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Legislation would give raw milk a place of its own at state's table
Man accused of killing child out on bond
Local outreach picks up for veterans
Noem's human trafficking provision passes U.S. House
Enrollment hits new high at MTI
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Second half slump downs Mitchell girls
NFL investigators reach out to Columbia physics department
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Area high school basketball roundup: Peterson leads Platte-Geddes over Parkston in 2OT
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Jan. 22 meeting
Local bridge club holds meeting Jan.12
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds January meeting.
Pleasure Pals hold January meeting
Wonder Workers hold January meeting
Marietta J. Siberz
Laurie Ann Rezac
Frances M. (Fran) Mutchelknaus
DUFFET: A response to President Obama's new higher education initiative
WOSTER: A wildly popular 'program' that never made a second season
OUR VIEW: Find middle ground between road funding bills
COLUMN: Why we need an opportunity economy
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Lake Oahe conditions improving for walleyes, other game fish
Time to renew hunting and fishing licenses
WILTZ: Just how good are American sniper rifles?
South Dakota fishing, hunting licenses expire Saturday
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
Men involved in Brule Co. standoff plead not guilty by reason of insanity
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