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October 9, 2012
OUR VIEW: If not in rural SD, where?
Aurora County is on the hook for a $1.2 million payout to farmers who say the county inappropriately thwarted their efforts to expand their dairy...
October 9, 2012 - 7:39am
Four Mitchell businesses seek sign approval from planners
Four businesses are seeking approval from the Mitchell Planning and Zoning Commission for signs. They will submit requests to the commission at noon today at City Hall Council Chambers. The planners are meeting today because city offices were closed Monday for Native American...
October 9, 2012 - 5:42am
October 7, 2012
Davison County mulls rural lot-size requirement
The Davison County Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of a variance of 20 acres that will allow Bill Nebelsick to create a 5-acre lot on his Prosper Township property for a family member to build a home.
October 7, 2012 - 3:41pm
October 6, 2012
$1.28 million agreement reached in suit against Aurora County
PLANKINTON -- After a decade of litigation, the Aurora County commissioners announced a $1.281 million agreement late Friday with Keith and Paul Thompson, owners of E.L.
October 6, 2012 - 9:10am
September 25, 2012
Planners nix septic tank policy change
The Mitchell Planning and Zoning Commission declined Monday at City Hall to recommend allowing septic tanks closer to Lake Mitchell. Charles "Chuck" Mauszycki Sr. asked to have the city follow state law, which sets the minimum at 100 feet from a lake.
September 25, 2012 - 5:27am
September 24, 2012
Developer asks city to consider altering its septic tank policy
A Mitchell developer wants the city to allow septic tanks closer to Lake Mitchell. Charles Mauszycki Sr. will appear before the Mitchell Planning and Zoning Commission Monday. The current rule is 350 feet; state law is a minimum of 100 feet. "He'd like to have a discussion...
September 24, 2012 - 5:28am
August 31, 2012
Dairy opponents seek to move hearing
ALEXANDRIA -- Opponents of a proposed 7,000-head dairy in Hanson County argued Thursday that a hearing to rule on the dairy's water permit application should not be held before the state Water Management Board. During a telephone hearing before Hillary Brady, chief hearing examiner...
August 31, 2012 - 7:21am
August 30, 2012
Local historic district undergoing revisions
The Mitchell Historic Commercial District's area and boundaries are being adjusted. No major changes are expected, according to Molly Goldsmith,...
August 30, 2012 - 7:28am
August 29, 2012
Zoning code changes hit roadblock, delayed again
Revisions to the city planning code, in the works for two years, will have to wait at least another month. City Attorney Carl Koch discussed...
August 29, 2012 - 6:09am
August 8, 2012
Aurora County still mulling appeal of $600,000 verdict
PLANKINTON -- The Aurora County Commission will decide soon whether to appeal a recent verdict ordering the county to pay $600,000 in damages to Thompson Farms. The commission discussed the matter at its regular meeting Tuesday but did not reach a final decision, said commissioner...
August 8, 2012 - 7:50am
August 1, 2012
Aurora County mulls appeal of $600,000 verdict
PLANKINTON -- The Aurora County Commission hopes to decide next Tuesday whether to appeal a recent verdict forcing the county to pay $600,000 in damages to Thompson Farms. The commission met with its legal counsel Tuesday and discussed the possibility of an appeal, said commissioner...
August 1, 2012 - 6:39am
Hanson dairy permits hang in balance
ALEXANDRIA -- A Hanson County official testified Tuesday that she knew building permits issued to a proposed 7,000-head dairy were kept valid...
August 1, 2012 - 6:03am
July 27, 2012
Aurora County hit with $600,000 verdict
YANKTON -- A jury ordered Aurora County to pay $600,000 to Thompson Farms for damages caused by a county zoning ordinance restricting dairy cow numbers. The jury unanimously agreed on the verdict Friday afternoon following nearly four hours of deliberation. The trial to determine...
July 27, 2012 - 11:21pm
County expert: Law caused no damage to dairy facility
YANKTON -- A witness for Aurora County told jurors Thursday that Thompson Farms suffered no damage as a result of a controversial county ordinance that capped cow numbers. Thompson Farms has requested $2.6 million in damages from Aurora County, claiming a 1998 county ordinance...
July 27, 2012 - 5:38am
July 26, 2012
Testimony casts dairy in poor light
YANKTON -- Testimony from witnesses called Wednesday by defense attorneys for Aurora County portrayed Thompson Farms as a poorly run dairy in financial distress. Thompson Farms has requested $2.6 million in damages from Aurora County due to a 1998 zoning ordinance that forced...
July 26, 2012 - 7:28am