Additional Articles

  • Christians should not focus on a single moral issue

    There was a statement on social media the other day that caught my attention.

  • An epigraph

    It’s not at all unusual for a poet who’s been impressed by someone else’s poem to think, “I wish I’d written that!”

  • Chaos lurks after death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a profound loss to the judicial conscience of this nation.

  • Reaching out to our neighbors

    I recently had a chance to visit with a single mom, the mother of two young girls, from another state. Her state is locked down. Her little girls are doing 100% distance-learning. She is working full-time from home. And she is struggling.

  • Lesson from Auschwitz: Find love in dark times

    You can get lost in the Auschwitz Memorial Twitter feed. When I visited that infamous German WWII concentration camp during the summer before our last presidential election, I had the overwhelming feeling that we were forgetting its terrible example – that we could fall into such evil again.

  • Biden keeps SCOTUS list secret, may pack the court

    Soon, we’ll know who President Trump wants to be the next Supreme Court justice. Republicans will praise her qualifications, her intellect, her judicial temperament.

  • Backing the blue

    Jacob Chestnut. John Gibson. They’re not household names instantly recognizable. They were sons, husbands and fathers. They were two regular people, just like the rest of us, except they possessed a little bit more courage.

  • A dog on watch

    There really wasn’t anything going on at the school crossing, much to the consternation of Billy … our town dog. It was one of Billy’s duties to escort kids across the street to the school. He’d been doing it ever since Sally, the former town dog, passed away on Doc’s porch.

  • New Hampshire’s new voters critical for both parties

    INTERVALE, N.H. – Oh, no! Not New Hampshire again! Not another elegy to those flinty and finicky voters! No, not that!

  • Walmart employees are great

    I want to send a shout out with many thanks and praise for our Brookings Walmart employees.

  • Be grateful for our educators

    As the executive director of the School Administrators of South Dakota, I am connected with every public-school district in South Dakota as well as a handful of private schools. I am here to tell you that they are all doing the absolute best they can to keep the students and staff members safe in their schools.

  • This election will be decided by the economy

    WASHINGTON – The figure to keep in mind about this year’s race for the White House is that no president has won a second term in modern history when the unemployment rate was above 7.2%.

  • Help young women in trouble

    I would like to respond to a letter I read on Sept. 15 about voting pro-life.

  • Woodward went straight to the source – and got his scoop

    So Bob Woodward went out and found the “named source” Trumpists were clamoring for: Boss Trump himself.

  • Concerns on masks, COVID rules, race, traffic, thefts of political signs

    I understand why some people feel the need to wear masks. But it’s not for me. I have chronic sinus infections and wearing a mask just irritates this condition.

  • COVID-19 situation saddening

    We are saddened to witness the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in SD accompanied by more hospitalizations and deaths.

  • Strong leadership is crucial

    This letter is in response to opinions expressed in last Monday’s Register by Carl Kline and Fedora Sutton Butler.

  • Let’s stick together

    Having lived here for 53 years, I’ve found our community to be very welcoming and that new arrivals are open and expressive that they are glad to be here.

  • An American life: A life of purpose

    So endeth one of the great American lives.

  • 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.