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Pine Ridge grandmother pleads not guilty in grandson's death
Woman sentenced for accessory role in Sioux Falls homicide
Forest chief opposes land swap for new South Dakota park
Pierre teen detained after allegedly bringing gun to school
Capitol flags to fly at half-staff to honor past lawmaker
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Undoing historical wrongs to our Native American citizens
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
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
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
September 10, 2016
Screen or paper, reading is reading
In my school days, if a kid finished an assignment ahead of the other kids, a number of teachers would let that student spend the free time reading....
September 10, 2016 - 9:45am
December 29, 2015
OPINION: Remembering the simplest thing
Because my parents had a deep appreciation for the power of books and the value of reading, my mom let me join several book-of-the-month clubs...
December 29, 2015 - 4:24pm
September 2, 2015
Youth reading program coming to Cheyenne River
EAGLE BUTTE (AP) — A series of youth reading initiatives will soon kick off at the Cheyenne Indian Reservation thanks to a grant from a national nonprofit. The group Cheyenne River Youth Project has received a $24,000 grant from the Virginia-based Child Fund International to...
September 2, 2015 - 2:46pm
April 27, 2015
GRAVES: Coloring our own decline
Sometime ago, I was flipping channels on the television and came upon a teaser for a new series, "The Last Man on Earth." What a great premise, I thought. Not to mention what a great way to produce a relatively inexpensive television show, since there would be but one cast member. Of...
April 27, 2015 - 5:15pm
May 9, 2014
SD first lady makes 250th stop on reading tour
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's first lady will make her 250th stop on a book tour she began three years ago. Linda Daugaard will read to third-, fourth- and fifth-graders at Beresford Elementary School Friday. She says that reading is important for child development and learning....
May 9, 2014 - 10:12am
September 19, 2013
South Dakota Festival of Books coming to Deadwood
DEADWOOD (AP) -- The 2013 South Dakota Festival of Books comes to Deadwood this weekend. The event running Thursday through Sunday will allow thousands of book lovers and readers to meet authors, poets, playwrights, book reviewers and media personalities in the historic Black Hills...
September 19, 2013 - 8:51am
September 17, 2013
YOUNG READING: 'Sophie's Squash'
"Sophie's Squash," by Pat Zietlow Miller, is about love and vegetables. It all begins when Sophie chooses a squash at the farmers market. Her...
September 17, 2013 - 5:30pm
May 13, 2013
YOUNG READING: Book tells story of snail who just wants to wake up his family
Snippet draws on sidewalks, chews leaves and plays soccer. In other words, he's a typical snail. However, he doesn't quite fit in with the rest...
May 13, 2013 - 9:41am
May 22, 2012
New e-book service starts at area library
Hanson McCook Regional Library has started a new service to provide free access to downloadable ebooks and audio books to residents of Hanson and McCook counties. When eligible residents register at the library, they will be provided with a login ID to access the South Dakota...
May 22, 2012 - 12:10pm
May 11, 2012
SD first lady encourages Howard students to read
HOWARD (AP) -- South Dakota's first lady read to third, fourth and fifth graders Thursday at Howard Elementary School. The governor's office...
May 11, 2012 - 10:48am
February 13, 2012
Reading Recovery rescues SD children's literacy levels
DEADWOOD -- Sometimes all it takes is for someone to believe in you.
February 13, 2012 - 3:21pm
November 1, 2011
SD test results called 'call to action'
PIERRE (AP) -- A state education official says new test results showing student performance plateauing in South Dakota is a call to action for the state. Education Secretary Melody Schopp says South Dakota was one of only two states to see its scores for reading at the fourth grade...
November 1, 2011 - 3:40pm
October 8, 2011
LETTER: Read, then engage in discussion to learn
To the Editor: As an educator by training, and librarian of many years, reading is a passion of mine. Reading keeps the mind active and helps us learn new words. It captivates the imagination and teaches us about others. Reading is fun and reading is for everyone. It is...
October 8, 2011 - 8:40am