Vermillion man convicted of child porn charge

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net A Vermillion man has been convicted of one count of possession, manufacture or distribution of child pornography. Roland Gilbaugh, Jr., 69, was sentenced to 10 years in the state penitentiary, which were suspended based on his complying with a variety of terms including being supervised by … Read Article

9-1-1 surcharges produced 25 percent less than forecast

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau Special surcharges that telephone users pay in South Dakota to help support 9-1-1 emergency reporting services didn’t generate in the last year the money that was forecast. The monthly $1.25 per phone line and the new 2 percent surcharge on pre-paid wireless minutes purchased … Read Article

Skeletal remains recovered from car linked to missing Vermillion teens

This photo, provided by the South Dakota Attorney General's office, shows the 1960 Studebaker Lark as it was discovered in Brule Creek Monday. The car and its occupants, Pamella Jackson and Cheryl Miller, were last seen on May 29,1971.

By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net Attorney General Marty Jackley announced late Tuesday afternoon that skeletal remains have been recovered from the 1960 Studebaker found near a bridge in Brule Creek in northern Union County Monday. The automobile, and its teenaged occupants, Pam Jackson and Cheryl Miller, both of Vermillion, were last … Read Article