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The Clay County Planning Commission heard both positive and negative public input before a packed house in the Clay County Commission meeting room in the county courthouse Monday on a request that, if approved by the county commission, would allow a housing development to be built along the …

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After the Clay County Planning Commission and the City of Vermillion’s Planning & Zoning Commission failed to come to an agreement Nov. 16 over a rezoning request, the issue is moving to its next stage.

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The National Music Museum presents a delightful old-fashioned Christmas show, complete with holiday songs, Victorian costumes, sweet vocal harmonies, and an array of traditional turn-of-the-century instruments this week as part of the NMM Live! concert series this Friday, December 3, at noon…

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There was a lot of publicity about the redistricting changes that the special session of the Legislature made from Nov. 8 to the 10th. The Legislature did get a new redistricted map drawn for the next ten years and I believe that it was a truly bipartisan effort that was supported by members…

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VERMILLION — Even before taking the field last Saturday, the University of South Dakota football team came out a winner in one aspect.

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The University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts recently held its inaugural Celebration of Excellence event at which the first round of College of Fine Arts Hall of Fame recipients were honored.

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Artwork by Corrine Rath, a retired elementary teacher who recently began watercolor painting, can be found at the 54th annual Christmas Festival that will be held at the W.H. Museum on Sunday, Dec. 5, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. The festival’s events will include trees, treats, vendors, children’s a…

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VERMILLION — After the South Dakota high court struck it down Wednesday, has legalized recreational marijuana in the Rushmore State gone up in smoke?

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As the 50th anniversary of the National Music Museum grows closer, the world-renowned institution is gaining more recognition across the state and nation. Two figures very important to the museum were recently featured in a Legacy Interview now archived in the South Dakota Hall of Fame.

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The National Music Museum presents a delightful old-fashioned Christmas show, complete with holiday songs, Victorian costumes, sweet vocal harmonies, and an array of traditional turn-of-the-century instruments this week as part of the NMM Live! concert series this Friday, December 3, at noon…

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The 6th Annual Standstill Parade of Lights will be held in Downtown Vermillion on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. to officially kickoff the holiday season. The public is invited to check out the floats, designed by businesses and organizations throughout the Vermillion area. Prizes will be awarde…

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These enthusiastic second grade singers perform "Smoke Goes Up The Chimney" during their fall concert Monday night with the theme "Food, Family, and Friends." Their concert was held in the Thomas H. Craig Center for the Performing Arts at Vermillion High School

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The sharing of differences of opinion was about the only thing accomplished at a joint hearing of the Clay County Planning Commission and the City of Vermillion’s Planning & Zoning Commission held Wednesday, Nov. 16 before a capacity audience in the meeting chamber of Vermillion City Hall.

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I love Thanksgiving. I love preparing the food all day and enjoying it while sitting around a table with some of the people I love most. And there is one holiday tradition that I have grown to adore. As we sit down to eat, we share one thing we feel grateful for this year.

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The Vermillion community is saddened after learning that Anthony Edelen, a graduate of Vermillion High School and long-time owner of Louie’s Cleaning and Disaster Restoration of Vermillion, died suddenly while on an out-of-state trip.

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An Eagle Scout project to create an outdoor patio area at the Wakonda Heritage Manor has been completed. The project, undertaken by 16-year-old Douglas Sharples-Schmidt of Wakonda, includes a concrete patio area sheltered by a wooden and metal structure. The gazebo features wooden railings, …

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A little over a year ago I was elected to serve District 17 in the South Dakota House of Representatives. I am humbled for the opportunity to serve you in Pierre. On November 7-9th the South Dakota State Legislature convened for two special sessions one for redistricting and the other to lay…

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The 1981 lawsuit leading to high school football playoffs created a great change for South Dakota, and those changes have continued for the past 40 years.

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The Vermillion community is saddened after learning that Anthony Edelen, a graduate of Vermillion High School and long-time owner of Louie’s Cleaning and Disaster Restoration of Vermillion, died suddenly while on an out-of-state trip.

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Following nearly 90 minutes of hearing public input and lengthy discussion among themselves, members of the Vermillion School Board gave second reading and final approval Monday night to its “Gender Equity and Access” policy.

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Thanks to Frank Leibfarth and his research team, people around the country may soon drink water free of a certain toxic chemical.

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If all proceeds as planned, VAST Broadband’s fully fiber optic network will begin operation in Vermillion on Nov. 17. Vermillion is one of the first communities in South Dakota to be all fiber, say officials.

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Vermillion School Board President Doug Peterson made a sound observation at the beginning of Monday’s meeting. He expressed his thanks to the hundreds of people present for the peaceful atmosphere at recent school board meetings.