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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...
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...
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...
Start a Business at Yankton Startup Weekend

Monday, December 18, 2017

Entrepreneurs or innovators may spend years learning how to turn ideas into a marketable product. Imagine if there was some way to transform your most-groundbreaking...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...