Joe and Cindy Senger will lead NSU Gypsy Day Parade

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ABERDEEN, S.D. – This year, the Northern State University Gypsy Day Parade will be led by Aberdeen couple Joe and Cindy Senger.

The Sengers will serve as parade marshals for the 104th annual Gypsy Day Parade, set for Saturday, Oct. 12. The parade, which has the theme of “Wolves Live Happily Ever After,” begins at 9 a.m. on Main Street.

Joe Senger is president and CEO of Dacotah Bank, a strong supporter of the university and the namesake of Northern’s future football stadium, part of the on-campus Regional Sports Complex. Gypsy Days weekend will also include a groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of this project, set for 1:30 p.m. Oct. 11.

Other homecoming events include the coronation of Gypsy Day Queen, Marshal and King of the Gyps at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Johnson Fine Arts Center; and the Gypsy Day football game at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Swisher Field.

For more information, visit the NSU Gypsy Days webpage, or contact NSU Student Affairs at 605-626-3007 or

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Northern State University is a regional university that offers outstanding academics and exceptional extracurricular activities at an affordable price on a safe, welcoming campus. Northern State recently announced its Educational Impact Campaign, with a goal of raising $55 million for a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, new athletic and recreation fields, and an on-campus regional sports complex. Once the campaign is complete, NSU will be the recipient of more than $100 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions