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U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
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Week of Jan. 16 South Dakota Prep Basketball Polls
Athlete of the week: MCM's Laetsch racking up the assists
Cubs race past Titans
Mitchell Christian nets second win
Area basketball roundup: Freeman flies past Lyman
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
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No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
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Hunters take last shot at pheasants
City sidewalk plan faces council approval
A city resolution could force property owners at 63 locations to spend a total of $169,368 in 2016 if passed on Monday. Mitchell's Deputy Public Works Director Terry Johnson and the City Council will lead a public hearing at the 7:30 p.m. meeting at City Hall to discuss the plan to...
January 17, 2016 - 3:09pm
January 14, 2016
Mitchell debt limit, sales tax revenue set to increase
Mitchell's borrowing limit is set to increase, according to a public financing specialist. Toby Morris, of Dougherty & Company LLC, spoke to the City Council for about 90 minutes to walk the city's representatives through a general debt and sales tax overview. While Mitchell's net...
January 14, 2016 - 8:46pm
January 11, 2016
Midcontinent becomes another provider to air council meetings
Mitchell residents have another way to view City Council meetings. Midcontinent Communications began airing live meetings this month on the public, educational and government channel KRNL, or Channel 7 for Midcontinent cable subscribers in Mitchell. Residents can also watch live council...
January 11, 2016 - 4:42pm
January 7, 2016
Cost of living raises on hold for union workers
The Mitchell City Council held an executive session at Thursday's special City Council meeting for the purpose of discussing ongoing employee union negotiations, according to Mayor Jerry Toomey. Toomey did not share any details about the session. On Thursday, the council unanimously...
January 7, 2016 - 9:21pm
Joint-use recreation agreement approved by council
Mitchell's recreation enthusiasts now have the opportunity to get a little more bang for their buck. Mitchell's City Council unanimously approved a joint-use agreement to allow Lakeview Golf Course, the Mitchell Recreation Center and the Village Bowl bowling center to offer those...
January 7, 2016 - 9:06pm
January 6, 2016
City to consider joint-use agreement between Rec Center, Lakeview Golf Course and Village Bowl
If you're a member of the Mitchell Recreation Center or the Lakeview Golf Course, you may want to dig out your bowling ball. At a special City Council meeting at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at City Hall in Mitchell, the council will consider action to approve a joint-use agreement between...
January 6, 2016 - 7:14pm
January 4, 2016
Sidewalk battle building again
A one-year delay on Mitchell's sidewalk plan couldn't erase the tension between one resident and the city. Mitchell's sidewalk committee met Monday before the regular City Council meeting at City Hall to review the 2016 sidewalk installation plan that will bring construction to nine...
January 4, 2016 - 9:56pm
January 3, 2016
Council to consider trio of contracts
It's business as usual for Mitchell City Council in its first meeting of the new year. The council will look to approve three contracts at Monday night's regular council meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall at 612 N. Main St. If approved by the council, the three...
January 3, 2016 - 8:24pm
December 21, 2015
Pool proposal sees more progress
Mitchell's indoor pool continued its slow and steady climb toward reality at Monday night's council meeting. More than one year since the City Council authorized $25,000 to pay an architect to prepare initial designs for an indoor aquatic facility, the council approved an amendment...
December 21, 2015 - 9:36pm
December 20, 2015
Final indoor pool funding source seeks approval
The city of Mitchell on Monday will likely take another small step toward construction of an indoor aquatic facility. With the majority of Mitchell voters supporting an $8 million pool project in early December, the City Council will hold the first reading of an ordinance designed...
December 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
December 16, 2015
Open meetings panel says city didn’t violate law
Mitchell’s City Council did not violate state law, the South Dakota Open Meetings Commission ruled Wednesday. The panel met telephonically on Wednesday afternoon due to inclement weather throughout the region. All five members of the Open Meetings Commission voted against the newspaper’s...
December 16, 2015 - 2:20pm
December 10, 2015
Special election vote totals approved by council
Tuesday's vote totals for the construction of an indoor aquatic facility were approved Thursday. The Mitchell City Council held a special meeting to canvass results from the special election to approve financing for the construction of an indoor aquatic facility. The council approved...
December 10, 2015 - 5:24pm
December 8, 2015
Council approves display of motto 'In God We Trust'
The Mitchell City Council spent much of Monday’s meeting at City Hall weighing the decision to approve a resolution to allow the motto “In...
December 8, 2015 - 9:34am
City Hall sewer pipes not deemed emergency
Let the bidding begin. City Hall's leaking sewer pipes were not deemed an emergency by the City Council, opening the $102,800 project to public...
December 8, 2015 - 9:27am
December 6, 2015
Council to consider emergency City Hall repairs
Less than two months after the Mitchell City Council came to an informal consensus to remain in the current City Hall, a resolution to commence building repairs has made its way to the council's agenda. At Monday's regular council meeting, Mitchell's eight council members will consider...
December 6, 2015 - 7:27pm