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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Mitchell splits with Watertown
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
December 2, 2013
Common Core standards bring more tech to younger students
Concerns, research expand with earlier exposure to gadgets.
December 2, 2013 - 7:40pm
November 30, 2013
LETTER: Ask more questions about Common Core
To the Editor: I take offense to Bob Mercer’s assumption that Common Core opponents are “stirred to action by a common hatred for President Barack Obama.” This is nonsense. I can and will speak only for myself as one of those opponents. I am “just” a parent of...
November 30, 2013 - 10:52pm
November 29, 2013
OPINION: SD educators find common ground on Common Core
SD regional teachers of the year excited about new standards.
November 29, 2013 - 7:53am
November 24, 2013
MERCER: Seen as Obama’s plot, Common Core began in response to NCLB
PIERRE — There’s no good way to measure the true breadth and depth of the opposition to the Common Core standards that will be used in South Dakota’s public schools to measure students’ academic achievement. But it was a strong sign when a busload of angry people from...
November 24, 2013 - 10:30pm
LETTER: What are Common Core Standards?
To the Editor: The K-12 Common Core State Standards were released in June 2010 and adopted in November 2010. They were primarily developed behind closed doors, by a non-profit, Washington, D.C., group, Achieve, Inc. under the guidance of two private groups, the National Governors...
November 24, 2013 - 11:32am
November 20, 2013
Educators speak in support of Common Core
Thanks to the newly implemented Common Core State Standards, the days of using a No. 2 pencil to fill out standardized, multiple-choice tests every spring are ending. Those tests will now be done on computers, with some short-answer and other types of questions instead of just...
November 20, 2013 - 5:03pm
November 16, 2013
LETTER: Contact legislators about Common Core
To the Editor: Question the reason. Comparison to other countries is the first reason given for Common Core State Standards in Heidi Marttila-Losure’s article, “Common Core knowledge uncommon.” PISA, a well-known international test, shows the U.S. ranks 14th in...
November 16, 2013 - 9:57pm
LETTER: Common Core being pushed on everyone
To the Editor: In May of 2010, before the Common Core State Standards for education were even officially released, South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds signed a resolution from the Council of State Governments in support of the standards. Now that they are being implemented, some are...
November 16, 2013 - 9:37pm
November 9, 2013
Common Core knowledge uncommon
Educator says misinformation about new standards is rampant.
November 9, 2013 - 7:46am
October 29, 2013
GRAND FORKS HERALD: With Common Core, ‘trust, but verify’
By The Grand Forks Herald Common Core is one thing. The National Assessment of Educational Progress is another. In her defense of the Common Core standards, N.D. State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler says they’re the right choice for North Dakota. Now, both she and her counterpart...
October 29, 2013 - 7:15am
October 2, 2013
Common Core opponents set Sioux Falls event
SIOUX FALLS — A daylong conference organized by opponents of the new educational standards known as Common Core will be in Sioux Falls from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ramkota. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and is free. Lunch will be $15. Anti-Common Core advocates...
October 2, 2013 - 7:44am
February 7, 2012
'Common Core' set to replace NCLB, public hearings planned
PIERRE -- The state House of Representatives agreed Monday the state Board of Education officials must hold meetings across South Dakota to get public comments on the new Common Core standards proposed for K-12 public schools. Common Core would replace No Child Left Behind and is...
February 7, 2012 - 12:54am