Court jester

Court jester Paul "Showtime" Gaffney fills the clown prince role for the Harlem Globetrotters once held by Meadowlark Lemon. He often interrupted Friday's play in the DakotaDome with his antics, which included stealing a woman's purse. Before returning it, the two danced, and he demanded three kisses from her. She … Read Article

Defying gravity?

Defying gravity? Harlem Globetrotter Mike "The Saint" St. Julian Harlem Globetrotter Mike "The Saint" St. Julian seems to defy gravity a split second before successfully completing a slam dunk in the Globetrotters' victorious play against the New York Nationals Friday night at the DakotaDome in Vermillion.

Out of reach

Out of reach The Harlem Globetrotters demonstrated Friday that they don't always have to launch themselves to dunk the basketball through the hoop to thwart their opponents, and entertain their audience. Jimmie "Pee Wee" Henry, by far the shortest player on the Harlem Globetrotter roster, put his smaller stature to … Read Article

Deaths

Deaths Pearl Inberg Pearl Inberg, 97, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999, at Bethesda Nursing Home in Beresford. Pearl Swedeen was born June 8, 1901, in rural Clay County. She attended Komstad Rural School and later graduated from Sioux City Business College. She married William Inberg on Nov. 14, 1926. They … Read Article

Slick streets

Slick streets Sanding trucks from the Vermillion's Street Department were kept busy Wednesday morning, adding sand at street intersections to make driving a bit easier within the city limits. Sanding trucks from the Vermillion's Street Department were kept busy Wednesday morning, adding sand at street intersections to make driving a … Read Article

Deaths

Deaths Margaret E. Babb Services were held Jan. 16, 1999 at Tucson, AZ, for Margaret E. Babb, formerly of Wakonda. Margaret Ellen Babb was born Nov. 16, 1911 to Efram and Mary Dwyer Babb, long-time proprietors of the Babb and Babb Mercantile Store with brother, Harvey. Following graduation from Wakonda … Read Article