Pioneer general manager Les Heen interviews Reed Anfinson, publisher of the Swift County Monitorand Dave Bordewky, general manager of the South Dakota Newspaper Association, as they discuss how declining revenue in small town newspapers has led to innovation and partnerships designed to keep the essential function of newsgathering for small communities alive.
For the Compass Literature Corner, Prosser interviews Milbank native Bill Sly about his book “No Place to Hide” retelling the battle at Nui Ba Den in the Vietnam War.
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Swift County Monitor
South Dakota Newspaper Association
No Place to Hide Book review
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