Celebrate 50th

Celebrate 50th Former residents of Vermillion, Norman and Pauline Miller, who now live north of North Fork, ID, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 7. Norman Miller became associate professor of chemistry at The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, in fall 1963, full professor in 1965, and University Distinguished … Read Article

Check It Out

Check It Out New Adult Books The Bondwoman's Narrative, by Hannah Crafts, is an unprecedented historical account written in the 1950s by the only known female African American slave. Recently uncovered and edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this is a page-turning story of "passing" and the adventures of a … Read Article


Birth The Fritz Bartels family of Vermillion recently welcomed its newest member when their daughter, Kitty, gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Mary Lucia DiMartino. Kitty and her husband, David DiMartino, live in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, DC. Mary Lucia arrived during the early morning … Read Article

Extension Review

Extension Review by Virginia Delvaux Clay County Extension educator School is out and the summer 4-H program is in full swing. Last week our Clay County 4-H members experienced project day, beginner judging school help session, a rabbit judging school, and seven teens attended Youth Conference at Brookings. Each of … Read Article