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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. Sunday
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
South Dakota chamber says Amendment V is bad for business
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
DWU football cruises to GPAC win at Hastings
No. 4 Gorillas knock off No. 1 Warbirds
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
Titans win Class 9AA battle
Area high school football roundup: Black Panthers blank Crusaders
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Louis A. Nolz
Francis V. Schaefer
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
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