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Noem to introduce legislation offering more flexibility for local school meal programs
Man accused of intent to sell pot, violating a drug-free zone
Musick, Putnam officially candidates for school board
House sends raw-milk legislation to governor
Legislature sets minimum distances for other vehicles to pass bicyclists
AgweekTV: Local pilots concerned about increased UAV use
Andover man develops program to help farmers calculate costs
Egg production from South Dakota chickens down 8 percent
Better Choices, Better Health workshop coming to Mitchell
Scott Supply marks 100 years of business, growth this year
Area boys basketball roundup: Canistota tops Ethan in 8B boys game
CERSOSIMO: State tourneys aren't hosting eight best teams
Pierre pulls away in fourth from Kernels
Concordia women, Midland men win GPAC tourney titles
Northern State women, Augustana men, win NSIC titles
Mount Vernon couple to celebrate 50th
Geddes woman celebrates 90th
Area couple wed in October ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 85th
Area couple plan March 6 wedding
Gene W. Thin Elk
Darlene A. Hatwan
Mary A. Nachtigal
I pledge resilience
OUR VIEW: Wrestling, what a brutal sport
MILLARD: Thune's Internet legislation meant to protect Web from FCC
ROZUM: Two weeks left
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
WILTZ: Williams-Maggs hunt a spectacular adventure
33 mountain lions killed so far in Black Hills season
GF&P offering new flower mix for statewide food plot program
SD seeks comments for Black Hills fisheries management plans
Pheasants Forever office wants to protect fowls' habitat
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...
news / local
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, the owner of The Picket Fence, a Chamberlain-based floral shop, learned she was going to compete in the third-annual Design STAR...
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, nochebuena is the name Mexican locals gave to the redflowered plant brought to the United States in 1826 by Joel Poinsett. We...
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,” said Pickner, who’s owned and worked at her Chamberlain business, The Picket Fence, for 17 years. “Right now, all the beautiful...
news / state
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 floppy habit. It can still be found in gardens today. In recent years, there has been an explosion in hydrangea choices, including a variety...
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...
news / state
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...
opinion / letters / business / local
September 10, 2011 - 12:10am