Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Harvey Weinstein expected to turn himself in to face criminal charges in New York, reports say
Security company, state argue venue in Dakota Access dispute
Rancher gets 3 months to shoot or drown thousands of rodents
Speed limit slowed for part of US 14A through Deadwood
Officials look for driver who struck, killed woman
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
Corn Palace updates brings new display options
Pellet production leads to Poet's expansion
SD tourism extended increase in 2017, report says
Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
place a business brief
Pellet production leads to Poet's expansion
USDA releases proposed biotech labeling rules
COMMENTARY: When machines, crops, prices fail you, remember you still have worth
Soybeans spread to southwestern ND
Drought effects improve in southwest ND
Frustration subsides as Abu Danladi returns to Minnesota United
Trump asks if NFL players who protest should be in country
MLB report on home runs concludes no changes to ball structure
Kicker Kai Forbath 'shocked' when Vikings drafted his potential replacement, Daniel Carlson
White Sox catcher receives 80-game PED suspension
Mitchell woman shares her adoption story with the world
OPINION: Nurses care for the sick, comfort those in need
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Gary L. Wieman
Patrick "Slick" James Thury
OPINION: Trolls should stay by bridges
Letter: Shame on county commissioners
Thomas: The coarsening of political language
Mercer: Surveys became unreliable with arrival of cell phones
OUR VIEW: Week in review: the best, worst
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
Battling South Dakota's beaver problems
ND angler's walleye breaks 60-year record
LaVerne (Bill) & Marilyn Hedblom
Happy 70th Birthday Shirley
Dale & Linda Hoenscheid
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
May 12, 2017
Solutions to non-meandered waters issue take shape
A long-awaited question might finally be answered. Both state Sen. Joshua Klumb, R-Mount Vernon, and state Rep. Tona Rozum, R-Mitchell, are in...
May 12, 2017 - 5:00pm