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Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Daugaard hoping for expanded CRP acres
Mission man indicted for assault of Rosebud law enforcement officer
Lower Brule man sentenced for altercation with law enforcement
1 dies when semitrailer goes off bridge in Sioux Falls
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
South Dakota corn and soybean crops set records in 2016
Mitchell scores season-best but finishes second at Huron
Saturday's prep basketball roundup: McCook Central/Montrose rallies to beat Webster Area
Kernels' Havlik wins Opbroek Invite title
Turnovers hurt MCS girls at Madison
In battle of No. 1 teams, STM barely gets by Ethan
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Harriet L. Pudwill
Diana L. Caldwell
Dr. Charles Monson, MD
WOSTER: Telling it true, verifying the facts
LARSON-SHIELDS: Why an audiologist and why do my hearing aids cost so much?
ROZUM: Week one report
NELSON: Kicking off a new session
NOEM: Ending the reign of regulators
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
January 3, 2017
Mitchell contemplates recycling change
The future of Mitchell's recycling service is up in the air. After receiving bids from current recycling collector Dependable Sanitation, of...
January 3, 2017 - 9:32pm
January 2, 2017
Sioux Falls councilors want time to review board decisions
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two Sioux Falls city councilors want more time to review the decisions of the city's most powerful citizen-advisory boards, particularly involving the city parks.
January 2, 2017 - 4:35pm
June 20, 2016
Council to appoint Parks and Recreation director
The Mitchell Parks and Recreation Department will no longer be without a director. Mayor Jerry Toomey will be recommending Nathan Powell, of Glendive, Montana, today for the director's position during the Mitchell City Council's regular meeting. It will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Council...
June 20, 2016 - 9:27am
June 7, 2016
OUR VIEW: Council spoke for majority on parking ban change
The Mitchell City Council on Monday night sent a resounding message when it denied an ordinance to ban trailers, boats and an allotment of recreational vehicles from parking on our city's streets. The actions of the council members proved it's their constituents, not a personal agenda,...
June 7, 2016 - 9:34pm
May 2, 2016
Palace lighting switch estimated at $116K-$121K
The Corn Palace might get a new look, but not without a hefty price tag. At Monday's regular City Council meeting, City Administrator Stephanie Ellwein revealed details from a report on the lights surrounding the Corn Palace murals and domes from Baltimore-based Image Engineering,...
May 2, 2016 - 11:00pm
Council to consider new rules on the lake, loitering
Dust off the rule book, because Mitchell could add several new regulations to city code. A handful of updates to city code will reach the Mitchell City Council at Monday night's regular meeting, including two meant to assist in the cleanup effort at Lake Mitchell, two regarding pedestrian...
May 2, 2016 - 10:53am
April 18, 2016
Veterans park given approval by Mitchell City Council
The entryway to Mitchell's Main Street is about to get a facelift. The Mitchell City Council unanimously approved a new $35,000 veterans park, which Mayor Jerry Toomey said would boost the appearance of the commonly utilized route to the Corn Palace, the city's signature tourist attraction....
April 18, 2016 - 10:40pm
Council to table parking ordinance update at Monday's meeting
A proposal to bar unhitched trailers, boats and campers from parking streetside in Mitchell will likely be tabled until May 2. The plan to overhaul the city’s parking ordinances was met with complaints from homeowners who felt the plan to ban streetside parking of larger vehicles...
April 18, 2016 - 8:31am
April 7, 2016
Several trailers in Mitchell ticketed, could get towed
Several unhitched trailers on Mitchell streets may disappear from where their owners left them come Friday afternoon. Mayor Jerry Toomey said several trailers were ticketed for towing Wednesday for being parked on the city street for more than 48 hours. The trailers, which were tagged...
April 7, 2016 - 6:07pm
April 4, 2016
Disagreements heard on mayor’s proposed parking plan
The complaints are rolling in against Mayor Jerry Toomey’s pitch to increase enforcement of the city’s parking ordinance. The discussion was held during Monday night’s regular Mitchell City Council meeting held at City Hall. Last week, Toomey proposed a plan to add stricter...
April 4, 2016 - 11:44pm
Council OKs TIF for $1.6 million in infrastructure improvements
Two local business are set to expand with the help of a new tax increment financing (TIF) district. The Mitchell City Council on Monday unanimously approved TIF No. 22 to make infrastructure improvements along four gravel streets in south central Mitchell. The council held its...
April 4, 2016 - 11:37pm
Council to consider aquatic facility contract
Mitchell could take another necessary step toward developing its recently approved aquatic facility. At Monday's regular City Council meeting, the eight-person board will consider a $590,000 contract to design and plan for the facility approved by voters in December. The contract...
April 4, 2016 - 10:30am
March 22, 2016
Tennis court expansion comes in $55K over budget
The Mitchell Tennis Association is hoping for a helping hand from the local school board.
March 22, 2016 - 10:21am
March 21, 2016
Council to consider Corn Palace plaza agreement
The Mitchell City Council will consider an engineering and architectural design agreement for the proposed Sixth Avenue plaza today. If approved, the $50,850 agreement, with Mitchell-based Schmucker, Paul, Nohr and Associates and landscape architect and design group Confluence, would...
March 21, 2016 - 10:58am
March 8, 2016
Council, mayor approve FEMA grant application
Life could get a little bit safer for Mitchell residents at a low cost. At Monday night's regular City Council meeting, Mayor Jerry Toomey broke a 3-3 tie that would allow the Department of Public Safety to pursue a grant to fund the salary and benefits for up to two firefighters....
March 8, 2016 - 7:24pm