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Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
May 7, 2016
OPINION: A spacey, flaky, pretty great mom
My mom awoke from a nap back on the farm many years ago, looked around for her youngest child and then ran outside and yelled down toward the...
May 7, 2016 - 10:07am
May 3, 2016
OPINION: The music of the ages
Kathy Mattea did a touching song some years back about couples and aging. "Where've You Been'' is the story of Claire and Edwin and their lifetime...
May 3, 2016 - 5:51pm
April 27, 2016
OPINION: Presidential campaigns are getting tasteless
I see where Tom Hanks, the movie star, says America will survive the current craziness in the presidential campaigns, and I'm pretty sure he's...
April 27, 2016 - 11:20am
April 19, 2016
OPINION: When kids don't ask 'what could go wrong?'
I wrote recently about a doctor who still made house calls, which is cool, but I've been on the patient side of a house call to the doctor. Actually,...
April 19, 2016 - 4:01pm
April 13, 2016
OPINION: 37 ways I regret falling for clickbait
As I took a scroll through the pages of Facebook the other evening, I clicked on an article titled something like "37 Things Old People Say They...
April 13, 2016 - 10:55am
April 9, 2016
OPINION: Breaking news before social media
In the days before instant media, newspapers sometimes sent reporters out to the street to interview random people about topics breaking in the...
April 9, 2016 - 10:08am
March 29, 2016
OPINION: Be concerned about climate change, but try not to go Chicken Little
Some years back, when the term "global warming'' was just beginning to be thrown about, I reported on a meeting about climate change and the...
March 29, 2016 - 5:47pm
March 23, 2016
OPINION: Bears and books
When we decided to sell our big house and downsize last fall, I thought about many things I'd have trouble throwing away or giving away to fit...
March 23, 2016 - 12:22pm
March 16, 2016
OPINION: Math, bookkeeping and balance
I've heard folks say the math they studied in school has no relevance in real life. I'd probably say that about bookkeeping, even though I enjoyed...
March 16, 2016 - 10:16am
March 8, 2016
OPINION: Taking time for meditation
You read a lot these days about mindfulness and meditation to calm the spirit, but an old-fashioned, home-made grandfather clock works, too....
March 8, 2016 - 5:25pm
March 2, 2016
OPINION: Residents with a cause
Every citizen has the constitutional right to petition government for redress of grievances, but not every citizen exercises that right the same...
March 2, 2016 - 11:22am
February 23, 2016
OPINION: You don't have to like it to try it
Now and then I try to be a social-media type of guru and offer my opinions on topics about which I know very little. Today: The Supreme Court...
February 23, 2016 - 5:56pm
February 19, 2016
OPINION: Birthdays through the years
I have a granddaughter who turns 8 on Monday and a mother-in-law who turned 98 back in December. The granddaughter, Sage, is pumped about her...
February 19, 2016 - 5:30pm
February 18, 2016
OPINION: The winds of change
Moving to Division One in athletics changed many things at South Dakota State, but the quality of the northwest wind that hammers the campus...
February 18, 2016 - 11:02am
February 10, 2016
OPINION: A short course on the word 'like'
The word "like'' is a fascinating piece of language.
February 10, 2016 - 11:12am