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Portrait of former Gov. Bill Janklow hung at USD

A portrait of former South Dakota Gov. Bill Janklow now hangs in Farber Hall at the University of South Dakota. The portrait by Watertown artist Joshua Spies depicts Janklow at the latter end of his career, giving one of his 16 state-of-the-state addresses. It joins portraits of nine other former governors who attended USD.Janklow attended the school in the 1970s, studying law. He went on to serve as attorney general, governor and U.S. congressman. Janklow died of brain cancer in 2012, at the... More>>

More than 100 Siouxland kids do the "ice bucket challenge"

One of the biggest ice bucket challenges in Siouxland took place Thursday night. More>>

USD using drone to capture images for marketing

The University of South Dakota is taking to the air to capture video used in marketing the Vermillion campus. The Volante reports USD bought its first unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, and used the tiny craft during last week's move-in day.Communications director Tena Haraldson says it's intended to capture outdoor campus shots but could also be used inside the DakotaDome. The white drone cost $1,300, has four propellers, can fly at more than 30 mph and is equipped with a high-definition cam... More>>

Winter wheat harvest wrapping up in South Dakota

The winter wheat harvest in South Dakota is nearly wrapped up. More>>

Members of explosives disposal group to meet in SD

A national association that unites people who have served in explosives disposal units will meet in South Dakota in September. More>>

2 tornadoes touch down in northeast South Dakota

Weekend storms spawned two tornadoes in northeastern South Dakota, one of which caused damage. More>>

USD law school ranked 5th for best value

The University of South Dakota School of Law in Vermillion has been ranked as the fifth "best value" nationwide for the fourth year in a row by preLaw magazine. More>>

Area leaders reflect on the 25th anniversary of Flight 232's crash Video included

"The day after the flight, I had the opportunity to go up in a helicopter and view the crash site. I wondered how in the world could anyone have survived that kind of a crash. I was so thankful our community had prepared and planned for such an event that we ready to do what we needed to do,” said Sioux City Mayor Bob Scott. More>>

Hundreds gather to remember victims, honor survivors of Flight 232 Video included

The crash has been called a disaster, it's also been called a miracle.  The man leading Saturday's ceremony says it's a mistake to have to choose, because it was both.

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