Governor Declares May 17 As Al Neuharth Day In SD

Governor Declares May 17 As Al Neuharth Day In SD

Governor Dennis Daugaard has signed a proclamation declaring Friday, May 17, as “Al Neuharth Day” in South Dakota.  Neuharth, a native of Eureka and USD graduate who rose to prominence as the founder of USA Today, died at his Florida home on April 19.  He was 89.  USD will host a public tribute to Neuharth on May 17 at the USD campus in Vermillion.  The tribute and a reception that will follow are open to the public.

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