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Getting drought-relief hay to Northern Plains no easy task
Despite warning, Schopp says she wasn’t aware of GEAR UP wrongdoing
Pierre woman pleads not guilty to human trafficking
Yankton man pleads guilty to robbing downtown bank
Montana woman pleads not guilty to murder in South Dakota
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Getting drought-relief hay to Northern Plains no easy task
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
ESPN removes Robert Lee from calling U-Va. game in Charlottesville because of his name
First Mitchell Quarterback Club of the season set for today
Area prep volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Bearcats
Young Golden Eagles looking to build
Opening-night thriller: No. 3 Mitchell rallies to edge No. 4 Aberdeen in five sets
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
John A. Fillaus
A time for wine, a time for beer
Commentary: Trump's Arizona rally showed just how unfit he is
DAUGAARD: There's something for everyone at the State Fair
WOSTER: Musings about tractor mowing
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
July 11, 2017
City to Mitchell residents: Find ways to conserve water
The city of Mitchell is asking residents to voluntarily consider conserving water due to the heat and dry climate. Water is in high demand, according...
July 11, 2017 - 9:09am
July 4, 2017
Sioux Falls mayor wants city left 'rock solid' financially
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether says a big priority in his final year in office is to leave South Dakota's largest city in a "rock solid" financial position. Huether told KELO Radio on Tuesday that his administration has accomplished a lot and made sound investments,...
July 4, 2017 - 7:47pm
June 15, 2017
Mitchell city employee injured in two-vehicle crash
A Mitchell city employee sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash Thursday that left a city vehicle upside down.
June 15, 2017 - 6:25pm
June 12, 2017
Council approves election results
Last week's election results received City Council approval Monday during a special session. Members of the Mitchell City Council met in council...
June 12, 2017 - 1:14pm
March 3, 2016
On Page A3 of Thursday's edition of The Daily Republic, a story referencing the city of Mitchell's negotiations with an employee union correctly states the union is seeking a 4 percent cost-of-living wage increase, while the city proposed a 2 percent increase. This negotiation is...
March 3, 2016 - 7:44pm
July 14, 2015
Mitchell administrator Stephanie Ellwein: 'I like where we're going'
When Stephanie Ellwein was considering taking a job as Mitchell's city administrator about a year ago, the reviews she heard on Mitchell were...
July 14, 2015 - 10:07am
June 16, 2015
Contractor: Time frame still fuzzy on domes
With a representative of the architecture firm overseeing the Corn Palace renovation in town, the City Council peppered him with questions about...
June 16, 2015 - 7:54am
June 4, 2015
City turnout in election at 28 percent
Turnout for Mitchell's mayoral race was at 28 percent for Tuesday's election. The city had 9,416 registered voters in city limits and 2,642 of them cast ballots, according to City Finance Officer Michelle Bathke. A total of 2,845 ballots were cast in the election, meaning there...
June 4, 2015 - 6:28pm
Councilwoman: Non-residents deserve a vote in Mitchell
A special meeting for the Mitchell City Council Thursday morning to canvass this week's election results turned into a discussion about whether property owners who live outside of Mitchell should be able to vote in city elections. There were no official changes to the results in...
June 4, 2015 - 3:00pm
June 3, 2015
Local turnout settles in at 26 percent
About one-fourth of the eligible voters in Tuesday's election cast their ballots in the local races. A total of 2,845—or 26 percent—of...
June 3, 2015 - 8:24am
June 1, 2015
Decision day arrives in Mitchell
Today Mitchell voters will decide on city and school board elections. A pair of Mitchell city races include a City Council seat and the mayoral...
June 1, 2015 - 9:15pm
May 29, 2015
Tuesday's election to be held at MCTEA
All voters in Tuesday's election, regardless of where they live, will cast their votes at the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy as locals decide on city and school races. The building, located at 821 N. Capital St., is across from Mitchell High School and is where most...
May 29, 2015 - 7:56pm
May 8, 2015
Buffalo Chip Campground at Sturgis to be state's newest city
STURGIS (AP) — People in the Buffalo Chip Campground area near Sturgis have voted unanimously to make their community South Dakota's newest city. Thursday's vote was 43-0 in favor of incorporation, though the courts might have the final say. The city of Sturgis unsuccessfully...
May 8, 2015 - 8:50am
April 23, 2015
Domes to move as Main Street set for opening
The portion of Main Street in front of the Corn Palace is expected to open to traffic today and a large crane will arrive on site. But the installation...
April 23, 2015 - 9:06am
April 22, 2015
City panel recommends TIF for Happy Chef area
A committee said Tuesday a proposed tax increment financing district at the site of the former Happy Chef in Mitchell would meet the city's guidelines. The...
April 22, 2015 - 8:02am