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Our country continues to face serious challenges. Inflation is straining family budgets, especially at the grocery store. The prices for electricity, gas, and home heating have increased. Record … more
Valentine’s Day is blessing our family and friends. In the Old Testament, when it was time to die, the patriarchs would call their family together. They would place their hands on their sons’ … more
I've been golfing in Arizona each winter, and though we don't use caddies, I've been making notes of the best caddy responses that my friends have heard. These are some doozies. Number 10 Golfer: … more
“Frostbite could occur in as little as ten minutes,” the weatherman warned this morning, adding that the wind-chill factor hovered around 40 below zero. So, I was prepared for the arctic blast … more
If I asked you to name a chronic disease, you would probably think of conditions like high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer or dementia. The odds are, one of the most common chronic diseases would … more
In this week’s column, I’m going to profile the six bills that I am the prime sponsor on and explain where each of them currently stands in the arduous process toward enactment as laws. HB 1054 … more
It was halftime in the Legislative Session this week, and the people of South Dakota are ahead on the scoreboard. We have completed 21 days of the 38-day session for 2023. For District 8, I have been … more
I hope everyone had a great weekend. I would have to say that the highlight for my weekend was Super Bowl Sunday. I had a lot I wanted to do before the big game began, so while I worked on my … more
Agriculture is the bedrock of South Dakota. The ag industry is tough, and it’s often thankless, but it truly is how we feed the world. As a lifelong farmer and rancher myself, I take great pride in … more
Back to last week’s story. Recall the Michigan man who used candy hearts inscribed, “Marry Me!” to propose to his sweetheart. The wordy confections, which came out in heart form in 1902, … more
Valentine’s Day means treating others the way you would like to be treated. My grandmother was very typical for her time. Her life revolved around her family, her home and her church. She was … more
I love inspirational stories. After football season there have been many. Here's one that gives you good sermon material. Once upon a time there were a bunch of tiny frogs who arranged a running … more
Feb. 7 marks Laura Ingalls Wilder's birthday. Laura was born in 1867 in a little gray house made of logs near Pepin, Wis. How fun it must have been for Laura to remember back to her favorite … more
The main run of the South Dakota legislative session lasts nine weeks, and by the time you read this column, we will be in week five. At the deadline, 241 House bills and 209 Senate bills were filed, … more
The Legislature had its only five-day week of the session in week 4, and we were hard at work. This week was also the bill-filing deadline for all members and committees. Now, the table is set for … more
The Super Bowl is right around the corner, and if you’re like us, that means you’ll be getting together with family and friends to celebrate game day on Sunday. We haven’t made any plans yet, … more
Most people know that getting enough sleep is important for their health, but many do not realize that there are specific health benefits that come from getting a good night’s sleep. Getting enough … more
Family is everything. I grew up working our family farm and ranch with my parents and siblings. When my dad passed away, my siblings worked together to keep our family’s dreams alive. My greatest … more
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