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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...
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....
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...
Onward Yankton Hires Development Director

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

As part of its strategy to revitalize Downtown Yankton and inspire economic growth and development, Onward Yankton has hired Yankton native Mollie Grey as part-time...
Manufacturing Week To Engage Public, Manufacturers

Monday, October 03, 2016

While tourism and agriculture are among Yankton’s biggest economic drivers, this coming week, the manufacturing sector of the city will be taking center stage. Manufacturing Week,...
How Far Does $100 Goes In Each State

Friday, September 02, 2016

Whether you're buying a home or shopping for food, a new report finds we get more out of our money in South Dakota than in...