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'Golden State Killer' suspect arrested in one of the worst unsolved crime sprees in U.S. history
A Port Authority official berated and cursed at officers during a traffic stop. A dash cam was on.
SD improves teacher pay ranking, but still near worst in country
French President Macron charms both parties in an impassioned speech to Congress
South Dakota spring wheat planting finally getting underway
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
Subway plans 500 U.S. store closings amid global growth
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
Arnold honored by CDC as childhood immunization champion
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Audio tape details NFL's concern over Trump's anthem jabs
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
Mitchell, Sioux Falls still in Hoop City Classic plans
Weather emergency called for Class B high school baseball
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
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
Violet Mae Freidel
Dale Lewis Thompson
Donna M. Cuka
Lewis B. Patterson
Brandon Michael Smith
On Farm Bill, might over right
OPINION: Friendships that pick up where they left off
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
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