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Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
September 13, 2017
New conservation employee could assist in Lake Mitchell restoration
The Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee hopes a new conservation post could make programs more accessible to landowners along the Firesteel Creek....
September 13, 2017 - 8:01am
August 11, 2017
Lake Mitchell water quality improves
Just in time for the weekend, Lake Mitchell's water quality improved. The city of Mitchell lowered its voluntary Lake Mitchell alert from "warning"...
August 11, 2017 - 1:55pm
July 30, 2017
Volunteer-led forum educates the public on Lake Mitchell restoration
Armed with data, dedication and a smile, a group of volunteers donated their Sunday to improving the future of Lake Mitchell. On Sunday, approximately...
July 30, 2017 - 5:36pm
July 14, 2017
City discourages contact with Lake Mitchell three days after removing warning
Lake Mitchell’s improved water quality didn’t last long. Three days after lowering the Lake Mitchell water quality from “warning” to...
July 14, 2017 - 6:45pm
July 11, 2017
Lake Mitchell water quality lowered from 'warning' to 'watch'
Swimmers and boaters in Mitchell are in for some good news. The city of Mitchell on Tuesday removed its Lake Mitchell warning, which discouraged...
July 11, 2017 - 12:02pm
June 23, 2017
Lake Hanson: The clear choice for many
ALEXANDRIA — What a difference a year makes. With Lake Mitchell covered in harmful blue-green algae and emitting a foul odor, nearby Lake...
June 23, 2017 - 7:50am
June 15, 2017
Contact with Lake Mitchell discouraged for another week
The city of Mitchell is discouraging contact with Lake Mitchell for at least one more week. With chlorophyll levels climbing up to 193 parts...
June 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 13, 2017
Lake Mitchell algae bloom leads to dip in outdoor recreation
An early June algae bloom at Lake Mitchell didn't do the city's economy any favors. At Tuesday's Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee meeting, Mitchell...
June 13, 2017 - 5:56pm
June 5, 2017
Lake Mitchell algae woes steal spotlight
Lake Mitchell is riddled with blue-green algae that's plagued the city for years, but one longtime resident said it's the worst he's ever seen...
June 5, 2017 - 9:13pm
June 4, 2017
Keeping homes hydrated
As the days grow longer and hotter, our home's creaky faucet starts a melody; we turn it on to water the lawn, wash the car, clean grass-stained...
June 4, 2017 - 10:11am
February 20, 2017
South Dakota considers buffer strip bill
PIERRE, S.D. — A bill in the South Dakota legislature would give landowners a tax break for keeping riparian buffer strips along streams, rivers and lakes. Senate Bill 66 would define a riparian buffer strip and set out that such a buffer strip would be assessed at 60 percent...
February 20, 2017 - 10:04am
September 10, 2016
LETTER: DENR standards need to address CAFO concerns
To the Editor:
September 10, 2016 - 10:00am
April 9, 2016
Mitchell's water is so good, you could drink it
Mitchell's water system serves more than 15,000 customers each day, but is what's coming out of the tap safe to drink? The answer is yes, but...
April 9, 2016 - 9:48am
March 25, 2016
Air Force to test water at South Dakota base
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE (AP) — The U.S. Air Force plans to test groundwater at its Ellsworth base after federal regulators warned training scenarios may have polluted it. KOTA-TV reported Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency believes perfluorinated compounds in foam...
March 25, 2016 - 11:54am
September 18, 2015
KIDS on the water
On a cool, clear Thursday morning, Julie Olson watches a student wade into Lake Mitchell. "Go out farther," she calls, which he does. Brett...
September 18, 2015 - 4:29pm