May 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Mr. Toomey’s view of my introduction of council members present at the employee banquet is certainly different than mine. Mr. Toomey views my comments as giving a campaign speech in support of Ken Tracy.
February 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Councilman Dan Allen, ex-councilman Toomey may also run for mayor.
December 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Sebert, 76, said he wants to spend more time with his family, especially his grandchildren, and also wants to spend more time relaxing. He said he wants to do what other people his age are doing. Continue Reading
January 28, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Disappointed with recent letter-writer
To the Editor:
I read with interest and disappointment the letter to the editor on Saturday, Jan. 22, written by Stacy Nettinga regarding the city’s outdoor skating area.
This is a case where Stacy wrote to the public without knowledge regarding the city’s outdoor skating rink. The city has provided outdoor public skating at Munroe Park for many years. This year, it was moved to the Activities Center area, with my approval, for personal efficiencies, off-street parking and the availability of a warming area and concession in the Activities Center. Continue Reading
January 14, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Chris Paustian almost didn’t go to the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce and Mitchell Area Development Corporation’s annual awards and recognition banquet Friday night.
But his wife, Sandi, talked him into it and, after receiving the Community Service Award, he was glad she did.
January 13, 2011 in The Daily Republic
The city of Mitchell plans to have a code enforcement officer on the job this spring, according to Mayor Lou Sebert.
“We are looking at sending out applications in February, hiring in March and starting in April,” Sebert said this week.
The Mitchell City Council decided to add the position during its Aug. 19 budget meeting. Continue Reading
October 27, 2010 in The Daily Republic
Mayor Lou Sebert argued that the off-sale of liquor on Sunday will boost the local economy, while not allowing it only punishes people who drink responsibly.
City Councilman Mel Olson said he thinks liquor has enough of a foothold in Mitchell without tossing out one of the last limits on it. Continue Reading
October 26, 2010 in The Daily Republic
Candidates for the state Senate and a discussion of Sunday off-sale of alcoholic beverages will be featured at the second of two political forums in Mitchell tonight.
The Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee is sponsoring the forum, which will be held at the Mitchell Technical Institute Technology Center amphitheater, 1800 E. Spruce St., at 7 p.m. Denny Kaemingk will be the moderator. Continue Reading
October 22, 2010 in The Daily Republic
October 15, 2010 in The Daily Republic
A pair of local forums on political races and city ballot questions will offer speakers from all sides, except for a segment on the debate over land usage at Lake Mitchell.
The first of two political forums sponsored by the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee is set for Tuesday. Continue Reading