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Athletes compete in the 2018 Special Olympics Fall Classic during the 3rd annual State Bocce Tournament at Caldwell Park in Mitchell Saturday. (Sheila Slater/Daily Republic)
Hundreds gather in Mitchell for state Special Olympics
6 hours 10 min ago
Sadie Barnes, 4-years old, came all the way from Ohio to compete in the 2018  National Pedal Pull at the Corn Palace this weekend. (Sheila Slater/Daily Republic)
National Pedal Pull draws 400 kids to the Corn Palace
6 hours 53 min ago
September 17, 2018
From left to right: Mia Glanzer, a freshman at Howard High School, and Presley Claussen, a junior Howard High School student council member and football cheerleader, assists Lori Kollmann and her daughter Katie during the homecoming football game on Friday against Irene-Wakonda. Kollmann purchased a $10 t-shirt to help support the Step Up 2 Cancer fundraising campaign founded by the Howard High School student council. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Howard's cancer campaign
September 17, 2018 - 5:19pm
John Lang, director of the McGovern Center and assistant professor at DWU, presents a speech, honoring the late McGovern in front of a group of people on Saturday in Avon at the McGovern monument. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
McGovern's legacy honored at rededication ceremony
September 17, 2018 - 9:17am
September 12, 2018
Volunteer Connection Coordinator Sarah Lippert with Helpline leads a discussion on recognizing symptoms of mental health challenges or crisis during the Youth Mental Health First Aid course at Dakota Wesleyan University on Tuesday. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Mental illness course at DWU teaches ways to respond
September 12, 2018 - 8:09am
September 10, 2018
Four-year-old Lily Harnisch of Parkston participates in the kids' pedal pull at the 15th annual Harvest Festival on Saturday. (Ellen Bardash / Republic)
Delmont's festival weekend: Kuchen, farming events honor local traditions
September 10, 2018 - 7:34am
September 7, 2018
Covered wagons and trail riders assemble  for a ride to Turtle Peak, near Wessington Springs, during the Kyle Evans Memorial Wagon Train. (Photo courtesy of Lisa Sall)
Prairie schooners rolling through Wessington Springs once again
September 7, 2018 - 7:21am
September 4, 2018
Noah Christiansen, of Parker, pushes to the finish line with the help of his great uncle Jim Christiansen, right, on Monday for the S.D. State Pedal Pull at the Corn Palace. Christiansen competed in the 5-year-old boys division and placed first to win the division. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Results from the 2018 South Dakota State Pedal Pull
September 4, 2018 - 8:30am
August 15, 2018
Jon Farris of BankWest shovels dirt for a landscaping project outside Stepping Stones as part of the United Way Day of Caring on Wednesday afternoon. (Ellen Bardash / Republic)
38 years of caring
August 15, 2018 - 3:42pm
August 9, 2018
It's a massive show of motorcycles on Main Street in Sturgis on Thursday, Aug. 9.  Attendance has been increasing from last year every day this year. Submitted photo
Sturgis rally attendance up 5.1 percent as numbers increase
August 9, 2018 - 5:41pm
August 6, 2018
From Left: Kyle Hohn and Karlie Tiede compete in the Ryan Hohn Memorial 5K Walk/Run on Saturday morning at Resurrection Church in Mitchell. Kyle is the brother of the late Ryan Hohn. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Running to remember Ryan
August 6, 2018 - 3:41pm
August 5, 2018
Around the Region
Around the region: Salem, Chamberlain and Geddes
August 5, 2018 - 9:00am
August 4, 2018
Riders wait behind the arena as women compete in the ladies breakaway during the Winner Elks Benefit Rodeo on Saturday, July 28 in Winner. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Area communities see economic impact of SDRA rodeos
August 4, 2018 - 10:25am
August 1, 2018
Motorcycle daredevil Cole Freeman performing stunts during his Ill Conduct Show. (Courtesy photo)
Daredevil Freeman to jump at Palace
August 1, 2018 - 8:17am
The Hamsters motorcycle group gathers during a previous ride in Phoenix, Ariz. (Courtesy photo)
Custom motorcycle groups to fly into Mitchell
August 1, 2018 - 8:11am