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Kids, grab your hard hat and tool belt! It’s time for “Concretes & Cranes” Vacation Bible School at Calvary Baptist Church, July 19-23, from 6:45-8:45 p.m.

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Siouxland area teens will have the chance to experience a life changing weekend July 24-26, facilitated at Morningside Lutheran Church, 700 S. Martha St, Sioux City, Iowa.

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My friend broke my nose at an after-prom party in high school. It was nothing deliberate, such as fighting over a girl. Rather, we bumped heads while wearing those big round air-filled sumo wrestler suits. Besides hurting a lot, I remember thinking, “I’ve never been so aware of my nose befor…

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Let’s start with some great news! I am pleased to announce we have a reopening plan for the G.A.R. Hall Art Gallery in time for one of our favorite annual exhibits, the Mighty Mo Photo Show! We will be opening the gallery only beginning Monday, July 20, and will be open on Mondays, Wednesday…

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The Army Colonel was blessed with a lovely wife and two children. The oldest had just turned sixteen and approached his father with this request. “Hey, Dad… I was thinking that now I’m old enough to drive, it sure would be great if you would get me a car so I could get back and forth to scho…

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BROOKINGS ‑— The Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Plains serving Brookings, Moody County and Yankton would like to thank Lowe’s for a recent financial gift that will help the organization continue providing COVID-19 relief services in the community. In times of tragedy and crisis, Boys …

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Bud Becker Memorial Flight Training Scholarship

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A few years ago, I spoke at a conference for women physicians. My talk opened with a simple question.  What organ does the heart supply blood to first? It was a deceptively simple question, but the room was silent as they all pondered what they thought was a trick question. Various answers c…

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In March with COVID-19 spreading worldwide, local schools responded quickly to protect students by closing buildings and moving classes to remote learning. These changes have left many wondering if students will fall behind during this time of uncertainty.

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Dear Car Talk: After 30 years in California, I will soon move back home to Maine to be near my aging parents.

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The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate with friends and family members. If you choose to drink and drive during this holiday, you will get caught.

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Acts 1:6 – “Lord, will you at this time restore the Kingdom to Israel?” That was the question, from the disciples, to Jesus, just before he ascended. The disciples couldn’t see that Jesus’ resurrection wasn’t just for Israel; it extended to “the ends of the earth” (verse 8). We forget that t…

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In recent years, I’ve learned of wonderful aspects of Native American culture, especially the sacred medicine wheel or hoop of life with variations in colors and meanings according to each tribe and nation. The circle is a universal spiritual symbol, but the Native American medicine wheel ha…

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While critical of Rev. Westgard, Seminary professor Pastor David Lose and their many colleagues in the ELCA, we understand — without agreement — why they speak as they do, as we consider the following discussion.

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YANKTON TOASTMASTERS CLUB 1294

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In 1949, Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein produced a musical for Broadway entitled “South Pacific,” based on the book “Tales of the South Pacific” by James Michener. It was a big hit and a successful movie followed in 1958.

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At the bottom right hand corner of my driver’s license there is a small heart and the word “donor.” The print is small and easy to miss among all the other information contained. That one word, I would argue, is the most important piece of data there. Displayed next to my height, weight and …