Marshall Independent Columnsen-usSun, 28 Aug 2016 14:34:31 EDTSun, 28 Aug 2016 14:34:31 EDT's column: Now more than ever, the waiting is the hardest part is a virtue. If I tell my 14-year-old daughter that, I get a blank stare, and it's not because she doesn't know what the word "virtue" means. It's because she doesn't have any patience. And she's not the only one.Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTA day trip to Sioux Falls time ago I learned there were Japanese gardens located in Sioux Falls. Upon further investigation, they were located in Terrace Park (thanks Google). The city of Sioux Falls website has a section about its many parks.Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTOn the Porch passing by the Lyon County Courthouse in Marshall may have noticed the monument on the courthouse grounds. The Soldiers' Monument, as it is called, has been in place in front of the courthouse since 1911.Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTOn pillboxes, subs and the dungue fever's Note: This is the third of a three-part series of stories about Stan Kindler. Kindler, a PFC in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II was with the 2nd Marine Division, 8th Regiment, 2nd Service Battalion, Ordnance Company.Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTFair time road construction on Highway 23 has resulted in a detour that takes me through the town of Wood Lake on my weekday commute each day.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT