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Presho Fire Chief Donny Manger, center, hugs Amber Diehm, of Presho, during a benefit earlier this year. (Republic file photo)
Obituary: Manger had 36 years in fire service, 23 as chief
October 17, 2017 - 8:29am
Police lights.
Two people arrested for robbing someone at Mitchell gas station
October 17, 2017 - 3:24pm
Donny Manger is pictured in this 2016 file photo. (Caitlynn Peetz / Republic)
Presho community remembers fire chief who died at Saturday structure fire
October 17, 2017 - 7:00am
Area prep volleyball roundup: WiLdKats down Black Panthers
October 17, 2017 - 10:28pm
The Davison County Public Safety Center. (Republic file photo)
Lake Andes man flees court during sentencing for probation violation
October 17, 2017 - 9:31pm
The Carnival Glory. (Photo by Andy Newman/Carnival Cruise Lines)
Girl, 8, got on ‘tippy toes’ to peer over cruise ship railing, then fell to her death
October 17, 2017 - 1:45pm
Police lights. (Republic file photo)
Cattle killed, Interstate 90 closed for several hours after Saturday crash
October 15, 2017 - 4:02pm
Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle Riley Reiff (71) talks with fellow offensive tackle Rashod Hill (69) on the bench during a game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Workmanlike approach serving Reiff, Vikings well
October 17, 2017 - 10:00am
U.S. House of Representatives candidate Dusty Johnson, left, speaks at Tuesday's McGovern Civic Engagement Forum at Dakota Wesleyan University. Other attendees included Secretary of State Shantel Krebs, center, and Tim Bjorkman, right. Not pictured are gubernatorial candidates Attorney General Marty Jackley, Lora Hubbel and Terry LaFleur. (Evan Hendershot / Republic)
2018 candidates take questions in Mitchell
October 17, 2017 - 9:53pm
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A 320-pound woman sat on a little girl as a punishment and killed her, authorities say
October 17, 2017 - 4:08pm
MCM's Evans to speak at Mitchell QB Club
October 17, 2017 - 10:28pm
Darleen Baumiller Zangle
October 17, 2017 - 9:39pm
Virginia "Ginny" Scheller
October 17, 2017 - 9:39pm
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
October 18, 2017 - 1:00am
Multiple San Francisco 49ers players take a knee during the national anthem prior to their Oct. 15 game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. Geoff Burke / USA TODAY Sports
NFL seeks compromise solution to anthem protests
October 16, 2017 - 4:20pm

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Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle Riley Reiff (71) blocks Green Bay Packers linebacker Blake Martinez (50) as Vikings quarterback Case Keenum, left, drops back to pass during a game on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. (Matt Gade / Republic)

MINNEAPOLIS -- Letting his game do the talking, Riley Reiff is thriving as a Minnesota Viking.

Six games into the 2017 regular season and roughly eight months after signing ...

Attendees of a benefit for Tara Bainbridge eat a supper for a free will offering on Saturday at Boogs & Co. in Parkston. Bainbridge has stage four non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)

PARKSTON — As Tara Bainbridge and her husband, Neal, walked into Boogs & Co. on Saturday afternoon, they stopped to take it all in.

Wearing a surgical mask, Tara made ...

Craig Ryan Steinke is the owner and interior designer for Craig Ryans. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Craig Steinke's catchphrase for his store is "unique and different."

When describing his home decor business — called Craig Ryans — that's his go-to characterization. But it's more than just ...

Jason Bates, an owner of the Brew Parlor, brought a unique combination of brews, liquor, games and haircuts to Mitchell's Main Street. (Evan Hendershot / Republic)

Backed by a unique edge unlike anything around, Jason Bates is hoping his new business is a cut above the rest.

The Brew Parlor opened on Main Street in August, ...

Ashley and Kyle Baker laugh with one another before posing for a photo with their children, Hallie and Hudson, in their pumpkin patch west of Mount Vernon. Called Baker Pumpkin Patch, their business has been open to the public for five years and in operation for 10 years. (Sara Bertsch / Republic)

MOUNT VERNON — Sitting on his father's lap, 4-year-old Hudson Baker smiled as their tractor came to a stop at the end of the pumpkin patch.

Hopping off, Hudson ran ...

Photographs from Phyllis Salmen's past lay on the table as Dakota Wesleyan University senior Dylan Dethlefsen  interviews Salmen on Tuesday morning in her apartment at Wesley Acres. (Matt Gade / Republic)

A new learning style at Dakota Wesleyan University will allow the stories of Mitchell's senior residents to be shared worldwide.

Recently, Dakota Wesleyan has incorporated community-based learning into curriculum. And ...

Joshua Cimpl watches as a plane prepares to land Sunday morning at Mitchell Municipal Airport. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)

A program geared toward teaching youth how to pilot their own airplanes is taking flight in Mitchell.

Dakota Flight Center recently completed a $50,000 renovation project at the George McGovern ...

Brooke Veurink, Amy Muth, Shawna Huls and Jenna Stroup — all from Mitchell — attended the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Sunday night in Las Vegas where gunfire erupted. (Submitted photo)

Screams of joy soon became screams of terror.

Smiling and singing along with Jason Aldean as he performed "When She Says Baby" at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, Brooke Veurink, ...

Jerry Rubendall, center, was surprised by Poet Biorefining employees at the plant near Mitchell in honor of his 11 years on the company's board of directors. Rubendall is stepping down from the board, and played an integral role in bringing the plant to the Mitchell area. (Evan Hendershot / Republic)

If not for Jerry Rubendall, Poet's presence in Mitchell may have remained a pipedream.

What started as a group of investors each throwing $200 into a hat to hire a ...

Bennett Namanny, center in green, gets a group hug from his fellow Kimball students on Monday. Bennett will undergo a heart valve replacement surgery on Wednesday in Omaha, Nebraska. (Matt Gade / Republic)

KIMBALL — Kimball students have heart.

On Monday, a sea of red overtook Kimball High School with more than 150 students wearing the bright crimson to show support for one ...

Jordan Buchholz, a Dakota Wesleyan University alumnus, teaches in a school for AsOne Ministries, which helps communities in Rwanda and Uganda. (Photo courtesy of Andrew DeVaney)

One trip to Rwanda and then Uganda, and Andrew DeVaney was changed.

The Dakota Wesleyan University graduate traveled to the countries twice while in college, and became close friends with ...

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