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WATCH: Family records video moments before being struck by lightning
Kimball’s The Back 40 headed to Mitchell’s Main Street
She chose to die so she could give birth. Now her newborn is dead, too.
Senators: SD to see big boost from health care reform
For the first time, the Marine Corps expects to have a female infantry officer among its ranks
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Lawyer: Ex-NFL star had 'severe' case of CTE brain disease
UMD alum Carson Soucy battling for role on Wild blue line
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
Severe weather threat moves Mitchell homecoming football game time
Fighting Cougars off to steady start
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Judith Downs Gilbert
Larry R. Reimnitz
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
THUNE: Service academies offer students a unique opportunity to serve
DAUGAARD: Looking ahead to another Buffalo Roundup
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
April 16, 2014
Rhoden raises just under $16K during quarter
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Larry Rhoden raised just shy of $16,000 during the first three months of 2014. Rhoden's latest Federal Election Commission filing shows a little more than $78,000 in his campaign coffers at the end of the quarter, offset by...
April 16, 2014 - 9:42pm
Nelson raises more than $28K during first quarter
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — State Rep. Stace Nelson of Fulton raised more than $28,400 for his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat during the first three months of 2014. Nelson's Federal Election Commission report shows he spent just under $28,800 during the quarter ending March 31, leaving...
April 16, 2014 - 9:33pm
Bosworth's campaign says she raised $772K in 1Q
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Annette Bosworth says she raised slightly more than $772,000 during the first three months of 2014. Patrick Davis with Bosworth's campaign says in an email that Bosworth spent nearly $674,000 during the...
April 16, 2014 - 9:30pm
April 8, 2014
Thune and 10 others write letter of protest
Senators protest change in regulations for 501(c)4 groups.
April 8, 2014 - 11:23pm
April 7, 2014
Weiland, Nelson deride out-of-state money in Senate race
SIOUX FALLS -- A Republican and Democrat came together in the public library Monday to complain about "big money" in the U.S. Senate race in general and former S.D. governor Mike Rounds in particular. State Rep. Stace Nelson (R-Fulton), a GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate nomination...
April 7, 2014 - 10:30pm
March 19, 2014
Daugaard sits $1.7 million ahead of three challengers
The four announced candidates seeking to be South Dakota's next governor show a big spread in the money they've raised, and spent, for their campaigns, according to their state-required finance reports. The incumbent, Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard, appeared to have little difficulty...
March 19, 2014 - 11:04am
March 13, 2014
Daugaard rakes in campaign contributions from Future Fund grantees
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's governor has received thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from individuals affiliated with companies that have been given grants overseen by his office. The campaign contributions are permissible, but they were subject to criticism during...
March 13, 2014 - 1:53pm
February 6, 2014
Noem far outpacing Robinson in contributions
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep Kristi Noem is far outpacing her Democratic challenger in fundraising in her bid to serve South Dakota for another two years. Noem took in nearly $300,000 in campaign contributions during the last three months of 2013 and is reporting...
February 6, 2014 - 9:22am
January 31, 2014
Rounds took in more than $516,000 during quarter
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former Gov. Mike Rounds took in more than $516,000 in campaign contributions during the final three months of 2013 in his bid for one of the state's U.S. Senate seats. Rounds' Federal Election Commission filing shows that the campaign had just over $1.16...
January 31, 2014 - 7:09pm
December 27, 2013
‘American Hustle’ starts with Abscam facts, then adds fiction
Sen. Larry Pressler, a Republican from South Dakota, emerged with clean hands, his reputation not only intact but enhanced.
December 27, 2013 - 2:28pm
September 26, 2013
SD PAC treasurer admits campaign violation
PIERRE (AP) — A former state prosecutor has pleaded guilty to a campaign law violation while serving as treasurer of a South Dakota political action committee. Attorney General Marty Jackley says 41-year-old Scott Swier, of Avon, pleaded guilty Thursday in Pierre to one count...
September 26, 2013 - 9:49pm
April 30, 2013
Judge questions whether lawmaker can push robo-call case in courts
SD robo-call case might go a different direction SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota state senator is considering filing a federal complaint against those who operated a robo-call campaign criticizing some Republican legislators last year. Dakota Dunes lawmaker Dan Lederman has already...
April 30, 2013 - 2:13pm
April 19, 2013
There were discrepancies in a recent series of stories supplied to The Daily Republic through an agreement with the Aberdeen American News and referencing the South Dakota Telecommunications political action committee. The following correction, supplied by the American News, addresses...
April 19, 2013 - 8:28pm
April 12, 2013
Who received money from the South Dakota Telecommunications PAC?
In the spring campaign cycle, the PAC reported giving: --$500 to Rep. Brian Gosch, R-Rapid City; --$1,000 to Sen. Corey Brown, R-Gettysburg; --$250 to Sen. Joni Cutler, R-Sioux Falls; --$500 to Rep. David Lust, R-Rapid City; --$150 to Republican Senate candidate David Rose of...
April 12, 2013 - 9:40pm
SD senator defends money from telecom PAC
State Sen. Dan Lederman said he doesn't think there's news in the money his campaign and his political action committee received last year from the South Dakota Telecommunications PAC. Asked why he and two other senators were the only ones to get $1,000 campaign contributions (see...
April 12, 2013 - 9:22pm