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SD scientists help Ethiopia fight killer malaria

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dealing with malaria is a fact of life for more than 91 million Ethiopians. Each year, 4 million to 5 million contract malaria, one of the biggest health problems in this poor country.

“I was sick twice a year,” said Woubet Alemu, a South Dakota S…continue reading on

SDSU women fall to UTEP in WNIT

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

EL PASO, Texas — The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team’s season ended with a 66-63 loss to University of Texas-El Paso in the semifinals of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament Wednesday in El Paso, Texas.

Junio…continue reading on

SDSU men fall to ODU in CBI tournament

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

NORFOLK, Va. — The South Dakota State University men’s basketball team fell 72-65 to Old Dominion in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational Wednesday.

The loss ends the season for the Jackrabbits with an overall record of 19-13…continue reading on

OUR VIEW: It’s right time for new SDSU football stadium

February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

A proposed new football stadium on the campus of South Dakota State University passed another test this week, and we hope it continues its push through the Legislature.

The plan is to build a stadium at a cost of approximately $60 million to $65…continue reading on

Friday service set for former SDSU president Berg

February 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS (AP) — Memorial services have been scheduled for former South Dakota State University President Sherwood Berg, who died Sunday in Brookings at age 94.

Eidsness Funeral Home says the service for Berg is 2 p.m. Friday at First Presbyte…continue reading on

Monday’s sports briefs

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Olson leads Denver past South Dakota 75-67

DENVER (AP) — Brett Olson scored a career-high 30 points to lead Denver, which committed a season-low five turnovers, past South Dakota 75-67 Saturday.
Olson also set career-highs for field goals (eigh…continue reading on

Seminar will help ranchers affected by storm

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

HOT SPRINGS (AP) — SDSU Extension, Empower Coalition and South Dakota Department of Agriculture are putting on an educational seminar to help ranchers affected by the October 2013 blizzard.

The meeting and sponsored meal is planned for Feb. 20…continue reading on

SDSU agronomy short course set Feb. 24-28

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS — SDSU Extension faculty and staff will offer a five-day agronomy short course at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Sioux Falls from Feb. 24 to Feb. 28.

Morning sessions will include lectures, and afternoon sessions will consist of…continue reading on

Master Gardener training announced

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS — Master Gardener training classes for 2014 have been scheduled.

The application deadline is April 11 and online lessons begin April 21. Trainees will study on their own schedule wherever and whenever they have Internet access.

The …continue reading on

Monday’s sports briefs

February 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

DWU’s Fossum, Armampatzis set track records

STORM LAKE, Iowa —Jessica Fossum and Ariana Arampatzis set school records for the Dakota Wesleyan University indoor track team at the Buena Vista Invite Friday and Saturday in Storm Lake, Iowa.

Fo…continue reading on