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Mitchell Toastmasters Club 495 met at Brady Home Meeting Room on May 15. Club President Kay Thomas called the meeting to order, led the Pledge of Allegiance and then asked Jim Jelden to give the invocation. Loren Kasten served as Toastmaster of the day and asked Grammarian Jelden to present the word of the day, "pretext." Prepared speeches were given by Gretchen Rich and Joy Winther. After the speeches, table topics were led by Roger Puthoff who called on members at large to respond to questions on a broad range of topics.
MOUNT VERNON -- Cote Hinker, Mount Vernon High School, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship through Palace Agri-Sales, LLC, a Pioneer Seed Dealership owned by Adam and Jody Smith. The scholarship is awarded to a high school senior who demonstrates scholastic achievement and is pursuing a future in agriculture.
The 47th annual Lake Area Institute graduation ceremony was May 9 in Watertown. These area students received degrees: Adam R. Jones, Mitchell, aviation maintenance technology; Shawn A. Walker, Mitchell, aviation maintenance technology; Dakota J. Gamber, MItchell, Med/fire rescue; Kelcey C. Long, Chamberlain, medical assisting.
The following explanation of the referendum regarding the ordinance allowing the sale of wine on sidewalks in downtown Mitchell will appear on ballots for the city's voters for the June 3 election. "In June of 2013 the Mitchell City Council adopted Ordinance No.
STICKNEY -- Bernice Titze, Stickney, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 8, at the Community Building, Stickney. Her birthday is June 7. The event is hosted by her family. Greetings may be sent to 505 N. Third Ave., Stickney, S.D., 57375.
MOUNT VERNON -- Don and Jan Ross, Mount Vernon, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 6. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to P.O. Box 184, Mount Vernon, S.D., 57363.
MITCHELL SUMMER MEALS AT LONGFELLOW Monday — Pizza, sweet potato fries, apple, vanilla yogurt. Tuesday — Popcorn chicken, baked beans, pears, bug bite grahams. Wednesday — Breakfast burrito, salsa, breakfast potatoes, orange. Thursday — Scalloped ham and potatoes with biscuit, zucchini, red grapes. Friday — Spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic bread, broccoli, melon cup. MITCHELL SENIOR MEALS Monday — Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, steamed peas and carrots, pears. Tuesday — Scalloped potatoes and ham, whole wheat dinner roll, steamed b
Washington, D.C. — Representative Kristi Noem is accepting applications for fall internships in her Washington, D.C. office, as well as in her offices in Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Watertown. College students who are interested in interning in any of Representative Noem's offices should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Christiana.Frazee@mail.house.gov by Aug. 1. For more information, contact Christiana Frazee at 202-225-2801.
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., Friday joined the House of Representatives in passing legislation that offers additional financial resources in the fight against sex trafficking. The funding was passed as part of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) appropriations bill. "This bill takes great strides in our fight against the sex trafficking industry," Noem said.
Mitchell Cemetery workers will begin removing temporary decorations from gravesites Tuesday, as the city prepares to mow the cemetery grounds. Permanent decorations, such as shepherd's' hooks or flower pots, must located firmly based on concrete pads. For any questions, call the cemetery office at 995-8463.