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Hunters take last shot at pheasants
July 1, 2016
At BHSU, 1947-era football stadium facing rebuild to host women's soccer
SPEARFISH — Officials can start planning to revamp Lyle Hare Stadium at Black Hills State University, so that women's soccer can be played there and the track surface and football turf can be replaced, the South Dakota Board of Regents decided this week. The university is adding...
July 1, 2016 - 5:32pm
November 9, 2015
Jackrabbits knock off No. 2 Illinois State
BROOKINGS—Taryn Christion accounted for three touchdowns to lead the Jackrabbits to a 25-20 upset of second-ranked Illinois State on Saturday. Christion threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns and added 65 yards rushing and another score. Former starting quarterback Zach Lujan...
November 9, 2015 - 12:00am
October 4, 2015
South Dakota college football roundup: No. 2 NDSU takes down No. 7 SDSU
BROOKINGS (AP) — No. 2-ranked North Dakota State dominated No. 7 South Dakota State to post a 28-7 Missouri Valley Conference victory in front of an all-time record crowd of 17,348 fans at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium. Frankly, it was pretty clear pretty quickly that this game wasn't...
October 4, 2015 - 11:17pm
September 27, 2015
College football roundup: Jackrabbits prevail over Robert Morris
BROOKINGS (AP)—South Dakota State quarterback Zach Lujan threw for a career-high 395 yards and All-America wide receiver Jake Wieneke was on the receiving end of two touchdowns Saturday to lead the nationally-ranked Jackrabbits to a 34-10 victory against Robert Morris (Pa.). The...
September 27, 2015 - 11:28pm
August 21, 2015
Women's business center holding Spearfish networking lunch
SPEARFISH (AP) — The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity Women's Business Center is holding a monthly networking lunch in Spearfish. The center at Black Hills State University says the lunch will be held on Sept. 8 Spearfish Chamber of Commerce Executive Director...
August 21, 2015 - 2:39pm
Small college football rivalry getting national exposure
RAPID CITY (AP) — A longtime football rivalry involving two small South Dakota colleges is getting some national attention. This year's game between the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and Black Hills State University will be broadcast by ESPN3. Officials at the...
August 21, 2015 - 2:22pm
$1.5M grant to help boost BHSU graduation rates
SPEARFISH (AP) — Officials at Black Hills State University say the U.S. Department of Education school has awarded the school a five-year grant of nearly $1.5 million to help increase graduation rates. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the five-year grant from the Federal...
August 21, 2015 - 2:06pm
June 3, 2015
Black Hills State University center to host business seminar
RAPID CITY (AP) — A South Dakota university is hosting a business seminar focused on tax regulations at Black Hills State University-Rapid City. Black Hills State University's South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity announced Tuesday the seminar is scheduled for June...
June 3, 2015 - 10:53am
March 4, 2015
Black Hills State laying off 15 employees to cut costs
SPEARFISH (AP) — Black Hills State University is laying off 15 employees as it works to address a $1.5 million budget deficit. Some of the staff members were cut immediately and others will be let go in June, the start of the new fiscal year, spokeswoman Corrine Hansen told...
March 4, 2015 - 3:58pm
February 18, 2015
Black Hills State suspends programs due to revenue shortfall
SPEARFISH (AP) — Black Hills State University is suspending two academic programs and taking other steps to address a $1.5 million budget deficit. The revenue shortfall is due to students taking fewer credit hours, which is attributable to fewer high school graduates in South...
February 18, 2015 - 3:12pm
July 17, 2014
SD ROTC sergeant pleads not guilty to rape
SPEARFISH (AP) — An ROTC sergeant from Black Hills State University entered has pleaded not guilty to forcible rape and furnishing alcohol to a minor. The Rapid City Journal reports 39-year-old Cesar Olaso appeared in court on Tuesday. The alleged incident occurred April...
July 17, 2014 - 9:14am
June 25, 2014
BHSU opera company to give final performances
SPEARFISH (AP) — A Black Hills State University opera company is closing out a 16-year run with a pair of final performances this weekend. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the Johanna Meier Opera Theater Institute began in 1998. Meier says she's grateful for having been...
June 25, 2014 - 7:18am
April 30, 2014
Regents name new Black Hills State U. president
By Nora Hertel SPEARFISH (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents named a new president of Black Hills State University Wednesday in front...
April 30, 2014 - 4:27pm
Regents to name new Black Hills State U. president
SPEARFISH (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet in Spearfish Wednesday morning to appoint a new president of Black Hills State University. The regents are meeting at 10:30 a.m. in the Student Union the Jacket Legacy Room on the campus in Spearfish. A reception...
April 30, 2014 - 8:01am
April 28, 2014
'Exciting' new science center is ready for construction at BHSU
The construction project to renovate Jonas Hall into a leading-edge center for science teaching at Black Hills State University in Spearfish...
April 28, 2014 - 7:42pm