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Burke/South Central lone Class B school at Corn Palace Relays

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Burke/South Central’s Lexi Fernau was shoulder-to-shoulder with Mitchell’s Mary Krause after one lap of the girls 1,600-meter run Tuesday at the 67th Annual Corn Palace Relays at Joe Quintal Stadium in Mitchell.

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Cell phone policy loosened at Mitchell High

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Cell phones will no longer be banished to backpacks and blue jean pockets at Mitchell High School.

Monday night, the Mitchell Board of Education approved a change to the high school handbook that will allow students to use their cell phones befor…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Vandals destroy traffic signs, mailboxes around Lake Mitchell

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Someone wants to do some cruising by the lake.

Late Sunday evening, Mitchell dispatch sent an officer to the 2700 block of North Ohlman for a report that two 30 mph speed-limit signs had been spray-painted to say 80 mph.

The two vandalized si…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

New discount store opens on Main Street

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

From Dollar Tree to Just a Dollar.

Carol Vilhauer and Leimomi Russell, both of Mitchell, worked at Dollar Tree in Mitchell for years — that is, until they decided to go into business for themselves. Now, Vilhauer and Russell are co-owners of Jus…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTOS: Genealogical gathering

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Hosted by the Mitchell Area Genealogical Society, Saturday’s events at the Carnegie Resource Center in Mitchell and a board meeting Friday were part of the South Dakota Genealogical Society’s annual meeting. 
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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 school board to consider fine arts center

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Mitchell Board of Education plans to examine moving forward with a Mitchell High School fine arts center at today’s regular meeting.

Listed on the agenda as consideration of approving a timeline and seeking architectural firms for de…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell school board to consider fine arts center

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Mitchell Board of Education plans to examine moving forward with a Mitchell High School fine arts center at today’s regular meeting.

Listed on the agenda as consideration of approving a timeline and seeking architectural firms for de…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell Camera Club

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Mitchell Camera Club met April 3 at the County Fair Banquet Hall. This month’s category was “The Color Purple.” Next month will be “Best of Show.”

At this month’s meeting, the club discussed next month’s category and choosing judges for the “B…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GALLERY: Warmth in Mitchell

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Photos of Mitchell residents enjoying the warm weather Wednesday.

Mitchell reached a high of 84 degrees Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast for Wednesday is mostly sunny with a high of 65, and Friday is mostly sunny…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com