Mitchell hosts disaster dress rehearsal

Mitchell is hosting a regional Incident Management Assistance Team exercise. Davison County Emergency Manager Jeff Bathke is the Incident Commander…..

This year’s exercise scenario is weather-related…..

Taking out the Mitchell Street Department and Davison County Highway Departments along with the water tower, apartments and other structures.

National Weather Service Meteorologists Samantha Garrett (L) and Peter Rogers (R) assisting with up to date weather information.

The event wraps up around noon on Thursday with an “after-action report”….


Bathke says the exercise scenario varies from year to year.