IMs obviously need more legal vetting

All the hullabaloo over the passage of Initiated Measure 22 by state voters last November and the subsequent repeal of the law by the...

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...

The mundane and the wild of 2017

By the time you read this the new year will be here and we will be into the first week of 2017. Each new...

What can you say?

We don’t know what to say that hasn’t already been said about the presidential candidates in the upcoming November election. Both supporting sides have...

Fugitive Lyle Jeffs had no place to hide

It came as no surprise last week that the long arm of the law finally caught up with federal fugitive Lyle Jeffs who fled...

Gold Discovery Days are here already!

It’s a sure sign that summer is more than half over when we start celebrating the annual Gold Discovery Days again this coming weekend...

We’ve forgotten how to be Americans

To our founding fathers: Sorry gentlemen, but I think we blew it. After 200 years, we forgot how to be Americans. Oh, there are still...

Welcome to The Best!

When you picked up this week’s newspaper you might have noticed that it is a little different from our normal weekly editions. Besides being...

Election was about real change in USA

Americans elected Barack Obama president in 2008 and again in 2012 on the promise of “Hope and Change.” This, obviously, hasn’t worked out too...

The world is not the same as in ‘my day’

My little 20-month-old grandson and I were swinging on the front porch recently when we heard someone in our road district target shooting. The...

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