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Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
3 tribal colleges in South Dakota get USDA grant funding
Defense attorneys ask about death penalty in casino killing
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
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
Dakota State stuns Dakota Wesleyan football team
No. 3 Jaguars fend off No. 4 Cowboys
Kernels cross country brings back bigger squad
Titans overtake Razorbacks in first half
Bormann qualifies for Symetra Tour golf event
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Shellie Rene Hansen (Gaulke)
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Steven Douglas Coulter
Fern M. Chasing Horse
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
LETTER: Ask for fair pay on Labor Day
LETTER: Let's double check Thune's claim
LETTER: State's attorney should look into gas prices
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
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
June 4, 2016
Are SD presidential primaries too little, too late?
South Dakotans head to the polls Tuesday, but what they have to say might not matter. For another year, South Dakota's voice in the presidential...
June 4, 2016 - 10:16am
April 12, 2016
UPDATE: New mayors elected in Gregory, Winner, Springfield
Springfield has a new mayor following Tuesday night's election. George Heisinger was elected mayor in Springfield, collecting 89 votes. Carl...
April 12, 2016 - 10:01pm
Olson, Kenkel retain school board seats unchallenged
Deb Olson and Kevin Kenkel will keep their seats on the Mitchell Board of Education without an election this year. There are two seats on the board up for re-election this year, both of which are three-year terms. Mitchell School District Superintendent Joe Graves said no one else...
April 12, 2016 - 5:51pm
April 11, 2016
Area elections to be held Tuesday
City officers and school board members will be elected Tuesday in several communities throughout the region. Following is a summary of elections in The Daily Republic area: • White Lake: Dave Pursell and Beau Byrd are running for a two-year Ward I position on the White Lake City...
April 11, 2016 - 4:51pm
November 23, 2015
LETTER: Regarding the election, just asking
To the Editor: During the 2012 mayoral race, how many taxpayer dollars were proposed to be spent on the Corn Palace and City Hall projects? For the December 2015 aquatics center special election, as occurred during the Davison County 2012 primary election, we ask: • Did an election...
November 23, 2015 - 5:05pm
August 12, 2015
Jackley explains proposed elections constitutional amendment
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley has released an explanation for a proposed constitutional amendment dealing with elections. The amendment would establish nonpartisan elections in South Dakota. Candidates would not be identified by party affiliation on either the...
August 12, 2015 - 10:14am
June 4, 2015
Councilwoman: Non-residents deserve a vote in Mitchell
A special meeting for the Mitchell City Council Thursday morning to canvass this week's election results turned into a discussion about whether property owners who live outside of Mitchell should be able to vote in city elections. There were no official changes to the results in...
June 4, 2015 - 3:00pm
June 3, 2015
Area school, city election roundup
Breen, Hazuka tie for spot on Lake Andes City Council Challenger Todd Breen and incumbent George Hazuka tied for the open two-year position on the Lake Andes City Council in Ward 3, receiving 19 votes each. City Finance Officer Debbie Houseman was unavailable for comment Tuesday...
June 3, 2015 - 10:14am
June 2, 2015
Kenkel tops Sibson, Mah for one-year term on school board
Kevin Kenkel emerged victorious for the lone one-year spot on the Mitchell Board of Education. The 52-year-old Kenkel received 1,302 total...
June 2, 2015 - 10:44pm
June 1, 2015
Decision day arrives in Mitchell
Today Mitchell voters will decide on city and school board elections. A pair of Mitchell city races include a City Council seat and the mayoral...
June 1, 2015 - 9:15pm
Area elections to be contested Tuesday
A handful of local elections will be held Tuesday in area communities. The polls for these races are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The following races are being contested Tuesday: Andes Central School District: Four individuals are pursuing three open seats on the Lake Andes School...
June 1, 2015 - 8:14am