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'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
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Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Harriet (Veurink) Meyerink
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LETTER: Forum clarifications
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Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
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Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
March 7, 2016
Council hears first phase of lake restoration plan
A water resource specialist attempted to clear the water on Monday about his company's plan to restore Lake Mitchell. About three weeks after Councilman Dan Allen said the city should avoid doing any more studies regarding Lake Mitchell, Fyra Engineering's John Holz ensured the Mitchell...
March 7, 2016 - 10:39pm
Council to hear lake restoration plan
The Mitchell City Council is expected to hear a presentation regarding lake restoration from the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee. The presentation will be held during the Finance Committee meeting beginning at 6:40 p.m. on Monday in Council Chambers at City Hall. At the most recent...
March 7, 2016 - 10:33am
March 1, 2016
Despite voter approval, aquatic facility's construction not set in stone
Building an aquatic facility in Mitchell may not be a forgone conclusion. During a special City Council meeting to discuss 2017 budget planning and hear a revenue overview for the city, Councilman Mel Olson made a comment that may surprise 1,440 Mitchell voters who supported the $8...
March 1, 2016 - 8:24am
February 28, 2016
Council to hold special meeting Monday
Mitchell City Council will hold a special meeting on Monday to review its 2015 annual report and hold a 2017 budget planning discussion. The council will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. The council will also administer the oath of office to Justin Johnson,...
February 28, 2016 - 10:04am
February 18, 2016
Lake Mitchell soil samples collected day after approval
Fewer than 24 hours after the Mitchell City Council approved it, a soil study on Lake Mitchell was conducted Wednesday afternoon. Omaha, Nebraska-based Fyra Engineering, a company that specializes in water resources, gathered core samples of the lake on Wednesday in an effort to determine...
February 18, 2016 - 10:34am
Nuisance property to be demolished
A nuisance property in Mitchell will be demolished after years of complaints from neighbors. The City Council unanimously approved a demolition...
February 18, 2016 - 10:17am
February 16, 2016
Council approves demolition of historic building
One of Mitchell's historic buildings is coming down. The City Council approved the demolition of the former Holy Family Catholic Church rectory, which once served as the home to the parish's priests since its construction in the 1920s until the church purchased a new building east...
February 16, 2016 - 10:30pm
February 15, 2016
Council could approve demolition of historic Catholic church building
The Mitchell City Council could approve the demolition of one of the city's historic buildings. The Holy Family Catholic Church requested a demolition permit for its rectory, which served as the home of the parish's priests since its construction in the 1920s. The request came in...
February 15, 2016 - 10:18am
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