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Oktoberfest brings German heritage to Menno
Area students place at National FFA Convention
Rounds, Thune won't support lame-duck hearings for SCOTUS nominee
Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in North Dakota
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
DWU smothers Northwestern
Area Class B runners finish strong at state meet
Kernels, area teams set start times for football playoff openers
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
SD Mines, Dakota State men to scrimmage Sunday in Chamberlain
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
Irene Marie Ryan
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GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
May 7, 2014
Wagner native Kocer earns All-Academic award
South Dakota State University wrestler Alex Kocer has been named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic Team. Kocer, a redshirt freshman and Wagner native, has a 3.28 GPA and is an exploratory studies major. This season, Kocer went 29-13, won the Western Wrestling...
May 7, 2014 - 11:55pm
May 6, 2014
Kernel wrestling to hold annual golf tournament
The Mitchell High School wrestling team is hosting the 11th Annual Mitchell Wrestling Golf Classic in June. The event, which is a four-person scramble, is set for noon on June 14 at Wild Oak Golf Club in Mitchell. It will be a shotgun start and the entry fee is $50 per player....
May 6, 2014 - 10:51pm
April 9, 2014
TUPPER: In praise of wrestling moms
It's part of our family lore, remembered by all and even captured on VHS tape. It happened during one of the dozens of wrestling tournaments we attended when I was a kid. I don't remember the exact place or year, but I clearly recall the scene. On the opposite side of the...
April 9, 2014 - 6:45pm
April 3, 2014
Howard’s Loudenburg named Daily Republic wrestler of the year
HOWARD — The bigger the stage, the better Howard junior Luke Loudenburg wrestles. Loudenburg won titles as a freshman and sophomore and...
April 3, 2014 - 12:32am
April 2, 2014
Three local wrestlers win state youth titles
RAPID CITY — Three Mitchell youth wrestlers won state titles at the AAU Youth State Tournament over the weekend in Rapid City. Carson Max, Joe VanOverschelde and Kale Hofer were Mitchell’s three champions. Mitchell had 28 kids in the tournament and 11 placed. Max was crowned...
April 2, 2014 - 12:21am
March 28, 2014
Parkston wrestling coach Digmann resigns
PARKSTON — Jared Digmann, who led Parkston to Class B state championships each of the past two years, has resigned as the school’s head wrestling...
March 28, 2014 - 10:41pm
March 25, 2014
Kocer named assistant wrestling coach of year
SCOTLAND — After coaching for 40 years, there are not too many things Jim Kocer hasn’t accomplished or seen in the world of wrestling. But Tuesday, the 61-year-old Scotland man was honored to be named the 2014 Assistant Coach of the Year by South Dakota wrestling coaches. It...
March 25, 2014 - 11:39pm
March 21, 2014
Kokesh falls to Storley in quarters, earns All-American status
OKLAHOMA, Okla. — University of Nebraska-Lincoln wrestler and Wagner native Robert Kokesh secured All-American status for the second straight year after defeating Illinois’ Tony Dallago with an 8-2 decision in wrestlebacks. Kokesh beat Pittsburgh’s Tyler Wilps in his final...
March 21, 2014 - 11:54pm
Kokesh to face Storley in quarters; Jacks eliminated
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Wagner native and University of Nebraska-Lincoln wrestler Robert Kokesh (174) is very familiar with University of Minnesota’s...
March 21, 2014 - 12:09am
March 20, 2014
Wagner's Kocer, Kokesh set to begin DI national wrestling tourney
WAGNER — While Robert Kokesh is one step away from being a national champion, Alex Kocer is taking his first steps at the national tournament. Both Wagner natives, Kokesh and Kocer will compete this weekend at the NCAA Division I national wrestling tournament in Oklahoma City,...
March 20, 2014 - 12:13am
March 9, 2014
Rios, DeVestern All-Americans for DWU
TOPEKA, Kan. — Trever DeVestern made history for the Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team by becoming the second Tiger to earn back-to-back All-American honors over the weekend. DeVestern, a junior, took fourth in the 165-pound weight class at the NAIA National Wrestling...
March 9, 2014 - 11:58pm
Kokesh, Kocer qualify for NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships
It was a weekend to remember for the Wagner wrestling community. Two former Red Raiders, Robert Kokesh and Alex Kocer, were crowned conference...
March 9, 2014 - 11:57pm
March 4, 2014
Wednesday's sports briefs
Denning headed to Mount Marty By The Daily Republic Mount Vernon senior Deric Denning committed to play basketball and baseball for Mount Marty College. Denning, who will join the Lancers in the fall, had a batting average of .333 and as a pitcher, he struck out 36 batters in...
March 4, 2014 - 11:47pm
March 3, 2014
Athlete of the week: Neises takes home title, despite not being favored
HOWARD — Of the eight Class B state wrestling champions, seven were predicted to win their weight class over the weekend. The only wrestler who wasn’t ranked atop his weight class heading into the tournament was Howard’s Bailey Neises. The junior 126-pounder was ranked second...
March 3, 2014 - 11:32pm
Parkston repeats as Class B champion
Trojan wrestling team finishes six points shy of record mark set last year.
March 3, 2014 - 7:25am