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UPDATE: Fire at California loft party kills at least 9, two dozen missing
Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer plane-crash victims
Obama urges the public to tell Republicans not to 'abandon' the ACA
Emergency officials: We won't let pipeline protesters freeze
Attorney general issues video appeal over pipeline protests
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
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
A diligent Cavalier: Bon Homme's Mesman is Daily Republic's volleyball player of the year
No. 3 Iowa tops SDSU wrestling 29-8
Pierre handles Mitchell in opening dual
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
Donald J. Star
Rochelle Nancy Linaman-Riners
Robert G. Hoscheid
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Looking for just a little more time
IN OTHER WORDS: South Dakota's DUI carnage continues
Christmas at the Capitol
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
October 24, 2016
Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
FARGO—Bobby Vee, the Fargo boy who stepped into the spotlight the day after the music died, died early Monday, Oct. 24, due to complications...
October 24, 2016 - 12:20pm
September 29, 2016
Winner band, Dimock ballroom among inductees for SD Rock and Roll Hall
SIOUX FALLS — An area band and ballroom have been chosen to be inducted into the South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association Hall of Fame next year. The Fabulous Unknowns, of Winner, will be one of eight bands inducted, according to a press release Thursday. Vic's Place, of...
September 29, 2016 - 5:30pm
September 12, 2016
Dakota flute-maker, player earns nation's highest folk honor
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — There was a time when Bryan Akipa knew nothing of flutes. But that was long ago, before the budding artist stumbled across a wooden mallard-head flute in the studio of his mentor, sparking a fascination that led to a career in both making and playing the distinctive...
September 12, 2016 - 11:25am
August 23, 2016
Military bands taking fire
Mitchell's award-winning military band may not be playing at Downtown Thursdays — or any other free social event — next year. On...
August 23, 2016 - 6:28pm
July 30, 2016
Australia native brings passion for praise, music to Holy Family
To pray more beautifully, sing. The goal at the heart of worship, according to Holy Family Catholic Church's newest hire Nigel McBain, is "to...
July 30, 2016 - 8:40am
February 16, 2016
Area musicians to participate in NSU winter concert
ABERDEEN—Alan Bitmeier, Plankinton, and Tanner Fuhrer, Mitchell, will participate in the winter concert on Sunday at Northern State University, Aberdeen, in the Civic Theatre, Aberdeen. Bitmeier plays tuba in the symphonic band and Fuhrer trombone in the university/community...
February 16, 2016 - 5:26pm
October 5, 2015
Fall concert, 'Saints and Sinners,' set for this weekend
The Ron and Sheilah Gates Department of Music at Dakota Wesleyan University announces its first choral concert of the semester with "Songs for Saints and Sinners" at 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 11, at the First United Methodist Church, Mitchell. This concert is free and open to the public. The...
October 5, 2015 - 5:25pm
August 13, 2015
Downtown Thursdays preview: Starfire
Starfire will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. today on the Corn Palace balcony for Downtown Thursdays at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Daily Republic...
August 13, 2015 - 10:26am
Partial roof collapse injures concert-goers
A partial roof collapse Wednesday night injured concert-goers at the popular Minneapolis music venue First Avenue. The Minneapolis Fire Department reports that two people were transported the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. The department said via Twitter that three...
August 13, 2015 - 10:17am
August 5, 2015
Downtown Thursdays preview: Uncle Roy and the Boys
Uncle Roy and the Boys will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. today on the Corn Palace balcony for Downtown Thursdays at the Corn Palace in Mitchell....
August 5, 2015 - 4:49pm
July 29, 2015
Downtown Thursdays preview: Brian Hoffman
Brian Hoffman will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. today on the Corn Palace balcony for Downtown Thursdays at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Daily...
July 29, 2015 - 7:07pm
July 8, 2015
'Thirstdays' artist preview: Clayton Mick
Clayton Mick will perform from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday on the Corn Palace balcony for Downtown Thirstdays at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The...
July 8, 2015 - 2:28pm
July 6, 2015
Now playing: Harpsichord of Columbus' era sounds again
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A harpsichord that entertained the elites of Italy in the mid-1500s has been restored by a South Dakota museum and will soon bring its sound to 21st-century ears. The National Music Museum in Vermilion, which acquired the instrument in 2009, worked with Chilean-born...
July 6, 2015 - 10:27am
June 22, 2015
Earliest known cello from SD museum on display at the Met
VERMILLION (AP) — A South Dakota museum that owns the earliest known cello has lent the unique piece to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The Amati "King" cello, which dates back to the mid-16th century, is on special loan from the National Music Museum in Vermillion. National...
June 22, 2015 - 6:47pm
June 17, 2015
'Thirstdays' artist preview: Price of Progress
Price of Progress will perform from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday on the Corn Palace balcony for Downtown Thirstday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell....
June 17, 2015 - 12:54pm