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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.”

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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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Six Davison County officials to seek re-election

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

All six Davison County officials whose terms are up this year are planning to run for re-election.

Positions up for election this November in Davison County government are three commissioner seats, along with the sheriff, register of deeds and aud…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

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

TIF guidelines outlined for Davison County Commissioners

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

A new document outlining the guidelines for tax increment financing (TIF) districts was discussed at length during a meeting of Davison County commissioners Tuesday.

In a TIF district, financing is issued for infrastructure improvements, such as r…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

A, B last names due for license decals

January 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last names that start with A or B need to renew their license decals by Jan. 31. License decals can be renewed by mail or at the Davison County Treasurer’s Office, at the self-service terminal located in County Fair or on www.SDCars.org. License de…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Street project planned near Davison County Courthouse

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Davison County Commission approved two easements Tuesday for a city street project that will affect the north side of the courthouse lawn.

Terry Johnson, deputy public works director for Mitchell, presented the Fifth Avenue street improvement…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com