Education

Harrisburg High School Holds Signing Ceremony for Future Teachers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Seven Harrisburg high school students committed to becoming future teachers on Friday. The signing ceremony was part of Teacher Appreciation Week. A Harrisburg School District policy guarantees an interview for Harrisburg graduates looking for a job…

Harrisburg Students Release Raised Trout

HARRISBURG, S.D. - As the school year comes to a close, high school seniors across the Sioux Empire will say their goodbyes to one another in the coming weeks. In Harrisburg,…

Iowa Governor Signs Educator Misconduct Reporting Bill

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed into law a measure that requires school district officials to report misconduct of employees to a state board within 30 days of disciplinary action. The law, which takes effect July…

USF Earns State Recognition for Nursing Program

SIOUX FALLS, SD - It's Nurse Appreciation Week and the University of Sioux Falls Nursing Program recently earned a special achievement. Based on the recently released NCLEX pass rates, U.S.F. earned the top pass rate in the state at about 8%…

Dakota State University Rebrands with New Logo, Colors

MADISON, S.D. - Dakota State University is uniting with a new brand and visual identity. The rebranding was started by President José-Marie Griffiths, who joined DSU in 2015. In a press release, the university's goal is to unite with a look…

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…

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…

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…

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