March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized
Three weeks ago, Hillary Clinton spoke at a fundraiser at Long Beach, Calif., and suggested that Vladimir Putinâs actions in Crimea equaled those of Adolf Hitler eight decades ago.
She said, âNow if this sounds familiar, itâs what Hitler did b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized
Pictured is the Farwell Methodist Episcopal Church at its original location in Farwell, 16 miles northeast of Mitchell in Sanborn County. The parsonage is pictured at left. Construction of the church building began in 1908 and was completed in 1909. …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Tom Griffith
Rapid City Journal
DEADWOOD (AP) â Modern-day investigators continue to unravel the 130-year-old mystery of a young man buried on a hillside during this gold camp’s earliest days by using forensic dentistry and spectrum anal…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized
The March session of the Middle Border Lecture Series will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dakota Discovery Museum in Mitchell and will feature Yankton author Marilyn Kratz for a short talk on her new book Feed Sack Dresses and Wild Plum Jam — Remember…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
March 9, 2014 in Uncategorized
The 1980s dawned on the nation with the election of Ronald Reagan, a president who still casts a shadow over American political discourse. That same election brought the defeat of Sen. George McGovern, a Mitchell native and liberal standard-bearer fo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Dirk Lammers
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â As “American Hustle” vies for a best picture Oscar Sunday night, former U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler will pop into the Academy Awards broadcast a couple of times to remind South Dakota residents that he was the l…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Michael E. Ruane
The Washington Post
Army Capt. Gordon W. Gilkey had traced the missing art to a train that left Berlin for the Czech border two weeks before the German surrender.
The train had been strafed en route by American fighter pl…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized
PIERRE — Historic artifacts and exhibits will be on display in the state Capitol Building in Pierre on Friday to mark the passage of the Enabling Act of 1889.
The Enabling Act, signed into law by President Grover Cleveland on Feb. 22, 1889, autho…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third story in a series about the 1980s in the Mitchell area and the decade’s impact on modern life. Further stories will be published periodically in future editions.
When Gary Kingsbury knocked on the door in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized
PIERRE â South Dakota’s capital city will be the classroom site for pupils from four South Dakota school districts in coming weeks as they spend a day in Pierre learning about state government and state history.
Included in those school district…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com