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School board to take initial look at budget proposal
County board to hear reports
Council will meet to set malt beverage hearing
DWU Commencement, baccalaureate services announced
Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
Sanford to detail its extensive medical research at Vatican conference
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
An unpredictable spring puts burden on early planting
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
Carlos Gomez beats Twins with walk-off homer off Addison Reed
Seattle beats Minnesota United for first win of the season
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
Donald W. Schimmel
Roger A. Sorensen
Lilas I. Schmucker
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
LETTER: 'Big Wind' is moving into South Dakota
LETTER: Voting is a right worth exercising
LETTER: Hawks are factor in pheasant numbers
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
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.
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.
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