Daily Republic News
- Member for
- 4 years 6 days
The Daily Republic received seven first-place awards from the 2014 Associated Press Great Plains News and Photo Contest. Overall, The Daily Republic received 15 awards in the medium-size newspaper category. The contest was open to 40 Associated Press-member newspapers in three size categories in North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska. Results were announced Wednesday. This was the second of two annual contests entered by The Daily Republic.
State Rep. Lance Carson, R-Mitchell, is one of five people who will be honored May 31 at the Casey Tibbs Foundation’s 21st annual Match of Champions Bronc Ride. Carson will...
DRAPER -- A single-vehicle accident in Jones County resulted in several cattle deaths Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Jones County Sheriff John Weber said shortly after 4 p.m., 25-year-old Jake Mathews, of Draper, was driving a semi with a trailer hauling cattle southbound on Cemetery Road, about 14 miles north of Draper in Jones County. Weber said when Mathews approached the corner of Cemetery Road and 226th Street, he got too far onto the soft shoulder of the gravel road and lost control.
Now playing at Mitchell's Luxury 5 Cinema: Million Dollar Arm, Godzilla, Neighbors, Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Other Woman.
Mitchell High School commencement will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. Senior speakers will be Joseph Morgan, son of Steve and Trudy Morgan, who will give a speech titled "Humans Being," and Mason Wenzel, son of Korrie and Cheryl Wenzel, who will give a speech titled "Turn Down For What?" These speakers were chosen by their classmates. Principal Joe Childs will present the Class of 2014 and school board members will hand out diplomas.
LOWER BRULE -- Six graduates from Lower Brule, Fort Thompson and Chamberlain were honored May 9 during the 2014 graduation ceremony hosted by Lower Brule Community College, Lower Brule. The following students earned Associate's Degrees through LBCC: • Arts & Science: Judy Fallis, Fort Thompson; Rebecca Kennedy, Lower Brule; Bonnie Koster, Fort Thompson; and Kimberly Sawhill, Chamberlain • Business Management: Sandy LaCroix, Lower Brule • Human Services: Dawnee Charger, Lower Brule Cody Russell, LBCC board president, served as emcee.
HURON -- The South Dakota State Fair Foundation announced Wednesday that Monsanto Brands Channel, DeKalb, Asgrow and Rea Hybrids have given $100,000 to the Capital Campaign for the building of a new exhibit hall on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds. The new 46,910-square-foot exhibit hall will feature more than 35,000 square feet of exhibit space, multiple classrooms, a large kitchen for 4-H Special Foods competitions, year-round concessions and a performance stage. Those interested in supporting the Capital Campaign should contact the State Fair office at (605) 353-7340 or visit www.sdstat
Two men with ties to Mitchell will be inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame later this year. Dick Muth, a founder of Muth Electric in Mitchell, and Terry...
A Mitchell man is accused of possessing a controlled substance. Nathan Minnick, 19, is charged with possessing the prescription drug hydrocodone without having a valid prescription. In mid-April, the Mitchell Police Division had a 2007 Chevy pickup towed from an area just east of the intersection of North Harmon Drive and National Guard Road on the north side of Mitchell. Officer Dan Fechner smelled burnt marijuana from the vehicle.
The Daily Republic received seven first-place awards from the 2014 Associated Press Great Plains News and Photo Contest. Overall, The Daily Republic received 15 awards in the medium-size newspaper category. The contest was open to 40 Associated Press-member newspapers in three size categories in North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska.