Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Regulators consider first major ND pipeline since Dakota Access
After latest police shooting, Minneapolis mayor faces calls to resign: 'You have failed us'
Congress breaks impasse on bill to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea
John Heard, 'Home Alone' Dad, Dies at 72
Water sports 101: How to choose the best lake day activity
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
Amazon.com on pace to break sales record for 'Prime Day'
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Hutterite colony by Stratford plans to grow swine facility
OUR VIEW: To the farmers, thank you
Official on derailment: Track failure ‘a matter of time’
Column: I confess, I no longer pray for rain
Ice-cool Froome on brink of fourth Tour triumph
Spieth's 65 stretches Open lead to 3 shots
Class B state Legion: Platte/Geddes, McCook/Miner advance in elimination contests
Grace breaks major single round golf record with 62
Martinez homers twice; Tigers sink Twins
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Viola Grace Vander Tuin
Viola Grace Vander Tuin
LETTER: Sutton a great choice for SD
LETTER: Just say 'thank you' for the pool
LETTER: Consider image with new logo
OPINION: Dedicating time to traveling teams
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
July 31, 2014
Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Hartford worth $6,000
HARTFORD (AP) — A Wild Card 2 ticket sold in Hartford is worth $6,000 in Wednesday's drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched all five white ball numbers but missed the Wild Card to win the game's second prize. The odds of winning it are 1 in about 127,000. The...
July 31, 2014 - 3:47pm
July 24, 2014
14 Clear Lake co-workers claim $230,000 jackpot
PIERRE (AP) — A group of 14 co-workers from a Watertown area business have claimed their $230,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot. South Dakota lottery officials say the "EMPI 14" all work in the West Building of the EMPI facility in Clear Lake. They've been collectively purchasing lottery...
July 24, 2014 - 11:20pm
June 26, 2014
Most SD lottery revenue down, officials say
PIERRE -- The 2014 budget year that ends June 30 hasn't been kind to the South Dakota Lottery. Officials said Thursday revenue was down; the estimated total through June 14 from the three sets of games was nearly $105.7 million. At the similar point one year ago it was $107.5 million. State...
June 26, 2014 - 10:01pm
June 11, 2014
Vermillion man claims $154,737 lotto jackpot
PIERRE — At first, Derek Ronning thought his co-workers were playing a joke on him. “I figured maybe they’d put a fake ticket in my wallet to make me think I was a winner,” said the Vermillion man, who works nights for the city of Vermillion. “So I stared at the ticket...
June 11, 2014 - 8:18am
June 8, 2014
Dakota Cash ticket sold in Vermillion worth $154K
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Lottery officials say a Dakota Cash ticket sold in Vermillion is worth $154,737. The ticket matched all five numbers in Saturday's drawing. The odds of doing so are 1 in 324,632. The winning numbers are 5, 6, 10, 27 and 33. Officials say the...
June 8, 2014 - 10:12pm
Powerball ticket sold in Sioux Falls worth $10,000
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in Sioux Falls is worth $10,004 in the Wednesday drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win the game's $10,000 third prize. The odds are 1 in about 650,000. The...
May 8, 2014 - 3:35pm
April 24, 2014
SD Lottery Commission repeals 1991 restriction on promotions
Establishments will have more flexibility to promote video play PIERRE — Managers of video lottery businesses in South Dakota will have a much freer hand to offer promotions as part of a state strategy to increase betting activity and make more money from players. The...
April 24, 2014 - 7:05am
April 15, 2014
OUR VIEW: Don’t trust Lottery officials to commission own study
Frustrated with state lawmakers’ unwillingness to expand video lottery, South Dakota Lottery officials won’t take no for an answer. ...
April 15, 2014 - 6:31am
April 11, 2014
SD Lottery expects less income this year than last
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Lottery is anticipating a slight decrease in revenue this year. Lottery officials estimate $105.7 million in revenue for the fiscal year ending in June 2014. Last year revenue reached $107.5 million. Lotto game sales are down 4.6 percent, reports...
April 11, 2014 - 5:15pm
April 10, 2014
SD Lottery Commission advances gambling study
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — Despite setbacks during the 2014 legislative session, the South Dakota Lottery said Thursday that it will push forward with a study of problem gambling in the state to help convince lawmakers to expand lottery games. South Dakota Lottery Executive...
April 10, 2014 - 10:57pm
SD lottery revenue stands flat
PIERRE -- Players spent slightly less money on South Dakota Lottery games through the first nine months of this budget year than for the same period in 2013. That would mean less revenue for state government if the trends continue, officials told South Dakota Lottery Commission...
April 10, 2014 - 10:25pm
March 25, 2014
Lottery discusses losses, lessons of session
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Lottery's executive director updated an oversight commission Monday on the defeat of two bills the group championed. Norman Lingle told the Lottery Commission that although the Legislature did not approve the measures, the commission...
March 25, 2014 - 7:37am
March 12, 2014
Sioux Falls man claims $65,629 lottery jackpot
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls man has claimed a $65,629 lottery jackpot. South Dakota lottery officials say Kevin Webster won the prize in the Dakota Cash game's March 5 drawing and claimed the money this week. He says he has no definite plans for what to do with the money. The...
March 12, 2014 - 10:42am
March 11, 2014
Lawmaker: South Dakota needs independent gambling info
South Dakota Lottery office should not be in charge of a study on the effects of gambling in the state, a lawmaker said.
March 11, 2014 - 10:40pm
March 6, 2014
$65,629 Dakota Cash jackpot won in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A ticket sold in Sioux Falls has won the $65,629 Dakota Cash jackpot. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched all five numbers in Wednesday's drawing. The winning numbers are 13, 15, 24, 26 and 28. The winner has about six months to claim the...
March 6, 2014 - 8:21pm