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Military bands taking fire
Animal feeding ordinance killed in Bon Homme County
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
Area educators inducted into Beadle Club
Davison Co. Commission pleased with jail renovation
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
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