Mitchell Mayor Ken Tracy has appointed Dave Tronnes to the Mitchell City Council. Tronnes replaces Dan Allen, who resigned because he is moving to a new residence outside of his ward. Tronnes will represent Ward 2 on the city council. He will be sworn in at the February 3rd city council meeting.
General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.
The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek.
Ihtisham Anwar has pleaded not guilty to possession or use of a fraudulent immigration document.