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The 2017 homecoming candidates and royalty pose for a photo after coronation Monday night at the performing arts center in Mitchell. (Sara Bertsch / Republic) play button
Homecoming in full swing as royalty crowned
September 18, 2017 - 9:33pm
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Woman demands removal of decorative cotton item at Hobby Lobby
September 18, 2017 - 5:18pm
Richie Wilder Jr. File photo / Minot Daily News
Children to decide contact with ‘cold-blooded killer of their mother,’ judge decides in murder case
September 18, 2017 - 5:06pm
Mitchell hospitalist Dr. Peter Reynen, right, talks with nurse Jenna Webb, left, on Monday afternoon during his first day of work at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic
Avera Queen of Peace introduces hospitalist program
September 19, 2017 - 12:11pm
Mitchell City Hall. (Republic file photo)
City Council wrap-up: Rec fee fracas
September 18, 2017 - 9:33pm
Retired South Dakota state official pleads guilty in scam 
September 19, 2017 - 12:26pm
The total solar eclipse over Carbondale, Ill., Aug. 21, 2017.  (Andrea Morales/The New York Times)
The world as we know it is about to end — again — if you believe this biblical doomsday claim
September 18, 2017 - 10:13am
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Hospital employees removed after photos show them giving newborn babies middle finger, calling them 'mini Satans'
September 19, 2017 - 2:59pm
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Ohio firefighter: 'One dog is more important than a million' African Americans
September 19, 2017 - 9:31am
Tuesday need-to-know: 5 stories
September 19, 2017 - 8:48am
A man wrestled a rattlesnake to show off. He was bitten in the face and nearly died.
September 19, 2017 - 3:04pm
South Dakota Highway Patrol. (Republic file photo)
Two killed in Sunday crash near Murdo
September 18, 2017 - 11:04am
Boyd Bartscher
September 19, 2017 - 1:39pm
Mitchell's Max Schoenfelder, left, tackles Sioux Falls Washington's Zaki Ladu, right, during a prep football game on Friday at Joe Quintal Field. (Eric Mayer / Republic)
Week of Sept. 18 S.D. Prep Media football and volleyball polls
September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
Hanson's Heather Kayser, right, tries to block the ball as Andes Central/Dakota Christian's Beulah Black Cloud, left, hits the ball during the championship match of the Hanson Early Bird Volleyball Tournament earlier this season in Alexandria. (Eric Mayer / Republic)
Unblemished Beavers: Hanson volleyball sports perfect record
September 19, 2017 - 7:02am

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Eight- and nine-year-old football players practice. Youths who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who started playing after they turned 12, according to a study released by Boston University researchers on Sept. 19, 2017. (Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times)

A new medical study has found that children who play football before age 12 suffer mood and behavior problems later in life at rates significantly higher than those who take ...

Construction on a $6 million expansion to Burke Community Memorial Hospital is shown. (Submitted photo)

BURKE — A massive expansion to Burke's hospital is on pace for a fall 2018 completion, according to hospital officials.

This week, the hospital purchased a property to the southeast ...

FULTON — Sitting in her small workshop, Mary Wipf softy stroked the fine, blonde Mongolian horse hair in her hands.

Hugging it at times, 65-year-old Wipf loves to touch ...

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