AMY'S RANCH SLANTS Memorial Day at the Pringle Cemetery
This past week my husband and I spent a few hours doing some community service at the Pringle Cemetery helping mow, weed eat, and clean up trash around the headstones.
Like a lot of small rural to... Posted on 5/24/12 at 8:00 PM
STAFF BLOG CHEF JEFF Triple Smoke Burger
Memorial Day is just around the corner. The unofficial kickoff to summer is the day when a lot of people break out their grill for the first time. And you can bet that there will be a lot of burgers o... Posted on 5/18/12 at 2:38 PM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Help wanted: A blogger to write about military heroes
"Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous" - Albert Einstein.
That isone of my all time favorite quotations and something Ithink about today as we approach Memorial Day and I look back on ... Posted on 5/27/11 at 11:29 AM
STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER Raise a toast or not?
The Mitchell City Council approved on- and off-sale of hard liquor on Memorial Day starting in 2011 during its Monday night meeting.
The Legislature decided to let cities and towns set their own rules... Posted on 7/19/10 at 9:52 PM
STAFF BLOG ALL ABOUT FOOD A dilly of a burger
It is only right that during International Pickle Week we should all eat at least one pickle. You're probably thinking, "National Pickle Week?" Yep. It's true. International Pickle Week was... Posted on 5/16/09 at 7:01 PM
Greg Foster saw the potential of the Memorial Weekend in Mitchell event.
Started in 2003 as a small poker run in area bars, it could become a downtown celebration, with bigger crowds and increased involvement from and more money raised for the battle of cystic fibrosis, he thought
PIERRE (AP) — To the wail of a bagpipe and the mournful playing of taps by trumpets, law enforcement officers and others from across the state gathered in Pierre to pay tribute to the 66 South Dakota law officers who have died in the line of duty in the past 125 years.
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City church located at the corner where two police officers and their assailant were shot and killed earlier this month is hosting a walk in an effort to raise money to build a memorial to the fallen victims.
PLANKINTON — Ten years ago today, a propane explosion destroyed the Plankinton school and changed the community and school district.
It forever altered the lives of family members of the two men who died in the explosion and the Plankinton firefighter who was injured.
Today, the Plankinton School District Student Council will commemorate the event with a ceremony at 2 p.m. at the current school. The community is invited.
Heather Parkis has had the luxury of having the same family practioner deliver three of her children in Gregory.
If it was up to her, she would choose Dr. Richard Kafka to be in the delivery room for her fourth.
But when her baby arrives next month, she will use a different physician 26 miles away in Winner.
ALEXANDRIA — Rows of tiny American flags and big, bold ones proudly greeted the nearly 100 walkers who set out along an Alexandria highway Saturday morning for the second annual Greg Wagner Memorial Walk.
Thirty-nine of the walkers were brothers, nieces and nephews of the South Dakota soldier, who died in Iraq in 2006. But one didn’t have to sport one of the Day-Glo T-shirts and tennis shoes worn by most of the participants to show respect for the event and Wagner’s friends and family.
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