Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Utility regulators look again at prosecuting wind company
State law requires state agencies put grant agreements on internet
State: Testing finds no oil in ditch near Keystone spill
Mitchell man arrested for breaking window at ex-girlfriend's house
Supreme Court uphold fatal Aberdeen stabbing conviction
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Coyotes' Streveler named Valley offensive player of the year
Class 9B all-state football: Cowboys honored with four standouts
Tigers drop GPAC game in Midland
Michael Jordan is turning into a Vikings fan
Tiger women trip up Warriors in GPAC win
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
Ron E. Heiter
Mildred Ann Meagher
Manetta E. Bigge
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
Kelly Ellston is
Darrell Dean Simmons
November 20, 2013
OPINION: No one dies in vain
Lincoln’s famous line holds just as true today as it did in Gettysburg.
November 20, 2013 - 7:22am
November 19, 2013
SD Guard soldiers back in US from Afghanistan
RAPID CITY (AP) — Eighteen South Dakota National Guard soldiers who served nine months in Afghanistan are back on U.S. soil. The members of the 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment arrived at Fort Dix, N.J., on Monday. The Rapid City-based unit will go through the demobilization...
November 19, 2013 - 7:58am
November 8, 2013
SD Rough Riders answered call alongside Roosevelts troops
By The South Dakota State Historical Society Cowboys can ride and fight. So thought Melvin Grigsby.
November 8, 2013 - 8:24pm
WOSTER: No cheat code for war
In increasingly virtual world, thanks to still owed to real-life veterans.
November 8, 2013 - 7:54pm
November 7, 2013
Indian code talkers to get Congressional Gold Medal
South Dakota’s congressional delegation this week announced that American Indian code talkers from eight of South Dakota’s tribes will be recognized for their dedicated and valorous service during World War I and World War II at a gold medal ceremony to be held at the U.S. Capitol...
November 7, 2013 - 8:01pm
October 25, 2013
KRISTI McLAUGHLIN: Can't stop terrorism with torture
The complexities of war are way beyond my comprehension to understand. Humans have been declaring war upon one another since the inception of human life and people across the spectrum of political and religious views hold opinions on how to respond when injustices happen. We are...
October 25, 2013 - 11:47am
SD soldiers return home from Afghanistan tour
RAPID CITY (AP) — Four South Dakota National Guard soldiers who served nine months in Afghanistan are back home. The soldiers with the 1978th Contingency Contracting Team were welcomed home Tuesday during a public ceremony in Rapid City. Gov. Dennis Daugaard was one of the officials...
September 25, 2013 - 7:50pm
August 15, 2013
OPINION: The 15,000-troop option
MEDFORD, Mass. -- It is time to decide and announce the specific number of American advisers and trainers who will stay in Afghanistan after 2014 as part of the new NATO mission, Operation Resolute Support. The 50 nations that today have troops operating in Afghanistan have collectively...
August 15, 2013 - 9:28pm
July 29, 2013
More than 300 return from deployment
RAPID CITY (AP) -- More than 300 service members from Ellsworth Air Force Base have returned to the western South Dakota base after a six-month deployment in southwest Asia. KOTA-TV reported the members of the 34th Bomb Squad stepped off a plane at 4:45 a.m. Friday to be met...
July 29, 2013 - 7:15am
July 8, 2013
Afghanistan-bound SD Guard soldiers leave home
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota National Guard soldiers bound for half a year of duty in Afghanistan have left home. The 68 members of the 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion flew out of Pierre on Sunday, headed for Fort Hood in Texas. The soldiers will go through several weeks...
July 8, 2013 - 8:26am
July 6, 2013
SDSU Symphonic Band plays at Gettysburg, Pa., battlefield
BROOKINGS -- The Fourth of July holiday takes on additional meaning this year, as it coincides with the 150th anniversary of an important battle in the American Civil War.
July 6, 2013 - 7:21am
July 5, 2013
Deployment time reduced for SD National Guard unit
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota National Guard unit preparing for duty in Afghanistan will be home earlier than first planned. The military has reduced the nine-month deployment for the 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion by about three months. Maj. Anthony Deiss tells KCCR...
July 5, 2013 - 8:12am
Pierre museum to show Korean War exhibit soon
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota National Guard Museum in Pierre will host an exhibit later this month to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. The U.S. Defense Department's exhibit commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Korean War will be displayed at the museum on...
July 5, 2013 - 8:02am
July 3, 2013
SD Guard airmen preparing to deploy to SW Asia
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- About 200 airmen with the South Dakota Air National Guard are preparing to deploy to Southwest Asia. The Guard says the members of the 114th Fighter Wing will leave from Sioux Falls this month for an undisclosed location, where they will support an ongoing Air...
July 3, 2013 - 2:48pm
June 24, 2013
National Guard building mock Afghan village near Belle Fourche
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- Army National Guard soldiers are building a mock Afghanistan village in western South Dakota that will be a target for Air Force bomber practice missions. Members of the 842nd Engineer Company, which returned home last fall after a year of duty in Afghanistan,...
June 24, 2013 - 3:56pm