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From sports to spring plays, Mitchell community attends events of all kinds
Students vie for prizes in welding contest
'Sidewalk to nowhere'
Platte's Bentz honored as SD's Doctor of the Year
Missing person located in Minnesota
McDonald's vows 'modern' makeover amid U.S. sales struggle
AgweekTV: Learning about Lamancha goats
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
Dry winter rolls into spring - 'It's going to get worse'
AgweekTV: Calving season underway with favorable spring weather
SD legislative budget committee adopts revenue estimates
A go-to player in big-game moments
Fitzgerald dominating on mound for DWU baseball
Mitchell youth wrestlers set out for state titles
Vikings, Greenway working to restructure contract
This weekend's sports schedule
Couple wed in November ceremony
Former Stickney woman turns 100
Corsica man celebrates 90th
Stickney man celebrates 85th
Area woman turns 107 years old
Lawrence "Larry" Hauser
Richard J. Doty
Daniel James Nagel, Sr.
Larry G. Cool
Verina E. Tiede
Where's the funding for education, teachers?
God's word is clear and the truth
LETTER: Keystone XL has multiple benefits
Sub-minimum wage bill unfair
Student visits to prisons will help crime problem
Plans to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe delayed
Rapid City businessman pushes for more Black Hills walleyes
Elk, mountain goat seasons up for debate at GFP meeting
Local Pheasant Forever chapter hosting 30th annual seed giveaway
What's the deal with discounted Rapala fishing lures?
December 3, 2014
SHARE to give away Christmas ham dinner
SHARE Mitchell coordinator Tim Buehler recently presented Paula Marken with the complete Thanksgiving dinner package she won from the organization's November distribution day. Marken received a turkey, potatoes, gravy, green beans, stuffing mix, baking mix, pumpkin pie, celery, carrots,...
news / local
December 3, 2014 - 4:47pm
December 1, 2014
MERCER: Thanksgiving comes where we choose it
PIERRE -- The Thanksgiving folk story about Pilgrim colonists and native Americans came full circle for me this year. We ate our feast at Dakota Sioux Casino at Watertown. I heaped full one plate of dressing, mashed potatoes, corn, gravy and turkey meat. That was plenty. I never...
opinion / columns
December 1, 2014 - 9:38pm
November 26, 2014
PHOTOS: Turkey teacher for a day
Larry Larson, a social studies teacher at Mitchell Middle School, teaches class Wednesday morning dressed in a turkey costume. Larson along with about a dozen other teachers participated in a fundraiser put on by the MMS student council to help raise funds for Angel Tree, a program...
November 26, 2014 - 12:16pm
November 25, 2014
SERMONETTE: What are you thankful for?
Most every family has traditions associated with Thanksgiving. I remember one of the first times I celebrated Thanksgiving with somebody else's family. I was surprised that before anyone could eat, we all had to hold hands and share out loud things that we were thankful for. I...
November 25, 2014 - 10:10pm
WOSTER: Don't rush the seasons
Here's one more thing I like about the woman I married: She won't rush the seasons. Come the weekend, or sometime next week, she'll panic a bit about getting the house decorated and ready for Christmas. It's one of those years when Thanksgiving is pretty late in the month, so there...
opinion / columns
November 25, 2014 - 3:04pm
November 24, 2014
Thanksgiving bucket not as bad as it sounds
Midwesterners will make anything into a casserole -- er, hotdish. So why not put an entire holiday meal into one dish? BuzzFeed did something similar with its space-saving, travel-friendly "Thanksgiving in a Bucket," introduced in early October. When I first saw the popular media...
November 24, 2014 - 10:48pm
November 30, 2013
Jett’s float replacement? Band with 2 vegetarians
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota apparently swapped out a vegan for two outspoken vegetarians as the featured entertainment on the state float in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Rocker Joan Jett was originally scheduled to ride on it but was removed after backlash from ranchers...
news / state
November 30, 2013 - 11:20am
GLAD YOU ASKED: Wednesday’s Daily Republic weighed in at 2 pounds
Q: Wednesday’s edition of The Daily Republic was huge. Exactly how big was it? A: Thanksgiving Day, nicknamed Gray Thursday, and the day after the holiday, Black Friday, are considered the major kickoff to the holiday shopping season, so newspapers across the country were filled...
November 30, 2013 - 11:15am
Fights, shooting mar Black Friday shopping across U.S.
By Karen Brooks and Phil Wahba The post-Thanksgiving shopping rush sparked incidents of violence across the United States as a police officer was injured breaking up a fight, a shopper was shot in the leg over a TV and a Walmart was evacuated, according to police and media reports. The...
news / nation
November 30, 2013 - 10:22am
November 29, 2013
PHOTOS: Mitchell Turkey Trot
November 29, 2013 - 7:41am
PHOTOS: Thanksgiving feed at Mitchell Wesleyan Church
life / food
November 29, 2013 - 7:29am
November 28, 2013
Word on the Street with Lois Bosworth
Word on the Street with Lois Bosworth talking about the Thanksgiving dinner at the Mitchell Wesleyan Church.
news / local
November 28, 2013 - 6:37pm
November 27, 2013
WOSTER: It takes time to be thankful
Rush to Christmas leaves out interval for gratitude.
opinion / columns
November 27, 2013 - 1:23pm
Fire marshal: Holidays bring higher risk of home blazes
PIERRE — Thanksgiving Day marks the start of a monthlong holiday season, and Fire Marshal Paul Merriman urges South Dakotans to celebrate the season but be aware of the added potential for fires. The holiday season means more cooking, Christmas trees in homes, holiday lighting...
November 27, 2013 - 12:48pm
Bargain hunters seek out Black Friday savings with holiday phone apps
As Black Friday continues to cast its shadow further over Thanksgiving Day — nicknamed “Gray Thursday” — more people are looking for ways to have an edge over fellow shoppers. After eating turkey this Thursday, then hitting the stores later in the day and again Friday,...
November 27, 2013 - 11:55am