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 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
Our Acts of Excellence Celebration in Aberdeen is underway! Were you able to catch South Dakota Public Broadcasting In the Moment today with two of our newest Acts of Excellence recipients Building Forever Families and the Granary Rural Cultural Center?
South Dakota Hall of Fame Inductee, Rod Bowar, and CEO, Greta Chapman were featured speakers at today's luncheon attended by 70 people.
After competing in 5Ks in other communities, friends Katie Nold and Joann Rader set forth to create their own event to raise funds for Labs for Liberty, an organization that provides service dogs for military veterans. The Tolstoy Wind Chiller 5K has been held annually in January since 2015.
When Steve Geidt was hospitalized and unable to enjoy the Christmas lights of Aberdeen in 2017, his friends and colleagues at Livestock Specialists placed a lighted tree atop the Purina Mills elevator where he could see it from his hospital room window.
Colorful Creations of Aberdeen and the Leola Arts Council have joined forces to bring creative arts opportunities to Leola school students! Help us celebrate this excellent act on April 3 in Aberdeen on the NSU campus.
A 1928 granary built by a Groton-area farm family was restored and transformed into the centerpiece of a campus for the celebration of Northern Plains art and culture in the James River Valley. Read more about this excellent act!
The story of how Germans from Russia settled in South Dakota and influenced the history of the state is told in a new permanent exhibit on the campus of Northern State University. Join us in celebrating them on April 3!