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Graham-Cassidy bill would cut funding to 34 states, report shows
Charge: 'Super-drunk' boyfriend ran from crash that killed St. Thomas student
Central Minnesota lake neighbor fight turns more ugly as judge orders removal of cabin
Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign
Finnish president visiting Minnesota this week
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Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
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Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
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Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Dalvin Cook's no stranger to Tampa Bay Bucs
NCHC enjoying new digs at Xcel Center
Vikings fullback, Minnesota native Ham says 1-yard run solidifies NFL status
Wild's Chris Stewart, Marcus Foligno a tag-team duo willing to 'answer the bell'
Child's injury sparks call for increased netting
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
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WOSTER: Only one sound like Garth
OUR VIEW: The future of journalism
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
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.
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