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George H.W. Bush hospitalized the day after funeral for his wife, Barbara
Appeals court rules Minnesota pipeline protesters can use 'necessity defense'
Pompeo likely to fail committee vote, but is all but assured Senate confirmation
The '80s in SD: A political-era change
Council sets hearing for special event license
Judge asked to reject pipeline protester's evidence request
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
SD FFA Convention hosts more than 2,000 amidst the storm
39% of rural Americans lack access to rural broadband
Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Buxton's rehab on hold after fouling ball off his foot
United has roster depth, and upcoming homestand is time to use it
Vikings defensive needs are down the road
Tiger softball playing through adverse weather conditions
Incredible photos show precise moment when a high school golfer was attacked by an unhinged goose
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Brandon Michael Smith
Bob Lee Schaeffer
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
May 4, 2014
Journalist, foundation leader Jack Marsh retires
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Longtime journalist and Freedom Forum executive Jack Marsh has retired. He most recently was president of the Al Neuharth Media Center at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. Marsh turned 65 in April and will continue to live with his family in...
May 4, 2014 - 11:17pm
April 14, 2014
Area weekly newspapers honored
Chamberlain-Oacoma, Presho, Freeman papers win numerous awards.
April 14, 2014 - 6:52am
April 13, 2014
Governor to SDNA: ‘Newspapers matter’
PIERRE — Government should be as transparent as possible and there should be a presumption of openness, Gov.
April 13, 2014 - 10:38pm
April 11, 2014
WOSTER: Attention must finally be paid to AP’s Chet Brokaw
If you’ve never heard of Harl N. Andersen, don’t feel bad. Many folks these days don’t know the name.
April 11, 2014 - 6:03pm
April 6, 2014
Longtime AP correspondent to receive SDNA Distinguished Service Award
Chet Brokaw, who for more than three decades covered state government and most every major news event in South Dakota as a reporter and correspondent for The Associated Press, will receive South Dakota Newspaper Association's Distinguished Service Award during the group's upcoming...
April 6, 2014 - 10:41pm
March 25, 2014
OUR VIEW: Why we sought school budgets
We riled up some school officials around the Mitchell area last week with our surprise openness audit. In conjunction with Sunshine Week,...
March 25, 2014 - 9:22pm
March 22, 2014
Open records: 24 of 36 school districts provide budgets when asked
Many of the requests were met with reluctance. “What do you want it for?” one business manager asked. “I don’t know why we should just give it to you,” another one said. In a test of open records in conjunction with Sunshine Week, 24 of 36 school districts in The Daily...
March 22, 2014 - 8:29am
March 20, 2014
OPINION: Celebrate a century of sunlight
When a writer for National Review Online asked the National Park Service for public records related to closing George Washington’s Mount Vernon home during the recent federal government shutdown, she hit a wall.
March 20, 2014 - 6:18pm
March 19, 2014
TUPPER: Two letters that changed us
Eighty years ago today, as legend has it, the man who was the owner, publisher and editor of The Evening Republican called some employees into the newspaper's composing room. He greeted them with hacksaw in hand. That man was William Roy "W.R." Ronald. He was a demanding taskmaster,...
March 19, 2014 - 10:19am
March 18, 2014
Good government starts with informed citizens
When Bob Schieffer -- longtime chief Washington correspondent for CBS News -- gives a shout-out to the Mitchell Daily Republic for its investigative reporting, it doesn't get much better. That is exactly what happened one evening last week in the nation's capital.
March 18, 2014 - 2:09pm
March 3, 2014
OUR VIEW: Threat of costly legal fight means open records not truly open
The Daily Republic has won a prestigious national award for its recent efforts in the name of government openness. We've documented it quite...
March 3, 2014 - 8:18pm
Tupper promoted to Daily Republic publisher
Seth Tupper will succeed Korrie Wenzel as publisher of The Daily Republic. Wenzel will leave the newspaper after March 14 to become publisher...
March 3, 2014 - 6:28pm
February 25, 2014
Daily Republic wins national award
The Daily Republic has been named the first recipient of the Public Notice Resource Center’s national Public Notice Journalism Award. The newspaper is recognized for a series inaugurated by an alert reader who spotted a payment by the Huron School District in a public notice....
February 25, 2014 - 11:51am
February 8, 2014
LETTER: Poor picture of Big Brothers Big Sisters event
To the Editor: My name is Teresa Hart. I am the board president for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mitchell Area. I speak on behalf of our board when I say how completely disappointed we were with The Daily Republic and the coverage of our recent fundraiser, the Winter Escape...
February 8, 2014 - 10:05pm
January 28, 2014
Court sides with newspaper on food stamp data
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A panel of federal appeals court judges says the Argus Leader newspaper can pursue data on how much retailers in the state receive from taxpayers through the food stamp program. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday reversed a September decision...
January 28, 2014 - 2:34pm