During a media briefing Friday afternoon, Gov. Kristi Noem said the latest analysis of data by state healthcare officials projects that South Dakota will experience its peak number of coronavirus cases in mid-June.
VERMILLION, SD - In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, United Way of Vermillion has launched Emergent Needs Recovery Fund to help meet COVID-19 needs and recovery in our community. 100% of donations to this fund go toward the areas of greatest need in Clay County – working with partners and …
According to an announcement from the City of Vermillion, the hike/bike path is closed near the Dakota Street Bridge because of water main repairs that are taking place under the Vermillion River.
Due to public health concerns, stemming from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), effective April 6, much of the City Recycling Program will be suspended until further notice. This interruption in service is precautionary out of consideration for the safety and health of city residents and staff.
Demolition of the building that was the home of The Broadcaster Press and the Vermillion Plain Talk for decades began Monday evening and continued Tuesday afternoon. The property has been purchased by Vermillion Ford and the building is being demolished to allow the auto dealership to expand…
The Vermillion City Council Monday morning approved an emergency ordinance designed to help contain the spread of coronavirus in the community on its second reading during a special meeting at City Hall.
South Dakota reported 11 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Monday and one of those new cases is in Clay County, bringing the total number of cases in the county to three.
According to Clay County Emergency Manager Layne Stewart, the Clay County Courthouse will be closed Monday and Tuesday. This is a preemptive measure due to a possible exposure in the building.
South Dakota reported 22 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Sunday. Two of those new cases are in Clay County.
A woman tested by Sanford Vermillion earlier this week has been found to have COVID-19, according to Tim Tracy, CEO of Sanford Vermillion Hospital.
This week has been pretty stressful for a lot of folks, so we wanted to take a moment to reach out and check in. How are you doing right now? You can call or email us and we will absolutely respond to you. We really care and want to know how you are.
Vermillion School Superintendent Damon Alvey wasn’t exactly blindsided by Gov. Kristi Noem’s Tuesday morning announcement that South Dakota public schools will remain closed until May. 1.
History has its eyes on you. That is a quote from the popular musical Hamilton, but as we are dealing with a global pandemic it also applies to all of us. The year 2020 is going to be remembered someday in history books. How it will be remembered is in part, up to us. Will this year go down …
The Vermillion City Council approved on its first reading an emergency ordinance designed to help contain the spread of coronavirus in the community.
VERMILLION — With the spread of COV-19 in South Dakota, the state’s six public colleges — including the University of South Dakota Vermillion — will provide only online instruction for the rest of the semester.
“In Flanders Field,” the annual art show and silent auction created by USD Professor Jing Williams and her students that was held earlier this month at the public library, this year raised $603.
The 2020 session of the South Dakota Legislature was over on March 12 other than March 30 when the Legislature returns for "veto day." The legislature reserves that day to override any vetoes that the governor hands down. It requires a two-thirds vote to reverse any of those vetoes, so that …
Vermillion City Hall is now closed to the public beginning March 23. This news, which was announced Friday on the city's website, reads:
In a special meeting this evening, the Vermillion City Council gave first reading to an emergency ordinance to "address a public health crisis by implementing certain measures which have been deemed necessary to slow community spread of Covid 19 (Coronavirus). The ordinance will become effec…
In response to Governor Noem's direction of school closure through May 1, all SDHSAA spring sports practices and competitions are cancelled through Sunday, May 3.
VERMILLION, S.D. – In response to Gov. Kristi Noem’s Executive Order 2020-04 and amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, the South Dakota Board of Regents has determined all South Dakota public universities will transition spring classes online for the duration of the semester and postpone gradua…
During a press conference late Tuesday morning, Gov. Kristi Noem said South Dakota schools will remain closed until May 1 and state employees will continue to work remotely until May 2. This is a developing story; check www.plaintalk.net for more detailed reports.
All 13 occupants of a charter-style bus were taken by ambulance to local hospitals after the driver of the bus lost control of the vehicle on icy conditions while heading northbound on Interstate 29.
Vermillion City Hall will be closed to the public beginning March 23. This news, which was announced Friday on the city's website, reads:
Before discussion even began at the Monday noon meeting of the Vermillion City Council, Mayor Jack Powell expressed his desire to make one thing crystal clear as aldermen began talking about the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vermillion — Citing COVID-19 concerns, South Dakota’s six public universities will temporarily move to online classes March 23 with on-campus, in-person classes scheduled to resume April 6.
Like other counties across the nation, Clay County is attempting to stop the spread of COVID-19 with heightened sanitation practices and by limiting interaction with the public. Essential county services are still being offered, although the public is asked to hold off on non-essential busin…
You’ve probably heard the term “flattening the curve” a lot lately during discussions about the coronavirus and how best to keep everything under control.
A portion of the retail space that originally served as a part of Jones’ Ace Hardware in Vermillion when it opened in the spring of 2000 is now serving a new purpose.
The halls of the capitol were pretty quiet when I left Thursday night. Even the streets in Pierre were empty. I said good-by and thank you earlier Thursday evening to Paityn DeBoer and Sydney Breens who paged for us the last week of session. Thank you girls for all the work you accomplished …
In response to the COVID-19 situation, all K-12 school districts in South Dakota will remain closed for an additional week, Gov. Kristi Noem said Tuesday.
VERMILLION — South Dakota’s six public universities will temporarily move to online classes March 23 with on-campus, in-person classes scheduled to resume April 6.
Amid rising health concerns related to the coronavirus outbreak, Special Olympics of South Dakota (SOSD) has cancelled all activities through the end of the month, including this weekend’s state basketball tournament in Pierre.
The empty hallways and banquet facilities of the Muenster University Center (MUC), thanks to spring break at the University of South Dakota, provided the perfect gathering place for local first responder personnel to gather for an Active Threat Workshop.
Members of the Masonic Grand Lodge of South Dakota celebrated the beginnings of the fraternal organization in Vermillion Sunday by making a bit of history of their own.
PIERRE - Governor Kristi Noem announced Tuesday that five cases of COVID-19 have been detected in South Dakota and that one of those individuals who tested positive -- a man from Pennington County – has died.