April 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic
The deep cuts proposed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard and approved by the Legislature earlier this year may have solved South Dakota’s $127 million structural deficit in one fell swoop, but the dominoes have only begun to fall at the local level.
The Mitchell School District is facing nearly $800,000 in cuts for the 2011-2012 school year as a result of the lost state funding, and some people are nervous. Continue Reading
December 3, 2010 in The Daily Republic
“Science on the Move” still is on the move, that is because science teacher Jerry Opbroek refuses to let it die.
After a six-year run, the state cut funding for the mobile science program at the end of the 2008-2009 school year.
November 5, 2010 in The Daily Republic
Change your clocks, check smoke alarms
To the Editor:
The Mitchell Fire Division has a simple but powerful reminder for all members of our community this weekend. When you change your clocks for daylight-saving time, change and test the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, and please remind your friends, family and neighbors to do the same. Continue Reading
October 7, 2010 in The Daily Republic
Parade magazine, which is inserted in each Saturday’s Daily Republic, is conducting an America’s Favorite Show Choir competition that includes Mitchell High School’s Friend de Coup choir. Continue Reading