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Clinton and Trump to square off in highly anticipated debate
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
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OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
April 6, 2015
COLUMN: Keeping America safe
Protecting our nation through a strong defense system is a fundamental role of the federal government. As ever-growing threats emerge, we must remain diligent in our abilities to protect our nation and our allies. As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, which has oversight...
April 6, 2015 - 5:37pm
October 17, 2013
OPINION: Noem faces natural, political disasters following deadly West River blizzard
Noem voted against federal assistance for victims of super storm Sandy in New York and New Jersey. Nevertheless, she’s at the front of the line asking the federal government for money to help victims of the early-October blizzard.
October 17, 2013 - 7:55am
April 1, 2013
NOEM: Tax deadline looms
With Opening Day of baseball season in our sights, spring has finally arrived. Families across South Dakota are preparing for outdoor track meets...
April 1, 2013 - 7:00pm
March 23, 2013
LETTER: Cut unconstitutional spending to fix deficit
To the Editor: OK, President Obama and Congress, cut out all the political posturing over the annual federal deficit and increasing federal debt. Get down to basics. The way to increase federal revenues is to expand the economy, not tinker around with raising tax rates....
March 23, 2013 - 8:07am
March 16, 2013
LETTER: City needs to take a close look at spending
To the Editor: This is a sincere compliment to The Daily Republic for several different current and past issues. I would like to connect some of the dots. Current issues are a new events center and a new city hall costing about $10 million. Past issues are the water treatment...
March 16, 2013 - 9:55am
March 11, 2013
SD governor signs $2 million funding bill for beetle fight
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a bill that provides an additional $2 million in state funding to help counties fight mountain pine beetles. The Legislature recently passed Daugaard's request for the additional funding to continue a three-year...
March 11, 2013 - 4:27pm
Wind Cave to close campground due to budget cuts
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Wind Cave National Park has closed a campground as it begins implementing 5 percent across-the-board cut in its operating budget due to automatic budget cuts. Park superintendent Vidal Davila says the budget cuts are forcing the park to close Elk Mountain...
March 11, 2013 - 12:20am
March 4, 2013
SD lawmakers delay decision on state revenue
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Legislature's budget-writing committee has delayed a decision on how much revenue to expect for the rest of the current year and the budget year that begins July 1. The Joint Appropriations Committee had planned to make a formal decision Monday.
March 4, 2013 - 10:45am
March 2, 2013
LETTER: Government needs to learn how to budget
To the Editor: The sequester: 3 cents of every dollar would be cut. Ponder this: If my household budget needed to be reduced in like manner, the mortgage would still get paid and there would be enough money for food, gasoline and household bills. However, I would be very cautionary...
March 2, 2013 - 3:44pm
February 28, 2013
Noem: House passed 'targeted cuts' that would have averted sequestration
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would have averted the federal "sequestration" cuts taking effect Friday,...
February 28, 2013 - 10:59pm
SD legislative panel looks at revenue prospects
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota legislative committee that puts together the state budget is working to determine how much money the state will have to spend next year. Economists for the Legislature and Gov. Dennis Daugaard's budget office will present estimates of tax collections...
February 28, 2013 - 12:18pm
February 8, 2013
LETTER: Social Security has no bearing on U.S. deficit
To the Editor: In answer to a recent question on Social Security and the national debt, Rep. Kristi Noem stated: "Social Security is running at a deficit today ... We're having to make up that deficit out of the national treasury. That's why we have to shore it up." By law, however,...
February 8, 2013 - 9:42pm
January 31, 2013
SD lawmakers push for balanced federal budget plan
PIERRE -- Some legislators are pushing for a U.S. constitutional convention. The House Taxation Committee members took an unusual step in submitting a joint resolution calling for a convention for the sole purpose of a balanced budget amendment. Rep. Brock Greenfield, R-Clark, is...
January 31, 2013 - 1:05pm
January 30, 2013
Legislators push to increase per diem to $175
PIERRE -- Rep. David Novstrup, R-Aberdeen, wants each legislator to receive $65 more in additional daily expense allowance while in session or in special session. His legislation, HB 1212, would increase the allowance to $175 per day in session from the present $110. For...
January 30, 2013 - 7:51am
January 19, 2013
Thune disputes Dem claim
In a story published Friday in The Daily Republic, South Dakota Democratic Party Chairman Ben Nesselhuf complained that Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.,...
January 19, 2013 - 5:14am