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Military bands taking fire
Animal feeding ordinance killed in Bon Homme County
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
Area educators inducted into Beadle Club
Davison Co. Commission pleased with jail renovation
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.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
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
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
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
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
March 21, 2016
OPINION: Look beyond just Firesteel Creek for Lake Mitchell's high phosphorus levels
Before the city makes any assumptions about the Firesteel Creek being the supply source for the phosphorus in Lake Mitchell, let's take a hard look at all of the phosphorus sources around the lake. In 2001, I had many conversations about Lake Mitchell with water district managers,...
March 21, 2016 - 5:20pm
March 19, 2016
LETTER: Don't let cows into creek that feeds lake
To the Editor: Have you ever gone under the bridge and into the canal during the summer at Lake Mitchell? Well, sometimes you will find a herd...
March 19, 2016 - 9:56am
March 9, 2016
Mayor remains convinced lake restoration study is best option
Mitchell's mayor hopes to see a $73,725 lake restoration study to earn committee support by April. Mayor Jerry Toomey said he's looking to the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee to make a decision whether to recommend the proposal from Omaha-based water resource specialists Fyra Engineering...
March 9, 2016 - 6:26pm
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
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
February 9, 2016
Lake Committee supports $73K study
A majority of Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee members think now is the time to dive in to a lake restoration plan. In January, the committee heard a $73,725 proposal from Omaha-based Fyra Engineering to begin data collection and analysis and establish a community-based planning committee...
February 9, 2016 - 7:29pm
January 29, 2016
Engineering firm promotes slow, steady plan to restore Lake Mitchell
The city of Mitchell continues to test the waters of a potential lake restoration project. Omaha-based Fyra Engineering returned to Mitchell...
January 29, 2016 - 11:46am
December 8, 2015
Lake Mitchell SolarBee's future uncertain
The fate of Lake Mitchell's SolarBee is up in the air. The Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee tabled a decision regarding the future of the algae-reduction tool that anchors itself to the bottom of the lake and circulates water to obstruct algal blooms. The decision to table the...
December 8, 2015 - 7:24pm
November 10, 2015
Mayor will hear Lake Mitchell cleanup costs at week's end
The Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee is getting a fresh start. At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, the committee elected officers, planned for the future and considered abandoning the unsuccessful algae-reducing SolarBee project. Mark Puetz, a member of the committee, and Mayor Jerry...
November 10, 2015 - 6:14pm
October 16, 2015
Toomey working to get things done in one term
Mayor Jerry Toomey hit the ground running in his first three months in office. After winning the June 2 mayoral election by about 400 votes,...
October 16, 2015 - 4:30pm
October 14, 2015
Lake committee progressing toward cleanup goals
The experts continue to roll through the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee as they attempt to solve the lake's long-term phosphorus and algae...
October 14, 2015 - 11:12am
October 1, 2015
Morning fishing at Lake Mitchell
October 1, 2015 - 2:58pm
September 18, 2015
KIDS on the water
On a cool, clear Thursday morning, Julie Olson watches a student wade into Lake Mitchell. "Go out farther," she calls, which he does. Brett...
September 18, 2015 - 4:29pm
Casual cruise on Lake Mitchell
Twelve women cruised Lake Mitchell in their pajamas Thursday morning. These twelve 1966 Montezuma, Iowa alumni came from seven states (Idaho,...
September 18, 2015 - 3:45pm