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home : columns : rahn larson June 28, 2017

A duck in right field
I always assumed the cozy Sioux Falls Canaries ballpark, the Bird Cage, got its name because of the team's mascot.
However, a certain duck may have something to say about that. It wasn't until midway through Saturday's game that I spotted the hen mallard waddling down the right field line, acting like she owned the place.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Keeping up with ALICE
A week ago, I found myself hiding in a second floor restroom, waiting and listening for gunshots, wondering when my time would come.
I was concealed, for the moment, behind a bathroom stall. In the next stall, Trevor Slette was concealed as well.
We were extremely quiet and motionless, but when the shooter entered any room, the search would be thorough, just as it was at Columbine High School and Sandy Hook Elementary.
The entire floor was in total lockdown mode. That was our defense against the threat. Still, we knew it was not "if," but "when."

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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