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Nominations for person of the year being sought
1 duck hunter found dead, 1 still missing in South Dakota
Time magazine names U.S. President-elect Trump Person of the Year
Proposed Mitchell parking ban may re-emerge
Veterans' Holiday Relief Drive taking place through Jan. 30
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Mesman leads Class A all-state first team
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Flyers top Trojans
Second half dooms Mitchell Christian in season-opener
Kernels gymnasts keep it rolling
Miller powers SDSU over UND
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Lila J. Steiber
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
October 24, 2013
Portion of 23rd Street closes for sewer work
The 100 block of East 23rd Avenue in Mitchell is closed for sewer work. It will remain closed until the project is complete. The project is estimated to take approximately a week. -Source: Mitchell Department of Public Safety
October 24, 2013 - 6:47am
October 22, 2013
Portion of Norway close to through traffic
Beginning Wednesday, Norway Avenue in Mitchell will be closed to through traffic between Ohlman and Edgerton streets for the Norway lift station project. The closure will remain in effect until the completion of the project, for about three weeks. — Source: City of Mitchell...
October 22, 2013 - 10:12pm
Lonely road for Capital Street closure
Public wants street near MHS kept open; signs and lights have slowed traffic, council members say
October 22, 2013 - 6:03am
October 21, 2013
Mitchell City Council will discuss proposal to close street near MHS
Discussion of a proposal to permanently close a portion of Capital Street near Mitchell High School is on the Mitchell City Council’s agenda tonight. The agenda includes a Sidewalk Committee meeting at 6:20 p.m., to include a bus tour of sidewalk projects in the city; and a Traffic...
October 21, 2013 - 6:00am
September 25, 2013
OUR VIEW: South Burr is a mess that needs fixing
The mess that is south Burr Street is scheduled to be improved in the coming years. Thank goodness for that. Without changes, someone’s...
September 25, 2013 - 10:36pm
Burr Street to see more sidewalks, fewer frontage roads
Mitchell’s Burr Street corridor should receive a major facelift by the end of 2016, making it safer and easier to navigate, according to the South Dakota Department of Transportation, Sayre Associates and HDR Engineering. Jason Kjenstad, of HDR Engineering, gave a presentation...
September 25, 2013 - 5:50am
September 11, 2013
OUR VIEW: Capital Street proposal deserves good debate
An interesting proposal came from this week's meeting of the Mitchell Board of Education. Superintendent Joe Graves told board members Monday...
September 11, 2013 - 7:28pm
August 20, 2013
Mitchell streets close for festival
Street closures went into effect this morning for the Corn Palace Festival in Mitchell. The Fifth and Main parking lot closed at 4:30 a.m. So did First Avenue through Seventh Avenue on Main Street and a half-block on either side of the same stretch of Main Street. Carnival rides and...
August 20, 2013 - 7:26am
August 13, 2013
$758K project to extend Capital Street about half finished
Work is about halfway done on a $758,000 project to build a nearly half-mile stretch of road south from East Spruce Street in Mitchell to a housing...
August 13, 2013 - 5:45pm
August 8, 2013
Chip sealing set for today in Mitchell
The city of Mitchell Street Department will chip-seal the following streets today: 900-1000 blocks of South Miller Street; 1000-1200 blocks of Williams Avenue; 1000-1200 blocks of Hurst Avenue; 600-800 blocks of McCabe Avenue; And Foss Place, Havens to McCabe. Please...
August 8, 2013 - 7:59am
August 7, 2013
Chip sealing scheduled for today
The city of Mitchell street department will be chip sealing the following streets today: 300-500 blocks of South Dobson Street; 200-700 blocks of South Montana Street; 400-700 blocks of South Iowa Street; 300-700 blocks of South Edmunds Street; and 200-500 blocks of South Edgerton...
August 7, 2013 - 4:33am
August 5, 2013
Chip-sealing work set on local streets
The city of Mitchell street department will be chip-sealing the following streets today: 600 block of East Hackberry Avenue; 300-400 blocks of East Ivy Avenue; 600 block of East Ivy Avenue; 300 block of West Fir Avenue; 200-700 blocks of South Montana Street; 400-700 blocks of South...
August 5, 2013 - 8:00pm
LETTER: Change lights on one-way streets
To the Editor: I read, with great interest, the article in The Daily Republic on July 30 regarding “Reimagining Downtown.” My interest didn’t falter when I saw the price tag of $5.8 million, for I remember a committee’s plan to revitalize the Corn Palace for the hefty...
August 5, 2013 - 12:43pm
August 4, 2013
Chip sealing scheduled for Monday
Due to the weather conditions, the conditions the schedule has changed and the City of Mitchell Street Department will be chip sealing the following streets on Monday: 100-300 blocks of West Douglas Avenue; 100-500 blocks of East Douglas Avenue; 300-400 blocks of East Juniper Avenue...
August 4, 2013 - 8:09am
July 31, 2013
OUR VIEW: Go ahead and give OK to golf carts
It wasn't long ago that we would have cringed at the thought of allowing golf carts on streets within the city of Mitchell. It just seemed that the slower, smaller vehicles would cause headaches to regular, and conventional, cars and trucks that motor along the city's busy roadways. That,...
July 31, 2013 - 6:48pm