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Daily Republic receives top award in 2013 SDNA newspaper contest
MITCHELL, S.D. - The Daily Republic has been judged the best small daily newspaper in South Dakota for the fourth consecutive year. During a recent ceremony held at Mount Rushmore, the Mitchell newspa...
5/10/13 at 8:35 AM 2012 Forum Forward class graduates during ceremony in Fargo 5/9/13 at 3:17 PM
Daily Republic earns 10 first-place awards in 2013 Great Plains Newspaper Contest 5/9/13 at 9:17 AM
Massacre of Historic Bridges in the USA Underway?
At the beginning of this year, fellow pontist James Baughn predicted in his website, the Historic and Notable Bridges of the US, that there would be fewer demolitions for 2013, providing hope for ma...
1/22/13 at 6:08 AM Binging for Bridges: How Bing, Google Earth, and Yahoo Maps are helping bridgehunters find historic bridges 2/7/12 at 5:58 PM
Ammann Award Results for 2011 12/2/11 at 5:54 AM
The Sioux Falls Falls!
Last fall my family and I took a little jaunt over to Falls Park in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Sioux Falls - on the Big Sioux River - are a many-layered falls, with something to be found for ever...
5/16/12 at 6:45 PM
Jobs returning to politicians' radar
This year started with Minnesota political leaders emphasizing the need to create jobs, but the states deficit problem sidetracked much of that talk. Now, Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican l...
8/19/11 at 10:34 AM It is Dakotas' David vs. Goliath Minnesota 1/23/11 at 6:07 PM
Crowns and cheese
What dairy product would you find the most challenging to promote? That question was posed to the three candidates vying for the South Dakota Dairy Princess crown Wednesday, during the Central Plains...
4/1/11 at 12:05 AM
New Trier, Minnesota
Coming back to the tourism scene and the coverage on German-named towns in Minnesota, we will take a look at the next town on tour, which is located near Hastings and Faribault. Albeit a really smal...
2/24/11 at 7:27 PM
1960: Raid on Luverne-Area Farm
Escaped inmates were the top suspects in a raid on a Luverne-area farm in 1960....
9/21/10 at 12:00 AM 1960: Dog Racing, No Minors 6/28/10 at 12:00 AM
1935: Carjacker Gives Victim Money for Sandwich, Promises to Change the Oil 2/6/10 at 12:00 AM