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Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer plane-crash victims
Obama urges the public to tell Republicans not to 'abandon' the ACA
Emergency officials: We won't let pipeline protesters freeze
Attorney general issues video appeal over pipeline protests
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices
Apple sends out invites for Oct. 27 event
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
A diligent Cavalier: Bon Homme's Mesman is Daily Republic's volleyball player of the year
No. 3 Iowa tops SDSU wrestling 29-8
Pierre handles Mitchell in opening dual
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Donald J. Star
Rochelle Nancy Linaman-Riners
Robert G. Hoscheid
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Looking for just a little more time
IN OTHER WORDS: South Dakota's DUI carnage continues
Christmas at the Capitol
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 29, 2016
Mitchell man arrested for cocaine, MDMA possession pleads not guilty
A Mitchell man charged with distributing and intending to distribute multiple drugs, including ecstasy, cocaine and methamphetamine, pleaded...
November 29, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 21, 2016
Presentation on meth: 'It's a war'
WAGNER—Officials from three law enforcement agencies in Charles Mix County are asking for the public's help in fighting methamphetamine...
November 21, 2016 - 9:02pm
November 15, 2016
Four Mitchell residents plead guilty to drug charges
Four Mitchell residents involved in a two-residence drug bust pleaded guilty to various drug-related charges Tuesday at the Davison County Public...
November 15, 2016 - 6:17pm
Suspected bomb maker gets 11 days for meth possession
A Pukwana man suspected of making a homemade explosive will spend 11 days in jail for possession of methamphetamine. Donald Pickner, 42, pleaded...
November 15, 2016 - 5:00pm
Mitchell woman pleads guilty to intent to distribute marijuana
A Mitchell woman accused of various drug offenses pleaded guilty Tuesday to two marijuana-related charges. Kaitlin Minder, 23, of Mitchell, pleaded...
November 15, 2016 - 12:32pm
November 11, 2016
Five charged with transporting 60 pounds of marijuana
JONES COUNTY — Two Minnesotans and three Californians were charged with transporting almost 60 pounds of marijuana through central South...
November 11, 2016 - 5:13pm
November 4, 2016
Rapid City drug bust turns up record amount of heroin
RAPID CITY (AP) — A drug bust operation in Rapid City resulted in what authorities say is a record amount of heroin recovered in western South Dakota. Police say the Wednesday operation that involved arrests of two people in separate motel rooms turned up methamphetamine, cash,...
November 4, 2016 - 10:59am
November 1, 2016
Parents injected children with heroin as 'feel good medicine,' police say
A Washington state couple is facing numerous charges after police said the parents kept their three young children in a home littered with rat droppings and drug needles and injected them with heroin, which they called "feel good medicine." Ashlee Hutt, 24, and Mac Leroy McIver, 25,...
November 1, 2016 - 1:45pm
October 31, 2016
Opioid pills 'are like guns': More than 13,000 children poisoned during six-year period
Graphic images of a mom and dad passed out, mouths agape, in a car with their 4-year-old still strapped into the back seat. A video of a woman lying in a grocery store aisle as a toddler in pink pajamas cries and shakes her. The police report of a 7-year-old who told her bus driver...
October 31, 2016 - 11:46am
October 28, 2016
State investigators probe drugs at mental health hospital
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — State authorities have launched an investigation into drugs at South Dakota's mental health hospital in Yankton. Attorney General Marty Jackley declined to tell the Argus Leader newspaper what his office is looking for, citing the ongoing investigation. However...
October 28, 2016 - 10:48am
October 27, 2016
Mitchell man arrested after foot pursuit
A Mitchell man was arrested Thursday morning on drug and assault charges after allegedly fleeing police on foot. James Brinker, 38, was charged...
October 27, 2016 - 5:38pm
October 25, 2016
Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
(Reuters) - Casinos on Native American land have poured billions into tribal economies since the late 1980s, lifting many people from poverty. Now, some hope, cultivating industrial hemp could do the same. Under U.S. law, hemp - which comes from the same family of plants that produce...
October 25, 2016 - 12:42pm
October 20, 2016
Mitchell man acquitted in third cocaine case
ALEXANDRIA — A Mitchell man suspected of possessing cocaine for the third time in less than a year was acquitted of the newest charge after...
October 20, 2016 - 5:23pm
October 14, 2016
Marty man cited for meth, heroin following brawl with Wagner PD officer
WAGNER — A Marty man was indicted on six drug charges Wednesday after resisting arrest and inciting a skirmish with law enforcement last...
October 14, 2016 - 5:55pm
October 10, 2016
Doctors grapple with best use of potent new cancer drugs
COPENHAGEN—Evelyn O'Flynn still has lung cancer. But after going straight on to a new immune system-boosting drug more than a year ago,...
October 10, 2016 - 5:12pm