Effective July 5, the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH) changed its reporting of COVID-19 numbers from a daily basis to weekly. We believe the change should be reversed and that data should be reported every morning again.

It's hard to believe that in America in 2021 there are people who are hungry. We are a nation of plenty and yet we have populations of adults and children who are nutritionally challenged. In most communities, and certainly in Madison, there is an avenue for individuals to receive food parce…

Gov. Kristi Noem late Tuesday suspended the state Secretary of Corrections and the warden at the state penitentiary in Sioux Falls, following a briefing from the Bureau of Human Resources about an anonymous complaint. Thursday, she took the further steps of terminating the warden and deputy …

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To all of the people I met at Madison's Community Center, I'm not given a chance to say goodbye. I'm banned on the Community Center grounds for a year. I was let go.

I don't love public speaking and I certainly don't like writing articles for the paper, especially when it involves a pending lawsuit. However, I do love my faith, family and friends and community, and I think it's important to share where I stand and push back against any people trying to s…

I am writing this as a follow-up to the nice article in last Tuesday's edition of The Daily Leader about the Knights of Columbus donation to Valiant Living. Nothing was mentioned about the source of those funds, so I would like to offer some additional information.

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The corridor of champions is along South Dakota Highway 34 as three of the seven state champions are located on SD-34.

I think I have asked this before, but I will ask it again. At region cross country meets, after the varsity runners are done with their races, there is a junior varsity race. I have asked several people: why do they have a junior varsity race?

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