Dignity Graces a South Dakota Riverbank

  A new statue overlooks the Missouri River in the central part of South Dakota. Called Dignity, it’s a 50 foot tall image of a Native American woman and is made of stainless steel and glass. It is a magnificent work of art, Designed by Dale Claude Lamphere and erected recently, in September 2016. It …

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It’s time for the Bluegrass Festival

  Once again, it’s time for true country music! The annual bluegrass festival will happen in a few short weeks, over in Parkfield on Mother’s day weekend. For 20 years bluegrass pickers, pluckers and fans have spent mother’s day weekend in these hills, entertaining themselves and guests with some of the best guitar and banjo …

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Harvest Hosts bring visitors to the farm

  If you are a grower or vintner with a retail outlet on your property, or if you are thinking about selling directly to the public, here’s something that may help you reach a new market. A company called Harvest Hosts is a membership program that connects RV owners with farmers, wineries, and museums around …

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What to do with 44,000 wild horses

  The Bureau of Land Management is under fire again, this time for something it hasn’t even done.  An advisory group suggested that the Bureau euthanize or sell without restrictions the 45,000 or so  “unadoptable” horses and burros that the BLM is holding in off-range corrals and pastures.  The suggestion touched a nerve with wild …

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