Junior Achievement of Vermillion wraps up 2012-2013 classes

With the support of the business community, the Vermillion School District, and JA volunteers, the Junior Achievement of Vermillion board is proud to announce that more than 650 Vermillion students were impacted with JA programing during the 2012-2013 school year During the 2012-2013 school year, more than 190 elementary students … Read Article

UPDATE: USA TODAY founder, USD alum Al Neuharth passes away

Al Neuharth listens as Katie Couric addresses a press conference in the DakotaDome Oct. 9, 2009. That night, Neuharth presented her with the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media.

MIKE SCHNEIDER,Associated Press COCOA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — USA Today founder Al Neuharth died Friday in Cocoa Beach, Fla. He was 89. The news was announced by USA Today and by the Newseum, which he also founded. Neuharth launched USA Today, the nation’s most widely read newspaper, in 1982 as chairman and CEO … Read Article

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