Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
National police groups add 'de-escalation' to new model policy on use of force
Obama to grant hundreds more drug commutations
New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974
Lawmakers to take up bills on retirement system, drug abuse
Davison County Magistrate Court Oct. 24 through Nov. 7
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Week of Jan. 16 South Dakota Prep Basketball Polls
Athlete of the week: MCM's Laetsch racking up the assists
Cubs race past Titans
Mitchell Christian nets second win
Area basketball roundup: Freeman flies past Lyman
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Dr. Charles Monson, MD
Dorothy Joanne Thome
Dorothy L. Ramsey
Harriet L. Pudwill
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
THUNE: A health care system that works for South Dakotans
WOSTER: Telling it true, verifying the facts
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
December 20, 2013
Wind Cave officials concerned about bison crash deaths
So far this year, 14 buffalo killed; average is three.
December 20, 2013 - 2:28pm
August 15, 2013
Wind Cave to celebrate its relationship with bison
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — Wind Cave National Park is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its relationship with the American bison — an animal that some say saved the southwestern South Dakota park. The last of the bison native to the area was killed in 1881, more than two decades...
August 15, 2013 - 8:38pm
June 25, 2013
In Badlands, tribe helps buffalo make comeback
BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK -- Buffalo stroll undisturbed, pausing occasionally to wallow in the grass and caked dirt, while prairie dogs yip intermittently...
June 25, 2013 - 8:01am
December 14, 2012
Ranchers, businessman settle wayward bison suit
December 14, 2012 - 12:35pm
November 30, 2012
ND, SD governors bet over NDSU-SDSU football game
PIERRE (AP) -- The governors of North Dakota and South Dakota are making a friendly wager over this weekend's South Dakota State University-North Dakota State University football match-up. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard earlier this month lost a wager to North Dakota Gov. Jack...
November 30, 2012 - 1:44pm
November 26, 2012
NDSU, SDSU to meet in 2nd round of FCS playoffs
BROOKINGS (AP) -- It's Round 2 times two for South Dakota State. The first Football Championship Subdivision postseason win in school history -- a 58-10 blowout of Eastern Illinois on Saturday -- has set up a date with No. 1-ranked North Dakota State in Fargo, N.D., the second in...
November 26, 2012 - 11:39am
November 12, 2012
First National Bison Day celebrated
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- Giant, shaggy and dangerous, bison are the bad boys of the grasslands. Bulls can weigh up to 2,000 pounds. They injure more visitors to Yellowstone National Park than any other animal. These hulking creatures represent a time, hundreds of years ago, when American...
November 12, 2012 - 11:30am
NDSU fans latch on to USD ticket promotion
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A number of North Dakota State University football fans have tickets to a game between Colgate and South Dakota, thanks to an unusual two-game ticket promotion. USD officials are worried that NDSU fans could fill up Howard Wood Stadium in Sioux Falls for a Coyotes-Bison...
July 12, 2012 - 8:04am
June 6, 2012
OUR VIEW: Give the bison its due, name it national mammal
A "national mammal" for the United States? We like the idea, and if some lawmakers from western states get their way, the American bison could...
June 6, 2012 - 3:29am
February 25, 2012
SD lawmakers say no to buffalo mascot bill
PIERRE -- The buffalo bill was shot down Friday morning at the Legislature. No one testified against it, but the House of Representatives committee on state affairs, nonetheless, set aside legislation that would have designated the American bison as South Dakota's state mascot. ...
February 25, 2012 - 9:01am
February 8, 2012
OUR VIEW: It's the bison's time to shine
Legislators take a lot of heat about seemingly insignificant bills -- the ones that establish state desserts, propose changes to the state flag,...
February 8, 2012 - 5:48am
February 3, 2012
Bison on way to becoming official South Dakota mascot
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota has a state bread, state soil, state sport and even state grass. Soon, it could also have a state mascot in the bison. Republican Sen. Tom Nelson of Lead is sponsoring a bill that aims to elevate the bison's status. The bill does not strip coyotes of their...
February 3, 2012 - 2:23pm
January 13, 2012
Dispute settled, Cheyenne River tribe won't lose buffalo herd
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota has settled a $1 million dispute with a rancher and will keep its herd of 600 buffalo. Clint Amiotte in 2009 accused the tribal subsidiary Pte Hca Ka Inc. of not paying him for 308 buffalo that were butchered and processed....
January 13, 2012 - 2:31pm
November 25, 2011
Dakota Dunes family finds bison bones in backyard
DAKOTA DUNES (AP) -- A Dakota Dunes family forced to evacuate their home during this summer's flooding has found a surprise in their backyard: bison bones. Robert Hwang tells the media that his backyard backs right up to the Missouri River. Hwang was fishing recently when he looked...
November 25, 2011 - 2:19pm
November 18, 2011
Ancient bison skulls unearthed by flood show evolution story
PIERRE (AP) -- More than 100 bison skulls unearthed by the 2011 Missouri River flood are giving scientists more information about how the modern...
November 18, 2011 - 4:18pm