Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Fort Thompson man is charged with assault in federal court
North Korea says U.S. 'declared war,' warns it could shoot down U.S. bombers
'The people run this country': LeBron James doesn't regret calling Trump a 'bum'
Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops complete merger
Longtime Minnesota resident, facing deportation, asks community for help
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Twins' Polanco honors grandfather's memory with strong play
Lynx's Reeve fuming over 'loserville' effort
For first time in Zimmer era, Vikings offense finally carrying its weight
Week of Sept. 25 S.D. Prep Media football and volleyball polls
He was the only Steelers player to participate in national anthem. Now, he has NFL's highest-selling jersey.
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Laura Jean Haiar
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
September 15, 2017
Suicide Prevention Week: 'You never know who's struggling'
Editor's note: This is the third story in a series about suicide prevention and mental health awareness in conjunction with National Suicide...
September 15, 2017 - 10:01am
September 14, 2017
As more people seek mental health help, wait times to see counselors increase
Editor's note: This is the second story in a series about suicide prevention and mental health awareness in conjunction with National Suicide...
September 14, 2017 - 8:36am
September 13, 2017
Area superintendents laud mandatory suicide prevention training
Editor's note: This is the first story in a series about suicide prevention and mental health awareness in conjunction with National Suicide...
September 13, 2017 - 8:22am
September 12, 2017
Cycling with a cause
For a child psychiatrist turned cross-country bicyclist, stopping in Mitchell was exactly halfway between his start and end destination. Andrés...
September 12, 2017 - 7:48am
August 22, 2017
Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high
In 2015, five girls out of every 100,000 between the ages of 15 and 19 committed suicide in the United States. The rate is double what it was...
August 22, 2017 - 11:32am
July 20, 2017
Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia
ORLANDO, Fla. — Black-and-white-striped angelfish glide past Mary Spencer as she scuba dives for the first time in her 84 years.
July 20, 2017 - 7:22pm
May 18, 2017
South Dakota hospital expansion focuses on mental health
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City hospital plans to expand its emergency room over the next two years with the goal of providing better care for...
May 18, 2017 - 12:38pm
Prince William and Lady Gaga team up on FaceTime to discuss mental health issues
LONDON - Prince William has warned British men that keeping a "stiff upper lip" by bottling up emotions was detrimental to mental health, stepping...
April 18, 2017 - 10:23am
April 17, 2017
As people age, the factors that drive depression may shift
Different types of problems are most likely to afflict people at different times of life, so common risk factors for depression change over the...
April 17, 2017 - 7:00am
March 22, 2017
Alliance explores options for mentally ill patients
RAPID CITY (AP) — A special task force is convening in Rapid City to address shortcomings in West River mental health services. Wednesday's meeting is the first for the West River Mental Health Alliance. It's a collaborative effort between Regional Health, the Pennington County...
March 22, 2017 - 11:37am
March 16, 2017
Ex-Rapid City mental hospital workers claim unsafe setting
RAPID CITY (AP) — Multiple former employees of a Rapid City mental hospital have filed federal complaints saying the facility was an unsafe work environment. The Rapid City Journal reports the ex-employees of Regional Behavioral Health Center allege in their complaints to the Occupational...
March 16, 2017 - 12:15pm
March 13, 2017
Minnehaha County files suit against South Dakota hospital
YANKTON (AP) — South Dakota's largest county has sued a state-run mental health hospital after it denied a criminal defendant despite a judge's...
March 13, 2017 - 11:28am
Just breathe: Ways to cope with stress and anxiety
A number of events can trigger stress. For some, it may be caused by something relatively small and short-lived, like sitting in traffic or...
March 13, 2017 - 9:12am
February 21, 2017
DAUGAARD: Steps forward in mental health
A significant number of Americans struggle with mental illness. For many the struggle is silent. Some experience short-term mental health problems....
February 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 18, 2017
Yankton mental hospital improves staff retention
YANKTON (AP) — The administrator of a state-run mental health facility in Yankton says the hospital's hiring and staff retention have improved since a pay raise and a rapid hiring fair last year. Human Services Center Administrator Troy Jones told lawmakers during a recent Department...
February 18, 2017 - 1:28pm