Girard helps students with USD’s summer offerings

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Even though the University of South Dakota’s spring semester is officially over, that doesn’t mean classes have come to a stop. The 2013 On-Campus Summer School began on May 6, offering students and teachers a number of educational opportunities. “One of the strategies that students use … Read Article

Governor addresses leadership luncheon Saturday

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Gov. Dennis Daugaard was in Vermillion Saturday offering three points of advice to area high-achieving 10th graders: Use self-discipline, have persistence and determination, and remember the people who love you. Daugaard made these remarks at the annual Governor’s Leadership Luncheon, which recognizes high school sophomores from … Read Article

Heartland Humane Society names Coffee Cup Fuel Stop as 2013 Corporate Sponsor

Employees from Coffee Cup Fuel Stop and the Heinz Corporation presented Heartland Humane Society with a $6,981 check on Monday, April 22, naming them the shelter’s 2013 corporate sponsor. “Coffee Cup and the Heinz family have long been supporters of Heartland Humane Society,” said Kerry Schmidt, Heartland Humane Society executive … Read Article