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Expanded rodeo event is this weekend in Mitchell.
Davison County Planning and Zoning Administrator Jeff Bathke’s workload is about to get bigger. After a 57-minute executive session Tuesday afternoon at the courthouse, Davison County commissioners appointed Jeff Bathke...
The carloads of memories have been coming back all summer for Jeff Logan. Owner of Mitchell’s Starlite Drive-in, Logan has been expecting this day for months, and now it is...
As the sun breaks the horizon today, many youngsters will take aim at their first feathered target when South Dakota’s 18th annual youth waterfowl hunt begins. Over the weekend, youths...
EPIPHANY -- Cory Eich grabbed a corn cob off the stalk during a warm September afternoon and pulled out his pocket knife, slicing deep into a kernel. "This heat really has moved things along," said Eich, 54, showing with his knife how the late-August and early-September heat affected the kernel's color and hardness. "Until three weeks ago, we were living the dream."
CHAMBERLAIN — She’s a veteran florist, but it’s not easy for Patience Pickner to name her favorite flower. “It changes with the season,” said Pickner, who’s owned and worked at...
KIMBALL -- The Kimball School District is wrapping up a $2.4 million renovation project this month on its school, finally closing the door on an earlier construction project that resulted in a court fight. Sheri Hardman, the district's superintendent, said there will be a public open house at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 to show off the building's improvements and additions, which were partially funded by a $684,375 settlement received from arbitration with Swift Contractors, of Sioux Falls.
Greg Von Wald is proud to show off Mitchell Technical Institute. Starting his sixth school year as president, Von Wald walks around the campus pointing out new lab rooms, the overall spaciousness and the student-friendly atmosphere. Most of all, Von Wald is happy about one thing. "It's all located right here," he said of the campus, now fully situated south of Interstate 90 in the southeast corner of Mitchell.
Two new Caterpillar Model 950K front-end loaders will be purchased for the Davison County Highway Department next year, completing a total replacement of the department's work vehicle fleet. That brings the total amount of new vehicles to six for the department, according to Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg. "They're pretty high-tech," Weinberg said. "They have GPS and we can track where they're at and monitor fuel consumption and idle time. They're very efficient machines."
HURON -- An agreement that remained secret for more than two years and sent thousands of dollars to an ex-superintendent was unsealed and read aloud Monday evening at a Huron Board of Education meeting.