Local researcher: Electric co-ops make impact on state economy

South Dakota�s electric cooperatives have nearly a $250-million impact on the state�s economy, a Vermillion-based researcher has concluded. �In terms of total economic activity, the $248.8 million in expenditures by the 30 South Dakota electric cooperatives generated an additional $111.3 million in economic activity throughout the state, yielding a total … Read Article

For the Record

Cases Disposed 9/16-22/2011 Jeffrey Scott Meyer, 1012 Elm Street, #103, Vermillion; Failure to make proper stop at stop intersection, $54.00 plus costs Henry Claus, 7204 S. 114th St. Apt. 307, Lavista, Neb.; Open container, $54.00 plus costs Anthony Allan Dunke, Olson Hall #432, Vermillion; Careless driving, $54.00 plus costs Jesse … Read Article

Semifinalists named in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (nmsc) have announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 57th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $34 million that will … Read Article