Governor’s awards ceremony to be held Sept. 9

Lori Kober of Vermillion is award recipient Gov. Dennis Daugaard will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities during a ceremony next month at the Capitol. The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Department of Human Services announced … Read Article

Partners in Policymaking deadline draws near

Partners in Policymaking is a leadership-training program for self-advocates and parents of children with disabilities. It provides state-of-the-art knowledge about disability issues and builds the competencies necessary to become advocates who can effectively influence system change. South Dakota Advocacy Services is currently seeking applications from interested people who have disabilities … Read Article

Eagle Creek groundbreaking sets Vermillion’s future course

A crew from Puetz Construction, Mitchell, works quietly in the background as University of South Dakota President James Abbott addresses local citizens who gathered Tuesday to witness a groundbreaking ceremony for the new building. 
(Photo by David Lias)

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Vermillion took a step into the future Tuesday morning. That’s what multiple city and business officials said during a groundbreaking ceremony for Eagle Creek Software Services, which took place at the southwest corner of Princeton and Bower streets, north of the old Pamida building. “It’s a … Read Article