FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY 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... Posted on 5/10/13 at 8:35 AM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES 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... Posted on 1/22/13 at 6:08 AM
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW 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... Posted on 5/16/12 at 6:45 PM
CAPITOL CHATTER Dayton heads to Japan, South Korea on trade mission
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton leaves today on a South Korea trip, via Japan, to promote trade.
The Democratic governor said he hopes to help open the door to increased trade. Twenty-four business, agr... Posted on 9/23/11 at 1:12 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT 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... Posted on 4/1/11 at 12:05 AM
Aaron Fest pitched six sharp innings, and the 10th-seeded Southwestern United Wildcats made things happen by putting the ball in play Thursday afternoon to claim a 14-5 victory over the seventh-seeded Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers in the opening round of the Section 3A South high school baseball tournament.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The state that markets itself as “Great Faces, Great Places” is using Gov. Dennis Daugaard's smile to lure businesses to South Dakota. The effort has led to 50 prospects in a month, with another month to go, officials say. It also has raised the ire of at least one official in another state.
Sibley’s Andy Mouw shares his story of kamikazes attack on U.S.S. Bismarck Sea
SIBLEY, Iowa — Andy Mouw received a shrapnel wound in his left leg during World War II, but he never reported it and, thus, he never received the most honorable of medals, the Purple Heart.
Mouw said he doesn’t deserve it — it wasn’t like he lost an arm, or a leg … or his life.
LUVERNE — The owners of Luverne-based Rural Energy Marketing (REM) will go before the Vermillion, S.D., City Council later this month to tout their proposal to construct an estimated $80 million biodiesel plant about a mile west of town.
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