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Legislation would give raw milk a place of its own at state's table
Man accused of killing child out on bond
Local outreach picks up for veterans
Noem's human trafficking provision passes U.S. House
Enrollment hits new high at MTI
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Second half slump downs Mitchell girls
Area high school basketball roundup: Peterson leads Platte-Geddes over Parkston in 2OT
Tiger women focused for final 7 games
Irving scores 38 as Cavaliers win seventh straight
No. 5 Blackhawks cruise past No. 2 Beavers
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Jan. 22 meeting
Local bridge club holds meeting Jan.12
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds January meeting.
Pleasure Pals hold January meeting
Wonder Workers hold January meeting
Vivian Mae Hubner
Alvin Gene Mathis
DUFFET: A response to President Obama's new higher education initiative
WOSTER: A wildly popular 'program' that never made a second season
OUR VIEW: Find middle ground between road funding bills
COLUMN: Why we need an opportunity economy
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Lake Oahe conditions improving for walleyes, other game fish
Time to renew hunting and fishing licenses
WILTZ: Just how good are American sniper rifles?
South Dakota fishing, hunting licenses expire Saturday
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
Men involved in Brule Co. standoff plead not guilty by reason of insanity
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...
opinion / columns
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...
opinion / columns
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...
life / local
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 want to skip anything in William Zinsser's short essays written for the American Scholar magazine's website and now collected in "The Writer...
opinion / columns
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 between him and white men that were with one of the fur trading companies, just how hate destroys a person," Two Eagles said. "It just consumes...
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...
life / business
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 and what other people are dealing with. It just creates this whole new world for us to go to," she said. Franklin, who has been writing...
May 29, 2010 - 12:00am