If you like Culvers (or even if you haven't tried Culvers), there is an upcoming opportunity to eat there and help a great ministry called Passages. Passages is a women's transitional living facility in Rapid City, designed to help women who have been in prison transition back to regular living and make healthy life choices that will help them stay out of jail.
The USS Grunion submarine disappeared in the icy waters off Kiska Island in the Aleutians in 1942. The Japanese had captured the island just three weeks before. Col. Debra Shattuck (USAF ret, Ellsworth AFB) will moderate a live Skype photo presentation and interview with Bruce Abele, son of the Grunion’s ill-fated skipper, Lt. Cmdr. Mannert L. Abele, on Saturday, October 12 at Western Dakota Technical Institute in Rapid City, starting at 9 am.
The guns have been silent at American Clarion for the past two days, laid low by a devastating fall blizzard in West River South Dakota. Power has been intermittent and completely out during that time. The power is back on (at least at American Clarion HQ) and the last I heard, there was no loss of life. But the blizzard provided an opportunity to get back in touch with some things, and left us with some lessons to be pondered.
US Marine Dallas Blomquist of Piedmont will offer a photographic slideshow of his combat experiences on Guadalcanal and Peleliu during World War II. The event, sponsored by the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group, will take place on Saturday, September 14 at Western Dakota Technical Institute in Rapid City, 9-11 am.
This is a video of Chuck Laudner speaking at the South Dakota Common Core Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota, Aug. 24, 2013. Laudner is currently an independent political consultant and his clients include the American Principles Project.
This is a video of South Dakota State Rep. Elizabeth May speaking at the South Dakota Common Core Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota, Aug. 24, 2013. Her first 8 years of schooling were in a one-room schoolhouse. Liz and her husband Avery ranch near Kyle SD and also own and operate a grocery store in Kyle.
This is a video of South Dakota State Rep. Jim Bolin speaking at the South Dakota Common Core Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota, Aug. 24, 2013. Jim Bolin is a three term legislator from Canton, representing the furthest southeastern portion of the state. During his 32 year teaching career , Rep. Bolin has taught in both public and private high schools.Next Page »
"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party over to the traitors in the battle just ended. We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support. Turning the party over to the so-called moderates wouldn't make any sense at all." - Ronald Reagan, Nov. 10, 1964