South Dakota Shakespeare Festival announces auditions for 2014 season

Auditions for the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival’s production of “The Taming of the Shrew” will be held early next month. The festival seeks non-Equity performers for its second outdoor season of free Shakespeare in Vermillion’s Prentis Park. The festival seeks professional actors, actor/musicians and teaching artists from the Great Plains … Read Article

Banks, credit unions face off before school board

By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net The Vermillion School Board found itself hearing arguments about an issue it has no control over at its Jan. 13 regular meeting. At the heart of the matter – should credit unions be taxed in the same fashion as banks? Representatives from the banking industry say … Read Article

Legislators question SDHSAA executive; he promises better future communications

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE – Executive director Wayne Carney answered questions about the South Dakota High School Activities Association for two hours Tuesday from legislators who want more transparency and accountability from the organization. Seventeen members of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Appropriations met with Carney in … Read Article