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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
November 5, 2018
Harrisburg soccer team honors special needs students
November 5, 2018 - 12:17pm
November 3, 2018
Jeff Schulz, left, hugs his friend Marie Collum, right, on Sunday in Woonsocket after running 180 miles from Minnesota to the South Dakota border. Collum is battling a type of brain cancer known as chordoma, and Schulz ran to support fundraising efforts for Collum's treatment, along with St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital and Chad Greenway's Lead the Way Foundation. (Courtesy photo)
Running for a cause: Woonsocket native runs 180 miles for friend's cancer battle
November 3, 2018 - 10:37am
October 31, 2018
Riley Brown stands with his Certificate of Meritorious Action on Sunday at the First United Pentecostal Church in Mitchell. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Mitchell Boy Scout receives honor for act of heroism
October 31, 2018 - 9:42am
October 28, 2018
Mother and daughter, U.S. Army Pfc. Jenna Van Horn, left, and U.S. Army Maj. Lisa Van Horn chat about their joint deployment with reporter Robin Huebner during a video call Friday, October 26, 2018. Darren Gibbins / Forum News Service
From Kindred to Kuwait: Mother, daughter deployed together
October 28, 2018 - 7:36am
October 27, 2018
East-central South Dakota family loses house in fire, waits for baby's liver transplant
October 27, 2018 - 3:57pm
October 20, 2018
Regional Conservation Officer Supervisor Jim McCormick, left, and District Conservation Officer Supervisor Mike Apland  (right) both presented Josh Thompson with the award. (Submitted photo)
Josh Thompson: Protecting, preserving SD's wildlife privileges
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 19, 2018
Todd Bol, seen in Hudson, Wis., on March 11, 2015, founded the nonprofit Little Fee Library, a free book-exchange movement, in 2009. He built the first library, right foreground, in September 2009 and the movement has grown to a worldwide presence. Bol died Thursday, Oct. 18. 2018. Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press
Little Free Library founder dies, Wisconsin man believed books could make better neighborhoods
October 19, 2018 - 5:56pm
October 16, 2018
Brenda Blumenberg, left, works with her students including Isabel Hilario, right, on reading from a workbook during an English class on Monday evening at Cornerstones Career Learning Center in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
More than a language: English instructor aims to welcome non-native speakers
October 16, 2018 - 8:00am
October 11, 2018
Nicole Mickelson holds her newborn daughters. Two officers with the Wyoming, Minn. Police Department helped deliver Anna and Ashley Mickelson on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. (Courtesy of the Wyoming Police Department)
Police kick in door to help mother in labor
October 11, 2018 - 7:52pm