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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.
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Officers arrested a man on theft and obstruction charges after a brief foot pursuit Thursday. Beau Foote, 32, was arrested after allegedly trying to steal items from Walmart, according to Mitchell Police Sgt. Dave Beintema. Foote reported to law enforcement that he lives in Mitchell. Beintema said around 4:30 p.m. Thursday, a Walmart loss prevention officer allegedly saw Foote trying to leave the store without paying for several items. He said the items, which included bathroom toiletries and alcohol, totaled less than $60 in value.
Sojourner's Bridge Club met on May 12 at James Valley Community Center in Mitchell. We had four tables playing with 16 regular members present. High prize went to Vera Uecker; second to Kay Lebert; and third to Brigetta Henglefelt. The next meeting will be on June 9.
The Town and Country CFEL met on May 14 at the Davison County Fairgrounds. The meeting was called to order by President Deloris, roll call was answered by 10 ladies on what they have for summer plans. Minutes were read. Old business consisted of a thank you note read from the Abbott House for the Easter cookies we gave them. A report was given on the area meeting. It was well attended. Everyone enjoyed the baked potato lunch and the speakers. New business: We discussed the quilting sessions we will have on May 21 and 22.
By Will Walter Mitchell Technical Institute I have been fortunate to sit in on a focus group the past 18 months discussing some alternatives for "summering" beef cows. In recent years with the profitability of grain crops, we have seen more land being converted from traditional pasture to grain production. With less pasture available on the market, beef cow producers have had to look at some alternatives for providing forage to their cow/calf pairs. The words, "we'll just have to drylot them," come up with an apprehensive voice.