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Area Halloween events scheduled
Ventriloquist brings 'talking dog' to Pepsi-Cola Theatre
Fort Thompson woman accused of stealing funds meant to help tribal members
Canton man sentenced for selling stolen items on eBay
Trial begins for man accused of killing infant son
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Gold rush: No. 1 Kernels cruise into semifinals
Area volleyball roundup: Rustlers rally for five-set win at Platte-Geddes
Photos from the Kernels 79-22 win over Sturgis in 11AA playoffs
Tigers win season opener in Colorado
New faces abound for DWU men
Mitchell woman turns 80
Canova woman marks 85th birthday
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Ruth E. Baker
Mary Jo Wittstruck
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
March 13, 2014
WENZEL: A new challenge awaits
On a summer day 23 years ago, a letter appeared on the desks of the editors at two regional newspapers, The Daily Republic of Mitchell and the Huron Daily Plainsman. It outlined the hopes and dreams and outright pleas of a 22-year-old with a full head of hair who only wanted to work...
March 13, 2014 - 5:52pm
December 27, 2013
Daily Republic's Wenzel named publisher of Grand Forks Herald
Korrie Wenzel, publisher of The Daily Republic, will leave the newspaper in March to become the publisher of the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald. Both papers are owned by Forum Communications Co., which is based in Fargo, N.D. Bill Marcil Jr., incoming chief executive officer of...
December 27, 2013 - 3:40pm
December 4, 2013
WENZEL: Mother Nature, Murphy’s Law keep B section out of Wednesday paper
In the movie “127 Hours,” actor James Franco portrays a lone hiker who slips while hiking and lodges his hand among boulders. After five days trapped in the wilderness, he cuts off his hand to save his life. That movie is based on a true story, by the way. It actually happened...
December 4, 2013 - 8:41pm
November 18, 2013
WENZEL: Sorry, but yes, it’s funny
Publisher proud that Letterman knows when to laugh at a photo.
November 18, 2013 - 7:41am
WENZEL: Today is 20th anniversary of Mickelson plane crash
Gov. Dennis Daugaard plans to spend a moment of quiet reflection as he remembers the life and legacy of former Gov. George S. Mickelson, who...
April 18, 2013 - 10:34pm
April 8, 2013
WENZEL: Daily Republic debuts new features
Today's edition of The Daily Republic is a bit like a new feature we've unveiled on our comics page. Starting today, The Daily Republic...
April 8, 2013 - 10:14pm
August 22, 2012
WENZEL: Darn those rules
Another one of those letters arrived, this time from an Iowa woman. She experienced car trouble while in Mitchell. Employees at one business...
August 22, 2012 - 8:50am
August 15, 2012
WENZEL: Treasure Hunters experience proves ads can be controversial, too
I was still the editor of this newspaper when a couple of local business owners approached me about a story The Daily Republic had recently published. It...
August 15, 2012 - 7:53am
April 6, 2012
WENZEL: Every few decades, change isn't a bad thing
Considering my longevity at The Daily Republic, this is rather embarrassing to admit: the current publisher of this newspaper had no clue about...
April 6, 2012 - 7:40pm
March 7, 2012
WENZEL: Daily Republic sold?
The man on the phone was nice enough, and I appreciated his candor. He called to tell me he heard The Daily Republic has been sold, and...
March 7, 2012 - 7:38am
January 12, 2012
WENZEL: There were definitely two Bill Janklows
It was 1986, and quite a first meeting. Gov. Bill Janklow that year dabbled in officiating high school football games, and it worked out that...
January 12, 2012 - 6:19pm
October 6, 2011
DWU vs. LSU? Yes -- in 1930, it really happened
Massive Louisiana State University is ranked No. 1 in this week's NCAA football poll. At the moment, the Tigers are the best college football team in the land. Tiny Dakota Wesleyan University is ranked No. 16 in the NAIA, the division reserved for the smallest of college football...
October 6, 2011 - 7:52am
January 18, 2011
Opinion: Quirks of language confront us all the time
It was hard to watch the new movie "The Dilemma" without considering the true meaning of the word "dilemma." So many people use that word incorrectly. And when this newspaper lets slip an improper use of "dilemma," a former boss here is quick to pounce, sending e-mails reminding...
January 18, 2011 - 8:08am
August 5, 2010
Opinion: Storm resulted in sad but memorable day
When a microburst rolled through Mitchell in 2000, it hit with ferocity that Mitchell hadn't seen since a tornado flattened buildings and injured 32 people in 1962. The microburst caused millions of dollars in damages, left a few people homeless and, worst of all, came unexpectedly. ...
August 5, 2010 - 8:13am
Opinion: Walking the beat
By my estimates, there have been approximately 5,700 editions of The Daily Republic printed since I started as a sports reporter here back in 1991.
May 5, 2010 - 8:14am