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Prehistoric Indian Village featured on SDPB’s Dakota Life

October 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village is the only archaeological site in South Dakota open to the public.
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Exchange students ‘digging’ Mitchell

June 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Crew from England working at Indian Village excavation.

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Indian village offers Boy Scout badge programs

May 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village now offers Boy Scout merit badge programs in archaeology. Continue Reading

Indian Village admission free for military

April 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village is now a Blue Star Museum.
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Archeology Day set for Saturday at Indian Village

October 17, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village will celebrate National Archeology Day on Saturday, Oct. 22.
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Skyteller to share stories at Prehistoric Indian Village

September 23, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Lynn Maroney shares the tales behind the origin of the universe, constellations at weekend event.

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Skyteller planned at Indian Village on Saturday

September 20, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Skyteller Lynn Maroney will present an evening of “Skytelling And Stories” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Prehistoric Indian Village, Mitchell.
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Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village sets Labor Day hours

September 1, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5.
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Officials optimistic at local attractions

October 25, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Being the executive director of the Dakota Discovery Museum is not all glamour.
When an alarm sounds indicating the sump pump has failed, endangering the carefully maintained atmosphere at the museum, it always seems to happen in the middle of the night, according to Lori Holmberg, the museum’s executive director. “I come down and beat it into submission,” Holmberg said with a chuckle. “I get it to start again.” She also shifts displays and hauls art pieces from storage to the museum. Holmberg said the job entails selecting exhibits, raising money and doing whatever else needs to be done. Continue Reading