Custer student winner at USD Scripps National Spelling Bee

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net It took 38 rounds, but a winner was declared at the University of South Dakota Scripps Spelling Bee Saturday morning. Max Oesterling, a Custer eighth-grader representing the South Dakota Christian Home School Association won the oral bee, correctly spelling “pronouncement” in the championship round. Lexis Sherron … Read Article

Norma Wilson Reads ‘Under the Rainbow’

Norma Wilson will celebrate the publication of her new chapbook, “Under the Rainbow: Poems from Mojácar” on Thursday, April 11, at Washington Street Arts Center, 202 Washington St. in Vermillion. Photographs by University of South Dakota Professor John Banasiak and mosaics by Vermillion artist Nancy Losacker will be exhibited. Spanish … Read Article

Match Day reveals Sanford School of Medicine students’ residencies

Fourth-year medical students at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine learned where they will complete their residency training as Match Day ceremonies were held across the country on Friday, March 15, including in Rapid City, Sioux Falls and Yankton. Envelopes were handed to each student with their … Read Article