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UPDATE: Fire at California loft party kills at least 9, two dozen missing
Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer plane-crash victims
Obama urges the public to tell Republicans not to 'abandon' the ACA
Emergency officials: We won't let pipeline protesters freeze
Attorney general issues video appeal over pipeline protests
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices
Apple sends out invites for Oct. 27 event
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
A diligent Cavalier: Bon Homme's Mesman is Daily Republic's volleyball player of the year
No. 3 Iowa tops SDSU wrestling 29-8
Pierre handles Mitchell in opening dual
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Donald J. Star
Rochelle Nancy Linaman-Riners
Robert G. Hoscheid
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Looking for just a little more time
IN OTHER WORDS: South Dakota's DUI carnage continues
Christmas at the Capitol
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
May 20, 2015
Public sizes up school board field
Managing taxpayer money, fostering student success and the Mitchell School District's fine arts center project were among the topics discussed...
May 20, 2015 - 3:50pm
Incumbents defeated in Bon Homme elections
In Tuesday's elections for the Bon Homme School District, Teresa Sternhagen and Preston Crissey defeated incumbents Cheryl Ludens and Norman Jelsma for the two school board seats. Sternhagen received 421 of 1,238 total votes and Crissey received 401. Ludens and Jelsma received 219...
May 20, 2015 - 3:49pm
April 15, 2015
Graves: We abided by law on fine arts center project
Mitchell Superintendent Joe Graves said the school district abided by the law in its steps to approving the bid for the fine arts center project. Mitchell resident Steve Sibson, who is running for a seat on the Board of Education, wrote an email to the Mitchell School District on...
April 15, 2015 - 5:57pm
April 13, 2015
School negotiates lower fine arts center price
Mitchell Superintendent Joe Graves is recommending that the Mitchell Board of Education accept bids for the school's proposed fine arts center,...
April 13, 2015 - 1:23pm
March 31, 2015
Petitions filed for city, school races
Tuesday's deadline to submit petitions for spots on the Mitchell City Council and Mitchell School District's Board of Education has passed, and officials said there were no last-minute surprises. For the City Council spots, here are the names that will be on the ballot for the June...
March 31, 2015 - 8:12pm
Volesky, Sibson enter school board race
More competition has joined both school board races in the Mitchell School District, as Mitchell residents Tara Volesky and Steve Sibson have joined the race. Volesky filed her petition for the three-year school board seat Monday, while Sibson is running for a one-year term on the...
March 31, 2015 - 9:49am
March 25, 2015
Mah enters Mitchell school board race
A local woman has joined the race for the Mitchell Board of Education. Twyla Mah, of Mitchell, turned in her school board petition Tuesday for the one-year term, according to Mitchell Superintendent Joe Graves. She will be running against Kevin Kenkel, who has already turned in...
March 25, 2015 - 4:36pm
March 17, 2015
School board race gains more interest
More applications for the Mitchell Board of Education are being taken out and turned in. Kevin Kenkel returned in a petition for a one-year term Tuesday, Superintendent Joe Graves said. He joins current school board members Lacey Musick and Neil Putnam, who are already on the ballot...
March 17, 2015 - 8:08pm
March 10, 2015
Special school board meeting sets higher fees at MTI
The Mitchell Board of Education held a special meeting to approve an increase in the facilities fee at Mitchell Technical Institute. The $28 fee will increase by $2 effective July 1 and by $5 the following year. A construction boom at South Dakota's technical campuses required an...
March 10, 2015 - 6:41pm
MTI facility fee increase on school board agenda
Mitchell Technical Institute's facility fees could go up, based on a resolution recommended by the state Board of Education. The Mitchell Board of Education will consider today during a special meeting the resolution, which says facility fees for MTI would be $30 per credit hour...
March 10, 2015 - 3:12pm
MTI facility fee increase on school board agenda
Mitchell Technical Institute’s facility fees could go up, based on a resolution recommended by the state Board of Education. The Mitchell Board of Education will consider today during a special meeting the resolution, which says facility fees for MTI would be $30 per credit...
March 10, 2015 - 1:28pm
March 3, 2015
Musick, Putnam officially candidates for school board
Two incumbents on the Mitchell Board of Education are officially candidates for the June school board election. Lacey Musick and Neil Putnam returned their petitions to the district business office Tuesday and have been certified as candidates after having enough valid signatures,...
March 3, 2015 - 6:16pm
February 13, 2015
Vermillion school opt-out of $880,000 won't face public vote
VERMILLION (AP) — Voters will not challenge the Vermillion School District's proposal to continue an opt-out of property tax limits for another five years. The school board last month approved to raise the annual opt-out from $800,000 to $880,000 to avoid budget cuts. The Press...
February 13, 2015 - 2:24pm
January 12, 2015
District approves intent for land transfer
The Mitchell Board of Education has declared intent to transfer land at Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School to the city of Mitchell in its effort to build a new indoor pool. The vote passed 4-0 to approve the intent to give the land to the city during the school board's regular...
January 12, 2015 - 10:56pm
School board to consider pool land transfer to city
The Mitchell Board of Education will meet today and discuss the transfer of land at Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School to the city of Mitchell for a new indoor swimming pool. The board will vote to indicate its intent during its meeting today, which starts at 5 p.m. at the Mitchell...
January 12, 2015 - 9:21am