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Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
Barbara Bush honored by friends and family at private funeral in Houston
International inspectors enter Douma, site of alleged Syrian chemical attack
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Mitchell’s prom pair: Teachers mark 25 years of putting on the big dance
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
Palm resigns as publisher of The Daily Republic
Michelle Rook joins AgweekTV as anchor
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
MHS strength and conditioning program eyes big summer
After Wild are eliminated, it remains to be seen if this was Matt Cullen's last NHL game
Field hustles home as Rays beat Twins in 10
Jeff Teague's answer for struggling Timberwolves: 'Fight fire with fire, man'
MCM's Gottlob signs with DWU women
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
Thomas A. Thomson
Lissa K. Brown
Lilas I. Schmucker
LETTER: 'Big Wind' is moving into South Dakota
LETTER: Voting is a right worth exercising
LETTER: Hawks are factor in pheasant numbers
OPINION: Grandpa games; Making memories with grandchildren
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
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
Road trip options abound in Manitoba
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
March 20, 2018
James River, Firesteel Creek hit flood stage
It's a soggy start to spring. At least that's what it looks like throughout the region with muddy farm yards, massive melted snow puddles and...
March 20, 2018 - 4:46pm
June 6, 2017
VIDEO: Scene from Firesteel Creek below Lake Mitchell spillway
June 6, 2017 - 10:53am
March 3, 2017
NRCS continues fixing the Firesteel
As a preliminary study proceeds to restore water quality in Lake Mitchell, the city of Mitchell will soon receive some help from the federal...
March 3, 2017 - 5:25pm
June 11, 2016
One big catch, a second state record: Manning shoots state record smallmouth buffalo
After years of coming close, Tyler Manning finally did it. The 25-year-old Mitchell native had come close to shooting the smallmouth buffalo...
June 11, 2016 - 12:41am
May 21, 2016
Some rural farmers hesitant to buy-in to Lake Mitchell restoration
Long stretches of untamed grasses now line and protect the Firesteel Creek from agricultural runoff and livestock, but some rural farmers along...
May 21, 2016 - 9:45am
OPINION: Look beyond just Firesteel Creek for Lake Mitchell's high phosphorus levels
Before the city makes any assumptions about the Firesteel Creek being the supply source for the phosphorus in Lake Mitchell, let's take a hard look at all of the phosphorus sources around the lake. In 2001, I had many conversations about Lake Mitchell with water district managers,...
March 21, 2016 - 5:20pm
January 26, 2016
Water Management Board could lose authority under proposed bill
A proposed bill would strip South Dakota's Water Management Board of power over the state's navigable streams. House Bill 1082, introduced by prime sponsors Rep. Mary Duvall, R-Pierre, and Sen. Jeff Monroe, R-Pierre, would alter existing laws to remove the Water Management Board's...
January 26, 2016 - 10:28am
December 14, 2015
Legislators: Fence gates must remain across Firesteel Creek
PIERRE – The complicated fight over using Firesteel Creek in Davison County for recreational boating and snowmobiling took another twist Monday. The Legislature’s Rules Review Committee decided fences across the creek’s entire length in the county must have gates so watercraft...
December 14, 2015 - 4:00pm
December 9, 2015
State board decides landowners won’t be required to keep fence gates across much of Firesteel Creek
PIERRE — The state Board of Water Management decided Wednesday landowners don't need gates in their fences any longer across much of Firesteel...
December 9, 2015 - 6:06pm
October 19, 2015
LETTER: Let's protect Firesteel Creek
To the Editor: The state Water Management Board made the right decision during a hearing on Wednesday in regard to Firesteel Creek. South Dakota law makes streams a public resource for recreation and navigation, as long as the stream has a sufficient flow for a one-person watercraft...
October 19, 2015 - 11:14am
October 15, 2015
Cattle producer loses fight for now on Firesteel Creek
PIERRE—Landowner Gary Bussmus of rural Mitchell didn't succeed Wednesday in his attempt to get Firesteel Creek removed from the list of...
October 15, 2015 - 8:51am
October 10, 2015
Petition aims to block public access to Firesteel Creek
A Mitchell man has petitioned the South Dakota Water Management Board to delete the Firesteel Creek from the state's list of navigable streams. Gary Bussmus, who lives along the Firesteel Creek, is fed up with the public leaving his creek access gates open and allowing cattle to...
October 10, 2015 - 10:09am
September 15, 2015
James River water group working to help solve lake problems
As Mayor Jerry Toomey and the city of Mitchell trudge on for a solution to Lake Mitchell's algae and phosphorus problems, the James River Water...
September 15, 2015 - 5:27pm
July 28, 2015
Toomey wants to start saving to fix Lake Mitchell
Mitchell Mayor Jerry Toomey is determined to address the decades-long issues with Lake Mitchell. With the city's budget hearings approaching,...
July 28, 2015 - 5:35pm
July 5, 2015
LETTER: Lake pollution needs to be fixed
To the Editor: I drove to Burger King recently, where the meal was excellent, but the soft drink was not. The taste of chlorine was overwhelming. This is not Burger King's fault. The fault belongs to the municipal water supply. However, it is only reacting to the quality of the water...
July 5, 2015 - 11:47am