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July 9, 2018
Public health warning issued for Lake Mitchell
July 9, 2018 - 6:00pm
July 11, 2017
Lake Mitchell in June 2017. (Republic file photo)
Lake Mitchell water quality lowered from 'warning' to 'watch'
July 11, 2017 - 12:02pm
June 15, 2017
Lake Mitchell seen during the first weekend of June in 2017. (Submitted photo courtesy of Jeff Shaffer)
Contact with Lake Mitchell discouraged for another week
June 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
Lake Mitchell Campground (Republic file photo)
OUR VIEW: Give Mitchell's campground a chance
June 15, 2017 - 9:15am
June 13, 2017
Lake Mitchell seen during the first weekend of June in 2017. (Submitted photo courtesy of Jeff Shaffer)
Lake Mitchell algae bloom leads to dip in outdoor recreation
June 13, 2017 - 5:56pm
June 10, 2017
LETTER: Lake Mitchell is a natural disaster
June 10, 2017 - 10:00am
June 7, 2017
Lake Mitchell seen during the first weekend of June in 2017. (Submitted photo courtesy of Jeff Shaffer)
City discourages contact with Lake Mitchell after algae bloom
June 7, 2017 - 5:46pm
March 14, 2017
An X-ray tomographic picture of fossil thread-like red algae, tinted to show detail, unearthed in central India may represent the oldest-known plants on Earth, dating from 1.6 billion years ago, according to research published in the journal PLOS Biology in this image released March 13, 2017. Courtesy Stefan Bengtson/Handout via REUTERS
Fossils from 1.6 billion years ago may be oldest-known plants
March 14, 2017 - 3:02pm
Dakota Wesleyan sophomore Amber Budmark transfers samples into vials on Thursday at the research labs at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell. Budmark and professor DeAnna Hatch are researching ways to create biofuel using algae. (Sarah Barclay/Republic)
DWU professor looks to create alternate fuel source with algae
October 14, 2016 - 5:23pm
December 11, 2013
OUR VIEW: Continue testing lake to underpin, inform future anti-algae efforts
December 11, 2013 - 5:53pm
September 21, 2013
This SolarBee in Armour’s Lake Alcazar is one of two solar-powered recirculating pumps that have been credited with improving water quality in the lake. (Ross Dolan/The Daily Republic)
Armour finds algae-fighting success with SolarBees, carp
September 21, 2013 - 7:14am
July 11, 2012
Members of the public and the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee meet Tuesday in the conference room at the Mitchell Recreation Center to discuss a proposed improvement to the Sportsmen's boat ramp area of Lake Mitchell. The improvement would threaten some mature trees, which has caused some people to oppose the project. (Chris Huber/Republic)
Lake Mitchell boat ramp project slammed at meeting
July 11, 2012 - 6:35am
June 12, 2012
Fight against algae to continue at Lake Mitchell
June 12, 2012 - 7:17am
July 6, 2010
Tom Kippes, standing Monday afternoon by a small bay near the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, discusses the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee's plan to use algaecide to reduce blue-green algae. (Tom Lawrence/Republic Photo)
Committee proposes another algae fix
July 6, 2010 - 7:59am
March 11, 2010
Lake committee looks at circulators to fight algae blooms
March 11, 2010 - 8:13am