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Tuesday need-to-know: 5 stories

Good morning and welcome to The Daily Republic's need-to-know page. Here are five stories you need to know headed into Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018: 

1. Wonder why Mitchell hasn't picked up on the craft brew trend? One guess is start-up costs, which is why the brewery-related bills being dropped in the legislature won't impact Mitchell. 

2. From the Mitchell Board of Education meeting, school officials are concerned for the future of some tutoring programs. 

3. The Mitchell girls basketball team upset No. 4-ranked Harrisburg Monday. GAME RECAP and PHOTO GALLERY

4. A murder trial has been moved out of Gregory County due to potential bias of jurors. 

5. Our editorial board says we need community buy-in if draining and dredging Lake Mitchell is the decision to fix the lake. 


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