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Crews respond to train derailment near Vermillion

VERMILLION, SD —There's been another train derailment in Siouxland.This one taking place Thursday morning near Vermillion.Just one car near the end of the train coming loose and leaving the tracks.At this time, crews are trying to get that car back on the rails and get the train moving again.There's

SIOUXLANDNEWS.COM - 2018-07-19 21:39:01

Author Craig Johnson Set For Vermillion

VERMILLION — The Friends of the Vermillion Public Library are welcoming Craig Johnson to Vermillion on Sunday, Aug. 19. Johnson is the author of the bestselling Walt Longmire Mysteries, which is now a hit show on Netflix.The day’s festivities will start with an Author Meet & Greet at Carey’s Bar in

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2018-07-20 02:53:00

New Details Emerge About Suspected Russian Agent

On July 22, 2015, Maria Butina posted this photo of her addressing South Dakota Teenage Republicans in the Black Hills during their week-long summer camp. The man holding the map is Sioux Falls businessman Paul Erickson, a Vermillion native who has been associated with Butina since at least 2013. In


UPDATE: 16-year-old dies of injuries sustained in Plymouth Co. crash

LE MARS, Iowa -- A 16-year-old girl succumbed to injuries sustained in a two-vehicle wreck Thursday afternoon southeast of Le Mars.According to a press release from the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office, a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu was northbound on Otter Drive at about 1:15 p.m. Thursday.

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-07-20 14:20:00

More Rain, More Flooding, Indoors And Out

Yankton residents are still bailing out and area plumbers are swamped.Since June 1, Yankton has officially received 19.37 inches of rain. That brings the total precipitation for 2018 to 29.6 inches. Usually by this time of year, Yankton has normally gotten about 14.5 inches of precipitation.That has

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2018-07-21 03:38:00

Today’s best bets around Siouxland

Enjoy a variety of country, gospel, classic rock and roll music 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Elk Point-Jefferson School Gym, 402 S. Douglas, in Elk Point, South Dakota. Donation at door for music! Bring Lawn Chairs! Fundraiser Benefiting Elk Point Masonic Lodge #3 High School Scholarship program & Youth Chi

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2018-07-21 09:30:00

DOT Plans Road Projects For Yankton Region

Despite uncertain funding in later years, state officials are proposing a number of highway restoration projects in southeast South Dakota through 2022.The South Dakota Department of Transportation (DOT) outlined major projects Thursday on the proposed Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (S

YANKTON DAILY PRESS - 2018-07-20 03:28:00

Russian charged with conspiracy has ties to South Dakota

Federal prosecutors revealed Monday that they have arrested 29-year-old Maria Butina, who is residing in Washington, D.C. She is charged with conspiracy to act as an unregistered agent of the Russian government and is accused of working to infiltrate American political organizations, including the N


What we know about Paul Erickson, the man tied to alleged Russian agent Maria Butina

Once a political provocateur, Paul Erickson virtually disappeared from the state's political scene in recent years despite having residences in both Sioux Falls and the Washington, D.C. area and boasting a Rolodex that allegedly contained some of the biggest names in the conservative universe.


Authorities Believe Suspected Russian Agent Planned To Flee To South Dakota

Maria Butina, a Russian national with alleged ties to a top Russian official, visited the USD campus on April 16, 2015. Her address at the university was entitled “The Right To Bear Arms In Russia … Where Neither Currently Exists.”

VERMILLION PLAIN TALK - 2018-07-19 14:06:00

Woman arrested for assault causing injury

HAWARDEN—The Sioux County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of Juanita Katherine Longman, 21, Hawarden, about 9:40 a.m. Monday, July 16, on a charge of assault causing bodily injury.


Motorcycle accident sends one to the hospital near Elk Point

NEAR ELK POINT, SD (KTIV) -One person went to the hospital after a motorcycle crash on Interstate 29 Wednesday morning near Elk Point, South Dakota.It happened about eight a-m near mile marker 15.The motorcyclist was headed north on the interstate when the bike went out of control.The motorcycle wen


Yankton man dies in crash near Hartington, passenger in critical condition

HARTINGTON, Neb. -- A Yankton, South Dakota man died in a one-vehicle rollover accident Monday afternoon near here.Authorities said Keannan Simpson, 26, was driving his Ford Explorer eastbound on 898 Road when he lost control of the SUV and it entered the north ditch, rolling multiple times.


Hundreds of social media posts connect Maria Butina to South Dakota

Meanwhile, Butina presented a different face to the world. The 29-year-old from Siberia broadcast her daily life on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LiveJournal.


Sioux City Fire Rescue implements new technology

Fire Marshal Mark Aesoph said, "By using the computer to voice out to us, that dispatcher that may be taking the 911 call has the ability to stay on the line with that person. It can assist people in starting CPR or providing some medical treatments before we even arrive."


From the archives: Who is Paul Erickson?

He also wrote a Hollywood action film, helped organize a gathering of more than a million Christian men in Washington, D.C., and was the spokesman for one of the cultural footnotes of the 1990s - John Wayne Bobbitt.


‘Adventurer Of The Year’ To Visit Vermillion Public Library Friday

VERMILLION — The Vermillion Public Library will host athlete, author, speaker, and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis. The program will be held in the Kozak Room at 6 p.m. Friday, July 20, and is free and open to the public.Jennifer Pharr Davis has logged more than 12,00


Merkwan Powers Tabor Past Vermillion

VERMILLION — Mace Merkwan went 3-3 with a home run as Tabor toppled Vermillion 7-5 in American Legion baseball action on Monday at Vermillion’s Prentis Park.Merkwan finished with three RBI and three runs scored for Tabor. Tanner Van Driel doubled and singled. Sam Caba also had two hits. Beau Rothsch


Shareholder Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees Has Increased Bank Of America (BAC) Holding; Security National Bank Of Sioux City Iowa Has Boosted Its Aflac (AFL) Position by $585,875 as Stock Price Declined | The Flecha 123

Shareholder Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees Has Increased Bank Of America (BAC) Holding; Security National Bank Of Sioux City Iowa Has Boosted Its Aflac (AFL) Position by $585,875 as Stock Price DeclinedJuly 18, 2018 -By Jeanette GarciaSecurity National Bank Of Sioux City Iowa increased its sta


USD Athletics announces new slogan & "strategic plan"

VERMILLION, S.D.— No longer does the University of South Dakota athletics program want you to "FeaRED," it's official slogan the last several years.