Manpower woes forces cancellation of 2013 Shakespeare Festival performance

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Last summer, approximately 1,200 people attended the inaugural South Dakota Shakespeare Festival. The same opportunity will not be available this year, because while the educational aspect of the festival will remain, the play itself has been put on hold until 2014 at least. “We are definitely … Read Article

MyStoryYourStory — Albert Blackmon, Jr., is changing the world

“Deep in my heart, I do believe, we shall overcome someday …” We Shall Overcome, anthem, American Civil Rights Movement When co-founder of the National Voting Rights Museum & Institute in Selma, AL, Joanne Bland speaks, people listen. It’s not Ms. Bland’s resounding baritone voice, distinct and articulate, that causes … Read Article

For the Record

Cases disposed 2/15-21/2013 Joseph H. Swantek, 663 W. County Road, Genoa, NE; Speeding other roadways, $39.00 plus costs Dimitri Alandal Jones, 1328 Westgate, Vermillion; Use or possession of drug paraphernalia, $204.00 plus costs Audra R. Turner, 29728 400th Avenue, Wagner; Driving with suspended (not revoked) license, $204.00 plus costs Brett … Read Article

Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce & Development Company 116 Market Street, Suite 103 Vermillion, SD 57069 (605) 624-5571 vcdc@vermillionchamber.com www.vermillionchamber.com Chamber Business: David Owen, SD Chamber and Industry President is hosting a weekly conference call during the legislative session with local chamber and economic development groups. This is … Read Article