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155th Engineer Co. receives Reserve Family Readiness Award
Avera Queen of Peace receives national recognition for rural health
Parkston health administrator retires after 40-plus years
Pipeline opponents vow fight as Trump approves Keystone XL
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
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
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
Peterson's demands too pricy for some NFL teams
Florida offers SD native, Spurs assistant Hammon its head coaching job
Boggs catching on with Tiger football team
Bartscher joins DWU women’s basketball team
Catching up with former area athletes: Reiff backup D-tackle for Hawkeyes
'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
James "Jim" Lorenz
Glen L. (Bud) Youngstrom
Nola Dee (Haase) Remmers
WOSTER: Finding funding to keep those sunny days and clouds away
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
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
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
March 3, 2017
Avon to have new mayor, Presho will hold election for town's top position
AVON/PRESHO — After six years serving as Avon's mayor, Kevin Tjeerdsma is calling it quits — temporarily. Tjeerdsma was elected in...
March 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 2, 2017
Mitchell resident says petition will be circulated to recall Mitchell mayor
A petition will begin circulating this weekend in an attempt to recall Mitchell Mayor Jerry Toomey. Mitchell resident Brad Bowling, who had a...
March 2, 2017 - 7:14pm
March 1, 2017
Two petitions taken out for open school board seat
Two petitions have been taken out for the open seat on the Mitchell Board of Education. One open seat will be available for the five-member board...
March 1, 2017 - 5:25pm
Scotland mayor, school board positions to be decided in April election
SCOTLAND — With nominating petitions filed for Scotland city and school board races, there could be some reshuffling of the town's top...
March 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 10, 2017
Glad you asked: Can the mayor be recalled?
Q: Is it possible to recall a mayor? According to South Dakota Codified Law 9-13-29, a mayor, commissioner, council member or any member of...
February 10, 2017 - 5:18pm
November 21, 2016
MERCER: Republicans keep finding ways to win legislative seats where they shouldn't
PIERRE — Federal election laws provide protections so that people who aren't white have a fair chance to be treated squarely when they cast their votes. But if the people who get the special considerations don't vote, it might not matter. That is what happened in District 27,...
November 21, 2016 - 10:54am
November 10, 2016
Howard, Plankinton vote to be annexed into Heartland Consumer Power District
HOWARD — On Tuesday, the city of Howard voted in favor of being annexed into the Heartland Consumer Power District. With the vote, Howard,...
November 10, 2016 - 5:56pm
November 9, 2016
Most initiatives fail, but public campaign finance passes
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota voters rejected most of the 10 measures on the ballot Tuesday, but they did come out in favor of publicly funding political candidates, capping short-term loan interest rates and incorporating victims' rights provisions into the state constitution....
November 9, 2016 - 10:44am
November 4, 2016
2016 Legislative Candidate Races
Election day is just around the corner. Here is a look at the candidates and races, some uncontested, in the districts in The Daily Republic's...
November 4, 2016 - 5:12pm
County-by-county look at Tuesday's election races
Charles Mix County could elect a new state's attorney Tuesday. Incumbent Scott Podhradsky, a Democrat and current state's attorney, will face off against Republican Steven Cotton for the position. Podhradsky has served as the county's state's attorney since January 2015, following...
November 4, 2016 - 5:01pm
October 21, 2016
LETTER: An election season lesson
To the Editor: This election season, I am reminded of a proverb: "The Town Ahead." Once. a man pulled up into a gas station in the country, and...
October 21, 2016 - 11:21am
June 22, 2016
Lyman School, Sanborn Central appoint school board members
PRESHO—Three people were appointed to the Lyman School District's School Board following an election Tuesday night. Cody Volmer, Jodi Smith and Adam Ehlers were elected for three-year terms. Volmer received 336 votes, Smith received 307 and Ehlers received 238. Jamie Griffith,...
June 22, 2016 - 11:13am
June 14, 2016
Howard elects new mayor by five-vote margin
HOWARD—By a five-vote margin, Howard elected a new mayor Tuesday night. Challenger Donald Arens beat incumbent Andrew Dold for the two-year term, 108-103. A 30-plus year veteran of the area, Arens served as mayor in Howard from 2006 to 2010, and after a six-year hiatus, thought...
June 14, 2016 - 10:08pm
June 7, 2016
$5.5M White Lake school project back on track
WHITE LAKE—The 2016 Legislative session temporarily halted the White Lake school district's plan to construct a new building. But on Tuesday, voters in the district passed, 221-123, a $5.5 million bond to build a new kindergarten through 12th grade school. "It's most definitely...
June 7, 2016 - 11:15pm
Cotton wins Charles Mix Co. State's Attorney primary
LAKE ANDES—Not even hitting a deer with his vehicle could dampen Steven Cotton's mood Tuesday night. The deputy state's attorney beat Pamela Susan Hein by 152 votes in Tuesday's Republican primary election to advance in the Charles Mix County state's attorney race. Cotton, of...
June 7, 2016 - 10:32pm