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Parkston hosts mock car crash to highlight the dangers of distracted driving
Jury selection begins for child-murder trial
Avera Queen of Peace Foundation names new director
Hungry Dog owners attempt to ‘move on’ from drug charges
Fort Thompson man charged with child rape, abuse
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Wagner wins SESD tournament
Mitchell places 11th, 13th at state event
Tigers swept by Hastings
DWU teams blanked by Broncos
Both DWU squads finish 7th in Yankton
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Roland "Rollie" Benson
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
Jean A. Geyerman
Ellen M. Hoffman
Joseph J. Turnis
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
Trump term-limit plan would be popular here
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
September 26, 2016
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Some 30 years ago, I was sitting in a lecture hall at Drake University, awaiting the arrival of the professor for my first class in "superintendent...
September 26, 2016 - 5:39pm
Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
PIERRE — Some people on the South Dakota Board of Education want to write a new mission statement. The reason is obvious. They want to...
September 26, 2016 - 10:16am
September 22, 2016
Classroom to career
Every few months, I have the opportunity to welcome a new business to the state. Almost every time, I hear versions of the following: "We started...
September 22, 2016 - 5:05pm
September 21, 2016
Palace City Profile: An artist and an English major bring talents to Mitchell
EDITOR'S NOTE: Palace City Profiles is an ongoing series of community members' stories, introducing us to the people and the possibilities that...
September 21, 2016 - 5:15pm
September 20, 2016
Defending the United States
When I was working as governor of South Dakota, one of the most difficult parts of my job was sending off our men and women in uniform as they...
September 20, 2016 - 5:38pm
Successful South Dakota Kids
About a quarter-century ago, a kid named Matt Cecil joined me in Pierre to report on the Legislature. Matt was a Brookings native who had recently...
September 20, 2016 - 5:33pm
September 17, 2016
Just enough knowledge to write a news story
Newspaper reporters sometimes are accused of getting facts wrong, but if you had to learn a little bit about a lot of things in a five-minutes...
September 17, 2016 - 9:45am
Hearing and Balance Disorders: Zika Virus
"The latest buzz is about the Zika virus. Sorry for the pun, but does it really do much harm to your hearing?" Rodney questioned. The answer...
September 17, 2016 - 9:45am
September 14, 2016
Still looking for "affordable" in the Affordable Care Act
While President Obama is just a few short months away from leaving office, there are a few items he won't be able to leave behind — like...
September 14, 2016 - 11:21am
Like foreign exchange students ...
During one of the Legislature's frequent discussions about the future of small schools a number of years ago, I suggested to a couple of the...
September 14, 2016 - 11:19am
September 13, 2016
John Ellsworth was just 13 years old when his mother met him at the door and told him his father wasn't coming home. America had lost a hero....
September 13, 2016 - 10:53am
September 12, 2016
Vote 'yes' on Amendment R
Less than two months from now, on Nov. 8, the voters of South Dakota will be faced with a constitutional amendment on the ballot, Amendment R....
September 12, 2016 - 6:00pm
Climate is at stake in presidential race
PIERRE — The buffer strips proposal coming from Gov. Dennis Daugaard began with Sen. Jim Peterson of Revillo in the 2016 legislative session....
September 12, 2016 - 11:40am
September 10, 2016
Screen or paper, reading is reading
In my school days, if a kid finished an assignment ahead of the other kids, a number of teachers would let that student spend the free time reading....
September 10, 2016 - 9:45am
September 8, 2016
The FYRA plan
The following provides an explanation as to why Fyra calls this a plan and not a study. I am inclined to agree with them. I can't change what...
September 8, 2016 - 5:35pm