Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Ho, ho, ho! SantaCon is coming to New York
A teen fired up Facebook Live from the highway. Moments later, everyone in her car was dead.
State's congressional delegation aims to enact GOP wish list
Prudential investigating Wells Fargo partnership after scandal
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Wessington Springs holds off MCS rally
Area basketball roundup: Balanced MVP boys cruise past KWL
Kernels' Neugebauer to play football at DWU
Tiger men grab road win at Hastings
Bison ground game, stingy defense defeat South Dakota State in quarterfinals
Harrison woman celebrates 80th birthday
Armour woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple married in Aug. 12 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 95 years
Couple plans Jan. 6 wedding
Alvin V. Hoekman
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
LETTER: Public opinion will decide fate of technology
LETTER: 2016 election taught SD citizens a lot
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
January 3, 2014
LETTER: All life protected under Constitution
To the Editor: This opinion is drawn from the Declaration of Independence and writings by some of the signers and other influential operatives during the American Revolution. The declaration describes “one people” as having the ability to assume a “separate and equal station”...
January 3, 2014 - 10:41pm
October 28, 2013
Fed judge: Texas abortion limits unconstitutional
By Chris Tomlinson AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge determined Monday that new Texas abortion restrictions place an unconstitutional...
October 28, 2013 - 5:32pm
September 6, 2013
LETTER: Hamilton's story offers pro-life argument
To the Editor: The article on the front page of The Daily Republic titled "SD ag's 'shining star of success' " by Chris Mueller was excellent. It should be required reading for anyone considering an abortion. What Christine Hamilton has accomplished with her life makes one wonder...
September 6, 2013 - 10:32pm
August 22, 2013
Abortion restrictions failing this year in court challenges
CHICAGO -- State legislatures trying to curtail abortions have suffered a 0-for-8 losing streak after court challenges to their new laws this year. The laws, all but one signed by Republican governors, drew on ideas from a playbook created by an anti-abortion group. Democrats plan...
August 22, 2013 - 12:08am
July 30, 2013
OPINION: Nazi experiment that never happened basis for 'legitimate rape' idea
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- I've written before about how the myth that rape rarely causes pregnancy, trotted out most famously by former Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, R, originates with a claim about a Nazi experiment in a 1972 essay by the obstetrician Fred Mecklenburg. Mecklenburg was married...
July 30, 2013 - 7:59am
July 23, 2013
Judge stops N.D. abortion law
BISMARCK, N.D. -- A strict new North Dakota anti-abortion law banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, or after six weeks pregnancy, will not go into effect Aug. 1. U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland ruled Monday the law "is clearly an invalid and unconstitutional...
July 23, 2013 - 8:05am
July 1, 2013
SD schools slow to use law allowing armed teachers
PIERRE -- South Dakota school districts can arm teachers, other staff or volunteers with guns under a new state law taking effect today, but officials say they know of no school that has taken formal steps to designate so-called sentinels to beef up security in school buildings. ...
July 1, 2013 - 6:10am
June 26, 2013
Abortion clinic sues ND over two recent anti-abortion laws
June 26, 2013 - 9:12am
June 25, 2013
ND group misses abortion petition deadline
June 25, 2013 - 7:26am
May 28, 2013
OPINION: Abortion clinic rules should apply to prenatal care, too
Having an abortion is a momentous decision. And a growing number of states are expressing concern for women who are contemplating that choice. Last month, Virginia -- obviously in the interest of making abortion as safe as possible -- required abortion clinics to be regulated like...
May 28, 2013 - 7:43pm
May 24, 2013
OPINION: Memorial Day a chance to honor memory of more than soldiers
Memorial Day is once again upon us, that we may take a day from our labors and give our time and respect to remember those who labored unto death for us. With honor our United States military servicemen served long and difficult tours, sometimes at the cost of their own lives to protect...
May 24, 2013 - 7:14am
May 10, 2013
LETTER: Abortion and evil love darkness
To the Editor: Selective reporting: That seems to describe the media these days. Abortion is the sacred cow of the media elite. Never would they want to discourage someone from having an abortion or show the reality of the procedure. For weeks, television and newsprint bombarded...
May 10, 2013 - 1:40pm
LETTER: Nation missing aborted babies' contributions
To the Editor: More than 3,000 children will be killed in America today. Each of these aborted babies was a son or daughter, somebody's brother or sister, and may have grown to be somebody's father of mother. Their individual DNA came from God Almighty and is unique among all...
May 10, 2013 - 12:09pm
May 6, 2013
SD has high rate of births outside wedlock
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Declines in abortion and marriage rates in South Dakota may have contributed to high rate of babies being born to unwed women in the state, officials say. New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that 37.4 percent of South Dakota births in 2011 were outside...
May 6, 2013 - 9:31am
April 17, 2013
ND governor signs 'fetal pain' measure
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed into law a measure that outlaws abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the...
April 17, 2013 - 7:20am