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Fifth-graders volunteer with Love Feast, learn value of giving
Core board searching to fill top positions
Grammy-winning artist returns to Palace after 2006 visit
15th annual Community Christmas Dinner planned
Seven trains a 'pretty fair' start for Presho-Chamberlain rail line
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
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
Marlin varsity teams embark with new leaders
Area wrestling: Parkston goes 1-2 at home quad
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Reiner, Nighthawks down WiLdKats
DWU women rank high in free-throw shooting
IOC says Games bid process must change so there are no losers
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
October 10, 2016
State university students would pay hundreds more under next round of fee increases proposed for '17
PIERRE — As the state Board of Regents prepares to ask the Legislature in 2017 for additional tuition assistance for all students, four of the state universities are asking to increase mandatory fees by hundreds of dollars on every student. The regents considered the requests...
October 10, 2016 - 4:37pm
October 7, 2016
As time runs short for Jewett as a regent, he tries to finally get one project for NSU
Harvey Jewett has served on the state Board of Regents since 1997. That's meant he's personally fought for Northern State University now for 19 years, keeping the Aberdeen campus in the mix as one of South Dakota's remaining six original campuses. He knows his current term that ends...
October 7, 2016 - 5:02pm
October 6, 2016
Regents set tuition aid and research buildings atop 2017 request from governor, Legislature
The state Board of Regents set priorities to forward to the governor Thursday morning, hoping he would ask the Legislature in 2017 for additional student tuition aid for South Dakota's six public universities and for construction of research facilities in four cities. The student...
October 6, 2016 - 5:29pm
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