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Sybesma had 'a smile that lit up a room'
National Parks turn 100 and they're showing their age
Mitchell takes first step to reinstate tax funding the Sports Authority
Italy quake toll hits 250 as rescuers search flattened towns
Prince fans will get a Graceland of their own
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
UPDATE: 10-year-old boy from Geddes identified in fatal crash
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