Loest Takes Center Chair, Bridges On Commission’s Mind
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
It was reorganization day for the Yankton County Commission Tuesday, and it resulted in a new face in the center chair.
This time, it was Commissioner Cheri Loest being elected as chairperson. She steps into the role that had been filled by Dan Klimisch for the past year.
Commissioner Joseph Healy was subsequently elected co-chair.
Following Tuesday night’s meeting, Loest told the press that she’s learned one major fact about local government over the past year.
“I have learned why government moves as slow as it does,” she said. “There are lots of rules and regulations that folks often don’t understand. There’s reasons th...