By Gary Dickson Geography Correspondent BROOKINGS, SD – A recent study conducted by a professor from South Dakota State University found that 74 percent of Sioux Falls adults were unaware that South Dakota encompassed anything beyond 25 miles from Sioux Falls’ borders. And, as shocking as these results were, 46 percent of adults 24 and older thought they were a suburb of Minneapolis! The research was … Continue reading Study Shows Most Sioux Falls Residents Unaware Rest of State Exists
By Gary Dickson P & W Business Editor SIOUX FALLS, SD – South Dakota wants to clarify something when it comes to having people move to our beautiful state. We really don’t want you here. We’re not kidding. Go away. We don’t want former residents who are homesick for the Rushmore State to return. Really, don’t bother. We don’t want you. Especially if you have … Continue reading Scram! South Dakota Doesn’t Want You Here
By Gary Dickson PIERRE, SD – A new bill that would close both Interstate-29 and Interstate-90 in South Dakota for 10 months a year was introduced in the state senate today. The purpose of the bill, according to sponsors, is to save the state money and enhance the economic development of those communities that the building of the interstates passed by in the 1960s and … Continue reading SD Legislature Considers Closing Interstates 90 and 29 Most of Year
The Trump administration was rocked today by the discovery of what appears to be the first intergalactic space fighter/interceptor at a secret manufacturing operation in North Sioux City, SD. Continue reading New Interceptor For Trump’s Space Force Being Built in North Sioux City, SD
Hundreds of pilgrims have been making a journey to Le Mars, Iowa this weekend. And it wasn’t just to have a scoop or two of pistachio nut ice cream on a waffle cone in this town known as The Ice-Cream Capitol of the World. They were coming to hopefully catch a glimpse of the image of Jesus Christ in a cement ice cream cone sculpture. Continue reading Jesus Makes Appearance During Le Mars’ Annual Ice Cream Days
Failure will never overtake me as long as my determination to blame others for my shortcomings and hopeless situations remains strong and steadfast. — Gary Dickson Continue reading Pondering and Wandering: Failure vs. Determination
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with the goal of convincing them to change their wills and life insurance, making you their beneficiary. Your life will never be quite the same. And if it isn’t, move on to some other … Continue reading Pondering and Wandering: “Let Your Love Shine”
Sometimes we have a guest speaker – usually someone who we think exemplifies our humdrum ideals, who is really mediocre and who might know a simple joke or two. Continue reading Finally. An Organization for the Intellectually Average.