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Northern Valley Beacon
News, notes, and observations from the James River Valley in northern South Dakota with special attention to reviewing the performance of the media--old and new. E-Mail to MinneKota@gmail.com
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Friday, February 6, 2015
Questions also have been raised about the use of an anonymous source in the article. On the day the article was written, the business owner who rents the suite where the harassment took place — who was neither present norinvolved — received a death threat.
Posted by David Newquist at 7:53 AM
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A well-known South Dakota medicine man who had been charged with abusing
and raping at least six girls on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation died
in prison Tuesday night, according to law enforcement officials.
The entire Washington Post story can be read here.
Posted by David Newquist at 8:16 PM
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
The whining from the police departments, instead of efforts at reform, merely deepens the suspicion and mistrust that the departments have earned over time. They could remedy the public disrespect by facing the killings and miscarriages of justice their fellow officers have wrought and by showing some respect for those they are supposed to serve.
Posted by David Newquist at 1:02 PM
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Posted by David Newquist at 8:33 AM
Monday, November 24, 2014
- In 2012, 47 percent (488,000 persons) born in South Dakota live in other states.
- Of 1.03 milllion people born in the state, 570,000 remain, making it among the lowest ranking states in terms of birth residents who have remained in the state.
- Although, 262,000 people have migrated into the state, they are heavily weighted toward people with high school diplomas, while those leaving are heavily weighted toward those with college and post-graduate degrees.
Posted by David Newquist at 9:44 AM
Monday, November 17, 2014
Faulty link below has been repaired. *An edited transcript of the video link is included at the end of this post.
With every beheading of innocents by Islamic mass murderers, with every mass killing by so-called jihadists or Mexican drug cartels, and with every school shooting or killing in the name of self-defense on our own streets, Americans slip further into mental dysfunction and respond only to commands from their chosen masters. They can only respond to rage-induced resentment and hatred, and many have become incapable of discerning facts from fantasies composed solely to feed their rage and their mindless obedience to those attitudes to which the propaganda directs them.
Posted by David Newquist at 2:50 PM
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