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Blood Drive in Mitchell

There will be a blood drive in Mitchell Community Blood Drive, Monday, August 3, 2015 from 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM at Avera Queen of Peace, 525 North Foster.

Sign up to save a life today! Schedule a blood donation appointment online at www.lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800.287.4903.

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Mitchell High School Final Registration

Final registration for all MHS students will be Wednesday, August 5, from 9am to noon and 1pm to 4pm.

Locker assignment for freshmen and new students.
Lunches & activities pass will be available to purchase at this time.
Student pictures will be taken at time of registration.

Freshmen orientation will be held held at MHS on Wednesday evening at 7pm.

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Wellness Support Group Meeting

Wellness Support Group Meeting will be held Wed., Aug. 5th, 2015 at 2:30p.m. in Cathedral Square Community Room located at 413 E. 6th St., Mitchell, SD.

Presentation – “In Our Own Voice” People with mental illness describing what it has been like for them.
The meeting is open to anyone interested in wellness!

For more information please call Kathie at Independent Living Choices
995-8141.

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Parkston Food Pantry Children’s Backpack Program Fundraiser

Parkston Food Pantry Children’s Backpack Program Fundraiser is selling chances on a Traeger Pellet Smoker (retail $900) or a Yeti 65 Cooler (retail $399). Items are displayed in The Medicine Shoppe window. 1 ticket for $5 or 5 tickets for $20. Please stop in and purchase you chance to win big while supporting a great cause. These items were donated by CHS Farmers Alliance and Nutra Blend, LLC. The following businesses are selling tickets: The Medicine Shoppe, Maxwell & Bowar Agency, Kenzie’s, Parkston Drug, Service Center Credit Union, First Dakota Bank, Wenzel Insurance, and Avera St. Benedict (Julie Semmler). Drawing will be held at Old Fashion Saturday in the Park on August 8. Need not be present to win.

Sports

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

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Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Daily fantasy sports land in gambling industry crosshairs

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Each year millions of Americans draft virtual sports teams online and enter real-money competitions that last only a few hours.

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

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The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

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Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

National

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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

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President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

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The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad

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The United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the U.S. military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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GOP prepares for big week

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All 17 candidates are jockeying to get a spot on the stage of the first GOP debate, and a place in the hearts and minds of voters.

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Pittsburgh doctor linked to second Zimbabwe lion hunt probe

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Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations.

Lifestyle

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

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For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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Chevrolet the latest car to be ‘hacked’

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A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely.

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TOP 5: Worst things to buy online

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Money expert Matt Granite explores what items are best purchased online and what items are better left to the in-store shopping experience.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Grandma’s the get-a-way driver

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It's not exactly quality time with grandma.

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WATCH: Miami Marlins play dirty

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After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.

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Here kitty, kitty …

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An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at an Ohio zoo has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines.

The KMIT Morning Show

State ‘B’ Amateur tournament bracket

See the full bracket for the 2015 State B Amateur baseball tournament at Cadwell Park!

New Corn Palace Domes

Videos and pictures as the domes are placed on the Corn Palace

Flashback video: Sam Hunt

Watch Sam Hunt perform a beautiful tribute to Virginia Tech after the shootings in 2007.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Ice T voices ‘Care Bears,’ ‘Dora the Explorer’

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The rapper and "Law & Order: SVU" star used to do voice work for children's cartoons.

News

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

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Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2′ trailer

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The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

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After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Tom Cruise’s ‘Rogue Nation’ dominates weekend box office

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It's the third largest movie opening for Cruise, following the $64.9 million launch for 2004's "War of the Worlds" and $57.8 million for 2000's "Mission: Impossible 2."

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Epic Pomeranian puppy sneeze

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There are worse ways you could spend a few seconds of your day.

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Lynn Anderson dead at 67

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The Grammy-winning "Rose Garden" hitmaker is considered a pioneer for women in the genre.

Weather

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Temperature: 71°
High: 82° - Low: 60°

Local

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Six Dead In Sturgis Related Accidents

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The 75th anniversary rally officially began on Monday.

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2,500 Chickens Die In Fire In Minnehaha County

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The early Sunday morning blaze caused about $100,000 in damage.

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Hawks To Challenge Noem In 2016

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Hawks, a state representative from Hartford, announced her plans on Monday.

Features

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