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Oktoberfest brings German heritage to Menno
Area students place at National FFA Convention
Rounds, Thune won't support lame-duck hearings for SCOTUS nominee
Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in North Dakota
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
DWU smothers Northwestern
Area Class B runners finish strong at state meet
Kernels, area teams set start times for football playoff openers
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
SD Mines, Dakota State men to scrimmage Sunday in Chamberlain
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
Irene Marie Ryan
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
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. After five days trapped in the wilderness, he cuts off his hand to save his life. That movie is based on a true story, by the way. It actually happened...
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
Power outage linked to faulty equipment
County Fair grocery store among those to lose electricity.
December 3, 2013 - 9:02pm
December 2, 2013
1,300 Mitchell customers suffer power outage
A power outage hit the southwest part of Mitchell on Monday night, affecting more than 1,300 customers. NorthWestern Energy Spokesman Tom Glanzer said the outage happened around 5 p.m. Monday. By 6 p.m., he said the problem had been located inside a substation, but crews were...
December 2, 2013 - 6:32pm
November 22, 2013
Power outages planned in Hanson County
Members of Central Electric Cooperative located in northern and eastern Hanson County will experience short interruptions to their electric power supply Tuesday to accommodate a grain bin being moved from northeast of Fulton to southeast of Emery. The route for transporting the...
November 22, 2013 - 9:34pm
October 21, 2013
No cause determined for power outage that hit Chamberlain area
No cause has been determined for a power outage that affected about 970 Central Electric consumers Monday in the Pukwana, Chamberlain and Kimball areas. According to Ken Schlimgen, Central Electric Cooperative director of member services and marketing, all consumers had been restored...
October 21, 2013 - 8:02pm
Power outage reported in Chamberlain, Kimball, Pukwana area
Central Electric Cooperative is experiencing a power outage to members in the Pukwana, Chamberlain and Kimball areas. At approximately 8:30 a.m. this morning, Central Electric’s power supplier, East River Electric Power Cooperative, of Madison, lost power to its Pukwana, Hilltop,...
October 21, 2013 - 10:10am
October 14, 2013
1,098 Alexandria, area customers lose power
ALEXANDRIA — A weather-related equipment failure temporarily knocked out electrical power to Alexandria and surrounding towns early Monday. Jim Wilcox, principal manager in South Dakota for Xcel Energy, said the 4:30 a.m. outage affected 1,098 homes in a service area that includes...
October 14, 2013 - 8:04pm
September 13, 2013
Hydroelectric power makes big comeback at US dams
DES MOINES, Iowa -- On a typical summer weekend, hundreds of boats glide across the shimmering surface of Iowa's Lake Red Rock, the state's largest body of water. The placid 15,000-acre lake was created in the 1960s after the government built a dam to prevent frequent flooding on...
September 13, 2013 - 5:28am
September 10, 2013
Black Hills Power, PUC agree to deal for customers
PIERRE -- Residential customers of Black Hills Power would pay 5.7 percent more for their electricity under a deal pending before the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission. Most general-service customers would see an increase of 7.6 percent, while large general-service and industrial...
September 10, 2013 - 8:58pm
September 6, 2013
Downtown businesses concerned about power outages
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Some business owners on downtown Sioux Falls' east bank are concerned about three summer power outages. The Argus Leader reports that the business owners are wondering if there's enough capacity to serve the growing area. But Xcel Energy says the outages can be...
September 6, 2013 - 7:29pm