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Military bands taking fire
Animal feeding ordinance killed in Bon Homme County
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
Area educators inducted into Beadle Club
Davison Co. Commission pleased with jail renovation
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 3, 2016
Regents prepare to set state goal of more degree-bearing workers
PIERRE — For three hours Wednesday, members of the South Dakota Board of Regents and state university presidents discussed whether to set...
August 3, 2016 - 5:53pm
June 29, 2016
Protecting data and people, holding down tuition hikes, top universities' budget lists
MADISON — The state Board of Regents, whose members govern South Dakota's public universities, talked Wednesday about possible budget priorities for the coming year that could include tuition relief for all students and spending more for data protection and campus security....
June 29, 2016 - 5:59pm
May 4, 2016
Regents start getting ready for beer and wine at events at state university campuses
PIERRE — Next week the South Dakota Board of Regents will consider how to allow alcohol on state university campuses for specific events. Adoption of the policy follows the decision by the Legislature to repeal the ban that had been in state law for decades. The regents are...
May 4, 2016 - 5:42pm
March 31, 2016
Regents adopt policy for multi-year contracts for presidents, D-I coaches
RAPID CITY — Presidents at South Dakota's public universities would become eligible for contracts lasting more than one year but less than four years, as would the Division I sports head coaches and athletic directors, under a policy change made Thursday by the state Board of...
March 31, 2016 - 10:44pm
January 11, 2016
Legislators take closer look at governor's tuition subsidy
PIERRE — The tuition freeze proposed for South Dakota students attending the state universities and public technical institutes came under early scrutiny Monday by members of the Legislature's Joint Committee on Appropriations. The panel of 18 legislators, who oversee state...
January 11, 2016 - 4:41pm
Retiring Board of Regents CEO Warner gets honorary doctorate
MADISON (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents has given its highest honor to its retiring leader. Executive Director and CEO Jack Warner is retiring at the end of the month, after six years leading the system that oversees South Dakota's six public universities and two special...
June 11, 2015 - 1:15pm
May 18, 2015
Regents choose Idaho official to replace retiring executive
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Idaho education official Michael Rush will replace outgoing South Dakota Board of Regents Executive Director and CEO Jack Warner, the board announced on Monday. Rush will assume the South Dakota role on June 29. He has served since 2007 as the executive director...
May 18, 2015 - 12:59pm
April 2, 2015
Regents approve drone policy, tuition for alumni's children
VERMILLION (AP) — The Board of Regents has authorized the rebranding of a university center in Rapid City, established a new policy for drones and approved resident tuition for out-of-state students who attend the South Dakota public university where one of their parents received...
April 2, 2015 - 4:48pm
November 18, 2014
Lots of SD students borrow for college, but not too much
Lots of South Dakotans borrow to pay for higher education, but they borrow less per student than their peers around the country. South Dakota has close to the lowest student loan debt load in the nation, according to the Federal Reserve. With between $18,000 and $20,000 owed by...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
Joop Bollen added to Minnehaha County Commissioner EB-5 filing
Joop Bollen has been added to the Minnehaha County Commissioner Jeff Barth pre-complaint petition concerning the EB-5 matter. Barth's attorney, Rich Engels of Hartford, a former Democratic state legislator, filed a new petition Thursday in U.S. District Court in Sioux Falls. The...
November 18, 2014 - 1:15pm
October 31, 2014
Attorney fees denied in dismissed EB-5 lawsuit
By Blake Nicholson The South Dakota Board of Regents said Friday that a California arbitrator has denied its attempt to recover attorney fees and costs in a lawsuit related to the state's EB-5 investment-for-green card program. The board said the ruling brings the case to...
October 31, 2014 - 2:41pm
October 15, 2014
Northern State U. working toward Confucius Institute
ABERDEEN (AP) — Northern State University officials including President James Smith are in China and Japan for the next two weeks as the school works to finalize plans for a Chinese language and cultural center known as a Confucius Institute. Smith told the American News that...
October 15, 2014 - 7:19am
October 13, 2014
Needing money, regents give OK to state universities' strategic plan
PIERRE — The strategic plan adopted by the state Board of Regents last week will guide South Dakota's public universities and the regents in program and budget requests to the governor and the Legislature, the university system's top executive said. The four priorities are...
October 13, 2014 - 4:25pm
October 9, 2014
Colleges to develop principal preparation degree
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved plans for a new graduate program that would better equip potential principals to work in rural districts in the state. A move by board members Thursday allows campus officials at four universities to draft a new master's...
October 9, 2014 - 4:09pm
Dakota State online degree cited for quality, affordability
MINNEAPOLIS — Dakota State University in Madison has had its online bachelor’s degree in education named one of the most affordable and quality education degrees in the nation. DSU was the only South Dakota college or university so recognized. Nonprofit Colleges Online,...
October 9, 2014 - 11:58am