Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse – American Monuments of the Heartland

The Black Hills of South Dakota are a sculptor’s dream. Jagged granite rock faces have been waiting for centuries to be moulded and manipulated to works of art. It’s no wonder they attracted artisans in the early 1900’s to create masterpieces on the side of these South Dakota hills. Two of the most iconic monuments of the United States are located […]

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Senator removed from all Senate committees after racist remarks about indigenous people.

Conservative Sen. Lynn Beyak has been removed from all Senate committees, a week after a series of controversial remarks about First Nations people came to light. “Do not back down, the Indians, First Nations or whatever they want to be called have milked this issue to their decided advantage,” reads one letter dated Mar. 30, […]

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Indiana House unanimously agrees to legalize CBD oil

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers are one step closer to being able to use cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, to treat medical ailments, without fear of criminal consequences. The Indiana House voted 93-0 Tuesday to legalize the marijuana-derived product that Republican Attorney General Curtis Hill recently declared was illegal to sell in Indiana and said its […]

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Martin teenager wins first-ever Rypkema filly

Jacoby Heathershaw is announced as the winner of this year’s Lloyd W. Rypkema Memorial Quarter Horse Award on Jan. 27 during the Black Hills Stock Show/South Dakota Quarter Horse Association horse sale. Photo courtesy Myron Heathershaw Persistence really does pay off. That’s the lesson — and reward — Jacoby Heathershaw received this year when he […]

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