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Two people arrested for robbing someone at Mitchell gas station
October 17, 2017 - 3:24pm
The Davison County Public Safety Center. (Republic file photo)
Lake Andes man flees court during sentencing for probation violation
October 17, 2017 - 9:31pm
Traffic flows along South Burr Street between Interstate 90 and East Havens Avenue. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Becky's Vans out of business, bought by new owner
October 18, 2017 - 2:47pm
The Davison County Public Safety Center serves as the home for county lockup. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Circuit Court from Oct. 17
October 18, 2017 - 12:54pm
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.
Mitchell man named SD's philanthropist of the year
October 18, 2017 - 8:01am
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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
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
Records: Parents of baby left outside say they smoked K2
October 17, 2017 - 4:08pm
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5-year-old cancer victim's family in heated dispute after manufacturer removes grave marker
October 17, 2017 - 3:54pm
Sisseton man sent to prison for scamming cattle ranchers
October 17, 2017 - 5:23pm
A hallway on the 33rd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, one floor above the suite where Stephen Paddock fired from, Oct. 3, 2017. Just below Paddock's room, Floyd Conrade of Emporia, Kan., was kicking back, getting ready for bed when he heard the first volley go off. Physically, Conrade was as close to the gunman as anyone. (Eric Thayer/Copyright 2017 The New York Times) play button
Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos resurfaces on Ellen DeGeneres show
October 18, 2017 - 2:12pm
Transgender state employee sues over health plan provision
October 18, 2017 - 9:11am
The city of Platte's water tower. (Daily Republic file photo)
Platte dedicates playground next to new pool
October 18, 2017 - 1:08pm
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
On Monday morning at 915 East Havens Avenue, Mitchell city officials and Performance Pet Products’ employees broke ground at the new facility for the pet food canning operation. (Libby Leyden/Republic)
Construction begins at new Performance Pet Products facility
October 18, 2017 - 8:10am

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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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