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Mitchell High School's Lori Schmidt and Tom Berg have been organizing the school's prom for the past 25 years. This year's prom, with the theme of "Gold Gone Wild," begins at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Mitchell’s prom pair: Teachers mark 25 years of putting on the big dance
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April 20, 2018
Mitchell High School sculpture students submitted a pair of entries into the Vans Custom Culture contest, with "Corn Palace" (left) in the Off the Wall category and "Fire and Ice" (right) in the Local Flavor category entries shown here. (Photo by MHS student Lucas Bindert)
MHS art class shoes make them dance for joy
April 20, 2018 - 7:00am
April 17, 2018
t4.10.18 Bob King -- 041818.N.DNT.JUULc2 -- Ross Nasca, general manager of the Smoke Shop and Ecigs in Duluth, displays a Juul. The package includes the battery charger (left) and the unit that holds the battery (right). Users have to purchase a separate Juul pod that holds the e-juice. Bob King /
Are Juuls in your school? Popular e-cigarettes alarming health officials
April 17, 2018 - 9:14pm
April 14, 2018
Owen Fink, a seventh-grader at Bridgewater-Emery Middle School, will compete in his third national geography bee in Washington D.C. in May after winning the South Dakota geography bee for the third year in a row. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Bridgewater-Emery's Fink is three-time state winner of geo bee
April 14, 2018 - 8:00am
April 13, 2018
Maddison Sparks, a junior at Armour High School, will be the first student to take over the popular reading competition Prairie Readers, a competition for area students that’s been running for 15 years. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Armour student prepares to take over Prairie Readers
April 13, 2018 - 9:47am
April 11, 2018
Demonstrators protest cuts in pay, benefits and school funding at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City, April 2, 2018. Thousands of teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky walked off the job Monday morning, shutting down school districts as they protested cuts in pay, benefits and school funding in a movement that has grown in force since igniting in West Virginia earlier this year. (Alex Flynn/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Behind Oklahoma's teacher strike: years of tax cuts and an energy slump
April 11, 2018 - 10:53am
April 7, 2018
Starting Sunday, the Mitchell Public Library will no longer charge fines for those with overdue items from the library. (Marcus Traxler / Republic)
Mitchell library ends fines for overdue books
April 7, 2018 - 8:00am
April 6, 2018
Mitchell High School senior Dante Davids uses an Occipital 3D Structure Sensor to take a 3D image of a model head. Thanks to a grant from Toshiba, students in Mrs. Marica Shannon's sculpture class are now making 3D art as part of their classes. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Mitchell High School class using 3D printers, acquired from Toshiba grant
April 6, 2018 - 8:55am
Mitchell High School's Friend de Coup performs their "Daring Greatly show" to students at L.B. Williams Elementary School on Thursday afternoon in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
FDC looking for three-peat
April 6, 2018 - 8:43am
April 4, 2018
White Lake, Mitchell Christian take honors at CBH fest
April 4, 2018 - 5:25pm
Howard Elementary Principal/Assistant Superintendent Dr. Chris Noid stands for a photo in the school hallway. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Howard's Noid has a passion for education
April 4, 2018 - 8:18am
Caleb Torres, a George Washington University student, regularly skipped meals his freshman year because he didn't have enough money to buy food. Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary.
The hidden crisis on college campuses: 36 percent of students don't have enough to eat
April 4, 2018 - 6:54am
April 2, 2018
Platte-Geddes third-grader Dulcie Veurink dribbles around opponents during a three-on-three basketball tournament Saturday morning at Platte-Geddes Elementary School in Platte. The event served as a fundraiser, with all proceeds to be given to Christa Peterson, who broke her neck in December. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)
'Nobody is ever on their own': Platte holds fundraiser for injured teacher
April 2, 2018 - 7:00am
March 31, 2018
Stepping up school safety
March 31, 2018 - 6:00am
March 30, 2018
People look at projects on display Tuesday during the 26th annual South Central South Dakota Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Dakota Wesleyan University. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)
Acing science in Avon
March 30, 2018 - 7:45am