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MHS marching band places second in Iowa, finals canceled due to weather
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
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
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
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