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South Dakota allows business to prosper

Monday, April 09, 2018

There are many things happening in our state that lead me to be hopeful about South Dakota’s future, especially in the realm of economic development....
Rail investments can boost local economies

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Infrastructure is at the forefront of policy discussions these days. The White House recently released its plan for a massive infrastructure program. Governors and state...
Stephenson Dedicated To Giving Back

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Rob Stephenson grew up in Yankton, left home, then returned in the late ‘90s to work for First Dakota National Bank. Since then, he has...
Stephenson Wins Yaggie Cornerstone Award

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Frank Yaggie Cornerstone Award is the highlight honor given out each year at the end of the Yankton Chamber of Commerce Social and Awards...
Wenande Takes The Reins At YAPG

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Nancy Wenande has taken on many roles in serving the Yankton community. This month, she’ll officially take on a new one — CEO of Yankton Area...
Growing Yankton’s Manufacturing Base

Monday, February 19, 2018

The outlook for manufacturers in the new year is positive. A recent survey by the National Association of Manufacturers found that companies are very optimistic...
YAPG: Entity Interested In Former City Land

Friday, July 13, 2018

A new business may be making its way to Yankton, but details are still scant at this time. On Monday, the Yankton City Commission unanimously approved...
Finding Enjoyable, Well-Paying Work

Monday, July 02, 2018

By Gov. Dennis Daugaard Work is an important part of personal fulfillment. True, most of us work because we must – to provide for ourselves and our...
A Big Splash For Dive In Yankton

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Another step has been taken in making Yankton’s future aquatic facility a reality. Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) has donated $250,000 to Dive In Yankton (DIY),...
Time To 'Think Big'

Friday, May 18, 2018

Port Yankton supporters will continue their push for gaming at the proposed entertainment complex, while the downtown "Sandbox" co-working space will receive a new look...
SD Labor Secretary Discusses Youth Participation

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

South Dakota is trying to stem the trend of falling labor participation amongst the state’s youth. Tuesday, Marcia Hultman, secretary of the South Dakota Department of...
New RTEC Scholarship Opportunities for Welders

Monday, April 16, 2018

By 2020, the American Welding Society reports there will be a significant shortage of welders in the U.S—an estimated 290,000 welding jobs will be unfilled. The...
Paint - South Dakota Campaign Seeking Volunteers

Monday, April 02, 2018

"Paint – South Dakota” is underway and South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is seeking volunteer painters and nominations for houses in need of painting. To...
Meridian District Hires Executive Director

Monday, March 26, 2018

Jessica Scott has been hired as the new executive director of the Meridian District in Yankton. The position, previously held by Mollie Grey, will be spearheading...
South Dakota a top 5 state in net migration

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Many more people are moving to South Dakota than leaving it. That’s according to the 41st annual United Van Lines National Movers Study which ranked South...
Archery Center Seeking Volunteers

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The National Field Archery Association Easton Yankton Archery Center is hosting the 2018 World Archery Indoor Championships and has a volunteer opportunity unlike any other....
New laws could boost South Dakota's craft beer industry

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

KSFY Governor Dennis Daugaard is making South Dakota’s craft beer industry a priority during this year's legislative session. “One area where regulation continues to stifle economic development...
Schramm Named To South Dakota Tourism Board

Friday, February 02, 2018

Yankton’s impact on the South Dakota tourism industry is growing. There are several residents of Yankton serving on governor-appointed boards for various purposes. That now includes...
Dakota Rising Fellowship Helps Local Businesses

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Dakota Rising is a free comprehensive Fellowship experience that seeks out, celebrates and inspires rural entrepreneurs. The 24-month program is designed to provide rural entrepreneurs...