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Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Two injured in separate crashes in Mitchell
Burr Street reconstruction set to start Monday
12 candidates line up for Mitchell City Council seats
Christiansen, Gades run for open school board seat
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
With youth, Golden Eagles track looks to excel
ADs to consider basketball, volleyball postseason plans this week
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
Yankton girl treated after pit bull attack
YANKTON (AP) — A 12-year-old Yankton-area girl was treated at a hospital for bites and cuts on her arms and legs after being attacked by what authorities described as a pit bull. The Yankton County Sheriff's Office tells the Daily Press & Dakotan newspaper that the girl...
April 29, 2014 - 7:20am
March 4, 2014
SD Legislature OKs bill against dog breed policies
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota House has passed a measure to keep local governments from setting policies targeting specific dog breeds. The body voted 41-28 on the measure. It passed the Senate in early February and goes next to the governor for final approval. Opponents...
March 4, 2014 - 4:43pm
February 27, 2014
SD panel OKs bill against dog breed specific bans
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota panel has advanced a bill to keep cities from passing policies that target specific dog breeds. The debate on Thursday lasted over an hour, pitting property rights against local control. The House Local Government Committee voted 10-3 to approve...
February 27, 2014 - 5:04pm
February 14, 2014
PHOTOS: Puppy Love at DWU
Photos from the Puppy Love event Friday at Dakota Wesleyan University, held in cooperation with Mitchell Animal Rescue. (Photos by Sean Ryan/Republic)...
February 14, 2014 - 9:28pm
February 5, 2014
House approves hunting lions with dogs
PIERRE -- Mountain lion hunters would be allowed to use dogs year-round outside the Black Hills under a measure that won approval Wednesday in the state House of Representatives. The vote was 48-22 for HB 1068 sponsored by Rep. Betty Olson, R-Prairie City. The measure also recognizes...
February 5, 2014 - 9:23pm
February 4, 2014
SD Senate won't let locals ban dogs by breed
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Senate on Tuesday narrowly approved a measure that would forbid local governments from banning specific breeds of dogs. Senators voted 19-16 to advance the measure to the House. Supporters argued the bill protects dog owners'...
February 4, 2014 - 10:56pm
December 29, 2013
Dog brings piece of home to Beresford care home
By Rob Nielsen Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan BERESFORD (AP) — Despite only being 8 years old, Giuseppe has practically been a part...
December 29, 2013 - 11:26pm
December 11, 2012
Aberdeen City Council votes against pit bull ban
ABERDEEN (AP) -- Another attempt to ban pit bulls in Aberdeen has failed. The media reports that the City Council on Monday night voted 6-3 not to implement a proposal that would have banned new pit bulls in the city. Existing pit bulls would have been allowed to stay as long as...
December 11, 2012 - 8:10am
December 10, 2012
Aberdeen considering ban on new pit bulls
ABERDEEN (AP) -- City officials in Aberdeen are considering a ban on new pit bulls. A proposed ordinance would allow pit bulls that already live in the city to stay but would ban residents from bringing in new animals. Existing pit bulls would have to be vaccinated for rabies and...
December 10, 2012 - 4:53pm
August 4, 2012
Dog proposal could spark controversy for lion hunt season
MILBANK -- The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission on Friday formally proposed the changes recommended for the 2013 mountain lion season by GF&P biologists, including the first modern use of hounds to pursue big-game animals within South Dakota. Three sets of four hunters would...
August 4, 2012 - 8:11am
January 28, 2012
Minnesota woman kept 107 dogs in two homes
January 28, 2012 - 9:58am
January 27, 2012
Lane dog is a real champion
LANE -- On the edge of the small village of Lane lives an energetic 4-year-old dog named Sunrise Annie Belle. The English springer spaniel...
January 27, 2012 - 7:31am
January 6, 2012
Traps can pose threat to hunting dogs
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) -- It was, Gerald Noska said, a perfect day to be grouse hunting. Sunny and in the mid-30s, only a trace of snow covered...
January 6, 2012 - 4:00pm
August 31, 2011
Oacoma OKs dog-breed ban
OACOMA -- The Oacoma town board recently upheld its vicious dog ordinance after a resident requested it be amended. Jessica Countryman-Vennard asked the board at the Aug. 15 meeting to amend its ordinance to allow pit bull terriers already living in the city to remain with their...
August 31, 2011 - 6:50am
August 27, 2011
LETTER: Other options better than breed legislation
To the Editor: The Daily Republic recently wrote "Another pit bull attack, and another day without an ordinance.
August 27, 2011 - 12:43am