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Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
July 20, 2016
Couple married in oceanside ceremony
Amy Briggs and Nick Flowers were married on Jan. 18, 2016, at an oceanfront ceremony at Riviera Maya, Mexico. Parents of the couple are Shirlee...
July 20, 2016 - 11:46am
May 7, 2015
OPINION: Spring eternal
Spring's fast run through April all but stopped two weeks ago when an inch of cold, November-like rain took most of a Saturday to fall. A noon...
May 7, 2015 - 11:06am
April 6, 2015
Gardening for beginners
Soil preparation is key for beginning gardeners, whether you plan to grow flowers or foliage. Brenda Bode, a master gardener near Mount Vernon,...
April 6, 2015 - 1:32pm
February 9, 2015
Win a dozen roses: Nepstad's, Daily Republic want to hear romantic stories
Nepstad’s Flowers and Gifts and The Daily Republic are partnering for a special Valentine’s Day contest. We’d like you to share your most...
February 9, 2015 - 8:43am
August 15, 2014
Chamberlain woman anticipating results from national floral design contest
CHAMBERLAIN — In September, Chamberlain native Patience Pickner found out she was selected to compete in a national floral competition. Pickner,...
August 15, 2014 - 7:49pm
December 20, 2013
Test your poinsettia IQ
By Don Kinzler Almost 53 percent of Americans will soon purchase a nochebuena. Although it sounds like something you’d order at a taco drive-through,...
December 20, 2013 - 11:58am
September 19, 2013
Chamberlain florist is finalist in national contest
CHAMBERLAIN — She’s a veteran florist, but it’s not easy for Patience Pickner to name her favorite flower. “It changes with the season,”...
September 19, 2013 - 7:04am
June 5, 2013
Not your grandmother's hydrangeas
Hydrangeas have been part of the garden since the 1800s when 'PeeGee' became a garden staple. 'PeeGee' was tall with white flowers that had a...
June 5, 2013 - 7:45am
April 3, 2013
Living art: Floral arrangements beautify indoor spaces
FARGO -- Floral designer Abbey Malheim prefers living art for indoor spaces. "Flowers are just that little added touch," she says.
April 3, 2013 - 4:48pm
October 22, 2012
Tips for planting tulip bulbs
Tulip bulbs can be planted until the ground freezes, but don't push your luck: Put them in as soon as possible. If you can't plant them for a while, keep them in the fridge, not the freezer, away from fruit and vegetables. Left in damp, warm environments, tulip bulbs will rot. ...
October 22, 2012 - 6:31am
April 12, 2012
State Weed and Pest Commission to consider daisy as toxic weed
PIERRE - Oxeye daisies are considered by many in South Dakota to be a beautiful wildflower. But that's not how the state Weed and Pest Commission beholds them. The commission wants to allow county boards to designate the species as a noxious weed. That would force landowners...
April 12, 2012 - 6:46am
Gard Club president offers tips for protecting plants from cold
The current cold snap may be leaving some green thumbs with red faces. The temperature dipped to 22 degrees in Mitchell just before 5 a.m. Wednesday, causing some gardeners to worry about their flowers, trees and vegetables.
April 12, 2012 - 6:38am
September 10, 2011
LETTER: Planters make Main Street beautiful
To the Editor: During Corn Palace week as we strolled downtown and the next week driving down Main, I noticed the many planters filled with beautiful, live, blooming flowers. It is a joy to see that so many businesses take great pride in their storefronts and adjoining sidewalk...
September 10, 2011 - 12:10am
March 4, 2009
Man goes to court on murder charges
HURON -- The Huron man accused of killing his pregnant 20-year-old mistress made his first court appearance here Tuesday. Shannon Flowers, 42,...
March 4, 2009 - 7:27am