USD removes interim tag on AD Herbster

David Herbster speaks to a gathering in 2012. Herbster, who has been serving as the interim athletic director since December, was named athletic director on Thursday.

BY JEREMY HOECK jeremy.hoeck@yankton.net VERMILLION — David Herbster had the interim athletic director tag removed from his title at the University of South Dakota on Thursday during an athletic department meeting with president Jim Abbott. Herbster, in his sixth year with the department, was named interim A.D. last December after … Read Article

Researchers study effect of wind on Missouri River sandbars

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Aeolian processes – the ability of the wind to change the surface of the earth – have a potentially large effect on the formation of and changes to sandbars. This is why USD undergrad Karen Herrig and Dr. Mark Sweeney, associate professor of earth sciences, are … Read Article