Engineers suggest multi-million-dollar dredging project for Lake Mitchell, with work spanning four years
With the council recently allocating $665K for the final design to be completed, the city is closer than ever to dredge the lake as a way to improve the water quality for future use.(Mitchell Republic News Article: 03.08.2022)
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Mitchell City Council Identifies Key Goals for Future
Among the most notable goals the council identified during the work
session meeting were advancing the restoration of Lake Mitchell,
improving infrastructure and city facilities, expanding the Corn
Palace’s seating and revitalizing downtown Mitchell.
Turning Dredged Sediment Into A Winter Wonderland
The idea of using dredged sediment from Lake Mitchell to create a winter sports park is inching closer to becoming a reality. Over the past couple months, a team of landscape architects have been
developing the design of a proposed winter sports park that would
feature a large hill for snow activities like sledding, tubing and
snowboarding, along with all-season hiking and biking trails.
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