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Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
Barbara Bush honored by friends and family at private funeral in Houston
International inspectors enter Douma, site of alleged Syrian chemical attack
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Mitchell’s prom pair: Teachers mark 25 years of putting on the big dance
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
An unpredictable spring puts burden on early planting
Palm resigns as publisher of The Daily Republic
Michelle Rook joins AgweekTV as anchor
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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Winner's Bice falls in Flyweight match
Timberwolves' Wiggins drawing few foul calls in playoffs
Kyle Busch makes it three in a row at Richmond
Wolves blow out Rockets in Game 3: Butler, Teague total 51 points
Cron homers twice as Snell, Rays dominate Twins
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
Roger A. Sorensen
Lilas I. Schmucker
Donald W. Schimmel
Roger A. Sorensen
Thomas A. Thomson
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
LETTER: 'Big Wind' is moving into South Dakota
LETTER: Voting is a right worth exercising
LETTER: Hawks are factor in pheasant numbers
OPINION: Grandpa games; Making memories with grandchildren
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Road trip options abound in Manitoba
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
May 30, 2013
Mitchell police issue no texting tickets so far
Mitchell's ban on texting while driving has been in effect for nearly two weeks, but the city's police officers have yet to issue a citation...
May 30, 2013 - 5:15am
May 24, 2013
SD Highway Patrol kicks off safe-travel effort
PIERRE -- South Dakota's Highway Patrol is using the Memorial Day travel weekend to kick off "Obey the Sign and Avoid the Fine," a summer-long safe-travel campaign. The campaign is an initiative to reduce highway crashes and increase safety on South Dakota's roadways, says Col. Craig...
May 24, 2013 - 7:07pm
May 18, 2013
Mount Vernon girl circulates bus seat-belt petition
MOUNT VERNON -- A 13-year-old Mount Vernon girl wants to give her classmates the chance to buckle up when they ride the bus to school. For...
May 18, 2013 - 8:07am
May 6, 2013
Safety poster contest winners named
The following winners were recently named in a safety poster contest sponsored by United Commercial Travelers of America Fenimore Council 247, in Mitchell. Middle level winners: First, Courteney Sprinkel, Mitchell Middle School; second, Kayla Fraser, Mitchell Middle School; ...
May 6, 2013 - 9:08am
May 1, 2013
SDSU Extension offering food safety training
BROOKINGS (AP) -- South Dakota State University's Extension is offering food safety training for growers of fresh fruit and vegetables later this month at several locations across the state. The training will be May 23 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. CDT and 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. MDT. The...
May 1, 2013 - 7:19am
April 30, 2013
Visibility during day just as important as nighttime for drivers
Visibility is something many motorists take for granted, especially during the day, when sunlight tends to make drivers less cautious than they...
April 30, 2013 - 8:20am
April 15, 2013
Sioux Falls officials: Stay away from tree debris
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Sioux Falls officials have a request: Don't park near downed trees or piles of debris. The trees and branches that snapped and fell during last week's winter storm need to be sorted. KELO-TV reports that arborists began arriving by the dozens early Monday. Sioux...
April 15, 2013 - 3:57pm
Security beefed up worldwide after Boston blasts
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Police in Los Angeles, New York City, London and other cities worldwide are stepping up security following explosions at the Boston Marathon. Los Angeles County Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore says the department has opened an emergency operations center, increased...
April 15, 2013 - 3:41pm
Mitchell poised to ban texting and driving
Mitchell could become the next South Dakota city to outlaw texting and driving when the City Council brings the issue to a final vote tonight. ...
April 15, 2013 - 6:22am
April 8, 2013
Irene teen dies in skid-steer loader accident
IRENE (AP) -- Officials in the Irene-Wakonda school system have called off classes Wednesday to enable students to attend the funeral of a 14-year-old boy from Irene who died in a weekend accident in rural Yankton County. The sheriff's office tells the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan...
April 8, 2013 - 11:16am
April 2, 2013
Mitchell's texting ban moves ahead
The city of Mitchell is a step closer to banning texting while driving. The City Council held the first reading of Ordinance 2433, which would...
April 2, 2013 - 6:11am
March 31, 2013
Mitchell City Council to consider texting and driving ban Monday
A proposed texting and driving ban that a majority of the Mitchell City Council says they support will be under discussion tonight. The council will hold the first reading of Ordinance 2433, which would prohibit texting with an electronic wireless communication device while driving. Mayor...
March 31, 2013 - 9:58pm
March 21, 2013
OUR VIEW: Good to see city headed toward new texting while driving ban
It may not be long before it is illegal to text and drive within the city limits of Mitchell. Although the state Legislature once again refused...
March 21, 2013 - 7:24am
March 20, 2013
SD governor signs cellphone ban for young drivers
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota Gov.
March 20, 2013 - 7:45pm
Mitchell receives new $749,000 fire unit
Mitchell's shiny new fire truck arrived in the city Tuesday. The 2010 ladder truck cost the city $749,000.
March 20, 2013 - 6:36am