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Neighbors: Jackrabbit Farm’s hog odor is too much

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

The neighbors of one of the largest swine farms in Davison County said Tuesday the owners are not doing enough to make sure the farm’s odor is limited.
During the County Commission meeting’s public input portion Tuesday at the Davison County Nor…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Davison County to make 30-year road plan

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Local officials want to know what should happen with the county’s roads in the next 30 years.

Representatives of the South Dakota Department of Transportation, Davison County Commission and city of Mitchell met Tuesday afternoon at the Davison Cou…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: 20 years too long without plan for upper courthouse floor

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Your Davison County Courthouse has an empty fourth floor.

As strange as that sounds, it’s true. A building whose existence is entirely supported by your property tax dollars has a top floor that is unused.

The county’s jail was up there until t…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Commissioners view changes at jail

May 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Stutsman County commissioners toured the Stutsman County Correctional Center Tuesday to see changes made since a 2012 study on the facility.
Jail consultant David Prachar made a number of sweeping recommendations in his 2012 report, many aimed at ma…continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Davison County officials deride ag-valuation bill

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

A bill in the South Dakota Legislature that would change the definition of agricultural land for tax purposes did not get Davison County’s stamp of approval Tuesday.

County Commission Chairman John Claggett called the legislation “lunacy.”

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Davison County officials deride ag-valuation bill

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

A bill in the South Dakota Legislature that would change the definition of agricultural land for tax purposes did not get Davison County’s stamp of approval Tuesday.

County Commission Chairman John Claggett called the legislation “lunacy.”

Duri…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Davison County officials to discuss furniture for new courthouse deputy

February 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Davison County Commission will meet Tuesday with Sheriff Steve Brink to discuss furniture for a new deputy hired to increase security at the Davison County Courthouse in Mitchell.

The commission meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the courthouse.
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Homeless shelter sought for Mitchell

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mitchell needs a better way to house and provide assistance for the homeless, according to County Veterans Service Officer Steve McClure.

During Tuesday’s regular Davison County Commission meeting at the courthouse in Mitchell, McClure …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Davison County nurses move to new site at former co-op building

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

With a few stacks of boxes waiting to be unpacked, Davison County’s community health nurses welcomed patients to their new clinic Tuesday afternoon in Mitchell.

The clinic is located in the former Central Electric Co-op building at 1420 N. Main …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MTI, Davison County renew farm partnership with ‘land lab’

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Students studying agriculture at Mitchell Technical Institute will continue to benefit from a county agreement for five more years.

Rick Kriese, an ag instructor at MTI, asked the Davison County Commission on Tuesday at the courthouse for a new fi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com