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Clay County Sheriff's Report
2:00 p.m. - A deputy investigated a report of a burglary and theft of tools and other items at a rural business near Vermillion. The investigation resulted in an arrest of a person for the burglary and theft as well as charges related to drug possession and distribution.
Pours at 4:00: XIX Brewing Company, Vermillion’s first craft brewery
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Beer lovers are raising their glass to one of the state’s newest breweries. In this month’s Pours at 4, we head to a craft beer spot in downtown Vermillion to uncover the bold brews it’s cranking out — and to discover how a few digits on the state’s license plate hold the key to the brewery’s identity.
Akron Native at Gaza
An Akron, Iowa native currently working for the United Nations in Gaza will appear this Sunday on the CBS news program Sixty Minutes. Scott Anderson, the son of Rick and Marlys Anderson of Akron, is helping provide emergency response and humanitarian services during the Israel-Hamas war and Gaza conflict. Scott...
USD Sanford School of Medicine celebrates 50th anniversary
VERMILLION, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - On Friday, The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine celebrated its 50th anniversary of becoming an institution granting four-year medical degrees. Back in 1974, USD became a four-year medical degree program with the first class of 39 physicians graduating in 1977. “There...
Vermillion Police Report
3:20 p.m. - Officers responded to a non-injury accident. 7:37 a.m. - Officers investigated a report of vandalism to parked vehicles. 1:59 p.m. - Officers responded to a report of possible illegal drug activity. 2:17 p.m. - Officers investigated a report of an assault near a local business. Tuesday, February...
KLEM News for Saturday, February 24
An Akron, Iowa native currently working for the United Nations in Gaza will appear this Sunday on the CBS news program Sixty Minutes. Scott Anderson, the son of Rick and Marlys Anderson of Akron, is helping provide emergency response and humanitarian services during the Israel-Hamas war and Gaza conflict. During...
USD sophomore works as a firefighter, EMT with dreams of becoming a police officer
VERMILLION, S.D. (KTIV) - Being a full-time college student can be a challenge. Balancing a full-time class schedule, extracurriculars and maybe a job as well. But one University of South Dakota student has also added “first responder” to her resume. Lilly McNaughton is a sophomore at the University...
Trial date moved for man accused of Dakota Dunes murder
ELK POINT, S.D. (KTIV) - The man accused of murdering 23-year-old Jordan “Jordy” Beardshear was in court on Friday, Feb. 23. It was a status hearing that happened at 1:10 p.m. at the Union County Courthouse in Elk Point, South Dakota. At the start of the hearing, an...
Sioux Falls man killed in Saturday crash near Gayville
GAYVILLE, S.D. — A Sioux Falls man has been identified as the person who died in a Saturday night crash near Gayville. Shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, police in Yankton County were called to mile marker 393 of South Dakota Highway 50, roughly five miles west of Gayville or seven miles east of Yankton, for a report of two-vehicle crash.
Names in Fatal Accident Near Gayville Released
The names involved in a fatal accident near Gayville last Saturday have been released. Preliminary crash information indicates a Ford van driven by Michael J. Myers of Sioux Falls was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of SD Highway 50 near Gayville. At the same time, a Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Alex R. Heine of Fordyce, Nebraska, was traveling westbound in the westbound lanes of Highway 50. The vehicles crashed head-on.
How personal income has changed in Union County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Union County, South Dakota and how it compares to state and national levels.
Wynot Defeats Crawford In D2-3 Title Game
Wynot used an 18-4 run to close out the first half and break open a 25-17 game en route to the D2-3 district title with a 65-31 win over the Crawford girls in Ainsworth on Friday night. Wynot, the defending D2 runners up, opened up a 20-3 lead in the...
Sioux Falls woman arrested for OWI, pot
HAWARDEN—A 43-year-old Sioux Falls, SD, woman was arrested about 9:45 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, near Hawarden on charges of first-offense operating while under the influence, possession of a controlled substance — marijuana — third or subsequent offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding and failure to provide proof of vehicle liability insurance.
Polar Plunge Raises More Than $20,000
Last weekend, 61 people were freezing for a reason when they participated in the annual Vermillion Polar Plunge. This year’s Polar Plunge in Vermillion raised more than $20,000 for the South Dakota Special Olympics. “Out of 61 plungers, 17 were students,” said Michelle Paulsen of Special Olympics South Dakota....
Tanagers Claim Two Individual Titles At Region 2A Tournament
BRANDON — Wrestling in a region championship match, Vermillion’s Rollie French knew he had to utilize his speed to emerge victorious. “It’s important to being able to get around (your opponent) when they’re facing a different direction and being able to outslick them,” French said.
Mid-State confernce grows as Ponca makes plans to join next year
The Mid-State Conference is getting bigger, as it was announced yesterday that Ponca Public Schools will join the conference beginning next academic year. Ponca joins the conference after being members of the Lewis and Clark Conference for the past 57 years. Superintendent Brendal Calahan stated in a press release that...
Rhythm In Red Sixth In Spirit Lake; Hosts Community Show Saturday
The VHS Rhythm in Red Show Choir placed sixth out of 19 groups, qualifying for the finals competition at Spirit Lake’s ‘Shake the Lakes’ invitational Feb. 17, and will host a community show and dinner fundraiser Saturday. In their daytime performance last weekend, RinR was named runner-up...
Meals On Wheels Is Great Service
Thank you to all the volunteers who deliver meals on wheels! They provide a great service to Vermillion homebound residents who need a daily meal delivered. I recently used the service for a few weeks. It was a great help to my recovery.
Tanagers Advance To Sweet 16 With Win Over Orioles
The Vermillion Tanagers girls’ basketball team has made it to the Sweet 16 and remains on its way to a possible berth in the State A tournament with a 47-42 win in Region 4A semifinal action over the Lennox Orioles Thursday night in at The Birdcage at Vermillion High School.
Basketball Game Recap: Gayville-Volin Raiders vs. Freeman Flyers
With a playoff game on the line, the Gayville-Volin Raiders rose to the challenge on Thursday. They sure made it a nail-biter, but they managed to escape with a 36-34 win over the Flyers. The victory made it back-to-back wins for Gayville-Volin. Freeman lost despite a true team effort on...