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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Week of Sept. 26 South Dakota Sportswriters Association Polls
Mitchell man aiming for fast draw's Top Gun award
Cubs win Region 3A golf title
Leading the pack: Cougars' Person makes strides in 2016
Area volleyball roundup: Titans sweep Parkston
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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,...
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. ...
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...
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...
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