City crews widening additional streets in western, southern portions of Mitchell over next few days

Crews began working on streets between Ohlman and Thunderbird Drive near Lake Mitchell and will move on to Pebble Beach Road

A Mitchell snowplow pushes snow on East First Avenue in Mitchell.
Sam Fosness / Republic

MITCHELL — City crews will continue removing excess snow along the edges of Mitchell streets throughout Thursday and into the upcoming week.

According to city officials, the streets that will be widened during this round of snow removal include roads between Burr and Ohlman streets stretching from Hanson Avenue to Norway Avenue.

At noon on Thursday, crews began working on streets between Ohlman and Thunderbird Drive near Lake Mitchell. City officials say crews will then move to widen streets from Pebble Beach Road to Kemper Drive.

The city is requesting all vehicles be removed from streets in the respective areas crews will be working on over the next several days.

Sam Fosness joined the Mitchell Republic in May 2018. He was raised in Mitchell, S.D., and graduated from Mitchell High School. He continued his education at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, where he graduated in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in English. During his time in college, Fosness worked as a news and sports reporter for The Volante newspaper.
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