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Authorities making more arrests near Dakota Access Pipeline camp
South Dakota lawmakers work to act on bills by key deadline
Bill could hamper SD same-sex couples looking to adopt
South Dakota House approves limits on out-of-state donations
South Dakota considers creating government watchdog board
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
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Brozik finds another gear in senior season
District 8B girls basketball semifinals moved to earlier times
Photos from the DWU Men’s 98-90 win over Concordia in GPAC Tourney
Photos from the DWU women's 94-60 win over Briar Cliff in GPAC Tourney
Updated GPAC tournament pairings: DWU women host Doane, Tiger men travel to Northwestern
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Vernon E. Vlasman
Violet Odella Moline
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Thune, Rounds in unique position to support ethanol
PIERSON: South Dakota cannot be a one-party rule
OUR VIEW: Criminal justice reforms caused unintentional consequences for local law enforcement
WOSTER: A presidential decision to celebrate birthdays
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
February 4, 2016
Hartford councilman investigated by police won't be charged
HARTFORD (AP) — A Hartford City Council member who resigned in the wake of a police investigation will not face criminal charges. A community group accused Doyle Johnson of reading a possibly fraudulent email at a council meeting, disparaging the group. Falsification of a public...
February 4, 2016 - 1:26pm
February 3, 2016
Sidewalk snow 'a public safety issue'
Mitchell's City Council is pushing for cleaner sidewalks in 2016. About a month after the council requested more information on sidewalk snow removal from Code Enforcement Officer Wade London, information was presented by London that showed the city has charged 51 property owners...
February 3, 2016 - 3:18pm
Sidewalk snow ‘a public safety issue’
Mitchell’s City Council is pushing for cleaner sidewalks in 2016. About a month after the council requested more information on sidewalk snow removal from Code Enforcement Officer Wade London, information was presented by London that showed the city has charged 51 property owners...
February 3, 2016 - 11:00am
February 2, 2016
Finances halt construction on city's new visitor center
Mitchell may not be as inviting as it had hoped in 2016. Construction of Mitchell's new visitors center is at a standstill due to a financial disagreement between the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce and the developers. During the citizen input portion of the Mitchell City Council...
February 2, 2016 - 8:24am
January 31, 2016
City Hall repairs likely to exceed $100K
The city of Mitchell will likely spend more than $100,000 on its project to repair waste piping in City Hall. At Monday's City Council meeting, the council will consider approving a request from Deputy Public Works Director Terry Johnson to recommend Krohmer Plumbing's $102,751 bid....
January 31, 2016 - 4:55pm
January 21, 2016
Hartford government hampered by City Council resignations
HARTFORD (AP) — The City Council in Hartford can't meet or do business in the wake of a succession of resignations after an effort last fall to recall the mayor. The council canceled its Tuesday meeting and can't pay bills, accept bids or conduct any other official city business...
January 21, 2016 - 1:45pm
January 19, 2016
City approves sidewalk plan
More sidewalks are coming to Mitchell. About one year after the most recent five-year sidewalk plan was delayed to give property owners more time to prepare to pay for their costly special assessments, the city will install more pedestrian paths in several new areas throughout the...
January 19, 2016 - 12:07pm
January 17, 2016
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