Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
School board to take initial look at budget proposal
County board to hear reports
Council will meet to set malt beverage hearing
DWU Commencement, baccalaureate services announced
Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
Sanford to detail its extensive medical research at Vatican conference
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
An unpredictable spring puts burden on early planting
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
Carlos Gomez beats Twins with walk-off homer off Addison Reed
Seattle beats Minnesota United for first win of the season
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
Donald W. Schimmel
Roger A. Sorensen
Lilas I. Schmucker
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
LETTER: 'Big Wind' is moving into South Dakota
LETTER: Voting is a right worth exercising
LETTER: Hawks are factor in pheasant numbers
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
May 26, 2014
Brief power outage affects 4,000 in Aberdeen area
ABERDEEN (AP) — Bird nests in an electrical substation caused a power outage that affected about 4,000 people in the Aberdeen area. NorthWesternEnergy spokesman Tom Glanzer tells the American News that power was out for about 40 minutes starting about 6:30 a.m. Monday. The...
May 26, 2014 - 5:31pm
May 13, 2014
Black Hills Power gets bonding OK, makes rate changes
PIERRE -- Black Hills Power received authority from South Dakota regulators Tuesday to issue up to $110 million in bonds that will help pay for the next round of improvements to its electricity system. The Rapid City-based utility company plans to use part of the financing for...
May 13, 2014 - 9:55pm
April 15, 2014
PUC cuts its tax rate for utilities, telecoms
PIERRE — South Dakota's tax rate on in-state gross receipts of utilities and telecommunications companies will be lower for the 2015 fiscal year that starts this summer on July 1. The state Public Utilities Commission set the levy at 0.14 percent. Tuesday. The rate has been...
April 15, 2014 - 7:12pm
March 24, 2014
ND holding hearing on Big Stone transmission line
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Public Service Commission has slated a public hearing for a proposed electric transmission line in the southeastern part of the state. The commission says the meeting is slated for April 1 in Ellendale. The transmission line would...
March 24, 2014 - 7:33am
February 10, 2014
Power outage affects thousands in Mitchell
A Monday morning power outage left more than 5,500 NorthWestern Energy customers in Mitchell and nearby towns without electricity. The length of the outage ranged depending on location, lasting up to more than an hour in one area of Mitchell and less in other areas. Residents in the...
February 10, 2014 - 11:51pm
Power goes out in Mitchell
A power outage Monday morning left an estimated 5,000 customers without electricity for a short time in Mitchell.
February 10, 2014 - 12:09pm
January 9, 2014
Power generated from Missouri River falls far below average
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Electric power generation from the Missouri River’s six upstream dams fell far below average in 2013, as water was kept in reservoirs to make up for a dry 2012, according to the U.S.
January 9, 2014 - 6:17am
January 8, 2014
Three BH Power coal plants shutting down
PIERRE — Rather than pay for environmental upgrades, Black Hills Power is shutting three of its coal-fired electricity generation plants. The closure costs and the unrecovered investments in the plants will be submitted with the next round of rate increases the Rapid City-based...
January 8, 2014 - 5:15pm
PHOTO: Fixing a transformer in Menno
January 8, 2014 - 7:23am
January 5, 2014
Draft EIS ready for WY-SD transmission line
RAPID CITY (AP) — Black Hills National Forest officials say the draft environmental impact statement for a 230 kilovolt transmission line project from northeastern Wyoming to the Rapid City area is ready for public review and comment. The line would connect the Teckla Substation...
January 5, 2014 - 11:51pm
December 20, 2013
Electric co-ops getting federal loans
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Several electric cooperatives in the Dakotas are getting federal loans for infrastructure improvements. The Agriculture Department recently announced more than $1.8 billion in funding for such projects in 25 states, to improve electrical service for more...
December 20, 2013 - 6:38am
December 4, 2013
WENZEL: Mother Nature, Murphy’s Law keep B section out of Wednesday paper
In the movie “127 Hours,” actor James Franco portrays a lone hiker who slips while hiking and lodges his hand among boulders.
December 4, 2013 - 8:41pm
Mitchell’s back-to-back outages come after Sunday outage in Ethan and Dimock
Thousands of NorthWestern Energy customers in Mitchell and nearby towns have experienced power outages this week. The biggest was late Tuesday...
December 4, 2013 - 8:24pm
No B section in Wednesday paper due to power outage
A power outage that struck The Daily Republic on Tuesday night prevented the B section from being included in Wednesday's newspapers. The outage struck The Daily Republic's building in southern downtown Mitchell between 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m., after the A section was printed but...
December 4, 2013 - 1:28am
December 3, 2013
Another power outage hits Mitchell; Daily Republic's printing affected
NorthWestern Energy officials were not sure what caused a second power outage in as many days Tuesday in Mitchell. Tom Glanzer, spokesman...
December 3, 2013 - 11:31pm