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Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candidate turns him down
Pelosi, Schumer to meet with Trump, offer $1.3 billion for border as shutdown looms
A woman wanted to commit a mass murder - so she contacted Dylann Roof, authorities say
If Trump weren't president, he'd be in 'serious jeopardy of being charged,' Comey says
'Two Grinches' caught on video stealing a Salvation Army Christmas kettle in Minnesota
Google reveals new security bug affecting more than 52 million users
Meet ‘Farmer Nick’: Thompson, N.D., high school student takes advantage of loan program
Tesla may consider buying idle GM plants
US economy adds 155,000 jobs in November, below expectations; unemployment, 3.7 percent
Cupkie Christmas Village is a true holiday experience!
place a business brief
Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
Report details efforts to rescue mother fatally pinned by hay bale
4 things to avoid co-op financial woes: Boards can learn from Ashby, Minn., scandal
Wheeler dealer: Young grain merchant suddenly owes $5M
Field of drains: Record-setting flood year raising interest in tile
Signings of Cron, Schoop suggest quiet winter meetings for Twins
Another year, another Bison-Jackrabbits playoff clash
Injured Wild captain Koivu could play this homestand; Kunin called up
Hutmacher wins Rapid City Invite to extend winning streak
Week of Dec. 10 SD Prep Media Basketball Poll
Kay Marie Wehrle
Donald F. Garvis
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Veeder: The light of childhood reminds us to embrace life
LETTER: Let's really look at evolution
Swift: Saving 'Niece-mas' by getting with the program
OPINION: A special day for the Corn Palace
Bursack: People with dementia still sensitive to caregiver's body language
Examining mallards: New technology helping gather information on ducks
Optimism brings more hunters: Pheasant license sales up slightly
Side by side, veteran Minnesota wardens train rookies
Controversial South Dakota deer-hunting license system changes still a possibility
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Charlie & Karen Prickett
Charlotte "Chuckie" Mayer
August 19, 2018
LETTER: Keep up the good work
To the Editor: Thank you for your editorial in support of the free press. I was born and raised in Mitchell. I have moved literally from coast...
August 19, 2018 - 11:56pm
June 11, 2018
A wake-up call for new approaches to suicide prevention
This editorial appeared in Monday's, June 11, Washington Post. Days after the suicide of renowned fashion designer Kate Spade, chef and world-traveling TV storyteller Anthony Bourdain was found dead in a hotel room in France, another apparent suicide. Spade was 55, Bourdain was 61,...
June 11, 2018 - 7:49am
May 9, 2018
Commentary: I went back to the man who hit me. Why?
It's been a quarter-century, and I can still hear clearly the sound of my voice that night. It wavered with a plaintive, childish note as I spoke...
May 9, 2018 - 11:23pm
Their View: The U.S. Air Force's big enemy is its empty cockpits
The following editorial is from Bloomberg View. In late 2016, the Air Force realized it was facing a shortage of about 700 fighter pilots....
February 9, 2018 - 10:16am
September 23, 2017
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Agriculturalists have only a few areas of universal agreement. We all like cooperative weather. We all dislike food waste. We all believe that nothing is more important than farm safety. The short list also includes, or should include, strong support for public-sector funding of...
September 23, 2017 - 8:08am
September 10, 2017
Weed presents a dangerous foe, must-win battle
Weeds have been a problem since crops were first cultivated. Farmers, on the front lines of the age-old battle, know all too well that weeds...
September 10, 2017 - 6:44pm
January 8, 2015
BASULTO: If Zuckerberg is the next Oprah, Facebook is in trouble
When Mark Zuckerberg makes a New Year's resolution, people notice. This year, of course, the Facebook chief executive has segued from learning Mandarin to creating one of the Internet's largest book clubs. His "A Year of Books" Facebook page, which encourages Facebook users to read...
January 8, 2015 - 5:36pm
October 27, 2014
OUR VIEW: Daugaard for another four years
On Election Day 2010, when then-Lt. Gov. Dennis Daugaard became South Dakota's governor, he felt voters supported him because he pledged to boost the state's economy by creating new jobs and balancing the state's budget. "I'm ready and anxious to tackle both of them," Daugaard said...
October 27, 2014 - 1:17pm
December 26, 2012
OUR VIEW: SD needs to ban texting while driving
Mitchell Mayor Ken Tracy has decided to hold back on his plan to ban texting and driving in Mitchell, and we're OK with that. Tracy said he...
December 26, 2012 - 10:20am
OUR VIEW: Holiday activities are worth the effort
Mitchell's Parade of Lights was born as a chance to see the U.S. Capitol Holiday Tree. It once doubled as a celebration marking the town's 125th...
September 26, 2012 - 7:23am
May 4, 2012
OUR VIEW: Make an exception to road naming for our vets
The decision facing the state Transportation Commission isn't an easy one. In the past, the commission decided it would no longer allow segments...
May 4, 2012 - 8:21am
April 5, 2012
OUR VIEW: Changing open enrollment may deny kids opportunities
It's rare that we succumb to the phrase "student-athlete." Some institutions insist upon using it, but we rarely do, considering it repetitive. After all, everybody knows all athletes in high school and college are, indeed, students. Today, however, that phrase comes to mind as we...
April 5, 2012 - 8:25am
April 3, 2012
OUR VIEW: City Council grants too much weight to words of few citizens
Alcohol can't be consumed on sidewalks outside of restaurants, the City Council has declared. In the end, we shrug and figure this isn't a hill worth fighting for. To use another cliché, there are bigger fish to fry. Yet it doesn't mean we weren't scratching our heads after the...
April 3, 2012 - 4:53pm
March 27, 2012
OUR VIEW: Santorum looks bad after spat with New York Times reporter
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is either grandstanding or beginning to lose his composure. Santorum made headlines over...
March 27, 2012 - 8:03am
February 14, 2012
OUR VIEW: Year off from road issue OK, but resume fight in 2013
Mike Vehle hasn't given up his quest to raise money to improve South Dakota's roads. He just figures the time isn't right to push it, after some...
February 14, 2012 - 10:22am