COVID-19 on campus: looking back, looking forward

The tide may be turning on the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, with a decline in new cases nationally and regionally and with South Dakota’s Board of Regents seeking a more “normal” fall semester on USD’s campus. In response to this, USD student organizations, Vermillion businesses and local government leaders are looking to bring […]

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Scooter’s holds grand opening in Vermillion

Scooter’s Coffee opened its doors to Vermillion last November. However, due to COVID-19, the drive-thru coffee chain was unable to celebrate their grand opening.  Tuesday, Scooter’s Coffee had a ribbon-cutting ceremony to finally celebrate its grand opening. The location’s owner, Travis Rhoades, said that he thought the turnout was great and that the event was […]

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Vermillion mayoral election sees five candidates

EDITORS NOTE: In a previous version of this article, Aaron Kerkhove’s name was mistakenly reported as Charles. This article has been updated to reflect the correct name. The Volante regrets this error. Vermillion’s Mayor Kelsey Collier-Wise will run in a special election to serve out the rest of Mayor Jack Powell’s term in June. Collier-Wise […]

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