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Daugaard names new head of Bureau of Finance and Management
Investigation shows Scotland train derailment resulted in $1.08M in damages
Dakota Access pipeline court battle to linger into new year
Good samaritans rescue ice-covered deer, blinded by blizzard
Highway Patrol increasing use of sobriety checkpoints statewide
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Miller leaves with injury as SDSU falls to Green Bay
Marlin varsity teams embark with new leaders
Area wrestling: Parkston goes 1-2 at home quad
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Reiner, Nighthawks down WiLdKats
DWU women rank high in free-throw shooting
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
ROUNDS: The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
June 7, 2011
Mitchell city manager proposal suffers landslide loss
Mitchell voters resoundingly defeated a proposal to add a city manager to the city staff Tuesday. The initiated measure was defeated 1,486 to...
June 7, 2011 - 10:34pm
July 10, 2010
Mayor ponders future with manager
Lou Sebert has been elected mayor of Mitchell twice, and the job might be on the ballot again as soon as June 2011. Sebert said if that's the case, he may be willing to run, and serve, again. If voters decide Nov. 2 to change to a city manager form of government, state law calls...
July 10, 2010 - 12:05am
June 26, 2010
City manager debate isn't new; Robbie-led plan was rejected in '48
The current discussion about altering Mitchell's form of government is nothing new. A spirited local debate on the concept was held in early...
June 26, 2010 - 12:05am
May 17, 2010
Focus 2020 ideas on agenda
A discussion of Focus 2020 recommendations regarding the creation of a city-manager position and the construction of a community center are on the agenda for this evening's Mitchell City Council meeting at City Hall. Focus 2020 is a volunteer, long-range local planning group...
May 17, 2010 - 7:50am
December 23, 2009
Proposed City Council change sparks debate
Some of Mitchell's most experienced politicians clashed this week over a proposed change to the structure of the City Council. Dusty Johnson, chairman of the state Public Utilities Commission, and Mike Vehle, a state senator, presented ideas Monday evening to the City Council...
December 23, 2009 - 8:02am
November 12, 2009
Focus 2020 unveils final brochure with recommendations
Mark Buche told a group of 90 people gathered Wednesday at Mitchell's Highland Conference Center that the work of Focus 2020 built upon and refined...
November 12, 2009 - 6:41am
August 1, 2009
In Other Words: Vision 2000 gets too much credit; a warning about 2020
I laughed even before I read the article. I picked up the Saturday, July 25, edition of The Daily Republic. It was right there on the front page, a big picture of the Mitchell Aquatic Center and a picture of Jim Beddow next to it. I just knew that the article was going to give too...
August 1, 2009 - 1:00am
July 25, 2009
Among unrealized goals: Kids' theme park, state-park development near city
Some of the ideas pitched by Vision 2000 in the early 1990s led to well-known, successful projects. Among those are the city's outdoor aquatic center, the Missouri River drinking-water pipeline and the consolidation of two competing hospitals. Other ideas never turned into successful...
July 25, 2009 - 1:00am
Hindsight 2000: Successes, failures came from panel
Part of the motivation behind Mitchell's current Focus 2020 planning initiative was the success of its predecessor, Vision 2000. In the early...
July 25, 2009 - 1:00am
May 27, 2009
County commissioners criticize, reject major Focus 2020 suggestions
There's always room for improvement, Davison County Commission Chairman Jerry Fischer said Tuesday, but things are running well in Davison County and no major changes are required. That was the gist of Fischer's response to recommendations made by the local planning group Focus...
May 27, 2009 - 7:56am
May 21, 2009
Latest Focus 2020 report suggests making region a business destination
Hiring a consultant to brand and market the Mitchell region is one of many strategies recommended Wednesday by the Regional Economic Development Subcommittee of Focus 2020. Focus 2020 is a local, long-range planning group that was formed in September. Wednesday's report was the...
May 21, 2009 - 8:04am
May 20, 2009
Focus 2020 group unveils economic development vision for Mitchell region
Hiring a consultant to brand and market the Mitchell region is one of many regional economic development strategies that were unveiled this afternoon by the Regional Economic Development Subcommittee of Focus 2020. Focus 2020 is a local, long-range planning group that was formed...
May 20, 2009 - 1:15pm
May 19, 2009
Urgent care clinic endorsed
A fitness facility with an indoor pool -- built through the cooperative efforts of three entities -- and an urgent care clinic are needed in Mitchell to better serve the region's residents, according to a subcommittee of the long-range planning group Focus 2020. The Regional...
May 19, 2009 - 7:48am
May 18, 2009
Wellness center with pool, urgent care clinic among recommendations from Focus 2020 subcommittee
A fitness facility with an indoor pool -- built through the cooperative efforts of three entities -- and an urgent care clinic are needed in Mitchell to better serve the region's residents, according to a subcommittee of the long-range planning group Focus 2020. The Regional Healthcare...
May 18, 2009 - 4:43pm
May 16, 2009
Focus 2020 subcommittee envisions 'gateway' area at Lake Mitchell
A report issued Friday by a local committee envisions Lake Mitchell as a recreation jewel surrounded by well-signed trails and access areas, and anchored by a "gateway" area near the lake's southeastern point. Focus 2020's Lake Mitchell Development Subcommittee issued its report...
May 16, 2009 - 12:00am