The annual Clay County Relay for Life is Sunday from noon to 6 at the DakotaDome. Your help is needed. Doors open at noon, so teams can sign in and set up their break areas (campsites). Those who don't have a team are invited to join in, as well. Each … Read Article
Excerpts from the Plain Talk By Cleo Erickson 1934 An honest to goodness wedding, with County Judge Raymond L. Collar tieing the knot, was the big feature Friday night at the Southern Exposition Shows playing during the race meet at the fair. The couple joined in the holy bonds of … Read Article
A simple idea on the part of three students from Jolley Elementary School turned into a humanitarian effort that surpassed their expectations. After seeing television coverage of the suffering and destruction following the recent earthquake in Haiti, fifth-graders Baillee Mann, Taylor Ferguson and Kyleigh Chandler decided they had to do … Read Article
Community Blood Bank and Sanford Vermillion Medical Center will host a blood drive on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the USD Sanford School of Medicine building in conjunction with the annual health fair. "During the first month of 2010 Community Blood Bank was forced to … Read Article
The South Dakota Highway Patrol has sobriety checkpoints scheduled in February in the following counties: Beadle, Bennett, Brown, Brule, Charles Mix, Codington, Custer, Hughes, Jerauld, Lake, Minnehaha, Pennington, Roberts, Sanborn, Stanley and Union. For sobriety checkpoint text message alerts, visit actcivilized.com.
The University of South Dakota athletic department has announced that KAOR 91.1 FM out of Vermillion will serve as a broadcast affiliate for the remaining home and away Coyote basketball games in 2009-10. That will begin with Thursday's men's and women's doubleheader at Houston Baptist, and continue through the rest … Read Article
The next Vermillion Welcome table will meet Monday, Feb. 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church. The Feb 1 meal will be sponsored and served by Friends of Welcome Table. Thank you to Sanford Vermillion for sponsoring and serving last Monday's meal.
By Chet Brokaw Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Three groups opposed to a $10 billion oil refinery planned for southeastern South Dakota have asked a judge to overturn a state board's decision to grant the project an air quality permit. The Board of Minerals and Environment granted the permit … Read Article
Rich Van Den Hul, vice president of finance and administration at the University of South Dakota, said it's important for the people of Vermillion to realize that a final decision regarding future use of the DakotaDome has yet to be made. "We continue to have conversations, and I think positive … Read Article
The Vermillion School District wants the Tanagers to play football in the DakotaDome. The University of South Dakota wants the Tanagers to play in the Dome. But the price to play in the Dome could outweigh the district's desire at this point, which has forced the school to look at … Read Article