Christian influence

Christian influence

As a Christian how much influence do you have? Do your friends and family consider your opinions? Are you able, with the help of the Holy Spirit, able...

March 19th, 2017 |  


It’s your right, it’s your business

It’s your right, it’s your business

Every action of government is your business.Every document held in government halls is your piece of paper.Every penny spent by government is your mon...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Food poisoning or flu?

Food poisoning or flu?

For a time I have resented all that space taken up in local newspapers by the city and county health department reviews of restaurants and other place...

March 18th, 2017 |  


The long mail trip from Lancaster

The long mail trip from Lancaster

There was a time, when we first moved to Charlie Brown Road, that we never knew whose mail we were apt to find in our mailbox, nor did we have any ide...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Public notices play key role in open government

Public notices play key role in open government

Something good happened last month in the South Dakota Legislature. House Bill 1167 was killed.HB 1167 would have allowed municipalities with more tha...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Quiet morning are satisfying

Quiet morning are satisfying

There’s something so satisfying about getting out of bed when the world is still dark and quiet and resting. Making the coffee gives us time to ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Liar, liar, pants on fire

Liar, liar, pants on fire

“Liar, liar! Pants on Fire!” my classmates used to chant at anyone who got caught telling a lie. Children are often prone to tell a lie in...

March 17th, 2017 updated: March 17th, 2017. |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Friday, March 17, the 76th day of 2017. There are 289 days left in the year. This is St. Patrick’s Day.TodayR...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Sunshine Week celebrates the public’s right to know

Sunshine Week celebrates the public’s right to know

Rita Ward had a question: Why did a weekly listing of causes of death suddenly stop appearing in the local newspaper?It turned out the health departme...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Preserving life, a little longer

I’ve assured my wife that I will do everything to save and preserve her life should she ever be in a life and death scenario. Should she ever be...

March 16th, 2017 |