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Area Halloween events scheduled
Ventriloquist brings 'talking dog' to Pepsi-Cola Theatre
Fort Thompson woman accused of stealing funds meant to help tribal members
Canton man sentenced for selling stolen items on eBay
Trial begins for man accused of killing infant son
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Gold rush: No. 1 Kernels cruise into semifinals
Area volleyball roundup: Rustlers rally for five-set win at Platte-Geddes
Photos from the Kernels 79-22 win over Sturgis in 11AA playoffs
Tigers win season opener in Colorado
New faces abound for DWU men
Mitchell woman turns 80
Canova woman marks 85th birthday
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Ruth E. Baker
Mary Jo Wittstruck
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
March 26, 2016
LETTER: Back to common sense on Lake Mitchell algae
To the Editor: Finally some common sense. This is in response to Rick Kriese's column on March 21. Mr. Kriese is a certified crop adviser and...
March 26, 2016 - 8:46am
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