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South Dakota Senate panel approves science instruction bill
In Trump freeze, U.S. agencies delay rules affecting farm towns
Trump signs orders for Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines, Standing Rock plans legal action
Illinois man sentenced to nine months in celebrity hacking case
Gov. Dayton reveals he has prostate cancer; diagnosed on Friday
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
In Trump freeze, U.S. agencies delay rules affecting farm towns
Preparing for spring
Bringing oats research to the next level with SDSU, General Mills
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
With winter storm, area sports schedules become shuffled
Week of Jan. 23 South Dakota Sportswriters Basketball Polls
Athlete of the Week: Parkston’s Holzbauer staying focused on task at hand
Area basketball roundup: Fighting Cougars slip past Flyers
Golden Eagles shoot past Howard
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Ted E. Schmidt
Ruby Mae Hoffman
OUR VIEW: Newspaper a source of information past, present, future
ROZUM: Week two of legislature 2017
GRAVES: Finally, somebody said it
WALTMAN: The faces change, but the process endures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
September 29, 2014
Belle Fourche has 7 sets of soccer sisters
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — Sibling rivalry has taken on a whole new meaning for the Belle Fourche girls' soccer team. The team features seven pairs of sisters, split between the varsity and junior varsity squads, and although logic suggests the close relationships improve play, human...
September 29, 2014 - 11:53am
August 26, 2014
OPINION: Free Range Kids: Why I let my children walk to the corner store
Of all the adventures my lucky children had this summer — swimming in two oceans, hanging out on their bearded uncle’s commercial salmon fishing boat, endless popsicles — the biggest one, they told me, was just 495 feet away in their own Washington, D.C., neighborhood. ...
August 26, 2014 - 12:26pm
August 18, 2014
Fed comments accepted in Indian child welfare case
RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal judge is allowing the U.S. Justice Department to weigh in on a lawsuit over South Dakota's handling of foster care for American Indian children. The Rapid City Journal reports U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken granted the Justice Department's motion...
August 18, 2014 - 9:26pm
August 12, 2014
WOSTER: Back-to-school excitement
Long ago, when I served as editor of a Pierre newspaper, the cover photograph on the back-to-school edition featured my son riding a skateboard. No,...
August 12, 2014 - 10:23pm
OPINION: Kids deserve Mom and Dad’s undivided attention more than smartphones
By Jane Scott Special to The Washington Post I’ve been a pediatrician for 20 years, and I thought I’d seen it all. But not long ago, when a father brought his 2-year-old into my clinic, something happened that has me deeply concerned. Upon entering my examining room,...
August 12, 2014 - 8:27am
August 11, 2014
BOOKS: Death of a sibling explored in haunting book
A family vacation in Greece. A horrible accident. And it's all Shiv's fault. Her younger brother is dead because she killed him. "Never Ending," by Martyn Bedford, is the non-linear, two-part story of 15-year-old Shiv. One part of the story begins in Greece. Shiv, her parents and...
August 11, 2014 - 8:18am
August 6, 2014
PHOTOS: Five generations of Tuttle family
August 6, 2014 - 7:24am
August 5, 2014
Excessive parental involvement deprives children of vital learning opportunities
It’s natural for parents to want to protect their children from pain, disappointment or mistakes, but some parents are guilty of swooping in to “fix” whatever situation the child is in — which ultimately is detrimental to the child, experts in the field of child development...
August 5, 2014 - 7:41am
August 4, 2014
SD gets more than $1M for home visiting program for mother-child health
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Dakota has been awarded more than $1 million to expand a federal program that provides home health care visits to improve maternal and child health. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday announced the funding for the Maternal, Infant,...
August 4, 2014 - 10:15pm
Kitchen chemistry: Just add water and light a science spark
FARGO, N.D. — Start with water. Add a healthy splash of cooking oil, and just a few drops of food coloring. It might sound like a bad recipe, but in the hands of Graeme Wyllie — and the addition of half a tablet of Alka-Seltzer — the four ingredients combine into an impressive,...
August 4, 2014 - 8:58am
July 31, 2014
‘Ready, Set, Move!’ preschool gym starts Oct. 1 at local YWCA
Beginning Oct. 1, at the Mitchell YWCA, Ready, Set, Move, preschool gym will begin. The program is a preschool softplay gym that enables positive interaction between caregivers and their children. This program enhances gross motor skills by providing a safe environment for active...
July 31, 2014 - 7:16am
July 28, 2014
ADVICE: How to raise caring kids in five steps
By Amy Joyce Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the graduate school of education, who runs the Making Caring Common project, is aiming to teach kids to be kind. You’d think that parents are teaching that themselves, right? Not so, according to a new study released...
July 28, 2014 - 7:54am
July 23, 2014
ADVICE: Always take time for family
In agriculture, it is not easy to shut the tractor off at 5:00 and go to the local fishing hole. No matter what time of year it is, there is always another job that needs to get done. In the spring time we are too busy because of calving, then comes branding and turn out to pasture....
July 23, 2014 - 10:30pm
Thune Selects Nagys for 2014 Angels in Adoption Award
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., announced Wednesday his selection of Scott and Jamie Nagy and their family of Brookings for the 2014 Angels in Adoption Award presented by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, of which Thune is a member. Scott, the head coach...
July 23, 2014 - 10:15pm
Dakotas lead US in economic well-being for kids, report says
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Strong local economies and an oil boom have helped the Dakotas lead the nation in terms of economic well-being for children, according a report released Tuesday by a national children’s advocacy group that also says the two states could improve when it comes...
July 23, 2014 - 9:14am