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Obama urges the public to tell Republicans not to 'abandon' the ACA
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Attorney general issues video appeal over pipeline protests
EPA to require mines to offer cleanup assurances
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Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
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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
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
Tolsma set to coach MCS boys basketball team
DEAL: Ten favorite spots in South Dakota to watch prep hoops
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
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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
October 25, 2016
Alpena woman injured after crashing into train
ALPENA — An Alpena woman sustained minor injuries Monday after crashing a vehicle into a train north of Alpena. Jodi Kobold, 31, was injured...
October 25, 2016 - 10:37am
March 15, 2016
One person injured in four-vehicle crash near Alpena
ALPENA— A four-vehicle crash on Saturday is still under investigation by the Jerauld County Sheriff's Office. One person was injured in the crash, which occurred near Alpena. Officials believe a Toyota Yaris was traveling west at 5:25 a.m. toward Alpena in the eastbound lane...
March 15, 2016 - 4:48pm
Alpena native finds coaching success in Nebraska
CROFTON, Neb.—Aaron Losing traces his passion for girls basketball to his first coaching stint at Ethan High School. The Alpena native...
January 15, 2016 - 11:59pm
December 24, 2015
Mitchell's Morgan among 18 picked for SD prep hoops hall
Scott Morgan is happy to join the club. He is one of 18 new members of the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame, set to be inducted in April 2016. "It's a great honor, and to even be thought about is a special thing," he said. The Mitchell High School standout played for...
December 24, 2015 - 12:15am
November 13, 2015
Ochsner battles Johnson, injury in 9AA title game
VERMILLION—Hunter Johnson and Landon Ochsner have battled each other on the gridiron for years. On Thursday, the star running backs went...
November 13, 2015 - 12:49am
August 1, 2015
Staying afloat - small towns balance the burden and joy of operating swimming pools
There's a quick consensus about operating a municipal swimming pool in South Dakota: you don't do it to make money. Even so, dozens of pools...
August 1, 2015 - 10:21am
July 24, 2015
Huron family feels tornado's power
HURON — From her vantage point, Katie Scheibe thought the storm clouds looked like a UFO out of a science fiction movie. But when the...
July 24, 2015 - 12:02pm
PHOTOS: Storm dumps hail in Alpena, tornadoes spotted
See the article and video here: NWS: Tornado touches down near Alpena, moves northeast See a video of lightning in Mitchell here: Lightning...
July 24, 2015 - 10:39am
July 23, 2015
NWS: Tornado touches down near Alpena, moves northeast
ALPENA—A storm that moved through Jerauld, Sanborn and Miner counties produced a tornado Thursday night, but it was unknown if there was...
July 23, 2015 - 10:38pm
April 15, 2015
Bridgewater elects new mayor
BRIDGEWATER — The town of Bridgewater has elected a new mayor. Michael Damm was selected by the town's voters Tuesday to be the mayor. He received 95 votes, while acting mayor George Guenthner was seeking another two-year term in the seat. Guenthner received 28 votes. Guenthner...
April 15, 2015 - 6:02pm
February 20, 2015
Around the region: Feb. 20
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Kennebec CONSTRUCTION STARTS FOR WHEAT GROWERS FACILITY: Construction on the 444 acres owned by Wheat Growers for a new $40 million grain-handling facility is underway in Kennebec. The dry fertilizer storage...
February 20, 2015 - 9:13pm
December 15, 2014
Two arrested after drugs found in Alpena home
ALPENA -- An Alpena couple face multiple drug charges after numerous law enforcement agencies took part in a search of their home last week. Tyler Bartunek, 29, and Cindy Bartunek, 36, are each charged with multiple felonies, including manufacturing and possessing controlled substances,...
December 15, 2014 - 5:41pm
November 18, 2014
Springs tornado strong, but not strongest that day
Although the tornado that devastated Wessington Springs on June 18 was strong, the National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday the tornado that destroyed a farmstead southwest of Alpena that same day was stronger. Todd Heitkamp, warning coordinator meteorologist for NWS, declined...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
NWS: Alpena tornado rare EF4
The tornado that demolished an Alpena farmstead last week was an EF4, the National Weather Service announced Wednesday. The frequency of an EF4 tornado occurring in South Dakota is rare, according to Todd Heitkamp, a warning coordinator meteorologist for the NWS. "Across the entire...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
August 10, 2014
Alpena couple gets ready to return to farm hit by June 18 tornado
ALPENA -- There are still piles of debris at Ronny and Linda Kopfmann's farm south of Alpena, reminders of the tornado that tore through the...
August 10, 2014 - 10:45pm