PLATTE — The Platte-Geddes football team was finally able to break in its new football stadium Friday night, even if Mother Nature wasn't going to cooperate. The Black Panthers hosted Marty in their debut game at the new Platte-Geddes Athletic Complex, which is located on the northeast corner of town.
DELMONT — Delmont's annual big weekend is here again. The town will host its annual September celebrations Saturday and Sunday, with the Kuchen Festival and the Twin Rivers Old Iron Association Harvest Festival. For the town of about 250 people, it won't be a stretch to see three or four times as many visitors over the weekend. "It's something for the men to do (with the old iron show) and something for the women to do with the kuchen," said Earla Strid, the President of the Historical Society of Delmont.
Former Mitchell Assistant Police Chief Leon Baier is applying for the open seat on the Davison County Commission. He told The Daily Republic on Wednesday that he planned to turn in an application for the position later in the day. The position became open following the death of District 3 Commissioner Gerald Weiss, who died Aug. 30. "I picked up an application today and I will be submitting my application for county commission Davison County's District 3 opening," Baier said Wednesday. The Davison County Commission officially opened the District 3 spot during its Tuesday meeting.
While it was a crummy day to be outside, the weather could do little to dampen the spirit of Mitchell's celebration of South Dakota's 125th birthday. Historical speeches, children's activities and music marked the city's official celebration Tuesday held at the Sherman Center and the Dakota Discovery Museum on the Dakota Wesleyan University campus.
A railroad project from Chamberlain west to Presho will finally get underway thanks to a $12 million federal grant that pushed funding to its goal. On Tuesday, the South Dakota...
The Davison County Commission officially declared a vacancy on its board Tuesday and will start taking applications for the open spot over the next few weeks. The vacancy follows the death of former Commissioner Gerald Weiss, of District 3. The commissioners, during their regular meeting Tuesday at the North Offices Building in Mitchell, are hopeful there will be applicants for the position. Commission chairman John Claggett said there's been some general interest already. Denny Kiner was selected to take the commission's vice chair spot during the meeting.
Lacey Musick is the newest member of the Mitchell Board of Education after being selected by the board to fill a vacancy from Rick Johnson's resignation. The board met in executive session for 2 hours and 40 minutes Monday night at the Mitchell Middle School during its regular meeting before emerging and approving Musick on a 4-0 vote. Five people applied to fill the spot vacated by Johnson, including Musick, Steve Sibson, Kevin Kenkel, Marc Bernard and Dana Price. Musick, 31, said she emphasized her experience as a parent of a first-grader and a pre-kindergartener, and she also has taught
MARION — It was 5:15 a.m. and Tim Eisenbeis was off to work under a star-lit sky. He walked through the dark, past the crowing rooster in a nearby barn,...
MARION — It was 5:15 a.m. and Tim Eisenbeis was off to work under a star-lit sky. He walked through the dark, past the crowing rooster in a nearby barn, to his milking parlor.