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Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands
A Time Magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf resorts. It's fake.
Labor Department to review Obama-era rule that would expand overtime pay
Dakota Access security firm operated in ND without license, board says
348th Ave. bridge over I-90 closed after damage from over-height vehicle
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'
Wild will look to AHL to populate fourth line
In rookie Justin Patton, Timberwolves see late bloomer with high ceiling
Brady named NFL's top player in Top 100 poll
Shattuck hits ace at Lakeview
Mitchell 14U boys basketball team takes 2nd
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
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OPINION: Infringing on your property rights
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
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
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
April 21, 2014
THOMAS: Chicken Little style ‘science’
The cult centered on “global warming” alarmism is getting hot under the collar. People seem to have stopped paying attention and polls show “climate ” barely registers on a list of voters’ concerns. This can only mean, as losing politicians like to say, that their message...
April 21, 2014 - 9:54pm
April 7, 2014
THOMAS: ABCs of school choice
When people speak of a legacy, they usually mean something other than what the late economist Milton Friedman and his wife, Rose, left behind, namely the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice (edchoice.org). The foundation has just released a small book titled, “The ABCs...
April 7, 2014 - 7:07am
March 24, 2014
THOMAS: Putin, Russia openly mocking US
What is it about Western leaders from Neville Chamberlain to George W. Bush who want to find good in men of bad character? Acting as if he were endowed by special insight bestowed upon no one else, President George W. Bush declared in 2001 that he had looked Vladimir Putin in the...
March 24, 2014 - 7:47am
March 17, 2014
THOMAS: Huffington Post founder challenges society on what ‘Thrive’ really means
Every year we are subjected to lists. Forbe’s magazine lists the world’s wealthiest individuals. Time magazine lists the most “infl uential” people, though real influence is diffi cult to define or quantify. What I’ve never seen is a list of satisfied people, much less...
March 17, 2014 - 8:19am
March 3, 2014
THOMAS: Humility, balance needed in freedom of religion, speech
Conservative Christians should not be in the condemnation business, but in the restoration business. The biblical thing to do for the Oregon cake business was to bake the cake for the gay couple.
March 3, 2014 - 10:14am
February 10, 2014
THOMAS: ‘Alone Yet Not Alone’ vs. Academy’s ethics
In a world where Woody Allen can get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes at the same time his adopted daughter accuses him of sexually abusing her when she was a child (Allen has repeatedly denied it), and where a film “The Wolf of Wall Street” sets a record for...
February 10, 2014 - 6:48am
January 14, 2014
THOMAS: Every government agency should justify budget, very existence
French President Francois Hollande has been confronted by the glaring light of reality — sort of. On New Year’s Day, as his massive tax increases began taking effect, Hollande, a member of the Socialist Party, admitted that taxes in France have become “too heavy, much too...
January 14, 2014 - 7:26am
THOMAS: Kennedy, Huxley and C.S. Lewis
Three famous men died on Nov. 22, 1963. The one getting the most attention, understandably, is John F. Kennedy. Less so the other two: Aldous Huxley, author of the futuristic novel “Brave New World,” and Clive Staples Lewis. Of the three, it was Lewis who not only was the...
November 14, 2013 - 7:57pm
November 7, 2013
THOMAS: Is Christie the one?
Last August before a closed meeting of Republican leaders in Boston, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey said, “We are not a debating society. We are a political operation that needs to win.” Tuesday night, Christie won. Big time. In one of the nation’s bluest states, Christie...
November 7, 2013 - 8:36pm
October 21, 2013
THOMAS: Lenders should 'just say no,' stop underwriting US debt
The fiasco in Washington over the partial government shutdown, raising the debt ceiling and deepening animosity between Republicans and Democrats (and Republicans and Republicans), has left many asking if there is any way out of this bitter, endless cycle. There may be. The Financial...
October 21, 2013 - 11:21pm
August 20, 2013
CAL THOMAS: A constitutional cure for what ails us
When I studied the U.S. Constitution in school, I learned that for a bill to become law it first had to be introduced in either the House or the Senate. Today, a cynic might say for a bill to become law a member of Congress must first be introduced to a lobbyist. Much of government's...
August 20, 2013 - 8:13am
August 6, 2013
CAL THOMAS: The enduring legacy of Anne Frank
AMSTERDAM -- On the day I visit the Anne Frank House, which is actually the family's hiding place atop Anne's father's business, the wait to get in is as long as three hours. Such is the attraction of this historic site, 53 years after it was opened to the public. Anne and her family...
August 6, 2013 - 7:03am
July 29, 2013
THOMAS: Losing faith in government
Now for some good news, and it has nothing to do with the birth of the royal baby. According to a USA Today/Bipartisan Policy Center poll,...
July 29, 2013 - 7:57am
July 9, 2013
THOMAS: Independence Day plus 237
Posterity! You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it." -- John...
July 9, 2013 - 7:47am
May 21, 2013
THOMAS: Tyranny no longer 'lurking'
Given last week's revelation that the IRS targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, it's worth recalling President Obama's Ohio...
May 21, 2013 - 7:24am