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The FCC just passed sweeping new rules to protect your online privacy
In post-Ebola Sierra Leone, more than half the population face food shortages
Pipeline protest setting tense, but quiet
High court: Hospitals don't have to turn over documents
Authorities ID 2 victims of fatal crash in Meade County
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
'Consistent performer': Michels makes plays for Kernels
SD college football preview: Nielson takes on old team in USD-WIU duel
Dordt sweeps Tigers in three sets
Mitchell's Brewster to join Tiger women's basketball
Catching up with former area athletes: Fossum, Juffer lead Coyotes into new swim season
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Munsen birth announcement
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Marcellina C. Weiss
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
July 18, 2014
WOSTER: A time that was too good to last forever
Long, long ago in what sometimes seems like another galaxy far away, people would go out camping for a weekend without television, cell phones...
July 18, 2014 - 8:52pm
July 16, 2014
WOSTER: Woster siblings wouldn’t be complete without Jeanne
For as long as I’ve been alive — 70 full years and then some — I’ve had a big sister named Jeanne. Yes, I know. That’s how it...
July 16, 2014 - 6:45am
July 11, 2014
Volunteers needed for Mitchell’s CASA
An organization that helps neglected and abused children desperately needs more volunteers. The Court Appointed Special Advocate group in Mitchell appoints volunteers to be the voice for these children in court if they are removed from their homes. The need to help children...
July 11, 2014 - 5:37pm
July 8, 2014
OPINION: Let’s lead on paid leave
By Thomas Perez Forty years ago, my father died of a heart attack at the age of 52. I was 12, so as time goes by I remember less and less about him. But one vivid memory is of him always coming to my baseball games. And so when I had children, I promised myself that I would do...
July 8, 2014 - 4:16pm
June 23, 2014
BOOKS: 'Deception's Princess' explores father-daughter relationships
When Princess Maeve was just 5 years old, she cut a chunk of hair from the tail of her father's prize bull. He father awarded her the bull, but...
June 23, 2014 - 3:28pm
June 13, 2014
Sen. Johnson accepting nominations for Angels in Adoption
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., announced Friday that he is accepting nominations for the Angels in Adoption program. Each year, Johnson recognizes South Dakotans who have made a difference in the lives of children in need of a family. "As the grandfather...
June 13, 2014 - 11:26pm
WOSTER: Learning 'Father Knows Best' way is a daunting task
Growing up, it never occurred to me to wonder if my dad ever struggled to be a good father. It never crossed my mind that the big old farmer with the massive forearms and faded, striped overalls ever might have had his doubts about the way he was raising the three boys and two...
June 13, 2014 - 6:34pm
June 11, 2014
Avera's Maybe a Baby event held in 6 locations Tuesday
SIOUX FALLS — Avera is expanding its popular "Maybe a Baby" event throughout the region to help couples feel more prepared for the challenges, commitments and rewards of becoming a parent. Maybe a Baby, a free event, will be held Tuesday in Aberdeen, Mitchell, Pierre, Sioux...
June 11, 2014 - 9:47pm
June 5, 2014
Public invited to briefing on benefits of investing in SD children
Mitchell area residents are invited to learn firsthand at a one-hour, noon briefing on Tuesday on the benefits of investing in South Dakota children, hosted by Mitchell Congregational UCC, Mitchell. Speakers include: • Carole Cochran, director of South Dakota Kids Count, The...
June 5, 2014 - 4:07pm
May 23, 2014
WOSTER: Reflection of life, love and granddaughters
My granddaughter Lara has been in chorus all through high school, but never, not once, has she tried to be front and center on stage at any concert Nancy and I have attended. The other evening we made the road trip for the last vocal concert of this granddaughter's high-school career....
May 23, 2014 - 10:28pm
Six SD couples challenge gay marriage ban
In 19 states and the District of Columbia, gay couples already can wed, with Oregon and Pennsylvania becoming the latest to join the list this week when federal judges struck down their bans and officials decided not to appeal.
May 23, 2014 - 6:49am
May 16, 2014
WOSTER: Thoughts on the merits of being a dancer
Sage has been dancing at powwows for a few years already, young as she is. Her dancing sometimes floats along somewhere above the surface of the drum beat and the songs of the singers. Sometimes it appears as if she and the music are part of the same spirit.
May 16, 2014 - 7:43pm
May 13, 2014
CDC: More Dakota women waiting to have first baby
More Dakota women are waiting to have their first baby, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming had rises of 40 to 60 percent in first birth rates among women ages 40 to 44 from 2000 to 2012. This rate puts...
May 13, 2014 - 10:15pm
May 6, 2014
Judge orders transcript in Native American children lawsuit
RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal judge in South Dakota has circumvented other judges' reluctance to order transcripts of hearings involving Native American children by instructing the court reporters who recorded the hearings to produce the transcripts. The Rapid City Journal reports...
May 6, 2014 - 5:05pm
April 29, 2014
Parent education session set May 8
“Job Placement and Training Strategies” will be broadcast at 7 p.m. on May 8 at McCook Central School, Salem. The program is geared toward families with special-needs children and young adults. The event is through the Dakota Digital Network and will be available live via the...
April 29, 2014 - 7:15am