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Cult leader and serial killer Charles Manson dies at age 83
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South Dakota tribal meeting facility remains unfinished
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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
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Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
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Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
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Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
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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
August 4, 2013
'Rally Time' Safety Requires Bikers, Motorists to Share Road
PIERRE -- Heavier than normal traffic flows during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally require bikers and drivers to share the road for safety, officials with the South Dakota Highway Patrol and Office of Highway Safety caution. Although the rally doesn't officially begin until Monday,...
August 4, 2013 - 9:51am
July 22, 2013
Burr Street in state road plan
Mitchell's most dangerous intersection could be part of a 1.4-mile, $8.35 million reconstruction of South Burr Street in 2016, state highway officials said recently. A December 2011 review of state highway accident statistics found the Burr Street/Norway Avenue intersection to be...
July 22, 2013 - 7:12pm
July 19, 2013
State pressed for help at 44, 281 junction
Harvey Ymker, of Corsica, and former state legislator Frank Kloucek, Scotland, testified Thursday that road projects for upcoming years should...
July 19, 2013 - 6:46am
July 18, 2013
Civil Air Patrol conducting exercise in SD
RAPID CITY (AP) -- More than 150 Civil Air Patrol cadets and senior members from the Dakotas and elsewhere are taking part in a search-and-rescue exercise in western South Dakota. The three-day exercise beginning Thursday caps a week-long event that teaches cadets leadership and...
July 18, 2013 - 3:25pm
SD panel delays vote on armed school sentinel rule
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota commission has delayed a vote on rules for training teachers, other staff or volunteers to be designated as armed sentinels to provide security in school districts. The Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission originally planned to...
July 18, 2013 - 3:12pm
School sentinel program takes shape
PIERRE -- The new law providing for school sentinels in South Dakota took effect July 1, but a state official anticipates training won't start...
July 18, 2013 - 7:39am
July 15, 2013
Rapid City officials: No interest in texting ban
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Rapid City officials say they're in no hurry to join seven of the largest cities in South Dakota that have passed laws that prohibit texting when driving. The Rapid City Journal reports that South Dakota is one of nine states without a statewide band on texting...
July 15, 2013 - 11:35am
July 12, 2013
Police issue first ticket for texting while driving
The Mitchell Police Division issued its first ever ticket for texting while driving late last month. According to Mitchell Public Safety Chief Lyndon Overweg, the city's first citation for texting while driving was given out on June 28. Overweg declined to reveal the identity...
July 12, 2013 - 7:39am
July 11, 2013
DVORAK: Deaths by hot car preventable
The worst part of summer is here, when children die slowly in searing-hot cars. There were two last week, an 8-month-old in Virginia and...
July 11, 2013 - 8:45am
July 8, 2013
Mitchell dog bites girl and becomes repeat offender
A pitbull mix dog already registered with the city of Mitchell as a potentially dangerous animal bit another person Sunday afternoon. At 1:35 p.m., Mitchell Police Division received a call that the Pitbull-Catahoula mix bit an 8-year-old girl on the 600 block of West Birch Street....
July 8, 2013 - 5:30am
July 3, 2013
OUR VIEW: Advice for Fourth of July safety
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following editorial originally appeared in The Daily Republic on July 3, 2007. Forgive us today for quoting extensively...
July 3, 2013 - 7:05am
June 11, 2013
Texting-while-driving ban likely in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) -- The Aberdeen City Council has given initial approval to a ban on texting while driving. Final approval could come on July 1. Aberdeen would join Sioux Falls, Mitchell, Watertown, Brookings, Vermillion and Huron in passing bans. The South Dakota Legislature has rejected...
June 11, 2013 - 7:07am
June 7, 2013
OUR VIEW: DOT should stop, look and listen to residents
Is the rural intersection of highways 281 and 44 unsafe? The state Department of Transportation isn't sure, although a few residents from that...
June 7, 2013 - 7:57am