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This photo shows VFW members doing a bike safety check in front of City Hall at the corner of Second Avenue and Rowley Street. Kneeling on the left is VFW...
The Davison County Commission will hear from Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg regarding a resolution from the state to reclassify a road during its regular meeting Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Naomi Powers, 14, of Mitchell, was recently named a winner of the Minnesota Sinfonia's 2014 Young Artist Competition. Powers began playing violin at age 4 and has studied with Doosook Kim, concertmaster of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, for the past five years. Powers has placed in many competitions, including winning first place in the 2011 South Dakota Music Teachers National Association competition.
Derek Klinkner, Artesian, received his master of science in education during commencement ceremonies at Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, Minn., on May 10.
Rachelle Moore, Artesian, a student at Dakota State University, Madison, has been awarded a $3,000 scholarship from Sales and Marketing Executives Inc.
Joshua De Waard of Stickney is co-presenting his end-of-semester agriculture presentation at Dordt College: "Survey of Attitudes Toward Cover Crop Usage in Northwest Iowa." De Waard is a senior majoring in agriculture.
Kelsey Stern, Mitchell, was one of 15 students from Southwest Minnesota State University's Honor Program who presented papers and posters at the 2014 Upper Midwest Region Honors Council Conference at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, on April 24-26. SMSU had the most student presentations accepted for the UMRH Conference from all the member colleges within the seven-state region. The UMRHC includes colleges from Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The SMSU honors program is led by associate professor of philosophy Dr. Steven Kramer.
Ethan High School has released the third quarter honor roll for the 2013-2014 school year. GOLD HONOR ROLL: Seniors: Travis Huber, Nicholas Mutziger, Danika Pollreisz. Juniors: Jordan Grosdidier, Cameron Wittstruck. Sophomores: Brenna Roth, Jacob Spier. Freshmen: Kacey Bartscher, Janae Gustafson. SILVER HONOR ROLL: Seniors: Blake Bartscher, Jace Connor, Alyssa Hettinger, Reed McBrayer, Kala Nurnberg. Juniors: Elizabeth Aulner, Brittan Flanagan, Darbi Gustafson, Hanner Tilberg. Sophomores: Lance Bruske, Ethan Riggs, Rylee Riggs, Brianne Storm. Freshmen: Zachary Duerfeldt, Jesse Grosdid
The Annual United Commercial Travelers of America (UCT) convention was held April 25-26 in Yankton. Safety poster winners were named for the state level. Lower Level: Kaeleb Hubbard, second place, Mitchell; and Middle Level, Courteney Sprinkel, first, Mitchell. These winners from Fenimore Council 249 in Mitchell will go on to the national convention in July Columbus, Ohio.
Mount Marty College, Yankton, held its spring band concert on May 4 in Marian Auditorium, Yankton. The band is directed by Dean Rettedal, associate professor of music at Mount Marty College. These area students are members of the band: Carissa Scherschligt, Kelsey Thury, Stacey Schleich, Mitchell; Jenece Holzbauer, Wagner; Kaleb Carsten, Kimball; Tessa Carda, Trisha Kaufman, Armour; Kristen Shanahan, Burke; Sean Bauder, Tyndall; and Rebecca Bryan, Murdo.