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June 8, 2016
Streetside parking ban of trailers, campers denied, but other ordinances remain
The Mitchell City Council wasn't hesitant to speak out against a streetside parking ban of trailers, campers and boats initially brought forth by Mayor Jerry Toomey, but Mitchell residents will still have to follow existing parking ordinances. After several minutes of discussion regarding...
June 8, 2016 - 6:19pm
June 6, 2016
City council unanimously denies streetside parking ban
Owners of campers, boats and trailers in Mitchell can rest easy. The Mitchell City Council unanimously denied an ordinance proposed by Mayor...
June 6, 2016 - 9:59pm
Plan to ban boats, campers from streetside parking returns to City Council
Locals and visitors to Mitchell may want to think twice about where they park. After a string of new rules have been established in recent council...
June 6, 2016 - 10:10am
May 14, 2016
Mayor's Corn Palace mural plan met with mixed response
Mayor Jerry Toomey's proposal to change the Corn Palace murals every other year is receiving mixed reviews from his fellow elected officials....
May 14, 2016 - 8:58am
May 6, 2016
New Gregory mayor committed to growth
GREGORY—Three days into his new job, newly elected Gregory Mayor Scott Anshutz is focused on growing the community he presides over. In...
May 6, 2016 - 10:06am
May 3, 2016
Former Mitchell Mayor Paul Tobin dies
Former Mitchell Mayor and City Councilman Paul Tobin has died. According to Mark Tobin, Paul's son, Tobin died at the Avera Brady Nursing Home...
May 3, 2016 - 11:39am
April 30, 2016
City awaits recommendation on Palace lights
Light 'em up. The city of Mitchell will receive a recommendation to solve concerns over the lights on the Corn Palace domes and surrounding the murals. The report is expected to be heard at Monday's regular City Council meeting. Last year, Councilman Marty Barington indicated the...
April 30, 2016 - 9:21am
April 29, 2016
Mayor hopes to learn from Sioux Falls pool project
For the second straight day, Mayor Jerry Toomey is leaving Mitchell in search of answers. Toomey said he will be joined by City Administrator Stephanie Ellwein and Public Works Director Tim McGannon for a trip Friday to Sioux Falls to speak with local officials about the Midco Aquatic...
April 29, 2016 - 9:42am
April 28, 2016
Streetside parking ban of trailers, campers expected to be tabled once again
Without a fully formed parking committee, Mayor Jerry Toomey expects his proposal to remove trailers and campers from the city's streets to be tabled again. Toomey said he is still looking for one more opponent of his plan to join an 11-person parking committee he pitched in an effort...
April 28, 2016 - 5:39pm
April 21, 2016
Mayor pitches committee to review proposed parking ordinance
After hearing some backlash on a series of ordinance changes that would wipe trailers and campers off Mitchell streets, Mayor Jerry Toomey is looking to find the best possible solution for all stakeholders. Toomey plans to assemble an 11-person committee to review and discuss his...
April 21, 2016 - 6:15pm
April 13, 2016
Despite complaints, mayor still supports parking plan
Paul Kindt is trying to do business in Mitchell, but he said the mayor's plan to ban streetside parking of unhitched trailers isn't making his...
April 13, 2016 - 6:07pm
April 8, 2016
Lake board not likely to consider $73K study in April
The Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee is not expected to consider recommending a $73,725 lake study for at least another month. Mayor Jerry Toomey told The Daily Republic Thursday that the committee hopes to take a trip down to Carter Lake, which lies on the border of Iowa and Nebraska...
April 8, 2016 - 5:24pm
March 23, 2016
'Significant' fines could be set for illegal street-side parking
As spring approaches, many Mitchell residents pull their campers and trailers out of storage, but a soon-to-be proposed city ordinance may leave Mitchell residents wanting to keep those vehicles stowed away. Mayor Jerry Toomey's top priority at the moment is bringing his updated parking...
March 23, 2016 - 6:35pm
February 6, 2016
New aquatic facility's operational costs a 'jaw-dropper'
After approving an $8 million aquatic facility, the city of Mitchell could be on the hook for more than it bargained for. Since voters approved the facility in December, Mayor Jerry Toomey and other city officials have begun discussions with architects to consider construction and...
February 6, 2016 - 8:48am
January 14, 2016
Mayor hopes to sweep RVs and trailers off the streets
Mitchell residents could be forced to keep their campers and boats off the streets. Once a new city attorney is hired, Mayor Jerry Toomey wants to pursue a stricter set of parking and nuisance laws for the city of Mitchell. If the full-time attorney deems a parking ban on large vehicles...
January 14, 2016 - 9:27am