Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Building a better campground
Creation of Core co-op an 'exciting process' for local school districts
Stickney ambulance service purchases ambulance equipment
Task force wants state records policy clarified under new victim's rights law
Around the Region
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices
Apple sends out invites for Oct. 27 event
Davison County receives Gold Level award
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
DEAL: Ten favorite spots in South Dakota to watch prep hoops
Glanzer, Naasz lead SD Sports Hall of Fame class
Cowboys hold off Vikings for 11th win in row
Kernel girls boast depth, balance in new season
Brandon Valley's Jurgens signs with DWU men's basketball team
Former Mitchell woman celebrates 75th birthday
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man celebrates 70th birthday
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
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
January 3, 2012
'American Pickers' show featuring Murdo, Sturgis to re-air on Thursday
With an average audience of more than 4.2 million people each week, "American Pickers" is routinely a top 10 show on cable television. Monday night, a new episode featured stops at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and Pioneer Auto in Murdo. The following is the History Channel's description...
January 3, 2012 - 5:05am
December 28, 2011
Great Service Star Program identifies Corn Palace, area businesses
The Great Service Star Program identifies and recognizes businesses that complete a set of criteria for hospitality training of their employees, offer a comment mechanism for visitors and recognize employees for great service throughout the state of South Dakota. These area businesses...
December 28, 2011 - 7:09am
August 18, 2011
'American Pickers' films segments at Pioneer Auto Show, 1880s Town in Murdo
Some of South Dakota's finest hidden gems are set to be unveiled on a popular antiquing show. The television show "American Pickers" recently...
August 18, 2011 - 12:06am
August 2, 2011
Iconic Murdo highway sign to be rebuilt after storm
MURDO (AP) -- An iconic billboard in western South Dakota that featured a big green car atop a bright yellow sign has been sent to the shop for an overhaul. A June storm with wind gusts up to 80 mph snapped the 35-foot wood posts and brought the mock wood and fiberglass car to the...
August 2, 2011 - 1:26pm
June 1, 2011
Man charged in string of Murdo burglaries
MURDO -- An Indiana man has been charged in three third-degree burglaries in Murdo that occurred Friday. Vence Allen, Goshen, Ind., appeared in Jones County Court on Tuesday and was charged with three Class 4 felonies for burglaries at the Star Family Restaurant, Murdo Car Wash...
June 1, 2011 - 5:36am
May 31, 2011
Would-be burglar caught by Murdo restaurant owners
MURDO -- An Indiana man will appear in court today to be charged with at least one count of burglary. Jones County Sheriff John Weber said the man, whose name he would not release, was arrested early Friday after he reportedly tried to break into the Star Family Restaurant,...
May 31, 2011 - 6:16am
January 15, 2011
Opinion: Wish kids could see the county I remember
We traveled to Presho from Pierre the other evening for the hotly contested Chamberlain Cubs vs. Lyman Raiders girls' basketball game. The temperature...
January 15, 2011 - 12:11am
January 13, 2011
Sen. Thune to be in Murdo today
MURDO -- Sen. John Thune will visit the Jones County Invitational at 6:30 p.m. today at the Jones County High School Auditorium, Murdo. The stop is part of a tour of several South Dakota cities Thune is undertaking.
January 13, 2011 - 10:04am
July 10, 2010
Unchallenged Thune stops for ice cream in Mitchell
What does a U.S. senator do on a summer day during a congressional recess when he has no re-election opponent? He stops for a burger and ice...
July 10, 2010 - 12:05am
June 26, 2010
Candidates for sheriff not county residents in some cases
Voters in four area counties will decide sheriff's races this fall that feature a candidate from outside their county. Ray Westendorf, a Charles Mix County sheriff who did not seek re-election, filed as an independent candidate in Sanborn County to run against 20-year sheriff Tom...
June 26, 2010 - 12:05am
February 20, 2010
75% of S.D. lawyers work in four counties, leading to rural-lawyer shortage
After seven years of practicing law in Las Vegas, Anita Fuoss made an uncommon career choice. Rather than continue climbing the ladder in a...
February 20, 2010 - 12:01am
January 12, 2010
Jones County crash victim identified
MURDO - An 18-year-old Black Hawk man died Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash 10 miles west of Murdo on Interstate 90. The victim was identified as Alexander Timothy Wright. He was the driver of a 2001 Jeep Cherokee that lost control on the frost-covered roadway. The vehicle...
January 12, 2010 - 4:59pm
One killed in fatal crash near Murdo
MURDO - A two-vehicle crash 10 miles west of Murdo on Interstate 90 killed one person Tuesday morning. The driver of a 2001 Jeep Cherokee died after losing control of his vehicle on the frost-covered roadway. The vehicle crossed the median, and then entered the westbound lane,...
January 12, 2010 - 3:07pm
October 5, 2009
Lyman stays unbeaten
MURDO -- Lyman improved to 5-0 with a 58-0 win over Jones County Saturday in a high school football game in Murdo. The Raiders went up 22-8 after the first quarter and added 28 more points in the second and eight in the third to end the game early. Reed Reuman ran for 158 yards...
October 5, 2009 - 1:00am
September 17, 2009
Capital for Day set in Murdo next week
MURDO -- On Wednesday, Murdo will be South Dakota's Capital for a Day. The following schedule is planned: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.: Murdo tours; Public Safety Roundtable at Louis Weber Ambulance Building; Department of Revenue and Regulation, Division of Property and Special Taxes,...
September 17, 2009 - 10:22am