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A Cup of Coffee Stimulating Entrepreneurial Success

Monday, December 11, 2017

Entrepreneurs understand that innovative ideas and solutions to ongoing challenges are often found over a cup of coffee. Our Yankton, South Dakota, community understands the relationship...
YAPG Offers Update On Search For President

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) is coming closer to naming a replacement for recently departed President John Kramer. During the group’s quarterly meeting Tuesday at the...
You Earned it, You Keep it in South Dakota

Monday, November 13, 2017

“Nothing can be said to be certain, except and taxes,” Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying. And each paycheck is a reminder of how certain...
Housing for a Growing Workforce

Monday, October 30, 2017

With tech trends changing quickly and virtual reality the hot new topic, sometimes it is easy to forget what things are needs and what things...
Custom Incentives for Site Selection

Monday, October 23, 2017

Selecting the best site for industrial development is challenging, especially when all the options are fully equipped with the utilities, water, sewer, and telecommunications that...
YAPG Sees Solid Support For Latest YES Campaign

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) announced Monday that it raised $2.9 million in pledges with its latest campaign, surpassing its goal and besting the amount...
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...
Downtown Plans And Designs

Friday, December 08, 2017

Yankton is closing in on a year working with Dakota Resources’ design:SD initiative on revitalizing the downtown district. Thursday, volunteers constituting business and civic leaders from...
Centerville Opens Doors for a Local Entrepreneur

Monday, November 13, 2017

Armed with community feedback, business surveys, business planning assistance from the Centerville Development Corporation, and a desire for more dining options in Centerville, a core team...
Expansion At NFAA Takes Shape

Monday, November 06, 2017

A big addition is on course to ring in a big year at the National Field Archery Association’s (NFAA) Easton Yankton Archery Center. Organizers say a...
Lake Area Sees Another Big Summer

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Camping and visitation numbers at four state parks in the Yankton area increased for the sixth season in a row. "It’s been a good summer for...
YAPG Seeking a Chief Executive Officer

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) is seeking an experienced Chief Executive Officer.  Under the direction of the YAPG Board of Directors, this position oversees all programs,...
Sapa Flies New Flag of Ownership

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Sapa Extrusions, Inc., now operates under a new flag and a new name. As of Monday, Yankton’s Sapa facility is now Norsk Hydro (pronounced Hee-dro) Extruded...
Port Yankton: Feasible, But Long Road Ahead

Monday, August 21, 2017

Even if every step to make the proposed Port Yankton casino, hotel, convention and entertainment facility were successful — including a change to the state’s...