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Whether you are a fisherman or a person who participates in Lent, trying to find a good recipe for fish can be a real challenge. With all the people in the area who love to go fishing and all the … more
The saying goes “time heals all wounds,” but what happens when a wound does not heal? Wounds go through many stages while healing, and complications at any step can prolong the process. The first … more
This past Wednesday, the South Dakota Legislature hit one of its biggest milestones of the legislative session: Crossover Day. Those who follow the Capitol calendar know that bills must successfully … more
“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest unto your souls.” … more
They were too young to go all by themselves, barely nine and seven. But their dad insisted they would be fine. The ice on the stock dam was probably a foot thick. Dorothy tossed her blonde braids … more
Perhaps this has happened to you: Your recent cough kept you up for another night, so you went to the doctor. The nurse took your vitals. The doctor asked you some questions, listened to your lungs, … more
Tried and true stories have always worked best for The Good Stuff, right behind one you haven't heard or read before (though I can tell you those are few and far between). This oldie-goldie … more
A favorite recipe for children and adults alike is macaroni and cheese. I grew up on it, and it’s almost always made for family gatherings. There are many different ways to make it with assorted … more
Are you better off than you were a year ago? Here in South Dakota, we can confidently say, “yes.” Unemployment is down and wages are up. The state economy continues to thrive. However, serious … more
Many Christian denominations will soon find themselves engaged in the season of Lent. Lent means different things to different groups and is different to people within the same group. In a very broad … more
“The cousins are coming!” Almost always, that announcement invoked a sense of excitement in us kids, especially if the cousins were our same gender and close to us in age. Memories of ballgames … more
LISTS. I love lists. If I was going to categorize all the “stuff” I've saved over the years, the largest file would be “LISTS.” I'd call this one MUSINGS. MUSINGS They say we can have … more
It was a busy weekend for my husband and me. First, we went to my parent’s house in Dell Rapids and helped my dad do some work on his shop. Then, the rest of the weekend was spent getting supplies … more
Cancer is a broad term which encompasses many different diseases, and each type of cancer has different patterns and tendencies. But at its core, cancer means a group of cells which are growing … more
When the federal government oversteps its bounds, it is up to states to protect individual liberties. In South Dakota, we take action to defend the personal choice to get the COVID-19 vaccine — or … more
Do you ever find yourself in a real jam where you can’t make heads or tails of a nearby conversation? Modern-day jargon is a far cry from the way we used to talk. Once in a blue moon, I will ask a … more
Right now, I am in self-isolation due to a positive COVID test. I really needed the rest and down time, not just because of the virus but because of being too busy. I try to fill up every second of … more
I hope everyone had a great week. It was a great weekend for me with the Super Bowl and then Valentine’s Day. We ended up staying home for the Super Bowl, which was nice to just lounge around in … more
My sources are plentiful after these many years of radio talk shows and newspaper columns, but the best remain my friends, who have sources that I may never see. Today, from long time rodeo friend … more
Imagine teaching your child that our country was founded on racism, or that hard work is not a virtue, or that a young boy or girl should be ashamed of themselves because of their skin color. As a … more
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