Education, Medicaid among topics at Cracker Barrel

By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net District 17 Rep. Ray Ring (D-Vermillion) is hopeful that the current session of the South Dakota Legislature will be able to increase education funding for school districts by 3.8 percent instead of the 3 percent suggested by Gov. Dennis Daugaard. “That’s probably the most important bill, … Read Article

City council tours Eagle Creek building’s progress

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Although the building that is currently under construction behind the old Pamida building will house Eagle Creek Software Services exclusively, is has been designed to have maximum flexibility for the future. That’s what Steve Howe, executive director of the Vermillion Chamber of Commerce & Development Company, … Read Article

Preparedness goal of Disaster Training Day on USD campus

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Medical response is one of the most important parts of dealing with disaster situations, and last week, more than 300 college students came to Vermillion to learn about dealing with such a crisis. Friday, Jan. 31, was the day of the 11th annual Disaster Training Day, … Read Article