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Krebs confident in election process
Government horses roam South Dakota lottery winner's land
Voter registration open through Monday, as Democrats trail Republicans by 80,000
Mitchell man acquitted in third cocaine case
Hanson Co. commissioner hopes to fill sheriff position by November
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
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Area prep football roundup: Parkston topples No. 2 Groton Area
Neugebauer sets MHS career rushing record
With playoffs on the line, Howard delivers big win
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Winner wins with heavy hearts
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Alexandria man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman marks 80th birthday
Irene Marie Ryan
Zachary Eric Buche
Timothy Russell Falor
Raymond C. Konechne
Livestock's bleak industrial future
IN OTHER WORDS: Vote yes on Amendment T to thwart party bosses
OPINION: Why we need Amendment R
OUR VIEW: Stay safe in the fields
Beating breast cancer
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
South Dakota hunting groups cry foul on waterfowl permits
September 26, 2016
Platte's new pool beginning to take shape
PLATTE — Less than one week into fall, Platte is already gearing up for next summer. With construction well underway on the city's new,...
September 26, 2016 - 10:02am
May 12, 2016
Mitchell scales back pool plans to fit within budget
The city of Mitchell is working hard to keep its new aquatic center under budget. City Administrator Stephanie Ellwein told the Parks, Recreation & Forestry Committee that the city may have been planned for more family restrooms and seating than necessary at the voter-approved $8.085...
May 12, 2016 - 9:45pm
February 23, 2016
Platte pool project could begin construction this spring
PLATTE—More than $24,000 was raised Saturday for a proposed pool project in Platte, raising the total funding to just under $2 million. At the Platte Area Pool Fundraising Committee's next meeting, a discussion will be held about sending the project to bid. "Our plan is to hopefully...
February 23, 2016 - 5:49pm
December 21, 2015
Pool proposal sees more progress
Mitchell's indoor pool continued its slow and steady climb toward reality at Monday night's council meeting. More than one year since the City Council authorized $25,000 to pay an architect to prepare initial designs for an indoor aquatic facility, the council approved an amendment...
December 21, 2015 - 9:36pm
LETTER: Surprised pool was passed
To the Editor: I was very surprised that the vote went through to build an $8 million swimming pool. Some years ago, there was an indoor pool, but it was cemented up, as it was no longer wanted. After we voted out the previous mayor because of spending, now it appears we have the...
December 21, 2015 - 6:43pm
December 3, 2015
OUR VIEW: Pool should be built
Does Mitchell need an indoor pool? The question has been discussed and debated for months, and the decision will be made Tuesday by Mitchell's voters. The proposed $8 million facility got legs in July 2014, when members of the local swimming club, Mitchell Aquatic Club, presented...
December 3, 2015 - 8:58pm
November 30, 2015
OUR VIEW: Be an informed voter on pool project
On Dec. 8, Mitchell voters will learn the fate of a proposed indoor pool project in our city. The issue of whether Mitchell should have an indoor pool facility boils down to needs vs. wants. Does Mitchell need an indoor pool? Some say to improve our quality of life and to help...
November 30, 2015 - 4:14pm
November 28, 2015
Clearing up water on pool election
It’s been more than one year since the Mitchell City Council approved an indoor aquatics facility, but the time for the city’s residents...
November 28, 2015 - 9:15am
November 27, 2015
LETTER: Override council's foolishness with 'no' vote
To the Editor: I am extremely happy the residents of Mitchell are getting an opportunity to override the foolishness of the City Council and former mayor, who approved spending $6 million of taxpayer dollars for a new indoor swimming pool that will be utilized by a minority of our...
November 27, 2015 - 9:58am
September 22, 2015
Pool referendum vote set for December
Mitchell residents will now have the opportunity to head to the polls on Dec. 8 for a special election on the proposed $8 million aquatics facility,...
September 22, 2015 - 8:25am
LETTER: Indoor pool project good for Mitchell
To the Editor: I would like to congratulate the Mitchell City Council on approving the new city pool project. Mitchell is one of the very few cities our size without a nice indoor pool. This project has more private financial support than any city project I can remember. Why does...
August 22, 2015 - 10:16am
August 18, 2015
Hannah Hohn taking billiards talent to world level
ETHAN—One young South Dakota billiard player will be taking her talents to the worldwide stage in November. Hannah Hohn, an Ethan native, qualified to represent the United States at the upcoming Junior World Championships in Shanghai, China. "I'm pretty excited to experience...
August 18, 2015 - 10:28pm
April 16, 2015
Survey shows pool path for Salem
SALEM — The people of Salem have had their chance to weigh in on their city pool's future, and they've spoken clearly. They support having a pool in town, and support upgrading the current pool with an eye to the future and building a new facility. Those were the findings released...
April 16, 2015 - 8:52pm
January 30, 2015
City waiting for motel owners to OK tax for pool funds
The momentum of Mitchell's indoor pool project has slowed while the city awaits approval from local motel owners for potential funding. The...
January 30, 2015 - 8:31pm
January 12, 2015
School board to consider pool land transfer to city
The Mitchell Board of Education will meet today and discuss the transfer of land at Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School to the city of Mitchell for a new indoor swimming pool. The board will vote to indicate its intent during its meeting today, which starts at 5 p.m. at the Mitchell...
January 12, 2015 - 9:21am