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Davison Co. deputy receives Life Savers Award
Russia says will respond 'with dignity' if USA mounts Syria strike
Alexandria woman injured in two-vehicle crash in Mitchell
'I don't like bullies': Reporter explains why he confronted Sarah Huckabee Sanders
'Serial destroyer' of Ten Commandments statues won't stop ramming his car into them
UPS to freeze pensions for 70,000 nonunion workers to cut costs
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
Ex-NFL running back Portis considered murder after losing millions
Mitchell Black splits with SF East
NBA star Curry to compete in Web.com Tour event
Knicks cut ties with Jackson after 3 years
Legion baseball roundup: Tabor sweeps visiting Jags
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
Joyce Carol Fredrikson
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
OPINION: A teen's summertime rite of passage
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Wiltz: The need-to-know on SD's deer seasons
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Bob & Anna Graumann
June 8, 2014
AMY KIRK: Celebrating Sunscreen Day
Every kid likes to think their birthday is exceptionally special because of other events or famous people who share their birthday. I always...
June 8, 2014 - 9:18pm
June 2, 2014
Amy Kirk: MY Graduation Speech
Our son had to give a speech at his high school graduation of which I had several suggestions, but much to my disappointment he wasn't interested...
June 2, 2014 - 7:47am
May 25, 2014
AMY KIRK: What the Gospel says about gates
I've never viewed any job involving a gate as being a coveted one. Stubborn gates always seem to require more muscle, squeezing and grunting...
May 25, 2014 - 9:56pm
May 18, 2014
AMY KIRK: The two-week long branding day
Just because we got our calves branded recently doesn't mean we're done branding. We have to mull the day over for a couple more weeks and analyze...
May 18, 2014 - 8:41pm
May 11, 2014
AMY KIRK: Un-holey tasks
Nobody gets more excited about wearing a new pair of jeans than a ranch woman. Every time I pick out a pair of jeans to wear from a stack of...
May 11, 2014 - 9:03pm
May 4, 2014
AMY KIRK: Country road etiquette: Know your mud
Since the roads on our outfit are not government owned, there's a protocol for our dirt and gravel roads. It pertains mostly to mud, but also...
May 4, 2014 - 10:12pm
April 27, 2014
AMY KIRK: Community service -- ranch style
A common theme on farms and ranches is if you're going to do something, do it BIG. It could be anything from buying equipment, getting equipment stuck, making mistakes, having machinery breakdown or going into debt. My son, Myles, has taken such logic to a whole new level: helping...
April 27, 2014 - 9:54am
April 21, 2014
AMY KIRK: Calves that cross the bridge
The problem with highways is that some asphalt users travel them at a high rate of speed, creating highway chaos -- and no one causes more mayhem than hot-hoofed baby calves. The thought of such instances are the reason why hesitancy and worry filled my mind the other night over...
April 21, 2014 - 3:17pm
April 14, 2014
AMY KIRK: Making history? Bring a woman
Sacagawea saved Lewis, Clark and whole Corps of Discovery.
April 14, 2014 - 7:24am
April 6, 2014
AMY KIRK: Long trail of trailers
The menagerie of trailers sitting in our yard is comparable to some women's closets full of shoes. There's a trailer for every occasion, job and season. Trailers are an extension of my spouse's work the way shoes are an extension of a woman's personality. On average, women own...
April 6, 2014 - 11:05pm
March 23, 2014
AMY KIRK: The ‘live’ stock option
Kirk family prefers black and white investment portfolio.
March 23, 2014 - 10:43pm
March 17, 2014
AMY KIRK: The tack room museum
Some of the things you find in a cowman's tack room are, at minimum, unusual, if not a little weird to the average know-nothing person about dealing with animals for a living. Our tack room not only stores animal health supplies and horse tack, but is also where collections of anomalies...
March 17, 2014 - 8:22am
March 10, 2014
AMY KIRK: Ranching reality TV
This time of year the extent of our entertainment opportunities are limited to watching baby calves eat for the first time. They put on an addicting show. We watch them the way some people watch "Duck Dynasty," "Dancing with the Stars," or, dare I say it, "Downton Abbey." This year's...
March 10, 2014 - 8:13am
March 3, 2014
AMY KIRK: Spouses in Translation
Men, women use hand signals differently to communicate.
March 3, 2014 - 7:13am
February 23, 2014
AMY KIRK: The many faces of frustration
Frustration is the No. 1 cause of farm and ranch men suffering from scraped knuckles, smashed fingers, dented machinery or tools lost in weeds (choose all that apply). Farm and ranch women are more likely to suffer from puffy eyes, red nose, a headache, no girlfriends home to call...
February 23, 2014 - 5:36pm