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Up to 23 years in prison possible in investor fraud case
Daktronics reports 3Q loss
Noem asks attorney general to discuss rising violent crime
Verizon, Yahoo agree to lowered $4.48 billion deal
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Week of Feb. 20 prep basketball, wrestling rankings
From sidelines to state: Mitchell's Schladweiler makes instant impact as Kernel wrestler
Seeding process shakes up state wrestling format
Area basketball roundup: KWL breezes by Jaguars in playoff opener
Athlete of the week: Weber buries school-record nine treys
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Hazel F. Wipf
Marvis Jean Godber
Alma A. Thompson
ROZUM: Here comes crossover day
GRAVES: The sweets bring a sparkle to the eye
OPINION: Manuals are becoming entertaining to read
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
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
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