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GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Gregory co-op called regulatory success
Presho farmer pushes for farmer lien rights
Area football roundup: Gregory stifles Blackhawks
No. 2 Kernels smash Patriots 28-7
Kernel girls tennis take second at ESD
Kernels earn road win at Yankton
Lee leads Parkston with his putter
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Donald L. Ehlers
Mabel V. Koehler
A new meaning for the word 'roundabout'
OUR VIEW: Understaffed sheriff's offices concerning for future
Undoing historical wrongs to our Native American citizens
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
EHD causing high whitetails casualties
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
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
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
August 4, 2014
Kitchen chemistry: Just add water and light a science spark
FARGO, N.D. — Start with water. Add a healthy splash of cooking oil, and just a few drops of food coloring. It might sound like a bad recipe, but in the hands of Graeme Wyllie — and the addition of half a tablet of Alka-Seltzer — the four ingredients combine into an impressive,...
August 4, 2014 - 8:58am
July 28, 2014
ADVICE: How to raise caring kids in five steps
By Amy Joyce Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the graduate school of education, who runs the Making Caring Common project, is aiming to teach kids to be kind. You’d think that parents are teaching that themselves, right? Not so, according to a new study released...
July 28, 2014 - 7:54am