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Wagner man charged with forcible rape
Woman arrested after leaving children outside while intoxicated
July 4 sparks celebrations around the region
Man charged with driving over another person
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Warm, windy conditions affect condition of some crops
Company looks to expand egg farm plan, use cage-free barns
Egg-laying chickens and eggs both down in South Dakota
USDA: South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 6 percent
South Dakota cattle on feed up 9 percent from last year
No. 1 Angels top No. 2 Gang in meeting of state's best
Winner's Krolikowski offered by SDSU
Too many walks hurts Post 18 in loss to SF East
Legendary U.S. women's basketball coach Pat Summitt dies at 64
Post 18 splits with Pierre
Mitchell man to celebrate his 80th
Sojourner's Bridge Club holds June 13 meeting
Wonder Workers take June 13 'Skip Day'
Mitchell Area Garden Club holds June 14 meeting
DAV Auxiliary holds June 13 meeting
Pamela Hohn Brandriet
Richard "Dick" Miller
Donald M. Williams
Dylan William Mentele
South Dakota's priorities take center stage
"It doesn't matter. It's public record"
OUR VIEW: Focus on your goals, mayor
TOOMEY: Newspaper didn't identify mayor's main concern
A walk through South Dakota history
One big catch, a second state record: Manning shoots state record smallmouth buffalo
OPINION: Predator hunters and their competitive events
Wiltz: A bucket list and catching an afflicted fish
Wiltz: The why to when and where we hunt
The good and bad that can get ugly
February 2, 2016
Former legislator plans return to House
Josh Klumb replaced Lance Carson as a District 20 representative, and now Carson would like to take his spot back. Carson, a 70-year-old retired business operator from Mitchell, on Monday told The Daily Republic he has filed his petition for candidacy to be elected to the South Dakota...
News / local
February 2, 2016 - 11:15am
May 15, 2014
Rep. Carson to be honored by Casey Tibbs Foundation
State Rep. Lance Carson, R-Mitchell, is one of five people who will be honored May 31 at the Casey Tibbs Foundation’s 21st annual Match of Champions Bronc Ride. Carson will be awarded as honorary arena director. Other honorees who have dedicated much of their lives to the sport...
May 15, 2014 - 7:06am
January 21, 2013
Carson wearing heart pump in effort to battle illness
State Rep. Lance Carson took part in Saturday's cracker barrel despite a continued battle with his health. Carson wore a heart pump around...
News / local
January 21, 2013 - 6:37am
June 13, 2012
Rep. Lance Carson hospitalized for blood infection
Donna Carson, wife of state Rep. Lance Carson, R-Mitchell, confirmed Wednesday that her husband is being treated for a blood infection at Avera...
June 13, 2012 - 6:31pm
January 29, 2011
Legislators, public focus on budget during cracker barrel
The state wants to provide the money sought for education, social services and other programs, state Rep. Lance Carson said Saturday. "It's...
January 29, 2011 - 11:45am
January 11, 2011
Vehle, Carson, Rozum have their minds on state's bottom line as session begins
The three legislators from Mitchell say balancing the state budget will be the primary job during the 2011 legislative session. The session opens at noon today for the first of 38 scheduled work days. Sen. Mike Vehle and Reps. Lance Carson and Tona Rozum are among the 105...
News / local / state / politics
January 11, 2011 - 8:03am
December 4, 2010
Vehle to propose tax, fee hikes for roads
State Sen. Mike Vehle, R-Mitchell, will try to raise the state's gas tax and two other fees to pay for road maintenance. Vehle said this week he is preparing a package of bills to increase the gas tax 3 cents in 2011 and three cents in 2013. It's currently 22 cents and would go to...
News / politics
December 4, 2010 - 12:03am
October 30, 2010
Reports show wide variance in campaign finance
District 20 legislative candidates show a great disparity on how they raised money -- and how much they raised -- to run for office this year. The pre-election filing deadline for campaign finance reports was Oct. 22. State Sen.
News / politics
October 30, 2010 - 12:21am
October 28, 2010
District 20 state House race: Three vying for two seats representing Aurora, Davison
Lance Carson Rep. Lance Carson, R-Mitchell, has spent two terms serving in the state House of Representatives. He says he's ready for a third. The only incumbent in a three-candidate race for two House seats, Carson said he's ready to face some familiar problems in Pierre,...
News / local / politics
October 28, 2010 - 8:09am
October 20, 2010
State House hopefuls focus on budget at public forum
State budget issues topped a discussion Tuesday night between the three candidates for two seats in the state House representing District 20. ...
News / local / politics
October 20, 2010 - 7:56am
September 9, 2010
Lawmaker: Parade bill would be 'knee-jerk' reaction
A local lawmaker says legislation that may be introduced by state Sen. Frank Kloucek in the upcoming legislative session is a knee-jerk reaction to a Wagner parade incident. Kloucek, D- Scotland, recently announced plans to introduce a bill that would require an outrider -- a...
News / state / politics / local
September 9, 2010 - 8:12am
MTI farm program to expand next year
After being at death's door a year ago, the Farm and Ranch Business Management program at Mitchell Technical Institute will, with support from private industry, not only survive but expand in the 2010-2011 school year. "The resources that our instructors provide to individual farm...
July 9, 2010 - 12:05am
March 16, 2010
Opinion: First time state revenues have decreased since 1930s
As we saw legislative session open, it was well known that to avoid a structural deficit we would have to reduce the governor's budget by $32 million to $45 million. The governor had proposed using "rainy day" funds of about $30 million to balance the budget. That would have left...
March 16, 2010 - 8:11am
March 15, 2010
Local legislative delegates say budget to take up final days
A possible windfall from the federal government and a tenuous budget in general will make for an interesting final few days of the 2010 session of the state Legislature, lawmakers said at a Saturday forum in Mitchell. The three legislators who represent District 20 discussed...
News / state / local / politics
March 15, 2010 - 7:14am
February 24, 2010
Opinion: South Dakota will get through these hard times
As we enter into the last 14 days of the session, things are shaping up to meet the challenges of balancing the budget. Serving on the Appropriations Committee, all department hearings have been completed. I believe the legislators have a good handle on what it is going to take...
February 24, 2010 - 8:05am