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South Dakota man gets 30 years in daughter's death
Bad weather could slow holiday travel in Dakotas
Girl killed by dogs wanted to create a shelter
Suspicious death investigated on reservation
Mitchell health care leaders recognized
Interstate Information Centers open this weekend
Activities planned for National Travel & Tourism Week
Avera Education & Staffing Solutions launches online medication aide program
SoS Gant Announces New Online Certificate of Good Standing
South Dakota corn, sunflower harvests wrapping up
GUEBERT: Irony, coincidence, or just politics?
Winter weather slows harvest across South Dakota
Weather, pinch on supplies drive cattle prices up
Farmland values hold steady in US Plains
Tiger men pull away from Chargers
Howard lands five on 9A all-state list
Annual Turkey Trot Road Race is Thursday
Charger defense pesters Tigers in conference loss
Waddell sets four state records at Arena Grand Prix
Area couple hold dual celebration
Mitchell woman celebrates 75th
Spencer man celebrates 90 years
Dec. 14 wedding planned by couple
Vogel celebrates 85th birthday
Ethelyn Alexis Antelope
William L. McGregor
LETTER: People are the root cause of Earth's problems
LETTER: Make feelings known on mowing dates
LETTER: City should use Happy Chef building
LETTER: Keystone XL best choice for big picture
LETTER: President's attire in China was offensive
National ice fishing tourney coming to Mitchell
GF&P, others fund new game production area in Moody County
Happy (water) trails to you
Hunting lodge being rebuilt
GFP wants to rebuild deer herds by allowing hunters fewer does
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