Local

Student Loan Rates Set To Rise

Photo: clipart.com

Student Loan Rates Set To Rise

The interest rate on subsidized student loans is set to double on July first to six point eight percent. South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson says he is hearing about that…

Johnson says the rate hike will add to growing student loan debt…

Johnson says a bill that would have reset the loan rate was blocked in the Senate…

Financial aid officials at the University of South Dakota said the rate hike would double yearly interest costs to about one thousand dollars.

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

USD Wins Home Opener

Fresh
coyotebb

The South Dakota men’s basketball team made head coach Craig Smith’s home debut a winning one as the Coyotes topped Wayne State (Neb.) 86-69 Wednesday night.

in Local Sports

SDSU Freshman Honored

Fresh
jacksfbwieneke

South Dakota State University wide receiver Jake Wieneke was named Wednesday as Missouri Valley Football Conference Freshman of the Year.

in Local Sports

MVFC Salutes League Best

Fresh
footballvalley

The Missouri Valley Football Conference has announced its top honors, including Offensive MVP, Defensive MVP, Newcomer of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Coach of the Year.

in Local Sports

Iowa, UNI Win, Gophers Lose

Fresh
basketball2

Wednesday night's basketball action saw Iowa and Northern Iowa win and Minnesota lose.

in Local

Iowa Employee Union Talking Health Insurance

insurance1

Iowa's largest employee union is negotiating health insurance.