Saying goodbye to a peace-seeking legislator, and calling for more civility in an uncivil world

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Loss of Craig Tieszen leaves empty chair in state House, leadership role to fill

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Horrified by stories, Noem looks for new path forward away from sexual harassment, abuse

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Bold leadership essential in reshaping treatment of women by powerful men

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Despite gloomy cancer prognosis, Custer couple still building legacy of family, outdoors, love

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Sue Brown says metastatic cancer puts deeper focus on living each day fully

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Begun in political conflict, annual Mount Blogmore Hunt shoots for birds, chili, friendship

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Ten-year anniversary of hunt shows shotguns useful in making peace

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Long after death, Nicholas Black Elk walks good red road, now being considered for sainthood

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Traditional Lakota mystic, medicine man also inspired by Catholic faith

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South Dakota pheasant opener endures as celebration of family, land, memories of loved ones lost

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Lower bird count won't take joy from October tradition

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Identical twins share cellular connection, live with images of human losses no one wants to see

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In serving their nation and state, Terry and Larry Mayes found ways to compartmentalize trauma

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Ten years after paralyzing injury, Sutton still rides rough stock in his dreams but loves the life he has

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Formidable governor's race can't intimidate resilient Burke cowboy

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When temptation to traffic in eagle parts shuts off the brain, criminal indictments often follow

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Second phase of charges reveals "underbelly" of commercial market for eagle, other raptors

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Charting the autumn colors, finding the magic in Spearfish Canyon

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Former D.C. lobbyist keeps track of changing leaves along scenic byway

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Tim O'Brien on all-night writing, the burden of Vietnam and the other things we lug through life

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Vietnam vet, author reshapes line between fact and fiction in search for truth

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The Cement Ridge story: Watching for lightning, finding the flames

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Open house at historic lookout offers view of past, surrounding forest

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Hunting for the high ground in ruffed-grouse season opener, with a trip across the Wyoming state line

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Season opener offers succulent supper fare, visit to fire lookout

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Forty nine years after his noble heart quit, I'm still fishing for the right way to say goodbye

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Retirement dream of Silver City cabin, trout fishing, stays in family

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Although bored by politics, Bjorkman leaves circuit court for U.S. House race hoping for wave of change

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Bjorkman knows he could lose big, but still has hope in House race

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