While death may be a difficult topic to discuss, more and more people are talking about cremation than ever before. According to the National Funeral Directors Association, the rate of cremation in the United States was nearly 49 percent last year, which outpaced burials at 45 percent.
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They are the eyes and ears of the courtroom, but less people are vying for the job
In a typical court room there’s a judge, the defense, prosecution, and a court reporter.Their job is to take down every word that is being said, and who is saying it.It’s an important job, but the number of people going into this field is declining.And technology and schooling may be to blame.
Conditions Still Too Warm To Start Making Man-Made Snow
Once they can get their snow making system going around the clock, Grider said they can make enough snow in five to six days to keep the park open.
The driver in a Chattanooga school bus wreck that killed six children last week has declined to be interviewed by federal crash investigators on advice of his lawyer.
On October 28, 2016, a 38-year-old woman called 911 after finding her ex-boyfriend waiting for her. The ex-boyfriend kidnapped the woman by placing her in the truck of her own car. The 911 call the victim made turned out to be instrumental in finding both her and the suspect before any serious injury occurred.
A veteran school crossing guard in Rapid City is hanging up his fluorescent vest for the last time as he retires with pride that no child was ever injured while he protected them from traffic.
Starbucks says CEO Howard Schultz is stepping down from the coffee chain that he joined more than 30 years ago.
An ailing Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was evacuated from the South Pole to New Zealand where he was hospitalized Thursday in stable condition.
Live Well Sioux Falls has partnered with other local organizations to provide free healthy grocery store tours to low-income residents. This collaboration was made possible by a grant from Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, a national effort focused on improving access to healthy food for all kids.
Siouxland Libraries is hosting a special Christmas Storytime with local children’s writer Tom Roberts. The well-known author is the creator of family favorites that include ’Twas the Night Before Christ, Return to the Farm: A Christmas Journey, and his newest book, The Greatest Gift: The Wise Ones’ Journey.
Wells Fargo is splitting the jobs of chairman and CEO and making other major changes to the composition of its board of directors in an effort to make the bank more accountable following a scandal over sales practices.
A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Department of Agriculture must disclose yearly food stamp revenues for participating stores to the Argus Leader.
Repairs will soon be complete on a broken elevator at a Le Mars apartment building, allowing some elderly and disabled residents easy access to the outside world for the first time since August.
Authorities say three people were killed and two injured when a pickup truck rammed through a front door at a Wal-Mart store in the southern Iowa city of Pella.
Minnesota is adding post-traumatic stress disorder as a condition that qualifies for medical marijuana under the state program.
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates marked a fifth week of surges in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election win, reaching their highest levels this year.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says 11 hostages have been freed from a credit union in that north Florida city where they were held at gunpoint by a robbery suspect.
Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer will serve as interim head coach
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer will miss Thursday night’s home game against Dallas following emergency surgery to repair a detached retina.
Three were injured when a pickup collided with a tractor two miles East of Davis at around 6 p.m. Wednesday evening.
The South Dakota National Guard will send more than 150 Soldiers and Airmen to provide support to the 58th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20.