Decision on local airport operations delayed following objections

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net The Vermillion City Council tabled a decision of whether to approve a set of minimum standards for operators of commercial activities at the Harold Davidson Field Airport at its regular meeting last week. The decision was made following objections raised by several local and area businesspeople … Read Article

Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm annual meeting Jan. 28

BROOKINGS – The Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm Annual Meeting will be Jan. 28, from 1-4 p.m. at the Prairie Arboretum at Freeman Academy Campus, located at 748 S. Main Street in Freeman. Topics and speakers include; Multi-Hybrid Planter, presented by Peter Sexton, Southeast farm supervisor; Varietal Selection Tips for … Read Article

State withdraws offer to loan $5 million to Northern Beef

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE – The state Board of Economic Development canceled a $5 million loan commitment to Northern Beef Packers on Tuesday. The arrangement originally was approved Jan. 28, 2010. The board subsequently extended the commitment multiple times. The board granted its most recent extension at … Read Article

City addresses ‘trippers,’ electric rates

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net The Vermillion City Council approved resolutions regarding sidewalk repairs and amending electric rates at its regular meeting last week. The resolution of necessity for sidewalk repairs pertains to sidewalks in the southwest quadrant of town, which is the area south of National Street and west of … Read Article