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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
A moose was spotted Tuesday morning near Kennebec. (Submitted photo)
Moose in SD? Yep, it happened
September 19, 2017 - 4:07pm
Area high school volleyball roundup: Cougars topple Black Panthers
September 19, 2017 - 10:36pm
Northern ND farmer’s son, 3, dies after falling out of tractor cab, run over by tires
September 19, 2017 - 6:21pm
Amber Alert canceled: Authorities no longer seeking three missing children
September 19, 2017 - 5:40pm
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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Colorado Springs police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house
September 19, 2017 - 10:43pm
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Woman demands removal of decorative cotton item at Hobby Lobby
September 18, 2017 - 5:18pm
Mitchell man records hole-in-one at Lakeview
September 19, 2017 - 9:44pm
Mitchell's Mackenzie Miller tries for a kill during the Kernels' Eastern South Dakota Conference volleyball match Tuesday at Harrisburg. Defending for the Tigers is Ashlee Cain (8) and Carlie Fikse (13). (Marcus Traxler / Republic)
No. 2 Kernels fall in five sets to top-ranked Harrisburg
September 19, 2017 - 9:59pm
Retired South Dakota state official pleads guilty in scam 
September 19, 2017 - 12:26pm
The city of Platte's water tower. (Daily Republic file photo)
Platte-Geddes English ACT scores jump three points in 2017
September 19, 2017 - 12:14pm
Burke attorney Kelsea Sutton was selected to be part of the first cohort for the Change Network program. (photo provided by Kelsea Sutton)
Burke attorney awarded grant as part of Change Networks program
September 15, 2017 - 10:02am
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
Mitchell City Hall. (Republic file photo)
City Council wrap-up: Rec fee fracas
September 18, 2017 - 9:33pm

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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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