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Around the Region: 11/28
Wagner man killed in crash
Temps to go from high to low
DNA pins man for 2012 burglary, theft
Mitchell health care leaders recognized
Interstate Information Centers open this weekend
Activities planned for National Travel & Tourism Week
Avera Education & Staffing Solutions launches online medication aide program
SoS Gant Announces New Online Certificate of Good Standing
South Dakota corn, sunflower harvests wrapping up
GUEBERT: Irony, coincidence, or just politics?
Winter weather slows harvest across South Dakota
Weather, pinch on supplies drive cattle prices up
Farmland values hold steady in US Plains
'Warrior on the field' — Howard's Loudenburg named Daily Republic football player of year
Gregory lands three on 9AA all-state football list
Catching up with former area athletes: Zach Horstman easing into starting forward role for SDSU
Parkston wrestling looks to continue Class B dominance
Howard lands five on 9A all-state list
Area couple hold dual celebration
Mitchell woman celebrates 75th
Spencer man celebrates 90 years
Dec. 14 wedding planned by couple
Vogel celebrates 85th birthday
Meredith "Mike" Schroeder
Harold Marvin Mettler
Mabel Louise McEntee
Alvin R. Smith
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National ice fishing tourney coming to Mitchell
GF&P, others fund new game production area in Moody County
Happy (water) trails to you
Hunting lodge being rebuilt
GFP wants to rebuild deer herds by allowing hunters fewer does
September 24, 2014
A constitution for the new state of South Dakota
A constitutional convention that resulted in what would eventually become a constitution for the new state of South Dakota might have ended before its work began. On Sept.
news / state
September 24, 2014 - 9:53pm
Controversial painting covered at SD Capitol
Below is an excerpt from "The South Dakota State Capitol: The First Century," by Marshall Damgaard When William Janklow returned to the Governor's Office in 1995, he inherited a long-festering controversy concerning the painting on the west wall of the Governor's Reception Room. Edwin...
news / state
September 24, 2014 - 9:52pm
September 23, 2014
Book tells of fights over SD courthouse locations
PIERRE (AP) — A former South Dakota judge has written a book about the history and architecture of the state's justice buildings. "County Capitols: The Courthouses of South Dakota" by Arthur Rusch will be released at the South Dakota Festival of Books on Friday in Sioux Falls. It...
life / entertainment
September 23, 2014 - 5:22pm
September 22, 2014
BACK IN TIME: Corn Palace of the 1950s
September 22, 2014 - 2:34pm
September 21, 2014
MERCER: When the mothers and grandmothers could see wrong, and led a change
PIERRE -- South Dakota has traveled a long way since Gina Score. The teenager's death came 15 years ago, during a forced run, at the State...
opinion / columns
September 21, 2014 - 10:34pm
Two governors greet wagon train honoring 125 years of statehood
PIERRE -- On a bluebird Saturday with leaves turning gold, the governors of the Dakotas gathered at the front of the Capitol to honor the wagon train teams that traveled from Yankton to Pierre marking 125 years of statehood. "Happy birthday, North Dakota! Happy birthday, South Dakota!"...
news / state
September 21, 2014 - 9:58pm
September 19, 2014
WOSTER: Pictures worth more than words can tell in some instances
On the north wall of my stairway, a modest enough location not to appear boastful but public enough for an occasional visitor to notice, is a picture of me addressing the South Dakota House of Representatives. It's a black-and-white photo and a bit grainy, but by the looks of it,...
opinion / columns
September 19, 2014 - 4:55pm
September 15, 2014
BACK IN TIME: South Dakota's first governor
In March 1889, President Benjamin Harrison appointed Arthur Mellette, pictured, to be the last governor of Dakota Territory. In October of that year, he was elected governor of the new state of South Dakota. His time in office, which lasted until January 1893, was troubled by drought,...
September 15, 2014 - 9:59am
September 11, 2014
Mitchell historian tells about 'Wild Bill Hickok: Deadwood Legend'
James McLaird, local historian and author, will present at the September Middle Border Lecture series at 7 p.m. Monday at Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell. McLaird, professor Emeritus of History and Political Science at Dakota Wesleyan University, will speak on the research for...
September 11, 2014 - 10:37pm
Mitchell Area Historical Society plans annual dinner meeting
The Mitchell Area Historical Society dinner and meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Monday in the First United Methodist Church basement, Mitchell. Tickets are $12.50 in advance and $15 at the door. The menu will feature barbecued pork sandwiches by Doug Carlson and prize-winning...
September 11, 2014 - 10:31pm
September 9, 2014
Mitchell celebrates local history with wagon train
While it was a crummy day to be outside, the weather could do little to dampen the spirit of Mitchell's celebration of South Dakota's 125th birthday. Historical speeches, children's activities and music marked the city's official celebration Tuesday held at the Sherman Center and...
news / local
September 9, 2014 - 9:41pm
WOSTER: Remembering the past will strengthen the future
Tomorrow, the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., a fitting way to remember that terrible day might be to go back and read the speech the late Gov.
opinion / columns
September 9, 2014 - 2:26pm
PHOTO: Wagon train arrives in Mitchell
September 9, 2014 - 6:47am
September 8, 2014
BACK IN TIME: Corn Palace Week 1942
This photo was taken during Corn Palace week in 1942 looking north on Main Street. Only Way Cleaners was located at 503 N. Main St., now trudy david’s Gift Shop. Kowall Tire Service was at 505 N. Main St. Mitchell Monument Works owned by W.P. Holleran was at 509 N. Main St. Carnival...
September 8, 2014 - 7:33am
August 28, 2014
Janklow Papers collection to be posted online
VERMILLION (AP) — A collection of records spanning the political career of former Gov. Bill Janklow will be made public via the Internet later this year, the University of South Dakota announced. The Janklow Papers collection includes almost 500 boxes of government records...
news / politics
August 28, 2014 - 10:30pm