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OPINION: Obamacare’s debut: What it means for you

October 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Trudy Lieberman

Rural Health News Service

The Affordable Care Act formally makes its debut today, when its central feature, the state shopping exchanges and accompanying government subsidies to help low-and moderateincome people, opens for b…continue reading on

TRONNES: Sam Tronnes Memorial Foundation thriving

January 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The charter of the Sam Tronnes Memorial Foundation and Sam Tronnes Scholarship program since March 2006 has been a commitment to invest in the future by helping to educate our children in post-high school education and career development. Continue Reading

When it comes to sanctity of life, Bible must be authority

August 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

I read with interest the “In Other Words” letter by Rev. Kristi McLaughlin in the July 31 issue of The Daily Republic. I consider myself to be a pro-life advocate, and it troubled me that Rev. McLaughlin was trying to define me and my pro-life position. Continue Reading

Improve Mitchell’s winter facilities

February 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

As I sit here this winter wondering what could bring more patrons to the Mitchell area, I question whether or not a new look Corn Palace is the answer. Continue Reading

Guest columnist guidelines

September 13, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Daily Republic welcomes guest columnist submissions. Guest columns run under our “In Other Words” label on the editorial page. Continue Reading

In Other Words: Materials in archives are unique and irreplaceable

October 7, 2010 in The Daily Republic

October is Archives Month in South Dakota and in much of the United States. It provides an opportunity to celebrate our history and share our memories. But misconceptions prevent people from appreciating the wonders of archives.
One common misconception is that archives contain old stuff that’s hidden away that no one is allowed to use. The reality is that archives are busy, vibrant places filled with treasure troves of information, photos, letters, books, scrapbooks, films, tapes, vinyl records and CDs. While some materials are old, others are new the latest issues of the DWU student newspaper and the campus newsletter are routinely added to the archives. Continue Reading

Opinion: States’ religious liberty has been compromised

August 27, 2010 in The Daily Republic

I want to thank Bob Duffett for his well-researched guest editorial regarding the mosque controversy. But I have to take issue with his conclusion “that America is still the home of the brave and religiously free.” Continue Reading

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