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December 27, 2016
Alicia Fisher, of Mitchell, tries her luck for walleye while ice fishing last January at Lake Mitchell.  (Matt Gade/Republic)
'Diehards' hitting frozen mighty Missouri
December 27, 2016 - 5:15pm
Central Electric crew makes repairs to a FEM Electric line near Ipswich. (Photo courtesy of lineman Norton Truman)
State of emergency: Thousands still without power in SD
December 27, 2016 - 3:29pm
December 23, 2016
Water on Lake Mitchell is partially frozen over in this Daily Republic file photo. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Chamberlain officials ready for cold-water rescues
December 23, 2016 - 5:20pm
December 11, 2016
An Adelie penguin stands atop a block of melting ice near the French station at Dumont dÌUrville in East Antarctica January 23, 2010.      REUTERS/Pauline Askin
Polar sea ice the size of India vanishes in record heat
December 11, 2016 - 5:00am
December 17, 2015
Water on Lake Mitchell is only partially frozen over due to above average temperatures so far for this time of year. In  a lot of areas the waters haven't entirely frozen over because of the warmer temperatures and have limited people's ability to go ice fishing in the area. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Ice gives anglers cold shoulder
December 17, 2015 - 5:45pm
July 16, 2015
Mountains as high as 11,000 feet above the equator of Pluto in photo, released Wednesday. Photos have also shown that the surface of Pluto seems to be much smoother than that of Charon.  (NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute.)
Scientists are speculating that Charon's dark spot is ice from Pluto
July 16, 2015 - 4:33pm
March 17, 2015
Ava James, 4, front, holds her free ice cream cone as Sutton Goldammer, 2, Cassie Goldammer, center, and Jessica Jones, right, also get free cones on Monday at Dairy Queen in Mitchell as the chain celebrates it's 75th anniversary. Over 561 cones had already been given at the Mitchell store as of 7:15 p.m. (Kella Rodiek/Republic)
We all smile for ice cream
March 17, 2015 - 11:17am
March 16, 2015
Get a free cone today at Dairy Queen
March 16, 2015 - 11:54am
January 13, 2015
2 men found after ATV pierced ice, partly fell into river
January 13, 2015 - 6:18pm
January 14, 2014
No injuries in 7-vehicle Watertown pileup involving school bus
January 14, 2014 - 1:32pm
December 23, 2013
A truck travels through treacherous conditions in April on Interstate 90 in the Mitchell area. (Daily Republic file photo)
YEAR IN REVIEW: April: Spring storm slams area with snow, ice
December 23, 2013 - 11:51pm
June 12, 2013
Sioux Falls ice storm cost estimated at $9 million
June 12, 2013 - 2:51pm
May 7, 2013
Daugaard seeks disaster declaration for the state
May 7, 2013 - 3:14pm
May 6, 2013
Some major Sioux Falls road projects starting late
May 6, 2013 - 9:25am
April 30, 2013
SD governor asks damage assessment of ice storm
April 30, 2013 - 8:40am