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design:SD Downtown Yankton Project

Monday, April 17, 2017

Learn about the ideas presented at the design:SD reveal on April 8th and how you can get involved in the process of revitalizing downtown Yankton. More...
2017's Best & Worst States for Millennials

Monday, April 10, 2017

Loved by marketers, vilified by media, millennials are at once the most popular and unpopular generation alive. They’re the largest, too, giving them an outsized influence...
NFAA Addition Has Big Goals

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The dream of Olympic trials in the Yankton area may be another step closer to reality. Last week, the Yankton City Commission had an opportunity to...
Work To Do

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Scott Stern said he saw Yankton’s special traits throughout his life as a neighboring Freeman resident and University of South Dakota graduate. “It comes down to...
Gov. Daugaard Signs Tech School Board Bill

Monday, February 27, 2017

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard today signed into law Senate Bill 65, An Act to establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and...
BB&B Tax Intended To Promote Tourism

Thursday, December 22, 2016

All three of us attended the recent City Commission discussion on Yankton’s use of the local tourism (BB&B) tax revenues. We appreciate the efforts by...
Leadership SD Participants Benefit From Experience

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A program that helps to grow South Dakota leaders and entrepreneurs has benefited two Yankton citizens. Nancy Wenande and Ashli Jensen-Danilko recently graduated from Leadership South...
Building For The Future

Monday, March 13, 2017

Two Yankton High School seniors are celebrating this week as they have been announced as Build Dakota Scholarship award winners. The scholarships, sponsored by local...
Community Pitches Downtown Ideas

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Members of the Yankton community — from public officials to members of the public — were challenged to think of their visions for downtown Yankton. Wednesday...
Onward Yankton To Host Public Forum Feb. 1

Monday, January 30, 2017

Onward Yankton invites community members to share their vision for Downtown Yankton during the Design South Dakota learning studio on Feb. 1 from 5:30-8:30 p.m....
Design:SD Kicks Off Downtown Yankton Project

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

“What do you celebrate about downtown Yankton?” With that simple question, the design:SD Project Downtown Yankton began on Tuesday. Read the rest of the story here!
Downtown Facade Grant Funds Available

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Following a successful first year with four Yankton downtown properties sprucing up their facades, applications are now available for 2017 grant funds. The facade grant...
YSD: The Internship Program Exceeding Expectations

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

An internship program established at YHS just a year ago has expanded beyond expectations. According to Yankton High School (YHS) principal Dr. Jennifer Johnke, the internship...
SD: Top Moving Destination

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

More people are calling South Dakota home. A new study ranks South Dakota as the top state people moved to in 2016. Read the rest of the...
YSD To Offer Free Preschool For All

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Yankton School District began the preschool program in the 2007-08 school year. At that time, we hired one full time, certified teacher and paraprofessional....
Students Eye The Future At Career Fair

Monday, December 05, 2016

One of the most difficult challenges for any high school student is deciding what they’re going to do after graduation. On Thursday, Yankton High School (YHS)...
Yankton's Mead Building

Saturday, December 03, 2016

The current home of Yankton's Cultural Education Center opened in 1909 as the women's receiving hospital at what was known at the time as the Dakota Hospital for...
Best States For Business: South Dakota

Friday, December 02, 2016

According to Forbes' recent list of the best states to do business, South Dakota is in the top ten! Here are their reasons for why...
Governor Exclusive: Entrepreneurship

Friday, November 04, 2016

“I want to keep entrepreneurs here.” SD Gov. Dennis Daugaard met with BizNOW in the Capitol recently to give an update on entrepreneurship and the amazing...