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Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
April 30, 2016
City awaits recommendation on Palace lights
Light 'em up. The city of Mitchell will receive a recommendation to solve concerns over the lights on the Corn Palace domes and surrounding the murals. The report is expected to be heard at Monday's regular City Council meeting. Last year, Councilman Marty Barington indicated the...
April 30, 2016 - 9:21am
April 25, 2016
PHOTOS: Shrine Circus comes to Mitchell
April 25, 2016 - 9:25pm
April 15, 2016
New sandwich shop nears opening day in downtown Mitchell
Downtown Mitchell will have a new flavor soon. The doors of a new sandwich shop, built across from the Corn Palace by a Mitchell couple, are...
April 15, 2016 - 4:42pm
April 13, 2016
Mitchell athletic banquet tickets now available
Tickets are now available for the Mitchell High School/Mitchell Athletic Booster Club athletic banquet are now available. Members of the public wishing to attend the banquet can purchase tickets through the Mitchell High School office for $10 apiece. Tickets must be purchased or reserved...
April 13, 2016 - 11:49pm
April 11, 2016
Diamonds in the Palace
The Corn Palace will have a little extra sparkle tonight. As part of the Mitchell Area Concert Association's concert series, Denny Diamond and...
April 11, 2016 - 5:27pm
April 9, 2016
LETTER: Why is the Corn Palace losing money?
To the Editor: Hisses to the out-of-state, corporate-owned The Daily Republic for not informing the taxpayers about the back door deals the city and head of the chamber/development corporation are doing with our money. Mitchell is the only community in South Dakota where the chamber/development...
April 9, 2016 - 10:24am
March 30, 2016
Mitchell Visitors Center: From a cabin to the Palace
The Mitchell visitors center is moving on from its small log cabin, and it's headed in an unexpected direction. Mitchell Area Development Corp....
March 30, 2016 - 4:30pm
March 22, 2016
Tennis court expansion comes in $55K over budget
The Mitchell Tennis Association is hoping for a helping hand from the local school board.
March 22, 2016 - 10:21am
March 21, 2016
Council to consider Corn Palace plaza agreement
The Mitchell City Council will consider an engineering and architectural design agreement for the proposed Sixth Avenue plaza today. If approved, the $50,850 agreement, with Mitchell-based Schmucker, Paul, Nohr and Associates and landscape architect and design group Confluence, would...
March 21, 2016 - 10:58am
March 19, 2016
HAGEN: Who noticed the domes change?
The article was relatively small, but the significance was huge. On the front page of what was for the first time "The Daily Republic," showed...
March 19, 2016 - 9:19am
March 17, 2016
18 schools to perform at Show Choir Classic
Expect a packed Palace on Saturday. The 2016 Mitchell Show Choir Classic will be a day of "nonstop show choir," according to Mitchell High School...
March 17, 2016 - 6:07pm
March 14, 2016
Mitchell qualifies 40 AAU wrestlers for state
Mitchell had 40 wrestlers qualify for the AAU state wrestling tournament at Saturday's Region 3 wrestling meet held at the Corn Palace. Mitchell had 13 wrestlers win titles, 11 wrestlers finished second and 13 wrestlers took third place at the event.
March 14, 2016 - 12:53am
March 8, 2016
TRAXLER: Critics be darned, the Kernel girls have won their way to state
The Mitchell Kernels girls basketball team is going to the state tournament. And frankly, that's all that matters. The Kernels picked up win No. 6 on Tuesday night in the Region 2AA state qualifier, topping Sturgis 51-44 at the Corn Palace to advance to the state tournament for the...
March 8, 2016 - 1:56am
Kernels clinch state berth with 51-44 victory over Sturgis
On Feb. 20, few would have predicted the Mitchell High School girls basketball team would be fighting for a state tournament position. The Kernels...
March 8, 2016 - 12:20am
March 6, 2016
Monday at the Corn Palace
Today, at the Corn Palace, the Mitchell High School girls basketball team faces Sturgis with a Class AA state title berth on the line. Time: 6 p.m. Records: Mitchell (5-17), Sturgis (4-18). Notes: The Mitchell girls hope to perform better this time around, coming off a 69-15 loss...
March 6, 2016 - 11:51pm