Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Camp Ripley ceremony honors new commander Kruse
'Gary Munsen Court' back on council agenda
South Dakota tribal meeting facility remains unfinished
South Dakotan among students chosen as Rhodes Scholars
ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
Community Closet to open in downtown Wagner on Dec. 1
South Dakota corn, soybean, sorghum crops forecast down
5 questions with ... Grady Bakken, farmer, Lignite, N.D.
New York strippers strike: Dancers say nearly-naked 'bottle girls' are grabbing their cash, cite racism
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Presidential Turkeys
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Wild's Jason Zucker is already down $17,600 -- and he's hoping for more
Pistons hang on for 100-97 win over Timberwolves
State volleyball roundup: SFC fends off Dakota Valley for Class A title
Thielen is Vikes' feel-good story
Truex claims EcoBoost 400, Series title
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Shirley Gail Thomsen
Wilma M. Pitts
Marcia Maureen (Meis) Mesman
LETTER: New ideas for Mitchell's Main Street
LETTER: DC arguments are ridiculous
WOSTER: Enjoy SD's fall landscapes
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
Kelly Ellston is
Darrell Dean Simmons
November 10, 2017
Hutchinson Co. to build new courthouse in Olivet
OLIVET — Hutchinson County will soon have a new home for its courthouse, but it will remain in Olivet. The Hutchinson County Commission...
November 10, 2017 - 10:54am
August 21, 2017
Monday storms drop hail, rain on region
Wicked winds and strong rains roared through south-central South Dakota Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls issued...
August 21, 2017 - 4:13pm
July 19, 2017
Hutchinson Co. courthouse needs new location, some say
OLIVET — As the Hutchinson County Commission works to finalize plans for an extensive courthouse renovation project, local officials are...
July 19, 2017 - 9:53am
July 5, 2017
Warm weather sparks hay fire in Olivet storage shed
OLIVET — Firefighters responded to a fire inside a storage shed near Olivet where the hot weather is believed to have caused hay bales to spontaneously...
July 5, 2017 - 11:05am
June 9, 2017
Hutchinson County eyeing courthouse renovation
OLIVET — Hutchinson County officials could have preliminary sketches outlining a courthouse renovation as early as this month. In the midst...
June 9, 2017 - 3:44pm
April 21, 2017
Olivet man faces charges after Wednesday morning crash
MENNO — Charges are pending against an Olivet man who sustained serious, non-life threatening injuries in an early morning Menno crash...
April 21, 2017 - 3:29pm
January 18, 2017
Catching up with former area athletes: Howard's Noid earns Player of the Week honors
Howard graduate and Minnesota West Community College's Taylor Noid was recently named the Minnesota College Athletic Conference Southern Division Player of the Week. She averaged 12.3 points, 8.3 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 3.3 steals in three wins last week. She recorded two doubles-doubles...
January 18, 2017 - 4:49pm
October 16, 2016
Man injured in hunting accident near Olivet
OLIVET— One man was treated for minor injuries after a hunting accident on Saturday. The man, who's name is not being released until an...
October 16, 2016 - 5:08pm
October 12, 2016
Woman injured in Monday crash near Olivet
OLIVET — A Sioux Falls woman sustained serious injuries Monday during a one-vehicle rollover crash that vaulted her vehicle into the air....
October 12, 2016 - 6:06pm
June 19, 2016
Storm in Hutchinson County causes power outages, tree damage
Wind, rain and hail caused power outages and tree damage late Friday evening in Hutchinson County. Hutchinson County officials said there were...
June 19, 2016 - 10:07am
March 30, 2016
WILTZ: Current background checks are plenty thorough
It was about 48 years ago when Betsy and I drove to Olivet in order to change our voter registrations from Democrat to Independent. It probably had to do with gun control, as I had recently become of life member of the National Rifle Association. Politics-wise, we were like many young...
March 30, 2016 - 1:47pm
December 23, 2014
Catching up with former area athletes: Sutera, Winne lead Mount Marty women
Raquel Sutera and April Winne chipped in to help the Mount Marty women's basketball team top Dakota State University on Dec. 17 in Madison. Sutera, a Tabor native, scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Lancers. Winne, a native of Olivet, added 12 points and four assists....
December 23, 2014 - 4:28pm
July 11, 2014
JRWDD gives $2K for Hutchinson County project
OLIVET -- The James River Water Development District has approved a funding request of $2,087.50 to help ease issues caused by flooding in Hutchinson County's Capital Township. The JRWDD met Thursday morning in Yankton to discuss riverbank stabilization of the James River about two...
July 11, 2014 - 4:40pm
Nagel rounding out youth career at nationals
SPRINGFIELD — A youth rodeo career that started when Chesney Nagel was 8 years old, competing in local 4-H rodeos, will end at the sport’s biggest stage for high schoolers at the 66th annual National High School Rodeo Finals in Rock Springs, Wyo. The event begins Sunday and runs...
July 11, 2014 - 12:05am
April 8, 2014
Hutchison Co. board OKs wind turbine deal
OLIVET -- The Hutchinson County Board of Adjustment approved Tuesday night for B&H Wind to construct 10 408-foot wind turbines in Oak Hollow Township as part of an 80- megawatt power project. The meeting drew a crowd of 50 to the county commissioners room. The wind project will...
April 8, 2014 - 5:36pm