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To the Editor: One of the major criteria for determining mental competence is the ability to manage one’s finances. If that standard were applied to government, at least the entire...
Thud. Oh no — I just killed a legislator and the legislator’s two children … the legislator who said it is all right for me to text and drive.
To the Editor: I am not a Catholic, but I truly feel that Pope Francis is the world’s spiritual leader this year. I so love him for his love and...
To the Editor: This letter was made public on July 30 and delivered to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, Sen. Tim Johnson and Sen. Elizabeth Warren. “We, the undersigned South...
South Dakota's oldest resident has died. Beryl Kapaun, 113, of Salem, died Wednesday. She was a resident of the Golden Living Center. According to Century Club records maintained by the South Dakota Health Care Association, Kapaun spent four years as the state's oldest resident. She was born June 4, 1899. She lived on her own in an apartment until she was 104.
Vern Eide, the owner of Vern Eide Motorcars, died Sunday, according to various reports from Sioux Falls media outlets. He was 86. According to the Vern Eide website, the company was founded in 1965 with a staff of 19. Today, Vern Eide Motorcars employs about 250 people. The company has locations in Sioux Falls; Omaha; Albert Lea, Minn.; and Mitchell.
Lowell Lundstrom, founder of Lowell Lundstrom Ministries and Celebration Church, died Friday at age 72 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Lundstrom was among the pioneers in the use of multimedia for religious evangelism. Over a 55-year career, his ministry reached millions and brought an estimated 1 million people to Christ. For many years, he and his family crisscrossed the United States, spreading the gospel message through music, books, preaching, crusades and television and radio programs. He was born on Nov. 28, 1939, in Minneapolis.
Thomas B. Wisnowski, 60, Mitchell, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, in his home. He was born on March 18, 1951. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Mitchell.