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Northern ND farmer’s son, 3, dies after falling out of tractor cab, run over by tires
Corn Palace social media campaign seeks celebrity mural decorators
SD lawmaker shares image depicting protesters hit by vehicle
Amber Alert: Authorities seeking three missing children
Southwest Minnesota company building homes for hurricane victims
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Quigley finding success thanks to directional punting, exceptional Vikings gunners
Unblemished Beavers: Hanson volleyball sports perfect record
Traxler: As playoffs near, football storylines are worth watching
Kernels visit Tigers in battle of top-ranked unbeatens
Mitchell tennis earns wins over Roncalli, Huron
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
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
Alvin Peck, Jr.
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
OPINION: Beaver damage complaints expected to rise again
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: No, this column wasn't written by a billionaire
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
GF&P Commission rejects elk contingency licenses
Amber Alert: Authorities seeking three missing children
March 15, 2017
State Rep. returns to Pierre following one-month health scare
State Rep. Lance Carson is glad to be back in Pierre. Following a health scare in which the Mitchell Republican bested both influenza and pneumonia,...
March 15, 2017 - 5:02pm
January 27, 2017
Klumb, Rozum at odds over education bills
Three controversial issues stole the show at District 20's first cracker barrel of the year. A trio of Republican legislators representing Aurora,...
January 27, 2017 - 9:27pm
January 9, 2017
Starting another session: Two returning legislators prepare priorities for Pierre
After a short break from the political arena, two local legislators will return to Pierre with different priorities in mind. Lance Carson, a...
January 9, 2017 - 10:14am
November 3, 2016
District 20 Senate race spending exceeds $30K
The battle for District 20's open South Dakota Senate seat is attracting heavy financial interest. Committees for State Rep. Joshua Klumb, R-Mount...
November 3, 2016 - 5:22pm
November 2, 2016
Medicaid, meth among topics District 20 reps hope to work on
Both Lance Carson and Tona Rozum are looking to finish what they started as they head back for another term as District 20's representatives....
November 2, 2016 - 6:20pm
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