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Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
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No. 3 Iowa tops SDSU wrestling 29-8
Pierre handles Mitchell in opening dual
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Donald J. Star
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Christmas at the Capitol
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
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Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
board of regents
September 21, 2016
With high school graduates stagnant, fall enrollments flat at state universities and public technical institutes
PIERRE — The numbers of high school graduates have stayed flat for the past 10 years in South Dakota and that trend is shown again this fall in flat enrollments at the six state universities and the four public technical institutes. The state Board of Regents, whose members...
September 21, 2016 - 5:15pm
August 1, 2016
Regents face big changes in university enrollments
PIERRE — The state Board of Regents whose members govern South Dakota's public universities plan significant discussions this week about balancing the system's long-term finances and enrollments trends. The six universities as a whole have increasingly turned to non-resident...
August 1, 2016 - 5:27pm
July 8, 2016
Northern State undecided on alcohol sales at special events
ABERDEEN (AP) — Northern State University has no immediate plans to take advantage of new rules allowing beer and wine sales at public universities. The state Board of Regents approved rules this month governing the sale of beer and wine at special events. Northern spokeswoman Veronica...
July 8, 2016 - 8:49am
July 7, 2016
Campus alcohol sales met with policy change by Board of Regents
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota State University senior Jenna Croymans may currently be studying abroad in Ireland, but even from across the ocean one of South Dakota’s newest laws will impact her once she returns to the states. As of July 1, alcohol can now be sold on South Dakota’s...
July 7, 2016 - 9:10am
July 1, 2016
Board of Regents approves request on arts degree programs
MADISON (AP) — The state Board of Regents has approved a request to move three arts degree programs at Black Hills State University to the bachelor of fine arts designation. The university will now award BFA degrees in studio art, graphic design and photography. Black Hills State...
July 1, 2016 - 11:48am
June 30, 2016
Regents give final OK to beer and wine sales at games, other events on university campuses
MADISON – Beer and wine can be sold at state university events including athletic competitions starting Friday, July 1, when a new South Dakota law takes effect. The state Board of Regents, whose members govern the universities, adopted a final policy Thursday authorizing beer...
June 30, 2016 - 1:43pm
Board of Regents to consider beer, wine sales regulations
MADISON (AP) — The state Board of Regents is set to give final consideration to rules governing the sale of beer and wine at special events hosted at South Dakota's public universities. The board is scheduled to take up the policy Thursday. Members gave preliminary approval to the...
June 30, 2016 - 11:20am
April 18, 2016
Board of Regents names 4 finalists for SDSU presidency
BROOKINGS (AP) — The Board of Regents has named four finalists for the presidency of South Dakota State University. Current President David Chicoine (SHEEK'-wihn) is set to leave the post around July at the latest. He has been president since 2007. He announced in December that...
April 18, 2016 - 12:18pm
April 1, 2016
Regents approve $100,000 for new economic reports
RAPID CITY— The University of South Dakota business school would get $100,000 to assemble two new reports on the effects of the state universities in the economy and the impacts from research and commercialization projects involving the campuses. The state Board of Regents...
April 1, 2016 - 6:44pm
March 31, 2016
Regents authorize limited multi-year contracts
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents has modified its personnel policies to allow for the granting of multi-year contracts to certain head coaches, athletic directors and public university presidents. Thursday's action lifts a policy that had been preventing...
March 31, 2016 - 4:25pm
March 23, 2016
Pam Roberts chosen by governor to serve on SD Board of Regents
PIERRE—Pam Roberts of Pierre, a retired longtime leader in state government, will succeed Terry Baloun of Sioux Falls on the state Board of Regents. The regents govern South Dakota's state universities and special schools. Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced the Roberts appointment...
March 23, 2016 - 5:00pm
December 1, 2015
State universities losing South Dakota students, raising questions about future of the workforce
PIERRE – South Dakota’s public universities have seen enrollments of South Dakota students fall substantially during the past five years, according to a startling new analysis that the state Board of Regents will discuss Wednesday. On the surface, enrollments appear to have been...
December 1, 2015 - 9:01am
October 19, 2015
Official: Federal agency approves change to GEAR UP grant
PIERRE (AP) — A state official says the federal government has approved South Dakota's request to have the Board of Regents manage a college-readiness grant under scrutiny after an apparent murder-suicide. Tony Venhuizen is chief of staff to Gov. Dennis Daugaard. Venhuizen...
October 19, 2015 - 2:20pm
October 15, 2015
Board of Regents names system director of human resources
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents has named a new system director of human resources. The board announced Wednesday that Kayla Bastian's appointment is effective this week. Bastian has served in the Board of Regents' central office since 2009. She will report...
October 15, 2015 - 4:52pm
October 13, 2015
Jewett doesn’t want repeat of bankruptcy at university over research grant funding
ABERDEEN – The state Board of Regents is considering a change in tuition and fees policy for research assistants at South Dakota’s public universities to help the campuses compete for talent. But one regent said the change risks a repeat of financial problems that forced one...
October 13, 2015 - 11:14am