A ‘win-win’ for Vermillion School District

Funding allows partnership with Builder’s Choice By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net Gov. Dennis Daugaard has announced that the Vermillion School District is one of a dozen districts across the state to receive a Governor’s Grant for Career & Technical Education. The amount of the grant for Vermillion School District is $99,380. … Read Article

Edith B. Siegrist Library recognized as exemplary

Eleven South Dakota public libraries were accredited by the South Dakota State Library in 2013, under a tiered accreditation system. The libraries were honored at a recent ceremony before lawmakers, colleagues and patrons at Rawlins Municipal Library in Pierre. Among the accredited libraries is the Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public … Read Article

High school activities board adopts policy on open meetings and records

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE – The board of directors for the South Dakota High School Activities Associated decided Tuesday to approve and adopt an official policy on open meetings and records. “Effective immediately,” chairman Darren Paulson of Rapid City said after the pair of 7-0 votes. The … Read Article

Legislature OKs plan for EB-5 hearings as GOED makes federal report available

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE – The state Senate gave final approval Monday to a plan for legislative hearings on the EB-5 immigrant investor program in South Dakota. Senators voted 33-1 to approve HCR 1010. The measure previously cleared the House of Representatives 51-18. The Governor’s Office of … Read Article