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Prestige Salon & Spa in Mitchell provided outdoor haircuts, chair massages, facials and a hot dog lunch at its beach party Thursday, with all proceeds going to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mitchell Area.
The Artesian Street Dance attracted a large crowd Saturday June, 21 before ending early because of lightning and rain. The dance started in the early 1970s by the American Legion in Artesian and is now hosted by the Community Improvement Association in Artesian as a fundraiser for recreation activities for children and community members according to president Clayton Dean.
Monday marked the first day of school in Mitchell.
A crowd forms on the sidewalk as Lori Baye, on the porch in the background, a member of the local Habitat for Humanity organization, welcomes everyone Friday night to the new home dedication on East First Avenue. The home, which started construction in June 2013, is finished and ready for Amy Jorgensen and her family to move in, Baye said. Jorgensen will be able to move in to the home in the next couple of weeks and is given an interest-free mortgage through Habitat for Humanity for the “hard cost” of the home, which is roughly 60 percent of its value, Baye said.
The Mitchell High School marching band performed their annual Band Boats Parade on Lake Mitchell Friday night. The band filled 10 pontoon boats circling the lake for listeners on shore and floating on the lake.
Ranae Johnston scoops cookie dough into a Blizzard on Thursday at Dairy Queen in Mitchell during the ninth annual Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day. Participating locations donate $1 from each of the day’s Blizzard sales to the Children’s Miracle Network. Allan Catellier, general manager of the Mitchell Dairy Queen, said the store’s goal this year was to sell 3,500 Blizzards. As of 9 p.m. Thursday, the store had sold 1,800 Blizzards, and sales were still going strong. Last year, the local store sold a total of 1,700 Blizzards. (Sean Ryan/Republic)