It was an unique year for all of us. We all learned to do business differently. For some, it worked; for others, macro economics were too great.

Fortunately for us and you, our readers and advertisers, we had an okay year, especially considering there were lots of questions when the pandemic started.

Our focus will continue to be local news, concentrating on the South Dakota portion of the metro area.

We will continue to be your link to greater South Dakota, covering issues that affect you.

For advertisers we have four unique positives. We offer you a way to connect with local customers. Our demographics are among the very best. Our readers are paying for our publication to come into their home and we are affordable.

While there is a strong focus on school, our goal is to cover the whole community. Reading the Times lets you be in the conversation.

We are fortunate to be in a growth area. We hear the same thing today as we did when we came here 25 years ago.

“Tell me what is going on.”

Special thanks to staff, free lancers and the many contributors who make the Times a true community newspaper.

If you know someone who does not have a subscription, either encourage them to sign up or give them a gift.

Business leaders – your advertising is important to us so we can recognize people and tell their stories.

Working together we can make 2021 a great year in our community.

It was an unique year for all of us. We all learned to do business differently. For some, it worked; for others, macro economics were too great.