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EDITORS NOTE: This is part of a weekly series examining the events of 40 years ago that led to Mitchell native George McGoverns Democratic presidential nomination.
By TOM LAWRENCE
The Daily Republic
... Posted on 5/25/12 at 7:25 PM
The current discussion about altering Mitchell’s form of government is nothing new.
A spirited local debate on the concept was held in early 1948, with proponents calling for the hiring of a city manager and the changing of the city’s government structure. Rival committees were formed, forums and debates were held and press releases were issued.
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