Category: Rapid City

Wasta Rancher Witnessed European Horrors as WWII Red Cross Official

Wasta Rancher Witnessed European Horrors as WWII Red Cross Official

Rapid City authors Ray and Josephine Cowdery will present the World War II story of Leonel Jensen, son of a Danish immigrant, a western South Dakota homesteader and later a large-scale rancher at Wasta. Jensen’s War is the Cowdery’s latest book about that war.

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Popular Conservative News and Comment Site Pulls My Article for Being ‘Anti-Semitic’

Popular Conservative News and Comment Site Pulls My Article for Being ‘Anti-Semitic’

Anti-Semitic – definition: Hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious, ethnic, or racial group. Merriam-Webster A person who discriminates against or is prejudiced or hostile toward Jews. Dictionary.com I recently wrote an article that dealt with the Pharisees and Jesus judgment of them in comparison to some of today’s Church denominations and their actions. In this article, modern day Jews were not even mentioned – at all. Was the article mentioned an indictment of the Pharisees? Yes, it was, then again, even Jesus referred to the Pharisees as the children of Satan. So to say this article was anti-Semitic is to say: Jesus was wrong in His judgment of the Pharisees, or that I said things that I never said. I also mentioned that many of the Jews of Jesus time refused to believe in Him. Is this an indictment of the Jewish people as a whole? No I do not believe so, it is fact. Therefore, when I received […]

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Maj Gen Vander Hamm to Address JWC ScholarShare

Maj Gen Vander Hamm to Address JWC ScholarShare

John Witherspoon College in Rapid City, South Dakota is holding their fifth annual ScholarShare banquet entitled “A Dream Coming True” on April 27 at 6:30 pm at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn.

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Fast-food Government: GOP’s Obamacare Repeal Debacle

Fast-food Government: GOP’s Obamacare Repeal Debacle

Anybody who even occasionally gets take-out from any fast food chain will immediately get that story, because about a third of the time you don’t get what you order, even if the ticket is correct and they repeat it back to you. What’s more, when you discover the order isn’t correct – often after you arrive at home – you drive back and go in to get the order corrected, and are typically met with either a mild disinterest or outright hostility.

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Good, Bad, Ugly, Mar. 10-16

Good, Bad, Ugly, Mar. 10-16

This weeks’ Good, Bad and Ugly brings us a look at some modest spending cuts in some of the right places, as well as a sellout of the American people when it comes to repealing ObamaCare.

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USMC Ho-Chunk Warrior Fought in Vietnam’s Battle of Foxtrot Ridge

USMC Ho-Chunk Warrior Fought in Vietnam’s Battle of Foxtrot Ridge

“I have been in the bush for more than six months” writes Ho-Chunk US Marine Alan B. Walker of Rapid City who fought in the vicious Battle of Foxtrot Ridge, two miles from the Khe Sanh Combat Base, during the Vietnam War. He will talk on Saturday March 11 at Ellsworth Air Force Base’s South Dakota Air and Space Museum, starting at 9 a.m, a free family event sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group.

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South Dakota Senator Lance Russell

Senators Russell, Jensen on Vehicle Bills, Gov. Daugaard Schmoozing, Strongarming Legislature

During the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City yesterday, South Dakota Senators Lance Russell and Phil Jensen discussed how the RINO leadership of the legislature uses “vehicle bills” that are voted on with no significant language and later have significant language inserted into them shortly before final approval. They also discuss how Governor Dennis Daugaard brings the RINO leadership to his mansion for dinner, schmoozing them and strongarming if necessary to get the leadership to implement his agenda in the legislature.

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South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller

Science a Hot Topic at Rapid City Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeting

During the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City yesterday, South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller brought up SB 55 which had been intended to allow teachers to discuss all sides of scientific inquiry which are aligned with the educational content standards already outlined in law. The bill passed the South Dakota Senate on Jan. 25, but was killed in the “Republican” supermajority House Education Committee three days ago.

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South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller

Video: SD Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller at Rapid City Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeting

South Dakota Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller was one of the featured speakers at the legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City today. Frye-Mueller discussed the bill HB 1157 which is the the agriculture future development subfund to provide funding for the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory.

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South Dakota Senator Lance Russell

Video: SD Senator Lance Russell at the Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeting.

The latest legislative crackerbarrel meeting in Rapid City was held at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology this morning. There were again two separate meetings today, one hosted by the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce and another hosted by the SDSMT College Republicans; the former had a format of written questions submitted to the legislators, and the latter allowed audience members to ask questions directly of the legislators.

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