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Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
School board approves new SD-based bus company for district
Take two on Main Street restoration plan
Arkansas puts first killer to death in planned double execution
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
UPDATE: Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
Defenders sweep DWU baseball
Kernels grind out pair of dual victories
Tiger men's golf in third heading to GPAC final round
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Marilyn Jean Small
Hilda Ann Thome
Harold T. Tiede
Mary Freidel Mimmack
OUR VIEW: Community assets needed for small towns
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Auditor general is prepared to deliver a GEAR UP report
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
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
December 21, 2013
PHOTO GALLERY: Daily Republic 2013 photos of the year
Here are some of the year’s most compelling and memorable images taken and compiled by Daily Republic news staffers and photographers. Check...
December 21, 2013 - 10:33am