Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Mitchell nuisance code overhaul still up in the air
VIDEO: Parade of Lights returns in Mitchell
Jackley: State, local agencies may release names of crash victims
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline, requests judge to rule in its favor
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Preseason South Dakota sportswriters basketball polls
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Myah Selland named to Class B all-state first-team
Athlete of the Week: MVP's Risseeuw finds early success at 195 pounds
Kernel boys ready to compete
Mesman wins Class A Miss Volleyball award
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Linda Joy (Cain) Cooper
Drew Allen Holter
Imogene Van Overschelde
Lila June Steiber
Cassie Karen Greger
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
April 15, 2016
Salem students spotlight national politics during Thune visit
An interest in politics was on display Friday at the McCook Central School.Once Thune’s short speech to the students came to a close, he opened...
April 15, 2016 - 5:34pm
Thune: Stay committed to excellence
SALEM — Students in Salem had a chance to hear a bit of advice from a U.S. Senator Friday. Students welcomed Sen. John Thune with roaring applause...
April 15, 2016 - 5:32pm
April 13, 2016
OPINION: Greatness resides in toughness together
It comes as no surprise to those who know me that I have an abiding interest in competitive athletics. With a dad who was a basketball star in...
April 13, 2016 - 11:07am
April 7, 2016
OPINION: Another milestone for Ellsworth Air Force Base
Ellsworth Air Force Base is well-known to all South Dakotans, especially those who live in West River. It's not only home to two B-1B Lancer combat squadrons and MQ-9 Reaper ground control stations, but it's a staple of the community and is something in which our state takes great...
April 7, 2016 - 2:37pm
March 29, 2016
Democrats challenging Noem, Thune turn in ballot petitions
PIERRE (AP) — State Rep. Paula Hawks and Yankton businessman Jay Williams have turned in their nominating petitions to run for U.S. House and Senate seats respectively in the November election. Both Democrats delivered their petitions Tuesday to the secretary of state's office....
March 29, 2016 - 5:40pm
March 28, 2016
OPINION: A basketball state of mind
Second by second, time ticks off the clock as the senior point guard, knowing his team is about to clinch a spot in the pinnacle of all tournaments — NCAA's March Madness — dribbles the ball past half court. As the buzzer rings, his teammates rush the court, and the team's...
March 28, 2016 - 8:21pm
March 25, 2016
Thune, Noem file for re-election
Sen. John Thune has filed for re-election for U.S. Senate. South Dakota's Republican senior senator has served in Congress since 1997 when he was elected to succeed Tim Johnson in the House of Representatives. The 55-year-old Murdo native served in the House until January 2003, shortly...
March 25, 2016 - 4:29pm
March 18, 2016
OPINION: Making air travel a little less stressful
This won't come as any surprise to most South Dakotans, but flying to and from rural America can be a challenging and oftentimes frustrating experience. Even on the best flying days, travelers often face fewer options at smaller airports. Add the seasonal threats of inclement weather...
March 18, 2016 - 10:18am
March 16, 2016
Rounds, Noem, Thune react to Obama's Supreme Court nominee
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama issued his nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. South Dakota's three Congressional delegates issued statements about the nomination. Sen. Mike Rounds
March 16, 2016 - 5:23pm
February 27, 2016
OPINION: Bringing the 5G network one step closer to reality
Do you remember Gordon Gekko, the character portrayed by Michael Douglas in the iconic 1987 movie "Wall Street"? If you do, you might also remember scenes in which Douglas' character makes phone calls from his state-of-the-art Motorola, which had Americans wondering what it must be...
February 27, 2016 - 10:03am
February 24, 2016
SD delegation opposes plan to close Guantanamo detention facility
South Dakota's congressional delegation was quick to criticize President Barack Obama's plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. On Tuesday morning, Obama unveiled the proposal to close the U.S. military prison housing 91 detainees in a final attempt to urge a Republican-led...
February 24, 2016 - 10:22am
February 18, 2016
Obama budget proposes crop insurance cuts
President Barack Obama's 2017 budget could have big implications for both farmers and taxpayers in South Dakota. The budget proposes reforms to crop insurance programs in an attempt to slash $18 billion from the U.S. Department of Agriculture budget over the next 10 years. A USDA...
February 18, 2016 - 5:19pm
February 16, 2016
OPINION: Accountability matters
My goal as an elected member of Congress is to deliver to you the most efficient, effective, and accountable federal government possible. Accountability is a hallmark of our democracy, and without it, the American people would rightfully lose faith in their elected representatives...
February 16, 2016 - 12:10am
February 12, 2016
Thune calls for more accountability from IHS
ROSEBUD—The Rosebud Indian Health Service Hospital is in declining condition, and Sen. John Thune is working toward a cure. Thune took...
February 12, 2016 - 9:59pm
February 5, 2016
OPINION: The importance of staying connected with you
Representing the state of South Dakota in the U.S. Senate is one of the greatest honors of my life, but it wouldn't mean anything without you: the dedicated and hardworking people who call South Dakota home.
February 5, 2016 - 6:15pm