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Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
Boston march against hate speech avoids Charlottesville chaos
Donations raise questions over upcoming Sioux Falls TIF vote
City may donate South Dakota land to National Park Service
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Cook moves closer to being starter
South Dakota Prep Media Football Poll: How They Fared
Pressure to win: Prep football coaching tenure decreasing in South Dakota
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER: A plan for removing the Robert E. Lee Sculpture
LETTER: Wall Street caused a national security crisis
Anniversary trip brings clarity on marriage
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
James and Karen Geppert
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. Daily Republic...
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
January 20, 2014
Newspaper association seeks open government advocates for Eagle Award
The South Dakota Newspaper Association is accepting nominees for the 2014 SDNA Eagle Award. Established in 2002, this award is given to recognize an individual, group or organization that has demonstrated outstanding efforts to protect and enhance openness in government. “As...
January 20, 2014 - 5:10pm
January 11, 2014
LETTER: Newspaper continues to drag people through mud
To the Editor: Does the Mitchell Daily Republic get a kick out of constantly dragging people down? Over the last several months I have lost more and more desire to even receive this paper. When my nephew Landon Bueber died the newspaper reporter came to the funeral and was a...
January 11, 2014 - 8:22pm
January 1, 2014
OUR VIEW: Leaders need to educate others about transparency
We’d been feeling pretty good lately about the degree to which South Dakota’s government has opened up. Law changes in recent years, including...
January 1, 2014 - 7:35pm
December 27, 2013
WOSTER: On anniversary, still haunted by questions about Wounded Knee
Sunday is the anniversary of the massacre at Wounded Knee. At least 150 Lakota children, women and men and probably many more died under the guns of the 7th Cavalry in that bloody incident on Dec. 29, 1890. Think of that. South Dakota had been a state for more than a year. We...
December 27, 2013 - 7:56pm
Most-viewed Daily Republic web content of 2013
Listed below are the most viewed pieces of content during 2013 on The Daily Republic’s website, mitchellrepublic.com. Unfortunately, because of the newspaper’s conversion to a new online format in late July, statistics are not available for content posted prior to that time....
December 27, 2013 - 4:52pm
December 26, 2013
Forum Communications to buy Minnesota papers
Daily Republic parent company expands reach in Upper Midwest.
December 26, 2013 - 4:57pm