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Lake restoration proposal makes its way to City Council
Man acquitted of murder pleads not guilty to stealing silver, assault
Second Edgerton Place project to bring studio apartments to Mitchell
Murdo man charged with tossing milk on interstate
Mitchell police searching for person who drove through fence
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Dry weather impacting pasture, range conditions
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Mitchell outlasts Yankton for dual win
Five-set thriller finally goes Mitchell's way
Mitchell Christian earns first volleyball win
Four Angels lead amateur baseball all-tournament team
Mitchell dance team finishes ninth in opener
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Birdena R. Luurs
Gordon R. Plowe
Gordon Franklin Thomsen
Diane Kay McCarthy
OUR VIEW: Long-term solutions needed for workforce issue
No laughing matter
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
SD pheasant count shows 20 percent decrease
WILTZ: A fishing trip to Ontario where the adults were carefree kids again
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
May 23, 2016
Could cactus extract be the solution for Lake Mitchell?
The Lake Mitchell restoration may have found its plan B. After receiving some discouraging feedback from city officials in Carter Lake, Iowa,...
May 23, 2016 - 5:49pm
May 21, 2016
Some rural farmers hesitant to buy-in to Lake Mitchell restoration
Long stretches of untamed grasses now line and protect the Firesteel Creek from agricultural runoff and livestock, but some rural farmers along...
May 21, 2016 - 9:45am
May 17, 2016
OUR VIEW: Cattail project was good start to lake improvement
Slow and steady seems to be the approach taken to fix Lake Mitchell's problems. Prior to Saturday, there hasn't been much accomplished to rid the algae-filled body of water other than a whole lot of discussions. The meetings and planning are important. But it was good to finally see...
May 17, 2016 - 10:31am
May 16, 2016
Volunteers get to work on lake
Amid a months-long debate among city officials about how to improve the quality of Lake Mitchell, volunteers took a hands-on approach Saturday....
May 16, 2016 - 10:12am
May 12, 2016
For first time in 30 years, Poorman's fishing tournament called off
For the first time in 30 years, the Poorman's Fishing Tournament won't be held on Lake Mitchell. The longest running tournament on Lake Mitchell,...
May 12, 2016 - 1:01am
May 11, 2016
Lake Mitchell restoration study in hot water
A Lake Mitchell restoration proposal is having trouble keeping its head above water. Enthusiasm from the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee over a lake study has waned after three members of the board joined Mayor Jerry Toomey on a visit to one of the past lake restorations from Omaha-based...
May 11, 2016 - 10:51am
May 6, 2016
City could look to plan 'B' for Lake Mitchell restoration
The city may look to plan 'B' on the restoration of algae-ridden Lake Mitchell. After traveling to Carter Lake, Iowa, to assess the lake restoration work of Omaha-based Fyra Engineering, Mitchell Mayor Jerry Toomey said he saw some "unintended consequences" of the engineering firm's...
May 6, 2016 - 5:58pm
May 2, 2016
Volunteer cattail planting day scheduled at Lake Mitchell.
A day for volunteers to help plant cattails in Lake Mitchell has been scheduled for May 14 at Lake Mitchell. Volunteers will gather at the Sportsman Boat Ramp and work from 9 a.m. to noon, planting cattails in shallow water/sandy areas to help shore stability, fish habitat, water...
May 2, 2016 - 5:22pm
Council to consider new rules on the lake, loitering
Dust off the rule book, because Mitchell could add several new regulations to city code. A handful of updates to city code will reach the Mitchell City Council at Monday night's regular meeting, including two meant to assist in the cleanup effort at Lake Mitchell, two regarding pedestrian...
May 2, 2016 - 10:53am
April 29, 2016
Glad You Asked
Q: When will the fishing pier at Lake Mitchell on West Harmon Drive be moved back into place for the summer? A: The Mitchell Parks and Recreation Department is waiting for a warm and calm day to install the city's user-friendly dock. Park Supervisor Steve Roth said the wooden fishing...
April 29, 2016 - 5:02pm
April 27, 2016
Lake board plans field trip to Carter Lake
The Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee is taking a field trip. Mayor Jerry Toomey and committee members Joe Kippes, John McLeod and Mark Puetz will head down to Carter Lake, Iowa, Thursday to meet with locals about Fyra Engineering, the company that has pitched a preliminary lake restoration...
April 27, 2016 - 7:03pm
April 23, 2016
LETTER: Starve the algae on Lake Mitchell
To the Editor: I have lived on Lake Mitchell for 50-plus years. I've watched it go to pot every year since it was dredged and the cattails removed...
April 23, 2016 - 9:50am
April 12, 2016
Board recommends barring lawn, leaf and tree debris loading in Lake Mitchell
The Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee is taking lake restoration one step at a time. At the monthly meeting Tuesday at the Mitchell Recreation...
April 12, 2016 - 6:23pm
OUR VIEW: Lake Mitchell property owners should consider zero phosphorus fertilizer in future
Spring means it's time to get those lawns glowing again, but using fertilizer for Lake Mitchell homeowners may mean a different green substance sprouting. Lake Mitchell's algae problems have been well documented. But the exact cause, or causes, has yet to be determined. Among the...
April 12, 2016 - 10:19am
April 9, 2016
LETTER: City could try testing lawns around the lake
To the Editor Recently, there have been numerous comments on the effect phosphorus may be having on Lake Mitchell's algae problem, and that perhaps the fertilizers lake residents are using might be a contributor to the problem. For more than a decade I've worked on a lawn, nearly...
April 9, 2016 - 10:24am