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Teenage suicide is extremely difficult to predict. That's why some experts are turning to machines for help.
Photo of 97-year-old WWII veteran taking a knee goes viral
DWU announces 2017 homecoming royalty candidates
Vehicle crash causes traffic light outage on Havens
Aberdeen mall flooded by water line break still closed
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Dome thriller: DWU holds off Hastings
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Laura Jean Haiar
LaVern "Pappy" Leftwich
Lori Jean Will
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
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