City creates TIF for Bliss Pointe development

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Developments are progressing rapidly with the proposed Bliss Pointe development district. On Monday, the Vermillion City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance establishing the district and created a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District for blocks one through six. In April, the Vermillion Area Chamber … Read Article

Workers will soon move dirt at Eagle Creek building site

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Groundbreaking is getting closer for the Eagle Creek Software Services headquarters to be built in Vermillion. “Everything’s in place,” said Steve Howe, executive director of the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company (VCDC), during a special meeting with the Vermillion City Council Monday afternoon. The … Read Article

USD program strengthens state’s ties to China

By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net The second American Visiting Institute for Chinese Entrepreneurs ended Wednesday, July 10, on the University of South Dakota campus with more than just pomp and circumstance. At the conclusion of a ceremony at Farber Hall in which the eight Chinese participants “graduated” from the institute, a … Read Article