SDSU Extension's director of 4-H Youth Development said a funding shift by Monsanto has caused issues for sponsoring the annual South Dakota State 4-H Leaders Conference and Volunteer Forum. The Davison County Commission on Tuesday met with Peter Nielson, director of 4-H Youth Development for SDSU Extension, who tried to explain how SDSU Extension is helping grow leaders through 4-H in rural areas. The discussion took place during Tuesday's regular commission meeting, held at the Davison County North Offices in Mitchell. "I'm afraid there was a misconception that there was funds taken away,
If a good business makes the most of its opportunities, look no further than locally based Lucid for doing just that. The Mitchell-based business specializes in wood and metal manufacturing, especially gun and archery stocks. But for the second time in three years, the company has been involved in building the auction Gun of the Year at the annual SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) show, which was held Jan. 20-23 in Las Vegas, Nev. "We feel like it's a great honor," said Lucid Co-Owner Rex Boyd.
The winning word proved to be fitting for 11-year-old Mackenzie Christensen during the 23rd Annual Corn Palace Regional Spelling Bee. Christensen, of Huron, clinched with the word wunderkind -- the German word for a child prodigy or a someone who succeeds in a competitive or difficult field at an early age.
Due to the Presidents Day holiday, the Mitchell City Council will meet Tuesday night for their regular meeting. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell City Hall inside the...
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.