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Fifth-graders volunteer with Love Feast, learn value of giving
Core board searching to fill top positions
Grammy-winning artist returns to Palace after 2006 visit
15th annual Community Christmas Dinner planned
Seven trains a 'pretty fair' start for Presho-Chamberlain rail line
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Marlin varsity teams embark with new leaders
Area wrestling: Parkston goes 1-2 at home quad
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Reiner, Nighthawks down WiLdKats
DWU women rank high in free-throw shooting
IOC says Games bid process must change so there are no losers
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Carroll M. Hunstad
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
Lila J. Steiber
The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
A different future for Health care
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 7, 2016
Parents are more 'do as I say, not as I do' when it comes their teens and driving
A new survey shows the difficulties parents have trying to teach their children to drive, and especially how to teach them to drive without distractions. And yet the survey also shows once again that part of the problem is that adults too often are doing what they tell their children...
November 7, 2016 - 1:49pm
October 12, 2016
Teen OCD may trace back to environment at birth and even before
Obsessive-compulsive disorder that surfaces during adolescence or early adulthood may actually have origins in the circumstances surrounding pregnancy and infancy, a Swedish study suggests. Smoking during pregnancy, cesarean section delivery, preterm birth, unusually low or high weight...
October 12, 2016 - 2:22pm
March 23, 2016
OPINION: #FamilyFirst means more
What's more mandorable than Justin Trudeau cuddling pandas? Why Adam LaRoche quitting over quality time with his son, of course. What a great dad, the world mewed, when the first baseman tweeted #FamilyFirst after quitting because his bosses wanted to see less of his son at work....
March 23, 2016 - 12:14pm
September 21, 2015
Kid-proof your laptop
ST. PAUL -- Like many parents, Matthew Mogol wants his 3-year-old daughter Penelope to become familiar with PCs; she has limited use of them for watching educational videos and video chatting with grandma. But after the bubbly kid banged on the keyboard, causing running apps to...
September 21, 2015 - 12:00pm
September 14, 2015
Brakke ‘humbled’ by fundraiser turnout, support as son nears major brain operation
If life went according to Sabreena Brakke's plan, she would have celebrated her son MarcJon's first birthday on Saturday. Instead, she did...
September 14, 2015 - 8:25am
July 29, 2015
How you talk to your baby now can impact their social skills later
Think you have your hands full making sure your baby is fed and clean and gets enough sleep? Here's another thing for the list: developing your child's social skills by the way you talk. People used to think that social skills were something kids were born with, not taught. But...
July 29, 2015 - 1:48pm
July 24, 2015
Mitchell family battling through child’s severe medical conditions
A photograph outlining the silhouettes of Sabreena Brakke and her son, MarcJon, watching the Fourth of July fireworks over Lake Mitchell captures...
July 24, 2015 - 9:17am
June 5, 2015
How to support a parent of a child with special needs
Nearly nine years ago I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Claire. I had all of the standard prenatal testing that my doctor recommended and had a very easy pregnancy and delivery. So, it was no small surprise when just before we were set to be discharged from the hospital...
June 5, 2015 - 2:19pm
April 14, 2015
'Free range kids': Biggest victims in pathetic fight over parenting styles
They were coming home from a park, on this gorgeous, blossoming weekend, after playing. And for this, a 10-year-old and his 6-year-old sister ended up in the back of a squad car. Again. For hours this time. In the bizarre, nationwide culture war over how much freedom children should...
April 14, 2015 - 9:24am
April 1, 2015
Step away from the minivan, Mom, and don't feel so guilty
The guilt. The guilt! Today's parents, especially today's mothers, are filled with guilt. It gnaws at us at pickup time, at bedtime, long after the kids have gone to sleep and we're Red-Bulled out of our minds making costumes or cupcakes or scrapbook photo albums to prove to ourselves...
April 1, 2015 - 9:32pm
March 16, 2015
Will the rise of 'over-sharenting' mean the end of privacy for our children?
Your toddler vomited in the car on your way to the dentist. Frazzled, you post a status on Facebook about the terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day. Your newborn has decided that sleep is for the birds and you seek late-night company among the other moms. Oh, and doesn't she...
March 16, 2015 - 4:57pm
October 6, 2014
Attachment parenting celebrates 20 years
SIOUX FALLS —- While times have changed over the past two decades for families in South Dakota and the nation, the main philosophies of parenting remain the same. "What's changed is not the basic parenting," said Janet Jendron, board president of Attachment Parenting International....
October 6, 2014 - 4:47pm
August 26, 2014
OPINION: Free Range Kids: Why I let my children walk to the corner store
Of all the adventures my lucky children had this summer — swimming in two oceans, hanging out on their bearded uncle’s commercial salmon fishing boat, endless popsicles — the biggest one, they told me, was just 495 feet away in their own Washington, D.C., neighborhood. ...
August 26, 2014 - 12:26pm
August 12, 2014
OPINION: Kids deserve Mom and Dad’s undivided attention more than smartphones
By Jane Scott Special to The Washington Post I’ve been a pediatrician for 20 years, and I thought I’d seen it all. But not long ago, when a father brought his 2-year-old into my clinic, something happened that has me deeply concerned. Upon entering my examining room,...
August 12, 2014 - 8:27am
August 5, 2014
Excessive parental involvement deprives children of vital learning opportunities
It’s natural for parents to want to protect their children from pain, disappointment or mistakes, but some parents are guilty of swooping in to “fix” whatever situation the child is in — which ultimately is detrimental to the child, experts in the field of child development...
August 5, 2014 - 7:41am