Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Mitchell Tech earns high rating in recent US Department of Education data
Letcher man sentenced to 8 months in prison for killing a bald eagle
Weekend Snackpack program's new director has a 'heart for families'
'What is Art?' event to expose Mitchell community to different types of artwork
Winner band, Dimock ballroom among inductees for SD Rock and Roll Hall
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Gregory co-op called regulatory success
Presho farmer pushes for farmer lien rights
Kernel girls tennis take second at ESD
Kernels earn road win at Yankton
Lee leads Parkston with his putter
Spotlight on prep football: Class 11AA holding their own against Class 11AAA foes
Kernels set for stiffer test against Sioux Falls Lincoln
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Glen Chasing Hawk
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
OUR VIEW: Understaffed sheriff's offices concerning for future
Undoing historical wrongs to our Native American citizens
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
EHD causing high whitetails casualties
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
July 29, 2014
Compromise deal by Congress provides $17 billion to ease VA waits
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the Veterans Affairs committees in the U.S. Congress said on Monday they had struck a rare...
July 29, 2014 - 8:10am
July 27, 2014
US attorneys in Dakotas turn up heat on health care fraud
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The top federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they have increased their efforts to fight health care fraud. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions...
July 27, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 3, 2014
Blasius to lead health group
Rita Blasius, assistant administrator/CFO, Avera St. Benedict Health Center in Parkston, was installed as the new president for the South Dakota Health Financial Management Association for the year June 2014 to May 2015. The SDHFMA president is the chapter’s chief executive...
July 3, 2014 - 8:06pm
June 30, 2014
Obama to nominate former P&G CEO as vets secretary
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has chosen former Procter & Gamble Chief Executive Officer Bob McDonald, an Army veteran, as his nominee to be the next secretary of veterans affairs, a senior Obama administration official said on Sunday. Obama’s...
June 30, 2014 - 9:33am
June 26, 2014
Veterans’ health bill talks begin
Lawmakers’ biggest stumbling block may be how to pay for measure.
June 26, 2014 - 8:48am
June 24, 2014
Hot Springs hospital an endangered historic place
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The National Trust for Historic Preservation on Tuesday named a century-old hospital for war veterans...
June 24, 2014 - 5:50pm
June 23, 2014
Widow of Indian activist Means files suit against clinics
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The widow of Native American activist Russell Means has filed a lawsuit accusing doctors in New Mexico of overlooking his esophageal cancer. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Monday that the lawsuit by Pearl Means in state District Court in Las Vegas,...
June 23, 2014 - 3:22pm
SD gov promoting bioscience at national conference
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard and several other South Dakotans are promoting the state's bioscience industry in San Diego at the BIO International Conference. Groups represented include the Graduate Education & Applied Research Center, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls Development...
June 23, 2014 - 9:12am
June 22, 2014
Rosebud woman gets probation for stealing IHS hospital drugs
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A woman accused of stealing prescription drugs from the Rosebud Indian Health Services Hospital has been sentenced to 18 months of probation. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 38-year-old Bonnie Levy will also have to pay a $200 fine and nearly $40 in restitution. Levy...
June 22, 2014 - 11:20pm
June 20, 2014
Avera Queen of Peace plans new campus, starting with medical office building
Avera Health and Avera Queen of Peace Hospital announced Friday plans to build a new three-story medical office building on Cabela Drive just...
June 20, 2014 - 10:30am
June 18, 2014
Avera to announce expansion in Mitchell
Avera Queen of Peace announced Wednesday it will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Friday at the Avera Queen of Peace Hospital lobby. During the press conference, Avera will announce a new building project that will expand services in the Mitchell area. Please RSVP for the...
June 18, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 16, 2014
Health insurers file health plans with state for review
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — At least two health insurers have given the state copies of the plans they intend to sell through the federal marketplace during the next open enrollment period. Insurers faced a Sunday deadline to submit their plans to the state's Division of Insurance for...
June 16, 2014 - 2:27pm
June 15, 2014
Nearly half of senior home accidents are preventable, ER doctor survey says
Nearly 20 million seniors ages 65 and older visit the emergency room each year with almost a third of the visits related to injuries, many of which are sustained in the place seniors are meant to feel the safest: their home. These preventable home hazards, such as throw rugs or...
June 15, 2014 - 9:49pm
LETTER: Veterans care not a priority to politicians
To the Editor: Oh how the congressmen and bureaucrats are throwing their hands in the air and flapping their jaws about the poor care our vets are getting from the VA. This has been going on for decades, since Agent Orange was sprayed on our men in Vietnam and they came home...
June 15, 2014 - 8:26am
June 12, 2014
Avera announces cancer program rebranding
Avera Health is rebranding its cancer programs across the system as Avera Cancer Institute to represent a brand promise of consistent quality of care and service, regardless of location. Avera Cancer Institute is comprised of six regional centers and 40 outreach sites.
June 12, 2014 - 9:48pm