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September 23, 2016
This view is from the canal side of Orman Dam. Within the reservoir are two intakes on the bottom. Pipes carry the water through the bottom of the dam to two canals on the other side. The gate houses that sit above the dam for each pipe control the flow through the pipes. The gate houses were rebuilt in 2014 and 2015. The originals were from 1910. There are stairs from the canal level to the top of the dam. (Bob Mercer for The Daily Republic)
At Orman Dam, a reminder of American dreams of what was possible in the west
September 23, 2016 - 5:32pm
Big Sioux flood models should be ready in 2018
September 23, 2016 - 5:32pm
According to a proposal from the South Dakota Department of Transportation, White Lake, Salem and Presho could  see upgrades to address Americans with Disability Act accessibility needs, as well as updated security camera systems in the next three to five years. Pictured is the Presho rest stop. (Photo courtesy of the South Dakota Department of Transportation)
Area rest stops could see improvements
September 23, 2016 - 5:28pm
DWU's business programs become accredited, ranked high for affordability
September 23, 2016 - 5:17pm
Salem Lutheran to celebrate 100 years Sunday
September 23, 2016 - 5:15pm
Mitchell Charitable Fund Applications Now Being Accepted
September 23, 2016 - 5:15pm
State grants will flow to six waste projects
September 23, 2016 - 5:15pm
Street closed due to utility improvement
September 23, 2016 - 5:10pm
U.S. President Barack Obama walks to the the Oval Office of the White House upon his return to Washington from New York, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
Obama vetoes Sept. 11 Saudi bill; top Senate Democrat vows override
September 23, 2016 - 4:33pm
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz shake hands at the start of the Republican candidates debate sponsored by CNN at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida, March 10, 2016. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo
Long a rival, Ted Cruz endorses Trump
September 23, 2016 - 3:36pm
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives at a campaign event in Orlando, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Clinton leads Trump by 4 points ahead of first US presidential debate
September 23, 2016 - 3:28pm
White House, govt agencies to talk on plans in case of shutdown
September 23, 2016 - 1:47pm
(Sarah Barclay/Republic)
Mitchell Christian homecoming king and queen crowned
September 23, 2016 - 1:10pm
Court for defendants with mental illness to be piloted
September 23, 2016 - 11:05am
Feds send land buy-back offers to nearly 4K in Lower Brule
September 23, 2016 - 11:01am