The Davison County Commissioners will likely hear a different side of the story Tuesday, regarding the relationship between the county, 4-H and South Dakota State University Extension. SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Program Director Peter Nielson will speak to the commissioners at 10:30 a.m. The commissioners' regular meeting starts at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Davison County North Offices, 1420 N. Main St., in Mitchell. Nielson told The Daily Republic last week that he thought SDSU Extension was misrepresented by the comments made during the Feb.
Authorities in Mitchell are investigating a one car crash Saturday night near Longfellow Elementary School. The crash occurred after 11 p.m. in the 1000 block of East Second Avenue when...
The Mitchell Police Division is currently seeking information regarding two female runaways from the Abbott House, while a 69-year old woman who was reported missing Saturday evening has been found...
Seeking to build momentum for conservation in South Dakota, Ducks Unlimited on Saturday pledged to spend at least $9 million over the next five years to support wildlife habitat. Ducks Unlimited will donated at least $1.8 million per year for each of the next five years, it announced during the state Ducks Unlimited convention Saturday in Mitchell.
Bigger should equate to better for Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in providing dialysis care. The hospital officially opened Avera Dialysis Mitchell on Thursday, with a ribbon cutting and open house at the newly remodeled space on the third floor of the hospital. The space includes eight dialysis machines, including a pair in private rooms where consultations can be done and much more comfortable space for patients to relax. Avera Dialysis Mitchell Medical Director Dr.
ARMOUR — The world of birds is large and vast, and becoming an expert on the feathered fliers can take years. But spend a few minutes in Kelly Preheim's kindergarten class at Armour Elementary School and you'll find a bright group of students with a sea of knowledge about birding. The class of a dozen students has learned about more than 300 birds and knows the songs of nearly 50 species. Their knowledge has also made them the winners of a national award.
The Davison County commissioners decided Tuesday to waive the fee for the state 4-H meeting to be held at the Davison County Fairgrounds complex in April. While doing so, the commissioners used the platform to sound off against the way South Dakota State University Extension has supported 4-H in recent years. The county determined it would waive the fee for the use of the building on April 11 for the South Dakota State 4-H Leaders Conference and Volunteer Forum.
A bill in the state Legislature would give South Dakota technical schools the same opportunity as public universities to market high school students. Mitchell Technical Institute President Greg Von Wald said House Bill 1072 is a much-needed piece of legislation to allow high school students to understand the careers are available at technical schools.
The reality for a food hub in southeastern South Dakota is slowly moving closer. About 30 people gathered Saturday at Mitchell Technical Institute for a strategic planning meeting, as the movement to start a program in the area that would allow small-scale farmers to get their products to market as a collective continues to gain steam. Things such as the location of a potential food hub and identifying both farmers and markets are still being worked out, according to SDSU Extension Community Development Field Specialist Kari O'Neill. "It's tough work, to get it narrowed down and decided as
The Mitchell Board of Education will meet tonight to finalize the school calendar for the 2015-16 academic year. Similarly to the current school year, students in the Mitchell School District will open classes on Aug. 19 and finish the first two academic quarters before the Christmas break. Students would then resume classes on Jan. 4, 2016, and have the last day of school on May 25, 2016. The regular board meeting will start at 5 p.m.