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Military bands taking fire
Animal feeding ordinance killed in Bon Homme County
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
Area educators inducted into Beadle Club
Davison Co. Commission pleased with jail renovation
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
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