Missouri National Recreational River tourism creates $6,664,300 in local economic benefit

Report shows visitor spending supports 98 jobs in local economy YANKTON – A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2012 shows that the 167,776 visitors to Missouri National Recreational River spent $6,664,300 in communities near the park. That spending supported 98 jobs in the local area. “Missouri National Recreational … Read Article

Flooding and the Fifth?

By Randy Dockendorf randy.dockendorf@yankton.net NORTH SIOUX CITY – Property owners suffering Missouri River flood damage can use the Fifth Amendment, a Kansas City, MO, attorney says. Not the well-known part about self-incrimination, but rather the “taking” clause, said Seth Wright with the Polsinelli Law Firm. The national firm is considering … Read Article

Propane heater cause of garage fire

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Vermillion firefighters worked three hours to extinguish a garage fire north of town Tuesday night. According to Fire Chief Shannon Draper, the fire started when a propane space heater was either tipped over, or knocked over by a car that had just parked in the garage, … Read Article

Vermillion Fire/EMS calls for service

02/17/2014 02:48:50 – Medical 02/17/2014 11:30:21 – Medical 02/17/2014 12:34:18 – Medical 02/17/2014 22:04:53 – Medical 02/18/2014 07:41:36 – Medical 02/18/2014 15:47:11 – Intersection of Jefferson Street and W. Clark Street vehicle accident 02/18/2014 20:58:58 – Medical 02/19/2014 19:24:37 – Medical 02/19/2014 20:02:17 – Medical 02/20/2014 05:18:04 – Medical 02/20/2014 … Read Article

Wire Me Awake conference March 5 at USD

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Next week the Muenster University Center (MUC) will be a gathering place for area entrepreneurs and students interested in getting ideas, learning new things and networking. On March 5, the MUC will be the site of the third Wire Me Awake conference, which aims to promote … Read Article