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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Breaking Ground on New Health Sciences Building

The School of Health Sciences broke ground for construction of their new building last Thursday. The School of Health Sciences encapsulates nine departments with 22 different programs, but does not currently have a designated building. Speakers at the groundbreaking included Dean of the School of Health Sciences Haifa AbouSamra, Sen. Arthur Rusch, who represents District […]

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Legalization of medicinal marijuana in South Dakota moves forward despite lawmakers’ objections

Recently, the South Dakota state legislature failed to pass House Bill 1100, which would delay medicinal marijuana. Because of this, Initiated Measure 26 will go into effect on July 1, 2021, which will allow medicinal marijuana to be legal in South Dakota. People can visit site if they need options of medical marijuana.   Associate professor of political science and […]

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