TIF plan for Bliss Pointe called ‘big step’

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net The Vermillion City Council took another “big step” in the Bliss Pointe development district project Monday. That night, council members approved an agreement between the city and the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company (VCDC) to provide repayment to Tax Increment District (TIF) #6 bond-holders. … Read Article

Leap in technology helps firemen cut through smoke

Vermillion Fire Department members utilize new thermal cameras to see through the smoke and get a reading of fire temperature at the Ivan Pierce Fire Training Center.
(Photo courtesy of the Vermillion Fire Department)

              By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Thanks to advances in technology, the Vermillion Fire Department is able to better respond to and deal with fire-related emergencies. Through a variety of funding sources, the department has two new thermal cameras for use at the scene of … Read Article

Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce & Development Company 116 Market Street, Suite 103 Vermillion, SD 57069 (605) 624-5571 vcdc@vermillionchamber.com www.vermillionchamber.com Chamber Business: Cracker Barrel sessions with our legislators will be: Saturday, Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon at the City Hall Council Chambers at 25 Center St. … Read Article