Letters Blame it on Pierre To the editor: Now that the voters have passed the $4,000,000 opt-out, the school funding problem should be solved, at least for five years. Maybe not so. Read on. School Board President Tom Craig was quoted in last week's Plain Talk as follows: The opt-out … Read Article


Obituaries Mildred Engle Mildred Engle, 91, of Vermillion, died Sunday, March 20, 2005 at the Sioux Valley Vermillion Hospital. Mildred Doohen was born June 21, 1913 in Garryowen, to John and Nora (Conran) Doohen. She married John Rabusch in 1932, and they farmed for many years in Garryowen, and then … Read Article

For the Record

For the Record March 4-10, 2005 Chelsey Hogue, 129 S. Pine, Vermillion: Speeding on state highway, costs; Driving with suspended (not revoked) license, $175 plus costs. Justine Marie Kellen, 1105 W. 8th St., Yankton: Possession of alcohol by minor, $50 plus costs. Mark Daniels, 1303 E. Main St., Vermillion: Obey … Read Article