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.
Governor Declares May 17 As Al Neuharth Day In SD