Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Gov. Dennis Daugaard to unveil budget proposal to lawmakers
Web giants to cooperate on removal of extremist content
Mitchell nuisance code overhaul still up in the air
VIDEO: Parade of Lights returns in Mitchell
Jackley: State, local agencies may release names of crash victims
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Preseason South Dakota sportswriters basketball polls
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Myah Selland named to Class B all-state first-team
Athlete of the Week: MVP's Risseeuw finds early success at 195 pounds
Kernel boys ready to compete
Mesman wins Class A Miss Volleyball award
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Drew Allen Holter
Linda Joy (Cain) Cooper
Imogene Van Overschelde
Lila June Steiber
Cassie Karen Greger
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
June 5, 2014
Rounds' US Senate opponents call for more debates
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds just emerged from the Republican primary field, and his three U.S. Senate challengers have begun calling him to the debate podium. Former Republican U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler on Thursday challenged Rounds,...
June 5, 2014 - 4:27pm
April 15, 2014
Pressler wants bipartisanship back in Senate
Pressler, who served two terms in the House followed by three Senate terms from 1975 to 1997, is calling himself a “passionate centrist” as he seeks to win his old seat back, this time as an independent.
April 15, 2014 - 6:56am
February 28, 2014
Pressler 'American Hustle' ad to air during Oscars
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — As "American Hustle" vies for a best picture Oscar Sunday night, former U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler will...
February 28, 2014 - 8:24pm
OPINION: Time to remember Pressler’s track record of integrity
By Michael Doan In the movie, “American Hustle,” up for numerous Academy Awards on Sunday, there’s no mention of the South Dakota senator who wouldn’t be bought. While the 2013 film portrays politician after politician accepting bribes in an FBI sting, it omits Sen. Larry...
February 28, 2014 - 6:05pm
January 11, 2014
Pressler: Country ‘strangling’ itself with partisan in-fighting
“I get up at 5:15 in the morning and run five miles. If any of my youthful opponents should criticize my age, I challenge them to a five-mile...
January 11, 2014 - 10:03am
December 27, 2013
Quip of the Week
“Had I taken the bribe and gone into rehab, it probably would have been seen as an American success story.” — Former Sen. Larry Pressler, R-S.D., on not taking a bribe during the Abscam sting operation in 1980.
December 27, 2013 - 10:25pm
‘American Hustle’ starts with Abscam facts, then adds fiction
Sen. Larry Pressler, a Republican from South Dakota, emerged with clean hands, his reputation not only intact but enhanced.
December 27, 2013 - 2:28pm
December 26, 2013
It's official, former Sen. Pressler running as independent
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler said Thursday that he is running for Senate as an independent. Pressler,...
December 26, 2013 - 8:22pm
December 19, 2013
Pressler's in -- 'probably'
Former senator to announce intention next week.
December 19, 2013 - 9:26pm
November 18, 2013
MERCER: Warhorse Pressler looks for one more race
PIERRE — I received a telephone message, and then an email the other day from a self-described “voice from the past” inviting me to coffee. They were from Larry Pressler. He was asking if I was available late Monday afternoon for a cup of coffee. I instantly reached a conclusion. He...
November 18, 2013 - 7:51am
November 14, 2013
Pressler could be SD's youngest, oldest senator
By Eric J. Ostermeier Smart Politics The surprise announcement last weekend of Larry Pressler exploring a comeback run at the U.S. Senate as an independent raises the possibility of an unusual historical oddity in the Mount Rushmore State: A new Smart Politics report...
November 14, 2013 - 9:21pm
November 9, 2013
Pressler eyes Senate run as independent
South Dakota voters might have a familiar name on the 2014 ballot for U.S. Senate – Larry Pressler. The former senator served from 1979...
November 9, 2013 - 5:25pm
April 2, 2013
PRESSLER: From Humboldt to Paris, a great ride
I come from the small town of Humboldt, population about 600, but I somehow ended up teaching very bright French graduate students at Sciences...
April 2, 2013 - 6:22pm
March 26, 2013
Former Sen. Pressler applauds Johnson's courage
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A former U.S. senator whose 22-year congressional career ended in 1996 when he was defeated by Democrat Tim Johnson says Johnson's decision to continue to serve despite medical difficulties made him a figure of national courage. Johnson announced Tuesday that...
March 26, 2013 - 5:24pm
July 24, 2012
Pressler on Cockburn: 'He was really a bad one'
Larry Pressler said the death of a journalist who leveled harsh charges against him in the middle of his 1996 Senate campaign didn't bring him...
July 24, 2012 - 9:13pm