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Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul attack
Aberdeen approves animal carcass composting facility
Game, Fish and Parks: Avoid Big Sioux close to Dell Rapids
Bust still missing from Rapid City Chamber of Commerce
An annual drive to the rodeo
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Celebrating the homesteaders and agricultural heritage of South Dakota
Indian Canyon Fire spares Edgemont but harms ranchers
Class B junior teener roundup: Gregory dominates to reach semifinals
State Legion roundup: Webster upsets Spearfish
Milbank drops Winner/Colome
Amateur baseball roundup: Raptors slam past Mount Vernon in District 5B
Wagner drops slugfest against Tea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Robert C. Menholt
Bernard Vincent Kayser
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Breaking barriers to mental health care
OUR VIEW: Oh, that wicked heat
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
May 4, 2014
2014 winners of the Agnes Hyde Writing Contest announced at DWU
The winners of this year's Agnes Hyde Writing Contest at Dakota Wesleyan University have been announced. The following is a list of the winners of this year's literary contest. Essay: First, "To Be, or Not To Be?" by Ashley Kingdon, Huron. Second, "Matter over Mind," by...
May 4, 2014 - 9:45pm
March 19, 2014
WOSTER: SAT changes might not be good
I never took the SAT exam before I enrolled at college. I took the ACT. What's the difference? Beats me. The SAT is in the news because it apparently will change some vocabulary requirements and make the essay writing portion optional instead of mandatory. The changes are supposed...
March 19, 2014 - 10:59am
March 17, 2014
GRAVES: Holding up the lamp of learning
Recently, at a gathering of professional educators, as well as "civilians" with a high level of interest in schooling, a fellow put a question to me that I have had asked any number of times during my career. It runs something like this, "If you could make one change to schools that...
March 17, 2014 - 9:38pm
May 6, 2013
Mitchell students awarded for poetry, prose at SDSU
Three Mitchell School District students recently won awards in the Jerome Norgren Poetry Contest the Paul Witherington Contest for Prose at South Dakota State University in Brookings. In the middle school poetry division, Gharret Johnson won third place for "New York City," and...
May 6, 2013 - 9:13am
March 14, 2013
WILL: The art of good writing
WASHINGTON -- When asked to explain the brisk pace of his novels, Elmore Leonard said, "I leave out the parts that people skip." You will not...
March 14, 2013 - 12:53am
October 21, 2012
Wagner writer promotes racial reconciliation
WAGNER -- One of Vince Two Eagles' favorite stories is about his great-great-grandfather, Zephier Rencountre. "His story is about how hate...
October 21, 2012 - 6:45am
September 8, 2012
SD Magazine features Fulton cowboy poet
Badger Clark is recognized as South Dakota's most successful cowboy poet, but there's a modern generation taking pen to paper on ranches across South Dakota. They are featured in the September/October 2012 issue of South Dakota Magazine. Writer Linda Hasselstrom interviewed a...
September 8, 2012 - 6:01am
July 12, 2012
Sorenson member of US journalism society
Mitchell native Loretta (Strainbrook) Sorenson, Yankton, has been accepted as a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, a national organization headquartered in New York City. Sorenson, who established Prairie Hearth Publishing, LLC, in 2005, offers both writing...
July 12, 2012 - 8:22am
July 9, 2012
Gerlach took third in poetry contest
Rebecca Gerlach, Plankinton, a fourth-grader, took third place in this year's POET Tree poetry contest with a poem celebrating gardens and what they provide. Fourth-grade students sent nature-themed poems to POET for the contest, which was organized around POET's tree-planting...
July 9, 2012 - 6:40pm
September 12, 2011
Author to give writing workshop Saturday in Mitchell
Linda Hasselstrom, South Dakota Author of the Year in 1989, will conduct an informal writing workshop at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Flavia's Place Bed and Breakfast, Mitchell. The workshop is open to any writer and is willing to share their work with Hasselstrom and the...
September 12, 2011 - 2:54pm
May 29, 2010
Mitchell student's writing recognized at national level
For Mitchell Middle School student Heather Franklin, writing is an escape, a necessity and a talent. "It's cool to know what other people think...
May 29, 2010 - 12:00am