South Dakota near top in vaccine distribution

Since the certification of the Moderna and Phizer COVID-19 vaccines in December, there has been a light at the end of the tunnel for this historic pandemic the world is experiencing. However, some states have been getting closer to the end faster than others. South Dakota is one of these few states as the state […]

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Faculty recital continues through setbacks

The yearly faculty recital is put on by a group of volunteer staff members who wish to perform for students, faculty and the community. Despite experiencing small setbacks such as social distancing, the recital was able to be performed almost exactly like prior years. Assistant Professor of Horn, Amy Laursen, performed at the yearly staff recital on Jan. 25. Laursen […]

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EMS Association starts EMT courses for USD students

This semester the Vermillion Clay County EMS Association is hosting a basic EMT course for USD students in order for students to earn a EMS certification and become certified as a first responder. The course is being taken by 13 USD students and is held from 6-8 on Tuesday nights along with a “skills” day […]

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CAB creates ways to safely supply students with activity breaks

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is continuing to work around the challenges that arise amidst a pandemic by creating a variety of safe and socially distanced activities for students to partake in.  Kate Solberg, junior marketing and management major and CAB president, said CAB plans to put on multiple small events for the spring semester […]

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City Hall holds open house for Downtown Streetscape project

City Hall held a public open house Jan. 21, about Vermillion’s Downtown Streetscape project. The Downtown Streetscape project is primarily on Main Street from the Market Street intersection to Dakota Street. The projected estimated costs for the Downtown Streetscape is $3.97 million. David Locke is the Project Manager and Landscape Architect. Landscape projects as good […]

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Vermillion Parks and Rec hosts roller skate party

On a school holiday, Vermillion area kids went roller skating at the National Guard Armory. The event, organized by the Vermillion Parks and Recreation Department, was a repeat of an event from early last year. Tyler Trageser, a recreation technician with the department, said last year’s event had disappointing attendance. “We had a few people […]

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