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As a rheumatologist, I often get the question, “What do you do?” According to my kids, their mom does “something with joints.” At the conclusion of patient visits, when I propose a diagnosis such as polymyalgia rheumatica or PMR, I often hear, “What is that?” The fact is most people do not t…

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EDITOR’S NOTE: When the Press & Dakotan ran its annual ‘Thankful” letters last Wednesday, the letters from Mrs. Van Winkle’s first graders at Yankton’s Lincoln Elementary School were inadvertently omitted. We apologize for the oversight and present them here:

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SIOUX FALLS — During this unprecedented time, it is expected that more holiday gifts and greetings will be sent through the mail than ever before, as families and friends will hold virtual celebrations instead of opening gifts in person. The Postal Service always encourages customers to send…

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As the coronavirus spreads throughout the globe, we are faced with uncertainty. It feels like the situation changes daily. We have work interruptions, family disruptions, school adjustments, and health concerns, and we all are experiencing an increase in stress and anxiety as we go through t…

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LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be issuing emergency supplemental allotments to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who receive benefits for the month of November on Dec. 8.

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VERMILLION — Join the Vermillion Public Library and presenter Eric Model on Friday, Dec. 4, at noon for a virtual “Journeys into” program that explores the offbeat, off the beaten path, overlooked, and forgotten. Learn about places, people, events and stories of authentic Americana “beyond t…

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Author Lowell Streiker once asked his 4-year-old grandson how he liked his Thanksgiving dinner. “I didn’t like the turkey much, but I sure loved the bread it ate,” he replied.

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A three-pound baby entered the world in recent days. This precious child was born after his Mom spent seven weeks in the hospital on bedrest. At home, Dad and two siblings were working, going to school, and worrying. Surrounding the family were two sets of grandparents who ensured that the p…

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The Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) clinic in Yankton has benefitted from a pair of low-interest loans through Bon Homme Yankton Electric Association, Inc. and the Rural Electric Economic Development (REED) Fund. Bon Homme Yankton Electric Association, a local Touchstone Energy® Cooperat…

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I was very young when my grandfather suffered his first stroke and began his battle with vascular dementia. I grew up understanding that he was not like the other adults in my life. He would take me on long walks around the neighborhood, but it was never entirely clear who was supervising wh…

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PIERRE — The deadline to enroll in South Dakota’s K-12 Connect program is Nov. 20. This program provides free internet service to eligible K-12 students in their homes for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.

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SOUTH DAKOTA WELL DRILLERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS

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Jan Schiferl grew up riding horses and always longed to own a miniature pony. She and her husband Greg operate the WJ Ranch in northeast Nebraska where they train horses, raise cattle and hold community events. In the whirlwind of raising four children and keeping up with all the ranch activ…

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Yankton General Federated Women’s Club

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In order to provide Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services, and still respect their efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Trinity Lutheran Church must continue to limit the amount of people attending a service to 100.

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You can spread “Joy to the World” by packing a gift-filled shoebox for Operation Christmas Child, a project of the international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, which is headed by Franklin Graham.

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Every Nov. 15, we celebrate America Recycles Day, a nationally recognized initiative set forth by our mother affiliate, Keep America Beautiful, to promote and celebrate recycling in the United States. Last year, the wonderful citizens of the Yankton area donated THOUSANDS of pounds of denim.…

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When I met her, she was younger than I am now. I was responsible for admissions to our hospital that day, and the ER doctor called me about a woman with intractable bleeding. It had been going on for several months, but she was embarrassed and unsure. She hid the severity of her bleeding fro…

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HOWARD — Amidst the stress of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Horizon Health Care employees have once again come together to support their patients and each other through the Horizon Health Foundation’s annual giving campaign.