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CHAMBERLAIN — Award-winning American Indian author and illustrator Donald F. Montileaux will sign copies of his new book from 1 to 3 p.m. on May 17, at the Akta Lakota Museum and Cultural Center, Chamberlain. Agnes Gay, who provided a Lakota translation for the story, will join Montileaux at the event. "We're very excited about this opportunity and to have Mr. Montileaux with us again," said Dixie Thompson, director of the museum, which is located on the campus of St. Joseph's Indian School in Chamberlain. "His art has a strong presence in our collection.
Hannah Grace Krieg and Jeffrey Allen White announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are William and Pamela Krieg, Seaford, Del.; and Lee and Kari White, Fulton. Hannah is a 2012 graduate of Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va. She is studying community psychology and is a graduate teaching assistant at Wichita State University, Wichita, Kan. Jeff is a 2011 graduate of Liberty University. He is an internet marketing specialist at Prime Concepts Group, Wichita. A June 7 wedding is planned in Wichita.
The following new books are available at Mitchell Public Library. FICTION: "When the Smoke Clears," Lynette Eason; "Holding a Tender Heart," Jerry S.
Merle and Ruth Tilberg, Mitchell, will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 11. Their children and grandchildren request a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 25905 411th Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
ARMOUR -- Larry and Connie Miller, Armour, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, at The Blue Moon, Armour. Their anniversary was April 18. The event is hosted by their family.
THE OTHER WOMAN Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton star in this new comedy. After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman (Diaz) tries to get her ruined life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife he's been cheating on (Mann), she realizes they have much in common, and her sworn enemy becomes her greatest friend. When yet another affair is discovered (Upton), all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on their cheating, lying, three-timing man. "The Other Woman" starts Friday nationally including at the Luxury 5 Cinemas. 109 minutes.
A Mitchell man is accused of possessing methamphetamine. Brady Bushby, 25, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Bushby was on probation when he admitted to his probation officer that he used meth, according to court documents. Police found residue of meth on a CD case and a dollar bill, both of which tested positive. Bushby told law enforcement he had snorted meth with the dollar bill off the CD case. Police also recovered bags from his garbage that tested positive for meth.
The Mitchell School District will likely alter its parking lot project at Mitchell Middle School as the lone bid was too high. The district's Board of Education will meet tonight in regular session at 5 p.m. at the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy building. The east parking lot project at Mitchell Middle School received one bid from Rexwinkel Construction for $174,394.32.
South Dakota FFA members were recognized at the 86th South Dakota State FFA Convention on April 6-8 in Brookings. The members were honored for excellence in developing career-specific skills through their Supervised Agricultural Experience Proficiency projects. The results with area winners are as follows: Agricultural Communications: Third place, Nicole Roth, McCook Central Agricultural Education: Second place, Victoria Krempges, McCook Central; Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication: second place, Ethan Schallenkamp, McCook Central; Ag Mechanics Repair and Maintenance: Second, C
The Mitchell Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Wednesday several activities happening in town to celebrate the travel and tourism industry and the economic and social contributions it brings to Mitchell. National Travel & Tourism Week runs Saturday through May 11 this year. During National Travel & Tourism Week, the newly revamped Community & Visitor Guide will be distributed to local and regional residents. The CVB is also hosting two contests via social media: a photo challenge on Instagram and a reverse scavenger hunt on its Facebook page.