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February 15, 2019
Bartender Reagan Foote stocks the brand new bar Sunday at Wild Westy's in Mount Vernon. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Mount Vernon welcomes new bar
February 15, 2019 - 10:26am
January 24, 2019
The crest for the U.S. Navy's USS South Dakota SSN 790 nuclear-powered submarine. (Courtesy photo)
Chislic, kuchen and popcorn balls from area outlets to be served at submarine dedication
January 24, 2019 - 6:58pm
January 17, 2019
The West Side Park IPA is one of the flagship beers at Ben's Brewery Company in Yankton. Late additions of the hops Dakota Challenger, Amarillo and Citrus hops create a big blend of juicy flavor. (Courtesy)
Craft beer in SD: No pint-size operation
January 17, 2019 - 8:03am
January 16, 2019
The building at 115 North Main Street in Mitchell could be demolished as quickly as May this year. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Former pawn shop on Main to be demolished
January 16, 2019 - 8:06am
December 4, 2018
Wagner company to operate Pine Ridge grocery store
December 4, 2018 - 4:01pm
November 26, 2018
A look northbound down North Main Street in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Shopping season begins: SD retailers get level playing field
November 26, 2018 - 8:09am
November 21, 2018
David Elliott said Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, that he is working to grow the retail market for the carbon fiber hockey sticks sold by Fargo's Haggard Hockey. Helmut Schmidt / Forum News Service
Fargo-based Haggard Hockey shoots for bigger chunk of hockey stick market
November 21, 2018 - 8:00am
September 17, 2018
Council reverses course in favor of pheasant cleaning business
September 17, 2018 - 9:53pm
September 11, 2018
US small business optimism just hit its highest level in history
September 11, 2018 - 6:27pm
September 5, 2018
Gilbert Luis, left, stands proud with his girlfriend Jannice Ray, right, in front of their new restaurant West Coast Tacos. (Sam Fosness /Republic)
L.A. native brings unique West Coast style cuisine to Mitchell
September 5, 2018 - 8:04am
July 27, 2018
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Arkansas company builds boats for your eternal send-off
July 27, 2018 - 11:39am
June 22, 2018
Decision makes 'level playing field' for small businesses
June 22, 2018 - 9:03am
June 4, 2018
With Burr Street and Sanborn Boulevard both under construction, detour signs are up all around Mitchell directing traffic to the businesses around town. (Matt Gade / Republic)
The challenge of construction season
June 4, 2018 - 8:03am
May 31, 2018
Nanette Knecht stands with her 13-year-old daughter Evanna with some of their goats Dakota Dally, from left, Penelope and Dakota Rose. Knecht recently started her own company called Fat Goat Coffee Co. named after the family's goats which are beans that have been roasted and packaged by our family-owned parent company called Maple City Roasters in Indiana. (Matt Gade / Republic)
A new business to buzz about
May 31, 2018 - 7:00am
May 8, 2018
Casey's General Store employees Ken Tredway, from left, Ariel Anderson, Justin Morgan and Heather Weberg pose for a photo in front of the store at the Seventh Avenue and North Main Street northwest corner of the intersection. The Casey's General Store location will close on May 29. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Casey's to close store next to Corn Palace
May 8, 2018 - 10:00pm