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The Mitchell Area Optimist Club will hold its local oratorical contest at 9:30 a.m. on March 29 at Mitchell High School. This year’s theme is “How My Passions Impact the...
The Mitchell Fire Division conducted a training exercise Thursday afternoon near the Corn Palace. Firefighters used the city's ladder truck, which is equipped with a 101-foot extendable ladder, and practiced getting up and onto roofs, according to Assistant Fire Chief Paul Morris. The 100 block of East Sixth Avenue, directly south of the Corn Palace, was closed during the exercise.
Cathy K. Bowman, an agent for New York Life in Mitchell, has earned membership in the Million Dollar Round Table for 2014. Achieving membership in MDRT is attained by those who demonstrate superior professional knowledge, experience and client service. MDRT membership represents the top life insurance and financial service professionals worldwide. MDRT is an international, independent association of the world's best life insurance and financial services professionals.
PIERRE — Attorney General Marty Jackley Thursday warned business owners to be cautious of a telemarking scam that begins with the potential customer seeking to purchase various retail items with a credit card. Several lumber suppliers have been subject to this scam.
BROOKINGS -- South Dakota State University Extension launches Backyard Biodiversity in South Dakota for 2014 this month. "The Backyard Biodiversity project is designed to engage South Dakotans in monitoring pollinators and other beneficial insects in their immediate environment," said Amanda Bachmann, SDSU Extension consumer horticulture field specialist.
Now playing at Mitchell's Luxury 5 Cinemas: Need for Speed, The Wolf of Wall Street, Mr. Peabody and Sherman, Non-Stop, 300: Rise of an Empire.
Ryan Storm a farmer from Mount Vernon, served as a delegate to the Pork Act Delegate assembly March 6-8 in Kansas City, Mo. Storm was appointed as a delegate by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. "It was important to me to represent pork producers from across the U.S. as a Pork Act Delegate," said Storm. "As an industry, when we stand united and work toward a common goal we can yield positive results for pork producers."
BROOKINGS -- South Dakota State University Extension invites you to a Managing the Margin Workshop focused on market and risk decisions South Dakota producers will need to make this year from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on March 20 at the SDSU Extension Regional Center on the Mitchell Technical Institute campus in the Trades Center building. The workshop will be an interactive learning experience, where producers can discuss different strategies and express their risk tolerance. Each class is divided into two sessions.
A Mitchell man and woman were arrested in February for identity theft. Ruth Clemente, 29, and Joel Garcia, 37, found a debit card in a grocery cart in Walmart and used it for several transactions in town, according to court documents. Video surveillance showed Garcia use the debit card to pay for gas at Casey's on First Avenue and attempt to purchase a flatscreen TV at Walmart. Surveillance also showed Clemente purchase groceries at Walmart. The TV purchase was stopped through a theft-detection program associated with the debit card, according to court documents.
A Mitchell man is charged with failure to register as a sex offender. Tracy Charles De Voe, 41, was convicted in 1994 of second-degree sexual assault in Wisconsin, according to court documents. He failed to register as a sex offender within three days of moving to Mitchell. The charge carries a maximum penalty of two years in prison and a $4,000 fine.