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A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
Trump administration assault on bipartisan immigration plan ensured its demise
Pain turns political in Parkland after school shootings
Outside NRA Headquarters, hundreds gather in vigil and protest
McMaster says evidence of Russian meddling is 'now really incontrovertible'
Deere & Co. raises sales forecast amid signs of farm recovery
Gun sales are down, so why did gun stocks just go up?
Rural banker survey suggests economic outlook improving
No more cheeseburgers: McDonald's announces 'healthy' changes to its Happy Meal
Sioux Falls officials defend boozy cupcake business
place a business brief
Discussion about Winner school's agriscience center put on hold again
AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
Legislation would exempt livestock producers from emissions reporting
An Ore. woman was infected with rare eye worms, possibly while walking near cattle
All-star appearance shows Karl-Anthony Towns getting some respect
Saturday’s area region wrestling results and state qualifiers
What is THAT? Twins closer Fernando Rodney and his magic changeup
Red Stripe opens its pockets and comes to the rescue for Jamaica bobsledders
After marathon 11-round shootout, Wild fall to Ducks
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Cecilia Mary Vander Heiden
Jacqueline "Jackie" Brink
Cecilia Mary (Kaus) Vander Heiden
Jacqueline "Jackie" Brink
Comparing electric costs
LETTER: Be patriotic, don't name-call
LETTER: So much wrong with abortion
LETTER: No economic boon for Tripp
OPINION: Senator objected to honoring television's Angela Kennecke
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Wiltz: The foxes I have known
Pheasant Country holds annual habitat education banquet
Ralph & Gail Dybdahl
Chris & Sandi Paustian
October 13, 2014
Oglala Sioux Tribe to vote on tribal national park plan
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has decided to allow tribal members to vote on a proposed tribal national park in southwestern South Dakota, after months of controversy. Tribal officials have been working with the National Park Service on a plan to turn the...
October 13, 2014 - 11:20pm
June 15, 2014
MERCER: Why silence isn't golden in elections
PIERRE -- There is only one thing to be said if you voted in South Dakota's primary elections: Thank you.
June 15, 2014 - 8:18pm
June 5, 2014
Handful halted at polls by signup blunder
Voter registration problems kept at least four Davison County residents from casting their ballots Tuesday in the primary election. The issue stems from an estimated six to eight voter registration forms that were lost between a voter registration event held by Mitchell Main Street...
June 5, 2014 - 8:38am
April 6, 2014
White Lake daycare up for special election
WHITE LAKE — Should the city of White Lake continue running a day care center? City council member Rodney Maine has circulated a petition to put the issue before voters, which will be in front of a special election Tuesday in the Aurora County town of 375 people. A yes...
April 6, 2014 - 11:37pm
April 5, 2014
LETTER: Unusual activity by the ballot machine
To the Editor: Twice you have asked valid questions about the purchase of a new vote counting machine. Secretary of State Jason Gant reported to your paper that the task force determined the current counting machine was “100 percent accurate.” A company technician said “There...
April 5, 2014 - 9:33pm
LETTER: Panel wasting taxpayers’ money
To the Editor: I agree with Mr. Guymon that it is a waste of money to replace a machine that was last tested to be 100 percent accurate. Leave it to our commissioners to spend that kind of money just because they can save $30,000 with a grant. Commissioners need to realize...
April 5, 2014 - 9:23pm
LETTER: People duped by dishonorable officials
To the Editor: Davison County needs a new auditor; not a new ballot scanner. Public officials continue to withhold June 5, 2012, election facts. Election process internal control deficiencies, combined with decisions made by public officials, tainted the integrity of the election...
April 5, 2014 - 9:17pm
March 25, 2014
Davison Co. to replace voting machine despite task force finding no fault
Davison County will spend $72,000 to replace a vote-counting machine that the county auditor claims is broken, even though a task force said two years ago the machine is fine. Tuesday at the courthouse in Mitchell, the County Commission approved the purchase of a new $108,000 machine...
March 25, 2014 - 7:46pm
January 29, 2014
Election changes win SD Senate’s OK
Reforms aid soldiers, set up system for weather woes or emergencies.
January 29, 2014 - 7:24am
December 24, 2013
YEAR IN REVIEW: June: Mitchell man arrested for voting twice
Craig Guymon, who had been a vocal critic of school and other community leaders for years, was accused of voting twice in the June 4 election....
December 24, 2013 - 12:01am
November 5, 2013
Panel appointed to guide SD judge candidates
PIERRE (AP) — All 41 of South Dakota's circuit judges are up for re-election next year — something that happens every eight years. So to guide candidates through election laws, Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson has appointed a nine-member commission that will also...
November 5, 2013 - 2:11pm
September 13, 2013
New Yankton Sioux Tribe leaders elected
MARTY -- The Yankton Sioux Tribe has elected new leaders to its Business and Claims Committee, the tribe's governing body. Preliminary election results from Sept. 5 show Robert Flying Hawk defeated Baptiste Cournoyer Sr. 638 to 260 votes for the chairman position. Flying Hawk will...
September 13, 2013 - 5:40am
September 11, 2013
UPDATE: Gant won't seek second term
The state's top elections official has announced he will not seek a second term. In a letter to the editor received Wednesday by The Daily Republic,...
September 11, 2013 - 8:31pm
September 10, 2013
UPDATE: Guymon: 'My emotions overran my brain'
Craig Guymon, formerly of Mitchell, was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in jail for voter fraud. Guymon, who has since moved to Platte, voted twice...
September 10, 2013 - 8:37pm
August 28, 2013
Records link GOP activist to illegal robo-calls
BRANDON (AP) — Phone, Internet and credit card records connect Daniel Willard to a phone that generated illegal robocalls attacking South Dakota Republican leaders before the 2012 election, a prosecutor said during the trial of the GOP activist. Willard's lawyer said Tuesday...
August 28, 2013 - 11:22am