Lots for us to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Forgive us if we get a little personal about this Thanksgiving. Since two larger Black Hills weekly newspapers closed their doors after publishing their...

Sexual charges seem to be quite rampant

It all started with accusations of sexual harassment and assault, to include rape, against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein several months ago. The Weinstein...

Thank you to our veterans

The men and women who wear the uniform of the United States make incredible sacrifices for us, and every year on November 11 we...

Let’s tackle opioid abuse

This week President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency. According to the White House, in our country, drug overdose deaths now...

What’s next for STAR Academy?

The non-auction for the former STAR Academy buildings and 174 acres last Wednesday, Oct. 18, leaves a lot of questions. The big question would...

Chickens come home to roost

We always knew that Hollywood was not exactly the center of sexual purity and high moral standards, but the charges against long-time film producer...

Columbus is not today’s new villain

Columbus Day in South Dakota hasn’t been an issue since 1989 when the state Legislature, at the urging of then Gov. George Mickelson, declared...

Rumors of our demise are greatly exaggerated

In May 1897 Samuel Clemens, the great American humorist and social critic, better known as Mark Twain, was in London when he was confronted...

Preserving our way of life

The week of Oct. 1 is National Newspaper Week, an opportunity to recognize the important role newspapers play in our country. In South Dakota...

Buffalo Roundup time is near

On Friday morning, Sept. 29, a few dozen cowboys will put on their boots and saddle their horses. Custer State Park employees will arise...

Featured Ad