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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
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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
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
Andes Central/Dakota Christian's Mackenzie Muckey tries for a kill between a pair of Burke/South Central defenders during their match Oct. 10 in Lake Andes. (Marcus Traxler / Republic)
Close competition: Cougars, Thunder, WiLdKats battling atop Region 6B
October 17, 2017 - 11:00am
Sisseton man sent to prison for scamming cattle ranchers
October 17, 2017 - 5:23pm
Kenneth A. Hohn
October 17, 2017 - 5:40pm
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5-year-old cancer victim's family in heated dispute after manufacturer removes grave marker
October 17, 2017 - 3:54pm
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) play button
Davison Co. celebrates SD’s first completed BIG program project
October 17, 2017 - 3:24pm
Mitchell board seeks more input on ‘Gary Munsen Court’
October 16, 2017 - 8:09pm
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 banding together for Tara Bainbridge
October 16, 2017 - 8:09am
Records: Parents of baby left outside say they smoked K2
October 17, 2017 - 4:08pm
Kristi Noem rejects Marty Jackley's proposed campaign pledge
October 17, 2017 - 3:28pm
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
October 17, 2017 - 6:10pm
Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central's Trent Kingsbury (14) looks for an open teammate against Winner on Oct. 14 in Wessington Springs. (Ryan Deal / Republic)
Week of Oct. 16 S.D. prep football and volleyball Polls
October 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

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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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