Local

Funding A Challenge For Universities

Photo: clipart.com

Funding A Challenge For Universities

University of South Dakota President Jim Abbott said in his “State of the U” speech earlier this month that South Dakotans expect excellence from higher education, but are not willing to pay for it. He said people in the state have “an aversion” to taxes to fund education at all levels.

Representative Jim Bolin of Canton says there is some truth in what Abbott said…

Bolin says legislators will have to wait and see what direction Governor Dennis Daugaard sets in his budget…

While revenue appears to be trending higher, Bolin says they still need to proceed cautiously…

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

Vikings To Face Packers

Fresh
VikingsHeaderWP-620x400

The Minnesota Vikings have listed quarterback Teddy Bridgewater as questionable for their game at Green Bay.

in Local Sports

Twins Weighing Options

Fresh
twinsryan

Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan isn't ruling anyone in or out as the team searches for its next manager.

in Local Sports

Huskers Prepare For Showdown

Fresh
football3

Nebraska's defensive coaches have kept opponents guessing when it comes to how they use Randy Gregory.

in Local Sports

Coyote Kicker Honored

Fresh
coyotes

Dakota sophomore Miles Bergner is one of 24 collegiate place kickers honored by the Fred Mitchell Award for his excellence on the football field and in the community for the month of September.

in Local Sports

Cyclones Suspend Cagers

Fresh
BasketballClose

Iowa State's Matt Thomas and Abdel Nader will serve three-game suspensions for offseason drunken-driving arrests.