Revered USD coach helped break racial barriers

Dwane Clodfelter remembered as civil rights pioneer in SD By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net On Monday, millions of Americans will take time, as they observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, to reflect on the impact King had on promoting civil rights in the United States, particularly in the South. Kim Clodfelter … Read Article

Shakespeare Festival will offer ‘banter, bawdiness’

Tony Garcia and Emily Dorsett perform a scene from Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” during Tuesday’s meeting of the Vermillion Rotary Club. It was announced at the meeting that the comedy will be performed during upcoming season of the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival, to be held in Vermillion June 13-15. 
(Photo by David Lias)

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net While the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival had a solid opening with “As You Like It” in the summer of 2012, its second season was scuttled altogether. That won’t be the case this year, however, when its second season will take place June 13-15 in Prentis Park … Read Article

Learfield Sports’ Coyote Sports Properties at USD names account executive

Learfield Sports recently named Ben Flora account executive for its Coyote Sports Properties entity, the exclusive multimedia rights holder for University of South Dakota Athletics. Flora will work alongside Coyote Sports Properties’ General Manager Travis Lee to fulfill the numerous aspects of the USD-Learfield Sports’ multimedia rights partnership in support … Read Article

USD awarded Top Military-Friendly University

The University of South Dakota has been named a Top Military-Friendly University by Military Advanced Education. From community colleges to state universities, online universities and nationally-known centers of higher learning, Military Advanced Education’s 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities provides potential students with information about institutions that go out … Read Article