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BACK IN TIME: Mitchell Fire Department 1901

July 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Shown is members of the Mitchell Fire Department, Jan. 1, 1901, in their dress uniforms. The drill team placed first in 1901 as they had in 1893, 1894 and 1895. The banner hanging in the background had become a possession of the Mitchell team once th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell Aquatic Club takes fundraising plunge

July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

As swimmers from across the state compete in Mitchell this weekend, a local swimming club is committing itself to raising money to help build a competition-sized indoor swimming pool in the city.

On Monday, Ryan Huber, president of the Mitchell Aq…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell school board to approve budget for new fiscal year

July 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The annual reorganizational meeting for the Mitchell Board of Education will include a measure to increase the cost of school lunches and the approval of the district’s 2014-15 budget.

The board, which will say farewell to retiring board member …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell Poet plant’s manager proud of company’s mission, people

July 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s hard to catch Becky Pitz without a smile.

The general manager of Mitchell’s Poet plant walks briskly throughout the plant, showcasing the different buildings, machines and processes with evident pride.

“I love what I do. It’s fun …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

At the Movies

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE

Walt Disney’s new family adventure comedy is about a firefighting airplane and second chances.

When world-famous air racer Dusty (voice of Dane Cook) learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he mu…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Work to begin on Highway 37 north of Mitchell

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Bridge-approach work will begin Monday in the southbound lanes of South Dakota Highway 37, approximately 12 miles north of Mitchell, the South Dakota Department of Transportation has announced.

The work involves replacing bridge-approach slabs a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTO: Pullover package

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured from left are Mitchell City Council President Jeff Smith, Mitchell Convention and Visitors Bureau Marketing Director Katie Knutson, Davison County Sheriff Steve Brink, Bonnie Barthel, Mitchell’s mascot Cornelia, Chasity Williams and Jimmy …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTO: Pullover package

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured from left are Mitchell City Council President Jeff Smith, Mitchell Convention and Visitors Bureau Marketing Director Katie Knutson, Davison County Sheriff Steve Brink, Bonnie Barthel, Mitchell’s mascot Cornelia, Chasity Williams and Jimmy …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

VFW settles into new home as city moves toward demolition of old building

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s been almost four months since Mitchell’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post moved to a new location just a few blocks from its old, forlorn building, where ripped plastic tarps still cover parts of the crumbling structure.

Still, Pat Ziegler…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Apartment fire ruled accidental

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

A late-night Tuesday fire in a Mitchell apartment has been deemed accidental, authorities said.

The Mitchell Fire Division released Wednesday that an apartment at 1700 N. Wisconsin St., occupied by Jeremy and Jessica Jacobson and their two childre…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com