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Mitchell's Meals on Wheels needs more volunteers to accommodate growth
Daugaard names new head of Bureau of Finance and Management
Investigation shows Scotland train derailment resulted in $1.08M in damages
Dakota Access pipeline court battle to linger into new year
Good samaritans rescue ice-covered deer, blinded by blizzard
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Second half lifts Mitchell Christian past Iroquois
Harold Thune's basketball career comes full circle with Gophers' visit
Huron's late charge upends Marlins boys
Area basketball roundup: Winner takes down Red Raiders
Mitchell in 25th after first day at Rapid City Invite
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Alvin V. Hoekman
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
ROUNDS: The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
February 26, 2016
USD getting federal grant money for telehealth network
VERMILLION (AP) — The University of South Dakota is getting federal telecommunications grant money to connect facilities in Vermillion, Pierre, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls with 24 rural hospitals and clinics, including one on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation. The Vermillion-based...
February 26, 2016 - 12:01pm
February 25, 2016
USDA tours USD and presents $500K grant for Rural Health Care Project
VERMILLION—Representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture toured the University of South Dakota on Wednesday and discussed a project that will strengthen health care services in 24 rural South Dakota communities and give medical school and nursing students first-hand...
February 25, 2016 - 10:49am
February 17, 2016
Police say 2 USD students confess to fraternity vandalism
VERMILLION (AP) — Two male University of South Dakota students have admitted vandalizing a fraternity house on campus because they were drunk and angry about being kicked out of a party, police say. Someone spray painted the words "We date rape" on the side of the Phi Delta Theta...
February 17, 2016 - 12:16pm
February 16, 2016
Police investigate vandalism at USD fraternity house
VERMILLION (AP) — Vermillion police are investigating a report of vandalism at a fraternity house at the University of South Dakota. The university says someone spray painted the words "We date rape" on the side of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house. Fraternity members saw the...
February 16, 2016 - 11:33am
January 25, 2016
4 families displaced in Vermillion apartment building fire
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — No one was hurt but four families were displaced in an apartment building fire in Vermillion. The American Red Cross reports that one of the apartments in the four-unit building was destroyed and two others suffered major damage in the early morning fire...
January 25, 2016 - 1:22pm
Vermillion to host centuries-old book with Shakespeare plays
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — One of the world's most valuable books — a 17th-century collection of Shakespeare's plays — will be on display in South Dakota in March as part of a yearlong commemoration of the 400th anniversary of his death. The "First Folio" of William Shakespeare is the...
January 25, 2016 - 12:26pm
January 5, 2016
USD, Daktronics teaming up for new video displays
VERMILLION — The University of South Dakota will use Daktronics scoreboards and video displays at its new basketball arena and will acquire a new video display at the DakotaDome, it was announced Tuesday. The installation at the new Sports Performance Enhancement Complex includes...
January 5, 2016 - 11:38pm
October 13, 2015
Noem in Gregory, Vermillion Wednesday
Rep. Kristi Noem will attend events Wednesday in Gregory and Vermillion. At 10:30 a.m., she will speak with students in Gregory about her role in Washington, D.C. She will update the Gregory Rotary Club at noon about her efforts in Congress. She will also stop at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday...
October 13, 2015 - 6:20pm
August 3, 2015
Nonprofit buys 2 historic movie theaters in Vermillion
VERMILLION (AP) — A nonprofit trying to improve Vermillion's downtown cultural attractions has acquired two historic movie theaters with help from the University of South Dakota and other groups. The Vermillion Downtown Cultural Association has bought the theaters from March...
August 3, 2015 - 5:32pm
July 27, 2015
McCook/Miner rallies to walk-off Vermillion
McCook/Miner assistant coach Craig Cheeseman couldn't believe his eyes Monday night. With a 4-3 lead against Vermillion in the top of the ninth...
July 27, 2015 - 11:58pm
July 25, 2015
South Dakota State B Legion Tournament scores/pairings
South Dakota Class B State Legion Tournament In Salem Friday G1—Vermillion 8, Garretson 4 G2—Spearfish 13, Webster 3 (6 inn.) G3—Humboldt 18, Tabor 8 (7 inn.) G4—McCook-Miner 10, Groton 9 Saturday G5—Garretson 6, Tabor 3 (Tabor...
July 25, 2015 - 10:02pm
State B Legion roundup: Vermillion, Spearfish wins openers
SALEM—Vermillion Post 1 took advantage of five Garretson Post 23 errors to score three unearned runs en route to an 8-4 win in the first game of the South Dakota Class B State Legion tournament in Salem on Friday. Vermillion advances to a second-round game against xxxxxxx at...
July 25, 2015 - 12:27am
June 2, 2015
Woman escapes from house fire after dog woke her
VERMILLION (AP) — Fire officials in southeastern South Dakota say a dog saved a woman from a house fire by waking her up. The Vermillion Rural Fire Department says the woman told officials that her dog woke her up twice Saturday morning in her bedroom on the second floor of...
June 2, 2015 - 11:36am
June 1, 2015
Vermillion seeking federal grant for school resource officer
VERMILLION (AP) — The police department in Vermillion is seeking a Justice Department grant to continue to have a school resource officer. Police Chief Matt Betzen tells The Equalizer the department hopes to be awarded the money in October. Betzen says the department doesn't...
June 1, 2015 - 10:26am
May 27, 2015
Vermillion voters to decide day care, beer cost questions
VERMILLION (AP) — Voters in Vermillion next month will decide whether private, in-home day cares need to be certified by the city. They also will decide whether the city can charge more for beer at facilities it manages such as the golf course, to help pay for a park pool project. The...
May 27, 2015 - 10:46am