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White House says Syria's Assad preparing another chemical attack, warns of 'heavy' penalty
Judge mulling options to expand, dismiss GEAR UP lawsuit
Russia sanctions bill remains stalled in Congress
School board approves $30.26 million K-12 budget
Inmate caught in Arkansas after 32 years on the lam
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
Shattuck hits ace at Lakeview
Mitchell 14U boys basketball team takes 2nd
Mitchell's Bergeson advances to nationals in trapshooting
Dimock-Emery blanks Wagner
Building begins for Neuendorf's Kernels
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
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