Education

School Zone: Crosswalks, Robots, and Agriculture

VIBORG, S.D. - A small district with big opportunities. That's what the Viborg-Hurley School District prides itself on. The district is home to roughly 300 students, but what they lack in size, they make up for in academic variety. The…

O'Gorman Football Gets the #1 Helmet on the Market

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- “Safety is the number one concern,” said O’Gorman Head Football Coach Jayson Poppinga. According to a study done by the national federation of state high school associations, football participation…

3.9% Tuition Hikes Recommended for 2 Iowa Universities

URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) - Tuition increases of 3.9% have been recommended to the Iowa Board of Regents. The regents are expected to vote on the proposal Wednesday at their meeting in Urbandale. The increases would take effect next fall at…

University of Nebraska Gets $12M to Study Rural Drug Abuse

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has received a nearly $12 million federal grant to research challenges connected with rural drug abuse in the Midwest. The five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund a research…

Someone You Should Know: Tyler Goldade

ABERDEEN, SD--- Northern State University's Dakoh Hall for me and you may seem accessible, but for Tyler Goldade, he has to walk all the way around the building where it more…

DSU Student Receives $10,000 Grant for Video Game Design

MADISON, S.D. --- A Dakota State University junior has created a more interactive way to learn a new language. DSU junior Carl Peterson won a $10,000 grant from the non-profit organization Running Strong for American Indian Youth for his project. He…

League Settles Suit, Allows Boys to Dance Competitively

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota State High School League has agreed to a legal settlement that will allow boys to compete on high school dance teams beginning next school year. The Star Tribune says the settlement comes after a ruling last…

7-Year-Old Brings Loaded Handgun To School In St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Police are investigating after a 7-year-old boy brought a loaded handgun to school in St. Paul. Someone at Highland Park Elementary became aware of the gun Wednesday morning and called police. A school resource officer…

School District Discussing Cuts to Art, Music and PE Class Time

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - There is discussion within the Sioux Falls School District about cutting down class time in art, music, and PE in elementary schools.  But, some parents aren't happy with the idea. “Especially at the elementary level, especially in…

Iowa Governor Signs Campus Free Speech Legislation

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa's governor has signed a bill backed by conservative groups that requires public universities and community colleges to implement policies protecting free speech on campus. The Des Moines Register reports that Gov. Kim Reynolds signed…

A Trip That Could Change Everything

Only a handful of students nationwide ever get this opportunity. The 6th annual Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) Conference kicks off Thursday in Pittsburgh. The best and brightest in their fields from industry, government, and academia will be there. And…

On Facebook

kdlttv-kdlt-300x100-146964-08082016-808

On Twitter