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Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Strikeouts mount for struggling Sano
Dozier's homer leads Twins past Rays
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Haring claims high jump title, sets Kernel record
O'Bryan pulls another upset, wins Class B long jump
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'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Daniel Robert Fritz
Karen L. Wright
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
LETTER: Forum clarifications
LETTER: A day we hold sacred
LETTER: Unjustified criticism
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
July 21, 2014
OPINION: We're raising a generation of dependent kids
By Megan McArdle A couple weeks ago, a woman was charged with leaving her child in the car while she went into a store. Her 11-year-old child. Last week, a woman was arrested for allowing her 9-year-old daughter to go to the park alone. Which raises just one question: America,...
July 21, 2014 - 9:21pm
April 29, 2014
Parent education session set May 8
“Job Placement and Training Strategies” will be broadcast at 7 p.m. on May 8 at McCook Central School, Salem. The program is geared toward families with special-needs children and young adults. The event is through the Dakota Digital Network and will be available live via the...
April 29, 2014 - 7:15am
November 18, 2013
OPINION: Equal-parenting legislation in best interest of children
There are a lot of issues facing our great state and nation, and many will be commanding attention as we approach another legislative session in South Dakota. But one bill a growing number of families affected by divorce are already looking for and inquiring about is that of further...
November 18, 2013 - 9:50pm
November 6, 2013
OPINION: Viral video shows fine line between ‘cute’ and ‘acting up’
By Demetria L. Lucas The Root Perhaps you’re one of the more than 2 million people who have watched the latest viral video of a 4-year-old dancing at a recital. The video was uploaded in June, but it’s only recently become a hit with several news outlets, including the New...
November 6, 2013 - 6:59am
May 10, 2013
DVORAK: Why my male babysitter freaks some people out
I wasn't trying be subversive when I hired a male babysitter this month. But it is apparently something that few parents would do. Most are...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
April 16, 2013
Parent education session rescheduled in Salem
The free parent education and support sessions on "Guardianship -- One Size Does Not Fit All," scheduled for Thursday, has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. on April 25 at McCook Central School, Salem. The meeting focuses on helping families of children with disabilities. Time will...
April 16, 2013 - 5:23am
April 7, 2013
LETTER: Author to discuss better parenting
To the Editor: A few years back, many of us were surprised to learn that Davison County was No. 4 in the state for juvenile drug abuse and juvenile arrest rate, and that commitments to the Department of Corrections had nearly tripled since 2000. In recent years, the Mitchell...
April 7, 2013 - 10:12am
April 1, 2013
Program to help parents understand crying babies
PIERRE (AP) -- A new program in South Dakota is educating parents about a period in a baby's life when they may cry a lot. Called "The Period of PURPLE Crying," the program teaches parents about the period from about 2 weeks to 5 to 6 months when some babies cry a lot. The program...
April 1, 2013 - 1:39pm
February 8, 2013
SD Senate defeats shared parenting
PIERRE -- Senators voted 21-13 Thursday against proposed changes to South Dakota's child custody laws, which would have put parents on equal footing at the start of a custody proceeding. It would have required a parent to prove to a judge why he or she should have a greater share...
February 8, 2013 - 6:27am
January 15, 2013
Legislature sets hearing on child support reforms
PIERRE -- Legislators will begin work Wednesday on some potentially significant changes in South Dakota's child-support laws. The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on HB 1021.
January 15, 2013 - 6:31am
January 4, 2013
Push goes on for changes to custody laws in state
The shared parenting movement is progressing in South Dakota. Although supporters of updated joint custody laws didn't reach their goals last legislative session, a Mitchell-area native is encouraging other parents to push the Legislature for further action. "I'm not sure...
January 4, 2013 - 5:49am
December 30, 2012
Free parent education session set for Jan. 10 in Salem
The human brain is not well developed until the early to mid-20s. Adolescence typically brings challenges for caregivers; adding mental health problems to the equation creates even greater difficulties. Helping our children get through these trying years can test our patience. This...
December 30, 2012 - 5:16pm
December 14, 2012
PARKER: Obama a reluctant First Father
WASHINGTON -- One of my great hopes for a Barack Obama administration -- and thus one of my disappointments -- was that he would use his pulpit...
December 14, 2012 - 7:03am
July 30, 2012
SD celebrating world breastfeeding week
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota health officials say the state is joining the rest of the country and more than 170 countries Aug. 1-7 in celebrating the 20th Annual World Breast-feeding Week. The Department of Health's Rhonda Buntrock says the commemoration offers a good reminder that...
July 30, 2012 - 11:07am
September 17, 2011
WOSTER: Parenting is a young man's game
When I reached the kids' place in Chamberlain a while before sunset a week ago Friday, I parked the truck, got out and leaned over in the driveway to scoop up Sage, our 3-year-old granddaughter who came sprinting across the concrete to welcome me to town. After a hug or two...
September 17, 2011 - 8:41am