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Burr Street reconstruction set to start Monday
12 candidates line up for Mitchell City Council seats
Christiansen, Gades run for open school board seat
Woonsocket man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing woman
Jackley: Legal pot proposal could be unconstitutional
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
New NFL rules include banning leaping block
Trump declines Nationals' Opening Day first pitch offer
PHOTOS: Area athletes compete in the Gregory Invitational
Coyotes cover new territory in prep baseball
Gregory boys win home meet
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Julie A. Theel
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
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
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