Education

Discovery Of Bat Colony To Delay Start Of Iowa School

GEORGE, Iowa (AP) - The start of the school year at one northwestern Iowa school district has been delayed after a colony of bats was discovered in a second-floor high school office. George-Little Rock superintendent John Eyerly tells the Sioux…

Back-To-School Shopping With Staples

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Staples has something for students of all ages this fall. Watch the video above to see what they're offering this year for back-to-school needs.  

Iowa Gov. Reynolds Criticizes Planned Tuition Increases

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds criticized proposed tuition increases at the University of Iowa and Iowa State University but didn't commit to reversing a decline in state support that has led to higher tuition. The Des…

5 Years Of 7 Percent Tuition Hikes Proposed For Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (AP) - The interim president of Iowa State University is proposing resident undergraduate tuition increases of 7 percent in each of the next five years. President Ben Allen told an Iowa Board of Regents task force Wednesday that…

Demystifying Technology With Girls Breaker Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- As engineering and technology fields present new career possibilities for future generations, one program in Sioux Falls is making sure girls aren't missing out on the chance to learn new skills. Girls Breaker Day…

Drought Conditions Worsen Across the Area

Last week we took at the latest drought conditions across the state of South Dakota. Sadly, the news isn’t any better this time around. This week’s U.S. DroughtMonitor update, which was released earlier this morning, shows an increase in drought…

South Dakota Technical Institute Considers Offering Housing

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - For the first time, Western Dakota Technical Institute students could have the option of living on campus. The Rapid City Journal reports that officials have unveiled tentative plans to buy several modular homes to install…

ACLU Wants New Rules On Schools Use Of Seclusion Rooms

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa and six other attorneys want state rules changed regarding public schools' use of padded seclusion rooms and physical restraints. The ACLU and the attorneys last week filed a…

College Borrowers Promised Loan Forgiveness Are Left To Wait

BOSTON (AP) - Thousands of former students of failed for-profit colleges are still waiting for loan forgiveness they were promised by the Obama administration. Borrower advocates say the process to get loans canceled appears to have slowed since President Donald…

University Of Minnesota To Raise Tuition This Fall

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The University of Minnesota will raise tuition at its Twin Cities campus this fall. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that the university's board voted Tuesday to approve university President Eric Kaler's recommended budget, which…

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