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Photos from Kids Ice fishing at Cabela's Pond
Photos from NAIFC qualifier at Lake Mitchell
Essigs honored for volunteerism
Yankton effort seeks $7 million for Boys & Girls Club
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Hockey briefs: Marlin girls split with Watertown
Area high school basketball roundup: Huskies edge WiLdKats in 60-58 boys game
Mitchell Christian teams fall over weekend
DWU's Tibbs wins even in Minn.
Mitchell crowns two, takes third at West Central Invitational
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
Making the planet a better place for all of us
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50 years
Hofer birth announcement
NASELLO: Fancy lookin', easy cookin'
Mabel Pauline Clark
Jeremy A. Herron
Leland Ralph Walters
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Is RNC nudging earlier primaries on South Dakota?
LETTER: Keystone project not as green as it seems
LETTER: Wake up, American churches
LETTER: Sand, don't salt, the roads
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
WILTZ: Don’t lose an awareness of brutal SD weather
Panel approves expansion of dog hunting for mountain lions
For decades, hunter, angler Wicker Bill has called SD home
WILTZ: A little southern swing
July 31, 2013
Wednesday's sports briefs: 7/31/13
Weber wins, Bormann second at SDGA Junior Championship By The Daily Republic WATERTOWN -- Parkston's Sydney Weber claimed the 14-15 girls' title at the SDGA Junior Championship Tuesday. Weber shot a two-round total of 156, which was 20 shots ahead of Brooke Piearson, of Brookings,...
sports / prep
July 31, 2013 - 12:43am
July 30, 2013
Mismatched rail to be leveled
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is leveling out the Mitchell to Rapid City rail line. When the MRC line was rebuilt last year...
news / local / state
July 30, 2013 - 8:22pm
July 29, 2013
Plankinton, Miller earn state amateur berths
PLANKINTON -- Plankinton upset top-seeded Wessington Springs 7-5 in 11 innings Saturday. Plankinton earned a state-tournament berth and a spot...
July 29, 2013 - 12:20am
July 24, 2013
Sequestration furloughs affect Mitchell, Chamberlain Guard
Furloughs starting next month will affect 55 South Dakota National Guard employees in Mitchell and Chamberlain. According to Terry Ommen, a Guard spokesman, 47 of the Guard's employees in Mitchell and another eight in Chamberlain will be forced to take unpaid days off beginning...
news / state
July 24, 2013 - 7:00am
Re-enactment video will be allowed at murder trial
CHAMBERLAIN -- Prosecutors will be allowed to use a video reenactment of the death of a Mitchell woman as evidence against the man accused of killing her. At a motions hearing Tuesday afternoon at the Brule County Courthouse in Chamberlain, Judge Bruce Anderson denied a motion from...
news / crime
July 24, 2013 - 6:35am
July 23, 2013
Pony Hills District Tournament opens Thursday
Consistency has worked for the Wessington Springs amateur baseball team this summer. The Owls played their way to first in the Pony Hills league with an 11-1 record with their only loss coming to Kimball/White Lake in extra innings. "Pitching and defense is really what has carried...
July 23, 2013 - 11:46pm
July 22, 2013
Prosecution: Killer lured victim with kitten claim
CHAMBERLAIN -- A 26-year-old Mitchell woman was killed by her fiance because she was going to end their relationship, according to recently filed court documents. In motions filed earlier this month in anticipation of a hearing scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
news / crime
July 22, 2013 - 7:15pm
2 boys ranch runaways caught near Kennebec after vehicle chase
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Authorities say two runaways from a Sioux Falls-area ranch for troubled boys have been caught after leading authorities on chases involving a stolen vehicle. The Argus Leader reports that the boys were apprehended Monday morning in Lyman County. Lyman County...
news / state / crime
July 22, 2013 - 2:24pm
July 20, 2013
This weekend's sports briefs: 7/20/13
Wesleyan women add final recruit By The Daily Republic JuJu Berryhill is the final recruit on the upcoming year's roster for the Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team, it was announced Friday. Berryhill, of Rialto, Calif., averaged 16.2 points, 8.6 rebounds and 8.2...
sports / prep / college
July 20, 2013 - 12:00am
July 18, 2013
Red beats Blue in SD All-Star game
ABERDEEN -- Whether competing for a Super Bowl or just simply trying to win an All-Star game, football comes down to making plays and on Wednesday night at Swisher Field, the Red squad made a few more than the Blue. From scoring on extra points, to converting on key third-down situations,...
sports / prep
July 18, 2013 - 12:27am
July 15, 2013
Pair of accidents reported near Chamberlain on I-90
CHAMBERLAIN -- Authorities responded to a pair of accidents Saturday on Interstate 90 near Chamberlain. In the first accident at 11:39 a.m., said Highway Patrol Trooper Justin Schmiedt, a westbound sport utility vehicle carrying a male and female left the roadway and rolled near...
July 15, 2013 - 4:10am
July 13, 2013
Slain woman's mother in dispute with state
CHAMBERLAIN -- The mother of a slain Mitchell woman is engaged in a dispute with state government officials over compensation from a fund set up for crime victims. In April, Agnes Clement, of Chamberlain, applied for financial assistance from the Crime Victim's Compensation ...
news / crime / state
July 13, 2013 - 12:45pm
Slain victim's mother tries to 'go on'
CHAMBERLAIN -- Agnes Clement will never forget her daughter's sunny disposition. "All I think about is the smile on her face," she said. "No matter how bad things were for her, she always had a smile." Clement, 45, also remembers her daughter's fun-loving and hard-working attitude....
news / crime
July 13, 2013 - 7:37am
July 11, 2013
Comments sought for proposed casino near Chamberlain
OACOMA -- The clock is running on whether South Dakota gets its first tribal casino outside the established boundary of a reservation. The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs this week began requesting comments about the proposal by the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe for a casino at Oacoma along...
news / state
July 11, 2013 - 7:30am
July 2, 2013
Wednesday's sports briefs: 7/3/13
Bormann wins Midwest Junior Championship By The Daily Republic DES MOINES, Iowa -- Parkston's Sydney Bormann won the Midwest Junior Championship on the final hole Tuesday at the Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa. Bormann recorded a 158 to beat Kenzie Wright, of Frisco, Texas, who...
sports / fishing / prep
July 2, 2013 - 11:36pm