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County spends $1,500 per year replacing bullet-ridden signs
A virtuous vow: Mitchell nun celebrates 70th year jubilee
Around the Region: Plankinton, Chamberlain & Howard
Aurora Co. Courthouse renovation off to slow start
Divide dahlias in fall for winter storage
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
MCM claims fifth place in Class A volleyball
Hanson holds off Burke/South Central for fifth place
Bulldogs outlast Tiger women
Kernels close season with sweep over O'Gorman
State volleyball roundup: Harrisburg outlasts Watertown to advance to title match
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
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
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Darrell Dean Simmons
July 19, 2012
OUR VIEW from 1886: Mitchell receives a strange visitation
This editorial from the July 18, 1886, edition of what was then known as The Daily Republican is being republished today in honor of the 0.11...
July 19, 2012 - 10:36am
Droplets wet some ground in area
The soft rains that wetted some area communities early Wednesday didn't have residents dancing in the streets, but they did lift spirits. ...
July 19, 2012 - 6:06am
July 2, 2012
Warm weather causing declining crop conditions
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Crop development is still ahead of the five-year average in South Dakota, but crop conditions are continuing to decline due to a lack of moisture. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop and weather report that warm and dry conditions dominated...
July 2, 2012 - 4:03pm
April 18, 2012
South Dakota farmers relieved by recent rain
ABERDEEN (AP) -- South Dakota farmers are welcoming recent rain spells with open arms and a message: More, please. The rain that covered a swath of the state over the weekend boosted farmers' spirits, as do forecasts predicting more showers yet this week. "We are thankful to get...
April 18, 2012 - 8:10am
April 17, 2012
Farmers likely to be in fields after ground dries from weekend moisture
After a 2.57-inch rainfall over the weekend, farmers are anxious for the ground to dry up so planting can begin. According to the National...
April 17, 2012 - 6:33am
April 16, 2012
Rapid City gets 1.5 inches of rain over weekend
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Western South Dakota is welcoming some much-needed moisture. The National Weather Service says rain fell throughout the region over the weekend after a record-breaking dry March. More than 1 ½ inches was recorded in Rapid City. Firefighters in the Black Hills...
April 16, 2012 - 7:33am
April 10, 2012
South Dakota winter wheat crop needs rain
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A week of little moisture in South Dakota has allowed farmers to prepare for the planting of row crops, but the lack of precipitation also is beginning to stress winter wheat. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that the state's...
April 10, 2012 - 10:47am
December 30, 2011
Unexpected rain falls on southeast SD
A light rainfall delivered unexpected but welcome moisture to South Dakota on Thursday, said National Weather Service meteorologist Todd Heitkamp. Mitchell received 0.13 inches of rain by 7:30 p.m. and Sioux Falls about 0.07 inches. The last measurable moisture Mitchell received...
December 30, 2011 - 12:15am
May 23, 2011
More than 1.6 inches of rain falls in three days in area
Three wet days left the Mitchell area soggy, with some county roads in poor shape and pools of water standing on already-saturated soil. More than 1.6 inches of rain fell from Thursday through Saturday, according to Don Morin, the National Weather Service's day program manager in...
May 23, 2011 - 2:04am
July 30, 2010
Latest storm sets record for wettest July in Mitchell history
Another day, another downpour. More than 3 inches of rain fell in Mitchell Thursday night and Friday morning, shattering the record of rain in July, according to Shawn Liebl, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Sioux Falls. The new record is 10.22 inches, topping the old...
July 30, 2010 - 12:52pm
NWS: Up to 9.5 inches of rain near Wessington Springs
WESSINGTON SPRINGS - Reports on the National Weather Service's website say areas around Wessington Springs received anywhere from 6.98 to 9.5...
July 30, 2010 - 11:59am
Mitchell receives 3.03 inches of rain
Yet another massive rainstorm hit Mitchell on Friday night, dumping 3.03 inches of rain on the city, according to the National Weather Service. That brings Mitchell's monthly total to 10.2 inches, which is 7.7 inches above normal. Mitchell's precipitation total so far for 2010 is...
July 30, 2010 - 11:12am
July 23, 2010
Official rain total was 3.97 inches, NWS says
Steve Roth spent part of Thursday morning sloshing through a huge puddle in the middle of Hitchcock Park. Roth, the city's park foreman, was keeping an eye on a pump that was slowly draining the water from the park. After the huge rain that slammed into Mitchell on Wednesday night,...
July 23, 2010 - 8:06am
July 22, 2010
Estimated 4-inch rainfall floods Mitchell
A torrential downpour assailed Mitchell on Wednesday evening, dumping an estimated 3.69 to 4.15 inches of water in about an hour. The low estimate...
July 22, 2010 - 7:00am
June 30, 2010
Rainfall nearly sets record
Heavy rains this month produced the second-wettest June in Mitchell's recorded history, according to the National Weather Service. NWS Hydrologist Mike Gillispie, in Sioux Falls, reports that the 9.96 inches of rain measured this month at the Mitchell Municipal Airport was second...
June 30, 2010 - 7:48am