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City of Mitchell’s debt grows to $38 million

October 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

The city of Mitchell’s debt will be a projected $3.2 million higher this year compared to last year, but that hasn’t fazed city officials, who say the city remains in a strong financial position.

The city’s total debt, excluding interest, is…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

$175,000 purchase of VFW building up for approval

September 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Mitchell City Council will consider buying the damaged Veterans of Foreign Wars building for $175,000 at its meeting tonight.The council meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 612 N. Main St. The meeting …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

City Councilman: Gas prices in Mitchell ‘disgusting’

December 20, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Councilman Phil Carlson wanted to put it on the record: “The gas prices in Mitchell are horrible,” he said at the start of Monday night’s council meeting. Continue Reading

OUR VIEW: Lots to gain from moving city offices

December 7, 2011 in The Daily Republic

As residents of this city consider what to do with the Corn Palace, another pressing concern has arisen:

What to do with City Hall?
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City of Mitchell considers plan to offer restaurant liquor licenses

December 6, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Under a state law passed in 2008, there would be no limit to the number of full-service restaurant on-sale licenses the city could issue. Continue Reading

Mitchell City Council: Time to move offices out of City Hall

December 6, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Panel to be named for study; relocation could ease Corn Palace expansion. Current City Hall building declared “done” while council discusses the “prime real estate” it currently occupies.

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Mitchell City Council will discuss moving City Hall

December 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

A study on a “next generation” Corn Palace is being conducted and one of the ideas has been to use City Hall as part of an expansion in the next few years. Continue Reading

Mitchell voters could see full ballot in June

November 22, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell voters could make many choices in June, apparently including the direction of traffic on three city streets.
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OUR VIEW: We’ll live with council decision on one-ways

October 18, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Three one-way streets in Mitchell appear to be on the verge of changing to two-way traffic. The switch comes after the City Council voted 5-3 Monday night to make the change, which was proposed earlier this year.
Here’s the catch: The change will not happen if the issue is referred to a public vote and overturned.
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Mitchell City Council set to vote on campaign finance reporting

October 16, 2011 in The Daily Republic

After weeks of debate and discussion and a few false starts, the Mitchell City Council is prepared to vote on requiring campaign finance reporting during its meeting tonight.

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