To the Editor Recently, there have been numerous comments on the effect phosphorus may be having on Lake Mitchell's algae problem, and that perhaps the fertilizers lake residents are using might be a contributor to the problem. For more than a decade I've worked on a lawn, nearly an acre in size, less than a mile from the lake and have never applied phosphorus. The grass prospers.
To the Editor I read with interest your Feb. 13 article on a "public safety issue" recounting that under city ordinances, residents are required to remove snow from their sidewalks within 15 hours after a snowfall. If this is not accomplished there is a process of notifying the offender of their obligation, and, if that notice is not adhered to within 24 hours, the city has the right to hire contractors to accomplish the job with an assessment being levied against the owner.
To the Editor: Your June 16 article regarding the American Legion's naked wall brought up a number of potential remedies ranging from fixing/painting at $13,000 to a mural costing $63,000. A suggestion, if I may? I was recently in Custer when an airbrush artist painted an American Flag on the outer wall of the VFW. On the first day, it took him but an hour or so to sketch the design.
To the Editor It was just a year ago this month the Mitchell mayor and City Council put their collective heads together and came up with a wish list for the foreseeable future. The list included: (A) A new ice sheet at the hockey rink; (B) An update of the library; (C) Part 1 of the Corn Palace rebuild; (D) Part 2 of the Corn Palace -- renovation of the old City Hall and placing a museum and theater therein; and (E) A new city hall on First Avenue and Main Street. If every item was included, it came up with a projected cost of approximately $14 million, which just happened to be about the a