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'We drive in inclement weather all the time' Wrecking in a Winter Wonderland
3 injured, 1 killed in weekend accidents
Accident didn't cause man's death, officials say
Avon woman dies in crash near Tyndall
Middle school girls get in the ZONE
GUEBERT: The elephant in the pantry
COLUMN: Need to look back before continuing forward
Davison County 4-Hers honored at program
Seeds available for educational garden programs
SDCA urges Vilsack to withdraw second beef checkoff proposal
Tuesday's sports schedule
Athlete of the week: Burke/Gregory's Jonah Beck wrestling to perfect start
Twins extend RHP Hughes through 2019
McCardle places first at Warrior Invite
Mitchell gymnastics wins Jill McCormick Invite
Photos from the Oak Ridge Boys' Christmas Tour at the Corn Palace
At the Movies
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
New books at Mitchell Public Library
Popp birth announcement
Alan C. Greenway
Jeffrey J. Bame
Brian Timothy Hobaugh
OUR VIEW: Week in review
LETTER: Remember Jesus is bigger than we are
LETTER: Does 911 service depend on your family?
LETTER: Want a voice? Participate
LETTERS: Christians stand up for what's right
PHOTO: Ice fishing time
SD accepting applications for wildlife grants
14-year-old catches 23-pound northern pike in SD
WILTZ: A Dakota wildlife paradise
Youth hunters have success
November 24, 2014
Researchers take on dark matter search again
LEAD — Scientists working nearly a mile underground in an abandoned gold mine in Lead are trying again to find an elusive substance known as dark matter — and fill a hole in humanity's basic understanding of the universe. A researcher said Friday that investigators expect...
news / state
November 24, 2014 - 11:22pm
Medical marijuana supporters lay out strategy
SIOUX FALLS — A citizen initiative for a general election ballot measure in two years is likely the best avenue to make marijuana a legal medical drug in South Dakota, the effort's leader says. The fact that 2016 is a presidential election year will mean a higher voter turnout,...
news / state
November 24, 2014 - 11:16pm
Task force circles around river basin councils
PIERRE -- South Dakota would be organized into nine drainage basins, with councils of local residents elected to manage water issues in them, under a proposal that received unanimous approval from the Legislature's watershed task force Monday. Currently, each of the 66 county commissions...
news / state
November 24, 2014 - 8:55pm
November 21, 2014
Gas prices in SD hit five-year low
The gas pumps in South Dakota haven't hit wallets as hard lately. For more than a month, the prices for an unleaded gallon of gas have decreased, dipping below $3. That will likely put more drivers on the road to visit friends and family this Thanksgiving. In Mitchell, the average...
news / local
November 21, 2014 - 4:31pm
November 20, 2014
USD, SDSU fans urged to donate toward food
BROOKINGS — University of South Dakota and South Dakota State fans can support their team and help feed South Dakota families. Saturday's football matchup between the schools in Brookings is part of the South Dakota Corn Showdown Series, which tracks athletic and academic performance...
news / state
November 20, 2014 - 11:41pm
Rounds picks committees, has immigration concerns
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Republican Sen.-elect Mike Rounds expressed his concerns Thursday over President Barack Obama's expected administrative actions on immigration and discussed his plans as a new member of Congress. In a wide-ranging phone call with reporters, Rounds said Obama's...
news / politics
November 20, 2014 - 11:03pm
Commissioners to weigh sites for sheep
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana commission on Thursday authorized the relocation of 50 wild bighorn sheep from the Missouri River Breaks to an area north of Helena despite objections from wildlife managers. Fish, Wildlife and Parks commissioners voted to send the animals to...
news / state
November 20, 2014 - 11:01pm
November 19, 2014
Opportunities realized for students in CTE program
BURKE — Cole McCarty is pretty sure what he wants to study when he goes to college. That wasn't the case three months ago, but McCarty, age 17 and a senior at Colome High School, said the engineering class he's taking as part of the inaugural year of the West River Career...
news / local
November 19, 2014 - 8:14pm
November 18, 2014
Wagner leads area push to fix yards, homes
WAGNER — New to Wagner, Geoff Fillingsness has an interesting way of meeting people and the homes they live in. Driving around the city...
November 18, 2014 - 3:10pm
Census: Lyman, Douglas counties lead region for growth
Most counties in the Daily Republic's readership region grew from 2012 to 2013, but three grew faster than the rest, according to U.S. Census data released Thursday. Lyman County, on the west side of the Missouri River, grew 2.4 percent to 3,892 residents. Across the river to the...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
SD delegation: Terrorism threat calls for global reaction
South Dakota's two U.S. senators said the terrorism threat perennially arising from the Middle East requires a global reaction from countries around the world. After President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations Wednesday, Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., and Sen.
November 18, 2014 - 1:15pm
EB-5 lawsuit against SD dismissed
A California arbitrator has dismissed a breach-of-contract lawsuit initially brought against South Dakota in 2008 and related to the EB-5 program, which has become an issue in the state's U.S. Senate campaign. Darley International, of Los Angeles, had argued for breach of contract...
November 18, 2014 - 1:14pm
November 17, 2014
Krebs aims to be 'forward-thinking'
PIERRE (AP) — Shantel Krebs is shifting from a decade-long tenure in the state Legislature to statewide office. Krebs, a Republican, breezed to victory over three opponents on Nov. 4 to replace outgoing Secretary of State Jason Gant. As a legislator, Krebs focused mainly on...
November 17, 2014 - 10:47pm
List of recorded 18 executions in South Dakota
The 18 recorded executions in South Dakota since it was part of Dakota Territory: —Jack McCall was hanged in Yankton on March 1, 1877, for shooting Wild Bill Hickok in Deadwood. —Thomas Egan was hanged in Sioux Falls on July 13, 1882, for the murder of his wife. Years...
November 17, 2014 - 10:32pm
Berget slated for May execution in guard killing
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The second of two men who killed a South Dakota prison guard is scheduled to die by lethal injection in May, though it could be delayed with an appeal. Rodney Berget, 52, is scheduled to be put to death sometime between May 3 and May 9, Attorney General Marty...
November 17, 2014 - 10:31pm