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'Golden State Killer' suspect arrested in one of the worst unsolved crime sprees in U.S. history
A Port Authority official berated and cursed at officers during a traffic stop. A dash cam was on.
SD improves teacher pay ranking, but still near worst in country
French President Macron charms both parties in an impassioned speech to Congress
South Dakota spring wheat planting finally getting underway
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
Subway plans 500 U.S. store closings amid global growth
The new Gmail sends self-destructing emails - and nudges you to reply to mom
Arnold honored by CDC as childhood immunization champion
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Audio tape details NFL's concern over Trump's anthem jabs
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
Mitchell, Sioux Falls still in Hoop City Classic plans
Weather emergency called for Class B high school baseball
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Violet Mae Freidel
Dale Lewis Thompson
Donna M. Cuka
Lewis B. Patterson
Brandon Michael Smith
On Farm Bill, might over right
OPINION: Friendships that pick up where they left off
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
March 7, 2015
LETTER: Actually, pigs do smell
To the Editor: How do you respond to someone who says "pigs don't smell?" That is the statement made by District 20 Rep. Tona Rozum. Her statement was printed in the March 2 issue of The Daily Republic in the article, "Local conditional-use permits might become easier to obtain." Rozum...
March 7, 2015 - 11:26am
March 3, 2015
Roads, bridges main concern of final legislative forum
Officials and residents expressed interest and concern about funding for better roads and bridges, particularly in rural areas, during a legislative...
March 3, 2015 - 10:10am
ROZUM: Two weeks left
Initial indications show a $16 million shortfall in sales tax revenue, so what looked like $26 million of one-time money most likely will be reduced. By the end of the first week of March, we will know January's sales tax revenue. Rural health care assistance and provider workforce...
March 3, 2015 - 9:42am
December 4, 2014
Pre-legislative forum to be held in Wessington Springs
The Wessington Springs Area Development Corporation and the Wessington Springs Senior Community Center are co-sponsoring a Pre-Legislative Forum at 12:45 p.m. on Dec. 12 at the center in Wessington Springs. South Dakota District 20 Legislators will be present to discuss local, state...
December 4, 2014 - 1:58pm
November 5, 2014
Rozum, Klumb win in District 20 race
State Rep. Tona Rozum was elected Tuesday to her third term in the South Dakota House of Representatives, and Josh Klumb, a Mount Vernon farmer, was elected to his first term. Rozum and Klumb, both Republicans, defeated James Schorzmann, a Democrat, in the three-way race for District...
November 5, 2014 - 12:26am
October 29, 2014
As election looms, Rozum looks ahead to third term
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first story in a series on the candidates from District 20 running for the state House of Representatives in the Nov....
October 29, 2014 - 2:21pm
October 22, 2014
Local charity to give away record amount next year
Now, more than ever, the Mitchell Area Charitable Foundation is ready to give. Tona Rozum, the foundation's president, said the foundation will be able to give away at least $100,000 to local organizations next year. That is, by far, the most the foundation has ever been able to...
October 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
February 26, 2014
ROZUM: Laws seek to help end cycle of domestic abuse
This past summer I served on the Domestic Abuse Task Force, which studied current statute, terminology in current statute, legislation that has been presented over several years and the outcomes of the various bills. Everyone in the trenches dealing with domestic abuse was at the...
February 26, 2014 - 9:53pm
February 5, 2014
ROZUM: Compromise critical on ACA
A bill to allow elected officials to carry a concealed firearm in courtrooms and the Capitol passed out of committee to the House of Representatives, where it was soundly defeated. The sponsor initially wanted to include anyone employed by any governmental agency, but that was amended...
February 5, 2014 - 11:06pm
October 26, 2012
District 20 House: Rozum says there's work left to be done in Legislature
Tona Rozum said she wants a second term representing District 20 in the state House of Representatives because she doesn't want to leave a job...
October 26, 2012 - 8:32am
February 23, 2011
Opinion: Condition of roads in SD alarming
The gas tax funds state highways and bridges for upkeep; license-plate fees and wheel taxes fund counties and townships. Counties and townships have 73,000 miles of roads and 3,200 bridges of which two-thirds need help. According to 2009 estimates, $80 million is needed to bring roads...
February 23, 2011 - 12:52am
February 1, 2011
Opinion: Legislative pace on rise after final bill day passes
Taxation: A bill addressing sales tax on food was discussed at length but didn't make it out of committee. As it was introduced, it would have been a revenue neutral bill by adding 0.35 percent to other sales and services. How higher sales tax (such as the 5.5 percent state sales...
February 1, 2011 - 2:42pm
January 29, 2011
Legislators, public focus on budget during cracker barrel
The state wants to provide the money sought for education, social services and other programs, state Rep. Lance Carson said Saturday. "It's...
January 29, 2011 - 11:45am
January 11, 2011
Vehle, Carson, Rozum have their minds on state's bottom line as session begins
The three legislators from Mitchell say balancing the state budget will be the primary job during the 2011 legislative session. The session opens at noon today for the first of 38 scheduled work days. Sen. Mike Vehle and Reps. Lance Carson and Tona Rozum are among the 105...
January 11, 2011 - 8:03am
November 3, 2010
Vehle, Carson, Rozum win District 20 legislative seats
The three Republican candidates breezed to victory in District 20 legislative races Tuesday. Sen. Mike Vehle claimed a second term in the Senate while Rep. Lance Carson was re-elected to the House for a third term and former Mitchell councilwoman Tona Rozum was elected to the...
November 3, 2010 - 7:52am