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At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Vehicle destroyed in fire in Howard
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
South Central School Board ready to enter formal joint-powers discussions with Burke
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Royals return key pieces in repeat bid
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Former Kernels coach Skoglund returning to Spearfish
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
Mauer's spot in batting order will vary, but don't expect him near top
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
August 4, 2014
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
Parents should give kids chance to work out disagreements
FARGO, N.D. — When Rhonda Torreson buys her twins LEGOs, she finds herself comparing the number of pieces per set to help keep things even. But,...
July 23, 2014 - 8:57am
July 21, 2014
OPINION: We're raising a generation of dependent kids
By Megan McArdle A couple weeks ago, a woman was charged with leaving her child in the car while she went into a store. Her 11-year-old child. Last week, a woman was arrested for allowing her 9-year-old daughter to go to the park alone. Which raises just one question: America,...
July 21, 2014 - 9:21pm
July 20, 2014
Goehring family from Delmont celebrates 3 brothers, 3 sisters
DELMONT -- Six siblings add up to 512 years of life experiences and memories, and all of them were home for the weekend. The Goehring family...
July 20, 2014 - 11:31pm
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