Chamber Chat

Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce & Development Company 116 Market Street, Suite 103 Vermillion, SD 57069 605-624-5571 Chamber Business: Christmas Tree for Historical Downtown Vermillion:  The VCDC is looking for a large Christmas tree for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and to be on display at Ratingen … Read Article

Matching funds

The Vermillion Area Community Foundation (VACF) awards $1,500 to the Dakota Hospital Foundation (DHF) for the purchase of an automated external defibrillator unit to be matched by the DHF. Pictured are John Storm and Young Moore, both of the VACF, Susan Tuve, DHF president, Jon Christensen, AED project coordinator, and … Read Article

Ellen Kessler

Kessler Ellen (Adams) Kessler, age 83, of Yankton, formerly of Vermillion, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011  at the Avera Sister James Care Center, Yankton.  Mass of Christian Burial was 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Vermillion, with Rev. John Fischer officiating.  Burial was in … Read Article


Joan "Jane" Marie Stroup, 80, of Vermillion passed away on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at Sanford Vermillion Hospital. Service will be on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 at United Church of Christ, Congregational with Rev. Elaine Miller officiating in Vermillion at 11 a.m., with a visitation one hour prior at 10 … Read Article

Conservation Stewardship Program offers ‘try something new’

Ag producers wishing to improve their conservation management on working lands are encouraged to check into the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) administered by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).  The CSP is designed to help producers "step up" management activities addressing natural resource concerns. Application signup for the Conservation … Read Article