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Former Mitchell Mayor Paul Tobin dies
53 min 28 sec ago
Front row, left to right: Justin Syring, Tevyn Waddell, Quinci Herll, Morgan Weber, Erin Farnham, Kelsie Mastel, Brenna Morgan, Andrea Konz, Jasmine Fritzemeier, Adele Kenkel, Emily Park. Second row, left to right: Andrew Klingaman, Christian Fossum, Austin Getty, Kyle Biggerstaff, Ryan Solberg, Casey Zoss, Delaney Slaba, Victoria Peta, Shelby Riggs, Grace Varilek, Ally Goldammer, Challie Jones, Kayla Stangeland, Rachel Bechen. Third row, left to right:Melanie Uher, Kristin Pistulka.(Sarah Barclay/Republic)
29th annual Rotary Scholars Recognition Banquet held
1 hour 45 min ago
OPINION: Happy Birthday, Brian
1 hour 56 min ago
Palace lighting switch estimated at $116K-$121K
13 hours 33 min ago
Authorities attend to an accident between a vehicle and a motorcycle at the intersection of 15th Avenue and Main Street Monday evening in Mitchell. (Sarah Barclay/Republic)
Man seriously injured in motorcycle, SUV crash
14 hours 34 min ago
Arrest made after Wagner vandalism spree
23 hours 12 min ago
USF's Solomon St. Pierre, right, celebrates after the Cougars record a takeaway during a game last year at Bob Young Field in Sioux Falls. (Garrick Hodge/Republic)
Wagner native St. Pierre invited to Minnesota Vikings minicamp
May 1, 2016 - 8:35pm
2 reservation hospitals agree to quality-of-care changes
May 1, 2016 - 5:41pm
Daily Republic wins 33 SDNA awards, including Sweepstakes
May 1, 2016 - 4:40pm
Car crash kills 2 men in western South Dakota
May 1, 2016 - 3:20pm
Dave Mitchell named Exemplary Teacher Award winner at DWU
April 30, 2016 - 9:34pm
Scotchman and Miss Wesleyan winners announced at DWU
April 29, 2016 - 9:12pm
Platte's Roger Duba competes in a reserve meet last Friday in Platte. Duba is one of 36 kids on Platte-Geddes' new trapshooting team that features kids grades 6-12. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Platte-Geddes takes a shot with high school trapshooting
April 29, 2016 - 8:24am
Dakota Wesleyan University's Jon Hart, left, and Curt Hart, center, look on during an event Wednesday at the Sherman Center on the DWU campus. The event celebrated the retirement of Curt Hart as athletic director and promoted Jon Hart to the same position. (Marcus Traxler/Republic)
DWU promotes Jon Hart to athletic director
April 27, 2016 - 4:18pm
St. Louis jury awards $55M in Johnson & Johnson cancer suit
16 min 54 sec ago

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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 ...

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