Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Trump pledges federal help for burned out Californians, but he again blames poor forest management for fires
'This would be a very good time to do a shutdown,' Trump says
SD Democratic chairwoman points to ‘volatile’ politics, gerrymandering for party’s losses
Trump says he'll speak with CIA about Khashoggi killing
DeVos rewrites rules for handling sexual assault
Businessman modeled his firm on Mayo Clinic, then gave $200 million for medical school
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
ND oil, gas industry breaks ‘virtually every record’ in latest report
Minnesota’s largest solar farm project moving ahead in far southwestern corner
One year after one of the nation's largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain
place a business brief
Opportunity for ethanol production, exports growing
Back in the field one year after cancer
Hanson Co. bridge closed after tractor crash
Agriculturalists work to control spread of Palmer amaranth
Agri-Women promotes ag, looks for members
Pominville caps streaking Sabres' rally past Wild
DWU men drop GPAC contest in closing seconds
Parker outlasts Winner in five-set finale
Mitchell seniors lead the charge in season-ending win over Brookings
Stalock No. 1 for the Wild’s game No. 2
Gerald "Dave" Dorwart
Larry Allan Weddell, Sr.
Paul James Kern
Bursack: Don't let holidays make life changes more difficult
Fielding Questions: Palm problem diagnosed, best watermelon variety and more
WOSTER: Income tax? Not nohow
Salonen: 40 Days for Life end brings stark conclusions
Growing Together: 13 tips for never killing another houseplant
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
Wiltz: Argentina -- the whole nine yards
Residency cases a constant concern for GF&P
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
Hockey hunt takes on a new cause
Shirley Fiala is 97!
July 11, 2018
GF&P agrees to seasonal Day County lake deal
PIERRE — Reetz Lake, a trophy fishery for walleyes and other game fish in Day County, could re-open very soon. But paying $1,600 per month...
July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
February 27, 2018
Laws should be permanent for non-meandered waters, Senate committee declares
PIERRE — The Legislature is one roll call away from removing the repeal date altogether and making state laws permanent on South Dakota's...
February 27, 2018 - 1:01pm
February 9, 2018
Non-meandered waters is far from being settled
PIERRE — On Thursday afternoon, before the snow coming down got worse, South Dakota lawmakers hurried from the Capitol for another three-day...
February 9, 2018 - 9:14am
January 4, 2018
Governor seeks extension of special session lake use law
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking South Dakota legislators to extend a law set to expire this summer that governs the use of lakes...
January 4, 2018 - 11:21am
July 13, 2017
GF&P Commission offers rule to close non-meandered lakes
FORT PIERRE — Landowners could ask that parts or all of the water in some public lakes and sloughs in South Dakota be declared off-limits...
July 13, 2017 - 5:33pm
July 12, 2017
Chief engineer: Non-meandered waters law doesn't affect water rights in SD
PIERRE — Duties of state government's Water Management Board didn't change last month when the Legislature approved a law that for the...
July 12, 2017 - 4:03pm
June 13, 2017
OUR VIEW: Solution for flooded lakes is good enough
South Dakotans finally have a temporary resolution to a problem plaguing the state for too long. On Monday night, lawmakers agreed on a bill...
June 13, 2017 - 4:43pm
GF&P to open restricted-access lakes today
The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department today will remove access-restricting cables to about 30 non-meandered lakes following the passage...
June 13, 2017 - 9:39am
June 12, 2017
Governor tells special session: ‘I’ll sign legislation yet today’
PIERRE – Gov.
June 12, 2017 - 11:37am
June 9, 2017
A good compromise on non-meandered waters
For at least 20 years, the northeastern part of our state has been dealing with the issue of non-meandered waters. For that entire time, the...
June 9, 2017 - 1:48pm
GF&P secretary, commissioners await Legislature's special session Monday
OACOMA — A state official told the eight members of the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Commission on Friday that he is looking forward...
June 9, 2017 - 12:53pm
June 7, 2017
Daugaard calls special session to address non-meandered waters issue
A special legislative session will take place next week relating to the public recreational use of non-meandered waters. The session will take...
June 7, 2017 - 5:04pm
June 2, 2017
State task force supports new rules for use of water on private land
PIERRE — South Dakota lawmakers set the stage Friday for a special legislative session regarding public use of non-meandered waters that lay...
June 2, 2017 - 5:08pm
May 29, 2017
MERCER: State's double standards are driving water dispute
PIERRE — South Dakota's laws presume that private property is private property. Landowners can ask law enforcement to charge criminal-trespass...
May 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 24, 2017
Legislators on non-meandered panel decide a fourth meeting is necessary
PIERRE — Another meeting on June 2 is needed before proceeding to a special session, the Legislature's task force on regulation of access...
May 24, 2017 - 3:09pm