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Ed Blindauer scopes out his field Wednesday that's been flooding for the past several weeks in Letcher. Blindauer has been pointing to a dam built on a piece of land adjacent to his pasture as the root cause of his flooded field. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Governor’s office helps farmer resolve drainage issues with DU
April 19, 2019 - 7:47am
March 27, 2019
Men killed in James River garbage truck crash identified
March 27, 2019 - 7:58am
March 25, 2019
A member of the Beadle County Search & Rescue Dive Team walks back to the trailer while other officials watch the search efforts Saturday on the James River. (Luke Hagen / Republic)
Bodies found in James River after garbage truck crash
March 25, 2019 - 11:03am
March 13, 2019
Gene Kreutzfeldt clears out the water and slush blocking the sidewalk at the intersection of South Dobson Street and West Havens Avenue on Wednesday morning in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Roads closed, basements flooded -- March storm slams region
March 13, 2019 - 4:29pm
Power restored in Mitchell as sloppy March storm arrives
March 13, 2019 - 8:32am
March 7, 2019
Shown here is Amanda Radke displaying her new book "Can-Do Cow Kids," on Wednesday at her house in Letcher. The children's book was published this week and is available on her website and Amazon. Radke will be giving presentations to classrooms around the surrounding area throughout the next two months. (Sam Fosness / Republic)
Standing up for ranchers one book at a time
March 7, 2019 - 6:01am
February 28, 2019
Augustana University's Shelby Selland, left, tries to get around a defender for a basket during the 2015-2016 season. (Gene Smith/Augustana athletics)
Selland receives NSIC honor
February 28, 2019 - 5:34pm
February 7, 2019
Minnesota's Tevyn Waddell celebrates at the end of the pool  after winning the 100 backstroke at the 2017 Big Ten Championships at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Waddell, a Mitchell native, was named the conference's Freshman of the Year on Saturday. (Walt Middleton Photography via University of Minnesota)
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell captures three events in Big Ten triangular
February 7, 2019 - 7:00am
February 5, 2019
McCook Central/Montrose forward Madisen Koepsell attempts to split a double-team  from West Central defenders Josslin Jarding (left) and Bailey Nester (right) during a girls basketball game on Tuesday in Salem. (Nick Sabato / Republic)
Area basketball roundup: West Central rolls past MCM girls
February 5, 2019 - 10:48pm
January 15, 2019
Woman extracted from vehicle follow crash
January 15, 2019 - 6:56pm
December 13, 2018
South Dakota State University's Xavier Ward (67) fights to get off the block as Duquesne's Matt Fitzpatrick (57) blocks and A.J. Hines (32) carries the ball on Aug. 31 at Dana J. Dykhouse in Brookings. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Catching up with former area athletes: Ward remains stout in SDSU playoff run
December 13, 2018 - 7:00am
December 6, 2018
Augustana University's Shelby Selland, left, tries to get around a defender for a basket during the 2015-2016 season. (Gene Smith/Augustana athletics)
Catching up with former area athletes: Selland propels Augustana women to 8-1 start
December 6, 2018 - 7:00am
November 17, 2018
Michael Hoffman, an eighth-grader at Sanborn Central, created a Little Free Library in his hometown of Forestburg, located in the town's Memorial Park. (Special to The Daily Republic)
A little library for Letcher
November 17, 2018 - 8:23am
November 8, 2018
Seeking to rile up some pheasants, hunters walk through corn Wednesday during the Sam Tronnes Memorial Foundation's Ninth Annual Hockey Hunt event near Letcher. (Marcus Traxler / Republic)
Hockey hunt takes on a new cause
November 8, 2018 - 7:59am
November 1, 2018
South Dakota State University sophomore and Letcher native Myah Selland is looking to build off a strong freshman year for the Jackrabbits to make a bigger impact this season. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Selland prepares for big season for Jacks
November 1, 2018 - 7:00am