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The Platte Police Department is investigating an incident in which a playground swing was rigged with fishing hooks. (Photo courtesy of the Platte Police Department)
Platte PD investigating playground swing rigged with fishing hooks
1 hour 8 min ago
Photos of the month: September
5 hours 51 min ago
Junior Tyler Fortuna uses a microscope to look at brain cells on Friday at Dakota Wesleyan University. The research team is studying the effects of air pollution on the brain. (Sarah Barclay/Republic)
DWU research team looks at connections in air pollution to the brain
21 hours 55 min ago
Longfellow Elementary School principal Lisa Heckenlaible gets sprayed with paint in celebration of Longfellow students exceeding their fundraising goal of $12,000 on Friday at Longfellow Elementary in Mitchell. The students actually raised $13,291, and also painted four other studen-chosen teachers as well. The money will be going towards the school's techonology fund. (Sarah Barclay/Republic) play button
PHOTOS: Longfellow teachers get painted after exceeding fundraising goal
22 hours 48 min ago
Buffalo graze in the corrals before their vaccinations during the 51st Annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup on Friday in Custer State Park. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Thousands flock to Custer for 51st annual buffalo roundup
23 hours 45 min ago
Sen. John Thune shares a laugh with member of the Scotland Rotary Club Dick Behl during a stop on Thursday at the Recreation Bar in Scotland in July. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Thune in Emery, Mitchell on Monday
22 hours 36 min ago
A new meaning for the word 'roundabout'
22 hours 21 min ago
Mount Vernon/Plankinton's Hayden Schmidt tries to run away from Canistota's Xavier Ward on Friday in Mount Vernon. (Ryan Deal/Republic) play button
Canistota powers past Mount Vernon/Plankinton
16 hours 56 min ago
Mitchell's Logan Rietveld chases Sioux Falls Lincoln's Preston Eisenbraun during a prep football game on Friday at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls. (Eric Mayer/Republic)
No. 2 Kernels smash Patriots 28-7
19 hours 39 min ago
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EHD causing high whitetails casualties
September 29, 2016 - 6:36pm
Kimberly Powell is the Mitchell Weekend Snackpack Program's development and program director, the nonprofit's first paid position. (Photo courtesy of the Weekend Snackpack program)
Weekend Snackpack program's new director has a 'heart for families'
September 29, 2016 - 6:37pm
Mitchell's Sam Michels (14) tries to shake off Spearfish's Jace Engesser (3) during a game on Friday night at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Kernels set for stiffer test against Sioux Falls Lincoln
September 29, 2016 - 11:18pm
Sonja Pederson, elementary and secondary education major from Sioux Falls, and Jordan Thaler, elementary education major from Pickstown, were crowned the 2016 Swarm Days Queen and King during coronation Thursday, Sept. 29.
BHSU crowns new Swarm Days Queen and King
5 hours 51 min ago
Chamberlain's Alayne Daly (3) sends the ball over the net as Gregory's Alexa Hannahs (9) defends during a prep volleyball match in Chamberlain Thursday. (Marcus Traxler/Republic)
Area prep volleyball roundup: Gorillas rally past Cubs
September 29, 2016 - 11:06pm
From left, Mitchell's Mackenzie Miller, Lauren Larson (2), Jenna Weich (20) and Mandy Schmidt (5) celebrates with her teammates after a point during Thursday night's ESD volleyball match with Yankton at the Yankton High School gym. (Jeremy Hoeck/Yankton Press and Dakotan)
Kernels earn road win at Yankton
September 29, 2016 - 11:32pm