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Noted in Part I of this series, is the distressing reality that the doctrine of sin, taught in many contemporary visible churches, is being perverted to say that some sins are no longer sin — contrary to Holy Scripture. Some church bodies and their leaders have set themselves above God — dee…

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Mount Marty University of Yankton has announced that the Certificate of Integrated Leadership program will welcome its second cohort on Sept. 28-30, 2020, at Broomtree Retreat Center in Irene. The certificate is offered through the Benedictine Leadership Institute at Mount Marty University a…

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ABERDEEN — Nicole Phillips, author, speaker, columnist, podcast host and Kindness Champion, will be the featured presenter for the Presentation Sisters’ Women on the Prairie Conference, “Kindness is Contagious … Are You Catching it?” being held virtually Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. This conferen…

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“Can I see your scratch?” my 4-year-old granddaughter asked when she visited me at a Des Moines hospital in January. I had undergone triple coronary artery bypass surgery a couple weeks earlier. As she inspected the stitches holding my sternum together, she asked, “Does it hurt?”

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The Beadle Student Council recognized Patriot Day on Sept. 11, 2020. Students went with custodian, Tito Santiago and participated in the special flag raising to honor the heroes and victims of Sept. 11. The student council members learned about the special flag and concluded the event by say…

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Romans 6:4: “We have been buried with Christ, by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.”

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Discovery Zone For Kids, a midweek program for children ages 4 through grade 6, meets on Wednesday night from 6:30-7:45 p.m. beginning Sept. 16 and running through April 28 at Discovery Church, Yankton. This program is open to the public.

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On Tuesday, Aug. 18, Dr. Taylor Rehfeldt was honored with the Ira P. Gunn Award for Outstanding Professional Advocacy by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA).

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Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. has announced the addition of Dr. Martha Holstein. Specializing in internal medicine and pediatrics, Holstein joins Drs. Susan Fanta, John Frank, Tyler Hanson, Daniel Megard and Amanda Sedlacek and physician assistants Sarah Arens and Melissa Fullner-Marshall in …

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Liz Pekas was awarded the NASA Nebraska Space Grant Fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year to fund the project investigating the impacts of prolonged sitting in mild hypercapnic (elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide) conditions and how this may negatively affect vascular function and auto…

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SIOUX FALLS — Kody Pickner of Springfield was sworn in as the newest member of the South Dakota Army National Guard’s Bravo Battery, 1-147th Field Artillery Battalion, during an enlistment ceremony at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Sioux Falls, Aug. 25.

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In a normal year, this September article would open up with a long list of gratitude for all who helped us with the Summer Arts Festival. Although we weren’t able to gather this year, I hope you have taken time to see the list of those vendors who were chosen as artists this year. If not, yo…

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When I was younger my parents would let me stay up late to watch “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson. I will never forget when it was announced that he would be leaving the show and Jay Leno would be the new host. I was shocked and upset. How could anyone possibly sit behind that desk and …

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Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. announces the addition of Dr. Jordan Schild. Specializing in family medicine, Schild joins Drs. David Barnes, McKenzie Hanson, Carrissa Pietz, Scott Weber, Abigail Reynolds and nurse practitioner Jennifer McGinnis in the family medicine department.

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If you watch the television game show Jeopardy, you know there are three contestants, and at the end of the show the person winning the most money gets to come back the next day and play again for more money. The other two are done. I find myself thinking, why not let the winner go home and …

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New Women’s Bible Studies will soon begin at Calvary Baptist Church. “Joy in the Morning” will meet Wednesday mornings, 9-11 a.m., beginning Wednesday, Sept. 9, to study “Chasing Vines” by Beth Moore and childcare will be available.