Quad State competition held in DakotaDome Saturday

The SOUND of USD wrapped up a day-filled with marching bands with an exhibition at the conclusion of the 32nd Annual Quad State Marching Competition held in the DakotaDome Saturday, Oct. 19. The exhibition included a new halftime show that will be unveiled at the next Coyote home football game. (Photo by David Lias)

The 32nd annual Quad State Marching Band Competition was held Saturday, Oct. 19, in the DakotaDome on the University of South Dakota campus in Vermillion. Quad State attracts bands from Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Wyoming and Minnesota. The majority of competitive field bands from the region attend, and the lineup … Read Article

Governor, officials discuss blizzard relief at SDPB

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard answers a question posed by Stephanie Rissler, moderator of the SDPB program “South Dakota Focus,” during a special taping of the program Monday in Vermillion. 
(Photo by David Lias)

By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net Gov. Dennis Daugaard and several state officials traveled to Vermillion Monday, Oct. 14 for a special taping of the South Dakota Public Broadcasting program “South Dakota Focus.” The program, taped in the SDPB studios located in the Al Neuharth Media Center on the University of South … Read Article

Authorities investigating alleged rape on USD campus

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net The city police are investigating an alleged rape that took place more than a week ago at Coyote Village on the University of South Dakota campus. The incident is alleged to have taken place between two students on Sunday, Oct. 6. Police Chief Matt Betzen told … Read Article

City’s comprehensive plan may involve VCDC

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net The City of Vermillion’s Comprehensive Plan may incorporate the Chamber-proposed community-wide strategic plan. During a meeting held last Monday afternoon, Assistant City Manager Andy Colvin said the two plans would be independent of each other, but would also use many of the same basic elements. “The … Read Article