The vitriol has to stop

Following the two latest mass shootings in this country the weekend of Aug. 3 and 4 resulting in the deaths of 31 people, the media in this country seems to be on a feeding frenzy in trying to pin the blame on the president. Let’s be clear about this. The only people we can directly […]

Imitation a form of flattery?

Maybe it’s the endless distractions that come with summertime — like the flies buzzing around my head and the front door open to all sorts of vehicular and pedestrian sounds — but sometimes it’s hard to think of what to write for this space. Call it writer’s block. Call it sleepiness. But when a deadline […]

Community pulls together in time of need

It was bad last Friday, but it could have been worse. After the events of last Friday afternoon, we...

What happened to summer?

I was recently sitting at my desk  minding my own business working when an email came in that I didn’t much care for. It was an email from Custer High School activities director Jordan Likness. I didn’t dislike the email because it came from Jordan; he’s a good guy. I disliked the email because it was […]

Hats off to SD! ‘In God We Trust’

The above headline was a message we received from a friend of ours in Florida last week after news of the new...

Memories are made of this

I stepped outside the other day to the familiar scent of sweet clover which had dotted my yard with white flowers. When I came home that afternoon from work, I sat down in the grass to look for four-leaf clovers. My memories carried me back to some long-buried, but precious memories of looking for four-leaf […]

GDD was bigger, better this year

“It was a great weekend!” Those few words pretty much sum up this past weekend’s Gold Discovery Days events, but hardly do...

The party is over in Hong Kong

My Mayberry moment

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