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TUPPER: In praise of wrestling moms

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s part of our family lore, remembered by all and even captured on VHS tape.

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COLUMN: ‘Purple Up’ for military kids

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed April as the Month of the Military Child in South Dakota.

“This month is a time to honor our community youth who have been impacted by deployments in the past and who will face many challenges in th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Home at last

March 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — It was a heartfelt dedication ceremony on Saturday as Sheryl Staeffler’s new home was completed by Southwestern Minnesota Habitat for Humanity, along with friends, family and community members.
After Staeffler’s husband died two year…continue reading on dglobe.com

Home at last

March 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — It was a heartfelt dedication ceremony on Saturday as Sheryl Staeffler’s new home was completed by Southwestern Minnesota Habitat for Humanity, along with friends, family and community members.
After Staeffler’s husband died two year…continue reading on dglobe.com

Parents encouraged to register kids in SDCHIP identification system

March 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Officials will be in Sturgis this week to encourage parents to register their kids in a comprehensive child identification program.

SDCHIP generates packages of various identifying items of children for parents or guardians. The …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

THUNE: My red-haired, fiery little girl

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Some of you have heard me say that because I’m Scandinavian, I believe life is supposed to be hard. How much my heritage has to do with it [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”512464″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”media-image”,”h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Expecting the worst – Blessed with the best

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

When a couple is expecting a child, they usually spend most of their time thinking about baby names, nursery colors and stocking up on all the necessities.

Daniel and Erika Willprecht of Garfield spent most of their time during their first pregnan…continue reading on echopress.com

Expecting the worst – Blessed with the best

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

When a couple is expecting a child, they usually spend most of their time thinking about baby names, nursery colors and stocking up on all the necessities.

Daniel and Erika Willprecht of Garfield spent most of their time during their first pregnan…continue reading on echopress.com

South Dakota Senate unanimously passes shared parenting measure

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Senate has voted unanimously to pass a bill encouraging joint physical custody of children in divorce proceedings. Other bills dealing with the issue have failed in recent legislative sessions. This year’s bill is b…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

COLUMN: Is anyone listening?

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Alice Nickelson

SDSU Extension

“Did you hear what I said?” or “How many times do I have to tell you?” are common pleas heard among adults that live or work with children. Communicating with children can be a daily challenge — a challenge t…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com