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I’ve been asked for some help with what to do with zucchini, so this week I’m sharing some tips on picking zucchini and how this versatile and budget-friendly summer squash can be used. When … more
I have discovered there's nothing like acting and feeling like a child when you are really a grown adult. Over the years, my Laura Ingalls Wilder presentations and school-teaching background has led … more
As a clinical professor at my state’s medical school, I frequently have medical students seeing patients with me in clinic. While the majority of patients are happy to allow student involvement, … more
This week, South Dakota’s agriculture communities got to show off. I hosted the Republican leader on the House Agriculture Committee, Congressman “GT” Thompson from Pennsylvania, and introduce … more
There’s something about a small town that cannot be put into words. It’s the feeling one gets while walking down the main street in a historic downtown area. It’s the sights one sees when … more
Interesting people we meet around a poker table. Who knew that Todd Williams would be a poet, write a book, travel overseas to live. But he is and he did and he does. Here's a story that might relate … more
The year: 1962. The place: The Pheasant Bar, Winner, S.D. Seven young linemen sat in corner booths at the back. After a week of climbing power poles in the hot sun, they relaxed while conversations … more
The weather is heating up, and time keeps flying. Not sure if it’s the extra seven puppies we have or extra writing I’m doing for the newspaper, but I seem to be busier than ever without seeing … more
Summertime. For most, this signals thoughts of warm weather and good times with family and friends. Sadly, what brings happiness for some can trigger stress and sorrow for others. In the words of a … more
Blaine Miller, left, and daughter Andrea put up flags in the park and the Lake Preston Cemetery. Several family members and community members helped set up and take down flags in the Lake Preston … more
The patriotism South Dakotans display on the Fourth of July has deep roots in our state’s history. In fact, we waved the Stars and Stripes before we even became a state! The Dakota Territory in the … more
I have to admit that I didn’t know much about rhubarb before now, but I did some research and thought I’d share it for anyone else who would be interested. Rhubarb is a rare vegetable that is a … more
July 4thTain't easy, boys, to put in words, but I woke up last night and walked outside beneath a sky where stars were shinin' bright. T'weren't nothing new above my head I guess for years unknown. … more
Ivan Pavlov and B. F. Skinner were the fathers of behavioral science. They brought us dogs that salivate on cue, chickens that play the piano, words like “operant conditioning” and gave us much … more
Today, the Supreme Court announced something that countless Americans have prayed for over the past 50 years: they reversed the Roe v. Wade decision and allowed states to make their own choices over … more
It’s always good to know there are things in life we can count on. Flip a switch and let there be light. Turn a faucet and voila! Water pours forth! Every morning just before dawn, I can count on a … more
A common phrase I have heard over the years is "We are all God's children." This statement has been said time and time again with the intention of bringing everyone together. While it is true that we … more
The South Dakota Senate convened on June 21 for the impeachment trial of Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg. An impeachment has never happened in South Dakota, and I hope our state never experiences … more
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