Vermillion teams received academic awards

Initiated during the 1996-97 school-year, the SDHSAA Academic Achievement Team Award program is designed to recognize varsity athletic teams and fine arts groups for their academic excellence. The South Dakota High School Activities Association believes that high school students learn in two distinct ways; inside the classroom and outside the … Read Article

Leap in technology helps firemen cut through smoke

Vermillion Fire Department members utilize new thermal cameras to see through the smoke and get a reading of fire temperature at the Ivan Pierce Fire Training Center.
(Photo courtesy of the Vermillion Fire Department)

              By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Thanks to advances in technology, the Vermillion Fire Department is able to better respond to and deal with fire-related emergencies. Through a variety of funding sources, the department has two new thermal cameras for use at the scene of … Read Article