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OUR VIEW: Public dock plan reflects proper focus on access

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Mitchell City Council was scheduled to hear from the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee on Monday night about a proposed public dock program for the lake.

The program would allow boat owners who don’t live alongside the lake the opportunity to r…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lodge remodel nearly complete at Camp Arroya

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

A remodel of the main lodge at Camp Arroya is nearly complete a few months after the 12-acre lakeside camp returned to the city’s control.

Camp Arroya, tucked away on the northern shore of Lake Mitchell, is owned by the city of Mitchell, but was m…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lake Mitchell torn up by four-wheel drive vehicles

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dusty Rodiek looked with disappointment at the many trails of tire tracks snaking through patches of wet, muddy ground near roads and boat ramps as he drove around Lake Mitchell Friday morning.

The tracks, which are the result of four-wheel drive …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lake Mitchell torn up by four-wheel drive vehicles

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dusty Rodiek looked with disappointment at the many trails of tire tracks snaking through patches of wet, muddy ground near roads and boat ramps as he drove around Lake Mitchell Friday morning.

The tracks, which are the result of four-wheel drive …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Walleye program in jeopardy at lake

February 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

The state Department of Game, Fish and Parks might stop its efforts to stock Lake Mitchell with walleye.

Todd St. Sauver, Sioux Falls-based regional fisheries manager for the GF&P, said recently that walleye stocking in Lake Mitchell may be su…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Walleye program in jeopardy at lake

February 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

The state Department of Game, Fish and Parks might stop its efforts to stock Lake Mitchell with walleye.

Todd St. Sauver, Sioux Falls-based regional fisheries manager for the GF&P, said recently that walleye stocking in Lake Mitchell may be su…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTO: Ice fishing on Lake Mitchell

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

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OUR VIEW: Continue testing lake to underpin, inform future anti-algae efforts

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

Kudos to Dusty Rodiek and the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee for bringing Lake Mitchell’s algae problem back to the fore and doing something about it.

Earlier in the 2000s, the summertime algae blooms at Lake Mitchell were a subject of much co…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Initial Lake Mitchell testing shows effectiveness of SolarBee

December 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

As Lake Mitchell’s temperature rises, so do the algae blooms.

And a device known as a SolarBee seems to be helping reduce algae levels.

After regularly testing the clarity of Lake Mitchell’s water between late May and early September, thatâ…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Clearing the way for Lake Mitchell

December 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

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