A hunk-a-hunk of Elvis memorabilia brings visitors to NMM

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Although “motorcycle” isn’t the thing that comes to mind when most people think of the National Music Museum (NMM), that is exactly what was on display there last Friday. It helped, of course, that the bike in question belonged to Elvis Presley. The 1978 Harley Davidson … Read Article

AG Jackley shares encouraging words with law school grads

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net South Dakota’s attorney general has some advice for the recent graduates of the University of South Dakota School of Law: Practice, and rely on your classmates. Marty Jackley spoke to the outgoing students at the hooding ceremony, which was held in Aalfs Auditorium Friday, May 3. … Read Article

Speaker shares three ‘important things’ with USD grads

By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net Saturday’s speaker at the 126th spring commencement of the University of South Dakota told graduates he would like them to remember three important things from his speech. “Important thing number one: You are not special,” said Michael M. Vekich shortly before 1,400 candidates for graduation received … Read Article

For the Record

Cases Disposed 4/26-/5/2/2013 William Harvey Larson, 32197 Ponderosa Drive, Vermillion; Fail to report accident to police officer, $204.00 plus costs Daniel Keith Goeden, 45776 Jetty Pk., Meckling; No drivers license, $54.00 plus costs Richard W. Michaelson, 212 Spruce St., Vermillion; Speed on four-lane in rural areas, $19.00 plus costs Brandt … Read Article