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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Mitchell splits with Watertown
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
June 18, 2016
TRAXLER: Prep season was full of fun moments
Of all the varying sports we get to cover at The Daily Republic, high school sports are right at the top of my list. They involve kids who are putting forth great effort and while wins and losses are a focus in what gets documented, it's honest competition and competitiveness. In...
June 18, 2016 - 12:31am
May 17, 2016
MAYER: Finally enjoying South Dakota's great outdoors
As a South Dakota native, I'd like to think I've learned a lot about the positives and negatives in my 25-plus years living in the Rushmore State. From climbing Harney Peak in the Black Hills to having a Long Island at Carey's Bar in Vermillion, I've tried to see and do everything...
May 17, 2016 - 11:52pm
May 7, 2016
OPINION: The secret society of apartment hunting haters
Growing up is highly overrated. I've recently been reminded of one of the reasons why: finding a place to live. As a child, I never had to worry...
May 7, 2016 - 10:12am
January 21, 2015
WILTZ: Don't lose an awareness of brutal SD weather
I owe a debt of gratitude and a most sincere "thank you" to an unknown truck driver. I can only hope that he/she will read today's column. This trucker may not have saved our lives, but Betsy and I were certainly spared a miserable night in our Chevy Impala because of his/her effort. Early...
January 21, 2015 - 1:17pm
January 14, 2015
DVORAK: A side effect of adult drug use is lonely kids
Inside the camp activity room there were cheerful posters on the wall, long windows that opened to sweeping, wintry views of the Chesapeake Bay...
January 14, 2015 - 1:16pm
July 8, 2013
MERCER: Without Democrats, SD voters lack a choice
PIERRE -- Quit lamenting the current weakness of the South Dakota Democratic Party. True, it doesn't have candidates for governor or U.S....
July 8, 2013 - 6:13am
November 28, 2012
HAGEN: Overconfidence could be MHS girls' toughest foe this season
Wes Morgan is afraid to be even a little arrogant. The fifth-year head coach of the Mitchell High School girls' basketball team talks mildly about his defending state champion Kernels, who open their season Tuesday at Brandon Valley. There's no boastfulness, bragging or even a...
November 28, 2012 - 12:15am
November 20, 2012
HAGEN: No rivalry, Kokesh, Storley say
Logan Storley and Robert Kokesh fully expect to see each other on the mat again this season. The two Division I college wrestlers who both hail from South Dakota matched up Friday in Lincoln, Neb., when Storley's No. 1-ranked Minnesota Gophers defeated Kokesh's Nebraska Huskers...
November 20, 2012 - 11:33pm
October 16, 2012
GRAVES: Vote yes on RL16
When the Progressives in the late 19th and early 20th centuries included initiative and referendum in their platform for reforming American politics,...
October 16, 2012 - 7:00am
April 3, 2012
WOSTER: Less channels years ago, but shows were memorable
We took in a Riders in the Sky concert the other day and, quite naturally, I got to thinking about cable television. I got to thinking that...
April 3, 2012 - 4:58pm
WILL: Batter up! Start the season off right with baseball trivia
Think you're ready for Opening Day? Prove it. Name the person or persons who: 1. Hit the most home runs in the 1960s. 2. In 2011, joined Hank Aaron, Brooks Robinson and Pete Rose as the only players to appear in at least 140 games for 16 consecutive seasons. 3. Had the most...
April 3, 2012 - 4:55pm
March 24, 2012
WOSTER: Spirit of competition shines through in track and field
All right, the basketball tournaments are over, the champions have been crowned, and we can turn to what's really important in high school activities. ...
March 24, 2012 - 7:53am
November 15, 2011
Shame on Penn State; society, too
"Success with Honor" is the motto of Penn State's athletic program. They got it half right. The alleged sexual abuse of young boys by former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is disgusting, outrageous, and immoral. That so many at the school's highest level allegedly engaged either...
November 15, 2011 - 8:31am
Hopefully, pendulum stops swinging for this new idea
Once you enter the field of education and hear of a new idea for teaching or student behavior or any area of reform, you will also immediately hear an older colleague make one of the following comments: "We tried that back in aught-four and it didn't work." "Oh, not this again." "Don't...
November 15, 2011 - 8:28am
June 8, 2011
OPINION: Beware political illiteracy
BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- The extinct political slogan "As Maine goes, so goes the nation," may be supplanted by what is happening in the United Kingdom. There is a form of functional political illiteracy here that does not bode well for the United States should it follow Britain's...
June 8, 2011 - 10:50pm