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Prayer walk marks anniversary of Dakota Access protest camp closure
Senate OKs tougher standards in wake of GEAR UP scandal
'He never went in': Armed sheriff's deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
City declares snow emergency; DWU calls of night classes
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
MHS wrestling team seeking podium spot
Class B wrestling preview: Winner Area prepares for state test
Girls playoff basketball roundup: Ethan, Hanson advance to Round of 16
Peter Elander explains the 'Oops, I Did It Again' shootout move
Ice time tough to come by, but Wild defenseman Mike Reilly presses on
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
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
Mark L. Koenig
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
OPINION: Session is about two-thirds complete
WOSTER: 'Knock off the quads and let them skate'
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Ralph & Gail Dybdahl
Chris & Sandi Paustian
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
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.
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