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Daugaard: Cuts to Medicaid could reduce federal deficit
Rounds, Thune encouraged by Senate GOP's health plan
Four GOP senators oppose Senate health-care measure in its current form
Three truck drivers arrested for bringing drugs into Mitchell
Companies urge Trump to move faster on approval of commercial drones
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft
Tuesday need-to-know: 5 stories
Showers bring some relief to South Dakota farmers
AgweekTV: Drought sell off
Post 18 game postponed
Bennett resigns as DWU men's soccer coach
Legion baseball roundup: Winner/Colome downs Valentine
Custer crushing for Mount Vernon
Berrios shines again as Twins take series with White Sox
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
Barry Grabenstein Sr.
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
OUR VIEW: Local justice reform better for juveniles, county's future
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Friedrick 60th anniversary
Marlene and Pat Weller
Glad You Asked
January 25, 2017
Glad you asked: What is single-stream recycling?
Q: What’s the difference between single-stream recycling and Mitchell’s current recycling service? A: Single-stream recycling would allow...
January 25, 2017 - 4:07pm
January 6, 2017
Glad you asked: What's the difference between the Salvation Army and the Mitchell Food Pantry?
Q: Could you explain to Mitchell residents the difference between the Mitchell Food Pantry and the Salvation Army Food Pantry? While the Mitchell Food Pantry and the Salvation Army Food Pantry share a space, the two are operated by separate organizations. The two pantries share a...
January 6, 2017 - 5:08pm
October 7, 2016
Glad you asked: What should locals do if they see a threatening clown in Mitchell?
Q: With a rash of threatening clown sightings spreading across the United States, what should Mitchell residents do if they see one? According...
October 7, 2016 - 5:10pm
September 9, 2016
Glad you asked: Will the dog that recently bit a mail carrier be removed from Mitchell?
Q: Will the dog that bit a mail carrier in Mitchell last week be removed from city limits? A: According to Mitchell Chief of Public Safety Lyndon Overweg, the owner of the dog that bit a U.S. Postal Service employee on the leg last week has indicated he will remove the dog from city...
September 9, 2016 - 5:49pm
August 19, 2016
Glad you asked: What happens to money confiscated in drug crimes?
Q: Who keeps the $30,000 cash seized from the drug bust last week? Where does it go and what programs benefit from it? According to South Dakota...
August 19, 2016 - 5:42pm
July 8, 2016
Glad you asked: Is the private boat lift in a public Lake Mitchell access point legal?
Q: Is the city of Mitchell doing anything about a private boat lift recently installed in the Lake Mitchell access area near the Sportsman's...
July 8, 2016 - 4:04pm
June 6, 2015
GLAD YOU ASKED: Why isn't there a light on top of the blue water tower near the Davison County Highway Department?
Q. The blue water tower on the hill by the Davison County Highway Department does not have a working light. It looks like there is a light fixture. Is it not working? This could be a hazard for aircraft. A. According to Shane Crowe, public works director, when the tower was initially...
June 6, 2015 - 6:17pm
May 29, 2015
GLAD YOU ASKED: Why has the city not forced cleanup of the lot on the corner of Foster and Havens across from the Ponderosa trailer park?
Q. Why has the city not forced cleanup of the lot on the corner of Foster and Havens across from the Ponderosa trailer park? It has old cars and trucks, refrigerators, miscellaneous junk and even tires on the roof of the building. It is an eyesore. They make others clean up; why not...
May 29, 2015 - 7:56pm
October 3, 2014
Glad you asked: Why is accused murderer not further restrained?
Q: The Daily Republic published a photo of accused murderer Donald McDougal being led out of the courtroom at the Davison County Public Safety...
October 3, 2014 - 10:47am
September 19, 2014
GLAD YOU ASKED: When did Weiland visit Tripp?
Q: Rick Weiland claims he's been to all 311 cities and towns in South Dakota, but, there are 400-some towns listed on South Dakota's official road map. When has Weiland been to Tripp? How did Weiland determine his 311 towns to visit during his campaign, and what constitutes a visit? A:...
September 19, 2014 - 4:50pm
May 16, 2014
GLAD YOU ASKED: Where can election-ad vehicle park?
Q.: Can the truck endorsing Leon Baier for Davison County Commission legally be parked in Wholesale Electronics' lot on First Avenue east of the Mitchell Public Safety building? Could the truck be legally parked in the city-owned public parking lot north of the Public Safety building? A....
May 16, 2014 - 3:11pm
May 9, 2014
GLAD YOU ASKED: Old Glory at Lakeview Golf Course
Q: As a veteran and a member of the Lakeview Golf Course, I noticed there are two flag poles at the course but not an American flag flown. There are other veterans who golf at the city-owned course, too. So why isn't there a flag out there? A: The following email response comes...
May 9, 2014 - 6:22pm
GLAD YOU ASKED: Where is Spirit of Six banner?
Q. Why hasn't the school yet hung a banner for Mitchell's Spirit of Six award from 2012? A. The following written response comes from Geoff Gross, activities director at Mitchell High School.
March 9, 2014 - 10:27am
March 2, 2014
GLAD YOU ASKED: Tone of carbon monoxide alarm can reveal what action to take
Q. The carbon monoxide detector in my home went off the other day, but I don’t know if it’s a faulty alarm or if dangerous levels of carbon monoxide actually exist in my house. What should a person do when this happens? Is there someone from the city, or a company in Mitchell,...
March 2, 2014 - 5:32pm
February 14, 2014
GLAD YOU ASKED: Stay abreast of MHS activities schedule changes
Q. How can I keep up with the schedule changes for Mitchell High School Activities? A. Geoff Gross, activities director at Mitchell High School, provided the following response by email. "I would recommend using our school's activities online calendar to keep up with the latest changes:...
February 14, 2014 - 8:59pm