Miller, Jackson positively identified; 43-year cold case closed

Law enforcement officials allowed reporters to view photos of several items found in the 1960 Studebaker that went missing over 40 years ago. Among those items is Cheryl Miller's driver's license. (Photo by David Lias)

By David Lias ELK POINT – Skeletal remains found last fall in a car submerged in a Union County creek have been positively identified as belonging to Cheryl Miller and Pam Jackson. The cause of the two girls’ death was a car accident, said Attorney General Marty Jackley at … Read Article


Stanford 81, USD 62: Coyote Nation responds

South Dakota coach Amy Williams applauds the team’s fans following a first-round game in the NCAA women’s college basketball tournament against Stanford in Ames, IA on Saturday. Stanford defeated the Coyotes 81-62. 
(Photo by Nati Harik/Associated Press)

By Jeremy Hoeck AMES, IA – Regan Specht said she was “lucky.” Jim Abbott said it is “human nature to like winners.” And Kim Grieve called it “life-changing” for students. Together, each person affiliated with the University of South Dakota had the same takeaway from Saturday’s women’s basketball game … Read Article


Vermillion awarded Community of the Year

Vermillion was named Large Community of the Year by Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Tuesday evening in Sioux Falls at the Governor’s Economic Development Conference. Mayor Jack Powell, USD President James Abbott, and Vermillion Area Chamber and Development Company (VCDC) President Gerry Tracy accepted the award on behalf of the community. … Read Article