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Sisseton man sent to prison for scamming cattle ranchers
A 320-pound woman sat on a little girl as a punishment and killed her, authorities say
Records: Parents of baby left outside say they smoked K2
Curiosity does in bear cubs after escape from wildlife park
Indian Health Service defends questionable contract with CEO
T-Mobile, Sprint may be getting close to a merger
Here are the 33 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving day in 2017
The era of holiday deals is dead, and so is Black Friday
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Place a Business Brief
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
AgweekTV: Rina’s Garden is growing up some big things in Kindred, N.D.
Plenty to celebrate for Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon
Waiver rule, not talent, keeps bouncing Wild's Mike Reilly to minors
NFL owners, players meet without national anthem resolution
Close competition: Cougars, Thunder, WiLdKats battling atop Region 6B
Workmanlike approach serving Reiff, Vikings well
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Dolores Mae Kalda
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
Kenneth A. Wittmeier
Susan Marie Schumm
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
NOEM: South Dakota's generations of grit
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
THUNE: South Dakota's unofficial October holiday
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Trespass? There's a ticket for that
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
October 8, 2014
GUEBERT: The price of access: $1.2 billion
What did individuals and political action committees believe they were buying when, according to Sept. 30 totals compiled by the Center for Responsive...
October 8, 2014 - 9:13pm
September 24, 2014
GUEBERT: Slouching toward Election Day
There are facts on which the world operates and there are facts on which politics operate. Spoiler alert: the two are not the same. For example,...
September 24, 2014 - 9:31pm
September 18, 2014
GUEBERT: EPA's proposed water rules used as political tool
This summer delivered many significant, round-numbered anniversaries. For example, June 6 was the 70th anniversary of D-Day, Aug. 1 the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, August 9 the 40th anniversary of the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon, and Aug. 12 the...
September 18, 2014 - 7:24am
August 27, 2014
GUEBERT: OMG GMOs
The cool summer heated up mid-month when a longstanding war of words re-ignited with three little matches labeled "GMO." That this fire still...
August 27, 2014 - 10:37am
August 6, 2014
GUEBERT: Going to school during recess
As the calendar turns to August, Congress turns to recess. What, our federal legislators haven't earned a five-week furlough after 90 or so days of sweaty inaction since January? In preparation for their stopovers in fly-over country, farmers, ranchers and foodies should read "Packing...
August 6, 2014 - 7:18pm
August 1, 2014
LETTER: Farmers know their checkoffs work
To the Editor: I must correct Alan Guebert’s column, “Nation shoulders 22 commodity checkoff programs,” in the July 10 edition of The Daily Republic. First, farmers fund checkoff programs, not taxpayers. The headline suggests otherwise. Second, for...
August 1, 2014 - 4:14pm
July 31, 2014
GUEBERT: Grain, meat and the carnivore’s dilemma
If most Americans followed commodity prices as blindly as they follow the Kardashians, the national dinner menu might well feature bushels of...
July 31, 2014 - 3:57pm
July 17, 2014
GUEBERT: Congress and its low batting average
The Washington Nationals are the only team in the nation’s capital that’s anywhere close to league-leading this season. The Nats have been...
July 17, 2014 - 12:37pm
July 10, 2014
GUEBERT: Nation shoulders 22 commodity check-off programs
According to the United States Department of Agriculture, there now are federal commodity checkoffs for beef, blueberries, Christmas trees, cotton,...
July 10, 2014 - 5:47pm
July 3, 2014
GUEBERT: Readers write back
At the end of every fiscal year, June 30, and the end of every calendar year, Dec. 31, readers claim this space to offer their views of my views. Take...
July 3, 2014 - 7:54pm
June 26, 2014
GUEBERT: Betting against climate change
According to 2013 data compiled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, you and I owe our very existence to water. After all, 92 percent...
June 26, 2014 - 10:55pm
May 28, 2014
GUEBERT: Heritage Foundation at odds with farm subsidies
American humorist Will Rogers once noted that he "wasn't a member of any organized political party" because "I am a Democrat." The crack is dead-on funny because it's bulls-eye true. Just ask any Democrat. Ag Republicans on Capitol Hill, however, are working feverishly to take...
May 28, 2014 - 9:53pm
May 14, 2014
GUEBERT: You say "tomato," I say "hungry"
It's just a fact that some people see the proverbial glass half-full rather than half-empty, and some people say "tomahto," others "tomato." These...
May 14, 2014 - 11:33pm
May 7, 2014
GUEBERT: The two that will feed the 9 billion
Just before this weekly effort began 21 years ago this month, its two founders, the lovely Catherine and me, compiled a list of nearly 30 words...
May 7, 2014 - 10:35pm
April 30, 2014
GUEBERT: And the moral is ...
When the apocalypse arrives, it will be led by naked Hollywood animal rightists with a chicken burrito in one hand and an organic hemp leash attached to a three-legged cat in the other.
April 30, 2014 - 8:48pm