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House approves bill to keep government open as Senate Democrats threaten to block it
'Big three' governor candidates meet at state tourism convention
A suspected serial killer could be behind 9 deaths - including his mother, Phoenix police say
Kirkegaard gets Senate panel's support for education secretary
Senate panel recommends Guffin, Sly for confirmation
Banker survey suggests economy remains slow in rural areas
Record year for commercial construction in Sioux Falls
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
place a business brief
Dicamba usage on soybean crops expected to double in 2018
ND senator seeks to correct tax law rewarding farmers who sell to cooperatives
Latest South Dakota crop report shows impact of drought
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
As issues arise, Hoeven studies co-op tax benefit impact
Alexandria family 'went crazy,' in viral Vikings video
Twins bring back Kaat as special assistant
Magic G Afflalo suspended two games for throwing punch at Wolves' Bjelica
McFeely: In southeast North Dakota's Bison country, SDSU's Goedert has many fans
No. 2 Roger Federer handles heat, cruises at Aussie Open
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Tips to keep trim this holiday season
Harlan Leroy Smith
Violet Viola Smith
James W. Harley
Melinda J. (Schlaht) Kruse
Clara T. Rasmussen-Clark
OUR VIEW: Slow and steady with Northwoods League
Ted Cruz: Time to put Kim Jong Un on his heels
Commentary: Let's stop obsessing over dirty words
Analysis: Unexpected defeat in rural Wis. special election sets off GOP alarm bells
OPINION: What do you do when disaster seemingly strikes?
Wiltz: A fun trip to the Virgin Islands
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Wiltz: Wisconsin deer hunting full of problems
Community pulls for Brule, Wis., musher
Wis. 19-year-old is quickly gaining experience and having success in his trapping
Clarence and Marcella Titze
Card Shower to Celebrate 60 Years
Glad You Asked
July 1, 2017
Glad you asked: What's the purpose of a minnow removal contract at Mitchell wastewater lagoons?
Q: What's the purpose of the contract recently approved to allow someone to remove minnows from the city of Mitchell's wastewater treatment lagoons?...
July 1, 2017 - 10:30am
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