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Mitchell garbage collection for 4th of July holiday

Due to the observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 4th, the garbage will be collected one day later than your normal schedule. The city will be collecting garbage Tuesday, July 5th through Saturday, July 9th, for the holiday week. Recycling will be on the same schedule as the garbage...
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Mitchell City Council to hold special session regarding Kelley property

The Mitchell City Council will hold a special meeting this evening at 5 PM at City Hall in downtown Mitchell. After an executive session, the lone agenda item is action to consider a pending offer on the city-owned Kelley property at Lake Mitchell. The property and house recently listed at $2.2 million, and at last week’s Mitchell City Council meeting, Mayor Bob Everson said the city had received a “serious offer”. The city acquired the home in 2019 along with 371 acres of land near Lake Mitchell on which the city is building a wetland to reduce phosphorus flow into the lake. The 10,000 square-foot house initially listed for $3.5 million. It includes a gated entrance, a pond, and 8 acres of land. Tonight’s meeting is open to the public. It is also televised locally and streamed on the city’s YouTube channel.
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Mitchell City Council approves sale of Kelley property

The Mitchell City Council approved the sale of the city-owned Kelley property at Lake Mitchell. Mitchell City Attorney Justin Johnson says the property will be sold for $1.59 million. The sale includes some additional land that has not been listed as surplus. The city purchased 371 acres of land along...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall replica arrival to kick off “Celebration Of Freedom” in Parkston

A six-day “Celebration of Freedom” kicks off today in Parkston with the arrival of a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. Rob Monson says the public is encouraged to join in the arrival of the wall this afternoon. A convoy parade will leave Dimock at 3:30 PM Wednesday with the wall vehicle. Hundreds of motorcycles, fifty Corvettes, and many classic cars are expected to join in the convoy, which should arrive in Parkston at around 3:40 PM. Around sixty Vietnam veterans are expected to attend today’s event.

Rev. Theodore Reuben Bader, 94, Parkston

Parkston – Rev. Theodore Reuben Bader, 94, died at Avera St. Benedict Hospital in Parkston on Friday, June 24, 2022. Funeral service will be Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Parkston Congregational Church in Parkston with committal service following in Parkston Protestant Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, June 27, 2022 from 5 – 8 PM at Parkston Congregational Church in Parkston with a prayer service at 7:00 PM. Memorials may be directed to Jean McLaury, PO Box 153, Elk Point, SD 57025.

4th Of July, In A Small South Dakota Community-Parkston

After living in a city with hundreds of thousands of people it's a nice change to visit a small community and enjoy a much more relaxed atmosphere during a holiday. The one thing you need to know, in South Dakota these smaller towns don't do Small! Planning an event like the 4th of July Parkston Celebration of Freedom takes an army of volunteers and months of organizing.

DWU to observe Independence Day holiday

MITCHELL – Dakota Wesleyan University announces that offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Regular summer office hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. will resume on Tuesday, July 5.

LifeServe to hold community blood drive in Mitchell in July

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 28, 2022) – Local physicians refer to summer as trauma season. When an emergency occurs, it’s the blood on the shelf that helps patients in need. Donate blood with LifeServe to help your hospital and your neighbors. Someone requires a blood transfusion every 2...

Congressman Dusty Johnson To Hold Farm Bill Roundtable Discussion

South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson along with House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member, Glen “GT” Thompson will host a farm bill roundtable scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at a farm near Bridgewater, South Dakota. The farm bill roundtable will start at 3:00 p.m. at the Stahl Farm located at 43384 261st Street north of Bridgewater.

Paul Roesler

Paul Roesler, 90, passed away on June 26, 2022 at the Madison Regional Health System. Funeral services will begin on Wednesday, June 29 at 10 am at Center Free Lutheran Church, 44313 245th St, Salem, SD. Burial will be held at 12:30 pm at the Spencer Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be held on Tuesday from 5 – 7 pm with a 7 pm prayer service at Kinzley Funeral Home, Madison.

Caden Hinker Skills Camp announced for July 19-21

MITCHELL — Kernels Boys Basketball on Twitter today announced the addition of the Caden Hinker Skills Camp to the summer roster of camps available to Mitchell area athletes this summer. The Camp will be held July 19-21 and is open to grades 3-8. More information can be found at the following link: