Thrivent Financial posts fifth consecutive year of growth

YANKTON – Thrivent Financial announced that its 2013 financial results led to a fifth consecutive year of growth for the not-for-profit membership organization. The organization continued to increase its financial strength as assets under management, revenue and surplus all continued to climb in 2013. Thrivent’s outreach funding also continued to … Read Article

Vermillion High School to celebrate 1000th blood donation

Vermillion, SD – Vermillion High School and Community Blood Bank will celebrate the 1000th donation of blood since the bloodmobile began visiting the high school in 1997.  This blood drive will mark the 38th event hosted with Community Blood Bank.  The Vermillion High School staff, students, friends, family and community … Read Article

South Dakota plays Stanford on Saturday to open NCAA Women’s Tourney

Members of the South Dakota women’s basketball team erupt into wild applause when they learn during Monday’s watch party in the Muenster University Center that they will face Stanford in Ames, IA, in the NCAA Tournament March 22. Pictured from left are Emily Smith, Raeshel Contreras, Bridget Arens, Madeleine White, Tia Hemiller, Heidi Hoff and Taylor Moore. (Photo by David Lias)

By Jeremy Hoeck jeremy.hoeck@yankton.net VERMILLION — The University of South Dakota women would have been excited with any location. But Ames, Iowa? Hearing that pop up on the big screen TV at the Muenster University Center was a welcomed surprise for the Coyotes, who celebrated their NCAA Tournament selection with … Read Article

Vermillion Fire EMS calls for service

03/03/2014 6:18 a.m. – EMS: Medical 03/03/2014 4:03 p.m. – EMS: Medical transfer 03/03/2014 4:05 p.m. – EMS: Medical 03/03/2014 9:56 p.m. – EMS: Medical 03/05/2013 5:20 p.m. – Fire/EMS: 202 E. Clark. Fire alarm reported, burnt food on stove 03/05/2014 8:30 p.m. – Fire: Assist police department 03/04/2014 1:59 p.m. – EMS: Medical 03/06/2014 9:12 a.m. – Fire/EMS: 31121 … Read Article