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UPDATE: Fire at California loft party kills at least 9, two dozen missing
Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer plane-crash victims
Obama urges the public to tell Republicans not to 'abandon' the ACA
Emergency officials: We won't let pipeline protesters freeze
Attorney general issues video appeal over pipeline protests
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices
Apple sends out invites for Oct. 27 event
Davison County receives Gold Level award
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
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
A diligent Cavalier: Bon Homme's Mesman is Daily Republic's volleyball player of the year
No. 3 Iowa tops SDSU wrestling 29-8
Pierre handles Mitchell in opening dual
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Donald J. Star
Rochelle Nancy Linaman-Riners
Robert G. Hoscheid
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Looking for just a little more time
IN OTHER WORDS: South Dakota's DUI carnage continues
Christmas at the Capitol
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
November 30, 2016
Area fire departments to fundraise for 4-year-old with rare muscle disease
ALEXANDRIA — Paxton Hruby spends much of his spare time dressing up as superheroes — Iron Man, Spiderman and Superman, to name a...
November 30, 2016 - 6:09pm
November 25, 2016
Around the Region
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Howard THIRD-GRADE STUDENTS HOSTING PAJAMA DRIVE: The third-grade class at Howard Elementary is participating in Scholastic Books with a "pajama drive." For every new set of pajamas donated for sizes newborns...
November 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
November 16, 2016
Hanson's Moe named Cornbelt volleyball MVP
FREEMAN — Hanson's Ashley Moe was named the Cornbelt Conference's volleyball most valuable player for her performance during the 2016 season, as the league announced its all-conference selections Wednesday. Led by the 5-foot-9 senior middle hitter, the Beavers were the conference...
November 16, 2016 - 6:47pm
November 8, 2016
Flyers take down Hanson
MADISON — The third time was not the charm for the Hanson Beavers volleyball team on Tuesday night. Chester Area built an early 2-0 lead and walked away with a 3-1 victory over Hanson to win the Region 4B championship for a third straight time. The Flyers (24-6) will play in...
November 8, 2016 - 10:09pm
November 7, 2016
Wisconsin man injured in car vs. semi crash near Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA — A Wisconsin man is facing serious non-life threatening injuries after a car-semi crash Sunday night near Alexandria. Ardell...
November 7, 2016 - 9:52am
November 3, 2016
Area playoff prep volleyball roundup: WiLdKats advance to District 11B title match
WHITE LAKE—Kimball/White Lake swept Tripp-Delmont/Armour in straight sets in District 11B action on Thursday in White Lake. Set scores...
November 3, 2016 - 11:20pm
November 2, 2016
Catching up with former area athletes: Bartscher breaks through with key score for Vikings
SIOUX FALLS — Alexandria native Jake Bartscher found a good way to celebrate his final home game at Augustana's Kirkeby-Over Stadium Saturday. He hauled in a season-high five catches, including a first quarter touchdown grab to help the Vikings topple Northern Sun Intercollegiate...
November 2, 2016 - 10:53pm
October 31, 2016
Area prep football playoff roundup: Gregory blanks Clark/Willow Lake
GREGORY — Gregory continued its impressive season with a 52-0 shutout over Clark/Willow Lake in the second round of the 9AA playoffs on...
October 31, 2016 - 11:58pm
October 27, 2016
Area volleyball roundup: Rustlers rally for five-set win at Platte-Geddes
PLATTE—Ethan rallied from a 2-1 deficit Thursday with a prep volleyball victory over Platte-Geddes in five sets in Platte. Set scores were 25-23, 27-29, 16-25, 25-19 and 15-9. Leading Ethan was Karly Gustafson with 21 kills, eight blocks and four aces. Kacey Bartscher had 47...
October 27, 2016 - 11:13pm
October 25, 2016
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
SCOTLAND — Scotland held off Platte-Geddes 27-14 to earn an opening round Class 9A prep football victory on Tuesday night. Chase Mogck...
October 25, 2016 - 11:30pm
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
October 25, 2016 - 11:27pm
October 24, 2016
Prep football playoffs: 18 area football teams, 12 games open up postseason today
The South Dakota High School football playoffs get underway with the opening round for Classes 11B, 9AA, 9A and 9B today. In total, 32 playoff...
October 24, 2016 - 11:22pm
Area high school volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Golden Eagles
STICKNEY—In a back-and-forth match, Corsica-Stickney came out on top with a 3-2 win over Mitchell Christian in prep volleyball action on Monday in Stickney. Set scores were 20-25, 25-21, 14-25, 26-24 and 15-13. Courtney Menning led the Jaguars in the comeback victory, recording...
October 24, 2016 - 11:19pm
October 21, 2016
With playoffs on the line, Howard delivers big win
ALEXANDRIA — The playoffs began early for the Howard Tigers Thursday night as they faced the Hanson Beavers. Win and go to the playoffs. Or lose and stay home. The Tigers aren't going home. Behind five touchdown runs from sophomore running back Michael Hofer, Howard secured...
October 21, 2016 - 12:02am
October 19, 2016
Alexandria man marks 90th birthday
ALEXANDRIA — Robert Smetana, Alexandria, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 23. His family requests a card shower. Greetings...
October 19, 2016 - 3:39pm