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BACK IN TIME: Corn Palace Week 1942

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

This photo was taken during Corn Palace week in 1942 looking north on Main Street. Only Way Cleaners was located at 503 N. Main St., now trudy david’s Gift Shop. Kowall Tire Service was at 505 N. Main St. Mitchell Monument Works owned by W.P. Holle…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Corn Palace Week 1942

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

This photo was taken during Corn Palace week in 1942 looking north on Main Street. Only Way Cleaners was located at 503 N. Main St., now trudy david’s Gift Shop. Kowall Tire Service was at 505 N. Main St. Mitchell Monument Works owned by W.P. Holle…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTO: Demolishing Corn Palace stairs

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Matt Sowell, background, of All States Concrete Cutting in Sioux Falls, walks the robotic cutting device across the second-level floor of the Corn Palace Tuesday afternoon during the demolition of the staircases leading to the Palace’s third floor….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

AERIAL VIDEO: Corn Palace dome removal

July 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

This video was provided to The Daily Republic by Cipher Imaging Architectural Photography….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

LIVE VIDEO: Corn Palace renovation

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Video feed provided by On Sight Video Surveillance

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Tourists battle Corn Palace construction

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

If you’re building, will they come?

That’s the question on the minds of tourism officials in Mitchell as a two-phase, nearly $7.2 million renovation of the Corn Palace ramps up just as this year’s tourist season begins. Mitchell Convention and Vis…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell City Council awards Corn Palace construction bid

May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Mitchell City Council awarded a bid to a local company for the renovation of the Corn Palace at its meeting Monday night at City Hall, but only after agreeing to a few changes to keep the project within budget.

With a unanimous vote, the counc…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Red Green returns

April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

After years of questions, Red Green fans can finally learn why their favorite Canadian handyman uses duct tape for everything.

Steve Smith, perhaps better known as Red Green, said that part of his “How To Do Everything” Tour includes, for the firs…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTOS: Hairball at the Palace

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

 Interim Corn Palace Director Jeri Mickelson said about 1,680 people attended the show, which had a capacity of about 2,300….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell celebrates 30 years of show choir at Corn Palace event

March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Thirty years ago, a man named Jeff Gemar started something in Mitchell: Show choir.

“The term show choir, and what we know as show choir today, came here in 1984 with Jeff Gemar,” said MHS Vocal Director Chris Miller.

Miller…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com