Mitchell School District Weekly COVID-19 update

COVID Report by Building: Data as of 11.18.2020.   Three different categories of affected students/employees are included here: Active Case Count (Those with active cases of COVID-19.) Total Confirmed Case Count (Both active and recovered …

Mayor Everson issues executive order mandating the use of facemasks in the city of Mitchell

Mayor Everson has issued Executive Order 2020-04 (link to the executive order is listed below) in response  to COVID-19 that enacts additional restrictions within the City of Mitchell due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and its …

Mitchell Chamber, MADC and Main Street and Beyond present awards

The Mitchell Chamber, Development Corporation, and Main Street Annual Recognition Event was held virtually via Zoom on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. This annual event honors and celebrates local businesses and individuals for their commitment to …

Mitchell United Way hits a milestone despite pandemic

Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mitchell United Way managed to exceed its $350,000 campaign goal. Executive Director Dave Stevens says the final tally is $386,024. “We did lower our goal from last …

Mitchell School District weekly COVID-19 update

COVID Report by Building: Data as of 11.13.2020. Three different categories of affected students/employees are included here: Active Case Count (Those with active cases of COVID-19.) Total Confirmed Case Count (Both active and recovered cases.) …

DWU offers scholarship funds to transfer students

Beginning January 2021, students who decide to transfer to Dakota Wesleyan University will receive an additional $2,000 in scholarship funds. In addition to the $2,000 transfer scholarship, students will also have opportunities to receive academic, …

DWU is revising its January 2021 start date

This January, Dakota Wesleyan University will resume face-to-face classes for on-campus students with one major revision. The first day of classes for the new semester will be Monday, Jan. 18 and not Jan. 11 as …

Mitchell School District weekly COVID-19 update

COVID Report by Building: Data as of 11.4.2020. Unfortunately, we will not receive updated COVID data today. Thus, I am reporting the data we received for Wednesday, 11.4.2020, two days ago. Three different categories of …

James River bridge to be dedicated to two Parkston soldiers who died in Iraq

The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs is hosting a State Bridge Dedication Ceremony to honor Combat Veterans SSG Jason W. Montefering and SGT Jeremiah J. Boehmer. The ceremony will be held Wednesday, November 11, …

Mitchell School District releases updated COVID-19 numbers

COVID-19 Report by Building: Data as of 11.2.2020. On Friday, October 30, we received no updated data.  Thus, I am reporting the data we received late yesterday as an update for what we could not …

Mitchell School District weekly COVID-19 update

COVID-19 Report by Building: Data as of 10.28.2020. (As today’s data has not yet been provided, I am reporting the most recent data available, which is from Wednesday, two days ago.  Once today’s data is …

A group of South Dakota organizations say “Mask Up South Dakota”

A group of organizations in South Dakota have joined to recommend and promote masking as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surge throughout the state and wider region. Behind a simple message of “Mask Up South Dakota” …

Mitchell School District weekly COVID-19 update

COVID-19 Report by Building: Data as of 10.23.2020. Three different categories of affected students/employees are included here: Active Case Count (Those with active cases of COVID-19.) Total Confirmed Case Count (Both active and recovered cases.) …

S.D. Attorney General’s Office issue a consumer protection alert

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg and Department of Revenue Secretary Jim Terwilliger are warning consumers to be aware of a fictitious RV transport company by the name of DakotaFalkTrucking.com. The company claims to be …

SD BRIN grant to offer research opportunities for DWU students

The South Dakota Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (SD BRIN), led by the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, has been awarded a $16.92 million five-year continuation grant from the National Institutes of Health …

South Dakota Mayors issue letter regarding the COVID-19 pandemic

The South Dakota Municipal League released a letter Friday from the Mayors of the state’s largest cities: As Mayors of South Dakota’s largest cities and representing nearly half of our state’s population, we have come …

Partial Mitchell School District weekly COVID-19 update due to SD Health Department delays

COVID-19 Report by Building: Data as of 10.14.2020. (Today’s—10.16.2020—data is not yet available so we are reporting what we had as of Wednesday, two days ago. We will update these numbers when 10.16.20 data is …

Mitchell Police seeking burglary suspects

On 10-13-20 at approximately 10:30 PM two or three unknown individual(s) forcibly entered a business in the 1800 Block of North Main. Numerous items of merchandise were stolen in the burglary. Between 6:00 P.M. on …

Mitchell School District weekly COVID-19 update

COVID-19 Report by Building: Data as of 10.9.2020. Three different categories of affected students/employees will be reported: Active Case Count (Those with active cases of COVID-19.) Total Confirmed Case Count (Both active and recovered cases.) …

Mitchell Middle School educator is South Dakota’s Teacher of the Year

PIERRE, S.D. – Amanda Hargreaves, a sixth-grade teacher at Mitchell Middle School, has been named the 2021 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. Secretary of Education Ben Jones made the announcement this evening at a …