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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
South Dakota chamber says Amendment V is bad for business
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
DWU football cruises to GPAC win at Hastings
No. 4 Gorillas knock off No. 1 Warbirds
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
Titans win Class 9AA battle
Area high school football roundup: Black Panthers blank Crusaders
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Louis A. Nolz
Francis V. Schaefer
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
July 9, 2016
After 'painful' week, Obama urges Americans not to despair over divisions
WARSAW/DALLAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to view the United States as being riven into opposing groups,...
July 9, 2016 - 7:07pm
July 5, 2016
New chapter of the gun-control showdown coming to the House
WASHINGTON - The House will vote on gun-control legislation this week as part of a broader package of counterterrorism measures, but it will...
July 5, 2016 - 4:12pm
June 30, 2016
House of Representatives reignites gun-control debate with planned vote
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, under mounting pressure to advance gun-control legislation, will...
June 30, 2016 - 4:31pm
June 22, 2016
Democrats disrupt House, stage protest
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rebellious Democrats disrupted the House's legislative work on Wednesday, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing...
June 22, 2016 - 12:50pm
Rounds: 'No one in Congress wants terrorists to have guns'
Sen. Mike Rounds is reviewing a proposal from a fellow Republican senator to ban gun sales to people on the no-fly and selectee lists, but he...
June 22, 2016 - 10:33am
June 21, 2016
Obama: senators 'failed the American people' on gun control
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House accused U.S. senators of a "shameful display of cowardice" on Tuesday and said they failed the American...
June 21, 2016 - 4:04pm
June 18, 2016
LETTER: America needs to envision different future
To the Editor: President Obama in his speech after the Orlando mass murder said it right: "We need to decide what kind of country we want to...
June 18, 2016 - 10:14am
June 15, 2016
Dem senator frustrated by inaction on guns begins filibuster
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator on Wednesday launched a filibuster to force a vote on gun control legislation three days after 49...
June 15, 2016 - 1:06pm
March 30, 2016
WILTZ: Current background checks are plenty thorough
It was about 48 years ago when Betsy and I drove to Olivet in order to change our voter registrations from Democrat to Independent. It probably had to do with gun control, as I had recently become of life member of the National Rifle Association. Politics-wise, we were like many young...
March 30, 2016 - 1:47pm
March 10, 2016
OUR VIEW: Firearm 'accidents' aren't really accidents
Why does it seem to take "accidents" for people to remember guns are extremely dangerous? Although we do report it as an "accidental shooting" or "hunting accident," as the authorities often refer to it, we feel the irresponsible discharge of a firearm should not be phrased as an...
March 10, 2016 - 10:10am
February 3, 2016
U.S. gun traders rush to set up new sites after Facebook firearms ban
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. gun traders are setting up new websites to arrange deals after Facebook Inc barred private gun sales on its platform. With gun rights and safety registering as a hot-button issue on the U.S. presidential campaign trail after several mass shootings last...
February 3, 2016 - 5:02pm
January 17, 2016
LETTER: Control, not guns, is the problem
To the Editor: Gun control is an emotional topic these days, but guns are not the problem. Control is the problem. Guns are a tool. Emotions are the wild card, and if you think this is just about guns, you just don't get it. Recently I was nervous as I read a sign posted at the front...
January 17, 2016 - 2:26pm
LETTER: Owning guns a right, not a privilege
To the Editor: The Daily Republic's editorial board, concerning the gun violence issue, stated that owning a gun was a privilege when in reality it is a right afforded by the Bill of Rights in the Second Amendment. The one thing that doesn't come up in this push to get a total background...
January 17, 2016 - 2:25pm
LETTER: Editorial on gun control was wrong
To the Editor: There's a lot wrong with The Daily Republic's editorial criticizing South Dakota's senators and congresswoman for their non-support of President Barack Obama's gun proposals. First, there were fewer than 9,000 gun murders in the U.S. The 30,000-plus figure in the editorial...
January 17, 2016 - 2:23pm
January 6, 2016
OUR VIEW: SD delegates wrong on gun violence issue
South Dakota's Congressional delegation on Tuesday wasn't impressed with President Barack Obama's proposals to limit gun violence. Obama, during an emotional speech, laid out executive action he is taking to require more gun sellers to get licenses and more gun buyers to undergo background...
January 6, 2016 - 7:04pm