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While we are all guilty of celebrating the unofficial start of summer and encouraging each other to “have a good weekend,” it is important to remember the reason for the holiday: Memorial …

Columnist Carl Kline

I wasn’t planning on a visit to Spain. But if I had been, I might have changed my mind after reading a recent article about Madrid. Last year they were suffering from extreme heat. During the …

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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has been on a roll of sorts lately, although it’s probably been the worst kind of roll possible for a politician. Details in her new book — such as …

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Columnist Byron York

On Nov. 5, 2023, the New York Times published a story headlined, “Trump Leads in 5 Critical States as Voters Blast Biden, Times/Siena Poll Finds.” Focusing on the states most likely to …

Columnist Gene Lyons

According to New York Times veteran political reporter Peter Baker, the No. 1 topic of discussion at Washington dinner parties and receptions these days is “Where would you go if it really …

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Forty-five years ago, the Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov was killed in London with a poison-tipped umbrella as he made his way home from work. The horrifying case transfixed the British public. …

Columnist Terry Mattingly

At a pivotal moment in world history, the president of the United States asked citizens to join him in an urgent prayer. “Almighty God: Our sons, pride of our Nation, this day have set …

Speakout

Editor's note: This Speakout was submitted by Aaron Jorenby of Brookings. He is the Brookings Cubs general manager and South Dakota Amateure Baseball District 9A commissioner. Summer is nearly …

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Columnist David Shribman

The conviction of the Democrats: The tawdry details of Donald Trump’s private life that are emerging from his New York trial involving $130,000 in hush money to the porn star Stormy Daniels …

Commentary

A new federal audit has revealed a surprising claim about biofuel tax credits: One third of the credits sampled by investigators lacked the required documentation, meaning the claims should not have …

Columnist Carl Kline

We’ve heard it recited many times. Perhaps the first time was in elementary school. The phrase may have originated with the English Prime Minister, William Gladstone, in the 1800s. Martin …

Commentary

These are tough times for Kristi Noem. She’s frequently the butt of jokes from late-night comedians. She’s been lampooned on “Saturday Night Live.” Her plight inspires memes …

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Ultimately and unfortunately, the U.S. Postal Service did what it was always going to do when it was announced last week that it was going ahead with its plan to shift some of the duties of the Sioux …

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Letters to the Editor

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Columnist Slim Randles

Feel that warmth? Right there on the back of your neck? Yep. That’s the one. Around here that means only one thing: time to cruise down to the Mule Barn coffee shop and get something hot …

Columnist Byron York

Perhaps the weirdest, and by far the most unjust, thing about former President Donald Trump’s trial in New York is that we do not know precisely what crime Trump is charged with committing. …

Curmudgeon's Corner

Since completing my last marathon in San Antonio in 1990, I never again ran any long distance races. I did, however, run one of the legs of the Longest Day Marathon and the Jack 15 in those long-ago …

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