Junior Achievement of Vermillion announces 2013-14 board members

Junior Achievement of Vermillion is proud to announce that Ric Rasmussen, Rasmussen Motors, is serving as the Board Chair for the 2013-2014 year. Tasha Anderson, University of South Dakota, and Joe Hoose, SESDAC, were recently elected to the JA Vermillion board. Other members serving on the board include Shannon Fairholm, … Read Article

New software brings efficiencies to ambulance service

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net A computer program recently acquired by the Vermillion-Clay County EMS Department promises to save its technicians a lot of time when they fill out reports and access information. Members of the Vermillion City Council learned about the program during their special meeting Tuesday afternoon. “The computer … Read Article

NMM and NPR will join forces for ‘From the Top’ taping

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net The National Music Museum (NMM) will be kicking off its 40th anniversary with the help of a nationally-syndicated radio program. On Sept. 15 at 3 p.m., NPR’s “From the Top” will tape a program in the Aalfs Auditorium using several instruments borrowed from the museum. “The … Read Article

Sobriety checkpoint nets 25 DUI arrests

A sobriety checkpoint on interstate highways in Sioux Falls resulted in 25 DUI arrests on Friday night, Aug. 30. The South Dakota Highway Patrol coordinated the high-visibility checkpoint, working with the Sioux Falls Police Department, Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office and Minnehaha County Emergency Management. A total of 2,316 vehicles went … Read Article