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Rancher gets 3 months to shoot or drown thousands of rodents
Speed limit slowed for part of US 14A through Deadwood
Officials look for driver who struck, killed woman
Daugaard to name circuit judge to SD Supreme Court
Democrats and Republicans briefed on FBI source who aided Russia probe
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
Corn Palace updates brings new display options
Pellet production leads to Poet's expansion
SD tourism extended increase in 2017, report says
Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
place a business brief
Pellet production leads to Poet's expansion
USDA releases proposed biotech labeling rules
COMMENTARY: When machines, crops, prices fail you, remember you still have worth
Soybeans spread to southwestern ND
Drought effects improve in southwest ND
Trump asks if NFL players who protest should be in country
MLB report on home runs concludes no changes to ball structure
Kicker Kai Forbath 'shocked' when Vikings drafted his potential replacement, Daniel Carlson
White Sox catcher receives 80-game PED suspension
2 Wolves named to All-NBA Third Team
Mitchell woman shares her adoption story with the world
OPINION: Nurses care for the sick, comfort those in need
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
Gary L. Wieman
James "Jim" Freeman
OPINION: Trolls should stay by bridges
Letter: Shame on county commissioners
Thomas: The coarsening of political language
Mercer: Surveys became unreliable with arrival of cell phones
OUR VIEW: Week in review: the best, worst
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
Battling South Dakota's beaver problems
ND angler's walleye breaks 60-year record
LaVerne (Bill) & Marilyn Hedblom
Happy 70th Birthday Shirley
Dale & Linda Hoenscheid
January 1, 2014
NTSB arrives to investigate collision near Casselton, N.D.
No significant health risk seen from oil train fire near Fargo.
January 1, 2014 - 1:26pm
December 31, 2013
Mayor: ND town dodged a bullet in crude explosion
By Dave Kolpack CASSELTON, N.D. (AP) — A southeastern North Dakota town narrowly escaped tragedy when a train carrying crude oil derailed...
December 31, 2013 - 9:27am
December 25, 2013
OUR VIEW: Don’t leave safety behind in push for railroad traffic
There’s danger lurking on South Dakota’s prairies, and it’s something that — if unchecked — will eventually lead to serious injury...
December 25, 2013 - 9:44pm
December 22, 2013
LETTER: Be safe, smart during holiday season travels
To the Editor: Greetings, this is Trooper Podzimek with the South Dakota Highway Patrol. If you happen to be one of the thousands of people traveling to visit family and friends this busy holiday season, law enforcement is reminding drivers to click it when you get behind the...
December 22, 2013 - 8:53am
November 27, 2013
Fire marshal: Holidays bring higher risk of home blazes
PIERRE — Thanksgiving Day marks the start of a monthlong holiday season, and Fire Marshal Paul Merriman urges South Dakotans to celebrate the season but be aware of the added potential for fires. The holiday season means more cooking, Christmas trees in homes, holiday lighting...
November 27, 2013 - 12:48pm
November 22, 2013
GF&P to hunters: 'Get Outta the Truck'
29 vehicle-related hunting accidents — four of them fatal — in past decade in SD.
November 22, 2013 - 10:26pm
November 10, 2013
Rapid City police chief wants ban on distracted driving
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City Police Chief Steve Allender says he wants the South Dakota Legislature to pass a state law banning all kinds of distracted driving, including texting while behind the wheel. The Legislature this year passed a law prohibiting drivers younger than...
November 10, 2013 - 8:42am
November 2, 2013
GLAD YOU ASKED: More texting-ban signs to be posted
Q: Why are all the “No Texting While Driving” signs posted at city limits, with none on the busier streets inside Mitchell? A: Mitchell...
November 2, 2013 - 8:16am
November 1, 2013
FIRE CHIEF: Protect your life, loved ones with simple steps
The Mitchell Fire Department has a simple but powerful reminder for all members of our community this weekend.
November 1, 2013 - 6:47am
October 2, 2013
Pennington County bans texting while driving
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Pennington County Commission has joined a number of other South Dakota local governments in banning texting while driving. The South Dakota Legislature has refused so far to pass a statewide ban, so some eastern South Dakota cities have passed ordinances...
October 2, 2013 - 5:11pm
September 23, 2013
Fatal teen crashes decrease in SD, nation
By Northern Plains News Service South Dakota’s teen driving death rate has decreased, according to a new study. Nationally, teen driving deaths have also decreased, according to Erie Insurance’s second annual state-by-state comparison of teen driving death rates. Nearly...
September 23, 2013 - 10:25pm
August 29, 2013
Colorado has safest drivers; DC's most likely to crash
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The best drivers in the United States live in northern Colorado, while motorists on the crowded roadways of Washington, D.C., are twice as likely to crash as the national average, according to Allstate America's Best Drivers Report released this week. Drivers...
August 29, 2013 - 9:08pm
August 18, 2013
OVERWEG: Practice safe driving as school year starts
With school starting in the near future, I would like to remind drivers of several driving-related safety issues. The first area of concern is stop signs. South Dakota law states that a driver must come to a complete stop at a stop sign. We too often cite drivers who come to a stop...
August 18, 2013 - 4:28pm
August 5, 2013
Five killed in motorcycle crashes this weekend
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a Brandon couple on a motorcycle died in a crash with a minivan in Brookings. The patrol says 61-year-old Leonard Feltman and 61-year-old Janis Feltman were killed in the crash Saturday in a two-lane construction zone along Interstate 29.
August 5, 2013 - 2:21pm
LETTER: Change lights on one-way streets
To the Editor: I read, with great interest, the article in The Daily Republic on July 30 regarding “Reimagining Downtown.” My interest didn’t falter when I saw the price tag of $5.8 million, for I remember a committee’s plan to revitalize the Corn Palace for the hefty...
August 5, 2013 - 12:43pm