Knox County reported eight new COVID-19 infections and Charles Mix County recorded seven new cases in the latest updates from Nebraska and South Dakota.
PIERRE — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is calling a special session of the state Legislature, set for Monday, Oct. 5, to consider legislation regarding the use of federal stimulus relief funds, including the $1.25 billion allocated to South Dakota in Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF).
In Monday’s daily COVID-19 update from the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH), officials reported 963 infections to date among the state’s grade K-12 schools.
In Sunday’s daily COVID-19 update from the South Dakota Department of Health, Yankton County reported eight new infections.
Yankton County reported another 10 COVID-19 infections in Saturday’s daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health.
Turner and Hutchinson counties reported new deaths related to COVID-19 in Friday’s daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH).
Superintendent Damon Alvey told the Vermillion School Board Monday that contractors working on constructing the new addition to Vermillion High School are making good progress but may need to include some extra steel to remedy an issue with connecting the new addition to the present building.
Even as the pandemic has shut multiple operations down, a wonderful new resource has opened up on campus to help get University of South Dakota students through the year.
The Vermillion School District announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program. Breakfast and lunch will be served to all enrolled children at no additional charge until Dec. 31, 2020 or until the federal funding is gone, whichever is earliest. Acceptance and participation requi…
(VERMILLION) - The United Way of Vermillion is excited to welcome Catherine Johnson as their new Community Impact Director. A 2003 graduate of USD, Johnson returned to Vermillion with her family in 2016. She has a passion for helping others, and previously worked as Case Manager for Pathways…
South Dakota’s economy is slowly beginning to recover from the COVID-19 recession, and there are actually many reasons for businesses to be excited for the future. That was the message shared by panelists who participated in a virtual business luncheon hosted by the Vermillion Chamber & …
Even though the 2020 legislative session ended in March, the members of the Senate have been caucusing on line via "Team," on a nearly weekly basis to debate and discuss issues of importance to the state of South Dakota. The biggest issue has been the expenditure of the federal coronavirus d…
Union County reported one new death related to COVID-19 in Thursday’s daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH).
Clay and Yankton counties each reported one new death related to COVID-19, according to Wednesday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH).
Clay County recorded nine new positive COVID-19 tests in Tuesday’s daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health.
In a statement released Monday night, South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg shares account of his traffic accident Saturday night that killed a rural Highmore man.
Union County posted 10 new COVID-19 infections in Monday’s daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH).
UPDATE: The following is a press release issued by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety Monday morning:
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg was involved in a fatal car accident at approximately 10:30 p.m. Saturday while driving on U.S. Highway 14 just west of Highmore, according to Gov. Kristi Noem.
In Sunday's daily COVID-19 update from the South Dakota Department of Health, Clay County recorded two new infections.
Yankton County recorded another 13 COVID-19 infections in Saturday’s daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health, the second straight day the county has seen a doubled-digit increase in infections.
Yankton County reported 12 new COVID-19 infections in Friday’s daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health.
Jerad and Peggy Higman accomplished a dream a decade ago when they transformed a landmark building in downtown Vermillion into RED Steakhouse, which offered a unique, upscale dining experience in the community.
A major issue which the Legislature has been dealing with this summer is the expenditure of the CARES Act funds which were given to the state by the federal government to help address COVID 19 expenses. South Dakota received $1.25 billion of which $200 million has been given to local governm…
VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota will continue to observe the rich history of Dakota Days Oct. 2-3 but is working with the City of Vermillion to reimagine its annual celebration with public health guidelines in mind.
South Dakota recorded four new deaths related to COVID-19, including one in Clay County, in Thursday’s daily update from the Department of Health.
Clay County recorded a double-digit rise in COVID-19 infections Wednesday, with 15 new cases reported in the daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health.
South Dakota showed a relatively small increase in infections in Tuesday’s COVID-19 daily update from the Department of Health (DOH), but Union County recorded five new cases.
Yankton County reported seven new COVID-19 infections in Sunday’s daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health.
Clay County has recorded its third death related to COVID-19, according to Saturday’s daily update from the South Dakota Department of Health.
The Sept. 4 USD COVID-19 dashboard reports eight active cases among employees, 193 current active cases among students, 201 current active cases among students and employees and 561 individuals currently quarantined or in isolation, including home. The dashboard lists 31 individuals currentl…
South Dakota reported another 259 COVID-19 infections and one death in Friday’s daily update from the Department of Health (DOH).
University of South Dakota President Sheila Gestring remains hopeful, even as COVID-19 positive case numbers grow both in Clay County and on the USD campus.
The administrators of the Vermillion School District’s four schools shared a similar theme as they updated the Vermillion School Board on how the school district’s COVID-19 plan was working since the new school year began Aug. 20: Mask use by students of all ages isn’t turning out to be as p…
Samuel Jacobs, principal of Jolley Elementary School, told members of the Vermillion School Board at its Monday night meeting that, like other district administrators, he is pleased with the efforts students at the school are making to wear masks and follow other guidelines to deal with COVID-19.
Gov. Kristi Noem has memorized a new line that she can use endlessly in future campaign speeches (and I suppose on any upcoming flights on Air Force One with President Trump). It’s "While other states are tearing down statues, South Dakota is putting them up," which I’ll admit has a better r…