Junior Achievement of South Dakota receives national honor

Junior Achievement of South Dakota is the recipient of the Junior Achievement USA® Platinum Summit Award, one of the nonprofit organization’s highest honors. It is given by the National Office to local JA operations that have reached outstanding success in financial health, management effectiveness, and program quality and growth. JA … Read Article

Two children’s authors coming to the Vermillion Public Library

Elementary students are in for a special treat in November. They will have the opportunity to meet two children’s authors. On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library will be hosting Jeanette Hopkins, author of “The Lady Bug Waltz” and “The Juggler,” two rhyming picture books. This … Read Article

Quad State competition held in DakotaDome Saturday

The SOUND of USD wrapped up a day-filled with marching bands with an exhibition at the conclusion of the 32nd Annual Quad State Marching Competition held in the DakotaDome Saturday, Oct. 19. The exhibition included a new halftime show that will be unveiled at the next Coyote home football game. (Photo by David Lias)

The 32nd annual Quad State Marching Band Competition was held Saturday, Oct. 19, in the DakotaDome on the University of South Dakota campus in Vermillion. Quad State attracts bands from Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Wyoming and Minnesota. The majority of competitive field bands from the region attend, and the lineup … Read Article