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Renovations on schedule for 2018 archery world championships
County spends $1,500 per year replacing bullet-ridden signs
A virtuous vow: Mitchell nun celebrates 70th year jubilee
Around the Region: Plankinton, Chamberlain & Howard
Aurora Co. Courthouse renovation off to slow start
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
Community Closet to open in downtown Wagner on Dec. 1
South Dakota corn, soybean, sorghum crops forecast down
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AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
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Experience will guide Twins as they weigh extensions for budding stars
Vikings' stout defense set to clash with Rams' explosive offense
'Collective effort' and 'no egos' among keys to strong Vikings' offensive line
Dakota Wesleyan men snap skid, down Concordia
Jackrabbits clip Coyotes in showdown
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
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ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
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WOSTER: Enjoy SD's fall landscapes
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
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September 28, 2014
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...
September 28, 2014 - 11:00pm
September 25, 2014
USD student accused of videotaping women in dorm shower
VERMILLION (AP) — University of South Dakota officials are defending their notification procedures after a student from Texas was accused of using a cellphone to videotape females in a dormitory shower in late August, then charged days later in an off-campus rape. Eighteen-year-old...
September 25, 2014 - 7:24am
September 24, 2014
Legislature wants to ask regents about EB-5 visa program
By Carson Walker PIERRE (AP) — A panel looking into an embattled visa program designed to lure wealthy immigrants to invest in rural South Dakota projects will ask the former administrator's supervisors at Northern State University and on the state Board of Regents to testify. State...
September 24, 2014 - 10:05pm
September 23, 2014
Fall enrollment stable at SD public universities
PIERRE (AP) — Enrollment at South Dakota's six public universities has remained stable this fall. The South Dakota Board of Regents says the headcount enrollment was up by 167 students to 36,532, an increase of about half a percent over last year. The number of full-time...
September 23, 2014 - 3:06pm
September 22, 2014
County commissioner sues to get EB-5 files taken from NSU
A South Dakota official is suing for files from the South Dakota Regional Corporation. Democratic Minnehaha County Commissioner Jeff Barth filed a petition in U.S. District Court on Monday requesting that former governor and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds and others...
September 22, 2014 - 9:22pm
September 9, 2014
South Dakota's EB-5 manager signed no-bid deal with his own firm
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A former administrator of a program designed to lure wealthy immigrants to invest in South Dakota signed an agreement with his own company to manage some of the investments, documents show, and then Gov.
September 9, 2014 - 2:10pm
August 27, 2014
USD using drone to capture images for marketing
VERMILLION (AP) — The University of South Dakota is taking to the air to capture video used in marketing the Vermillion campus. The Volante reports USD bought its first unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, and used the tiny craft during last week's move-in day. Communications...
August 27, 2014 - 8:29am
August 17, 2014
NSU pushing for Chinese cultural, language center
By Kevin Burbach PIERRE (AP) — Northern State University is moving forward with plans to create a Chinese language and cultural center that will be the first of its kind in the Dakotas and that officials hope will give the state a link to China's growing economy. The South...
August 17, 2014 - 9:22pm
August 13, 2014
Dakota State University president resigns
By Kevin Burbach PIERRE (AP) — David Borofsky, president of Dakota State University for the past 2½ years, resigned unexpectedly Wednesday, citing the need for an immediate change in leadership at the Madison university. The South Dakota Board of Regents announced and accepted...
August 13, 2014 - 5:35pm
SDSM&T gets $50K geological model software gift from Leapfrog
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has received more than $50,000 worth of software that students will be able to use in geological modeling. The school says the student chapter of the Society of Economic Geologists received the gift from the...
August 13, 2014 - 8:48am
August 11, 2014
Board of Regents to adopt budget request
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet next week in Pierre for three days for its August meeting where the regents will adopt their budget request for the 2016 fiscal year. The regents will begin their annual planning session at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the RedRossa...
August 11, 2014 - 12:23am
August 10, 2014
MERCER: Students carry load at state universities without state's help
PIERRE -- South Dakota students pay some of the highest tuition and fees for public campuses in the region. Yet the financial aid available to...
August 10, 2014 - 10:49pm
August 4, 2014
Dakota State U. basketball fieldhouse getting upgrade
MADISON (AP) — Dakota State University is working on a $509,000 project to improve its basketball fieldhouse and make it easier for fans to watch games. The Daily Leader reports that the project includes adding a new bleacher system, and painting the walls and sanding the floor...
August 4, 2014 - 2:37pm
August 3, 2014
Overhaul of Johnson Fine Arts Center at NSU $4.5M over budget
ABERDEEN (AP) — The addition of a black box theater at Northern State University might have to be delayed as the proposed construction project for the college's arts center is 20 percent over budget. The Aberdeen American News reports that the overhaul of the Johnson Fine Arts...
August 3, 2014 - 11:22pm
June 16, 2014
Ceiling of $65 million set for SDSU stadium costs
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents Building Committee approved a $65 million ceiling on costs for a new football stadium at South Dakota State University. The facility plan for the future Dana J. Dykhouse Football Stadium in Brookings, which will seat 19,359 fans,...
June 16, 2014 - 3:23pm