Nominations sought for annual Person of the Year award

The Mitchell Republic is seeking nominations for its annual Person of the Year award.

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MITCHELL — The Mitchell Republic is seeking nominations from readers for its annual Person of the Year award.

The award will be presented to the person who is judged to have had the most impact on Mitchell or the Mitchell area (anywhere the Mitchell Republic print edition is circulated) during the 2022 calendar year.

Nomination letters may be sent to Luke Hagen, editor, at with "Person of the Year" in the subject line, or mailed to his attention at The Daily Republic, P.O. Box 1288, Mitchell, SD 57301.
The deadline for nominations is Dec. 23. The selection will be presumably announced in the Jan. 7 edition of the Mitchell Republic.

“When he is needed, he is always present. Whether that may mean he can help from behind the scenes in the background, he is always present,” Davison County Veterans Service Officer Craig Bennett said of Holmes.

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