8 Man All Star Game -- Due to Covid 19 in the best interest of Public Safety, the Mitchell County Health Board and the Kansas 8 Man All Star Game Committee has officially cancelled the Saturday, June 13, 2020 All Star games. The plan is to resume the games in 2021.
Waconda Lakefest 2020 - The Waconda Lakefest 2020 plans for Dueling Pianos and family activities scheduled for Saturday, July 4, 2020, have been cancelled by the Waconda Cultural Association due to challenges of hosting a large festival with Covid-19 health concerns. Plans are being made for Lakefest at Glen Elder State Park to resume in 2021. Cancelling Lakefest does not affect the Annual Fireworks display for that evening, hosted by the Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce.
05-04-20 ... Survey - Awareness of From the Land of Kansas Program
The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s state trademark program From the Land of Kansas has released a public survey asking consumers about their shopping practices and preferences. Recent events have reminded all of us about the importance of local foods. This survey is seeking feedback from Kansas consumers on what they are looking for and how we can help them find local foods. --- Participants who complete the survey will be entered in a gift basket drawing. The gift baskets contain a variety of Kansas grown or made products, valuing over $100.
04-16-20 ... Mitchell County Strong is accepting grocery assistance applications for those in need. This is made possible through a partnership with Solomon Valley Community Foundation, the Beloit Area Chamber of Commerce and the Mitchell County Community Development / Solomon Valley Economic Development’s Mitchell County Strong program! For more information visit our website:
June 1, 2020 – Filing deadline for candidates for State, County and Local Offices. 2nd & 3rd District County Commissioner; County Clerk; County Treasurer; Register of Deeds; County Attorney; Sheriff; Township Trustees; Township Treasurers; Precinct Committee persons.
July 14, 2020 – Last day to register to vote prior to Primary Election.
July 15, 2020 – In person and mail ballot advance voting begins.
August 4, 2020 – Primary Election.
August 6, 2020 – Voter Registration books reopen.
October 13, 2020 – Last day to register to vote prior to General Election.
October 14, 2020 – In person and mail ballot advance voting begins.
November 2, 2020 – General Election
November 3, 2020 – Voter Registration books reopen.
Mitchell County Kansas Government Chris Treaster, Mitchell County Clerk