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KARLL: Tigers have a QB dilemma for a second straight season  Daily Republic

He's the hometown kid who won the starting quarterback job as a true freshman, despite not being able to suit up until fall camp. The Mitchell native had a ...



South Dakota agriculture teacher remembered for being dedicated,...  AG Week

MITCHELL, S.D. — A longtime Mitchell Public School teacher is being remembered as a talented, enthusiastic instructor after his battle with cancer. Jeff Hoffman ...



Cost, safety concerns keep SD prep teams away from helmet protectors  Daily Republic

Some of the top college football programs in the country are using Guardian Caps in practice settings, but the product is most popular amongst high schools.



Miss State Fair Pageant set for Saturday  Plainsman

HURON — Nearly a dozen young women will take to the Farm Bureau Dakotaland Stage at 2 p.m. on Saturday as the annual Miss State Fair Pageant takes ...



At least 9 men involved in sex crime case of teen who lied about age  Jamestown Sun

MITCHELL, S.D. — A Mitchell man was sentenced Tuesday, Aug. 20, to 15 days in jail for fourth-degree rape, making him the ninth person in the past 14 months ...



Mitchell High School plans Back to School Day  Daily Republic

With just under three weeks of summer vacation left, Mitchell High School has announced dates for back-to-school preparation. The first day of school for the ...



Friday flooding tidbits: I-90 likely to remain closed, DOT says  Daily Republic

There are a significant number of announcements concerning the aftermath of the flooding in Mitchell and eastern South Dakota. This page will bring those news ...



Drealan, Vlieger return for 40th time since running first KTD 10K  Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON — Founded in 1980 by members of the Okabena Bay Area Striders, a local running club, the King Turkey Day 10K has earned a rich history as ...



Mitchell HIgh School releases first quarter Honor Roll  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School has announced the Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year. ROLL OF EXCELLENCE (4.0) Seniors: Alexis Allhiser, ...



Mitchell school board meets at 5 pm today  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School teacher Julie Olson will be recognized by the Mitchell Board of Education for making the 2019-20 100Kin10 list of the national Teacher ...



MHS' Childs named state principal of the year  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School principal Joe Childs has been named state Principal of the Year for 2018-19 by the School Administrators of South Dakota. In October ...



Mitchell breezes past Brookings in ESD play  Daily Republic

The Kernels swept Brookings in an Eastern South Dakota Conference dual meet at Hitchcock Park, 9-0, and they got better as the day went along. After starting ...



Mitchell's new show choir director looks forward to new chapter  Daily Republic

Nick McGraw is ready to lead the vocal department and show choir he's competed against, judged and admired his entire life. "If you would have told 20-year-old ...



Board opts to end school year before Memorial Day  Daily Republic

Mitchell School District students will have their summer break begin slightly earlier than expected, the Mitchell Board of Education determined Wednesday.



A graduation first for Mitchell twins  Daily Republic

Mason and Sean Kobold won't be the first people to graduate at the Corn Palace, but their graduation Saturday will mark a different kind of first. When the twins ...



Registration is open for Mitchell boys hoops camp  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School boys basketball program is sponsoring the Kernel Boys Camp for players in grades 3 through 12. The camp runs from June 10-12 at ...



Middle school handles lightning, water issues  Daily Republic

It's been a difficult few days at Mitchell Middle School, Superintendent Joe Graves said at the Board of Education's meeting on Monday. The middle school ...



Parks, Reuland honored as dedicated Mitchell retiring teachers  Daily Republic

The Mitchell School District saluted a pair of retiring employees on Wednesday, both known for dedication in their fields of expertise and dedication to seeing ...



Mitchell High School graduate launches youth leadership program in Brookings  Daily Republic

A new program launched by a Mitchell native is hoping to get youth more interested in community leadership. The program, the Brookings Youth Leadership ...



On to the next chapter: MHS graduates 216 students  Daily Republic

With smiles and laughter, the students of Mitchell High School's 2019 graduating class crossed the Corn Palace stage on Sunday signifying the start of a new ...



Krcil to guide Kernel softball team: MHS to start season on Monday  Daily Republic

Craig Krcil, who has been an assistant for the past four seasons, was promoted to head coach after long-time coach Jim Misiaszek stepped down after 12 ...



Kernels prepare for 2019 season with weekly sessions  Daily Republic

The high school football season is more than two months away, but Mitchell High School has already started gearing up for the 2019 campaign. The Kernels ...



Mitchell high school student arrested in second rape case in six months  Rapid City Journal

A Mitchell High School student was arrested Wednesday, Jan. 30, and charged with fourth-degree rape for the second time in six months.



PAC hosts 2019 SDMEA Middle School All State Orchestra  Daily Republic

Strings attached and ready to entice the audience, Morgan Buenzow has been selected as the lone Mitchell student of the district to perform at the 2019 Middle ...



Dancing their way to Rome  Daily Republic

Four Mitchell High School girls have danced their way to All-American status, earning the opportunity to perform in the New Year's Day parade in Rome, Italy, ...



Millers ready to share basketball knowledge with younger generation  Daily Republic

If you are going to talk about basketball in Mitchell, it is hard to do so without mentioning the Miller name. Alan Miller and his children Jordan, Jade and Macy ...



Mitchell powerlifters claim Class A title  Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS--Eleven members of the Mitchell High School chapter of the Mitchell Powerlifting Club competed in the South Dakota High School state ...



Two MHS students recognized and honored  Daily Republic

Getting involved and making an effort led two Mitchell High School seniors to new opportunities. Jamison Gross and Sam Jones have been selected for the 2019 ...



Honoring excellence in education: Mitchell School District hands out annual awards  Daily Republic

Educators make the world a better place. That was the theme of a unique recognition banquet honoring teachers and classified staff of the Mitchell School ...



Morgan steps away from Mitchell girls basketball  Daily Republic

Wes Morgan is changing benches next season, ending an 11-year stint as coach of the Mitchell High School girls basketball team. He concluded his run on the ...



SD schools voting on changing illegal contact punishment  Daily Republic

The South Dakota High School Activities Association could be making a change to its football bylaws and Mitchell High School is onboard. At the May 13 school ...



MHS student arrested in second rape case in six months  Daily Republic

A Mitchell High School student was arrested Wednesday and charged with fourth-degree rape for the second time in six months. According to court documents, ...



MHS taps former state champion Everson as new wrestling coach  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School wrestling program has not had many head coaches over the years, but when Travis Carpenter resigned earlier this year after 13 ...



Mitchell Chamber warning about potential scam  KSFY

A company is contacting local businesses to advertise in a sports activity calendar and other programs.



Mitchell students experience earthquake at FCCLA conference  Daily Republic

Attending the National Family, Career, and Community Leaders of American Leadership Conference is an opportunity for FCCLA high school students across ...



Consistency at shortstop: Mitchell's Kitchens to continue baseball career at USF  Daily Republic

Drew Kitchens feels at ease when he's at shortstop. That's been his home on the baseball diamond for the Mitchell High School baseball team the past four ...



Show stopped: Format issues lead SD to abandon state show choir competition  Daily Republic

It was three years and done for the South Dakota High School Activities Association state show choir competition. South Dakota started a state championship ...



Kernels embrace new changes as fall practice begins  Daily Republic

As fall practices commenced, 'new' is the operative word for the Kernels. Players broke out new cleats and a new sense of optimism, but after graduating 25 ...



Kernel coaching carousel: Kramer returns as Mitchell offensive coordinator, VanOverschelde to call defense  Daily Republic

With the resignation of defensive coordinator Travis Carpenter, Mitchell High School turned to a familiar face. As part of a reshuffling of the football coaching staff, ...



MHS assembly honors student grades, service  Daily Republic

More than 100 Mitchell High School students received at least one recognition Wednesday during the school's annual awards assembly. Teachers ...



Holding students accountable at MHS  Daily Republic

One year after its implementation, a three-tier policy to reduce truancy and absenteeism of Mitchell's students is showing positive results. Based on the recent ...



Despite improved numbers, job holes for Mitchell remain  Daily Republic

On a Thursday morning before the noon hour lunch rush began, Holly Fortier sat down to finalize the upcoming work week schedule for her staff members at ...



Intent to teach: MHS holds signing event to recognize aspiring teachers  Daily Republic

Thirteen students' intent to attend college was celebrated with a signing day event Monday morning in the Mitchell High School cafeteria. Unlike most signing ...



Start of something new: Inaugural Mitchell Powerlifting Invitational runs smoothly  Daily Republic

It took a little luck and a lot of teamwork, but the Mitchell Powerlifting Club was able to host its first ever competition on Saturday. Five-year head coach Andrew ...



Kernel golf suffers setback in 10th-place finish at Watertown  Daily Republic

WATERTOWN--Five days seems like an eternity for the Mitchell High School girls golf team. Kernel head coach Keri Munsen was effusive in her comments after ...



Defense leads Mitchell girls past Huron  Daily Republic

HURON--The MItchell High School girls basketball team had given up fewer than 50 points just one time all season heading into Saturday's Eastern South ...



MHS gymnasts capture second place at state  Daily Republic

BROOKINGS -- Two Eastern South Dakota Conference foes went head-to-head once again on Friday for the Class AA state gymnastics title. In the state ...



MHS gymnasts peaking for state: Kernels among favorites for AA title  Daily Republic

Don't look now, but the Mitchell High School gymnastics team is entering state on a high note. The Kernels are the defending state champions and coming off an ...



Mitchell thrives in sprints at indoor ESD meet  Daily Republic

BROOKINGS--The Mitchell High School track and field team battled soreness and eight other schools at the Eastern South Dakota Conference meet on ...



Mitchell harriers eye big finish at state meet  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School track and field team wants to finish strong. The Kernels have 12 boys and 15 girls competing in five different individual events and five ...



Starting from scratch: Mitchell hoops reshaped in early stages of the Neuendorf era  Daily Republic

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is the first in a series examining the status of the Mitchell High School boys basketball program. Todd Neuendorf expects to win.



Focused Kernel girls take down Spartans  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School girls basketball team arrived focused on Saturday at the Corn Palace. It showed, as the Kernels wreaked havoc on defense, made ...



Short-handed Kernels fall to Yankton in Marchand Cup  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School girls golf team faced a couple of obstacles on Tuesday during the Rob Marchand Memorial Meet at Lakeview Golf Course. The Kernels ...



Mitchell's Sand drives electric vehicle business to new heights  Daily Republic

There's a new way to traverse around the local golf course and streets of Mitchell, somewhat thanks to Jeff Sand. What was once an idea that came about while ...



Closing the generation gap  Daily Republic

In an age in which face-to-face communication comes at a premium, students at Mitchell High School are valuing a chance to learn about the past first-hand.



Three Kernels place in top-5 all-around at state meet  Daily Republic

BROOKINGS--The Mitchell High School gymnastics season came to a strong close on individual competition day at the state meet Saturday, as three Kernels ...



Putting down the phone: Presentation shares dangers of distracted driving  Daily Republic

Mitchell native Justin Iburg spoke to a group of Mitchell High School students Tuesday morning in an attempt to keep them from making the mistake he made ...



Mitchell's Brewster named to Class AA all-state team  Daily Republic

A banner senior year for Mitchell High School's Chelsea Brewster continued with her announcement to the Class AA all-state volleyball team, as selected by the ...



Closing in on return to the state tournament: Kernel girls host Sturgis in SoDak 16  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School girls basketball team is a win away from sending its six seniors out with a trip to the state AA tournament. Thanks to winning seven of its ...



At least nine involved in case of teenager who lied about age  Daily Republic

A Mitchell man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 days in jail for fourth-degree rape, making him the ninth person in the past 14 months to be sentenced for an ...



Keeping an eye on the prize: Mitchell's Max hones in on winning state title in final season  Daily Republic

Last February at the Premier Center in Sioux Falls, Mitchell High School's Carter Max was watching intently as his twin brother, Carson, wrestled his way to a ...



Back to broadcasting: Communication class revives MHS TV channel  Daily Republic

KRNL TV is back on air. After going dark for over a decade, students of Jeff Sand's contemporary communications class at Mitchell High School are reviving the ...



Mitchell's homecoming candidates are  Daily Republic

The 2018 Mitchell High School homecoming king candidates are, front row, from left; Mitch Schladweiler, Ethan Huber, Drew Kitchens, Carter Max and Tegan ...



Mitchell battles back after slow start at state tennis tournament  Daily Republic

RAPID CITY--The South Dakota girls tennis tournament didn't start according to plan for Mitchell High School. A deep field pushed several Kernels to seeds in ...



Mitchell crowns six champions at AAU youth Corn Palace tournament  Daily Republic

Roughly 500 youth wrestlers funneled into Mitchell Saturday morning to compete in the South Dakota Wrestling Coaches Association Region 3 AAU tournament ...



Mitchell strolls into ESD tennis tournament feeling optimistic  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School boys tennis coach Pat Moller was optimistic after his team concluded its regular season on Tuesday. The Kernels had just been beaten by ...



Roosevelt outlasts Mitchell in 11-inning nightcap to split doubleheader  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School baseball team squared off with Sioux Falls Roosevelt in a doubleheader Monday at Cadwell Park, but the nightcap nearly turned the ...



Mitchell's master motivator  Daily Republic

Tom Starr is a motivator and a listener. The longtime Mitchell High School assistant wrestling coach recently resigned from his teaching post with the school ...



Kernels come up short: Mitchell boys narrowly miss chance at overtime against Huron  Daily Republic

One point. That's all the Mitchell High School boys basketball team needed to send Saturday's season-opener against Huron to overtime with 1.2 seconds to ...



A special Easter project: MHS junior puts egg design on display at White House  Daily Republic

Easter colors are a little brighter this year for Mitchell High School junior Mahli Shell. But her favorite color this week may as well be white, as in the White House.



No prison time for Mitchell teen charged twice with rape  Daily Republic

The man who was charged with rape twice within six months while a student at Mitchell High School will serve no additional jail time, a Davison County court ...



Kernels get rematch with Brookings: QB Nelson done for season  Daily Republic

The South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff brackets have been set around the state and Mitchell High School knows its opponent for ...



Riding a hot streak: Kernels face defending champs in state semifinals  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School baseball team enters the Class A state semifinals on a hot streak, winning seven straight and eight of its last 10. The fifth-seeded ...



Mitchell school meal prices likely to stay in place  Daily Republic

The Mitchell School District is aiming to keep meal prices stable heading into the 2018-19 school year. School officials are recommending to leave the district's ...



Mitchell band students explore far off lands on musical tour of Europe  Daily Republic

Participating in high school music programs can take students to contests, performances and clinics all around the state of South Dakota and the United States.



Kernel boys struggle at the line in SoDak 16 loss to Patriots  Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS -- Despite playing on the road at top-seeded Sioux Falls Lincoln on Saturday, the Mitchell High School boys basketball team didn't play scared.



Kernel girls finding new roles in Knippling's first off-season  Daily Republic

This summer is more important than usual for Mitchell. The Kernel girls basketball team is in the midst of a roster overhaul, which sees Cole Knippling taking ...



Mitchell Christian oral interp builds for success  Daily Republic

Mitchell Christian High School has shown they have the oral interpretation game down pat. The school won its district competition on Nov. 1 and advanced to the ...



Kernels close out Aberdeen for Senior Night triumph  Daily Republic

A second-half Senior Night scoring explosion carried the Mitchell High School boys basketball team Friday. The Kernels shot 65 percent in the second half, ...



Mitchell High School class using 3D printers, acquired from Toshiba grant  Daily Republic

Students at Mitchell High School now have more opportunity to discover the world of 3D printing. Marica Shannon, the visual arts instructor, applied for and ...



Last-second loss: Mitchell falls to No. 2 O'Gorman in waning seconds after final-minute rally  Daily Republic

When Class AA No. 2 Sioux Falls O'Gorman visited Mitchell High School at the Corn Palace on Dec. 28, the Knights strolled away with a 24-point win.



Sabato: Wins are on the way for Neuendorf, Kernels  Daily Republic

When Todd Neuendorf was hired to be the Mitchell High School boys basketball coach, he had vivid memories of coming--as a player and coach--to a raucous ...



Police: Autopsies determine cause of deaths in motel case  Daily Republic

Mitchell authorities have determined a cause of death related to the two people who died in a hotel room on Monday. Mitchell Police Division Detective Lt. Don ...



Too much Mors: Kernels have no answer for Yankton sophomore star  Daily Republic

Mitchell High School has come close to knocking off some of the top boys basketball teams in Class AA, but haven't been able to complete the deal. On Friday ...



For the love of learning: Harmdierks plans to retire after 35 years in education  Daily Republic

For Vicki Harmdierks, principal of Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School, teaching was never a job, it was a calling. But after 35 years in education, Harmdierks ...



MHS gymnasts ready for another big season: Kernels among state-title contenders  Daily Republic

Expectations are high once again for the Mitchell High School gymnastics team. Last season, the Kernels captured their sixth Class AA state championship since ...



Corn Palace Director resigns  KSFY

MITCHELL, S.D. (KSFY) - The World's Only Corn Palace in Mitchell is looking for a new director. Scott Schmidt announced his resignation Monday. He's been ...



Remembering Mitchell's young angels  Daily Republic

Remembering the lives of loved ones who died and left the community of Mitchell too soon is what Laura Bollock has been doing through her Facebook group.



Miller, Selland's high school coaches beaming with pride  Daily Republic

Wes Morgan and Tim McCain have been enjoying the ride. But to say they're surprised watching their former players -- senior Macy Miller and sophomore Myah ...



Kernel girls upset top-seeded Knights in Class AA opener  Daily Republic

RAPID CITY -- Mitchell met in front of its bench after the buzzer sounded, screaming and jumping in excitement. It was fitting. The Kernel girls made a statement ...



Mitchell hopes to make a splash at Class AA state meet  Daily Republic

With the South Dakota High School Activities Association boys golf championships set to tee off at Brookings Country Club on Monday, Mitchell High School is ...



Mitchell pulls in 3rd place finish at state trapshooting  Daily Republic

ABERDEEN -- The Mitchell High School trapshooting team continues to climb the state ladder. The Kernels recorded a third-place finish in Class 2A at the South ...



Kernel girls tame No. 2 Harrisburg with defense  Daily Republic

Sometimes lightning strikes twice. Nearly a year after the Mitchell High School girls basketball team upset then No. 4-ranked Harrisburg, the Tigers returned to ...



Beaten at the buzzer: Pierre sinks Kernels on last-second shot  Daily Republic

PIERRE--The last time Mitchell High School and Pierre tangled in boys basketball action, the Kernels snapped a 42-game losing streak on a basket in the ...



Dakota Discovery Museum gears up to feature exhibit on early African American settlers  Daily Republic

The Dakota Discovery Museum is aiming to chronicle the unique history of South Dakota's African American pioneers with its new exhibit. For the past several ...



Knights bully Kernel boys in Hoop City Classic  Daily Republic

The Mitchell High School boys basketball team's turnovers came back to haunt it on Friday at the Corn Palace. As the Kernels racked up 22 turnovers, they fell ...



Kernel girls open state tournament against O'Gorman  Daily Republic

The two-year absence from the Class AA girls basketball state tournament is over for Mitchell High School. The No. 8 seed Kernel girls play top-seeded Sioux ...



Wrestling roundup: Govs dual victory highlights busy weekend  The Capital Journal

The Pierre T.F. Riggs Governors, Stanley County Buffaloes and Sully Buttes Chargers wrestling teams all took to the mat this past weekend. The Govs took on ...



Winter weather washes out Corn Palace Relays for second straight year  Daily Republic

The Corn Palace Relays had been a Mitchell High School track and field staple for 69 years, but the meet has been wiped from the schedule by Mother Nature ...



Mitchell hosts annual McGovern Invitational  Daily Republic

High school speech and debate teams across the state funneled into Mitchell over the weekend to compete in the 27th annual George McGovern Forensic ...



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