This is the season of Advent in the Christian faith. It’s a time of waiting for a birth. It’s like that last month of pregnancy when the mother is ready to relinquish her heavy weight and father grows more anxious. It’s a time of preparation. It’s like when mother begins serious worry about covers and clothes and father wants a room for the newborn baby.
WASHINGTON – Throughout Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency, he repeatedly promised to build a high, impenetrable, concrete wall along America’s nearly 2,000-mile border with Mexico.
Prosecutors investigating President Trump made big news recently, but it wasn’t about Russia.
“It was June 1, 2006. I will never forget that date.” That was the day Angela Jozwicki had an abortion. She had grown up with “a lot of screaming” around her, and was using drugs by the time she was 14. In 2006, she was 22 and found herself pregnant.
How many of us have missed an important phone call because we didn’t recognize the number? Nowadays if you don’t recognize the number, you don’t answer the phone. Why? Because of all those annoying robocalls.
The holidays are a time for friends, family, and co-workers to come together in celebration.
Marvin Pincus understands that times change.
Long ago and far away – in 1987 and in New Hampshire, to be precise – a promising candidate for the White House was hounded out of the presidential campaign because he was seen in his townhouse with a 29-year-old woman.
The Rev Carl Kline spoke out three days prior to the November election against “hate and divisiveness” in America (Brookings Register, Nov 3, 2018)
A friend recently said, “I cannot read another column comparing George Bush to Donald Trump.”
Friday, Dec. 7, after shopping at Hy-Vee, I put my shopping cart in the cart corral, got into my car and was preparing to leave.
Like so many other young conservatives in the 1980s, I really came of age politically during the Reagan Revolution.
Some years ago, I watched a herd of nine mares stampede across a pasture on a friend’s farm. It was an impressive spectacle, like leaning on the rail at a racetrack.
Every December, the state Legislature meets to receive a budget proposal from the governor.
Alaska Quarterly Review put out a special double issue late in 2017 to celebrate its 35th year, a very long tenure for a literary magazine.
WASHINGTON – My most special insight into the spirit of George H.W. Bush came in the early 1980s in an interview arranged aboard a plane he was taking between D.C. and Charlotte.
So endeth one of the great American lives.
Washing-ton – If you are having a hard time keeping track of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, you are not alone.
BROOKINGS – Shannon Stuefen graduated from Brookings County Drug Court last Thursday after 17 months in the program. He’d been through treatment three times and to prison twice but couldn’t break his methamphetamine habit until he went into the drug court program.
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BROOKINGS – It only took Macy Miller two shots and 38 seconds Friday night to become the all-time leading scorer for the South Dakota State women’s basketball program. Miller opened the game with back-to-back 3-point field goals to lead the Jackrabbits to a 97-49 win over Savannah State at Frost Arena.
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MINNEAPOLIS – When Miami running back Kenyan Drake completed his sidewinding path through New England’s prevent defense and crossed the goal line on the game’s final play last week, the Dolphins and their fans went wild with delight.
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BROOKINGS – The Bobcats won five of the eight matches contested in Thursday night’s Eastern South Dakota Conference dual against Watertown, but came up on the short end of the scoreboard, 45-22, in the team score.
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