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MITCHELL CITY COUNCIL

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The locations the city is eyeing to build the gun range are northwest of the former Kelley property and an area near the city landfill
Proposed gun range would feature a wide variety of rifle ranges and pistol bays.
The amended ordinance positioned DGI Feeds to turn a vacant Mitchell building into a production site.
DGI Feeds, of Renner, SD, would grow barley grass inside a vacant Mitchell building for the production of the horse feed products, if the council approves amending an ordinance.
"Everyone wants to say pigs are clean, pigs are smart. They absolutely are. But what also comes with that intelligence is the need to be stimulated. They have to be entertained,” said Jenna Scheich, a pet pig owner who urged the council to proceed with caution before adopting the ordinance.
According to the new ordinance, a pet pig could not exceed 200 pounds and would be subject to the same nuisance codes that are in place for other pet animals such as dogs.

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“If I start with a staff of five, and I have an ambulance call of two and am waiting for people to come and another call comes in – which happens 50% of the time now – I’m down to one. I can’t roll with one,” said Fire Chief Marius Laursen, who is looking to add two full-time positions.
Dakota Counseling Institute and Heartland Regional Economic Development were among the nonprofits that had their subsidy cuts remain as proposed.
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As part of phase II, the back nine of the 18-hole golf course will undergo major renovations and become a par-71 layout, dropping down from the existing par-72 setup.

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