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Chelsea Klaas and Chad Abrahamson announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Tim and Lynn Klaas, Woonsocket, and Susan and Jeff Larson, Mitchell; and Richard and Beth Abrahamson, Oldham. Chelsea is a graduate of South Dakota State University, Brookings, with a bachelor's degree in ag business and a graduate of the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, with a master's degree in business administration. She is employed with Spartan Insurance Agency, Ithaca, Mich., and Advanced Farm Marketing, Lafayette, Ind.
Shirley Ackman, Mitchell, will celebrate her 80th birthday on Friday, March 7. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 512 E. Seventh, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
Auditions for the Dakota Players' original children's musical production of "Campfire Tales" will be at 4 p.m. Monday at The Pepsi Cola Theatre for the Performing Arts, Mitchell. Five days of intensive rehearsals (March 10-14) will be held in which the lines, staging, songs and dances will be learned, culminating in two performances on Friday and Saturday, March 14 and 15. In addition to the on-stage roles, there are also older children needed to assist the directors and learn how to operate sound and lighting equipment. No experience or advanced preparation is needed.
Post 2750 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold its next post meeting in the new facility located at 215 N. Main St., Mitchell. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and will include nominations of post officers. The membership will also have an opportunity to see the new post home prior to its opening to the public later in the month. According to VFW Commander Pat Ziegler, the final day of operation at the 105 N. Main location will be Sunday, March 16. "The plan is to open up at the new location later that week," he said.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for Feb. 27 through March 5. 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). Businesses can file Chapter 11 petitions to reorganize their debts under a court-approved plan for repayment. • Aberdeen: Ross Allan Grode, Chapter 7; Tina Marie Karpinske, Chapter 7.
Q. Why hasn't the school yet hung a banner for Mitchell's Spirit of Six award from 2012? A. The following written response comes from Geoff Gross, activities director at Mitchell High School.
At approximately 11:30 a.m. Saturday, the burial for Cam Star will take place at Graceland Cemetery, Mitchell. In memory of his lifelong work in the fireworks industry, there will be a 36-shot fireworks salute. The Mitchell Department of Public Safety asks that the general public not be alarmed during this time. All safety precautions have been taken to assure the public will be safe, the department says.
Phyllis James, Mitchell, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Wednesday, March 5. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent c/o Wesley Acres, Apt. No. 84, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
GEDDES -- Cleo Schulte, Geddes, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Monday, March 10. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 200 E. First St., Geddes, S.D., 57342.
A Mitchell woman is accused of possessing a controlled substance. Kelly Marie Carpenter, 33, admitted to law enforcement she used fentanyl, a prescription pain drug, for which she did not have a prescription, according to court documents.