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Robbery count rises in 2-mile area of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls man convicted in sex trafficking case
Officials say cold weather won't stop pine beetles
SD delegation seeks to head off Corps plan to charge for water
SD leads region in wetland determination backlog
Kernel basketball scrimmage
Ravens top Vikings in frantic finish 29-26
Winner crowns four at tournament
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BACK IN TIME: Mitchell Main Street circa 1910
Rice, Loes married in Mitchell ceremony
Hagemann to celebrate 80th birthday
Sopoci to celebrate 80 years
McCann, Ailts plan January wedding
LENTSCH: Look beyond next year’s crops, calves
OPINION: 5 lessons from Nelson Mandela
Quip of the Week
OPINION: Allow all media access to Benda case files
LETTER: God’s imagination led to wonderful creation
From Asia to Doland: South Dakota pheasant historical timeline
CRP: Coyote Reproduction Program?
When birds are few, pheasant hunting is about the ‘experience’
Wind Cave bird count planned for Dec. 15
Summit aims to get farmers, hunters both on side of pheasants
Harlan Wesley Tlustos
Lucille C. Jones
John S Thomas
Americans use Internet to abandon children adopted abroad
KIEL, Wis. -- Todd and Melissa Puchalla struggled more than two years to raise Quita, the troubled teenager they'd adopted from Liberia. When they decided to give up the 16-year-old, they found new parents to take her in less than two days -- by posting an ad on the Internet. Nicole...
September 9, 2013 - 8:00pm
September 7, 2013
Tips for helping kids adjust to moving
When Pat Tanumihardja moved with her son, Isaac Wheatley, from Seattle to Fairfax, Va., in April, she presumed that the transition would be no big deal for him. After all, she figured, a toddler is going to be adaptable because his world is so limited. She figured wrong. Isaac displayed...
September 7, 2013 - 9:18pm
September 6, 2013
Mormon church, Ancestry.com join forces
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Mormon church's family history research center has signed a new agreement with Ancestry.com in a project to make 1 billion new genealogical records available to the public. The Deseret News reports Family Search signed a five-year, $60 million deal with...
news / nation
September 6, 2013 - 11:25pm
September 5, 2013
OPINION: Watching out for the parents who watched out for me
On a recent evening, I fixed my 87-year-old mom a glass of freshly blended broccoli, spinach and apple juice. Good for the heart; scrubs the blood clean. I was sure she'd like it, if only for the health benefits. To my surprise, she frowned at the taste and asked for a bowl of ice...
opinion / columns
September 5, 2013 - 12:28am
September 3, 2013
State Pedal Pull held at Corn Palace
The South Dakota Pedal Pull competition for children was held Monday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The top three finishers in each age group qualify for the National Pedal Pull, to be held Sept. 21 at the Corn Palace. The results from Monday's competition were: 4-year-old girls:...
news / state
September 3, 2013 - 7:03am
August 31, 2013
Mitchell Schools plan early childhood screening
Mitchell Public Schools will conduct an early childhood screening at no cost for children birth to 5 years of age residing in the Mitchell School District from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 13 at the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy, 821 N. Capitol St., Mitchell....
August 31, 2013 - 5:06pm
Birth through age 5 developmental screening set for Mount Vernon and Ethan Schools
A joint screening for families with children ages birth to five will be on Sept. 16 at the Mount Vernon and Ethan schools. The Mount Vernon session will be in the morning, and the Ethan session will be in the afternoon. The deadline for registration is Sept. 12. A team consisting...
August 31, 2013 - 5:05pm
LeapFrog's toddler-safe texting aims to fend off Amazon
NEW YORK -- Toddler-safe texting has arrived. Spurred by burgeoning demand for kid-styled tablets, LeapFrog Enterprises and VTech Holdings revamped their tyke-targeted devices to add features that let three-year-olds send short messages to grandma and even watch online videos without...
August 31, 2013 - 12:26am
August 30, 2013
Home or daycare? What's best for your kid?
In its cover story a few weeks ago, The New York Times Magazine followed up with nearly two dozen mothers who had decided, a decade ago, to walk away from successful professional careers to stay home with their kids. Although none of these moms outright regret their choices, many...
August 30, 2013 - 4:10pm
August 28, 2013
Homework: How to Help
Parents can play an important role in helping their children succeed in school by using some guidelines and using a problem-solving approach to homework. It's easy to say that you should help your child with their homework. For parents, it's hard to decide just what to do, and how...
August 28, 2013 - 10:53pm
Parenting class offered
A "Positive Parenting" class will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, at McCook Central School, 200 E. Essex Ave., Salem. The free seminar is geared for parents of children ages 2-12 and will be presented by Larry Ling, clinical therapist, Lutheran Social Services, Sioux Falls. The...
August 28, 2013 - 2:58pm
August 25, 2013
Hey, big spender
Back-to-school shopping can cost families big bucks.
August 25, 2013 - 2:37pm
August 22, 2013
Deadline nears for Partners in Policymaking
Partners in Policymaking is a leadership training program for self-advocates and parents of children with disabilities. It provides state-of-the-art knowledge about disability issues and builds the competencies necessary to become advocates who can effectively influence system change....
news / state
August 22, 2013 - 1:43pm
August 16, 2013
SD’s first lady leads drive for foster families
Linda Daugaard speaks to Mitchell Rotary Club about FosterOne initiative.
news / local
August 16, 2013 - 8:03am
August 13, 2013
Law creates vicious, no-win cycle for some
To the Editor: I visited with a young man this past week that felt quite helpless because of the law that makes it impossible to do what he needs and wants to do. He was out of work for some time and got behind in his child support. Now he has a job, but can’t...
opinion / letters
August 13, 2013 - 12:36pm