November 5, 2010 in The Daily Republic
Change your clocks, check smoke alarms
To the Editor:
The Mitchell Fire Division has a simple but powerful reminder for all members of our community this weekend. When you change your clocks for daylight-saving time, change and test the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, and please remind your friends, family and neighbors to do the same. Continue Reading
October 15, 2010 in The Daily Republic
Vassie Alston returns to South Dakota in October most years.
The Milwaukee resident doesn’t come to Winner and other small towns to hunt pheasants, but she is in search of something: dollars. Alston, whose stage name is Denise Goudy, takes homes a nice bundle of cash for stripping in bars during the pheasant-hunting season.
“I’ve been dancing up here for years and years and years,” Alston said Wednesday afternoon, a few hours before she took the stage at the Peacock Bar in downtown Winner. “It’s slow now, but it will pick up when the pheasant hunters get here.”