Vermillion Light and Power is celebrating Public Power Week, Oct. 4-10, along with more than 2,000 other electric utilities that collectively provide electricity on a not-for-profit basis to 45 million Americans. "Public Power Week is a chance for Vermillion Light and Power to articulate why public power is a good … Read Article
Excerpts from the Plain Talk By Cleo Erickson 1928 The Civic Council distributed Christmas Baskets to needy families according to the plans being made by the Council and various Vermilion Churches. The council voted to take money from their treasury to buy toys and clothing for needy families. This is … Read Article
Vermillion High School will present the comic farce Is He Dead by Mark Twain next Saturday, Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 11 at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for senior citizens and students and free with Vermillion School District activity ticket.
The PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) will be given on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 8:30 a.m. in the new gym at Vermillion High School.
The Bergen Lutheran Women of the ELCA wish to extend an invitation to their annual "Come to the Table" event on Sunday, Oct. 11 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bergen Church fellowship hall. The afternoon will include a program of music and inspiration by Dot Stoll of Yankton. Her lifetime … Read Article
A portion of the University of South Dakota campus was transformed into a military training ground of sorts on Friday, Sept. 25. Cadets involved in the ROTC program at the university and several other area schools used the campus as a gathering point, a place to learn a few lessons … Read Article
Seth Harrer is spending a month in Omaha, completing a rotation in his orthopedics residency for the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. But the Sioux Falls native is also keeping a sharp eye on Washington. For Harrer and other students in the medical field, the health reform issue … Read Article
Eric Murphy of Sioux Falls crossed the finish line of Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Sunday morning with two very good reasons for participating in the event perched on his shoulders — his two-year-old twin daughters, Emma and Erica. "We didn't all walk in the race the whole … Read Article
Fourteen-year old Dylan Fischbach sees his disability as more of an opportunity. Fischbach, who had his right leg amputated just before he turned 3 years old because of cancer, was selected to be a part of Team USA's Under-20 National Junior Wheelchair Basketball team for the Inaugural Australian Youth Paralympic … Read Article
The University of South Dakota will face many of the same challenges in the coming year that it has in its recent past. The declining total enrollment of South Dakota high school students adds a continuing level of difficulty to building enrollment figures on USD's Vermillion campus. The … Read Article