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South Dakota high school students can register now for 2014-15 online Advanced Placement (AP) courses. The courses are offered at no cost through Learning Power, a project of the South Dakota Department of Education, Northern State University’s E-Learning Center and Technology and Innovation in Education (TIE). Learning Power was developed six years ago, primarily for students in the state’s small high schools, in districts unable to support advanced coursework independently. AP courses offered are biology, calculus, chemistry, English language and composition, English literature and
Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 4/17/2014 From: 4/16/2014
The Town and Country CFEL met at the fairgrounds on April 2. We recited the pledge and our creed. Ten members answered the roll call with Easter plans. Minutes were read and a treasurer's report given. Discussion was held on what we should take to the Abbott House for Easter. We decided to each make a dozen cookies and then meet at Delores' home at 9 a.m. on April 15 to gather the cookies and take them to Abbott House. Town and Country Club is in charge of registration for our Area 6 meeting on April 8. We will be at the fairgrounds by 9 a.m.
PIERRE -- As spring rapidly approaches, Dr. Dustin Oedekoven, South Dakota state veterinarian, reminds horse owners to prevent the spread of equine herpesvirus (EHV). EHV has historically been found in South Dakota, and is transmitted between horses in close contact. Three forms of the disease are recognized: respiratory, reproductive and neurologic. The respiratory form is the most common, with symptoms of coughing, nasal discharge and a high fever.
Now playing at Mitchell's Luxury 5 Cinemas: Heaven Is For Real, Transcendence, Draft Day, Rio 2 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
James "Jim" Brewer, Mitchell, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Monday, April 21. His family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 809 W. Norway, Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists a 27-mile construction project on Highways 251 and 47 from the South Dakota-Nebraska border, through Gregory, to Highway 44 is set to begin soon. During the month of April, curb and gutter and pipe work is expected to cause minimal delays. In the work zone, motorists can expect reduced speeds and flagging operations. Resurfacing work is scheduled to begin on May 1 beginning at the South Dakota-Nebraska border on Highway 251. Work will proceed north to Gregory where Highway 251 ends and High 47 begins.
The Davison County Highway Department will be closing 404th Avenue from 244th Street to 247th Street on Monday.
ETHAN -- Marie Erpenbach, Ethan, will celebrate her 89th birthday on Wednesday, April 23. Her family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 26276 411th Ave., Ethan, S.D., 57334.
The Mitchell Department of Public Safety has announced that Sgt. Mike Koster will be promoted to the assistant police chief, effective May 24.