Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Man pleads guilty in Salem drug store theft
Platte golf course vandalized early Sunday morning
Area organizations receive more than $13K worth of grants
High school activities association starts search for executive director
High school association directors restructure its financial committee
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Educators should encourage dual credit program
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 19, 2013
Bald eagle rescued near Pickstown
PICKSTOWN -- Boaters and local and federal officials banded together over the weekend to rescue an injured bald eagle. Chad Peters, of Wagner, said he was boating on the Missouri River above the Fort Randall Dam by Pickstown on Saturday afternoon when he and family members saw a big...
August 19, 2013 - 10:40pm
August 9, 2013
UPDATE: Life term possible for Pickstown crash suspect
Manslaughter charge added in double-fatal crash.
August 9, 2013 - 7:11am
August 8, 2013
Manslaughter charges added in Pickstown fatal crash
PICKSTOWN -- The man arrested in connection with the July 8 crash that killed two U.S. Fish and Wildlife employees could now be punished with life in prison. Attorney General Marty Jackley and Charles Mix County States Attorney Thomas Deadrick announced today that Ronald Ray Fischer,...
August 8, 2013 - 11:26am
July 30, 2013
Fatal crash suspect in court
LAKE ANDES -- A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a man accused of causing a July 8 crash that killed two U.S. Fish and Wildlife employees. Ronald Fischer Jr., 29, of Lake Andes, made his initial court appearance Tuesday at the Charles Mix County Courthouse in Lake Andes,...
July 30, 2013 - 5:13pm
July 23, 2013
Lake Andes man arrested for vehicular homicide
A Lake Andes man has been arrested on two counts of vehicular homicide. Ronald Fischer Jr., 28, voluntarily surrendered himself Tuesday to the Charles Mix County sheriff. A warrant had been issued for his arrest for a fatal crash on July 8 in Pickstown. The crash killed Dr. Robert...
July 23, 2013 - 4:28pm
July 10, 2013
Two Fish-Wildlife employees killed in Pickstown crash
PICKSTOWN -- Two U.S. Fish and Wildlife employees were killed in a vehicle crash Monday evening near Pickstown. Dr. Robert Allan Klumb,...
July 10, 2013 - 7:18am
July 9, 2013
2 pedestrians killed by minivan in southeast SD
The Highway Patrol identified the victims of the Monday night incident as 46-year-old Robert Klumb, of Pierre, and 25-year-old Maegen Spindler, of Cazenovia, N.Y. Authorities say they were hit by a vehicle driven by 28-year-old Ronald Fischer Jr., of Lake Andes. The patrol says he...
July 9, 2013 - 10:31am
May 2, 2013
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR SD BIRDING FESTIVAL
Although pre-registration for the South Dakota Birding Festival has ended, anyone is welcome to register at the festival for any or all three days. FRIDAY At the Rainbow Room in Pickstown: 6 p.m. - Registration and social hour. 7 p.m. - Welcome, overview of weekend, door prizes....
May 2, 2013 - 11:26am
April 17, 2013
SD Municipal League elects leaders
PICKSTOWN -- Two area officials were elected to leadership roles recently at the South Dakota Municipal League's annual District 4 Meeting in Pickstown. Debbie Houseman, finance officer in Lake Andes, was re-elected as District 4 chairwoman. Craig Noteboom, Pickstown mayor, was...
April 17, 2013 - 6:45am
April 6, 2013
Area towns to hold elections Tuesday
Two area mayors' seats are contested on area ballots Tuesday and one town will elect a new mayor after the longtime incumbent retired. Bridgewater Mayor Ronald Pringle will be challenged by Kenneth Haugen. Pringle has served as the town's mayor since 2011 and held the position...
April 6, 2013 - 7:33am
July 25, 2012
Pickstown plans for museum
PICKSTOWN -- Sixty-eight years ago, Lt. Gen. Lewis Pick submitted a plan to Congress to build a series of dams across the Missouri River. ...
July 25, 2012 - 6:54am
February 13, 2012
North Point campground, facilities to reopen this summer after flood
PICKSTOWN -- State park officials say last year's Missouri River flood in South Dakota will have little impact on campers to North Point Recreation Area near Pickstown this summer. "North Point was lucky in that it escaped some of the major damage we saw upstream," said State...
February 13, 2012 - 3:33pm
October 25, 2011
Rural water users notified of maintenance
Randall Community Water District, which serves the water customers of Davison Rural Water, Letcher, Mount Vernon, Armour, Corsica, Delmont, Geddes, Greenwood, Lake Andes, Marty, Pickstown, Platte, Wagner and YST Housing areas, began routine maintenance on the water system Monday that...
October 25, 2011 - 6:36am
July 11, 2011
Spillway Drive closed at Pickstown
PICKSTOWN -- The Charles Mix Sheriff's Office reported Sunday that Spillway Drive, which is below the Fort Randall Dam at Pickstown, has been closed until further notice. The roadway was washed out in places by recent high water releases. No other details were available.
July 11, 2011 - 6:53am
July 8, 2011
History made at Fort Randall as dam's tunnels fully opened for first time
PICKSTOWN -- As a huge rush of water rattled the ground at Fort Randall Dam, people lined up Thursday morning to witness a historic event. For the first time, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the dam's outlet works regulating tunnels at full capacity, said Tom Curran, the...
July 8, 2011 - 2:35am