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'I thought I was done': George H.W. Bush faced death at 20 during WWII
Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
South Dakota no longer last in average teacher pay
Trump suggests nominee for VA post drop out because of 'ugly' process
Waffle House shooting suspect left behind considerable evidence at scene, authorities say
Arnold honored by CDC as childhood immunization champion
Brookings fish food company expanding with $60M Volga plant
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Judge asked to reject pipeline protester's evidence request
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Mitchell, Sioux Falls still in Hoop City Classic plans
Weather emergency called for Class B high school baseball
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
DWU men finish 8th at GPAC tourney
Berrios scoreless streak comes to an end against Yanks
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Dorothy Marie Callies
Violet Mae Freidel
Dale Lewis Thompson
OPINION: Friendships that pick up where they left off
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
March 30, 2018
Teachable moment: A roomful of fourth-grade writers
DULUTH — They came filing in, led by their teachers, class by class. Fourth-graders. Three classes. About 90 students in all. They filed...
March 30, 2018 - 10:20am
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