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March 16, 2018
'His little heart gave out': Boy dies five years after being crushed by tree limb as a toddler
March 16, 2018 - 11:11am
February 27, 2018
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Minnesota, North Dakota rank among top five states in the nation, U.S. News and World Report says
February 27, 2018 - 1:22pm
February 20, 2018
Riley Hughes, center, and Cooper Bates look up a phone number online while fellow contact committee member Caden Bierema, left, searches on his computer during Mrs. Molly Becker's fifth grade class on Wednesday afternoon at Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
GBR fifth-graders begin plans to spruce up Main Street park
February 20, 2018 - 7:48am
February 17, 2018
Lee Ann Overbay is a language arts teacher at the Mitchell Middle School. Overbay has taught for 51 years, with 21 years in the Mitchell School District. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Optimistic Overbay
February 17, 2018 - 10:20am
February 13, 2018
A Chicago man asked for 10 volunteers to help his elderly neighbors in a snowstorm. He couldn't believe the response.
February 13, 2018 - 7:02am
February 10, 2018
Jim and Lois Blades spend a lot of time volunteering throughout the community including through the James Valley Community Center, Meals on Wheels and Love Feast in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Mitchell couple continues to volunteer in community, clocking in 17K hours
February 10, 2018 - 8:00am
Former Miss South Dakota brings life back to Miss Mitchell pageant
February 10, 2018 - 7:15am
February 9, 2018
Neil Putnam was one of 45 volunteers that were selected from around the nation for the 2018 Lifetouch Memory mission trip in Rio Grande, Dominican Republic. (Submitted photo)
'Satisfaction from a smile' — Putnam's experience in the Dominican Republic
February 9, 2018 - 8:03am
February 8, 2018
Todd and Su Lee hold their 2-month-old twins, MacHale, left, and Maxine, right, on Tuesday at their home in Howard. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)
Howard's tiny bundles of hope
February 8, 2018 - 8:03am
February 6, 2018
Merri Royce, back left, holds 1-year-old Jacob Sandmeier while posing for a photo with her kids, from left, Raeana Eggert, 12, Leo Eggert, 10, Janeli Eggert, 6, and dad Lance Sandmeier. Each family member is wearing a Helping Heart Heroes fundraiser T-shirt in honor of Jacob, who has a Congenital Heart Defect. The family's charity, called Helping Heart Heroes will be hosting a fundraising event on Saturday at the Village Bowl in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
February 6, 2018 - 7:57am
February 2, 2018
Gaea Blue, CEO of Avera Weskota Memorial Hospital and Avera Weskota Manor in Wessington Springs, stands for a photo inside the hospital's Emergency Room. (Matt Gade / Republic)
A 'champion' caregiver: Gaea Blue retiring after long health care career
February 2, 2018 - 8:15am
January 27, 2018
Sylvan Vigness, right, speaks with U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds at the Purple Heart Medal Ceremony for Vigness on Saturday in Flandreau. Vigness is a World War II veteran. (Photo courtesy of the office of U.S. Sen. Rounds.)
South Dakota WWII veteran set to receive Purple Heart medal
January 27, 2018 - 4:12pm
Dennis Scott was recently awarded the Ruth Ziolkowski Outstanding Hospitality and Customer Service Award for his time working as a tour guide at the Prehistoric Indian Village in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Prehistoric Indian Village's tremendous tour guide
January 27, 2018 - 9:00am
January 26, 2018
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A teenager dying of cancer has a final wish: To marry his childhood sweetheart
January 26, 2018 - 5:07pm
January 21, 2018
South Dakota couple see potential in small town mansion
January 21, 2018 - 3:12pm