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May 25, 2019
Clifford Pederson, of Mitchell, poses for a portrait earlier this week. Pederson, 90, is a veteran of the Korean War and earned the Purple Heart after being wounded in 1951. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Thankful for his service: Korean War veteran Pederson recalls ups and downs
May 25, 2019 - 8:00am
May 24, 2019
6-year-old Mia Miiller, second from left, recently underwent surgery to help with a condition known as Chiari malformation in which brain tissue extends into the spinal canal. Mom LaRissa Donaldson, left, and the rest of the family including sister Lacee Donaldson and dad Ron Miiller have been extra cautious with Mia as the surgery removed a portion of her skull and is still recovering. (Matt Gade / Republic)
'Extra special' cargo: Ethan girl battles rare condition called Chiari
May 24, 2019 - 7:32pm
May 21, 2019
John Neuheisel shares a laugh while talking with his sister Jolene Johnson during a retirement party held for Neuheisel in the former Al's I-90 Cafe at the Roadside Service Station in Plankinton on Monday afternoon. (Matt Gade / Republic)
A half-century manning the station in Plankinton
May 21, 2019 - 7:00am
May 17, 2019
Lt. Col. Brett Theeler, M.D., a 2001 graduate of Black Hills State University, speaks at the university's commencement ceremony May 4 in Spearfish. Theeler is deputy chief of the Department of Neurology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. (Black Hills State Photo)
Accomplished Theeler receives BHSU high honor
May 17, 2019 - 7:00am
May 11, 2019
Wagner High School Senior Joi Zephier was named South Dakota’s 2019 Youth of the Year, the highest honor presented by Boys and Girls Clubs of America. (Lauren Flum / For The Daily Republic)
A role model: Zephier given state honor
May 11, 2019 - 7:00am
May 10, 2019
Daily Republic's Gade earns regional photographer award
May 10, 2019 - 3:27pm
Vincent named recipient of DWU's Clarke Award for Teaching Excellence
May 10, 2019 - 2:25pm
May 3, 2019
Laura Bergeleen, of Wessington Springs, is recovering from her second bout with Hodgkin's  Lymphoma after under going stem cell transplant at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Bergeleen's cancer battle begins again
May 3, 2019 - 7:00am
May 2, 2019
After a combined 87 years of service to Dakota Wesleyan University, Dr. Michael Farney, left, and Dr. Dave Mitchell will retire this month. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Nearly 9 decades for DWU: Farney, Mitchell nearing retirement
May 2, 2019 - 7:00am
May 1, 2019
Shown here is a clay pottery art piece secured to a tree, which was made to commemorate the late Chad Butterfield, Dustin Durst and Kevin Boik, who all died together in a car crash on Sept. 27, 1997 near the pictured tree. Their deaths inspired Laura Bollock to create a Facebook grieving group called Mitchell's Young Angels, which members can join to share memories and stories of loved ones that died. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Remembering Mitchell's young angels
May 1, 2019 - 7:00am
April 26, 2019
Two-year-old Nora Storm, left, races past her sister Lexi, 5, right, as their sister Mya, 8, walks between while running around the kitchen in their home recently. (Matt Gade / Republic)
As young daughter works to hurdle health issues, Ethan family stays positive
April 26, 2019 - 11:23am
Nicole Phillips
Yard signs spread kindness in the entire community
April 26, 2019 - 7:00am
April 19, 2019
Vernon Neugebauer finishes the final piece of a hanger with the twine he wraps them in. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Wrapped up in giving: Couple’s hangers decorated with skill, love become gifts
April 19, 2019 - 4:26pm
Scotchman and Ms. Wesleyan candidates announced at DWU
April 19, 2019 - 12:19pm
April 13, 2019
Shown here is Tom Somerville next to a video lottery machine on Thursday at Dr. Lucky's Bar and Grill. For the past 24 years, Somerville has been in the video lottery repair business. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Keeping gaming machines running: Local man grows unique repair business
April 13, 2019 - 7:47am