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Mitchell man arrested for suffocating woman to death

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
Police lights.
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
Dan August Schumacher
October 18, 2017 - 9:38pm
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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She took her dog to the vet to be put down. Five months later, she discovered her dog was still alive.
October 18, 2017 - 9:15pm
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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
Mitchell man arrested after foot pursuit
October 27, 2016 - 5:38pm
High School football playoffs start Thursday night for all nine-man classes along with 11B. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Team-by-team look at area high school playoff teams
October 18, 2017 - 4:41pm
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
Workers with Bailey Metal Fabricators Inc. drill holes into the concrete to secure a new corn sculpture on Wednesday afternoon at the plaza next to the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)
New corn sculpture placed at Sixth and Main in Palace plaza
October 18, 2017 - 5:44pm
President Donald Trump has denied a congresswoman’s account that he told a grieving soldier’s widow in a phone call that the soldier “knew what he signed up for,” saying on Wednesday that the Democratic representative’s description was “totally fabricated.” (Doug Mills/The New York Times October 18, 2017 copyright 2017 / New York Times)
Details emerge on president's calls to Gold Star families
October 18, 2017 - 9:34pm
Colome's Chase Dufek returns a kick upfield against Burke/South Central during a game earlier this season in Colome. (Ryan Deal / Republic)
Defending champions making their moves
October 18, 2017 - 4:53pm
William "Bill" Rubin
October 18, 2017 - 9:37pm

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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 ...

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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