Park Service names acting superintendent for Mount Rushmore

KEYSTONE, S.D. (AP) - The National Park Service has named an acting superintendent for Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota.

Denice Swanke is currently deputy superintendent of Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. She assumes her new role on June 2.

Current Mount Rushmore Superintendent Cheryl Schreier is retiring at the end of May. The Park Service says it has started the process of finding a permanent replacement.

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