| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:17 PM
Eight Presentation Sisters are celebrating anniversaries this summer.
Sister Deb Nelson
Sister Deb Nelson is celebrating her 25th anniversary today.
She graduated from Mobridge High School in 1984; earned an associate’s degree in...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Grateful for those who care for the elderly
In today's times there are often news articles and television segments devoted to the horrific care elderly patients receive in nursing home facilities.
I would like to take just a moment to discuss just the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:39 PM
After last June's derecho — and Tropical Storms Irene and Isabel before it — Rodgers Forge resident Nancy Slaterback was fed up with power outages.
"The problem's getting worse. It's not getting better," she told members of the Public Service...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:53 AM
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Not all of America is moving toward banning smoking indoors and out. Months after prohibiting it, Casper, Wyo., is now telling smokers that it's OK to light up in some public spaces.
The City Council voted 5-4 Tuesday to...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
There's no denying it: Most of us are going to need some form of long-term health care during our golden years. And costs of such care are rising.
Genworth Financial recently released its long-term care Cost of Care Survey for 2013, and the results are...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Cancer and heart disease are bigger killers, but Alzheimer's is the most expensive malady in the U.S., costing families and society $157 billion to $215 billion a year, according to a new study that looked at this in unprecedented detail.
| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:41 AM
John Pittas' mother spent six months in a Pennsylvania facility recovering after an auto accident, then moved to Greece to be with her other children.
Left behind: $93,000 in unpaid care bills.
The facility sued to collect — from John Pittas....
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:05 AM
For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.
The Bain Center
5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 9:29 PM
The funeral service for Dorothy L. Koch, 89, of Aberdeen, formerly of Ellendale, N.D., will be 11 a.m., Monday, April 8, 2013, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St., with Pastor Nathan Henschen officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Memorial service for Edna Katie Bertsch, 91, of Ashley will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Ashley Baptist Church. The Rev. Bill Damberg will officiate.
Lunch and fellowship will follow the service.
Edna died Jan. 7, 2013, at Avera St....
| Mar 19, 2013
A family of drug-resistant bacteria that experts say kills up to 50 percent of people infected is spreading in Chicago and elsewhere, prompting doctors and public health officials to step up efforts to protect patients.
Infections caused by these...