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The giant inflatable pheasant and shot gun shell are on display outside of Cabela's on Friday in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Uncertainty at Cabela's
October 21, 2017 - 8:00am
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Friday, a vehicle crashed into a pole on the 200 block of McCabe Street in Mitchell. One person sustained minor injuries. (Libby Leyden/ Republic)
Mitchell man injured after vehicle hits street pole
October 20, 2017 - 5:13pm
Four men arrested on assault charges for fight at Siesta Motel
October 20, 2017 - 11:53am
Former South Dakota surgeon to surrender medical license
October 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
Matthew Moore
October 21, 2017 - 2:54pm
Marie Brinker
October 21, 2017 - 2:54pm
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) passes in the first quarter against the Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr (55) at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings' Barr fined, but not for Rodgers hit
October 20, 2017 - 5:42pm
A Mitchell police vehicle sits outside of a home on the 900 block of East Third Avenue Wednesday morning. (Sara Bertsch / Republic)
Mitchell man arrested for suffocating woman to death
October 18, 2017 - 4:37pm
Alexa Nicole McKenzie
October 21, 2017 - 2:54pm
Mitchell man charged with wife’s suffocation death
October 19, 2017 - 4:15pm
Catherine Emmanuelle. Courtesy Photo / University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Council member says she has right to breastfeed at meetings, retains civil rights lawyer to challenge chair
October 20, 2017 - 5:18pm
KFC / Twitter
A Sioux Falls man discovered something no one else had, and his tweet about it is going mega-viral
October 20, 2017 - 4:04pm
ESPN host Jemele Hill poses for a photo on the red carpet at the ESPN the Party event in the Houston arts district. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
ESPN's Jemele Hill: 'I deserved that suspension'
October 21, 2017 - 1:52pm
Paul M. Stahl
October 21, 2017 - 2:38pm
Police on hunt for man accused in crash, driving drunk, swerving on busy Sioux Falls streets
October 20, 2017 - 5:34pm

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A group of Twinkle N Twirl dancers cheer during a volleyball game on Tuesday night in Mount Vernon. Twinkle N Twirl dance began two years ago in Mount Vernon to provide area children with dance classes. (Matt Gade / Republic)

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon students are twinkling and twirling their way through fall.

A mixed dance, gymnastics and cheer class in Mount Vernon — called Twinkle N Twirl — ...

A helmet along with a wreath rest atop the casket for Donald “Donny” Manger on Thursday in the Lyman School District’s gym in Presho. (Matt Gade / Republic)

PRESHO — With an American flag draped over the casket, six people carried the late Presho fire chief to the front of a packed gym to say “goodbye.”

Hundreds ...

Brad Greenway is ready for life to slow down a bit.

For the past year, the former National Pork Board’s America’s Pig Farmer of the Year has been traveling ...

Gopal Vyas thanks the crowd while Lt. Gov. Matt Michels laughs during the Governor's Awards Luncheon at the Highland Conference Center. Vyas was named South Dakota Association of Fundraising Professionals’ outstanding philanthropist of 2017.

Gopal Vyas wants to make a difference.

But in doing so, he turned a few heads and found himself being named the South Dakota Association of Fundraising Professionals' outstanding philanthropist ...

South Dakota Transportation Commissioner and former state Sen. Mike Vehle, of Mitchell, serves as master of ceremonies for the ribbon-cutting of the Foster Street bridge on Tuesday. The bridge rehabilitation was the first to be completed under the Bridge Improvement Grant system created through 2015's Senate Bill 1, a bill Vehle sponsored.  (Evan Hendershot / Republic)

Tuesday was a big day for Transportation Commissioner and former state Sen. Mike Vehle.

More than two years after his highway and bridge funding bill — known as Senate Bill ...

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 ...

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