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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?
July 31, 2013
Wednesday's sports briefs: 7/31/13
Weber wins, Bormann second at SDGA Junior Championship By The Daily Republic WATERTOWN -- Parkston's Sydney Weber claimed the 14-15 girls' title at the SDGA Junior Championship Tuesday. Weber shot a two-round total of 156, which was 20 shots ahead of Brooke Piearson, of Brookings,...
sports / prep
July 31, 2013 - 12:43am
July 30, 2013
Shoemaker records personal best at Winner Elks Rodeo
WINNER -- Scott Shoemaker set a personal best Friday at the 44th annual Winner Elks Rodeo. The 18-year-old, who will be entering his senior year at Gregory High School, scored a 77 to take first place in bull riding. His previous best was a 76, which he recorded at a 4-H rodeo in...
July 30, 2013 - 12:03am
July 26, 2013
McCook/Miner wins to advance; Winner/Colome, Tabor lose
WEBSTER -- Although the McCook/Miner Legion baseball team was outhit 11-6, it edged Vermillion 6-5 in the first round of the Class B Legion state tournament Friday. Tyler Genzlinger led M/M in hitting with three hits. M/M jumped out to a 4-1 lead after two innings and held onto...
sports / prep
July 26, 2013 - 11:42pm
Drive-ins on the outs?
Going digital could mean going broke for some drive-in movie theater owners. That's why at least five of the operators of the seven drive-ins...
life / news / entertainment / business
July 26, 2013 - 9:42pm
July 25, 2013
Now a coach, Farley leads Winner/Colome to state B Legion tourney
WINNER -- Last year Winner/Colome's J.D. Farley was playing in the Class B state Legion baseball tournament. This year he's coaching in it. Farley, a utility player on last year's team that went 0-2 at state, is now the head coach for Winner/Colome. "For me being younger, it was...
July 25, 2013 - 3:53pm
July 22, 2013
Winner house explosion ruled accidental
WINNER -- An explosion that injured five people and tore apart a home last week in Winner has been ruled accidental. The blast, which happened...
July 22, 2013 - 7:44pm
1 of 5 victims of explosion released from hospital care
WINNER -- Audrey Ferguson, one of the victims of a Friday house explosion in Winner, was released Sunday from the hospital, according to a family member. Ferguson was one of five people injured when an explosion, which is thought to be propane-related, blew apart a house at 422...
July 22, 2013 - 5:16am
July 20, 2013
This weekend's sports briefs: 7/20/13
Wesleyan women add final recruit By The Daily Republic JuJu Berryhill is the final recruit on the upcoming year's roster for the Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team, it was announced Friday. Berryhill, of Rialto, Calif., averaged 16.2 points, 8.6 rebounds and 8.2...
sports / prep / college
July 20, 2013 - 12:00am
July 19, 2013
Winner explosion victims taken to Minneapolis burn unit
WINNER -- Five people were injured early Friday morning when an explosion blew apart a home in Winner. According to Winner Police Officer April Al-Salihi, the explosion occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. at a home located at 422 W. First St. The five people inside the home at the...
July 19, 2013 - 4:02pm
UPDATE: Five injured in Winner house explosion
WINNER -- Five people were injured early Friday morning when an explosion blew apart a home in Winner. According to Winner Police Officer April Al-Salihi, the explosion occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. at a home located at 422 W. First St. The five people inside the home at...
news / state
July 19, 2013 - 12:31pm
Colome, Platte earn berths to teener state tourney
CORSICA -- After making it to the Region 4B championship game, Colome and Platte earned berths to the 13-14 B teener state tournament Wednesday. The teams will face off in the championship game at 5 p.m. today in Corsica. The state tournament is July 26-28 in Clear Lake. Wednesday...
July 19, 2013 - 12:47am
July 11, 2013
Area golf courses make changes, receive positive feedback
With several months left in the golf season, local and area courses have received positive feedback on recent additions and changes. Wild Oak...
July 11, 2013 - 11:28pm
June 27, 2013
SD water and natural resources panel to look at project funding
PIERRE -- A variety of local projects are up for financial assistance this week from the state Board of Water and Natural Resources. The board is scheduled to make the final round of decisions Friday morning. Mitchell requests a grant of $345,000 toward the estimated $575,000...
news / state
June 27, 2013 - 6:16am
June 23, 2013
Monday's sports briefs: 6/23/13
Mitchell junior Legion team wins two, drops one By Daily Republic SIOUX FALLS -- The Mitchell junior Legion baseball team went 2-1 at the Sioux Falls Wooden Bat Classic over the weekend. In Friday's game against Omaha South, Mitchell won 10-2 in five innings. Tyler Houwman got...
June 23, 2013 - 11:55pm
June 21, 2013
Looking back on coaching great Frank Leahy's accomplishments
WINNER -- Frank Leahy's name and accomplishments on the football field have lived long after his death. Today is the 40th anniversary of Leahy's death. The successful Notre Dame football coach and Winner High School graduate died on June 21, 1973. Leahy, born in O'Neill, Neb., grew...
June 21, 2013 - 12:31am