Wednesday morning blaze

A fire broke out early Wednesday morning at CHS Farmers Alliance.

Fire crews from Mitchell, Mount Vernon and Ethan battle a blaze at the CHS Farmers Alliance building Wednesday in western Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Fire crews from Mitchell, Mount Vernon and Ethan battle a blaze at the CHS Farmers Alliance building Wednesday in western Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

A fire from Wednesday morning continues to burn as the fire department contained the blaze to just the one building, a CHS Farmers Alliance fertilizer and chemical building, Wednesday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

To read the entire story about the fire along with video, click here.

 

Mitchell duo lead SDSU in season opener

Mitchell High School alums Macy Miller, class of ’13, and  Kerri Young, class of ’14, helped lead the Jackrabbits to a 75-65 over BYU on Friday, Nov. 14 at Frost Arena in Brookings. Here is a gallery action photos from the game featuring a lot of the Mitchell pair along with regular game coverage. To read more about the pair in their first regular season game together click here.

Sports blitz weekend

It was a busy sports weekend for the area with DWU basketball and state semi-final football. Just some of the action from area games.

Complete galleries can be seen with the game stories

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Canistota’s Jerad Nielsen (27) tries to shake off a Faulkton Area Trojans defender during a game Saturday night in Canistota. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Faulkton’s Carson Ortmeier (42) tries to race past Canistota’s Scott Jolley (12) after a reception during a game on Saturday night in Canistota. (Matt GadeRepublic)

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Parkston’s Blake Bietz (35) is upended by McCook Central/Montrose’s Tyler Cleveland (4) during a game Saturday night in Parkston. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Parkston’s Blake Bietz (35) fights out of the grip of McCook Central/Montrose’s Anthony Tuschen (80) during a game Saturday night in Parkston. (Matt Gade/Republic)

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Dakota Wesleyan’s Kris Menning (10) goes to the basket while being defended by Jamestown’s Cedric Smith during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan and Jamestown players scramble for a loose ball during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tate Martin (11) drives to the basket around the defense of Jamestown’s Jake Hagler during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

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Dakota Wesleyan’s Kristin Sabers watches as a rebound hits Jamestown’s Alexis Watts in the head during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Gabby Frykbo scrambles for a loose ball during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Celeste Beck draws a foul going to the baskte past the Jamestown defense during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Dakota Wesleyan bench celebrates a basket against Jamestown during the DWU Fulton State Bank Classic on Friday evening at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

DWU basketball season gets underway

The Dakota Wesleyan men’s basketball ’14-’15 season got underway at home on Sunday evening taking on Oglala Lakota College at the Corn Palace.

For the complete gallery and game recap, click here.

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tate Martin (11) goes to the basket between Oglala Lakota College’s Matthew Janis, left, and Duane Rooks (40) during a game on Sunday evening at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Luke Bamberg (2) shoots over the defense of Oglala Lakota College’s Cory Cedar Face, bottom, and Joe Morgan during a game on Sunday evening at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) shoots over the defense of Oglala Lakota College’s Duane Rooks during a game on Sunday evening at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell hosts girls state soccer

As Mitchell played host for girls state soccer, we covered games featuring schools outside of our coverage for other papers we share content with across the state to help out when we each have schools make it into each others coverage area. Here are just some of highlights from Belle Fourche’s game against St. Thomas More on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

Belle Fourche’s Brittany Hunsley jumps into the arms of Bailee Ward after Ward scored the Broncs second goal of the game during the Class A state championship game against St. Thomas More on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Belle Fourche’s Jessica Ryan jumps into the arms of her teammate Gracie Neiman after the Broncs defeated St. Thomas More 2-1 for the Class A state championship game on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Belle Fourche’s Jessica Ryan and St. Thomas More’s Avery White fight for control of the ball in second half of the Class A state championship game on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Belle Fourche’s Hannah Rehmeier watches the ball soar into the goal past her during the first half of the Class A state championship game against St. Thomas More on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Belle Fourche’s Bailee Ward celebrates her goal and the Broncs second goal of the game during the Class A state championship game against St. Thomas More on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Belle Fourche’s Mary Hubanks hugs her teammate Gracie Neiman (11) after the Broncs defeated St. Thomas More 2-1 for the Class A state championship game on Saturday at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Action from the Corn Crib Challenge

Action from Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Challenge at the Corn Palace on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The Tigers will open their season on Nov. 1 against Dakota State.

The Grey team’s Jade Miller passes the ball over the defense of the Blue team’s Jon Vorwald during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jalen Voss shoots over the defense of the Blue team’s Jason Spicer during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Luke Carr stretches out trying to grab a rebound over the Blue team during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Trae Bergh presses off the defense of the blue team’s Aaron Ahmadu during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

DWU Head Coach Matt Wilber talks to the Grey team during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jalen Voss shoots over the defense of the Blue team’s Jason Spicer during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jade Millers gets the Blue team’s Jon Vorwald in his face during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jon Harmening goes to the basket around the defense of the Blue team’s Jason Spicer during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jon Harmening goes to the basket around the defense of the Blue team’s Jason Spicer during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Luke Carr and the Blue team’s Jon Vorwald scramble for a loose ball during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Grey team’s Jade Miller drives past the defense of hte Blue team’s Luke Bamberg during Dakota Wesleyan’s Corn Crib Countdown at the Corn Palace on Thursday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

John Paul II Elementary first graders visit Mitchell Fire Dept.

First graders from John Paul II elementary school had a blast as they stopped by the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday as part of fire prevention week. Click here to see the complete gallery.

First graders from John Paul II elementary school visited the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday afternoon as part of fire prevention week. (Matt Gade/Republic)

First graders from John Paul II elementary school visited the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday afternoon as part of fire prevention week. (Matt Gade/Republic)

First graders from John Paul II elementary school visited the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday afternoon as part of fire prevention week. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mrs. Katie Olson joined in on the fun as first graders from John Paul II elementary school visited the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday afternoon as part of fire prevention week. (Matt Gade/Republic)

First graders from John Paul II elementary school visited the Mitchell Fire Department on Monday afternoon as part of fire prevention week. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Bronco busting and Bull riding action from the Wilbur-Ellis Corn Palace Challenge

A selection of photos from the action on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 during the 3rd annual Wilbur-Ellis Corn Palace Challenge at the Corn Palace. Click here to check out the full gallery from the event.

Dalton Dampler, of Belle Fouche, hangs on tight while competing in the bull riding as part of the Wilbur-Ellis Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Thom Newsom, of Hammon, Okla., gathres himself after competing in bull riding competition as part of the Wilbur-Ellis Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dalton Dampler, of Belle Fouche, gets words of encouragement from Chris Newsom, of Hammon, Okla., prior to the championship round while competing in the bull riding as part of the Wilbur-Ellis Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The riders prepare themselves prior to the start of the championship round during the Wilbur-Ellis Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Chet Smith, of Hermosa S.D., competes in the saddle bronc during the Wilbur-Ellis Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Rodeo Clown Justin M. Rumford shows off his jumping splits abilities during a break in the action between the saddle bronc and bull riding during the Wilbur-Ellis Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night at the corn palace in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

DWU bounces back, defeats Dakota State 27-22

Action from Dakota Wesleyan’s come back win over Dakota State 27-22 on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 at Joe Quintal Field. Click here for more photos and complete coverage from the game.

Dakota Wesleyan’s Francois Barnaud (21) stiff arms Dakota State University’s Aaron Gronwald (8) during a game at Joe Quintal Field on Saturday evneing in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jeff Maassen (48) and Dakota Wesleyan’s Sam Kiger (34) combine for a tackle for loss on Dakota State University’s Jabree Shorter (26) during a game at Joe Quintal Field on Saturday evneing in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Dillon Turner (15) fires a pass through the Dakota State University defense during a game at Joe Quintal Field on Saturday evening in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Dustin Livingston (3) tries to shake off a Dakota State University defender during a game at Joe Quintal Field on Saturday evening in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)