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Cannon Ball residents ask pipeline protesters to leave
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Parkston student granted Make-A-Wish one year after life-changing transplant
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Farmland rental rates dropping overall
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Offensive outburst helps Golden Eagles over TDA
Area high school basketball: Poyer leads Blackhawks to 281 Conference tourney title
Nighthawks top Golden Eagle girls
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Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
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Colome man marks 90th birthday
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Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
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July 13, 2016
Court rules in favor of city, former mayor in civil suit
The city of Mitchell and former Mayor Ken Tracy have been cleared on five counts of illegal activity alleged by the man once pegged as the next...
July 13, 2016 - 6:12pm
March 3, 2016
City's attorney claims civil lawsuit is supported by 'mere speculation and conjecture'
An attorney for the city of Mitchell and its former mayor continue to dispute several claims of illegal activity. Meghann M. Joyce, of Boyce Law Firm, is still pushing the U.S. District Court to avoid a full trial on a civil case brought against the city of Mitchell and former Mayor...
March 3, 2016 - 9:06pm
February 18, 2016
Man once chosen to become Palace director seeks trial
Attorneys for the city of Mitchell and its former mayor hoped to avoid a trial on five counts of illegal activity, but that motion faced opposition this week. In representation of the man once tapped as Corn Palace director, Steven Koch, Gregory-based attorney Kelsea K. Sutton issued...
February 18, 2016 - 4:57pm
January 16, 2016
City, Tracy attempt to avoid trial on charges from man formerly picked as Corn Palace director
An attorney for the city of Mitchell and former Mayor Ken Tracy filed a series of documents Friday in an attempt to avoid a trial in defense of five charges of alleged illegal conduct toward the man selected to serve as the Corn Palace director in Oct. 2014. In documents filed by...
January 16, 2016 - 8:47am
November 28, 2015
City lawsuit progresses, supported by expert testimony
Mitchell's attorney has filed an expert disclosure in a lawsuit brought against the city and former Mayor Ken Tracy. Tracy and the city of Mitchell's attorney, Lisa Marso, filed a vocational assessment on Steven Koch, who filed a complaint against the city and Tracy on five counts...
November 28, 2015 - 9:28am
August 26, 2015
Attorney General appoints Allender to Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission
PIERRE—Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Tuesday the appointment of Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender to the Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission. He has been appointed to a two-year term effective in August. Allender replaces Ken Tracy, of Mitchell,...
August 26, 2015 - 8:46am
July 7, 2015
Toomey takes mayoral seat in Mitchell
It was newly elected Mayor Jerry Toomey's day, but former Mayor Ken Tracy received the praise. "We really appreciate the nine years you served...
July 7, 2015 - 10:20am
OUR VIEW: Tracy made a difference
Ken Tracy was an impactful mayor. Whether you agree with his decisions and the moves he made as Mitchell's mayor, it's hard to deny that Tracy changed Mitchell. Tracy's three-year term as the city's mayor ended Monday night when newly elected Jerry Toomey was sworn in at the City...
July 7, 2015 - 8:06am
July 6, 2015
Civil complaint against Mitchell, Tracy will go to jury trial
A jury trial has been demanded in a civil complaint against the city of Mitchell and former Mayor Ken Tracy. Steven Koch, who was offered the position as Corn Palace director in 2014, filed a civil complaint against the city and its mayor for five counts of alleged unlawful behavior....
July 6, 2015 - 6:14pm
New mayor to take oath of office
The winds of change will be blowing through Mitchell Monday night as Jerry Toomey takes the reins of the city from incumbent Mayor Ken Tracy. The...
July 6, 2015 - 8:44am
July 2, 2015
Tracy proud of accomplishments as mayor
Serving as mayor has been the highlight of Ken Tracy's career. Tracy's three-year term as Mitchell's mayor comes to an end at Monday's City...
July 2, 2015 - 5:31pm
June 22, 2015
City of Mitchell, mayor respond to civil complaint
The city of Mitchell and Mayor Ken Tracy say that a civil complaint and allegations filed against them are insufficient to establish a case. Koch,...
June 22, 2015 - 6:38pm
June 3, 2015
Councilman: Toomey has 'fences to mend' as mayor
City council members weren't surprised by Tuesday's mayoral election results, but one councilman said mayor-elect Jerry Toomey has a lot of work...
June 3, 2015 - 8:06pm
Toomey tops Tracy in mayoral race
Change is coming in Mitchell. Jerry Toomey, with 1,518 votes, defeated incumbent Mayor Ken Tracy, with 1,112 votes, in Tuesday's election...
June 3, 2015 - 8:39am
May 29, 2015
LETTER: Re-elect Ken Tracy as mayor
To the Editor: I have had the opportunity to work with Mayor Ken Tracy while serving on the council for 2 1/2 years, and I know him to be a man of integrity. Here are a few reasons I support Ken and would like to continue to work with him to make our city a better place for all our...
May 29, 2015 - 4:37pm