Engaged Tresa Scherr and Marty Nygren would like to announce their engagement. Tresa is a 2002 graduate of Wagner High School and a 2007 graduate of The University of South Dakota. She is currently attending nursing school at Western Iowa Tech in Sioux City, IA. Tresa is the daughter of … Read Article
South Dakota rabies down for fifth straight year There were just 24 cases of animal rabies in South Dakota in 2008, the lowest number of cases in nearly 50 years. Case numbers dropped from 27 in 2007 and represented the fifth straight year of declining case numbers. The 24 positives … Read Article
Celebrate St. Patrickâ�?�?s Day at Washington Street Arts Center Live music, hearty Irish stew and barley soup, and breads from Vermillion's finest baker, Larry Smith, will grace the Washington Street Arts Center on St. Patrick's Day, Tuesday, March 17. The Vermillion Area Arts Council's annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration runs … Read Article
Job search program to be held A free job search assistance program will be held at the Vermillion Public Library on March 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. This program is sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Labor and the Vermillion Public Library, it will educate participants on how … Read Article
State unemployment rate climbs again The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that South Dakota's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in January 2009 compared to the December 2008 rate of 3.7 percent. According to BLS data, South Dakota's seasonally adjusted jobless rate has not been at the January … Read Article
Sesquicentennial Highlights Excerpts from the Plain Talk 1916 Frank Scott recently ordered a brand new refrigerator for his meat market. It arrived on Tuesday and it's a nice one. Frank declares that he now has a "real ice-box". A poverty party was held at Meckling on New Year's night. Several … Read Article
USD presents Stilwell exhibition The University Art Galleries at The University of South Dakota presents "Rediscovered Talent: Retrospective Exhibition of the Work of Wilber Stilwell." The exhibit is scheduled to run from March 9-30 in the Main Gallery of the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. A reception, … Read Article
Teacherâ�?�?s group will meet at library Linda Cajella, outreach librarian at the Vermillion Public Library, will introduce the Southeast Retired Teachers to the library's many adult services when the teachers' group meets Wednesday morning, March 11, at 10 a.m. at the library.
Welcome Table meets March 9 The next Vermillion Welcome Table will meet Monday, March 9, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 16 N. Dakota. Thanks to the USD students from the American Medical Student Association who prepared and served the March 2 meal.
Lassos and Legends Is Saturday, March 7 Lassos and Legends, hosted by the Clay County Lucky Trailblazers 4-H Club is Saturday, March 7 at 5 p.m. in the Clay County Extension Building, 515 High St. The public is invited to spend an evening with Frances Loiseau, a living legend in … Read Article