Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Wesleyan students use winter break for trip to Uganda
Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
Britain will not seek 'half in, half out' EU deal, May says
Aurora County alcohol sting held
MLK's daughter says 'God can triumph over Trump'
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Week of Jan. 16 South Dakota Prep Basketball Polls
Athlete of the week: MCM's Laetsch racking up the assists
Cubs race past Titans
Mitchell Christian nets second win
Area basketball roundup: Freeman flies past Lyman
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Dr. Charles Monson, MD
Dorothy Joanne Thome
Dorothy L. Ramsey
Harriet L. Pudwill
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
THUNE: A health care system that works for South Dakotans
WOSTER: Telling it true, verifying the facts
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
January 16, 2017
965 Sioux Falls students reported homeless in past year
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls School District has identified 965 school-aged children that lived without a home at some point in the past school year. Homelessness, along with poverty and affordable housing are issues that affect children living in Sioux Falls, and are the...
9 hours 20 min ago
January 15, 2017
1 dies when semitrailer goes off bridge in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — One man has died after the semitrailer he was driving went off an interstate bridge in Sioux Falls and hit a car below. The woman driving the car suffered minor injuries. The crash happened at about 4:20 a.m. Sunday. The 43-year-old driver of the semi tractor-trailer...
January 15, 2017 - 3:30pm
January 12, 2017
State wrestling tickets on sale
Tickets for the state wrestling tournament on Feb. 24-25 at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls can now be ordered. Please note the following information regarding this year's combined tournament event: • All adult tickets are sold as "Reserved Seats" • All student...
January 12, 2017 - 3:50pm
Vigil held in Sioux Falls for homicide victim
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Friends and acquaintances of a Sioux Falls homicide victim gathered outside the apartment where she was killed to remember her life and reclaim the spot as a place of peace. Franklin Whiting was a neighbor and close friend of Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow. The 28-year-old...
January 12, 2017 - 12:20pm
State high court hears Sioux Falls settlement records case
PIERRE (AP) — The city of Sioux Falls has defended to the state Supreme Court its decision not to disclose details of a $1 million settlement over faulty siding at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. The high court heard arguments Wednesday in the case filed by Argus Leader Media...
January 12, 2017 - 12:10pm
January 11, 2017
Bond set at $1M for suspect in death of transgender woman
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A judge has set bond at $1 million cash-only for a man accused of fatally stabbing a transgender woman in Sioux Falls. Twenty-five-year-old Joshua Rayvan LeClaire appeared in court Tuesday on murder and other counts. LeClaire is charged in the death of 28-year-old...
January 11, 2017 - 11:27am
January 10, 2017
Suspect in death of transgender woman charged with murder
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Police say a man accused of fatally stabbing a transgender woman in Sioux Falls has been charged with murder and other counts. Sioux Falls Police Capt. Blaine Larsen says the charges against 25-year-old Joshua Rayvan LeClaire include one count each of first- and...
January 10, 2017 - 11:40am
January 9, 2017
Police: Hate crime unlikely in death of transgender woman
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Police say it doesn't appear the apparent homicide of a transgender woman in Sioux Falls was a hate crime. At a briefing Monday, Sioux Falls Police Capt. Blaine Larsen said police don't have any information leading them to believe the death of 28-year-old Jamie...
January 9, 2017 - 11:43am
Inmate dies at state prison in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota corrections officials say an inmate has died at the state penitentiary in Sioux Falls. Authorities said Monday 56-year-old Joseph Olson died Friday, Jan. 6 following an extended illness. He had been serving a 15-year sentence for sexual contact with...
January 9, 2017 - 11:30am
Sioux Falls transgender woman's death an apparent homicide
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Friends are remembering a Sioux Falls transgender woman, whose death police are calling an apparent homicide, for her energy and compassion. The body of Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow, 28, of Sioux Falls, was discovered Friday night when police responded to a call for...
January 9, 2017 - 11:29am
January 6, 2017
Prosecutors drop sex charge against incoming state senator
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Prosecutors say they're dropping a misdemeanor sexual conduct without consent charge against an incoming Democratic state senator. The Minnehaha County State's Attorney's Office said Thursday that officials concluded after further investigation that criminal charges...
January 6, 2017 - 3:18pm
January 5, 2017
Smoke, fire and explosions to cost shows more in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — It's getting more expensive to liven up concerts and other shows in Sioux Falls with smoke, fire and explosions. The city plans to raise the fees it charges for fire inspectors who review plans for pyrotechnics and monitor shows to ensure that fire suppression...
January 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
January 4, 2017
Mike Miller Classic keeps raising the bar
It's easy to see why Mike Miller Classic President Ernie Kuyper deemed this year's event as another success. "It was a huge success," Kuyper...
January 4, 2017 - 9:09pm
Sioux Falls police officers to try to kill 50 deer in city this year
SIOUX FALLS -- Sioux Falls police officers are conducting their third annual deer harvest in the city limits with the goals of reducing property damage and improving the health of the city’s deer population. For the past two years the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks...
January 4, 2017 - 12:22pm
January 2, 2017
Sioux Falls councilors want time to review board decisions
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two Sioux Falls city councilors want more time to review the decisions of the city's most powerful citizen-advisory boards, particularly involving the city parks.
January 2, 2017 - 4:35pm