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July 21, 2016
Nathan Powell, previously of Glendive, Montana, is the new Parks and Recreation Director for the city of Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Powell takes over as Mitchell’s parks, recreation director
July 21, 2016 - 5:03pm
July 19, 2016
Joel Wieczorek harvests his field of wheat on Tuesday afternoon northwest of Stickney. (Matt Gade/Republic)play button
Wheat harvest up, but prices down
July 19, 2016 - 5:54pm
July 18, 2016
Officials tow a vehicle Sunday evening one mile north and one mile east of Ethan, near the intersection of 412th Avenue and 264th Street. The crash occurred at about 7 p.m. Sunday.
25-year-old woman dies in rollover crash near Ethan
July 18, 2016 - 10:32am
July 12, 2016
The Larson ranch near Hamill is experiencing severe impacts from drought conditions. Though they were able to harvest their winter wheat with minimal issues, their corn and cane crops have stunted growth. Crops such as alfalfa that are usually able to be cut at least twice may only grow enough for one cutting. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)
U.S. Drought Monitor shows about half of SD is too dry
July 12, 2016 - 6:27pm
July 8, 2016
A soil demonstration at the saline/sodic workshop hosted at Mitchell Technical Institute on Thursday showed the difference between conventional tillage and no-till in terms of water absorption. Jeff Hemenway explains that no-till allows the soil to maintain better soil structure. (Selena Yakabe/Republic)play button
Additional management practices needed to amend soil
July 8, 2016 - 9:56am
June 20, 2016
Boaters stranded in Friday storm rescued by Charles Mix Co. deputies
June 20, 2016 - 9:20am
June 19, 2016
Homeowners in Menno take branches from their yards to the Restricted Use Site in town after a storm passed through Friday night. (Selena Yakabe/Republic)
Storm in Hutchinson County causes power outages, tree damage
June 19, 2016 - 10:07am
June 11, 2016
Carrie Weaver was named the 2016-2017 South Dakota dairy princess in March. With National Dairy Month coming up, she has a busy schedule for the month of June, including Breakfast on the Farm, Dairy Fest, MoDak Dairy Open House and Valley Queen Cheeseburger Days. Photo courtesy of Carrie Weaver
Behind the face of the dairy industry
June 11, 2016 - 10:52am
Five-year-old Sage Yost falls off a calf as Dana Ruhnke, bottom is knocked over by the calf and Sage's dad Wade, second from left, tries to grab Sage and Jason Fairbanks, left, tries to slow down the calf by grabbing its tail during the Yost family's annual cattle branding on the Broadaxe Ranch on Friday, May 20 northwest of Gann Valley in Buffalo County. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Branding at Broadaxe Ranch brings together friends, family
June 11, 2016 - 10:46am
June 9, 2016
Johnson Farms harvest their organic oat crop for the season. The family has been organically farming since 1976 and also farms corn, soybeans and alfalfa on 2,500 acres. Photo courtesy of Johnson Farms
South Dakota beats national average increase in organic operations
June 9, 2016 - 6:29pm
June 7, 2016
Jaspers dedicated to sustaining family farms
June 7, 2016 - 9:54pm
Police locate abducted child
June 7, 2016 - 8:14pm
June 2, 2016
The Keystone Pipeline oil spill that occurred near Freeman on April 2 spilled approximately 400 barrels of oil. Cleanup efforts by TransCanada are on-going, and about 10,000 tons of soil have been excavated from the site so far. (Selena Yakabe/Republic)
Officials have cleaned out 10K tons of soil from Freeman oil spill area
June 2, 2016 - 11:02am
May 26, 2016
Hitchcock pool to open Saturday
May 26, 2016 - 5:48pm
April 23, 2016
Brad Jamison, the owner of the private park located next to his business Woelfel Jewelry, hopes to establish a maintenance partnership between himself and the city of Mitchell to manage and improve the park. (Evan Hendershot/Republic)
Business owner looks to improve private park on Main Street
April 23, 2016 - 9:06am