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Dakotafest could set records

August 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

A new owner, better weather and an even bigger farm show.

That’s how show director Ray Bianchi summed up the 18th edition of Dakotafest, which runs today through Thursday at the Schlaffman Farm just southeast Mitchell. Bianchi said the show has si…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Tickets to go on sale soon for Dakotafest Women’s Brunch

May 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

This year’s theme is “Love the Journey.” Lisa Brouwer of Sioux Falls will be this year’s speaker.
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Wednesday attendance set Dakotafest record

August 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Total attendance for three-day show was about 30,000, organizer says.
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OUR VIEW: A wonderful week for the city, region

August 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

This is a banner week in Mitchell, and the many people who are behind it deserve credit.
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Drought a hot topic at Dakotafest

August 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Drought conditions in South Dakota have caused strain, to say the least. At Dakotafest in Mitchell, producers, agronomists and equipment company representatives this week are noting how desperately the state needs rain, but many remain optimistic about plowing ahead despite the dry weather.
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Noem, Varilek clash before large crowd at Dakotafest

August 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The stalled farm bill was the major issue under discussion during the first debate between Rep. Kristi Noem and her challenger, Matt Varilek, Wednesday at Dakotafest.
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Noem, Varilek clash before large crowd at Dakotafest

August 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The stalled farm bill was the major issue under discussion during the first debate between Rep. Kristi Noem and her challenger, Matt Varilek, Wednesday at Dakotafest.
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Robo Rock Picker among Dakotafest innovations

August 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Rotary drum device invention said to make rock-picking faster and easier.

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Drought sparks interest in race for US House

August 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Voters engaged in campaign ahead of Labor Day as farm bill languishes on Capitol Hill.

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Dakotafest back with more booths

August 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Nearly 600 exhibitors in Mitchell Tuesday through Thursday
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