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The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
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In Other Words
ROD HALL: Will third time be charm for Graves' political ambition?
By Rod Hall In 2004, after a school board meeting adjourned, Superintendent Joe Graves asked to speak to me privately. Graves stated he intended to run for the Legislature, and wanted to hear my comments. I told him I would make the following motion at the next school board meeting:...
September 29, 2013 - 10:03pm
January 9, 2013
TRONNES: Sam Tronnes Memorial Foundation thriving
In Other Words features opinions from local and other contributors who have areas of special interest or expertise. Material shouldn't exceed...
January 9, 2013 - 7:28am
August 7, 2012
IN OTHER WORDS: When it comes to sanctity of life, Bible must be authority
I read with interest the "In Other Words" letter by Rev. Kristi McLaughlin in the July 31 issue of The Daily Republic. I consider myself to be a pro-life advocate, and it troubled me that Rev. McLaughlin was trying to define me and my pro-life position. She describes pro-lifers as...
August 7, 2012 - 8:30am
September 14, 2011
Guest columnist guidelines
In Other Words features opinions from local and other contributors who have areas of special interest or expertise. Material shouldn't exceed 600 words and can be sent, along with a photo, to Editor, The Daily Republic, 120 S. Lawler, Mitchell, S.D., 57301, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org....
September 14, 2011 - 12:44am
November 27, 2010
In Other Words: Record must be set straight in regard to biotech debate
I am writing in response to your front-page article in the Friday, Nov. 12, Daily Republic titled "Biotech debate leads to church fracture." As an ELCA pastor serving farm communities, I wish to set the record right. First is the charge that the draft statement condemns the use...
November 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 26, 2010
Opinion: Don't trust City Council on tree ordinance; vote 'yes'
Recently, The Daily Republic printed an opinion piece from Mel Olson. He was trying to urge the people of Mitchell to vote "no" on the ordinance that would protect city-owned land around the lake. I wasn't going to respond to the article. I was hoping common sense would prevail. ...
October 26, 2010 - 8:15am
October 7, 2010
In Other Words: Materials in archives are unique and irreplaceable
October is Archives Month in South Dakota and in much of the United States. It provides an opportunity to celebrate our history and share our memories. But misconceptions prevent people from appreciating the wonders of archives. One common misconception is that archives contain...
October 7, 2010 - 8:14am
September 9, 2010
Opinion: Foot-dragging on energy legislation must stop
On April 23, a national movement started in Aberdeen by sending one of the wind blades manufactured at Molded Fiber Glass on a journey to voice America's overwhelming support for comprehensive clean energy legislation in Washington, D.C. General Electric launched this "Capture...
September 9, 2010 - 8:19am
August 27, 2010
Opinion: States' religious liberty has been compromised
I want to thank Bob Duffett for his well-researched guest editorial regarding the mosque controversy. But I have to take issue with his conclusion "that America is still the home of the brave and religiously free." Duffett mentioned Thomas Jefferson's letter to the Danbury Baptists...
August 27, 2010 - 8:17am
August 20, 2010
In Other Words: Stand up, let all military members serve openly
Many of us have read the Barry Goldwater quote: "You don't have to be straight to shoot straight," but I can vouch for the reality of this statement. Prior to March of this year, I served for nine years in the South Dakota Army National Guard, deployed in 2003 and 2004 to Iraq...
August 20, 2010 - 8:11am
May 13, 2010
In Other Words: How many lives must be sacrificed for fuel?
When gas prices rise again this summer, will you be surprised? As much as we take for granted our access to supplies of petroleum, we've always known fossil fuels were limited and a source of dangerous air pollution. We saw it in 1973 with the first Arab oil embargo and again in...
May 13, 2010 - 12:00am
May 6, 2010
In Other Words: Today's teachers leave legacies in many ways
"A Legacy of Excellence" was the theme of the Mitchell School District Employee Recognition Ceremony. This theme prompts me to reflect on teachers who influenced me. One was never in my classroom, and his legacy is forever in my lineage. Uncle Jack (my late father's younger brother)...
May 6, 2010 - 8:12am
April 15, 2010
In Other Words: We have a responsibility to prevent child abuse
According to statistics released by Prevent Child Abuse America, the nation's leading child abuse prevention organization, each year more than 3 million children in the United States are reported abused or neglected. Approximately 1 million of these cases are confirmed. While it is...
April 15, 2010 - 8:18am
February 17, 2010
In Other Words: Wooded lot near lake is a beautiful piece of Mitchell, must be preserved
People go for a ride after church and always around the lake. They take that drive year-round, especially summer, when it is spectacular. When family is in town, they want to show them around the area. Going down North Harmon past those tall pines is one of the prettiest drives in...
February 17, 2010 - 7:54am
December 24, 2009
In Other Words: Banks on the level
It is very disappointing to read article after article about bankers walking away with taxpayers' money and receiving big bonuses. While I don't pretend to understand the bonus systems in place in some of the large financial institutions, (which the press constantly refers to...
December 24, 2009 - 8:00am