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Woman 'slapped' police car before Minneapolis officer fatally shot Justine Damond, search warrant says
Senators on hot mic: Trump is 'crazy,' 'I'm worried'
Mitchell man who escaped from Davison Co. Jail receives probation
Brandon man strikes oncoming vehicle in crash near Menno
House approves new Russia sanctions, defying Trump
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Puig delivers key RBI as Dodgers stymie the Twins, 6-2
Amateur baseball roundup: Larson powers Mustangs past Rockets
NDSU narrowly ahead of SDSU atop MVFC preseason poll
Mitchell-bound teams: Class B amateur tournament one week away
Speedy, strong outfield one of Post 18's biggest strengths
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Geraldine "Gerry" L. Mathis
Rose Arla Daum
Keillor: A new idea about Amelia Earhart
Beat the heat with easy entree salads
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
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
July 23, 2014
Parents should give kids chance to work out disagreements
FARGO, N.D. — When Rhonda Torreson buys her twins LEGOs, she finds herself comparing the number of pieces per set to help keep things even. But,...
July 23, 2014 - 8:57am
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