Inductee Dennis Knutson “Graduates” from the Augustana Orchestra.

We will say farewell to our seniors after this performance, as well as our high school seniors, all to whom we are grateful.  But there is one more very special 'graduation.'  Dr. Dennis Knutson has made the decision to retire from the Augustana Orchestra.  Dennis has served as our principal flutist for 25 years, has … Continue reading Inductee Dennis Knutson “Graduates” from the Augustana Orchestra.

Al and Irene Kurtenbach family named 2019 Philanthropic Family of the Year SDSU Foundation

Al and Irene Kurtenbach family named 2019 Philanthropic Family of the Year BROOKINGS – The Al and Irene Kurtenbach family of Brookings was recognized as the 2019 Philanthropic Family of the Year by the SDSU Foundation. The award, created in 2012, “acknowledges exceptional generosity to diverse causes by a family that serves as an inspiration … Continue reading Al and Irene Kurtenbach family named 2019 Philanthropic Family of the Year SDSU Foundation

Donald F. Montileaux’s Lakota Creation Stories Selected for SD Summer Reading Program

2014 Inductee Donald F. Montileaux The South Dakota Humanities Council has selected its first tribal author for this year’s reading program. 2014 Inductee Donald F. Montileaux's collection of three Lakota creation stories written and voiced in both Lakota and English are being distributed to Second Graders across the state for the Summer reading book selection. … Continue reading Donald F. Montileaux’s Lakota Creation Stories Selected for SD Summer Reading Program