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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Mitchell splits with Watertown
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
June 24, 2014
GEORGE WILL: Stop a lawless president
WASHINGTON — What philosopher Harvey Mansfield calls “taming the prince” — making executive power compatible with democracy’s abhorrence of arbitrary power — has been a perennial problem of modern politics. It is now more urgent in America than at any time since the Founders,...
June 24, 2014 - 7:30am
April 23, 2014
GEORGE WILL: Regulatory overkill
WASHINGTON — Occasionally, the Supreme Court considers questions that are answered merely by asking them. The court heard arguments about this: Should a government agency, whose members are chosen by elected officials, be empowered to fine or imprison any candidate or other participant...
April 23, 2014 - 5:57am
April 3, 2014
GEORGE WILL: Jeb Bush’s challenge
The human kindling that makes up the flammable Republican base may soon burst into flames, again. Portions of that excitable cohort are looking — some with fawn-like eyes filled with hurt, others with sparks shooting from eyes narrowed like gun slits — askance at other Republicans...
April 3, 2014 - 5:35am
GEORGE WILL: Voices from the scarlet calamity
"The saviors come not home tonight: Themselves they could not save." -- Lines from A.E. Housman, scribbled in a soldier's diary. WASHINGTON -- On Oct. 27, 1947, thousands of caskets were unloaded from a ship in New York. The bodies of soldiers from the European theater, writes Rick...
September 3, 2013 - 10:13pm
August 14, 2013
GEORGE WILL: Atmosphere of unconstitutionality
WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama's increasingly grandiose claims for presidential power are inversely proportional to his shriveling presidency. Desperation fuels arrogance as, barely 200 days into the 1,462 days of his second term, his pantry of excuses for failure is bare, his domestic...
August 14, 2013 - 11:10pm
July 30, 2013
WILL: Detroit's death by democracy
DETROIT -- In 1860, an uneasy Charles Darwin confided in a letter to a friend: "I had no intention to write atheistically" but "I cannot persuade...
July 30, 2013 - 5:07pm
July 17, 2013
WILL: Silence isn't golden
WASHINGTON -- When Houston was competing with a Brazilian city to be the site of a Japanese-owned plant, Houston could provide the Japanese with...
July 17, 2013 - 8:38am
April 10, 2013
WILL: The vigorous virtues of Margaret Thatcher
WASHINGTON -- She had the eyes of Caligula and the lips of Marilyn Monroe. So said Francois Mitterrand, the last serious socialist to lead a...
April 10, 2013 - 5:19am
March 14, 2013
WILL: The art of good writing
WASHINGTON -- When asked to explain the brisk pace of his novels, Elmore Leonard said, "I leave out the parts that people skip." You will not...
March 14, 2013 - 12:53am
January 11, 2013
WILL: A rally cry to tame spending
"Even victors are by victories undone." -- John Dryden WASHINGTON -- Democrats not allergic to arithmetic must know the cost of...
January 11, 2013 - 3:19pm
December 26, 2012
WILL: Homestead Act was first comprehensive immigration law
WASHINGTON -- At the end of this year in which election results reinserted immigration into the political conversation, remember that 2012 is...
December 26, 2012 - 11:05pm
November 14, 2012
WILL: Conservatives need only bide their time
Nothing is impossible I have found/For when my chin is on the ground/I pick myself up,/Dust myself off,/Start all over again. -- From the...
November 14, 2012 - 5:47am
November 9, 2012
WILL: Status quo preserved
WASHINGTON -- America's 57th presidential election revealed that a second important national institution is on an unsustainable trajectory. The...
November 9, 2012 - 10:50am
September 6, 2012
WILL: Obama: The real radical, 'progressive' president
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Four years ago, Barack Obama was America's Rorschach test upon whom voters could project their disparate yearnings. To govern,...
September 6, 2012 - 9:03am
June 27, 2012
WILL: 'Cruel and unusual' punishment continues to change
WASHINGTON -- In the 1790s, a Tennessee man convicted of horse theft got off easy.
June 27, 2012 - 7:28pm