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Bedroom Farce

The play Bedroom Farce will be put on by Dakota Wesleyan on March 20/21 at 7:30pm, March 22nd at 2pm, March 27/28 at 7:30pm and March 29th at 2pm.
Tickets are available for $7 at the door.

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Mitchell Show Choir Dinner Theatre

Friend De Coup will have their annual DinnerTheatre at 6:30pm on March 24th, 26th, and 27th, and at 5:00pm on March 28th at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
Tickets cost $22.00 ($20.00 on Tuesday) and will be available for purchase at the Corn Palace Box Office from 8:00am-5:00pm starting February 18th. They can also be purchased online at www.cornpalace.com or by calling 605-995-8430.

Creative Writing Festival at University of South Dakota-Vermillion March 27-28, 2015

Writers high school age and up are invited to register for the VLP Literary Festival and Sorcerer’s Apprentice Creative Writing Camp, to be held Friday-Saturday, March 27-28, 2015, at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. No experience with creative writing is necessary.

Visit the festival/camp website http://sites.usd.edu/dwp/camp for a complete schedule, registration forms and fees, descriptions of the workshops, writer/presenter biographies, and other information. Email dwp@usd.edu with questions.

If you are a person with a disability and require special accommodation to fully participate, please contact Disability Services 48 hours before the event at 605-677-6389 or e-mail disabilityservices@usd.edu.

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Spring Preview Show 2015

KMIT is once again presenting the annual “Spring Preview Show!”… featuring everything that’s new for spring!

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Pheasant Hunt for the Mt. Vernon Fire Dept.

There will be a pheasant hunt on March 28 to raise funds for the Mt. Vernon Fire Dept. Cost of the hunt is only $100.00/ gun. This will be your last time to blast roosters till September!! Start time is 12:00 Noon at Rosewood barn lodge, check in starts at 11 am. You must possess and present a valid hunting permit. To reserve your spot or for more information, call 999 6481.

Sports

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Coyotes broadcaster charged with assault in casino fight

Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Nick Boynton warms up before facing the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL hockey game in Denver on Monday, Feb. 4, 2008.

Nick Boynton, an Arizona Coyotes broadcaster and former NHL defensemen, faces charges after biting an officer at a Buffalo casino.

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Tennessee fires basketball coach Donnie Tyndall

Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall responds to a officials call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee won in overtime 76-73.

Tennessee fires coach Donnie Tyndall after one season, amid an NCAA investigation.

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Kentucky rolls Mountaineers in the Midwest Regional

Kentucky's Marcus Lee, right, blocks a shot by West Virginia's Jonathan Holton during the first half of a college basketball game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Cleveland.

Top-seed Kentucky advances after defeating West Virginia 78-39 rout of West Virginia in the Midwest Regional.

National

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.

Lifestyle

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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

The North Lawn of the White House, on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Washington.

The White House announce a five-year plan to fight drug-resistant germs.

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Eyes on the road: AAA says distracted driving worse than we thought

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You know how some people insist they can drive safely — even while they fiddle with their smartphones or other electronic devices? They can't.

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Bill would create organic-style labels for modified foods

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House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

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Parents increasingly seeking urban lifestyles for kids

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Along the way, they're pushing cities to be more welcoming of families.

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Are passwords past their prime?

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Could having a password become passé?

Weird

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Belligerent birds chase people at Florida park

Actress Tippi Hedren, star of the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film "The Birds," poses with Julian Jarrold, center, director of the HBO film "The Girl," and cast member Toby Jones on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hedren's relationship with Hitchcock during the making of the film is the subject of the HBO film "The Girl."

In a scene straight out of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," some out-of-control birds are chasing people at a central Florida park.

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Loose police horse briefly on patrol in downtown Cleveland

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The horse stayed on the street during his escape but didn't stop at red lights.

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Dallas woman accused in illegal butt injections surrenders

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Dallas police say a woman accused of providing illegal buttocks injections has surrendered to authorities.

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Balki’s bills: ‘Perfect Strangers’ star owes $280K in taxes, mortgage payments

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Bank officials say actor Bronson Pinchot hasn't been heard from in over a year.

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Thief uses his own credit card to jimmy door, leaves it behind

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A Pennsylvania man left behind an important clue when he broke into a friend's garage — a credit card with his name on it.

The KMIT Morning Show

Burn Ban Enacted In Davison County

It is not known for how long the ban will be in effect.

DWU Teammakers Final Four Party Changes Location

The 19th Annual Dakota Wesleyan Teammakers Final Four Party will be held at the Moose Lodge in Mitchell,

Pierre To Be Included On New Monopoly Game

South Dakota’s capital city came out first in an online vote.

Trending

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Zane mistakenly thanks One Direction fans for support

Billy Zane arrives at the Global Green USA's 12th Annual Pre-Oscar Party at the Avalon Hollywood on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Actor Billy Zane pokes fun at the fact he shares a similar name to former One Direction member Zayn Malik in a new video.

News

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Taylor Swift, Joe Walsh surprise fans at Kenny Chesney concert

Kenny Chesney performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 in New York.

Taylor Swift and Joe Walsh surprised the crowd at a Kenny Chesney concert by appearing onstage for impromptu duets.

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This week’s top country tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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REVIEW: ‘It Follows’ is the best American horror film in a decade

In this image released by Brigade Marketing, actress Maika Monroe appears in a scene of It Follows, directed by David Robert Mitchell. “It Follows,” has been arguably the buzziest American film at Cannes next to Bennett Miller’s wrestling drama “Foxcatcher,” which boasts a far more famous cast and a major premiere at the Palais des Festival.

"It Follows" is a horror movie worthy of classic comparisons.

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Belligerent birds chase people at Florida park

Actress Tippi Hedren, star of the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film "The Birds," poses with Julian Jarrold, center, director of the HBO film "The Girl," and cast member Toby Jones on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hedren's relationship with Hitchcock during the making of the film is the subject of the HBO film "The Girl."

In a scene straight out of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," some out-of-control birds are chasing people at a central Florida park.

Weather

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Local

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Marciella Diaz has been sentenced to 80 years in prison

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Marciella Diaz has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for her role in the killing of 15-year old Jasmine Guevara in 2009

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Sanborn County Official Hoping For New Leads In Missing Woman Case

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32-year old Rachel Cyriaks of Woonsocket was last seen in Mitchell in November of 2013.

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BAC Results Released For Man Killed In Mitchell Crash

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Ryan McManus, 33, was killed in a car accident on March 14th.

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Good Neighbor Award

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Nominate a person from your community who is a Good Neighbor!

Menards How To Center

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Check Out the Latest How To Center Video’s from Menards Around The House Series