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24 SD legislators invite Trump to Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument
Melania Trump channels Jackie Kennedy but Conway grabs fashion headlines
Mexico drug lord 'El Chapo' pleads not guilty in U.S. court
Hillary Clinton looks on as Trump claims the presidency she thought would be hers
Mexico drug lord 'El Chapo' awaits New York court appearance
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
Offensive outburst helps Golden Eagles over TDA
Area high school basketball: Poyer leads Blackhawks to 281 Conference tourney title
Nighthawks top Golden Eagle girls
Comeback kid: Havlik competing for Augustana
Kernel wrestlers take down Tigers
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Helen Rose Bame
Thomas Ralph Mielke
Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
DAUGAARD: Amazon's Big Step In The Right Direction
WEILAND: 'Hoodwinked'? No, this is undoing the will of the voters
OUR VIEW: MBA has big chance to thrive
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
January 18, 2017
‘Communication gaps’ lead to pool bid confusion
A breakdown in communication. After comments were made during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting regarding confusion over costs for the...
January 18, 2017 - 5:16pm
January 17, 2017
Mitchell awards indoor pool project bid to Puetz Corp.
Mitchell’s indoor aquatic facility has found its contractor. The Mitchell City Council awarded the bid to Puetz Corporation, which offered...
January 17, 2017 - 8:50pm
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