Shrine receives DAR grant The board of directors of the Mary Chilton DAR Foundation recently awarded grants in the amount of $25,200. The grants were made to the Armour Carnegie Library to help with a roof restoration project; the Veterans Memorial Fund in Hartford for a Veterans Memorial honoring their … Read Article
Knutson will enter SD Hall of Fame Wayne Knutson, theatre professor emeritus at The University of South Dakota, will be one of 13 people to enter the South Dakota Hall of Fame this fall. Knutson spent 35 years at USD as professor, director and administrator. Knutson joined the USD faculty … Read Article
Peterson honored by State Bar of SD Twenty attorneys who have been members of the State Bar of South Dakota for 50 years were honored during the annual meeting of the lawyers in Sioux Falls on June 22. The honorees included James M. Peterson, Vermillion.
Local students rehearse with performing troupe Eighty-one South Dakota youth are readying for another season of singing, dancing and theater with the 2001 4-H Performing Arts Troupe camp, June 17-23 at Northern State University, Aberdeen. Youth, ages 13-18, from 29 counties throughout the state, are participating in the preparation camp, … Read Article
Local 4-H'ers will visit Washington, DC Eighty-one 4-H youth leaders from throughout South Dakota, excelling in 4-H activities, were selected within their respective counties to attend Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) in Washington, DC. Clay County participants are Daniel Nelson of Vermillion and Evan Peterson of Wakonda. According to Kathy Reeves, … Read Article
Thompson chosen for leadership program Ashley Thompson, a junior at Vermillion High School in 2000-2001, has been selected to participate in an Economics for Leaders program being conducted the University of Washington, Seattle, July 1-8. Thompson is one of 30 students from around the country who is honored by being … Read Article
Input received on comprehensive plan by David Lias A meeting held Monday by the Clay County Planning Commission to hear public input on the county's comprehensive plan drew a small number of people representing all walks of life. The commission heard a variety of opinions during the meeting, which spanned … Read Article
Progress Most everything needed to construct a bridge across a waterway is evident in this photograph of the Newcastle-Vermillion Missouri River Bridge taken June 20 at the construction site about five miles south of Vermillion Most everything needed to construct a bridge across a waterway is evident in this photograph … Read Article
Birth Erika and Keith Lapour, Sioux Falls, are the parents of a son, Julian Cash, on March 31. His grandparents are Les and Anita Kephart, Vermillion, and Verlyn and Gertrude Lapour, Alcester. He weighed 10 lbs., 10 oz., and was 22 inches long.
Class of '68 plans reunion The Vermillion High School Class of 1968 is holding its "Thirty-Something Reunion" July 6-7. The class will gather at Leo's Lounge Friday, July 6, for an informal get-together. On Saturday, July 7, the class will dine at Pro's. Happy hour begins at 6 p.m. The … Read Article