Mitchell Technical Institute's fall semester will be marked by the tech school's Third Annual Community Kickoff event from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday at the Trades Center building. It will be a public event to introduce new students to MTI, area businesses, the Mitchell community and available local services. Regular classes for the school's 46th year begin on Tuesday. "We've got a lot of energy going at MTI," President Greg Von Wald said.
Athletes, furry or otherwise, are where you find them. The dogs wowing Mitchell crowds at thrice daily "K9's in Flight" shows this week are all rejected pooches reclaimed from animal shelters nationwide. There may be a purebred here and there, but mixed parentage is the general rule. The free show, booked for Corn Palace Festival, has proven a favorite with kids and families. Remaining shows will play at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.
Chris Anderson, 52, of New Prague, Minn., has attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally about nine times over the past 15 years, but this year's trip home from the bike bash will remain forever burned in his memory. On Aug. 8, Anderson's quick thinking helped save the life of fellow biker, Dennis Wesloski, 66, of Scranton, Pa., when the latter's motorcycle crashed on Interstate 90 south of Spencer.
With just hours to the opening of the midway, vendors were scrambling Wednesday to set up Main Street food booths for this year's Corn Palace Festival in Mitchell. As in years past, the festival's main food court will be located in front of Mitchell City Hall and the Corn Palace. Local dentist Steve Gullings and his office staff strolled the midway Wednesday afternoon for an early lunch. "The pork loin sandwich at the Mitchell Christian School booth was great," Gullings said. At the MCS Food Shack, Todd Tegethoff was busily barbecuing a dozen pork loins to prepare for the festival's first
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Those who served in America’s armed forces weren’t forgotten Monday in Mitchell, where hundreds of veterans and their families attended a Veterans Day luncheon program at the Davison County Fairgrounds. The event included the presentation of awards: Soldiers of the Year, Sgt. Maj. Lathe Ragels and Spc. Kris Morris; Veterans of the Year, Jenna Schmaltz and Bill Jackson; Auxiliary Member of the Year, Karen Prickett; and New Veteran of the Year, Pvt.
Ted Christianson’s Marine sergeant uniform still hangs in the closet of his rural Mitchell home. The retired Blue Cross Blue Shield executive at one time considered keeping the lieutenant’s uniform...