Former Coyote QB is the Center of a New Documentary

Chris Streveler, former USD quarterback, stars in a new documentary being created by Bernard Productions.  The documentary follows Streveler’s journey from adolescence all the way through his career in the NFL and to the present day. The documentary begins following Streveler when he got his first start playing football as a quarterback at Marian Catholic […]

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California Faced with Repeated Tropical Storms

This month, California has been ripped by several intense storms and many communities across the state have been flooded out. The L.A. Times reports at least 22 have died as a result of the flooding and landslides. Statewide, California has accumulated around 11.2 inches of rainfall.  These storms are known as atmospheric rivers, or ARs. […]

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​​Democrats Will Keep the Senate, Republicans Flip the House

Last week’s election yielded unexpected outcomes in many key races, but Republicans flipped the House of Representatives now that they have officially won 218 seats. It is projected that Democrats will retain a minimum of 50 Senate seats and thus their majority, with the Georgia Senate race going to a runoff next month.  Georgia election […]

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Student Debt Relief to Begin this Month

Applications for the Biden-Harris Administration’s Student Debt Relief are set to go live sometime at the beginning of this month. For students who received a Pell Grant, they are eligible to receive up to $20,000 of forgiveness, and for those who don’t they are eligible for up to $10,000 if their annual income is below […]

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Derek Chauvin found guilty on all counts in the murder of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for eight minutes until death. Floyd’s death last May set off a wave of protests for racial justice and police reform. The jury found Chauvin guilty after 10 hours of deliberation over two days. Chauvin was […]

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Rep. Johnson talks with local businesses and young professionals

Rep. Dusty Johnson, who represents South Dakota’s at-large district in the U.S. House of Representatives, spoke to Vermillion business owners and young professionals Thursday, April 8 at the Vermillion Chamber and Development Company’s (VCDC) “Legislative Affairs” Red Talk. The event was hosted on the second floor of Old Lumber Company Grill and Bar and served […]

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Federal stimulus bill: How will the American Rescue Plan impact South Dakota?

President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, a $1.9 trillion stimulus and economic relief bill, into law March 11. The bill has a number of wide-ranging impacts, including short-term expansions of unemployment benefits, money for state and local governments, changes to health insurance exchanges, a modification of the Child Tax Credit […]

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Vermillion Walmart to administer COVID-19 vaccines

Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb. 12. One of the more than 1,000 Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies in 22 states participating in this program will be the Walmart on Princeton St. in Vermillion, South Dakota. The company worked with the Centers […]

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