February 19th, 2021
Consider the 1862 Dakota Uprising in Minnesota from the perspective of Sarah Wakefield. At the time of the Uprising, Sarah was married to a government physician on the Dakota (or Sioux) reservation. She was captured with her two young children the first morning of the outbreak. Her relations…
With the close of one year and the start of another, it’s customary to set goals, or resolutions, to guide one during the new year. Here, Vermillion fourth graders share what they are resolving for 2021.
Next week, families across the nation will pause to celebrate Thanksgiving in a variety of ways. Like many students, Vermillion first-graders are excited for the holiday and are looking forward to participating in traditional and non-traditional activities. Here’s what some Vermillion first-…
For many families, turkey is an important part of the Thanksgiving meal. This year, first-graders at St. Agnes Catholic School offer the following tips for making the perfect turkey. Bon Appetit!
Presidents impact all areas of life, including sports. Theodore Roosevelt is credited with saving football. William Howard Taft had a bad morning at the office in 1910 as women demanded the right to vote and he fled to watch a baseball game which would become the first ever Presidential open…
The Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library seeks a creative, energetic individual with a genuine passion for working with youth to serve as Youth Services Librarian. Are you eager to share the love of reading and literature, develop capable users of information and technology, and encou…
It’s time to Get Moving! Summer dance classes begin at VADO on June 22. In addition to all the great classes they usually offer for all ages and interests, they are also offering just for the summer: Get Moving!
Kennedy Pratt has been awarded $2,500 for her education next year. PEO has been assisting women reach their college goals for 150 years. Vermillion PEO Chapter BL has been notified by PEO National STAR Scholarship Committee that it has a winner this year!
The Poker Alice Band and country-western singer Brenda George return to Gayville Hall on Saturday, July 27, for an 8 p.m. concert of fiddle tunes, western swing, country, jump blues, and pop.
The 19th Annual Cornstock, a day of music and fun in the Wakonda Park, takes place this Saturday, July 27. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.
This weekend, Wakonda area residents will be celebrating a milestone: the 100th anniversary of Gringrich-Dixon Post #13. The American Legion post has played a significant and important role in the town of Wakonda since it was formed in May, 1919.
VERMILLION, S.D. - The University of South Dakota announced its Dean's List to recognize over 2,080 students for their high academic achievement during the Spring 2019 semester.
The Vermillion Public Library continues to host this popular new un-book club in the Small Conference Room on the first Friday of every month at 1:45 p.m.
SAINT PETER, Minn. - The Spring Semester Dean's List at Gustavus Adolphus College has been released. The list comprises students who have earned a 3.7 grade point average (based on a scale in which 4.0 = A) or higher for the semester ending in May 2019.
The Vermillion School Board began its regular June 10 meeting 30 minutes earlier than usual so that it could hold a public session to share its plan to construct an addition onto Vermillion High School that will house administrative offices and an alternative high school classroom.
The South Dakota High School All-Star Football Game, presented by Sanford, will take place this Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Vermillion High School’s Veteran’s Sports Complex. This will be the 33rd annual game in the state.
Each second grade student in Vermillion received a new bike helmet on April 26 thanks to the annual bike helmet giveaway sponsored by Vermillion Medical Clinic and Vermillion Rotary Club. This annual event has been helping Vermillion youth be safe for 23 years.
Vermillion High School drama students are preparing to bring to life a comically twisted rendition of Macbeth titled, Scots on the Rocks by Richard Nathan. This parody, based on William Shakespeare’s classic drama, tells the story of Macbeth, a soldier driven to commit unspeakable crimes in …