Education

De-Stress Room Opens At University of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - The family of a University of Minnesota graduate who struggled with addiction has helped fund a wellness room in the Law School where students can de-stress without the distractions of technology or homework. Brennan Gaeth graduated from the…

Construction begins on new South Dakota School for the Blind

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired has started construction on a new $13 million school in partnership with Northern State University. Aberdeen American News reports that education officials held a groundbreaking ceremony…

Harrisburg Voters Approve $40M School Bond

HARRISBURG, S.D. - Harrisburg voters approved a $40 million bond yesterday to ease the pressure of overcrowding in the school district. The bond passed with 85% approval with over 1,600 voters casting their vote. $17 million will go towards a…

Minnesota students above the national average on the ACT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota students scored above the national average on the ACT college entrance exam and best among 19 states where at least 90 percent of teens took the test. Test results released Wednesday show the class of 2018…

Harrisburg Residents Voting on $40M School Bond

HARRISBURG, S.D. - Harrisburg voters are deciding on a $40 million school bond today. Officials say the funds will help combat overcrowding in the school district. Of the $40 million, $17 million will be spent on building a new elementary…

First "Passive Home" In Brookings Opens Its Doors

  BROOKINGS, SD-   It feels like a homecoming party.  For six South Dakota State University Graduate students, this is their "dream house'" coming to life. "At the time, we were just excited to…

Harrisburg Residents to Vote on $40M School Bond Tuesday

HARRISBURG, S.D. - Harrisburg voters are heading to the polls this week to decide on a $40 million school bond. Officials say the funds will help combat overcrowding in the school district. Of the $40 million, $17 million will go…

Sioux Falls Unified Champion School Unites Students

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Schools across South Dakota are choosing to become more inclusive by becoming a Unified Champion School through the South Dakota Special Olympics. This means the school is choosing to promote…

Gear Up Defendant Takes The Stand

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -   The prosecution rested on Tuesday in the Stacy Phelps trial. The former CEO of AIII is accused of falsifying evidence by backdating contracts. An auditor…

Work to begin on $46M precision agriculture center at SDSU

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) - Work will soon begin on the $46 million Raven Precision Agriculture Center on the South Dakota State University campus. A ground-breaking ceremony is scheduled Saturday afternoon in Brookings. Ground work at the site is to begin…

Stacy Phelps' Trial Begins

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -  July 31, 2015. “That’s the date the dominos start falling,” said South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley. However, Stacy Phelps’ defense attorney says a different date - which seemed insignificant at the time- changed his client’s…

Packing A Healthy & Happy School Lunch

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Getting your kids the proper nutrition can be a difficult task, but is critically important. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month. According the http://www.healthcare.gov,…

School Zone: Fighting Childhood Obesity

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - According the http://www.healthcare.gov, one in five children are classified as obese. Getting children to eat healthy can be a tough task, but Child Nutrition Service workers are doing their part to fight childhood obesity. KDLT News…

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