News

The Road Ahead

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The construction of a new 3 ½ mile highway near Napa Junction northwest of Yankton took its next big step Monday, with the aim to...
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...
GOED Rolling Out New CDBG Program

Thursday, July 13, 2017

PIERRE, S.D. – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) is pleased to announce the details for the Bulldoze, Build, and Beautify (BBB) activity under...
Kramer Exits YAPG

Friday, June 30, 2017

After three years at the helm, Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) president John Kramer is about to take a step back for other pursuits. Read the...
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...
Ride-Sharing Service Coming To Yankton County

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft aren't in South Dakota, but that's not stopping one corner of the state from welcoming another ride-sharing service.  The company...
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...
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!
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...