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This week, we welcomed the South Dakota State University football team to the South Dakota State Capitol in Pierre. On January 8th, the Jackrabbits brought home a Football Championship Subdivision … more
If you could make it, you didn’t buy it. It was the way of life back when we were growing up on the farm. I always figured it was a matter of economics. Making foods from scratch saved money, and … more
Do we take God’s grace for granted? Throughout history God could have passed judgement and justice on humankind, but by His grace, He didn’t. When God created Adam and Eve, God showed grace when … more
Pasta is one ingredient that I use often, but it can sometimes be tricky to get it done just right. The most common mistake is over- or undercooking pasta. I used to overcook my pasta, because I … more
Greetings to the good citizens of District 8. We’ve got two weeks down, and the pace is quickening in Pierre. Over two hundred bills have been introduced thus far, and many more are either in the … more
Growing up in Arlington, my parents signed me up for as many sports as our schedule could handle. I loved the competition and working as a team. Little did I know during my time in youth sports that … more
I probably don't need to tell you about stress. We all face it. Today is a good day for a lesson on the subjectstressA young lady confidently walked around the room with a raised glass of water while … more
South Dakota’s economy has been thriving over the past few years, but even though our unemployment rate in 2022 was the lowest it’s been in our state’s history, we still have 23,000 open jobs … more
The books of the minor prophets from the Old Testament have long been a favorite of mine. It is fascinating to see how the problems and solutions that people experienced way back in the eighth and … more
Many, many years ago, when I was knee-high to a snowman, I loved blizzards. Blinding white flakes soaring past the classroom window? Unceasing arctic winds carving huge drifts over road, field and … more
Greetings to the good citizens of District 8! The 98th Session of the South Dakota Legislature got under way on Tues., Jan. 10 in Pierre. Governor Kristi Noem kicked it off with her State of the … more
This past weekend I attended a bridal show outside of Sioux Falls with my mom, my daughter Alyssa, and Alyssa’s friend. Sunday, I drove to Dell Rapids to pick up my mom, and then we picked up … more
The start of a new year brings with it new chapters in our lives and a fresh outlook on the future. As lawmakers convene in Pierre this January for the 98th Legislative Session, we enter the new … more
In “The Long Winter,” Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote of the deprivations experienced by the people of De Smet during the Hard Winter of 1880-81, when trains could not reach the new town. Settlers … more
When I was a young physician, we talked with almost religious zeal about the “Golden Hour.” Early on, this principally focused on the idea that within the first hour after an injury, a patient … more
MonstersA bit of levity today about a real "kid" issue: monsters under the bed! Ever since I was a child, I’ve always had a fear of someone under my bed at night. So, I went to a psychiatrist and … more
In a radio address to the nation on January 1st, 1983, President Reagan said that “New Year’s Day was an especially American tradition, full of the optimism and hope we’re famous for in our … more
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