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One year after pipeline protest's end, 'I would have done it all over again'
With legalization growing elsewhere, marijuana makes up half of N.D. drug arrests
Around the Region: Plankinton, Wessington Springs and Stickney
City of Mitchell declares snow emergency
Six bodies found dismembered in landscape planters in Canada
United and Delta cut ties to NRA as boycott movement spreads to global corporations
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Ag Tax Reform
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Unexpected Olympic moments up a frozen river
Max wins 195-pound title for Kernels
Teague helps lift Wolves over Bulls, without injured Butler
Saturday's state wrestling results
Hutmacher defends title, wins showdown with Casperson
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Diane V. Neth
Norval "Shorty" M. Mathis
LETTER: Make America great again — with Chinese money!
OPINION: The gift of grandchildren
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
Unexpected Olympic moments up a frozen river
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
October 14, 2013
Sioux Falls Diocese might merge rural parishes
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls plans to change how it serves some rural congregations, as populations continue shifting...
October 14, 2013 - 12:08pm
October 9, 2013
‘They’re crying out’: Locals reach out to poverty-stricken areas in Mexico, Guatemala
By CANDY DENOUDEN The Daily Republic Renee Berg remembers the scene clearly. It was a dilapidated shack in Juarez, Mexico, with sunlight...
October 9, 2013 - 8:03pm
October 5, 2013
Reza Aslan's 5 myths about Jesus: A response
By Joel Allen
October 5, 2013 - 9:27am
September 20, 2013
PHOTOS: Mitchell Wesleyan Church expansion
After 15 months of meeting in the Mitchell Christian School gymnasium, Mitchell Wesleyan Church held what it called an "out-of-exile party."...
September 20, 2013 - 6:27pm
September 14, 2013
LETTER: No law mandates separation of church, state
To the Editor: There are a lot of people that believe there is a law that separates church from state. There is no such law. The Founding Fathers would never have made such a law. They even prayed at the opening of Congress on a daily basis. Here is what the First Amendment...
September 14, 2013 - 6:47pm
September 13, 2013
Sioux Falls bishop criticizes college speaker
YANKTON (AP) -- The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls has sent a letter to clergy saying he isn't endorsing a nun's speech at a private Catholic college in Yankton because of her views on the new federal health care law. Sister Simone Campbell was scheduled to speak Thursday...
September 13, 2013 - 5:30am
September 7, 2013
"This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it." Psalm 118:24 These words of the Psalmist speak a truth that is abundantly helpful for us, but so difficult for us to follow through with in our lives. This summer has brought some pretty warm weather with...
September 7, 2013 - 9:37pm
August 30, 2013
Religious 'meadow' much more fun than grass
This summer is much different than last year. Last year everything was brown. This year, green is bountiful as I look around the landscape. But, because the land works with what it has been given, and what it is currently given, my lawn is an interesting state. Last year, much of...
August 30, 2013 - 4:08pm
August 21, 2013
Ex-pope says 'God told me' to resign
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Former Pope Benedict has said he resigned after "God told me to" during what he called a "mystical experience", a Catholic news agency reported. Benedict, whose formal title is now Pope Emeritus, announced his shock resignation on February 11 and on February...
August 21, 2013 - 11:30pm
Groups place ‘godless’ billboards across SD
By Todd Epp For The Daily Republic Atheist and agnostic groups in South Dakota have launched a billboard campaign across the state. ...
August 21, 2013 - 9:21am
August 20, 2013
Godless SD billboards reach out to non-theistic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A national effort to reach out to atheists and agnostics is showing up on some South Dakota billboards. The South Dakota Coalition of Reason says it's a group of seven non-theistic groups that used funding from its national organization and an anonymous donor...
August 20, 2013 - 6:06pm
August 18, 2013
OPINION: A crash course in symbolism
These days, Deandre Poole spends more time than he'd like at home, staring at a computer screen, grading assignments and answering student questions for a communications course at Florida Atlantic University. "Teaching online is a new experience," he told me Aug. 10, on the phone...
August 18, 2013 - 3:27pm
August 13, 2013
Human perceptions of the Lord inaccurate
To the Editor: What if the Lord was very, very little, but powerful enough to create the cosmos? It is possible. I do believe the Lord could be small. He doesn’t have to be huge. Imagine our Father Almighty, yet He is sweet and nice. Love is His name. In the book of Matthew,...
August 13, 2013 - 12:33pm
August 11, 2013
SD Jewish households open up to 'Roving Rabbis'
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Thursday's in-home visit by two young rabbis from Brooklyn left Sioux Falls resident Aloma Graham with a sense of connection to her Jewish roots.
August 11, 2013 - 8:19pm
Priest's path from comedy to Washington National Cathedral
The Very Rev. Gary Hall, new dean of Washington National Cathedral, started out as a comedy writer for Steve Allen. He got the gig, he says,...
August 11, 2013 - 8:04pm