the eight-year state historic preservation property tax moratorium for restoration and rehabilitation made to historic buildings. The projects meet the U.S. secretary of the interior's standards for rehabilitation.
OMAHA -- First National of Nebraska, parent company of First National Bank of Omaha, announced Wednesday it will file an application with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to combine all Nebraska and South Dakota banking affiliates into one company. The move involves bringing First National Bank of Omaha, First National Bank of Columbus, First National Bank North Platte, First National Bank South Dakota, Fremont National Bank & Trust Company and Platte Valley State Bank together as one.
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today the recipients of the Governor’s Grants for Career & Technical Education. Twelve school districts, including Mitchell School District, will receive a combined total...
Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 2/4/2014 From: 2/3/2014 to 2/3/2014 Call: Incident: Type: Date/Time: 1881 2/3/2014 0:00 Traffic Stop Press Remarks: 1882 201401486 2/3/2014 0:01 RUNAWAY Press Remarks: PARKSTON...
The following new books are available at Mitchell Public Library.
WHITE LAKE -- Marion Meyer, White Lake, formerly of Lane, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 408 S. Johnston St., Apt. 210, White Lake, S.D., 57383.
For more than a century, alcohol was illegal on the Pine Ridge Reservation, located in the southwest corner of South Dakota. For most of those years, people of that reservation have fought a difficult battle against alcoholism, and also against alcohol sellers in nearby towns that aren't on the reservation who were making fortunes by selling beer to reservation residents. Then, in August, that all changed. The alcohol ban that had been in place for most of the reservation's 124-year history was lifted.
WOONSOCKET -- Authorities have yet to officially indicate the cause of a Jan. 26 fire at Twin Lakes in rural Sanborn County. According to the Sanborn Weekly Journal, the fire at the home of Jack and Penny Schulz started sometime before 7:45 p.m. and the Woonsocket Fire Department was called soon after. The Schulzes were not home at the time of the fire.
Pheasant Country, Mitchell's chapter of Pheasants Forever, recently elected its 2014-15 officers, including a re-election of President Dave Allen. The banquet directors are Deb Kuchera, Brad Zimmerman and Justin Morrison. The board of directors consists of Dave Allen, president; Mike Anderson; Mike Kuchera; Wade Musick; Scott Phillips; Mike Thompson; Brad Zimmerman; Kelly Hohn; Doug Backlund; Marc Bernard; and John Bennett, who replaces Al Hyatt.
Make-A-Wish South Dakota granted a wish to an area child between December and January. A wish trip to Walt Disney World was granted to Gunner, 8, of Chamberlain. The Adopt-A-Wish Partner was Great Western Bank, Sioux Falls. Make-A-Wish South Dakota was founded in 1984 to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Since its inception, Make-A-Wish South Dakota has granted about 1,070 wishes. Learn more at southdakota.wish.org.