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Longfellow Elementary School in Mitchell had doughnuts for students and their dads as part of the Scholastic Book Fair.
Lindsay Fredrickson, first-year nursing student at Dakota Wesleyan University, right, uses a Pediavision “Spot Vision” screening machine to check the vision of Alyssa Corcoran, 4, of Mitchell, at the Palace City Lions booth Saturday. The Lions offered the screening during the 12th Annual Mitchell Chamber Health and Wellness Fair at Mitchell Christian School. The camera, which cost $7,000, uses infrared light scanning to give a vision reading, according to Cindy Easton with Palace City Lions. The club screened 37 kids and adults during the health fair. (Sean Ryan/Republic)
Mitchell Main Street and Beyond hosted third-annual Wingapalooza and Hot Wing Eating Contest downtown Saturday, selling more than 250 tickets, according to Jennifer Jungwirth, Main Street assistant. For the title of best wings, in third place was American Garage Door; second place, Dale’s A-1 Transmission; and first place was The Depot.
Images from Mitchell High School show choir Friend de Coup's community show. (Photos by Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)
Tenley Peterson, 6, a first-grader at L.B. Williams Elementary, fills a salad bowl Monday during the first night of the All-American Cafe at the school in Mitchell. Students run the restaurant as part of a project-based learning experience in which they take reservations by phone, make table centerpieces, wear specially designed T-shirts, wait on their customers, and even talk to bankers about financing. The menu includes salad, hamburgers, corn, potato wedges and apple crisp.
Twenty-one students from as far away as Spearfish and Rapid City competed in a welding skill test and written test for a chance at $9,000 in total scholarship money from MTI during a welding competition on Friday. The top three contestants won scholarship money and the top 12 won prizes from local businesses and sponsors, said welding instructor Travis Peterson.
The library construction project will expand the community room, doubling it in size, add space to the main part of the library on the east side of the building and expand the work room on the west side of the library.
The student council posted sticky notes with positive messages on the school’s approximately 600 lockers as a surprise.