Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
President Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors
Around the Region: Presho, Platte and Stickney
Turn In Poacher arrests reach record high
Rounds: Alt-right groups lack compassion
Core co-op comes together for a new beginning
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Pressure to win: Prep football coaching tenure decreasing in South Dakota
Sioux Falls team held hitless in LLWS opener
Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks
Area prep football roundup: Jaguars race past Pirates
Chargers defeat No. 1 Winner to open season
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
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
Anniversary trip brings clarity on marriage
WOSTER: The simple pleasure of fair food
LETTER: Don't blame Obama for North Korea situation
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
ROUNDS: Standing strong against foreign aggression
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
James and Karen Geppert
April 28, 2017
Strong pregnancy rate, winter survival positive sign for deer numbers
After suffering big losses due to disease in 2016, local deer populations show signs of rebounding. From data collected during a deer collaring...
April 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 25, 2017
Wiltz: Make our walleyes great again?
I can't speak for Lakes Oahe, Sharpe, and Lewis & Clark because I don't fish them enough, but I can say that walleye numbers are down on our...
April 25, 2017 - 10:53pm
April 23, 2017
Targeting deals for the trophy room
LENNOX — Elk antlers. Sheep horns. Mountain lion pelts. With limited hunting options each year for such animals, it's difficult for many...
April 23, 2017 - 4:28pm
April 20, 2017
Poorman's tournament sidelined once more
After 30 years of operating Mitchell's longest running fishing tournament, brothers Dave and Tim Allen are sidelining the event for the immediate...
April 20, 2017 - 9:49pm
April 18, 2017
Area students lead list of NASP state winners
A number of youth archers recently placed at the National Archery in the Schools Program state tournaments in Rapid City and Yankton earlier this month. In Rapid City on April 2, Dakota Christian took first place among middle school teams and Avon was second among high school teams....
April 18, 2017 - 10:28pm
April 17, 2017
OUR VIEW: Thank a SD landowner for outdoor opportunities
A report last week from the state Game, Fish & Parks Department showed the great contributions outdoor and wildlife recreation bring to South...
April 17, 2017 - 2:17pm
April 16, 2017
Always in Season: The killdeer is a familiar trickster
The killdeer is a familiar bird, perhaps as well known as the robin. Like the robin, it is a reliable sign of spring. The killdeer signals spring...
April 16, 2017 - 3:04pm
April 11, 2017
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
With the 2016-2017 winter behind us, I thought we'd take a look at how wildlife fared, both at home and around the country. I could be a bit premature. It was 1984 or 1985, but we had an April 12 blizzard that began with light snow on Sunday evening. I jokingly told the kids that...
April 11, 2017 - 9:27pm
April 10, 2017
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
Gov. Dennis Daugaard anticipates a proposal to be offered next session on the public’s use of non-meandered waters for recreational purposes,...
April 10, 2017 - 5:43pm
April 9, 2017
Fishing guide prefers simpler, more direct tactics for Superior's big browns
BAYFIELD, Wis. — The parking lot at this boat launch near Bayfield on Lake Superior was half-filled with pickups and boat trailers on the...
April 9, 2017 - 8:45am
April 7, 2017
GF&P: Anglers need to make own decision regarding restricted lakes
The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department will not be giving "black and white answers" on a Supreme Court decision regarding certain South...
April 7, 2017 - 3:42pm
April 6, 2017
Some SD boat launches, lake accesses to close following ruling
PIERRE -- Boat launches and other public accesses will close at some South Dakota lakes following a state Supreme Court ruling issued in March....
April 6, 2017 - 3:54pm
April 4, 2017
Wiltz: Florida gators, but not the basketball version
In 44 years of column writing, I don't recall that I've ever touched on alligators. Today, that's about to change.
April 4, 2017 - 11:09pm
OPINION: The mysteries of fishing
I watched an aluminum boat drift lazily past my dock this morning and thought, not for the first time, "I don't get fishing." Two guys sat in...
April 4, 2017 - 5:12pm
April 2, 2017
Always in Season: Meadowlarks signal spring
There are lots of signs of spring. No one of them is definitive, but taken together they are completely convincing. Probably the most familiar...
April 2, 2017 - 7:45pm