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September 13, 2017
Children's book author Sandra Boynton takes tea with some of her whimsical characters. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Boynton's first book, "Hippos Go Berserk!" Photo for The Washington Post by Jesse Dittmar
Hippos, birdies, T. rexes, pigs: How Sandra Boynton built an empire and won your child's heart
September 13, 2017 - 7:07pm
August 30, 2017
An age-old quandary: How to talk about sex with your kids
August 30, 2017 - 4:14pm
July 31, 2017
Alpine Factory owner Jessica Parcheta helps Henry Schwartz, 12, with his form on the fast moving slope on July 6, 2017 at Alpine Factory in Arden Hills, Minn. (Glen Stubbe/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota skiers defy summer heat on giant indoor treadmill — complete with fake snow
July 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 15, 2017
Andrew Zimmern, when he was the Bravo executive chef in downtown Minneapolis, Minn. (Bruce Bisping/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Coming to Minnesota saved his life ... and helped launch his food empire
July 15, 2017 - 10:30am
July 10, 2017
Jock Holmen uses a chisel to carve a Norwegian style acanthus. (Courtney Pedroza/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota's folk schools teach heritage crafts
July 10, 2017 - 11:08am
June 22, 2017
Cover art for the new reissue of Prince and the Revolution’s “Purple Rain.” (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records)
Reissue of Prince's 'Purple Rain' with songs from his vault goes on sale Friday
June 22, 2017 - 4:28pm
December 29, 2016
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'Star Wars: Episode VIII' tops Fandango list of most anticipated 2017 movies
December 29, 2016 - 11:52am
April 7, 2016
Vienna DeWitt, 8, of Mitchell, participates in physical therapy during her stay at Sanford Children's Hospital in Sioux Falls after suffering two strokes in February. (Photo courtesy of Evie DeWitt)
Mitchell girl is 'a walking miracle'
April 7, 2016 - 10:19am
March 26, 2016
Polly Parker stands in a former birthing room on Wednesday March 16 at Avera Queen of Peace in Mitchell. Parker has helped pregnant and expectant mothers and families as a registered nurse and instructor of parenting classes for 34 years. (Sarah Barclay/Republic)
For Polly Parker, it's a labor of love
March 26, 2016 - 8:52am
August 29, 2015
Angela Yahne, a Mitchell native, is one of two people in South Dakota to pass the second level of certification in the Cicerone Program. (Photo courtesy of Carrie Kuhl at Hitch Studio in Brookings)
Mitchell native embracing career in craft beer industry
August 29, 2015 - 9:18pm
July 19, 2015
Mitchell High School teacher Jeff Hoffman, of rural Bridgewater, had to have his left leg amputated on March 17 after being diagnosed with cancer. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Jeff Hoffman standing strong after cancer
July 19, 2015 - 8:04pm
July 11, 2015
Shelby Riggs poses with her horse, Peppy, a 15-year-old quarter horse, at her Mitchell home. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Queening contest one of many pursuits for MHS senior Riggs
July 11, 2015 - 10:31am
June 19, 2015
Heart and Sole Honorary Co-Chair Joyce Ackman is pictured recently at her rural Mitchell home. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Three-time cancer survivor named Heart and Sole honorary co-chair
June 19, 2015 - 8:45am
June 6, 2015
Dusan Mirkovic, a 2015 Mitchell High School graduate, is pictured recently in Mitchell. Mirkovic received a scholarship that grants him acceptance into medical school. (Matt Gade/Republic)
MHS grad’s med school plans join love of science, helping people
June 6, 2015 - 10:26am
May 1, 2015
Glen Shoemaker, center, tinkers with the features of his new, handicapped motorcycle while, from left to right, his brother Tom Shoemaker, friend George Stainbrook and Blake Sabers watch on Wednesday at Sabers in Mitchell. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)
Freedom to ride
May 1, 2015 - 9:17pm