South Dakota

The ugliest building in every US state, according to people who live there

Architecture is a form of art. When a city constructs a new building, it should add beauty to its streetscape.<p>But that doesn't always happen. Every town across the United States likely has a tower, a government complex, or an office building that residents wish never went up.<p>Business Insider asked …

College & University

Heartbroken mum poses for photoshoot with daughter five days after she died and believes every grieving parent should do the same

A heartbroken mum posed for a photoshoot with her baby five days after she died and believes every grieving parent should do the same.<p>Laura Winner …

Babies

There's a Secret Room Behind Mount Rushmore Meant for Future Civilizations

Each year, nearly three million people visit South Dakota's Black Hills to get a glimpse of Mount Rushmore, where the carved busts of four American …

Robert E. Lee

Here Are States Poised To Make The Most Racial Progress In 2018

On Monday, we celebrate and honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His work changed the course of history and has inspired generations of …

Diversity

All the Places That Are Open on Martin Luther King Day — and What's Closed

Is my bank open? Is the post office?<p>The third Monday in January is always celebrated as Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in honor of the slain civil …

Freebies

Latest South Dakota crop report shows impact of drought

Drought in 2017 impacted the production of most crops in South Dakota.<p>The latest report from the Agriculture Department shows soybean production in …

Business

Bracketology - NCAA College Basketball Brackets and Predictions - ESPN

<b>EAST</b><p>Pittsburgh<p>1VILLANOVA<p>16BOSTON U / 16BETHUNE-COOKMAN<p>8Florida St<p>9RHODE ISLAND<p>San Diego<p>5Arizona St<p>12BUFFALO<p>4AUBURN<p>13VERMONT<p>Nashville<p>6Michigan<p>11Alabama<p>…

College Basketball

How New Tax Cuts Are "Fighting for $15"

As the union-backed “Fight for $15” movement has sought to enact mandatory minimum-wage increases in states and localities across the country, tax …

Social Justice

The best school district in every US state

There are nearly 100,000 elementary, middle, and high schools in the US. The best districts are coveted, and a high-caliber school system can be a …

Rhode Island

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

Des Moines Register. January 10, 2018<p>Iowa should eliminate, not accommodate, dangerous new home-schooling option<p>On the surface, the Iowa Department …

Business

Fleas, failure and debts — the truth behind Little House on the Prairie

<i>Laura Ingalls Wilder’s autobiographical novels glossed over the grimmer details, discovers Lucy Denyer</i><p>In February 7 1867, in a log cabin near Lake Pepin, Wisconsin, a little girl named Laura Elizabeth was born. So began the long life and many travels of a woman who was to chart her pioneer …

Books

America is spiritually bankrupt. We must fight back together

The undeniable collapse of integrity, honesty and decency in our public and private life has fueled racial hatred and contempt<p>We live in one of the darkest moments in American history – a bleak time of spiritual blackout and imperial meltdown. Exactly 25 years ago, in my book Race Matters, I tried …

Opinion (UK)

Snow Birds: Turkey Hunting the Black Hills

I was on my way to check one last piece of public ground for my evening hunt, when something out of place on the trail, covered with fresh snow, …

Hunting

The words Trump uses, and the words the media must use in response

From Harry Truman’s “dumb son of a b----” assessment of Gen. Douglas MacArthur to Richard B. Cheney’s rude suggestion about what Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) should do to himself, foul language from politicians skips across the aisle and leaps through the decades.<p>President Trump and his …

Lifestyle

12Must Do Waterfall Hikes Across the US

Waterfalls! There’s something magical about the cascade of water tumbling over one or more ledges to the river below. It catches your breath, makes …

National Parks

Heat working through two Monday NBA deadlines

CHICAGO - Facing a Monday deadline on two different fronts, the Heat is sticking with its two two-way players and also appears poised to exercise a …

Sports

US may face ‘serious national security risks’ from FAA’s lax plane registration system

The Federal Aviation Administration is facing the prospect of two outside reviews and a push from Congress for greater transparency after a report …

Boston

Seal Explains Oprah ‘Attack,’ POPS OFF On Stacey Dash FOX News + Thomas Q. Jones Is Fine WOKE AF

Singer <b>Seal</b> is speaking up about his <b>Oprah</b> shade and why <b>Stacey Dash</b> (and FOX News) needs to keep her name out of his mouth. Meanwhile, hottie <b>Thomas Q.</b> …

Black Culture

Canton's Chase Meredith has bark, bite on the basketball court

CLOSE<p>Warren De La Salle's Luke Pfromm hits a game-winning 3-pointer lifted the Pilots to a 47-46 win over Detroit Edison on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. …

College Basketball

Three quick takes on the commitment of Ole Miss transfer Breon Dixon to Nebraska football

Nebraska received a commitment from Ole Miss transfer Breon Dixon, who will join the Huskers’ program. Three quick takes on that decision:<p>>>Versatile …

College & University

Bucks 79 - HEAT 97 Game Recap

The Miami HEAT defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 97-79 Sunday afternoon at AmericanAirlines Arena. Goran Dragić led the way for the HEAT with 25 points.<p><b>1.</b> …

Basketball

Use Shape Maps in Power BI Desktop (Preview) - Power BI

In Power BI Desktop, you create a <b>Shape Map</b> visual to show relative comparisons of regions on a map by applying different colors to different regions. …

France

No. 15 South Dakota State overpowers Air Force, 32-6, in Big 12 battle

<i>Photo: Seth Gross at the 2017 NCAA Championships.</i><p><b>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –</b> No. 15 South Dakota State shut down Big 12 foe Air Force with a dominant …

Team USA

Daugaard seeks new craft beer laws to help growing industry

PIERRE, S.D.<p>Fernson Brewing Company's success would exceed a state production limit, jeopardizing its licenses to carry other beverages like cider …

Business

The Supreme Court is about to decide how your online purchases are taxed

A 1992 court ruling barred states from collecting sales taxes on online purchases. That might soon change.<p>The US Supreme Court on Friday said it will consider whether businesses have to collect sales taxes on online transactions — a case that will affect how consumers are charged for their …

Politics

Nine states ready to require jobs for Medicaid enrollees

Nine states are planning to implement work requirements for their Medicaid enrollees, following Kentucky, which on Friday became the first place in …

Health Care

The Best Place to Eat Crepes in Every State

Sweet? Savory? Both? These crepes have it covered.<p>January 13, 2018<p>No matter where you travel, whether it be around the United States or abroad, …

Restaurants

The Justice Department Helped a Local Prosecutor Target the Facebook Records of Anti-Pipeline Activists

The case began on February 11, three weeks after Trump took office. Red Line Salish Sea, formerly known as the Bellingham NoDAPL Coalition, organized …

Injustice

States fear medical marijuana fallout

SALEM — When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions green-lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers, the vast majority of U.S. states that …

Cannabis

Why Children’s Books Should Be a Little Sad

<i>Earlier this week, the author Matt de la Peña wrote about the importance of including the darker sides of life in stories for children. In it, after</i> …

Parenting