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(KORN - Mitchell, SD) Police escorted a Mitchell man from Monday’s school board meeting for refusing to wear a face mask required by the district. Reed Bender refused board president Deb Olson’s request several times. Superintendent Joe Graves called Mitchell Police. Bender refused the officers request and became combative when they attempted to remove him….





He was taken outside the building. No arrest was made. No one was hurt.


A group of parents attending the meeting argued the board should rescind its mask requirement for a variety of reasons. The board took no action on their request.