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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.
Sen. John Thune used Friday's events to boost the VA facility in Hot Springs, which has been slated for closure. "The same VA leaders who have called for the closure of the Hot Springs VA have now resigned
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for May 22, through May 28. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years).
Q: What are the City of Mitchell's laws regarding barking dogs? Several of my neighbors have called and complained about dogs barking, including myself. We were told that the police has to visually see and hear the dogs barking. Is this correct? A: City of Mitchell Animal Control Officer Kevin Yeo said barking dogs are considered a noise complaint, and the matter is treated similar as a report of a loud stereo or a party. The city's code prohibits an owner from allowing an animal to disturb the peace. Yeo said decisions usually fall to the discretion of an officer on handling a loud dog.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Chamberlain METCALF RECEIVES PRESIDENTIAL RECOGNITION: Sanford Chamberlain Medical Center employee Theodore (T.J.) Metcalf recently received a letter from President Barack Obama acknowledging his commitment of time and energy to help veterans. In addition to the letter, he received certificates of achievement from the U.S.