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Mitchell School District, MTI and JPII is two hours late

Mitchell School District, John Paul II and Mitchell Technical Institute classes will start two hours late Wednesday. Due to another winter storm, Superintendent Joe Graves decided schools will be late Wednesday morning.


Mitchell receives 4 inches of overnight snow

Mitchell received 4 inches of additional snow through the overnight hours into Wednesday, as yet another snow storm blew through the area. Other regional estimates included 5.5 inches of snow in Tyndall, 4.8 inches of snow in Armour and 3.7 inches near Pickstown, according to the National Weather Se


Mitchell man involved in multiple crashes gets 30 days in jail

A Mitchell man originally arrested in July on charges involving three crashes in a 40-minute period was sentenced Tuesday morning to spend 30 days in the Davison County Jail. Dahjrick Clark, 25, said at his sentencing hearing that he's been sober for the seven months and nine days since the incident


Davison County Magistrate Court Jan. 14-28

• Lauren Johnson, 27, Sioux Falls; petty theft, second degree, $400 or less: $200 fine; $68.50 costs; 30 days in jail; 30 days suspended; conditions: pay fines, costs and fees within 60 days; have no like offenses and obey all laws for 180 days.


Petition to refer city’s $4.1 million land purchase to vote fails

A petition to refer the Mitchell City Council’s $4.1 million land purchase to a public vote failed to be submitted within Tuesday’s deadline, according to Mitchell Finance Officer Michelle Bathke.


Council to consider upgrading Mitchell's Municipal airport

The Mitchell City Council will take action on approving an agreement aimed to upgrade the city’s airport runway during Tuesday’s meeting at City Hall. A soils investigation is required to implement the design of the project before reconstruction of the runway. The city of Mitchell’s consulting engin


SD native sees success in house flipping

MITCHELL, S.D. -- Jordan Hanson is a risk taker. He’s taken many in his professional life, gleaning a wealth of knowledge in the process. The 31 year old has started seven businesses, but his latest endeavor to become a property manager is what he calls the most intriguing and rewarding. Since 2012,


South Dakota gas gears up again

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) -- Gas prices are very much on the rise again, including in South Dakota. But South Dakota AAA's Marilyn Buskohl says the average increase over the week in the Mount Rushmore State is about a nickel, less than in most surrounding states.

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A community of caring: Ethan native undergoes intensive cancer treatment

ETHAN—Last year, after seeing a doctor about his nosebleeds, headaches and watery eyes, Tanner Riggs was told he probably just had a sinus infection. Following intensive chemotherapy, a major surgery and the beginning of radiation, Riggs on Saturday attended a fundraiser for his treatment costs asso


Days before deadline, presumptive probation repeal still in limbo in South Dakota legislature

PIERRE, S.D. — Time is running out for the legislature to take action on what was expected to be one of the 2019 session’s hot-button issues: the repeal of presumptive probation.


South Dakota Senate defeats campus carry legislation

PIERRE, S.D. — A measure prohibiting public universities and technical schools from restricting people’s ability to carry firearms on campus has been voted down by the Senate.


Kernels squander 10-point lead in loss to Washington

SIOUX FALLS—After multiple close calls in recent weeks, the Mitchell High School boys basketball team appeared on its way to a blowout win against Sioux Falls Washington on Tuesday.