Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Storms damage 18 Oglala-area homes; 4 deemed unlivable
Suspect arrested in storage unit fire in Sioux Falls
Legion Lake improvements to bring better access, fishing
After failing in Pierre, redistricting forces turn to ballot
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
July 18, 2014
WOSTER: A time that was too good to last forever
Long, long ago in what sometimes seems like another galaxy far away, people would go out camping for a weekend without television, cell phones...
July 18, 2014 - 8:52pm
July 16, 2014
WOSTER: Woster siblings wouldn’t be complete without Jeanne
For as long as I’ve been alive — 70 full years and then some — I’ve had a big sister named Jeanne. Yes, I know. That’s how it...
July 16, 2014 - 6:45am
July 11, 2014
Volunteers needed for Mitchell’s CASA
An organization that helps neglected and abused children desperately needs more volunteers. The Court Appointed Special Advocate group in Mitchell appoints volunteers to be the voice for these children in court if they are removed from their homes. The need to help children...
July 11, 2014 - 5:37pm
July 8, 2014
OPINION: Let’s lead on paid leave
By Thomas Perez Forty years ago, my father died of a heart attack at the age of 52. I was 12, so as time goes by I remember less and less about him. But one vivid memory is of him always coming to my baseball games. And so when I had children, I promised myself that I would do...
July 8, 2014 - 4:16pm
June 23, 2014
BOOKS: 'Deception's Princess' explores father-daughter relationships
When Princess Maeve was just 5 years old, she cut a chunk of hair from the tail of her father's prize bull. He father awarded her the bull, but...
June 23, 2014 - 3:28pm
June 13, 2014
Sen. Johnson accepting nominations for Angels in Adoption
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., announced Friday that he is accepting nominations for the Angels in Adoption program. Each year, Johnson recognizes South Dakotans who have made a difference in the lives of children in need of a family. "As the grandfather...
June 13, 2014 - 11:26pm
WOSTER: Learning 'Father Knows Best' way is a daunting task
Growing up, it never occurred to me to wonder if my dad ever struggled to be a good father. It never crossed my mind that the big old farmer with the massive forearms and faded, striped overalls ever might have had his doubts about the way he was raising the three boys and two...
June 13, 2014 - 6:34pm
June 11, 2014
Avera's Maybe a Baby event held in 6 locations Tuesday
SIOUX FALLS — Avera is expanding its popular "Maybe a Baby" event throughout the region to help couples feel more prepared for the challenges, commitments and rewards of becoming a parent. Maybe a Baby, a free event, will be held Tuesday in Aberdeen, Mitchell, Pierre, Sioux...
June 11, 2014 - 9:47pm
June 5, 2014
Public invited to briefing on benefits of investing in SD children
Mitchell area residents are invited to learn firsthand at a one-hour, noon briefing on Tuesday on the benefits of investing in South Dakota children, hosted by Mitchell Congregational UCC, Mitchell. Speakers include: • Carole Cochran, director of South Dakota Kids Count, The...
June 5, 2014 - 4:07pm
May 23, 2014
WOSTER: Reflection of life, love and granddaughters
My granddaughter Lara has been in chorus all through high school, but never, not once, has she tried to be front and center on stage at any concert Nancy and I have attended. The other evening we made the road trip for the last vocal concert of this granddaughter's high-school career....
May 23, 2014 - 10:28pm
Six SD couples challenge gay marriage ban
In 19 states and the District of Columbia, gay couples already can wed, with Oregon and Pennsylvania becoming the latest to join the list this week when federal judges struck down their bans and officials decided not to appeal.
May 23, 2014 - 6:49am
May 16, 2014
WOSTER: Thoughts on the merits of being a dancer
Sage has been dancing at powwows for a few years already, young as she is. Her dancing sometimes floats along somewhere above the surface of the drum beat and the songs of the singers. Sometimes it appears as if she and the music are part of the same spirit.
May 16, 2014 - 7:43pm
May 13, 2014
CDC: More Dakota women waiting to have first baby
More Dakota women are waiting to have their first baby, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming had rises of 40 to 60 percent in first birth rates among women ages 40 to 44 from 2000 to 2012. This rate puts...
May 13, 2014 - 10:15pm
May 6, 2014
Judge orders transcript in Native American children lawsuit
RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal judge in South Dakota has circumvented other judges' reluctance to order transcripts of hearings involving Native American children by instructing the court reporters who recorded the hearings to produce the transcripts. The Rapid City Journal reports...
May 6, 2014 - 5:05pm
April 29, 2014
Parent education session set May 8
“Job Placement and Training Strategies” will be broadcast at 7 p.m. on May 8 at McCook Central School, Salem. The program is geared toward families with special-needs children and young adults. The event is through the Dakota Digital Network and will be available live via the...
April 29, 2014 - 7:15am