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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 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
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