Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
From sports to spring plays, Mitchell community attends events of all kinds
Students vie for prizes in welding contest
'Sidewalk to nowhere'
Platte's Bentz honored as SD's Doctor of the Year
Missing person located in Minnesota
McDonald's vows 'modern' makeover amid U.S. sales struggle
AgweekTV: Learning about Lamancha goats
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
Dry winter rolls into spring - 'It's going to get worse'
AgweekTV: Calving season underway with favorable spring weather
SD legislative budget committee adopts revenue estimates
A go-to player in big-game moments
Fitzgerald dominating on mound for DWU baseball
Mitchell youth wrestlers set out for state titles
Vikings, Greenway working to restructure contract
This weekend's sports schedule
Couple wed in November ceremony
Former Stickney woman turns 100
Corsica man celebrates 90th
Stickney man celebrates 85th
Area woman turns 107 years old
Richard J. Doty
Lawrence "Larry" Hauser
Daniel James Nagel, Sr.
Larry G. Cool
Verina E. Tiede
Where's the funding for education, teachers?
God's word is clear and the truth
LETTER: Keystone XL has multiple benefits
Sub-minimum wage bill unfair
Student visits to prisons will help crime problem
Plans to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe delayed
Rapid City businessman pushes for more Black Hills walleyes
Elk, mountain goat seasons up for debate at GFP meeting
Local Pheasant Forever chapter hosting 30th annual seed giveaway
What's the deal with discounted Rapala fishing lures?
July 22, 2013
Winner house explosion ruled accidental
WINNER -- An explosion that injured five people and tore apart a home last week in Winner has been ruled accidental. The blast, which happened...
July 22, 2013 - 7:44pm
1 of 5 victims of explosion released from hospital care
WINNER -- Audrey Ferguson, one of the victims of a Friday house explosion in Winner, was released Sunday from the hospital, according to a family member. Ferguson was one of five people injured when an explosion, which is thought to be propane-related, blew apart a house at 422...
July 22, 2013 - 5:16am
July 21, 2013
Paralyzed state senator still lives the ranch life in Burke
BURKE (AP) -- It was a warm June day, on the heights near the Missouri River in south central South Dakota, when Billie Sutton mounted his favorite...
July 21, 2013 - 4:10pm
Menno's record-setting elm lives only in memory now
MENNO -- A giant fell in Menno last week. Tree workers took down the huge American elm tree that sheltered the home of 98-year-old Hazel Bertsch,...
July 21, 2013 - 1:39pm
July 20, 2013
Father, son accused of web of tax evasion tricks
LETCHER -- A Letcher father and son accused of tax evasion are members of a group that claims to be sovereign and not subject to normal laws or regulations, authorities say. Ted Nelson, 66, and Steven Nelson, 43, are each charged with one count of conspiracy and one count of...
news / crime
July 20, 2013 - 7:13am
July 19, 2013
Winner explosion victims taken to Minneapolis burn unit
WINNER -- Five people were injured early Friday morning when an explosion blew apart a home in Winner. According to Winner Police Officer April Al-Salihi, the explosion occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. at a home located at 422 W. First St. The five people inside the home at the...
July 19, 2013 - 4:02pm
State pressed for help at 44, 281 junction
Harvey Ymker, of Corsica, and former state legislator Frank Kloucek, Scotland, testified Thursday that road projects for upcoming years should...
July 19, 2013 - 6:46am
Ethan School drops block scheduling
ETHAN -- The Ethan School Board is bucking a decade-long trend toward block scheduling by switching back to period scheduling. Struggling, inattentive and unorganized students were cited as a reason at the board's May meeting to vote in favor of switching seventh through 12th...
July 19, 2013 - 6:35am
July 17, 2013
Charles Mix signs sparking decades-old debate
WAGNER (AP) -- Highway signs recognizing the Yankton Sioux Tribe in Charles Mix County are stirring up memories of a two-decade debate over reservation boundaries and jurisdiction. The South Dakota Department of Transportation earlier this year installed signs in southern Charles...
July 17, 2013 - 2:45pm
Truck that served at Ground Zero arrives in Menno
MENNO (AP) -- The Menno Fire Department has purchased a fire truck with a special history. The truck comes from Wallkill, N.Y., where it played a key role transporting firefighters to Ground Zero during the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Yankton Press & Dakotan reported. Menno Fire...
July 17, 2013 - 2:35pm
Fundraiser set in Mount Vernon to help teen heart patient
MOUNT VERNON -- A softball, auction and root beer float fundraiser for Charlie Mahaffey will be at 7 p.m. on July 28 at the ball park in Mount Vernon. Mahaffey, who will be a high school junior at Mount Vernon High School this fall, is dealing with a serious cardiac condition....
life / news
July 17, 2013 - 6:59am
Critics raise stink over Aurora County road repairs
PLANKINTON -- National Food will continue spreading manure in Aurora County, at least for now, after the Board of Adjustment tabled the corporation's renewal of its conditional use permit Monday evening during a meeting at the Aurora County Courthouse. National Food has an egg...
July 17, 2013 - 6:43am
July 16, 2013
Fairfax man shoots video with aerial drone
Doug Koenig's YouTube video of landscapes in the Fairfax area shows the region's beauty, from a big red barn to the sparkling blue Missouri River....
life / news
July 16, 2013 - 4:31pm
July 15, 2013
Freeman man injures arm in mowing mishap
FREEMAN -- A Freeman man whose left arm was seriously injured in a mowing accident Friday is recovering in a Sioux Falls hospital. Elrod Kaufman, described as a man in his 70s, was mowing hay at 2:55 p.m.
July 15, 2013 - 4:01am
July 13, 2013
Woonsocket grocery store closes, leaves city on hook for debt
WOONSOCKET -- Sanborn County's only grocery store has closed and left behind a pile of debt to the city of Woonsocket. Darin's Market gave...
news / business
July 13, 2013 - 9:55am