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Democrat Corinna Robinson says she wants to ‘get past partisan politics’ as she takes on incumbent Republican Kristi Noem.
Document sparks discussion on length of districts, discretionary tax formula.
Pheasants Forever is concerned about the birds and the bees. That’s why the national organization is utilizing $15,000 from recently awarded grants toward its new South Dakota Pollinator Habitat and Education program.
Strong winds slammed the region Sunday, causing structural damage to at least one Mitchell business and sending vehicles off roads. According to Brad Adams, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, Chamberlain had the strongest wind gust in the eastern half of the state Sunday at 64 mph.
A fire at 24526 413th Ave. northeast of Mitchell burned two storage sheds to the ground, but no one was injured. The blaze started around 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Brian Nicholson’s residence in rural Mitchell while he was taking Christmas lights down in his yard.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first installment in a series of stories about the 1980s in the Mitchell area and the decade’s impact on modern life. Further stories will be...
Dave Mitchell, a local Democrat, was seated at the same table as Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard Friday night. After Mitchell rose from his table to a round of applause at the annual Chamber of Commerce Recognition Banquet to accept this year’s Community Service Award, he opened his short speech with a couple of jokes. “I would say I’m speechless, but no one would believe me,” he said. “And Governor Daugaard, I was told tonight to behave myself sitting at the same table as you.”
Senator talks about wind farms, other power sources.
TYNDALL — The Conservation Reserve Program will suffer a major hit in the new farm bill, Sen. John Thune said. Thune, R-S.D., said CRP will likely be capped at 24 million acres enrolled nationwide at any one time, which is down from 32 million acres in the 2008 farm bill.
Call them experienced, seasoned or old-school. Just don’t call them old. This school year, there are seven teachers in the Mitchell School District who’ve been in education for 40 or more years. That means about 3.5 percent of the 194 full-time teachers in the district have roamed school hallways for four decades.