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Owners of Tyndall Bakery find recipe for success at longtime business
AKG recognized for quality coolers
Governmental transparency tops Daugaard’s agenda for final two years in office
Crushed vehicle leads to dismissal of vehicular homicide charge
Senate approves first Cabinet members, Mattis and Kelly
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
Area high school basketball roundup: Black Panthers bounce Scotland
Point guard duo paces DWU women
Lyman wins three duals at the Sioux Valley Quad
Brookings downs Marlin girls
Boys Hanson Classic: Jaguars, Huskies set for tough tests
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Robert "Bob" Ryno
Dwayne D. Scott
Victor L. Sitting Crow
WOSTER: Afraid of the dark
DAUGAARD: Amazon's Big Step In The Right Direction
WEILAND: 'Hoodwinked'? No, this is undoing the will of the voters
OUR VIEW: MBA has big chance to thrive
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
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