Chamber Chat

Chamber Chat Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce & Development Company 116 Market Street, Suite 103 Vermillion, SD 57069 (605) 624-5571 Chamber Business: Everyone is invited to the grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony at Vermillion’s newest business, BBQ Blues Smokehouse at 5 Market St. The Grand Opening will … Read Article

After Dakota Days, underage drinking numbers expected to decline

By Travis Gulbrandson Vermillion is no stranger to underage drinking. Of the cases that were disposed at the Clay County Courthouse for the period of Sept. 13-19, 24 of the citations were possession of alcohol by a minor. Police Chief Matt Betzen said these numbers are comparable to those … Read Article

Freidel, former USD assistant coach, passes away

By David Lias Mike Freidel, a former assistant head football coach and defensive coordinator for the University of South Dakota Coyotes, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6. He was 57. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion. Visitation will begin … Read Article

Groundbreaking held for state’s new Veterans Home

Veterans, state and local government leaders, veterans organizations, residents and partners within the veteran network gathered for the ceremonial groundbreaking for the state’s new Veterans Home in Hot Springs on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Speakers at the event included Gov. Dennis Daugaard, Lt. Gov. Matt Michels and Larry Zimmerman, Secretary of … Read Article