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Legislation would give raw milk a place of its own at state's table
Man accused of killing child out on bond
Local outreach picks up for veterans
Noem's human trafficking provision passes U.S. House
Enrollment hits new high at MTI
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
Second half slump downs Mitchell girls
Area high school basketball roundup: Peterson leads Platte-Geddes over Parkston in 2OT
Tiger women focused for final 7 games
Irving scores 38 as Cavaliers win seventh straight
No. 5 Blackhawks cruise past No. 2 Beavers
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Jan. 22 meeting
Local bridge club holds meeting Jan.12
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds January meeting.
Pleasure Pals hold January meeting
Wonder Workers hold January meeting
Vivian Mae Hubner
Alvin Gene Mathis
DUFFET: A response to President Obama's new higher education initiative
WOSTER: A wildly popular 'program' that never made a second season
OUR VIEW: Find middle ground between road funding bills
COLUMN: Why we need an opportunity economy
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Lake Oahe conditions improving for walleyes, other game fish
Time to renew hunting and fishing licenses
WILTZ: Just how good are American sniper rifles?
South Dakota fishing, hunting licenses expire Saturday
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
Men involved in Brule Co. standoff plead not guilty by reason of insanity
July 23, 2013
Geddes native killed in New Mexico
A Geddes native was shot and killed in Roswell, N.M., late last week, according to media reports. James Stewart, 22, was shot around 9 p.m. Friday, television station KRQE reported. Another man was shot in the leg but is expected to survive. The Roswell Police Department has not...
news / crime
July 23, 2013 - 7:11pm
June 17, 2013
Tuesday's sports briefs: 6/18/13
Parkston beats Platte-Geddes By The Daily Republic PARKSTON -- The Parkston Legion baseball team ended its nine-inning game early, beating Platte-Geddes 11-1 by run rule Monday. Brian Vermeulen earned the win for Parkston, throwing seven complete innings, giving up four hits...
June 17, 2013 - 11:33pm
June 16, 2013
Open house planned for Slaba's 80th
GEDDES -- Charles Slaba, Geddes, will celebrate his 80th birthday at an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Lone Tree Steakhouse, Geddes. He requests no gifts.
life / celebrations
June 16, 2013 - 11:30pm
June 13, 2013
Thursday's Sports Briefs: 6/13/13
Mitchell White splits at Aberdeen By The Daily Republic ABERDEEN -- The Mitchell White teener baseball team split in a doubleheader against Aberdeen Wednesday. Mitchell won the first game 8-5 and lost the second 19-14. In the opening game, Jeremiah Schmitz pitched the first five...
June 13, 2013 - 12:03am
June 7, 2013
Platte-Geddes FFA gets donation
PLATTE -- Student leaders and advisers of the Platte-Geddes FFA chapter recently accepted a check for $7,100 from Midwest Ag Center and Red Brand fence. The proceeds are a result of the retailer's partnership with Red Brand in Home Grown, a grassroots funding initiative created...
June 7, 2013 - 6:45am
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
June 6, 2013
High school athletes feeling pressure to improve in offseason
Pressure can be good or bad depending on how an athlete handles it. For high school athletes, pressure does not only exist during a sport's...
June 6, 2013 - 12:24am
June 5, 2013
Wednesday's sports briefs: 6/5/13
Mitchell junior Legion takes two from Pierre By The Daily Republic The Mitchell junior Legion baseball team swept Pierre 9-8 and 14-4 Tuesday at Drake Field. Mitchell won the first game on a walk-off bunt from Devin Mehlhaff that scored Criox Erickson. Brice Erickson got the...
June 5, 2013 - 12:21am
May 24, 2013
Class A state track notebook: Chamberlain's Priebe in good position in hurdles
LENNOX -- It didn't take long for Chamberlain's Hudson Priebe to get warmed up at the Friday at the Class A state track meet. The Chamberlain junior came out in his first event -- the boys' 110-meter hurdles preliminaries -- and dominated his heat with a season-best time of 14.88...
May 24, 2013 - 10:41pm
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
SD school sharing plan moving slower than hoped
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A plan for several rural South Dakota school districts to share staff and hold more classes online will proceed more slowly than some had hoped. Platte-Geddes Superintendent Dennis Goodwin had proposed that his district and those nearby should join forces by sharing...
news / state
May 19, 2013 - 6:10pm
May 15, 2013
DWU women's basketball team signs point guard By The Daily Republic The Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team has signed junior college transfer Savannah Minder, it was announced Monday. Minder is a 5-foot-8 point guard who played for Northwest College in Powell,...
May 15, 2013 - 12:36am
May 11, 2013
Burke/South Central girls, Platte-Geddes boys claim Region 4B titles
Burke/South Central's Sydney Benter smiled from ear to ear as she heard her name called, revealing she was the Region 4B girls' golf individual champion Friday at Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell. "It feels really awesome," said Benter, adding the win was her first region one. "It...
May 11, 2013 - 12:23am
May 8, 2013
Southeastern South Dakota Conference track and field results
Southeastern South Dakota Conference track and field meet Tuesday in Gregory Boys team results: 1. Bon Homme 171; 2. Ethan/Parkston 119; 3. Chamberlain 113; 4. Platte-Geddes 73; 5. Scotland 69; 6. Mount Vernon/Plankinton 65; 7. Wagner 58; 8. Gregory 29. Individual results: 100:...
May 8, 2013 - 12:41am
May 6, 2013
4B Pre-Region Golf Tournament
2013 Girls' Pre-Region Golf Tournament: Monday at Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell Team scores: 1. Platte-Geddes, 302; 2. Burke/ South Central, 307; 3. Andes Central, 315; 4. Mount Vernon/ Plankinton, 323; 5. Gregory, 357; 6. White Lake, 371. Individual results: 1. Kellie Winkler,...
May 6, 2013 - 11:55pm