Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Those high-tech problems
3 hours 26 min ago
PHOTOS from the Foothills Rodeo
May 30, 2016 - 5:15pm
Artesian man arrested for DUI after crash in Mitchell
May 30, 2016 - 7:41pm
Six-year-old Kingsten Feldhaus, left, and Raycen, 2, hold their younger brothers Deekan and Sawyer. Sawyer has Williams Syndrome and will require surgery to correct a severely narrowed coronary artery. (Submitted photo)
Howard family of 6 fighting through a broken little heart
May 27, 2016 - 5:17pm
The best are always there ... the rest should know and remember that
May 28, 2016 - 11:01am
Photos from day one of Class B state track and field championships
May 28, 2016 - 1:48am
Ethan/Parkston's Wes Genant competes in the boys shot put at the 2016 Class A state track meet on Friday in Madison. Genant won the event with a toss of 53 feet, 3 inches. (Eric Mayer/Republic)
From the sideline to the podium: Ethan/Parkston's Genant wins Class A shot put
May 27, 2016 - 9:59pm
Chamberlain's Riggs Priebe competes in the boys 300-meter hurdles at the Class A state meet on Friday in Madison. (Eric Mayer/Republic)
Winner's Kuil, MCM's Pulse set for strong finishes
May 28, 2016 - 12:19am
Platte-Geddes' Alex Gerlach, left, and James Valley Christian's Jayden Waldner reach out at the finish line running the anchor legs of the 3200 meter relay during the first day of the Class B state track and field championships on Friday at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Relay dive proves to be the difference in Class B relay
May 28, 2016 - 12:24am
Area Memorial Day events set for Monday
May 27, 2016 - 6:25pm
The First USS South Dakota, circa 1915
Remembering the first U.S.S. South Dakota
May 27, 2016 - 5:30pm
21 cattle lay dead around a metal feeder that was struck by lightning Wednesday night in McCook County. (Photo courtesy of the Moody County Sheriff's Office)
Lightning strike kills 21 cattle in McCook County
May 27, 2016 - 11:37am
Dr. Henry Heimlich (L), the 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with inventing the life-saving technique named for him, poses with Patty Ris, 87, who he saved this week from choking on a hamburger, at the Deupree House seniors' home in Cincinatti, Ohio, U.S. May 27, 2016. Episcopal Retirement Services/Bryan Reynolds/Handout via REUTERS
Dr. Heimlich, 96, saves choking woman with namesake maneuver
May 27, 2016 - 1:50pm
ACT wine tasting event postponed
3 hours 13 min ago
CenturyLink fined for third time this year for failure to identify its underground lines
3 hours 37 min ago

Inside The Daily Republic

Crews work the scene of a training exercise simulating a train derailment on Saturday morning in Alexandria. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic), Kevin Kayser, center, talks to crew members involved in a training exercise simulating a train derailment on Saturday morning in Alexandria. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic), Crews work the scene of a training exercise simulating a train derailment on Saturday morning in Alexandria. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)

ALEXANDRIA — The mock disaster simulating a train derailment held in Alexandria on Saturday morning had one real problem.

The train car Hanson County Emergency Manager Kevin Kayser was expecting ...

Click above for our special sections.