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Mitchell Corn Palace

 Agricultural art on a grand scale If you were to stop tourists and ask for their impressions as they leave The World’s Only Corn Palace in Mitchell, it would not

Cities Eastern SD

Mitchell, SD

The town of Mitchell is most noted for being home to the world’s only Corn Palace, which draws half a million visitors each year. Located on Interstate 90, Mitchell is the

General News History Native Americans

Renowned Native American artist and South Dakotan Oscar Howe

Gov. Mike Rounds has declared 2010 a "Year of Unity" in South Dakota. The declaration aims to foster better relations between whites and American Indians in South Dakota, where Indians

General News History

New book tells history of grain palaces

The Mitchell Corn Palace proudly bears the title "world’s only" today, but there were many other grain palaces built during the late 1800s and early 1900s — at least 34,

Eastern SD General News Southeastern SD

Corn Palace enjoys a resurgence

The Daily Republic newspaper of Mitchell recently reported that summer visitation numbers at the Corn Palace are up 11 percent so far over last year (upwards of 200,000 people visit

Eastern SD Southeastern SD

Places to stop between Sioux Falls and Rapid City, Part I

For tourists headed west on Interstate 90 to a Black Hills vacation, Sioux Falls is the last major population center they encounter until Rapid City. There’s an awful lot of