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 ST. LOUIS—The Missouri Valley Football Conference has canceled the South Dakota-South Dakota State football game scheduled for Saturday in Brookings due to COVID-19 protocols involving USD’s Tier 1 personnel, which consists of student-athletes, coaches, managers and staff. The game will not…

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VERMILLION — With a turn of the shovel, the University of South Dakota broke ground Thursday for a new $22.5 million School of Health Sciences building.

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Before ultimately seeking $41 million to construct a new buildings that would house courts, county offices, a new jail and a new law enforcement center by asking the public to approve their issuance in the upcoming June election, a still undecided Clay County Commission asked for public inpu…

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Five candidates, including incumbent Kelsey Collier-Wise, are seeking election to the office of mayor of Vermillion in the upcoming June 8 city election.

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The patient knew something was wrong. After appointments with several specialists, multiple scans, and tests, she was given a diagnosis. Still, she felt certain something was not right. I sat down with her and listened. We repeated a test she had a year prior, and this time the test garnered…

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In this week’s reporting on Tuesday’s decision regarding the Clay County Courthouse, Jail and Law Enforcement Center, we briefly touch on the work done by the aptly named Clay County Courthouse, Jail, and Law Enforcement Planning Committee.

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After over two hours of discussion, the Clay County Commission decided early Tuesday afternoon to issue $41 million in General Obligation Bonds to pay for the construction of a new jail, a new law enforcement center, new court space and new government services offices. Included in that total…

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Five candidates, including incumbent Kelsey Collier-Wise, are seeking election to the office of mayor of Vermillion in the upcoming June 8 city election.

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After over two hours of discussion, the Clay County Commission decided early Tuesday afternoon to issue $41 million in General Obligation Bonds to construct a new jail, a new law enforcement center, court space, government services offices and to cover land acquisition costs.

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VERMILLION, S.D.— The Missouri Valley Football Conference has cancelled the NDSU-University of South Dakota football game (Saturday, March 27) at the DakotaDome in Vermillion, SD, due to a positive COVID-19 test and subsequent contact tracing in NDSU's Tier 1 personnel, which consists of stu…

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A gap that currently exists in behavior services for people with autism and developmental disabilities will hopefully be filled with professionals who receive training from an initiative created by a new partnership between the University of South Dakota and Lifescape.

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Vermillion High School art students participated in the SDHSAA State Art Competition this past weekend in Sioux Falls, March 18-20. The gallery was set up at the Denny Sanford Premiere Center during the State A Boys Basketball Tournament.

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Despite the challenges of this past pandemic year, Vermillion’s Farmer’s Market is thriving, and, over the years, the year-round market has become the envy of many towns, according to VFM official Amy Schweinle. Schweinle spoke about the market and its success during a recent UpNext Coffee h…

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The 2021 session of the South Dakota Legislature is now done except for veto day on March 29. So far, we have only heard that the governor vetoed HB1217. This was an anti-transgender bill that I voted against because I felt that the South Dakota Activities Association is doing a good job of …

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Dillon Gestring, a senior forward on the Vermillion Tanagers Boys’ Basketball Team, was named the 2021 “Spirit of Su” award winner at halftime of last Saturday’s State A Boy’s Tournament championship game in Sioux Falls.

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Jay Drake, head coach of the Vermillion Tanagers boys’ basketball team, said his players learned last week how in life, the smallest of things can make a huge difference.

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SPEARFISH… Black Hills State University has released the Dean’s List for the fall 2020 semester. A total of 712 students maintained a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher while taking at least 12 credit hours.

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The Rural Office of Community Services, Inc. (ROCS) of Wagner is providing free tax preparation services in South Eastern and South Central South Dakota.