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There's a picture of painted toenails against the background of a cool, blue pool. A proud dad with a newborn son. A garage project. A thick, smoked brisket. These are all responses by federal workers explaining how they spent their furlough day. Nice, right?
RAPID CITY-- The State A Legion Baseball Tournament got off to a rough start for the Mitchell Post 18 Legion team. Despite recording 11 hits, Mitchell fell to Sioux Falls West 9-4 Wednesday at Fitzgerald Stadium in Rapid City. During the nine-inning game, Post 18 left 13 runners on base. "We gave ourselves a chance every single inning, but we just didn't have hits when we needed them," Mitchell baseball coach Luke Norden said. "It's not disappointing that we lost; it is disappointing that we didn't perform well.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that microsurfacing will be applied on a portion of northbound Highway 37 north of Mitchell in Davison and Sanborn counties beginning Friday. Work will begin on Highway 37 two miles south of the Sanborn County line and proceed north 12 miles to just south of the junction of Highway 34. The microsurfacing will be applied to both the median and outside shoulders of the northbound lanes and take approximately four days to complete. Traffic will be restricted to one lane during daytime hours using lane closures.
SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development, in cooperation with the South Dakota 4-H Foundation and the SDSU Foundation, awarded $2,900 in college scholarships to eight South Dakota students for the 2013-2014 academic years. These area students were awarded scholarships: Trevor Larson, Tripp County, $300 John F.
2 Guns Academy Award winner Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg star in this new action comedy. They play undercover agents from two competing bureaus. Both are working undercover in a Mexican drug cartel but neither knows the other is actually a cop. When things go haywire, they not only find out about each other, but are disavowed by corrupt officials in their respective agencies.
As this July forever fades into this August and the sweaty, hardworking part of high summer slides into the sleepier, dog days of late summer, our hired hands in Washington, D.C., have less than 20 legislative days to put up a year's worth of hay before Congressional winter begins Sept. 30. They won't make it. The hay will not be cut, it won't get baled and it won't be in the barn when it will be needed. And it will be needed; there's never been a year when it wasn't.
Prairie Crossings Assisted Living, Mitchell, is one of four state facilities that has been sold to a North Dakota-based group. Edgewood Real Estate Investment Trust (Edgewood REIT) has acquired three assisted living communities and one independent living community. Edgewood REIT has entered into a long-term agreement to lease the facilities to --Edgewood Group LLC, Grand Forks, N.D. The communities include: --Edgewood Prairie Crossings Assisted Living, 2201 N. Wisconsin St., Mitchell. --Edgewood Prairie Crossings Assisted Living, 1800 S.
It wasn't long ago that we would have cringed at the thought of allowing golf carts on streets within the city of Mitchell. It just seemed that the slower, smaller vehicles would cause headaches to regular, and conventional, cars and trucks that motor along the city's busy roadways. That, however, was before four-wheelers and mo-ped-like conveyances became commonplace on this city's streets. Nowadays, it's difficult to drive anywhere in town and not encounter someone buzzing along on four-wheelers, which not long ago were limited to places like pastures and mountain paths.
An area man was recently elected chairman of the board of directors for the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council. Marc Reiner, a soybean farmer from Tripp, was elected to the position. Reiner is a fifth-generation farmer and raises soybeans, corn, wheat, alfalfa, beef cattle and hogs on his farm. Reiner has served on the SDSRPC board since 2006, and he is currently the SDSRPC's representative to the United States Meat Export Federation. "As soybean production continues to increase in our state, it is really an exciting time to be involved in the soybean industry," Reiner said.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Federal officials say the corn crop is showing good progress in South Dakota, although more rain is needed to meet yield potential. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that corn silking was at 69 percent, behind last year's 78 percent but ahead of the 45 percent average. Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 7 percent very short, 24 percent short, 65 percent adequate and 4 percent surplus.