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Three months after his accident, J.D. Heinrich is left with a scar on his leg. (Provided photo / J.D. Heinrich)
Back on his feet: Dimock man returns to work after October chainsaw mishap
3 hours 53 min ago
January 17, 2019
Shown here is Troy Nelson in the studio at KEXP in Seattle, Wash. Nelson is one of 45 on-air radio DJs for the alternative music radio station. (Dave Lichterman / submitted photo)
Nelson finds his musical nirvana
January 17, 2019 - 8:00am
January 12, 2019
Cheryl Dethlefsen, of Stickney, was honored with the Minnie Lovinger Award for her years of dedicated service to the educational 4-H program.(Matt Gade / Republic)
Dethlefsen helping grow young minds in agriculture
January 12, 2019 - 8:00am
January 5, 2019
Gary Van Roekel is The Daily Republic's Person of the Year for 2018. (Matt Gade / Republic)
A lifetime of giving: Van Roekel named The Daily Republic's person of the year
January 5, 2019 - 9:00am
January 4, 2019
Longtime Mitchell physician Dr. Martin Christensen recently retired, following more than 30 years of medical service to the area. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Committed to service: Christensen wraps up talented career
January 4, 2019 - 8:31am
January 3, 2019
Shown here is one of two Bella's Vans on New Year's Eve night in Mitchell outside of the Moose Lodge. Bella's Vans is a free taxi service in honor of the late Bella Morgan, a 9-year-old who was killed by a drunk driver in 2012. The one-night taxi service accepted donations for rides on NYE night, and all of the proceeds went to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Designated driving in honor of the late Bella Morgan
January 3, 2019 - 8:02am
Shown here is Shane Taylor trail grooming the bike trails along Lake Mitchell with the snow rig near Camp Arroya Sunday afternoon. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Smoothing the snow: A look inside the process of winter trail grooming
January 3, 2019 - 8:00am
December 22, 2018
One-month-old Jensen DeLancey is fed by his mother, Julie Ehlers, at their White Lake home earlier this month. (Matt Gade / Republic)
A tough beginning, a happy baby
December 22, 2018 - 7:00am
December 20, 2018
Sandy Butterfield opens the door to the Mystery Machine van on Dec. 14, in front of her house. Sandy's youngest son, Chad, helped create the idea for the van before he died in a car crash Sept. 27, 1997. She and her husband Gary tend to the van to this day. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
The story behind Mitchell's 'Mystery Machine' van
December 20, 2018 - 8:05am
December 6, 2018
Jason, Jolyn, Tyler and Carly Van Roekel, of Ethan, was honored recently by the Special Olympics South Dakota with the “Outstanding Family Award.” (Photo courtesy of Special Olympics South Dakota)
Ethan family honored by Special Olympics South Dakota
December 6, 2018 - 8:05am
December 1, 2018
Sydney Bormann, a junior human biology major at South Dakota State University, works on gut microbiota in the lab of Assistant Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Science Joy Scaria. She received an American Society of Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship and will present her research at the June 2019 Microbe Meeting in San Francisco.
Student-athlete identifies bacteria to improve gut health
December 1, 2018 - 7:00am
November 29, 2018
Arizona artist B.J. Jones shares jokes to a crowd during his stand-up comedic performance on Nov. 2, 2017 in Tempe, Arizona at the Tempe Center for Arts. (Submitted photo)
The power of art: Passion leads Mitchell native Jones' new life
November 29, 2018 - 8:05am
November 26, 2018
Stranger returns lost wallet and adds extra cash
November 26, 2018 - 12:48pm
November 16, 2018
Maria Koenen is a Dakota Wesleyan University senior who also works for the Mitchell Department of Public Safety as an emergency medical technician and firefighter. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Medically motivated: DWU senior works as Mitchell EMT, firefighter
November 16, 2018 - 8:22am
November 10, 2018
Vietnam Veteran Steve Parsons. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Delayed thanks: Vietnam veterans see decades-long change in public attitude
November 10, 2018 - 7:00am