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'This is very alarming!': Flying insects vanish from nature preserves
Details emerge on president's calls to Gold Star families
She took her dog to the vet to be put down. Five months later, she discovered her dog was still alive.
Most employers in South Dakota will see some savings in UI taxes
Former Sisseton-Wahpeton tribal executives sent to prison for embezzling
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
T-Mobile, Sprint may be getting close to a merger
Here are the 33 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving day in 2017
The era of holiday deals is dead, and so is Black Friday
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Place a Business Brief
Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Mitchell looks to snap two-game skid
Prep Focus: Self-driven Schuyler leading Winner
Catching up with former area athletes: Sebern scores for Saints
Timberwolves drop season opener to Spurs
Yankees seize AL lead with 5-0 win over Astros
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Dan August Schumacher
Susan Marie Schumm
William "Bill" Rubin
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
Mitchell man arrested for suffocating woman to death
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