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Dragging mayor into street debate is bad conduct

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.
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Sebert now ‘up in the air’ on third term

February 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Councilman Dan Allen, ex-councilman Toomey may also run for mayor.

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Mayor Sebert not likely to seek re-election

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

Letters to the Editor

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

Paustian, Seberts, Shafer Memorials given awards

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.
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Mayor says new code enforcer will be hired by springtime

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

Mayor says Sunday liquor ban is unfair; councilman says restriction is reasonable

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

Public forum on local issues is tonight at MTI

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

Letters to the Editor

October 22, 2010 in The Daily Republic

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Only one speaker planned for forum on lake land

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