Personal experience drives a point home

A few weeks ago I related the pros and cons of constructing new public restrooms in Hill City, possibly as a Business Improvement District...

Music has ability to heal

Last Saturday night I had the pleasure of meeting a couple of musicians who travel across the U.S. playing music. The event was a lot...

Making a bid for bathrooms

We have come a long way from the little house out back, yet bathrooms continue to be a basic need for us all, whether...

I’ll always be a Denver Broncos fan

Every family has their own gathering force. For my family it is the Denver Broncos. Myself and each one of my sisters each have...

Trading in a dime for happiness

I thought about the phrase, “Money can’t buy happiness,” as I read about the Rapid City mystery man who discovered a thin dime in...

What is necessary might not be liked

Oscar Wilde is quoted as saying, “the difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.” Journalism is often...

Should Jefferson be removed?

Gutzon Borglum came to South Dakota to take on the monumental task of carving Mount Rushmore not long after he left the project he...

Our history is good and bad

I really like history. I even thought about majoring in it before college because I had a lot of really good history teachers in...

From the sky to the heart

While many were looking to the sky on Monday, I saw that much used word on a beauty shop sign in a small town...

The grand life of a cowboy

The cowboy lifestyle isn’t dead. Like most things, it has changed and is trying to grow and gain fans through various platforms. One of the...