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Year in Review 2013

December 29, 2013
O'REILLY: Don’t let the door hit you, 2013
December 29, 2013 - 1:20pm
Former state Cabinet official Richard Benda, pictured in 2007, committed suicide in October near Lake Andes. (AP photo)
Deaths dominate local, area news during 2013
December 29, 2013 - 12:00pm
December 27, 2013
Atlanta Stahle, 9, of Mitchell, reacts as Anna Simons, a registered nurse at Avera Queen of Peace, gives her a flu shot in October at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Corn Palace dispensed free flu shots for all children six months through 18 years of age. (Sean Ryan/Republic)
Daily Republic Photos of the Year 2013
December 27, 2013 - 9:33pm
2013 quips of the year
December 27, 2013 - 5:05pm
Most-viewed Daily Republic web content of 2013
December 27, 2013 - 4:52pm
Poll: Americans hope for better year in 2014
December 27, 2013 - 4:23pm
In this June 13, 2007, photo taken in Elk Point, then-South Dakota Tourism and State Development Secretary Richard Benda talks about a company’s plan to build an oil refinery in southeastern South Dakota. Benda, who served in the position until 2011, was found dead Oct. 22 this year in a grove of trees near Lake Andes with a shotgun wound. The state attorney general later ruled the death a suicide. (AP file photo)
Benda, beef plant dominate year's headlines
December 27, 2013 - 10:02am
December 24, 2013
A city administrator could soon be working at Mitchell City Hall, pictured here, after the City Council in December approved the addition of the position to city government's workforce. (Daily Republic file photo)
YEAR IN REVIEW: December: Council approves city administrator
December 24, 2013 - 7:37am
Avon players, from left, Devin Tolsma, Brandon Kocmich, Jacob Reeves and Clay Lukkes lift the Class 9B 2013 state championship trophy after defeating Hamlin on Nov. 15 at the DakotaDome in Vermillion. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)
YEAR IN REVIEW: November: Area teams win titles at DakotaDome
December 24, 2013 - 7:32am
In this file photo from June 13, 2007, in Elk Point, South Dakota Tourism and State Development Secretary Richard Benda talks about a company's plan to build an oil refinery in southeastern South Dakota. Benda, who served in the position until 2011, was found dead Oct. 22 this year in a grove of trees near Lake Andes with a shotgun wound. The state attorney general ruled the death a suicide. (AP Photo)
YEAR IN REVIEW: October: Suicide, investigation dominate news
December 24, 2013 - 7:29am
A burned-up van is shown at the scene of a head-on collision Sept. 25, a few miles south of Mitchell on state Highway 37. Two people died in the crash but a young girl was rescued. (Sean Ryan/Republic)
YEAR IN REVIEW: September: 2-year-old saved from fiery crash
December 24, 2013 - 7:19am
Four major donors toward the Glenda K. Corrigan Health Sciences Center conclude the ribbon-cutting ceremony in August at Dakota Wesleyan University's campus in Mitchell. From left to right are Fritz Corrigan, Glenda Corrigan, Donna Christen and Paul Christen. Each couple donated $5 million to the project. (Daily Republic file photo)
YEAR IN REVIEW: August: A dream comes true at DWU
December 24, 2013 - 12:11am
This architect's drawing shows what the Corn Palace could look like following a renovation project approved in July by the Mitchell City Council. (Image courtesy of the city of Mitchell)
YEAR IN REVIEW: July: City Council approves Corn Palace plan
December 24, 2013 - 12:06am
Craig Guymon is escorted from a courtroom at the Davison County Public Safety Center in September in Mitchell after he was sentenced for voting twice in a June election. (Daily Republic file photo)
YEAR IN REVIEW: June: Mitchell man arrested for voting twice
December 24, 2013 - 12:01am
December 23, 2013
The Longhorn Bar is pictured in May during its demolition, next to the VFW building on Main Street in Mitchell. (Daily Republic file photo)
YEAR IN REVIEW: May: Trouble at the old Longhorn Bar
December 23, 2013 - 11:56pm
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