Groundwork for Discovery District laid, construction to begin in spring

After more than two decades of talk about building a research park in Sioux Falls, construction on the USD Discovery District is slated to begin next semester, combining business and innovation on one campus. The 80-acre corporate and academic research park was recently awarded a $755,000 grant by the U.S. Economic Development Agency for infrastructure […]

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Fire regulation exemption provides option for students to freely practice spiritual rituals

Housing policy says students shouldn’t have any sort of fire hazards in their dorms; however, if a student practices a religion with something that isn’t allowed in the dorms they can get an exemption. Religious scholar and professor, Stephen Miller, is familiar with the process students go through to get an exemption. He said it’s […]

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Update: 23-year-old man missing in the Missouri River identified

UPDATE 9/7/16: Union County Sheriff Dan Limoges said the search and rescue effort to find 23-year-old missing Briar Cliff University student Tom Patterson has transitioned to a recovery effort. “We have not located him yet,” Limoges said Wednesday afternoon. Searchers are using boats and a plane to try to locate Patterson, who went missing around 5 […]

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