Additional Articles

  • Lawful protest v. violent criminality

    After watching the video of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, I was disheartened and disgusted to see the images flashing on the screen.

  • COVID-19 reveals deeper tragedy about America

    The last several weeks have been hard, the last week perhaps the hardest. Feeling more confined than confident, Americans nonetheless itched to get out, on bike trails, amid neighborhood streets, in stores, at picnic groves, by the shore or lakeside.

  • Windy has trouble with the quarantine

    Windy walked out away from his house, but kept his mask in his pocket. There was never any quit when Windy decided to whip something, and this time it was that coronavirus. Our little valley had pretty much shut down, just like almost everyone else’s.

  • Trump’s reelection hopes have taken a beating

    WASHINGTON – A Quinnipiac University presidential election poll last month showed President Trump trailing Joe Biden by 11 points.

  • We are the medicine

    More than 100,000 Americans are now dead of COVID-19. On May 24, The New York Times marked the grim milestone by listing one percent of those lost on its front page.

  • A message to the protesters

    Forgive me if I am wrong, but I am almost positive I saw a protest sign in one of the Minneapolis marches that read “White Silence is Communism.” What?

  • Stop the unholy wine worship

    This is a passionate, divine and desperate COVID-19 plague message, a belated Memorial Day message and an earnest call for serious consideration of Jesus’ infinite holiness.

  • Pandemic breathes life into conspiracy theories

    Whenever somebody assures me that everything happens for a reason, it’s normally my practice to tiptoe quietly away.

  • Democracy demands journalists be allowed to do their job

    Our nation is hurting in the wake of the May 25 death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died after a Minneapolis police officer restrained him by placing his knee on the back of his neck; three other police officers were involved.

  • South Dakota: Beautiful and free

    I may be biased, but I think South Dakota is one of the most beautiful places in the world. This week Falls Park in Sioux Falls was rated the 2nd best city park in the country. It should’ve been ranked No. 1! But this achievement is just the latest acknowledgement of South Dakota’s beauty.

  • Patience will help us through troubled times

    The events of the last few days reminded me of a letter Martin Luther King wrote to his fellow clergymen in Birmingham, Alabama, back in 1963.

  • Poor pooch

    The only times I feel truly homicidal are when I see somebody abusing a pet, and I was glad to find this poem so I could get that off my chest.

  • It’s time to reopen

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, current director of the CDC’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), plays a lead role in formulating CDC COVID-19 guidelines for states and municipalities.

  • Brown: Tidemann a strong candidate

    Larry Tidemann has proven himself worthy of our support and vote. Larry has the ability, knowledge and experience to serve the legislative needs of this district and South Dakota.

  • Debate surrounding acting legal AG’s legal authority intensifies

    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.