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Jul 30

Corn Palace Director Scott Schmidt is moving on

Mayor Bob Everson announced Monday that Corn Palace Director Scott Schmidt has resigned. “He is taking a position as a faculty member at Dakota Wesleyan University,” said Everson. Schmidt’s final day with the City is August 25th, the last day of the annual Corn Palace Festival. “Scott just had a new little baby daughter and …

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Jul 29

Local Sports for July 29th

The season has end for the Mitchell Post 18 American Legion baseball team at the State Tournament in Mitchell at Cadwell Park.  Post 18 beat Harrisburg on Friday night 5-1 but fell to Renner 4-2 on Saturday night and fell to Rapid City Post 22 late last night, due to the weather, 6-4 to end …

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Jul 26

Local Sports for Friday July 26th

No matter what sport you are going to get upsets and they old saying “That’s Why You Play-em” came into effect last night in the night-cap of the District 5B Amateur Baseball Tourney in Parkston.  J.J. Farner tossed an amazing game for the Pheasants of Winner/Colome but suffered the loss to the hands of #7 …

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Jul 22

Local Sports for Monday, July 22nd

The Mitchell Post 18 Junior Legion baseball team saw its season come to an end Saturday with a 7-2 loss to Brookings in the Region 3A tournament. Mitchell’s final record ends at 18-18. The Mitchell Gold teener baseball team picked up two road wins at Sioux Falls East Sunday winning 11-6 and 7-2. Mitchell at …

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Jul 21

Chili Cook-off champions crowned

Eighteen camps competed for top honors at Sunday’s Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo Chili Cook-Off in ideal weather. “And I’m going to order it like this every year from now on,” said Cook Off Chairman Stan Peterson. “It couldn’t be any better.” The committee also moved the location where chili-lovers purchased their cups and spoons to …

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Jul 18

Local Sports for Thursday, July 18th, 2019

The South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame has announced its latest class of inductees. The Class of 2019 features Dell Rapids’ Jay Bentz, Mina’s Dan Stier, Redfield’s Keith Gall, Flandreau’s Rick Weber and Watertown’s Roger Merriam. The inductees will be honored during the semifinals of the state tournament on Aug. 10 in Mitchell and …

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Jul 17

DWU receives highest honor from South Dakota Special Olympics

Dakota Wesleyan University, along with the Mitchell community has been selected to receive the 2019 Don Baker Award on behalf of Special Olympics South Dakota. The Don Baker Award is the highest honor selected by Special Olympics South Dakota. The award is given in honor of Don Baker who was a volunteer and official starter …

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Jul 17

Local Sports Wednesday, July 17th

Mitchell Post 18, which was playing its seventh game in the past five days, beat Pierre Post 8 9-4 at Cadwell Park yesterday. Brady Brosz earned the win. He allowed eight hits, two runs and fanned six batters in his six-inning start. Max Schoenfelder pitched three scoreless innings, struck out two batters and allowed just …

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Jul 17

Pre-Sturgis Party Returns to Mitchell August 1st

Daredevil Cole Freeman is coming back to Mitchell and will jump his motorcycle in front of the World’s Only Corn Palace during the second annual Palace City Pre-Sturgis Party. New to the event this year will be the Ives Brothers in the “Metal Globe of Death.” The Palace City Pre-Sturgis Party will take place on …

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Jul 15

USS South Dakota crew member gets a special surprise during Mitchell visit

USS South Dakota Fire Control Technician Dylan Cain was among a group of ten crew members visiting Mitchell Sunday on their way to Sturgis. He says the murals caught his attention. “That’s one of the most creative things I’ve ever seen with the South Dakota on it,” Cain said. “I thought it was amazing.” Cain …

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