An exhibition is on display at the University of South Dakota marking what would be Oscar Howe's 100th birthday. The exhibition includes rare correspondence from the former South Dakota artist laureate, two of his sculptures and original paintings he created, including a newly acquired piece. "Oscar Howe: A Centennial Celebration" is open daily until Friday at the John Day Gallery in the Warren Lee Center for Fine Arts at University of South Dakota, where Howe, a full-blooded Yanktonai Sioux, taught from 1957 until 1980. The exhibit reception was on Oct.
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PIERRE—The South Dakota Department of Revenue will offer an educational seminar on Wednesday in Chamberlain. Department of Revenue agents will cover topics such as sales tax, use tax and contractors' excise tax in addition to a new bookkeeping course, through seminars in five South Dakota locations. The seminars are open to the public, The basic sales and use tax and contractors' excise tax seminars will cover a variety of topics, including how to apply for a license and how to file returns by paper or electronically. The contractors' excise tax seminar held on Oct.
Dakota Wesleyan University's second McGovern Hunger Summit will bring speakers to campus to discuss food security within the state, as well as ways to support it. The McGovern Hunger Summit is set for Nov. 12 in the Sherman Center at Dakota Wesleyan University. The conference begins at 9 a.m. and is free and open to the public, though registration is encouraged. Register at www.dwu.edu/hungersummit . In addition to the speakers, the summit will also include an Empty Bowls luncheon, sponsored by the Mitchell High School art students.
Beginning Monday, the city of Mitchell compost drop-off site will be open from 4:30 p.m. to sunset Mondays through Fridays, and the hours will be from 1 to 4 p.m.on Saturdays for the drop-off of compost during the leaf season. Compost may also be taken to the landfill free of charge Mondays through Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The city of Mitchell will be providing a special leaf collection beginning Monday and running through Nov. 13 (weather permitting). Leaves will be collected curbside on the same day as your garbage collection.
Listed here are some of the closings and schedule changes for Monday, which is Native American Day: • James Valley Community Center will be closed. • Mitchell Public Library will be closed. • City garbage collection will begin at 7 a.m. and be completed by noon. The city of Mitchell Landfill will close at noon. Dependable Recycling will follow the city of Mitchell schedule. The compost drop-off site located at 1405 W. Eighth Ave. will be open from 4:30 p.m. to sunset.
The Rev. Tim Asbill Jr. was installed as the pastor of the Harvest Community Church of the Nazarene on Sept. 20. The Rev. Steve Hoffman, District Superintendent for the Church of the Nazarene for the Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota districts, officiated at the installation service. A meal was served to the congregation in honor of the occasion and to welcome Asbill and his family to the local church. Asbill and wife, Anita and their two teenage daughters moved to Mitchell from Inver Grove Heights, Minn.
PIERRE—The South Dakota Legislature is looking for 22 college or university students to serve as legislative interns for the 2016 legislative session. The internship positions are open to all college and university students.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for Oct. 1 through Oct. 7. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years).
The following Davison County 4-H participants received awards at the 2015 South Dakota State Fair: Cats, purple: Autumn Lentz. Citizenship, blue: Elizabeth Loveland. Electricity, blue: Cody Beaudry. Engineering/physics, purple: Caleb Brouwer. Food Preservation, purple: Collette Haag; blue: Mikayla Haag. Foods and nutrition, purple: Caleb Brouwer, Grace Lentz, Cameron Verlinde. Health and safety, red: Mercy Healy. Hobbies and Collection, purple: Michael Freeman. Home Environment, purple: Tucker Bigge, Wesley Bigge, Matthew Freeman, Austin Froning, Kaisa Fuerst, Trista Fuerst, Johnna J