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Photos from Kids Ice fishing at Cabela's Pond
Photos from NAIFC qualifier at Lake Mitchell
Essigs honored for volunteerism
Yankton effort seeks $7 million for Boys & Girls Club
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Hockey briefs: Marlin girls split with Watertown
Monday's sports schedule
Area high school basketball roundup: Huskies edge WiLdKats in 60-58 boys game
College basketball: SDSU men beat ORU
Mitchell Christian teams fall over weekend
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
Making the planet a better place for all of us
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50 years
Hofer birth announcement
NASELLO: Fancy lookin', easy cookin'
May L. Bely
Don B. Boyd
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Is RNC nudging earlier primaries on South Dakota?
LETTER: Keystone project not as green as it seems
LETTER: Wake up, American churches
LETTER: Sand, don't salt, the roads
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
WILTZ: Don’t lose an awareness of brutal SD weather
Panel approves expansion of dog hunting for mountain lions
For decades, hunter, angler Wicker Bill has called SD home
WILTZ: A little southern swing
July 15, 2013
Freeman man injures arm in mowing mishap
FREEMAN -- A Freeman man whose left arm was seriously injured in a mowing accident Friday is recovering in a Sioux Falls hospital. Elrod Kaufman, described as a man in his 70s, was mowing hay at 2:55 p.m.
July 15, 2013 - 4:01am
June 27, 2013
Freeman police chief pleads guilty to drug charge
FREEMAN -- Freeman's police chief pleaded guilty Wednesday to obtaining a controlled substance from different practitioners. Eric Seitz, 35, appeared for a status hearing at the Yankton County Courthouse but ended up changing his plea after agreeing to a plea bargain. The...
news / crime
June 27, 2013 - 5:20am
Thursday's Briefs: 06/27/2013
Avon defeats Freeman 2-1 By The Daily Republic The Avon amateur baseball team beat Freeman 2-1 Tuesday. Zach London got the win on the mound, giving up one run on four hits in nine innings. He had six strikeouts and six walks. Freeman's Austin Smidt gave up five hits while...
June 27, 2013 - 12:28am
June 24, 2013
Freeman Academy announces third trimester honor roll
The third trimester honor roll for Freeman Academy, Freeman, has been announced. Students designated by an asterisk earned a 4.0 GPA. GOLD HONOR ROLL (3.60-4.00) Seniors: Ben Brockmueller, Lea Grader, Matthew Graber, Calvin Janssen, Christopher Miller*, Xiu Min Sun,...
June 24, 2013 - 5:18pm
June 20, 2013
Thursday's Sports Briefs: 6/20/13
UND, USD to resume football rivalry in 2016-17 By The Associated Press GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The University of North Dakota and University of South Dakota football teams plan to renew their rivalry in 2016. The Coyotes will travel to Grand Forks on Sept. 17, 2016, for the 94th meeting...
June 20, 2013 - 12:28am
June 18, 2013
Annual Ribs at the Ranch and Running of the Pigs set
FREEMAN -- The annual Ribs at the Ranch will be held on June 29 at Freeman Academy. Supper is served at the sixth annual ribs cook-off contest from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Freeman Academy north parking lot and will include ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad,...
June 18, 2013 - 8:49pm
June 11, 2013
Wednesday's sports briefs: 6/12/13
Mike Miller to host annual celebrity event By The Daily Republic Mitchell native and Miami Heat guard Mike Miller will host his annual Night of Hope Celebrity Party July 12 at the Grand Falls Casino in Larchwood, Iowa. The event is designed to benefit the Sanford Children's Hospital....
June 11, 2013 - 11:55pm
June 7, 2013
Friday's Sports Briefs: 6/7/13
Area athletes earn academic honor By The Daily Republic Several area high school track and field athletes were given academic all-state honors, it was announced this week. To be eligible for the award, an athlete must be a senior with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or...
sports / fishing
June 7, 2013 - 12:21am
May 25, 2013
Freeman boys win Class B 1600-meter relay
SIOUX FALLS -- Brennan Schmidt, Shaun Becker, Tristan Ashwell and Cody Roth each added something new to their track résumés Saturday in Sioux Falls. As members of the Freeman boys' 1,600-meter relay team, the quartet each earned their first track and field state championship as...
sports / state
May 25, 2013 - 7:20pm
May 24, 2013
Class B notebook: Kraft, Roth get runner-up finishes
SIOUX FALLS -- Wessington Springs' Jase Kraft left it all out on the track during the boys' 800-meter race at the Class B state track and field meet Friday. The junior battled Sunshine Bible Academy's Brady Brockel for the coveted title. Kraft stayed back during the first lap and...
May 24, 2013 - 11:05pm
May 22, 2013
Freeman boys' relay teams looking to place at state
FREEMAN -- Crisp baton handling and good rhythm are key components to a successful relay team, and Freeman track coach Rory Hermsen said that is exactly what his boys' relay teams need to do if they want to win Class B state championships this weekend. The Freeman boys will compete...
May 22, 2013 - 11:58pm
Wiese, Lickteig battle near top
BROOKINGS -- As sophomores and juniors, Howard's Cal Wiese and Freeman's Arron Licktieg finished in the top two spots at the Class B boys' state golf tournament, with each winning the individual title once. This year as seniors, the pair tied for second with a total two-round score...
May 22, 2013 - 12:23am
May 21, 2013
Three tied at top of Class B boys' race
BROOKINGS -- There's a cluster at the top of the Class B boys' state golf tournament field. Three golfers are tied for the lead after Monday's...
sports / state
May 21, 2013 - 12:25am
May 19, 2013
South Central girls going for 2nd straight Class B golf title
South Central has three returning golfers from its undefeated, Class B state champion season from a year ago. That experience is going to play a big factor headed into today's first day of state competition at Edgebrook Golf Course in Brookings when the Cougars look to defend their...
May 19, 2013 - 11:40pm
May 17, 2013
Freeman girls win 4B on home turf
FREEMAN -- Heading into the final two races at the Region 4B track and field meet, the Freeman girls were clinging to a two-point lead over Parker...
May 17, 2013 - 12:45am