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Prayer walk marks anniversary of Dakota Access protest camp closure
Senate OKs tougher standards in wake of GEAR UP scandal
'He never went in': Armed sheriff's deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place
Mueller files new charges in Manafort, Gates case
City declares snow emergency; DWU calls of night classes
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
MHS wrestling team seeking podium spot
Class B wrestling preview: Winner Area prepares for state test
Girls playoff basketball roundup: Ethan, Hanson advance to Round of 16
Peter Elander explains the 'Oops, I Did It Again' shootout move
Ice time tough to come by, but Wild defenseman Mike Reilly presses on
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
Mark L. Koenig
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
OPINION: Session is about two-thirds complete
WOSTER: 'Knock off the quads and let them skate'
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Ralph & Gail Dybdahl
Chris & Sandi Paustian
September 8, 2014
THOMAS: Joan and me: Not so different after all
We met by accident. How else could it have been with two people who are so different? Or are we? It was the early 1980s when a tabloid called...
September 8, 2014 - 9:03am
August 18, 2014
THOMAS: Comedy and tragedy of Robin Williams
Robin Williams made me cry. Like his mentor, the late Jonathan Winters, Williams, who committed suicide Monday, made me laugh so intensely tears...
August 18, 2014 - 7:43am
August 11, 2014
THOMAS: Forty years after Nixon’s resignation
On the occasion of last week’s 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation from the presidency, The Washington Post sponsored a reunion...
August 11, 2014 - 8:14am
August 4, 2014
THOMAS: The not-so-great war
NEWBURY, England — World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While...
August 4, 2014 - 8:48am
July 28, 2014
THOMAS: Perry’s bold border move
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state’s border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide of immigrants...
July 28, 2014 - 7:38am
July 21, 2014
THOMAS: Are black voters turning against Obama?
It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron...
July 21, 2014 - 12:34pm
July 7, 2014
THOMAS: America’s DNA: The Federalist Papers
There are many ways to lose freedom — conquering armies, surrendering without a fight. Unfortunately, we are currently surrendering our freedom,...
July 7, 2014 - 8:04am
June 30, 2014
THOMAS: Can’t deny climate change deniers
People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as global warming-climate change are not just “deniers”; we are guilty of a “nihilistic refusal”...
June 30, 2014 - 5:14pm
June 23, 2014
THOMAS: US troops finally return to Iraq ... is it too little, too late?
George W. Bush never claimed to be prescient, but here he is in 2007, warning us what would happen if the United States prematurely pulled its...
June 23, 2014 - 8:21am
June 16, 2014
THOMAS: Iraq is on its own
“It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion...
June 16, 2014 - 1:50pm
June 10, 2014
THOMAS: D-Day is dumb day for too many
Given the numerous studies revealing how American education lags behind instruction in other countries in disciplines once thought to be essential,...
June 10, 2014 - 7:42am
June 3, 2014
THOMAS: Deal for Sgt. Bergdahl may turn out to be bargain with the devil
Euphoria over the Taliban’s release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was quickly tempered by media reports that Bergdahl had abandoned his post and that his father made comments opposing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Bergdahl’s father tweeted, “I am still working to free all Guantanamo...
June 3, 2014 - 7:19am
May 13, 2014
THOMAS: God save the court
Justices rule 5-4 on public prayer.
May 13, 2014 - 6:27am
May 4, 2014
THOMAS: Hillary Clinton's 'social gospel' good enough for Democrats
Faith is making a comeback among liberal Democrats, but they still have a way to go. First, some history. Hoping to attract some Evangelical...
May 4, 2014 - 10:28pm
April 28, 2014
THOMAS: John Paul Stevens proposes six constitutional amendments
Honestly, unless you are a big government liberal, how many people think the federal government should have more power than it already exercises over its citizens? Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, 94, thinks the Constitution needs at least six amendments in order...
April 28, 2014 - 7:11am