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...

Looters, gougers are lowest of low

There have been so many reports of heroism and compassion for one’s fellow man coming out in the aftermath of the hurricane and flooding...

Pro sports needs to deal with protests

There have already been National Football League players taking a knee during the pre-game playing of our National Anthem. Most notably were 12 Cleveland...

Hearts go out to Texans in storm

It is heart-wrenching to see the devastation being wrought in the continuing rain falling in the Houston, Texas, area in the aftermath of Hurricane...

Founding Fathers should look out

Watch your backsides, George and Thomas! You, too, Roosevelt and Lincoln. You must certainly have been  racists in the past because you were white...

Do you have solar eclipse fever?

Less than five days after you pick up this paper, the moon will pass between the sun and the Earth, casting a shadow. All...

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