Korrie Wenzel


Korrie Wenzel began his career at The Daily Republic as an 11-year-old carrier in his hometown of Wessington Springs, S.D. He joined the newsroom staff as a sports reporter in 1991 and later held various positions, including sports editor, assistant editor and editor. He was named publisher in 2010.

[SD-E 0101] - Epiphany XCVIII: Publisher: Korrie Wenzel; The Daily Republic; Mitchell, S.D. (2:57)

Korrie Wenzel learned key lessons about the “dos and don’ts of intrusiveness” after a tornado hit Spencer, S.D. He also discovered, in several ways, how “newspapers make a difference.”