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AMY KIRK: Making history? Bring a woman

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

If you didn’t fall asleep during American History class, you know that Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led an extensive research excursion known as the Corps of [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”642671″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

AMY KIRK: Long trail of trailers

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

The menagerie of trailers sitting in our yard is comparable to some women’s closets full of shoes.

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AMY KIRK: Long trail of trailers

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

The menagerie of trailers sitting in our yard is comparable to some women’s closets full of shoes.

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AMY KIRK: The ‘live’ stock option

March 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Every spring, my husband and I re-evaluate our investment portfolio by looking over the new options as they become available to us. Like [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”616681″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”height…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

AMY KIRK: Ranching reality TV

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

This time of year the extent of our entertainment opportunities are limited to watching baby calves eat for the first time. They put on an [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”599220″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”heig…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

AMY KIRK: The many faces of frustration

February 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Frustration is the No. 1 cause of farm and ranch men suffering from scraped knuckles, smashed fingers, dented machinery or tools lost in weeds (choose all that apply). Farm and ranch women are more likely to suffer from puffy eyes, red nose, a headac…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

AMY KIRK: Men-of-the-tractor: A rare breed

February 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Just the mention of the word “tractor” or anything tractor-related piques men’s interest into lengthy conversations. The kind of conversations [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”508861″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

AMY KIRK: Escaping DIY purgatory

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Recently, my husband offered to help me get my camper put back together by enlisting a friend of ours for whom we’ve jokingly dubbed as our [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”502930″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

AMY KIRK: Winter humor in the heartland

January 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

If South Dakotans aren’t talking about their current weather conditions, they’re checking the forecast. And if they’re not checking the forecast or [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”497748″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Amy Kirk, Dail…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

AMY KIRK: Country gals love big gifts

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The kinds of presents rural women receive for Christmas are oftentimes items they view as an extravagance. Many of the gifts they get are [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”491960″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Amy Kirk, Daily Republic Colum…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com