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Inside a semi-truck in Nebraska, troopers found enough fentanyl to kill 26 million people
Florida man pleads guilty in fatal South Dakota crash
Dusty Johnson leads in Republican House primary fundraising
South Dakota teen awaiting crash sentence to skip graduation
Trump sounds optimistic tone about future North Korea talks, suggests June 12 summit could happen after all
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Why is Instagram adding a mute button? Because rejection is scary
Corn Palace updates brings new display options
Pellet production leads to Poet's expansion
SD tourism extended increase in 2017, report says
place a business brief
Pellet production leads to Poet's expansion
USDA releases proposed biotech labeling rules
COMMENTARY: When machines, crops, prices fail you, remember you still have worth
Soybeans spread to southwestern ND
Drought effects improve in southwest ND
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Raising the bar: Haring jumping for third state title
Amateur baseball roundup: Alexandria holds off Pheasants
Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors
Frustration subsides as Abu Danladi returns to Minnesota United
Mitchell woman shares her adoption story with the world
OPINION: Nurses care for the sick, comfort those in need
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
JoAnn K. Houser
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER: Anyone notice Earth Day?
OPINION: Trolls should stay by bridges
Letter: Shame on county commissioners
Thomas: The coarsening of political language
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
Battling South Dakota's beaver problems
ND angler's walleye breaks 60-year record
LaVerne (Bill) & Marilyn Hedblom
Happy 70th Birthday Shirley
Dale & Linda Hoenscheid
May 19, 2018
Letter: Citizens deserve lake answers
To the Editor: We have a very important mayor's race that could affect people's lives and pocketbooks in a big way. That is why I would like...
May 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
May 10, 2018
James River board gets lake phosphorus update
The Board of Directors of the James River Water Development District received the CliffNotes version of the Lake Mitchell phosphorus issue when...
May 10, 2018 - 3:41pm
May 8, 2018
Fireworks ban may disappear near lake
A summer holiday exception to the city fireworks ban for property around Lake Mitchell moved ahead informally at Monday's meeting of the Mitchell...
May 8, 2018 - 8:25am
May 6, 2018
LETTER: A great reminder of our beautiful lake
To the Editor: What a great headline, story and beautiful wildlife pictures in the April 29 edition of the Daily! So happy to see such a nice...
May 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 26, 2018
Upgrades bring bike trails up to speed
New map kiosks stand ready to guide Lake Mitchell trail visitors this weekend when temperatures are expected to climb above 70 degrees. Six new...
April 26, 2018 - 8:49am
April 21, 2018
Poking the science underlying Lake Mitchell's yuck
"'Good grief!'" The farmer's remark came as he learned Lake Mitchell sediment contained nearly as much phosphorus as composted manure on his...
April 21, 2018 - 7:00am
April 16, 2018
Council reviews Lake Mitchell study decision
Political ripples from the recent Mitchell City Council decision to spend $80,000 for determining the costs of fixing Lake Mitchell washed over...
April 16, 2018 - 10:12pm
April 14, 2018
LETTER: It's time to tell Fyra no more
To the Editor: After reading a statement by Councilman Olson at the recent council meeting — I decided to write this. When hearing Frya's...
April 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
April 4, 2018
OLSON: Lake Mitchell is worth our time
The lake, and what, if anything, to do about it, has been the hot topic around town of late. I initially voted against having another study because...
April 4, 2018 - 7:00am
April 2, 2018
Recent lake study shows additional problems
Coring samples taken from Lake Mitchell in February revealed the volume of sediment laden with algae-producing phosphorus may be up to eight...
April 2, 2018 - 10:36pm
Council to address recreation center roof, lake project
The Mitchell City Council on Monday will consider awarding the bid to reroof two sections of the Mitchell Recreation Center and Indoor Aquatic...
April 2, 2018 - 6:30am
March 22, 2018
Firm behind Lake Mitchell restoration set to receive engineering license
Just in the nick of time, Fyra Engineering and co-owner Mike Sotak are on track to receive proper licensing from the state of South Dakota. After...
March 22, 2018 - 8:15am
March 17, 2018
Mitchell digs lake dredging plan
The city of Mitchell may have finally found a lake restoration plan its citizens can get behind. The Daily Republic conducted a survey via the...
March 17, 2018 - 7:30am
March 16, 2018
Lake Mitchell warning policy altered
Last year's newly implemented Lake Mitchell public warning system scared locals, according to one City Council member, and a local board used...
March 16, 2018 - 9:15am
March 14, 2018
Lake Mitchell committee stands pat
Hurry up and wait. During a Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee meeting Tuesday at the Mitchell Recreation Center, Joe Kippes was quick to bring...
March 14, 2018 - 7:57am