Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax
Gunfire in crowded Ohio nightclub kills one, wounds 15
19-year-old injured in crash near Mitchell
Lake Andes teen suffers life-threatening injuries in crash
Car goes airborne, hits ceiling in Boston tunnel; one dead
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
Dak-12 to DWU: Tigers continue Dakota-XII recruiting pipeline
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Athanasiou converts in OT as Red Wings nip Wild
Class A boys sweep Class AA, B
Berrios proud to have played for Puerto Rico, even if it means starting season in minors
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
William "Bill" Mayer
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
LETTER: Truth be told
LETTER: Lying about talking to the Russians?
LETTERS: Other powers don't run 100 percent
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
February 18, 2015
SD's US attorney to resign, join firm with ND's prosecutor
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's top federal prosecutor is joining his North Dakota counterpart in leaving those posts and opening local offices...
February 18, 2015 - 4:47pm
August 27, 2014
A guide to the EB-5 program investigation in SD
Republican and Democratic lawmakers hope to delve deeper into the scandal involving an investment-for-green-card program at the Sept. 24 Government Operations and Audit Committee meeting in Pierre. Here's a look at key elements of the investigations into the reported misappropriation...
August 27, 2014 - 10:53pm
Wismer asks for another Dem lawmaker to sit in for her on EB-5 hearing
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Democratic candidate for South Dakota governor is asking that another member of her party sit in on a committee looking into reported misconduct with the EB-5 visa program in the Governor's Office of Economic Development Rep. Susan Wismer asked Republican...
August 27, 2014 - 10:49pm
August 13, 2014
Health care workers find role in human trafficking fight
SIOUX FALLS — Health care workers who are on the front lines to detect human trafficking met here Tuesday learn how to identify potential victims. Avera Medical Group, with headquarters in Sioux Falls, has adopted a protocol to screen for trafficking victims that hospital officials...
August 13, 2014 - 7:21am
August 12, 2014
US attorneys host human trafficking forum in SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson from South Dakota and U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon from North Dakota are sponsoring a three-day conference in hopes of raising awareness of human trafficking and related crimes. Johnson, medical professionals and a senior adviser...
August 12, 2014 - 12:36pm
August 9, 2014
Officials hope event raises awareness of human trafficking
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The top federal prosecutors in the Dakotas say too few people are getting the message that human trafficking and related crimes often involve local victims and are happening in the two states. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson from South Dakota and U.S. Attorney...
August 9, 2014 - 7:50am
July 27, 2014
US attorneys in Dakotas turn up heat on health care fraud
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The top federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they have increased their efforts to fight health care fraud. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions...
July 27, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 21, 2014
300-400 federal inmates in SD could see early release in 2015
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. District Attorney for South Dakota says a federal ruling that will make tens of thousands of inmates serving time eligible for early release could allow hundreds of drug offenders in South Dakota to get out early. Brendan Johnson estimated that between...
July 21, 2014 - 12:49pm
May 28, 2014
US Attorney in South Dakota releases annual report
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The annual report of the office of the U.S. Attorney in South Dakota is underscoring a number of convictions in sex trafficking cases. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson on Wednesday announced the release of the 2013 report. Johnson says human trafficking continued...
May 28, 2014 - 10:54pm
May 5, 2014
PHOTO: Brendan Johnson speaks at MTI
Brendan Johnson, U.S. Attorney for the district of South Dakota, speaks to students and their families at the Touchstone Energy Scholar of the...
May 5, 2014 - 7:07am
March 9, 2014
1986: Watershed election for South Dakota
Mid-decade campaigns set up Democrats for Capitol Hill careers, created rift in GOP
March 9, 2014 - 11:39am
June 4, 2013
US attorney Johnson dances around political future
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- U.S.
June 4, 2013 - 7:18am
May 30, 2013
Johnson to announce human trafficking task force
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson is set to announce the formation of a human trafficking task force in South Dakota. Johnson is set to make the announcement during a Thursday news conference at the Federal Courthouse in Sioux Falls. He will also be discussing recent...
May 30, 2013 - 7:45am
May 5, 2013
MERCER: Rounds' early start appears quite smart
PIERRE -- We are now one year from the June 3, 2014, primary elections in South Dakota. That is significant because South Dakota voters will...
May 5, 2013 - 9:51pm
April 3, 2013
LAWRENCE: Politics continues to be a family affair in SD
Brendan Johnson isn't running for anything. Today, anyway. Not the Senate. Or the House. Or governor, attorney general or anything else. Not...
April 3, 2013 - 5:14pm