Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
MHS marching band places second in Iowa, finals canceled due to weather
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
Delta to fly between Rapid City and Atlanta
RAPID CITY (AP) — Delta Air Lines is adding nonstop once-a-week flights between Rapid City and Atlanta, beginning next June. It will be the seventh major hub to which fliers out of the western South Dakota city can connect, joining Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, Denver, Chicago...
November 26, 2013 - 8:13am
November 5, 2013
Sioux Falls airport adds 2 nonstop flights to Tampa, Atlanta
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — More people are apparently opting to fly out of the Sioux Falls Regional Airport than in recent years. A yearlong market study found that 80 percent of passengers within 60 miles are going through Sioux Falls. Two to three years ago, the number was around 60...
November 5, 2013 - 6:38am
October 29, 2013
Sioux Falls airport to add connected hotel rooms
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls Regional Airport is planning to add its first onsite hotel rooms to cater to the out-of-town traveler looking to catch a good night's rest before an early flight. Airport Executive Director Dan Letellier says the four-story hotel will offer 74 efficiency...
October 29, 2013 - 2:36pm
September 23, 2013
Old airport terminal in Pierre to be torn down after event
PIERRE (AP) — Crews start tearing down the old airport terminal in Pierre this week. Demolition starts Thursday after an event that will give people once last chance to walk through the building that operated for more than 50 years. KCCR-AM reported the terminal has been empty...
September 23, 2013 - 11:18am
July 29, 2013
Exhibit examines suicide on SD reservations
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A new exhibit at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport is highlighting the problem of teenage suicide on Indian reservations in South Dakota. In 2011, about 200 disposable cameras were given to Lakota children living on reservations to document what hope means...
July 29, 2013 - 7:11am
April 24, 2013
Rapid City airport passenger numbers decline
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Total passengers using Rapid City Regional Airport have been steadily declining in recent years, but the airport's executive director hopes that will change with a strong summer. The Rapid City Journal reports that total passengers peaked in 2010 at about 610,000....
April 24, 2013 - 8:13am
February 18, 2013
Brookings gets lower bid on phase one airport project
BROOKINGS (AP) -- A lower-than-expected bid on the first phase of the Brookings Airport runway expansion and relocation is allowing the city to get a head start on additional airport work. The Brookings Register reported the bid for the first phase of the runway realignment came...
February 18, 2013 - 6:55am
February 15, 2013
Airline deal could open new routes for Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Airport officials in South Dakota's largest city say the planned merger of American Airlines and US Airways might create some new destinations. Sioux Falls Regional Airport executive director Dan Letellier says he doesn't anticipate changes to the schedule in...
February 15, 2013 - 3:21pm
February 8, 2013
Issues at Aberdeen airport concern officials
ABERDEEN (AP) -- Aberdeen Airport Board member Steve Kaiser says he's worried recent canceled flights might give the impression the city has a "two-bit airport." Several flights were canceled earlier this week because a de-icing truck broke down. Another truck had to be brought...
February 8, 2013 - 8:08pm
February 6, 2013
Aberdeen airport delays caused by de-icing truck
ABERDEEN (AP) -- Flights in and out of Aberdeen Regional Airport have been facing delays and cancellations since Saturday because the airport's de-icing truck is not working. Delta Air Lines spokesman Michael Thomas tells the media that the 6:45 a.m. flight out of Aberdeen Wednesday...
February 6, 2013 - 3:24pm
January 21, 2013
Pierre's mayor meeting with airline officials
PIERRE (AP) -- Pierre's mayor is in Wyoming Monday meeting with officials from the only company providing commercial air service for South Dakota's capital city. Laurie Gill tells the media that she was invited to meet with Great Lakes Airlines officials at the company headquarters...
January 21, 2013 - 4:26pm
January 13, 2013
Sioux Falls airport officials look for ways to scare geese
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Airport officials in South Dakota's largest city are looking for ways to keep geese away from airplanes. Sioux Falls Regional Airport workers say it's a problem that's increasing around the country. They say more geese are taking advantage of mild weather and...
January 13, 2013 - 6:07pm
January 7, 2013
Airport considers Deer Shield device
No deer has ever been struck by an airplane at the Mitchell Municipal Airport, Airport Manager Mike Scherschligt said, but he isn't waiting for...
January 7, 2013 - 8:43pm
December 6, 2012
Pierre's airport tops 10,000 passengers for year
PIERRE (AP) -- Pierre Regional Airport has topped 10,000 passengers for the year, allowing the facility to receive its $1 million in federal funding for airport improvement projects. The media reports that some city officials were concerned earlier this year that the number may be...
December 6, 2012 - 12:05pm
December 3, 2012
Sioux Falls Airport increasing landing fees
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The Sioux Falls Regional Airport is increasing the price of landing fees and rental space in its terminal next year for commercial planes and cargo carriers. Dan Letellier, the airport's executive director, says it's the first fee increase since 2009. He says...
December 3, 2012 - 12:07pm